Berlin, MD

Census Place

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2020 Population
4,740
1.78% 1-year growth
US Senator
Ben Cardin
Democratic Party
US Senator
Chris Van Hollen
Democratic Party
2020 Median Age
39.8
5.91% 1-year decrease
2020 Poverty Rate
7.6%
3.16% 1-year increase
2020 Median Household Income
$60,301
2.09% 1-year decline
2020 Median Property Value
$248,600
1.62% 1-year decline

About

In 2020, Berlin, MD had a population of 4.74k people with a median age of 39.8 and a median household income of $60,301. Between 2019 and 2020 the population of Berlin, MD grew from 4,657 to 4,740, a 1.78% increase and its median household income declined from $61,591 to $60,301, a −2.09% decrease.

The 5 largest ethnic groups in Berlin, MD are White (Non-Hispanic) (78.6%), Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) (15.7%), Two+ (Hispanic) (1.98%), White (Hispanic) (1.67%), and Two+ (Non-Hispanic) (1.2%).

None of the households in Berlin, MD 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.

98.2% of the residents in Berlin, MD are U.S. citizens.

In 2020, the median property value in Berlin, MD was $248,600, and the homeownership rate was 58%.

Most people in Berlin, MD drove alone to work, and the average commute time was 21.5 minutes. The average car ownership in Berlin, MD was 2 cars per household.

geosearchPopulation & Diversity

Berlin, MD is home to a population of 4.74k people, from which 98.2% are citizens. As of 2020, 2.45% of Berlin, MD residents were born outside of the country (116 people).

In 2020, there were 5 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (3.73k people) in Berlin, MD than any other race or ethnicity. There were 745 Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) and 94 Two+ (Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

Citizenship

98.2%
2020 Citizenship
99.3%
2019 Citizenship

As of 2020, 98.2% of Berlin, MD residents were US citizens, which is higher than the national average of 93.4%. In 2019, the percentage of US citizens in Berlin, MD was 99.3%, meaning that the rate of citizenship has been decreasing.

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Race and Ethnicity

The 3 largest ethnic groups in Berlin, MD
  1. White (Non-Hispanic)
    3.73k ± 258
  2. Black or African American (Non-Hispanic)
    745 ± 217
  3. Two+ (Hispanic)
    94 ± 94.6
3.71%
Hispanic Population
176 people

In 2020, there were 5 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (3.73k people) in Berlin, MD than any other race or ethnicity. There were 745 Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) and 94 Two+ (Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

3.71% of the people in Berlin, MD are hispanic (176 people).

The following chart shows the 7 races represented in Berlin, MD as a share of the total population.

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Foreign-Born Population

2.45%
2020 Foreign-Born Population
116 people
2.62%
2019 Foreign-Born Population
122 people

As of 2020, 2.45% of Berlin, MD residents (116 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 Berlin, MD was 2.62%, meaning that the rate has been decreasing.

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Veterans

Most Common Service Period
  1. Vietnam
    123 ± 113
  2. World War II
    26 ± 41
  3. Gulf War (2001-)
    21 ± 29

Berlin, MD has a large population of military personnel who served in Vietnam, 4.73 times greater than any other conflict.

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The economy of Berlin, MD employs 2.18k people. The largest industries in Berlin, MD are Health Care & Social Assistance (449 people), Accommodation & Food Services (447 people), and Educational Services (223 people), and the highest paying industries are Professional, Scientific, & Technical Services ($71,042), Utilities ($57,188), and Educational Services ($53,583).

Occupations

2.18k
2020 Value
± 337
−5.39%
1 Year decline
± 22.2%

From 2019 to 2020, employment in Berlin, MD declined at a rate of −5.39%, from 2.3k employees to 2.18k employees.

The most common job groups, by number of people living in Berlin, MD, are Food Preparation & Serving Related Occupations (298 people), Management Occupations (292 people), and Office & Administrative Support Occupations (225 people). This chart illustrates the share breakdown of the primary jobs held by residents of Berlin, MD.

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Unemployment Insurance Claims

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

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Employment by Industries

2.18k
2020 Value
± 337
−5.39%
1 Year decline
± 22.2%

From 2019 to 2020, employment in Berlin, MD declined at a rate of −5.39%, from 2.3k employees to 2.18k employees.

