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Population in 2017: 10,260 (100% urban, 0% rural).
Population change since 2000: -9.1%
 
Males: 4,741  (46.2%)
Females: 5,519  (53.8%)
Median resident age:

38.2 years
Ohio median age:

39.3 years

Zip codes: 45215.

Estimated median household income in 2017: $52,597 (it was $39,140 in 2000)
Reading:

$52,597
OH:

$54,021

Estimated per capita income in 2017: $33,159 (it was $23,527 in 2000)

Reading city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2017: $134,076 (it was $96,400 in 2000)
Reading:

$134,076
OH:

$144,200

Mean prices in 2017: all housing units: $208,690; detached houses: $215,303; townhouses or other attached units: $178,426; in 2-unit structures: $128,262; in 3-to-4-unit structures: $161,075; in 5-or-more-unit structures: $178,691; mobile homes: $80,175

Median gross rent in 2017: $702.

March 2019 cost of living index in Reading: 88.0 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2017: 13.5%
(11.9% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 31.3% for Black residents, 28.2% for two or more races residents)
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  • Races in Reading, OH (2010)
    • 9,15288.1%White alone
    • 7517.2%Black alone
    • 1791.7%Two or more races
    • 1751.7%Hispanic
    • 1001.0%Asian alone
    • 100.10%American Indian alone
    • 140.1%Other race alone
    • 40.04%Native Hawaiian and Other
      Pacific Islander alone

Races in Reading detailed stats: ancestries, foreign born residents, place of birth

Crime rates in Reading by year

Type

2005

2006

2007

2008

2009

2010

2017

Murders
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(9.7)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(9.7)
Rapes
(per 100,000)
13
(123.5)
7
(67.7)
7
(70.5)
16
(155.5)
5
(47.9)
7
(66.9)
4
(38.8)
Robberies
(per 100,000)
16
(152.0)
17
(164.5)
15
(151.0)
10
(97.2)
16
(153.2)
11
(105.1)
7
(67.9)
Assaults
(per 100,000)
15
(142.5)
11
(106.5)
7
(70.5)
3
(29.2)
5
(47.9)
6
(57.3)
16
(155.2)
Burglaries
(per 100,000)
61
(579.5)
48
(464.5)
67
(674.3)
70
(680.4)
67
(641.4)
80
(764.2)
52
(504.5)
Thefts
(per 100,000)
253
(2,404)
309
(2,990)
277
(2,788)
324
(3,149)
290
(2,776)
313
(2,990)
232
(2,251)
Auto thefts
(per 100,000)
42
(399.0)
59
(571.0)
46
(463.0)
28
(272.2)
31
(296.8)
19
(181.5)
7
(67.9)
Arson
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
2
(19.4)
0
(0.0)
4
(38.9)
2
(19.1)
1
(9.6)
0
(0.0)
City-Data.com crime index (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 274.0)341.5322.7311.5374.2273.5284.1232.7

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City-data.com crime index in Reading, OH

Crime rate in Reading detailed stats: murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, arson

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2018, including police officers: 24 (20 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.82
Ohio average:

1.27
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Ancestries: German (27.2%), American (17.7%), Irish (7.7%), English (6.3%), Italian (2.8%), Senegalese (2.6%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Land area: 2.92 square miles.

Population density: 3,514 people per square mile   (average).

Reading, Ohio map

504 residents are foreign born (2.3% Africa, 1.1% Europe, 0.9% Asia).

This city:

4.8%
Ohio:

100.0%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2017: $1,862 (1.5%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2017: $1,857 (1.6%)

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Cincinnati, OH (6.9 miles , pop. 331,285).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Chicago, IL (248.6 miles , pop. 2,896,016).

