Berkeley, Illinois Population 2022

5,364
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Berkeley is a city located in Cook County Illinois. Berkeley has a 2020 population of 5,364. Berkeley is currently growing at a rate of 0.24% annually and its population has increased by 0.49% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 5,338 in 2010.

The average household income in Berkeley is $81,102 with a poverty rate of 3.13%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $1,017 per month, and the median house value is $175,900. The median age in Berkeley is 38.7 years, 38.2 years for males, and 39.3 years for females.

Berkeley Demographics

According to the most recent ACS, the racial composition of Berkeleywas:

  • White: 41.31%
  • Black or African American: 26.11%
  • Other race: 15.14%
  • Two or more races: 13.45%
  • Asian: 2.74%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.87%
  • Native American: 0.39%
The current population of Berkeley, Illinois is 5,364 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates.The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 5,338.

Berkeley, Illinois Population 2022

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White2,09841.31%
Black or African American1,32626.11%
American Indian and Alaska Native200.39%
Asian1392.74%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander440.87%
Some Other Race76915.14%
Two or More Races68313.45%
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Berkeley Population by Race

Berkeley Population Pyramid 2022

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Berkeley Median Age

42.3


Total

33.8


Male

44.5


Female

Berkeley Adults

There are 4,069 adults, (834 of whom are seniors) in Berkeley.

Berkeley Age Dependency

Age Dependency Ratio

25.8

Old Age Dependency Ratio

31.2

Child Dependency Ratio

Berkeley Sex Ratio

Female

2,364

46.54%

Male

2,715

53.46%

Berkeley Population by Age

Berkeley Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Berkeley Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married94.8%5.2%
Non Family93%7%
All90%10%
Male89.5%10.5%
Female65.9%34.1%

90.0%

Rate of Home Ownership

Berkeley Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All1,7932.8290
Married9793.5394.8
Male1143.789.5
Female2462.6865.9
Non Family4541.1593

3.3

Average Family Size

2.82

Average Household Size

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Berkeley Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade3489.71%
9th to 12th Grade2125.91%
High School Graduate1,38638.66%
Some College66918.66%
Associates Degree3098.62%
Bachelors Degree3409.48%
Graduate Degree3218.95%
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Berkeley Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Berkeley Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
Black993875328
Asian756724
White1,2711,206201
Other Race44033157
2+ Races39426735
Hispanic1,14482291
Native American20

The highest rate of high school graduation is among white people with a rate of 94.89%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among black people with a rate of 33.03%.

Berkeley Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$41,842$56,250$30,085
Less Than 9th Grade$27,165$43,438$26,362
High School Graduate$41,484$46,944$30,953
Some College$64,444$74,726$42,386
Bachelors Degree$39,861$$40,250
Graduate Degree$55,682$$62,532

$41,842

Average Earnings

$56,250

Average Male

$30,085

Average Female

Berkeley Earnings by Educational Attainment

Berkeley Language by Age

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Berkeley Language

56.98% of Berkeley residents speak only English, while 43.02% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 33.51% of the population.

Berkeley Language

Berkeley Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White1,441936.45%
Black1,326634.75%
OtherNaN%
Hispanic2,05630.15%

3.13%

Overall Poverty Rate

2.25%

Male Poverty Rate

4.15%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Berkeley

The race most likely to be in poverty in Berkeley is White, with 6.45% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Berkeley is Hispanic, with 0.15% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 1.23%. Among those working part-time, it was 1.42%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 8.59%.

Berkeley Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade6.61%
High School4.91%
Some College3.07%
Bachelors or Greater3.63%

Berkeley Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Male Employed1.84%
Male Unemployed0.00%
Female Employed0.89%
Female Unemployed0.00%

Berkeley Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Berkeley Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$71,025$82,303
Families$72,051$89,098
Married Families$78,154-
Non Families$46,923$53,578
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Income by Household Type

Berkeley Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

50.7%

Overall Marriage Rate

51.2%

Male Marriage Rate

50.3%

Female Marriage Rate

Berkeley Married by Age and Sex

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Berkeley Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is Over 65, while the female age group most likely to be married is 35-44.

Berkeley Marital Status by Race

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Berkeley Marital Status

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147

Number of Veterans

Male Veterans

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Second Gulf War14
First Gulf War9
Vietnam58
Korea18
World War II

Berkeley Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
18 to 345
35 to 5410
55 to 6452
65 to 7442
75+38

Berkeley Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White623.41%
Black857.40%

Berkeley Veterans by Race

Berkeley Veterans by Education

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4.08%

Veteran Poverty Rate

21.09%

Veteran Disability Rate

Berkeley Veterans by Education

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63%

Labor Force Participation

59.5%

Employment Rate

5.7%

Unemployment Rate

Berkeley Employment by Age

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Berkeley Employment by Race

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Berkeley Employment by Education

Origin of Non-Citizens

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Non citizens include legal permanent residents (green card holders), international students, temporary workers, humanitarian migrants, and illegal immigrants.

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

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76.89%

Born in Berkeley

84.66%

Native Born

15.34%

Foreign Born

6.32%

Non Citizen

9.02%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

84.66% of Berkeley residents were born in the United States, with 76.89% having been born in Illinois. 6.32% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Berkeley Place of Birth

Note: 2021 and 2022 data is projected
Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
19706,1520.00%
19805,467-685-1.17%
19905,137-330-0.62%
20005,2451080.21%
20105,209-36-0.07%
20115,222130.25%
20125,235130.25%
20135,248130.25%
20145,261130.25%
20155,274130.25%
20165,287130.25%
20175,300130.25%
20185,313130.25%
20195,326130.24%
20205,338120.23%
20215,351130.24%
20225,364130.24%

Berkeley Population by Year