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The City of Berkeley web site is undergoing scheduled maintenance starting on Friday night, September 13 and ending on Saturday afternoon, September 14. During this time, most web pages should be available, but some resources may become unavailable for short periods of time.

Looking for a live stream of the Zoning Adjustments Board (ZAB) meeting on 5/9/19, at 7:00pm? Please visit https://www.youtube.com/channel/UC1UAnZ8kU8EWllREyOY7rwQ/. The normal viewing methods will not work this time due to a concurrent City Council Special Meeting at the same time.

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Office of Economic Development
Office of Economic Development

Economic Dashboards

OED compiles, maintains and analyzes data on Berkeley’s economy. Staff track and report key indicators, such as business occupancy, commercial vacancy rates and other demographic statistics that support business location decisions, marketing, and research.

In addition to OED’s regular economic reports to Berkeley City Council, OED staff are sometimes able to provide ad hoc reporting services in response to a particular business request.

  Berkeley Economic Dashboard (December 2020) An examination of trends in employment, real estate, development, sales tax, and other indicators of Citywide economic performance.   **Includes COVID-19 Response and Recovery Summary**


  Commercial District Dashboard  (December 2020) A focused look at economic performance in Berkeley’s neighborhood commercial districts.  


  Berkeley Demographic & Economic Profile (March 2020) Information about Berkeley’s population, business sectors and amenities.   


Reports from previous years include: 

Information Report (council presentation March 9, 2021) Commercial District Dashboards and COVID-19 Response and Recovery Summary, December 2020

Information Report (March 10, 2020) Berkeley Economic Dashboards, Demographic Profile Update

Information Report (March 26, 2019) Berkeley Economic Dashboards, Q3 and Q4 2018

Information Report (September 13, 2018) Berkeley Economic Dashboards, Q1 and Q2 2018 

Information Report (February 27, 2018) Berkeley Economic Dashboards, Q3 and Q4 2017

Information Report (September 12, 2017) Berkeley Economic Dashboards, Qs3&4 2016 and Q1 2017

Information Report (January 24, 2017) Berkeley Economic Dashboards, Q1-2 2016 

Information Report (June 28, 2016) Berkeley Economic Dashboards, Q3-4 2015 

Report and Presentation on Berkeley Economic Profile, December 15, 2015 

Citywide Dashboard (Q1 and Q2 2015) and Commercial District Dashboard (Q1 and Q2 2015) 





































































































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