Berkeley, CA
Quality of Life, Demographics, And Statistics

Demographics | Crime | Cost Of Living
Updated: 2021-08-09
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Berkeley, California Info Snack

Population
121,485
Unemployment
5.3%
Poverty
19.2%
Median Home
$1,004,900
Median Income
$85,530
Median Rent
$1,722

Berkeley SnackAbility

8.5
Overall SnackAbility
Jobs
8/10
Housing
10
Affordability
4
Diversity
9.5
Safety
3
Amenities
10
Education
9.5
Commute
5

Berkeley, CA Crime Report

6,874
Total Crimes
5,598.3
Total Crimes / 100k People
126.04%
Above National Average
Statistic Count
Raw
Berkeley
/ 100k People
California
/ 100k People
National
/ 100k People
Total Crimes Per 100K 6,874 5,598.3 2,772.4 2,476.7
Violent Crime 618 503.3 441.2 366.7
Murder 0 0.0 4.3 5.0
Robbery 369 300.5 132.4 81.6
Aggravated Assault 175 142.5 267.1 250.2
Property Crime 6,256 5,095.0 2,331.2 2,109.9
Burglary 771 627.9 386.1 340.5
Larceny 4,993 4,066.4 1,586.3 1,549.5
Car Theft 492 400.7 358.8 219.9

Berkeley, CA Cost Of Living

194
Berkeley's Overall Cost Of Living
1.9x
Higher Than The National Average
Living Expense Berkeley California National Average
Overall 194 140 100
Services 130 111 100
Groceries 126 118 100
Health 127 113 100
Housing 347 196 100
Transportation 137 128 100
Utilities 121 118 100

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Rankings for Berkeley in California

Map Of Berkeley, CA

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Population over time in Berkeley

Year Population % Change
2019 121,485 0.5%
2018 120,926 0.6%
2017 120,179 1.3%
2016 118,585 1.0%
2015 117,384 1.5%
2014 115,688 1.4%
2013 114,037 1.2%
2012 112,662 1.5%
2011 111,008 1.5%
2010 109,408 -

Race / Ethnicity in Berkeley

White
53.3% (64,781)
African American
7.7% (9,324)
American Indian
0.2% (282)
Asian
20.8% (25,313)
Hawaiian
0.4% (532)
Other
0.2% (296)
Two Or More
5.8% (7,104)
Hispanic
11.4% (13,853)
Race Berkeley CA USA
White 53.3% 37.2% 60.7%
African American 7.7% 5.5% 12.3%
American Indian 0.2% 0.4% 0.7%
Asian 20.8% 14.3% 5.5%
Hawaiian 0.4% 0.4% 0.2%
Other 0.2% 0.3% 0.2%
Two Or More 5.8% 3.0% 2.4%
Hispanic 11.4% 39.0% 18.0%

Gender in Berkeley

Female
50.5% (61,363)
Male
49.5% (60,121)
Gender Berkeley CA USA
Female 50.5% 50.3% 50.8%
Male 49.5% 49.7% 49.2%

Highest level of educational attainment in Berkeley for adults over 25

< 9th Grade
2.0% (2,429)
9-12th Grade
2.0% (2,429)
High School / GED
6.0% (7,289)
Some College
12.0% (14,578)
Associate's Degree
4.0% (4,859)
Bachelor's Degree
34.0% (41,304)
Master's Degree
23.0% (27,941)
Professional Degree
7.0% (8,503)
Doctorate Degree
10.0% (12,148)
Education Berkeley CA USA
< 9th Grade 2.0% 9.0% 6.0%
9-12th Grade 2.0% 8.0% 7.0%
High School / GED 6.0% 20.0% 27.0%
Some College 12.0% 21.0% 20.0%
Associate's Degree 4.0% 8.0% 8.0%
Bachelor's Degree 34.0% 21.0% 20.0%
Master's Degree 23.0% 9.0% 9.0%
Professional Degree 7.0% 2.0% 2.0%
Doctorate Degree 10.0% 2.0% 1.0%

Household Income For Berkeley, California

Less than $10,000
7.6% (926,299)
$10,000 to $14,999
4.4% (536,278)
$15,000 to $24,999
6.9% (833,615)
$25,000 to $34,999
6.3% (767,451)
$35,000 to $49,999
8.2% (992,731)
$50,000 to $74,999
12.0% (1,458,827)
$75,000 to $99,999
9.2% (1,116,487)
$100,000 to $149,999
15.1% (1,834,650)
$150,000 to $199,999
10.8% (1,315,248)
$200,000 or more
19.5% (2,366,910)
Income Berkeley CA USA
Less than $10,000 7.6% 4.8% 6.0%
$10,000 to $14,999 4.4% 4.1% 4.3%
$15,000 to $24,999 6.9% 7.5% 8.9%
$25,000 to $34,999 6.3% 7.5% 8.9%
$35,000 to $49,999 8.2% 10.5% 12.3%
$50,000 to $74,999 12.0% 15.5% 17.2%
$75,000 to $99,999 9.2% 12.4% 12.7%
$100,000 to $149,999 15.1% 16.6% 15.1%
$150,000 to $199,999 10.8% 8.9% 6.8%
$200,000 or more 19.5% 12.2% 7.7%

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