Berlin, Wisconsin

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Population in 2017: 5,386 (86% urban, 14% rural).
Population change since 2000: +1.5%
 
Males: 2,660  (49.4%)
Females: 2,726  (50.6%)
Median resident age:

43.4 years
Wisconsin median age:

39.5 years

Zip codes: 54923.

Estimated median household income in 2017: $44,932 (it was $36,896 in 2000)
Berlin:

$44,932
WI:

$59,305

Estimated per capita income in 2017: $25,288 (it was $17,667 in 2000)

Berlin city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2017: $111,799 (it was $77,200 in 2000)
Berlin:

$111,799
WI:

$178,900

Median gross rent in 2017: $634.

March 2019 cost of living index in Berlin: 76.8 (low, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2017: 13.4%
(13.3% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 13.0% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 28.6% for American Indian residents, 16.8% for two or more races residents)
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  • Races in Berlin, WI (2010)
    • 4,94089.4%White alone
    • 4418.0%Hispanic
    • 480.9%Asian alone
    • 420.8%Two or more races
    • 280.5%American Indian alone
    • 230.4%Black alone
    • 20.04%Other race alone

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



According to our research of Wisconsin and other state lists, there were 43 registered sex offenders living in Berlin, Wisconsin as of May 28, 2020.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in Berlin is 128 to 1.


Crime rates in Berlin by year

Type

2005

2006

2007

2008

2009

2010

2011

2012

2013

2014

2015

2016

2017

2018

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)
1
(18.1)
2
(36.6)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
Rapes
(per 100,000)
2
(37.8)
1
(19.1)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(18.0)
1
(18.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(18.6)
0
(0.0)
Robberies
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(20.3)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
2
(36.2)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
Assaults
(per 100,000)
5
(94.5)
4
(76.5)
4
(77.0)
4
(78.6)
4
(80.6)
4
(81.1)
1
(18.0)
2
(36.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(18.3)
3
(55.5)
3
(55.6)
1
(18.6)
3
(55.9)
Burglaries
(per 100,000)
16
(302.4)
16
(305.8)
23
(442.6)
13
(255.6)
20
(402.8)
18
(365.0)
18
(324.4)
24
(432.4)
5
(90.6)
28
(512.1)
8
(147.9)
13
(240.7)
9
(167.6)
7
(130.5)
Thefts
(per 100,000)
133
(2,514)
134
(2,561)
164
(3,156)
153
(3,008)
155
(3,122)
153
(3,102)
108
(1,947)
141
(2,540)
127
(2,301)
136
(2,487)
83
(1,534)
66
(1,222)
78
(1,452)
61
(1,137)
Auto thefts
(per 100,000)
4
(75.6)
2
(38.2)
6
(115.5)
2
(39.3)
0
(0.0)
3
(60.8)
5
(90.1)
3
(54.0)
3
(54.4)
4
(73.2)
2
(37.0)
4
(74.1)
5
(93.1)
4
(74.6)
Arson
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(19.2)
2
(39.3)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
2
(36.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
City-Data.com crime index (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 274.0)176.9157.5181.8157.1169.2176.8125.8157.8149.8218.085.882.895.971.8

The City-Data.com crime rate weighs serious crimes and violent crimes more heavily. It adjusts for the number of visitors and daily workers commuting into cities.

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City-data.com crime index in Berlin, WI

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

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2018, including police officers: 13 (12 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.24
Wisconsin average:

2.15
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Ancestries: German (33.6%), Polish (9.3%), American (7.5%), Norwegian (4.1%), Albanian (3.5%), European (2.8%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Incorporated in 1857

Elevation: 764 feet

Land area: 5.98 square miles.

Population density: 901 people per square mile   (low).

Berlin, Wisconsin map

378 residents are foreign born (5.8% Latin America, 0.8% Europe).

This city:

6.9%
Wisconsin:

4.9%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2017: $2,106 (2.0%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2017: $2,128 (1.8%)

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Oshkosh, WI (20.1 miles , pop. 62,916).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Madison, WI (65.8 miles , pop. 208,054).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Chicago, IL (160.7 miles , pop. 2,896,016).

