For population 25 years and over in Berlin:
For population 15 years and over in Berlin town:
37 residents are foreign born
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units in 2000:
Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Albany, NY (20.2 miles , pop. 95,658).
Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Boston, MA (119.4 miles , pop. 589,141).
Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: New York, NY (138.1 miles , pop. 8,008,278).
Nearest cities: Petersburgh, NY (2.8 miles ), Stephentown, NY (2.9 miles ), Grafton, NY (2.9 miles ), Hancock, MA (3.0 miles ), Averill Park, NY (3.0 miles ), New Ashford, MA (3.0 miles ), Poestenkill, NY (3.1 miles ), Sand Lake, NY (3.1 miles ).
Single-family new house construction building permits:
Latitude: 42.66 N, Longitude: 73.38 W
Area code: 518
Work and jobs in Berlin: detailed stats about occupations, industries, unemployment, workers, commute
Average climate in Berlin, New York
Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations
Berlin-area historical tornado activity is significantly above New York state average. It is 2% greater than the overall U.S. average.
On 8/28/1973, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 16.7 miles away from the Berlin town center killed 4 people and injured 36 people and caused between $5,000,000 and $50,000,000 in damages.
On 5/29/1995, a category F4 tornado 31.9 miles away from the town center killed 3 people and injured 24 people and caused between $5,000,000 and $50,000,000 in damages.
Earthquake activity:Berlin-area historical earthquake activity is slightly below New York state average. It is 91% smaller than the overall U.S. average.
On 6/17/1991 at 08:53:16, a magnitude 4.1 (4.0 MB, 4.0 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 65.8 miles away from the city center
On 4/20/2000 at 08:46:55, a magnitude 4.0 (4.0 LG, 3.8 ML, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 99.4 miles away from Berlin 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 60.5 miles away from the city center
On 6/16/2000 at 04:02:53, a magnitude 3.3 (3.3 LG, Depth: 6.1 mi) earthquake occurred 48.3 miles away from the city center
On 10/2/1994 at 14:36:36, a magnitude 3.3 (3.1 LG, 3.3 LG, Depth: 6.2 mi) earthquake occurred 63.0 miles away from Berlin center
On 7/24/2007 at 01:56:48, a magnitude 3.1 (3.1 MD, 2.7 LG, Depth: 9.3 mi) earthquake occurred 37.6 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), duration magnitude (MD), local magnitude (ML)
Natural disasters:The number of natural disasters in Rensselaer County (19) is greater than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 12
Emergencies Declared: 7
Causes of natural disasters: Storms: 7, Floods: 5, Hurricanes: 3, Winter Storms: 3, Tornadoes: 2, Blizzards: 2, Chemical Waste: 1, Power Outage: 1, Snowstorm: 1, Other: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Birthplace of: Rufus Welch - Circus owner.
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Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Berlin:
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Public elementary/middle schools in Berlin:
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Air Quality Index (AQI)
Carbon Monoxide (CO) [ppm] level in 2010 was 0.348. This is about average. Closest monitor was 19.0 miles away from the city center.
Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2010 was 1.97. This is better than average. There were 27 monitors within city limits.
Ozone [ppb] level in 2010 was 31.1. This is about average. Closest monitor was 9.3 miles away from the city center.
Particulate Matter (PM10) [µ/m3] level in 2002 was 14.3. This is significantly better than average. There were 27 monitors within city limits.
Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µ/m3] level in 2010 was 7.90. This is better than average. There were 8 monitors within city limits.
Drinking water stations with addresses in Berlin and their reported violations in the past:BERLIN WATER DISTRICT # 2 (Population served: 700, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:SEDGWICK INN (Address: 17971 NY ROUTE 22 , Population served: 30, Groundwater):
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Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
Residents with income below the poverty level in 2009:
Residents with income below 50% of the poverty level in 2009:
Berlin compared to New York state average:
Banks with branches in Berlin (2011 data):
Most commonly used house heating fuel:
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Religion statistics for Berlin town (based on Rensselaer County data)Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 46.93%
Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations
Tables represent county-level data.
Food Environment Statistics:
Number of grocery stores: 32
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 13
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 55
Number of full-service restaurants: 94
Adult diabetes rate:
Adult obesity rate:
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
7.11% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($38,743 average adjusted gross income)
0.22% of residents moved from foreign countries ($435 average AGI)
Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2005 and 2006:
7.04% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($36,928 average adjusted gross income)
0.07% of residents moved to foreign countries ($190 average AGI)
Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2005 and 2006:
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Berlin fatal accident list:
Dec 13, 2010 08:38 PM, Bly Hollow Rd, Lat: 42.63938889, Lon: -73.38643889, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 1, Fatalities: 1
Aug 12, 2007 08:06 PM, Plank Rd, Lat: 42.698986, Lon: -73.395728, Vehicles: 1, Pedestrians: 1, Fatalities: 1, Drunken drivers: Inconsistent data
Jul 16, 2006 00:01 AM, Cowdry Hollow Rd., Southeast Hollow Rd., Lat: 42.687222, Lon: -73.338239, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 1, Fatalities: 1, Drunken drivers: 1
Apr 25, 2005 87:99 PM, Sr-22, So Main St, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 1, Fatalities: 1
Feb 24, 2002 06:55 PM, Cherry Plain Hill Rd, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 1, Fatalities: 1
Nov 23, 1998 06:45 PM, Sr-22, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 3, Fatalities: 1
Nov 12, 1979 04:50 PM, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 2, Fatalities: 1
National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
Number of bridges: 10See Full National Bridge Inventory Statistics for Berlin, NY
Total length: 10 meters (33ft)
Total costs: $14,536,000
Total average daily traffic: 6,808
Total average daily truck traffic: 564
Total future (year 2017) average daily traffic: 9,181
FCC Registered Antenna Towers:1
FCC Registered Microwave Towers:2
FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:3
FAA Registered Aircraft:3
2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:
See full 2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Berlin, NY