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Population (year 2000): 10,774. Estimated population in July 2005: 10,352 (-3.9% change)
Males: 5,037 (46.8%), Females: 5,737 (53.2%)

Columbia County

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Median resident age: 39.5 years
Median household income: $27,442 (year 2000)
Median house value: $71,100 (year 2000)

Berwick, PA residents, houses, and apartments details

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Races in Berwick:

  • White Non-Hispanic (96.3%)
  • Hispanic (1.6%)
  • Black (0.9%)
  • Two or more races (0.6%)
  • Other race (0.6%)
  • American Indian (0.5%)

Ancestries: German (25.2%), Italian (13.4%), Irish (10.6%), Dutch (9.6%), United States (8.7%), Polish (5.7%).

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Elevation: 569 feet

Land area: 3.1 square miles

Berwick,

For population 25 years and over in Berwick

  • High school or higher: 71.9%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 8.5%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 2.9%
  • Unemployed: 11.1%
  • Mean travel time to work: 18.5 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Berwick borough

  • Never married: 22.5%
  • Now married: 50.0%
  • Separated: 3.0%
  • Widowed: 11.1%
  • Divorced: 13.3%

1.4% Foreign born

Population change in the 1990s: -247 (-2.2%).




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Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: PA Scranton, (46.8 miles www.e-agent.com/Somerset )

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: PA Philadelphia, (105.4 miles www.e-agent.biz )

Nearest cities: PA (1.6 miles Foundryville, Berwick, PA (1.6 miles East Creek, PA (2.1 miles Briar PA (2.2 miles Nescopeck, PA (4.5 miles Mifflinville, Jonestown, PA (6.1 miles) , Ridge, PA (7.1 miles Lime Columbus, PA (8.2 miles New

Latitude: 41.06 N, Longitude: 76.25 W

Area code: 570


Berwick, Pennsylvania business data: stores, dealers, real estate agents, wholesalers, restaurants...

Industries providing employment: Manufacturing (32.9%), Educational,health and social services (15.5%), Retail trade (13.8%).

Daytime population change due to commuting: +2,172 (+20.2%)
Workers who live and work in this city: 2,032 (45.4%)


 

Crime in Berwick by Year

Type 1999 2000 2003 2004
Murders 0 2 0 0
    per 100,000 0.0 18.6 0.0 0.0
Rapes 4 3 5 10
    per 100,000 37.1 27.8 46.4 92.8
Robberies 2 2 5 5
    per 100,000 18.6 18.6 46.4 46.4
Assaults 7 10 22 22
    per 100,000 65.0 92.8 204.2 204.2
Burglaries 34 46 52 43
    per 100,000 315.6 427.0 482.6 399.1
Thefts 164 177 369 353
    per 100,000 1522.2 1642.8 3424.9 3276.4
Auto thefts 29 32 13 18
    per 100,000 269.2 297.0 120.7 167.1
137.9 173.2 253.8 264.2


Average climate in Berwick, Pennsylvania

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

Berwick,

Berwick-area historical tornado activity is near Pennsylvania state average. It is 8% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 7/29/1976, a category 3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 38.5 miles away from the Berwick city center caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

On 5/31/1985, a category 3 tornado 40.2 miles away from the city center killed 6 people and injured 60 people and caused between $5,000,000 and $50,000,000 in damages.


Birthplace of: Jimmy Spencer - Nextel Cup series NASCAR driver (born: Feb 15, 1957).


Main business address for: FIRST KEYSTONE CORP (STATE COMMERCIAL BANKS).


