StatisticBerkeleyCaliforniaNational
Population118,58539,512,223328,239,523
Population density (sq mi)11,32225691
Median age31.436.037.7
Male/Female ratio0.9:11.0:11.0:1
Married (15yrs & older)36%52%55%
Families w/ Kids under 1840%46%43%
Speak English72%56%79%
Speak Spanish8%29%13%

Key findings

  • The population density in Berkeley is 4323% higher than California
  • The median age in Berkeley is 13% lower than California
  • In Berkeley 61.33% of the population is White
  • In Berkeley 8.44% of the population is Black
  • In Berkeley 19.18% of the population is Asian

Compare Berkeley, CA Demographics

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      Berkeley population breakdown by race

      RaceBerkeleyCaliforniaNational
      White61.33%61.26%73.35%
      Black8.44%5.85%12.63%
      Asian19.18%13.85%5.22%
      American Indian0.50%0.74%0.82%
      Native Hawaiian0.30%0.39%0.18%
      Mixed race6.73%4.62%3.06%
      Other race3.52%13.28%4.75%
      In Berkeley, 11.1% 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.

      Household income distribution

      Place of birth by citizenship

      Berkeley age breakdown

      Marital status

      Age of children in married couples

      Source: The Berkeley, CA demographics data displayed above is derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).