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Berks County, PA
The county was named for Berkshire, England

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Berks County is one of 67 counties in Pennsylvania.

The county is in the Reading metro area.The estimated population in 2004 was 391,640. This was an increase of  4.82% from the 2000 census.

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Median household income
Local
$44,714
National
$41,994
Source: 2000 census, U.S. Census Bureau
For more census details and comparisons, see our Berks County demographic reports

In 2002, the per capita personal income in Berks County was $29,531. This was an increase of 15.8% from 1997. The 2002 figure was 96% of the national per capita income, which was $30,906.



County seat: Reading

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33% of Berks County residents report German ancestry, and 10% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Berks County ancestry & family history guide.

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Cemeteries

Cemeteries in Berks County include Aulenbach Cemetery, Belleman's Church Cemetery, Bethel Evangelical Cemetery, Birch Hill Cemetery, Caernarvon Cemetery, Cemetery - Name Unknown, Charles Evans Cemetery, Christ Lutheran Church Cemetery, Fairview Cemetery, Fairview Cemetery ... View cemeteries

Communities

Communities in Berks County include Albany, Alsace, Amity, Bally, Bechtelsville, Bern, Bernville, Bethel, Birdsboro, Bowers ... View communities

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Education

Colleges in Berks County include Albright College, Alvernia College, Kutztown University, Penn State Berks, Reading Area Community College ... View colleges

School districts in Berks County include Antietam SD, Boyertown Area SD, Brandywine Heights Area SD, Conrad Weiser Area SD, Daniel Boone Area SD, Exeter Township SD, Fleetwood Area SD, Governor Mifflin SD, Hamburg Area SD, Kutztown Area SD ... View school districts

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Libraries

Libraries in Berks County include Bernville Area Community Library, Bethel Tulpehocken Public Library, Birdsboro Community Library, Boyertown Community Library, Brandywine Community Library, Exeter Community Library, Fleetwood Area Public Library, Hamburg Public Library, Louisa Gonser Comm Library Inc, Mifflin Community Library ... View libraries

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Newspapers in Berks County include Reading Eagle ... View newspapers

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Politics

Berks County supported George W. Bush in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Berks County political report.

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Travel

Airports in Berks County include Reading Regional

Hotels in Berks County include Comfort Inn Reading, Country Inn & Suites, Country Inn & Suites Frackville, Econo Lodge, Econo Lodge, Econo Lodge Douglassville, Holiday Inn, Holiday Inn Express, Homewood Suites, Inn at Reading ... More hotels

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