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19601 Zip Code (Reading, PA) Detailed Profile



Cities: Reading, PA (77.81%), Greenfields, PA (19.46%)
County: Berks County, PA
Estimated zip code population in 2013: 33,574
Zip code population in 2010: 32,998
Zip code population in 2000: 31,084

Houses and condos: 14,049
Renter-occupied apartments: 7,550
% of renters here:

62%
State:

31%
Mar. 2016 cost of living index in zip code 19601: 96.6 (near average, U.S. average is 100)

Land area: 3.7 sq. mi.
Water area: 0.2 sq. mi.
Population density: 9,047 people per square mile 
 
 (high).

Age and Sex of Residents in zip code 19601
Zip code 19601 (Reading, Pennsylvania) real estate house value trends

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Real estate property taxes paid for housing units in 2013:
This zip code:

1.9% ($1,297)
Pennsylvania:

1.5% ($2,521)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2013: $1,474 (2.0%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2013: $919 (1.5%)

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Males: 16,926  (50.4%)
Females: 16,648  (49.6%)

For population 25 years and over in 19601:

  • High school or higher: 62.7%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 9.6%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 2.8%
  • Unemployed: 21.4%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 23.1 minutes

For population 15 years and over in 19601:

  • Never married: 44.5%
  • Now married: 33.3%
  • Separated: 5.0%
  • Widowed: 5.4%
  • Divorced: 11.8%

Zip code 19601 compared to state average:

  • Median household income below state average.
  • Median house value significantly below state average.
  • Unemployed percentage above state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage significantly above state average.
  • Median age significantly below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly above state average.
  • Renting percentage above state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in below state average.
  • House age above state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher significantly below state average.
  • Races in zip code 19601

  • Zip code 19601 races chart
    • 7,728White population
    • 4,170Black population
    • 83American Indian population
    • 322Asian population
    • 6Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander population
    • 78Some other race population
    • 562Two or more races population
    • 20,049Hispanic or Latino population

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Estimated median house/condo value in 2013: $69,700
19601:

$69,700
Pennsylvania:

$164,200



According to our research of Pennsylvania and other state lists there were 3 registered sex offenders living in 19601 zip code as of September 29, 2016.
The ratio of number of residents in zip code 19601 to the number of sex offenders is 10,087 to 1.


Median resident age:
This zip code:

30.3 years
Pennsylvania median age:

40.6 years
Average household size:
This zip code:

2.7 people
Pennsylvania:

2.5 people

Averages for the 2012 tax year for zip code 19601, filed in 2013:

Average Adjusted Gross Income (AGI) in 2012: $25,292 (Individual Income Tax Returns)
Here:

$25,292
State:

$61,346

Salary/wage: $23,689 (reported on 87.4% of returns)
Here:

$23,689
State:

$51,902
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 79.7% for AGIs below $25k, 90.0% for AGIs $25k-50k, 85.0% for AGIs $50k-75k, 79.0% for AGIs $75k-100k, 83.9% for AGIs $100k-200k)

Taxable interest for individuals: $913 (reported on 10.8% of returns)
This zip code:

$913
Pennsylvania:

$1,588
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 0.3% for AGIs below $25k, 0.2% for AGIs $25k-50k, 0.5% for AGIs $50k-75k, 0.7% for AGIs $75k-100k, 1.2% for AGIs $100k-200k)

Ordinary dividends: $4,446 (reported on 5.3% of returns)
Here:

$4,446
State:

$5,827
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 0.4% for AGIs below $25k, 0.3% for AGIs $25k-50k, 0.9% for AGIs $50k-75k, 1.8% for AGIs $75k-100k, 6.2% for AGIs $100k-200k)

Net capital gain/loss in AGI: +$2,348 (reported on 3.0% of returns)
Here:

+$2,348
State:

+$14,495
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 0.6% for AGIs $75k-100k, 3.3% for AGIs $100k-200k)

Profit/loss from business: +$8,483 (reported on 10.1% of returns)
Here:

+$8,483
State:

+$16,268
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 7.7% for AGIs below $25k, 1.2% for AGIs $25k-50k, 1.3% for AGIs $50k-75k, 1.4% for AGIs $75k-100k, 3.1% for AGIs $100k-200k)

Taxable individual retirement arrangement distribution: $7,300 (reported on 3.8% of returns)
19601:

$7,300
Pennsylvania:

$14,550
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 1.0% for AGIs below $25k, 0.7% for AGIs $25k-50k, 1.5% for AGIs $50k-75k, 1.7% for AGIs $75k-100k, 2.6% for AGIs $100k-200k)

Total itemized deductions: $17,000 (29% of AGI, reported on 10.2% of returns)
Here:

$17,000
State:

$23,538

Here:

28.9% of AGI
State:

