Berlin, Pennsylvania

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Berlin, Pennsylvania

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

Category Trophy
Affordability of Rents
(vs. State)
Top 6% Berlin Affordability of Rents
Short Commute Times
(vs. State)
Top 15% Berlin Short Commute Times
Affordability of Property Taxes
(vs. State)
Top 16% Berlin Affordability of Property Taxes

Comparative Profile of Berlin, Pennsylvania

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

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

The People

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


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Portion of People Married 6 8
Average Household Size 3 5


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
People Above Poverty 6 5
College Educated Adults 6 5
People in Middle Class or Better 5 4
Median Family Income 3 2

Commute & Sprawl

Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Short Commute Times 9 9
Walking and Biking to Work 4 3
Working at Home 3 4
Public Transportation Use 3 2


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Studio & One-Bedroom Rentals 9 7
Affordability of Rents 9 10
People Living Alone 8 7
Seasonal and Vacation Housing 6 8
Affordability of Property Taxes 5 9
Housing Recently Built 3 7

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Berlin Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Large City 65 miles SE of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
County Somerset
Metro Area Johnstown
Standard Zip Codes 15530
Phone Area Codes 814
Time Zone Eastern (-5 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 39.92
Longitude -78.958

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 12.4 miles
Jan Temp 15 to 33 F
Apr Temp 34 to 58 F
Jul Temp 57 to 79 F
Oct Temp 37 to 60 F
Annual Precip 41.3 inches
Distance 22.7 miles
Jan Temp 16 to 30 F
Apr Temp 34 to 54 F
Jul Temp 59 to 75 F
Oct Temp 40 to 57 F
Annual Precip 52.4 inches
Distance 23.2 miles
Jan Temp 16 to 37 F
Apr Temp 34 to 63 F
Jul Temp 57 to 85 F
Oct Temp 37 to 65 F
Annual Precip 45.5 inches
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Berlin Population (2000)

Category Count Percent
Total Population 2,192 100%
Male 999 45.6%
Female 1,193 54.4%
Under 18 485 22.1%
18+ 1,707 77.9%
65+ 504 23%
Median Age 41.1
Average Family Size 2.9
White 2,182 99.5%
African-American 1 0%
Asian 7 0.3%
American Indian & Alaskan 0 0%
Other 1 0%
Mixed Race 1 0%
Hispanic (included in categories above) 4 0.2%

Estimated Berlin Population Growth 2000-2005

Category Value
Est. 2005 Population 2,130
Growth -62
Growth % -2.8%

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 57.1%
US/American 13.3%
Irish 6.4%
Italian 3.9%
English 2.8%
Scotch-Irish 2.4%
Pennsylvania German 2.3%
Other (often includes Hispanic and African American) 1.8%
Polish 1.7%
Dutch 1.6%
Slovak 1.3%
European 1.1%
Scottish 1.1%
Swiss 0.8%
Austrian 0.7%
Welsh 0.6%
French (except Basque) 0.5%
Russian 0.3%
Swedish 0.3%
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Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Pop. Median Family
Income (2000)
Berlin 2,192 $35,714
Garrett 449 $27,375
Meyersdale 2,473 $29,798
New Baltimore 168 $37,500
Rockwood 954 $31,023
Shanksville 245 $40,833
Somerset 6,762 $41,831
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Berlin High Schools (2004)

Title I eligible, not participating.
Serves 287 students.
Student/teacher ratio: 12.1

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