Berkeley, CA 94708 ZIP Code Profile

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ZIP Code 94708: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
Berkeley, CA 94708

Acceptable Alternative
Kensington, CA 94708

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • Businesses Addresses: 23
  • Single Family Addresses: 4,730
  • Multi-Family Addresses: 94
  • County: Alameda County
  • Centroid: Latitude 37.906, Longitude -122.273
  • Time Zone: Pacific Time Zone (UTC -8 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes

ZIP Code 94708 has segments in 2 Counties (Alameda, Contra Costa).

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Berkeley, CA 94708 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)


Total Population 11,725
Population in Households 11,511
Population in Familes 8,347
Population in Group Qrtrs 214
Population Density1 2,676
Diversity Index2 45


Total Households 5,068
Average Household Size 2.27
Family Households 3,106
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 5,384 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 3,982 (74.0%)
Renter Occupied HU 1,086 (20.2%)
Vacant Housing Units 316 ( 5.9%)
Median Home Value $908,522
Average Home Value $933,168


Median Household Income $132,963
Average Household Income $176,325
Per Capita Income $76,560
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.62% 0.97%
Households 0.51% 0.88%
Families 0.49% 0.87%
Median Household Income   1.67%
Per Capita Income   1.35%
1) Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
2) The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelyhood 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.
Based on Census 2010 counts, the Diversity Index for the United States was 60.6 and it is expected to increase to 64.8 by July 1, 2018.

Berkeley, CA 94708 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 94708 to the other 1,756 ZIP Codes in California by rank and percentile using July 1, 2016 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 # 969 45th
Population Density1 # 645 63rd
Diversity Index2 # 1371 22nd
Median Household Income # 47 97th
Per Capita Income # 47 97th

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