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Berkeley, Illinois - Basic Facts

The Village of Berkeley had a population of 5,334 as of July 1, 2017. 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, 2017.

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Berkeley, IL Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 5,334
Daytime Population: Workers 1,953
Daytime Population: Residents 2,660
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 4,613
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.86
Population in Households 5,315
Population in Familes 4,401
Population in Group Qrtrs 19
Population Density2 3,809
Diversity Index3 82


Median Household Income $58,525
Average Household Income $76,303
Per Capita Income $27,508


Total Housing Units 1,969 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 1,386 (70.4%)
Renter Occupied HU 465 (23.6%)
Vacant Housing Units 118 ( 6.0%)
Median Home Value $185,117
Average Home Value $201,282


Total Households 1,851
Average Household Size 2.87
Family Households 1,255
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 0.33% 0.24%
Households 0.38% 0.26%
Families -0.53% 0.17%
Median Household Income   1.57%
Per Capita Income   2.52%

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, 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 # 328 76th
Population Density # 94 93rd
Diversity Index # 14 99th
Median Household Income # 482 65th
Per Capita Income # 618 55th

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