Berks County, PA has a population of 414,812 people with a median age of 40.1 and a median household income of $59,286. Between 2015 and 2016 the population of Berks County, PA declined from 415,271 to 414,812, a 0.11% decrease and its median household income grew from $56,122 to $59,286, a 5.64% increase.
The population of Berks County, PA is 72.6% White, 20% Hispanic, and 3.82% Black. 19.9% of the people in Berks County, PA speak a non-English language, and 96.4% are U.S. citizens.
The largest universities in Berks County, PA are Kutztown University of Pennsylvania, with 2,198 graduates, Alvernia University, with 687 graduates, and Albright College, with 522 graduates.
The median property value in Berks County, PA is $174,800, and the homeownership rate is 71.2%. Most people in Berks County, PA commute by Drove Alone, and the average commute time is 24.4 minutes. The average car ownership in Berks County, PA is 2 cars per household.
Berks County, PA is the 9th most populated county in Pennsylvania and borders Chester County, PA; Lancaster County, PA; Lebanon County, PA; Lehigh County, PA; Montgomery County, PA; and Schuylkill County, PA& 1 more.