ZIP Code 19605 - Reading Map and Data

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Official Zip Code NameReading
Zip Code StatePennsylvania
Zip Code TypeNon-Unique
Primary County: Berks
Area Code484 / 610
Alternate Zip Code NamesLAURELDALE
MUHLENBERG
MUHLENBERG TOWNSHIP
ONTELAUNEE
Unacceptable Zip Code NamesBERKLEY
BERNHARTS
MUHLENBURG PARK
RIVER VIEW PARK
TUCKERTON
Current Population:18985
Racial Majority:White 77.92%
Public School Racial Majority:White 53.9%
Unemployment Rate:3.5%
Median Household Income$61466
Average Adjusted Gross Income$56130
School Test Performance:Average
Average Commute Time20.8 Minutes
Time Zone:Eastern Standard Time
Elevation Range299 - 600 ft.
Area19 Sqm.
Coordinates(Y,X)40.40143500, -75.94645100

Zip Code 19605 Profile

ZIP Code 19605 is located in the state of Pennsylvania in the Metro Philadelphia metro area. ZIP code 19605 is primarily located in Berks County. The official US Postal Service name for 19605 is READING, Pennsylvania. Portions of ZIP code 19605 are contained within or border the city limits of Laureldale, PA, Reading, PA, and Leesport, PA. ZIP code 19605 is within area code 610 and area code 484. 19605 can be classified socioeconically as a Middle Class class zipcode in comparison to other zipcodes in Pennsylvania.

The current unemployment level in 19605 is 3.5% which is lower than the current county unemployment level of 5.6% and is higher than the current state unemployment at 3.4% and lower than the current national unemployment rate at 3.7%.

According the 2010 US Census, the population of 19605 increased to 18985 from 16884 over the past 10 years. The majority ethnicity residing in 19605 is White while the majority ethnicity attending 19605 public schools is White. 49.7% of students in 19605 public schools receive or are eligible to participate in free or reduced lunch programs.

20142010Change(+/-)
 White 15016 77.92% 15367 -2%
 Black Or African American 390 2.02% 598 -35%
 Hispanic 3041 15.78% 2439 +25%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 47 0.24% 38 +24%
 Asian 475 2.46% 294 +62%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 0 0% 1 -100%
 Other Race 18 0.45% 18 +383%
 Two Or More Races 230 1.12% 230 -7%

Zip Code 19605 Race/Ethnicity

 White 53.9%
 Black Or African American 6.2%
 Hispanic 35.1%
 Asian 2.3%
 Hawaii/Pacific Islander 0.1%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 0%
 Two or More Races 2.4%

Zip Code 19605 Public School Race/Ethnicity Profile

20102000
Total Population1898516884
Male Population48.40%
Female Population51.60%
Total Households7606
Test Score PerformanceAverage
Percentage of Students Eligible For
Free or Reduced Lunch
49.7%
Percentage of Public Schools with
Title 1 Status
75.0%
Median Household Income$61466
Income Under $50K Per Year39.60%
Income $50K to $100K Per Year39.10%
Income Above $100K Per Year21.30%
19605 US Congressional District
DistrictRepresentativeParty Affiliation
Pennsylvania District 6Chrissy HoulahanDemocrat
Pennsylvania District 9Dan MeuserRepublican
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Average Real Estate Asking Price$184017
Average Real Estate Sale Price$132388
Current Unemployment Level 3.5%
Previous Month Unemployment Level4.8%
Unemployment Level 1 Year Ago5.6%
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 19605 Annual Climate Data

JanFebMarAprMayJunJulAugSepOctNovDecAnnual
Avg Min Temp (°F)19213039495863615341342541
Avg Max Temp (°F)37405062728084837665534262
Avg Precip (In.)3.82.813.663.734.644.424.223.774.413.373.73.4445.95
Core Based Statistical
Area (CBSA)
Reading, PA
CBSA Type19605
CBSA Population410288
Time ZoneEastern Standard Time
IANA Time ZoneAmerica/New_York
Follows DSTYes
GMT Difference-5 Hours