18.4% of AGI
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 2.5% for AGIs below $25k, 6.8% for AGIs $25k-50k, 9.4% for AGIs $50k-75k, 10.7% for AGIs $75k-100k, 21.4% for AGIs $100k-200k)

Charity contributions: $3,272 (reported on 7.5% of returns)
Here:

$3,272
State:

$4,025
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 0.2% for AGIs below $25k, 0.6% for AGIs $25k-50k, 1.1% for AGIs $50k-75k, 1.3% for AGIs $75k-100k, 6.1% for AGIs $100k-200k)

Taxes paid: $5,832 (reported on 10.1% of returns)
19601:

$5,832
State:

$9,982
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 0.6% for AGIs below $25k, 2.1% for AGIs $25k-50k, 3.5% for AGIs $50k-75k, 4.5% for AGIs $75k-100k, 8.1% for AGIs $100k-200k)

Earned income credit: $2,588 (reported on 45.4% of returns)
Here:

$2,588
State:

$2,106
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 12.1% for AGIs below $25k, 2.2% for AGIs $25k-50k)

Percentage of individuals using paid preparers for their 2012 taxes: 68.0%
Here:

68%
State:

53%
(% for various income ranges: 68.2% for AGIs below $25k, 69.9% for AGIs $25k-50k, 62.2% for AGIs $50k-75k, 62.1% for AGIs $75k-100k, 57.9% for AGIs $100k-200k, 100.0% for AGIs over 200k)

Averages for the 2004 tax year for zip code 19601, filed in 2005:

Average Adjusted Gross Income (AGI) in 2004: $23,067 (Individual Income Tax Returns)
Here:

$23,067
State:

$48,049

Salary/wage: $22,007 (reported on 89.1% of returns)
Here:

$22,007
State:

$42,646
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 102.5% for AGIs below $10k, 85.8% for AGIs $10k-25k, 90.0% for AGIs $25k-50k, 84.4% for AGIs $50k-75k, 82.1% for AGIs $75k-100k, 53.3% for AGIs over 100k)

Taxable interest for individuals: $1,378 (reported on 19.8% of returns)
This zip code:

$1,378
Pennsylvania:

$1,657
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 2.6% for AGIs below $10k, 0.9% for AGIs $10k-25k, 0.8% for AGIs $25k-50k, 1.7% for AGIs $50k-75k, 1.1% for AGIs $75k-100k, 2.1% for AGIs over 100k)

Taxable dividends: $3,689 (reported on 9.2% of returns)
Here:

$3,689
State:

$3,566
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 1.1% for AGIs below $10k, 0.4% for AGIs $10k-25k, 0.5% for AGIs $25k-50k, 0.9% for AGIs $50k-75k, 1.5% for AGIs $75k-100k, 10.7% for AGIs over 100k)

Net capital gain/loss: +$4,999 (reported on 6.1% of returns)
Here:

+$4,999
State:

+$9,716
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 0.3% for AGIs below $10k, 0.2% for AGIs $10k-25k, 0.4% for AGIs $25k-50k, 0.9% for AGIs $50k-75k, 1.9% for AGIs $75k-100k, 10.3% for AGIs over 100k)

Profit/loss from business: +$7,530 (reported on 7.3% of returns)
Here:

+$7,530
State:

+$14,267
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 9.0% for AGIs below $10k, 3.3% for AGIs $10k-25k, 1.0% for AGIs $25k-50k, 1.6% for AGIs $50k-75k, 1.8% for AGIs $75k-100k, 3.3% for AGIs over 100k)

IRA payment deduction: $2,339 (reported on 1.0% of returns)
19601:

$2,339
Pennsylvania:

$2,903
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 0.1% for AGIs $10k-25k, 0.1% for AGIs $25k-50k, 0.1% for AGIs $50k-75k, 0.2% for AGIs $75k-100k)

Self-employed pension: $4,389 (reported on 0.1% of returns)
Here:

$4,389
Pennsylvania:

$14,674

Total itemized deductions: $14,282 (26% of AGI, reported on 10.5% of returns)
Here:

$14,282
State:

$18,804

Here:

25.5% of AGI
State:

19.5% of AGI
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 2.0% for AGIs below $10k, 2.9% for AGIs $10k-25k, 6.1% for AGIs $25k-50k, 8.0% for AGIs $50k-75k, 11.0% for AGIs $75k-100k, 16.9% for AGIs over 100k)

Charity contributions deductions: $3,319 (6% of AGI, reported on 8.6% of returns)
Here:

$3,319
State:

$3,337

Here:

5.6% of AGI
State:

3.3% of AGI
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 0.1% for AGIs below $10k, 0.3% for AGIs $10k-25k, 0.8% for AGIs $25k-50k, 1.2% for AGIs $50k-75k, 1.6% for AGIs $75k-100k, 6.9% for AGIs over 100k)

Total tax: $2,958 (reported on 51.7% of returns)
19601:

