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Demographics

People

Total Population1,062
Male Share of the Population53.9%
Female Share of the Population46.1%
Senior Citizens12.8%
Employed Population 16+378
Age of the Population37

Families

% of people married44.6%
Average household size3

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher8%
Median Earnings25+$25,388
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification$0
Median Earnings With High School Degree$26,667

Wealth

Median Family Income$42,292
% Above Poverty Level73.4%
% Below Poverty Level26.6%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time25 minutes
% Working from Home1.1%
% Walking and Biking to Work3.7%
% Using Public Transportation1.1%

Housing

People Living Alone24.7%
Median Gross Rent$613
Median House Value$65,800

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American)18.1%
Irish13.6%
English11.2%
Scottish4%
French Except Basque3.6%
Dutch2.8%
Canadian2.8%
Italian2.6%
Polish1.8%
Ukrainian1.4%
Hungarian1.3%
Croatian0.8%
African0.7%
Czech0.6%
Russian0.5%
Danishn0.5%
Swedish0.4%
Belgian0.3%
Welsh0.2%
German0.2%
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Reading Almanac

CategoryValue
County Hillsdale County
Standard Zip Codes49274
Phone Area Codes517
Time ZoneAmerica/Detroit
Approximate Latitude41.83
Approximate Longitude-84.74

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)

StationHILLSDALE
Distance8.8 miles
Jan Temp13 to 29 F
Apr Temp35 to 56 F
Jul Temp59 to 82 F
Oct Temp38 to 60 F
Annual Precip37.6 inches
StationCOLDWATER STATE SCHOOL
Distance15.1 miles
Jan Temp14 to 29 F
Apr Temp36 to 56 F
Jul Temp60 to 81 F
Oct Temp40 to 60 F
Annual Precip35.6 inches
StationPRAIRIE HEIGHTS
Distance27.3 miles
Jan Temp13 to 29 F
Apr Temp37 to 57 F
Jul Temp62 to 83 F
Oct Temp40 to 61 F
Annual Precip35.4 inches

Nearby Cities and Towns

LocationPopulationMedian Family Income
Allen274$52,321
Camden537$40,417
Hillsdale8,203$46,686
Jonesville2,139$59,688
Montgomery319$28,125
Quincy1,604$45,625

Reading Public Libraries

Reading Community Library
104 NORTH MAIN STREET
Reading, Michigan
(517) 283-3916

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Reading Public Schools

Reading High School
301 Chestnut St
ZIP: 49274
(517) 283-2142
High
Total Enrollment 388
Reynolds Elementary School
221 Strong St
ZIP: 49274
(517) 283-2188
Primary
Total Enrollment 396

Reading Private Schools

Cooper Amish School
Cooper Rd
ZIP: 49274
Elementary
Total Enrollment 26
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