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People

Total Population 10,328
Male Share of the Population 47.9%
Female Share of the Population 52.1%
Senior Citizens 14.8%
Employed Population 16+ 4,431
Age of the Population 38

Families

% of people married 46.3%
Average household size 2

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher 14.7%
Median Earnings25+ $0
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification $0
Median Earnings With High School Degree $0

Wealth

Median Family Income $41,687
% Above Poverty Level 78.7%
% Below Poverty Level 21.3%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time 21 minutes
% Working from Home 0.9%
% Walking and Biking to Work 4.7%
% Using Public Transportation 0.3%

Housing

People Living Alone 28.1%
Median Gross Rent $701
Median House Value $97,400

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American) 10.9%
US/American 0%
English 6.1%
Irish 11.9%

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

Berwick Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 38 miles SW of Scranton, Pennsylvania (center to center)
Nearest Large City 94 miles NW of Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
County Columbia
Metro Area Scranton - - Wilkes - Barre - - Hazleton
Standard Zip Codes 18603
Phone Area Codes 570
Time Zone Eastern (-5 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 41.054
Longitude -76.233

Berwick 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 FREELAND
Distance 17.6 miles
Jan Temp 13 to 30 F
Apr Temp 34 to 54 F
Jul Temp 58 to 77 F
Oct Temp 38 to 57 F
Annual Precip 47.8 inches
Station MILLVILLE 2 SW
Distance 17.7 miles
Jan Temp 15 to 33 F
Apr Temp 35 to 59 F
Jul Temp 58 to 82 F
Oct Temp 38 to 62 F
Annual Precip 42 inches
Station FRANCIS E WALTER DAM
Distance 26.4 miles
Jan Temp 10 to 31 F
Apr Temp 30 to 56 F
Jul Temp 54 to 79 F
Oct Temp 33 to 59 F
Annual Precip 46.2 inches

Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Population Median Family Income
Bloomsburg 14,631 $49,620
Conyngham 1,996 $73,182

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

Berwick Public Libraries

Library
Berwick Public Library
205 CHESTNUT ST
Berwick, Pennsylvania
(570) 752-2241
Library Web Site

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Berwick Hospitals

BERWICK HOSPITAL CENTER
(Voluntary non-profit - Private)
701 EAST 16TH ST
(570) 759-5000
Emergency Service: Yes

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Berwick High Schools

BERWICK AREA HS
570-759-6407
Serves 948 students.
Student/teacher ratio: 12.6

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Historic Berwick

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Bridge at Berwick between 1890 and 1901

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Bridge at Berwick between 1890 and 1901

Berwick between 1890 and 1901

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