Berlin, Massachusetts

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Population in 2010: 2,866. Population change since 2000: +20.4%
Males: 1,418  (49.5%)
Females: 1,448  (50.5%)
Median resident age:  46.1 years
Massachusetts median age:  39.2 years

Zip codes: 01503.

Estimated median household income in 2015: $90,191 (it was $65,667 in 2000)
Berlin:

$90,191
MA:

$70,628

Estimated per capita income in 2015: $41,646 (it was $28,915 in 2000)

Berlin town income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2015: $433,573 (it was $240,200 in 2000)
Berlin:

$433,573
MA:

$352,100

Mean prices in 2015: All housing units: $290,186; Detached houses: $307,171; Townhouses or other attached units: $245,260; In 2-unit structures: $229,949; In 3-to-4-unit structures: $208,138; In 5-or-more-unit structures: $152,176; Mobile homes: $58,938
  • Races in Berlin, MA (2010)

    Berlin races chart
    • 2,71594.7%White alone
    • 441.5%Hispanic
    • 401.4%Asian alone
    • 361.3%Two or more races
    • 180.6%Black alone
    • 70.2%American Indian alone
    • 60.2%Other race alone

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

Mar. 2016 cost of living index in Berlin: 145.5 (very high, U.S. average is 100)
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Ancestries: Irish (28.5%), English (20.5%), German (11.9%), Italian (11.1%), French (10.9%), French Canadian (8.3%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Incorporated in 1812

Elevation: 300 feet

Land area: 12.9 square miles.

Population density: 222 people per square mile   (very low).

Berlin,MA real estate house value index trend

Berlin, Massachusetts map

For population 25 years and over in Berlin:

  • High school or higher: 88.3%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 36.4%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 10.5%
  • Unemployed: 1.0%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 21.9 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Berlin town:

  • Never married: 24.0%
  • Now married: 62.3%
  • Separated: 0.9%
  • Widowed: 5.6%
  • Divorced: 7.2%

54 residents are foreign born (1.0% Europe, 0.5% Asia, 0.5% North America, 0.3% Latin America).

This town:

2.3%
Massachusetts:

12.2%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units in 2000:

Berlin town:  1.1% ($2,648)
Massachusetts:  1.3% ($2,336)
Berlin satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Framingham, MA (11.7 miles , pop. 66,910).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Boston, MA (27.8 miles , pop. 589,141).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Bronx, NY (157.3 miles , pop. 1,332,650).

Nearest cities: Hudson, MA (1.8 miles ), Bolton, MA (2.0 miles ), Clinton, MA (2.0 miles ), Marlborough, MA (2.1 miles ), Northborough, MA (2.2 miles ), South Lancaster, MA (2.3 miles ), Boylston, MA (2.5 miles ), Stow, MA (2.6 miles ).

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 19 buildings, average cost: $177,900
  • 1998: 13 buildings, average cost: $197,700
  • 1999: 17 buildings, average cost: $184,900
  • 2000: 19 buildings, average cost: $185,800
  • 2001: 33 buildings, average cost: $177,700
  • 2002: 38 buildings, average cost: $177,700
  • 2003: 13 buildings, average cost: $267,400
  • 2004: 12 buildings, average cost: $274,300
  • 2005: 21 buildings, average cost: $246,500
  • 2006: 6 buildings, average cost: $398,000
  • 2007: 67 buildings, average cost: $146,600
  • 2008: 25 buildings, average cost: $182,000
  • 2009: 4 buildings, average cost: $303,000
  • 2010: 8 buildings, average cost: $186,800
  • 2011: 3 buildings, average cost: $185,000
  • 2012: 16 buildings, average cost: $183,000
  • 2013: 15 buildings, average cost: $183,000
  • 2014: 14 buildings, average cost: $170,000

Number of permits per 10,000 residents

Average cost (in $1000s)

