Berlin is a very small coastal town (i.e. on the ocean, a bay, or inlet) located in the state of Maryland. With a population of 4,529 people and eight constituent neighborhoods, Berlin is the 132nd largest community in Maryland.
Berlin is a decidedly white-collar town, with fully 89.88% of the workforce employed in white-collar jobs, well above the national average. Overall, Berlin is a town of sales and office workers, service providers, and professionals. There are especially a lot of people living in Berlin who work in sales jobs (21.39%), office and administrative support (13.29%), and food service (12.76%).
Of important note, Berlin is also a town of artists. Berlin has more artists, designers and people working in media than 90% of the communities in America. This concentration of artists helps shape Berlin’s character.
One of the nice things about Berlin is that it is nautical, which means that parts of it are somewhat historic and touch the ocean or tidal bodies of water, such as inlets and bays. Because of this, visitors and locals will often go to these areas to take in the scenery or to enjoy waterfront activities.
The overall education level of Berlin citizens is substantially higher than the typical US community, as 31.22% of adults in Berlin have at least a bachelor's degree, and the average American community has 21.84%.
The per capita income in Berlin in 2010 was $26,081, which is lower middle income relative to Maryland, and upper middle income relative to the rest of the US. This equates to an annual income of $104,324 for a family of four. However, Berlin contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.
Berlin is a very ethnically-diverse town. 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 Black or African-American. Important ancestries of people in Berlin include Irish, English, Italian, and Polish.
The most common language spoken in Berlin is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and Hindi.