|Incorporated||February 7, 1833|
|• Type||Borough Council|
|• Total||0.9 sq mi (2 km2)|
|Elevation||2,323 ft (708 m)|
|• Density||2,420.0/sq mi (934.4/km2)|
|Time zone||Eastern (EST) (UTC-5)|
|• Summer (DST)||EDT (UTC-4)|
Berlin, a borough located approximately 75 miles southeast of Pittsburgh in Somerset County, Pennsylvania, United States, was laid out in 1784 and incorporated on February 7, 1833. The population was 2,192 at the 2000 census. It is part of the Johnstown, Pennsylvania Metropolitan Statistical Area.
The town is famous for Snyder of Berlin potato chips, and is home to the Berlin Fife and Drum Corps , one of the oldest such establishments in North America. Center Rock, Inc., a drilling-equipment manufacturer, is also located in the town.
Berlin is located at , about 11 miles (18 km) southeast of Somerset and about 63 miles (101 km) SSW of Altoona. According to the United States Census Bureau, the borough has a total area of 0.9 square miles (2.3 km2), all of it land. Berlin has an elevation of 2,323 feet (708 m), the second highest, beside only Seven Springs, in Pennsylvania.
As of the census of 2000, there were 2,192 people, 881 households, and 577 families residing in the borough. The population density was 2,420.0 people per square mile (930.0/km2). There were 940 housing units at an average density of 1,037.8 per square mile (398.8/km2). The racial makeup of the borough was 99.54% White, 0.05% African American, 0.32% Asian, 0.05% from other races, and 0.05% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 0.18% of the population.
There were 881 households out of which 29.4% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 53.8% were married couples living together, 8.7% had a female householder with no husband present, and 34.4% were non-families. 30.9% of all households were made up of individuals and 15.0% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.31 and the average family size was 2.90.
In the borough the population was spread out with 22.1% under the age of 18, 6.7% from 18 to 24, 26.6% from 25 to 44, 21.6% from 45 to 64, and 23.0% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 41 years. For every 100 females there were 83.7 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 77.3 males.
The median income for a household in the borough was $29,219, and the median income for a family was $35,714. Males had a median income of $27,763 versus $20,156 for females. The per capita income for the borough was $15,614. About 5.9% of families and 10.0% of the population were below the poverty line, including 6.3% of those under age 18 and 12.5% of those age 65 or over.