Reading, Massachusetts 

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Population

25,769

+6.2% since 2010

Unemployment Rate

2.4%

Median Income

$103,913

Median Home Price

$586,800

Best Places to Live in Reading, Massachusetts

Regional center/Capital city - Central Massachusetts coast at the head of Boston Bay. August, July and June are the most pleasant months in Reading, while January and February are the least comfortable months.

Pros
Education
Arts and culture
Historic interest
Cons
Traffic and sprawl
Economic cycles
Cost of living
 $649,900 
51 Pine Ridge Rd
Bed 3 | Bath 2 | 1395 SqFt
 $1,099,000 
15 Strawberry Hill Ln
Bed 6 | Bath 5 | 5403 SqFt
 $739,900 
9 Susan Dr
Bed 5 | Bath 3 | 2849 SqFt

What Bert Has To Say About Boston-Cambridge-Newton Metro Area

Boston is widely viewed as the intellectual and historic capital of the United States. It is a cosmopolitan city with a complete set of services, a broad range of amenities, and a rich tradition and culture almost unmatched in the rest of the country. The metro area defined as Boston-Quincy actually includes downtown and areas mostly south of city into Norfolk and Plymouth County. Suburbs to the west and northwest are covered in the Cambridge-Newton-Framingham metro area (see page TK); northern suburbs to New Hampshire are covered in Essex County (page TK).


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QUICK FACTS

City: Reading
Zip Codes: 01867
Time zone: Eastern Standard Time (EST)
Elevation: 29 ft above sea level

Highlights

ECONOMY
The unemployment rate in Reading is 2.4% (U.S. avg. is 3.7%). Recent job growth is Positive. Reading jobs have increased by 4.1%. More Economy

COST OF LIVING
Compared to the rest of the country, Reading's cost of living is 53.2% higher than the U.S. average. More Cost of Living or Compare Reading's Cost of Living

WEATHER & CLIMATE
August, July and June are the most pleasant months in Reading, while January and February are the least comfortable months. Today's Weather | Climate Averages

VOTING
Middlesex county voted Democratic in the previous five Presidential elections. More Voting Stats

POPULATION
Reading's population is 25,769 people. Since 2010, it has had a population growth of 6.2%. Learn More...

TRANSPORTATION
Average Commute time is 32.6 minutes. The National Average is 26.4 minutes. Learn More...

REAL ESTATE
The median home cost in Reading is $586,800. Home appreciation the last 10 years has been 1.7%. Check out the homes in the area

SCHOOLS
Reading public schools spend $11,730 per student. The average school expenditure in the U.S. is $12,383. There are about 14 students per teacher in Reading. More Education



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$649,900
51 Pine Ridge Rd
Bed 3 | Bath 2

$1,099,000
15 Strawberry Hill Ln
Bed 6 | Bath 5

$739,900
9 Susan Dr
Bed 5 | Bath 3

$799,999
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Bed 5 | Bath 4

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