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Population in 2012: 10,365 (100% urban, 0% rural). Population change since 2000: -3.8%
 

Males: 4,850  (46.8%)
Females: 5,515  (53.2%)

Median resident age:  40.3 years
Pennsylvania median age:  40.1 years

Zip codes: 18603.

Estimated median household income in 2012: $36,682 (it was $27,442 in 2000)
Berwick:

$36,682
PA:

$51,230
Estimated per capita income in 2012: $19,518

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Estimated median house or condo value in 2012: $94,182 (it was $69,400 in 2000)
Berwick:

$94,182
PA:

$163,800
Mean prices in 2011: All housing units: $101,173; Detached houses: $106,008; Townhouses or other attached units: $74,065; In 2-unit structures: $90,486; Mobile homes: $38,333

Median gross rent in 2012: $668.

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  • White alone - 9,702 (92.6%)
  • Hispanic - 386 (3.7%)
  • Black alone - 144 (1.4%)
  • Two or more races - 146 (1.4%)
  • Asian alone - 81 (0.8%)
  • Other race alone - 10 (0.10%)
  • American Indian alone - 8 (0.08%)

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Mar. 2012 cost of living index in Berwick: 90.3 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)

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Ancestries: German (28.9%), Italian (12.1%), English (8.8%), Irish (8.3%), United States (7.4%), Polish (4.3%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Elevation: 569 feet

Land area: 3.10 square miles.

Population density: 3,345 people per square mile 
 
 (average).

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For population 25 years and over in Berwick:

  • High school or higher: 77.8%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 13.7%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 4.0%
  • Unemployed: 5.8%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 19.8 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Berwick borough:

  • Never married: 28.9%
  • Now married: 46.8%
  • Separated: 2.5%
  • Widowed: 10.5%
  • Divorced: 11.2%

421 residents are foreign born

This borough:  4.0%
Pennsylvania:  6.0%



According to our research of Pennsylvania and other state lists there were 31 registered sex offenders living in Berwick, Pennsylvania as of December 20, 2014.
The ratio of number of residents in Berwick to the number of sex offenders is 334 to 1.


Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2012: $1,449 (1.5%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2012: $1,261 (1.4%)

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Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Scranton, PA (38.9 miles , pop. 76,415).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Philadelphia, PA (93.4 miles , pop. 1,517,550).

Nearest cities: East Berwick, PA (1.1 miles ), Foundryville, PA (1.2 miles ), Briar Creek borough, PA (1.3 miles ), Nescopeck borough, PA (1.3 miles ), Mifflinville, PA (1.9 miles ), Lime Ridge, PA (2.4 miles ), Almedia, PA (2.8 miles ), New Columbus borough, PA (2.8 miles ).

Latitude: 41.06 N, Longitude: 76.25 W

Daytime population change due to commuting: +1,072 (+10.2%)
Workers who live and work in this borough: 1,862 (38.5%)

Area code: 570

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Crime rates in Berwick by Year
Type 2000 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012
Murders 20000000000
per 100,000 19.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.0
Rapes 3510192112710979
per 100,000 28.547.394.9180.7202.7117.168.698.488.566.685.9
Robberies 25513242326
per 100,000 19.047.347.59.529.019.539.219.729.519.057.3
Assaults 102222241061425192710
per 100,000 95.0208.3208.8228.396.558.6137.3246.1186.8256.995.4
Burglaries 465243686345736182129148
per 100,000 436.9492.3408.2646.8608.0439.2715.8600.4806.41227.41412.2
Thefts 177369353301278309320341353297335
per 100,000 1681.13493.73350.72863.12683.13015.83137.63356.33471.32825.93196.6
Auto thefts 321318132886101287
per 100,000 303.9123.1170.9123.7270.278.158.898.4118.076.166.8
Arson 51362122204
per 100,000 47.59.528.557.119.39.819.619.719.70.038.2
City-data.com crime rate (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 296.0) 208.9279.5310.1365.0363.8270.5276.1319.9323.7317.3339.0

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

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

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2012, including police officers: 15 (14 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.34
Pennsylvania average:

2.59

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Berwick, Pennsylvania accommodation, waste management, arts - Economy and Business Data

Unemployment in July 2013:
Here:

7.4%
Pennsylvania:

7.8%

Unemployment by year (%)

Historical population

Historical housing units


Population change in the 1990s: -247 (-2.2%).

