Demographics

People

Total Population1,090
Male Share of the Population49.4%
Female Share of the Population50.6%
Senior Citizens13.1%
Employed Population 16+454
Age of the Population35

Families

% of people married49.3%
Average household size3

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher15.1%
Median Earnings25+$29,118
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification$0
Median Earnings With High School Degree$31,012

Wealth

Median Family Income$48,182
% Above Poverty Level85.5%
% Below Poverty Level14.5%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time23 minutes
% Working from Home1.5%
% Walking and Biking to Work0.4%
% Using Public Transportation0.7%

Housing

People Living Alone19.6%
Median Gross Rent$785
Median House Value$71,300

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American)13.3%
English13.2%
Irish9.2%
French Except Basque5%
Polish3.6%
Italian2.9%
Scottish2.2%
Lithuanian1.7%
Dutch1.5%
Ukrainian1.2%
Croatian0.9%
Welsh0.6%
Czech0.6%
Swedish0.4%
Canadian0.3%
Danishn0.3%
German0.2%
Belgian0.2%
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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
Allen262$47,500
Camden700$47,639
Hillsdale8,125$53,947
Jonesville2,403$67,727
Montgomery359$36,250
Quincy1,454$42,206

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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