Berkley

Welcome to Berkley - “Small City – Big Impact!” Berkley is a charming close-knit community with wonderful neighborhoods and an active downtown. Contact Kathy to find out more about Berkley.

Known for its small town appeal, the City of Berkley is a place where you will find a warm atmosphere throughout its neighborhoods. Within close proximity to major entertainment, business and healthcare amenities, there is no doubt why it was the only Michigan city recently named as one of Money Magazine’s top 50 Best Places to Live in the U.S.  To further enhance its appeal, the city’s tree-lined streets and excellent school district attracts new families and visitors every day.  Berkley offers great value for homebuyers seeking slightly smaller homes and a quiet neighborhood feel. Its active downtown area features a nice dining scene along with quaint shops and antique stores. There are no high-rise buildings in the community, which mainly consists of single-family homes. Berkley is known for its variety of festivals held throughout the year, including classic auto cruise-ins, seasonal celebrations, and the annual Art Bash. 

After a long day at work or school, residents and visitors can enjoy unique shopsnovelties and restaurants in the city’s Downtown District. So, if you’re hungry for a great meal, looking for a special gift or simply running an afternoon errand, Berkley’s Downtown District has it all…including free parking!

Just a short 20 minute drive from Detroit, Downtown Berkley is full of small town charm perfect for families, friends, and couples. The downtown offers two great shopping districts filled with some of Detroit's best small business owners. From great fashion and a variety of arts to hand-crafted jewelry and delicious dining, Berkley truly has it all!

Small shops, fun dining experiences, great neighborhoods and friendly faces – that's Berkley. Known for its small-town appeal, but just minutes from downtown Detroit, Berkley has a warm atmosphere throughout the neighborhoods and downtown.

Fun Fact:  In 1923, Berkley was incorporated as a village. At the time, Elmer Cromie had named the road that ran through his farm Berkley and the "Berkley School" was then under construction, so the name Berkley was chosen for the village.

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Overview for Berkley, MI

16,243 people live in Berkley, where the median age is 36.8 and the average individual income is $47,443.38. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau.

16,243

Total Population

36.8 years

Median Age

High

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

$47,443.38

Average individual Income

Demographics and Employment Data for Berkley, MI

Berkley has 7,442 households, with an average household size of 2. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. Here’s what the people living in Berkley do for work — and how long it takes them to get there. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. 16,243 people call Berkley home. The population density is 6,375.69 and the largest age group is Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau.

16,243

Total Population

High

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

36.8

Median Age

48.89 / 51.11%

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
7,442

Total Households

2

Average Household Size

$47,443.38

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

Schools in Berkley, MI

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The following schools are within or nearby Berkley. 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
Anderson Middle School
PUBLIC
5th - 8th
4/5
Angell Elementary School
PUBLIC
K - 5th
4/5
Pattengill Elementary School
PUBLIC
PreK - 5th
3/5
PUBLIC
8th - 12th
4/5
Rogers Elementary School
PUBLIC
PreK - 5th
4/5
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