Reading, Ohio

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Population in 2013: 10,354 (100% urban, 0% rural). Population change since 2000: -8.3%
 
Males: 5,011  (48.4%)
Females: 5,343  (51.6%)
Median resident age:  41.5 years
Ohio median age:  39.3 years

Zip codes: 45215.

Estimated median household income in 2013: $38,335 (it was $39,140 in 2000)
Reading:

$38,335
OH:

$48,081

Estimated per capita income in 2013: $24,979 (it was $23,527 in 2000)

Reading city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2013: $124,312 (it was $96,400 in 2000)
Reading:

$124,312
OH:

$127,000

Mean prices in 2013: All housing units: $190,300; Detached houses: $198,001; Townhouses or other attached units: $170,469; In 2-unit structures: $121,023; In 3-to-4-unit structures: $132,695; In 5-or-more-unit structures: $164,395; Mobile homes: $37,191; Occupied boats, RVs, vans, etc.: $55,979

Median gross rent in 2013: $610.

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  • Races in Reading, OH (2010)

    Reading races chart
    • 9,15288.1%White alone
    • 7517.2%Black alone
    • 1791.7%Two or more races
    • 1751.7%Hispanic
    • 1001.0%Asian alone
    • 100.10%American Indian alone
    • 140.1%Other race alone
    • 40.04%Native Hawaiian and Other
      Pacific Islander alone

Races in Reading detailed stats: ancestries, foreign born residents, place of birth

Mar. 2013 cost of living index in Reading: 89.5 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)

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Ancestries: German (29.3%), Irish (15.6%), English (8.4%), United States (6.9%), Italian (3.7%), French (2.6%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Land area: 2.92 square miles.

Population density: 3,546 people per square mile   (average).

Reading,OH real estate house value index trend

Reading, Ohio map

For population 25 years and over in Reading:

  • High school or higher: 84.4%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 16.2%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 7.3%
  • Unemployed: 4.2%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 19.4 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Reading city:

  • Never married: 35.8%
  • Now married: 43.6%
  • Separated: 1.7%
  • Widowed: 7.5%
  • Divorced: 11.3%

429 residents are foreign born (2.3% Africa, 1.0% Europe, 0.9% Asia, 0.5% Latin America).

This city:

4.1%
Ohio:

4.1%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2013: $1,853 (1.5%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2013: $1,647 (1.4%)

Reading satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Cincinnati, OH (6.9 miles , pop. 331,285).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Chicago, IL (248.6 miles , pop. 2,896,016).

Nearest cities: Lockland, OH (1.0 miles ), Arlington Heights, OH (1.0 miles ), Lincoln Heights, OH (1.3 miles ), Evendale, OH (1.3 miles ), Amberley, OH (1.4 miles ), Wyoming, OH (1.4 miles ), Dillonvale, OH (1.4 miles ), Golf Manor, OH (1.6 miles ).

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 14 buildings, average cost: $78,000
  • 1998: 2 buildings, average cost: $44,000
  • 2007: 1 building, cost: $100,000
  • 2010: 2 buildings, average cost: $150,000
  • 2011: 2 buildings, average cost: $150,000

Number of permits per 10,000 residents

Average cost (in $1000s)

Latitude: 39.22 N, Longitude: 84.44 W

Daytime population change due to commuting: +356 (+3.4%)
Workers who live and work in this city: 784 (16.7%)

Reading household income distribution Reading home values distribution

Property values in Reading, OH


Crime rates in Reading by Year
Type 2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
Murders 0301000100
per 100,000 0.026.40.09.30.00.00.09.70.00.0
Rapes 4821713771657
per 100,000 35.470.418.1157.9123.567.770.5155.547.966.9
Robberies 78147161715101611
per 100,000 61.970.4127.065.0152.0164.5151.097.2153.2105.1
Assaults 611273815117356
per 100,000 53.096.8244.9352.9142.5106.570.529.247.957.3
Burglaries 45497682614867706780
per 100,000 397.8431.4689.3761.4579.5464.5674.3680.4641.4764.2
Thefts 247226334327253309277324290313
per 100,000 2,183.51,989.63,029.23,036.52,403.62,990.42,787.83,149.32,776.22,989.8
Auto thefts 31275339425946283119
per 100,000 274.0237.7480.7362.2399.0571.0463.0272.2296.8181.5
Arson 3545020421
per 100,000 26.544.036.346.40.019.40.038.919.19.6
City-data.com crime index (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 307.0) 196.8281.7313.1443.8345.5326.4315.1378.6276.7287.4

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City-data.com crime index counts serious crimes more heavily. It adjusts for the number of visitors and daily workers commuting into cities.

