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Berwick is a township in Adams County, in the Adams County metro area. [NOTE: This is not the only community in Pennsylvania named Berwick. For links to other places called Berwick, PA, see the Duplicate Names box at right.]
The latitude of Berwick is 39.883N. The longitude is -76.983W.It is in the Eastern Standard time zone. Elevation is 509 feet.
The population, at the time of the 2000 census, was 1,818.
Sections below provide additional information and links about Berwick demographics, travel and tourism, nearby airports, cemeteries, the Adams 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 17301 ZIP code.
47% of Berwick residents report German ancestry, and 12% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Berwick ancestry & family history guide.
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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Berwick was $22,573, compared with $21,587 nationally.
14% of Berwick residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.
Median rent in Berwick, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $385. Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $1,101.
Adams County supported George W. Bush in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Berwick political report.
The average commute time for Berwick workers is 22 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.
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