Nearest cities:

Nepeuskun, WI (2.5 miles ),
Rushford, WI (2.6 miles ),
St. Marie, WI (3.0 miles ),
Green Lake, WI (3.0 miles ),
Waukau, WI (3.0 miles ),
Redgranite, WI (3.0 miles ),
Lohrville, WI (3.1 miles ),
Ripon, WI (3.2 miles )

Latitude: 43.97 N, Longitude: 88.95 W

Daytime population change due to commuting: +689 (+12.6%)
Workers who live and work in this city: 992 (39.3%)

Area code: 920

Distribution of median household income in Berlin, WI in 2017
Distribution of house value in Berlin, WI in 2017
Berlin satellite photo by USGS

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 20 buildings, average cost: $106,400
  • 1998: 11 buildings, average cost: $115,400
  • 1999: 10 buildings, average cost: $104,900
  • 2000: 5 buildings, average cost: $122,600
  • 2001: 11 buildings, average cost: $134,200
  • 2002: 8 buildings, average cost: $115,800
  • 2003: 12 buildings, average cost: $120,700
  • 2004: 7 buildings, average cost: $123,700
  • 2005: 9 buildings, average cost: $136,400
  • 2006: 32 buildings, average cost: $63,500
  • 2007: 5 buildings, average cost: $129,400
  • 2008: 4 buildings, average cost: $289,900
  • 2009: 3 buildings, average cost: $499,300
  • 2010: 5 buildings, average cost: $172,000
  • 2011: 4 buildings, average cost: $241,500
  • 2012: 2 buildings, average cost: $134,800
  • 2015: 1 building, cost: $142,000
  • 2016: 3 buildings, average cost: $146,300
  • 2017: 2 buildings, average cost: $125,000
Number of permits per 10,000 Berlin, WI residents
Average permit cost in Berlin, WI
Unemployment in March 2019:
Here:

4.2%
Wisconsin:

3.3%
Historical population in Berlin, WI
Historical housing units in Berlin, WI
Most common industries in Berlin, WI (%)
Both Males Females
Most common industries in 2000
  • Health care (11.2%)
  • Metal & metal products (6.8%)
  • Educational services (6.8%)
  • Accommodation & food services (6.3%)
  • Construction (6.1%)
  • Public administration (4.7%)
  • Finance & insurance (3.7%)
Most common industries for males in 2000
  • Construction (11.2%)
  • Metal & metal products (9.7%)
  • Public administration (5.4%)
  • Transportation equipment (5.3%)
  • Truck transportation (4.5%)
  • Educational services (4.4%)
  • Accommodation & food services (4.0%)
Most common industries for females in 2000
  • Health care (19.2%)
  • Educational services (9.2%)
  • Accommodation & food services (8.7%)
  • Food & beverage stores (5.9%)
  • Finance & insurance (4.8%)
  • Public administration (3.9%)
  • Metal & metal products (3.8%)
Most common occupations in Berlin, WI (%)
Both Males Females
Most common occupations in 2000
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (10.2%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (4.5%)
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (4.2%)
  • Information and record clerks, except customer service representatives (3.9%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (3.5%)
  • Laborers and material movers, hand (3.2%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (2.9%)
Most common occupations for males in 2000
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (11.9%)
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (7.5%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (4.7%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (4.6%)
  • Laborers and material movers, hand (3.9%)
  • Vehicle and mobile equipment mechanics, installers, and repairers (3.8%)
  • Assemblers and fabricators (3.7%)
Most common occupations for females in 2000
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (8.4%)
  • Information and record clerks, except customer service representatives (8.0%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (5.9%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (5.9%)
  • Nursing, psychiatric, and home health aides (4.6%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (4.5%)
  • Cashiers (4.2%)

Average climate in Berlin, Wisconsin

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Berlin, Wisconsin environmental map by EPA

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Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)
AQI Ozone
Air Quality Index

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2003 was 88.5. This is about average.

City:

88.5
U.S.:

74.2
Ozone Level

Ozone [ppb] level in 2003 was 35.9. This is about average. Closest monitor was 22.1 miles away from the city center.

