In 19608 Reading, PA, the bestplaces rankings provide a comprehensive evaluation of how the city measures up across a variety of categories. The ratings are based on a variety of factors, including cost of living, education, unemployment levels, crime rates and housing affordability. According to the bestplaces ratings, the city has an overall score of 6/10 for overall livability and quality of life. It scores particularly well on education and housing affordability and quite average in terms of unemployment levels and cost of living. Crime rates in the area are considered low compared to other cities with similar population sizes. In general, Reading is considered a strong place to live due to its access to services and its affordable housing options.
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