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Berkeley is a city in Alameda County, in the San Francisco-Oakland metro area.
The community was named after Irish Bishop George Berkeley.
The latitude of Berkeley is 37.871N. The longitude is -122.271W.It is in the Pacific Standard time zone. Elevation is 171 feet.
The estimated population, in 2003, was 102,049.
Sections below provide additional information and links about Berkeley demographics, travel and tourism, nearby airports, cemeteries, the Alameda County economy, education, environment, genealogy, government, historic sites, Oakland area jobs, libraries, maps, museums, newspapers and other media, nonprofit groups, real estate, recreation, religion, transportation, and weather in the 94709 ZIP code.
10% of Berkeley residents report German ancestry, and 8% 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 $30,477, compared with $21,587 nationally.
64% of Berkeley residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.
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Median rent in Berkeley, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $692. Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $1,858.
Libraries in Berkeley include Berkeley Public Library - Central, Claremont Branch Library, North Branch Library, South Branch Library, West Branch Library ... View libraries
Alameda County supported John Kerry in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Berkeley political report.
Berkeley restaurants taking online reservations include Adagia Restaurant, Bistro Liaison, Cafe Rouge, Downtown, Eccolo, India Palace Restaurant, Jordans at the Claremont Resort and Spa, Le Theatre French Restaurant, Paragon at the Claremont Resort and Spa, Skates on the Bay ... View restaurants
The average commute time for Berkeley workers is 28 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.
A total of 12 fatal motor vehicle accidents occurred in Berkeley between 2001 and 2003, according to reports gathered by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration.
This is a rate of 1.2 fatal crashes per 10,000 population, which was lower than the national norm.
Berkeley, CAPros: mayor seems very nice and accessible at council...
Cons: Very expensive for food clothes shelter car repairs, esp volvo outrageous prices...
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