Berwick, PA Profile: Facts & Data

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Berwick, Pennsylvania - Basic Facts

The Borough of Berwick had a population of 10,055 as of July 1, 2018. Berwick ranks in the upper quartile for Population Density when compared to the other cities, towns and Census Designated Places (CDPs) in Pennsylvania. See peer rankings below.

The primary coordinate point for Berwick is located at latitude 41.055 and longitude -76.251 in Columbia County. The formal boundaries for the Borough of Berwick (see map below) encompass a land area of 3.08 sq. miles and a water area of 0.18 sq. miles. Columbia County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 554 feet.

The Borough of Berwick (GNIS ID: 1215123) 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.


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Berwick, PA Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2018)

POPULATION

Total Population 10,055
Population in Households 9,969
Population in Familes 7,366
Population in Group Qrtrs 86
Population Density2 3,269
Diversity Index3 23
 

INCOME

Median Household Income $37,905
Average Household Income $47,728
Per Capita Income $20,893

HOUSING

Total Housing Units 5,044 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 2,346 (46.5%)
Renter Occupied HU 2,016 (40.0%)
Vacant Housing Units 682 (13.5%)
Median Home Value $96,406
Average Home Value $117,839
 

HOUSEHOLDS

Total Households 4,362
Average Household Size 2.29
Family Households 2,520
Average Family Size 3
NOTES
  1. Demographics are point estimates for July 1st of the current year and each for the forecast years. See References for more information.
  2. Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
  3. The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelihood 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.

GROWTH RATE / YEAR

2010-2018 2018-2023
Population -0.5% -0.45%
Households -0.48% -0.45%
Families -0.62% -0.55%
Median Household Income   2.29%
Per Capita Income   2.9%

Berwick, PA - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Berwick to the other 1,762 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Pennsylvania by rank and percentile using July 1, 2018 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 # 86 95th
Population Density # 363 79th
Diversity Index # 526 70th
Median Household Income # 1570 11th
Per Capita Income # 1589 10th

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