Berks County (East) PUMA, PA

Public Use Microdata Area (PUMA)

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2020 Population
150,393
0.328% 1-year growth
US Senator
Bob Casey Jr.
Democratic Party
US Senator
Pat Toomey
Republican Party
2020 Median Age
42.7
1.61% 1-year decrease
2020 Poverty Rate
6.39%
8.35% 1-year increase
2020 Median Household Income
$76,934
2.84% 1-year growth
2020 Median Property Value
$208,500
6.16% 1-year growth
2020 Employed Population
75,092
0.284% 1-year growth

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In 2020, Berks County (East) PUMA, PA had a population of 150k people with a median age of 42.7 and a median household income of $76,934. Between 2019 and 2020 the population of Berks County (East) PUMA, PA grew from 149,902 to 150,393, a 0.328% increase and its median household income grew from $74,809 to $76,934, a 2.84% increase.

The 5 largest ethnic groups in Berks County (East) PUMA, PA are White (Non-Hispanic) (88.2%), White (Hispanic) (3.4%), Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) (2.11%), Two+ (Non-Hispanic) (1.72%), and Two+ (Hispanic) (1.5%).

6.36% of the households in Berks County (East) PUMA, PA reported speaking a non-English language at home as their primary shared language. This does not consider the potential multi-lingual nature of households, but only the primary self-reported language spoken by all members of the household.

99.1% of the residents in Berks County (East) PUMA, PA are U.S. citizens.

The largest universities in Berks County (East) PUMA, PA are Kutztown University of Pennsylvania (1,817 degrees awarded in 2020).

In 2020, the median property value in Berks County (East) PUMA, PA was $208,500, and the homeownership rate was 79.5%. Most people in Berks County (East) PUMA, PA drove alone to work, and the average commute time was 26.8 minutes. The average car ownership in Berks County (East) PUMA, PA was 2 cars per household.

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Diversity

Berks County (East) PUMA, PA is home to a population of 150k people, from which 99.1% are citizens. As of 2020, 2.78% of Berks County (East) PUMA, PA residents were born outside of the country (4.18k people).

In 2020, there were 25.9 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (133k people) in Berks County (East) PUMA, PA than any other race or ethnicity. There were 5.12k White (Hispanic) and 3.18k Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

The most common non-English languages spoken as the primary langauge in households in Berks County (East) PUMA, PA are Spanish (4,238 households), Yiddish, Pennsylvania Dutch or Other West Germanic Languages (1,539 households), and German (692 households).

Race and Ethnicity

Race and Ethnicity

The 3 largest ethnic groups in Berks County (East) PUMA, PA
  1. White (Non-Hispanic)
    133k ± 1.89k
  2. White (Hispanic)
    5.12k ± 968
  3. Black or African American (Non-Hispanic)
    3.18k ± 650
6%
Hispanic Population
9.03k people

In 2020, there were 25.9 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (133k people) in Berks County (East) PUMA, PA than any other race or ethnicity. There were 5.12k White (Hispanic) and 3.18k Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

6% of the people in Berks County (East) PUMA, PA are hispanic (9.03k people).

The following chart shows the 7 races represented in Berks County (East) PUMA, PA as a share of the total population.

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Non-English Households

Most Common Non-English Languages
  1. Spanish
    4,238 households (2.96%)
  2. Yiddish, Pennsylvania Dutch or Other West Germanic Languages
    1,539 households (1.08%)
  3. German
    692 households (0.484%)

6.36% of the households in Berks County (East) PUMA, PA reported speaking a non-English language at home as their primary shared language, which is lower than the national average of 21.5%. This does not consider the potential multi-lingual nature of households, but only the primary self-reported language spoken by all members of the household.

In 2020, the most common non-English language spoken in households in Berks County (East) PUMA, PA was Spanish. 2.96% of the households in Berks County (East) PUMA, PA reported speaking Spanish at home as the primary shared language between all members living in the household.

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Heritage

Foreign-Born Population

2.78%
2020 Foreign-Born Population
4.18k people
2.78%
2019 Foreign-Born Population
4.16k people

As of 2020, 2.78% of Berks County (East) PUMA, PA residents (4.18k people) were born outside of the United States, which is lower than the national average of 13.5%. In 2019, the percentage of foreign-born citizens in Berks County (East) PUMA, PA was 2.78%, meaning that the rate has been increasing.

