Berwick, PA


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Berwick is a somewhat small borough located in the state of Pennsylvania. With a population of 10,223 people and three constituent neighborhoods, Berwick is the 101st largest community in Pennsylvania. Berwick has an unusually large stock of pre-World War II architecture, making it one of the older and more historic boroughs.

Berwick is neither predominantly blue-collar nor white-collar, instead having a mixed workforce of both blue-collar and white-collar jobs. Overall, Berwick is a borough of sales and office workers, service providers, and transportation and shipping workers. There are especially a lot of people living in Berwick who work in office and administrative support (16.14%), sales jobs (12.50%), and food service (7.25%).

The percentage of adults in Berwick with college degrees is slightly lower than the national average of 21.84% for all communities. 14.85% of adults in Berwick have a bachelor's degree or advanced degree.

The per capita income in Berwick in 2010 was $19,631, which is low income relative to Pennsylvania, and lower middle income relative to the rest of the US. This equates to an annual income of $78,524 for a family of four.

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

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