For population 25 years and over in Reading:
For population 15 years and over in Reading town:
33 residents are foreign born
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units in 2000:
Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Union, NY (50.4 miles , pop. 56,298).
Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Rochester, NY (62.6 miles , pop. 219,773).
Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Manhattan, NY (190.2 miles , pop. 1,537,195).
Nearest cities: Watkins Glen, NY (1.9 miles ), Burdett, NY (1.9 miles ), Dix, NY (2.1 miles ), Montour Falls, NY (2.4 miles ), Montour, NY (2.6 miles ), Starkey, NY (2.7 miles ), Hector, NY (2.7 miles ), Tyrone, NY (2.8 miles ).
Single-family new house construction building permits:
Latitude: 42.42 N, Longitude: 76.92 W
Area code commonly used in this area: 607
Unemployment in August 2012:
Work and jobs in Reading: detailed stats about occupations, industries, unemployment, workers, commute
Average climate in Reading, New York
Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations
Reading-area historical tornado activity is slightly above New York state average. It is 51% smaller than the overall U.S. average.
On 8/30/1955, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 6.0 miles away from the Reading town center caused between $5000 and $50,000 in damages.
On 5/2/1983, a category F3 tornado 29.4 miles away from the town center injured 6 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.
Earthquake activity:Reading-area historical earthquake activity is significantly below New York state average. It is 95% smaller than the overall U.S. average.
On 3/12/1994 at 10:43:15, a magnitude 3.6 (3.5 LG, 3.6 LG, Depth: 0.6 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 55.0 miles away from the city center
On 2/3/2001 at 20:15:15, a magnitude 3.2 (3.2 LG) earthquake occurred 24.9 miles away from Reading center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG)
Natural disasters:The number of natural disasters in Schuyler County (9) is smaller than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 5
Emergencies Declared: 4
Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 3, Storms: 3, Heavy Rain: 1, Tornado: 1, Blizzard: 1, Flood: 1, Hurricane: 1, Power Outage: 1, Tropical Storm: 1, Other: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Hospitals/medical centers near Reading:
Airports located in Reading:
Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Reading:
Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2010 was 2.01. This is better than average. There were 25 monitors within city limits.
Ozone [ppb] level in 2010 was 24.6. This is about average. There were 19 monitors within city limits.
Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µ/m3] level in 2007 was 14.2. This is worse than average. There were 10 monitors within city limits.
Carbon Monoxide (CO) [ppm] level in 2006 was 0.483. This is about average. There were 18 monitors within city limits.
Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2) [ppb] level in 2006 was 18.7. This is significantly worse than average. There were 17 monitors within city limits.
Particulate Matter (PM10) [µ/m3] level in 2008 was 21.2. This is about average. There were 27 monitors within city limits.
Average household size:
Percentage of family households:
Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
Residents with income below the poverty level in 2009:
Residents with income below 50% of the poverty level in 2009:
3 people in homes for the mentally retarded
Reading compared to New York state average:
Most commonly used house heating fuel:
Religion statistics for Reading (based on Schuyler County data)Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 66.92%
Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations
Tables represent county-level data.
Food Environment Statistics:
Number of grocery stores: 2
Number of supercenters and club stores: 1
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 2
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 7
Number of full-service restaurants: 23
Adult diabetes rate:
Adult obesity rate:
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
6.75% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($33,379 average adjusted gross income)
10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries between 2005 and 2006.
Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2005 and 2006:
7.03% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($28,375 average adjusted gross income)
10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries between 2005 and 2006.
Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2005 and 2006:
Strongest AM radio stations in Reading:
Strongest FM radio stations in Reading:
TV broadcast stations around Reading:
National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
Number of bridges: 6
Total length: 20 meters (66ft)
Total costs: $4,764,000
Total average daily traffic: 13,209
Total average daily truck traffic: 1,629
FCC Registered Antenna Towers:18 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers in Reading)
FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:1
FCC Registered Microwave Towers:1