Zip Code 19602 Map and Profile

Official Zip Code NameReading
Zip Code StatePennsylvania
Zip Code TypeNon-Unique
Primary County: Berks
Area Code484 / 610
Current Population:17900
Racial Majority:Hispanic 0.08%
Public School Racial Majority:Hispanic 78.9%
Unemployment Rate:12.0%
Median Household Income$25718
Average Adjusted Gross Income$27130
School Test Performance:Below Average
Average Commute Time24.1 Minutes
Time Zone:Eastern Standard Time
Elevation Range0-0 Feet
Area2 Sqm.
Coordinates(Y,X)40.32648800, -75.91743900

Zip Code 19602 Description

Zip Code 19602 is located in the state of Pennsylvania in the Metro Philadelphia metro area. Zip code 19602 is primarily located in Berks County. The official US Postal Service name for 19602 is READING, Pennsylvania. Portions of zip code 19602 are contained within or border the city limits of Reading, PA, West Reading, PA, . Zip code 19602 is within area code 484 and area code 610. 19602 can be classified socioeconically as a Lower Middle Class class zipcode in comparison to other zipcodes in Pennsylvania.

The current unemployment level in 19602 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 19602 increased to 17900 from 17379 over the past 10 years. The majority ethnicity residing in 19602 is Hispanic while the majority ethnicity attending 19602 public schools is Hispanic. 94.9% of students in 19602 public schools receive or are eligible to participate in free or reduced lunch programs.

20142010Change(+/-)
 White 5274 29.55% 4689 +12%
 Black Or African American 1563 8.76% 1891 -17%
 Hispanic 10206 57.18% 10817 -6%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 6 0.03% 31 -81%
 Asian 45 0.25% 133 -66%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 15 0.08% 11 +36%
 Other Race 21 0.9% 21 +662%
 Two Or More Races 307 3.24% 307 +89%

Zip Code 19602 Race/Ethnicity

 White 8%
 Black Or African American 9.1%
 Hispanic 78.9%
 Asian 0.6%
 Hawaii/Pacific Islander 0%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 0%
 Two or More Races 3.5%

Zip Code 19602 Public School Race/Ethnicity Profile

20102000
Total Population1790017379
Male Population49.30%
Female Population50.70%
Total Households6716
Test Score PerformanceBelow Average
Percentage of Students Eligible For
Free or Reduced Lunch
94.9%
Percentage of Public Schools with
Title 1 Status
100.0%
Median Household Income$25718
Income Under $50K Per Year77.90%
Income $50K to $100K Per Year18.30%
Income Above $100K Per Year3.90%
19602 US Congressional District
DistrictRepresentativeParty Affiliation
Pennsylvania District 6Chrissy HoulahanDemocrat
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Average Real Estate Asking Price$67165
Average Real Estate Sale Price$33248
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 19602 Annual Climate Data

JanFebMarAprMayJunJulAugSepOctNovDecAnnual
Avg Min Temp (°F)20223039495963615442342542
Avg Max Temp (°F)37415062728085837665534262
Avg Precip (In.)3.772.813.683.734.584.384.273.844.43.43.713.4546.02
Core Based Statistical
Area (CBSA)
Reading, PA
CBSA Type19602
CBSA Population410288
Time ZoneEastern Standard Time
IANA Time ZoneAmerica/New_York
Follows DSTYes
GMT Difference-5 Hours