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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 2017: 27,220
Zip code population in 2010: 27,658
Zip code population in 2000: 23,932

Houses and condos: 9,461
Renter-occupied apartments: 4,075
% of renters here:

50%
State:

32%
March 2019 cost of living index in zip code 19604: 95.5 (near average, U.S. average is 100)

Land area: 2.2 sq. mi.
Water area: 0.0 sq. mi.
Population density: 12,397 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 2017:
This zip code:

2.2% ($1,781)
Pennsylvania:

1.6% ($2,855)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2017: $1,966 (2.3%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2017: $1,453 (2.3%)

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Males: 13,686  (50.3%)
Females: 13,533  (49.7%)

For population 25 years and over in 19604:

  • High school or higher: 65.7%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 8.8%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 2.6%
  • Unemployed: 11.0%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 25.7 minutes

For population 15 years and over in 19604:

  • Never married: 48.0%
  • Now married: 35.3%
  • Separated: 4.0%
  • Widowed: 3.6%
  • Divorced: 9.0%

Zip code 19604 compared to state average:

  • Median household income below state average.
  • Median house value significantly 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.
  • Renting percentage above state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly above state average.
  • House age significantly below state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher significantly below state average.
  • Races in zip code 19604 (2017)
    • 16,10067.3%Hispanic or Latino
    • 8,67636.3%White
    • 1,9518.2%Black
    • 4752.0%Two or more races
    • 3911.6%Asian
    • 440.2%American Indian
    • 180.08%Some other race
    • 30.01%Native Hawaiian and Other
      Pacific Islander
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Estimated median house/condo value in 2017: $80,518
19604:

$80,518
Pennsylvania:

$181,200



According to our research of Pennsylvania and other state lists, there were 59 registered sex offenders living in 19604 zip code as of January 25, 2020.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in zip code 19604 is 448 to 1.


Median resident age:
This zip code:

27.0 years
Pennsylvania median age:

40.8 years
Average household size:
This zip code:

3.2 people
Pennsylvania:

2.5 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 2017:
This zip code:

$36,400
Pennsylvania:

$59,195
Reading, PA (19604) map Nearest zip codes: 19602, 19601, 19611, 19560, 19605, 19606.
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Percentage of family households:
This zip code:

58.5%
Pennsylvania:

45.4%
Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This zip code:

9.9%
Pennsylvania:

6.4%
Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.1% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.0% of all households

Household received Food Stamps/SNAP in the past 12 months: 3,007
Household did not receive Food Stamps/SNAP in the past 12 months: 4,924


Women who had a birth in the past 12 months: 580 (216 now married, 357 unmarried)
Women who did not have a birth in the past 12 months: 6,751 (2,205 now married, 4,568 unmarried)


Housing units in zip code 19604 with a mortgage: 2,559 (105 second mortgage, 106 home equity loan, 12 both second mortgage and home equity loan)
Houses without a mortgage: 1,479

Median monthly owner costs for units with a mortgage: $984
Median monthly owner costs for units without a mortgage: $451

Residents with income below the poverty level in 2017:
This zip code:

31.6%
Whole state:

12.5%
Residents with income below 50% of the poverty level in 2017:
This zip code:

17.9%
Whole state:

6.5%
Median number of rooms in houses and condos:
Here:

6.7
State:

6.7
Median number of rooms in apartments:
Here:

5.3
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)
  • 02014 or later
  • 02010 to 2013
  • 912000 to 2009
  • 4201990 to 1999
  • 2111980 to 1989
  • 4181970 to 1979
  • 7601960 to 1969
  • 1,2581950 to 1959
  • 1,2321940 to 1949
  • 4,9041939 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)
  • 0no bedroom
  • 451 bedroom
  • 4772 bedrooms
  • 1,8363 bedrooms
  • 1,2494 bedrooms
  • 5845+ bedrooms
Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Reading, PA (19604)
  • Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Reading, PA (19604)
  • 137no bedroom
  • 7981 bedroom
  • 1,1112 bedrooms
  • 1,0073 bedrooms
  • 5604 bedrooms
  • 3425+ 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
  • 1,4531 vehicle
  • 1,5352 vehicles
  • 6663 vehicles
  • 674 vehicles
  • 65+ 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
  • 1,319no vehicle
  • 1,9931 vehicle
  • 5792 vehicles
  • 1273 vehicles
  • 04 vehicles
  • 255+ vehicles

