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Bernville, Pennsylvania - Basic Facts

Bernville is the common name for the community and surrounding area while the formal official name is the Borough of Bernville.

It is an incorporated place (Class Code P1) located in Berks County at latitude 40.4334 and longitude -76.1122. Berks County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 322 feet.

The formal boundaries for the Borough of Bernville (see map) encompass a land area of 0.43 sq. miles and a water area of 0.01 sq. miles.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Bernville: Berneville.

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Bernville, PA Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2014)


Total Population 938
Population in Households 937
Population in Familes 793
Population in Group Qrtrs 1
Population Density1 2,170
Diversity Index2 23


Total Households 350
Average Household Size 2.68
Family Households 258
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 382 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 269 (70.4%)
Renter Occupied HU 81 (21.2%)
Vacant Housing Units 32 ( 8.4%)
Median Home Value $190,984
Average Home Value $208,548


Median Household Income $61,402
Average Household Income $73,078
Per Capita Income $27,673
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2014 2014-2019
Population -0.42% -0.19%
Households -0.4% -0.23%
Families 0.18% -0.39%
Median Household Income   4.01%
Per Capita Income   2.79%
1) Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
2) The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelyhood that two persons, chosen at random from the same area, belong to different race or ethnic groups. If an area's entire population belongs to one race AND one ethnic group, then the area has zero diversity. An area's diversity index increases to 100 when the population is evenly divided into two or more race/ethnic groups.
Based on Census 2010 counts, the Diversity Index for the United States was 60.6 and it is expected to increase to 64.8 by July 1, 2018.


Bernville, PA - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Bernville to the other 1,764 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Pennsylvania by rank and percentile using July 1, 2014 data. The location Ranked # 1 has the highest value. A location that ranks higher than 75% of its peers would be in the 75th percentile of the peer group.

Variable Description Rank Percentile
Total Population # 1021 42nd
Population Density1 # 643 64th
Diversity Index2 # 411 77th
Median Household Income # 319 82nd
Per Capita Income # 492 72nd

Additional comparisons and rankings can be made with a VERY EASY TO USE Pennsylvania Census Data Comparison Tool.