Reading, MA
Demographic Data



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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 July 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

Reading Population & Age Distribution

 

Total Population
25,337

Age

PEOPLE OF Massachusetts DETAILS
Under 5 Years 6.38
5 To 17 17.44
18 To 24 5.74
25 To 34 9.83
35 To 54 30.08
55 To 64 14.27
65 Years And Over 16.25

Educational Attainment of Adults

 
EDUCATIONAL ATTAINMENT OF ADULTS
ATTENDING COLLEGE 3.2
HIGH SCHOOL GRADUATES 96.9
COLLEGE GRADUATES 62.0

Income

 

Per capita Income

Per capita Income
Reading 50721 43382.17872149341 #BED630
USA 31177 26666 #C1F000

Median household income

Median household income
Reading 112634 52097.034690904045 #BED630
USA 57652 26666 #C1F000

Individuals Below Poverty Level:
3.2%

Employment Industries in Reading

 
INDUSTRIES PEOPLE WORK IN
Healthcare 16.9
Professional, scientific, and technical services 13.0
Education 11.8
Manufacturing 10.5
Retail 8.1
Finance 7.1
Construction 5.5
Public Service 5.1
Accommodation 4.4
Other 4.3
Administration 3.4
Information Technology 2.9

Race & Ethnic Diversity

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

Ancestries & Languages Spoken

 

Ancestry (Top 20)

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

Languages Spoken (Top 20)

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

Foreign Born Reading Residents:
8.8%