West Reading Information

West Reading Information

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

General West Reading Information

State: Pennsylvania

County: Berks County

Close cities: Wyomissing, PA, Shillington, PA, Whitfield, PA, Mohnton, PA, Kenhorst, PA, Wyomissing Hills, PA, Spring Ridge, PA, West Lawn, PA, Mount Penn, PA, Reading, PA, West Wyomissing, PA

West Reading Population (census data)
Total 4,046 (-0.2% since 2000)
Male 1,829 (45.2%)
Female 2,217 (54.8%)

Population Density: 7,074 people per sq. mile

Cost of Living Index: 88.2 (US Avg is 100)

West Reading Elevation: 300 feet above sea level

Incorporated in 1907

Land Area: 0.57 square miles

Median Household Income: $45,262

Zip Codes: 19611, and 19602.

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West Reading Demographic Data

Ethnic Information:
  • White Non-Hispanic (85.5%)
  • Hispanic (7.8%)
  • Black (4.0%)
  • Other race (3.4%)
  • Two or more races (1.5%)
Ancestry Information:
  • German (32.7%)
  • Italian (12.6%)
  • Irish (8.5%)
  • English (5.7%)
  • Polish (5.2%)
  • United States (4.5%)
Foriegn Born: 210 people (5.2%)
  • Europe (59.1%)
  • Latin America (40.9%)

Local West Reading Sports Teams

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

West Reading School Information

Elementary Schools
West Reading Elementary Center (421 Chestnut Street, West Reading, PA, 19611 - Wyomissing Area School District District)

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