Most common industries in 2008-2012 (%)
Males Females
  • Manufacturing (32%)
  • Retail trade (12%)
  • Construction (9%)
  • Wholesale trade (7%)
  • Utilities (7%)
  • Educational services (6%)
  • Public administration (6%)
  • Health care and social assistance (22%)
  • Retail trade (19%)
  • Educational services (12%)
  • Manufacturing (10%)
  • Finance and insurance (7%)
  • Other services, except public administration (6%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (6%)
Most common occupations (%)
Males Females
  • Other production occupations including supervisors (8%)
  • Laborers and material movers, hand (8%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (6%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (5%)
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (5%)
  • Material moving workers except supervisors and laborers and material movers, hand (4%)
  • Vehicle and mobile equipment mechanics, installers, and repairers (4%)
  • Textile, apparel, and furnishings workers (9%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (8%)
  • Other production occupations including supervisors (8%)
  • Nursing, psychiatric, and home health aides (6%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers including supervisors (4%)
  • Health technologists and technicians (4%)
  • Laborers and material movers, hand (4%)

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Tornado activity:

Berwick-area historical tornado activity is slightly above Pennsylvania state average. It is 20% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 7/29/1976, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 30.2 miles away from the Berwick borough center caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

On 5/31/1985, a category F3 tornado 30.7 miles away from the borough center killed 6 people and injured 60 people and caused between $5,000,000 and $50,000,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Berwick-area historical earthquake activity is slightly below Pennsylvania state average. It is 90% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 1/16/1994 at 01:49:16, a magnitude 4.6 (4.6 MB, 4.6 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 51.5 miles away from the city center
On 1/16/1994 at 00:42:43, a magnitude 4.2 (4.2 MB, 4.0 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 52.0 miles away from Berwick center
On 8/26/2003 at 18:24:18, a magnitude 3.8 (3.8 LG, 3.5 ML, Depth: 1.9 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 67.4 miles away from the city center
On 11/14/1997 at 03:44:11, a magnitude 3.0 (3.0 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 63.0 miles away from the city center
On 8/15/1991 at 07:16:07, a magnitude 3.0 (3.0 LG, Depth: 0.6 mi) earthquake occurred 76.0 miles away from Berwick center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), local magnitude (ML)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Columbia County (13) is near the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 10
Emergencies Declared: 3

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 5, Storms: 5, Winter Storms: 2, Mudslide: 1, Snowfall: 1, Storm: 1, Blizzard: 1, Flood: 1, Hurricane: 1, Snowstorm: 1, Tropical Depression: 1, Tropical Storm: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
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Birthplace of: Joe Torsella - Chief executive, Richard Sharpe Shaver - Science fiction writer, Frank Souchak - Professional football player, Jimmy Spencer - Nextel Cup series NASCAR driver (born: Feb 15, 1957), Russell Johnson (acoustician) - Chief executive officer, William H. Woodin - Secretary of the Treasurer, Benjamin F. Rittenhouse - Union Army officer, Day G. Turner - Army Medal of Honor recipient, John Gordner - Politician, Warren P. Noble - Politician.

Medal of Honor Recipient born in Berwick: Day G. Turner.

Main business address for: FIRST KEYSTONE CORP (STATE COMMERCIAL BANKS).


