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Population
118,585
1.02% growth
Median Age
31.4
Median Household Income
$70,393
6.27% growth
Poverty Rate
19.9%
Number of Employees
60,995
3.68% growth
Median Property Value
$795,200
7.18% growth

About the photo: Sather Tower (commonly known as The Campanile) shines at the end of a hazy summer day.

Economy

The economy of Berkeley, CA employs 60,995 people. The economy of Berkeley, CA is specialized in Educational Services; Professional, Scientific, Tech Services; and Information, which employ respectively 2.7; 2.55; and 1.97 times more people than what would be expected in a location of this size. The largest industries in Berkeley, CA are Educational Services (15,382), Professional, Scientific, Tech Services (11,102), and Healthcare & Social Assistance (6,916), and the highest paying industries are Utilities ($88,833), Finance & Insurance ($74,063), and Professional, Scientific, Tech Services ($65,462).

Median household income in Berkeley, CA is $70,393. Males in Berkeley, CA have an average income that is 1.28 times higher than the average income of females, which is $56,697. The income inequality of Berkeley, CA (measured using the Gini index) is 0.507 which is higher than the national average.

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Health & Safety

Insurance and Medicare coverage combined with state and county level health and safety statistics for Berkeley, CA. In Alameda County, CA the age groups most likely to have health care coverage are 25-34 and 25-34, men and women, respectively. The location has a 1 to 107 primary care clinician to patient ratio and a Medicare reimbursement average per patient per year of $8,394. Monterey County, CA has the highest prevalence of homicides of any county in California.

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The closest comparable data for the census place of Berkeley, CA is from the county of Alameda County, CA.

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Diversity

Berkeley, CA is home to a population of 118,585 people, from which 88.1% are citizens. The ethnic composition of the population of Berkeley, CA is composed of 65,771 White residents (55.5%), 22,647 Asian residents (19.1%), 13,187 Hispanic residents (11.1%), 9,737 Black residents (8.21%), and 6,137 Two+ residents (5.18%). The most common foreign languages in Berkeley, CA are Spanish (8,654 speakers), Chinese (6,964 speakers), and Korean (1,773 speakers), but compared to other places, Berkeley, CA has a relative high number of Scandinavian (386 speakers), Hebrew (483 speakers), and Japanese (1,014 speakers).

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Education

In 2015 universities in Berkeley, CA awarded 13,157 degrees. The student population of Berkeley, CA is skewed towards females, with 6,370 male students and 6,787 female students. Most students in Berkeley, CA are White (4,250 and 32.3%), followed by Asian (3,618 and 27.5%), Hispanic or Latino (1,455 and 11.1%), and Unknown (782 and 5.94%). The largest universities in Berkeley, CA by number of graduates are University of California-Berkeley (12,172 and 92.5%), Berkeley City College (548 and 4.17%), and The Wright Institute (135 and 1.03%). The most popular majors in Berkeley, CA are General Economics (630 and 4.79%), Cellular & Molecular Biology (506 and 3.85%), and General Biological Sciences (415 and 3.15%). The median tuition costs in Berkeley, CA are $19,000 for private four year colleges, and $11,220 and $37,902 respectively, for public four year colleges for in-state students and out-of-state students.

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Housing & Living

The median property value in Berkeley, CA is $795,200, which is 3.88 times larger than the national average of $205,000. Between 2015 and 2016 the median property value increased from $741,900 to $795,200, a 7.18% increase. The homeownership rate of Berkeley, CA is 42.6%, which is lower than the national average of 63.6%. People in Berkeley, CA have an average commute time of 25.2 minutes, and they commute by Drove Alone. Car ownership in Berkeley, CA is lower than the national average, with an average of 1 car per household.

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