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Bern is a township in Berks County, in the Reading metro area.
The latitude of Bern is 40.398N. The longitude is -75.991W.It is in the Eastern Standard time zone. Elevation is 577 feet.
The population, at the time of the 2000 census, was 6,758.
Sections below provide additional information and links about Bern demographics, travel and tourism, nearby airports, cemeteries, the Berks County economy, education, environment, genealogy, government, historic sites, libraries, maps, museums, newspapers and other media, nonprofit groups, real estate, recreation, religion, transportation, and weather in the 19601 ZIP code.
46% of Bern residents report German ancestry, and 9% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Bern ancestry & family history guide.
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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Bern was $25,969, compared with $21,587 nationally.
23% of Bern residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.
Median rent in Bern, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $636. Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $1,090.
Berks County supported George W. Bush in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Bern political report.
The average commute time for Bern workers is 23 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.
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