In 2018, Berks County, PA had a population of 420k people with a median age of 40.2 and a median household income of $62,564. Between 2017 and 2018 the population of Berks County, PA grew from 417,854 to 420,152, a 0.55% increase and its median household income grew from $61,058 to $62,564, a 2.47% increase.
The 5 largest ethnic groups in Berks County, PA are White (Non-Hispanic) (70.8%), White (Hispanic) (12.3%), Other (Hispanic) (7.01%), Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) (4.18%), and Two+ (Hispanic) (1.73%). 0% of the households in Berks County, PA speak a non-English language at home as their primary language, and 96.2% of the residents in Berks County, PA are U.S. citizens.
The largest universities in Berks County, PA are Kutztown University of Pennsylvania (1,921 degrees awarded in 2019), Alvernia University (764 degrees), and Reading Area Community College (506 degrees).
In 2018, the median property value in Berks County, PA was $186,000, and the homeownership rate was 71.3%. Most people in Berks County, PA drove alone to work, and the average commute time was 24.2 minutes. The average car ownership in Berks County, PA was 2 cars per household.