Berlin, Maryland

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Population in 2022: 5,259 (99% urban, 1% rural).
Population change since 2000: +50.6%
Males: 2,331  (44.3%)
Females: 2,928  (55.7%)
Median resident age:

40.7 years
Maryland median age:

39.7 years

Zip codes: 21811.

Estimated median household income in 2022: $77,629 (it was $33,438 in 2000)
Berlin:

$77,629
MD:

$94,991

Estimated per capita income in 2022: $36,645 (it was $19,303 in 2000)

Berlin town income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2022: $308,645 (it was $97,600 in 2000)
Berlin:

$308,645
MD:

$398,100

Mean prices in 2022: all housing units: $325,075; detached houses: $332,839; townhouses or other attached units: $251,304

Median gross rent in 2022: $1,000.

March 2022 cost of living index in Berlin: 80.5 (low, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2022: 9.3%
(4.2% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 24.4% for Black residents, 52.2% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 17.3% for two or more races residents)

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  • Races in Berlin, MD (2022)
    • 3,69273.0%White alone
    • 83116.4%Black alone
    • 2174.3%Hispanic
    • 2044.0%Two or more races
    • 260.5%Asian alone
    • 230.5%Other race alone
    • 10.02%American Indian alone

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



According to our research of Maryland and other state lists, there were 31 registered sex offenders living in Berlin, Maryland as of April 21, 2024.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in Berlin is 148 to 1.


Crime rates in Berlin by year

Type

2009

2010

2011

2012

2013

2014

2015

2016

2017

2018

2019

2020

2022

Murders
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
Rapes
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
1
(22.3)
1
(22.1)
1
(22.1)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(20.6)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
Robberies
(per 100,000)
3
(73.0)
1
(22.3)
1
(22.1)
2
(44.1)
1
(21.8)
3
(65.5)
1
(21.9)
0
(0.0)
2
(43.2)
1
(21.5)
0
(0.0)
1
(20.4)
3
(58.8)
Assaults
(per 100,000)
13
(316.2)
1
(22.3)
2
(44.2)
5
(110.3)
4
(87.2)
0
(0.0)
2
(43.8)
3
(66.1)
0
(0.0)
1
(21.5)
2
(41.1)
5
(101.8)
2
(39.2)
Burglaries
(per 100,000)
24
(583.8)
28
(624.3)
29
(640.5)
28
(617.6)
28
(610.2)
25
(545.9)
12
(262.7)
3
(66.1)
5
(108.0)
9
(193.1)
6
(123.4)
4
(81.4)
6
(117.6)
Thefts
(per 100,000)
92
(2,238)
82
(1,828)
119
(2,628)
90
(1,985)
69
(1,504)
55
(1,201)
56
(1,226)
63
(1,389)
79
(1,707)
58
(1,245)
61
(1,255)
38
(773.3)
43
(842.6)
Auto thefts
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(22.1)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
2
(42.9)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
4
(78.4)
Arson
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
1
(22.3)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(21.8)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
City-Data.com crime index215.5145.8183.1177.3126.8105.982.773.488.877.583.563.173.7

The City-Data.com crime index weighs serious crimes and violent crimes more heavily. Higher means more crime, U.S. average is 246.1. It adjusts for the number of visitors and daily workers commuting into cities.

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City-data.com crime index in Berlin, MD

Crime rate in Berlin detailed stats: murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, arson

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2021, including police officers: 18 (13 officers - 12 male; 1 female).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.60
Maryland average:

2.47
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Ancestries: English (18.3%), German (17.1%), Italian (7.1%), American (6.5%), Irish (5.6%), Polish (2.0%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Incorporated in 1868

Elevation: 45 feet

Land area: 2.20 square miles.

Population density: 2,391 people per square mile   (low).

Berlin, Maryland map

220 residents are foreign born (2.8% Europe, 0.9% Latin America).

