Reading Information

Reading Information

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

General Reading Information

State: Pennsylvania

County: Berks County

Close cities: West Lawn, PA, West Reading, PA, Spring Ridge, PA, Laureldale, PA, Mount Penn, PA, Wyomissing, PA, Wyomissing Hills, PA, Kenhorst, PA, St. Lawrence, PA, Reiffton, PA, Shillington, PA

Reading Population (census data)
Total 80,769 (-0.6% since 2000)
Male 38,993 (48.3%)
Female 41,776 (51.7%)

Population Density: 8,226 people per sq. mile

Cost of Living Index: 85.9 (US Avg is 100)

Reading Elevation: 266 feet above sea level

Incorporated in 1847

Land Area: 9.82 square miles

Median Household Income: $25,536

Zip Codes: 19601, 19609, 19605, 19607, 19608, 19604, 19606, 19611, 19612, 19602, 19603, 19610, and 19640.

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Reading Demographic Data

Ethnic Information:
  • White Non-Hispanic (48.1%)
  • Hispanic (37.3%)
  • Other race (22.3%)
  • Black (12.2%)
  • Two or more races (4.2%)
  • American Indian (1.0%)
  • Vietnamese (0.9%)
Ancestry Information:
  • German (17.5%)
  • Italian (6.5%)
  • Irish (6.4%)
  • Polish (4.8%)
  • United States (3.4%)
  • English (2.6%)
Foriegn Born: 8,516 people (10.5%)
  • Latin America (74.0%)
  • Europe (14.0%)
  • Asia (12.0%)

Local Reading Sports Teams

Major League Baseball: Philadelphia Phillies
NFL Football: Philadelphia Eagles
NBA Basketball: , Philadelphia 76ers
NHL Hockey: Philadelphia Flyers
NCAA Sports: Villanova University, Lehigh University

Reading School Information

High Schools
Exeter Township Junior High School (151 E 39th Street, Reading, PA, 19606 - Exeter Township School District District)
Exeter Township Senior High School (201 E 37th Street, Reading, PA, 19606 - Exeter Township School District District)
Reading Senior High School (801 N 13th Street, Reading, PA, 19604 - Reading School District District)
Middle Schools
Antietam Middle School/High School (100 Antietam Road, Reading, PA, 19606 - Antietam School District District)
Northeast Middle School (1216 N 13th Street, Reading, PA, 19604 - Reading School District District)
Northwest Middle School (1000 N Front Street, Reading, PA, 19601 - Reading School District District)
Southern Middle School (931 Chestnut Street, Reading, PA, 19602 - Reading School District District)
Southwest Middle School (300 Chestnut Street, Reading, PA, 19602 - Reading School District District)
Elementary Schools
Amanda E Stout Elementary School (321 South 10th Street, Reading, PA, 19602 - Reading School District District)
Glenside Elementary School (500 Lackawanna Street, Reading, PA, 19601 - Reading School District District)
Jacksonwald Elementary School (100 Church Lane Road, Reading, PA, 19606 - Exeter Township School District District)
Lauers Park Elementary School (251 N 2nd Street, Reading, PA, 19601 - Reading School District District)
Lorane Elementary School (699 Rittenhouse Drive, Reading, PA, 19606 - Exeter Township School District District)
Martin Luther Lausch Elementary Center (200 Elm Street, Reading, PA, 19606 - Exeter Township School District District)
Millmont Elementary School (400 Summit Avenue, Reading, PA, 19611 - Reading School District District)
Northwest Elementary School (820 Clinton Street, Reading, PA, 19601 - Reading School District District)
Riverside Elementary School (1400 Centre Avenue, Reading, PA, 19601 - Reading School District District)
Sixteenth & Haak Elementary School (1601 Haak Street, Reading, PA, 19602 - Reading School District District)
Tenth & Green Elementary School (400 N 10th Street, Reading, PA, 19604 - Reading School District District)
Tenth & Penn Elementary School (955 Penn Street, Reading, PA, 19601 - Reading School District District)
Thirteenth & Green Elementary School (501 N 13th Street, Reading, PA, 19604 - Reading School District District)
Thirteenth & Union Elementary School (1600 N 13th Street, Reading, PA, 19604 - Reading School District District)
Thomas H Ford Elementary School (901 Margaret Street, Reading, PA, 19611 - Reading School District District)
Twelfth & Marion Elementary School (1200 N 12th Street, Reading, PA, 19604 - Reading School District District)
Tyson-Schoener Elementary School (315 South 5th Street, Reading, PA, 19602 - Reading School District District)
Other/Private Schools
Mt. Penn Primary Center (201 North 25th Street, Reading, PA, 19606 - Antietam School District District)
Reiffton School (4355 Dunham Drive, Reading, PA, 19606 - Exeter Township School District District)

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