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Berlin is a borough in Somerset County, in the Johnstown metro area.
The community was named for the city in Germany.
[NOTE: This is not the only community in Pennsylvania named Berlin. For links to other places called Berlin, PA, see the Duplicate Names box at right.]
The latitude of Berlin is 39.920N. The longitude is -78.958W.It is in the Eastern Standard time zone. Elevation is 2,329 feet.
The estimated population, in 2003, was 2,153.
Sections below provide additional information and links about Berlin demographics, travel and tourism, nearby airports, cemeteries, the Somerset County economy, education, environment, genealogy, government, historic sites, Johnstown area jobs, libraries, maps, museums, newspapers and other media, nonprofit groups, real estate, recreation, religion, transportation, and weather in the 15530 ZIP code.
51% of Berlin residents report German ancestry, and 9% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Berlin ancestry & family history guide.
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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Berlin was $15,614, compared with $21,587 nationally.
13% of Berlin residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.
Dates often change. Check with local tourism officials to be sure.
Median rent in Berlin, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $274. Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $767.
Somerset County supported George W. Bush in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Berlin political report.
The average commute time for Berlin workers is 20 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.
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