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Berkeley is a village in Cook County, in the Chicago metro area.
The latitude of Berkeley is 41.888N. The longitude is -87.903W.It is in the Central Standard time zone. Elevation is 650 feet.
The estimated population, in 2003, was 5,148.
Sections below provide additional information and links about Berkeley demographics, travel and tourism, nearby airports, cemeteries, the Cook County economy, education, environment, genealogy, government, historic sites, Chicago area jobs, libraries, maps, museums, newspapers and other media, nonprofit groups, real estate, recreation, religion, transportation, and weather in the 60162 ZIP code.
12% of Berkeley residents report German ancestry, and 12% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Berkeley ancestry & family history guide.
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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Berkeley was $24,334, compared with $21,587 nationally.
20% of Berkeley residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.
Median rent in Berkeley, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $674. Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $1,193.
Libraries in Berkeley include Berkeley Public Library ... View libraries
Cook County supported John Kerry in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Berkeley political report.
The average commute time for Berkeley workers is 28 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.
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