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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.