  • Zip code 19604 household income distribution in 2017

  • Zip code 19604 household income distribution in 2017
  • 882Less than $10,000
  • 706$10,000 to $14,999
  • 608$15,000 to $19,999
  • 629$20,000 to $24,999
  • 636$25,000 to $29,999
  • 415$30,000 to $34,999
  • 379$35,000 to $39,999
  • 509$40,000 to $44,999
  • 311$45,000 to $49,999
  • 864$50,000 to $59,999
  • 632$60,000 to $74,999
  • 683$75,000 to $99,999
  • 363$100,000 to $124,999
  • 159$125,000 to $149,999
  • 69$150,000 to $199,999
  • 64$200,000 or more
  • Estimate of home value of owner-occupied houses/condos in 2017 in zip code 19604

  • Estimate of home value of owner-occupied houses/condos in 2017 in zip code 19604
  • 49Less than $10,000
  • 12$15,000 to $19,999
  • 106$20,000 to $24,999
  • 178$25,000 to $29,999
  • 105$30,000 to $34,999
  • 199$35,000 to $39,999
  • 282$40,000 to $49,999
  • 328$50,000 to $59,999
  • 408$60,000 to $69,999
  • 440$70,000 to $79,999
  • 229$80,000 to $89,999
  • 193$90,000 to $99,999
  • 271$100,000 to $124,999
  • 109$125,000 to $149,999
  • 290$150,000 to $174,999
  • 158$175,000 to $199,999
  • 139$200,000 to $249,999
  • 39$250,000 to $299,999
  • 25$300,000 to $399,999
  • 5$400,000 to $499,999
  • 7$500,000 to $749,999
  • Rent paid by renters in 2017 in zip code 19604

  • Rent paid by renters in 2017 in zip code 19604
  • 21Less than $100
  • 18$100 to $149
  • 30$150 to $199
  • 50$200 to $249
  • 25$250 to $299
  • 36$300 to $349
  • 81$350 to $399
  • 147$400 to $449
  • 160$450 to $499
  • 249$500 to $549
  • 343$550 to $599
  • 629$600 to $649
  • 569$650 to $699
  • 372$700 to $749
  • 311$750 to $799
  • 320$800 to $899
  • 116$900 to $999
  • 229$1,000 to $1,249
  • 6$1,250 to $1,499
  • 5$1,500 to $1,999
  • 125No cash rent

Median gross rent in 2017: $912.


Median price asked for vacant for-sale houses and condos in 2017: $113,169.

Estimated median house (or condo) value in 2017 for:

  • White Non-Hispanic householders: $80,879
  • Black or African American householders: $90,107
  • American Indian or Alaska Native householders: $58,805
  • Asian householders: $82,146
  • Some other race householders: $77,079
  • Two or more races householders: $77,803
  • Hispanic or Latino householders: $76,356

Estimated median house or condo value in 2017: $80,518
19604:

$80,518
Pennsylvania:

$181,200
Lower value quartile - upper value quartile: $53,720 - $117,497

Mean price in 2017:

Detached houses: $240,368
Here:

$240,368
State:

$246,314

Townhouses or other attached units: $106,603
Here:

$106,603
State:

$185,143

In 2-unit structures: $321,344
Here:

$321,344
State:

$167,412

In 3-to-4-unit structures: $227,241
Here:

$227,241
State:

$239,223

In 5-or-more-unit structures: $337,191
Here:

$337,191
State:

$279,683

Mobile homes: $153,636
Here:

$153,636
State:

$63,273
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: 1,128
  • One, attached: 6,077
  • Two: 1,004
  • 3 or 4: 726
  • 5 to 9: 193
  • 10 to 19: 146
  • 20 to 49: 53
  • 50 or more: 105
  • Mobile homes: 19
  • Boats, RVs, vans, etc.: 5

