Berlin, Maryland

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Population in 2013: 4,562 (99% urban, 1% rural). Population change since 2000: +30.7%
Males: 2,024  (44.4%)
Females: 2,538  (55.6%)
Median resident age:  38.4 years
Maryland median age:  34.4 years

Zip codes: 21811.

Estimated median household income in 2012: $57,296 (it was $33,438 in 2000)
Berlin:

$57,296
MD:

$71,122
Estimated per capita income in 2012: $25,611 (it was $19,303 in 2000)

Berlin town income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2012: $226,380 (it was $97,600 in 2000)
Berlin:

$226,380
MD:

$279,900
Mean prices in 2009: All housing units: $311,196; Detached houses: $315,642; In 2-unit structures: $153,346; In 5-or-more-unit structures: $230,419

Median gross rent in 2012: $759.

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  • White alone - 2,981 (66.5%)
  • Black alone - 1,040 (23.2%)
  • Hispanic - 248 (5.5%)
  • Two or more races - 123 (2.7%)
  • Asian alone - 65 (1.4%)
  • American Indian alone - 23 (0.5%)
  • Other race alone - 5 (0.1%)

Races in Berlin detailed stats: ancestries, foreign born residents, place of birth

Mar. 2012 cost of living index in Berlin: 84.7 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)
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Ancestries: German (15.6%), Irish (10.7%), English (7.3%), Polish (4.0%), United States (3.5%), Swiss (2.6%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Incorporated in 1868

Elevation: 45 feet

Land area: 2.20 square miles.

Population density: 2,074 people per square mile   (low).

Berlin,MD real estate house value index trend

Berlin, Maryland map

For population 25 years and over in Berlin:

  • High school or higher: 82.5%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 25.7%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 9.7%
  • Unemployed: 8.1%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 20.0 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Berlin town:

  • Never married: 29.2%
  • Now married: 50.8%
  • Separated: 2.9%
  • Widowed: 7.0%
  • Divorced: 10.2%

579 residents are foreign born

This town:  12.8%
Maryland:  14.3%



According to our research of Maryland and other state lists there were 25 registered sex offenders living in Berlin, Maryland as of March 05, 2015.
The ratio of number of residents in Berlin to the number of sex offenders is 183 to 1.


Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2012: $3,275 (1.3%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2012: $2,080 (1.0%)

Berlin satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Vineland, NJ (80.2 miles , pop. 56,271).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Baltimore, MD (101.4 miles , pop. 651,154).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Philadelphia, PA (115.4 miles , pop. 1,517,550).

Nearest cities: Ocean Pines, MD (2.2 miles ), West Ocean City, MD (2.3 miles ), Newark, MD (2.4 miles ), Whaleyville, MD (2.6 miles) , Bishopville, MD (2.8 miles ), Willards, MD (2.9 miles ), Powellville, MD (3.0 miles) , Selbyville, DE (3.0 miles ).

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 9 buildings, average cost: $114,800
  • 1998: 15 buildings, average cost: $96,900
  • 1999: 19 buildings, average cost: $113,400
  • 2000: 32 buildings, average cost: $109,100
  • 2001: 32 buildings, average cost: $128,100
  • 2002: 40 buildings, average cost: $134,000
  • 2003: 43 buildings, average cost: $133,800
  • 2004: 65 buildings, average cost: $168,600
  • 2005: 72 buildings, average cost: $168,600
  • 2006: 101 buildings, average cost: $171,400
  • 2007: 61 buildings, average cost: $128,600
  • 2008: 24 buildings, average cost: $152,700
  • 2009: 2 buildings, average cost: $157,500
  • 2011: 2 buildings, average cost: $96,300
  • 2012: 5 buildings, average cost: $244,800

Number of permits per 10,000 residents

Average cost (in $1000s)

Latitude: 38.33 N, Longitude: 75.21 W

Daytime population change due to commuting: +1,466 (+32.4%)
Workers who live and work in this town: 815 (33.7%)

