Berkeley , Alameda County, California

City in Alameda County, California, United States

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Berkeley is a city located in the county of Alameda in the U.S. state of California. In the 2010 census it had a population of 112,580 inhabitants and a population density of 2,457 people per km². After 9 years in 2019 city had an estimated population of 121,363 inhabitants.

The city was created 155 years ago in 1865.

The city has a total area of 17.69 square miles (45.82 km2).

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Berkeley, CA Quick Facts

Population : 121,363 (2019)
Country : United States of America
State : California
County : Alameda County
Head of government : President of the Town Board of Trustees of Berkeley
Postal code : 94702
Phone Area Codes : 510
Area : 45.82 km2
Official name : Berkeley
Water as percent of area : 40.83%
Land as percent of area : 59.17%
Named for : George Berkeley
Altitude : 171 feet / 52 meters
Establishment : January 01, 1866 (155 years ago)
Time Zone : Pacific Time Zone
Local time : 06:48:53 (14th April 2021)
Zip Code : 94702
Density : 2,649 Pop. per km² as of 2019
Population growth : 7.24% (2010-2019)

  • Loni Hancock , 1994 1986-01-01T00:00:00Z
  • Claude B. Hutchison , 1963 1955-01-01T00:00:00Z
  • Michael B. Driver , resignation 1930 1927-01-01T00:00:00Z Republican Party
  • Tom Bates , 2016 2002-01-01T00:00:00Z
  • Gus Newport , 1986 1979-01-01T00:00:00Z
  • Jeffrey Shattuck Leiter , 1 December, 1994 1994-03-01T00:00:00Z
  • Shirley Dean , 2002 1994-12-01T00:00:00Z
  • Jesse Arreguín , 2016-01-01T00:00:00Z Democratic Party

Berkeley, CA has 2 neighbors .

  • Ocean View city in Alameda County, California, United States
  • Piedmont city in California

Year Population Method
2010 112,580 census
2011 113,968 estimation process
2012 115,309 estimation process
2013 116,944 estimation process
2014 118,697 estimation process
2015 120,749 estimation process
2016 121,547 estimation process
2017 122,164 estimation process
2018 121,663 estimation process
2019 121,363 estimation process

The population of Berkeley increased by 7.24% in 9 years.

Berkeley, CA zip code is 94702. County name: Alameda, County fips: 06001

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People born in Berkeley, CA (200)

Many people were born here, including Austrian musician Michael Schnitzler, cryptographer Ralph Merkle, German biologist Tobias Bonhoeffer, you can see a list of people who born in Berkeley, CA.

Stations (46)

Amtrak & bus stations near Berkeley, CA

Code Name Address Type
BKY Berkeley station University Ave. and Third St. RAIL
EMY Emeryville station 5885 Horton Street RAIL
OKJ Oakland – Jack London Square station 245 Second Street RAIL
RIC Richmond station 1700 Nevin Avenue RAIL
SFF San Francisco (Financial), California 5 Embarcadero Center BUS
SFC San Francisco (Ferry), California 101 The Embarcadero BUS
SFW San Francisco (Wharf), California Beach St. & The Embarcadero BUS
OAC Oakland Coliseum station 700 73rd Avenue RAIL
SFM San Francisco (Conv Ctr), California 747 Howard St. BUS
SFP San Francisco (Caltrain), California 700 4th St. BUS

Other cities in Alameda County

Cities, Towns, Neighborhoods & Other Populated Places in Alameda County , CA.

City Name Population Title
Oakland 433,031 Port city and county seat of Alameda County, California, United States
Fremont 241,110 City in California
Hayward 159,203 City in Alameda County, California, United States
Livermore 90,189 City in Alameda County, California, United States
San Leandro 88,815 City in Alameda County, California, United States
Pleasanton 81,777 City in Alameda County, California
Alameda 77,624 City in Alameda County, California, United States
Union City 74,107 City in California, United States
Dublin 64,826 City in California
Newark 49,149 City in Alameda County, California, United States
Albany 19,696 City in Alameda County, California, United States
Emeryville 12,086 City in the United States state of California
Piedmont 11,135 City in California

Distance to Other Cities

Berkeley, CA distances to biggest California cities

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