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 (14.63%), food service (8.94%), and sales jobs (8.88%).
Being a small city, Reading does not have a public transit system used by locals to get to and from work.
The percentage of adults in Reading with college degrees is slightly lower than the national average of 21.84% for all communities. 16.89% of adults in Reading have a bachelor's degree or advanced degree.
The per capita income in Reading in 2010 was $23,925, which is middle income relative to Ohio and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $95,700 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.