New Berlin, WI

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Living in New Berlin

New Berlin is a medium-sized city located in the state of Wisconsin. With a population of 39,691 people and nine constituent neighborhoods, New Berlin is the 16th largest community in Wisconsin.

New Berlin real estate is some of the most expensive in Wisconsin, although New Berlin house values don't compare to the most expensive real estate in the U.S.

Unlike some cities where white-collar or blue-collar occupations dominate the local economy, New Berlin is neither predominantly one nor the other. Instead, it has a mixed workforce of both white- and blue-collar jobs. Overall, New Berlin is a city of professionals, sales and office workers, and managers. There are especially a lot of people living in New Berlin who work in sales jobs (12.04%), office and administrative support (11.41%), and management occupations (11.14%).

Also of interest is that New Berlin has more people living here who work in computers and math than 95% of the places in the US.

Because of many things, New Berlin is a great place for families with children to consider. First of all, many other families with children live here, making New Berlin a place where both parents and children are more likely to develop social ties with other families, as well as find family-oriented services and community. The city’s good public school district and large population of college-educated adults provide an environment conducive to academic values. With regard to real estate, New Berlin has a high rate of owner-occupied single family homes, which tends to reflect stability in the local community. Finally, New Berlin’s overall crime rate is lower than average for the country.

New Berlin is one of the most well-educated cities in the nation. 43.28% of adults in New Berlin have at least a bachelor's degree. Compare that to the average community in America, which has just 21.84% with a bachelor's degree or higher.

The per capita income in New Berlin in 2018 was $45,732, which is wealthy relative to Wisconsin and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $182,928 for a family of four.

The people who call New Berlin home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of New Berlin residents report their race to be White, followed by Asian. Important ancestries of people in New Berlin include German, Polish, Irish, Italian, and English.

The most common language spoken in New Berlin is English. Other important languages spoken here include Polish and Chinese.