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United StatesU.S. StatisticsCensus DataPennsylvania

Housing Statistics

Reading, Pennsylvania

Number

Percent

Total housing units34,309100.0
UNITS IN STRUCTURE
1-unit, detached3,94411.5
1-unit, attached17,24250.3
2 units3,2379.4
3 or 4 units4,47213.0
5 to 9 units1,8835.5
10 to 19 units8652.5
20 or more units2,5787.5
Mobile home880.3
Boat, RV, van, etc.00.0
YEAR STRUCTURE BUILT
1999 to March 20001130.3
1995 to 19981080.3
1990 to 19944301.3
1980 to 19891,1123.2
1970 to 19792,0476.0
1960 to 19692,3696.9
1940 to 19597,76122.6
1939 or earlier20,36959.4
ROOMS
1 room9782.9
2 rooms2,0165.9
3 rooms4,73213.8
4 rooms4,73913.8
5 rooms4,77313.9
6 rooms5,65716.5
7 rooms4,56513.3
8 rooms4,23012.3
9 or more rooms2,6197.6
Median (rooms)5.5(X)
Occupied Housing Units30,108100.0
YEAR HOUSEHOLDER MOVED INTO UNIT
1999 to March 20007,58225.2
1995 to 19988,07226.8
1990 to 19944,24214.1
1980 to 19893,71012.3
1970 to 19792,3457.8
1969 or earlier4,15713.8
VEHICLES AVAILABLE
None8,92029.6
112,01039.9
27,19723.9
3 or more1,9816.6
HOUSE HEATING FUEL
Utility gas13,13643.6
Bottled, tank, or LP gas6062.0
Electricity3,18610.6
Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.12,61741.9
Coal or coke860.3
Wood260.1
Solar energy90.0
Other fuel2370.8
No fuel used2050.7
SELECTED CHARACTERISTICS
Lacking complete plumbing facilities3681.2
Lacking complete kitchen facilities2590.9
No telephone service1,3464.5
OCCUPANTS PER ROOM
Occupied housing units30,108100.0
1.00 or less27,96992.9
1.01 to 1.501,1373.8
1.51 or more1,0023.3
Specified owner-occupied units13,970100.0
VALUE
Less than $50,0008,50860.9
$50,000 to $99,9994,42131.6
$100,000 to $149,9996314.5
$150,000 to $199,9992601.9
$200,000 to $299,9991050.8
$300,000 to $499,999260.2
$500,000 to $999,999190.1
$1,000,000 or more00.0
Median (dollars)44,500(X)
MORTGAGE STATUS AND SELECTED MONTHLY OWNER COSTS
With a mortgage8,47660.7
Less than $300
540.4
$300 to $499
1,1188.0
$500 to $699
2,73219.6
$700 to $999
3,03621.7
$1,000 to $1,499
1,2228.7
$1,500 to $1,999
2401.7
$2,000 or more
740.5
Median (dollars)
724(X)
Not mortgaged5,49439.3
Median (dollars)
299(X)
SELECTED MONTHLY OWNER COSTS AS A PERCENTAGE
OF HOUSEHOLD INCOME IN 1999
Less than 15 percent5,11836.6
15 to 19 percent2,58418.5
20 to 24 percent1,63311.7
25 to 29 percent1,1168.0
30 to 34 percent8476.1
35 percent or more2,46417.6
Not computed2081.5
Specified renter-occupied units14,726100.0
GROSS RENT
Less than $2001,48310.1
$200 to $2991,1467.8
$300 to $4995,96440.5
$500 to $7494,54730.9
$750 to $9999156.2
$1,000 to $1,4991751.2
$1,500 or more220.1
No cash rent4743.2
Median (dollars)459(X)
GROSS RENT AS A PERCENTAGE OF HOUSEHOLD INCOME IN 1999
Less than 15 percent2,26415.4
15 to 19 percent1,98413.5
20 to 24 percent1,67111.3
25 to 29 percent1,83912.5
30 to 34 percent1,2628.6
35 percent or more4,67531.7
Not computed1,0317.0
(X) Not applicable.
Source: U.S. Census Bureau, Census 2000 Summary File 3, Matrices H1, H7, H20, H23, H24, H30, H34, H38, H40, H43, H44, H48, H51, H62, H63, H69, H74, H76, H90, H91, and H94

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