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19604 Zip Code (Reading, PA) Detailed Profile




City: Reading, PA (80.67%)
County: Berks County, PA
Estimated zip code population in 2019: 28,655
Zip code population in 2010: 27,658
Zip code population in 2000: 23,932

Houses and condos: 9,446
Renter-occupied apartments: 4,453
% of renters here:

53%
State:

32%
March 2019 cost of living index in zip code 19604: 95.2 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)

Land area: 2.2 sq. mi.
Water area: 0.0 sq. mi.
Population density: 13,050 people per square mile 
 
 (very high).

Age and Sex of Residents in zip code 19604
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Real estate property taxes paid for housing units in 2019:
This zip code:

2.2% ($1,866)
Pennsylvania:

1.5% ($2,887)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2019: $2,006 (2.2%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2019: $1,522 (2.0%)

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Males: 14,297  (49.9%)
Females: 14,357  (50.1%)

For population 25 years and over in 19604:

  • High school or higher: 65.6%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 10.8%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 3.3%
  • Unemployed: 10.3%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 27.6 minutes

For population 15 years and over in 19604:

  • Never married: 47.1%
  • Now married: 36.1%
  • Separated: 3.9%
  • Widowed: 4.0%
  • Divorced: 8.8%

Zip code 19604 compared to state average:

  • Median household income below state average.
  • Median house value below state average.
  • Unemployed percentage above state average.
  • Black race population percentage below 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.
  • House age above state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher significantly below state average.
  • Races in zip code 19604 (2019)
    • 16,10058.2%Hispanic or Latino
    • 8,67631.4%White
    • 1,9517.1%Black
    • 4751.7%Two or more races
    • 3911.4%Asian
    • 440.2%American Indian
    • 180.07%Some other race
    • 30.01%Native Hawaiian and Other
      Pacific Islander
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Estimated median house/condo value in 2019: $86,248
19604:

$86,248
Pennsylvania:

$192,600



According to our research of Pennsylvania and other state lists, there were 59 registered sex offenders living in 19604 zip code as of February 28, 2021.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in zip code 19604 is 448 to 1.


Median resident age:
This zip code:

27.7 years
Pennsylvania median age:

40.8 years
Average household size:
This zip code:

3.3 people
Pennsylvania:

2.4 people

Averages for the 2012 tax year for zip code 19604, filed in 2013:

Average Adjusted Gross Income (AGI) in 2012: $26,868 (Individual Income Tax Returns)
Here:

$26,868
State:

$61,346

Salary/wage: $24,971 (reported on 88.6% of returns)
Here:

$24,971
State:

$51,902
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 81.0% for AGIs below $25k, 90.3% for AGIs $25k-50k, 84.3% for AGIs $50k-75k, 74.0% for AGIs $75k-100k, 85.2% for AGIs $100k-200k)

Taxable interest for individuals: $1,046 (reported on 13.1% of returns)
This zip code:

$1,046
Pennsylvania:

$1,588
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 0.4% for AGIs below $25k, 0.2% for AGIs $25k-50k, 0.5% for AGIs $50k-75k, 0.9% for AGIs $75k-100k, 1.5% for AGIs $100k-200k, 2.0% for AGIs over 200k)

Ordinary dividends: $4,232 (reported on 6.2% of returns)
Here:

$4,232
State:

$5,827
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 0.5% for AGIs below $25k, 0.3% for AGIs $25k-50k, 0.9% for AGIs $50k-75k, 1.3% for AGIs $75k-100k, 4.2% for AGIs $100k-200k, 6.0% for AGIs over 200k)

Net capital gain/loss in AGI: +$2,493 (reported on 3.8% of returns)
Here:

+$2,493
State:

+$14,495
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 0.1% for AGIs $75k-100k, 4.8% for AGIs $100k-200k)

Profit/loss from business: +$8,684 (reported on 8.5% of returns)
Here:

+$8,684
State:

+$16,268
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 7.0% for AGIs below $25k, 1.0% for AGIs $25k-50k, 1.0% for AGIs $50k-75k, 1.4% for AGIs $75k-100k, 1.0% for AGIs $100k-200k)

