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Berlin, Georgia
Berlin City Hall
Berlin City Hall
Location in Colquitt County and the state of Georgia
Location in Colquitt County and the state of Georgia
Country United States
State Georgia
County Colquitt
Area
 • Total 0.7 sq mi (1.9 km2)
 • Land 0.7 sq mi (1.9 km2)
 • Water 0 sq mi (0 km2)
Elevation
259 ft (79 m)
Population
 (2010)
 • Total 551
 • Density 850/sq mi (313.2/km2)
Time zone UTC-5 (Eastern (EST))
 • Summer (DST) UTC-4 (EDT)
ZIP code
31722
Area code(s) 229
FIPS code 13-07304
GNIS feature ID 0354554

Berlin is a town in Colquitt County, Georgia, United States. As of the 2010 census, the city had a population of 551. This town is also infamous for speed traps and residents have even posted signs warning out of state drivers about it.

Geography

Berlin is located at 31°4′3″N 83°37′25″W / 31.06750°N 83.62361°W / 31.06750; -83.62361 (31.067405, -83.623649).

According to the United States Census Bureau, the town has a total area of 0.8 square miles (2.1 km2), all of it land.

Demographics

Historical population
Census Pop.
1930 250
1940 322 28.8%
1950 309 −4.0%
1960 419 35.6%
1970 422 0.7%
1980 538 27.5%
1990 480 −10.8%
2000 595 24.0%
2010 551 −7.4%
Est. 2015 559 1.5%
U.S. Decennial Census
Berlin GA from airplane
Aerial view of Berlin and surrounding countryside

As of the census of 2000, there were 595 people, 196 households, and 145 families residing in the town. The population density was 794.7 people per square mile (306.3/km²). There were 249 housing units at an average density of 332.6 per square mile (128.2/km²). The racial makeup of the town was 64.87% White, 11.93% African American, 1.68% Asian, 19.66% from other races, and 1.85% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 24.87% of the population.

There were 196 households out of which 40.3% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 57.7% were married couples living together, 13.3% had a female householder with no husband present, and 26.0% were non-families. 20.4% of all households were made up of individuals and 11.2% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.84 and the average family size was 3.25.

In the town, the population was spread out with 27.7% under the age of 18, 16.0% from 18 to 24, 25.5% from 25 to 44, 19.7% from 45 to 64, and 11.1% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 29 years. For every 100 females there were 104.5 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 107.7 males.

The median income for a household in the town was $33,438, and the median income for a family was $39,167. Males had a median income of $37,500 versus $20,536 for females. The per capita income for the town was $15,461. About 9.1% of families and 12.6% of the population were below the poverty line, including 9.3% of those under age 18 and 29.2% of those age 65 or over.

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