West Reading, PA Real Estate

According to census data in the year 2000 there were 1,780 housing units in West Reading. This represents a 0.1% growth from 1,778 in 1990.

Of those housing units, 1,780 were located in either urbanized areas or urban clusters, and none were located in what is classified as a rural area.

Homeownership rate in West Reading is about 58.8%. West Reading's vacancy rate, including seasonal lodging, is about 6.5%. Average household size is 2.15 people.

The majority of houses, apartments or condos in West Reading were built after 1939.


Housing Size

Housing Units by Size
Studio Type1.30%
One Bedroom16.90%
Two Bedrooms24.60%
Three Bedrooms37.40%
Four Bedrooms14.20%
Five Bedrooms or more5.60%
As % of Housing Units

Owned Homes, Apartments and Condos

Average Household Size2.26
Median year structure was built1939
Median Value of occupied units$72,700
Median Price asked for vacant units$55,000

Rented Homes, Apartments and Condos

Average Household Size1.98
Median year structure was built1946
Median Monthly Rent asked for vacant units$478

Owners Finance Status

Housing Finance
Second Mortgage & Equity Loan0%
Second Mortgage6.60%
Home Equity Loan11.90%
Simple Mortgage46.30%
Debt Free35.20%
As % of Housing Units
Median part of Monthly Household Income dedicated to covering home ownership costs16.9%