City:

35.9
U.S.:

33.3

Tornado activity:

Berlin-area historical tornado activity is slightly above Wisconsin state average. It is 58% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 4/3/1956, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 2.9 miles away from the Berlin city center killed 7 people and injured 50 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

On 7/18/1996, a category F5 (max. wind speeds 261-318 mph) tornado 24.8 miles away from the city center injured 12 people and caused $40 million in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Berlin-area historical earthquake activity is slightly above Wisconsin state average. It is 89% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 4/18/2008 at 09:36:59, a magnitude 5.4 (5.1 MB, 4.8 MS, 5.4 MW, 5.2 MW, Depth: 8.9 mi, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 385.6 miles away from the city center
On 6/28/2004 at 06:10:52, a magnitude 4.2 (4.0 MB, 4.2 MW, Depth: 6.2 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 173.6 miles away from the city center
On 6/10/1987 at 23:48:54, a magnitude 5.1 (4.9 MB, 4.4 MS, 4.6 MS, 5.1 LG) earthquake occurred 360.4 miles away from Berlin center
On 7/12/1986 at 08:19:37, a magnitude 4.5 (4.5 MB) earthquake occurred 333.5 miles away from Berlin center
On 9/2/1999 at 16:17:29, a magnitude 3.5 (3.5 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 157.5 miles away from Berlin center
On 4/18/2008 at 15:14:16, a magnitude 4.8 (4.5 MB, 4.8 MW, 4.6 MW, Depth: 6.2 mi) earthquake occurred 384.3 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), surface-wave magnitude (MS), moment magnitude (MW)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Green Lake County (6) is smaller than the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 4
Emergencies Declared: 2

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 4, Storms: 4, Tornadoes: 2, Drought: 1, Hurricane: 1 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Berlin topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers in Berlin:

  • BERLIN MEMORIAL HOSPITAL (Voluntary non-profit - Private, provides emergency services, 225 MEMORIAL DRIVE)
  • CHN HOME CARE (270 E MARQUETTE ST)
  • JULIETTE MANOR (169 E HURON ST)

Airports located in Berlin:

See details about airports located in Berlin, WI

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Berlin:

  • University of Wisconsin-Oshkosh (about 21 miles; Oshkosh, WI; Full-time enrollment: 10,637)
  • Moraine Park Technical College (about 30 miles; Fond du Lac, WI; FT enrollment: 3,079)
  • Marian University (about 30 miles; Fond Du Lac, WI; FT enrollment: 2,045)
  • Fox Valley Technical College (about 33 miles; Appleton, WI; FT enrollment: 5,682)
  • Lawrence University (about 34 miles; Appleton, WI; FT enrollment: 2,821)
  • University of Wisconsin-Stevens Point (about 50 miles; Stevens Point, WI; FT enrollment: 9,089)
  • Mid-State Technical College (about 51 miles; Wisconsin Rapids, WI; FT enrollment: 2,128)

Public high school in Berlin:

  • BERLIN HIGH (Students: 555, Location: 222 MEMORIAL DR, Grades: 9-12)

Public elementary/middle schools in Berlin:

Private elementary/middle schools in Berlin:

  • ALL SAINTS CATHOLIC SCHOOL (Students: 167, Location: 151 S GROVE ST, Grades: PK-8)
  • ST JOHN LUTHERAN SCHOOL (Students: 101, Location: 146 MOUND ST, Grades: PK-8)
See full list of schools located in Berlin

Library in Berlin:

  • BERLIN PUBLIC LIBRARY (Operating income: $362,266; Location: 121 W. PARK AVE.; 49,823 books; 11,266 e-books; 7,712 audio materials; 6,211 video materials; 28 state licensed databases; 11 other licensed databases; 123 print serial subscriptions)

Points of interest:

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Notable locations in Berlin: Gelhar Siding (A), Berlin Public Library (B), Berlin City Hall (C), Berlin Volunteer Fire Department / Berlin Emergency Medical Services (D). Display/hide their locations on the map