Hospitals/medical centers in Berwick:

  • FRESENIUS MEDICAL CARE BERWICK (Dialysis Facility, 301 MARKET STREET)
  • BERWICK HOME HEALTH HOSPICE CA (Hospital, 120 EAST 3RD STREET)
  • BERWICK HOSPITAL CENTER (Acute Care Hospitals,Proprietary, provides emergency services, 701 EAST 16TH STREET)
  • BERWICK RETIREMENT VILLAGE NRS (Nursing Home, 801 EAST 16TH STREET)

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Nuclear power plants:

  • Susquehanna 1. General Electric Co.Bechtel Corp.General Electric Co.Pennsylvania Power & Light Co.Boiling Water Reactor (BWR). Net Output: 1100 MWe. Operable. Initial criticality: 09/1982. Commercial start: 06/1983..
  • Susquehanna 2. General Electric Co.Bechtel Corp.General Electric Co.Pennsylvania Power & Light Co.Boiling Water Reactor (BWR). Net Output: 1100 MWe. Operable. Initial criticality: 05/1984. Commercial start: 02/1985..

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Berwick:

  • Bloomsburg University of Pennsylvania (about 12 miles; Bloomsburg, PA; Full-time enrollment: 8,552)
  • Luzerne County Community College (about 17 miles; Nanticoke, PA; FT enrollment: 3,717)
  • Wilkes University (about 23 miles; Wilkes-Barre, PA; FT enrollment: 2,593)
  • King's College (about 24 miles; Wilkes Barre, PA; FT enrollment: 2,022)
  • Bucknell University (about 34 miles; Lewisburg, PA; FT enrollment: 3,667)
  • Susquehanna University (about 38 miles; Selinsgrove, PA; FT enrollment: 2,187)
  • University of Scranton (about 40 miles; Scranton, PA; FT enrollment: 4,839)

Public high schools in Berwick:

Private high school in Berwick:

  • HERITAGE CHRISTIAN ACADEMY (Students: 15; Location: 1112 BUTTERNUT ST; Grades: KG - 12)

Private elementary/middle school in Berwick:

  • HOLY FAMILY CONSOLIDATED SCHOOL (Students: 68; Location: 728 WASHINGTON ST; Grades: KG - 5)
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Library in Berwick:

  • MCBRIDE MEMORIAL LIBRARY (Operating income: $412,123; Location: 500 MARKET STREET; 37,221 books; 1,358 audio materials; 1,628 video materials; 1 local licensed databases; 41 state licensed databases; 2 other licensed databases; 75 print serial subscriptions)

User submitted facts and corrections:

  • Please add Greenhouse Preschool 1814 Spring Garden Avenue to your list of private schools in Berwick PA.
  • You have failed to mention our beautiful "Christmas Boulevard" where people come from all over to view and enjoy, it is on Market Street, starting at 3rd and Market, going all the way up to 16th and Market streets.Just breathtaking! We have Santa, and singing carolers, and Wise potato chips provides their chip products to every single person driving thru, we are so lucky to have this in our beautiful town. added by Bobbie

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Notable locations in Berwick: Eagle Hose Company 2 (A), Defender Hose Company (B), West Berwick Hose Company 1 (C), Reliance Fire Company 1 (D), Ranger Hose Company 2 (E). Display/hide their locations on the map

Cemetery: Roselawn Cemetery (1). Display/hide its location on the map

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

Air Quality Index (AQI)

Carbon Monoxide (CO) [ppm] level in 2007 was 0.462. This is about average. Closest monitor was 16.4 miles away from the city center.
City:

0.462
U.S.:

0.401
Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2007 was 5.72. This is significantly worse than average. Closest monitor was 16.4 miles away from the city center.
City:

5.72
U.S.:

2.96

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

BROOKSIDE VILLAGE MHP (Population served: 475, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • Monitoring and Reporting Stage 1 - Between JAN-2006 and MAR-2006, Contaminant: Chlorine. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (MAY-30-2006), St Consent Decree/Judgement (MAY-30-2006), St Violation/Reminder Notice (MAY-30-2006)
  • Monitoring and Reporting Stage 1 - Between JAN-2004 and MAR-2004, Contaminant: Chlorine. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (JUN-24-2004), St Consent Decree/Judgement (JUN-24-2004), St Violation/Reminder Notice (JUN-24-2004)
  • 48 regular monitoring violations
COUNTRY ESTATES M H COURT (Population served: 33, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • Monitoring and Reporting Stage 1 - Between JAN-2006 and MAR-2006, Contaminant: Chlorine. Follow-up actions: St Compliance Meeting conducted (MAY-05-2006)
  • Monitoring and Reporting Stage 1 - Between JUL-2004 and SEP-2004, Contaminant: Chlorine. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (NOV-23-2004), St Consent Decree/Judgement (NOV-23-2004)
  • Monitoring and Reporting Stage 1 - Between APR-2004 and JUN-2004, Contaminant: Chlorine. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (JAN-18-2005), St Consent Decree/Judgement (JAN-18-2005), St Violation/Reminder Notice (JAN-18-2005)
  • One regular monitoring violation

Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2012: 12.9%
(12.8% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 13.1% for Black residents, 14.7% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 52.4% for two or more races residents)

Average household size:
This borough:  2.3 people
Pennsylvania:  2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This borough:  58.4%
Whole state:  65.0%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This borough:  9.9%
Whole state:  6.6%

Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.2% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.2% of all households

Detailed information about poverty and poor residents in Berwick, PA

People in group quarters in Berwick in 2010:

  • 76 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities
  • 9 people in other noninstitutional facilities
  • 3 people in group homes intended for adults

People in group quarters in Berwick in 2000:

  • 217 people in nursing homes
  • 40 people in other noninstitutional group quarters
  • 9 people in other nonhousehold living situations
  • 7 people in homes for the mentally retarded
  • 5 people in religious group quarters

Berwick compared to Pennsylvania state average:

Berwick, Pennsylvania environmental map by EPA

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


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Banks with branches in Berwick (2011 data):

  • First Keystone Community Bank: at 111 West Front Street, Freas Avenue Branch, Salem Branch, Berwick Giant Market Branch. Info updated 2010/10/19: Bank assets: $826.0 mil, Deposits: $627.9 mil, local headquarters, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 15 total offices, Holding Company: First Keystone Corporation
  • First Columbia Bank & Trust Co.: Berwick Front Street Office at 1919 West Front Street, branch established on 2006/10/12; Berwick Market Street Office at 300 Market Street, branch established on 2010/01/28. Info updated 2009/12/02: Bank assets: $622.7 mil, Deposits: $483.1 mil, headquarters in Bloomsburg, PA, positive income, 13 total offices, Holding Company: Ccfnb Bancorp, Inc.
  • PNC Bank, National Association: Berwick Branch at 101 East Front Street, branch established on 1902/01/01. 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
  • FNB Bank, National Association: Berwick Branch at 200 South Poplar Street, branch established on 1967/07/17. Info updated 2006/11/03: Bank assets: $387.3 mil, Deposits: $306.1 mil, headquarters in Danville, PA, positive income, Mortgage Lending Specialization, 8 total offices, Holding Company: Fulton Financial Corporation
  • Manufacturers and Traders Trust Company: Berwick Branch at 201 W. Front St, branch established on 1934/09/01. Info updated 2011/08/08: Bank assets: $76,887.1 mil, Deposits: $60,064.2 mil, headquarters in Buffalo, NY, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 808 total offices, Holding Company: M&T Bank Corporation

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School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2012


Berwick travel time to work - commute


Berwick mode of transportation to work chart

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Utility gas (60%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (19%)
  • Electricity (18%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (2%)
  • Wood (1%)

Presidential Elections Results

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Religion statistics for Berwick borough (based on Columbia County data)

Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 47.46%
Here47.5%
USA50.2%

Adherents


Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations

NameUnited Methodist ChurchCatholic ChurchEvangelical Lutheran Church in AmericaUnited Church of ChristChristian Churches and Churches of Christ
Adherents28.3%26.7%18.4%5.4%4.0%
Congregations38.7%6.3%12.6%9.0%5.4%
NameAmerican Baptist Churches in the USAPresbyterian Church (USA)Christian Church (Disciples of Christ)Assemblies of GodOther
Adherents2.4%2.3%2.1%1.7%8.8%
Congregations1.8%4.5%2.7%3.6%15.3%
Source: Jones, Dale E., et al. 2002. Congregations and Membership in the United States 2000. Nashville, TN: Glenmary Research Center.
Tables represent county-level data.

