Berkley, MI Profile: Facts, Map & Data


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Berkley, Michigan - Basic Facts

The City of Berkley had a population of 15,184 as of July 1, 2017. Berkley ranks in the upper quartile for Population Density when compared to the other cities, towns and Census Designated Places (CDPs) in Michigan. See peer rankings below.

The primary coordinate point for Berkley is located at latitude 42.4986 and longitude -83.1853 in Oakland County. The formal boundaries for the City of Berkley (see map below) encompass a land area of 2.62 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Oakland County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 682 feet.

The City of Berkley (GNIS ID: 1625922) has a C5 Census Class Code which indicates an active incorporated place that is independent of any county subdivision and serves as a county subdivision equivalent. It also has a Functional Status Code of "A" which identifies an active government providing primary general-purpose functions.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Berkley population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2017.

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Berkley, MI Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 15,184
Daytime Population: Workers 4,243
Daytime Population: Residents 6,266
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 10,509
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.69
Population in Households 15,162
Population in Familes 11,482
Population in Group Qrtrs 22
Population Density2 5,807
Diversity Index3 19


Median Household Income $68,476
Average Household Income $84,524
Per Capita Income $37,471


Total Housing Units 7,050 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 5,363 (76.1%)
Renter Occupied HU 1,361 (19.3%)
Vacant Housing Units 326 ( 4.6%)
Median Home Value $160,652
Average Home Value $172,907


Total Households 6,724
Average Household Size 2.25
Family Households 3,892
Average Family Size 3
  1. If the ratio of the TDP to Total Population is greater than 1, the location gains population during the day when commuting workers are present. If the ratio is less than 1, the location is more of a bedroom community where people commute to another place for work.
  2. Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
  3. The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelihood that two persons, chosen at random from the same area, belong to different race or ethnic groups. If an area's entire population belongs to one race AND one ethnic group, then the area has zero diversity. An area's diversity index increases to 100 when the population is evenly divided into two or more race/ethnic groups.


2010-2017 2017-2022
Population 0.2% 0.3%
Households 0.27% 0.33%
Families -0.01% 0.15%
Median Household Income   2.25%
Per Capita Income   2.46%

Berkley, MI - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Berkley to the other 692 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Michigan by rank and percentile using July 1, 2017 data. The location Ranked # 1 has the highest value. A location that ranks higher than 75% of its peers would be in the 75th percentile of the peer group.

Variable Description Rank Percentile
Total Population # 73 90th
Population Density # 7 99th
Diversity Index # 268 62nd
Median Household Income # 59 92nd
Per Capita Income # 63 91st

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