The unemployment rate in Reading is 6.7% (U.S. avg. is 3.7%). Recent job growth is Positive. Reading jobs have increased by 0.6%. More Economy
COST OF LIVING
Compared to the rest of the country, Reading's cost of living is 23.1% lower than the U.S. average. More Cost of Living
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WEATHER & CLIMATE
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Berks county voted Republican in four of the last five Presidential elections, voting Democratic in 2008. More Voting Stats
Reading's population is 88,275 people. Since 2010, it has had a population growth of 1.0%. Learn More...
Average Commute time is 24.8 minutes. The National Average is 26.4 minutes. Learn More...
The median home cost in Reading is Real Estate: $56,600
. Home appreciation the last 10 years has been 17.4%.
Reading public schools spend $12,771 per student. The average school expenditure in the U.S. is $12,383. There are about 17.5 students per teacher in Reading. More Education