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 shops, novelties 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.
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.
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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.
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