Food Environment Statistics:

Number of grocery stores: 13
Columbia County:

2.01 / 10,000 pop.
Pennsylvania:

2.04 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 4
Columbia County:

0.62 / 10,000 pop.
Pennsylvania:

0.88 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 22
Here:

3.39 / 10,000 pop.
Pennsylvania:

2.52 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 51
Here:

7.87 / 10,000 pop.
Pennsylvania:

7.12 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
Columbia County:

8.4%
State:

9.1%
Adult obesity rate:
Columbia County:

28.4%
State:

27.2%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Here:

12.6%
Pennsylvania:

11.5%

Local government employment and payroll (March 2007)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Financial Administration 2$5,293$31,7580$0
Other Government Administration 10$34,222$41,0660$0
Police Protection - Officers 15$64,026$51,2213$1,692
Police - Other 2$5,333$31,99822$5,948
Firefighters 0$0 1$886
Streets and Highways 6$30,037$60,0740$0
Other and Unallocable 4$5,125$15,3750$0
Totals for Government 39$144,036$44,31926$8,526

Berwick government finances - Expenditure in 2002 (per resident):

  • Construction - General Public Buildings: $168,000 ($16.21)
    Parks & Recreation: $111,000 ($10.71)
    Regular Highways: $20,000 ($1.93)
  • Current Operations - Police Protection: $907,000 ($87.51)
    Regular Highways: $512,000 ($49.40)
    General - Other: $394,000 ($38.01)
    Central Staff Services: $318,000 ($30.68)
    Fire Protection: $91,000 ($8.78)
    Housing & Community Development: $81,000 ($7.81)
    Financial Administration: $43,000 ($4.15)
    Libraries: $29,000 ($2.80)
    General Public Buildings: $24,000 ($2.32)
    Solid Waste Management: $6,000 ($0.58)
    Judicial and Legal Services: $5,000 ($0.48)
  • Employee Retirement - Benefit Payments: $26,000 ($2.51)
    Total Cash & Deposits: $4,000 ($0.39)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $18,000 ($1.74)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Police Protection: $29,000 ($2.80)
    General Public Building: $21,000 ($2.03)
    Fire Protection: $8,000 ($0.77)
  • Total Salaries & Wages: $1,204,000 ($116.16)

Berwick government finances - Revenue in 2002 (per resident):

  • Charges - All Other: $34,000 ($3.28)
    Parking Facilities: $15,000 ($1.45)
    Parks & Recreation: $0 ($0.00)
  • Employee Retirement - From Other Government: $27,000 ($2.60)
    Interest Revenue: $10,000 ($0.96)
    From Local Government: $9,000 ($0.87)
  • Local Intergovernmental - All Other: $35,000 ($3.38)
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue, NEC: $143,000 ($13.80)
    Interest Earnings: $49,000 ($4.73)
  • State Intergovernmental - Highways: $189,000 ($18.23)
    Housing & Community Development: $184,000 ($17.75)
    All Other: $4,000 ($0.39)
  • Tax - Property: $1,037,000 ($100.05)
    Individual Income: $639,000 ($61.65)
    NEC: $256,000 ($24.70)

Berwick government finances - Debt in 2002 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt Beginning Outstanding, NEC: $358,000 ($34.54)
  • Long Term Debt Issue, Unspecified - Other NEC: $369,000 ($35.60)
  • Long Term Debt Outstanding - Full Faith & Credit - Other, NEC: $292,000 ($28.17)
  • Long Term Debt Retired Unspecified - Other, NEC: $435,000 ($41.97)

Berwick government finances - Cash and Securities in 2002 (per resident):

  • Bond Fund - Cash & Deposits: $8,000 ($0.77)
  • Employee Retirement - Total Other Securities: $889,000 ($85.77)
  • Other Funds - Cash & Deposits: $1,066,000 ($102.85)

5.13% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($34,170 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.13%
Pennsylvania average:

4.99%

0.09% of residents moved from foreign countries ($171 average AGI)
Columbia County:

0.09%
Pennsylvania average:

0.12%


Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2005 and 2006:
from Luzerne County, PA  1.03% ($30,057 average AGI)
from Montour County, PA  0.53% ($31,183)
from Northumberland County, PA  0.45% ($32,324)


5.06% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($36,468 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.06%
Pennsylvania average:

5.08%

0.05% of residents moved to foreign countries ($202 average AGI)
Columbia County:

0.05%
Pennsylvania average:

0.05%


Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2005 and 2006:
to Luzerne County, PA  0.87% ($30,034 average AGI)
to Montour County, PA  0.50% ($36,908)
to Northumberland County, PA  0.42% ($26,380)

Strongest AM radio stations in Berwick:

  • WFBS (1280 AM; 1 kW; BERWICK, PA; Owner: FBS WIRELESS CORPORATION)
  • WOGY (1300 AM; 5 kW; WEST HAZLETON, PA; Owner: ENTERCOM WILKES-BARRE SCRANTON, LLC)
  • WWJZ (640 AM; 50 kW; MOUNT HOLLY, NJ; Owner: ABC, INC.)
  • WILK (980 AM; 5 kW; WILKES-BARRE, PA; Owner: ENTERCOM WILKES-BARRE SCRANTON, LLC)
  • WRKK (1200 AM; 10 kW; HUGHESVILLE, PA; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WEEU (830 AM; 20 kW; READING, PA; Owner: WEEU BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WKOK (1070 AM; 10 kW; SUNBURY, PA; Owner: SUNBURY BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WHLM (930 AM; 1 kW; BLOOMSBURG, PA; Owner: COLUMBIA BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WVCH (740 AM; 50 kW; CHESTER, PA; Owner: WVCH COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WZZD (990 AM; 50 kW; PHILADELPHIA, PA; Owner: PENNSYLVANIA MEDIA ASSOCIATES, INC.)
  • WITK (1550 AM; 10 kW; PITTSTON, PA; Owner: ROBERT C. CORDARO, INC.)
  • KYW (1060 AM; 50 kW; PHILADELPHIA, PA; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WARM (590 AM; 5 kW; SCRANTON, PA; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)

Strongest FM radio stations in Berwick:

  • WKAB (103.5 FM; BERWICK, PA; Owner: 4M BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WFYY (106.5 FM; BLOOMSBURG, PA; Owner: RADIO FRIENDZ, INC.)
  • WBSX (97.9 FM; HAZLETON, PA; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • W299AF (107.7 FM; CATAWISSA, PA; Owner: SALT & LIGHT MEDIA MINISTRIES, INC.)
  • WMGS (92.9 FM; WILKES-BARRE, PA; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WVIA-FM (89.9 FM; SCRANTON, PA; Owner: NORTHEASTERN PENNSYLVANIA EDUCATIONAL TV ASSN.)
  • WBHT (97.1 FM; MOUNTAIN TOP, PA; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WPGM-FM (96.7 FM; DANVILLE, PA; Owner: MONTROSE BROADCASTING CORP.)
  • WCLH (90.7 FM; WILKES-BARRE, PA; Owner: WILKES COLLEGE)
  • WQFM (92.1 FM; NANTICOKE, PA; Owner: THE SCRANTON TIMES, L.P.)
  • W219CG (91.7 FM; WILKER-BARRE, PA; Owner: PENSACOLA CHRISTIAN COLLEGE, INC.)
  • WKRZ (98.5 FM; WILKES-BARRE, PA; Owner: ENTERCOM WILKES-BARRE SCRANTON, LLC)
  • WGGI (95.9 FM; BENTON, PA; Owner: ENTERCOM WILKES-BARRE SCRANTON, LLC)
  • WAMT (103.1 FM; FREELAND, PA; Owner: ENTERCOM WILKES-BARRE SCRANTON, LLC)
  • WAVT-FM (101.9 FM; POTTSVILLE, PA; Owner: POTTSVILLE BROADCASTING CO.)
  • WCWQ (93.7 FM; DALLAS, PA; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WSPI (99.7 FM; MOUNT CARMEL, PA; Owner: H & P COMMUNICATIONS, LTD)
  • WLGL (92.3 FM; RIVERSIDE, PA; Owner: SUNAIR COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • W218AX (91.5 FM; HAZLETON, PA; Owner: GOSPEL MEDIA INSTITUTE, INC.)
  • WCWY (107.7 FM; TUNKHANNOCK, PA; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)

