Berlin, CT

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Living in Berlin

Berlin is a medium-sized town located in the state of Connecticut. With a population of 20,432 people and three constituent neighborhoods, Berlin is the 54th largest community in Connecticut.

Berlin is neither predominantly blue-collar nor white-collar, instead having a mixed workforce of both blue-collar and white-collar jobs. Overall, Berlin is a town of professionals, sales and office workers, and managers. There are especially a lot of people living in Berlin who work in office and administrative support (13.97%), management occupations (12.64%), and sales jobs (11.12%).

Also of interest is that Berlin has more people living here who work in computers and math than 95% of the places in the US.

Because of many things, Berlin is a great place for families with children to consider. First of all, many other families with children live here, making Berlin a place where both parents and children are more likely to develop social ties with other families, as well as find family-oriented services and community. The town’s good public school district and large population of college-educated adults provide an environment conducive to academic values. With regard to real estate, Berlin has a high rate of owner-occupied single family homes, which tends to reflect stability in the local community. Finally, Berlin’s overall crime rate is lower than average for the country.

The education level of Berlin citizens is very high relative to the national average among all cities (21.84%): 39.78% of adults in Berlin have a bachelor's degree or even advanced degree.

The per capita income in Berlin in 2010 was $48,602, which is upper middle income relative to Connecticut, and wealthy relative to the rest of the US. This equates to an annual income of $194,408 for a family of four.

The people who call Berlin home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Berlin residents report their race to be White, followed by Asian. Important ancestries of people in Berlin include Italian, Polish, Irish, German, and French.

The most common language spoken in Berlin is English. Other important languages spoken here include Polish and Italian.