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Berlin, Pennsylvania - Basic Facts

The Borough of Berlin had a population of 2,080 as of July 1, 2017. 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, 2017.

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Berlin, PA Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 2,080
Daytime Population: Workers 1,002
Daytime Population: Residents 1,207
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 2,209
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 1.06
Population in Households 1,917
Population in Familes 1,493
Population in Group Qrtrs 163
Population Density2 2,272
Diversity Index3 5


Median Household Income $33,848
Average Household Income $47,584
Per Capita Income $20,724


Total Housing Units 956 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 536 (56.1%)
Renter Occupied HU 332 (34.7%)
Vacant Housing Units 88 ( 9.2%)
Median Home Value $95,366
Average Home Value $111,847


Total Households 868
Average Household Size 2.21
Family Households 535
Average Family Size 3
  1. If the ratio of the TDP to Total Population is greater than 1, the location gains population during the day when commuting workers are present. If the ratio is less than 1, the location is more of a bedroom community where people commute to another place for work.
  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.


2010-2017 2017-2022
Population -0.16% -0.65%
Households -0.13% -0.61%
Families -0.23% -0.68%
Median Household Income   1.54%
Per Capita Income   2.58%

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, 2017 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 # 605 66th
Diversity Index # 1540 12th
Median Household Income # 1675 5th
Per Capita Income # 1565 11th

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