$2,958
State:

$8,008
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 1.9% for AGIs below $10k, 2.8% for AGIs $10k-25k, 5.8% for AGIs $25k-50k, 9.2% for AGIs $50k-75k, 11.3% for AGIs $75k-100k, 17.3% for AGIs over 100k)

Earned income credit: $1,952 (reported on 42.0% of returns)
Here:

$1,952
State:

$1,643

Percentage of individuals using paid preparers for their 2004 taxes: 66.2%
Here:

66%
State:

56%
(% for various income ranges: 64.1% for AGIs below $10k, 71.9% for AGIs $10k-25k, 62.5% for AGIs $25k-50k, 58.7% for AGIs $50k-75k, 58.8% for AGIs $75k-100k, 71.1% for AGIs over 100k)

Estimated median household income in 2013:
This zip code:

$23,935
Pennsylvania:

$52,007
Reading, PA (19601) map Nearest zip codes: 19604, 19611, 19602, 19610, 19605, 19609.
Percentage of family households:
This zip code:

51.5%
Pennsylvania:

47.1%
Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This zip code:

10.1%
Pennsylvania:

6.1%
Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.4% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.6% of all households

Household received Food Stamps/SNAP in the past 12 months: 5,217
Household did not receive Food Stamps/SNAP in the past 12 months: 6,980


Women who had a birth in the past 12 months: 506 (235 now married, 271 unmarried)
Women who did not have a birth in the past 12 months: 8,056 (2,737 now married, 5,319 unmarried)


Housing units in zip code 19601 with a mortgage: 3,033 (150 second mortgage, 297 home equity loan, 11 both second mortgage and home equity loan)
Houses without a mortgage: 1,614

Median monthly owner costs for units with a mortgage: $988
Median monthly owner costs for units without a mortgage: S419

Residents with income below the poverty level in 2013:
This zip code:

40.6%
Whole state:

13.7%
Residents with income below 50% of the poverty level in 2013:
This zip code:

21.3%
Whole state:

7.5%
Median number of rooms in houses and condos:
Here:

7.0
State:

6.7
Median number of rooms in apartments:
Here:

4.2
State:

4.4
  • Notable locations in this zip code not listed on our city pages

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  • Notable locations in zip code 19601: Berkshire Country Club (A), Airport Industrial Park South (B), Centre Park Historic District (C), Penn Square (D), Reading Plaza (E), Reading Station (F), Reese's Lock (G), Carpenter Technology Fire and Rescue Services (H), Reading Fire and Rescue Schuylkill - Riverside Fire Company (I), Genesius Theater (J), George Washington Carver American Legion Post 962 (K), 14th Ward Republican Association of Reading (L), 15th Ward Democratic Club (M), Abraham Lincoln Hotel (N), Berks County Courthouse (O), Berks Elk Lodge Number 47 (P), Berkshire Drive Apartments (Q), Childrens Home of Reading (R), Country Club Apartments (S), Episcopal House of Reading (T). Display/hide their locations on the map

    Shopping Centers: Penn Square Mall (1), The Big Mill Shopping Center (2). Display/hide their locations on the map

    Churches in zip code 19601 include: Zion Baptist Church (A), Union Baptist Church (B), Trinity Lutheran Church (C), International Holiness Church (D), Iglesia Hermanso Unidos en Christo Church (E), Iglesia Bautista Bethania Church (F), Hope of the Nations Christian Center (G), Hope Lutheran Church (H), Holy Trinity Church of God (I). Display/hide their locations on the map

    Cemetery: Charles Evans Cemetery (1). Display/hide its location on the map

    Creek: Tulpehocken Creek (A). Display/hide its location on the map

    Parks in zip code 19601 include: Eighth and Amity Playground (1), Cedar Street Park (2), Baer Park (3), Barbeys Playground (4), Front and Schiller Playground (5), Third and Spring Playground (6), Keffer Park (7), Reading Greenway (8), Glenside Playground (9). Display/hide their locations on the map

Year house built

  • 02010 or later
  • 4462000 to 2009
  • 5871990 to 1999
  • 8261980 to 1989
  • 1,2111970 to 1979
  • 6031960 to 1969
  • 1,1871950 to 1959
  • 1,0181940 to 1949
  • 8,1711939 or earlier

Zip code 19601 satellite photo by USGS

Owner-occupied Renter-occupied

Bedrooms in owner-occupied houses and condos in Reading, PA (19601)

  • 0no bedroom
  • 1111 bedroom
  • 4862 bedrooms
  • 1,6293 bedrooms
  • 1,0974 bedrooms
  • 1,3245+ bedrooms

Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Reading, PA (19601)

  • 622no bedroom
  • 2,3471 bedroom
  • 2,1382 bedrooms
  • 1,1833 bedrooms
  • 6624 bedrooms
  • 5985+ bedrooms
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied

