Center City (Downtown) neighborhood in Reading, Pennsylvania (PA), 19601, 19602 detailed profile



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Area: 0.381 square miles

Population: 5,096

Population density:
Center City (Downtown):

13,366 people per square mile
Reading:

8,951 people per square mile
House/condo value distribution in Center City in Reading, PA neighborhood, block, subdivision, or community

Races in Center City in Reading neighborhood in PA

Household income distribution in 2009 in Center City in Reading neighborhood in PA

Median household income in 2013:
Center City (Downtown):

$20,887
Reading:

$25,567

Rent paid by renters in 2009 in Center City in Reading neighborhood in PA

Median rent in 2013:
Center City (Downtown):

$537
Reading:

$606

Zip codes: 19601, 19602.

Males:

2,878
Females:

2,230
Median age:
Males:
This neighborhood:

31.3 years
Whole city:

27.6 years
Females:
This neighborhood:

36.6 years
Whole city:

30.8 years

Average household size:
Center City (Downtown):

2.5 people
Reading:

2.9 people
Percentage of family households:
Center City (Downtown):

40.7%
Reading:

55.5%
Percentage of married-couple families (among all households):
Here:

15.6%
Reading:

29.0%

Percentage of married-couple families with children (among all households):
Center City (Downtown):

10.1%
Reading:

11.9%

Percentage of single-mother households (among all households):
Center City (Downtown):

22.6%
Reading:

16.5%

Percentage of never married males 15 years old and over:
Center City (Downtown):

32.6%
Reading:

26.1%

Percentage of never married females 15 years old and over:
Center City (Downtown):

23.0%
city:

21.9%

Percentage of people that speak English not well or not at all:
Center City (Downtown):

20.6%
Reading:

13.5%

Percentage of people born in this state:
Here:

46.9%
Reading:

51.9%

Percentage of people born in another U.S. state:
Center City (Downtown):

18.4%
Reading:

18.5%

Percentage of native residents but born outside the U.S.:
Here:

18.0%
city:

13.5%

Percentage of foreign born residents:
Here:

16.8%
Reading:

16.2%

Educational Attainment (%)

Rooms in owner-occupied houses/condos in Center City (Downtown):

  • 1 room: 120
  • 2 rooms: 0
  • 3 rooms: 71
  • 4 rooms: 47
  • 5 rooms: 60
  • 6 rooms: 229
  • 7 rooms: 104
  • 8 rooms: 192
  • 9+ rooms: 79

Rooms in renter-occupied apartments in Center City (Downtown):

  • 1 room: 134
  • 2 rooms: 215
  • 3 rooms: 319
  • 4 rooms: 493
  • 5 rooms: 210
  • 6 rooms: 195
  • 7 rooms: 111
  • 8 rooms: 95
  • 9+ rooms: 182

Bedrooms in owner-occupied houses and condos in Center City (Downtown):

  • no bedroom: 101
  • 1 bedroom: 97
  • 2 bedrooms: 105
  • 3 bedrooms: 171
  • 4 bedrooms: 132
  • 5+ bedrooms: 201

Bedrooms in renter-occupied houses and condos in Center City (Downtown):

  • no bedroom: 179
  • 1 bedroom: 527
  • 2 bedrooms: 486
  • 3 bedrooms: 277
  • 4 bedrooms: 131
  • 5+ bedrooms: 181
Average number of cars or other vehicles available in houses/condos:
This neighborhood:

1.9
Reading:

1.5

Average number of cars or other vehicles available in apartments:
Here:

0.4
city:

0.7

Percentage of units with a mortgage:
Center City (Downtown):

53.9%
Reading:

57.5%


Housing prices:

  • Average estimated value of detached houses in 2010 (3.0% of all units):
    Center City (Downtown):

    $185,592
    Reading:

    $150,291

  • Average estimated value of townhouses or other attached units in 2010 (30.8% of all units):
    This neighborhood:

    $40,626
    city:

    $60,024

Owners and renters by unit type (%)

Year house built

  • 2005 or later: 0
  • 2000 to 2004: 264
  • 1990 to 1999: 255
  • 1980 to 1989: 174
  • 1970 to 1979: 447
  • 1960 to 1969: 240
  • 1950 to 1959: 307
  • 1940 to 1949: 212
  • 1939 or earlier: 1,032

