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Overview

Introduction to Berlin, Wisconsin

Berlin, Wisconsin, in Green Lake county, is located 20 miles W of Oshkosh, Wisconsin (center to center) and is 82 miles NW of Milwaukee, Wisconsin. There are 5,305 residents in the city.

Berlin History

Berlin and nearby Attractions

  • Omro Area Historical Museum
  • Mascoutin Valley State Trail
  • Ripon Historical Museum
  • Plamann County Park
  • Hartman Creek State Park
  • Hazelwood

Things To Do In Berlin

Berlin offers easy access to Mascoutin Valley State Trail, Plamann County Park, and Hartman Creek State Park. One can also pay a visit to the Hazelwood, a Greek revival home which was built in 1837 for entrepreneur Morgan L. Martin. History buffs should visit the Omro Area Historical Museum, Ripon Historical Museum, and EAA Air Adventure Museum. The city has several parks such as River Side Park, Market Square, and East Side Park. Berlin is also home to churches like the Grace English Lutheran Church, Saint Johns Evangelical Lutheran Church, Federated Church of Berlin, and Victory Baptist Church.

Berlin Transportation

Wittman Regional Airport is less than an hour's drive away.

Berlin Higher Education

University of Wisconsin - Oshkosh, Fox Valley Technical College at Appleton, and Moraine Park Technical College are the centers of higher education.

People

Total Population 5,454
Male Share of the Population 50%
Female Share of the Population 50%
Senior Citizens 20.6%
Employed Population 16+ 2,373
Age of the Population 42

Families

% of people married 53.3%
Average household size 2

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher 13.1%
Median Earnings25+ $28,560
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification $28,261
Median Earnings With High School Degree $24,641

Wealth

Median Family Income $45,921
% Above Poverty Level 81.3%
% Below Poverty Level 18.7%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time 19 minutes
% Working from Home 3%
% Walking and Biking to Work 5.7%
% Using Public Transportation %

Housing

People Living Alone 36%
Median Gross Rent $584
Median House Value $111,000

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American) 20.7%
US/American 0%
English 6.6%
Irish 9.8%

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

Berlin Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 20 miles W of Oshkosh, Wisconsin (center to center)
Nearest Large City 82 miles NW of Milwaukee, Wisconsin
County Green Lake
Standard Zip Codes 54923
Phone Area Codes 920
Time Zone Central (-6 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 43.968
Longitude -88.943

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 OSHKOSH
Distance 19.9 miles
Jan Temp 8 to 24 F
Apr Temp 35 to 54 F
Jul Temp 62 to 82 F
Oct Temp 40 to 58 F
Annual Precip 31.5 inches
Station MONTELLO
Distance 22.6 miles
Jan Temp 4 to 25 F
Apr Temp 34 to 57 F
Jul Temp 59 to 83 F
Oct Temp 36 to 60 F
Annual Precip 34 inches
Station WAUPACA
Distance 27.1 miles
Jan Temp 6 to 24 F
Apr Temp 34 to 55 F
Jul Temp 59 to 81 F
Oct Temp 38 to 58 F
Annual Precip 33.6 inches

Neighborhood and Nearby Area Names

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

Auroraville (54923)

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

Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Population Median Family Income
Green Lake 955 $57,917
Lohrville 390 $49,583
Omro 3,543 $60,741
Princeton 1,191 $61,042
Redgranite 2,110 $48,672
Ripon 7,690 $63,118

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

Berlin Hospitals

BERLIN MEMORIAL HOSPITAL
(Voluntary non-profit - Other)
225 MEMORIAL DRIVE
(920) 361-1313
Emergency Service: Yes

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Berlin High Schools

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222 MEMORIAL DR
920-361-2000
Serves 586 students.
Student/teacher ratio: 13.3

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