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Demographics For The Berwick Area
 

The demographics for the Borough of Berwick are listed below and are broken into 4 categories, Population, Transportation, Utilities and Work force.

Population
 

2010 Demographic Profile Data of Berwick, Pennsylvania
 

Subject Number Percent
SEX AND AGE    
  Total population 10,477 100.0
    Under 5 years 647 6.2
    5 to 9 years 587 5.6
    10 to 14 years 652 6.2
    15 to 19 years 758 7.2
    20 to 24 years 637 6.1
    25 to 29 years 678 6.5
    30 to 34 years 559 5.3
    35 to 39 years 671 6.4
    40 to 44 years 707 6.7
    45 to 49 years 741 7.1
    50 to 54 years 737 7.0
    55 to 59 years 633 6.0
    60 to 64 years 610 5.8
    65 to 69 years 512 4.9
    70 to 74 years 365 3.5
    75 to 79 years 340 3.2
    80 to 84 years 298 2.8
    85 years and over 345 3.3
     
    Median age (years) 40.3  ( X ) 
     
  Male population 5,000 47.7
    Under 5 years 320 3.1
    5 to 9 years 318 3.0
    10 to 14 years 349 3.3
    15 to 19 years 379 3.6
    20 to 24 years 290 2.8
    25 to 29 years 335 3.2
    30 to 34 years 290 2.8
    35 to 39 years 334 3.2
    40 to 44 years 377 3.6
    45 to 49 years 357 3.4
    50 to 54 years 351 3.4
    55 to 59 years 299 2.9
    60 to 64 years 297 2.8
    65 to 69 years 228 2.2
    70 to 74 years 154 1.5
    75 to 79 years 127 1.2
    80 to 84 years 95 0.9
    85 years and over 100 1.0
     
    Median age (years) 38.6  ( X ) 
     
  Female population 5,477 52.3
    Under 5 years 327 3.1
    5 to 9 years 269 2.6
    10 to 14 years 303 2.9
    15 to 19 years 379 3.6
    20 to 24 years 347 3.3
    25 to 29 years 343 3.3
    30 to 34 years 269 2.6
    35 to 39 years 337 3.2
    40 to 44 years 330 3.1
    45 to 49 years 384 3.7
    50 to 54 years 386 3.7
    55 to 59 years 334 3.2
    60 to 64 years 313 3.0
    65 to 69 years 284 2.7
    70 to 74 years 211 2.0
    75 to 79 years 213 2.0
    80 to 84 years 203 1.9
    85 years and over 245 2.3
     
    Median age (years) 42.5  ( X ) 
     
RACE    
  Total population 10,477 100.0
    One Race 10,305 98.4
      White 9,887 94.4
      Black or African American 156 1.5
      American Indian and Alaska Native 21 0.2
      Asian 86 0.8
        Asian Indian 33 0.3
        Chinese 18 0.2
        Filipino 9 0.1
        Japanese 1 0.0
        Korean 4 0.0
        Vietnamese 6 0.1
        Other Asian [1] 15 0.1
     
HISPANIC OR LATINO    
  Total population 10,477 100.0
    Hispanic or Latino (of any race) 386 3.7
      Mexican 58 0.6
      Puerto Rican 106 1.0
      Cuban 2 0.0
      Other Hispanic or Latino [5] 220 2.1
    Not Hispanic or Latino 10,091 96.3
     
HISPANIC OR LATINO AND RACE    
  Total population 10,477 100.0
    Hispanic or Latino 386 3.7
Utilities
 

Electric*


PPL Electric Utilities
1-800-342-5775
*The Electric Choice Program in Pennsylvania also gives residents the opportunity to choose their electric generation supplier from other sources.

 

 

Gas


PG Energy
1-800-432-8017

 

 

Water


Pennsylvania American Water Co.
1-800-222-2478

 

 

United Water Pennsylvania
1-888-299-8972

 

 

Telecommunications-TV/PHONE/INTERNET


Verizon Communications

1-800-225-5282

Verizon Business: 800-479-1919

 

 


Direct TV

 1-855-463-7359

 
 
 
1-800-633-8578

 

 

Transportation
 
 Airports
  • Wilkes-Barre Scranton International Airport - 55 minutes away.
  • Lehigh Valley International Airport – One hour and 35 minutes away.
  • Nearby Bloomsburg Airport also serves Berwick with a 2,800 ft. runway designed for personal and corporate aircraft.
Highways
  • Easy access to Interstates 80 and 81 and State Routes 93 and 11
Bus Lines
  • Greyhound Bus Lines
  • Gallagher's Bus Co.
Railway
  • North Shore Railroad
Work Force
 

Civilian Labor Force – 33,600

Wages

  • Average Hourly Rate – $13.15
  • Average Weekly Earnings – $531.26
  • Median Family Income – $10,959

Age Statistics

  • Ages 18 and under – 21.8%
  • Ages 18-24 – 13.6%
  • Ages 25-34 – 11.3%
  • Ages 35-49 – 21.5%
  • Ages 50 and over – 31.8%

Employment by Sector

  • Manufacturing – 32%
  • Services – 4%
  • Retail Trade – 2%
  • Government – 3%
  • Construction – 21%
  • Wholesale Trade – 3%
  • Finance, Insurance, Real Estate – 21%
  • Transportation, Pubic Utilities – 14%