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University of California - Berkeley is a neighborhood in Berkeley, California with a population of 1,546. University of California - Berkeley is in Alameda County. Living in University of California - Berkeley offers residents an urban feel and most residents rent their homes. Many young professionals live in University of California - Berkeley and residents tend to lean liberal.
About University of California - Berkeley...
Population
1,546

Real Estate

Median Home Value
$1,146,370
National
$184,700
Median Rent
$1,526
National
$949
Area Feel
Urban
Rent vs. Own
  • Rent
    93%
  • Own
    7%
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Crime & Safety

Crime & Safety
NG
Based on violent and property crime rates.
Violent Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
National
  • Assault
    282.7
  • Murder
    6.1
  • Rape
    40.7
  • Robbery
    135.5
Property Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
National
  • Burglary
    500.1
  • Theft
    2,042.8
  • Motor Vehicle Theft
    284

Residents

Diversity
NG
Based on ethnic and economic diversity.
Median Household Income
$77,344
National
$55,322
Families with Children
20%
Education Levels
National
  • Master's degree or higher
    36%
    12%
  • Bachelor's degree
    34%
    19%
  • Some college or associate's degree
    20%
    29%
  • High school diploma or equivalent
    7%
    28%
  • Less than high school diploma
    4%
    13%
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University of California - Berkeley Reviews

3 reviews
I love the diversity of the students, the wide variety of international perspectives. The traditional student climate is inhospitable to students with dependents, and older re-entry or transfer students. Financial aid has cumbersome and complicated documentation processes for budget adjustments & exceedingly long processing times. Their need for paternalistic oversight of the financial 'guardianship' for students that are smart enough to have earned their acceptance to the #1 Public University in the World, is preposterous! We just completed the Fall 2016 semester & students with families have been forced to live on less than those without dependents! There are hundreds of students that HAVEN'T EVEN RECEIVED FINANCIAL AID PACKAGES YET!!! The reality of evictions, homelessness, and food insecurity makes it exceedingly difficult to be academically competitive.
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The area is very easy to get around. The college also have very informative and useful resources. Although I recently moved here, I noticed that they also have many good research and engineering programs. The students are very creative and expressive too. My experience has been unbelievable. Everyday I learn and see something new or even previously seen and it is like opening a unused portion of the brain.
There are plenty of diverse restaurants that serve dishes from Pakistan, Vietnam, Mexico, Ethiopia, Italian and more! Many are affordable and it's always a fun activity to go out with your friends. There aren't many groceries but just some small convenience or liquor stores. There are some retail stores such as Daiso and Urban Outfitters nearby but mostly local, small businesses run this part of town. There are also many small theaters on Shattuck to have a fun time at night!