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As of 2010-2014, the per capita income of Reading is $47,168, which is higher than the state average of $36,441 and is much higher than the national average of $28,555. Reading median household income is $103,913, which has grown by 34.85% since 2000. The median household income growth rate is about the same as the state average rate of 34.34% and is higher than the national average rate of 27.36%. On average Reading residents spend 30.5 minutes per day commuting to work, which is higher than the state average of 28.8 minutes and is higher than the national average of 25.7 minutes.

Topics:Per Capita IncomeMedian Workers IncomeHousehold IncomeFamily IncomeMedian Income by AgeEmployment StatusCommuting to WorkCareersPoverty Level

Per Capita Income, #41

Reading, MA
47,168 USD
Massachusetts
36,441 USD
U.S.
28,555 USD

*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical per capita income data.

Median Individual Worker Income, see rank

Reading, MA
55,276 USD
Massachusetts
37,436 USD
U.S.
30,815 USD

*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical median individual worker income data.


Male Median Individual Worker Income, see rank
Reading, MA
69,178 USD
Massachusetts
44,611 USD
U.S.
36,116 USD

*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical male median individual worker income data.


Female Median Individual Worker Income, see rank
Reading, MA
45,121 USD
Massachusetts
31,498 USD
U.S.
25,692 USD

*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical female median individual worker income data.

Household Income

Median Household Income, #29
Reading, MA
103,913 USD
Massachusetts
67,846 USD
U.S.
53,482 USD
Mean Household Income, see rank
Reading, MA
125,871 USD
Massachusetts
92,850 USD
U.S.
74,596 USD
Median Household Income Growth Since 2000, #108
Reading, MA
34.85%
Massachusetts
34.34%
U.S.
27.36%
Ranks: $10k or less, $10k-$20k, $20k-$30k, $30k-$40k, $40k-$50k, $50k-$75k, $75k-$100k, $100k-$150k, $150k-$200k, $200k or more


Household Income Other than Earnings
 Reading, MAMassachusettsU.S.
%+Average Amount%+Average Amount%+Average Amount
Interest, Dividends, or Net Rental Income33.75%$17,171, see rank25.58%$18,74021.11%$16,919
Social Security Income27.95%$19,207, see rank28.46%$17,31329.33%$17,636
Public Assistance Income0.57%$5,702, see rank3.04%$4,6882.82%$3,720
Retirement Income17.52%$24,156, see rank15.99%$25,44017.85%$24,095
+ The percentage of the total households that have the income.

*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical household income data.

Family Income

Median Family Income, see rank
Reading, MA
121,898 USD
Massachusetts
86,132 USD
U.S.
65,443 USD
Mean Family Income, see rank
Reading, MA
150,102 USD
Massachusetts
111,411 USD
U.S.
86,963 USD
Ranks: $10k or less, $10k-$20k, $20k-$30k, $30k-$40k, $40k-$50k, $50k-$75k, $75k-$100k, $100k-$150k, $150k-$200k, $200k or more

*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical family income data.

Median Household Income by Races

 Reading, MAMassachusettsU.S.
White$103,536, see rank$72,181$56,900
Black$91,932, see rank$42,895$35,600
Hispanic$58,162, see rank$34,870$42,396
Asian$108,714, see rank$77,889$73,244
One Race, Other$88,194, see rank$32,154$40,300
Two or More Races$72,045, see rank$48,977$47,621

*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical median household income by races data.

Median Household Income by Age

 Reading, MAMassachusettsU.S.
25 to 44$125,022, see rank$76,699$58,398
45 to 64$120,152, see rank$84,099$65,027
65 or over$50,165, see rank$39,550$37,945

*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical median household income by age data.

Employment Status

 Reading, MAMassachusettsU.S.
Population 16 Years and Over19,604, see rank5,427,407248,775,628
Male19,304, 47.46%, see rank47.84%48.69%
Male, In Labor Force:27,300, 78.46%, see rank72.18%69.28%
Male, In Armed Forces20, 0.00%, see rank0.15%0.73%
Male, Civilian27,300, 78.46%, see rank72.03%68.54%
Male, Civilian, Employed36,861, 93.99%, see rank90.83%90.49%
Male, Civilian, Unemployed3439, 6.01%, see rank9.17%9.51%
Male, Not in Labor Force22,004, 21.54%, see rank27.82%30.72%
Female110,300, 52.54%, see rank52.16%51.31%
Female, In Labor Force:26,679, 64.84%, see rank63.35%58.79%
Female, In Armed Forces244, 0.43%, see rank0.02%0.11%
Female, Civilian26,635, 64.42%, see rank63.33%58.69%
Female, Civilian, Employed36,324, 95.31%, see rank92.33%91.18%
Female, Civilian, Unemployed3311, 4.69%, see rank7.67%8.82%
Female, Not in Labor Force23,621, 35.16%, see rank36.65%41.21%
1 Percentage of the population of 16 years and over.
2 Percentage of the population of 16 years and over for the gender.
3 Percentage of the Civilian for the gender.

