New Berlin, WI Profile: Facts & Data


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New Berlin, Wisconsin - Basic Facts

The City of New Berlin had a population of 40,038 as of July 1, 2018.

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.

Alternate Unofficial Names for New Berlin: Mentor.

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New Berlin, WI Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2018)


Total Population 40,038
Population in Households 39,888
Population in Familes 33,072
Population in Group Qrtrs 150
Population Density2 1,098
Diversity Index3 21


Median Household Income $84,252
Average Household Income $104,852
Per Capita Income $43,812


Total Housing Units 17,159 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 12,550 (73.1%)
Renter Occupied HU 4,152 (24.2%)
Vacant Housing Units 457 ( 2.7%)
Median Home Value $262,545
Average Home Value $295,263


Total Households 16,702
Average Household Size 2.39
Family Households 11,483
Average Family Size 3
  1. Demographics are point estimates for July 1st of the current year and each for the forecast years. See References for more information.
  2. Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
  3. The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelihood 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.


2010-2018 2018-2023
Population 0.14% 0.3%
Households 0.3% 0.39%
Families 0.16% 0.31%
Median Household Income   1.03%
Per Capita Income   1.87%

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, 2018 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 Density # 213 73rd
Diversity Index # 203 74th
Median Household Income # 47 94th
Per Capita Income # 34 96th

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