Reading, PA 19608 ZIP Code Profile

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ZIP Code 19608: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
Reading, PA 19608

Acceptable Alternative
S Heidelberg, PA 19608
Sinking Spg, PA 19608
Sinking Spring, PA 19608
South Heidelberg Twp, PA 19608

Not Acceptable, USPS
Fritztown, PA 19608
Gouglersville, PA 19608
Mohns Hill, PA 19608

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • Businesses Addresses: 452
  • Single Family Addresses: 8,597
  • Multi-Family Addresses: 74
  • County: Berks County
  • Centroid: Latitude 40.312, Longitude -76.023
  • Time Zone: Eastern Time Zone (UTC -5 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes

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Reading, PA 19608 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)

POPULATION

Total Population 24,503
Population in Households 23,983
Population in Familes 20,424
Population in Group Qrtrs 520
Population Density1 813
Diversity Index2 37
 

HOUSEHOLDS

Total Households 8,988
Average Household Size 2.67
Family Households 6,537
Average Family Size 3

HOUSING

Total Housing Units 9,252 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 6,838 (73.9%)
Renter Occupied HU 2,150 (23.2%)
Vacant Housing Units 264 ( 2.9%)
Median Home Value $231,150
Average Home Value $262,401
 

INCOME

Median Household Income $76,078
Average Household Income $93,964
Per Capita Income $34,933
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)

GROWTH RATES

2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.3% 0.41%
Households 0.14% 0.32%
Families 0.07% 0.27%
Median Household Income   1.97%
Per Capita Income   1.9%
1) Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
2) The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelyhood that two persons, chosen at random from the same area, belong to different race or ethnic groups. If an area's entire population belongs to one race AND one ethnic group, then the area has zero diversity. An area's diversity index increases to 100 when the population is evenly divided into two or more race/ethnic groups.
Based on Census 2010 counts, the Diversity Index for the United States was 60.6 and it is expected to increase to 64.8 by July 1, 2018.

Reading, PA 19608 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 19608 to the other 1,669 ZIP Codes in Pennsylvania by rank and percentile using July 1, 2016 data. The location Ranked # 1 has the highest value. A location that ranks higher than 75% of its peers would be in the 75th percentile of the peer group.

Variable Description Rank Percentile
Total Population # 150 91st
Population Density1 # 527 68th
Diversity Index2 # 234 86th
Median Household Income # 169 90th
Per Capita Income # 220 87th

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