Berlin, WI

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Population

5,423

0.877% decline

Median Age

43.1


Median Household Income

$43,003

13.4% growth

Poverty Rate

13.4%


Number of Employees

2,527

1.12% growth

Median Property Value

$105,800

3.11% decline

About

In 2017, Berlin, WI had a population of 5.42k people with a median age of 43.1 and a median household income of $43,003. Between 2016 and 2017 the population of Berlin, WI declined from 5,471 to 5,423, a -0.877% decrease and its median household income grew from $37,906 to $43,003, a 13.4% increase.

The population of Berlin, WI is 88.8% White Alone, 9.33% Hispanic or Latino, and 1.29% Two or More Races. N/A% of the people in Berlin, WI speak a non-English language, and 94% are U.S. citizens.

The median property value in Berlin, WI is $105,800, and the homeownership rate is 61.8%. Most people in Berlin, WI commute by Drove Alone, and the average commute time is 21.8 minutes. The average car ownership in Berlin, WI is 2 cars per household.

Economy

The economy of Berlin, WI employs 2.53k people. The largest industries in Berlin, WI are Manufacturing (881 people), Retail Trade (321 people), and Health Care & Social Assistance (307 people), and the highest paying industries are Finance & Insurance ($89,167), Finance & Insurance, & Real Estate & Rental & Leasing ($89,167), and Public Administration ($45,521).

Median household income in Berlin, WI is $43,003. Males in Berlin, WI have an average income that is 1.33 times higher than the average income of females, which is $46,291. The income inequality in Berlin, WI (measured using the Gini index) is 0.453, which is lower than than the national average.

Wages

Median Household Income

$43,003

2017 value

± $3,741

13.4%

1 Year Growth

± 15.3%

Households in Berlin, WI have a median annual income of $43,003, which is less than the median annual income of $60,336 across the entire United States. This is in comparison to a median income of $37,906 in 2016, which represents a 13.4% annual growth.

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Wage by Gender in Common Jobs

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$61,348

Average Male Salary

± $1,322

$46,291

Average Female Salary

± $998

In 2017, full-time male employees in Wisconsin made 1.33 times more than female employees.

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Wage by Race and Ethnicity in Common Jobs

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Highest Average Salaries by Race & Ethnicity

  1. Asian

    $51,905 ± $6,236

  2. White

    $46,737 ± $788

  3. Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander

    $43,959 ± $36,574

In 2017 the highest paid race/ethnicity of Wisconsin workers was Asian. These workers were paid 1.11 times more than White workers, who made the second highest salary of any race/ethnicity.

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Wage Distribution

The closest comparable wage GINI for Berlin, WI is from Wisconsin.

0.453

2017 Wage GINI

0.452

2016 Wage GINI

In 2017, the income inequality in Wisconsin was 0.453 according to the GINI calculation of the wage distribution. Income inequality had a 0.212% growth from 2016 to 2017, which means that wage distribution grew somewhat less even.

The 2017 the GINI for Wisconsin was lower than than the national average of 0.479. In other words, wages are distributed more evenly in Wisconsin in comparison to the national average.

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

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Income by Location

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Highest Median Household Income (Total)

  1. Census Tract 1001

  2. Census Tract 1002

  3. Census Tract 9607

In 2017, the place with the highest Median Household Income (Total) in Berlin, WI was Census Tract 1001 with a value of $45,000, followed by Census Tract 1002 and Census Tract 9607, with respective values of $43,661 and $43,472.

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

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Poverty by Age and Gender

Females 18 - 24

Largest Demographic Living in Poverty

13.4% of the population for whom poverty status is determined in Berlin, WI (717 out of 5.35k people) live below the poverty line, a number that is higher than the national average of 13.4%. The largest demographic living in poverty are Females 18 - 24, followed by Females 25 - 34 and then Males < 5.