Taxable individual retirement arrangement distribution: $9,777 (reported on 4.4% of returns)
19604:

$9,777
Pennsylvania:

$14,550
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 1.0% for AGIs below $25k, 0.9% for AGIs $25k-50k, 1.7% for AGIs $50k-75k, 4.3% for AGIs $75k-100k, 5.1% for AGIs $100k-200k)

Total itemized deductions: $16,259 (28% of AGI, reported on 11.9% of returns)
Here:

$16,259
State:

$23,538

Here:

27.7% of AGI
State:

18.4% of AGI
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 2.5% for AGIs below $25k, 7.2% for AGIs $25k-50k, 10.6% for AGIs $50k-75k, 11.2% for AGIs $75k-100k, 12.3% for AGIs $100k-200k, 12.3% for AGIs over 200k)

Charity contributions: $2,248 (reported on 8.8% of returns)
Here:

$2,248
State:

$4,025
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 0.2% for AGIs below $25k, 0.6% for AGIs $25k-50k, 1.0% for AGIs $50k-75k, 1.4% for AGIs $75k-100k, 2.0% for AGIs $100k-200k, 2.2% for AGIs over 200k)

Taxes paid: $6,288 (reported on 11.9% of returns)
19604:

$6,288
State:

$9,982
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 0.7% for AGIs below $25k, 2.5% for AGIs $25k-50k, 4.2% for AGIs $50k-75k, 4.6% for AGIs $75k-100k, 6.2% for AGIs $100k-200k, 5.9% for AGIs over 200k)

Earned income credit: $2,638 (reported on 43.1% of returns)
Here:

$2,638
State:

$2,106
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 11.8% for AGIs below $25k, 2.2% for AGIs $25k-50k)

Percentage of individuals using paid preparers for their 2012 taxes: 69.6%
Here:

70%
State:

53%
(% for various income ranges: 69.9% for AGIs below $25k, 71.3% for AGIs $25k-50k, 63.5% for AGIs $50k-75k, 61.5% for AGIs $75k-100k, 58.8% for AGIs $100k-200k, 100.0% for AGIs over 200k)

Averages for the 2004 tax year for zip code 19604, filed in 2005:

Average Adjusted Gross Income (AGI) in 2004: $26,409 (Individual Income Tax Returns)
Here:

$26,409
State:

$48,049

Salary/wage: $24,648 (reported on 88.9% of returns)
Here:

$24,648
State:

$42,646
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 84.2% for AGIs below $10k, 85.2% for AGIs $10k-25k, 89.9% for AGIs $25k-50k, 83.4% for AGIs $50k-75k, 78.7% for AGIs $75k-100k, 57.5% for AGIs over 100k)

Taxable interest for individuals: $1,604 (reported on 24.1% of returns)
This zip code:

$1,604
Pennsylvania:

$1,657
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 2.0% for AGIs below $10k, 1.2% for AGIs $10k-25k, 0.6% for AGIs $25k-50k, 1.6% for AGIs $50k-75k, 1.7% for AGIs $75k-100k, 4.3% for AGIs over 100k)

Taxable dividends: $3,016 (reported on 11.7% of returns)
Here:

$3,016
State:

$3,566
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 1.7% for AGIs below $10k, 0.6% for AGIs $10k-25k, 0.5% for AGIs $25k-50k, 0.9% for AGIs $50k-75k, 1.7% for AGIs $75k-100k, 6.1% for AGIs over 100k)

Net capital gain/loss: +$1,882 (reported on 7.9% of returns)
Here:

+$1,882
State:

+$9,716
(% of AGI for various income ranges: -1.0% for AGIs below $10k, 0.1% for AGIs $10k-25k, 0.3% for AGIs $25k-50k, 0.8% for AGIs $50k-75k, 0.6% for AGIs $75k-100k, 2.6% for AGIs over 100k)

Profit/loss from business: +$7,931 (reported on 6.6% of returns)
Here:

+$7,931
State:

+$14,267
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 5.7% for AGIs below $10k, 2.7% for AGIs $10k-25k, 1.2% for AGIs $25k-50k, 1.7% for AGIs $50k-75k, 2.7% for AGIs $75k-100k, 1.3% for AGIs over 100k)

IRA payment deduction: $2,536 (reported on 1.1% of returns)
19604:

$2,536
Pennsylvania:

$2,903

Self-employed pension: $3,667 (reported on 0.1% of returns)
Here:

$3,667
Pennsylvania:

$14,674

Total itemized deductions: $13,393 (22% of AGI, reported on 12.4% of returns)
Here:

$13,393
State:

$18,804

Here:

22.1% of AGI
State:

19.5% of AGI
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 2.1% for AGIs below $10k, 3.4% for AGIs $10k-25k, 5.8% for AGIs $25k-50k, 7.8% for AGIs $50k-75k, 9.1% for AGIs $75k-100k, 11.8% for AGIs over 100k)

Charity contributions deductions: $2,728 (4% of AGI, reported on 10.1% of returns)
Here:

$2,728
State:

$3,337

Here:

4.1% of AGI
State:

3.3% of AGI
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 0.1% for AGIs below $10k, 0.4% for AGIs $10k-25k, 0.6% for AGIs $25k-50k, 1.1% for AGIs $50k-75k, 1.4% for AGIs $75k-100k, 4.0% for AGIs over 100k)

Total tax: $3,482 (reported on 54.8% of returns)
19604:

$3,482
State:

$8,008
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 1.6% for AGIs below $10k, 2.7% for AGIs $10k-25k, 5.6% for AGIs $25k-50k, 8.8% for AGIs $50k-75k, 11.3% for AGIs $75k-100k, 19.8% for AGIs over 100k)

Earned income credit: $2,021 (reported on 34.8% of returns)
Here:

$2,021
State:

$1,643

Percentage of individuals using paid preparers for their 2004 taxes: 64.5%
Here:

64%
State:

56%
(% for various income ranges: 61.0% for AGIs below $10k, 69.8% for AGIs $10k-25k, 63.5% for AGIs $25k-50k, 55.6% for AGIs $50k-75k, 58.9% for AGIs $75k-100k, 62.4% for AGIs over 100k)

Estimated median household income in 2019:
This zip code:

$40,205
Pennsylvania:

$63,463
Reading, PA (19604) map Nearest zip codes: 19602, 19601, 19611, 19560, 19605, 19606.
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Percentage of family households:
This zip code:

57.4%
Pennsylvania:

44.1%
Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This zip code:

77.8%
Pennsylvania:

46.4%
Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.4% of all households
  • Gay men: 6.8% of all households

Household received Food Stamps/SNAP in the past 12 months: 3,094
Household did not receive Food Stamps/SNAP in the past 12 months: 5,049


Women who had a birth in the past 12 months: 465 (209 now married, 251 unmarried)
Women who did not have a birth in the past 12 months: 7,022 (2,353 now married, 4,689 unmarried)


Housing units in zip code 19604 with a mortgage: 2,371 (81 second mortgage, 80 home equity loan, 18 both second mortgage and home equity loan)
Houses without a mortgage: 1,547

Median monthly owner costs for units with a mortgage: $1,053
Median monthly owner costs for units without a mortgage: $470

Residents with income below the poverty level in 2019:
This zip code:

28.4%
Whole state:

12.0%
Residents with income below 50% of the poverty level in 2019:
This zip code:

15.8%
Whole state:

6.6%
Median number of rooms in houses and condos:
Here:

6.8
State:

6.7
Median number of rooms in apartments:
Here:

5.1
State:

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

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  • Notable locations in zip code 19604: Reading Outlet Center (A), North Reading Plaza (B), Teel Hall (C), Selwyn Hall (D), Rockland Professional Center (E), Richmond Corporate Center (F), Pushman Collage (G), Multifaith Center (H), Mohn Hall (I), Merner-Pfeiffer Hall of Science (J), Masters Hall (K), Krause Hall (L), F Wilbur Gingrich Library (M), Corwell Hall (N), Center for Experiental Learning and Research (O), Center for Computing and Mathematics (P), Campus Center Dining Hall (Q), Bollman Center (R), Albright Woods Apartments (S), Albright Court (T). Display/hide their locations on the map