Cars and other vehicles available in Reading, PA (19601) in owner-occupied houses/condos

  • 607no vehicle
  • 2,1041 vehicle
  • 1,2762 vehicles
  • 5323 vehicles
  • 904 vehicles
  • 385+ vehicles

Cars and other vehicles available in Reading, PA (19601) in renter-occupied apartments

  • 3,384no vehicle
  • 3,3531 vehicle
  • 6542 vehicles
  • 1233 vehicles
  • 274 vehicles
  • 95+ vehicles

  • Zip code 19601 household income distribution in 2013

  • Zip code 19601 household income distribution in 2013
  • 2,144Less than $10,000
  • 1,475$10,000 to $14,999
  • 1,365$15,000 to $19,999
  • 1,328$20,000 to $24,999
  • 920$25,000 to $29,999
  • 772$30,000 to $34,999
  • 671$35,000 to $39,999
  • 616$40,000 to $44,999
  • 396$45,000 to $49,999
  • 673$50,000 to $59,999
  • 609$60,000 to $74,999
  • 714$75,000 to $99,999
  • 266$100,000 to $124,999
  • 131$125,000 to $149,999
  • 86$150,000 to $199,999
  • 31$200,000 or more
  • Estimate of home value of owner-occupied houses/condos in 2013 in zip code 19601

  • Estimate of home value of owner-occupied houses/condos in 2013 in zip code 19601
  • 46Less than $10,000
  • 15$10,000 to $14,999
  • 90$15,000 to $19,999
  • 231$20,000 to $24,999
  • 154$25,000 to $29,999
  • 151$30,000 to $34,999
  • 240$35,000 to $39,999
  • 447$40,000 to $49,999
  • 282$50,000 to $59,999
  • 686$60,000 to $69,999
  • 533$70,000 to $79,999
  • 521$80,000 to $89,999
  • 157$90,000 to $99,999
  • 308$100,000 to $124,999
  • 209$125,000 to $149,999
  • 202$150,000 to $174,999
  • 103$175,000 to $199,999
  • 85$200,000 to $249,999
  • 106$250,000 to $299,999
  • 61$300,000 to $399,999
  • 20$400,000 to $499,999
  • Rent paid by renters in 2013 in zip code 19601

  • Rent paid by renters in 2013 in zip code 19601
  • 176Less than $100
  • 147$100 to $149
  • 232$150 to $199
  • 252$200 to $249
  • 142$250 to $299
  • 264$300 to $349
  • 274$350 to $399
  • 650$400 to $449
  • 373$450 to $499
  • 871$500 to $549
  • 723$550 to $599
  • 927$600 to $649
  • 633$650 to $699
  • 617$700 to $749
  • 316$750 to $799
  • 463$800 to $899
  • 138$900 to $999
  • 7$1,000 to $1,249
  • 12$1,250 to $1,499
  • 50$1,500 to $1,999
  • 15$2,000 or more
  • 268No cash rent

Median gross rent in 2013: $692.

Estimated median house (or condo) value in 2013 for:

  • White Non-Hispanic householders: $72,597
  • Black or African American householders: $64,666
  • American Indian or Alaska Native householders: $67,869
  • Asian householders: $72,292
  • Native Hawaiian and other Pacific Islander householders: $19,064
  • Some other race householders: $60,396
  • Two or more races householders: $75,343
  • Hispanic or Latino householders: $60,396

Estimated median house or condo value in 2013: $69,700
19601:

$69,700
Pennsylvania:

$164,200
Lower value quartile - upper value quartile: $45,300 - $95,700

Mean price in 2013:

Detached houses: $151,135
Here:

$151,135
State:

$221,511

Townhouses or other attached units: $59,429
Here:

$59,429
State:

$157,348

In 2-unit structures: $267,532
Here:

$267,532
State:

$141,335

In 3-to-4-unit structures: $107,303
Here:

$107,303
State:

$186,490

In 5-or-more-unit structures: $47,598
Here:

$47,598
State:

$212,799

Mobile homes: $24,020
Here:

$24,020
State:

$45,445

Owners and renters by unit type in %

Breakdown of mean house values by ages of householders

Housing units in structures:

  • One, detached: 1,309
  • One, attached: 6,721
  • Two: 1,118
  • 3 or 4: 1,752
  • 5 to 9: 828
  • 10 to 19: 875
  • 20 to 49: 330
  • 50 or more: 1,087
  • Mobile homes: 29

Unemployment: 21.4%

  • Means of transportation to work in zip code 19601

  • Means of transportation to work in zip code 19601
  • 56.4%6,197Drove a car alone
  • 22.2%2,437Carpooled
  • 7.9%863Bus or trolley bus
  • 0.2%27Taxi
  • 0.2%20Bicycle
  • 7.3%805Walked
  • 2.7%292Other means
  • 3.1%338Worked at home
  • Travel time to work (commute) in zip code 19601

