Berlin, New Hampshire

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Berlin is a city located on the Androscoggin River in northern Coos County, New Hampshire. Locals pronounce the name as "BURR-lun." As of the 2000 census, the city had a total population of 10,331. It is the home of several large pulp and paper mills and has been a center of forest industries since the 1800s.

Geography

Berlin is located at 44°28'43" North, 71°11'29" West (44.478692, -71.191360)Template:GR.

According to the United States Census Bureau, the city has a total area of 161.8 km² (62.5 mi²). 159.9 km² (61.7 mi²) of it is land and 1.9 km² (0.7 mi²) of it is water. The total area is 1.17% water.

Demographics

As of the censusTemplate:GR of 2000, there are 10,331 people, 4,555 households, and 2,901 families residing in the city. The population density is 64.6/km² (167.4/mi²). There are 5,111 housing units at an average density of 32.0/km² (82.8/mi²). The racial makeup of the city is 98.25% White, 0.18% African American, 0.23% Native American, 0.37% Asian, 0.01% Pacific Islander, 0.15% from other races, and 0.80% from two or more races. 0.66% of the population are Hispanic or Latino of any race.

There are 4,555 households out of which 26.2% have children under the age of 18 living with them, 48.6% are married couples living together, 10.8% have a female householder with no husband present, and 36.3% are non-families. 31.8% of all households are made up of individuals and 17.4% have someone living alone who is 65 years of age or older. The average household size is 2.22 and the average family size is 2.74.

In the city the population is spread out with 21.3% under the age of 18, 6.5% from 18 to 24, 26.5% from 25 to 44, 23.0% from 45 to 64, and 22.6% who are 65 years of age or older. The median age is 42 years. For every 100 females there are 91.0 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there are 85.6 males.

The median income for a household in the city is $29,647, and the median income for a family is $38,750. Males have a median income of $33,190 versus $21,156 for females. The per capita income for the city is $15,780. 12.4% of the population and 9.1% of families are below the poverty line. Out of the total population, 13.4% of those under the age of 18 and 12.4% of those 65 and older are living below the poverty line.

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