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Zip Code 19608 Population

Population breakdown by gender

Population in zip code 19608 is 21,838 residents | Male to Female ratio is 1:1.06 | Zip Code 19608 land area is 25.6816 sq. miles | Population density is 850.34 residents per square mile

Median age in zip code 19608

  Median Age
Zip Code Median Age 42.2
Median Age - Male 41.9
Median Age - Female 42.3

Median age of zip code 19608 is 9% higher compared to nearby zip codes and 13.4% higher compared to the United States median age. Comparing gender-specific madian age yields the following results. Male median age of zip code 19608 is 12.6% higher compared to nearby zip codes and 17% higher compared to the United States male median age. Female zip code 19608 median age is 6.5% higher in comparison to nearby zip codes and 9.9% higher compared to female national median age average.

Population breakdown by age

Racial makeup of zip code 19608

White population 19741
Black or African American population 827
Asian population 522
American Indian and Alaska Native population 49
Native Hawaiian and other Pacific Islander population 0
Other population 354

Region of birth

Zip code 19608 ancestry distribution

Arab 0.4% Czech 0.6%
Danish 0% Dutch 2.8%
English 6.7% French No Basque 2.3%
French Canadian 0.4% German 40%
Greek 0.4% Hungarian 0.7%
Irish 13.5% Italian 12.3%
Lithuanian 0.6% Norwegian 0.3%
Polish 9% Portuguese 0.2%
Russian 0.5% Scotch-Irish 1.4%
Scottish 1.7% Slovak 1.1%
Subsaharan African 0.1% Swedish 0.1%
Swiss 0.3% Ukrainian 0.9%
USA 6% Welsh 1.5%
West Indian No Hispanic Groups 0.1% Other Ancestries 11.4%

Family type by presence of children under 18 by age in zip code 19608

Family Type Distribution
Total families 6107
Married couples 81.4%
Other couples 18.6%

Family and household income distribution in zip code 19608

  Family income (%) Household income (%)
$30,000 or less 8.42% 15.81%
$30,000 and $50,000 13.72% 13.44%
$50,000 and $100,000 35.93% 37.09%
$100,000 and $200,000 31.24% 25.57%
$200,000 or more 10.69% 8.1%

Households by size in zip code 19608

Household language in zip code 19608

English language 88.96%
Spanish language 4.49%
Other European language 4.99%
Asian language 1.56%
Other language 0%

Population by housing unit in zip code 19608

Total Occupied housing units 8186
Detached housing units 71.41%
Attached housing units 16.61%
2 units 2.55%
3 - 4 units 3.23%
5 - 9 units 4.19%
10 - 19 units 0.93%
20 - 49 units 0.24%
50 or more units 0.56%
Mobile homes 0.27%
Boats, RVs, Vans 0%

Means of transportation to work in zip code 19608

Use car, track or Van 94.78%
Use public transportation 0.46%
Use Motorcycle 0%
Use bicycle 0.27%
Walk to work 0.75%
Work at home 3.74%

School attendance in zip code 19608

Attent Preschool programs 3.22%
Attend Public School 19.35%
Attend college undergraduate program 5.27%
Attent graduate studies 1.1%
Not enrolled in school 71.06%

Highest school attainment in zip code 19608

Less then 9th grade 2.55%
Grade 9 to 12, no diploma 5.67%
High school diploma 33.18%
Some college, no degree 17.35%
Associate degree 12.69%
Bachelor's degree 25.35%
Graduate or professional degree 3.22%

Real Estate in zip code 19608

Housing occupied 97.35%
Housing vacant 2.65%
Housing occupied by owner 80.47%
Housing occupied by tenant 19.53%
Total Rented Units 1599
Median Contract Gross Rent $881
Median Gross Rent $1,014
Median Home Value $220,600

Contract rent is the monthly cash rent agreed to, regardless of any furnishings, utilities, fees, meals, or services that may be included. Gross rent is the contract rent plus the estimated average monthly cost of utilities and fuels if these are paid by the renter. In zip code 19608 median gross rent is 15.1% larger then the median contract rent.

Average estimated apartment rent in zip code 19608

Studio $730
1 Bedroom $820
2 Bedrooms $1,010
3 Bedrooms $1,350
4 Bedrooms $1,390
AVERAGE RENT $1,060

Average rent in zip code 19608 ($1,060.00) is 21.9% higher compared to nearby zip codes and 13.3% higher compared to the average rent in the US. The following illustrates how zip code 19608 rent compares to the nearby zip code rents by unit type: studio apartment rent is 22.5% higher, one bedroom apartment rent is 22.1% higher, two bedroom rent is 21.7% higher, three bedroom rent is 22.1% higher, four bedroom rent is 21.6% higher.

Housing units in zip code 19608

Total housing units 8409
Detached housing units 70.12%
Attached housing units 17.08%
2 units 2.49%
3 - 4 units 3.51%
5 - 9 units 4.46%
10 - 19 units 1.31%
20 - 49 units 0.24%
50 or more units 0.55%
Mobile homes 0.26%
Boats, RVs, Vans 0%

Real Estate taxes paid in zip code 19608

Total Real Estate Taxes $29,291,300
Real estate taxes paid for units with a mortgage $21,840,600
Real estate taxes paid for units with no mortgage $7,450,800

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19611 Reading Berks 0.87 ml
19602 Reading Berks 1.24 ml
19565 Wernersville Berks 1.67 ml
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19610 Reading Berks 2.68 ml
19547 Oley Berks 2.72 ml
19601 Reading Berks 2.82 ml
19607 Reading Berks 2.96 ml
19609 Reading Berks 3 ml
19604 Reading Berks 3.09 ml