This town:

4.3%
Maryland:

15.7%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2022: $3,200 (1.1%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2022: $3,571 (0.9%)

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 )

Latitude: 38.33 N, Longitude: 75.21 W

Daytime population change due to commuting: +1,209 (+23.9%)
Workers who live and work in this town: 799 (33.3%)

Area codes: 443, 410

Distribution of median household income in Berlin, MD in 2022
Distribution of house value in Berlin, MD in 2022
Berlin satellite photo by USGS

Berlin tourist attractions:

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 2022: 26 buildings, average cost: $177,800
  • 2021: 6 buildings, average cost: $403,700
  • 2020: 4 buildings, average cost: $327,500
  • 2019: 9 buildings, average cost: $231,400
  • 2018: 9 buildings, average cost: $123,900
  • 2017: 6 buildings, average cost: $293,000
  • 2016: 9 buildings, average cost: $199,600
  • 2015: 55 buildings, average cost: $124,400
  • 2014: 4 buildings, average cost: $196,300
  • 2013: 4 buildings, average cost: $130,200
  • 2012: 5 buildings, average cost: $244,800
  • 2011: 2 buildings, average cost: $96,300
  • 2009: 2 buildings, average cost: $157,500
  • 2008: 24 buildings, average cost: $152,700
  • 2007: 61 buildings, average cost: $128,600
  • 2006: 101 buildings, average cost: $171,400
  • 2005: 72 buildings, average cost: $168,600
  • 2004: 65 buildings, average cost: $168,600
  • 2003: 43 buildings, average cost: $133,800
  • 2002: 40 buildings, average cost: $134,000
  • 2001: 32 buildings, average cost: $128,100
  • 2000: 32 buildings, average cost: $109,100
  • 1999: 19 buildings, average cost: $113,400
  • 1998: 15 buildings, average cost: $96,900
  • 1997: 9 buildings, average cost: $114,800
Number of permits per 10,000 Berlin, MD residents
Average permit cost in Berlin, MD
Unemployment in December 2023:
Here:

3.8%
Maryland:

2.0%
Historical population in Berlin, MD
Historical housing units in Berlin, MD

Population change in the 1990s: +765 (+28.1%).
Most common industries in Berlin, MD (%)
Both Males Females
Most common industries in 2000
  • Accommodation & food services (12.4%)
  • Construction (8.8%)
  • Health care (8.6%)
  • Food (6.9%)
  • Educational services (6.8%)
  • Public administration (5.8%)
  • Real estate & rental & leasing (4.5%)
Most common industries for males in 2000
  • Construction (17.0%)
  • Accommodation & food services (10.3%)
  • Public administration (7.5%)
  • Food (6.8%)
  • Real estate & rental & leasing (5.9%)
  • Educational services (4.6%)
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (4.6%)
Most common industries for females in 2000
  • Health care (15.5%)
  • Accommodation & food services (14.2%)
  • Educational services (8.6%)
  • Food (7.0%)
  • Food & beverage stores (4.8%)
  • Public administration (4.3%)
  • Personal & laundry services (4.2%)
Most common occupations in Berlin, MD (%)
Both Males Females
Most common occupations in 2000
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (8.2%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (6.8%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (3.7%)
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (3.6%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (3.5%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (3.5%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (3.0%)
Most common occupations for males in 2000
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (8.6%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (8.1%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (7.7%)
  • Construction laborers (5.9%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (5.4%)
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (4.2%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair workers, including supervisors (3.8%)
Most common occupations for females in 2000
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (8.2%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (5.9%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (5.3%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (4.8%)
  • Cashiers (4.4%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (3.6%)
  • Registered nurses (3.6%)

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

Berlin, Maryland environmental map by EPA

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Air pollution and air quality trends
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AQI Ozone
Air Quality Index
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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 significantly above Maryland state average. It is 67% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 8/23/2011 at 17:51:04, a magnitude 5.8 (5.8 MW, Depth: 3.7 mi, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 151.0 miles away from the city center
On 1/15/2019 at 23:30:48, a magnitude 4.6 (4.6 MW, Depth: 6.2 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 142.5 miles away from Berlin center
On 1/16/1994 at 01:49:16, a magnitude 4.6 (4.6 MB, 4.6 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 145.1 miles away from the city center
On 11/30/2017 at 21:47:31, a magnitude 4.1 (4.1 MW, Depth: 6.1 mi) earthquake occurred 61.1 miles away from Berlin center
On 8/25/2011 at 05:07:52, a magnitude 4.5 (4.5 ML, Depth: 4.2 mi) earthquake occurred 152.1 miles away from the city center
On 12/9/2003 at 20:59:14, a magnitude 4.5 (4.5 MB, 4.5 LG) earthquake occurred 155.4 miles away from Berlin center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), local magnitude (ML), moment magnitude (MW)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Worcester County (11) is smaller than the US average (15).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 7
Emergencies Declared: 4