Nearest cities:

Lockland, OH (1.0 miles ),
Arlington Heights, OH (1.0 miles ),
Lincoln Heights, OH (1.3 miles ),
Evendale, OH (1.3 miles ),
Amberley, OH (1.4 miles ),
Wyoming, OH (1.4 miles ),
Dillonvale, OH (1.4 miles ),
Golf Manor, OH (1.6 miles )

Latitude: 39.22 N, Longitude: 84.44 W

Daytime population change due to commuting: -190 (-1.8%)
Workers who live and work in this city: 619 (11.7%)

Distribution of median household income in Reading, OH in 2017
Distribution of house value in Reading, OH in 2017

Property values in Reading, OH

Reading satellite photo by USGS

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 14 buildings, average cost: $78,000
  • 1998: 2 buildings, average cost: $44,000
  • 2007: 1 building, cost: $100,000
  • 2010: 2 buildings, average cost: $150,000
  • 2011: 2 buildings, average cost: $150,000
  • 2013: 2 buildings, average cost: $125,000
  • 2014: 2 buildings, average cost: $125,000
  • 2015: 1 building, cost: $125,000
  • 2016: 1 building, cost: $125,000
  • 2017: 2 buildings, average cost: $125,000
Number of permits per 10,000 Reading, OH residents
Average permit cost in Reading, OH
Unemployment in March 2019:
Here:

3.5%
Ohio:

4.1%
Historical population in Reading, OH
Historical housing units in Reading, OH
Most common industries in Reading, OH (%)
Both Males Females
Most common industries in 2000
  • Construction (8.2%)
  • Health care (8.1%)
  • Accommodation & food services (6.4%)
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (6.3%)
  • Educational services (5.7%)
  • Public administration (4.0%)
  • Chemicals (3.5%)
Most common industries for males in 2000
  • Construction (13.5%)
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (7.0%)
  • Public administration (5.9%)
  • Chemicals (4.8%)
  • Accommodation & food services (4.6%)
  • Metal & metal products (4.0%)
  • Repair & maintenance (4.0%)
Most common industries for females in 2000
  • Health care (13.7%)
  • Accommodation & food services (8.4%)
  • Educational services (8.3%)
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (5.5%)
  • Finance & insurance (4.9%)
  • Food & beverage stores (4.2%)
  • Personal & laundry services (3.7%)
Most common occupations in Reading, OH (%)
Both Males Females
Most common occupations in 2000
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (5.1%)
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (4.7%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (4.0%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (4.0%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (3.5%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair workers, including supervisors (3.5%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (3.4%)
Most common occupations for males in 2000
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair workers, including supervisors (6.6%)
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (6.2%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (5.1%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (4.3%)
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (4.3%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (3.8%)
  • Laborers and material movers, hand (3.7%)
Most common occupations for females in 2000
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (7.0%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (6.5%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (5.1%)
  • Information and record clerks, except customer service representatives (4.7%)
  • Cashiers (4.4%)
  • Customer service representatives (3.9%)
  • Bookkeeping, accounting, and auditing clerks (3.7%)

Average climate in Reading, Ohio

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Reading, Ohio average temperatures Reading, Ohio average precipitation Reading, Ohio humidity Reading, Ohio wind speed Reading, Ohio snowfall Reading, Ohio sunshine Reading, Ohio clear and cloudy days

Reading, Ohio environmental map by EPA

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Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)
AQI CO NO2 SO2 Ozone PM10 PM2.5
Air Quality Index

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2018 was 86.5. This is about average.

City:

86.5
U.S.:

74.2
Carbon Monoxide Level

Carbon Monoxide (CO) [ppm] level in 2018 was 0.196. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 2.5 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.196
U.S.:

0.267
Nitrogen Dioxide Level

Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2) [ppb] level in 2018 was 8.22. This is significantly worse than average. Closest monitor was 2.5 miles away from the city center.

City:

8.22
U.S.:

5.56
Sulfur Dioxide Level

Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2018 was 0.585. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 2.5 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.585
U.S.:

1.789
Ozone Level

Ozone [ppb] level in 2018 was 26.8. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 2.5 miles away from the city center.

City:

26.8
U.S.:

33.3
Particulate Matter Level

Particulate Matter (PM10) [µg/m3] level in 2018 was 18.3. This is about average. Closest monitor was 0.8 miles away from the city center.

City:

18.3
U.S.:

19.6
Particulate Matter Level

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2018 was 9.46. This is about average. Closest monitor was 2.9 miles away from the city center.

City:

9.46
U.S.:

8.46

Tornado activity:

Reading-area historical tornado activity is slightly above Ohio state average. It is 65% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 4/3/1974, a category F5 (max. wind speeds 261-318 mph) tornado 10.2 miles away from the Reading city center killed 3 people and injured 210 people.

