Berkeley

Berkeley has all kinds of homes at a wide range of price points.

Welcome to Berkeley

Whether you are interested in dramatic views and winding streets (Cragmont and La Loma Park) or you prefer flat and walkable (Northbrae, a subdivision from the early 20th century), Berkeley has all kinds of homes at a wide range of price points. Families of all sizes will find their dream home in one of Berkeley’s many neighborhoods.

For those looking for luxury real estate, you are in luck, too! Our agents would be happy to help you find the home that is perfect for your needs and budget. Contact us to learn more about the available real estate opportunities in Berkeley, CA.

HIGHLIGHTS

Liberal, free thinking, inspiring, intellectual, diverse, environmentally-aware, creative, culinary, tolerant, family-friendly, great architecture.

Explore the Lovely Homes for Sale in Berkeley, CA

Berkeley is filled with charm and that's often reflected in the luxury real estate that's currently on the market. There are also several annual events that take place in the city, providing entertainment for the whole family! The park system offers a number of fun activities including horseback riding, hiking, and bird watching. These aspects all make for the perfect place to reside, no matter your age. For even more options, check out nearby Oakland real estate for sale.

Berkeley Area Map

A Great Place to Search for Homes for Sale

Here are many great neighborhoods in Berkeley, CA that are perfect for young families, couples, and also retirees. Whether you are interested in Cragmont and La Loma Park, which are known for their dramatic views and winding streets, or Northbrae, a master-planned subdivision from the early 20th century, there are a range of homes for sale at different price points. Families of all sizes will find their dream home in Berkeley’s neighborhoods.

Here are many great neighborhoods in Berkeley, CA that are perfect for young families, couples, and also retirees. Whether you are interested in Cragmont and La Loma Park, which are known for their dramatic views and winding streets, or Northbrae, a master-planned subdivision from the early 20th century, there are a range of homes for sale at different price points. Families of all sizes will find their dream home in Berkeley’s neighborhoods.

For those looking for luxury real estate, you are in luck, too! Our agents would be happy to show you your many options and help you find the home that is perfect for your needs and your budget. Contact us to learn more about the real estate in Berkeley, CA.

  • The Commute
    Public transportation to SF and the Peninsula is readily available; easy freeway access to Marin, SF and the South Bay.

  • The Place to Go
    UC Berkeley, Chez Panisse, Berkeley Art Museum, Botanical Gardens, Berkeley Rep, Farmers Markets.

  • The Legacy
    Intellectual and artistic diversity, free thinking, culinary delights, family-friendly.

Culinary Paradise in Berkeley, CA

Berkeley is a haven for food enthusiasts, with a diverse array of dining options. From the iconic Chez Panisse, which sparked a culinary revolution, to an assortment of vegan bakeries, international cuisines, and innovative California fare, the city caters to a wide range of tastes and preferences. The neighborhoods are filled with culinary delights that offer a unique and delicious experience for residents and visitors alike.

Architectural Diversity and Historical Charm

Many of Berkeley's neighborhoods were established in the 1920s, creating a picturesque setting of quiet, tree-lined streets and beautifully landscaped yards. The architectural styles in these areas range from classic brown-shingled homes to historical bungalows and luxurious hilltop mansions. This architectural diversity, combined with the area's lush greenery, adds to the city's unique charm and appeal.

Vibrant and Diverse Neighborhoods

Each of Berkeley's neighborhoods offers its own unique charm and character. For example, the Lorin District is known for its artistic and transit-accessible features, making it a hub of diversity and creativity. The Downtown area serves as the city's urban center, bustling with arts, dining, shopping, and lodging options. Other notable areas include the historic Telegraph Avenue District, known for its counter-culture legacy, and the Solano Avenue area, celebrated as a local treasure​.

A Look Around Town

UC Stadium
Outdoor football stadium on the campus of the University of California

Lawrence Hall of Science
Public science center that offers hands-on science exhibits, designs curriculum, and more

Berkeley Botanical Garden
34-acre botanical garden inside Oakland boundaries overlooking the San Francisco Bay

Gourmet Ghetto
The section of Shattuck Avenue bordered by Rose Street and Hearst where culinary delights abound

Golden Gate Fields
An American horse racing track along the shoreline of San Francisco Bay

Berkeley Symphony
A thrilling auditory experience and superb culinary adventure

The Greek Theater
An extraordinary venue that transforms any event or concert into a truly remarkable experience

Tilden Regional Park
The steam train is an authentic miniature live steam railroad

Monterey Market
Sustainable market offering seasonal, organic fruits & vegetables from local farms

Elmwood - College Ave
Stretching through north Oakland and south Berkeley

4th Street
A neighborhood of fine shops, cafes and food

Claremont Club Spa
A Fairmont Hotel is a California landmark and one of America's iconic luxury hotels


Chez Panisse
Alice Waters' acclaimed flagship downstairs & cafe upstairs

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Overview for Berkeley, CA

131,551 people live in Berkeley, where the median age is 37.3 and the average individual income is $54,009.54. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau.