    Churches in zip code 19604 include: Merner-Pfeiffer-Klein Memorial Chapel (A), Sylvan Chapel (B), Hampden Mennonite Church (C), Grace United Methodist Church (D), Grace Bible Fellowship Church (E), New Revival Evangelical Mennonite Church (F), Nativity Lutheran Church (G), Saint Joseph's Roman Catholic Church (H), Segunda Iglesia Tesalonica Christina Asambleas de Dios (I). Display/hide their locations on the map

    Reservoir: Hillside Swimming Pool (A). Display/hide its location on the map

    Parks in zip code 19604 include: Eleventh and Pike Playground (1), Hampden Park (2), Hillside Playground (3), Gene L Shirk Stadium (4), Ketchner Field (5), Science Field (6). Display/hide their locations on the map

Year house built
  • Year house built (houses)
  • 512014 or later
  • 02010 to 2013
  • 1042000 to 2009
  • 2931990 to 1999
  • 2171980 to 1989
  • 5101970 to 1979
  • 9011960 to 1969
  • 1,1141950 to 1959
  • 1,3481940 to 1949
  • 4,7301939 or earlier
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Bedrooms in owner-occupied houses and condos in Reading, PA (19604)
  • Bedrooms in owner-occupied houses and condos in Reading, PA (19604)
  • 6no bedroom
  • 451 bedroom
  • 3532 bedrooms
  • 1,7643 bedrooms
  • 1,1574 bedrooms
  • 6105+ bedrooms
Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Reading, PA (19604)
  • Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Reading, PA (19604)
  • 211no bedroom
  • 7891 bedroom
  • 1,2752 bedrooms
  • 1,0823 bedrooms
  • 5894 bedrooms
  • 4915+ bedrooms
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Cars and other vehicles available in Reading, PA (19604) in owner-occupied houses/condos
  • Cars and other vehicles available in Reading, PA (19604) in owner-occupied houses/condos
  • 273no vehicle
  • 1,3311 vehicle
  • 1,4792 vehicles
  • 6783 vehicles
  • 1234 vehicles
  • 105+ vehicles
Cars and other vehicles available in Reading, PA (19604) in renter-occupied apartments
  • Cars and other vehicles available in Reading, PA (19604) in renter-occupied apartments
  • 1,376no vehicle
  • 2,0531 vehicle
  • 8972 vehicles
  • 613 vehicles
  • 494 vehicles
  • 155+ vehicles

  • Zip code 19604 household income distribution in 2019

  • Zip code 19604 household income distribution in 2019
  • 1,057Less than $10,000
  • 636$10,000 to $14,999
  • 495$15,000 to $19,999
  • 627$20,000 to $24,999
  • 468$25,000 to $29,999
  • 394$30,000 to $34,999
  • 401$35,000 to $39,999
  • 262$40,000 to $44,999
  • 324$45,000 to $49,999
  • 755$50,000 to $59,999
  • 885$60,000 to $74,999
  • 775$75,000 to $99,999
  • 530$100,000 to $124,999
  • 302$125,000 to $149,999
  • 198$150,000 to $199,999
  • 65$200,000 or more
  • Estimate of home value of owner-occupied houses/condos in 2019 in zip code 19604

  • Estimate of home value of owner-occupied houses/condos in 2019 in zip code 19604
  • 30Less than $10,000
  • 62$15,000 to $19,999
  • 22$20,000 to $24,999
  • 92$25,000 to $29,999
  • 101$30,000 to $34,999
  • 198$35,000 to $39,999
  • 283$40,000 to $49,999
  • 295$50,000 to $59,999
  • 358$60,000 to $69,999
  • 316$70,000 to $79,999
  • 227$80,000 to $89,999
  • 186$90,000 to $99,999
  • 300$100,000 to $124,999
  • 183$125,000 to $149,999
  • 350$150,000 to $174,999
  • 166$175,000 to $199,999
  • 134$200,000 to $249,999
  • 21$250,000 to $299,999
  • 85$300,000 to $399,999
  • 5$400,000 to $499,999
  • 10$500,000 to $749,999
  • 40$750,000 to $999,999
  • Rent paid by renters in 2019 in zip code 19604

