Demographics

People

Total Population1,026
Male Share of the Population49.1%
Female Share of the Population50.9%
Senior Citizens13.7%
Employed Population 16+401
Age of the Population35

Families

% of people married51.3%
Average household size3

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher7.7%
Median Earnings25+$27,273
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification$0
Median Earnings With High School Degree$29,545

Wealth

Median Family Income$46,563
% Above Poverty Level83.1%
% Below Poverty Level16.9%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time24 minutes
% Working from Home1.2%
% Walking and Biking to Work2.5%
% Using Public Transportation1%

Housing

People Living Alone23.3%
Median Gross Rent$705
Median House Value$68,500

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American)16.1%
English9.7%
Irish9.6%
French Except Basque5.5%
Italian3.9%
Scottish3.6%
Polish2.1%
Canadian2.1%
Hungarian1.5%
Ukrainian1.3%
Dutch1.2%
Croatian0.9%
Czech0.6%
Swedish0.5%
Welsh0.3%
German0.2%
Danishn0.2%
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
Allen269$51,750
Camden607$48,472
Hillsdale8,170$50,495
Jonesville2,327$61,667
Montgomery328$29,375
Quincy1,507$49,000

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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