Unemployment: 11.0%

  • Means of transportation to work in zip code 19604

  • Means of transportation to work in zip code 19604
  • 55.8%6,199Drove a car alone
  • 24.9%2,769Carpooled
  • 4.7%525Bus or trolley bus
  • 0.6%69Taxi
  • 0.1%13Motorcycle
  • 0.7%77Bicycle
  • 7.4%824Walked
  • 2.4%270Other means
  • 2.3%255Worked at home
  • Travel time to work (commute) in zip code 19604

  • Travel time to work (commute) in zip code 19604
  • 151Less than 5 minutes
  • 1,0655 to 9 minutes
  • 1,68910 to 14 minutes
  • 2,07115 to 19 minutes
  • 1,34320 to 24 minutes
  • 80125 to 29 minutes
  • 1,45830 to 34 minutes
  • 8735 to 39 minutes
  • 35340 to 44 minutes
  • 1,03445 to 59 minutes
  • 53560 to 89 minutes
  • 22590 or more minutes

Neighborhoods in zip code 19604:

Percentage of zip code residents living and working in this county: 84.3%

Household type by relationship:

Households: 26,090
  • In family households: 23,008 (2,498 male householders, 3,307 female householders)
    2,846 spouses, 10,175 children (9,570 natural, 136 adopted, 470 stepchildren), 1,119 grandchildren, 539 brothers or sisters, 425 parents, 922 other relatives, 935 non-relatives
  • In nonfamily households: 3,063 (1,142 male householders (868 living alone)), 1,162 female householders (978 living alone)), 758 nonrelatives
  • In group quarters: 1,122 (44 institutionalized population)

Size of family households: 1,568 2-persons, 1,255 3-persons, 1,329 4-persons, 837 5-persons, 409 6-persons, 391 7-or-more-persons

Size of nonfamily households: 1,846 1-person, 332 2-persons, 78 3-persons, 5 4-persons, 42 5-persons

3,113 married couples with children.
3,831 single-parent households (917 men, 2,914 women).

42.7% of residents of 19604 zip code speak English at home.
55.4% of residents speak Spanish at home (56% very well, 15% well, 17% not well, 12% not at all).
1.3% of residents speak other Indo-European language at home (63% very well, 26% well, 7% not well, 4% not at all).
0.4% of residents speak Asian or Pacific Island language at home (26% very well, 40% well, 34% not well).
0.1% of residents speak other language at home (100% very well).

Foreign born population: 5,863 (21.5%)
(37.0% of them are naturalized citizens)
This zip code:

21.5%
Whole state:

7.0%
Most common places of birth for foreign-born residents
  • 40%Dominica
  • 4%Costa Rica
  • 3%Grenada
  • 2%Guatemala
  • 2%El Salvador
  • 1%Chile
  • 1%Colombia
Most common first ancestries reported in 19604
  • 6%German
  • 2%Italian
  • 2%American
  • 1%Irish
  • 1%Polish
  • 1%Pennsylvania German
  • 1%Haitian
Year of entry for the foreign-born population
  • Year of entry for the foreign-born population
  • 2,8582010 or later
  • 3,0922000 to 2009
  • 1,9671990 to 1999
  • 1,858Before 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: 4.2%
Housing units lacking complete kitchen facilities: 5.5%

Most commonly used house heating fuel
  • 54.7%Utility gas
  • 27.0%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 16.7%Electricity
  • 1.4%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: 13,186
  • Northeast: 3,690
  • Midwest: 277
  • South: 612
  • West: 78

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, 81% moved from this county.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 6% 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, 4% 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): 149
Here:

3.9%
Pennsylvania:

13.8%
Students in private schools in grades 9 to 12 (high school): 324
Here:

15.3%
Pennsylvania:

13.0%
Students in private undergraduate colleges: 1,038
Here:

52.2%
Pennsylvania:

37.8%
Educational Attainment in 2017
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2017
Class of Workers in 2017
Occupation by median earnings in the past 12 months
  • Occupation by median earnings in the past 12 months ($)
  • 88,539Health diagnosing and treating practitioners and other technical occupations
  • 55,728Architecture and engineering occupations
  • 42,807Business and financial operations occupations
  • 41,315Community and social service occupations
  • 34,942Management occupations
  • 33,046Computer and mathematical 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
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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