  • Rent paid by renters in 2019 in zip code 19604
  • 45Less than $100
  • 58$100 to $149
  • 32$150 to $199
  • 90$200 to $249
  • 15$250 to $299
  • 17$300 to $349
  • 84$350 to $399
  • 96$400 to $449
  • 92$450 to $499
  • 284$500 to $549
  • 339$550 to $599
  • 569$600 to $649
  • 535$650 to $699
  • 355$700 to $749
  • 425$750 to $799
  • 492$800 to $899
  • 138$900 to $999
  • 404$1,000 to $1,249
  • 4$1,500 to $1,999
  • 146No cash rent

Median gross rent in 2019: $920.

Estimated median house (or condo) value in 2019 for:

  • White Non-Hispanic householders: $86,635
  • Black or African American householders: $96,520
  • American Indian or Alaska Native householders: $62,990
  • Asian householders: $87,992
  • Some other race householders: $82,565
  • Two or more races householders: $83,341
  • Hispanic or Latino householders: $81,790

Estimated median house or condo value in 2019: $86,248
19604:

$86,248
Pennsylvania:

$192,600
Lower value quartile - upper value quartile: $58,751 - $141,553

Mean price in 2019:

Detached houses: $182,322
Here:

$182,322
State:

$255,931

Townhouses or other attached units: $94,245
Here:

$94,245
State:

$201,403

In 2-unit structures: $417,949
Here:

$417,949
State:

$189,304

In 3-to-4-unit structures: $44,576
Here:

$44,576
State:

$200,358

In 5-or-more-unit structures: $107,977
Here:

$107,977
State:

$294,099
Owners and renters by unit type in zip code 19604
Breakdown of mean house values by ages of householders

Housing units in structures:

  • One, detached: 1,117
  • One, attached: 5,860
  • Two: 1,078
  • 3 or 4: 692
  • 5 to 9: 184
  • 10 to 19: 147
  • 20 to 49: 64
  • 50 or more: 215
  • Mobile homes: 25
  • Boats, RVs, vans, etc.: 8

Unemployment: 10.3%

  • Means of transportation to work in zip code 19604

  • Means of transportation to work in zip code 19604
  • 54.1%6,241Drove a car alone
  • 25.5%2,944Carpooled
  • 4.0%459Bus or trolley bus
  • 0.6%75Taxi
  • 0.7%78Bicycle
  • 6.1%701Walked
  • 6.6%757Other means
  • 2.3%268Worked at home
  • Travel time to work (commute) in zip code 19604

  • Travel time to work (commute) in zip code 19604
  • 136Less than 5 minutes
  • 1,2145 to 9 minutes
  • 1,50710 to 14 minutes
  • 2,11715 to 19 minutes
  • 1,42820 to 24 minutes
  • 1,03025 to 29 minutes
  • 1,22230 to 34 minutes
  • 14635 to 39 minutes
  • 32440 to 44 minutes
  • 99645 to 59 minutes
  • 70960 to 89 minutes
  • 39790 or more minutes

Neighborhoods in zip code 19604:

Percentage of zip code residents living and working in this county: 80.6%

Household type by relationship:

Households: 28,655
  • Male householders: 3,781 (865 living alone), Female householders: 4,597 (1,035 living alone)
  • 2,971 spouses (2,971 opposite-sex spouses), 922 unmarried partners, (889 opposite-sex unmarried partners), 10,949 children (10,179 natural, 73 adopted, 696 stepchildren), 1,133 grandchildren, 449 brothers or sisters, 792 parents, 0 foster children, 1,021 other relatives, 936 non-relatives
  • In group quarters: 1,102 (-1 institutionalized population)

Size of family households: 1,614 2-persons, 1,278 3-persons, 1,359 4-persons, 1,122 5-persons, 314 6-persons, 382 7-or-more-persons

Size of nonfamily households: 1,899 1-person, 278 2-persons, 35 3-persons, 7 4-persons, 47 5-persons

3,291 married couples with children.
4,072 single-parent households (703 men, 3,369 women).

