North Berkeley

The Cheese Board offers an impressive cheese selection.

Overview for North Berkeley, CA

18,536 people live in North Berkeley, where the median age is 36.6 and the average individual income is $57,631.46. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau.


Total Population

36.6 years

Median Age


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


Average individual Income

Demographics and Employment Data for North Berkeley, CA

North Berkeley has 8,018 households, with an average household size of 2. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. Here’s what the people living in North Berkeley do for work — and how long it takes them to get there. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. 18,536 people call North Berkeley home. The population density is 16,015.34 and the largest age group is Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau.


Total Population


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


Median Age

51.92 / 48.08%

Men vs Women

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  • Less Than 9th Grade
  • Associate Degree
  • Bachelor Degree

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Schools in North Berkeley, CA

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The following schools are within or nearby North 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.
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School Of The Madeleine
Bayhill High School
Berkeley Arts Magnet at Whittier
Martin Luther King Middle
Bayhill High School

Around North Berkeley, CA

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

Walker's Paradise
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Biker's Paradise
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Points of Interest

Explore popular things to do in the area, including The Excellent Cheesecake, Graceful Kitchen, and Mountain Lake Playground.

Name Category Distance Reviews
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Dining 15.35 miles 22 reviews 5/5 stars
Dining 5.11 miles 10 reviews 5/5 stars
Active 12.56 miles 6 reviews 5/5 stars
Active 6.49 miles 24 reviews 5/5 stars
Active 1.37 miles 62 reviews 5/5 stars
Active 16.14 miles 6 reviews 5/5 stars
If you are in the area, here are 5 places you must see.
Rose Garden / Codornices Park: Delightful park with views of the Bay, showcasing a stunning collection of the Valentine’s Day favorite. Don’t miss the tennis courts or the creek in the back. Not to mention the 40 foot cement slide! Tons of fun for all ages.
Cheese Board Collective: The original, before all the Arizmendi babies. The Cheese Board offers an impressive cheese selection, awesome baguettes, and salsa worth mentioning. They even have a pizzeria, to boot. Truly a North Berkeley gem.
Fava Takeout: Fava is an actual hole in the wall serving vegetable-centric New American cuisine. They serve up super fresh, locally-sourced ingredients and plenty of fresh juice choices (this space used to be the treasured “Juice Bar Collective”. Truly delicious. Good people, good food, stop by and bring the kids!
Books Inc.: If you’re an avid reader, Books Inc. is a must-visit in North Berkeley (they also have various other locations in the bay). Known as “The West’s Oldest Independent Bookseller,” they certainly live up to their name; knowledgeable and friendly staff. Books Inc. sometimes hosts events, such as author’s keynotes and book club gatherings. A nod to Black Oak Books, which closed its doors in the same location after 33 years.
Lo Coco’s: This secret local favorite spot stops HERE. The original Lo Coco’s Restaurant was founded by Giovanni Lo Coco in 1966 in the California foothills. Ever since, he’s passed down his secret pizza dough recipe like a family heirloom. No frills Italian, served by Sicilians who mean business. Quite possibly the best pizza in Berkeley.

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