Hospital/medical center in Berwick:
  • BERWICK HOSPITAL CENTER (701 EAST 16TH ST)
Other hospitals/medical centers near Berwick:
  • BLOOMSBURG HOSPITAL (about 14 miles; BLOOMSBURG, PA)
  • HAZLETON GENERAL HOSPITAL (about 20 miles; HAZLETON, PA)
  • HAZLETON-ST JOSEPH MEDICAL CENTER (about 20 miles; HAZLETON, PA)

Airports certified for carrier operations nearest to Berwick:
  • WILKES-BARRE/SCRANTON INTL (about 42 miles; WILKES-BARRE/SCRANTON, PA; ID: AVP)
  • WILLIAMSPORT RGNL (about 48 miles; WILLIAMSPORT, PA; ID: IPT)
  • READING REGIONAL/CARL A SPAATZ FIELD (about 52 miles; READING, PA; ID: RDG)
Other public-use airports nearest to Berwick:
  • BLOOMSBURG MUNI (about 14 miles; BLOOMSBURG, PA; ID: N13)
  • HAZLETON MUNI (about 19 miles; HAZLETON, PA; ID: HZL)
  • SCHUYLKILL COUNTY /JOE ZERBEY/ (about 26 miles; POTTSVILLE, PA; ID: ZER)

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Berwick:
  • BLOOMSBURG UNIVERSITY OF PENNSYLVANIA (about 14 miles; BLOOMSBURG, PA; Full-time enrollment: 6,880)
  • LUZERNE COUNTY COMMUNITY COLLEGE (about 20 miles; NANTICOKE, PA; FT enrollment: 3,582)
  • WILKES UNIVERSITY (about 28 miles; WILKES BARRE, PA; FT enrollment: 2,438)
  • BUCKNELL UNIVERSITY (about 47 miles; LEWISBURG, PA; FT enrollment: 3,534)
  • UNIVERSITY OF SCRANTON (about 49 miles; SCRANTON, PA; FT enrollment: 4,093)
  • KUTZTOWN UNIVERSITY OF PENNSYLVANIA (about 49 miles; KUTZTOWN, PA; FT enrollment: 7,101)
  • MARYWOOD UNIVERSITY (about 49 miles; SCRANTON, PA; FT enrollment: 2,203)
Public high school in Berwick:
  • BERWICK AREA HS (Students: 948; Grades: 09 - 12)
Public primary/middle schools in Berwick:
  • BERWICK AREA MS (Students: 935; Grades: 06 - 08)
  • SALEM EL SCH (Students: 476; Grades: KG - 05)
  • ORANGE STREET EL SCH (Students: 429; Grades: KG - 05)
  • FOURTEENTH STREET EL SCH (Students: 236; Grades: KG - 05)
  • MULBERRY STREET EL SCH (Students: 89; Grades: KG - 05)
Private primary/middle schools in Berwick:
  • HOLY FAMILY CONSOLIDATED SCH (Students: 134; Location: 728 WASHINGTON STREET; Grades: PK - 5)
  • HERITAGE CHRISTIAN ACADEMY (Students: 27; Location: PO BOX 386; Grades: KG - 1)
Library in Berwick:
  • BERWICK PUBLIC LIBRARY (Operating income: $230,265; Location: 205 CHESTNUT ST; 35,462 books; 595 audio materials; 555 video materials; 82 serial subscriptions)

Cemetery: Roselawn Cemetery (1).


Berwick compared to Pennsylvania state average:
  • Unemployed percentage above state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage below state average.
  • Median age above state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in above state average.
  • House age significantly above state average.
  • Number of college students significantly below state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher significantly below state average.

