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Berlin, Pennsylvania - Basic Facts

The Borough of Berlin had a population of 2,112 as of July 1, 2015. Berlin ranks in the lower quartile for Diversity Index when compared to the other cities, towns and Census Designated Places (CDPs) in Pennsylvania. See peer rankings below.

The primary coordinate point for Berlin is located at latitude 39.9215 and longitude -78.9509 in Somerset County. The formal boundaries for the Borough of Berlin (see map below) encompass a land area of 0.92 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Somerset County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 2,316 feet.

The Borough of Berlin (GNIS ID: 1215582) has a C5 Census Class Code which indicates an active incorporated place that is independent of any county subdivision and serves as a county subdivision equivalent. It also has a Functional Status Code of "A" which identifies an active government providing primary general-purpose functions.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Berlin population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2015.

Borough of Berlin, PA Boundary Map

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Berlin, PA Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2015)

POPULATION

Total Population 2,112
Population in Households 1,956
Population in Familes 1,526
Population in Group Qrtrs 156
Population Density1 2,307
Diversity Index2 5
 

HOUSEHOLDS

Total Households 890
Average Household Size 2.2
Family Households 547
Average Family Size 3

HOUSING

Total Housing Units 948 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 546 (57.6%)
Renter Occupied HU 344 (36.3%)
Vacant Housing Units 58 ( 6.1%)
Median Home Value $120,380
Average Home Value $134,158
 

INCOME

Median Household Income $34,397
Average Household Income $47,255
Per Capita Income $20,106
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)

GROWTH RATES

2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.07% -0.19%
Households 0.3% -0.07%
Families 0.1% -0.18%
Median Household Income   3.56%
Per Capita Income   2.66%
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.

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Berlin, PA - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Berlin to the other 1,764 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Pennsylvania by rank and percentile using July 1, 2015 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 # 616 65th
Population Density1 # 597 66th
Diversity Index2 # 1518 14th
Median Household Income # 1620 8th
Per Capita Income # 1469 17th

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