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Based on the latest 2022 data from the US census, the current population of Reading is 182. Reading, Kansas is the 16,776th largest city in the US.
The peak population of Reading was in 1990, when its population was 264. In 1990, Reading was the 15,728th largest city in the US; now its fallen to the 16,776th largest city in the US. Reading is currently 31.1% smaller than it was in 1990.
Reading has shrunk 26.6% since the year 2000. Reading, Kansas's growth is below average. 72% of similarly sized cities are growing faster since 2000.
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The total voting age population of Reading, Kansas, meaning US citizens 18 or older, is 159. The voting age population is 50.3% male and 49.7% female.
According to the latest census statistics, 7.8% of the residents of Reading are 65 or older.
The racial demographics of Reading are 94.1% White, 4.6% Two or more races and 1.4% Asian. Additionally, 3.2% of the population identifies as Hispanic.
In Reading, 18.5% of residents have an income below the poverty line, and the child poverty rate is 35.2%. On a per-household basis, 11.8% of families are below the poverty line in Reading.
Among those aged 16 and older, 65.9% of Reading residents are in the labor force.
Among the adult population 25 years old and over, 88.6% of Reading residents have at least a high school degree or equivalent, 12.2% have a bachelor's degree and 4.1% have a graduate or professional degree.
Among Reading residents aged 5 and older, 4.7% of them speak a non-English language at home. Broken down by language: 2.3% of residents speak Spanish at home, 0.0% speak an Indo-European language, and 2.3% speak an Asian language.
The unemployment rate in Reading is 6.1%, which is calculated among residents aged 16 or older who are in the labor force.
In Reading, 12.1% of the residents in the non-military labor force are employed by the local, state and federal government.
The median household income in Reading is $53,125.
In Reading, 90.4% of housing units are occupied by their owners.
Renters occupy 9.6% of housing units in Reading.
Of all the housing units in Reading, 38.8% of them were build before 1940.
In Reading, 35.7% of the total housing units were built after the year 2000.
The median gross monthly rent payment for renters in Reading is $750.
In Reading, 79.5% of households have an active broadband internet connection.