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

    695 ± 166

  2. Hispanic

    66 ± 66

  3. Two Or More

    16 ± 64

The most common racial or ethnic group living below the poverty line in Berlin, WI 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

2.53k

2017 Value

± 275

1.12%

1 Year growth

± 15.5%

From 2016 to 2017, employment in Berlin, WI grew at a rate of 1.12%, from 2.5k employees to 2.53k employees.

The most common job groups, by number of people living in Berlin, WI, are Production Occupations (612 people), Office & Administrative Support Occupations (349 people), and Sales & Related Occupations (214 people). This chart illustrates the share breakdown of the primary jobs held by residents of Berlin, WI.

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Most Common

The most common jobs held by residents of Berlin, WI, by number of employees, are Production Occupations (612 people), Office & Administrative Support Occupations (349 people), and Sales & Related Occupations (214 people).

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Most Specialized

Compared to other places, Berlin, WI has an unusually high number of residents working as Production Occupations (4.18 times higher than expected), Farming, Fishing, & Forestry Occupations (2.4 times), and Installation, Maintenance, & Repair Occupations (2.14 times).

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Highest Paid

The highest paid jobs held by residents of Berlin, WI, by median earnings, are Business & Financial Operations Occupations ($72,583), Health Diagnosing & Treating Practitioners & Other Technical Occupations ($54,271), and Healthcare Practitioners & Technical Occupations ($53,646).

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Industries

Employment by Industries

2.53k

2017 Value

± 275

1.12%

1 Year growth

± 15.5%

From 2016 to 2017, employment in Berlin, WI grew at a rate of 1.12%, from 2.5k employees to 2.53k employees.

The most common employment sectors for those who live in Berlin, WI, are Manufacturing (881 people), Retail Trade (321 people), and Health Care & Social Assistance (307 people). This chart shows the share breakdown of the primary industries for residents of Berlin, WI, though some of these residents may live in Berlin, WI 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 Berlin, WI, by number of employees, are Manufacturing (881 people), Retail Trade (321 people), and Health Care & Social Assistance (307 people).

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Most Specialized

Compared to other places, Berlin, WI has an unusually high number of Manufacturing (3.44 times higher than expected), Agriculture, Forestry, Fishing & Hunting (1.71 times), and Retail Trade (1.11 times) industries.

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Highest Paying

The highest paying industries in Berlin, WI, by median earnings, are Finance & Insurance ($89,167), Finance & Insurance, & Real Estate & Rental & Leasing ($89,167), and Public Administration ($45,521).

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Domestic Trade

Domestic Production & Consumption

Domestic production and consumption consists of products and services shipped from Wisconsin to other states, or from other states to Wisconsin.

Top Domestic Production in Dollars

  1. $37.5B

  2. $28B

  3. $26B

In 2015, the top outbound Wisconsin product (by dollars) was Other foodstuffs with $37.5B, followed by Mixed freight ($28B) and Machinery ($26B).

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

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Domestic Trade Growth

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$325B

2015 Value

$493B

Projected 2045 Value

51.7% growth

In 2015, total outbound Wisconsin trade was $325B. This is expected to increase 51.7% to $493B by 2045.

The following chart shows how the domestic outbound Wisconsin 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 Wisconsin to other states, or from other states to Wisconsin.

Most Common Trade Partners

  1. $28.7B

  2. $28.3B

  3. $10.2B

In 2015, the top outbound Wisconsin domestic partner for goods and services (by dollars) was Illinois with $28.7B, followed by Minnesota with $28.3B and Michigan and $10.2B.

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

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Health

95.6% of the population of Berlin, WI has health coverage, with 46.4% on employee plans, 15.8% on Medicaid, 16.2% on Medicare, 16.3% on non-group plans, and 0.842% on military or VA plans.

Per capita personal health care spending in the place of Berlin, WI was $8,702 in 2014. This is a 6.26% increase from the previous year ($8,189).

