Bern, Pennsylvania 

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Population

6,952

+1.4% since 2010

Unemployment Rate

4.2%

Median Income

$56,990

Median Home Price

$220,100

Best Places to Live in Bern, Pennsylvania

Small city - East-central Pennsylvania, 60 miles northwest of Philadelphia. June, September and August are the most pleasant months in Bern, while January and February are the least comfortable months.

Pros
-Historic interest
-Attractive setting
-Strategic location
Cons
-Economy
-Entertainment
-Low educational attainment


What Bert Has To Say About Reading Metro Area

Reading is a declining industrial center in southwest Pennsylvania originally built on heavy industry, textiles, and anthracite coal. The heavy industry and Victorian wealth have left an imprint on the town, which has done a good job preserving its historic heritage. The city reached its nadir in the early 1970’s, first with industrial and downtown commercial closures and then with flooding from Hurricane Agnes in 1972. Among the first steps in recovery was the creation of a large outlet mall, supposedly among the first in the country, for which the area is well known today.


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QUICK FACTS

City: Bern
Zip Codes: 19533
Time zone: Eastern Standard Time (EST)
Elevation: 260 ft above sea level

Highlights

ECONOMY
The unemployment rate in Bern is 4.2% (U.S. avg. is 3.9%). Recent job growth is Positive. Bern jobs have increased by 0.6%. More Economy

COST OF LIVING
Compared to the rest of the country, Bern's cost of living is 1.7% lower than the U.S. average. More Cost of Living or Compare Bern's Cost of Living

WEATHER & CLIMATE
June, September and August are the most pleasant months in Bern, while January and February are the least comfortable months. Today's Weather | Climate Averages

VOTING
Berks county voted Republican in four of the last five Presidential elections, voting Democratic in 2008. More Voting Stats

POPULATION
Bern's population is 6,952 people. Since 2010, it has had a population growth of 1.4%. Learn More...

TRANSPORTATION
Average Commute time is 24.9 minutes. The National Average is 26.4 minutes. Learn More...

REAL ESTATE
The median home cost in Bern is $220,100. Home appreciation the last 10 years has been 8.0%. Check out the homes in the area

SCHOOLS
Bern public schools spend $16,207 per student. The average school expenditure in the U.S. is $12,383. There are about 14.7 students per teacher in Bern. More Education


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