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New Berlin is a township in Sangamon County, in the Springfield metro area. [NOTE: This is not the only community in Illinois named New Berlin. For links to other places called New Berlin, IL, see the Duplicate Names box at right.]
The latitude of New Berlin is 39.721N. The longitude is -89.905W.It is in the Central Standard time zone. Elevation is 643 feet.
The population, at the time of the 2000 census, was 1,262.
Sections below provide additional information and links about New Berlin demographics, travel and tourism, nearby airports, cemeteries, the Sangamon County economy, education, environment, genealogy, government, historic sites, libraries, maps, museums, newspapers and other media, nonprofit groups, real estate, recreation, religion, transportation, and weather in the 62661 ZIP code.
32% of New Berlin residents report German ancestry, and 19% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the New Berlin ancestry & family history guide.
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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in New Berlin was $20,783, compared with $21,587 nationally.
21% of New Berlin residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.
Median rent in New Berlin, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $410. Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $859.
Sangamon County supported George W. Bush in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our New Berlin political report.
The average commute time for New Berlin workers is 23 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.
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