The unemployment rate in Berks County is 4.5% (U.S. avg. is 3.7%). Recent job growth is Positive. Berks County jobs have increased by 0.6%. More Economy
COST OF LIVING
Compared to the rest of the country, Berks County's cost of living is 8.2% lower than the U.S. average. More Cost of Living
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WEATHER & CLIMATE
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Berks county voted Republican in four of the last five Presidential elections, voting Democratic in 2008. More Voting Stats
Berks County's population is 415,500 people. Since 2010, it has had a population growth of 2.0%. Learn More...
Average Commute time is 24.9 minutes. The National Average is 26.4 minutes. Learn More...
The median home cost in Berks County is . Home appreciation the last 10 years has been 4.7%.
Berks County public schools spend $14,121 per student. The average school expenditure in the U.S. is $12,383. There are about 15.1 students per teacher in Berks County. More Education