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Age by Nativity

43
Median Native-Born Age
± 0.7
45
Median Foreign-Born Age
± 3

In 2020, the median age of all people in Berks County (East) PUMA, PA was 42.7. Native-born citizens, with a median age of 43, were generally younger than foreign-born citizens, with a median age of 45. But people in Berks County (East) PUMA, PA are getting getting younger. In 2019, the average age of all Berks County (East) PUMA, PA residents was 43.

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Global Diversity

Most Common Origin
  1. Dominican Republic
    426 ± 506 people
  2. Canada
    396 ± 488 people
  3. India
    347 ± 457 people

In 2020, the most common birthplace for the foreign-born residents of Berks County (East) PUMA, PA was Dominican Republic, the natal country of 426 Berks County (East) PUMA, PA residents, followed by Canada with 396 and India with 347.

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Citizenship

99.1%
2020 Citizenship
99.2%
2019 Citizenship

As of 2020, 99.1% of Berks County (East) PUMA, PA residents were US citizens, which is higher than the national average of 93.4%. In 2019, the percentage of US citizens in Berks County (East) PUMA, PA was 99.2%, meaning that the rate of citizenship has been decreasing.

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Military

Veterans

Most Common Service Period
  1. Vietnam
    3,589 ± 348
  2. Gulf War (2001-)
    987 ± 221
  3. Gulf War (1990s)
    805 ± 249

Berks County (East) PUMA, PA has a large population of military personnel who served in Vietnam, 3.64 times greater than any other conflict.

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COVID-19

Daily New Cases by Date

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Unemployment Insurance Claims

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This chart shows weekly unemployment insurance claims in Pennsylvania (not-seasonally adjusted) compared with the four states with the most similar impact.

The most recent data point uses Advance State Claims data, which can be revised in subsequent weeks.

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Employment by Industry Sector

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8.45%
Year-over-year growth
Employment change between May 2020 and May 2021

As of May 2021, there are 145M people employed in Pennsylvania. This represents a 8.45% increase in employment when compared to May 2020.

The following chart shows monthly employment numbers for each industry sector in Pennsylvania.

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Community Mobility

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Economy

Median household income in Berks County (East) PUMA, PA is $76,934. In 2020, the PUMA with the highest Median Household Income in Berks County (East) PUMA, PA was Broomall & Ardmore (West) PUMA, PA with a value of $110,502, followed by King of Prussia & Ardmore (East) PUMA, PA and Phoenixville Borough PUMA, PA, with respective values of $110,225 and $109,598.

Males in Berks County (East) PUMA, PA have an average income that is 1.29 times higher than the average income of females, which is $53,317. The income inequality in Berks County (East) PUMA, PA (measured using the Gini index) is 0.421, which is lower than than the national average.

The economy of Berks County (East) PUMA, PA employs 75.1k people. The largest industries in Berks County (East) PUMA, PA are Elementary & secondary schools (5,275 people), Construction (3,866 people), and Restaurants & Food Services (3,604 people), and the highest paying industries are National security & international affairs ($130,380), Motor vehicle & motor vehicle parts & supplies merchant wholesalers ($122,762), and Independent artists, writers, and performers ($119,172).

Wages

Median Household Income

$76,934
2020 value
± $1,946
2.84%
1 Year Growth
± 3.87%

Households in Berks County (East) PUMA, PA have a median annual income of $76,934, which is more than the median annual income of $64,994 across the entire United States. This is in comparison to a median income of $74,809 in 2019, which represents a 2.84% annual growth.

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Wage by Sex in Common Jobs

$68,628
Average Male Salary in Berks County (East) PUMA, PA
± $7,151
$53,317
Average Female Salary in Berks County (East) PUMA, PA
± $6,082

In 2020, full-time male employees in Berks County (East) PUMA, PA made 1.29 times more than female employees.

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Wage by Race and Ethnicity in Common Jobs

Highest Average Salaries by Race & Ethnicity in Berks County (East) PUMA, PA
  1. Asian
    $75,569 ± $68,230
  2. White
    $52,752 ± $4,462
  3. Black
    $47,116 ± $20,510

In 2020 the highest paid race/ethnicity of Berks County (East) PUMA, PA workers was Asian. These workers were paid 1.43 times more than White workers, who made the second highest salary of any race/ethnicity in Berks County (East) PUMA, PA.