Latitude: 42.38 N, Longitude: 71.63 W

Area code: 978


Crime rates in Berlin by Year
Type 2001 2002 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2012 2013
Murders 00000000000
per 100,000 0.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.0
Rapes 00000000000
per 100,000 0.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.0
Robberies 11003000000
per 100,000 41.841.50.00.0110.90.00.00.00.00.00.0
Assaults 21000000010
per 100,000 83.641.50.00.00.00.00.00.00.034.40.0
Burglaries 63010310710
per 100,000 250.9124.50.037.50.0108.336.50.0235.134.40.0
Theft 3634212624261622384114
per 100,000 1,505.61,410.8790.7973.8887.2938.3583.9797.11,276.01,412.3479.3
Auto thefts 52142010310
per 100,000 209.183.037.7149.873.90.036.50.0100.734.40.0
Arson 00000000000
per 100,000 0.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.0
City-data.com crime index (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 295.5) 128.996.334.653.674.745.128.831.975.668.519.2

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City-data.com crime index 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 2015, including police officers: 12 (8 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.66
Massachusetts average:

2.54
Unemployment in September 2015:
Here:

3.7%
Massachusetts:

4.5%

Unemployment by year (%)

Most common industries in 2015 (%)
Males Females
  • Construction (17%)
  • Computer and electronic products (12%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (9%)
  • Repair and maintenance (7%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (5%)
  • Public administration (4%)
  • Metal and metal products (4%)
  • Educational services (17%)
  • Health care (9%)
  • Finance and insurance (8%)
  • Computer and electronic products (7%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (6%)
  • Public administration (5%)
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (5%)
Most common occupations (%)
Males Females
  • Computer specialists (10%)
  • Engineers (8%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair occupations including supervisors (4%)
  • Top executives (4%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (4%)
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (4%)
  • Supervisors of construction and extraction workers (4%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers including supervisors (10%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (7%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary and middle school teachers (7%)
  • Registered nurses (5%)
  • Other management occupations except farmers and farm managers (5%)
  • Computer specialists (4%)
  • Other sales and related workers including supervisors (4%)

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

Average climate in Berlin, Massachusetts

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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

Tornado activity:

Berlin-area historical tornado activity is slightly above Massachusetts state average. It is 24% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 6/9/1953, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 7.8 miles away from the Berlin town center killed 90 people and injured 1228 people and caused between $50,000,000 and $500,000,000 in damages.

On 10/3/1970, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 14.2 miles away from the town center killed one person and caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Berlin-area historical earthquake activity is near Massachusetts state average. It is 89% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 10/7/1983 at 10:18:46, a magnitude 5.3 (5.1 MB, 5.3 LG, 5.1 ML, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 174.9 miles away from the city center
On 4/20/2002 at 10:50:47, a magnitude 5.2 (5.2 MB, 4.2 MS, 5.2 MW, 5.0 MW, Depth: 6.8 mi) earthquake occurred 179.6 miles away from Berlin center
On 1/19/1982 at 00:14:42, a magnitude 4.7 (4.5 MB, 4.7 MD, 4.5 LG, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 77.4 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 236.6 miles away from the city center
On 10/2/1994 at 11:27:22, a magnitude 3.7 (3.5 LG, 3.7 LG, Depth: 6.2 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 33.3 miles away from Berlin center
On 6/17/1991 at 08:53:16, a magnitude 4.1 (4.0 MB, 4.0 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 156.5 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), duration magnitude (MD), local magnitude (ML), surface-wave magnitude (MS), moment magnitude (MW)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Worcester County (27) is a lot greater than the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 15
Emergencies Declared: 12

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 9, Storms: 8, Hurricanes: 6, Snowstorms: 5, Winter Storms: 4, Blizzards: 2, Snows: 2, Fire: 1, Heavy Rain: 1, Snowfall: 1, Tornado: 1, Wind: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Berlin topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers near Berlin:

  • HUDSON NURSING HOME - OLD (Nursing Home, about 4 miles away; HUDSON, MA)
  • DIVINE HEALTH LLC (Home Health Center, about 4 miles away; MARLBOROUGH, MA)
  • BRAEMOOR OF MARLBORO (Nursing Home, about 4 miles away; MARLBOROUGH, MA)
  • MARLBOROUGH HILLS HEALTHCARE CENTER (Nursing Home, about 4 miles away; MARLBOROUGH, MA)
  • SYNERGY HOME HEALTH CARE, INC (Home Health Center, about 4 miles away; MARLBOROUGH, MA)
  • CLINTON MANOR NURSING HOME (Nursing Home, about 5 miles away; CLINTON, MA)
  • BRAEMOOR EAST OF MARLBORO (Nursing Home, about 5 miles away; MARLBOROUGH, MA)

airports located in Berlin:

Amtrak stations near Berlin:

  • 12 miles: WORCESTER (WORCHESTER, 45 SHREWSBURY ST.) . Services: ticket office, fully wheelchair accessible, enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, public payphones, vending machines, free short-term parking, free long-term parking, call for taxi service, public transit connection.
  • 13 miles: FRAMINGHAM (443 WAVERLY ST.) . Services: public payphones, snack bar, paid short-term parking, taxi stand, public transit connection.

