Berlin (Wisconsin)

Green Lake County Waushara County

55-06925

Berlin is a city ( with a status of "City" ) in Green Lake County and a small part in Waushara County in the U.S. state of Wisconsin. In 2010, Berlin had 5524 inhabitants.

Geography

Berlin is located in southeastern Wisconsin center on both sides of the Fox River, a tributary of Lake Michigan.

The geographical coordinates of 43 ° 58'05 Berlin ' north latitude and 88 ° 56'36 "west longitude. The city covers an area of ​​16.47 km ², spread over 14.97 km ² land and 1.5 km ² water surface. The city of Berlin is surrounded on the west, south and east of the Town of Berlin in Green Lake County and to the north of the Town of Aurora of Waushara County, without belonging to one of the Towns.

Neighboring towns of Berlin are Eureka ( 11.7 km ENE ), Omro (22,1 km in the same direction), Waukau (15,3 km to the east ), Ripon (19,4 km southeast), Green Lake (15,1 km SSW ), Fairburn (7.6 miles west) and Redgranite ( 19.5 km north west ).

The nearest major cities are Green Bay on Lake Michigan (115 km northeast), Wisconsin's largest city, Milwaukee (154 km southeast), Chicago, Illinois ( 307 km south-southeast ), Rockford, Illinois (216 km south) and Wisconsin's capital Madison (125 km south-southwest ).

Traffic

The Wisconsin State Highway 49 runs north -south through the city of Berlin. In the center of the city of Wisconsin State Highway 91 ends at its western terminus of one. All other roads are minor roads, some unpaved roadways and within local roads.

The nearest airports are the Dane County Regional Airport in Madison (121 km south-southwest ) and the General Mitchell International Airport in Milwaukee (164 km southeast).

Population

According to the census in 2010, lived in Berlin 5524 people in 2296 households. The population density was 369 people per square kilometer. In the 2296 households lived statistically 2.38 per person.

The racial the population was composed of 93.4 percent white, 0.5 percent African American, 0.6 percent Native American, 0.9 percent Asian and 3.6 percent from other ethnic groups; 1.0 percent were descended from two or more races. Regardless of ethnicity were 8.0 percent of the population are Hispanic or Latino of any race.

25.8 percent of the population were under 18 years old, 57.8 percent were between 18 and 64 and 16.4 percent were 65 years or older. 51.5 percent of the population was female.

The median annual income for a household was $ 42,740. The per capita income was $ 22,977. 11.6 percent of the population lived below the poverty line.

Memorable people

  • Ezra Wheeler (1820-1871) - Democratic member of the U.S. House of Representatives (1863-1865) - practiced for years as a lawyer in Berlin
  • William Nigh (1881-1955) - Actor and Regissour - born in Berlin

Pictures of Berlin (Wisconsin)

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