Area codes: 443, 410

Berlin household income distribution Berlin home values distribution

Crime rates in Berlin by Year
Type 2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012
Murders 000000010000
per 100,000 0.00.00.00.00.00.00.024.90.00.00.00.0
Rapes 000410100111
per 100,000 0.00.00.0106.026.90.026.20.00.024.222.122.1
Robberies 234131343112
per 100,000 56.483.4107.826.580.826.978.799.473.024.222.144.1
Assaults 40894431313125
per 100,000 112.90.0215.6238.4107.7107.578.7323.1316.224.244.2110.3
Burglaries 15423172222162524282928
per 100,000 423.4111.2619.9450.3592.2591.2419.7621.4583.8678.8640.5617.6
Thefts 931151069991135145117928211190
per 100,000 2624.93197.12857.12622.52449.53628.13803.82908.32237.91987.92451.41985.0
Auto thefts 311123110001
per 100,000 84.727.827.026.553.880.626.224.90.00.00.022.1
Arson 011100010100
per 100,000 0.027.827.026.50.00.00.024.90.024.20.00.0
City-data.com crime rate (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 298.9) 166.5150.0216.6256.8194.3204.8224.6281.7198.4146.0162.0163.2

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City-data.com crime rate counts serious crimes more heavily. It adjusts for the number of visitors and daily workers commuting into cities.

Crime rate in Berlin detailed stats: murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, arson
Full-time law enforcement employees in 2012, including police officers: 18 (13 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.87
Maryland average:

2.45

Berlin tourist attractions:

Unemployment in June 2014:
Here:

7.2%
Maryland:

6.2%

Unemployment by year (%)

Historical population

Historical housing units


Population change in the 1990s: +765 (+28.1%).
Most common industries in 2008-2012 (%)
Males Females
  • Construction (20%)
  • Accommodation and food services (14%)
  • Retail trade (11%)
  • Arts, entertainment, and recreation (8%)
  • Public administration (7%)
  • Educational services (6%)
  • Health care and social assistance (6%)
  • Retail trade (22%)
  • Health care and social assistance (20%)
  • Educational services (16%)
  • Accommodation and food services (12%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (8%)
  • Other services, except public administration (5%)
  • Public administration (4%)
Most common occupations (%)
Males Females
  • Other sales and related workers including supervisors (9%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (8%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (8%)
  • Construction laborers (6%)
  • Other management occupations except farmers and farm managers (5%)
  • Other production occupations including supervisors (4%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair occupations including supervisors (4%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (8%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers including supervisors (6%)
  • Other sales and related workers including supervisors (5%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (5%)
  • Cashiers (4%)
  • Registered nurses (4%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (4%)

Work and jobs in Berlin: detailed stats about occupations, industries, unemployment, workers, commute

Average climate in Berlin, Maryland

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

Berlin, Maryland average temperatures Berlin, Maryland average precipitation Berlin, Maryland humidity Berlin, Maryland wind speed Berlin, Maryland snowfall Berlin, Maryland sunshine Berlin, Maryland clear and cloudy days

Tornado activity:

Berlin-area historical tornado activity is significantly below Maryland state average. It is 71% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 4/28/2002, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 32.9 miles away from the Berlin town center caused $150,000 in damages.

On 8/12/1955, a category F2 (max. wind speeds 113-157 mph) tornado 15.8 miles away from the town center injured one person and caused between $500 and $5000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Berlin-area historical earthquake activity is slightly below Maryland state average. It is 87% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 1/16/1994 at 01:49:16, a magnitude 4.6 (4.6 MB, 4.6 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 145.1 miles away from the city center
On 12/9/2003 at 20:59:14, a magnitude 4.5 (4.5 MB, 4.5 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 155.4 miles away from Berlin center
On 1/16/1994 at 00:42:43, a magnitude 4.2 (4.2 MB, 4.0 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 144.4 miles away from the city center
On 8/22/1992 at 12:20:32, a magnitude 4.8 (4.8 MB, 3.8 MS, 4.7 LG, Depth: 6.2 mi) earthquake occurred 269.5 miles away from the city center
On 9/25/1998 at 19:52:52, a magnitude 5.2 (4.8 MB, 4.3 MS, 5.2 LG, 4.5 MW, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 351.1 miles away from Berlin center
On 10/7/1983 at 10:18:46, a magnitude 5.3 (5.1 MB, 5.3 LG, 5.1 ML) earthquake occurred 391.5 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), local magnitude (ML), surface-wave magnitude (MS), moment magnitude (MW)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Worcester County (5) is smaller than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 3
Emergencies Declared: 2

Causes of natural disasters: Hurricanes: 2, Blizzard: 1, Snowfall: 1, Tropical Storm: 1, Winter Storm: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Berlin topographic map

Birthplace of: Oliver Purnell - Basketball player-coach, Charles Albert Tindley - Methodist minister and gospel music composer, L. Irving Handy - Politician, Linda Harrison (actress) - Actress.

