Reading, PA
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 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

 

Total Population
88,375

Age

PEOPLE OF Pennsylvania DETAILS
Under 5 Years 8.72
5 To 17 21.58
18 To 24 12.78
25 To 34 14.80
35 To 54 23.58
55 To 64 8.98
65 Years And Over 9.57

Educational Attainment of Adults

 
EDUCATIONAL ATTAINMENT OF ADULTS
ATTENDING COLLEGE 6.1
HIGH SCHOOL GRADUATES 67.7
COLLEGE GRADUATES 9.7

Income

 

Per capita Income

Per capita Income
Reading 14502 12403.705680469577 #EE2025
USA 31177 26666 #C1F000

Median household income

Median household income
Reading 30087 13916.255151599249 #EE2025
USA 57652 26666 #C1F000

Individuals Below Poverty Level:
35.4%

Employment Industries in Reading

 
INDUSTRIES PEOPLE WORK IN
Manufacturing 25.1
Healthcare 14.5
Retail 12.2
Accommodation 8.2
Education 5.6
Transportation 5.1
Other 4.9
Administration 4.7
Construction 3.2
Agriculture 3.1
Wholesale 3.0
Finance 2.6
Public Service 2.1

Race & Ethnic Diversity

 
% of Residents
White 21.5
Black Or African American 9.0
American Indian And Alaska Native 0.0
Asian 0.7
Native Hawaiian And Other Pacific Islanders 0.0
Other Race / Two or More Races 2.3
Hispanic Or Latino (Of Any Race) 66.5

Ancestries & Languages Spoken

 

Ancestry (Top 20)

Ancestry Details
German 7.8
Irish 4.0
Italian 4.0
Polish 2.5
Pennsylvania German 1.4
English 1.2
African 0.8
Dutch 0.7
Haitian 0.6
French 0.5
Jamaican 0.5
Welsh 0.4
Slovak 0.3
Scottish 0.3
Ukrainian 0.3
Swedish 0.2
Russian 0.2
Romanian 0.2
Swiss 0.2
Other Subsaharan African 0.2

Languages Spoken (Top 20)

Languages Details
Spanish 54.1
English 43.0
French 0.8
French Creole 0.6
Native American languages 0.5
Vietnamese 0.4
Other Indo-European 0.3
German/Yiddish 0.3
Italian 0.2
African languages 0.1
Chinese 0.1
Greek 0.1
Slavic languages 0.1
Polish 0.1
West Germanic languages 0.1
Arabic 0.1
Russian 0.0
Langs. of India 0.0
Pacific Island languages 0.0
Portuguese 0.0

Foreign Born Reading Residents:
19.5%