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"Folk Arts and Crafts Capital of Kentucky"
Berea is a city in Madison County, in the Richmond metro area.
The community was named for the biblical city.
The latitude of Berea is 37.568N. The longitude is -84.296W.It is in the Eastern Standard time zone. Elevation is 1,024 feet.
The estimated population, in 2003, was 11,259.
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12% of Berea residents report German ancestry, and 13% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Berea ancestry & family history guide.
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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Berea was $15,025, compared with $21,587 nationally.
23% of Berea residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.
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Median rent in Berea, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $354. Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $703.
Libraries in Berea include Berea Branch Library ... View libraries
Madison County supported George W. Bush in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Berea political report.
The average commute time for Berea workers is 19 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.
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