Zip Code 19601 Map and Profile

Official Zip Code NameReading
Zip Code StatePennsylvania
Zip Code TypeNon-Unique
Primary County: Berks
Area Code484 / 610
Current Population:32998
Racial Majority:Hispanic 0.02%
Public School Racial Majority:Hispanic 83.3%
Unemployment Rate:12.0%
Median Household Income$29848
Average Adjusted Gross Income$30740
School Test Performance:Poor
Average Commute Time23.2 Minutes
Time Zone:Eastern Standard Time
Elevation Range338 - 387 ft.
Area4 Sqm.
Coordinates(Y,X)40.35300300, -75.94071700

Zip Code 19601 Description

Zip Code 19601 is located in the state of Pennsylvania in the Metro Philadelphia metro area. Zip code 19601 is primarily located in Berks County. The official US Postal Service name for 19601 is READING, Pennsylvania. Portions of zip code 19601 are contained within or border the city limits of Reading, PA, Wyomissing, PA, and West Reading, PA. Zip code 19601 is within area code 610 and area code 484. 19601 can be classified socioeconically as a Lower Middle Class class zipcode in comparison to other zipcodes in Pennsylvania.

The current unemployment level in 19601 is 12.0% which is higher than the current county unemployment level of 5.6% and is higher than the current state unemployment at 6.1% and higher than the current national unemployment rate at 6.7%.

According the 2010 US Census, the population of 19601 increased to 32998 from 31084 over the past 10 years. The majority ethnicity residing in 19601 is Hispanic while the majority ethnicity attending 19601 public schools is Hispanic. 94% of students in 19601 public schools receive or are eligible to participate in free or reduced lunch programs.

20142010Change(+/-)
 White 6522 19.24% 7728 -16%
 Black Or African American 3924 11.57% 4170 -6%
 Hispanic 22219 65.54% 20049 +11%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 8 0.02% 83 -90%
 Asian 283 0.83% 322 -12%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 8 0.02% 6 +33%
 Other Race 78 0.42% 78 +83%
 Two Or More Races 562 2.35% 562 +42%

Zip Code 19601 Race/Ethnicity

 White 4.9%
 Black Or African American 9.3%
 Hispanic 83.3%
 Asian 0.4%
 Hawaii/Pacific Islander 0%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 0.1%
 Two or More Races 2%

Zip Code 19601 Public School Race/Ethnicity Profile

20102000
Total Population3299831084
Male Population48.90%
Female Population51.10%
Total Households11635
Test Score PerformancePoor
Percentage of Students Eligible For
Free or Reduced Lunch
94%
Percentage of Public Schools with
Title 1 Status
100.0%
Median Household Income$29848
Income Under $50K Per Year72.40%
Income $50K to $100K Per Year20.20%
Income Above $100K Per Year7.40%
19601 US Congressional District
DistrictRepresentativeParty Affiliation
Pennsylvania District 6Chrissy HoulahanDemocrat
Pennsylvania District 9Dan MeuserRepublican
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Average Real Estate Asking Price$96698
Average Real Estate Sale Price$55686
Current Unemployment Level 12.0%
Previous Month Unemployment Level13.9%
Unemployment Level 1 Year Ago7.3%
2012 Hardiness ZoneZone 6b: -5F to 0F
1990 Hardiness ZoneZone 6b: -5F to 0F
Köppen Climate ClassificationDfa - Humid Continental Hot Summers
Ecoregion 67a - Northern Limestone/Dolomite Valleys
Average First Frost DatesOctober 11 - 20
Average Last Frost DatesMay 1 - 10

Zip Code 19601 Annual Climate Data

JanFebMarAprMayJunJulAugSepOctNovDecAnnual
Avg Min Temp (°F)20223039505963615442342542
Avg Max Temp (°F)37415062728085837665534262
Avg Precip (In.)3.742.793.673.714.564.394.263.84.383.393.73.4345.84
Core Based Statistical
Area (CBSA)
Reading, PA
CBSA Type19601
CBSA Population410288
Time ZoneEastern Standard Time
IANA Time ZoneAmerica/New_York
Follows DSTYes
GMT Difference-5 Hours