Berlin Township, Wayne County, Pennsylvania

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Berlin Township, Wayne County, Pennsylvania
Second-class township
Township of Berlin
Pennsylvania's location in the United States.
Pennsylvania's location in the United States.
Map of Pennsylvania, with county borders indicated. A red dot in the upper right-hand corner is labeled "Berlin, Pennsylvania."
Map of Pennsylvania, with county borders indicated. A red dot in the upper right-hand corner is labeled "Berlin, Pennsylvania."
Berlin Township, Wayne County, Pennsylvania
Berlin Township's location within Pennsylvania.
Coordinates: 41°35′00″N 75°6′59″W / 41.58333°N 75.11639°W / 41.58333; -75.11639Coordinates: 41°35′00″N 75°6′59″W / 41.58333°N 75.11639°W / 41.58333; -75.11639
Country United States
State Pennsylvania
US Congressional District PA-10
State Senatorial District 20
State House of Representatives District 139
County Wayne
School District Wayne Highlands
Region III
Incorporated November 28, 1826[1]
Named for Berlin, Germany
Government
 • Type Board of Supervisors
 • Board of Supervisors[2]
 • US Representative Tom Marino (R)
 • State Senator Lisa Baker (R)
 • State Representative Michael Peifer (R)
Area
 • Total 39.6 sq mi (103 km2)
 • Land 38.5 sq mi (99.7 km2)
 • Water 1.1 sq mi (2.8 km2)
Elevation 1,211 ft (369.1 m)
Population (2010)
 • Total 2,578
 • Density 66.9/sq mi (25/km2)
Time zone Eastern (EST) (UTC-5)
 • Summer (DST) Eastern Daylight (EDT) (UTC-4)
Area code(s) 570
GNIS feature ID 1217213[3]
FIPS code 42-127-05784[4]
Website Berlin Township Tax Collector

Berlin Township is a second-class township in Wayne County, Pennsylvania. The township's population was 2,578 at the time of the 2010 United States Census.[4]

Geography[edit]

According to the United States Census Bureau, the township has a total area of 39.6 square miles (103 km2), 38.5 square miles (100 km2) of which is land and 1.1 square miles (2.8 km2) (2.78%) of which is water.

Communities[edit]

The following villages are located in Berlin Township:

Demographics[edit]

As of the census of 2010, there were 2,578 people and 712 families residing in the township. The population density was 66.9 inhabitants per square mile (25.8/km2). There were 1,234 housing units at an average density of 32.1 per square mile (12.4/km2). The racial makeup of the township was 97.5% White, 0.6% Black or African American, 0.1% American Indian or Alaska Native, 0.7% Asian. 0.2% of the township's inhabitants classified themselves as being from other races, and 0.9% identified as two or more races. Hispanics and Latinos of any race made up 2.4% of the population.[4]

There were 1,002 households, 57.9% of which were heterosexual married couples living together (Pennsylvania did not start performing same-sex marriages until May 20, 2014), and 29.9% of which had children under the age of 18 living with them. % had a male householder with no wife present, while 8.1% had a female householder with no husband present, and 28.9% of households were non-families. 23.6% of all households were made up of individuals, 10.8% of which consisted of an individual 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.55 and the average family size was 3.00.[4]

The township's population was relatively age-diverse, with 23.1% of residents under the age of 18, 60.5% aged 18 to 64, and 16.4% aged 65 years of age or older. The median age was 42.8 years.[4]

The median income for a household in the township was $54,844, and the median income for a family was $65,375. The median income for male full-time, year-round workers was $50,902, while similar females had a median income of $28,203. The per capita income for the township was $27,739. About 7% of families and 10.4% of the population were below the poverty threshold, including 27.8% of those under age 18 and 2.2% of those ages 65 or over.[4]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Goodrich, Phineas G. (1992) [1880]. History of Wayne County. Baltimore: Gateway Press, Inc. 
  2. ^ "Municipal Index" (PDF). Wayne County Planning Commission/GIS. WordPress. 2011. Retrieved 22 November 2014. 
  3. ^ "Township of Berlin". Geographic Names Information System. United States Geological Survey. 1 December 1989. Retrieved 21 November 2014. 
  4. ^ a b c d e f U.S. Census Bureau. Census 2000. "Census Demographic Profiles, Berlin Township" (PDF). CenStats Databases. <http://censtats.census.gov/data/>. Retrieved 14 December 2014. 
  5. ^ a b c d e "BERLIN: SECOND CLASS TOWNSHIP MAP" (PDF). Pennsylvania Department of Transportation. Commonwealth of Pennsylvania. 23 September 2013. Retrieved 21 November 2014. 
  6. ^ "Beach Lake". Geographic Names Information System. United States Geological Survey. 2 August 1979. Retrieved 21 November 2014. 
  7. ^ White, Israel Charles; Dolph, John M. (1881). The Geology of Susquehanna County and Wayne County (Report) 23. Board of Commissioners for the Second Geological Survey of Pennsylvania. p. 5. Retrieved 21 November 2014. 
  8. ^ "Berlin Center". Geographic Names Information System. United States Geological Survey. 2 August 1979. Retrieved 21 November 2014. 
  9. ^ Matthews, Alfred (1886). History of Wayne, Pike, and Monroe Counties, Pennsylvania. Philadelphia: R. T. Peck & Company. p. 521. Retrieved 21 November 2014. 
  10. ^ "Bethel". Geographic Names Information System. United States Geological Survey. 2 August 1979. Retrieved 21 November 2014. 
  11. ^ "East Berlin". Geographic Names Information System. United States Geological Survey. 2 August 1979. Retrieved 21 November 2014. 
  12. ^ "Laurella". Geographic Names Information System. United States Geological Survey. 2 August 1979. Retrieved 21 November 2014.