Berkeley, California 

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Population

120,179

+9.8% since 2010

Unemployment Rate

2.8%

Median Income

$65,283

Median Home Price

$1,209,500

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

Local Listings in Berkeley
 $1,495,000 
1095 Amito Dr
Bed 4 | Bath 3 | 2730 SqFt
 $649,000 
937 Pierce St
Bed 2 | Bath 2 | 876 SqFt
 $479,000 
1510 Ashby Ave
Bed 4 | Bath 1 | 1442 SqFt

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 2.8% (U.S. avg. is 3.9%). Recent job growth is Positive. Berkeley jobs have increased by 1.35%. More Economy

COST OF LIVING
Compared to the rest of the country, Berkeley's cost of living is 187.50% higher than the U.S. average. More Cost of Living or Compare Berkeley's Cost of Living

VOTING
Alameda county voted Democratic in the previous five Presidential elections. More Voting Stats

POPULATION
Berkeley's population is 120,179 people. Since 2010, it has had a population growth of 9.84%. Learn More...

TRANSPORTATION
Average Commute time is 29 minutes. The National Average is 26 minutes. Learn More...

REAL ESTATE
The median home cost in Berkeley is $1,209,500. 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. More Education


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Housing Market in Berkeley

It's not a good time to buy in Berkeley. Home Appreciation is down -2.5% in the last 12 months. Browse Berkeley Real Estate

The median home price in Berkeley is $1,209,500. Browse Homes in this Range.


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Reviews for Berkeley   13 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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ZIP CODES IN BERKELEY, CALIFORNIA
94704 94703 94702 94705 94707 94709 94708 94710 94720

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NEW LISTINGS IN BERKELEY
$1,495,000
1095 Amito Dr
Bed 4 | Bath 3

$649,000
937 Pierce St
Bed 2 | Bath 2

$479,000
1510 Ashby Ave
Bed 4 | Bath 1

$5,995,000
1960 San Antonio Ave
Bed 7 | Bath 7

$959,000
2526 Mathews St
Bed 2 | Bath 1

$857,000
909 Pierce St
Bed 2 | Bath 2

$1,299,000
1044 Siler Pl
Bed 3 | Bath 2

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