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Wage Distribution

0.421
2020 Wage GINI in Berks County (East) PUMA, PA
0.423
2019 Wage GINI in Berks County (East) PUMA, PA

In 2020, the income inequality in Berks County (East) PUMA, PA was 0.421 according to the GINI calculation of the wage distribution. Income inequality had a 0.431% decline from 2019 to 2020, which means that wage distribution grew somewhat more even. The GINI for Berks County (East) PUMA, PA was lower than than the national average of 0.478. In other words, wages are distributed more evenly in Berks County (East) PUMA, PA in comparison to the national average.

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Income by Location

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In 2020, the PUMA with the highest Median Household Income (Total) in Berks County (East) PUMA, PA was Broomall & Ardmore (West) PUMA, PA with a value of $110,502, followed by King of Prussia & Ardmore (East) PUMA, PA and Phoenixville Borough PUMA, PA, with respective values of $110,225 and $109,598.

The following map shows all of the PUMAs in Berks County (East) PUMA, PA colored by their Median Household Income (Total).

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Poverty by Age and Sex

Females 35 - 44
Largest Demographic Living in Poverty

6.39% of the population for whom poverty status is determined in Berks County (East) PUMA, PA (9.25k out of 145k people) live below the poverty line, a number that is lower than the national average of 12.8%. The largest demographic living in poverty are Females 35 - 44, followed by Males 6 - 11 and then Males 18 - 24.

The Census Bureau uses a set of money income thresholds that vary by family size and composition to determine who classifies as impoverished. If a family's total income is less than the family's threshold than that family and every individual in it is considered to be living in poverty.

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Poverty by Race and Ethnicity

Largest Race or Ethnicity Living in Poverty
  1. White
    7,918 ± 748
  2. Hispanic
    1,469 ± 520
  3. Two Or More
    705 ± 461

The most common racial or ethnic group living below the poverty line in Berks County (East) PUMA, PA is White, followed by Hispanic and Two Or More.

The Census Bureau uses a set of money income thresholds that vary by family size and composition to determine who classifies as impoverished. If a family's total income is less than the family's threshold than that family and every individual in it is considered to be living in poverty.

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Occupations

Employment by Occupations

75.1k
2020 Value
0.284%
1 Year growth
± 0.284%

From 2019 to 2020, employment in Berks County (East) PUMA, PA grew at a rate of 0.284%, from 74.9k employees to 75.1k employees.

The most common job groups, by number of people living in Berks County (East) PUMA, PA, are Firstline supervisors of retail sales workers (2,104 people), Secretaries and administrative assistants, except legal, medical, and executive (1,880 people), and Laborers & freight, stock, & material movers, hand (1,841 people). This chart illustrates the share breakdown of the primary jobs held by residents of Berks County (East) PUMA, PA.

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Most Common

The most common jobs held by residents of Berks County (East) PUMA, PA, by number of employees, are Firstline supervisors of retail sales workers (2,104 people), Secretaries and administrative assistants, except legal, medical, and executive (1,880 people), and Laborers & freight, stock, & material movers, hand (1,841 people).

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Most Specialized

Compared to other PUMAs, Berks County (East) PUMA, PA has an unusually high number of residents working as Forming machine setters, operators, and tenders, metal and plastic (10.5 times higher than expected), Printing press operators (7.78 times), and Mail clerks & mail machine operators, except postal service (4.74 times).

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Highest Paid

The highest paid jobs held by residents of Berks County (East) PUMA, PA, by average salary, are Physicians ($165,228), Pharmacists ($150,530), and Financial managers ($146,465).

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Industries

Employment by Industries

75.1k
2020 Value
0.284%
1 Year growth
± 0.284%

From 2019 to 2020, employment in Berks County (East) PUMA, PA grew at a rate of 0.284%, from 74.9k employees to 75.1k employees.

The most common employment sectors for those who live in Berks County (East) PUMA, PA, are Elementary & secondary schools (5,275 people), Construction (3,866 people), and Restaurants & Food Services (3,604 people). This chart shows the share breakdown of the primary industries for residents of Berks County (East) PUMA, PA, though some of these residents may live in Berks County (East) PUMA, PA and work somewhere else. Census data is tagged to a residential address, not a work address.