City-data.com crime index for city in 2013 (higher means more crime):
City:

438.2
U.S. average:

244.1

Time Leaving Home for Work in Center City in Reading neighborhood in PA

Commute time to work in Center City in Reading neighborhood in PA


Occupations of males:

  • Percentage of males in management occupations (except farmers):
    Here:

    4.5%
    city:

    3.5%

  • Percentage of males in business and financial operations occupations:
    Here:

    1.9%
    city:

    1.1%

  • Percentage of males in arts, design, entertainment, sports, and media occupations:
    Here:

    2.7%
    city:

    0.7%

  • Percentage of males in service occupations:
    Here:

    21.5%
    city:

    17.2%

  • Percentage of males in sales and office occupations:
    Here:

    14.6%
    city:

    15.0%

  • Percentage of males in farming, fishing, and forestry occupations:
    Here:

    6.6%
    city:

    4.7%

  • Percentage of males in construction, extraction, and maintenance occupations:
    Here:

    15.3%
    city:

    8.4%

  • Percentage of males in production occupations:
    Here:

    15.9%
    city:

    21.3%

  • Percentage of males in transportation occupations:
    Here:

    4.3%
    city:

    5.8%

  • Percentage of males in material moving occupations:
    Here:

    11.8%
    city:

    13.1%


Occupations of females:

  • Percentage of females in business and financial operations occupations:
    Here:

    3.4%
    city:

    2.0%

  • Percentage of females in community and social services occupations:
    Here:

    1.9%
    city:

    1.7%

  • Percentage of females in education, training, and library occupations:
    Here:

    4.0%
    city:

    4.0%

  • Percentage of females in healthcare practitioners and technical occupations:
    Here:

    1.5%
    city:

    3.1%

  • Percentage of females in service occupations:
    Here:

    40.1%
    city:

    29.0%

  • Percentage of females in sales and office occupations:
    Here:

    16.7%
    city:

    30.1%

  • Percentage of females in farming, fishing, and forestry occupations:
    Here:

    9.1%
    city:

    2.3%

  • Percentage of females in production occupations:
    Here:

    14.5%
    city:

    15.4%

  • Percentage of females in material moving occupations:
    Here:

    8.7%
    city:

    5.5%


Education in this neighborhood (subdivision or community):

  • Percentage of people 3 years and older in K-12 schools:
    Center City (Downtown):

    33.2%
    Reading:

    24.2%

  • Percentage of people 3 years and older in undgraduate colleges:
    Center City (Downtown):

    4.1%
    Reading:

    6.7%

  • Percentage of people 3 years and older in grad. or professional schools:
    Center City (Downtown):

    1.3%
    Reading:

    0.5%

  • Percentage of students K-12 enrolled in private schools:
    Center City (Downtown):

    52.0%
    Reading:

    10.8%

Percentage of population below poverty level:
Center City (Downtown):

50.4%
Reading:

39.6%

Median year owner moved in (as recorded in 2010):
Center City (Downtown):

1998
Reading:

2002

Median year renter moved in (as recorded in 2010):
Center City (Downtown):

2012
Reading:

2011

Percentage of married-couple families with both working:
Center City (Downtown):

110.4%
Reading:

46.1%

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Electricity (41%)
  • Utility gas (31%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (11%)
  • No fuel used (8%)
  • Coal or coke (4%)
  • Other fuel (3%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (2%)

Highways in this neighborhood:

Franklin St (US Hwy 422 Bus)

Length: 0.52 miles
Direction: E-W
Address range: 100 to 499

US Hwy 222 Bus (5th St)

Length: 0.33 miles
Direction: N-S
Address range: 1 to 299

State Rte 183 (N Front St)

Length: 0.29 miles
Directions: N-S, SE-NW
Address range: 1 to 234

S 2nd St (US Hwy 422 Bus)

Length: 0.11 miles
Direction: N-S
Address range: 1 to 99

S 5th St (US Hwy 222 Bus)

Length: 0.11 miles
Direction: N-S
Address range: 1 to 99

State Rte 183 (Schuylkill Ave)

