A Gazetteer for the United States and Canada
Welcome to Berkeley ...
The city of Berkeley is located in Alameda County.
When the people of Berkeley refer to themselves (known as a demonym), they frequently use Berkeleyite<1>
From the Census Estimates for 2017, Berkeley has a population of 122,324 people<2> (see below for details).
Berkeley was incorporated April 4, 1878.
The community of Berkeley is near sea level<3>.
Time Zone: Berkeley lies in the Pacific Time Zone (PST/PDT) and observes daylight saving time
The telephone area code for Berkeley: (510)
The ZIP codes for Berkeley: 94701-94710, 94712, 94720<4>
Population Details ...
At the time of the 2010 Census, Berkeley had a population of 112,580 people (or 7.45% of the total population of Alameda County). This makes Berkeley the county's 4th most populous community.
The population of Berkeley represents 0.3% of the population of California (which has 37,253,956 people), making it the state's 52nd most populous community.
With a 2010 count of 112,580 people, the population of Berkeley increased 9.57% from the 2000 Census (with a count of 102,743 people).
Taken from the 2017 Census Estimates, Berkeley had an population of 122,324 people. This is an increase of 8.66% since the 2010 Census (or an increase of 19.06% since the 2000 Census).
More information can be found on the Census Page for Berkeley.
Communities near Berkeley ...
A sample of nearby communities can be found below.
Keep in mind that when we give a distance, it's a 'straight-line' distance and not the distance as if you drove.<5>.
To learn more about neighboring communities and counties, please visit the Nearby Page for Berkeley.
Communities Also Named Berkeley ...
Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 16 communities that are also named Berkeley - they are located in Colorado, Florida, Georgia, Illinois, Indiana, Missouri, New Jersey, North Carolina (2), Ontario, Rhode Island, South Carolina, Virginia (2), Washington and West Virginia.
For more information, see our Tidbits & Trivia Page for Berkeley.
See Our Genealogy Helper Page ...
We have a couple of sections for those tracing their genealogy.
These sections can be found on our Genealogy Helper Page for Berkeley:
Websites for Berkeley ...
TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Berkeley ...
Looking for more information about Berkeley? A wonderful source is the TripAdvisor website. We always start with the TripAdvisor Tourism page, where you can read an overview with links that will help you find lodging, restaurants and attractions.
In addition to the Tourism page for Berkeley, there are neighboring communities that also have Tourism pages. More information about those communities can be found on our TripAdvisor Page for Berkeley.
Other Roadside Stops ...
Off-the-Road Links ...
The official website for Berkeley: www.ci.berkeley.ca.us/
The official website for Alameda County: www.acgov.org/
The official website for State of California: https://www.ca.gov/
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This page was last modified: 03 Jan 2019