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People

Total Population 4,191
Male Share of the Population 48.9%
Female Share of the Population 51.1%
Senior Citizens 19.1%
Employed Population 16+ 1,961
Age of the Population 39

Families

% of people married 31.9%
Average household size 2

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher 20.6%
Median Earnings25+ $0
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification $0
Median Earnings With High School Degree $0

Wealth

Median Family Income $46,328
% Above Poverty Level 91.6%
% Below Poverty Level 8.4%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time 17 minutes
% Working from Home 0.6%
% Walking and Biking to Work 14.8%
% Using Public Transportation 4.2%

Housing

People Living Alone 38.4%
Median Gross Rent $861
Median House Value $119,900

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American) 31.2%
US/American 0%
English 2.3%
Irish 14.9%

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

West Reading Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 1 miles W of Reading, Pennsylvania (center to center)
Nearest Large City 49 miles NW of Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
County Berks
Metro Area Reading
Standard Zip Codes 19602, 19611
Phone Area Codes 610
Time Zone Eastern (-5 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 40.333
Longitude -75.947

West 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 BLUE MARSH LAKE
Distance 5.7 miles
Jan Temp 19 to 35 F
Apr Temp 39 to 60 F
Jul Temp 63 to 84 F
Oct Temp 41 to 63 F
Annual Precip 45.2 inches
Station READING 4 NNW
Distance 5.8 miles
Jan Temp 21 to 38 F
Apr Temp 40 to 62 F
Jul Temp 65 to 85 F
Oct Temp 43 to 65 F
Annual Precip 44.8 inches
Station HAMBURG
Distance 15.1 miles
Jan Temp 18 to 36 F
Apr Temp 39 to 61 F
Jul Temp 63 to 84 F
Oct Temp 41 to 63 F
Annual Precip 46.6 inches

Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Population Median Family Income
Kenhorst 2,870 $65,278

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

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