Berkeley is a city located in Alameda County California. With a 2020 population of 126,669, it is the 50th largest city in California and the 235th largest city in the United States. Berkeley is currently growing at a rate of 0.94% annually and its population has increased by 1.89% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 124,321 in 2020. Spanning over 18 miles, Berkeley has a population density of 12,094 people per square mile.
The average household income in Berkeley is $130,006 with a poverty rate of 17.81%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $1,767 per month, and the median house value is $1.06 Mn. The median age in Berkeley is 31.1 years, 30.6 years for males, and 31.8 years for females.
According to the most recent ACS, the racial composition of Berkeleywas:
The highest rate of high school graduation is among islander people with a rate of 100.00%.
The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among white people with a rate of 81.62%.
70.79% of Berkeley residents speak only English, while 29.21% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Asian and Pacific Island languages, which is spoken by 12.19% of the population.
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The race most likely to be in poverty in Berkeley is Islander, with 44.55% below the poverty level.
The race least likely to be in poverty in Berkeley is Other, with NaN% below the poverty level.
The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 1.83%. Among those working part-time, it was 26.20%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 33.56%.
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Non citizens include legal permanent residents (green card holders), international students, temporary workers, humanitarian migrants, and illegal immigrants.
Born in Berkeley
78.75% of Berkeley residents were born in the United States, with 46.08% having been born in California. 12.00% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Asia.
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