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Brecknock is a township in Berks County, in the Reading metro area. [NOTE: This is not the only community in Pennsylvania named Brecknock. For links to other places called Brecknock, PA, see the Duplicate Names box at right.]

The latitude of Brecknock is 40.254N. The longitude is -76.008W.

It is in the Eastern Standard time zone. Elevation is 791 feet.

The population, at the time of the 2000 census, was 4,459.


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$61,903
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$41,994
Source: 2000 census, U.S. Census Bureau
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41% of Brecknock residents report German ancestry, and 10% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Brecknock ancestry & family history guide.

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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Brecknock was $25,712, compared with $21,587 nationally.

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22% of Brecknock residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.

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Median rent in Brecknock, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $464.   Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $1,237.


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Berks County supported George W. Bush in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Brecknock political report.

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The average commute time for Brecknock workers is 28 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.

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