Main business address for: TAYLOR CALVIN B BANKSHARES INC (STATE COMMERCIAL BANKS).

Hospitals and medical centers in Berlin:

  • ATLANTIC GENERAL HOSPITAL (Voluntary non-profit - Private, provides emergency services, 9733 HEALTHWAY DRIVE)
  • DAVITA - BERLIN DIALYSIS (314 FRANKLIN AVE)
  • ATLANTIC GENERAL HOSP COMP CARE UNIT (9733 HEALTHWAY DRIVE)
  • BERLIN NURSING AND REHABILITATION CENTER (9715 HEALTHWAY DRIVE, PO BOX 799)

Airports located in Berlin:

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Berlin:

  • Wor-Wic Community College (about 16 miles; Salisbury, MD; Full-time enrollment: 2,256)
  • Salisbury University (about 22 miles; Salisbury, MD; FT enrollment: 8,375)
  • University of Maryland Eastern Shore (about 28 miles; Princess Anne, MD; FT enrollment: 3,902)
  • Delaware Technical Community College-Owens (about 28 miles; Georgetown, DE; FT enrollment: 3,159)
  • Delaware State University (about 62 miles; Dover, DE; FT enrollment: 4,087)
  • Delaware Technical Community College-Terry (about 63 miles; Dover, DE; FT enrollment: 2,239)
  • Cumberland County College (about 78 miles; Vineland, NJ; FT enrollment: 2,898)

Private high school in Berlin:

  • WORCESTER PREPARATORY SCHOOL (Students: 615; Location: 508 S MAIN ST; Grades: PK - 12)

Private elementary/middle school in Berlin:

  • MOST BLESSED SACRAMENT CATHOLIC SCHOOL (Students: 201; Location: 11242 RACETRACK RD; Grades: PK - 8)
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Notable locations in Berlin: Berlin Branch Library (A), Berlin Town Hall (B), Worcester County Fire Department Station 600 Berlin Fire Company (C), Gull Creek Senior Living Community (D). Display/hide their locations on the map

Shopping Center: Berlin Run Shopping Center (1). Display/hide its location on the map

Main business address in Berlin: TAYLOR CALVIN B BANKSHARES INC (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Churches in Berlin include: Saint Pauls Church (A), Berlin Baptist Church (B), Buckingham Presbyterian Church (C), First Baptist Church (D), Saint Pauls Episcopal Church (E), Stevenson United Methodist Church (F). Display/hide their locations on the map

Cemeteries: Saint Pauls Cemetery (1), Tyree Cemetery (2), Buckingham Cemetery (3). Display/hide their locations on the map

Parks in Berlin include: Stephen Decatur Monument (1), Berlin Commercial Historic District (2). Display/hide their locations on the map

Tourist attractions: Taylor Calvin B House Museum (Cultural Attractions- Events- & Facilities; 24 North Main Street), Ocean Pines Family Fun Center (Amusement & Theme Parks; 11234 5 L Drive), Buckaroo Park (Arcades & Amusements; 8426 Stephen Decatur Hwy).

Hotel: Atlantic Hotel (2 North Main Street).

Court: Ocean Pines Association Inc - Centre Court Tennis Complex (Manklin Creek Road).

Worcester County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level less than 2 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Low Potential

Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2001 was 16.6. This is significantly better than average.

City:

16.6
U.S.:

74.2

Particulate Matter (PM10) [µg/m3] level in 2001 was 12.7. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 21.2 miles away from the city center.

