Reading, PA 19610 ZIP Code Profile

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ZIP Code 19610: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
Reading, PA 19610

Acceptable Alternative
Wyomissing, PA 19610

Not Acceptable, USPS
Berkshire Heights, PA 19610

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • Businesses Addresses: 1,282
  • Single Family Addresses: 5,624
  • Multi-Family Addresses: 1,053
  • County: Berks County
  • Centroid: Latitude 40.339, Longitude -75.982
  • Time Zone: Eastern Time Zone (UTC -5 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes

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Reading, PA 19610 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 15,343
Daytime Population: Workers 21,978
Daytime Population: Residents 8,066
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 30,044
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 1.96
Population in Households 14,538
Population in Familes 11,352
Population in Group Qrtrs 805
Population Density2 2,175
Diversity Index3 39


Median Household Income $73,536
Average Household Income $109,221
Per Capita Income $47,970


Total Housing Units 7,011 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 4,478 (63.9%)
Renter Occupied HU 2,099 (29.9%)
Vacant Housing Units 434 ( 6.2%)
Median Home Value $239,710
Average Home Value $289,627


Total Households 6,577
Average Household Size 2.21
Family Households 4,012
Average Family Size 3
  1. If the ratio of the TDP to Total Population is greater than 1, the location gains population during the day when commuting workers are present. If the ratio is less than 1, the location is more of a bedroom community where people commute to another place for work.
  2. Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
  3. The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelihood 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.


2010-2017 2017-2022
Population 0.28% 0.32%
Households 0.32% 0.32%
Families 0.18% 0.23%
Median Household Income   2.32%
Per Capita Income   2.44%

Reading, PA 19610 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 19610 to the other 1,663 ZIP Codes in Pennsylvania by rank and percentile using July 1, 2017 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 # 282 83rd
Population Density # 257 85th
Diversity Index # 227 86th
Median Household Income # 217 87th
Per Capita Income # 84 95th

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