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
Incorporated April 4, 1878[1]
Chartered March 5, 1895[2]
Government
 • Type Council-Manager[2]
 • Mayor Jesse 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 senator Nancy Skinner (D)[4]
 • Assemblymember Tony Thurmond (D)[5]
 • U.S. rep. Barbara Lee (D)[6]
Area[7]
 • Total 17.69 sq mi (45.82 km2)
 • Land 10.47 sq mi (27.11 km2)
 • Water 7.23 sq mi (18.72 km2)  40.83%
Elevation[8] 171 ft (52 m)
Population (2010)[9]
 • Total 112,580
 • Estimate (2016)[10] 121,240
 • Rank
  • 4th in Alameda County
  • 51st in California
 • Density 11,584.18/sq mi (4,472.80/km2)
Demonym(s) Berkeleyan
Time zone Pacific (UTC−8)
 • Summer (DST) PDT (UTC−7)
ZIP codes[11] 94701–94710, 94712, 94720
Area code 510
FIPS code 06-06000
GNIS feature IDs 16580372409837
Website www.cityofberkeley.info