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People

Total Population 1,215
Male Share of the Population 53.9%
Female Share of the Population 46.1%
Senior Citizens 9.9%
Employed Population 16+ 380
Age of the Population 33

Families

% of people married 40.9%
Average household size 3

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher 6.8%
Median Earnings25+ $0
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification $0
Median Earnings With High School Degree $0

Wealth

Median Family Income $35,781
% Above Poverty Level 68%
% Below Poverty Level 32%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time 26 minutes
% Working from Home 1.1%
% Walking and Biking to Work 4.5%
% Using Public Transportation 1.6%

Housing

People Living Alone 20.4%
Median Gross Rent $658
Median House Value $64,300

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American) 17%
US/American 0%
English 8.9%
Irish 12.4%

Source: American Community Survey, U.S. Census Bureau, 2015, www.census.gov/programs-surveys/acs/.

Reading Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 40 miles SE of Battle Creek, Michigan (center to center)
Nearest Large City 62 miles W of Toledo, Ohio
County Hillsdale
Standard Zip Codes 49274
Phone Area Codes 517
Time Zone Eastern (-5 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 41.839
Longitude -84.748

Reading Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

Notes:

  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)

Station HILLSDALE
Distance 8.8 miles
Jan Temp 13 to 29 F
Apr Temp 35 to 56 F
Jul Temp 59 to 82 F
Oct Temp 38 to 60 F
Annual Precip 37.6 inches
Station COLDWATER STATE SCHOOL
Distance 15.1 miles
Jan Temp 14 to 29 F
Apr Temp 36 to 56 F
Jul Temp 60 to 81 F
Oct Temp 40 to 60 F
Annual Precip 35.6 inches
Station PRAIRIE HEIGHTS
Distance 27.3 miles
Jan Temp 13 to 29 F
Apr Temp 37 to 57 F
Jul Temp 62 to 83 F
Oct Temp 40 to 61 F
Annual Precip 35.4 inches

Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Population Median Family Income
Allen 243 $51,250
Camden 573 $45,000
Hillsdale 8,203 $43,587
Jonesville 2,173 $56,406
Montgomery 300 $29,750
Quincy 1,647 $40,250

Source: American Community Survey, U.S. Census Bureau, 2015, www.census.gov/programs-surveys/acs/.

Reading Public Libraries

Library
Reading Community Library
104 N. MAIN ST
Reading, Michigan
(517) 283-3916

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Reading High Schools

READING HIGH SCHOOL
301 CHESTNUT
517-283-2142
Serves 452 students.
Student/teacher ratio: 16.6

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