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Discovering Berkshire Heights, PA

The car accident injury lawyers in Berkshire Heights, PA, at Justice Guardians would like to present the following details showcasing the community.

Berkshire Heights

The neighborhood of Berkshire Heights is located within the borough of Wyomissing in Berks County, Pennsylvania. Some of the closest communities include Colony Park, West Reading, Greenfields, West Lawn, and Spring Ridge. The Warren St Bypass travels across the northern region of the town, while West Shore Bypass travels along the eastern border. The Schuylkill River flows just outside of the community's eastern edge, and Wyomissing Creek flows along the southern. 

History

The greater area began to develop around the 1740s after residents of northern Lancaster County petitioned for a separate county to be created. Under the assistance of the German immigrant Conrad Weiser, the county was officially established in 1752, taking portions of Chester County, Lancaster County, and Philadelphia County. The town's name was in honor of William Penn's family home.

Neighborhood

The Berkshire Mall is located just off US 222, on State Hill Road. It has over 100 retail shops and dining options to satisfy all its patrons. Some of the top shops include:

  • Pacsun
  • Hallmark
  • Champs Sports
  • American Eagle
  • Linen & Beyond

The community is home to the Berkshire Heights Playground. The large area has ample parking and the following amenities:

  • a baseball field
  • covered picnic areas
  • playground equipment 
  • shaded benches

Within the neighborhood is an event venue, the Berkshire Heights Fire Company, located on North Wyomissing Boulevard. With an amazing vintage fire truck for a photo prop, the hall can be rented out for all occasions and even has special events to attend, including live performances. 

Education

Public schools that residents can attend are part of the Wilson School District, such as:

  • Spring Ridge Elementary School - located on Broadcasting Road
  • Wilson West Middle School - located on Faust Road
  • Wilson High School - located on Grandview Boulevard 

The following are trade and technical schools nearby:

  • Berks Technical Institute
  • Pace Institute
  • Reading Hospital School of Nursing
  • Berks Career and Technology Center

Demographics

The area has a large Romanian and Czechoslovakian population; in fact, 2.9% of its residents are Romanian, and 1.5% are Czechoslovakian. Additional ancestries found within the community include:

  • German (22.0%)
  • Asian (8.3%)
  • Puerto Rican (7.2%)
  • Italian (7.1%)
  • Irish (6.1%)

Most of the households are lower-middle income, making it a below-average income neighborhood compared to others in the state. Some of the primary professions held by the working residents include:

  • 47.5% executive, management, and professional occupations
  • 22.8% manufacturing and laborer occupations
  • 15.5% sales and service jobs
  • 14.2% clerical, assistant, and tech support occupations

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David Petrone
Date Published: November 23, 2021
David Petrone is a personal injury attorney at Justice Guardians.
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