Crime rate in Reading detailed stats: murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, arson
Full-time law enforcement employees in 2010, including police officers: 24 (20 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.91
Ohio average:

2.10
Unemployment in June 2014:
Here:

5.4%
Ohio:

5.9%

Unemployment by year (%)

Historical population

Historical housing units


Population change in the 1990s: -691 (-5.8%).
Most common industries in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Manufacturing (21%)
  • Accommodation and food services (11%)
  • Retail trade (10%)
  • Construction (10%)
  • Educational services (7%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (6%)
  • Finance and insurance (5%)
  • Health care and social assistance (24%)
  • Retail trade (14%)
  • Educational services (12%)
  • Manufacturing (11%)
  • Accommodation and food services (7%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (5%)
  • Finance and insurance (5%)
Most common occupations in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Management occupations (13%)
  • Production occupations (12%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (10%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (10%)
  • Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations (8%)
  • Sales and related occupations (8%)
  • Transportation occupations (7%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (22%)
  • Education, training, and library occupations (11%)
  • Sales and related occupations (10%)
  • Healthcare support occupations (8%)
  • Production occupations (7%)
  • Management occupations (7%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (7%)

Work and jobs in Reading: detailed stats about occupations, industries, unemployment, workers, commute

Average climate in Reading, Ohio

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

Reading, Ohio average temperatures Reading, Ohio average precipitation Reading, Ohio humidity Reading, Ohio wind speed Reading, Ohio snowfall Reading, Ohio sunshine Reading, Ohio clear and cloudy days

Tornado activity:

Reading-area historical tornado activity is slightly above Ohio state average. It is 65% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 4/3/1974, a category F5 (max. wind speeds 261-318 mph) tornado 10.2 miles away from the Reading city center killed 3 people and injured 210 people.

On 4/3/1974, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 3.7 miles away from the city center killed 2 people and injured 39 people and caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Reading-area historical earthquake activity is slightly above Ohio state average. It is 79% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 7/27/1980 at 18:52:21, a magnitude 5.2 (5.1 MB, 4.7 MS, 5.0 UK, 5.2 UK, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 75.3 miles away from the city center
On 4/18/2008 at 09:36:59, a magnitude 5.4 (5.1 MB, 4.8 MS, 5.4 MW, 5.2 MW, Depth: 8.9 mi) earthquake occurred 193.2 miles away from Reading center
On 9/7/1988 at 02:28:09, a magnitude 4.6 (4.5 MB, 4.6 LG, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 80.6 miles away from the city center
On 6/10/1987 at 23:48:54, a magnitude 5.1 (4.9 MB, 4.4 MS, 4.6 MS, 5.1 LG) earthquake occurred 187.2 miles away from the city center
On 7/12/1986 at 08:19:37, a magnitude 4.5 (4.5 MB) earthquake occurred 91.0 miles away from Reading center
On 6/18/2002 at 17:37:15, a magnitude 5.0 (4.3 MB, 4.6 MW, 5.0 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 199.8 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), surface-wave magnitude (MS), moment magnitude (MW)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Hamilton County (12) is near the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 9
Emergencies Declared: 3

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 6, Storms: 5, Tornadoes: 2, Blizzard: 1, Heavy Rain: 1, Hurricane: 1, Mudslide: 1, Snow: 1, Snowstorm: 1, Tropical Depression: 1, Wind: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Reading topographic map

Birthplace of: Ed Biles - Football player and coach.