On 4/3/1974, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 3.7 miles away from the city center killed 2 people and injured 39 people and caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Reading-area historical earthquake activity is slightly above Ohio state average. It is 79% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 7/27/1980 at 18:52:21, a magnitude 5.2 (5.1 MB, 4.7 MS, 5.0 UK, 5.2 UK, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 75.3 miles away from Reading center
On 4/18/2008 at 09:36:59, a magnitude 5.4 (5.1 MB, 4.8 MS, 5.4 MW, 5.2 MW, Depth: 8.9 mi) earthquake occurred 193.2 miles away from the city center
On 9/7/1988 at 02:28:09, a magnitude 4.6 (4.5 MB, 4.6 LG, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 80.6 miles away from the city center
On 6/10/1987 at 23:48:54, a magnitude 5.1 (4.9 MB, 4.4 MS, 4.6 MS, 5.1 LG) earthquake occurred 187.2 miles away from Reading center
On 7/12/1986 at 08:19:37, a magnitude 4.5 (4.5 MB) earthquake occurred 91.0 miles away from Reading center
On 6/18/2002 at 17:37:15, a magnitude 5.0 (4.3 MB, 4.6 MW, 5.0 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 199.8 miles away from Reading center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), surface-wave magnitude (MS), moment magnitude (MW)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Hamilton County (13) is near the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 10
Emergencies Declared: 3

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 7, Storms: 6, Tornadoes: 2, Blizzard: 1, Heavy Rain: 1, Hurricane: 1, Mudslide: 1, Snow: 1, Snowstorm: 1, Tropical Depression: 1, Wind: 1 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Reading topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers near Reading:

  • LIGHTHOUSE POINTE HEALTH CARE CENTER (Nursing Home, about 1 miles away; CINCINNATI, OH)
  • MOUNT NOTRE DAME HEALTH CENTER (Nursing Home, about 1 miles away; CINCINNATI, OH)
  • LINDY MANOR NURSING HOME (Nursing Home, about 2 miles away; LINCOLN HEIGHTS, OH)
  • MIKE AN GROUP-HUNSFORD (Hospital, about 2 miles away; CINCINNATI, OH)
  • GRACEWORKS ENHANCED LIVING-OHIO HOME (Hospital, about 2 miles away; CINCINNATI, OH)
  • OHIO FIRST HOME HEALTHCARE, INC (Home Health Center, about 3 miles away; CINCINNATI, OH)
  • DCI - AT DRAKE CENTER (Dialysis Facility, about 3 miles away; CINCINNATI, OH)

Amtrak stations near Reading:

  • 10 miles: CINCINNATI (1301 WESTERN AVE.) . Services: ticket office, fully wheelchair accessible, enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, public payphones, full-service food facilities, free short-term parking, paid long-term parking, taxi stand.
  • 14 miles: HAMILTON (M. L. KING BLVD AT HENRY ST.) . Services: public payphones, free short-term parking, call for taxi service, public transit connection.

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Reading:

  • University of Cincinnati-Blue Ash College (about 3 miles; Blue Ash, OH; Full-time enrollment: 3,711)
  • Xavier University (about 6 miles; Cincinnati, OH; FT enrollment: 6,143)
  • Cincinnati State Technical and Community College (about 8 miles; Cincinnati, OH; FT enrollment: 8,757)
  • University of Cincinnati-Main Campus (about 8 miles; Cincinnati, OH; FT enrollment: 28,747)
  • Miami University-Hamilton (about 13 miles; Hamilton, OH; FT enrollment: 2,906)
  • Northern Kentucky University (about 14 miles; Highland Heights, KY; FT enrollment: 12,059)
  • College of Mount St Joseph (about 14 miles; Cincinnati, OH; FT enrollment: 2,073)

Public high school in Reading:

Public elementary/middle schools in Reading:

Private elementary/middle school in Reading:

  • STS PETER & PAUL ACADEMY (Students: 88, Location: 231 CLARK RD, Grades: KG-8)
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Points of interest:

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Notable locations in Reading: Reading Municipal Building (A), Valley Branch Public Library (B), Reading Police Department (C), Reading Fire Department Valley Station (D), Reading Fire Department Hilltop Station (E). Display/hide their locations on the map

Churches in Reading include: First Southern Baptist Church of Reading (A), Saints Peter and Paul Catholic Church of Reading (B), Saint John United Church of Christ (C), Saint Paul Evangelical Lutheran Church (D), Valley Baptist Church (E). Display/hide their locations on the map

Cemeteries: Saints Peter and Paul Cemetery (1), Mount Notre Dame Cemetery (2), Reading Lockland Cemetery (3). Display/hide their locations on the map

Parks in Reading include: Centennial Park (1), Koening Park (2). Display/hide their locations on the map

Birthplace of: Ed Biles - Football player and coach.