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Most Common

The most common industries in Berks County (East) PUMA, PA, by number of employees, are Elementary & secondary schools (5,275 people), Construction (3,866 people), and Restaurants & Food Services (3,604 people).

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Most Specialized

Compared to other PUMAs, Berks County (East) PUMA, PA has an unusually high number of Electric lighting & electrical equipment manufacturing, & other electrical component manufacturing, n.e.c. (15.1 times higher than expected), Nonferrous metal (except aluminum) production & processing (11.9 times), and Sugar & confectionery products (7.58 times) industries.

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Highest Paying

The highest paying industries in Berks County (East) PUMA, PA, by average salary, are National security & international affairs ($130,380), Motor vehicle & motor vehicle parts & supplies merchant wholesalers ($122,762), and Independent artists, writers, and performers ($119,172).

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Domestic Trade

Domestic Production & Consumption

Domestic production and consumption consists of products and services shipped from Pennsylvania to other states, or from other states to Pennsylvania.
Top Domestic Production in Dollars
  1. $110B
  2. $74.2B
  3. $44.2B

In 2020, the top outbound Pennsylvania product (by dollars) was Pharmaceuticals with $110B, followed by Mixed freight ($74.2B) and Electronics ($44.2B).

The following chart shows the share of these products in relation to all outbound Pennsylvania products.

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Domestic Trade Growth

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$734B
2020 Value in Pennsylvania
$1.46T
Projected 2050 Value in Pennsylvania
99.3% growth

In 2020, total outbound Pennsylvania trade was $734B. This is expected to increase 99.3% to $1.46T by 2050.

The following chart shows how the domestic outbound Pennsylvania trade is projected to change in comparison to its neighboring states.

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Interstate Trade

Interstate trade consists of products and services shipped from Pennsylvania to other states, or from other states to Pennsylvania.
Most Common Trade Partners
  1. $73.5B
  2. $71.1B
  3. $36.8B

In 2020, the top outbound Pennsylvania domestic partner for goods and services (by dollars) was New Jersey with $73.5B, followed by New York with $71.1B and Ohio and $36.8B.

The following map shows the amount of trade that Pennsylvania shares with each state (excluding itself).

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Civics

In the 2020 presidential election, the popular vote in Pennsylvania went to Joseph R Biden Jr. with 50% of the vote. The runner-up was Donald J. Trump (48.8%), followed by Jo Jorgensen (1.15%). The most partisan county was Fulton County, PA with 85.5% of the vote going to Donald J. Trump running for the Republican Party.

Bob Casey Jr. and Pat Toomey are the senators currently representing the state of Pennsylvania. In the United States, senators are elected to 6-year terms with the terms for individual senators staggered.

Pennsylvania is currently represented by 18 members in the U.S. house, and members of the House of Representives are elected to 2-year terms.

Presidential Popular Vote by County

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Joseph R Biden Jr.
Popular Vote for Pennsylvania
50% for the Democratic Party
Most Partisan Counties in Pennsylvania
  1. 85.5% for Donald J. Trump (Republican Party)
  2. 83.5% for Donald J. Trump (Republican Party)
  3. 81.4% for Joseph R Biden Jr. (Democratic Party)

In the 2020 presidential election, the most partisan county in Pennsylvania was Fulton County, PA with 85.5% of the vote going to Donald J. Trump running for the Republican Party.

The following map shows the counties in Pennsylvania colored by their party leaning.

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US Senators from Pennsylvania

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Bob Casey Jr.
Senator from Pennsylvania1
Assumed office on January 3, 2007
Pat Toomey
Senator from Pennsylvania3
Assumed office on January 3, 2011

Bob Casey Jr. and Pat Toomey are the senators currently representing Pennsylvania.

In the United States, senators are elected to 6-year terms with the terms for individual senators staggered.

The following chart shows elected senators in Pennsylvania over time, excluding special elections, colored by their political party.

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US Representatives from Pennsylvania

Pennsylvania is currently represented by 18 members in the U.S. house.

Members of the House of Representives are elected to 2-year terms, and the following chart shows the how the members for Pennsylvania have changed over time starting in 2008.

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Education

In 2020, universities in Berks County (East) PUMA, PA awarded 1,817 degrees. The student population of Berks County (East) PUMA, PA is skewed towards women, with 3,250 male students and 4,640 female students.

