About Our Community
Berks County’s population was estimated at 421,164 at July 1, 2019, by the US Census Bureau. The County has approximately 167,853 housing units with a average value of $174,000. There are 155,000 households in Berks with an average of 2.61 people.
- 87% of the citizens in Berks are White and 86% have completed high school.
- 24.5% have a Bachelor’s Degree or greater.
- The County covers 857 square miles.