Reading is a city in the southeastern part of Pennsylvania. It is the county seat of Berks County and the fifth largest city in the state. It has a total area of 10.1 square miles with 0.2 square miles of water.
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According to the 2000 census, Reading has a population of 81,207 inhabitants. It has a population density of 8,270.2 people per square mile. Health insurance and life insurance quotes rely on the demographics of the area. The racial makeup of Reading is 59.18% Caucasian, 37.31% Hispanic/Latino, 12.25% African American, 1.60% Asian American, 0.44% Native American, 0.04% Pacific Islander and 22.32% other. Roughly 4.18% of the population is from two or more racial backgrounds. The median household income is $26,698 and the median family income is $31,067.
The public highways and roads condition and availability influence Reading car insurance rates immensely. Two U.S. Routes (US 222, US 422) and two Pennsylvania state routes (PA Route 12, PA Route 10) serve the city and connect the entire Berks County.
Reading home insurance depends on the city life and culture. There are four higher learning institutions in the city: Albright College, Alvernia University, Pace Institute and Reading Area Community College. The city has five sport teams in minor leagues, including baseball, ice hockey and soccer.