North Berkeley

North Berkeley, California, is a vibrant and diverse area that offers a wide array of activities, dining experiences, and opportunities for both residents and visitors. This charming area is known for its engaging culture and picturesque settings, making it an ideal place for those looking to immerse themselves in the unique Berkeley experience.


Things to Do: North Berkeley brims with activities to engage a wide range of interests. For those interested in outdoor activities, Tilden Park is a highlight. As one of the original parks in the East Bay Regional Park District, it symbolizes Berkeley's accessibility to nature and its commitment to environmental sustainability. Additionally, the area offers a rich arts and culture scene, including performances in the Downtown Arts District and exhibitions at the Berkeley Art Museum & Pacific Film Archive. For families, attractions like the Adventure Playground and the Habitot Children’s Discovery Museum provide fun and educational experiences​​.


Dining: The culinary scene in North Berkeley is both diverse and exquisite. Known as a haven for foodies, the area boasts an array of dining options. Restaurants like Comal, offering Mexican and Latin cuisines, Luca Cucina Italiana with its Italian specialties, and La Marcha Tapas Bar featuring Mediterranean and Spanish dishes, are just a few examples of the varied gastronomic delights available. Additionally, the Elmwood district offers over 50 indie-owned boutiques and an array of cafes and restaurants like Donato & Co., Nabolom Bakery & Pizzeria, and Timeless Coffee, perfect for both shopping and dining​​​​.


Transportation: Getting around North Berkeley and exploring its neighborhoods is made convenient through a variety of transportation options. The area is well-served by public transportation, including BART stations, which offer easy access to surrounding areas and attractions. Interactive maps and visitor guides available through Visit Berkeley provide valuable resources for planning trips and navigating the city efficiently​​.


Real Estate Market: North Berkeley's real estate market is dynamic, offering a range of properties from quaint bungalows to modern apartments. The area's popularity and its proximity to San Francisco Bay contribute to a competitive housing market. For those interested in finding a home in the neighboring West Berkeley, The Clark Group offers professional assistance in navigating the real estate market, helping prospective buyers find their ideal home in this desirable location.


For more information on Berkeley homes for sale or to start your home-buying journey, contact The Clark Group today. Discover the charm and character of Berkeley living, and find a place to call your own in this vibrant community.

Overview for North Berkeley, CA

12,962 people live in North Berkeley, where the median age is 38 and the average individual income is $66,956. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau.


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38 years

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Around North Berkeley, CA

There's plenty to do around North Berkeley, including shopping, dining, nightlife, parks, and more. Data provided by Walk Score and Yelp.

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Points of Interest

Explore popular things to do in the area, including Soul Blends Coffee Roasters, Peregrine Cafe, and Baked By K.

Name Category Distance Reviews
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Dining 4.48 miles 14 reviews 5/5 stars
Dining 3.07 miles 11 reviews 5/5 stars
Dining · $ 3.82 miles 8 reviews 5/5 stars
Active 2.91 miles 7 reviews 5/5 stars
Active 1.27 miles 11 reviews 5/5 stars
Active 1.2 miles 7 reviews 5/5 stars

Demographics and Employment Data for North Berkeley, CA

North Berkeley has 5,853 households, with an average household size of 2. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. Here’s what the people living in North Berkeley do for work — and how long it takes them to get there. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. 12,962 people call North Berkeley home. The population density is 21,344.724 and the largest age group is Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau.


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51.12 / 48.87%

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Schools in North Berkeley, CA

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The following schools are within or nearby North Berkeley. The rating and statistics can serve as a starting point to make baseline comparisons on the right schools for your family. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau.
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School Of The Madeleine
K - 8th
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Martin Luther King Middle
6th - 8th
Berkeley Arts Magnet at Whittier
K - 5th

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