41.6% of residents of 19604 zip code speak English at home.
56.2% of residents speak Spanish at home (58% very well, 13% well, 16% not well, 12% not at all).
1.1% of residents speak other Indo-European language at home (57% very well, 25% well, 14% not well, 4% not at all).
0.3% of residents speak Asian or Pacific Island language at home (38% very well, 40% well, 23% not well).
0.7% of residents speak other language at home (64% very well, 36% well).

Foreign born population: 6,065 (21.2%)
(37.7% of them are naturalized citizens)
This zip code:

21.2%
Whole state:

7.0%
Most common places of birth for foreign-born residents
  • 48%Dominica
  • 29%Honduras
  • 5%Guatemala
  • 4%El Salvador
  • 3%Costa Rica
  • 3%Grenada
  • 2%Chile
Most common first ancestries reported in 19604
  • 5%German
  • 3%American
  • 1%Italian
  • 1%Pennsylvania German
  • 1%Polish
  • 1%African
  • 1%Irish
Year of entry for the foreign-born population
  • Year of entry for the foreign-born population
  • 4,1592010 or later
  • 2,9382000 to 2009
  • 1,8671990 to 1999
  • 2,083Before 1990
There are 53 Medical Specialists in Zip Code 19604.

Facilities with environmental interests located in this zip code:

  • AMERICAN COLOR & CHEM CORP (12TH & BERN STS in READING, PA)
    (Integrated Compliance Information System) - ICIS-03-1991-0179, FORMAL ENFORCEMENT ACTION
    COMPLIANCE ACTIVITY (Tracking inspections of insecticide, fungicide, and rodenticide, and toxic substances)
    (Resource Conservation and Recovery Act (tracking hazardous waste))
    Business NAICS classification: CYCLIC CRUDE AND INTERMEDIATE MANUFACTURING.
    Organizations: CIBA-GEIGY CORPORATION (CONTACT/OPERATOR)
  • BERKS AREA READING TRANSP AUTH (1700 N 11TH ST in READING, PA)
    STATE MASTER (Pennsylvania database) - RCRIS-PAD063881858, HAZARDOUS WASTE PROGRAM
    Small Quantity Generators, between 100 kg and 1000 kg of hazardous waste/month (Resource Conservation and Recovery Act (tracking hazardous waste)) - notification
    Organizations: OPERNAME (CONTACT/OPERATOR)
  • AT&T MICROELECTRONICS READING (2136 NORTH 13TH STREET in READING, PA)
    (Resource Conservation and Recovery Act (tracking hazardous waste))
    Organizations: OPERNAME (CONTACT/OPERATOR) , READING LTD PARTNERSHIP (CONTACT/OWNER)
    Alternative names: AT&T TECHNOLOGIES INC
  • BACHMAN IRON WORKS INC (1645 N NINETH DT in READING, PA)
    Small Quantity Generators, between 100 kg and 1000 kg of hazardous waste/month (Resource Conservation and Recovery Act (tracking hazardous waste)) - notification
    Organizations: OPERNAME (CONTACT/OPERATOR)
  • BERKS PRODS CORP/FUEL OIL TRUC (HESS'S EQUIPMENT RENTAL in READING, PA)
    National Pollutant Discharge Elimination System NON-MAJOR (Tracking pollutant discharge elimination systems) - permit
    Business SIC classification: FUEL OIL DEALERS
    Alternative names: BERKS PROD CORP

Zip code 19604 marital status for males
Zip code 19604 marital status for females

Housing units lacking complete plumbing facilities: 1.5%
Housing units lacking complete kitchen facilities: 3.2%

Most commonly used house heating fuel
  • 59.3%Utility gas
  • 20.9%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 17.9%Electricity
  • 1.5%Bottled, tank, or LP gas

Population in 1990: 22,987. Population change in the 1990s: +945 (+4.1%).

