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Where is Berks County, Pennsylvania?

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Berks County is a county equivalent area found in Pennsylvania, USA. The county government of Berks is found in the county seat of Reading.

With a total 2,242.3 sq. km of land and water area, Berks County, Pennsylvania is the 1047th largest county equivalent area in the United States. Home to 413,691 people, Berks County has a total 164271 households earning 55170 on average per year.

Berks County, Pennsylvania offers the following attraction to visitors: Hopewell Furnace NHS

Berks County, Pennsylvania - Quick Facts

FIPS Code 42011
Area Codes 215,610,717
Time Zone EST
Major Cities Reading (population: 214,069), Boyertown (population: 17,046), Kutztown (population: 16,521), Birdsboro (population: 15,803), Douglassville (population: 14,807), Fleetwood (population: 14,299), Mohnton (population: 11,789), Hamburg (population: 11,093), Wernersville (population: 8,573), Temple (population: 7,843)
Land Area 159,727 sq miles
Water Area 856 sq miles
Household Income $55,170
Housing Units 164,271
Median Home Value $170,600
High School Grads 84% of population
Holders of Bachelors Degrees 22% of population
Retail Spending $12,307 per capita
Food & Accomodation Sales $445,993 per capita
Universities and Colleges Pennsylvania State University-Penn State Berks

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This page was last updated on June 30, 2016.