Hospitals and medical centers near Reading:

  • LIGHTHOUSE POINTE HEALTH CARE CENTER (Nursing Home, about 1 miles away; CINCINNATI, OH)
  • MOUNT NOTRE DAME HEALTH CENTER (Nursing Home, about 1 miles away; CINCINNATI, OH)
  • LINDY MANOR NURSING HOME (Nursing Home, about 2 miles away; LINCOLN HEIGHTS, OH)
  • MIKE AN GROUP-HUNSFORD (Hospital, about 2 miles away; CINCINNATI, OH)
  • GRACEWORKS ENHANCED LIVING-OHIO HOME (Hospital, about 2 miles away; CINCINNATI, OH)
  • OHIO FIRST HOME HEALTHCARE, INC (Home Health Center, about 3 miles away; CINCINNATI, OH)
  • DCI - AT DRAKE CENTER (Dialysis Facility, about 3 miles away; CINCINNATI, OH)

Amtrak stations near Reading:

  • 10 miles: CINCINNATI (1301 WESTERN AVE.) . Services: ticket office, fully wheelchair accessible, enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, public payphones, full-service food facilities, free short-term parking, paid long-term parking, taxi stand.
  • 14 miles: HAMILTON (M. L. KING BLVD AT HENRY ST.) . Services: public payphones, free short-term parking, call for taxi service, public transit connection.

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Reading:

  • University of Cincinnati-Blue Ash College (about 3 miles; Blue Ash, OH; Full-time enrollment: 3,711)
  • Xavier University (about 6 miles; Cincinnati, OH; FT enrollment: 6,143)
  • Cincinnati State Technical and Community College (about 8 miles; Cincinnati, OH; FT enrollment: 8,757)
  • University of Cincinnati-Main Campus (about 8 miles; Cincinnati, OH; FT enrollment: 28,747)
  • Miami University-Hamilton (about 13 miles; Hamilton, OH; FT enrollment: 2,906)
  • Northern Kentucky University (about 14 miles; Highland Heights, KY; FT enrollment: 12,059)
  • College of Mount St Joseph (about 14 miles; Cincinnati, OH; FT enrollment: 2,073)

Public high school in Reading:

Public elementary/middle schools in Reading:

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Notable locations in Reading: Reading Municipal Building (A), Valley Branch Public Library (B), Reading Police Department (C), Reading Fire Department Valley Station (D), Reading Fire Department Hilltop Station (E). Display/hide their locations on the map

Churches in Reading include: First Southern Baptist Church of Reading (A), Saints Peter and Paul Catholic Church of Reading (B), Saint John United Church of Christ (C), Saint Paul Evangelical Lutheran Church (D), Valley Baptist Church (E). Display/hide their locations on the map

Cemeteries: Saints Peter and Paul Cemetery (1), Mount Notre Dame Cemetery (2), Reading Lockland Cemetery (3). Display/hide their locations on the map

Parks in Reading include: Centennial Park (1), Koening Park (2). Display/hide their locations on the map

Hamilton County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level greater than 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Highest Potential

Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2012 was 106. This is significantly worse than average.

City:

106
U.S.:

74

Carbon Monoxide (CO) [ppm] level in 2012 was 0.260. This is about average. Closest monitor was 2.5 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.260
U.S.:

0.303

Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2) [ppb] level in 2012 was 4.84. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 2.5 miles away from the city center.

City:

4.84
U.S.:

6.58

Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2012 was 3.37. This is significantly worse than average. Closest monitor was 2.5 miles away from the city center.

City:

3.37
U.S.:

1.93

Ozone [ppb] level in 2012 was 27.6. This is about average. Closest monitor was 2.5 miles away from the city center.

City:

27.6
U.S.:

32.0

Particulate Matter (PM10) [µg/m3] level in 2012 was 18.5. This is about average. Closest monitor was 0.8 miles away from the city center.

City:

18.5
U.S.:

20.2

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2012 was 11.7. This is worse than average. Closest monitor was 2.9 miles away from the city center.

City:

11.7
U.S.:

9.1
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2013: 20.6%
(15.0% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 46.2% for Black residents, 46.1% for two or more races residents)
Average household size:
This city:  2.3 people
Ohio:  2.4 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:  57.6%
Whole state:  65.0%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:  6.8%
Whole state:  6.8%

Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.2% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.2% of all households
73 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities in 2010
17 people in other noninstitutional facilities in 2010
115 people in nursing homes in 2000
66 people in religious group quarters in 2000

Reading, Ohio environmental map by EPA

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Reading compared to Ohio state average:

  • Unemployed percentage significantly below state average.
  • Black race population percentage below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in above state average.

