ZIP Code 19606 - 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 NamesMOUNT PENN
Unacceptable Zip Code NamesFIVE POINTS
Current Population:34416
Racial Majority:White 82.56%
Public School Racial Majority:White 80.9%
Unemployment Rate:3.4%
Median Household Income$64478
Average Adjusted Gross Income$63470
School Test Performance:Average
Average Commute Time25.4 Minutes
Time Zone:Eastern Daylight Time
Elevation Range217 - 797 ft.
Area28 Sqm.
Coordinates(Y,X)40.33697200, -75.85483600

Zip Code 19606 Profile

ZIP Code 19606 is located in the state of Pennsylvania in the Metro Philadelphia metro area. ZIP code 19606 is primarily located in Berks County. The official US Postal Service name for 19606 is READING, Pennsylvania. Portions of ZIP code 19606 are contained within or border the city limits of Reiffton, PA, Lorane, PA, St. Lawrence, PA, Reading, PA, and Mount Penn, PA. ZIP code 19606 is within area code 610 and area code 484. 19606 can be classified socioeconically as a Middle Class class zipcode in comparison to other zipcodes in Pennsylvania.

The current unemployment level in 19606 is 3.4% which is lower than the current county unemployment level of 5.6% and is lower than the current state unemployment at 3.5% and lower than the current national unemployment rate at 3.7%.

According the 2010 US Census, the population of 19606 increased to 34416 from 29755 over the past 10 years. The majority ethnicity residing in 19606 is White while the majority ethnicity attending 19606 public schools is White. 29.7% of students in 19606 public schools receive or are eligible to participate in free or reduced lunch programs.

 White 28722 82.56% 29509 -3%
 Black Or African American 1749 5.03% 1120 +56%
 Hispanic 3021 8.68% 2639 +14%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 0 0% 65 -100%
 Asian 547 1.57% 546 +0%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 0 0% 1 -100%
 Other Race 30 0.05% 30 -43%
 Two Or More Races 506 2.11% 506 +45%

Zip Code 19606 Race/Ethnicity

 White 80.9%
 Black Or African American 6.1%
 Hispanic 9.7%
 Asian 1.8%
 Hawaii/Pacific Islander 0%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 0.1%
 Two or More Races 1.4%

Zip Code 19606 Public School Race/Ethnicity Profile

Total Population3441629755
Male Population48.30%
Female Population51.70%
Total Households13338
Test Score PerformanceAverage
Percentage of Students Eligible For
Free or Reduced Lunch
Percentage of Public Schools with
Title 1 Status
Median Household Income$64478
Income Under $50K Per Year36.20%
Income $50K to $100K Per Year39.10%
Income Above $100K Per Year24.70%
19606 US Congressional District
DistrictRepresentativeParty Affiliation
Pennsylvania District 6Chrissy HoulahanDemocrat
Pennsylvania District 9Dan MeuserRepublican
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Average Real Estate Asking Price$171872
Average Real Estate Sale Price$130454
Current Unemployment Level 3.4%
Previous Month Unemployment Level3.4%
Unemployment Level 1 Year Ago5.8%
2012 Hardiness ZoneZone 6b: -5F to 0F
1990 Hardiness ZoneZone 6b: -5F to 0F
Köppen Climate ClassificationDfa - Humid Continental Hot Summers
Ecoregion 64d - Piedmont Limestone/Dolomite Lowlands
Average First Frost DatesOctober 11 - 20
Average Last Frost DatesMay 1 - 10

Zip Code 19606 Annual Climate Data

Avg Min Temp (°F)20213039495863615442342541
Avg Max Temp (°F)37415062728084837665534262
Avg Precip (In.)3.82.833.713.744.614.374.313.894.413.443.773.5146.39
Core Based Statistical
Area (CBSA)
Reading, PA
CBSA Type19606
CBSA Population410288
Time ZoneEastern Daylight Time
IANA Time ZoneAmerica/New_York
Follows DSTYes
GMT Difference-5 Hours
College Heights
District 8
18th and Cotton