Churches in Berlin include: Berlin Baptist Church (A), Berlin Gospel Tabernacle (B), Federated Church of Berlin (C), Grace English Lutheran Church (D), Griffith Memorial Chapel (E), Saint Johns Evangelical Lutheran Church (F), Saint Josephs Roman Catholic Church (G), Saint Michaels Polish Catholic Church (H), Saint Stanislaus Roman Catholic Church (I). Display/hide their locations on the map

Cemeteries: Saint Stanislaus Cemetery (1), Oakwood Cemetery (2), Saint Michaels Cemetery (3). Display/hide their locations on the map

Creek: Barnes Creek (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Parks in Berlin include: East Side Park (1), Market Square (2), River Side Park (3). Display/hide their locations on the map

Hotel: Best Western Countryside (227 Ripon Road).

Birthplace of: Chris Greisen - Football player, Luther Olsen - Politician, Andy Jorgensen - Politician, Bill Butler (American football) - Football player, William Henry Seaman - Federal judge, Julie Wagner - 5'9".

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

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

BERLIN WATERWORKS (Population served: 5,371, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Average - Between JAN-2010 and MAR-2010, Contaminant: Combined Radium (-226 and -228). Follow-up actions: St Other (3 times from MAR-15-2010 to MAY-13-2010), St Formal NOV issued (MAY-14-2010), St AO (w/o penalty) issued (MAY-14-2010), St Public Notif requested (2 times from MAY-14-2010 to MAY-14-2010), St Violation/Reminder Notice (MAY-14-2010), St Compliance Meeting conducted (MAY-14-2010), St Public Notif received (JUN-21-2010), St Compliance achieved (DEC-26-2012), St Other (MAR-14-2013)
  • MCL, Average - Between JAN-2010 and MAR-2010, Contaminant: Gross Alpha, Excl. Radon and U. Follow-up actions: St Other (3 times from MAR-15-2010 to MAY-13-2010), St Formal NOV issued (MAY-14-2010), St AO (w/o penalty) issued (MAY-14-2010), St Public Notif requested (2 times from MAY-14-2010 to MAY-14-2010), St Violation/Reminder Notice (MAY-14-2010), St Compliance Meeting conducted (MAY-14-2010), St Public Notif received (JUN-21-2010), St Compliance achieved (DEC-26-2012), St Other (MAR-14-2013)
LEACH FARMS PROCESS PLANT (Population served: 40, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • One minor monitoring violation
  • One regular monitoring violation

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

  • MASCOUTIN COUNTRY CLUB ICE MACHINE WELL (Population served: 100, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
  • ST PAULS EV LUTHERAN CH (Address: W707 OAK DR , Population served: 78, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
  • ZION UN METHODIST CH (Population served: 60, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
  • WILLOW INN BAR (Population served: 25, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
Average household size:
This city:

2.4 people
Wisconsin:

2.4 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:

62.0%
Whole state:

64.4%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:

9.2%
Whole state:

7.3%


Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.2% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.1% of all households
44 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities in 2010
5 people in group homes intended for adults in 2010

People in group quarters in Berlin in 2000:

  • 93 people in nursing homes
  • 20 people in other noninstitutional group quarters
  • 15 people in homes for the mentally ill

Banks with branches in Berlin (2011 data):

  • AnchorBank, fsb: Berlin Branch at 240 Broadway Street, branch established on 1985/06/30. Info updated 2011/07/21: Bank assets: $3,067.4 mil, Deposits: $2,481.9 mil, headquarters in Madison, WI, negative income in the last year, Commercial Lending Specialization, 56 total offices
  • Bank Mutual: 103 E Huron Street Branch at 103 E Huron Street, branch established on 1940/08/14. Info updated 2011/07/21: Bank assets: $2,497.0 mil, Deposits: $2,046.0 mil, headquarters in Brown Deer, WI, negative income in the last year, Mortgage Lending Specialization, 79 total offices
  • The First National Bank of Berlin: The First National Bank Of Berlin at 140 West Huron Street, branch established on 1876/01/01. Info updated 2006/11/03: Bank assets: $283.2 mil, Deposits: $249.9 mil, local headquarters, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 8 total offices, Holding Company: First Berlin Bancorp, Inc.
  • The Farmers & Merchants Bank: at 123 W Huron Street, branch established on 1940/12/02. Info updated 2006/11/03: Bank assets: $182.7 mil, Deposits: $154.5 mil, local headquarters, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 1 total offices, Holding Company: Kujawa Family Holdings, Inc.
  • Baylake Bank: Berlin Branch at 764 Broadway, branch established on 1996/06/17. Info updated 2006/11/03: Bank assets: $1,087.7 mil, Deposits: $868.0 mil, headquarters in Sturgeon Bay, WI, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 27 total offices, Holding Company: Baylake Corp.