Banks with branches in Reading (2011 data):

  • Valley Central Savings Bank: at 115 West Benson Street, branch established on 1884/01/01. Info updated 2012/01/04: Bank assets: $87.4 mil, Deposits: $60.2 mil, local headquarters, positive income, 1 total offices

Educational Attainment (%) in 2013

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2013

Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

12.2
Ohio average:

10.9

Reading travel time to work - commute Reading mode of transportation to work chart

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Utility gas (73%)
  • Electricity (25%)
  • Other fuel (2%)

Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2004 2008 2012

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2012 Presidential Elections Results

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Religion statistics for Reading city (based on Hamilton County data)

ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Catholic205,09483
Evangelical Protestant93,166269
Mainline Protestant76,354188
Other21,69964
Black Protestant20,81455
Orthodox3,8797
None381,368-
Source: Clifford Grammich, Kirk Hadaway, Richard Houseal, Dale E.Jones, Alexei Krindatch, Richie Stanley and Richard H.Taylor. 2012. 2010 U.S.Religion Census: Religious Congregations & Membership Study. Association of Statisticians of American Religious Bodies. Jones, Dale E., et al. 2002. Congregations and Membership in the United States 2000. Nashville, TN: Glenmary Research Center. Graphs represent county-level data

Food Environment Statistics:

Number of grocery stores: 155
Hamilton County:

1.82 / 10,000 pop.
Ohio:

1.89 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 10
This county:

0.12 / 10,000 pop.
State:

0.13 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 127
Hamilton County:

1.49 / 10,000 pop.
Ohio:

1.25 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 227
Hamilton County:

2.66 / 10,000 pop.
State:

2.93 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 639
Here:

7.48 / 10,000 pop.
State:

6.25 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
This county:

9.8%
Ohio:

10.3%
Adult obesity rate:
Hamilton County:

26.6%
Ohio:

29.1%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
This county:

11.7%
State:

11.9%
Local government employment and payroll (March 2012)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Financial Administration 3$13,412$53,6481$1,795
Other Government Administration 2$8,168$49,00811$11,706
Police Protection - Officers 19$124,453$78,6020$0
Police - Other 4$18,445$55,33510$4,021
Firefighters 13$89,600$82,70822$14,773
Streets and Highways 11$70,263$76,6510$0
Parks and Recreation 1$7,038$84,4565$6,289
Water Supply 5$21,998$52,7951$1,775
Other and Unallocable 1$2,212$26,5440$0
Totals for Government 59$355,589$72,32350$40,359

Reading government finances - Expenditure in 2006 (per resident):

  • Construction - Regular Highways: $45,000 ($4.35)
  • Current Operations - Police Protection: $2,548,000 ($246.09)
    Local Fire Protection: $1,629,000 ($157.33)
    Water Utilities: $1,304,000 ($125.94)
    Central Staff Services: $1,027,000 ($99.19)
    Regular Highways: $636,000 ($61.43)
    Parks and Recreation: $494,000 ($47.71)
    General - Other: $357,000 ($34.48)
    General Public Buildings: $231,000 ($22.31)
    Housing and Community Development: $135,000 ($13.04)
    Financial Administration: $101,000 ($9.75)
    Judicial and Legal Services: $87,000 ($8.40)
    Health - Other: $10,000 ($0.97)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $81,000 ($7.82)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Regular Highways: $741,000 ($71.57)
    General - Other: $60,000 ($5.79)
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $4,351,000 ($420.22)
  • Water Utilities - Interest on Debt: $21,000 ($2.03)

Reading government finances - Revenue in 2006 (per resident):

  • Charges - All Other: $502,000 ($48.48)
  • Local Intergovernmental - Highways: $80,000 ($7.73)
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue, NEC: $402,000 ($38.83)
    Interest Earnings: $79,000 ($7.63)
    Sale of Property: $62,000 ($5.99)
    Fines and Forfeits: $20,000 ($1.93)
    Special Assessments: $2,000 ($0.19)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $1,423,000 ($137.43)
  • State Intergovernmental - Highways: $636,000 ($61.43)
    General Local Government Support: $450,000 ($43.46)
    All Other: $443,000 ($42.79)
    Water Utilities: $38,000 ($3.67)
  • Tax - Individual Income: $4,271,000 ($412.50)
    Property: $371,000 ($35.83)
    Other License: $319,000 ($30.81)

