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    3001 Telegraph Ave, Berkeley, CA 94705
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    2811-2815 Channing Way, Berkeley, CA 94704
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    2028 Dwight Way, Berkeley, CA 94704
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    2215 Channing Way, Berkeley, CA 94704
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    2728-2730 Benvenue Ave., Berkeley, CA 94705
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    2252 Parker Street, Berkeley, CA 94704
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    2732 Benvenue Ave., Berkeley, CA 94705
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    2817 College Ave., Berkeley, CA 94705
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    2124 Bancroft Way, Berkeley, CA 94704
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    • $3,395
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    1729 Arch Street, Berkeley, CA 94704
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    2605 Haste Street, Berkley, CA 94704
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    2627 Hillegass Avenue, Berkeley, CA 94704
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    2211 Channing Way, Berkeley, CA 94704
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    2500 Dana St, Berkeley, CA 94704
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    2546 Warring St., Berkeley, CA 94704
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    2033 Blake Street, Berkeley, CA 94704
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    • $3,238
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    3015 San Pablo Ave, Berkeley, CA 94702
    14 Units available
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    • $2,685+
    • $2,856+
    • $4,016+
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    2461 Warring Street, Berkeley, CA 94704
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    2410 Dwight Way, Berkeley, CA 94704
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    2639 College Ave., Berkeley, CA 94704
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    2510 Bancroft Way, Berkeley, CA 94704
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    2500 Durant Avenue, Berkeley, CA 94704
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    2030-2032 Bancroft Way, Berkeley, CA 94704
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    1950 Addison Street, Berkeley, CA 94704
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    • $2,875+
    • $3,700+
    • $5,820
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    2010 Fifth St, Berkeley, CA 94710
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    2640 Shattuck Ave, Berkeley, CA 94704
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    2545 Benvenue Ave., Berkeley, CA 94704
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    1771 Highland Place, Berkeley, CA 94709
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    2520 College Avenue, Berkeley, CA 94704
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    2616 Telegraph Ave., Berkeley, CA 94704
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    2161 Allston Way, Berkeley, CA 94704
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    1425 Seventh Street, Berkeley, CA 94710
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    2310 Fulton Street, Berkeley, CA 94704
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    2129 Haste Street, Berkeley, CA 94704
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    2597 Telegraph Avenue, Berkeley, CA 94704
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    2333 Channing Way, Berkeley, CA 94704
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    2432 Milvia St., Berkeley, CA 94704
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Frequently Asked Questions

When were prices and availability in Berkeley, CA last updated?

Prices and availability in Berkeley, CA were last updated on 11 Aug 2022.

What are the best apartments in Berkeley, CA?

The best apartments in Berkeley, CA are: 2500 Durant, Aquatic Fourth Street, 2215 Channing Way, 2728-2730 Benvenue Ave. and 1729 Arch Street.

What is the average rent in Berkeley, CA?

The average rent in Berkeley, CA is $3,312. Start your search for apartments in Berkeley, CA now.

What is the price range for a studio apartment in Berkeley, CA?

The price range for a studio apartment in Berkeley, CA is between $2,332 and $6,595. View all studio apartments in Berkeley, CA.

What is the price range for a 1-bedroom apartment in Berkeley, CA?

The price range for a 1-bedroom apartment in Berkeley, CA is between $2,457 and $43,800. Browse all available 1-bedroom apartments in Berkeley, CA now.

What is the price range for a 2-bedroom apartment in Berkeley, CA?

The price range for a 2-bedroom apartment in Berkeley, CA is between $2,495 and $6,888. Browse and find a 2-bedroom apartment in Berkeley, CA.

What is the price range for a 3-bedroom apartment in Berkeley, CA?

The price range for a 3-bedroom apartment in Berkeley, CA is between $2,495 and $43,800. Browse all available 3-bedroom apartments in Berkeley, CA.

Living in Berkeley, CA

On the east shore of San Francisco Bay lies Berkeley, a small city known for its world-class education, healthy lifestyle and socially progressive mindset. Berkeley has a mild climate year-round, with cool, moist winters and dry, warm summers, ideal for any indoor or outdoor activity. Because of its geographical positioning, some risks of natural disasters are present, but the city has a detailed emergency plan that ensures they pass with minimal damage. Home to the University of California and Graduate Theological Union, Berkeley attracts thousands of students that contribute to the city’s urban lifestyle. A world-class city in every sense, Berkeley’s vibrant vibe and diversity are perfect for exploring different cultures.

