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Jobs
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Housing
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Affordability
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Diversity
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Safety
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Amenities
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Education
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Commute
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Reading (/rd/ RED-ing) (Pennsylvania German: Reddin) is a city in and the county seat of Berks County, Pennsylvania, United States. With a population of 87,575, it is the fifth-largest city in Pennsylvania. Located in the southeastern part of the state, it is the principal city of the Greater Reading Area.
Population
87,899
Unemployment
18.8%
Poverty
39.3%
Median Home
$68,400
Median Income
$27,247
Median Rent
$752

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Map Of Reading, PA

Population over time in Reading

Year Population % Change
2016 87,899 -0.2%
2015 88,057 0.0%
2014 88,051 0.1%
2013 87,978 0.1%
2012 87,926 0.1%
2011 87,798 0.5%
2010 87,404 -

Crime in Reading Per 100k

Crime Reading PA USA
Violent Crime 679.7 316.4 386.3
Murder 11.4 5.2 5.3
Robbery 265.3 96.4 102.8
Aggravated Assault 349.5 180.1 248.5
Property Crime 2609.5 1742.7 2450.7
Burglary 779.9 277.8 468.9
Larceny 1613.3 1362.8 1745.0
Car Theft 216.3 102.1 236.9

Race / Ethnicity in Reading

White
24.5% (21,506)
African American
9.0% (7,898)
American Indian
0.0% (37)
Asian
0.8% (707)
Hawaiian
0.0% (17)
Other
0.3% (284)
Two Or More
2.2% (1,942)
Hispanic
63.1% (55,508)
Race Reading PA USA
White 24.5% 77.7% 60.6%
African American 9.0% 10.6% 10.4%
American Indian 0.0% 0.1% 0.7%
Asian 0.8% 3.1% 4.3%
Hawaiian 0.0% 0.0% 0.1%
Other 0.3% 0.1% 3.9%
Two Or More 2.2% 1.7% 2.5%
Hispanic 63.1% 6.6% 17.3%

Household Income For Reading, Pennsylvania

Less than $10,000
16.2% (14,239)
$10,000 to $14,999
11.9% (10,459)
$15,000 to $24,999
18.4% (16,173)
$25,000 to $34,999
13.9% (12,217)
$35,000 to $49,999
14.3% (12,569)
$50,000 to $74,999
14.3% (12,569)
$75,000 to $99,999
5.8% (5,098)
$100,000 to $149,999
3.8% (3,340)
$150,000 to $199,999
0.8% (703)
$200,000 or more
0.6% (527)
Income Reading PA USA
Less than $10,000 16.2% 6.7% 7.0%
$10,000 to $14,999 11.9% 5.1% 5.1%
$15,000 to $24,999 18.4% 10.5% 10.2%
$25,000 to $34,999 13.9% 10.0% 9.9%
$35,000 to $49,999 14.3% 13.4% 13.2%
$50,000 to $74,999 14.3% 18.3% 17.8%
$75,000 to $99,999 5.8% 12.6% 12.2%
$100,000 to $149,999 3.8% 13.5% 13.5%
$150,000 to $199,999 0.8% 5.0% 5.4%
$200,000 or more 0.6% 4.9% 5.7%

Gender in Reading

Female
50.9% (44,765)
Male
49.1% (43,133)
Gender Reading PA USA
Female 50.9% 51.1% 50.8%
Male 49.1% 48.9% 49.2%

Highest level of educational attainment in Reading for adults over 25

< 9th Grade
16.6% (14,614)
9-12th Grade
18.0% (15,784)
High School / GED
35.5% (31,171)
Some College
15.1% (13,303)
Associate's Degree
5.6% (4,913)
Bachelor's Degree
6.4% (5,582)
Master's Degree
2.4% (2,129)
Professional Degree
0.3% (253)
Doctorate Degree
0.2% (146)
Education Reading PA USA
< 9th Grade 16.6% 3.4% 5.6%
9-12th Grade 18.0% 7.0% 7.4%
High School / GED 35.5% 36.0% 27.5%
Some College 15.1% 16.2% 21.0%
Associate's Degree 5.6% 8.0% 8.2%
Bachelor's Degree 6.4% 17.8% 18.8%
Master's Degree 2.4% 8.2% 8.2%
Professional Degree 0.3% 1.9% 2.0%
Doctorate Degree 0.2% 1.4% 1.3%

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