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Based on the latest 2022 data from the US census, the current population of West Reading is 4,519. West Reading, Pennsylvania is the 5,090th largest city in the US.
The peak population of West Reading was in 2020, when its population was 4,526. In 2020, West Reading was the 5,064th largest city in the US; now its fallen to the 5,090th largest city in the US. West Reading is currently 0.2% smaller than it was in 2020.
West Reading has grown 10.2% since the 2000. West Reading, Pennsylvania is growing somewhat quickly; it is growing faster than 60% of similarly sized cities since 2000.
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The total voting age population of West Reading, Pennsylvania, meaning US citizens 18 or older, is 3,200. The voting age population is 47.1% male and 52.9% female.
According to the latest census statistics, 18.6% of the residents of West Reading are 65 or older.
The racial demographics of West Reading are 66.1% White, 15.5% Other, 8.0% Two or more races, 7.4% Black and 3.0% Asian. Additionally, 26.0% of the population identifies as Hispanic.
In West Reading, 19.0% of residents have an income below the poverty line, and the child poverty rate is 30.0%. On a per-household basis, 12.2% of families are below the poverty line in West Reading.
Among those aged 16 and older, 62.1% of West Reading residents are in the labor force.
Among the adult population 25 years old and over, 90.9% of West Reading residents have at least a high school degree or equivalent, 29.8% have a bachelor's degree and 6.6% have a graduate or professional degree.
Among West Reading residents aged 5 and older, 21.4% of them speak a non-English language at home. Broken down by language: 17.8% of residents speak Spanish at home, 0.9% speak an Indo-European language, and 2.6% speak an Asian language.
The unemployment rate in West Reading is 3.6%, which is calculated among residents aged 16 or older who are in the labor force.
In West Reading, 10.2% of the residents in the non-military labor force are employed by the local, state and federal government.
The median household income in West Reading is $47,071.
In West Reading, 57.3% of housing units are occupied by their owners.
Renters occupy 42.7% of housing units in West Reading.
Of all the housing units in West Reading, 50.7% of them were build before 1940.
In West Reading, 1.1% of the total housing units were built after the year 2000.
The median gross monthly rent payment for renters in West Reading is $812.
In West Reading, 84.6% of households have an active broadband internet connection.