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Living in Berkeley

Berkeley has an average Walk Score of 79 with 112,580 residents.

Berkeley has good public transportation and is very bikeable.

The most walkable Berkeley neighborhoods are Downtown, Southside and North Berkeley.

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Walk Score of Berkeley, CA

Berkeley is Very Walkable

Most errands can be accomplished on foot.

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King Park, Berkeley CA

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Ashby Av:Hillegass Av

Most errands can be accomplished on foot in Berkeley.

Berkeley Apartments for Rent

View all Berkeley apartments on a map. The average rent is $2,760 and the average home price is $914,333.

Rental info for Avalon Berkeley in the Berkeley area
from $2,520
Studio
Walk Score 88
Rental info for Library Gardens in the Berkeley area
from $2,100
1 bed
Walk Score 95
Rental info for Telegraph Commons - Student Housing in the Berkeley area
from $950
Rental info for Hillside Village in the Berkeley area
from $2,000
Studio
Walk Score 95
Rental info for 1122 U in the Berkeley area
from $2,100
Studio
Walk Score 93
Rental info for Berkeley Central in the Berkeley area
from $2,500
Studio
Walk Score 98
Rental info for Berkeley Apartments - Renaissance Villas in the Berkeley area
from $2,455
Rental info for Allston & Stadium Place in the Berkeley area
from $1,761
Studio
Walk Score 96

To view Berkeley homes for sale sorted by Walk Score, visit Trulia.com.

Berkeley Neighborhoods

Rank

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Name

Walk Score

Transit Score

Bike Score

Population

1 Downtown 95 69 98 5,285
2 Southside 91 63 93 10,929
3 North Berkeley 88 59 93 7,812
4 Northside 84 57 80 5,238
5 South Berkeley 83 62 99 17,628
6 Central Berkeley 83 65 99 7,838
7 West Berkeley 82 56 99 23,556
8 Northbrae 80 44 89 2,153
9 Thousand Oaks 78 41 66 4,128
10 Panoramic Hill 60 51 69 2,795
11 University of California-Berkeley 49 51 61 930
12 Southampton 45 36 54 4,166
13 Cragmont 32 33 53 2,606

Eating & Drinking

There are about 592 restaurants, bars and coffee shops in Berkeley.

People in Berkeley can walk to an average of 6 restaurants, bars and coffee shops in 5 minutes.

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thumbnail for Ashby Av:Hillegass AvThis is a dangerous intersection, especially during afternoon commute.

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Transit Score of Berkeley, CA

Berkeley has Good Transit

Many nearby public transportation options. Find Berkeley apartments for rent near public transit.

Public Transit Routes

Berkeley has good public transportation and about 22 bus, 4 rail and 2 subway lines.

Transit Time

The map above shows how far you can travel in 30 minutes from Berkeley on public transit.

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Berkeley has about 90 car shares from City CarShare, RelayRides, Zipcar and Getaround.

Neighborhood Guides

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Experienced realtor with Marvin Gardens on Solano Avenue in Berkeley. 5 Star Realtor per Diablo Magazine 2012. Helping buyers and sellers with real estate needs in Berkeley, Albany, Oakland, El Cerrito, Kensington, Emeryville.

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King Pool, Hopkins Street, Berkeley, CA

Photo of King Pool, Hopkins Street, Berkeley, CA in Berkeley

King Pool, Hopkins Street, Berkeley, CA

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King Park, Berkeley CA

Bike Score of Berkeley, CA

Berkeley is Very Bikeable

Biking is convenient for most trips.

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La Farine Bakery

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King Pool, Hopkins Street, Berkeley, CA

Photo of King Pool, Hopkins Street, Berkeley, CA in Berkeley

King Pool, Hopkins Street, Berkeley, CA

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King Park, Berkeley CA

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Country Cheese Coffee Market, Hopkins Street, Berkeley, CA

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Hopkins Street, Berkeley, CA

thumbnail for Monterey MarketAll about fresh fruit and vegetables. Big variety of locally grown, organic produce. Always good. Most fun to shop for pumpkins around Halloween.

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on Monterey Market

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Monterey Market

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Monterey Market

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La Farine Bakery

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Crossroads Trading Co.

Berkeley is Talking About...

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Five Star Video

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Martin Luther King Middle School, Rose Street, Berkeley, CA

Photo of Martin Luther King Middle School, Rose Street, Berkeley, CA in Berkeley

Martin Luther King Middle School, Rose Street, Berkeley, CA

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King Pool, Hopkins Street, Berkeley, CA

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