TV broadcast stations around Berwick:

  • W47AO (Channel 47; BERWICK, PA; Owner: TRIPLE J COMMUNITY BROADCASTING., L.L.C.)
  • W19CI (Channel 19; BERWICK, PA; Owner: CATHOLIC BROADCASTING OF SCRANTON, INC.)
  • WNEP-TV (Channel 16; SCRANTON, PA; Owner: NEW YORK TIMES MANAGEMENT SERVICES)
  • WBRE-TV (Channel 28; WILKES-BARRE, PA; Owner: NEXSTAR BROADCASTING OF NORTHEASTERN PENNSYLVANIA, L.L.C.)
  • WYOU (Channel 22; SCRANTON, PA; Owner: MISSION BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WVIA-TV (Channel 44; SCRANTON, PA; Owner: NE PA ED TV ASSOCIATION)
  • WOLF-TV (Channel 56; HAZLETON, PA; Owner: WOLF LICENSE CORP.)
  • W07BV (Channel 7; WILKES-BARRE, ETC., PA; Owner: CATHOLIC BROADCASTING OF SCRANTON, INC.)
  • W68CE (Channel 68; SHICKSHINNY, PA; Owner: TRIPLE J COMMUNITY BROADCASTING., L.L.C.)
  • W67DE (Channel 67; NEWPORT, PA; Owner: TRIPLE J COMMUNITY BROADCASTING., L.L.C.)

Fatal accident count (per 100,000 population)


See more detailed statistics of Berwick fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2011 here


National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
Number of bridges: 2
Total length: 3 meters (10ft)
Total average daily traffic: 4,802
Total average daily truck traffic: 166
Total future (year 2032) average daily traffic: 6,101



Home Mortgage Disclosure Act Aggregated Statistics For Year 2003
(Based on 2 full tracts)
A) FHA, FSA/RHS & VA
Home Purchase Loans
B) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
C) Refinancings
D) Home Improvement Loans
E) Loans on Dwellings For 5+ Families
F) Non-occupant Loans on
< 5 Family Dwellings (A B C & D)
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED20$68,150117$63,915263$67,85974$22,3110$049$56,102
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED1$87,00010$63,90061$67,0007$15,0000$04$60,250
APPLICATIONS DENIED7$77,00039$64,231191$72,34038$18,7631$85,00011$67,909
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN1$44,00014$75,92970$82,9866$23,6670$03$61,000
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS1$78,0002$77,50013$64,5381$40,0000$00$0
Choose year:  2003 2002 2001 2000 1999

Detailed HMDA statistics for the following Tracts: 0506.00 , 0507.00

Private Mortgage Insurance Companies Aggregated Statistics For Year 2003
(Based on 2 full tracts)
A) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
B) Refinancings
C) Non-occupant Loans on
< 5 Family Dwellings (A & B)
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED43$68,27928$89,3213$63,667
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED8$85,6257$97,4291$68,000
APPLICATIONS DENIED0$00$00$0
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN1$41,0001$81,0000$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS0$00$00$0
Choose year:  2003 2002 2001 2000 1999

Detailed PMIC statistics for the following Tracts: 0506.00 , 0507.00

Conventional Home Purchase Loans

Conventional Home Purchase Loans - Value

2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 21
  • Hazardous Condition: 11

Incident types - Berwick


See full 2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Berwick, PA
Businesses in Berwick, PA
NameCountNameCount
Ace Hardware1MasterBrand Cabinets2
AutoZone1McDonald's1
Blockbuster1New Balance1
Burger King1Nike3
CVS2RadioShack1
Domino's Pizza1Rite Aid1
Dunkin Donuts1Subway1
FedEx1True Value1
GNC1U-Haul1
H&R Block1UPS1
Kmart1YMCA1
Kroger1
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Total of 14 patent applications in 2008-2014.

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