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

  • This state: 13,268
  • Northeast: 3,689
  • Midwest: 316
  • South: 601
  • West: 128

55% of the 19604 zip code residents lived in the same house 5 years ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 70% lived in this county.
   Out of people who lived in different counties, 50% lived in Pennsylvania.

87% of the 19604 zip code residents lived in the same house 1 year ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 69% moved from this county.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 17% moved from different county within same state.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 7% moved from different state.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 7% moved from abroad.

Year householders moved into unit in Reading, PA (19604)

Private vs. public school enrollment:

Students in private schools in grades 1 to 8 (elementary and middle school): 195
Here:

4.4%
Pennsylvania:

13.5%
Students in private schools in grades 9 to 12 (high school): 184
Here:

9.3%
Pennsylvania:

13.5%
Students in private undergraduate colleges: 969
Here:

46.3%
Pennsylvania:

38.5%
Educational Attainment in 2019
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2019
Class of Workers in 2019
Occupation by median earnings in the past 12 months
  • Occupation by median earnings in the past 12 months ($)
  • 61,331Law enforcement workers including supervisors
  • 58,857Health diagnosing and treating practitioners and other technical occupations
  • 58,255Architecture and engineering occupations
  • 48,158Computer and mathematical occupations
  • 45,292Community and social service occupations
  • 38,958Construction and extraction occupations

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

  • ST JOSEPH REGIONAL HEALTH NETW (12TH AND WALNUT ST) : $178,880 in 4 contracts from 2002 to 2006
    $50,000 with Department of Veterans Affairs for General Health Care Services. Signed on 2002-09-15. Completion date: 2003-09-15.
    $42,960 with Department of Veterans Affairs for Lease or Rental of Facilities -- Laboratories and Clinics. Signed on 2006-08-31. Effective on 2006-10-01. Completion date: 2006-10-01.
    $42,960, same as above. Signed on 2005-09-12. Effective on 2005-09-01. Completion date: 2006-08-31.
    $42,960, same as above. Signed on 2004-09-15. Completion date: 2005-08-30.
  • ST JOSEPH'S REGIONAL HEALTH NE (12TH & WALNUT) : $137,000 in 4 contracts from 2000 to 2001
    $120,000 with Department of Veterans Affairs for General Health Care Services. Signed on 2001-09-15. Completion date: 2001-09-15.
    $10,000, same as above. Signed on 2000-09-15. Completion date: 2000-09-15.
    $5,000, same as above. Signed on 2000-12-15. Completion date: 2001-09-15.
    $2,000, same as above. Signed on 2000-06-15. Completion date: 2000-09-15.
  • AUSTIN HARDWARE & SUPPLY, INC. (1001 ROCKLAND ST; small business) : $62,669 in 10 contracts from 2005 to 2006
    Contracts for Hardware, Weapon System, Vehicular Cab, Body, and Frame Structural Components, Vehicular Furniture and Accessories, Fastening Device, and more by Defense Logistics Agency
    Signed by year: 2000: $0; 2001: $0; 2002: $0; 2003: $0; 2004: $0; 2005: $32,033; 2006: $30,636.

    Biggest contracts:
    $24,354 with Defense Logistics Agency for Hardware, Weapon System. Signed on 2006-02-07. Completion date: 2006-04-26.
    $8,475 with Defense Logistics Agency for Vehicular Cab, Body, and Frame Structural Components. Signed on 2005-12-15. Completion date: 2006-02-23.
    $5,065 with Defense Logistics Agency for Vehicular Furniture and Accessories. Signed on 2005-11-16. Completion date: 2006-01-15.
    $4,795, same as above. Signed on 2005-02-25. Completion date: 2005-05-14.
  • PERROTTO BUILDERS LTD INC (1209 N 11TH ST; small business)
    $8,600 with U.S. Army Corps of Engineers - civil program financing only for Maintenance, Repair or Alteration of Real Property -- Other Non-Building Facilities. Signed on 2000-09-25. Completion date: 2000-11-30.