Reading government finances - Debt in 2006 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $2,396,000 ($231.41)
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $2,174,000 ($209.97)
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $222,000 ($21.44)

Reading government finances - Cash and Securities in 2006 (per resident):

  • Bond Funds - Cash and Securities: $165,000 ($15.94)
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $1,652,000 ($159.55)

4.58% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($43,308 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.58%
Ohio average:

4.72%

0.03% of residents moved from foreign countries ($522 average AGI)
Hamilton County:

0.03%
Ohio average:

0.03%

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2010 and 2011:
from Butler County, OH  0.79% ($34,556 average AGI)
from Clermont County, OH  0.49% ($38,535)
from Warren County, OH  0.33% ($43,992)


5.45% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($49,025 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.45%
Ohio average:

5.14%

0.06% of residents moved to foreign countries ($885 average AGI)
Hamilton County:

0.06%
Ohio average:

0.04%

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2010 and 2011:
to Butler County, OH  0.94% ($36,316 average AGI)
to Clermont County, OH  0.57% ($41,178)
to Warren County, OH  0.36% ($59,863)

Strongest AM radio stations in Reading:

  • WLW (700 AM; 50 kW; CINCINNATI, OH; Owner: JACOR BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WCIN (1480 AM; 5 kW; CINCINNATI, OH)
  • WSAI (1530 AM; 50 kW; CINCINNATI, OH; Owner: JACOR BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WCKY (1360 AM; 5 kW; CINCINNATI, OH; Owner: JACOR BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WCNW (1560 AM; daytime; 5 kW; FAIRFIELD, OH)
  • WKRC (550 AM; 5 kW; CINCINNATI, OH; Owner: JACOR BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WDBZ (1230 AM; 1 kW; CINCINNATI, OH; Owner: BLUE CHIP COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WTVN (610 AM; 50 kW; COLUMBUS, OH; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • WNOP (740 AM; 1 kW; NEWPORT, KY; Owner: SACRED HEART RADIO, INC.)
  • WBOB (1160 AM; 5 kW; FLORENCE, KY; Owner: CARON BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WTSJ (1050 AM; 1 kW; CINCINNATI, OH; Owner: CARON BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WHAS (840 AM; 50 kW; LOUISVILLE, KY; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WONE (980 AM; 5 kW; DAYTON, OH; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Reading:

  • WMKV (89.3 FM; READING, OH; Owner: LIFESPHERE)
  • WGRR (103.5 FM; HAMILTON, OH; Owner: INFINITY RADIO OPERATIONS INC.)
  • WRRM (98.5 FM; CINCINNATI, OH; Owner: WRRM LICO, INC)
  • WMOJ (94.9 FM; FAIRFIELD, OH; Owner: WVAE LICO, INC.)
  • WUBE-FM (105.1 FM; CINCINNATI, OH; Owner: INFINITY RADIO OPERATIONS INC.)
  • WKRQ (101.9 FM; CINCINNATI, OH; Owner: INFINITY RADIO OPERATIONS INC.)
  • WGUC (90.9 FM; CINCINNATI, OH; Owner: CINCINNATI CLASSICAL PUBLIC RADIO, INC.)
  • WKFS (107.1 FM; MILFORD, OH; Owner: JACOR BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WVXU (91.7 FM; CINCINNATI, OH; Owner: XAVIER UNIVERSITY)
  • WOFX-FM (92.5 FM; CINCINNATI, OH; Owner: JACOR BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WAKW (93.3 FM; CINCINNATI, OH; Owner: PILLAR OF FIRE)
  • WVMX (94.1 FM; CINCINNATI, OH; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • WEBN (102.7 FM; CINCINNATI, OH; Owner: JACOR BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WYGY (96.5 FM; LEBANON, OH; Owner: WVAE LICO, INC.)
  • WAIF (88.3 FM; CINCINNATI, OH; Owner: STEPCHILD RADIO OF CINCINNATI, INC.)
  • WIZF (100.9 FM; ERLANGER, KY; Owner: BLUE CHIP BROADCASTING LICENSES II, LTD.)
  • WLHS (89.9 FM; WEST CHESTER, OH; Owner: LAKOTA LOCAL SCHOOL DISTRICT)
  • WAQZ (97.3 FM; FORT THOMAS, KY; Owner: INFINITY RADIO OPERATIONS INC.)
  • WJVS (88.3 FM; CINCINNATI, OH; Owner: GREAT OAKS JOINT VOC. SCH. DIST.)
  • WNKU (89.7 FM; HIGHLAND HEIGHTS, KY; Owner: BD. OF REGENTS ON N. KY UNIV.)