For population 15 years and over in Berlin:

Marital status in Berlin, WI
  • Never married: 26.8%
  • Now married: 53.5%
  • Separated: 1.2%
  • Widowed: 9.4%
  • Divorced: 9.2%

For population 25 years and over in Berlin:

  • High school or higher: 84.7%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 15.9%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 4.8%
  • Unemployed: 5.5%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 21.8 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2017
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2017
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

9.9
Wisconsin average:

10.4

Travel time (in minutes) to work in 2017
Means of transportation to work in 2017 - Berlin
Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Berlin, WI (based on Green Lake County data)

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Catholic5,2904
Evangelical Protestant5,09225
Mainline Protestant2,55511
Other81
None6,106-
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: 7
Green Lake County:

3.75 / 10,000 pop.
Wisconsin:

1.86 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 11
Here:

5.89 / 10,000 pop.
State:

4.12 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 27
Here:

14.45 / 10,000 pop.
State:

8.64 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
Green Lake County:

8.4%
Wisconsin:

7.6%
Adult obesity rate:
Green Lake County:

26.8%
State:

27.5%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Green Lake County:

12.8%
Wisconsin:

13.0%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
Berlin:

46.4%
State:

48.8%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
Berlin:

41.1%
Wisconsin:

45.3%

Average BMI:
This city:

28.5
Wisconsin:

28.7

People feeling badly about themselves:
This city:

23.7%
State:

21.6%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
This city:

10.4%
Wisconsin:

10.5%

Average hours sleeping at night:
This city:

6.8
State:

6.8

Overweight people:
Here:

32.7%
State:

33.9%

General health condition:
Berlin:

51.9%
Wisconsin:

55.5%

Average condition of hearing:
Berlin:

75.6%
State:

78.2%

More about Health and Nutrition of Berlin, WI Residents
Local government employment and payroll (March 2016)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Police Protection - Officers 13$60,377$55,7330$0
Streets and Highways 7$27,245$46,7060$0
Water Supply 5$22,484$53,9620$0
Local Libraries 3$10,761$43,0446$4,951
Other Government Administration 2$6,390$38,3407$1,616
Sewerage 2$7,936$47,6160$0
Housing and Community Development (Local) 1$3,897$46,7640$0
Financial Administration 1$6,393$76,7160$0
Other and Unallocable 1$2,865$34,3801$270
Health 1$6,353$76,23626$26,780
Parks and Recreation 1$3,891$46,6928$3,798
Welfare 0$0 8$5,511
Fire - Other 0$0 3$1,268
Police - Other 0$0 2$846
Firefighters 0$0 8$2,293
Totals for Government 37$158,592$51,43569$47,333

Berlin government finances - Expenditure in 2012 (per resident):

