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Reading, Kansas - Basic Facts

Reading is the common name for the community and surrounding area while the formal official name is the City of Reading.

It is an incorporated place (Class Code P1) located in Lyon County at latitude 38.5195 and longitude -95.9586. Lyon County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 1,096 feet.

The formal boundaries for the City of Reading (see map) encompass a land area of 0.2 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles.

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Reading, KS - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Reading to the other 671 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Kansas by rank and percentile using July 1, 2014 data. The location Ranked # 1 has the highest value. A location that ranks higher than 75% of its peers would be in the 75th percentile of the peer group.

Variable Description Rank Percentile
Total Population # 408 39th
Population Density1 # 216 68th
Diversity Index2 # 344 49th
Median Household Income # 102 85th
Per Capita Income # 301 55th

Additional comparisons and rankings can be made with a VERY EASY TO USE Kansas Census Data Comparison Tool.

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Reading, KS Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2014)

POPULATION

Total Population 231
Population in Households 231
Population in Familes 201
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density1 1,138
Diversity Index2 15
 

HOUSEHOLDS

Total Households 86
Average Household Size 2.69
Family Households 68
Average Family Size 3

HOUSING

Total Housing Units 103 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 76 (73.8%)
Renter Occupied HU 11 (10.7%)
Vacant Housing Units 17 (16.5%)
Median Home Value $109,091
Average Home Value $142,434
 

INCOME

Median Household Income $55,547
Average Household Income $62,833
Per Capita Income $23,890
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)

GROWTH RATES

2010-2014 2014-2019
Population 0.0% 0.09%
Households 0.0% 0.23%
Families 2.2% 0.0%
Median Household Income   1.75%
Per Capita Income   2.43%
1) Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
2) The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelyhood that two persons, chosen at random from the same area, belong to different race or ethnic groups. If an area's entire population belongs to one race AND one ethnic group, then the area has zero diversity. An area's diversity index increases to 100 when the population is evenly divided into two or more race/ethnic groups.
Based on Census 2010 counts, the Diversity Index for the United States was 60.6 and it is expected to increase to 64.8 by July 1, 2018.

Information Updates

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