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 40,375 people and ten constituent neighborhoods, New Berlin is the 17th 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.

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.

A relatively large number of people in New Berlin telecommute to their jobs. Overall, about 9.36% of the workforce works from home. While this may seem like a small number, as a fraction of the total workforce it ranks among the highest in the country. These workers are often telecommuters who work in knowledge-based, white-collar professions. For example, Silicon Valley has large numbers of people who telecommute. Other at-home workers may be self-employed people who operate small businesses out of their homes.

Because of many things, New Berlin is a very good place for families to consider. With an enviable combination of good schools, low crime, college-educated neighbors who tend to support education because of their own experiences, and a high rate of home ownership in predominantly single-family properties, New Berlin really has some of the features that families look for when choosing a good community to raise children. Is New Berlin perfect? Of course not, and if you like frenetic nightlife, it will be far from your cup of tea. But overall this is a solid community, with many things to recommend it as a family-friendly place to live.

The citizens of New Berlin are among the most well-educated in the nation: 46.12% of adults in New Berlin have a bachelor's degree or even advanced degree, whereas the average US city has 21.84% holding at least a bachelor's degree.

The per capita income in New Berlin in 2018 was $49,691, which is wealthy relative to Wisconsin and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $198,764 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 Spanish.