Hamilton County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level greater than 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Highest Potential
Average household size:
This city:

2.3 people
Ohio:

2.4 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:

57.6%
Whole state:

65.0%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:

6.8%
Whole state:

6.8%


Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.2% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.2% of all households
73 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities in 2010
17 people in other noninstitutional facilities in 2010
115 people in nursing homes in 2000
66 people in religious group quarters in 2000

Banks with branches in Reading (2011 data):

  • Valley Central Savings Bank: at 115 West Benson Street, branch established on 1884/01/01. Info updated 2012/01/04: Bank assets: $87.4 mil, Deposits: $60.2 mil, local headquarters, positive income, 1 total offices

For population 15 years and over in Reading:

Marital status in Reading, OH
  • Never married: 36.3%
  • Now married: 42.3%
  • Separated: 2.4%
  • Widowed: 6.5%
  • Divorced: 12.5%

For population 25 years and over in Reading:

  • High school or higher: 87.5%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 20.3%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 5.9%
  • Unemployed: 4.2%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 19.2 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2017
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2017
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

10.6
Ohio average:

10.7

Travel time (in minutes) to work in 2017
Means of transportation to work in 2017 - Reading
Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Reading, OH (based on Hamilton County data)

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Catholic205,09483
Evangelical Protestant93,166269
Mainline Protestant76,354188
Other21,69964
Black Protestant20,81455
Orthodox3,8797
None381,368-
Source: Clifford Grammich, Kirk Hadaway, Richard Houseal, Dale E.Jones, Alexei Krindatch, Richie Stanley and Richard H.Taylor. 2012. 2010 U.S.Religion Census: Religious Congregations & Membership Study. Association of Statisticians of American Religious Bodies. Jones, Dale E., et al. 2002. Congregations and Membership in the United States 2000. Nashville, TN: Glenmary Research Center. Graphs represent county-level data

Food Environment Statistics:

Number of grocery stores: 155
Here:

1.82 / 10,000 pop.
Ohio:

1.89 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 10
This county:

0.12 / 10,000 pop.
Ohio:

0.13 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 127
This county:

1.49 / 10,000 pop.
State:

1.25 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 227
Hamilton County:

2.66 / 10,000 pop.
Ohio:

2.93 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 639
Hamilton County:

7.48 / 10,000 pop.
State:

6.25 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
Here:

9.8%
Ohio:

10.3%
Adult obesity rate:
Hamilton County:

26.6%
Ohio:

29.1%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
This county:

11.7%
Ohio:

11.9%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
Here:

55.9%
Ohio:

49.6%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
Reading:

56.3%
Ohio:

46.4%

Average BMI:
This city:

28.5
Ohio:

28.8

People feeling badly about themselves:
Reading:

17.6%
Ohio:

21.0%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
Reading:

9.0%
State:

10.7%

Average hours sleeping at night:
Reading:

6.9
Ohio:

6.8

Overweight people:
This city:

35.8%
Ohio:

34.2%

General health condition:
This city:

62.0%
Ohio:

56.1%

Average condition of hearing:
Reading:

80.7%
Ohio:

78.7%

More about Health and Nutrition of Reading, OH Residents
Local government employment and payroll (March 2012)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Police Protection - Officers 19$124,453$78,6020$0
Firefighters 13$89,600$82,70822$14,773
Streets and Highways 11$70,263$76,6510$0
Water Supply 5$21,998$52,7951$1,775
Police - Other 4$18,445$55,33510$4,021
Financial Administration 3$13,412$53,6481$1,795
Other Government Administration 2$8,168$49,00811$11,706
Parks and Recreation 1$7,038$84,4565$6,289
Other and Unallocable 1$2,212$26,5440$0
Health 0$0 0$0
Judicial and Legal 0$0 0$0
Housing and Community Development (Local) 0$0 0$0
Totals for Government 59$355,589$72,32350$40,359

