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-Historic interest
-Attractive setting
-Strategic location

Cons

-Economy
-Entertainment
-Low educational attainment


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Reading is a declining industrial center in southwest Pennsylvania originally built on heavy industry, textiles, and anthracite coal. The heavy industry and Victorian wealth have left an imprint on the town, which has done a good job preserving its historic heritage. The city reached its nadir in the early 1970’s, first with industrial and downtown commercial closures and then with flooding from Hurricane Agnes in 1972. Among the first steps in recovery was the creation of a large outlet mall, supposedly among the first in the country, for which the area is well known today.


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    ECONOMY
    The unemployment rate in Birdsboro is 5.10 percent(U.S. avg. is 5.20%). Recent job growth is Positive. Birdsboro jobs have Increased by 1.94 percent.
    COST OF LIVING
    Compared to the rest of the country, Birdsboro's cost of living is 2.50% Higher than the U.S. average.
    POPULATION
    As of 2014, Birdsboro's population is 5,159 people. Since 2000, it has had a population growth of 22.19 percent.
    TRANSPORTATION
    Average Commute time is 27 minutes. The National Average is 26 minutes.
    REAL ESTATE
    The median home cost in Birdsboro is $165,400. Home appreciation the last 10 years has been -5.39%.
    SCHOOLS
    Birdsboro public schools spend $13,507 per student. The average school expenditure in the U.S. is $12,383. There are about 15.4 students per teacher in Birdsboro.

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  12/8/2012
Birdsboro has seen better days

The first thing you will notice is the landfill and the oder that fills the valley when you enter Birdsboro from 422. Most of the housing and abandoned factories are... (Read More)

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  8/12/2008
Life in Birdsboro

I have lived in Birdsboro for 13 years. I absolutely love being near Lancaster County (amish country) and we go there often in good weather. The people here are... (Read More)

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  1/18/2008
Geigertown/French Creek State Park area

Quiet,safe,isolated and near beautiful, quaint amish country. Unfavorable: Just a few hot summer weekends when the Park public pool attracts drinking/partying/low... (Read More)

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