Berkeley, CA

121,241 Population
10.5 square miles 11,584.6 people per square mile

Census data: ACS 2016 1-year unless noted

 

 People

Percent of State Population
0.3%
was 0.3%
Ranked 52nd Highest in CA
Population Density
11,584.6
US 88.8 people/sq mile
Dependency Ratio
32.6%
was 31.2%
US Population Dependency Ratio is 49.7
Percent Foreign Born
19.5%
was 21.4%
Ranked 103rd Highest in CA
Percent Under 18
13.8%
was 12.6%
Ranked 135th Highest in CA
Percent 65 and Over
13.4%
was 13.4%
Ranked 54th Highest in CA

 Economics

Unemployment Rate
2.7
was 3.8
Ranked 9th Lowest in CA
Percent Living in Poverty
16.1%
was 19.3%
Ranked 98th Lowest in CA
Median Household Income
$70,393
was $61,960
Ranked 56th Highest in CA
Gini Income Distribution
 
53.1
55.6
US Gini Index is 42.0

 Safety

Homicides per 100,000
0.8
was 3.4
 
Violent Crimes per 100,000
440.2
was 483.6
 
Property Crimes per 100,000
4,905.8
was 4,626.7
 

 Housing

Total Housing Units
49,565
was 50,812
Ranked 37th Highest in CA
Median Rent
$1,657
was $1,363
Ranked 38th Highest in CA
Total Building Permits
62
was 95
 
Occupied Housing Units
46,078
was 46,030
 
Homeownership Rate
41.5%
was 41.1%
Ranked 116th Highest in CA
Single Family Building Permits
17
was 1
 
Residential Units Per Sq Mile
4,735.9
was 4,855.1
Ranked 5th Highest in CA
Rental Vacancy Rate
11.5%
was 15.0%
Ranked 46th Highest in CA
Multifamily Building Permits
45
was 94
 
Persons Per Dwelling Unit
2.3
was 2.3
Ranked 133rd Highest in CA
Building Permits per 1000 Housing Units
1.2
was 1.9
 
Building Permits per 1000 Residents
0.5
was 0.8
 

 Health

Percent with Insurance Under 18
98.4%
was 97.0%
Ranked 39th Highest in CA
Percent with Insurance 18 to 64
97.1%
Ranked 9th Highest in CA
Percent with Insurance Over 65
99.9%
was 99.8%
Ranked 3rd Highest in CA

 Education

Percent with High School Diploma or Higher
97.1%
was 94.2%
Ranked 5th Highest in CA
Percent with Bachelors Degree or Higher
75.8%
was 68.2%
Ranked 1st Highest in CA

 Finance

Capital Spending
--
No Data Available
Own Source Revenue
91.5%
was 90.5%
 
Debt Service Ratio
1.9%
was 1.8%
 
Revenue
 
$337,856,372
$296,093,704
 
Expenditure
 
$293,986,462
$285,747,552
 
Revenue per Capita
$2,843
was $2,536
 
Expenditure per Capita
$2,474
was $2,447
 

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