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Reading, Massachusetts Info Snack

Reading (/rd/ ( listen) RED-ing) is a town in Middlesex County, Massachusetts, United States, 16 miles (26 km) north of central Boston. The population was 24,747 at the 2010 census.
Population
25,769
Unemployment
3.9%
Poverty
2.9%
Median Home
$491,200
Median Income
$114,354
Median Rent
$1,349

Rankings for Reading in Massachusetts

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1

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2

Wellesley, MA
Population 29,004

3

Marblehead, MA
Population 20,393

4

Needham, MA
Population 30,429

5

Newton, MA
Population 88,479

6

Winchester, MA
Population 22,579

7

Cochituate, MA
Population 6,832

8

Brookline, MA
Population 59,246

9

Pinehurst, MA
Population 7,568

10

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Population 44,992

Map Of Reading, MA

Population over time in Reading

Year Population % Change
2017 25,769 1.1%
2016 25,490 0.5%
2015 25,357 0.7%
2014 25,176 0.9%
2013 24,957 0.8%
2012 24,753 1.0%
2011 24,504 1.0%
2010 24,261 -

Crime in Reading Per 100k

Crime Reading MA USA
Violent Crime 30.7 358.0 382.9
Murder 0.0 2.5 5.3
Robbery 7.7 71.0 98.0
Aggravated Assault 15.4 252.5 248.9
Property Crime 603.1 1437.0 2362.0
Burglary 96.0 249.1 430.4
Larceny 495.5 1078.0 1694.0
Car Theft 11.5 109.9 237.4

Race / Ethnicity in Reading

White
91.1% (23,488)
African American
0.7% (170)
American Indian
0.0% (8)
Asian
4.6% (1,192)
Hawaiian
0.0% (0)
Other
0.2% (55)
Two Or More
1.3% (340)
Hispanic
2.0% (516)
Race Reading MA USA
White 91.1% 72.9% 61.5%
African American 0.7% 6.7% 12.3%
American Indian 0.0% 0.1% 0.7%
Asian 4.6% 6.2% 5.3%
Hawaiian 0.0% 0.0% 0.2%
Other 0.2% 0.7% 0.2%
Two Or More 1.3% 2.1% 2.3%
Hispanic 2.0% 11.2% 17.6%

Household Income For Reading, Massachusetts

Less than $10,000
2.1% (54,114)
$10,000 to $14,999
1.4% (36,076)
$15,000 to $24,999
5.9% (152,037)
$25,000 to $34,999
4.6% (118,537)
$35,000 to $49,999
7.5% (193,267)
$50,000 to $74,999
9.6% (247,382)
$75,000 to $99,999
11.7% (301,497)
$100,000 to $149,999
21.1% (543,725)
$150,000 to $199,999
16.3% (420,034)
$200,000 or more
19.8% (510,226)
Income Reading MA USA
Less than $10,000 2.1% 5.7% 6.7%
$10,000 to $14,999 1.4% 4.7% 4.9%
$15,000 to $24,999 5.9% 7.9% 9.8%
$25,000 to $34,999 4.6% 7.2% 9.5%
$35,000 to $49,999 7.5% 9.9% 13.0%
$50,000 to $74,999 9.6% 15.1% 17.7%
$75,000 to $99,999 11.7% 12.3% 12.3%
$100,000 to $149,999 21.1% 17.5% 14.1%
$150,000 to $199,999 16.3% 9.0% 5.8%
$200,000 or more 19.8% 10.8% 6.3%

Gender in Reading

Female
50.0% (12,890)
Male
50.0% (12,878)
Gender Reading MA USA
Female 50.0% 51.5% 50.8%
Male 50.0% 48.5% 49.2%

Highest level of educational attainment in Reading for adults over 25

< 9th Grade
1.0% (262)
9-12th Grade
1.9% (488)
High School / GED
15.8% (4,074)
Some College
12.1% (3,126)
Associate's Degree
7.1% (1,831)
Bachelor's Degree
34.1% (8,781)
Master's Degree
20.9% (5,380)
Professional Degree
2.6% (678)
Doctorate Degree
4.4% (1,143)
Education Reading MA USA
< 9th Grade 1.0% 4.6% 8.8%
9-12th Grade 1.9% 5.1% 7.2%
High School / GED 15.8% 24.7% 27.3%
Some College 12.1% 15.8% 20.8%
Associate's Degree 7.1% 7.7% 8.3%
Bachelor's Degree 34.1% 23.4% 19.1%
Master's Degree 20.9% 13.1% 8.4%
Professional Degree 2.6% 2.9% 2.0%
Doctorate Degree 4.4% 2.7% 1.4%

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