Length: 0.04 miles
Direction: SE-NW
Address range: 116 to 207

Roads and streets:

Walnut St

Length: 1.07 miles
Directions: E-W, SE-NW
Address range: 1 to 824

Washington St

Length: 1.01 miles
Direction: E-W
Address range: 100 to 824

Penn St

Length: 0.99 miles
Direction: E-W
Address range: 157 to 799

Court St

Length: 0.88 miles
Direction: E-W
Address range: 100 to 849

Cherry St

Length: 0.88 miles
Direction: E-W
Address range: 100 to 849

Elm St

Length: 0.55 miles
Directions: E-W, N-S
Address range: 118 to 822

N 2nd St

Length: 0.33 miles
Direction: N-S
Address range: 1 to 329

N 6th St

Length: 0.33 miles
Direction: N-S
Address range: 1 to 299

N 8th St

Length: 0.32 miles
Direction: N-S
Address range: 1 to 299

River Oak Rd

Length: 0.27 miles
Directions: E-W, SE-NW
Address range: 1 to 299

Madison Ave

Length: 0.26 miles
Direction: N-S
Address range: 1 to 299

Church St

Length: 0.26 miles
Direction: N-S
Address range: 1 to 299

Reed St

Length: 0.26 miles
Direction: N-S
Address range: 1 to 299

Pear St

Length: 0.25 miles
Direction: N-S
Address range: 1 to 299

N 4th St

Length: 0.22 miles
Direction: N-S
Address range: 2 to 199

N 3rd St

Length: 0.22 miles
Direction: N-S
Address range: 1 to 199

Cedar St

Length: 0.21 miles
Direction: N-S
Address range: 1 to 299

Rose St

Length: 0.19 miles
Direction: N-S
Address range: 1 to 231

Thorn St

Length: 0.18 miles
Direction: N-S
Address range: 1 to 299

N 7th St

Length: 0.18 miles
Direction: N-S

Poplar St

Length: 0.18 miles
Direction: N-S
Address range: 1 to 249

River Oak Dr

Length: 0.15 miles
Directions: E-W, N-S, SE-NW, SW-NE
Address range: 500 to 899

S Front St

Length: 0.11 miles
Direction: N-S
Address range: 1 to 125

S 8th St

Length: 0.11 miles
Direction: N-S
Address range: 1 to 99

S 3rd St

Length: 0.11 miles
Direction: N-S
Address range: 1 to 99

S 6th St

Length: 0.11 miles
Direction: N-S
Address range: 26 to 99

S 4th St

Length: 0.11 miles
Direction: N-S
Address range: 1 to 99

Nail Aly

Length: 0.10 miles
Direction: N-S
Address range: 37 to 50

Vine St

Length: 0.10 miles
Direction: N-S
Address range: 100 to 199

Jefferson St

Length: 0.08 miles
Direction: E-W
Address range: 100 to 199

Park St

Length: 0.07 miles
Direction: E-W
Address range: 200 to 299

Molino St

Length: 0.07 miles
Directions: E-W, N-S
Address range: 700 to 799

Dick St

Length: 0.06 miles
Direction: E-W

Stone Aly

Length: 0.05 miles
Direction: E-W
Address range: 251 to 299

Peach St

Length: 0.05 miles
Direction: N-S
Address range: 1 to 99

Wood St

Length: 0.05 miles
Direction: N-S
Address range: 1 to 99

Apple St

Length: 0.05 miles
Direction: N-S
Address range: 1 to 99

Carpenter St

Length: 0.05 miles
Direction: N-S
Address range: 1 to 99

Lauer Ct

Length: 0.05 miles
Directions: E-W, N-S, SE-NW, SW-NE
Address range: 400 to 411

W Washington St

Length: 0.04 miles
Direction: E-W
Address range: 100 to 199

Pearl St

Length: 0.03 miles
Direction: N-S
Address range: 1 to 99

Fischer Ln

Length: 0.03 miles
Direction: E-W
Address range: 100 to 316

Railroad features:

Conrail RR

Length: 0.41 miles
Direction: N-S

Norfolk Southern Corporation

Length: 0.01 miles
Direction: N-S
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