Reading government finances - Expenditure in 2013 (per resident):

  • Current Operations - Police Protection: $2,558,000 ($249.32)
    Local Fire Protection: $2,072,000 ($201.95)
    Central Staff Services: $1,188,000 ($115.79)
    General - Other: $727,000 ($70.86)
    General Public Buildings: $702,000 ($68.42)
    Regular Highways: $550,000 ($53.61)
    Water Utilities: $491,000 ($47.86)
    Financial Administration: $459,000 ($44.74)
    Parks and Recreation: $380,000 ($37.04)
    Solid Waste Management: $358,000 ($34.89)
    Housing and Community Development: $337,000 ($32.85)
    Miscellaneous Commercial Activities - Other: $127,000 ($12.38)
    Judicial and Legal Services: $89,000 ($8.67)
    Sewerage: $29,000 ($2.83)
    Public Welfare - Other: $3,000 ($0.29)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $46,000 ($4.48)
  • Intergovernmental to Local - Other - Sewerage: $2,365,000 ($230.51)
    Other - Water Utilities: $858,000 ($83.63)
    Other - Correctional Institutions: $25,000 ($2.44)
    Other - General - Other: $5,000 ($0.49)
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $4,928,000 ($480.31)

Reading government finances - Revenue in 2013 (per resident):

  • Charges - Sewerage: $2,654,000 ($258.67)
    Solid Waste Management: $357,000 ($34.80)
    Miscellaneous Commercial Activities: $121,000 ($11.79)
    Other: $94,000 ($9.16)
    Parks and Recreation: $63,000 ($6.14)
  • Local Intergovernmental - General Local Government Support: $130,000 ($12.67)
    Other: $100,000 ($9.75)
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue - Other: $385,000 ($37.52)
    Fines and Forfeits: $171,000 ($16.67)
    Rents: $61,000 ($5.95)
    Interest Earnings: $1,000 ($0.10)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $1,483,000 ($144.54)
  • State Intergovernmental - Housing and Community Development: $385,000 ($37.52)
    Highways: $131,000 ($12.77)
    General Local Government Support: $43,000 ($4.19)
    Other: $10,000 ($0.97)
  • Tax - Individual Income: $5,624,000 ($548.15)
    Property: $819,000 ($79.82)
    Corporation Net Income: $695,000 ($67.74)
    Death and Gift: $216,000 ($21.05)
    Motor Vehicle License: $170,000 ($16.57)
    Occupation and Business License - Other: $29,000 ($2.83)
    Alcoholic Beverage License: $19,000 ($1.85)
    Other License: $1,000 ($0.10)

Reading government finances - Debt in 2013 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt - Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $2,548,000 ($248.34)
    Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $1,828,000 ($178.17)
    Issue, Unspecified Public Purpose: $1,267,000 ($123.49)
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $546,000 ($53.22)

Reading government finances - Cash and Securities in 2013 (per resident):

  • Bond Funds - Cash and Securities: $721,000 ($70.27)
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $3,085,000 ($300.68)

5.07% of this county's 2016 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2015 ($60,998 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.07%
Ohio average:

5.23%

0.03% of residents moved from foreign countries ($1,452 average AGI)
Hamilton County:

0.03%
Ohio average:

0.03%

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2015 and 2016:
from Butler County, OH  0.89% ($51,467 average AGI)
from Clermont County, OH  0.53% ($47,520)
from Warren County, OH  0.35% ($69,365)


5.65% of this county's 2015 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2016 ($68,359 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.65%
Ohio average:

5.51%

0.04% of residents moved to foreign countries ($588 average AGI)
Hamilton County:

0.04%
Ohio average:

0.04%

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2015 and 2016:
to Butler County, OH  1.01% ($46,362 average AGI)
to Clermont County, OH  0.65% ($53,395)
to Warren County, OH  0.45% ($81,892)
Businesses in Reading, OH
NameCountNameCount
Advance Auto Parts1MasterBrand Cabinets1
CVS1McDonald's1
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Strongest AM radio stations in Reading:

  • WLW (700 AM; 50 kW; CINCINNATI, OH; Owner: JACOR BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WCIN (1480 AM; 5 kW; CINCINNATI, OH)
  • WSAI (1530 AM; 50 kW; CINCINNATI, OH; Owner: JACOR BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WCKY (1360 AM; 5 kW; CINCINNATI, OH; Owner: JACOR BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WCNW (1560 AM; daytime; 5 kW; FAIRFIELD, OH)
  • WKRC (550 AM; 5 kW; CINCINNATI, OH; Owner: JACOR BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WDBZ (1230 AM; 1 kW; CINCINNATI, OH; Owner: BLUE CHIP COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WTVN (610 AM; 50 kW; COLUMBUS, OH; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • WNOP (740 AM; 1 kW; NEWPORT, KY; Owner: SACRED HEART RADIO, INC.)
  • WBOB (1160 AM; 5 kW; FLORENCE, KY; Owner: CARON BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WTSJ (1050 AM; 1 kW; CINCINNATI, OH; Owner: CARON BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WHAS (840 AM; 50 kW; LOUISVILLE, KY; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WONE (980 AM; 5 kW; DAYTON, OH; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Reading:

  • WMKV (89.3 FM; READING, OH; Owner: LIFESPHERE)
  • WGRR (103.5 FM; HAMILTON, OH; Owner: INFINITY RADIO OPERATIONS INC.)
  • WRRM (98.5 FM; CINCINNATI, OH; Owner: WRRM LICO, INC)
  • WMOJ (94.9 FM; FAIRFIELD, OH; Owner: WVAE LICO, INC.)
  • WUBE-FM (105.1 FM; CINCINNATI, OH; Owner: INFINITY RADIO OPERATIONS INC.)
  • WKRQ (101.9 FM; CINCINNATI, OH; Owner: INFINITY RADIO OPERATIONS INC.)
  • WGUC (90.9 FM; CINCINNATI, OH; Owner: CINCINNATI CLASSICAL PUBLIC RADIO, INC.)
  • WKFS (107.1 FM; MILFORD, OH; Owner: JACOR BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WVXU (91.7 FM; CINCINNATI, OH; Owner: XAVIER UNIVERSITY)
  • WOFX-FM (92.5 FM; CINCINNATI, OH; Owner: JACOR BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WAKW (93.3 FM; CINCINNATI, OH; Owner: PILLAR OF FIRE)
  • WVMX (94.1 FM; CINCINNATI, OH; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • WEBN (102.7 FM; CINCINNATI, OH; Owner: JACOR BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WYGY (96.5 FM; LEBANON, OH; Owner: WVAE LICO, INC.)
  • WAIF (88.3 FM; CINCINNATI, OH; Owner: STEPCHILD RADIO OF CINCINNATI, INC.)
  • WIZF (100.9 FM; ERLANGER, KY; Owner: BLUE CHIP BROADCASTING LICENSES II, LTD.)
  • WLHS (89.9 FM; WEST CHESTER, OH; Owner: LAKOTA LOCAL SCHOOL DISTRICT)
  • WAQZ (97.3 FM; FORT THOMAS, KY; Owner: INFINITY RADIO OPERATIONS INC.)
  • WJVS (88.3 FM; CINCINNATI, OH; Owner: GREAT OAKS JOINT VOC. SCH. DIST.)
  • WNKU (89.7 FM; HIGHLAND HEIGHTS, KY; Owner: BD. OF REGENTS ON N. KY UNIV.)

TV broadcast stations around Reading:

  • WCPO-TV (Channel 9; CINCINNATI, OH; Owner: SCRIPPS HOWARD BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WLWT (Channel 5; CINCINNATI, OH; Owner: OHIO/OKLAHOMA HEARST-ARGYLE TV, INC)
  • WKRC-TV (Channel 12; CINCINNATI, OH; Owner: CITICASTERS CO.)
  • WSTR-TV (Channel 64; CINCINNATI, OH; Owner: WSTR LICENSEE, INC.)
  • WCET (Channel 48; CINCINNATI, OH; Owner: THE GREATER CINCINNATI TV EDUC'L. FOUNDATION)
  • WXIX-TV (Channel 19; NEWPORT, KY; Owner: RAYCOM NATIONAL, INC.)
  • WBQC-CA (Channel 25; CINCINNATI, OH; Owner: ELLIOTT B. BLOCK)
  • WOTH-LP (Channel 35; CINCINNATI, OH; Owner: ELLIOTT B. BLOCK)
  • WKOI (Channel 43; RICHMOND, IN; Owner: TRINITY BROADCASTING OF INDIANA, INC.)
  • WPTO (Channel 14; OXFORD, OH; Owner: GREATER DAYTON PUBLIC TELEVISION, INC.)
  • WHIO-TV (Channel 7; DAYTON, OH; Owner: WHIO-TV HOLDINGS, INC.)
  • WDTN (Channel 2; DAYTON, OH; Owner: WDTN BROADCASTING, LLC)
  • WPTD (Channel 16; DAYTON, OH; Owner: GREATER DAYTON PUBLIC TV, INC.)
  • WKEF (Channel 22; DAYTON, OH; Owner: WKEF LICENSEE L.P.)
  • WRGT-TV (Channel 45; DAYTON, OH; Owner: WRGT LICENSEE, LLC)
  • WCVN-TV (Channel 54; COVINGTON, KY; Owner: KENTUCKY AUTHORITY FOR EDUCATIONAL TV)
  • W61DE (Channel 61; CINCINNATI, OH; Owner: TRINITY BROADCASTING NETWORK)
Fatal accident count
See more detailed statistics of Reading fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2017 here
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 19Number of bridges
  • 220ft / 67.0mTotal length
  • $30,000Total costs
  • 332,798Total average daily traffic
  • 10,487Total average daily truck traffic
  • 344,070Total future (year 2039) average daily traffic
New bridges in Reading, OH - historical statistics
  • New bridges - historical statistics
  • 11910-1919
  • 21930-1939
  • 21960-1969
  • 21980-1989
  • 121990-1999
See full National Bridge Inventory statistics for Reading, OH

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

19 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers in Reading)

FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers:

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  • 515 Columbia Ave (Lat: 39.224222 Lon: -84.433278), Call Sign: KCY573,
    Assigned Frequencies: 158.760 MHz, Grant Date: 05/13/2004, Expiration Date: 07/05/2014, Cancellation Date: 09/06/2014, Registrant: Washington Radio Reports, 1588 Fairfield Road Ste 7, Gettysburg, PA 17325, Phone: (717) 334-0668, Fax: (717) 334-6440
  • 8908 Reading Road (Lat: 39.222778 Lon: -84.440556), Call Sign: WQBV784,
    Assigned Frequencies: 30.8400 MHz, 154.540 MHz, 33.4000 MHz, 33.1600 MHz, 31.2400 MHz, 468.487 MHz, 468.762 MHz, 468.837 MHz, 469.462 MHz, 469.637 MHz... (+22 more), Grant Date: 12/23/2004, Expiration Date: 12/23/2014, Cancellation Date: 02/28/2015, Certifier: Beth Cotner, Registrant: Dolfen Consulting Group, 95 Willow Lane, Bristol, IL 60512-9711, Phone: (630) 553-5886, Fax: (630) 566-1755, Email:
  • Lat: 39.228472 Lon: -84.438333, Call Sign: WQUX999,
    Assigned Frequencies: 451.637 MHz, 451.262 MHz, 451.962 MHz, 451.862 MHz, Grant Date: 11/13/2014, Expiration Date: 11/13/2024, Certifier: Don Vonderhaar, Registrant: Mobilcomm, 1211 W Sharon Rd, Cincinnati, OH 45240, Phone: (513) 595-5800, Email:

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

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  • OH CIN GR, Lat: 39.233389 Lon: -84.442861, Type: Tower, Structure height: 73.5 m, Overall height: 78.3 m, Call Sign: WQID902,
    Assigned Frequencies: 3650.00 MHz, Grant Date: 03/28/2018, Expiration Date: 04/17/2020, Certifier: Daniel L Carter, Registrant: Wilkinson Barker Knauer, LLP, 1800 M Street, Nw, Suite 800n, Washington, DC 20036, Phone: (202) 783-4141, Fax: (202) 783-5851, Email:
  • OH CIN GR, Lat: 39.233389 Lon: -84.442861, Type: Tower, Structure height: 73.5 m, Overall height: 78.3 m, Call Sign: WQID902,
    Assigned Frequencies: 3650.00 MHz, Grant Date: 03/28/2018, Expiration Date: 04/17/2020, Certifier: Daniel L Carter, Registrant: Wilkinson Barker Knauer, LLP, 1800 M Street, Nw, Suite 800n, Washington, DC 20036, Phone: (202) 783-4141, Fax: (202) 783-5851, Email:
  • OH CIN GR, Lat: 39.233389 Lon: -84.442861, Type: Tower, Structure height: 73.5 m, Overall height: 78.3 m, Call Sign: WQID902,
    Assigned Frequencies: 3650.00 MHz, Grant Date: 03/28/2018, Expiration Date: 04/17/2020, Certifier: Daniel L Carter, Registrant: Wilkinson Barker Knauer, LLP, 1800 M Street, Nw, Suite 800n, Washington, DC 20036, Phone: (202) 783-4141, Fax: (202) 783-5851, Email:

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

18 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Reading)

FAA Registered Aircraft:

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  • Aircraft: LUSCOMBE 8A (Category: Land, Seats: 2, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 86 mph), Engine: CONT MOTOR C85 SERIES (85 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 1873K , Serial Number: 4600, Year manufactured: 1947
    Registrant (Individual): Joe B Smith, 1899 Reading Rd, Reading, OH 45215
    Deregistered: Cancel Date: 04/10/2018

Home Mortgage Disclosure Act Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 1 full and 2 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 ORIGINATED45$108,71723$110,100186$104,8069$34,6821$128,4009$67,6660$0
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED3$94,6132$68,57022$96,6064$12,6380$01$58,3600$0
APPLICATIONS DENIED6$116,4886$64,09356$104,1368$13,7041$52,4108$55,1991$3,000
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN7$114,2115$99,33623$116,3774$18,7830$03$32,6130$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS1$153,7401$26,2005$88,1160$00$02$53,1050$0

Detailed HMDA statistics for the following Tracts: 0232.01 , 0232.10, 0232.22

Private Mortgage Insurance Companies Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 1 full and 2 partial tracts)
A) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
B) Refinancings
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED5$116,4407$128,100
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED0$02$109,000
APPLICATIONS DENIED0$00$0
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN0$00$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS0$00$0

Detailed PMIC statistics for the following Tracts: 0232.01 , 0232.10, 0232.22

Conventional Home Purchase Loans in Reading, OH
Conventional Home Purchase Loans in Reading, OH - Value

2002 - 2018 National Fire Incident Reporting System (NFIRS) incidents

    Fire incident distribution by year Based on the data from the years 2002 - 2018 the average number of fires per year is 62. The highest number of fires - 117 took place in 2010, and the least - 35 in 2012. The data has a growing trend.
    Fire incident types in Reading, OH When looking into fire subcategories, the most incidents belonged to: Structure Fires (59.6%), and Outside Fires (29.3%).

    • Fire incident types reported to NFIRS in Reading, OH
    • 63159.6%Structure Fires
    • 31029.3%Outside Fires
    • 11310.7%Mobile Property/Vehicle Fires
    • 40.4%Other
See full National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Reading, OH
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Reading, OH
  • 75.6%Utility gas
  • 17.9%Electricity
  • 3.4%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 2.7%Wood
  • 0.2%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 0.2%Other fuel
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Reading, OH
  • 61.3%Utility gas
  • 34.4%Electricity
  • 4.0%Other fuel
  • 0.3%No fuel used


Reading compared to Ohio state average:

  • Unemployed percentage significantly below state average.
  • Black race population percentage below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly above state average.
  • House age significantly below state average.

Reading on our top lists:

  • #14 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the most residents born in Other Western Africa (population 500+)"
  • #61 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the largest percentage of elementary and middle school students in private schools (1,000+ students)"
  • #9 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest number of infant deaths per 1000 residents 2007-2013 (pop. 50,000+)"
  • #13 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest Sulfur Oxides Annual air pollution readings in 2012 (µg/m3)"
  • #22 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the most Catholic congregations"
  • #25 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the most Mainline Protestant congregations"
  • #32 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the most Mainline Protestant adherents (pop. 50,000+)"
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