Berkeley, CA Demographics

  • Total Population123,065
  • Female 60,226
    Male 62,839
  • Median Age32.1

Berkeley, CA has a population of 123,065 according to the most recent data from the U.S. Census Bureau. 62,839 of East Bay’s residents are women and 60,226 are men. The median age of those who live in Berkeley, CA is 32.1.

Average Rent in Berkeley, CA

  • Berkeley, CA Average Rental Price, July 2022 $3,312 /mo

The average monthly rent of apartments in Berkeley, CA is $3,312.

    Berkeley, CA Apartment Rent Ranges

    Berkeley, CA Rent Trends

    Average Rent Mar / 2019 Jul / 2019 Nov / 2019 Mar / 2020 Jul / 2020 Nov / 2020 Mar / 2021 Jul / 2021 Nov / 2021 Mar / 2022 Jul / 2022
    Berkeley, CA $3,124 $3,170 $3,161 $3,239 $3,214 $3,021 $2,959 $3,121 $3,196 $3,164 $3,312
    National $1,375 $1,407 $1,415 $1,416 $1,406 $1,410 $1,418 $1,501 $1,596 $1,634 $1,706

    Compared to the national average rent of $1,706, the average rent in Berkeley, CA is $3,312.

    Shopping in Berkeley, CA

    The most popular shopping district in Berkeley is Fourth Street, where renters can find local shops and global brand stores like Apple, MAC, Sephora and Vans. For those looking for more refined shopping, San Francisco’s malls are a short drive away. The most popular grocery stores among Berkeley renters are Whole Foods Market, Trader Joe’s, Target Grocery and Safeway. Local stores and markets selling fresh, organic produce and local goods are also scattered throughout the area, so renters will always be at walking distance from everyday necessities.

    Transportation in Berkeley, CA

    There are several ways of getting around Berkeley — car, rail, public transit, ridesharing and cycling or by foot. Most renters use vehicles to commute to San Francisco and Oakland, which can cause traffic congestion during rush hours. Public transportation is highly accessible and popular. The San Francisco Bay Area Rapid Transit District (BART) connects Berkeley with the San Francisco Peninsula, while AC Transit ensures rapid transit bus routes through and out of Berkeley. The Municipal Railway (MUNI) runs regular hybrid buses, metro, cable cars, historic streetcar and trolley lines. Ridesharing services like Uber, Lyft, Flywheel and Blacklane also operate in Berkeley. Caltrain and AMTRAK provide train services that connect Berkeley with other communities, while Greyhound offers bus routes from San Francisco and Oakland. For air travel, Oakland International Airport and San Francisco International Airport provide flights to hundreds of cities worldwide. In addition, cycling is a quick way to get around for renters who want to avoid the long commute, as the city is quite bike-friendly.

    Berkeley, CA Households

    • Total Number of Households45,884
    • Family 21,500
      Non-family 24,384
    • Children 8,835
      No Children 37,049
    • Average People Per Household2.4
    • Median Household Income$91,259
    • Median Housing Costs Per Month$1,941

    According to U.S. Census data, there are 45,884 households in Berkeley, CA. 21,500 are family households and 24,384 are non-family households. There are 8,835 households with children in East Bay and 37,049 households without children. On average, about 2.4 people live in a household in Berkeley, CA. The median income of a East Bay household living in East Bay is $91,259 per year. The median housing costs per month are $1,941.

    Berkeley, CA Education Statistics

    The level of education of the population of Berkeley, CA is as follows: 2% have no high school education, 16% completed some high school, 13% partially completed college, 5% have an Associate Degree, 32% have a Bachelor Degree, and 32% have a Graduate Degree.

    Renting in Berkeley, CA

    With Berkeley being a desirable city to live in, the rental market is highly competitive. However, there are still plenty of rental spots close to lifestyle amenities. Downtown Berkeley has a convenient central location with high-rise apartment buildings boasting spectacular bay views close to bars, restaurants, coffee shops, and popular nightlife spots. The Southside/Telegraph Avenue district has a mix of apartment communities, vintage rental homes and single-family homes. The neighborhood is a center for campus and student life, with plenty of bookstores, bars and restaurants within walking distance. Meanwhile, Claremont and Berkeley Hills are quieter and more family-oriented, mainly due to highly rated schools and spacious properties. Berkeley benefits from rent control protection, limiting annual rent increases to a reasonable amount. Landlords may charge a screening fee and require a security deposit capped at two months’ worth of rent.

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