Reading is a somewhat small city located in the state of Ohio. With a population of 10,324 people and three constituent neighborhoods, Reading is the 173rd largest community in Ohio.
Reading is neither predominantly blue-collar nor white-collar, instead having a mixed workforce of both blue-collar and white-collar jobs. Overall, Reading is a city of sales and office workers, service providers, and professionals. There are especially a lot of people living in Reading who work in office and administrative support (15.43%), management occupations (9.36%), and food service (8.75%).
Also of interest is that Reading has more people living here who work in computers and math than 95% of the places in the US.
Being a small city, Reading does not have a public transit system used by locals to get to and from work.
The education level of Reading citizens, measured as those with bachelor's degrees or advanced degrees, is similar to the national average for all American cities and towns. 17.47% of adults 25 and older in Reading have a college degree.
The per capita income in Reading in 2010 was $24,420, which is upper middle income relative to Ohio, and middle income relative to the rest of the US. This equates to an annual income of $97,680 for a family of four. However, Reading contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.
The people who call Reading home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Reading residents report their race to be White, followed by Black or African-American. Important ancestries of people in Reading include Irish, English, Italian, and French .
The most common language spoken in Reading is English. Other important languages spoken here include African languages and Spanish.