Berkeley, California
City
City of Berkeley
Downtown Berkeley viewed from the Berkeley Hills, with San Francisco in the background
Downtown Berkeley viewed from the Berkeley Hills, with San Francisco in the background
Official seal of Berkeley, California
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Location of Berkeley in Alameda County, California.
Location of Berkeley in Alameda County, California.
Berkeley is located in Oakland, California
Berkeley
Berkeley
Location of Berkeley in Alameda County, California.
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Coordinates: 37°52′18″N 122°16′22″WCoordinates37°52′18″N 122°16′22″W
Country United States
State California
County Alameda
IncorporatedApril 4, 1878[1]
CharteredMarch 5, 1895[2]
Government
 • TypeCouncil-Manager[2]
 • MayorJesse Arreguín[3]
 • Council members
 by district number[3]
  1. Linda Maio
  2. Cheryl Davila
  3. Ben Bartlett
  4. Kate Harrison
  5. Sophie Hahn
  6. Susan Wengraf
  7. Kriss Worthington
  8. Lori Droste
 • State senatorNancy Skinner (D)[4]
 • AssemblymemberTony Thurmond (D)[5]
 • U.S. rep.Barbara Lee (D)[6]
Area[7]
 • Total17.69 sq mi (45.82 km2)
 • Land10.47 sq mi (27.11 km2)
 • Water7.23 sq mi (18.72 km2)  40.83%
Elevation[8]171 ft (52 m)
Population (2010)[9]
 • Total112,580
 • Estimate (2016)[10]121,240
 • Rank
  • 4th in Alameda County
  • 51st in California
 • Density11,584.18/sq mi (4,472.80/km2)
Demonym(s)Berkeleyan
Time zonePacific (UTC−8)
 • Summer (DST)PDT (UTC−7)
ZIP codes[11]94701–94710, 94712, 94720
Area code510
FIPS code06-06000
GNIS feature IDs16580372409837
Websitewww.cityofberkeley.info