Reading (zip 19605), Pennsylvania 

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PENNSYLVANIA TOTAL CASES REPORTED

72,778

US TOTAL CASES REPORTED

1,676,401

updated daily at 9 AM PST
source Kaiser Family Foundation

Population

19,798

+4.3% since 2010

Unemployment Rate

4.2%

Median Income

$59,646

Median Home Price

$156,900

United States / Pennsylvania / Reading Metro Area / Berks County / No City / Reading (zip 19605)

Best Places to Live in Reading (zip 19605), Pennsylvania

Small city - East-central Pennsylvania, 60 miles northwest of Philadelphia. June, September and August are the most pleasant months in the 19605 zip code, while January and February are the least comfortable months.

Pros
-Historic interest
-Attractive setting
-Strategic location
Cons
-Economy
-Entertainment
-Low educational attainment

 $325,000 
2649 Bernville Rd
Bed 3 | Bath 3 | 1596 SqFt
 $1,899,000 
1070 Rick Rd
Bed 4 | Bath 8 | 9610 SqFt
 $215,000 
1005 Riverview Dr
Bed 4 | Bath 3 | 2210 SqFt

What Bert Has To Say About Reading Metro Area

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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QUICK FACTS

City: No City
Zip Codes: Reading (zip 19605)
Time zone: Eastern Standard Time (EST)
Elevation: 260 ft above sea level

Highlights

ECONOMY
The unemployment rate in Reading (zip 19605) is 4.2% (U.S. avg. is 3.9%). Recent job growth is Positive. Reading (zip 19605) jobs have increased by 0.6%. More Economy

COST OF LIVING
Compared to the rest of the country, Reading (zip 19605)'s cost of living is 10.9% lower than the U.S. average. More Cost of Living or Compare Reading (zip 19605)'s Cost of Living

WEATHER & CLIMATE
June, September and August are the most pleasant months in the 19605 zip code, while January and February are the least comfortable months. Today's Weather | Climate Averages

VOTING
Berks county voted Republican in four of the last five Presidential elections, voting Democratic in 2008. More Voting Stats

POPULATION
Reading (zip 19605)'s population is 19,798 people. Since 2010, it has had a population growth of 4.3%. Learn More...

TRANSPORTATION
Average Commute time is 21.2 minutes. The National Average is 26.4 minutes. Learn More...

REAL ESTATE
The median home cost in Reading (zip 19605) is $156,900. Home appreciation the last 10 years has been 6.8%. Check out the homes in the area

SCHOOLS
Reading (zip 19605) public schools spend $12,863 per student. The average school expenditure in the U.S. is $12,383. There are about 15.4 students per teacher in Reading (zip 19605). More Education


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NEW LISTINGS IN 19605
$325,000
2649 Bernville Rd
Bed 3 | Bath 3

$1,899,000
1070 Rick Rd
Bed 4 | Bath 8

$215,000
1005 Riverview Dr
Bed 4 | Bath 3

$127,000
2110 Elizabeth Ave
Bed 3 | Bath 1

$224,800
4106 Danor Dr
Bed 3 | Bath 2

$229,900
2207 River Rd
Bed 4 | Bath 3

$249,777
3110 Elm Rd
Bed 4 | Bath 3

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