Causes of natural disasters: Hurricanes: 6, Winter Storms: 2, Blizzard: 1, Snowfall: 1, Snowstorm: 1, Tropical Storm: 1, Other: 1 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Berlin topographic map

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)
  • ATLANTIC GENERAL HOSP COMP CARE UNIT (9733 HEALTHWAY DRIVE)
  • BERLIN NURSING AND REHABILITATION CENTER (9715 HEALTHWAY DRIVE, PO BOX 799)
  • DAVITA - BERLIN DIALYSIS (314 FRANKLIN AVE)

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)

Public high school in Berlin:

Private high school in Berlin:

  • WORCESTER PREPARATORY SCHOOL (Students: 537, Location: 508 S MAIN ST, Grades: PK-12)

Public elementary/middle schools in Berlin:

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Points of interest:

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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).

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

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

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)
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

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

For population 15 years and over in Berlin:

Marital status in Berlin, MD
  • Never married: 27.5%
  • Now married: 54.6%
  • Separated: 1.8%
  • Widowed: 8.2%
  • Divorced: 7.8%

For population 25 years and over in Berlin:

  • High school or higher: 92.7%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 31.9%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 11.8%
  • Unemployed: 8.1%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 15.7 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2022
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2022
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

12.9
Maryland average:

12.7

Travel time (in minutes) to work in 2022
Means of transportation to work in 2022 - Berlin
Presidential Elections Results

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Religion statistics for Berlin, MD (based on Worcester County data)

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Mainline Protestant9,43047
Catholic8,1206
Evangelical Protestant5,94637
Black Protestant7827
Other4432
Orthodox1852
None26,548-
Source: Clifford Grammich, Kirk Hadaway, Richard Houseal, Dale E.Jones, Alexei Krindatch, Richie Stanley and Richard H.Taylor. 2012. 2010 U.S.Religion Census: Religious Congregations & Membership Study. Association of Statisticians of American Religious Bodies. Jones, Dale E., et al. 2002. Congregations and Membership in the United States 2000. Nashville, TN: Glenmary Research Center. Graphs represent county-level data

Food Environment Statistics:

Number of grocery stores: 19
Here:

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.
State:

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

5.28 / 10,000 pop.
Maryland:

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

30.65 / 10,000 pop.
Maryland:

5.40 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
Worcester County:

9.1%
State:

9.1%
Adult obesity rate:
Here:

26.5%
Maryland:

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

15.7%
Maryland:

15.5%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
Berlin:

49.9%
State:

50.1%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
This city:

46.9%
Maryland:

47.6%

Average BMI:
Here:

29.2
Maryland:

28.8

People feeling badly about themselves:
This city:

19.0%
Maryland:

20.0%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
This city:

11.4%
State:

11.3%

Average hours sleeping at night:
Here:

6.8
Maryland:

6.8

Overweight people:
Berlin:

36.4%
Maryland:

34.1%

General health condition:
Here:

54.9%
Maryland:

56.5%

Average condition of hearing:
Here:

79.1%
Maryland:

80.5%

More about Health and Nutrition of Berlin, MD Residents
Local government employment and payroll (March 2022)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Judicial and Legal 13$67,150$61,9850$0
Police Protection - Officers 13$67,150$61,9850$0
Other Government Administration 11$85,702$93,4930$0
Electric Power 10$66,762$80,1140$0
Sewerage 9$42,063$56,0840$0
Water Supply 5$22,942$55,0610$0
Police - Other 4$13,932$41,7962$527
Streets and Highways 4$20,991$62,9730$0
Solid Waste Management 3$10,296$41,1840$0
Financial Administration 3$16,273$65,0920$0
Other and Unallocable 0$0 2$1,160
Totals for Government 75$413,260$66,1224$1,687

Berlin government finances - Expenditure in 2021 (per resident):

