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Living in Berkeley

Berkeley has an average Walk Score of 81 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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Photo of King Pool, Hopkins Street, Berkeley, CA in Berkeley

King Pool, Hopkins Street, Berkeley, CA

Photo of King Park, Berkeley CA in Berkeley

King Park, Berkeley CA

Most errands can be accomplished on foot in Berkeley.

Berkeley Apartments for Rent

View all Berkeley apartments on a map.

Rental info for Berkeley Apartments - Berkeleyan in the Berkeley area
from $3,812
Rental info for Berkeley Apartments - Touriel in the Berkeley area
from $3,557
Rental info for Berkeley Apartments - Renaissance Villas in the Berkeley area
from $2,690
Rental info for Berkeley Apartments - Gaia in the Berkeley area
from $2,796
1 bed
Walk Score 98
Rental info for Berkeley Apartments ARTech in the Berkeley area
from $4,279
1 bed
Walk Score 98
Rental info for Berkeley Apartments - Fine Arts in the Berkeley area
from $2,491
Rental info for The Dwight in the Berkeley area
from $3,300
1 bed
Walk Score 95
Rental info for Fourth & U in the Berkeley area
from $2,433
1 bed
Walk Score 93

Berkeley Neighborhoods

Rank

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Name

Walk Score

Transit Score

Bike Score

Population

1 Downtown 96 70 98 5,285
2 Southside 93 64 93 10,929
3 North Berkeley 88 62 93 7,812
4 Central Berkeley 87 67 99 7,838
5 South Berkeley 87 65 99 17,628
6 Northside 85 62 80 5,238
7 West Berkeley 84 61 99 23,556
8 Thousand Oaks 80 45 66 4,128
9 Northbrae 79 49 89 2,153
10 Panoramic Hill 69 55 69 2,795
11 University of California-Berkeley 56 53 61 930
12 Southampton 40 39 54 4,166
13 Cragmont 35 35 53 2,606

Eating & Drinking

There are about 701 restaurants, bars and coffee shops in Berkeley.

People in Berkeley can walk to an average of 7 restaurants, bars and coffee shops in 5 minutes.

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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

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 24 bus, 1 rail, 2 subway and 1 ferry lines.

Transit Time

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

icon for car shares in Berkeley

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

King Pool, Hopkins Street, Berkeley, CA

Photo of King Park, Berkeley CA in Berkeley

King Park, Berkeley CA

Photo of Country Cheese Coffee Market, Hopkins Street, Berkeley, CA in Berkeley

Country Cheese Coffee Market, Hopkins Street, Berkeley, CA

Bike Score of Berkeley, CA

Berkeley is Very Bikeable

Biking is convenient for most trips.

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Photo of Country Cheese Coffee Market, Hopkins Street, Berkeley, CA in Berkeley

Country Cheese Coffee Market, Hopkins Street, Berkeley, CA

Photo of Hopkins Street, Berkeley, CA in Berkeley

Hopkins Street, Berkeley, CA

Photo of Monterey Market in Berkeley

Monterey Market

Photo of Monterey Market in Berkeley

Monterey Market

Photo of La Farine Bakery in Berkeley

La Farine Bakery

Photo of Five Star Video in Berkeley

Five Star Video

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

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

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

King Pool, Hopkins Street, Berkeley, CA

Photo of Monterey Fish Market, Hopkins Street, Berkeley, CA in Berkeley

Monterey Fish Market, Hopkins Street, Berkeley, CA

Berkeley is Talking About...

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King Park Tennis Courts

Photo of Berkeley Horticultural Nursery, McGee Avenue, Berkeley, CA in Berkeley

Berkeley Horticultural Nursery, McGee Avenue, Berkeley, CA

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Telegraph Avenue Merchants

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