West Reading employment information

IndexWest ReadingPennsylvaniaNational
Income per capita$22,414$28,912$28,555
Median household income$43,125$53,115$53,482
Median income owner occupied$45,970$66,298$68,142
Median income renter occupied$40,833$30,128$33,219
Median earnings male$28,375$38,139$36,116
Median earnings female$31,498$25,633$25,692
Unemployment rate4.4%5.4%5.8%
Poverty level10.7%13.5%15.6%

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  • The income per capita in West Reading is 22% lower than the national average.
  • The median household income in West Reading is 19% lower than the national average.
  • Male median earnings are 41% higher than female median earnings.
  • The unemployment rate in West Reading is 25% lower than the national average.
  • The poverty level in West Reading is 32% lower than the national average.

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West Reading median earnings by income bracket

West Reading employment by industry

Labour TypeMaleFemale
Construction industry7.6%1.5%
Manufacturing sector19.9%0.0%
Financial & insurance services1.2%3.7%
Wholesale & retail services14.4%11.7%
Public administration5.0%8.2%
Transportation, warehousing & utilities1.1%1.2%
Education, health & social services12.7%48.2%

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Gibraltar, PA560$82,91755%
Alleghenyville, PA1,199$82,73055%
West Reading, PA4,204$43,12519%

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Fordyce, AR4,205$29,85644%
Sullivan, IN4,203$29,81844%
Leisure Village, NJ4,201$31,30141%
East Hampton North, NY4,201$58,88610%
Rutherfordton, NC4,208$39,79226%
West Reading, PA4,204$43,12519%
Source: The West Reading, PA employment data displayed above is derived from the United States Census Bureau.