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Cost of Living in Berkeley, CA

Expenses, Commute Time and Crime Rate

What is the cost of living in Berkeley, CA?

Berkeley, CA Metro Average County Average State Average National Average
Average monthly single homeowner expense $3.3K $3.1K $2.7K $2.3K $1.8K
Average monthly family with 2 kids homeowner expense $7.1K $6.9K $6.2K $5.6K $4.8K
Average monthly single renter expense $3.8K $3.7K $3.3K $2.8K $2.1K
Average monthly family with 2 kids renter expense $7.9K $7.8K $7.1K $6.4K $5.1K

How long does it take to commute to Berkeley during rush hour?

Albany 11 minutes
Emeryville 15 minutes
Richmond 17 minutes
San Pablo 18 minutes
Oakland 18 minutes
Orinda 19 minutes
Pinole 20 minutes
El Sobrante 20 minutes
Piedmont 21 minutes
Rodeo 22 minutes

What’s the crime rate in Berkeley, CA?

Berkeley, CA Metro Average County Average State Average National Average
Annual violent crimes per 1000 residents 0.36602 0.401631 0.6054 0.346484 0.364835

Other cities with five lowest crime rates within Alameda County

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Places with similar population, living expense, crime rate and other characteristics to Berkeley, CA

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