Zip Code 19604 Map and Profile

Official Zip Code NameReading
Zip Code StatePennsylvania
Zip Code TypeNon-Unique
Primary County: Berks
Area Code484 / 610
Current Population:27658
Racial Majority:White 29.89%
Public School Racial Majority:Hispanic 81.4%
Unemployment Rate:12.0%
Median Household Income$39041
Average Adjusted Gross Income$31230
School Test Performance:Poor
Average Commute Time21.9 Minutes
Time Zone:Eastern Standard Time
Elevation Range509 - 587 ft.
Area3 Sqm.
Coordinates(Y,X)40.35811800, -75.90850600

Zip Code 19604 Description

Zip Code 19604 is located in the state of Pennsylvania in the Metro Philadelphia metro area. Zip code 19604 is primarily located in Berks County. The official US Postal Service name for 19604 is READING, Pennsylvania. Portions of zip code 19604 are contained within or border the city limits of Reading, PA, . Zip code 19604 is within area code 484 and area code 610. 19604 can be classified socioeconically as a Lower Middle Class class zipcode in comparison to other zipcodes in Pennsylvania.

The current unemployment level in 19604 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 19604 increased to 27658 from 23932 over the past 10 years. The majority ethnicity residing in 19604 is White while the majority ethnicity attending 19604 public schools is Hispanic. 92.5% of students in 19604 public schools receive or are eligible to participate in free or reduced lunch programs.

20142010Change(+/-)
 White 7835 29.89% 8676 -10%
 Black Or African American 1915 7.31% 1951 -2%
 Hispanic 15705 59.92% 16100 -2%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 0 0% 44 -100%
 Asian 190 0.72% 391 -51%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 0 0% 3 -100%
 Other Race 18 0.39% 18 +472%
 Two Or More Races 475 1.76% 475 -3%

Zip Code 19604 Race/Ethnicity

 White 7%
 Black Or African American 8.6%
 Hispanic 81.4%
 Asian 0.6%
 Hawaii/Pacific Islander 0%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 0%
 Two or More Races 2.4%

Zip Code 19604 Public School Race/Ethnicity Profile

20102000
Total Population2765823932
Male Population48.90%
Female Population51.10%
Total Households8305
Test Score PerformancePoor
Percentage of Students Eligible For
Free or Reduced Lunch
92.5%
Percentage of Public Schools with
Title 1 Status
100.0%
Median Household Income$39041
Income Under $50K Per Year61.60%
Income $50K to $100K Per Year29.30%
Income Above $100K Per Year9.10%
19604 US Congressional District
DistrictRepresentativeParty Affiliation
Pennsylvania District 6Chrissy HoulahanDemocrat
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Average Real Estate Asking Price$73440
Average Real Estate Sale Price$41132
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 58h - Reading Prong
Average First Frost DatesOctober 11 - 20
Average Last Frost DatesMay 1 - 10

Zip Code 19604 Annual Climate Data

JanFebMarAprMayJunJulAugSepOctNovDecAnnual
Avg Min Temp (°F)20213039495963615442342541
Avg Max Temp (°F)37415062728084837665534262
Avg Precip (In.)3.782.813.683.724.614.44.243.794.393.373.713.4445.94
Core Based Statistical
Area (CBSA)
Reading, PA
CBSA Type19604
CBSA Population410288
Time ZoneEastern Standard Time
IANA Time ZoneAmerica/New_York
Follows DSTYes
GMT Difference-5 Hours