Reading Information

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: North Reading, MA, Woburn, MA, Saugus, MA, Wakefield, MA, Burlington, MA, Lynnfield, MA, Stoneham, MA, Wilmington, MA, Melrose, MA, Pinehurst, MA, Winchester, 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: Harvard University, Boston 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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