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Berlin:

  • Quinsigamond Community College (about 10 miles; Worcester, MA; Full-time enrollment: 5,877)
  • Framingham State University (about 12 miles; Framingham, MA; FT enrollment: 5,743)
  • Worcester Polytechnic Institute (about 12 miles; Worcester, MA; FT enrollment: 3,930)
  • Assumption College (about 12 miles; Worcester, MA; FT enrollment: 2,580)
  • Clark University (about 14 miles; Worcester, MA; FT enrollment: 3,687)
  • College of the Holy Cross (about 14 miles; Worcester, MA; FT enrollment: 3,125)
  • Worcester State University (about 14 miles; Worcester, MA; FT enrollment: 5,426)

Public elementary/middle school in Berlin:

See full list of schools located in Berlin

Library in Berlin:

  • BERLIN PUBLIC LIBRARY (Operating income: $108,525; Location: 23 CARTER STREET; 16,843 books; 930 e-books; 1,458 audio materials; 1,377 video materials; 8 local licensed databases; 34 state licensed databases; 64 print serial subscriptions)

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Notable locations in Berlin: Berlin Orchards (A), Pinecrest Country Club (B), Berlin Town Hall (C), Berlin Town Fire Department (D), Northbrook Greenhouses (E), Tolman Greenhouse (F). Display/hide their locations on the map

Churches in Berlin include: Saint Joseph Church (A), First Parish Church of Berlin (B). Display/hide their locations on the map

Cemeteries: Pleasant Street Cemetery (1), Center Cemetery (2), Pleasant Street Cemetery (3). Display/hide their locations on the map

Reservoirs and swamps: Wheeler Pond (A), Gates Pond (B), Hog Swamp (C). Display/hide their locations on the map

Streams, rivers, and creeks: Barefoot Brook (A), Cooledge Brook (B), Gates Pond Brook (C), North Brook (D), Brewer Brook (E), Fosgate Brook (F). Display/hide their locations on the map

Worcester County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level greater than 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Highest Potential

Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2013 was 85.4. This is about average.

City:

85.4
U.S.:

74.7

Carbon Monoxide (CO) [ppm] level in 2013 was 0.392. This is worse than average. Closest monitor was 11.8 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.392
U.S.:

0.293

Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2) [ppb] level in 2013 was 11.6. This is significantly worse than average. Closest monitor was 8.2 miles away from the city center.

City:

11.6
U.S.:

6.4

Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2013 was 2.72. This is significantly worse than average. Closest monitor was 8.2 miles away from the city center.

City:

2.72
U.S.:

1.91

Ozone [ppb] level in 2013 was 30.3. This is about average. Closest monitor was 10.0 miles away from the city center.

City:

30.3
U.S.:

32.0

Particulate Matter (PM10) [µg/m3] level in 2013 was 18.1. This is about average. Closest monitor was 10.0 miles away from the city center.

City:

18.1
U.S.:

20.0

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2013 was 7.73. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 7.7 miles away from the city center.

City:

7.73
U.S.:

9.35
Average household size:
This town:  2.5 people
Massachusetts:  2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This town:  72.1%
Whole state:  63.0%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This town:  7.0%
Whole state:  7.0%

Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.8% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.6% of all households
Residents with income below the poverty level in 2009:
This town:

3.9%
Whole state:

9.3%
Residents with income below 50% of the poverty level in 2009:
This town:

0.3%
Whole state:

4.4%
3 people in group homes intended for adults in 2010
8 people in agriculture workers' dormitories on farms in 2000

Banks with branches in Berlin (2011 data):

