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ZIP Code 19611

Primary City:Reading, PA (View All Cities)
Neighborhood: Reading
County: Berks County
Timezone: Eastern (5:29am)
Area code: 484 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:40.33, -75.94
ZIP (~1 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 19611

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 19611. 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 19611. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 19611, 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
Acceptable:
West Reading

Stats and Demographics for the 19611 ZIP Code

ZIP code 19611 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 a large population density.

The people living in ZIP code 19611 are primarily white. The number of people in their late 20s to early 40s is extremely large while the number of seniors is 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 19611 ZIP code is large compared to other areas of the country.

Population 10,589
Population Density 5,232 people per sq mi
Housing Units 4,130
Median Home Value $113,700
Land Area 2.02 sq mi
Water Area 0.03 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 3,906
Median Household Income $40,317

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 33Male Median Age: 31Female Median Age: 35

Under 55-910-1415-1920-2425-2930-3435-3940-4445-4950-5455-5960-6465-6970-7475-7980-8485 Plus
Male485409431385293378359315294279244229218154118136101115
Female380417402356379477393387321309290272274214171170178256
Total865826833741672855752702615588534501492368289306279371

Gender

 Male 4,943 47%
 Female 5,646 53%
Gender

Race

 White 6,964 65.8%
 Black Or African American 1,083 10.2%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 64 0.6%
 Asian 196 1.9%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 6 0.1%
 Other Race 1,761 16.6%
 Two Or More Races 515 4.9%
Race

Head of Household by Age

15-2425-3435-4445-5455-6465-7475-8485 Plus
Owner41358378370355243209106
Renter209522405293222946833
Total250880783663577337277139

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 1,300 33%
 Single Guardian 1,142 29%
 Singles 1,128 29%
 Singles With Roommate 336 9%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 3
 Households without Kids 2,450 63%
 Households with Kids 1,456 37%
Households with Kids

Children by Age

1234567891011121314151617181920
Male113100103879168769381112987079721018263796057
Female7471867796808075868472869268678772636771
Total187171189164187148156168167196170156171140168169135142127128

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 19611 has a small percentage of vacancies. The Census also indicates that there are one or more nursing homes nearby.

The majority of household are owned or have a mortgage. Homes in ZIP code 19611 were primarily built in 1939 or earlier. Looking at 19611 real estate data, the median home value of $113,700 is slightly less than average compared to the rest of the country. It is also slightly less than average compared to nearby ZIP codes. 19611 could be an area to look for cheap housing compared to surrounding areas. Rentals in 19611 are most commonly 3+ bedrooms. The rent for 3+ bedrooms is normally $1,000+/month including utilities. 2 bedrooms are also common and rent for $750-$999/month. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 19611 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 9,979 94.2%
 Correctional Facility For Adults 0 0.0%
 Juvenile Facilities 0 0.0%
 Nursing Facilities 526 5.0%
 Other Institutional 2 0.0%
 College Student Housing 0 0.0%
 Military Quarters 0 0.0%
 Other Noninstitutional 82 0.8%
Housing Type

Year Housing was Built

Housing Occupancy

 Owned Households With A Mortgage 1,494 36%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 566 14%
 Renter Occupied Households 1,846 45%
 Households Vacant 224 5%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 76 34%
 Rented & Unoccupied 7 3%
 For Sale Only 63 28%
 Sold & Unoccupied 9 4%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 15 7%
 For Migrant Workers 0 0%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 54 24%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 72 4%
 1 Bedroom 370 21%
 2 Bedroom 620 35%
 3+ Bedroom 704 40%
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 $40,317 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. While money isn't everything, ZIP code 19611 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. Residents in ZIP code 19611 use public transportation to travel to work more than most areas of the nation. In most parts of the country, the majority of commuters get to work in under half an hour. More commuters in 19611 get to experience these short commute times than most other ZIP codes. It is very uncommon, compared to the rest of the US, for employees to have to travel more than 45 minutes to their place of employment.

Employment Status

 Worked Full-time with Earnings 2,942 38%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 1,925 25%
 No Earnings 2,915 37%
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 2,942 38%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 1,925 25%
 No Earnings 2,915 37%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 3,457 83.0%
 Public transportation 239 5.7%
 Taxicab 0 0.0%
 Motorcycle 4 0.1%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 339 8.1%
 Worked at Home 127 3.0%
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 population is likely to value education because they are very well educated themselves. A much higher percentation of the population has received a college degree.

Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

 Less than High School Diploma 548 19%
 High School Graduate 1,617 56%
 Associate's degree 144 5%
 Bachelor's degree 451 16%
 Master's degree 50 2%
 Professional school degree 77 3%
 Doctorate degree 0 0%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 2,174 78.8%
 Enrolled in Private School 288 10.4%
 Not Enrolled in School 297 10.8%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 19611

ZIP Code 19611 is in the Reading School District. There are 9 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 19611.

Thomas H Ford Elementary School
901 Margaret St
Reading, PA 19611
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Reading School District
School of Technology and Communication a
905 Margaret St
Reading, PA 19611
Grade Level: Middle/Elementary
District: Reading School District
Gateway School for Agriculture
400 Summit Ave
Reading, PA 19611
Grade Level: Middle/Elementary
District: Reading School District
Millmont Elementary School
400 Summit Ave
Reading, PA 19611
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Reading School District
Millmont Elementary School
400 Summit Ave
Reading, PA 19611
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Reading School District
West Reading El Center
421 Chestnut St
West Reading, PA 19611
Grade Level: Middle/Elementary
District: Wyomissing Area School District
Sacred Heart School
701 Franklin St
West Reading, PA 19611
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Private
Northwestern Human Services
641 Gregg Ave
Reading, PA 19611
Grade Level: Other/Combined or Ungraded
District: Private
Alvernia Montessori School
211 Grace St
Reading, PA 19611
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Private

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