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Berkley is a city in Oakland County, in the Detroit metro area.
The community was named after a local farm
The latitude of Berkley is 42.503N. The longitude is -83.183W.It is in the Eastern Standard time zone. Elevation is 686 feet.
The estimated population, in 2003, was 15,239.
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21% of Berkley residents report German ancestry, and 15% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Berkley ancestry & family history guide.
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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Berkley was $27,504, compared with $21,587 nationally.
36% of Berkley residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.
Median rent in Berkley, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $597. Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $1,042.
Libraries in Berkley include Berkley Public Library, Oxford Park Towers ... View libraries
Oakland County supported John Kerry in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Berkley political report.
The average commute time for Berkley workers is 22 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.
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