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, 2016)


Total Population 11,036
Population in Households 9,949
Population in Familes 7,592
Population in Group Qrtrs 1,087
Population Density1 5,281
Diversity Index2 79


Total Households 4,126
Average Household Size 2.41
Family Households 2,469
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 4,456 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 2,007 (45.0%)
Renter Occupied HU 2,119 (47.6%)
Vacant Housing Units 330 ( 7.4%)
Median Home Value $123,710
Average Home Value $145,603


Median Household Income $38,529
Average Household Income $49,969
Per Capita Income $20,843
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.23% 0.23%
Households 0.16% 0.2%
Families 0.0% 0.11%
Median Household Income   -0.26%
Per Capita Income   1.4%
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 19611 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 19611 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 # 391 77th
Population Density1 # 106 94th
Diversity Index2 # 20 99th
Median Household Income # 1441 14th
Per Capita Income # 1421 15th

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