  • Travel time to work (commute) in zip code 19601
  • 338Less than 5 minutes
  • 1,1865 to 9 minutes
  • 2,37110 to 14 minutes
  • 1,94315 to 19 minutes
  • 1,27820 to 24 minutes
  • 60725 to 29 minutes
  • 89230 to 34 minutes
  • 6935 to 39 minutes
  • 24940 to 44 minutes
  • 77145 to 59 minutes
  • 77660 to 89 minutes
  • 16190 or more minutes

Neighborhoods in zip code 19601:

Percentage of zip code residents living and working in this county: 84.5%

Household type by relationship:

Households: 32,927
  • In family households: 26,848 (3,024 male householders, 4,331 female householders)
    3,020 spouses, 11,436 children (10,690 natural, 209 adopted, 538 stepchildren), 1,092 grandchildren, 563 brothers or sisters, 384 parents, 1,036 other relatives, 1,642 non-relatives
  • In nonfamily households: 6,079 (2,383 male householders (1,829 living alone)), 2,459 female householders (2,154 living alone)), 1,237 nonrelatives
  • In group quarters: 647 (48 institutionalized population)

Size of family households: 2,296 2-persons, 1,630 3-persons, 1,727 4-persons, 936 5-persons, 426 6-persons, 340 7-or-more-persons

Size of nonfamily households: 3,983 1-person, 681 2-persons, 140 3-persons, 18 4-persons, 20 5-persons

2,990 married couples with children.
5,687 single-parent households (863 men, 4,824 women).

47.1% of residents of 19601 zip code speak English at home.
50.7% of residents speak Spanish at home (57% very well, 17% well, 17% not well, 9% not at all).
1.0% of residents speak other Indo-European language at home (74% very well, 15% well, 3% not well, 7% not at all).
1.1% of residents speak Asian or Pacific Island language at home (38% very well, 19% well, 32% not well, 12% not at all).
0.1% of residents speak other language at home (32% very well, 68% well).

Foreign born population: 6,441 (19.2%)
(32.1% of them are naturalized citizens)
This zip code:

19.2%
Whole state:

6.2%

Most common places of birth for the foreign-born residents

  • 44%Dominican Republic
  • 24%Mexico
  • 4%Vietnam
  • 4%Ecuador
  • 3%El Salvador
  • 3%Guatemala
  • 3%Jamaica

Most common first ancestries reported in 19601 (%)

  • 72%Other groups
  • 5%German
  • 3%Italian
  • 2%American
  • 2%Irish
  • 1%English
  • 1%Polish

Year of entry for the foreign-born population

  • 9802010 or later
  • 2,8872000 to 2009
  • 3,3371990 to 1999
  • 3,698Before 1990

Zip code 19601 topographic map

There are 153 Medical Specialists in Zip Code 19601.

Major facilities with environmental interests located in this zip code:

  • APARTMENT D4 (118 CHURCH ST in READING, PA)
    ENFORCEMENT/COMPLIANCE ACTIVITY (Integrated Compliance Information System) - ICIS-03-2000-0302, FORMAL ENFORCEMENT ACTION
    (Integrated Compliance Information System) - ICIS-03-2000-0302, FORMAL ENFORCEMENT ACTION
    Business SIC classification: OPERATORS OF APARTMENT BUILDINGS
  • BIRCHCRAFT KITCHENS READING (1612 THORN STREET in READING, PA)
    AIR SYNTHETIC MINOR (AIRS/AFS)
    CRITERIA AND HAZARDOUS AIR POLLUTANT INVENTORY (Inventory of air pollution sources)
    STATE MASTER (Pennsylvania database) - RCRIS-PAD002339463, HAZARDOUS WASTE PROGRAM, AFS-23-1505009-1, AIR PROGRAM
    Conditionally Exempt Small Quantity Generators, less than 100 kg/month of hazardous waste (Resource Conservation and Recovery Act (tracking hazardous waste)) - notification
    Business SIC classification: WOOD KITCHEN CABINETS
    Organizations: OPERNAME (CONTACT/OPERATOR) , KERRY MOYER (CONTACT/OWNER) , BIRCHCRAFT KITCHENS, INC. (CONTACT/OWNER)
    Alternative names: BIRCHCRAFT KITCHENS/READING FACILITY
  • ARAMARK GARMENT SVC READING (424 BLAIR AVENUE in READING, PA)
    AIR MINOR (AIRS/AFS)
    STATE MASTER (Pennsylvania database) - AFS-23-2151418-1, AIR PROGRAM
    Business SIC classification: GARMENT PRESSING, AND AGENTS FOR LAUNDRIES AND DRYCLEANERS
    Organizations: ARAMARK UNIFORM & CAREER APPAREL, INC. (OWNER/OPERATOR)
    Alternative names: ARAMARK UNIFORM & CA/READING
  • BERKS CNTY COURTHOUSE (633 COURT ST in READING, PA)
    AIR MINOR (AIRS/AFS)
    STATE MASTER (Pennsylvania database) - AFS-23-6003049-1, AIR PROGRAM
    Business SIC classification: GENERAL GOVERNMENT
    Organizations: COUNTY OF BERKS (OWNER/OPERATOR)
    Alternative names: COUNTY OF BERKS/BERKS COUNTY COURT HOUSE
  • ADVANCED PETROLEUM CONTRACTORS INC (1230 WAYNE AVE in READING, PA)
    STATE MASTER (New Jersey environmental info) - NJEMS-01058, UNDERGROUND STORAGE TANK PROGRAM
    TRANSPORTER (Resource Conservation and Recovery Act (tracking hazardous waste))
    USED OIL PROGRAM (Resource Conservation and Recovery Act (tracking hazardous waste))
    Organizations: GABEL KARL (CONTACT/OWNER)
  • ART ENGRV & ELECTROTYPING CO# (812 N 6TH ST in READING, PA)
    (Resource Conservation and Recovery Act (tracking hazardous waste))
    Organizations: OPERNAME (CONTACT/OPERATOR) , OWNERNAME (CONTACT/OWNER)
  • BERKS BAKERY EQUIPMENT COMPANY (425 NORTH THIRD STREET in READING, PA)
    (Resource Conservation and Recovery Act (tracking hazardous waste))
    Organizations: OPERNAME (CONTACT/OPERATOR) , OWNERNAME (CONTACT/OWNER)
    Alternative names: BERKS BAKERY EQUIP CO
  • ADEM CORP T/A PIONEER CRAFTSMAN (333 N THIRD ST in READING, PA)
    (Resource Conservation and Recovery Act (tracking hazardous waste))
    Organizations: OPERNAME (CONTACT/OPERATOR)
  • ARATEX SERVICES INC (12 BLAIR AVE in READING, PA)
    (Resource Conservation and Recovery Act (tracking hazardous waste))
    Organizations: OPERNAME (CONTACT/OPERATOR)
  • BIEHLS AUTO BODY WKS (1340 CENTRE AVE in READING, PA)
    AIR MINOR (AIRS/AFS)
    Business SIC classification: TOP, BODY, AND UPHOLSTERY REPAIR SHOPS AND PAINT SHOPS
    Alternative names: BIEHLS AUTO BODY WORKS
  • AMERICAN ROCK SALT CO LLC (C/O CHESTER SALT CO in READING, PA)
    National Pollutant Discharge Elimination System NON-MAJOR (Tracking pollutant discharge elimination systems) - permit
    Business SIC classification: CHEMICAL AND FERTILIZER MINERAL MINING
    Alternative names: AMERICAN ROCK SALT LLC
  • AMERICAN ROCK SALT CO LLC (READING STOCKPILE in READING, PA)
    National Pollutant Discharge Elimination System NON-MAJOR (Tracking pollutant discharge elimination systems) - permit
    Business SIC classification: CHEMICAL AND FERTILIZER MINERAL MINING
    Alternative names: AMERICAN ROCK SALT CO LLC/READ
  • AMES WAY BOOSTER STATION (BERKLEY PARK RD & LEESPORT AVE in READING, PA)
    National Pollutant Discharge Elimination System NON-MAJOR (Tracking pollutant discharge elimination systems) - permit
    Business SIC classification: WATER SUPPLY
    Alternative names: READING AREA WATER AUTH, READING CITY AREA WATER AUTO B

Zip code 19601 marital status for males
Zip code 19601 marital status for females

Housing units lacking complete plumbing facilities: 2.9%
Housing units lacking complete kitchen facilities: 6.1%

Most commonly used house heating fuel

  • 42%Utility gas
  • 28%Electricity
  • 27%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 2%No fuel used
  • 1%Bottled, tank, or LP gas

Population in 1990: 29,968. Population change in the 1990s: +1,116 (+3.7%).

Place of birth for U.S.-born residents:

  • This state: 15,837
  • Northeast: 4,901
  • Midwest: 350
  • South: 1,240
  • West: 344

50% of the 19601 zip code residents lived in the same house 5 years ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 72% lived in this county.
   Out of people who lived in different counties, 50% lived in Pennsylvania.

78% of the 19601 zip code residents lived in the same house 1 year ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 71% moved from this county.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 9% moved from different county within same state.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 15% moved from different state.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 5% moved from abroad.

