|Year||Population||Rank in US||Growth Rate|
Based on the latest 2022 data from the US census, the current population of Berkeley is 117,145. Berkeley, California is the 244th largest city in the US.
Berkeley is located entirely in Alameda County.
The peak population of Berkeley was in 2020, when its population was 119,463. In 2020, Berkeley was the 239th largest city in the US; now its fallen to the 244th largest city in the US. Berkeley is currently 1.9% smaller than it was in 2020.
Berkeley has grown 13.7% since the 2000. Berkeley, California's growth is about average. 56% of similarly sized cities are growing faster since 2000.
Berkeley has a population density of 10,752.6 people per square mile.
|238||College Station, Texas||120,019||74.1%|
|240||Wilmington, North Carolina||117,643||31.0%|
|241||North Charleston, South Carolina||117,472||43.8%|
|243||West Palm Beach, Florida||117,286||41.5%|
|247||West Jordan, Utah||116,541||46.6%|
|250||Broken Arrow, Oklahoma||116,330||44.1%|
The total voting age population of Berkeley, California, meaning US citizens 18 or older, is 91,771. The voting age population is 48.0% male and 52.0% female.
According to the latest census statistics, 14.3% of the residents of Berkeley are 65 or older.
The racial demographics of Berkeley are 58.8% White, 21.0% Asian, 7.9% Black, 7.5% Two or more races, 3.8% Other, 0.5% American Indian and 0.5% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander. Additionally, 11.4% of the population identifies as Hispanic.
In Berkeley, 19.2% of residents have an income below the poverty line, and the child poverty rate is 5.7%. On a per-household basis, 3.8% of families are below the poverty line in Berkeley.
Among those aged 16 and older, 61.8% of Berkeley residents are in the labor force.
Among the adult population 25 years old and over, 96.4% of Berkeley residents have at least a high school degree or equivalent, 73.8% have a bachelor's degree and 39.9% have a graduate or professional degree.
Among Berkeley residents aged 5 and older, 29.8% of them speak a non-English language at home. Broken down by language: 8.1% of residents speak Spanish at home, 8.0% speak an Indo-European language, and 12.8% speak an Asian language.
The unemployment rate in Berkeley is 5.3%, which is calculated among residents aged 16 or older who are in the labor force.
In Berkeley, 21.2% of the residents in the non-military labor force are employed by the local, state and federal government.
The median household income in Berkeley is $85,530.
In Berkeley, 42.9% of housing units are occupied by their owners.
Renters occupy 57.1% of housing units in Berkeley.
Of all the housing units in Berkeley, 49.0% of them were build before 1940.
In Berkeley, 5.3% of the total housing units were built after the year 2000, which is approximately 2,600 units.
The median gross monthly rent payment for renters in Berkeley is $1,722.
In Berkeley, 91.2% of households have an active broadband internet connection.