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


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Area: 0.381 square miles

Population: 5,300

Population density:
Center City (Downtown):

13,901 people per square mile
Reading:

9,000 people per square mile
  • Races in 2019
    • 3,71668.1%Hispanic or Latino
    • 93317.1%White
    • 5339.8%Black
    • 1502.7%Two or more races
    • 661.2%Asian
    • 400.7%Some other race
    • 200.4%American Indian
Age and Sex of Residents in Center City in Reading, PA
Median household income in 2019:
Center City (Downtown):

$27,623
Reading:

$39,670

  • Distribution of median household income

  • Distribution of median household income
  • 470Less than $10,000
  • 537$10,000 to $19,999
  • 591$20,000 to $29,999
  • 401$30,000 to $39,999
  • 287$40,000 to $49,999
  • 265$50,000 to $59,999
  • 89$60,000 to $74,999
  • 103$75,000 to $99,999
  • 102$100,000 to $124,999
  • 56$125,000 to $149,999
  • 38$150,000 to $199,999
  • 27$200,000 or more
  • Distribution of owner-occupied house/condo value

  • Distribution of owner-occupied house/condo value
  • 902Less than $50,000
  • 619$50,000 to $99,999
  • 213$100,000 to $149,999
  • 45$200,000 to $249,999
  • 105$250,000 to $299,999
  • 105$300,000 to $399,999
  • 51$500,000 to $749,999
  • 62$1,000,000 or more
  • Distribution of rent paid by renters

  • Distribution of rent paid by renters
  • 99Less than $100
  • 190$100 to $199
  • 387$200 to $299
  • 367$300 to $399
  • 412$400 to $499
  • 548$500 to $599
  • 426$600 to $699
  • 390$700 to $799
  • 126$800 to $899
  • 193$900 to $999
  • 72$1,000 to $1,249
  • 24$1,250 to $1,499
Median rent in 2019:
Center City (Downtown):

$591
Reading:

$667

Zip codes: 19601, 19602.

Males:

2,579
Females:

2,720
Median age:
Males:
This neighborhood:

34.4 years
Whole city:

28.8 years
Females:
This neighborhood:

31.5 years
Whole city:

31.4 years

Average household size:
Center City (Downtown):

5.9 people
Reading:

2.9 people

Percentage of family households:
Center City (Downtown):

35.1%
Reading:

52.5%
Percentage of married-couple families (among all households):
Here:

18.7%
Reading:

23.7%

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

19.0%
Reading:

9.0%

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

22.4%
Reading:

21.9%

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

24.6%
Reading:

26.9%

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

23.1%
city:

25.0%

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

21.6%
Reading:

16.7%

Percentage of people born in this state:
Here:

33.2%
Reading:

43.6%

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

17.7%
Reading:

18.1%

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

26.4%
city:

20.1%

Percentage of foreign born residents:
Here:

22.7%
Reading:

18.1%

Educational Attainment in 2019
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Rooms in owner-occupied houses and condos in Center City (Downtown)
  • Rooms in owner-occupied houses and condos in Center City <>
  • 01 room
  • 02 rooms
  • 1043 rooms
  • 1054 rooms
  • 725 rooms
  • 1526 rooms
  • 3877 rooms
  • 2098 rooms
  • 1209+ rooms
Rooms in renter-occupied apartments in Center City (Downtown)
  • Rooms in renter-occupied apartments in Center City <>
  • 3231 room
  • 2082 rooms
  • 4903 rooms
  • 4364 rooms
  • 1985 rooms
  • 1366 rooms
  • 1427 rooms
  • 988 rooms
  • 189+ rooms
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Bedrooms in owner-occupied houses and condos in Center City (Downtown)
  • Bedrooms in owner-occupied houses and condos in Center City <>
  • 0no bedroom
  • 1611 bedroom
  • 912 bedrooms
  • 1483 bedrooms
  • 1144 bedrooms
  • 2405+ bedrooms
Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Center City (Downtown)
  • Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Center City <>
  • 328no bedroom
  • 6531 bedroom
  • 4392 bedrooms
  • 2913 bedrooms
  • 1454 bedrooms
  • 1075+ bedrooms
Average number of cars or other vehicles available in houses/condos:
This neighborhood:

2.5
Reading:

1.7

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

0.6
city:

1.0

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

32.4%
Reading:

54.8%


Housing prices:

  • Average estimated value of detached houses in 2019 (4.0% of all units):
    Center City (Downtown):

    $49,714
    Pennsylvania:

    $255,931

  • Average estimated value of townhouses or other attached units in 2019 (27.0% of all units):
    This neighborhood:

    $45,305
    Pennsylvania:

    $201,403

Year house built in Center City (Downtown)
  • Year house built in Center City <>
  • 4712014 or later
  • 2992010 to 2013
  • 822000 to 2009
  • 2661990 to 1999
  • 2121980 to 1989
  • 4721970 to 1979
  • 3421960 to 1969
  • 1611950 to 1959
  • 2421940 to 1949
  • 1,2011939 or earlier
Owners and renters by unit type

City-data.com crime index for city in 2018 (higher means more crime):
City:

358.7
U.S. average:

219.3

  • Travel time to work (commute)

  • Travel time to work (commute)
  • 42Less than 5 minutes
  • 915 to 9 minutes
  • 22510 to 14 minutes
  • 24315 to 19 minutes
  • 19420 to 24 minutes
  • 9025 to 29 minutes
  • 17730 to 34 minutes
  • 2035 to 39 minutes
  • 9940 to 44 minutes
  • 36745 to 59 minutes
  • 6560 to 89 minutes
  • 2390 or more minutes
  • Means of transportation to work

  • Means of transportation to work
  • 43.8%844Drove a car alone
  • 29.9%577Carpooled
  • 10.3%198Bus
  • 3.0%58Taxi
  • 16.3%315Bicycle
  • 12.8%247Walked
  • 10.5%202Other means
  • 4.0%78Worked at home
  • Time leaving home to go to work

  • Time leaving home to go to work
  • 15912:00 a.m. to 4:59 a.m.
  • 805:00 a.m. to 5:29 a.m.
  • 655:30 a.m. to 5:59 a.m.
  • 1526:00 a.m. to 6:29 a.m.
  • 626:30 a.m. to 6:59 a.m.
  • 327:00 a.m. to 7:29 a.m.
  • 737:30 a.m. to 7:59 a.m.
  • 928:00 a.m. to 8:29 a.m.
  • 908:30 a.m. to 8:59 a.m.
  • 369:00 a.m. to 9:59 a.m.
  • 4110:00 a.m. to 10:59 a.m.
  • 5311:00 a.m. to 11:59 a.m.
  • 25312:00 p.m. to 3:59 p.m.
  • 2114:00 p.m. to 11:59 p.m.

Occupations of males:

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

    7.2%
    city:

    4.9%

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

    1.1%
    city:

    2.0%

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

    6.3%
    city:

    2.1%

  • Percentage of males in service occupations:
    Here:

    20.0%
    city:

    17.4%

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

    16.6%
    city:

    12.4%

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

    5.5%
    city:

    5.5%

  • Percentage of males in production occupations:
    Here:

    18.3%
    city:

    21.1%

  • Percentage of males in transportation occupations:
    Here:

    7.1%
    city:

    6.9%

  • Percentage of males in material moving occupations:
    Here:

    12.2%
    city:

    14.7%


Occupations of females:

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

    2.5%
    city:

    4.1%

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

    3.6%
    city:

    6.1%

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

    2.4%
    city:

    1.0%

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

    5.9%
    city:

    4.1%

  • Percentage of females in service occupations:
    Here:

    30.9%
    city:

    32.2%

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

    19.7%
    city:

    25.0%

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

    3.0%
    city:

    1.5%

  • Percentage of females in production occupations:
    Here:

    27.1%
    city:

    14.8%

  • Percentage of females in material moving occupations:
    Here:

    3.4%
    city:

    5.3%


Education in this neighborhood (subdivision or community):

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

    35.8%
    Reading:

    22.0%

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

    7.1%
    Reading:

    6.5%

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

    1.0%
    Reading:

    1.2%

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

    27.1%
    Reading:

    9.7%

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

45.9%
Reading:

24.7%

Median year owner moved in (as recorded in 2019):
Center City (Downtown):

2002
Reading:

2006

Median year renter moved in (as recorded in 2019):
Center City (Downtown):

2014
Reading:

2018

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

209.7%
Reading:

49.3%

Most commonly used house heating fuel
  • 45.8%Electricity
  • 33.2%Utility gas
  • 12.6%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 3.3%Other fuel
  • 2.8%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 2.2%No fuel used

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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