Year Householders Moved Into Unit

Private vs. public school enrollment:

Students in private schools in grades 1 to 8 (elementary and middle school): 440
Here:

9.7%
Pennsylvania:

13.8%
Students in private schools in grades 9 to 12 (high school): 246
Here:

10.8%
Pennsylvania:

13.1%
Students in private undergraduate colleges: 470
Here:

25.0%
Pennsylvania:

35.7%

Educational Attainment (%)

School Enrollment by Level of School (%)

Class of Workers (%)

Occupation by median earnings in the past 12 months ($)

  • 65,833Law enforcement workers including supervisors
  • 59,583Computer and mathematical occupations
  • 50,455Management occupations
  • 48,676Business and financial operations occupations
  • 40,500Health diagnosing and treating practitioners and other technical occupations
  • 34,965Community and social service occupations

Companies with federal contracts located in this zip code (READING, PA):

  • EXIDE CORPORATION (645 PENN STREET) : $87,443,503 in 1528 contracts from 1999 to 2006
    Contracts for Batteries, Rechargeable, Miscellaneous Items, Logistics Support Services by Navy, Defense Logistics Agency, United States Coast Guard (disused code: now 7008)
    Signed by year: 2000: $1,593,237; 2001: $9,717,360; 2002: $8,236,665; 2003: $4,847,654; 2004: $15,385,356; 2005: $37,629,161; 2006: $8,527,284.

    Biggest contracts:
    $17,984,967 with Navy for Batteries, Rechargeable. Taking place in IL. Signed on 2005-01-13. Completion date: 2006-03-30.
    $7,647,230, same as above. Signed on 2002-02-19. Completion date: 2003-02-24.
    $7,370,746 with Navy for Miscellaneous Items. Taking place in IL. Signed on 2001-02-20. Completion date: 2002-04-30.
    $4,797,645 with Defense Logistics Agency for Batteries, Rechargeable. Signed on 2004-03-05. Completion date: 2004-08-30.
  • DALLOZ SAFETY (2ND WASHINGTON STS)
    $55,730 with Navy for Maintenance, Repair and Rebuilding of Equipment -- Miscellaneous. Taking place in WA. Signed on 2000-02-16. Completion date: 2000-05-04.
  • COUNTY OF BERKS (633 COURT ST) : $43,198 in 7 contracts from 2003 to 2006
    Contracts for Fire Protection Services, Surveillance Services, Other Management Support Services, Other Professional Services, and more by Army, U.S. Army Corps of Engineers - civil program financing only, Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives
    Signed by year: 2000: $0; 2001: $0; 2002: $0; 2003: $6,720; 2004: $27,648; 2005: $1,750; 2006: $7,080.

    Biggest contracts:
    $7,080 with Army for Fire Protection Services. Signed on 2006-01-11. Completion date: 2005-12-12.
    $6,960 with Army for Surveillance Services. Signed on 2004-11-16. Completion date: 2005-12-31.
    $6,960 with U.S. Army Corps of Engineers - civil program financing only for Surveillance Services. Signed on 2004-11-16. Completion date: 2005-12-31.
    $6,864 with Army for Other Management Support Services. Signed on 2004-02-18. Completion date: 2003-12-29.
  • S E KISSINGER, INC (1319 CARBON STREET; small business) : $24,750 in 4 contracts from 2003 to 2005
    $10,450 with U.S. Army Corps of Engineers - civil program financing only for Installation of Equipment -- Plumbing, Heating, and Waste Disposal Equipment. Signed on 2005-09-16. Completion date: 2005-08-15.
    $10,450 with Army for Installation of Equipment -- Plumbing, Heating, and Waste Disposal Equipment. Signed on 2005-09-16. Completion date: 2005-08-15.
    $3,275 with U.S. Army Corps of Engineers - civil program financing only for Hose, Pipe, Tube, Lubrication, and Railing Fittings. Signed on 2003-09-20. Completion date: 2003-08-22.
    $575 with Army for Installation of Equipment -- Plumbing, Heating, and Waste Disposal Equipment. Signed on 2005-11-28. Completion date: 2005-08-15.
  • BARBEY ELECTRONICS CORPORATION (333 N 4TH ST; small business) : $8,255 in 3 contracts from 2004 to 2005
    $2,920 with Defense Logistics Agency for Indoor and Outdoor Electric Lighting Fixtures. Signed on 2005-02-09. Completion date: 2005-04-21.
    $2,805 with Defense Logistics Agency for Electric Lamps. Signed on 2004-12-21. Completion date: 2005-02-20.
    $2,530 with Army for Indoor and Outdoor Electric Lighting Fixtures. Signed on 2005-03-30. Completion date: 2005-07-29.
  • INTERNATIONAL MISSIONS INC (621 CENTRE AVE) : $7,070 in 2 contracts from 2004 to 2005
    $6,810 with Army for Books and Pamphlets. Signed on 2004-08-03. Completion date: 2004-07-29.
    $260, same as above. Signed on 2005-03-02. Effective on 2005-02-01. Completion date: 2005-03-31.
  • SERVICES UNLIMITED (223 N 11TH STREET; small business) : -$12,206 in 2 contracts in 2003
    $0 with Army for Custodial Janitorial Services. Signed on 2003-06-18. Completion date: 2003-06-30.
    -$12,206, same as above. Signed on 2003-06-18. Completion date: 2003-06-30.