The most common employment sectors for those who live in Berlin, MD, are Health Care & Social Assistance (449 people), Accommodation & Food Services (447 people), and Educational Services (223 people). This chart shows the share breakdown of the primary industries for residents of Berlin, MD, though some of these residents may live in Berlin, MD and work somewhere else. Census data is tagged to a residential address, not a work address.

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Median Earnings by Industry

$41,552
Median earning men ± $5,302
$32,197
Median earning women ± $22,566

The industries with the best median earnings for men in 2020 are Manufacturing ($93,167), Finance & Insurance, & Real Estate & Rental & Leasing ($61,406), and Educational Services, & Health Care & Social Assistance ($56,042).

The industries with the best median earnings for women in 2020 are Public Administration ($103,125), Construction ($50,865), and Educational Services, & Health Care & Social Assistance ($45,625).

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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 Maryland. 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 Maryland.

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Domestic Production & Consumption

Domestic production and consumption consists of products and services shipped from Maryland to other states, or from other states to Maryland.
Top Domestic Production in Dollars
  1. $29.2B
  2. $23.2B
  3. $20.6B

In 2020, the top outbound Maryland product (by dollars) was Motorized vehicles with $29.2B, followed by Mixed freight ($23.2B) and Electronics ($20.6B).

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

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Domestic Trade Growth

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$217B
2020 Value in Maryland
$445B
Projected 2050 Value in Maryland
105% growth

In 2020, total outbound Maryland trade was $217B. This is expected to increase 105% to $445B by 2050.

The following chart shows how the domestic outbound Maryland 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 Maryland to other states, or from other states to Maryland.
Most Common Trade Partners
  1. $21.2B
  2. $18.1B
  3. $10.1B

In 2020, the top outbound Maryland domestic partner for goods and services (by dollars) was Virginia with $21.2B, followed by Pennsylvania with $18.1B and New York and $10.1B.

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

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Ben Cardin and Chris Van Hollen are the senators currently representing the state of Maryland. In the United States, senators are elected to 6-year terms with the terms for individual senators staggered.

Maryland is currently represented by 8 members in the U.S. house, and members of the House of Representives are elected to 2-year terms.

US Senators from Maryland

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Ben Cardin
Senator from Maryland1
Assumed office on January 3, 2007
Chris Van Hollen
Senator from Maryland3
Assumed office on January 3, 2017

Ben Cardin and Chris Van Hollen are the senators currently representing Maryland.

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 Maryland over time, excluding special elections, colored by their political party.

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US Representatives from Maryland

Maryland is currently represented by 8 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 Maryland have changed over time starting in 2008.

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Awarded Degrees over Time

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Educational Pyramid

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In 2020, 0.977% of men over 25 years of age had not completed any academic degree (no schooling), while 0.892% of women were in the same situation.

This visualization shows the gender distribution of the population according to the academic level reached.

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Educational Attainment

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Race

The most common educational levels obtained by the working population in 2020 were High School or Equivalent (1.18M), Bachelors Degree (982k), and Some college (980k).

This visualization illustrates the percentage distribution of the population according to the highest educational level reached. You can filter the data by race by using the selector above.

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The median property value in Berlin, MD was $248,600 in 2020, which is 1.08 times larger than the national average of $229,800. Between 2019 and 2020 the median property value increased from $252,700 to $248,600, a 1.62% decrease. The homeownership rate in Berlin, MD is 58%, which is approximately the same as the national average of 64.4%.

People in Berlin, MD have an average commute time of 21.5 minutes, and they drove alone to work. Car ownership in Berlin, MD is approximately the same as the national average, with an average of 2 cars per household.

Median household income in Berlin, MD is $60,301. In 2020, the place with the highest median household income in Berlin, MD was Census Tract 9508 with a value of $73,254, followed by Census Tract 9509 and Census Tract 9510, with respective values of $63,278 and $50,636.

Property

$248,600
Median Property Value 2020
±$21,417
$1,025
Median Property Taxes
±$231

The following chart display owner-occupied housing units distributed between a series of property tax buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. In Berlin, MD the largest share of households pay taxes in the $3k+ range.

The chart underneath the paragraph shows the property taxes in Berlin, MD compared to it's parent and neighbor geographies.

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Rent vs Own

58%
Homeownership
2020
66.8%
Homeowners with Mortgage
2020

In 2020, 58% of the housing units in Berlin, MD were occupied by their owner. This percentage grew from the previous year's rate of 56.4%.

