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Berkley is a city in Oakland County, in the Detroit metro area.

The community was named after a local farm

The latitude of Berkley is 42.503N. The longitude is -83.183W.

It is in the Eastern Standard time zone. Elevation is 686 feet.

The estimated population, in 2003, was 15,239.


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Median household income
Local
$57,620
National
$41,994
Source: 2000 census, U.S. Census Bureau
For more census details and comparisons, see our Berkley demographic reports
Crime: The number of violent crimes recorded by the FBI in 2003 was 12. The number of murders and homicides was 0. The violent crime rate was 0.8 per 1,000 people.
Support for libraries: Local government funding for the local library system, in fiscal years 2001-2002, was above the national average. (See library links below.)

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Sections below provide additional information and links about Berkley demographics, travel and tourism, nearby airports, cemeteries, the Oakland County economy, education, environment, genealogy, government, historic sites, Detroit area jobs, libraries, maps, museums, newspapers and other media, nonprofit groups, real estate, recreation, religion, transportation, and weather in the 48072 ZIP code.

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Ancestry & family history

21% of Berkley residents report German ancestry, and 15% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Berkley ancestry & family history guide.

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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Berkley was $27,504, compared with $21,587 nationally.

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36% of Berkley residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.

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Median rent in Berkley, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $597.   Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $1,042.


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Libraries in Berkley include Berkley Public Library, Oxford Park Towers ... View libraries

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Oakland County supported John Kerry in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Berkley political report.

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The average commute time for Berkley workers is 22 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.

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