Real Estate Market Update for Berkeley, CA
Welcome to December's Market Update. Let’s take a look at residential real-estate activity in your area during the month of November. The number of active listings was down 21% from one year earlier, and down 49% from the previous month. This smaller inventory means that buyers who waited to buy may have had a smaller selection to choose from. As you can see, the median listing price for the month was just under 1.1-million dollars. Compared to last year, the average number of days units spent on the market before being sold did not change ... reflecting virtually no change in the local inventory-turnover rate. The median sale price was just under 1-million dollars. The number of units sold increased 15% year-over-year, and decreased 7% month-over-month. Higher year-over-year figures indicate that more buyers have been finding what they're looking for. 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: 116,575
  • Median Age: 32.15 yr
  • Median Commute Time: 26 mins
  • Educational Climate*: 4
  • Sales Tax: 9%
  • Population Density: 11,146/sq mi
  • Population Change Since 2000: 13.81%
  • Closest Airport: Metropolitan Oakland International
  • Closest College: Acupuncture-integrative Medicine College
  • Closest Jr. College: Berkeley City College
  • Median Household Income: $69,062
  • Annual Residential Turnover: 25%
  • Median Home Sales Price: $875,000
  • Closest Major Sports Team: Golden State Warriors
  • Change Avg. Household Income Since 2000: 48.45%
* Scale from 1-5  ** Index where 100 is the national average
Demographic Data for Berkeley, CA
Median Age: 32.15 Married: 28% Number of Households: 47,906 Households with Children: 8,013
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
      Berkeley Rose School 0.2 mi Private - 0 0
      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 0.4 mi Public 6-8 4 0
      Bayhill High School 0.4 mi Private 9-12 0 0
      Hopkins Early Childhood 0.4 mi Public PRESCHOOL-PRESCHOOL 0 0
      Oxford Elementary School 0.5 mi Public K-5 4 0
      Pacific Boychoir Academy 0.6 mi Private 4-8 0 0
      German International School Of Silicon Valley 0.6 mi Private - 0 0
      Saint Mary's College High School 0.7 mi Catholic 9-12 0 4
      The Crowden School 0.7 mi Private 4-8 0 0
      Jefferson Elementary School 0.8 mi Public K-5 5 0
      Berkeley High School 0.9 mi Public 9-12 4 3
      Shu Ren International School 0.9 mi Private PRESCHOOL-8 0 0
      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
      Berkeley High School 1.0 mi Public 9-12 0 0
      Marin Elementary School 1.1 mi Public K-5 5 0
      The Berkeley 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 1.5 mi Public K-5 5 0
      Tilden Preparatory School 1.5 mi Private 6-12 0 0
      School For Independent Learners - East Bay 1.5 mi Private 6-12 0 0
      Albany High School 1.5 mi Public 9-12 5 4
      Macgregor High (continuation) School 1.5 mi Public 9-12 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
      Franklin Preschool 1.5 mi Public PRESCHOOL-PRESCHOOL 0 0
      Academy, The 1.6 mi Private K-8 0 0
      Willard Middle School 1.6 mi Public 6-8 4 0
      Realm Charter High School 1.6 mi Public 9-12 2 3
      Realm Charter Middle School 1.6 mi Public 6-8 2 0
      Longfellow Arts And Technology Middle School 1.6 mi Public 6-8 3 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
      Maybeck High School 1.7 mi Private 9-12 0 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
      Albany Adult School 1.7 mi Public - 0 0
      Emerson Elementary School 1.7 mi Public K-5 4 0
      Albany Middle School 1.8 mi Public 6-8 5 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
      John Muir Elementary School 2.1 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
      Growing Light Montessori School Of Kensington 2.3 mi Private - 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 © 2016. School Performance data by SchoolDigger.com. School Review data by Niche.com.
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