Strongest AM radio stations in Berwick:
  • WFBS (1280 AM; 1 kW; BERWICK, PA; Owner: FBS WIRELESS CORPORATION)
  • WOGY (1300 AM; 5 kW; WEST HAZLETON, PA; Owner: ENTERCOM WILKES-BARRE SCRANTON, LLC)
  • WWJZ (640 AM; 50 kW; MOUNT HOLLY, NJ; Owner: ABC, INC.)
  • WEEU (830 AM; 20 kW; READING, PA; Owner: WEEU BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WILK (980 AM; 5 kW; WILKES-BARRE, PA; Owner: ENTERCOM WILKES-BARRE SCRANTON, LLC)
  • WVCH (740 AM; 50 kW; CHESTER, PA; Owner: WVCH COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WRKK (1200 AM; 10 kW; HUGHESVILLE, PA; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WPPA (1360 AM; 5 kW; POTTSVILLE, PA; Owner: POTTSVILLE BROADCASTING CO.)
  • WZZD (990 AM; 50 kW; PHILADELPHIA, PA; Owner: PENNSYLVANIA MEDIA ASSOCIATES, INC.)
  • WKOK (1070 AM; 10 kW; SUNBURY, PA; Owner: SUNBURY BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WARM (590 AM; 5 kW; SCRANTON, PA; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • KYW (1060 AM; 50 kW; PHILADELPHIA, PA; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WPEN (950 AM; 50 kW; PHILADELPHIA, PA; Owner: GREATER PHILADELPHIA RADIO, INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Berwick:
  • WKAB (103.5 FM; BERWICK, PA; Owner: 4M BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WFYY (106.5 FM; BLOOMSBURG, PA; Owner: RADIO FRIENDZ, INC.)
  • W299AF (107.7 FM; CATAWISSA, PA; Owner: SALT & LIGHT MEDIA MINISTRIES, INC.)
  • WBSX (97.9 FM; HAZLETON, PA; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WMGS (92.9 FM; WILKES-BARRE, PA; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WVIA-FM (89.9 FM; SCRANTON, PA; Owner: NORTHEASTERN PENNSYLVANIA EDUCATIONAL TV ASSN.)
  • WAVT-FM (101.9 FM; POTTSVILLE, PA; Owner: POTTSVILLE BROADCASTING CO.)
  • WBHT (97.1 FM; MOUNTAIN TOP, PA; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WPGM-FM (96.7 FM; DANVILLE, PA; Owner: MONTROSE BROADCASTING CORP.)
  • WCLH (90.7 FM; WILKES-BARRE, PA; Owner: WILKES COLLEGE)
  • W219CG (91.7 FM; WILKER-BARRE, PA; Owner: PENSACOLA CHRISTIAN COLLEGE, INC.)
  • WQFM (92.1 FM; NANTICOKE, PA; Owner: THE SCRANTON TIMES, L.P.)
  • WKRZ (98.5 FM; WILKES-BARRE, PA; Owner: ENTERCOM WILKES-BARRE SCRANTON, LLC)
  • WGGI (95.9 FM; BENTON, PA; Owner: ENTERCOM WILKES-BARRE SCRANTON, LLC)
  • WSPI (99.7 FM; MOUNT CARMEL, PA; Owner: H & P COMMUNICATIONS, LTD)
  • WCWY (107.7 FM; TUNKHANNOCK, PA; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WAMT (103.1 FM; FREELAND, PA; Owner: ENTERCOM WILKES-BARRE SCRANTON, LLC)
  • W220BE (91.9 FM; ST. CLAIR, PA; Owner: SALT & LIGHT MEDIA MINISTRIES, INC.)
  • WCWQ (93.7 FM; DALLAS, PA; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WEZX (106.9 FM; SCRANTON, PA; Owner: THE SCRANTON TIMES, L.P.)

TV broadcast stations around Berwick:
  • W47AO (Channel 47; BERWICK, PA; Owner: TRIPLE J COMMUNITY BROADCASTING., L.L.C.)
  • W19CI (Channel 19; BERWICK, PA; Owner: CATHOLIC BROADCASTING OF SCRANTON, INC.)
  • WNEP-TV (Channel 16; SCRANTON, PA; Owner: NEW YORK TIMES MANAGEMENT SERVICES)
  • WBRE-TV (Channel 28; WILKES-BARRE, PA; Owner: NEXSTAR BROADCASTING OF NORTHEASTERN PENNSYLVANIA, L.L.C.)
  • WYOU (Channel 22; SCRANTON, PA; Owner: MISSION BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WVIA-TV (Channel 44; SCRANTON, PA; Owner: NE PA ED TV ASSOCIATION)
  • WOLF-TV (Channel 56; HAZLETON, PA; Owner: WOLF LICENSE CORP.)
  • W68CE (Channel 68; SHICKSHINNY, PA; Owner: TRIPLE J COMMUNITY BROADCASTING., L.L.C.)

To understand how the electorate votes by state, you have to understand the demographics of the cities and counties in each of those states. As pollsters, we try to keep all of the important variables such as income, gender, and race consistent.

Source: City-Data.com


 

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