New Berlin (Wisconsin)

Waukesha County


New Berlin is a city in Waukesha County, Wisconsin, United States. At the 2000 census, the population was 38 220. New Berlin is part of the Milwaukee metropolitan area and the third largest municipality in Waukesha County to the cities of Waukesha and Brookfield.

On the eastern boundary of the County New Berlin is located between Madison and Milwaukee. The Interstate Highway 94 leads north past the church, Interstate Highway 43 runs through the city.

The Money Magazine led New Berlin 2009 on place 34 of its top 100 most livable small cities in the United States


Jack F. Chiovatero currently leads his second term as mayor of New Berlin. He took his first term of office on 19 April 2005 and was later elected for a second term on 21 April 2009. Prior to his position as mayor Chiovatero was six council / councilor ( Alderman ) for New Berlin 's District 6th

The citizens of New Berlin choose the seven-member council ( each a person from the 7 districts ) to 3 years, the mayor for 4 years. The municipal council (District - MP & Mayor ) convenes always on the second and fourth Tuesday of the month.


The first settlers, Sidney Evans and P.G. Harrington, arrived in the northeastern part of the present-day City of New Berlin, 1836. The area came in 1838 for the first time as part of the City of Muskego under local government. 1839 Today's New Berlin was separated again from Muskego and was named Town of Mentor

On January 13, 1840 from Town of Mentor New Berlin. It was named by Sidney Evans in honor of his hometown of New Berlin in New York State. The city remained very rural coined until the 1940s, when the country escape from Milwaukee began in the western suburbs. Between 1850 and 1950, New Berlin grew from 1,293 to 5,334 inhabitants. Ten years later, in 1960, the population had tripled to almost 15,788. By incorporations in 1959 from the Town of New Berlin City of New Berlin

Development, infrastructure

Huge growth were the 1960s and 1970s through mainly the result of the construction of the New Berlin Industrial Park, which began in 1964. This industrial area is a major economically important resource for the city of New Berlin and the Waukesha area. The system consists of three separate business parks and comprises 1,126 acres (4.6 km2). The commercial areas are called Moorland Road Industrial Park, New Berlin Industrial Park and MSI / Lincoln Avenue Industrial Park

To the growing number of commuters from the surrounding area and to meet the resulting increase in traffic meet, the I-43 junction Moorland Road was rebuilt. At the motorway junction in North America rather hard to find roundabout was, moreover, two lanes. This caused controversy even before the show and at the beginning occurred at the intersection actually more rather than fewer accidents.


According to the 2000 census, the population was 38 220. There were 14,495 households with 11,045 families residing in the city. The population density was 1,037 / sq mi ( 401/km ²). There were 14,921 housing units at an average density of 405/sq mi ( 156/km ²). The ethnic origin in the city was 95.84 % White, 2.31 ​​% Asian, 0.44 % African American, 0.21 % Native American, 0.02 % Pacific Islander, 0.45% and 0.72 % other of two or more races. Hispanics / Latinos of any race were 1.56% of the population.

Of the 14,495 households out of which 34.0% live with them children under the age of 18, 68.0 % were married couples, 5.7% single mothers and 23.8 % of other communities ( unmarried couples etc.). 19% of all households and 7.0% living alone over 65 years. The average household size was 2.62 persons and the average family size is 3.03.

Age distribution was 24.8% under 18, 6.4% 18-24, 29.0% 25-44, 27.1% 45-64, and 12.7 % 65 years and older. Average age was 40 100 females were 96.6 men

The average household income was $ 67,576, the average family income is $ 75,565. Men earned an average of $ 50,405 compared with $ 33,720 for females. Statistical Per capita income: $ 29,789. 1.3 % of families and 2.0 % of the population were below the poverty line, including 2.4% of the over-65 age under 18 years and 3.1%.


Schools in New Berlin School District are:

  • New Berlin Eisenhower Middle and High School
  • New Berlin West Middle and High School
  • Ronald Reagan Elementary
  • Poplar Creek Elementary
  • Glen Park Elementary
  • Orchard Lane Elementary
  • Elmwood Elementary

Plus, there's the private elementary schools:

  • Star of Bethlehem Lutheran School
  • Holy Apostles Elementary School


New Berlin has 26 spaces with a total of 855 acres ( 3.5 km ²), of which 372 acres ( 1.5 km ²) park, 107 acres ( 0.4 km ²) are the conservation area, 187 acres ( 0.8 km ² ), the New Berlin Hills Golf Course, 199 acres ( 0.8 km ²) are in various stages of development. The most important assets are the Malone Park near the town hall and the Valley View Park in the southeast of the city.

Geological feature

Due to the sub-district of the subcontinental divide, a watershed runs in Wisconsin. East of this drain all the streams and rivers of Lake Michigan and the St. Lawrence River ultimately into the Atlantic Ocean, west of the line of the highest elevations of the region to the west into the Mississippi River and ultimately into the Gulf of Mexico

Citys Brookfield | Delafield | Milwaukee | Muskego | New Berlin | Oconomowoc | Pewaukee | Waukesha

Villages Big Bend | Butler | Chenequa | Dousman | Eagle | Elm Grove | Hartland | Lac La Belle | Lannon | Menomonee Falls | Merton | Mukwonago | Nashotah | North Prairie | Oconomowoc Lake | Okauchee Lake | Pewaukee | Sussex | Wales

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