Berea

Madison County

Berea, nestled in the heart of Madison County, offers a unique blend of progressive spirit and historic charm, making it an attractive destination for a plethora of residents. Renowned for its commitment to interracial education and social justice, Berea boasts a vibrant community known for its artistic spirit, intellectual pursuits, and dedication to community engagement. Explore the town's unique shops, galleries, and theaters, or delve into the rich history of the Berea College Historic District.

    

Beyond the vibrant downtown, Berea offers a variety of residential options, from charming historic bungalows and student-oriented apartments to spacious family homes and peaceful neighborhoods. With its proximity to stunning natural landscapes, Berea provides the perfect balance between a dynamic community and the tranquility of the Kentucky countryside. Whether you're seeking a vibrant and engaged lifestyle or a peaceful retreat with easy access to amenities, Berea offers a unique opportunity to find your perfect Kentucky home.

Overview for Berea, KY

15,465 people live in Berea, where the median age is 32.3 and the average individual income is $23,930. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau.

15,465

Total Population

32.3 years

Median Age

High

Population Density Population Density This is the number of people per square mile in a neighborhood.

$23,930

Average individual Income

Around Berea, KY

There's plenty to do around Berea, including shopping, dining, nightlife, parks, and more. Data provided by Walk Score and Yelp.

27
Car-Dependent
Walking Score
36
Somewhat Bikeable
Bike Score

Points of Interest

Explore popular things to do in the area, including Becky’s Breads, Native Bagel Company, and Honeysuckle.

Name Category Distance Reviews
Ratings by Yelp
Dining 1.46 miles 5 reviews 5/5 stars
Dining · $ 1.61 miles 89 reviews 4.8/5 stars
Dining 0.99 miles 24 reviews 4.8/5 stars
Dining · $ 2.22 miles 12 reviews 4.7/5 stars
Dining · $$ 0.36 miles 6 reviews 4.7/5 stars
Dining 1.25 miles 9 reviews 4.6/5 stars
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Demographics and Employment Data for Berea, KY

Berea has 5,588 households, with an average household size of 2.46. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. Here’s what the people living in Berea do for work — and how long it takes them to get there. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. 15,465 people call Berea home. The population density is 936.63 and the largest age group is Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau.

15,465

Total Population

High

Population Density Population Density This is the number of people per square mile in a neighborhood.

32.3

Median Age

49.37 / 50.63%

Men vs Women

Population by Age Group

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0-9 Years

10-17:

10-17 Years

18-24:

18-24 Years

25-64:

25-64 Years

65-74:

65-74 Years

75+:

75+ Years

Education Level

  • Less Than 9th Grade
  • High School Degree
  • Associate Degree
  • Bachelor Degree
  • Graduate Degree
5,588

Total Households

2.46

Average Household Size

$23,930

Average individual Income

Households with Children

With Children:

Without Children:

Marital Status

Married
Single
Divorced
Separated

Blue vs White Collar Workers

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Commute Time

0 to 14 Minutes
15 to 29 Minutes
30 to 59 Minutes
60+ Minutes

Schools in Berea, KY

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The following schools are within or nearby Berea. The rating and statistics can serve as a starting point to make baseline comparisons on the right schools for your family. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau.
Type
Name
Category
Grades
School rating
Berea Community Middle School
PUBLIC
6th - 8th
2/5
Silver Creek Elementary School
PUBLIC
PreK - 5th
1/5
Foley Middle School
PUBLIC
6th - 8th
3/5
Shannon Johnson Elementary School
PUBLIC
PreK - 5th
4/5
Madison Southern High School
PUBLIC
9th - 12th
4/5
Berea Community Elementary School
PUBLIC
PreK - 5th
1/5
Berea Community High School
PUBLIC
9th - 12th
4/5
PUBLIC
6th - 8th
5/5

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