New Berlin, Illinois

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New Berlin, Illinois

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High Points

New Berlin strengths, compared to Peers (similar size places nationally) or State (other places in Illinois):

Category Trophy
Well-Paid Single Women
(vs. Peers)
Top 12% New Berlin Well-Paid Single Women
Well-Paid Single Men
(vs. Peers)
Top 18% New Berlin Well-Paid Single Men
College Educated Adults
(vs. Peers)
Top 19% New Berlin College Educated Adults

Comparative Profile of New Berlin, Illinois

Comparing New Berlin to similar size places nationwide (Peers) and to other places in Illinois (State):

Ratings range from 1 (lowest) to 10 (highest).

The People

Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Children Under 5 Years Old 10 10
Well-Paid Single Women 9 8
Well-Paid Single Men 9 7
Female Share of the Population 7 7
Senior Citizens 5 5
Male Share of the Population 5 4
Age of the Population 4 5
Racial Diversity 3 4


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Portion of People Married 8 7
Average Household Size 5 4


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
College Educated Adults 9 8
People Above Poverty 8 7
People in Middle Class or Better 8 6
Median Family Income 8 6

Commute & Sprawl

Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Working at Home 8 9
Walking and Biking to Work 7 6
Public Transportation Use 6 4
Short Commute Times 6 7


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Housing Recently Built 8 8
People Living Alone 6 7
Studio & One-Bedroom Rentals 6 7
Affordability of Rents 4 5
Affordability of Property Taxes 3 5
Seasonal and Vacation Housing 3 5

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New Berlin Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 15 miles W of Springfield, Illinois (center to center)
Nearest Large City 78 miles N of St. Louis, Missouri
County Sangamon
Metro Area Springfield
Standard Zip Codes 62670
Phone Area Codes 217
Time Zone Central (-6 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 39.725
Longitude -89.91

New Berlin Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)
Distance 14.8 miles
Jan Temp 17 to 33 F
Apr Temp 42 to 63 F
Jul Temp 66 to 87 F
Oct Temp 44 to 67 F
Annual Precip 35.5 inches
Station VIRDEN
Distance 17.4 miles
Jan Temp 18 to 35 F
Apr Temp 44 to 66 F
Jul Temp 66 to 88 F
Oct Temp 45 to 68 F
Annual Precip 37 inches
Distance 31.9 miles
Jan Temp 16 to 32 F
Apr Temp 41 to 63 F
Jul Temp 65 to 86 F
Oct Temp 42 to 67 F
Annual Precip 35 inches
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New Berlin Population (2000)

Category Count Percent
Total Population 1,030 100%
Male 490 47.6%
Female 540 52.4%
Under 18 261 25.3%
18+ 769 74.7%
65+ 150 14.6%
Median Age 36.4
Average Family Size 2.94
White 1,013 98.3%
African-American 4 0.4%
Asian 0 0%
American Indian & Alaskan 2 0.2%
Other 7 0.7%
Mixed Race 4 0.4%
Hispanic (included in categories above) 7 0.7%

Estimated New Berlin Population Growth 2000-2005

Category Value
Est. 2005 Population 1,129
Growth 99
Growth % 9.6%

New Berlin Ancestry

(From 2000 Census, as reported by individuals)

Note: This is national, not racial, ancestry, so, e.g., the Census doesn't have categories for Hispanic and African-American people. CityTownInfo is currently gathering additional ancestry data for this site.
Ancestry Percent
German 33.8%
Irish 16.3%
English 15.5%
US/American 12.2%
Other (often includes Hispanic and African American) 3.7%
Italian 3.1%
Dutch 2.5%
French (except Basque) 2.4%
Scotch-Irish 2.3%
Scottish 1.9%
Hungarian 0.9%
Polish 0.8%
Croatian 0.8%
Swedish 0.8%
Lithuanian 0.8%
Russian 0.5%
European 0.4%
French Canadian 0.4%
Austrian 0.4%
Norwegian 0.4%
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Neighborhood and Nearby Area Names

According to the US Postal Service, New Berlin, its neighborhoods, and/or surrounding areas are also referred to as:

Bates (62670)
Curran (62670)
Old Berlin (62670)

Note that not all alternate names are acceptable for use in US Post Office addresses.

Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Pop. Median Family
Income (2000)
New Berlin 1,030 $50,139
Berlin 140 $41,042
Chatham 8,583 $64,257
Franklin 586 $47,813
Loami 804 $48,200
Pleasant Plains 777 $51,111
Waverly 1,346 $45,938

New Berlin Public Libraries

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New Berlin High Schools (2004)

Serves 198 students.
Student/teacher ratio: 12.4

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