Berkeley, California 

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Population

120,972

18% Growth

Unemployment Rate

3.8%

Median Income

$65,283

Avg. Home Price

$1,298,900

Best Places to Live in Berkeley, California

Regional center - Northern California coast at the head of San Francisco Bay
Pros
-Year round climate
-Attractive setting
-Arts & culture
Cons
-Soft economy
-Crowding
-Extreme living costs

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What Bert Has To Say About San Francisco-Oakland-Hayward Metro Area

A world-class city in every respect, the stunningly beautiful and culturally rich San Francisco is not only a unique place to visit but also to live. The area has a lot going for it: exceptional arts and cultural activities, plenty of history and sense of place, a strong commercial and financial core; and all the education and services anyone could want. The climate is one of the most unusual in the world, and the area is among the most ethnically and socially diverse in the country. The many world-famous tourist attractions- Fisherman’s Wharf, Chinatown, the cable car system, hilltop residential enclaves, and the wine country to the north- mix with considerable local entertainment and culture to make the city one of the most interesting and fun places to live in the country.


QUICK FACTS

City: Berkeley
Zip Codes: 94704 94703 94702 94705 94707 94709 94708 94710 94720
Time zone: Pacific Standard Time (PST)
Elevation: 155 ft above sea level

Highlights

ECONOMY
The unemployment rate in Berkeley is 3.8% (U.S. avg. is 5.2%). Recent job growth is Positive. Berkeley jobs have increased by 2.62%. Learn More...
COST OF LIVING
Compared to the rest of the country, Berkeley's cost of living is 187.50% higher than the U.S. average. Learn More... or Compare Berkeley's Cost of Living
POPULATION
Berkeley's population is 120,972 people. Since 2000, it has had a population growth of 17.76%. Learn More...
TRANSPORTATION
Average Commute time is 27 minutes. The National Average is 26 minutes. Learn More...
REAL ESTATE
The median home cost in Berkeley is $1,298,900. Home appreciation the last 10 years has been 9.79%. Check out the homes in the area.
SCHOOLS
Berkeley public schools spend $17,011 per student. The average school expenditure in the U.S. is $12,383. There are about 20.9 students per teacher in Berkeley. Learn More...

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Housing Market in Berkeley

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Reviews for Berkeley   14 Reviews
Best climate - 12/24/2013
We have the best climate -- summers and winters are mild. Lots of... Read More

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No more hippie love here - 4/23/2011
The 60's have left Berkeley and now it is about MONEY...and the people there have plenty of it and nice hybrid cars (looks like 2 per household) and with a great bicycle... Read More

Berkeley, California is wonderful - 10/4/2010
The climate in the Bay Area, Berkeley, California is wonderful. You get the ocean breeze coming through the Golden Gate Bridge and in over the bay and right through my... Read More


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94704 94703 94702 94705 94707 94709 94708 94710 94720
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