Berlin is a very small borough located in the state of Pennsylvania. With a population of 2,019 people and two constituent neighborhoods, Berlin is the 587th largest community in Pennsylvania.
Unlike some boroughs where white-collar or blue-collar occupations dominate the local economy, Berlin is neither predominantly one nor the other. Instead, it has a mixed workforce of both white- and blue-collar jobs. Overall, Berlin is a borough of service providers, professionals, and sales and office workers. There are especially a lot of people living in Berlin who work in teaching (9.24%), office and administrative support (9.01%), and food service (8.89%).
Berlin’s overall crime rate ranks among the lowest in the nation, making it a very safe place to live.
Berlin is a small borough, and as such doesn't have a public transit system that people use to get to and from their jobs every day.
The percentage of people in Berlin with college degrees is quite a bit lower than the national average for cities and towns of 21.84%: just 12.90% of people over 25 have a bachelor's degree or advanced degree.
The per capita income in Berlin in 2010 was $21,110, which is lower middle income relative to Pennsylvania and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $84,440 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 Black or African-American. Important ancestries of people in Berlin include Irish, English, Polish, and Pennsylvania German.
The most common language spoken in Berlin is English. Other important languages spoken here include West Germanic languages and Spanish.