Reading, PA 19611 ZIP Code Profile

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ZIP Code 19611: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
Reading, PA 19611

Acceptable Alternative
West Reading, PA 19611

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • Businesses Addresses: 423
  • Single Family Addresses: 3,616
  • Multi-Family Addresses: 519
  • County: Berks County
  • Centroid: Latitude 40.324, Longitude -75.944
  • Time Zone: Eastern Time Zone (UTC -5 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes

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Reading, PA 19611 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 11,146
Daytime Population: Workers 14,109
Daytime Population: Residents 6,645
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 20,754
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 1.86
Population in Households 10,058
Population in Familes 7,666
Population in Group Qrtrs 1,088
Population Density2 5,327
Diversity Index3 80


Median Household Income $40,338
Average Household Income $52,479
Per Capita Income $21,656


Total Housing Units 4,410 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 2,028 (46.0%)
Renter Occupied HU 2,117 (48.0%)
Vacant Housing Units 265 ( 6.0%)
Median Home Value $125,918
Average Home Value $147,461


Total Households 4,145
Average Household Size 2.43
Family Households 2,482
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 0.23% 0.22%
Households 0.1% 0.15%
Families -0.04% 0.06%
Median Household Income   1.53%
Per Capita Income   2.11%

Reading, PA 19611 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 19611 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 # 390 77th
Population Density # 106 94th
Diversity Index # 18 99th
Median Household Income # 1431 14th
Per Capita Income # 1430 14th

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