City:

12.7
U.S.:

20.2

Drinking water stations with addresses in Berlin and their reported violations in the past:

OCEAN PINES (Address: 1000 SHORE LANE , Population served: 11,800, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • Follow-up Or Routine LCR Tap M/R - In OCT-01-2011, Contaminant: Lead and Copper Rule. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (OCT-17-2011)
  • Monitoring and Reporting (DBP) - Between OCT-2010 and DEC-2010, Contaminant: TTHM. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (FEB-10-2011), St Violation/Reminder Notice (FEB-10-2011), St Compliance achieved (MAR-31-2011)
  • Monitoring and Reporting (DBP) - Between OCT-2010 and DEC-2010, Contaminant: Total Haloacetic Acids (HAA5). Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (FEB-10-2011), St Violation/Reminder Notice (FEB-10-2011), St Compliance achieved (MAR-31-2011)
  • Monitoring and Reporting (DBP) - Between JUL-2009 and DEC-2009, Contaminant: TTHM. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (JUN-04-2010)
  • Monitoring and Reporting (DBP) - Between JUL-2009 and DEC-2009, Contaminant: Total Haloacetic Acids (HAA5). Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (JUN-04-2010)
  • 12 regular monitoring violations
  • 2 other older monitoring violations
TOWN OF BERLIN (Address: 10 WILLIAM STREET , Population served: 3,945, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • Monitoring and Reporting (DBP) - Between JAN-2010 and DEC-2010, Contaminant: Total Haloacetic Acids (HAA5). Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (FEB-10-2011), St Violation/Reminder Notice (FEB-10-2011), St Compliance achieved (JUN-18-2012)
  • Monitoring and Reporting (DBP) - Between JAN-2010 and DEC-2010, Contaminant: TTHM. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (FEB-10-2011), St Violation/Reminder Notice (FEB-10-2011), St Compliance achieved (JUN-18-2012)
MYSTIC HARBOUR (Address: 1000 SHORE LANE , Population served: 2,650, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • Monitoring, Routine (IDSE) - In APR-01-2008, Contaminant: DBP STAGE 2. Follow-up actions: Fed FAO issued (MAY-19-2008), Fed Compliance achieved (JUN-30-2008)
ASSATEAGUE POINTE (Address: 1000 SHORE LANE , Population served: 600, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • Follow-up Or Routine LCR Tap M/R - In OCT-01-2009, Contaminant: Lead and Copper Rule. Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (OCT-27-2009), St Public Notif requested (OCT-27-2009), St Compliance achieved (NOV-02-2009)
  • Monitoring, Routine (IDSE) - In APR-01-2008, Contaminant: DBP STAGE 2. Follow-up actions: Fed FAO issued (MAY-19-2008), Fed Compliance achieved (JUN-30-2008)
RIDDLE FARM (Address: 1000 SHORE LANE , Population served: 500, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • Initial Tap Sampling for Pb and Cu - In JAN-01-2006, Contaminant: Lead and Copper Rule. Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (DEC-11-2006), St Compliance achieved (JAN-05-2007)
  • One regular monitoring violation
LAKE HAVEN MOBILE HOME PARK (Address: 11003-200 GRAY'S CORNER RD , Population served: 384, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • Lead Consumer Notice - In JAN-01-2013, Contaminant: Lead and Copper Rule. Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (MAR-19-2013)
  • 22 routine major monitoring violations
  • 3 minor monitoring violations
  • One regular monitoring violation
NEWARK (Address: 1000 SHORE LANE , Population served: 250, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • One routine major monitoring violation
MOST BLESSED SACRAMENT SCHOOL (Population served: 244, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • OCCT/SOWT Study/Recommendation - In JUL-01-2011, Contaminant: Lead and Copper Rule. Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (2 times from MAR-20-2012 to MAR-19-2013)
Past monitoring violations:
  • Lead Consumer Notice - In APR-01-2013, Contaminant: Lead and Copper Rule. Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (NOV-30-2012)
  • Lead Consumer Notice - In OCT-01-2012, Contaminant: Lead and Copper Rule. Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (MAY-01-2012)
  • Initial, Follow-up, or Routine Source Water M/R - In JUL-01-2009, Contaminant: Lead and Copper Rule. Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (AUG-13-2010), St Compliance achieved (OCT-08-2010)
  • Water Quality Parameter M/R - Between JUL-2008 and DEC-2008, Contaminant: Lead and Copper Rule. Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (3 times from MAR-23-2009 to AUG-13-2010), St Compliance achieved (OCT-25-2010)