Primary care physicians in Berlin, WI see 1247 patients per year on average, which represents a 0.565% increase from the previous year (1240 patients). Compare this to dentists who see 1516 patients per year, and mental health providers who see 560 patients per year.

Comparing across all counties in the state, Adams County and Menominee County have the highest prevalence of diabetes (13.1%). Additionally, Menominee County has the highest prevalence of adult obesity (45.1%)

Patient to Clinician Ratios

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1,247 to 1

Patient to Primary Care Physician Ratio

Primary care physicians in Wisconsin see an average of 1,247 patients per year. This represents a 0.565% increase from the previous year (1,240 patients).

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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%).

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Health Care Spending

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$8,702

Total Per Capita Spending on Personal Health Care 

$5,159

Per Enrollee Private Health Insurance Spending on Personal Health Care

$7,057

Per Enrollee Medicaid Spending on Personal Health Care

$9,608

Per Enrollee Medicare Spending on Personal Health Care

Between 2013 and 2014, all personal health care spending per capita in Wisconsin (including private, Medicare, and Medicaid) grew 6.26%, from $8,189 to $8,702.

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

4.4%

Uninsured

46.4%

Employer Coverage

15.8%

Medicaid

16.2%

Medicare

16.3%

Non-Group

0.842%

Military or VA

Between 2016 and 2017, the percent of uninsured citizens in Berlin, WI declined by 42.3% from 7.62% to 4.4%.

The following chart shows how the percent of uninsured individuals in Berlin, WI 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. 13.1% prevalence

  2. 13.1% prevalence

  3. 12.4% prevalence

Adams County and Menominee County have the highest prevalence of diabetes in Wisconsin, at 13.1%.

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

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Diversity

Berlin, WI is home to a population of 5.42k people, from which 94% are citizens. As of 2017, N/A% of Berlin, WI residents were born outside of the country (370 people).

The ethnic composition of the population of Berlin, WI is composed of 4.82k White Alone residents (88.8%), 506 Hispanic or Latino residents (9.33%), 70 Two or More Races residents (1.29%), 21 American Indian & Alaska Native Alone residents (0.387%), 10 Black or African American Alone residents (0.184%), 0 Asian Alone residents (0%), 0 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander Alone residents (0%), and 0 Some Other Race Alone residents (0%).

The most common foreign languages spoken in Berlin, WI are N/A.

Age

Age by Nativity

43

Median Native-Born Age

± 2.5

37

Median Foreign-Born Age

± 16.9

In 2017, the median age of all people in Berlin, WI was 43.1. Native-born citizens, with a median age of 43, were generally older than than foreign-born citizens, with a median age of 37. But people in Berlin, WI are getting getting older. In 2016, the average age of all Berlin, WI residents was 43.

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Heritage

Foreign-Born Population

2017 Foreign-Born Population

  1. N/A%

    370 people

  2. N/A%

    N/A people

As of 2017, N/A% of Berlin, WI residents (370 people) were born outside of the United States, which is approximately the same as the national average of 13.7%. In 2017, the percentage of foreign-born citizens in Berlin, WI was N/A%, meaning that the rate has been maintaining.

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Global Diversity

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Most Common Origin

  1. Mexico

    89,715 ± 7,296 people

  2. India

    23,224 ± 3,734 people

  3. Laos

    17,104 ± 3,206 people

In 2017, the most common birthplace for the foreign-born residents of Wisconsin was Mexico, the natal country of 89,715 Wisconsin residents, followed by India with 23,224 and Laos with 17,104.

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Citizenship

94%

2017 Citizenship

93.7%

2016 Citizenship

As of 2017, 94% of Berlin, WI residents were US citizens, which is higher than the national average of 93.1%. In 2016, the percentage of US citizens in Berlin, WI was 93.7%, meaning that the rate of citizenship has been increasing.

