Berlin is a very small town located in the state of Massachusetts. With a population of 2,978 people and just one neighborhood, Berlin is the 279th largest community in Massachusetts.
Real Estate Prices
Housing costs in Berlin are among some of the highest in the nation, although real estate prices here don't compare to real estate prices in the most expensive communities in Massachusetts.
Occupations and Workforce
Unlike some towns, Berlin isn’t mainly white- or blue-collar. Instead, the most prevalent occupations for people in Berlin are a mix of both white- and blue-collar jobs. Overall, Berlin is a town of professionals, managers and sales and office workers. There are especially a lot of people living in Berlin who work in management occupations (15.81%), office and administrative support (11.30%) and teaching (10.04%).
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.
Setting & Lifestyle
In addition, Berlin is home to many people who could be described as "urban sophisticates". Urban sophisticates are educated, wealthy, executives and professionals, who have urbane tastes in books, food, and travel, whether they actually live in a big city, or choose to reside in a small town. In big or medium-sized cities, urban sophisticates tend to frequent art institutions such as opera, symphonies, ballet, live theatre, and museums.
Berlin is a good choice for families with children because of several factors. Many other families with children live here, making it a place where both parents and children are more likely to develop social ties with other families. The town’s good public school district and large population of college-educated adults provide an environment conducive to academic success. Many people own their own single-family homes, providing areas for children to play and stability in the community. Finally, Berlin’s overall crime rate ranks among the lowest in the country, making it one of the safest places to raise a family.