Most students graduating from Universities in Berks County (East) PUMA, PA are White (1,429 and 79.5%), followed by Hispanic or Latino (139 and 7.74%), Black or African American (106 and 5.9%), and Unknown (51 and 2.84%).

The largest universities in Berks County (East) PUMA, PA by number of degrees awarded are Kutztown University of Pennsylvania (1,817 and 100%).

The most popular majors in Berks County (East) PUMA, PA are General Business Administration & Management (279 and 15.4%), General Special Education & Teaching (111 and 6.11%), and Social Work (110 and 6.05%).

The median tuition cost in Berks County (East) PUMA, PA for a public four year colleges is $7,716 for in-state students and $11,574 for out-of-state students.

Concentrations

Most Common
  1. 266 degree-majorss awarded
  2. 111 degree-majorss awarded
  3. 109 degree-majorss awarded

In 2020, the most common concentation for Bachelors Degree recipients in Berks County (East) PUMA, PA was General Business Administration & Management with 266 degrees awarded.

This visualization illustrates the percentage of students graduating with a Bachelors Degree from schools in Berks County (East) PUMA, PA according to their major.

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Universities

Largest Universities by degrees awarded
1,817 degrees awarded
$7,716
Median In-State Public

In 2020, the Berks County (East) PUMA, PA institution with the largest number of graduating students was Kutztown University of Pennsylvania with 1,817 degrees awarded.

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Student Sex for Common Institutions

682
Degrees Awarded to Men
1,135
Degrees Awarded to Women

In 2020, 682 men were awarded degrees from institutions in Berks County (East) PUMA, PA, which is 0.601 times less than the 1,135 female students who received degrees in the same year.

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Student Race and Ethnicity

Most Common Student Race or Ethnicity
  1. White
    1,429 degrees awarded
  2. Hispanic or Latino
    139 degrees awarded
  3. Black or African American
    106 degrees awarded

In 2020 the most common race/ethnicity group awarded degrees at institutions in Berks County (East) PUMA, PA was White students. These 1,429 degrees mean that there were 10.3 times more degrees awarded to White students then the next closest race/ethnicity group, Hispanic or Latino, with 139 degrees awarded.

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Housing & Living

The median property value in Berks County (East) PUMA, PA was $208,500 in 2020, which is 0.907 times smaller than the national average of $229,800. Between 2019 and 2020 the median property value increased from $196,400 to $208,500, a 6.16% increase. The homeownership rate in Berks County (East) PUMA, PA is 79.5%, which is higher than the national average of 64.4%. People in Berks County (East) PUMA, PA have an average commute time of 26.8 minutes, and they drove alone to work. Car ownership in Berks County (East) PUMA, PA is approximately the same as the national average, with an average of 2 cars per household.

Housing

Property Value

$208,500
2020 Median
± $3,723
$196,400
2019 Median
± $2,475

In 2020, the median property value in Berks County (East) PUMA, PA grew to to $208,500 from the previous year's value of $196,400.

The following charts display, first, the property values in Berks County (East) PUMA, PA compared to it's parent and neighbor geographies and, second, owner-occupied housing units distributed between a series of property value buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. In Berks County (East) PUMA, PA the largest share of households have a property value in the $200k - $250k range.

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Household Income

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$76,934
Median Household Income
± $1,946
57.2k
Number of Households
± 1,767

In 2020, the median household income of the 57.2k households in Berks County (East) PUMA, PA grew to $76,934 from the previous year's value of $74,809.

The following chart displays the households in Berks County (East) PUMA, PA distributed between a series of income buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. The largest share of households have an income in the $75k - $100k range.

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Property Taxes

$3k+
Average Range

This chart shows the households in Berks County (East) PUMA, PA distributed between a series of property tax buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. In Berks County (East) PUMA, PA the largest share of households pay taxes in the $3k+ range.

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Rent vs Own

79.5%
2020 Homeownership
81.1%
2019 Homeownership

In 2020, 79.5% of the housing units in Berks County (East) PUMA, PA were occupied by their owner. This percentage declined from the previous year's rate of 81.1%.

This percentage of owner-occupation is higher than the national average of 64.4%. This chart shows the ownership percentage in Berks County (East) PUMA, PA compared it's parent and neighboring geographies.

