Berlin is a very small borough located in the state of Pennsylvania. With a population of 1,963 people and two constituent neighborhoods, Berlin is the 587th largest community in Pennsylvania. Berlin has an unusually large stock of pre-World War II architecture, making it one of the older and more historic boroughs.
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 sales and office workers, professionals, and service providers. There are especially a lot of people living in Berlin who work in office and administrative support (12.60%), sales jobs (9.16%), and healthcare (8.02%).
Overall, Berlin’s crime rate is one of the lowest in the nation, which makes a great place to live if safety is an important concern.
As is often the case in a small borough, Berlin doesn't have a public transportation system that people use for their commute.
In terms of college education, the citizens of Berlin rank slightly lower than the national average. 15.12% of adults 25 and older in Berlin have a bachelor's degree or advanced degree, while 21.84% of adults have a 4-year degree or higher in the average American community.
The per capita income in Berlin in 2010 was $22,947, which is lower middle income relative to Pennsylvania and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $91,788 for a family of four. However, Berlin contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.
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 German, Irish, English, Polish, and Italian.
The most common language spoken in Berlin is English. Other important languages spoken here include Polish and Italian.