Drinking water stations with addresses in Berlin that have no violations reported:

  • NANTUCKET POINT(DISTRIBUTION-DELAWARE) (Address: 1000 SHORE LANE , Population served: 500, Primary Water Source Type: Purch groundwater)
  • BOARDWALK POPCORN (Serves DE, Population served: 300, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
  • OCEAN DOWNS, LLC (Address: 10218 RACETRACK ROAD , Population served: 235, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
  • BRIDDLETOWN DISTRIBUTION SYSTEM (Address: 1000 SHORE LANE , Population served: 150, Primary Water Source Type: Purch groundwater)
  • BAYSIDE VILLAGE (Address: 9428 STEPHEN DECATUR HWY , Population served: 50, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
  • TWISTERS GYM (Address: 9028 WORCESTER HWY. , Population served: 35, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
  • GINA RENEE PLAZA (Address: 9733 HEALTHWAY DRIVE , Population served: 30, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2012: 8.6%
(5.6% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 15.7% for Black residents, 23.2% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 0.0% for American Indian residents, 0.0% for two or more races residents)
Average household size:
This town:  2.5 people
Maryland:  2.6 people

Percentage of family households:
This town:  68.4%
Whole state:  67.1%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This town:  6.9%
Whole state:  6.4%

Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.7% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.1% of all households
187 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities in 2010
184 people in nursing homes in 2000

Berlin, Maryland environmental map by EPA

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Berlin compared to Maryland state average:

  • Institutionalized population percentage above state average.

Banks with branches in Berlin (2011 data):

  • Calvin B. Taylor Banking Company of Berlin, Maryland: East Berlin Branch, Ocean Pines Branch, Calvin B. Taylor Banking Company Of Berlin, Maryland. Info updated 2006/11/03: Bank assets: $412.6 mil, Deposits: $336.1 mil, local headquarters, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 10 total offices, Holding Company: Calvin B. Taylor Bankshares, Inc.
  • First Shore Federal Savings and Loan Association: North Main Street Branch at 310 Franklin Avenue, branch established on 1988/06/30; Ocean Pines Branch at 11029 Racetrack Road, branch established on 1996/12/09. Info updated 2011/07/21: Bank assets: $316.6 mil, Deposits: $274.4 mil, headquarters in Salisbury, MD, positive income, Mortgage Lending Specialization, 8 total offices
  • Bank of Ocean City: Williams Street Branch at 627 Williams Street, branch established on 2007/03/07; Ocean Pines Branch at 11001 Nicholas Lane, branch established on 1997/04/21. Info updated 2006/11/03: Bank assets: $184.1 mil, Deposits: $160.9 mil, headquarters in Ocean City, MD, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 6 total offices
  • PNC Bank, National Association: Ocean Pines Branch at 11045 Racetrack Road, branch established on 1992/05/14; Berlin Branch at 1 South Main Street, branch established on 1800/01/01. Info updated 2012/03/20: Bank assets: $263,309.6 mil, Deposits: $197,343.0 mil, headquarters in Wilmington, DE, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 3085 total offices, Holding Company: Pnc Financial Services Group, Inc., The
  • Branch Banking and Trust Company: Ocean Pines Branch at 11111 Racetrack Rd, branch established on 1982/06/02. Info updated 2010/03/29: Bank assets: $168,867.6 mil, Deposits: $127,549.5 mil, headquarters in Winston Salem, NC, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 1793 total offices, Holding Company: Bb&T Corporation

Educational Attainment (%) in 2012

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2012

Berlin travel time to work - commute Berlin mode of transportation to work chart

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Electricity (64%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (13%)
  • Utility gas (9%)
  • Wood (8%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (5%)

Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2004 2008 2012

1996 Presidential Elections Results

2000 Presidential Elections Results

2004 Presidential Elections Results

2008 Presidential Elections Results

2012 Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Berlin town (based on Worcester County data)

Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 51.21%
Here: 51.2%
USA: 50.2%

Adherents


Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations

NameCatholic ChurchUnited Methodist ChurchSouthern Baptist ConventionEpiscopal ChurchPresbyterian Church (USA)
Adherents32.3%32.0%12.6%7.9%3.0%
Congregations6.0%47.0%9.6%6.0%7.2%
NameGreek Orthodox Archdiocese of AmericaAssemblies of GodEvangelical Lutheran Church in AmericaChurch of God (Cleveland, Tennessee)Other
Adherents2.9%2.5%2.2%1.4%3.2%
Congregations1.2%2.4%1.2%3.6%15.7%
Source: Jones, Dale E., et al. 2002. Congregations and Membership in the United States 2000. Nashville, TN: Glenmary Research Center.
Tables represent county-level data.

Food Environment Statistics:

Number of grocery stores: 19
Worcester County:

3.86 / 10,000 pop.
Maryland:

1.96 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 1
This county:

0.20 / 10,000 pop.
State:

0.07 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 19
Worcester County:

3.86 / 10,000 pop.
Maryland:

1.22 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 26
Worcester County:

5.28 / 10,000 pop.
State:

2.05 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 151
Here:

30.65 / 10,000 pop.
State:

5.40 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
This county:

9.1%
Maryland:

9.1%
Adult obesity rate:
Worcester County:

26.5%
Maryland:

26.7%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
This county:

15.7%
State:

15.5%
Local government employment and payroll (March 2012)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Financial Administration 6$21,327$42,6540$0
Other Government Administration 5$24,044$57,7060$0
Police Protection - Officers 13$50,809$46,9010$0
Police - Other 5$12,427$29,8250$0
Firefighters 8$31,944$47,9160$0
Streets and Highways 8$28,071$42,1070$0
Sewerage 9$32,862$43,8160$0
Housing and Community Development(Local) 2$8,052$48,3120$0
Water Supply 6$17,132$34,2640$0
Electric Power 7$35,807$61,3830$0
Other and Unallocable 1$2,163$25,9560$0
Totals for Government 70$264,638$45,3670$0

Berlin government finances - Expenditure in 2006 (per resident):

  • Current Operations - Electric Utilities: $5,825,000 ($1276.85)
    Sewerage: $1,779,000 ($389.96)
    Police Protection: $1,082,000 ($237.18)
    Water Utilities: $609,000 ($133.49)
    Regular Highways: $507,000 ($111.14)
    Central Staff Services: $453,000 ($99.30)
    Local Fire Protection: $353,000 ($77.38)
    Financial Administration: $237,000 ($51.95)
    Solid Waste Management: $180,000 ($39.46)
    General Public Buildings: $61,000 ($13.37)
    General - Other: $44,000 ($9.64)
    Parks and Recreation: $13,000 ($2.85)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $617,000 ($135.25)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Parks and Recreation: $138,000 ($30.25)
    Financial Administration: $64,000 ($14.03)
    Police Protection: $52,000 ($11.40)
    Central Staff Services: $20,000 ($4.38)
    Regular Highways: $3,000 ($0.66)
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $2,665,000 ($584.17)

Berlin government finances - Revenue in 2006 (per resident):

  • Charges - Sewerage: $1,441,000 ($315.87)
    All Other: $308,000 ($67.51)
    Solid Waste Management: $2,000 ($0.44)
  • Federal Intergovernmental - All Other: $43,000 ($9.43)
  • Local Intergovernmental - All Other: $330,000 ($72.34)
    General Local Government Support: $326,000 ($71.46)
    Highways: $26,000 ($5.70)
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue, NEC: $645,000 ($141.39)
    Interest Earnings: $128,000 ($28.06)
    Fines and Forfeits: $5,000 ($1.10)
    Sale of Property: $4,000 ($0.88)
  • Revenue - Electric Utilities: $5,659,000 ($1240.46)
    Water Utilities: $602,000 ($131.96)
  • State Intergovernmental - All Other: $254,000 ($55.68)
    Highways: $247,000 ($54.14)
  • Tax - Property: $2,161,000 ($473.70)
    Other License: $258,000 ($56.55)
    Public Utility License: $51,000 ($11.18)
    Amusements Sales: $17,000 ($3.73)
    NEC: $11,000 ($2.41)
    Occupation and Business License, NEC: $10,000 ($2.19)
    Alcoholic Beverage License: $5,000 ($1.10)