  • Clinton Savings Bank: Berlin Branch at 35 Central Street, branch established on 1984/05/14. Info updated 2012/04/03: Bank assets: $479.5 mil, Deposits: $362.7 mil, headquarters in Clinton, MA, positive income, Mortgage Lending Specialization, 7 total offices, Holding Company: Clinton Financial Services, Mhc

Educational Attainment (%) in 2000

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2000

Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

9.9
Massachusetts average:

13.1

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

Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2008 2012 2016

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2008 Presidential Elections Results

2012 Presidential Elections Results

2016 Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

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

ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Catholic306,925118
Mainline Protestant43,326171
Evangelical Protestant37,511203
Other18,93169
Orthodox7,93515
Black Protestant4976
None383,427-
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: 135
Worcester County:

1.73 / 10,000 pop.
Massachusetts:

1.98 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 4
This county:

0.05 / 10,000 pop.
State:

0.05 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 140
Worcester County:

1.79 / 10,000 pop.
Massachusetts:

2.22 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 174
Worcester County:

2.22 / 10,000 pop.
State:

1.77 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 569
Here:

7.27 / 10,000 pop.
State:

8.76 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
This county:

8.0%
Massachusetts:

8.1%
Adult obesity rate:
Worcester County:

24.0%
Massachusetts:

22.5%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
This county:

16.6%
State:

16.5%

3.66% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($51,386 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

3.66%
Massachusetts average:

5.61%

0.04% of residents moved from foreign countries ($555 average AGI)
Worcester County:

0.04%
Massachusetts average:

0.06%

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2010 and 2011:
from Middlesex County, MA  0.97% ($60,516 average AGI)
from Norfolk County, MA  0.24% ($51,162)
from Suffolk County, MA  0.16% ($52,384)


4.08% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($50,030 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.08%
Massachusetts average:

5.85%

0.08% of residents moved to foreign countries ($764 average AGI)
Worcester County:

0.08%
Massachusetts average:

0.11%

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2010 and 2011:
to Middlesex County, MA  0.91% ($52,341 average AGI)
to Suffolk County, MA  0.23% ($46,486)
to Norfolk County, MA  0.22% ($53,668)

Strongest AM radio stations in Berlin:

  • WAZN (1470 AM; 7 kW; MARLBOROUGH, MA; Owner: MULTICULTURAL RADIO BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WKOX (1200 AM; 50 kW; FRAMINGHAM, MA; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WBIX (1060 AM; 40 kW; NATICK, MA; Owner: LANGER BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WCRN (830 AM; 50 kW; WORCESTER, MA; Owner: CARTER BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WEEI (850 AM; 50 kW; BOSTON, MA; Owner: ENTERCOM BOSTON LICENSE, LLC)
  • WAMG (890 AM; 25 kW; DEDHAM, MA; Owner: MEGA COMMUNICATIONS OF DEDHAM LICENSEE, LLC)
  • WRKO (680 AM; 50 kW; BOSTON, MA; Owner: ENTERCOM BOSTON LICENSE, LLC)
  • WTAG (580 AM; 5 kW; WORCESTER, MA; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WWZN (1510 AM; 50 kW; BOSTON, MA; Owner: ROSE CITY RADIO CORPORATION)
  • WALE (990 AM; 50 kW; GREENVILLE, RI; Owner: NORTH AMERICAN BROADCASTING CO., INC.)
  • WRCA (1330 AM; 25 kW; WALTHAM, MA; Owner: WRCA LICENSE, LLC)
  • WVNE (760 AM; daytime; 25 kW; LEICESTER, MA; Owner: BLOUNT MASSCOM, INC.)
  • WBNW (1120 AM; 5 kW; CONCORD, MA; Owner: MONEY MATTERS RADIO, INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Berlin:

