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Berkeley Population Grew By 0.9 Percent Last Year

New state reports shows Berkeley's population now tops 115,000

Berkeley's population increased by 0.9 percent last year.

Figures released by the state Department of Finance show Berkeley gained more than 1,000 residents, increasing its population to 115,716 as of Jan. 1.

Berkeley is the fourth largest of Alameda County's 14 incorporated cities.

Oakland remains the largest city in the county with more than 399,000 residents. The smallest city is Emeryville with 10,269, just behind Piedmont's 10,889.

The only city in Alameda County that experienced a decrease in population in 2012 was Albany, which dropped by 0.2 percent.

Dublin had the second highest growth rate in California with 6.8 percent.

Alameda County's population grew by 1.2 percent to 1,548,681.

California's population increased by 0.8 percent to 37,966,471.

City 2013 Population Change Alameda 75,126 + 0.8% Albany 18,430 - 0.2% Berkeley 115,716 +0.9% Dublin 49,890 +6.8% Emeryville 10,269 +0.8% Fremont 219,926 +1.2% Hayward 148,756 +1.2% Livermore 83,325 +1.3% Newark 43,342 +0.8% Oakland 399,326 +1.1% Piedmont 10,889 +0.9% Pleasanton 71,871 +1.0% San Leandro 86,666 +0.8% Union City 71,329 +1.1%

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