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Race and Ethnicity

Most Common

  1. White Alone

    4.82k ± 132

  2. Hispanic or Latino

    506 ± 171

  3. Two or More Races

    70 ± 50.4

In 2017, there were 9.52 times more White Alone residents (4.82k people) in Berlin, WI than any other race or ethnicity. There were 506 Hispanic or Latino and 70 Two or More Races residents, the second and third most common racial or ethnic groups.

The following bar chart shows the 8 races and ethnicities represented in Berlin, WI as a share of the total population.

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Non-English Speakers

Most Common Languages

  1. N/A

    N/A speakers (N/A%)

  2. N/A

    N/A speakers (N/A%)

  3. N/A

    N/A speakers (N/A%)

N/A% of Berlin, WI citizens are speakers of a non-English language, which is approximately the same as the national average of 21.8%. In N/A, the most common non-English language spoken in Berlin, WI was N/A. N/A% of the overall population of Berlin, WI are native N/A speakers. N/A% speak N/A and N/A% speak N/A, the next two most common languages.

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Military

Veterans

Most Common Service Period

  1. Vietnam

    89 ± 54

  2. Gulf War (1990s)

    49 ± 40

  3. Korea

    43 ± 32

Berlin, WI has a large population of military personnel who served in Vietnam, 1.82 times greater than any other conflict.

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Housing & Living

The median property value in Berlin, WI was $105,800 in 2017, which is 0.486 times smaller than the national average of $217,600. Between 2016 and 2017 the median property value increased from $109,200 to $105,800, a 3.11% decrease. The homeownership rate in Berlin, WI is 61.8%, which is lower than the national average of 63.9%. People in Berlin, WI have an average commute time of 21.8 minutes, and they commute by Drove Alone. Car ownership in Berlin, WI is approximately the same as the national average, with an average of 2 cars per household.

Income

Household Income

Please note that the buckets used in this visualization were not evenly distributed by ACS when publishing the data.

$43,003

Median Household Income

± $3,741

2.46k

Number of Households

± 275

In 2017, the median household income of the 2.46k households in Berlin, WI grew to $43,003 from the previous year's value of $37,906.

The following chart displays the households in Berlin, WI 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 $20k - $25k range.

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Housing

Property Value

$105,800

2017 Median

± $9,379

$109,200

2016 Median

± $9,590

In 2017, the median property value in Berlin, WI declined from to $105,800 from the previous year's value of $109,200.

The following charts display, first, the property values in Berlin, WI 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 Berlin, WI the largest share of households have a property value in the $100k - $125k range.

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Property Taxes

$2k - $3k

Average Range

This chart shows the households in Berlin, WI distributed between a series of property tax buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. In Berlin, WI the largest share of households pay taxes in the $2k - $3k range.

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Rent vs Own

61.8%

2017 Homeownership

58.4%

2016 Homeownership

In 2017, 61.8% of the housing units in Berlin, WI were occupied by their owner. This percentage grew from the previous year's rate of 58.4%.

This percentage of owner-occupation is lower than the national average of 63.9%. This chart shows the ownership percentage in Berlin, WI compared it's parent and neighboring geographies.

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Transportation

Car Ownership

2 cars

Average Number

The following chart displays the households in Berlin, WI distributed between a series of car ownership buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. The largest share of households in Berlin, WI have 2 cars, followed by 3 cars.

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Commute Time

21.8 minutes

Average Travel Time

Using averages, employees in Berlin, WI have a shorter commute time (21.8 minutes) than the normal US worker (25.1 minutes). Additionally, 1.25% of the workforce in Berlin, WI have "super commutes" in excess of 90 minutes.

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Commuter Transportation

Most Common Method of Travel

  1. Drove Alone

    85.1%

  2. Carpooled

    8.53%

  3. Walked

    5.03%

In 2017, the most common method of travel for workers in Berlin, WI was Drove Alone (85.1%), followed by those who Carpooled (8.53%) and those who Walked (5.03%).

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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