Real Estate Market Update for Berkeley, CA
Welcome to May's Market Update. Let’s take a look at residential real-estate activity in your area during the month of April. The number of active listings was up 22% from one year earlier, and up 30% from the previous month. This continued upward trend reflected a healthy inventory for buyers to choose from. As you can see, the median listing price for the month was just under 1-million dollars. Compared to last year, the average number of days units spent on the market before being sold was down 11%. This lower number of days may signal a positive trend in the local inventory-turnover rate. The median sale price was just under 1.15-million dollars. The number of units sold decreased 10% year-over-year, and increased 8% month-over-month. Despite a slight annual decrease, this upward monthly sales trend indicates positive momentum. Thanks for watching. We hope you use this information to make smart, informed decisions in your upcoming real-estate transactions. Feel free to contact us for more information or further assistance.
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Map Information for Berkeley, CA
Area Information for Berkeley, CA
  • Population: 115,723
  • Median Age: 32.71 yr
  • Median Commute Time: 26 mins
  • Educational Climate*: 4
  • Sales Tax: 9%
  • Population Density: 11,064/sq mi
  • Population Change Since 2000: 12.98%
  • Closest Airport: Metropolitan Oakland International
  • Closest College: Acupuncture-integrative Medicine College
  • Closest Jr. College: Berkeley City College
  • Median Household Income: $67,940
  • Annual Residential Turnover: 25%
  • Median Home Sales Price: $778,000
  • Closest Major Sports Team: Golden State Warriors
  • Change Avg. Household Income Since 2000: 45.35%
* Scale from 1-5  ** Index where 100 is the national average
Demographic Data for Berkeley, CA
Median Age: 32.71 Married: 28% Number of Households: 47,513 Households with Children: 8,053
Community:
    • Occupancy Types
      • 3599 Vacant
      • 8822 Owned
      • 12512 Rented
    • Transportation to Work
      • 43% Drive
      • 47% Public Transportation
      • 8% Walk / Bike / Other
      • 8% Work at Home
    National Index Comparisons:
    (100 National Average)
      • Population By Sex(%)
        • 50% Male
        • 50% Female
      • White/Blue Collar Jobs
        • 50% White Collar
        • 50% Blue Collar
      School Data for Berkeley, CA

      School Name Distance Type Grades School Rating Parent Rating
      School Of The Madeleine 0.3 mi Catholic K-8 0 0
      Berkeley Arts Magnet At Whittier School 0.3 mi Public PRESCHOOL-5 4 0
      Martin Luther King Middle School 0.3 mi Public 6-8 4 0
      Hopkins Early Childhood 0.4 mi Public PRESCHOOL-PRESCHOOL 0 0
      Bayhill High School 0.4 mi Private 9-12 0 0
      Archway A Program Of Woodsedge 0.4 mi Private 7-8 0 0
      Oxford Elementary School 0.5 mi Public K-5 4 0
      Pacific Boychoir Academy 0.6 mi Private 4-8 0 0
      Montessori Family School 0.6 mi Private PRESCHOOL-PRESCHOOL 0 0
      Saint Mary's College High School 0.7 mi Catholic 9-12 0 4
      Cedar Creek Montessori School 0.7 mi Private PRESCHOOL-K 0 0
      The Crowden School 0.7 mi Private 4-8 0 0
      Jefferson Elementary School 0.8 mi Public K-5 5 0
      Berkeley Special Education Preschool 0.8 mi Public PRESCHOOL-PRESCHOOL 0 0
      Berkeley High School 0.9 mi Public 9-12 4 3
      Cragmont Elementary School 0.9 mi Public K-5 4 0
      Thousand Oaks Elementary School 1.0 mi Public K-5 4 0
      Berkwood Hedge 1.0 mi Private K-5 0 0
      Washington Elementary School 1.0 mi Public K-5 4 0
      Marin Elementary School 1.1 mi Public K-5 5 0
      The Berkeley School 1.1 mi Private PRESCHOOL-8 0 0
      Bright Star Montessori School 1.1 mi Private PRESCHOOL-K 0 0
      Shu Ren International School 1.1 mi Private PRESCHOOL-8 0 0
      Walden Center And School 1.2 mi Private PRESCHOOL-6 0 0
      Berkeley Adult 1.3 mi Public UNGRADE-UNGRADE 0 0
      Cornell Elementary School 1.4 mi Public K-5 5 0
      School For Independent Learners - East Bay 1.5 mi Private 6-12 0 0
      Macgregor High (continuation) School 1.5 mi Public 9-12 0 0
      Albany High School 1.5 mi Public 9-12 5 3
      Franklin Preschool 1.5 mi Public PRESCHOOL-PRESCHOOL 0 0
      King Child Development Center 1.5 mi Public PRESCHOOL-PRESCHOOL 0 0
      Berkeley Technology Academy 1.5 mi Public 9-12 1 0
      Realm Charter Middle School 1.6 mi Public 6-8 1 0
      Realm Charter High School 1.6 mi Public 9-12 2 4
      Academy, The 1.6 mi Private K-8 0 0
      Willard Middle School 1.6 mi Public 6-8 4 0
      Longfellow Arts And Technology Middle School 1.6 mi Public 6-8 3 0
      Nia House Learning Center 1.7 mi Private PRESCHOOL-K 0 0
      Black Pine Circle School 1.7 mi Private K-8 0 0
      Ocean View Elementary School 1.7 mi Public K-5 4 0
      Rosa Parks Environmental Science Magnet School 1.7 mi Public K-5 4 0
      Leconte Elementary School 1.7 mi Public K-5 3 0
      Maybeck High School 1.7 mi Private 9-12 0 0
      Albany Adult School 1.7 mi Public - 0 0
      Albany Middle School 1.7 mi Public 6-8 5 0
      Emerson Elementary School 1.7 mi Public K-5 4 0
      Via Center 1.8 mi Private UNGRADE-UNGRADE 0 0
      Malcolm X Elementary School 2.0 mi Public K-5 4 0
      Ecole Bilingue De Berkeley 2.1 mi Private PRESCHOOL-8 0 0
      Global Montessori International School 2.1 mi Private PRESCHOOL-PRESCHOOL 0 0
      John Muir Elementary School 2.2 mi Public K-5 3 0
      Kensington Elementary School 2.3 mi Public K-6 5 0
      American International Montessori School 2.3 mi Private PRESCHOOL-K 0 0
      Proximity to listed schools and their school district(s) does not guarantee enrollment eligibility. Please contact a local real estate professional or the local school district(s) for the most current information relating to schools in the area. Sources: Onboard Informatics © 2015. School Performance data by SchoolDigger.com. School Review data by Niche.com.
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