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Commute Time

26.8 minutes
Average Travel Time

Using averages, employees in Berks County (East) PUMA, PA have a shorter commute time (26.8 minutes) than the normal US worker (26.9 minutes). Additionally, 3.27% of the workforce in Berks County (East) PUMA, PA have "super commutes" in excess of 90 minutes.

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Commuter Transportation

Most Common Commute in 2020
  1. Drove Alone (82.6%)
  2. Worked At Home (7.03%)
  3. Carpooled (6.11%)

In 2020, 82.6% of workers in Berks County (East) PUMA, PA drove alone to work, followed by those who worked at home (7.03%) and those who carpooled to work (6.11%).

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Transportation

Car Ownership

2 cars
Average Number

The following chart displays the households in Berks County (East) PUMA, PA distributed between a series of car ownership buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. The largest share of households in Berks County (East) PUMA, PA have 2 cars, followed by false.

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Health

95% of the population of Berks County (East) PUMA, PA has health coverage, with 57% on employee plans, 9.59% on Medicaid, 15% on Medicare, 12.7% on non-group plans, and 0.806% on military or VA plans.

Per capita personal health care spending in Pennsylvania was $9,258 in 2014. This is a 4.29% increase from the previous year ($8,877).

Primary care physicians in Pennsylvania see 1235 patients per year on average, which represents a 0.162% decrease from the previous year (1237 patients). Compare this to dentists who see 1408 patients per year, and mental health providers who see 454 patients per year.

Comparing across all counties in the state, Huntingdon County has the highest prevalence of diabetes (20.6%). Additionally, Armstrong County has the highest prevalence of adult obesity (44%)

Patient to Clinician Ratios

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1,235 to 1
Patient to Primary Care Physician Ratio in Pennsylvania

Primary care physicians in Pennsylvania see an average of 1,235 patients per year. This represents a 0.162% decrease from the previous year (1,237 patients).

The following chart shows how the number of patients seen by primary care physicians has been changing over time in Pennsylvania in comparison to its neighboring geographies.

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Behavioral Health Conditions

Data only available at the state level.
State with the Highest Prevalence
  1. 8.26% of the population affected
  2. 8.13% of the population affected
  3. 7.98% of the population affected

In 2016, West Virginia had the highest prevalence of adults with major depressive episode, with 8.26% of the population affected. The second highest is Arkansas (8.13%), followed by New Hampshire (7.98%).

The following map shows the percent of individuals with major depressive episode by state over multiple years.

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Access and Quality

Data only available at state level.
Most prevalent states
  1. 19.2% of adults
  2. 17.9% of adults
  3. 17.6% of adults

In 2016, Mississippi had the highest prevalence of adults who haven't seen a doctor in the past 12 months due to cost, at 19.2%. It is followed by Texas (17.9%) and Louisiana (17.6%).

The following map shows the prevalence of adults who haven't seen a doctor in the past 12 months due to cost by state over multiple years.

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Health Care Spending

Data is only available at the state level. Showing data for Pennsylvania.
$9,258
Total Per Capita Spending on Personal Health Care in Pennsylvania
$4,634
Per Enrollee Private Health Insurance Spending on Personal Health Care
$9,407
Per Enrollee Medicaid Spending on Personal Health Care
$11,243
Per Enrollee Medicare Spending on Personal Health Care

Between 2013 and 2014, all personal health care spending per capita in Pennsylvania (including private, Medicare, and Medicaid) grew 4.29%, from $8,877 to $9,258.

The following chart shows how this spending changed over time in comparison to Medicaid, Medicare, and private insurance spending, per enrollee.

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Health Care Coverage

4.95%
Uninsured
57%
Employer Coverage
9.59%
Medicaid
15%
Medicare
12.7%
Non-Group
0.806%
Military or VA

Between 2019 and 2020, the percent of uninsured citizens in Berks County (East) PUMA, PA grew by 3.12% from 4.8% to 4.95%.

The following chart shows how the percent of uninsured individuals in Berks County (East) PUMA, PA changed over time compared with the percent of individuals enrolled in various types of health insurance.

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Health Risks

Data available at the county level.
Most at risk counties
  1. 20.6% prevalence
  2. 19.3% prevalence
  3. 19.3% prevalence

Huntingdon County has the highest prevalence of diabetes in Pennsylvania, at 20.6%.

The following map shows the prevalence of diabetes in Pennsylvania by county over multiple years.

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