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ZIP Code 19604

Primary City:Reading, PA (View All Cities)
County: Berks County
Timezone: Eastern (4:47pm)
Area code: 484 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:40.36, -75.91
ZIP (~2 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 19604

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 19604. In addition to the primary city for a ZIP code, USPS also publishes a list of other acceptable cities that can be used with ZIP code 19604. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 19604, you should not use any of the cities listed as unacceptable. Choose from the primary or acceptable cities when mailing your package or letter.

Primary city:
Reading, PA

Stats and Demographics for the 19604 ZIP Code

ZIP code 19604 is located in southeast Pennsylvania and covers a slightly less than average land area compared to other ZIP codes in the United States. It also has an extremely large population density.

The people living in ZIP code 19604 are primarily white. The number of people in their late 20s to early 40s is extremely large while the number of young adults is extremely large. There are also an extremely large number of single parents and an extremely small number of families. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 19604 ZIP code is extremely large compared to other areas of the country.

Population 27,658
Population Density 12,596 people per sq mi
Housing Units 9,295
Median Home Value $69,700
Land Area 2.20 sq mi
Water Area 0.00 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 8,305
Median Household Income $35,337

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 26Male Median Age: 25Female Median Age: 28

Under 55-910-1415-1920-2425-2930-3435-3940-4445-4950-5455-5960-6465-6970-7475-7980-8485 Plus
Male1,3091,2561,1781,4981,43197785782877477771055747126722717413488
Female1,2631,2251,0981,5481,4241,033913860921846715609504322250243203168
Total2,5722,4812,2763,0462,8552,0101,7701,6881,6951,6231,4251,166975589477417337256

Gender

 Male 13,513 49%
 Female 14,145 51%
Gender

Race

 White 14,055 50.8%
 Black Or African American 2,639 9.5%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 214 0.8%
 Asian 427 1.5%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 9 0.0%
 Other Race 8,354 30.2%
 Two Or More Races 1,960 7.1%
Race

Head of Household by Age

15-2425-3435-4445-5455-6465-7475-8485 Plus
Owner845178221,040866447408145
Renter4891,0929686804221889542
Total5731,6091,7901,7201,288635503187

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 3,055 37%
 Single Guardian 2,910 35%
 Singles 1,755 21%
 Singles With Roommate 585 7%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 3
 Households without Kids 4,339 52%
 Households with Kids 3,966 48%
Households with Kids

Children by Age

1234567891011121314151617181920
Male245261278252278260251258209229245252226226268231264336399346
Female262211264265269238219248251260225202214197230264244350460396
Total507472542517547498470506460489470454440423498495508686859742

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 19604 has a slightly less than average percentage of vacancies. The Census also indicates that there are one or more universities nearby.

The majority of household are owned or have a mortgage. Homes in ZIP code 19604 were primarily built in 1939 or earlier. Looking at 19604 real estate data, the median home value of $69,700 is low compared to the rest of the country. It is also low compared to nearby ZIP codes. 19604 could be an area to look for cheap housing compared to surrounding areas. Rentals in 19604 are most commonly 3+ bedrooms. The rent for 3+ bedrooms is normally $1,000+/month including utilities. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 19604 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 26,560 96.0%
 Correctional Facility For Adults 0 0.0%
 Juvenile Facilities 0 0.0%
 Nursing Facilities 0 0.0%
 Other Institutional 0 0.0%
 College Student Housing 1,094 4.0%
 Military Quarters 0 0.0%
 Other Noninstitutional 4 0.0%
Housing Type

Year Housing was Built

Housing Occupancy

 Owned Households With A Mortgage 2,922 31%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 1,407 15%
 Renter Occupied Households 3,976 43%
 Households Vacant 990 11%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 481 49%
 Rented & Unoccupied 23 2%
 For Sale Only 147 15%
 Sold & Unoccupied 27 3%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 17 2%
 For Migrant Workers 0 0%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 295 30%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 195 5%
 1 Bedroom 795 19%
 2 Bedroom 1,232 30%
 3+ Bedroom 1,952 47%
Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

Cost of Monthly Rent Including Utilities

Cost of a Studio Apartment

Cost of a 1 Bedroom

Cost of a 2 Bedroom

Cost of a 3+ Bedroom

Employment, Income, Earnings, and Work

The median household income of $35,337 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. While money isn't everything, ZIP code 19604 may not be as nice as other parts of town.

As with most parts of the country, vehicles are the most common form of transportation to places of employment. If you are a person that likes walking or biking to work, it will be a comfort for you to know that 19604 has a well above average number of people who do not use a vehicle to commute. In most parts of the country, the majority of commuters get to work in under half an hour. A slightly higher than average number of commuters in 19604 can expect to fall in that range. There are a slightly smaller percentage of employees that have to travel over 45 minutes to reach their place of employment.

Employment Status

 Worked Full-time with Earnings 6,640 33%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 6,216 31%
 No Earnings 7,143 36%
Employment Status

Average Household Income over Time

Household Income

Annual Individual Earnings

Sources of Household Income

Percent of Households Receiving Income

Average Income per Household by Income Source

* Only taxable income is reported.

Household Investment Income

Percent of Households Receiving Investment Income

Average Income per Household by Income Source

* Only taxable income is reported.

Household Retirement Income

Percent of Households Receiving Retirement Income

Average Income per Household by Income Source

* Only taxable income is reported.

Source of Earnings

 Worked Full-time with Earnings 6,640 33%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 6,216 31%
 No Earnings 7,143 36%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 7,913 79.8%
 Public transportation 461 4.6%
 Taxicab 51 0.5%
 Motorcycle 0 0.0%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 1,128 11.4%
 Worked at Home 367 3.7%
Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

Travel Time to Work (In Minutes)

Schools and Education

The percentage of people that did not graduate high school is among the highest in the nation. The area has a less than average percentage of people who have a college degree.

Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

 Less than High School Diploma 2,806 38.3%
 High School Graduate 3,652 49.8%
 Associate's degree 343 4.7%
 Bachelor's degree 370 5.0%
 Master's degree 115 1.6%
 Professional school degree 28 0.4%
 Doctorate degree 19 0.3%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 5,410 82.6%
 Enrolled in Private School 302 4.6%
 Not Enrolled in School 837 12.8%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 19604

ZIP Code 19604 is in the Reading School District. There are 9 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 19604.

Thirteenth & Union Elementary School
1600 North 13th St
Reading, PA 19604
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Reading School District
Northeast Ms
1216 North 13th St
Reading, PA 19604
Grade Level: Middle/Elementary
District: Reading School District
Twelfth & Marion Elementary School
1200 North 12th St
Reading, PA 19604
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Reading School District
Tenth & Green Elementary School
400 North 10th St
Reading, PA 19604
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Reading School District
Thirteenth & Green Elementary School
501 North 13th St
Reading, PA 19604
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Reading School District
Gateway School for Performing Arts (magn
1700 City Line Ave
Reading, PA 19604
Grade Level: Middle/Elementary
District: Reading School District
Reading Shs
801 North 13th St
Reading, PA 19604
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Reading School District
Citadel Intermediate High School
215 North 12th St
Reading, PA 19604
Grade Level: Other/Secondary
District: Reading School District
Reading Muhlenberg Ctc
2615 Warren Rd
Reading, PA 19604
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Reading Muhlenberg Ctc School District

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