Berlin, PA Profile: Facts & Data


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Berlin, Pennsylvania - Basic Facts

The Borough of Berlin had a population of 2,070 as of July 1, 2018. 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.

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


Total Population 2,070
Population in Households 1,907
Population in Familes 1,475
Population in Group Qrtrs 163
Population Density2 2,261
Diversity Index3 5


Median Household Income $36,234
Average Household Income $49,189
Per Capita Income $21,426


Total Housing Units 965 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 597 (61.9%)
Renter Occupied HU 268 (27.8%)
Vacant Housing Units 100 (10.4%)
Median Home Value $105,688
Average Home Value $115,369


Total Households 865
Average Household Size 2.2
Family Households 530
Average Family Size 3
  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.


2010-2018 2018-2023
Population -0.2% -0.56%
Households -0.15% -0.54%
Families -0.32% -0.61%
Median Household Income   3.75%
Per Capita Income   3.36%

Berlin, PA - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Berlin 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 # 623 65th
Population Density # 604 66th
Diversity Index # 1525 14th
Median Household Income # 1626 8th
Per Capita Income # 1547 12th

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