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New Berlin, WI
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Living in New Berlin


New Berlin is a medium-sized city located in the state of Wisconsin. With a population of 40,451 people and ten constituent neighborhoods, New Berlin is the 17th largest community in Wisconsin.

New Berlin real estate is some of the most expensive in Wisconsin, although New Berlin house values don't compare to the most expensive real estate in the U.S.

New Berlin is neither predominantly blue-collar nor white-collar, instead having a mixed workforce of both blue-collar and white-collar jobs. Overall, New Berlin is a city of professionals, sales and office workers, and managers. There are especially a lot of people living in New Berlin who work in management occupations (11.25%), sales jobs (11.05%), and healthcare (10.92%).

Also of interest is that New Berlin has more people living here who work in computers and math than 95% of the places in the US.

Telecommuters are a relatively large percentage of the workforce: 7.43% of people work from home. While this number may seem small overall, as a fraction of the total workforce it is high relative to the nation. These workers are often telecommuters who work in knowledge-based, white-collar professions. For example, Silicon Valley has large numbers of people who telecommute. Other at-home workers may be self-employed people who operate small businesses out of their homes.

Because of many things, New Berlin is a great place for families with children to consider. First of all, many other families with children live here, making New Berlin a place where both parents and children are more likely to develop social ties with other families, as well as find family-oriented services and community. The city’s good public school district and large population of college-educated adults provide an environment conducive to academic values. With regard to real estate, New Berlin has a high rate of owner-occupied single family homes, which tends to reflect stability in the local community. Finally, New Berlin’s overall crime rate is lower than average for the country.

The citizens of New Berlin are among the most well-educated in the nation: 44.63% of adults in New Berlin have a bachelor's degree or even advanced degree, whereas the average US city has 21.84% holding at least a bachelor's degree.

The per capita income in New Berlin in 2018 was $46,705, which is wealthy relative to Wisconsin and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $186,820 for a family of four.

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

The most common language spoken in New Berlin is English. Other important languages spoken here include Polish and Italian.