Berks County Population 2018

Berks County's estimated population is 417,854 with a growth rate of 0.51% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Berks County is the 9th largest county in Pennsylvania.

Year Population Growth Growth Rate
2017417,8542,1220.51%
2016415,7324710.11%
2015415,2616190.15%
2014414,6426310.15%
2013414,0114890.12%
2012413,5226650.16%
2011412,8578680.21%
2010411,98975,46622.43%
1990336,52324,0147.68%
1980312,50916,1275.44%
1970296,38220,9687.61%
1960275,41419,6747.69%
1950255,74013,8565.73%
1940241,88410,1674.39%
1930231,71730,86315.37%
1920200,85417,6329.62%
1910183,22223,60714.79%
1900159,61522,28816.23%
1890137,32714,73012.01%
1880122,59715,89614.90%
1870106,70112,88313.73%
186093,81816,68921.64%
185077,12912,56019.45%
184064,56911,41721.48%
183053,1526,87714.86%
182046,2753,1297.25%
181043,14610,73933.14%
180032,4072,2287.38%
179030,1790.00%

Berks County Population Growth

Population Data via

Berks County Race Data

Race Population Percentage
White366,34587.67%
Black or African American28,4386.81%
Two or More Races9,4322.26%
Asian6,5121.56%
American Indian and Alaska Native3,2150.77%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander6930.17%

Berks County Population Pyramid

0k5k10k15k Male Population0k5k10k15k Female Population8580757065605550454035302520151050
Data Sources
  1. US Census City/Town Population estimates - Most recent state estimates from the Census Bureau's Population Estimates Program
  2. Population of States and Counties of the United States: 1790 - 1990