  • Current Operations - Electric Utilities: $5,635,000 ($1071.50)
    Solid Waste Management: $2,650,000 ($503.90)
    Police Protection: $1,930,000 ($366.99)
    Regular Highways: $1,206,000 ($229.32)
    Water Utilities: $967,000 ($183.88)
    General - Other: $761,000 ($144.70)
    Central Staff Services: $707,000 ($134.44)
    Local Fire Protection: $400,000 ($76.06)
    Financial Administration: $289,000 ($54.95)
    Parks and Recreation: $40,000 ($7.61)
    General Public Buildings: $25,000 ($4.75)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $321,000 ($61.04)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Regular Highways: $517,000 ($98.31)
    Police Protection: $52,000 ($9.89)
    Central Staff Services: $23,000 ($4.37)
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $4,443,000 ($844.84)

Berlin government finances - Revenue in 2021 (per resident):

  • Charges - Sewerage: $2,448,000 ($465.49)
    Other: $1,349,000 ($256.51)
    Solid Waste Management: $21,000 ($3.99)
  • Local Intergovernmental - Other: $636,000 ($120.94)
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue - Other: $145,000 ($27.57)
    Interest Earnings: $51,000 ($9.70)
    Sale of Property: $34,000 ($6.47)
    Rents: $25,000 ($4.75)
  • Revenue - Electric Utilities: $5,942,000 ($1129.87)
    Water Utilities: $750,000 ($142.61)
  • State Intergovernmental - Other: $488,000 ($92.79)
    Highways: $225,000 ($42.78)
  • Tax - Property: $4,006,000 ($761.74)
    Individual Income: $672,000 ($127.78)
    Other License: $183,000 ($34.80)
    Other Selective Sales: $182,000 ($34.61)
    Public Utility License: $109,000 ($20.73)
    Amusements Sales: $47,000 ($8.94)
    Occupation and Business License - Other: $41,000 ($7.80)

Berlin government finances - Debt in 2021 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $15,405,000 ($2929.26)
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $14,427,000 ($2743.30)
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $977,000 ($185.78)

Berlin government finances - Cash and Securities in 2021 (per resident):

  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $11,221,000 ($2133.68)
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

Strongest AM radio stations in Berlin:

  • WTGM (960 AM; 10 kW; SALISBURY, MD; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WJWL (900 AM; 10 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)
Berlin fatal accident statistics for 1975 - 2021
Fatal road traffic accident statistics for 1975 - 2021
See more detailed statistics of Berlin fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2021 here
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 15Number of bridges
  • 151ft / 46.3mTotal length
  • 132,862Total average daily traffic
  • 9,966Total average daily truck traffic
New bridges in Berlin, MD - historical statistics
  • New bridges - historical statistics
  • 11950-1959
  • 21960-1969
  • 91970-1979
  • 11980-1989
  • 22000-2009
See full National Bridge Inventory statistics for Berlin, MD
FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers: 3 (See the full list of FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers in Berlin)
FCC Registered Antenna Towers: 122 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers)
FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers: 2 (See the full list of FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers in Berlin, MD)
FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers: 30 (See the full list of FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers)
FCC Registered Microwave Towers: 13 (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 Maritime Coast & Aviation Ground Towers: 2 (See the full list of FCC Registered Maritime Coast & Aviation Ground Towers)
FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses: 93 (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: 40 (See the full list of FAA Registered Aircraft)

2002 - 2018 National Fire Incident Reporting System (NFIRS) incidents

    Fire incident distribution by year Based on the data from the years 2002 - 2018 the average number of fires per year is 67. The highest number of fire incidents - 92 took place in 2011, and the least - 6 in 2002. The data has an increasing trend.
    Fire incident types in Berlin, MD When looking into fire subcategories, the most incidents belonged to: Structure Fires (52.4%), and Outside Fires (27.7%).

    • Fire incident types reported to NFIRS in Berlin, MD
    • 59552.4%Structure Fires
    • 31527.7%Outside Fires
    • 15914.0%Mobile Property/Vehicle Fires
    • 675.9%Other
See full National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Berlin, MD
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Berlin, MD
  • 59.7%Electricity
  • 17.9%Utility gas
  • 9.3%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 7.0%Wood
  • 6.1%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Berlin, MD
  • 89.5%Electricity
  • 5.7%Utility gas
  • 3.1%No fuel used
  • 1.7%Bottled, tank, or LP gas


Berlin compared to Maryland state average:

  • Unemployed percentage below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly above state average.
  • Institutionalized population percentage above state average.

Berlin on our top lists:

  • #72 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the most residents born in Chile (population 500+)"
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