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ZIP Code 19606

Post Office City:Reading, PA (View All Cities)
Neighborhood: Reading
County: Berks County
Timezone: Eastern (12:27am)
Area code: 484 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:40.33, -75.86
ZIP (~5 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 19606

The list below includes the cities that the US Post Office accepts for ZIP code 19606. The preferred city may not be the city in which the ZIP is located. The city for 19606 is usually the name of the main post office. When mailing your package or letter, always include the preferred or acceptable cities. Using any city in the list of unacceptable cities may result in delays.

Primary/preferred city:
Reading, PA
Acceptable:
Mount Penn, Reading Sta, Reading Station
Unacceptable:
Five Points, Jacksonwald, Lorane, Mt Penn, Pennside, Reiffton, Saint Lawrence, St Lawrence, Stony Creek Mills

Stats and Demographics for the 19606 ZIP Code

ZIP code 19606 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 slightly less than average population density.

The people living in ZIP code 19606 are primarily white. The number of people in their late 20s to early 40s is extremely large while the number of middle aged adults is large. There are also a slightly higher than average number of families and a slightly less than average number of single adults. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 19606 ZIP code is slightly higher than average compared to other areas of the country.

Population 34,416
Population Density 1,252 people per sq mi
Housing Units 14,034
Median Home Value $166,700
Land Area 27.50 sq mi
Water Area 0.27 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 13,338
Median Household Income $64,047

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 40Male Median Age: 39Female Median Age: 41


MaleFemaleTotal
Under 59861,0212,007
5-91,0961,1232,219
10-141,2201,1742,394
15-191,1351,0452,180
20-248448661,710
25-291,0011,0882,089
30-341,0471,0472,094
35-391,1381,1652,303
40-441,1721,2832,455
45-491,3351,3942,729
50-541,2941,3352,629
55-591,1761,2072,383
60-641,0011,1102,111
65-696698091,478
70-745315581,089
75-79412530942
80-84318508826
85 Plus250528778

Gender

 Male 16,625 48%
 Female 17,791 52%
Gender

Race

 White 30,739 89.3%
 Black Or African American 1,242 3.6%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 80 0.2%
 Asian 561 1.6%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 2 0.0%
 Other Race 1,059 3.1%
 Two Or More Races 733 2.1%
Race

Head of Household by Age


OwnerRenterTotal
15-24105188293
25-341,2366461,882
35-441,9615192,480
45-542,5414372,978
55-642,3372832,620
65-741,3121961,508
75-849482021,150
85 Plus315112427

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 7,505 56%
 Single Guardian 1,949 15%
 Singles 3,053 23%
 Singles With Roommate 831 6%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 3
 Households without Kids 8,910 67%
 Households with Kids 4,428 33%
Households with Kids

Children by Age


MaleFemaleTotal
1174198372
2224192416
3181221402
4203220423
5217219436
6222208430
7191235426
8229233462
9237228465
10228245473
11218249467
12266241507
13251232483
14257207464
15242230472
16254233487
17245266511
18213187400
19181129310
20171160331

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 19606 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 19606 were primarily built in 1939 or earlier or the 1990s. Looking at 19606 real estate data, the median home value of $166,700 is slightly higher than average compared to the rest of the country. It is also slightly higher than average compared to nearby ZIP codes. So you are less likely to find inexpensive homes in 19606. Rentals in 19606 are most commonly 2 bedrooms. The rent for 2 bedrooms is normally $750-$999/month including utilities. 1 bedrooms are also common and rent for $500-$749/month. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 19606 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 34,093 99.1%
 Correctional Facility For Adults 0 0.0%
 Juvenile Facilities 0 0.0%
 Nursing Facilities 305 0.9%
 Other Institutional 0 0.0%
 College Student Housing 0 0.0%
 Military Quarters 0 0.0%
 Other Noninstitutional 18 0.1%
Housing Type

Year Housing was Built

Housing Occupancy

 Owned Households With A Mortgage 7,717 55%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 3,038 22%
 Renter Occupied Households 2,583 18%
 Households Vacant 696 5%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 192 27.6%
 Rented & Unoccupied 7 1.0%
 For Sale Only 201 28.9%
 Sold & Unoccupied 35 5.0%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 35 5.0%
 For Migrant Workers 1 0.1%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 225 32.3%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 13 0.5%
 1 Bedroom 825 32.3%
 2 Bedroom 1,006 39.4%
 3+ Bedroom 711 27.8%
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 $64,047 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. So 19606 is likely to be one of the nicer parts of town with a more affluent demographic.

As with most parts of the country, vehicles are the most common form of transportation to places of employment. 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 19606 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 12,441 46%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 6,955 26%
 No Earnings 7,673 28%
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 12,441 46%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 6,955 26%
 No Earnings 7,673 28%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 16,346 93.4%
 Public transportation 300 1.7%
 Taxicab 0 0.0%
 Motorcycle 13 0.1%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 264 1.5%
 Worked at Home 569 3.3%
Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

Travel Time to Work (In Minutes)

Schools and Education

The area has some of the highest percentages of people who attended college of any ZIP.

For more information, see Pennside, PA public school enrollment.

Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

 Less than High School Diploma 2,335 9.9%
 High School Graduate 12,353 52.3%
 Associate's degree 1,842 7.8%
 Bachelor's degree 4,616 19.6%
 Master's degree 1,958 8.3%
 Professional school degree 394 1.7%
 Doctorate degree 104 0.4%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 5,532 77.7%
 Enrolled in Private School 924 13.0%
 Not Enrolled in School 665 9.3%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 19606

ZIP Code 19606 is in the following school districts: Antietam School District, Exeter Township School District, and Private. There are 11 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 19606.

Mt Penn Primary Center
201 North 25th Street
Reading, PA 19606
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Antietam School District
Mt Penn Elementary School
2310 Cumberland Ave
Mount Penn, PA 19606
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Antietam School District
Reiffton School
4355 Dunham Drive
Reading, PA 19606
Grade Level: Middle/Elementary
District: Exeter Township School District
Owatin Creek Elementary School
5000 Boyertown Pike
Reading, PA 19606
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Exeter Township School District
Lorane Elementary School
699 Rittenhouse Dr
Reading, PA 19606
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Exeter Township School District
Jacksonwald Elementary School
100 Church Lane
Reading, PA 19606
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Exeter Township School District
Antietam Ms/High School
100 Antietam Rd
Reading, PA 19606
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Antietam School District
Exeter Twp Jhs
151 E 39th St
Reading, PA 19606
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Exeter Township School District
Exeter Twp Shs
201 E 37th St
Reading, PA 19606
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Exeter Township School District
St Catharine of Siena School
2330 Perkiomen Ave
Reading, PA 19606
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Private
Winston Hall
2249 Fairview Ave
Mount Penn, PA 19606
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Private

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