Reading Information

Travel info, sports, demographic data, and general statistics about the city of Reading, MA

General Reading Information

State: Massachusetts

County: Middlesex County

Close cities: Saugus, MA, Wilmington, MA, Woburn, MA, Stoneham, MA, Burlington, MA, Wakefield, MA, Pinehurst, MA, Melrose, MA, Lynnfield, MA, Winchester, MA, North Reading, MA

Reading Population (census data)
Total 23,774
Male 11,467 (48.2%)
Female 12,307 (51.8%)

Population Density: 2,395 people per sq. mile

Cost of Living Index: 122.7 (US Avg is 100)

Reading Elevation: 129 feet above sea level

Land Area: 9.93 square miles

Median Household Income: $94,643

Zip Codes: 01867.

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Reading Demographic Data

Ethnic Information:
  • White Non-Hispanic (95.8%)
  • Chinese (0.9%)
  • Hispanic (0.8%)
  • Two or more races (0.7%)
  • Asian Indian (0.5%)
Ancestry Information:
  • Irish (32.8%)
  • Italian (25.2%)
  • English (16.4%)
  • German (6.0%)
  • French (5.1%)
  • French Canadian (5.0%)
Foriegn Born: 1,020 people (4.3%)
  • Europe (36.4%)
  • Asia (31.8%)
  • North America (18.2%)
  • Latin America (13.6%)

Local Reading Sports Teams

Major League Baseball: Boston Red Sox
NFL Football: New England Patriots
NBA Basketball: Boston Celtics
NHL Hockey: Boston Bruins
NCAA Sports: Boston University, Harvard University, Northeastern University

Reading School Information

High Schools
Reading Memorial High (62 Oakland Road, Reading, MA, 01867 - Reading District)
Middle Schools
Arthur W Coolidge Middle (89 Birch Meadow Drive, Reading, MA, 01867 - Reading District)
Walter S Parker Middle (45 Temple Street, Reading, MA, 01867 - Reading District)
Elementary Schools
Wood End Elementary School (85 Sunset Rock Lane, Reading, MA, 01867 - Reading District)
Other/Private Schools
Alice M Barrows (16 Edgemont Avenue, Reading, MA, 01867 - Reading District)
Birch Meadow (27 A B Lord Drive, Reading, MA, 01867 - Reading District)
J Warren Killam (333 Charles Street, Reading, MA, 01867 - Reading District)
Joshua Eaton (365 Summer Avenue, Reading, MA, 01867 - Reading District)

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