Berlin government finances - Debt in 2006 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $15,429,000 ($3382.07)
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $14,735,000 ($3229.94)
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $694,000 ($152.13)

Berlin government finances - Cash and Securities in 2006 (per resident):

  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $5,327,000 ($1167.69)

6.93% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($53,889 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.93%
Maryland average:

6.59%

0.20% of residents moved from foreign countries ($456 average AGI)
Worcester County:

0.20%
Maryland average:

0.09%

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2010 and 2011:
from Wicomico County, MD  1.38% ($58,037 average AGI)
from Sussex County, DE  0.46% ($30,570)
from Baltimore County, MD  0.41% ($57,909)


6.87% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($35,822 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.87%
Maryland average:

6.66%

0.06% of residents moved to foreign countries ($260 average AGI)
Worcester County:

0.06%
Maryland average:

0.11%

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2010 and 2011:
to Wicomico County, MD  1.55% ($32,754 average AGI)
to Sussex County, DE  0.60% ($36,023)
to Baltimore County, MD  0.38% ($37,829)

Strongest AM radio stations in Berlin:

  • WTGM (960 AM; 10 kW; SALISBURY, MD; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WJWL (900 AM; 11 kW; GEORGETOWN, DE; Owner: GREAT SCOTT BROADCASTING)
  • WKHZ (1590 AM; 1 kW; OCEAN CITY, MD; Owner: RADIO BROADCAST COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WBIS (1190 AM; 50 kW; ANNAPOLIS, MD; Owner: NATIONS RADIO, LLC)
  • WWGB (1030 AM; daytime; 50 kW; INDIAN HEAD, MD; Owner: GOOD BODY MEDIA, LLC)
  • WJDY (1470 AM; 5 kW; SALISBURY, MD; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WVCH (740 AM; 50 kW; CHESTER, PA; Owner: WVCH COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WCBM (680 AM; 50 kW; BALTIMORE, MD; Owner: WCBM MARYLAND, INC.)
  • WTEM (980 AM; 50 kW; WASHINGTON, DC; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • WTAR (850 AM; 50 kW; NORFOLK, VA; Owner: SINCLAIR COMMUNICATIONS)
  • WPEN (950 AM; 50 kW; PHILADELPHIA, PA; Owner: GREATER PHILADELPHIA RADIO, INC.)
  • WWLG (1370 AM; 50 kW; BALTIMORE, MD; Owner: M-10 BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WBAL (1090 AM; 50 kW; BALTIMORE, MD; Owner: HEARST RADIO, INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Berlin:

  • WRXS (106.9 FM; OCEAN CITY, MD; Owner: ATLANTIC RADIO BROADCASTING, LLC)
  • WQHQ (104.7 FM; OCEAN CITY-SALISBURY, MD; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WQJZ (97.1 FM; OCEAN PINES, MD; Owner: DELMARVA BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WLBW (92.1 FM; FENWICK ISLAND, DE; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WOCM (98.1 FM; SELBYVILLE, DE; Owner: IRIE RADIO, INC.)
  • WWFG (99.9 FM; OCEAN CITY, MD; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WOCQ (103.9 FM; BERLIN, MD; Owner: GREAT SCOTT BROADCASTING)
  • WZEB (101.7 FM; OCEAN VIEW, DE; Owner: GREAT SCOTT BROADCASTING)
  • WOSC (95.9 FM; BETHANY BEACH, DE; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WZBH (93.5 FM; GEORGETOWN, DE; Owner: GREAT SCOTT BROADCASTING)
  • WSDL (90.7 FM; OCEAN CITY, MD; Owner: SALISBURY UNIVERSITY FOUNDATION, INC.)
  • WJNE (103.5 FM; BETHANY BEACH, DE; Owner: GREAT SCOTT BROADCASTING)
  • WLVW-FM (105.5 FM; SALISBURY, MD; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WESM (91.3 FM; PRINCESS ANNE, MD; Owner: UNIVERSITY OF MARYLAND, EASTERN SHORE)
  • WSCL (89.5 FM; SALISBURY, MD; Owner: SALISBURY UNIVERSITY FOUNDATION, INC.)
  • WOLC (102.5 FM; PRINCESS ANNE, MD; Owner: MARANATHA, INC.)
  • WXMD (92.5 FM; POCOMOKE CITY, MD; Owner: DELMARVA BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WICO-FM (97.5 FM; SALISBURY, MD; Owner: DELMARVA BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WSBY-FM (98.9 FM; SALISBURY, MD; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WKDB (95.3 FM; LAUREL, DE; Owner: GREAT SCOTT BROADCASTING)

