Berlin, WI Profile: Facts & Data


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Berlin, Wisconsin - Basic Facts

The City of Berlin had a population of 5,473 as of July 1, 2018. 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 43.968 and longitude -88.9435 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.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Berlin: Strongs Landing, Strongville.

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


Total Population 5,473
Population in Households 5,447
Population in Familes 4,248
Population in Group Qrtrs 26
Population Density2 947
Diversity Index3 31


Median Household Income $48,361
Average Household Income $60,415
Per Capita Income $25,413


Total Housing Units 2,621 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 1,436 (54.8%)
Renter Occupied HU 872 (33.3%)
Vacant Housing Units 313 (11.9%)
Median Home Value $118,171
Average Home Value $132,556


Total Households 2,308
Average Household Size 2.36
Family Households 1,457
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 -0.11% -0.19%
Households 0.06% -0.1%
Families 0.29% -0.19%
Median Household Income   1.75%
Per Capita Income   2.59%

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, 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 # 137 82nd
Population Density # 270 65th
Diversity Index # 112 86th
Median Household Income # 532 31st
Per Capita Income # 532 31st

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