Berkeley, Missouri Population 2023

8,003

Berkeley is a city located in Missouri. With a 2023 population of 8,003, it is the 109th largest city in Missouri and the 4886th largest city in the United States.Berkeley is currently declining at a rate of -0.93% annually and its population has decreased by -2.73% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 8,228 in 2020. Spanning over 5 miles, Berkeley has a population density of 1,613 people per square mile.

The average household income in Berkeley is $41,404 with a poverty rate of 29.17%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to - per month, and the median house value is -. The median age in Berkeley is 34.8 years, 26.7 years for males, and 37 years for females.

Berkeley Demographics

According to the most recent ACS, the racial composition of Berkeley was:

  • Black or African American: 87.32%
  • White: 11.65%
  • Two or more races: 0.95%
  • Native American: 0.06%
  • Asian: 0.01%
  • Other race: 0.01%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0%
The current population of Berkeley, Missouri is 8,003 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates.The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 8,228.

Berkeley, Missouri Population 2023

Population by Race

Black or African American

White

Two or more races

Native American

Asian

Other race

Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander

Berkeley Population by Race

Berkeley Population Pyramid 2023

Berkeley Median Age

34.8

Total

26.7

Male

37

Female

Berkeley Adults

There are 6,092 adults, (1,132 of whom are seniors) in Berkeley.

Berkeley Age Dependency

79.7

Age Dependency Ratio

22.8

Old Age Dependency Ratio

56.9

Child Dependency Ratio

Berkeley Sex Ratio

Female4,61651.8%
Male4,29648.2%

Berkeley Population by Age

Berkeley Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

3.22

Average Family Size

2.55

Average Household Size

46.9%

Rate of Home Ownership

Married

Male

Female

NonFamily

owner

renter

Berkeley Households and Families

Male

Female

Less Than 9th Grade

9th to 12th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Associates Degree

Bachelors Degree

Graduate Degree

Berkeley Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Berkeley Educational Attainment by Race

High School Graduation Rate

Bachelors Rate

The highest rate of high school graduation is among native american people with a rate of 100%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among 2+ races people with a rate of 22.92%.

Berkeley Educational Attainment by Race

All

Male

Female

$28,257

Average Earnings

$28,495

Average Male

$28,080

Average Female

Berkeley Earnings by Educational Attainment

Berkeley Language by Age

Only English

Spanish

Other Indo-European Languages

Asian and Pacific Island Languages

Other Languages

Berkeley Language

96.69% of Berkeley residents speak only English, while 3.31% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 2.33% of the population.

Berkeley Language

Berkeley Poverty by Race

rate

29.17%

Overall Poverty Rate

18.04%

Male Poverty Rate

24.13%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Berkeley

The race most likely to be in poverty in Berkeley is Asian, with 100% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Berkeley is White, with 2.99% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 1.51%. Among those working part-time, it was 28.6%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 34.59%.

Berkeley Poverty

Berkeley Poverty Rate by Education

Berkeley Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Berkeley Income by Household Type

Households

Families

MarriedFamilies

NonFamilies

mean

median

Income by Household Type

Berkeley Marital Status

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Marriage Rates

27.9%

Overall Marriage Rate

31.3%

Male Marriage Rate

25.2%

Female Marriage Rate

Berkeley Married by Age and Sex

male

female

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 55-64.

Berkeley Marital Status by Race

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Berkeley Marital Status

Second Gulf War

First Gulf War

Vietnam

Korea

World War II

729

Number of Veterans

593

Male Veterans

136

Female Veterans

Berkeley Veterans by War

Berkeley Veterans by Age

count

Berkeley Veterans by Race

Berkeley Veterans by Education

Less Than 9th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Bachelors or Greater

7.27%

Veteran Poverty Rate

7.96%

Veteran Disability Rate

Berkeley Veterans by Education

LaborForceParticipation

67.2%

Labor Force Participation

61.2%

Employment Rate

8.9%

Unemployment Rate

Berkeley Employment by Age

LaborForceParticipation

Berkeley Employment by Race

LaborForceParticipation

Berkeley Employment by Education

Origin of Non-Citizens

Europe

Asia

Africa

Oceania

Latin America

North America

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

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

Europe

Asia

Africa

Oceania

Latin America

North America

83%

Born in Berkeley

106.33%

Native Born

1.98%

Foreign Born

1.53%

Non Citizen

0.45%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

106.33% of Berkeley residents were born in the United States, with 83% having been born in Missouri. 1.53% 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: data after 2020 is projected based on recent growth

Berkeley Population by Year