TV broadcast stations around Berlin:

  • WRAV-LP (Channel 8; OCEAN CITY, MD; Owner: ASIAVISION, INC.)
  • WBOC-TV (Channel 16; SALISBURY, MD; Owner: WBOC, INC.)
  • WMDT (Channel 47; SALISBURY, MD; Owner: DELMARVA BROADCAST SERVICE GENERAL PARTNERSHIP)
  • WCPB (Channel 28; SALISBURY, MD; Owner: MARYLAND PUBLIC BROADCASTING COMMISSION)
  • W38BN (Channel 38; SALISBURY, MD; Owner: SALISBURY EDUCATIONAL B/CTING FOUND.)
  • WDPB (Channel 64; SEAFORD, DE; Owner: WHYY, INC.)
  • WEWE-LP (Channel 24; SUSSEX COUNTY, DE; Owner: OCEAN 60 BROADCASTING ASSOCIATION)
  • WBLP-LP (Channel 22; OCEAN CITY, MD; Owner: OCEAN 22 BROADCASTING ASSOCIATION)
  • WLWP-LP (Channel 4; MILLSBORO, ETC., DE; Owner: OCEAN 4 BROADCASTING ASSOCIATION)

Fatal road traffic accident statistics for 1975 - 2011 (per 100,000 population)

Berlin, Maryland:
  • Fatal accident count: 99
  • Vehicles involved in fatal accidents: 146
  • Fatal accidents caused by drunken drivers: 47
  • Fatalities: 109
  • Persons involved in fatal accidents: 270
  • Pedestrians involved in fatal accidents: 3
Maryland average:
  • Fatal accident count: 261
  • Vehicles involved in fatal accidents: 378
  • Fatal accidents caused by drunken drivers: 63
  • Fatalities: 280
  • Persons involved in fatal accidents: 678
  • Pedestrians involved in fatal accidents: 92
See more detailed statistics of Berlin fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2011 here
National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
Number of bridges: 4
Total length: 8 meters (26ft)
Total average daily traffic: 37,124
Total average daily truck traffic: 2,961
Total future (year 2026) average daily traffic: 21,113
FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers: 3 (See the full list of FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers in Berlin)
FCC Registered Antenna Towers: 70 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers)
FCC Registered Commercial Land Mobile Towers: 1 (See the full list of FCC Registered Commercial Land Mobile Towers in Berlin, MD)
FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers: 23 (See the full list of FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers)
FCC Registered Microwave Towers: 11 (See the full list of FCC Registered Microwave Towers in this town)
FCC Registered Paging Towers: 5 (See the full list of FCC Registered Paging Towers)
FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses: 60 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Berlin)

FAA Registered Aircraft Manufacturers and Dealers: 1 (See the full list of FAA Registered Manufacturers and Dealers in Berlin)
FAA Registered Aircraft: 35 (See the full list of FAA Registered Aircraft)

2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 40
  • Hazardous Condition: 27

Incident types - Berlin

See full 2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Berlin, MD
Businesses in Berlin, MD
NameCountNameCount
7-Eleven1MasterBrand Cabinets1
Advance Auto Parts1McDonald's1
Arby's1Pizza Hut1
Baskin-Robbins1Rite Aid2
Chevrolet1Subway3
Domino's Pizza1True Value2
Dunkin Donuts1U-Haul1
FedEx4UPS4
GNC1Walgreens1
H&R Block1Walmart1
Home Depot1
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