Reading Population Statistics

Source & Methodology

Analytics built by:   Location, Inc.

Raw data sources:   American Community Survey, U.S. Bureau of the Census, U.S. Department of Education, 50 state departments of education, U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, Federal Bureau of Investigation, 18,000+ local law enforcement agencies, Federal Housing Finance Agency, U.S. Geological Service, National Agricultural Statistics Service.

Date(s) & Update Frequency:   2018 (latest available). Updated annually. Please note: Unemployment data updated November 2020.

Methodology:   Unlike standardly available Census demographics, NeighborhoodScout uses dozens of custom models to transform 8.5 million raw demographic data elements from government sources into proprietary indices and insights…. Read more about Scout's Demographic Data

Reading Population & Age Distribution

 
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Total Population
25,400

Age

Under 5 Years:
6.4%
5 - 17:
17.4%
18 - 24:
5.7%
25 - 34:
9.8%
35 - 54:
30.1%
55 - 64:
14.3%
Over 65 Years:
16.3%

Educational Attainment of Adults

 
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Attending College
3.2%
3.2%
High School Graduates
96.9%
96.9%
College Graduated
62.0%
62.0%
0.0% 100.0%
% OF RESIDENTS

Income

 
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Per capita Income

Reading
$50,721
$50,721
USA
$31,177
$31,177

Median household income

Reading
$112,634
$112,634
USA
$57,652
$57,652

Individuals Below Poverty Level:
3.2%

Employment Industries in Reading

 
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Healthcare
16.9%
16.9%
Professional, scientific, and technical services
13.0%
13.0%
Education
11.8%
11.8%
Manufacturing
10.5%
10.5%
Retail
8.1%
8.1%
Finance
7.1%
7.1%
Construction
5.5%
5.5%
Public Service
5.1%
5.1%
Accommodation
4.4%
4.4%
Other
4.3%
4.3%
Administration
3.4%
3.4%
Information Technology
2.9%
2.9%
0.0% 100.0%
% OF RESIDENTS

Race & Ethnic Diversity

 
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White
91.0%
91.0%
Black Or African American
0.4%
0.4%
American Indian And Alaska Native
0.0%
0.0%
Asian
4.7%
4.7%
Native Hawaiian And Other Pacific Islanders
0.0%
0.0%
Other Race / Two or More Races
1.1%
1.1%
Hispanic Or Latino (Of Any Race)
2.8%
2.8%
0.0% 100.0%
% OF RESIDENTS

Ancestries & Languages Spoken

 
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Ancestry (Top 20)

Irish
33.4%
33.4%
Italian
24.0%
24.0%
English
13.8%
13.8%
German
8.9%
8.9%
French Canadian
6.1%
6.1%
French
3.2%
3.2%
Scottish
2.8%
2.8%
Polish
2.5%
2.5%
Portuguese
2.0%
2.0%
Swedish
2.0%
2.0%
Greek
1.8%
1.8%
European
1.4%
1.4%
Russian
1.0%
1.0%
Armenian
0.9%
0.9%
Canadian
0.9%
0.9%
Scots-Irish
0.8%
0.8%
Norwegian
0.8%
0.8%
Dutch
0.6%
0.6%
Danish
0.6%
0.6%
Swiss
0.5%
0.5%
0.0% 100.0%
% OF RESIDENTS

Languages Spoken (Top 20)

English
90.8%
90.8%
Langs. of India
1.7%
1.7%
Chinese
1.5%
1.5%
Italian
1.4%
1.4%
Other Asian languages
1.0%
1.0%
Spanish
0.8%
0.8%
French
0.7%
0.7%
Russian
0.5%
0.5%
German/Yiddish
0.3%
0.3%
Portuguese
0.2%
0.2%
African languages
0.2%
0.2%
Korean
0.2%
0.2%
Slavic languages
0.2%
0.2%
Polish
0.1%
0.1%
Native American languages
0.1%
0.1%
Japanese
0.1%
0.1%
Other Indo-European
0.1%
0.1%
Pacific Island languages
0.1%
0.1%
Thai
0.0%
0.0%
Arabic
0.0%
0.0%
0.0% 100.0%
% OF RESIDENTS

Foreign Born Reading Residents:
8.8%