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Income by Location

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Highest Median Household Income (Total)
  1. Census Tract 9508
  2. Census Tract 9509
  3. Census Tract 9510

In 2020, the place with the highest Median Household Income (Total) in Berlin, MD was Census Tract 9508 with a value of $73,254, followed by Census Tract 9509 and Census Tract 9510, with respective values of $63,278 and $50,636.

The following map shows all of the places in Berlin, MD colored by their Median Household Income (Total).

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Household Income

Please note that the buckets used in this visualization were not evenly distributed by ACS when publishing the data.
$60,301
Median Household Income
± $15,323
1.77k
Number of Households
± 298

In 2020, the median household income of the 1.77k households in Berlin, MD declined from $60,301 from the previous year's value of $61,591.

The following chart displays the households in Berlin, MD 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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Wage Distribution

The closest comparable wage GINI for Berlin, MD is from Maryland.
0.457
2020 Wage GINI in Maryland
0.461
2019 Wage GINI in Maryland

In 2020, the income inequality in Maryland was 0.457 according to the GINI calculation of the wage distribution. Income inequality had a 0.855% decline from 2019 to 2020, which means that wage distribution grew somewhat more even. The GINI for Maryland was lower than than the national average of 0.478. In other words, wages are distributed more evenly in Maryland in comparison to the national average.

This chart shows the number of workers in Maryland across various wage buckets compared to the national average.

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Commuter Transportation

Most Common Commute in 2020
  1. Drove Alone (76.8%)
  2. Carpooled (11.6%)
  3. Worked At Home (7.31%)

In 2020, 76.8% of workers in Berlin, MD drove alone to work, followed by those who carpooled to work (11.6%) and those who worked at home (7.31%).

The following chart shows the number of households using each mode of transportation over time, using a logarithmic scale on the y-axis to help better show variations in the smaller means of commuting.

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Commute Time

21.5 minutes
Average Travel Time

Using averages, employees in Berlin, MD have a shorter commute time (21.5 minutes) than the normal US worker (26.9 minutes). Additionally, 1.89% of the workforce in Berlin, MD have "super commutes" in excess of 90 minutes.

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Car Ownership

2 cars
Average Number

The following chart displays the households in Berlin, MD distributed between a series of car ownership buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. The largest share of households in Berlin, MD have 2 cars.

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Poverty & Diversity

7.6% of the population for whom poverty status is determined in Berlin, MD (348 out of 4.58k 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 Females 6 - 11 and then Females 45 - 54.

The most common racial or ethnic group living below the poverty line in Berlin, MD is Black, followed by White 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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93.7% of the population of Berlin, MD has health coverage, with 38.9% on employee plans, 28% on Medicaid, 12.9% on Medicare, 13.8% on non-group plans, and 0% on military or VA plans.

Per capita personal health care spending in Maryland was $8,602 in 2014. This is a 4.27% increase from the previous year ($8,250).

Primary care physicians in Worcester County, MD see 1178 patients per year on average, which represents a 2.52% increase from the previous year (1149 patients). Compare this to dentists who see 1743 patients per year, and mental health providers who see 402 patients per year.

Daily New Cases by Date

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This chart shows the number of COVID-19 daily new cases by date in Maryland, as a 7-day rolling average, compared with the four states with the most similar number of confirmed cases.

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Patient to Clinician Ratios

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1,178 to 1
Patient to Primary Care Physician Ratio in Worcester County, MD

Primary care physicians in Worcester County, MD see an average of 1,178 patients per year. This represents a 2.52% increase from the previous year (1,149 patients).

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

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Community Mobility

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This chart presents movement trends over time in the state of Maryland across different categories of places such as retail and recreation, groceries and pharmacies, parks, transit stations, workplaces, and residential.

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Health Care Diversity

In 2020, insured persons according to age ranges were distributed in 31.9% under 18 years, 12.8% between 18 and 34 years, 38.8% between 35 and 64 years, and 16.5% over 64 years.

By gender, of the total number of insured persons, 45.7% were men and 54.3% were women.

The following chart shows the number of people with health coverage by gender.

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Uninsured People

6.34%
Uninsured
38.9%
Employer Coverage
28%
Medicaid
12.9%
Medicare
13.8%
Non-Group
0%
Military or VA

Between 2019 and 2020, the percent of uninsured citizens in Berlin, MD grew by 75.9% from 3.6% to 6.34%.

The following chart shows how the percent of uninsured individuals in Berlin, MD changed over time compared with the percent of individuals enrolled in various types of health insurance.

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