Berkeley demographics profile

Population density (sq mi)11,05423991
Median age31.135.637.4
Male/Female ratio0.9:11.0:11.0:1
Married (15yrs & older)37%53%55%
Speak English73%56%79%
Speak Spanish7%29%13%
Berkeley, CA has a population of 115,688 and is the 237th largest city in the United States. The population density is 11,054 per sq mi which is 4523% higher than the California average and 12101% higher than the national average. The median age in Berkeley is 31 which is approximately 13% lower than the California average of 36. In Berkeley, 37% of the population over 15 years of age are married, 73% speak English and 7% speak Spanish. 47% of Berkeley residents were born in California, 31% were born out of state, 2% were born outside of the United States and 21% were foreign born.

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  • The population density in Berkeley is 4523% higher than California.
  • The median age in Berkeley is 13% lower than California.
  • In Berkeley 62.26% of the population is Caucasian.
  • In Berkeley 8.52% of the population is African American.
  • In Berkeley 19.63% of the population is Asian.

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Berkeley population breakdown by race

African American8.52%5.94%12.60%
American Indian0.43%0.75%0.82%
Native Hawaiian0.22%0.39%0.17%
Mixed race5.83%4.46%2.91%
Other race3.12%12.85%4.70%
In Berkeley, 10.9% of people are of Hispanic or Latino origin.
Please note: Hispanics may be of any race, so also are included in any/all of the applicable race categories above.

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Source: The Berkeley, CA demographics data displayed above is derived from the United States Census Bureau.