Berlin, Massachusetts

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Berlin, Massachusetts

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

Category Trophy
Median Family Income
(vs. Peers)
Top 5% trophy Berlin Median Family Income
Low Violent Crime
(vs. State)
Top 5% trophy Berlin Low Violent Crime
Well-Paid Single Men
(vs. Peers)
Top 7% Berlin Well-Paid Single Men
Public Transportation Use
(vs. Peers)
Top 7% Berlin Public Transportation Use
College Educated Adults
(vs. Peers)
Top 8% Berlin College Educated Adults
Well-Paid Single Women
(vs. Peers)
Top 9% Berlin Well-Paid Single Women
People in Middle Class or Better
(vs. Peers)
Top 10% Berlin People in Middle Class or Better
Low Rate of Poverty
(vs. Peers)
Top 11% Berlin Low Rate of Poverty
Short Commute Times
(vs. State)
Top 16% Berlin Short Commute Times
Low Property Crime
(vs. Peers)
Top 19% Berlin Low Property Crime

Comparative Profile of Berlin, Massachusetts

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

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

The People

Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Well-Paid Single Men 10 7
Well-Paid Single Women 10 6
Male Share of the Population 9 9
Children Under 5 Years Old 8 8
Age of the Population 7 7
Racial Diversity 4 3
Senior Citizens 3 5
Female Share of the Population 2 2


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Portion of People Married 9 8
Average Household Size 9 7


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Median Family Income 10 8
College Educated Adults 10 7
People in Middle Class or Better 10 6
People Above Poverty 9 7

Commute & Sprawl

Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Public Transportation Use 10 7
Working at Home 7 5
Short Commute Times 6 9
Walking and Biking to Work 1 1


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Studio & One-Bedroom Rentals 6 5
Housing Recently Built 4 4
Seasonal and Vacation Housing 3 2
People Living Alone 2 3
Affordability of Rents 2 6
Affordability of Property Taxes 1 4


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Low Violent Crime 9 10
Low Property Crime 9 8

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Berlin Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 11 miles NE of Worcester, Massachusetts (center to center)
Nearest Large City 29 miles W of Boston, Massachusetts
County Worcester
Standard Zip Codes 01503
Phone Area Codes 978
Time Zone Eastern (-5 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 42.381
Longitude -71.637

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 2.7 miles
Jan Temp 15 to 33 F
Apr Temp 37 to 55 F
Jul Temp 63 to 81 F
Oct Temp 40 to 61 F
Annual Precip 49.1 inches
Distance 13.2 miles
Jan Temp 16 to 36 F
Apr Temp 38 to 58 F
Jul Temp 63 to 84 F
Oct Temp 40 to 63 F
Annual Precip 45.8 inches
Distance 19.4 miles
Jan Temp 16 to 35 F
Apr Temp 36 to 58 F
Jul Temp 60 to 83 F
Oct Temp 39 to 62 F
Annual Precip 46.9 inches
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Berlin Population (2000)

Category Count Percent
Total Population 2,380 100%
Male 1,189 50%
Female 1,191 50%
Under 18 596 25%
18+ 1,784 75%
65+ 295 12.4%
Median Age 39.5
Average Family Size 3.13
White 2,323 97.6%
African-American 4 0.2%
Asian 23 1%
American Indian & Alaskan 2 0.1%
Other 9 0.4%
Mixed Race 19 0.8%
Hispanic (included in categories above) 12 0.5%

Estimated Berlin Population Growth 2000-2005

Category Value
Est. 2005 Population 2,689
Growth 309
Growth % 13%

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
Irish 23.7%
English 14.9%
Italian 9.4%
French (except Basque) 8.1%
German 7.9%
French Canadian 7.7%
Polish 3.9%
Other (often includes Hispanic and African American) 3.8%
US/American 3.6%
Swedish 3.1%
Portuguese 2.1%
Norwegian 1.7%
Canadian 1.6%
Scottish 1.4%
Russian 1.3%
Finnish 1.3%
Lithuanian 1.2%
Scotch-Irish 0.8%
Jamaican 0.4%
Lebanese 0.4%
Dutch 0.4%
Estonian 0.2%
Czechoslovakian 0.2%
Danish 0.2%
Hungarian 0.2%
Turkish 0.2%
Armenian 0.2%
Scandinavian 0.2%
Belgian 0.2%
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Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Pop. Median Family
Income (2000)
Berlin 2,380 $76,419
Bolton 4,148 $108,967
Boylston 4,008 $77,604
Clinton 13,435 $53,308
Hudson 18,113 $70,145
Marlborough 36,255 $70,385
Northborough 14,013 $90,480

Berlin Public Libraries

Berlin Public Library
Berlin, Massachusetts
(978) 838-2812

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