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Berkeley, Illinois - Basic Facts

The Village of Berkeley had a population of 5,286 as of July 1, 2018. Berkeley ranks in the upper quartile for Population Density and Diversity Index when compared to the other cities, towns and Census Designated Places (CDPs) in Illinois. See peer rankings below.

The primary coordinate point for Berkeley is located at latitude 41.8891 and longitude -87.9115 in Cook County. The formal boundaries for the Village of Berkeley (see map below) encompass a land area of 1.4 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Cook County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 650 feet.

The Village of Berkeley (GNIS ID: 2398101) has a C1 Census Class Code which indicates an active incorporated place that does not serve as a county subdivision equivalent. It also has a Functional Status Code of "A" which identifies an active government providing primary general-purpose functions.

The Village of Berkeley is located within Township of Proviso, a minor civil division (MCD) of Cook County.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Berkeley population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2018.

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Berkeley, IL Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2018)


Total Population 5,286
Population in Households 5,267
Population in Familes 4,384
Population in Group Qrtrs 19
Population Density2 3,775
Diversity Index3 83


Median Household Income $59,929
Average Household Income $79,644
Per Capita Income $28,671


Total Housing Units 1,955 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 1,385 (70.8%)
Renter Occupied HU 451 (23.1%)
Vacant Housing Units 119 ( 6.1%)
Median Home Value $186,709
Average Home Value $204,440


Total Households 1,836
Average Household Size 2.87
Family Households 1,246
Average Family Size 4
  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 0.18% 0.06%
Households 0.23% 0.07%
Families -0.55% 0.05%
Median Household Income   1.58%
Per Capita Income   2.46%

Berkeley, IL - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Berkeley to the other 1,368 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Illinois by rank and percentile using July 1, 2018 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 # 329 76th
Population Density # 95 93rd
Diversity Index # 11 99th
Median Household Income # 489 64th
Per Capita Income # 602 56th

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