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New Berlin, Wisconsin - Basic Facts

The City of New Berlin had a population of 40,005 as of July 1, 2016.

The primary coordinate point for New Berlin is located at latitude 42.972 and longitude -88.1292 in Waukesha County. The formal boundaries for the City of New Berlin (see map below) encompass a land area of 36.47 sq. miles and a water area of 0.43 sq. miles. Waukesha County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 922 feet.

The City of New Berlin (GNIS ID: 1583799) 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 New 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 New Berlin: Mentor.

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


Total Population 40,005
Population in Households 39,846
Population in Familes 33,319
Population in Group Qrtrs 159
Population Density1 1,097
Diversity Index2 21


Total Households 16,696
Average Household Size 2.39
Family Households 11,538
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 17,171 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 12,588 (73.3%)
Renter Occupied HU 4,108 (23.9%)
Vacant Housing Units 475 ( 2.8%)
Median Home Value $250,101
Average Home Value $282,157


Median Household Income $77,717
Average Household Income $97,540
Per Capita Income $40,787
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.17% 0.27%
Households 0.39% 0.41%
Families 0.29% 0.35%
Median Household Income   2.42%
Per Capita Income   2.11%
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.

New Berlin, WI - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares New 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 # 16 98th
Population Density1 # 213 73rd
Diversity Index2 # 203 74th
Median Household Income # 47 94th
Per Capita Income # 31 96th

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