ZIP Code 19609 - 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 NamesWEST LAWN
Unacceptable Zip Code NamesLINCOLN PARK
Current Population:9946
Racial Majority:White 80.34%
Public School Racial Majority:White 72.9%
Unemployment Rate:5.3%
Median Household Income$62966
Average Adjusted Gross Income$56860
School Test Performance:Above Average
Average Commute Time21.5 Minutes
Time Zone:Eastern Standard Time
Elevation Range308 - 308 ft.
Area2 Sqm.
Coordinates(Y,X)40.32545800, -75.99521400

Zip Code 19609 Profile

ZIP Code 19609 is located in the state of Pennsylvania in the Metro Philadelphia metro area. ZIP code 19609 is primarily located in Berks County. The official US Postal Service name for 19609 is READING, Pennsylvania. Portions of ZIP code 19609 are contained within or border the city limits of West Wyomissing, PA, Whitfield, PA, Wyomissing Hills, PA, West Lawn, PA, Wyomissing, PA, and Sinking Spring, PA. ZIP code 19609 is within area code 484 and area code 610. 19609 can be classified socioeconically as a Middle Class class zipcode in comparison to other zipcodes in Pennsylvania.

The current unemployment level in 19609 is 5.3% which is lower than the current county unemployment level of 5.6% and is higher than the current state unemployment at 3.4% and higher than the current national unemployment rate at 3.7%.

According the 2010 US Census, the population of 19609 increased to 9946 from 9179 over the past 10 years. The majority ethnicity residing in 19609 is White while the majority ethnicity attending 19609 public schools is White. 26.3% of students in 19609 public schools receive or are eligible to participate in free or reduced lunch programs.

 White 7727 80.34% 8475 -9%
 Black Or African American 182 1.89% 359 -49%
 Hispanic 1204 12.52% 779 +55%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 78 0.81% 11 +609%
 Asian 310 3.22% 168 +85%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 0 0% 1 -100%
 Other Race 16 0% 16 -100%
 Two Or More Races 137 1.22% 137 -15%

Zip Code 19609 Race/Ethnicity

 White 72.9%
 Black Or African American 8.7%
 Hispanic 12.8%
 Asian 4.6%
 Hawaii/Pacific Islander 0%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 0.3%
 Two or More Races 0.7%

Zip Code 19609 Public School Race/Ethnicity Profile

Total Population99469179
Male Population47.90%
Female Population52.10%
Total Households4138
Test Score PerformanceAbove Average
Percentage of Students Eligible For
Free or Reduced Lunch
Percentage of Public Schools with
Title 1 Status
Median Household Income$62966
Income Under $50K Per Year37.60%
Income $50K to $100K Per Year42.40%
Income Above $100K Per Year20.00%
19609 US Congressional District
DistrictRepresentativeParty Affiliation
Pennsylvania District 6Chrissy HoulahanDemocrat
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Average Real Estate Asking Price$175883
Average Real Estate Sale Price$140750
Current Unemployment Level 5.3%
Previous Month Unemployment Level6.9%
Unemployment Level 1 Year Ago8.6%
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 19609 Annual Climate Data

Avg Min Temp (°F)20213039495863615442342541
Avg Max Temp (°F)37415062728085837665534262
Avg Precip (In.)3.732.793.653.714.584.414.283.84.373.413.733.4445.9
Core Based Statistical
Area (CBSA)
Reading, PA
CBSA Type19609
CBSA Population410288
Time ZoneEastern Standard Time
IANA Time ZoneAmerica/New_York
Follows DSTYes
GMT Difference-5 Hours