*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical employment status data.

Commuting to Work

 Reading, MAMassachusettsU.S.
Workers 16 Years and Over13,006, 100%3,284,998141,337,148
Car, Truck, or Van—Drove Alone10,796, 83.01%, see rank71.97%76.41%
Car, Truck, or Van—Carpooled640, 4.92%, see rank7.75%9.59%
Public Transportation766, 5.89%, see rank9.47%5.06%
Walked195, 1.50%, see rank4.74%2.78%
Other Means141, 1.08%, see rank1.63%1.79%
Worked at Home468, 3.60%, see rank4.44%4.37%

Mean Travel Time to Work, see rank
Reading, MA
30.5 minutes
Massachusetts
28.8 minutes
U.S.
25.7 minutes
Ranks: 9 min. or less, 10-19 min., 20-29 min., 30-39 min., 40-59 min., 60-89 min., 90min. or more

*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical commuting to work data.

Careers


Occupation
 Reading, MAMassachusettsU.S.
Civilian Employed, 16 Years and Over13,1853,354,036143,435,233
Male16,861, 52.04%, see rank50.64%52.38%
Management, Professional, and Related Occupations23,400, 49.56%, see rank40.81%33.12%
Service Occupations2898, 13.09%, see rank15.38%15.12%
Sales and Office Occupations21,333, 19.43%, see rank17.54%17.47%
Farming, Fishing, and Forestry Occupations20, 0.00%, see rank0.32%1.11%
Construction, Extraction, Maintenance, and Repair Occupations2439, 6.40%, see rank8.21%9.29%
Production, Transportation, and Material Moving Occupations2531, 7.74%, see rank13.12%17.94%
Female16,324, 47.96%, see rank49.36%47.62%
Management, Professional, and Related Occupations23,694, 58.41%, see rank47.07%40.04%
Service Occupations2844, 13.35%, see rank19.75%21.52%
Sales and Office Occupations21,653, 26.14%, see rank28.35%31.93%
Farming, Fishing, and Forestry Occupations20, 0.00%, see rank0.14%0.32%
Construction, Extraction, Maintenance, and Repair Occupations216, 0.25%, see rank0.18%0.28%
Production, Transportation, and Material Moving Occupations261, 0.96%, see rank4.29%5.65%
1 Percentage of the civilian employed, 16 years and over.
2 Percentage of the civilian employed, 16 years and over for the gender.

Industry
 Reading, MAMassachusettsU.S.
Civilian Employed, 16 Years and Over13,185, 100%3,354,036143,435,233
Agriculture, Forestry, Fishing, Hunting, Mining32, 0.24%, see rank0.41%1.96%
Construction876, 6.64%, see rank5.40%6.17%
Manufacturing885, 6.71%, see rank9.24%10.43%
Wholesale Trade442, 3.35%, see rank2.42%2.75%
Retail Trade1,189, 9.02%, see rank10.84%11.57%
Transportation, Warehousing, Utilities307, 2.33%, see rank3.61%4.93%
Information457, 3.47%, see rank2.36%2.14%
Finance, Insurance, Real Estate, Rental, Leasing1,218, 9.24%, see rank7.63%6.60%
Professional, Scientific, Management,
Administrative, Waste Management Services
2,202, 16.70%, see rank13.14%10.89%
Educational Services, Health Care, Social Assistance3,577, 27.13%, see rank27.87%23.21%
Arts, Entertainment, Recreation,
Accommodation, Food Services
662, 5.02%, see rank8.61%9.49%
Public Administration776, 5.89%, see rank4.06%4.92%
Other Services, Except Public Administration562, 4.26%, see rank4.44%4.96%

*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical careers data.

Poverty Level

 Reading, MA%MassachusettsU.S.
Population in Poverty5932.37%, see rank11.56%15.59%
Family in Poverty1101.66%, see rank8.26%11.47%

*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical poverty level data.


 
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