TV broadcast stations around Reading:

  • WCPO-TV (Channel 9; CINCINNATI, OH; Owner: SCRIPPS HOWARD BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WLWT (Channel 5; CINCINNATI, OH; Owner: OHIO/OKLAHOMA HEARST-ARGYLE TV, INC)
  • WKRC-TV (Channel 12; CINCINNATI, OH; Owner: CITICASTERS CO.)
  • WSTR-TV (Channel 64; CINCINNATI, OH; Owner: WSTR LICENSEE, INC.)
  • WCET (Channel 48; CINCINNATI, OH; Owner: THE GREATER CINCINNATI TV EDUC'L. FOUNDATION)
  • WXIX-TV (Channel 19; NEWPORT, KY; Owner: RAYCOM NATIONAL, INC.)
  • WBQC-CA (Channel 25; CINCINNATI, OH; Owner: ELLIOTT B. BLOCK)
  • WOTH-LP (Channel 35; CINCINNATI, OH; Owner: ELLIOTT B. BLOCK)
  • WKOI (Channel 43; RICHMOND, IN; Owner: TRINITY BROADCASTING OF INDIANA, INC.)
  • WPTO (Channel 14; OXFORD, OH; Owner: GREATER DAYTON PUBLIC TELEVISION, INC.)
  • WHIO-TV (Channel 7; DAYTON, OH; Owner: WHIO-TV HOLDINGS, INC.)
  • WDTN (Channel 2; DAYTON, OH; Owner: WDTN BROADCASTING, LLC)
  • WPTD (Channel 16; DAYTON, OH; Owner: GREATER DAYTON PUBLIC TV, INC.)
  • WKEF (Channel 22; DAYTON, OH; Owner: WKEF LICENSEE L.P.)
  • WRGT-TV (Channel 45; DAYTON, OH; Owner: WRGT LICENSEE, LLC)
  • WCVN-TV (Channel 54; COVINGTON, KY; Owner: KENTUCKY AUTHORITY FOR EDUCATIONAL TV)
  • W61DE (Channel 61; CINCINNATI, OH; Owner: TRINITY BROADCASTING NETWORK)

Fatal accident count (per 100,000 population)

See more detailed statistics of Reading fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2013 here
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 18Number of bridges
  • 108m354ftTotal length
  • $30,000Total costs
  • 366,322Total average daily traffic
  • 13,269Total average daily truck traffic

New bridges - Historical Statistics

  • 11900-1909
  • 11910-1919
  • 11930-1939
  • 21960-1969
  • 11980-1989
  • 121990-1999
See Full National Bridge Inventory Statistics for Reading, OH

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

17 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers in Reading)

FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:

2
  • 515 Columbia Ave (Lat: 39.224222 Lon: -84.433278), Call Sign: KCY573
    Assigned Frequencies: 158.760 MHz
    Grant Date: 05/13/2004, Expiration Date: 07/05/2014
    Registrant: Washington Radio Reports, 1588 Fairfield Road Ste 7, Gettysburg, PA 17325, Phone: (717) 334-0668, Fax: (717) 334-6440
  • 8908 Reading Road (Lat: 39.222778 Lon: -84.440556), Call Sign: WQBV784
    Assigned Frequencies: 30.8400 MHz, 154.540 MHz, 33.4000 MHz, 33.1600 MHz, 31.2400 MHz, 468.487 MHz, 468.762 MHz, 468.837 MHz, 469.462 MHz, 469.637 MHz... (+22 more)
    Grant Date: 12/23/2004, Expiration Date: 12/23/2014, Certifier: Beth Cotner
    Registrant: Dolfen Consulting Group, 95 Willow Lane, Bristol, IL 60512-9711, Phone: (630) 553-5886, Fax: (630) 566-1755, Email:

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

3
  • OH CIN GR, Lat: 39.233389 Lon: -84.442861, Type: Tower, Structure height: 73.5 m, Overall height: 78.3 m, Call Sign: WQID902
    Assigned Frequencies: 3650.00 MHz
    Grant Date: 01/15/2008, Expiration Date: 01/15/2018, Certifier: Tyler S Van Houwelingen
    Registrant: Azulstar, Inc., 1051 Jackson, Grand Haven, MI 49417, Phone: (616) 842-2763, Fax: (616) 842-1104, Email:
  • OH CIN GR, Lat: 39.233389 Lon: -84.442861, Type: Tower, Structure height: 73.5 m, Overall height: 78.3 m, Call Sign: WQID902
    Assigned Frequencies: 3650.00 MHz
    Grant Date: 01/15/2008, Expiration Date: 01/15/2018, Certifier: Tyler S Van Houwelingen
    Registrant: Azulstar, Inc., 1051 Jackson, Grand Haven, MI 49417, Phone: (616) 842-2763, Fax: (616) 842-1104, Email:
  • OH CIN GR, Lat: 39.233389 Lon: -84.442861, Type: Tower, Structure height: 73.5 m, Overall height: 78.3 m, Call Sign: WQID902
    Assigned Frequencies: 3650.00 MHz
    Grant Date: 01/15/2008, Expiration Date: 01/15/2018, Certifier: Tyler S Van Houwelingen
    Registrant: Azulstar, Inc., 1051 Jackson, Grand Haven, MI 49417, Phone: (616) 842-2763, Fax: (616) 842-1104, Email:

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

19 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Reading)

FAA Registered Aircraft:

1
  • Aircraft: LUSCOMBE 8A (Category: Land, Seats: 2, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 86 mph), Engine: CONT MOTOR C85 SERIES (85 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 1873K , Serial Number: 4600, Year manufactured: 1947
    Registrant (Individual): Joe B Smith, 1899 Reading Rd, Reading, OH 45215

Home Mortgage Disclosure Act Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 1 full and 2 partial tracts)
A) FHA, FSA/RHS & VA
Home Purchase Loans
B) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
C) Refinancings
D) Home Improvement Loans
E) Loans on Dwellings For 5+ Families
F) Non-occupant Loans on
< 5 Family Dwellings (A B C & D)
G) Loans On Manufactured
Home Dwelling (A B C & D)
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED45$108,71723$110,100186$104,8069$34,6821$128,4009$67,6660$0
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED3$94,6132$68,57022$96,6064$12,6380$01$58,3600$0
APPLICATIONS DENIED6$116,4886$64,09356$104,1368$13,7041$52,4108$55,1991$3,000
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN7$114,2115$99,33623$116,3774$18,7830$03$32,6130$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS1$153,7401$26,2005$88,1160$00$02$53,1050$0

Detailed HMDA statistics for the following Tracts: 0232.01 , 0232.10, 0232.22

Private Mortgage Insurance Companies Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 1 full and 2 partial tracts)
A) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
B) Refinancings
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED5$116,4407$128,100
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED0$02$109,000
APPLICATIONS DENIED0$00$0
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN0$00$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS0$00$0

Detailed PMIC statistics for the following Tracts: 0232.01 , 0232.10, 0232.22

Conventional Home Purchase Loans

Conventional Home Purchase Loans - Value

2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 69
  • Hazardous Condition: 70
  • Service Call: 6
  • Good Intent Call: 2

Incident types - Reading

See full 2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Reading, OH
Businesses in Reading, OH
NameCountNameCount
Advance Auto Parts1MasterBrand Cabinets1
CVS1McDonald's1
Domino's Pizza1White Castle1
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Top Patent Applicants
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  • Eva Grace Nellenbach (4)
  • Geoffrey Marc Wise (4)
  • Stephen Anthony Derose (3)
  • Paul Francis Kindel (2)
  • Jeffrey Raymond Menard (2)
  • Steven J. Lohmueller (1)
  • Barry Jay Anderson (1)
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  • Chris M. Hodapp (1)

Total of 28 patent applications in 2008-2015.