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Berks County, PA

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Berks County, PA
  • Location TypeCounty
  • County SeatReading, PA
  • Population411,442
  • Land Area (Square Miles) 856.5099
  • Population Density (Per Square Mile) 480.3999

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TitleLatest YearLatest ValueLatest Rank
Decennial Census Population (County)2010411,442166 of 3170
Decennial Census Population Per Square Mile (County)2010480.40283 of 3170
Percent of African American Population (County)20187.2%975 of 3131
Percent of Hispanic Population (County)201821.9%361 of 3139
Persistent Poverty Counties (County)201300 of 0 - 1
Rural-Urban Continuum for Counties (County)201322 of 1 - 9
Unemployment Rate (County)20194.3%964 of 3140
Death Rate (Per 100,000) (County)2016979.002047 of 3105
Percent of Adults Physically Inactive (County)201625.8%1897 of 3141
Age-Adjusted Rate of Diabetes per 1,000 Persons (County)201610.801037 of 3141
Medicare Part D Prescription Enrollment Rate (County)201847.5%1822 of 3137
Farmers' Markets (County)20165363 of 2249
Percent of Children Without a Market Within One Mile (County)20158.2%2774 of 3004
Percent of School-age Children in Poverty (County)201815.7%1999 of 3140
Total Public School Expenditures (County)2017$1,281,345,000.00121 of 3123
Number of Public Libraries (County)20172059 of 1287
Average Daily Maximum Heat Index (County)201190.482153 of 3103
Percentage of Days with a Good Air Quality Index (County)201975.0%808 of 1006
Second Highest 1-hour Carbon Monoxide Measurement (County)20143.8017 of 175
Greenhouse Gas Direct Emitting Facilities (County)20181084 of 1227
Average Fine Particulate Matter (County)201112.101410 of 3108
FEMA Public Assistance Grant Dollars Obligated for Disasters (County)2016$1,298,394.4990 of 654
Total Deposits in Banks (County)2016-2017$16,392,987,000.00102 of 3108
Property Taxes as Percent of Income: Five-Year Estimates (County)2006-20104.7%112 of 2773
Attendance to Arts and Culture Events (County)2015264,94076 of 109
Percent of Firms Which are Women Owned (County)201232.0%1405 of 3093
Manufacturing Establishments with 5 to 9 Employees (County)201876140 of 1961
Immigrant Households Entering County According to Tax Returns (County)2017-201868194 of 389
Estimated Veteran Population Under 45 Years Old (County)20104,946225 of 3143
Total Planted Acres (County)2019114,142.191405 of 3034
Online, Mail Order, and Television Retail Sales in 2009 Dollars (County)2050$1,481,000,000.00125 of 2709
Total Retail and Food Service Sales in 2009 Dollars (County)2050$8,386,000,000.00208 of 3108
Earnings in Management of Companies and Enterprises Occupations in 2009 Dollars (County)2050$812,000,000.00166 of 2178
Population (County)2050490,000199 of 3076
Per Capita Total Personal Income (County)2050$224,357.00692 of 3112
Total Employees (County)2050281,000221 of 3065
Population 18 to 24 Years Old (County)205044,000190 of 2216
African American Male Population 25 Years Old (County)2050145433 of 2780
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