  • WAAF (107.3 FM; WORCESTER, MA; Owner: ENTERCOM BOSTON LICENSE, LLC)
  • WSRS (96.1 FM; WORCESTER, MA; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WXLO (104.5 FM; FITCHBURG, MA; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WBMX (98.5 FM; BOSTON, MA; Owner: INFINITY RADIO OPERATIONS INC.)
  • WJMN (94.5 FM; BOSTON, MA; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • WCRB (102.5 FM; WALTHAM, MA; Owner: CHARLES RIVER BROADCASTING WCRB LICE)
  • WTKK (96.9 FM; BOSTON, MA; Owner: GREATER BOSTON RADIO, INC.)
  • WROR-FM (105.7 FM; FRAMINGHAM, MA; Owner: GREATER BOSTON RADIO, INC.)
  • WBOS (92.9 FM; BROOKLINE, MA; Owner: GREATER BOSTON RADIO, INC.)
  • WGBH (89.7 FM; BOSTON, MA; Owner: WGBH EDUCATIONAL FOUNDATION)
  • WBUR-FM (90.9 FM; BOSTON, MA; Owner: TRUSTEES OF BOSTON UNIVERSITY)
  • WICN (90.5 FM; WORCESTER, MA; Owner: WICN PUBLIC RADIO, INC)
  • WODS (103.3 FM; BOSTON, MA; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WXKS-FM (107.9 FM; MEDFORD, MA; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • WMJX (106.7 FM; BOSTON, MA; Owner: GREATER BOSTON RADIO, INC.)
  • WFEX (92.1 FM; PETERBOROUGH, NH; Owner: FNX BROADCASTING OF NEW HAMPSHIRE LLC)
  • WBCN (104.1 FM; BOSTON, MA; Owner: HEMISPHERE BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WZLX (100.7 FM; BOSTON, MA; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING CORPORATION OF BOSTON)
  • W267AI (101.3 FM; BOSTON, MA; Owner: MCC BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC.)
  • WYAJ (97.7 FM; SUDBURY, MA; Owner: SUDBURY VALLEY B'CASTING FOUNDATION)

TV broadcast stations around Berlin:

  • WUNI (Channel 27; WORCESTER, MA; Owner: ENTRAVISION HOLDINGS, LLC)
  • WUTF (Channel 66; MARLBOROUGH, MA; Owner: TELEFUTURA BOSTON LLC)
  • WCVB-TV (Channel 5; BOSTON, MA; Owner: WCVB HEARST-ARGYLE TV, INC.)
  • WGBH-TV (Channel 2; BOSTON, MA; Owner: WGBH EDUCATIONAL FOUNDATION)
  • WBZ-TV (Channel 4; BOSTON, MA; Owner: VIACOM INC.)
  • WGBX-TV (Channel 44; BOSTON, MA; Owner: WGBH EDUCATIONAL FOUNDATION)
  • WMFP (Channel 62; LAWRENCE, MA; Owner: WSAH LICENSE, INC.)
  • WHDH-TV (Channel 7; BOSTON, MA; Owner: WHDH-TV)
  • WSBK-TV (Channel 38; BOSTON, MA; Owner: VIACOM INC.)
  • WLVI-TV (Channel 56; CAMBRIDGE, MA; Owner: WLVI, INC.)
  • WFXT (Channel 25; BOSTON, MA; Owner: FOX TELEVISION STATIONS INC.)
  • W40BO (Channel 40; BOSTON, MA; Owner: PAXSON COMMUNICATIONS LPTV, INC.)
  • WBPX (Channel 68; BOSTON, MA; Owner: PAXSON BOSTON-68 LICENSE, INC.)
  • WYDN (Channel 48; WORCESTER, MA; Owner: EDUCATIONAL PUBLIC TV CORPORATION)
  • WTMU-LP (Channel 32; BOSTON, MA; Owner: ZGS BOSTON, INC.)
  • WCEA-LP (Channel 58; BOSTON, MA; Owner: CHANNEL 19 TV CORPORATION)
  • WFXZ-CA (Channel 24; BOSTON, MA; Owner: BOSTON BROADCASTING CORP.)
  • WWDP (Channel 46; NORWELL, MA; Owner: NORWELL TELEVISION, LLC)
  • WNAC-TV (Channel 64; PROVIDENCE, RI; Owner: WNAC, LLC)
  • WPRI-TV (Channel 12; PROVIDENCE, RI; Owner: TVL BROADCASTING OF RHODE ISLAND, LLC)
  • WPXQ (Channel 69; BLOCK ISLAND, RI; Owner: OCEAN STATE TELEVISION, L.L.C.)
  • WCRN-LP (Channel 34; LEICESTER, MA; Owner: CARTER BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WLNE-TV (Channel 6; NEW BEDFORD, MA; Owner: FREEDOM BROADCASTING OF SOUTHERN NEW ENGLAND, INC.)
  • WJAR (Channel 10; PROVIDENCE, RI; Owner: OUTLET BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WNDS (Channel 50; DERRY, NH; Owner: CTV OF DERRY, INC)
Berlin fatal accident statistics for 1975 - 2014

