Reading, OH

Reading profile

Living in Reading

Reading is a somewhat small city located in the state of Ohio. With a population of 10,296 people and three constituent neighborhoods, Reading is the 173rd largest community in Ohio.

Unlike some cities where white-collar or blue-collar occupations dominate the local economy, Reading is neither predominantly one nor the other. Instead, it has a mixed workforce of both white- and blue-collar jobs. Overall, Reading is a city of sales and office workers, professionals, and service providers. There are especially a lot of people living in Reading who work in office and administrative support (13.90%), food service (10.00%), and sales jobs (8.92%).

Also of interest is that Reading has more people living here who work in computers and math than 95% of the places in the US.

Reading is a small city, and as such doesn't have a public transit system that people use to get to and from their jobs every day.

The citizens of Reading are slightly better educated than the national average of 21.84% for all cities and towns, with 21.75% of adults in Reading having a bachelor's degree or advanced degree.

The per capita income in Reading in 2018 was $29,005, which is upper middle income relative to Ohio, and middle income relative to the rest of the US. This equates to an annual income of $116,020 for a family of four. However, Reading contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.

Reading is a somewhat ethnically-diverse city. The people who call Reading home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Reading residents report their race to be White, followed by Black or African-American. Important ancestries of people in Reading include German, Irish, English, Italian, and Senegalese.

The most common language spoken in Reading is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and African languages.