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Encyclopedia > Berlin, Wisconsin
Location of Berlin, Wisconsin
Location of Berlin, Wisconsin
Downtown Berlin
Downtown Berlin

Berlin is a city in Wisconsin. The population was 574,305 at the 2000 census. The city is located mostly within the Town of Berlin in Green Lake County. A small portion of the city extends into the Town of Aurora in Waushara County. Image File history File links WIMap-doton-Berlin_c. ... Image File history File links WIMap-doton-Berlin_c. ... Image File history File links Size of this preview: 800 × 521 pixelsFull resolution (2304 × 1501 pixel, file size: 469 KB, MIME type: image/jpeg) Looking east at downtown Berlin, Wisconsin on Highway 49 (Wisconsin). ... Image File history File links Size of this preview: 800 × 521 pixelsFull resolution (2304 × 1501 pixel, file size: 469 KB, MIME type: image/jpeg) Looking east at downtown Berlin, Wisconsin on Highway 49 (Wisconsin). ... Image File history File links Size of this preview: 800 × 526 pixelsFull resolution (2304 × 1515 pixel, file size: 532 KB, MIME type: image/jpeg) (All user names refer to en. ... Image File history File links Size of this preview: 800 × 526 pixelsFull resolution (2304 × 1515 pixel, file size: 532 KB, MIME type: image/jpeg) (All user names refer to en. ... State Trunk Highway 91 (often called Highway 91, STH 91 or WIS 91) is a state highway in the U.S. state of Wisconsin. ... Official language(s) None Capital Madison Largest city Milwaukee Area  Ranked 23rd  - Total 65,498 sq mi (169,790 km²)  - Width 260 miles (420 km)  - Length 310 miles (500 km)  - % water 17  - Latitude 42° 30′ N to 47° 05′ N  - Longitude 86° 46′ W to 92° 53′ W Population  Ranked... There is another Town of Berlin in Marathon County. ... Green Lake County is a county located in the state of Wisconsin. ... Aurora is a town located in Waushara County, Wisconsin. ... Waushara County is a county located in the U.S. state of Wisconsin. ...

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Geography

Berlin is located at 43°58′11″N, 88°56′55″W (43.969732, -88.948717)GR1.


According to the United States Census Bureau, the city has a total area of 16.3 km² (6.3 mi²). 15.5 km² (6.0 mi²) of it is land and 0.9 km² (0.3 mi²) of it (5.23%) is water. The United States Census Bureau (officially Bureau of the Census as defined in Title ) is a part of the United States Department of Commerce. ... A square metre (US spelling: square meter) is by definition the area enclosed by a square with sides each 1 metre long. ... A square mile is an English unit of area equal to that of a square with sides each 1 statute mile (≈1,609 m) in length. ...


Pronunciation

Area residents put the accent on the first syllable of Berlin /ˈbɝ.lɪn/, rather than on the second.


Demographics

As of the censusGR2 of 2000, there were 5,305 people, 2,170 households, and 1,425 families residing in the city. The population density was 342.5/km² (887.4/mi²). There were 2,391 housing units at an average density of 154.4/km² (400.0/mi²). The racial makeup of the city was 95.70% White, 0.15% Black or African American, 0.28% Native American, 0.77% Asian, 0.02% Pacific Islander, 2.47% from other races, and 0.60% from two or more races. 4.56% of the population were Hispanic or Latino of any race. 1870 US Census for New York City A census is the process of obtaining information about every member of a population (not necessarily a human population). ... The United States Census Bureau uses the federal governments definitions of race when performing a census. ... The United States Census Bureau uses the federal governments definitions of race when performing a census. ... It has been suggested that Ethnicity (United States Census) be merged into this article or section. ... The United States Census Bureau uses the federal governments definitions of race when performing a census. ... The United States Census Bureau uses the federal governments definitions of race when performing a census. ... The United States Census Bureau uses the federal governments definitions of race when performing a census. ... It has been suggested that Ethnicity (United States Census) be merged into this article or section. ... Hispanic flag, not widely used. ... // The term Latino is a linguistic identity that refers to an individual that has significant ancestry from a nation-state where a Latin derived language is spoken or is the offical language of the government. ...


There were 2,170 households out of which 31.5% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 51.8% were married couples living together, 9.4% had a female householder with no husband present, and 34.3% were non-families. 30.3% of all households were made up of individuals and 15.3% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.39 and the average family size was 2.96. Marriage is an interpersonal relationship with governmental, social, or religious recognition, usually intimate and sexual, and often created as a contract, or through civil process. ...


In the city the population was spread out with 25.1% under the age of 18, 7.4% from 18 to 24, 28.1% from 25 to 44, 21.4% from 45 to 64, and 18.0% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 38 years. For every 100 females there were 92.2 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 88.4 males.


The median income for a household in the city was $36,896, and the median income for a family was $44,922. Males had a median income of $31,512 versus $21,658 for females. The per capita income for the city was $17,667. About 3.6% of families and 7.0% of the population were below the poverty line, including 5.3% of those under age 18 and 11.8% of those age 65 or over. The per capita income for a group of people may be defined as their total personal income, divided by the total population. ... Map of countries showing percentage of population who have an income below the national poverty line The poverty line is the level of income below which one cannot afford to purchase all the resources one requires to live. ...


Berlin is also know for there great Cross Country team who has always seems to be conference champion contenders ever since Matt Willet has started coaching the team. Berlin also has a great Soccer team. They never had a High School team until Don Demick started one, and they have one conference championship three times out of the four years they have been in a high school team. Berlin High School has also been known for there rival school Ripon High School. They have the longest known high school rivalry in the state


References

  • Berlin, Wisconsin website

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