  • Construction - Regular Highways: $439,000 ($81.51)
    General - Other: $23,000 ($4.27)
    Health - Other: $14,000 ($2.60)
    Parks and Recreation: $5,000 ($0.93)
    Natural Resources - Other: $2,000 ($0.37)
  • Current Operations - Police Protection: $1,189,000 ($220.76)
    Sewerage: $1,011,000 ($187.71)
    Water Utilities: $895,000 ($166.17)
    Regular Highways: $723,000 ($134.24)
    Local Fire Protection: $429,000 ($79.65)
    Parks and Recreation: $391,000 ($72.60)
    Libraries: $382,000 ($70.92)
    General - Other: $351,000 ($65.17)
    Health - Other: $339,000 ($62.94)
    Central Staff Services: $335,000 ($62.20)
    Solid Waste Management: $261,000 ($48.46)
    Transit Utilities: $129,000 ($23.95)
    General Public Buildings: $120,000 ($22.28)
    Financial Administration: $114,000 ($21.17)
    Miscellaneous Commercial Activities - Other: $81,000 ($15.04)
    Judicial and Legal Services: $66,000 ($12.25)
    Natural Resources - Other: $53,000 ($9.84)
    Housing and Community Development: $9,000 ($1.67)
    Protective Inspection and Regulation - Other: $5,000 ($0.93)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $230,000 ($42.70)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Police Protection: $41,000 ($7.61)
    Central Staff Services: $4,000 ($0.74)
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $2,442,000 ($453.40)

Berlin government finances - Revenue in 2012 (per resident):

  • Charges - Sewerage: $925,000 ($171.74)
    Other: $198,000 ($36.76)
    Parks and Recreation: $98,000 ($18.20)
    Miscellaneous Commercial Activities: $20,000 ($3.71)
    Regular Highways: $19,000 ($3.53)
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Other: $126,000 ($23.39)
    Housing and Community Development: $53,000 ($9.84)
  • Local Intergovernmental - Other: $363,000 ($67.40)
    Sewerage: $22,000 ($4.08)
  • Miscellaneous - Interest Earnings: $230,000 ($42.70)
    General Revenue - Other: $101,000 ($18.75)
    Sale of Property: $71,000 ($13.18)
    Fines and Forfeits: $38,000 ($7.06)
    Donations From Private Sources: $31,000 ($5.76)
    Rents: $30,000 ($5.57)
    Special Assessments: $6,000 ($1.11)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $746,000 ($138.51)
  • State Intergovernmental - General Local Government Support: $2,103,000 ($390.46)
    Highways: $409,000 ($75.94)
    Other: $74,000 ($13.74)
    Transit Utilities: $65,000 ($12.07)
  • Tax - Property: $1,823,000 ($338.47)
    Other License: $64,000 ($11.88)
    Occupation and Business License - Other: $47,000 ($8.73)
    Other: $35,000 ($6.50)
    Other Selective Sales: $5,000 ($0.93)

Berlin government finances - Debt in 2012 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $6,642,000 ($1233.20)
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $6,023,000 ($1118.27)
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $684,000 ($127.00)
    Issue, Unspecified Public Purpose: $66,000 ($12.25)

Berlin government finances - Cash and Securities in 2012 (per resident):

  • Bond Funds - Cash and Securities: $596,000 ($110.66)
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $11,341,000 ($2105.64)
  • Sinking Funds - Cash and Securities: $126,000 ($23.39)

6.42% of this county's 2016 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2015 ($41,828 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.42%
Wisconsin average:

5.63%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries between 2015 and 2016.

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2015 and 2016:
from Fond du Lac County, WI  1.41% ($38,991 average AGI)
from Winnebago County, WI  0.92% ($39,945)
from Waushara County, WI  0.66% ($30,462)


6.95% of this county's 2015 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2016 ($38,609 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.95%
Wisconsin average:

5.85%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries between 2015 and 2016.

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2015 and 2016:
to Fond du Lac County, WI  1.41% ($40,250 average AGI)
to Winnebago County, WI  1.00% ($37,468)
to Waushara County, WI  0.89% ($40,423)
Businesses in Berlin, WI
NameCountNameCount
Chevrolet1Nike2
Domino's Pizza1SAS Shoes1
Ford1Subway1
H&R Block1True Value1
La-Z-Boy1U-Haul1
McDonald's1Walmart1

Strongest AM radio stations in Berlin:

  • WISS (1090 AM; daytime; 1 kW; BERLIN, WI; Owner: HOMETOWN BROADCASTING, LLC)
  • WNAM (1280 AM; 50 kW; NEENAH-MENASHA, WI; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • WHBY (1150 AM; 25 kW; KIMBERLY, WI; Owner: WOODWARD COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WRPN (1600 AM; 5 kW; RIPON, WI)
  • WSPT (1010 AM; 50 kW; STEVENS POINT, WI)
  • WDUX (800 AM; 5 kW; WAUPACA, WI; Owner: LAIRD BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC.)
  • WTMJ (620 AM; 50 kW; MILWAUKEE, WI; Owner: JOURNAL BROADCAST CORPORATION)
  • WSAU (550 AM; 20 kW; WAUSAU, WI; Owner: WRIG, INC.)
  • WISN (1130 AM; 50 kW; MILWAUKEE, WI; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WSCR (670 AM; 50 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WGN (720 AM; 50 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: WGN CONTINENTAL BROADCASTING CO.)
  • WBBM (780 AM; 50 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WTAQ (1360 AM; 10 kW; GREEN BAY, WI; Owner: MIDWEST COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Berlin:

  • WBJZ (104.7 FM; BERLIN, WI; Owner: CAXAMBAS CORPORATION)
  • WPKR (99.5 FM; OMRO, WI; Owner: MIDWEST DIMENSIONS, INC.)
  • WTCX (96.1 FM; RIPON, WI; Owner: RADIO B/C LTD PARTNERSHIP)
  • WAUH (102.3 FM; WAUTOMA, WI; Owner: HOMETOWN BROADCASTING LLC)
  • WAPL-FM (105.7 FM; APPLETON, WI; Owner: WOODWARD COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WVBO (103.9 FM; WINNECONNE, WI; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • WROE (94.3 FM; NEENAH-MENASHA, WI; Owner: MIDWEST COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WWWX (96.9 FM; OSHKOSH, WI; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • W203AV (88.5 FM; OSHKOSH, WI; Owner: WRVM, INC.)

TV broadcast stations around Berlin:

  • WMMF-TV (Channel 68; FOND DU LAC, WI; Owner: PAPPAS TELECASTING OF WISCONSIN, A CALIFORNIA LTD PARTNRSHP)
  • WWRS-TV (Channel 52; MAYVILLE, WI; Owner: NATIONAL MINORITY T.V., INC.)
  • W23BL (Channel 23; TRAVERSE CITY, MI; Owner: MS COMMUNICATIONS, LLC)
  • W64AU (Channel 64; ADAMS, WI; Owner: STATE OF WISCONSIN - EDUCATIONAL COMMUNICATIONS BOARD)
Berlin fatal accident statistics for 1975 - 2017
Fatal road traffic accident statistics for 1975 - 2017

Berlin fatal accident list:

Mar 27, 2011 06:58 AM, Sr-49, Lat: 43.954364, Lon: -88.944842, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 1, Fatalities: 1
Feb 6, 2010 02:20 AM, Franklin St W, Lat: 43.967394, Lon: -88.949136, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 1, Fatalities: 1, Drunk persons involved: 1
Nov 4, 1985 12:49 AM, Broadway, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 2, Fatalities: 1
Sep 18, 1982 02:25 PM, 049, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 2, Fatalities: 1
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 10Number of bridges
  • 66ft / 20.1mTotal length
  • 21,289Total average daily traffic
  • 916Total average daily truck traffic
  • 29,155Total future (year 2035) average daily traffic
New bridges in Berlin, WI - historical statistics
  • New bridges - historical statistics
  • 31950-1959
  • 21970-1979
  • 11990-1999
  • 32000-2009
  • 12010-2018
See full National Bridge Inventory statistics for Berlin, WI

FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers:

2 (See the full list of FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers in Berlin)

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

36 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers)

FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:

1 (See the full list of FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers in Berlin, WI)

FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers:

18 (See the full list of FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers)

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

6 (See the full list of FCC Registered Microwave Towers in this town)

FCC Registered Paging Towers:

2 (See the full list of FCC Registered Paging Towers)

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

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

FAA Registered Aircraft:

7
  • Aircraft: CESSNA 120 (Category: Land, Seats: 2, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 90 mph), Engine: CONT MOTOR C85 SERIES (85 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 1987V , Serial Number: 14198, Airworthiness Date: 11/12/1955, Certificate Issue Date: 05/02/2019
    Registrant (Individual): Matthew J Shubat, N303 State Road 49, Berlin, WI 54923
    Deregistered: Cancel Date: 01/11/2018
  • Aircraft: PIPER PA-28-151 (Category: Land, Seats: 4, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 80 mph), Engine: LYCOMING 0-320 SERIES (180 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 33745 , Serial Number: 28-7515359, Year manufactured: 1975, Airworthiness Date: 03/19/1975, Certificate Issue Date: 03/31/2015
    Registrant (Individual): Joel P Hunt, W1199 County Road X, Berlin, WI 54923
  • Aircraft: MEINDERS WALTER CHALLENGER II (Category: Land, Seats: 2, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds), Engine: BOMBARDIER ROTAX (ALL) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 461DW , Serial Number: CH20186B0181, Year manufactured: 1990, Airworthiness Date: 03/21/1990, Certificate Issue Date: 10/01/2012
    Registrant (Individual): Peter B Lewellyn, W774 Riverdale Dr, Berlin, WI 54923
  • Aircraft: STINSON VULTEE V-77 (Category: Land, Seats: 3, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 116 mph), Engine: LYCOMING R680E SERIES (300 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 65814 , Serial Number: 77-454, Airworthiness Date: 08/27/1956, Certificate Issue Date: 04/26/2016
    Registrant (Individual): Matthew J Shubut, N303 State Road 49, Berlin, WI 54923
    Deregistered: Cancel Date: 08/20/2013
  • Aircraft: PIPER PA-32-300 (Category: Land, Seats: 6, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 126 mph), Engine: LYCOMING IO-540 SER (300 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 8133S , Serial Number: 32-7940271, Year manufactured: 1979, Airworthiness Date: 10/31/1979, Certificate Issue Date: 07/03/2012
    Registrant (Partnership): Karen J Moriarty, N359 St Road 49, Berlin, WI 54923, Other Owners: Robert Lee
  • Aircraft: DOWNER 14-19-3 (Category: Land, Seats: 4, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 152 mph), Engine: CONT MOTOR I0-470 SERIES (260 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 8839R , Serial Number: 4193, Year manufactured: 1960, Airworthiness Date: 04/13/1960, Certificate Issue Date: 12/01/2016
    Registrant (Co-Owned): Matthew J Shubat, N303 State Road 49, Berlin, WI 54923, Other Owners: Marilyn A Shubat, Ava C N Shubat
  • Aircraft: SOCATA TBM 700 (Category: Land, Seats: 7, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds), Engine: P&W CANADA PT6A66D (850 HP) (Turbo-prop)
    N-Number: 910EA , Serial Number: 1187, Year manufactured: 2017, Airworthiness Date: 07/07/2017, Certificate Issue Date: 08/31/2017
    Registrant (LLC): J&l Aviation LLC, Po Box 129, Berlin, WI 54923

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 24. The highest number of fire incidents - 47 took place in 2003, and the least - 0 in 2009. The data has an increasing trend.
    Fire incident types in Berlin, WI When looking into fire subcategories, the most reports belonged to: Structure Fires (35.8%), and Outside Fires (28.3%).

    • Fire incident types reported to NFIRS in Berlin, WI
    • 14335.8%Structure Fires
    • 11328.3%Outside Fires
    • 8220.5%Other
    • 6215.5%Mobile Property/Vehicle Fires
See full National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Berlin, WI
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Berlin, WI
  • 84.8%Utility gas
  • 9.7%Electricity
  • 3.3%Wood
  • 1.7%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 0.5%Other fuel
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Berlin, WI
  • 54.7%Utility gas
  • 34.5%Electricity
  • 6.0%No fuel used
  • 2.3%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 1.4%Other fuel
  • 1.2%Bottled, tank, or LP gas


Berlin compared to Wisconsin state average:

  • Median house value below state average.
  • Unemployed percentage below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Number of college students below state average.

Berlin on our top lists:

  • #65 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in occupations: material moving occupations (population 5,000+)"
  • #66 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in industries: manufacturing (population 5,000+)"
There are 8 pilots and 8 other airmen in this city.
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