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Overview

Introduction to Berlin, New Jersey

Berlin, New Jersey, in Camden county, is 10 miles SE of Gloucester, New Jersey and 16 miles SE of Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.

Berlin History

The area that is now Berlin was once known as 'Long-a-Coming.' In 1714, the first European settled in Berlin. Iron forges and glassworks were among the early small industries of the area in the 1800s. In 1867, the area was renamed Berlin, and it became a town in 1910. In 1927, Berlin was formally incorporated as a borough, extricating it from the Berlin Township.

Berlin and nearby Attractions

  • Berlin Park
  • South Jersey Museum of American History
  • Camden Children's Garden
  • Philadelphia Zoo
  • Adventure Aquarium
  • Edgar Allan Poe National Historic Site

Things To Do In Berlin

Popular nearby museums include the Barclay Farmstead Museum, the Indian King Tavern Museum, Battleship New Jersey, and the Atwater Kent Museum. The Heritage Glass Museum exhibits interesting glassware and glassblowing tools. The Neshaminy State Park, located on the Delaware River, offers opportunities for swimming, fishing, boating and hiking. Other local parks include the Independence National Historical Park, Rancocas State Park, and Parvin State Park.

Berlin Transportation

Air transportation is available at Philadelphia International Airport.

Berlin Higher Education

Nearby colleges and universities include Camden County College, the University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia University and Burlington County College, among others.

People

Total Population 5,380
Male Share of the Population 47.9%
Female Share of the Population 52.1%
Senior Citizens 16.4%
Employed Population 16+ 2,579
Age of the Population 42

Families

% of people married 46.7%
Average household size 3

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher 17.1%
Median Earnings25+ $0
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification $0
Median Earnings With High School Degree $0

Wealth

Median Family Income $76,493
% Above Poverty Level 89.9%
% Below Poverty Level 10.1%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time 25 minutes
% Working from Home 2.9%
% Walking and Biking to Work 3.7%
% Using Public Transportation 4%

Housing

People Living Alone 29.4%
Median Gross Rent $936
Median House Value $180,600

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American) 26.1%
US/American 0%
English 8.2%
Irish 26.4%

Source: American Community Survey, U.S. Census Bureau, 2015, www.census.gov/programs-surveys/acs/.

Berlin Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 10 miles SE of Gloucester, New Jersey (center to center)
Nearest Large City 16 miles SE of Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
County Camden
Standard Zip Codes 08009
Phone Area Codes 856
Time Zone Eastern (-5 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 39.791
Longitude -74.929

Berlin Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

Notes:

  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)

Station INDIAN MILLS 2 W
Distance 7.8 miles
Jan Temp 23 to 42 F
Apr Temp 40 to 65 F
Jul Temp 63 to 87 F
Oct Temp 43 to 68 F
Annual Precip 47.1 inches
Station GLASSBORO 2 NE
Distance 9.9 miles
Jan Temp 24 to 40 F
Apr Temp 42 to 62 F
Jul Temp 66 to 86 F
Oct Temp 45 to 66 F
Annual Precip 45.5 inches
Station MOORESTOWN
Distance 12.3 miles
Jan Temp 23 to 41 F
Apr Temp 41 to 66 F
Jul Temp 65 to 88 F
Oct Temp 44 to 68 F
Annual Precip 48.2 inches

Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Population Median Family Income
Clementon 4,968 $66,500
Gibbsboro 2,236 $86,607
Laurel Springs 1,923 $97,031
Lindenwold 17,492 $48,576
Pine Hill 10,419 $64,011
Voorhees 29,375 $105,269

Source: American Community Survey, U.S. Census Bureau, 2015, www.census.gov/programs-surveys/acs/.

Berlin Hospitals

VIRTUA WEST JERSEY HOSPITALS BERLIN
(Voluntary non-profit - Private)
WHITEHORSE PIKE AND TOWNSEND AVENUE
(856) 355-0070
Emergency Service: Yes

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  • BS in Business Administration - Project Management
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