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Berlin, Wisconsin - Basic Facts

The City of Berlin had a population of 5,599 as of July 1, 2016. Berlin ranks in the upper quartile for Diversity Index when compared to the other cities, towns and Census Designated Places (CDPs) in Wisconsin. See peer rankings below.

The primary coordinate point for Berlin is located at latitude 43.9706 and longitude -88.9501 in Green Lake County. The formal boundaries for the City of Berlin (see map below) encompass a land area of 5.78 sq. miles and a water area of 0.58 sq. miles. Green Lake County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 807 feet.

While the primary coordinates for City of Berlin are located in Green Lake County, it should be noted that the formal boundaries for this community also extend into and Waushara County.

The City of Berlin (GNIS ID: 1582799) has a C5 Census Class Code which indicates an active incorporated place that is independent of any county subdivision and serves as a county subdivision equivalent. It also has a Functional Status Code of "A" which identifies an active government providing primary general-purpose functions.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Berlin population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2016.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Berlin: Strongs Landing, Strongville.

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Berlin, WI Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)


Total Population 5,599
Population in Households 5,571
Population in Familes 4,394
Population in Group Qrtrs 28
Population Density1 969
Diversity Index2 30


Total Households 2,369
Average Household Size 2.35
Family Households 1,506
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 2,676 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 1,524 (57.0%)
Renter Occupied HU 845 (31.6%)
Vacant Housing Units 307 (11.5%)
Median Home Value $111,168
Average Home Value $130,705


Median Household Income $45,512
Average Household Income $57,455
Per Capita Income $24,289
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.22% 0.02%
Households 0.5% 0.2%
Families 0.91% 0.15%
Median Household Income   2.04%
Per Capita Income   1.77%
1) Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
2) The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelyhood that two persons, chosen at random from the same area, belong to different race or ethnic groups. If an area's entire population belongs to one race AND one ethnic group, then the area has zero diversity. An area's diversity index increases to 100 when the population is evenly divided into two or more race/ethnic groups.
Based on Census 2010 counts, the Diversity Index for the United States was 60.6 and it is expected to increase to 64.8 by July 1, 2018.

Berlin, WI - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Berlin to the other 774 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Wisconsin by rank and percentile using July 1, 2016 data. The location Ranked # 1 has the highest value. A location that ranks higher than 75% of its peers would be in the 75th percentile of the peer group.

Variable Description Rank Percentile
Total Population # 134 83rd
Population Density1 # 256 67th
Diversity Index2 # 116 85th
Median Household Income # 517 33rd
Per Capita Income # 482 38th

Additional comparisons and rankings can be made with a VERY EASY TO USE Wisconsin Census Data Comparison Tool.