131,551

Total Population

37.3 years

Median Age

High

Population Density Population Density This is the number of people per square mile in a neighborhood.

$54,009.54

Average individual Income

Demographics and Employment Data for Berkeley, CA

Berkeley has 49,247 households, with an average household size of 2. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. Here’s what the people living in Berkeley do for work — and how long it takes them to get there. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. 131,551 people call Berkeley home. The population density is 11,887.89 and the largest age group is Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau.

131,551

Total Population

High

Population Density Population Density This is the number of people per square mile in a neighborhood.

37.3

Median Age

49.04 / 50.96%

Men vs Women

Population by Age Group

0-9:

0-9 Years

10-17:

10-17 Years

18-24:

18-24 Years

25-64:

25-64 Years

65-74:

65-74 Years

75+:

75+ Years

Education Level

  • Less Than 9th Grade
  • High School Degree
  • Associate Degree
  • Bachelor Degree
  • Graduate Degree
49,247

Total Households

2

Average Household Size

$54,009.54

Average individual Income

Marital Status

Married
Single
Divorced
Separated

Commute Time

0 to 14 Minutes
15 to 29 Minutes
30 to 59 Minutes
60+ Minutes

Around Berkeley, CA

There's plenty to do around Berkeley, including shopping, dining, nightlife, parks, and more. Data provided by Walk Score and Yelp.

97
Walker's Paradise
Walking Score
99
Biker's Paradise
Bike Score
70
Excellent Transit
Transit Score

Points of Interest

Explore popular things to do in the area, including Tamarack, Mattison Minis, and Karatedo Shinyokai.

Name Category Distance Reviews
Ratings by Yelp
Dining 4.76 miles 10 reviews 5/5 stars
Dining 4.25 miles 11 reviews 5/5 stars
Active 2.35 miles 8 reviews 5/5 stars
Active 2.21 miles 6 reviews 5/5 stars
Active 0.75 miles 8 reviews 5/5 stars
Active 2.44 miles 6 reviews 5/5 stars

Schools in Berkeley, CA

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Primary Schools ()
Middle Schools ()
High Schools ()
Mixed Schools ()
The following schools are within or nearby Berkeley. The rating and statistics can serve as a starting point to make baseline comparisons on the right schools for your family. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau.
Type
Name
Category
Grades
School rating
Ecole Bilingue De Berkeley
PRIVATE
PreK - 8th
No rating available
Malcolm X Elementary
PUBLIC
K - 5th
4/5
Nia House Learning Center
PRIVATE
PreK - K
No rating available
Thousand Oaks Elementary
PUBLIC
K - 5th
3/5
Longfellow Arts and Technology Middle
PUBLIC
6th - 8th
2/5
John Muir Elementary
PUBLIC
K - 5th
4/5
Berkwood Hedge School
PRIVATE
K - 5th
No rating available
School Of The Madeleine
PRIVATE
K - 8th
No rating available
PRIVATE
K - 8th
No rating available
The Crowden School
PRIVATE
4th - 8th
No rating available
Walden Center & School
PRIVATE
K - 6th
No rating available
East Bay School For Boys
PRIVATE
6th - 8th
No rating available
Bayhill High School
PRIVATE
9th - 12th
No rating available
PRIVATE
Undergrad - Undergrad
No rating available
Berkeley Arts Magnet at Whittier
PUBLIC
K - 5th
4/5
Emerson Elementary
PUBLIC
K - 5th
4/5
Martin Luther King Middle
PUBLIC
6th - 8th
5/5
Oxford Elementary at West Campus
PUBLIC
K - 5th
4/5
Cragmont Elementary
PUBLIC
K - 5th
4/5
PUBLIC
6th - 8th
5/5
Berkeley Technology Academy
PUBLIC
10th - 12th
No rating available
PRIVATE
PreK - 8th
No rating available
Black Pine Circle School
PRIVATE
K - 8th
No rating available
Maybeck High School
PRIVATE
9th - 12th
No rating available
St Mary's College High School
PRIVATE
9th - 12th
No rating available
Washington Elementary
PUBLIC
K - 5th
4/5
PUBLIC
9th - 12th
5/5
Ruth Acty Elementary
PUBLIC
K - 5th
4/5
Rosa Parks Environmental Science
PUBLIC
K - 5th
4/5
Bayhill High School
PRIVATE
9th - 12th
No rating available
Berkeley Rose Waldorf School
PRIVATE
PreK - 8th
No rating available
Sylvia Mendez Elementary
PUBLIC
K - 5th
3/5

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