Fatal road traffic accident statistics for 1975 - 2014 (per 100,000 population)

See more detailed statistics of Berlin fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2014 here
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 11Number of bridges
  • 18m59ftTotal length
  • $9,542,000Total costs
  • 206,150Total average daily traffic
  • 30,196Total average daily truck traffic
  • 411,644Total future (year 2031) average daily traffic

New bridges - Historical Statistics

  • 11900-1909
  • 21930-1939
  • 21950-1959
  • 41960-1969
  • 11980-1989
  • 12000-2009
See Full National Bridge Inventory Statistics for Berlin, MA

FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:

6
  • COBURN RD, 76 Coburn Rd (Lat: 42.393472 Lon: -71.647083), Type: Tower, Structure height: 44 m, Overall height: 49 m, Call Sign: KCB778
    Assigned Frequencies: 33.6400 MHzGrant Date: 01/07/2012, Expiration Date: 03/29/2022Registrant: Town Of Berlin, 23 Linden Street, Berlin, MA 01503, Phone: (978) 838-2444, Email:
  • LINDEN STREET, 23 Linden Street (Lat: 42.380750 Lon: -71.640472), Type: Building, Structure height: 10 m, Overall height: 12 m, Call Sign: KEM417
    Assigned Frequencies: 453.375 MHz, 458.375 MHzGrant Date: 01/09/2015, Expiration Date: 01/03/2025Registrant: Berlin Police Department, 23 Linden Street, Berlin, MA 01503, Phone: (978) 838-7355, Fax: (780) 838-9455, Email:
  • 76 Coburn Road (Lat: 42.393472 Lon: -71.647083), Type: Tower, Structure height: 44 m, Overall height: 49 m, Call Sign: KNFW788
    Assigned Frequencies: 37.0600 MHzGrant Date: 01/07/2012, Expiration Date: 03/29/2022Registrant: Town Of Berlin, 23 Linden Street, Berlin, MA 01503, Phone: (978) 838-7355, Email:
  • 80 Tayor Rd. (Lat: 42.385917 Lon: -71.605639), Type: Tower, Structure height: 18 m, Call Sign: WQES600
    Assigned Frequencies: 471.150 MHzGrant Date: 03/04/2016, Expiration Date: 04/04/2026, Certifier: Rick PlummerRegistrant: Town Of Berlin, 23 Linden St, Berlin, MA 01503, Phone: (978) 838-7355, Fax: (978) 838-9455, Email:
  • 80 Taylor Rd. (Lat: 42.385917 Lon: -71.605639), Type: Tower, Structure height: 18 m, Call Sign: WQEY457
    Assigned Frequencies: 483.062 MHzGrant Date: 03/04/2016, Expiration Date: 05/17/2026, Certifier: Rick PlummerRegistrant: Town Of Berlin, 23 Linden St, Berlin, MA 01503, Phone: (978) 838-7355, Fax: (978) 838-9455, Email:
  • Lat: 42.393472 Lon: -71.647083, Call Sign: WQFL389
    Assigned Frequencies: 453.112 MHz, 453.112 MHzGrant Date: 08/09/2006, Expiration Date: 08/09/2016, Certifier: Rick PlummerRegistrant: Worad, Inc., 299 Brooks Street, Worcester, MA 01606, Phone: (508) 852-2693, Fax: (508) 852-2704, Email:

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

2
  • BERLIN, Lat: 42.379722 Lon: -71.660278, Call Sign: WQLR811
    Assigned Frequencies: 956.431 MHzGrant Date: 04/09/2010, Expiration Date: 04/09/2020, Certifier: Karen GalliganRegistrant: Sensus, 450 N Gallatin Avenue, Uniontown, PA 15401, Phone: (800) 638-3748, Fax: (800) 888-2403, Email:
  • 4DE5004D, 51 Taylor Road (Lat: 42.386111 Lon: -71.605833), Type: Mtower, Structure height: 39.6 m, Call Sign: WQRK914, Licensee ID: L00127664
    Assigned Frequencies: 23175.0 MHz, 23175.0 MHz, 23175.0 MHz, 23175.0 MHz, 23175.0 MHz, 23175.0 MHz, 23175.0 MHz, 23175.0 MHzGrant Date: 06/07/2013, Expiration Date: 06/07/2023, Certifier: Dan MenserRegistrant: T-Mobile License LLC, 12920 Se 38th Street, Bellevue, WA 98006, Phone: (425) 383-8401, Fax: (425) 383-4040, Email:

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

41 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Berlin)

FAA Registered Aircraft:

4
  • Aircraft: CESSNA 182A (Category: Land, Seats: 4, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 119 mph), Engine: CONT MOTOR O-470 SERIES (230 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 3968D , Serial Number: 34668, Year manufactured: 1957, Airworthiness Date: 09/23/1957
    Registrant (Individual): Jeffrey C Fallon, 195 Highland St, Berlin, MA 01503
  • Aircraft: CESSNA 172M (Category: Land, Seats: 4, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 108 mph), Engine: LYCOMING 0-320 SERIES (180 HP) (4 Cycle)
    N-Number: 69TS , Serial Number: 17262351, Year manufactured: 1973, Airworthiness Date: 10/16/1973
    Registrant (Individual): Paul E Corman, 5 Roseberry Rd, Berlin, MA 01503
  • Aircraft: CESSNA 150M (Category: Land, Seats: 2, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 81 mph), Engine: CONT MOTOR 0-200 SERIES (100 HP) (4 Cycle)
    N-Number: 714CY , Serial Number: 15079085, Year manufactured: 1976
    Registrant (Individual): Americo Texeira, 195 Gates Pond Rd, Berlin, MA 01503
  • Aircraft: ERCOUPE 415-C (Category: Land, Seats: 2, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 90 mph), Engine: CONT MOTOR C85 SERIES (85 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 789JJ , Serial Number: 1541, Year manufactured: 1946, Airworthiness Date: 08/20/1955
    Registrant (Individual): Jeffrey C Fallon, 195 Highland St, Berlin, MA 01503

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

SAWYER HILL ECOHOUSING (Population served: 272, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In JAN-2009, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St AO (w/o penalty) issued (MAR-03-2009), St Compliance achieved (MAR-03-2009)
Past monitoring violations:
  • Follow-up Or Routine LCR Tap M/R - In JUL-01-2012, Contaminant: Lead and Copper Rule. Follow-up actions: St AO (w/o penalty) issued (DEC-05-2012)
  • Follow-up Or Routine LCR Tap M/R - In OCT-01-2009, Contaminant: Lead and Copper Rule. Follow-up actions: St AO (w/o penalty) issued (FEB-22-2010), St Compliance achieved (2 times from MAY-21-2010 to FEB-17-2011)
  • 2 routine major monitoring violations
  • 106 regular monitoring violations
BERLIN RETIREMENT HOME/NORTHBROOK VILLAG (Population served: 48, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Average - In DEC-2010, Contaminant: Nitrate. Follow-up actions: St AO (w/o penalty) issued (FEB-11-2011), St Compliance achieved (FEB-11-2011)
Past monitoring violations:
  • Follow-up Or Routine LCR Tap M/R - In JUL-01-2008, Contaminant: Lead and Copper Rule. Follow-up actions: St AO (w/o penalty) issued (DEC-05-2008), St Compliance achieved (2 times from AUG-12-2010 to JAN-14-2014)
  • One minor monitoring violation
  • One regular monitoring violation

2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 39
  • Hazardous Condition: 26

Incident types - Berlin

See full 2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Berlin, MA

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (85%)
  • Electricity (8%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (3%)
  • Wood (2%)
  • Utility gas (2%)

Businesses in Berlin, MA

  • Dunkin Donuts: 1
  • MasterBrand Cabinets: 4

Berlin compared to Massachusetts state average:

  • Unemployed percentage significantly below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Median age above state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Renting percentage significantly below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly above state average.
  • Number of rooms per house significantly below state average.
  • House age significantly below state average.
  • Number of college students below state average.
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