Top industries in this zip code by the number of employees in 2005:

  • Health Care and Social Assistance: General Medical and Surgical Hospitals (over 1000 employees: 1 establishment)
  • Information: Newspaper Publishers (500-999: 1)
  • Finance and Insurance: Direct Property and Casualty Insurance Carriers (250-499: 1, 100-249: 1)
  • Administrative and Support and Waste Management and Remediation Services: Temporary Help Services (100-249: 2, 50-99: 1, 20-49: 2, 1-4: 3)
  • Health Care and Social Assistance: Residential Mental Retardation Facilities (250-499: 1)
  • Professional, Scientific, and Technical Services: Offices of Lawyers (50-99: 1, 20-49: 1, 10-19: 6, 5-9: 6, 1-4: 39)
  • Health Care and Social Assistance: Outpatient Mental Health and Substance Abuse Centers (100-249: 1, 50-99: 1, 20-49: 1)
  • Wholesale Trade: Electrical Apparatus and Equipment, Wiring Supplies, and Related Equipment Merchant Wholesalers (100-249: 1, 50-99: 1)
  • Other Services (except Public Administration): Civic and Social Organizations (100-249: 1, 20-49: 1, 5-9: 1, 1-4: 3)

Age and Sex of Sensory-Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Physically-Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Mentally-Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Self-Care Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Go-Outside-Home Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Residents with Employment Disability (Noninstitutionalized)

People in group quarters in 2010:

  • 282 people in emergency and transitional shelters (with sleeping facilities) for people experiencing homelessness
  • 168 people in correctional residential facilities
  • 47 people in residential treatment centers for juveniles (non-correctional)
  • 21 people in residential treatment centers for adults
  • 21 people in other noninstitutional facilities
  • 11 people in group homes intended for adults

People in group quarters in 2000:

  • 129 people in other noninstitutional group quarters
  • 70 people in other nonhousehold living situations
  • 62 people in homes or halfway houses for drug/alcohol abuse
  • 39 people in homes for abused, dependent, and neglected children
  • 10 people in religious group quarters

Fatal accident statistics in 2011:

  • Fatal accident count: 2
  • Vehicles involved in fatal accidents: 3
  • Fatal accidents caused by drunken drivers: 0
  • Fatalities: 2
  • Persons involved in fatal accidents: 4
  • Pedestrians involved in fatal accidents: 1

Fatal accident statistics in 2010:

  • Fatal accident count: 1
  • Vehicles involved in fatal accidents: 1
  • Fatal accidents caused by drunken drivers: 0
  • Fatalities: 1
  • Persons involved in fatal accidents: 1
  • Pedestrians involved in fatal accidents: 1
Home Mortgage Disclosure Act Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 6 full and 14 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 ORIGINATED157$81,18871$53,631143$71,21697$16,5515$1,558,94054$54,9121$85,020
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED8$88,95511$76,40721$54,72711$18,4161$59,3207$49,9112$94,570
APPLICATIONS DENIED32$67,60732$58,724185$69,905114$18,1205$218,42446$46,6610$0
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN16$77,40711$51,05566$76,41612$14,2772$262,97511$64,5200$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS6$79,8202$43,50016$86,3271$65,7502$262,9753$76,2030$0
Private Mortgage Insurance Companies Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 4 full and 8 partial tracts)
A) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
B) Refinancings
C) Non-occupant Loans on
< 5 Family Dwellings (A & B)
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED16$53,4810$00$0
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED4$58,8882$72,3200$0
APPLICATIONS DENIED1$50,1800$00$0
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN0$00$00$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS2$59,6000$01$30,000

Conventional Home Purchase Loans

Conventional Home Purchase Loans - Value

Most common first names in zip code 19601 among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
Mary38179.0 years
John34774.4 years
William30275.0 years
Charles24274.8 years
George21674.8 years
Helen19179.3 years
Robert19170.2 years
James18472.7 years
Anna17880.5 years
Paul14874.9 years
Most common last names in zip code 19601 among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Miller14778.2 years
Smith9873.4 years
Moyer8777.7 years
Brown7774.4 years
Fisher6278.6 years
Jones4972.2 years
Williams4770.6 years
Boyer4576.9 years
Kline3873.6 years
Hoffman3876.6 years
Businesses in zip code 19601
NameCountNameCount
7-Eleven1Nike1
AutoZone1Quality1
Burger King1Quiznos1
FedEx4Rite Aid1
Gap1Subway1
H&R Block1U-Haul1
Jones New York1UPS4
Kroger1YMCA1
MasterBrand Cabinets2
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