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

  • Administrative and Support and Waste Management and Remediation Services: Temporary Help Services (500-999 employees: 1 establishment)
  • Construction: Masonry Contractors (100-249: 1, 10-19: 2)
  • Health Care and Social Assistance: Offices of Physicians (except Mental Health Specialists) (20-49: 1, 10-19: 1, 5-9: 4, 1-4: 2)
  • Construction: Electrical Contractors (50-99: 1, 1-4: 1)

Age and Sex of Sensory-Disabled Noninstitutionalized Residents
Age and Sex of Physically-Disabled Noninstitutionalized Residents
Age and Sex of Mentally-Disabled Noninstitutionalized Residents
Age and Sex of Self-Care Disabled Noninstitutionalized Residents
Age and Sex of Go-Outside-Home Disabled Noninstitutionalized Residents
Age and Sex of Noninstitutionalized Residents with Employment Disability

People in group quarters in 2010:

  • 1,094 people in college/university student housing
  • 3 people in group homes intended for adults

People in group quarters in 2000:

  • 886 people in college dormitories (includes college quarters off campus)
  • 34 people in nursing homes
  • 9 people in religious group quarters

Fatal accident statistics in 2012:

  • Fatal accident count: 1
  • Vehicles involved in fatal accidents: 9
  • Fatal accidents caused by drunken drivers: 1
  • Fatalities: 1
  • Persons involved in fatal accidents: 5
  • Pedestrians involved in fatal accidents: 0

Fatal accident statistics in 2011:

  • Fatal accident count: 1
  • Vehicles involved in fatal accidents: 1
  • Fatal accidents caused by drunken drivers: 0
  • Fatalities: 1
  • Persons involved in fatal accidents: 2
  • Pedestrians involved in fatal accidents: 0
Home Mortgage Disclosure Act Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 6 full and 8 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 ORIGINATED151$71,218113$58,348117$81,82977$16,6431$94,00074$49,3800$0
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED2$99,5858$46,10314$76,5685$14,4000$02$58,7100$0
APPLICATIONS DENIED39$67,01328$42,740136$72,447140$17,1963$116,33340$52,2451$40,000
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN13$80,13815$74,77263$83,2148$41,0290$011$45,6371$75,000
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS2$91,0002$48,97011$69,3253$24,8170$01$27,9400$0
Private Mortgage Insurance Companies Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 6 full and 6 partial tracts)
A) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
B) Refinancings
C) Non-occupant Loans on
< 5 Family Dwellings (A & B)
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED7$89,5493$114,3570$0
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED6$69,8801$48,0000$0
APPLICATIONS DENIED5$47,2780$04$41,000
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN0$00$00$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS1$41,0001$122,0001$41,000
Conventional Home Purchase Loans in zip code 19604
Conventional Home Purchase Loans in zip code 19604 - Value

2003 - 2018 National Fire Incident Reporting System (NFIRS) incidents

    Fire incident distribution by year According to the data from the years 2003 - 2018 the average number of fires per year is 16. The highest number of fires - 85 took place in 2017, and the least - 0 in 2011. The data has a growing trend.
    Fire incident types in Zip Code 19604 When looking into fire subcategories, the most reports belonged to: Structure Fires (68.0%), and Outside Fires (19.3%).

    • Fire incident types reported to NFIRS in Zip Code 19604
    • 17668.0%Structure Fires
    • 5019.3%Outside Fires
    • 186.9%Mobile Property/Vehicle Fires
    • 155.8%Other

See full 2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for zip code 19604, Pennsylvania

Most common first names in zip code 19604 among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
John24375.4 years
Mary19479.2 years
William19275.1 years
Robert16570.0 years
Charles15875.1 years
George14574.3 years
Anna13879.8 years
Helen11678.7 years
Joseph10875.5 years
Harry10775.9 years
Most common last names in zip code 19604 among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Miller10375.6 years
Smith7075.1 years
Moyer6575.4 years
Snyder5676.1 years
Brown4274.1 years
Fisher3479.2 years
Schaeffer2876.3 years
Wagner2573.4 years
Boyer2477.2 years
Wentzel2476.0 years
Businesses in zip code 19604
NameCountNameCount
CVS1MasterBrand Cabinets1
Domino's Pizza1McDonald's1
Haworth1Nike1
Kroger2U-Haul1
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