Reading, Kansas Population 2020

227

Reading is a city located in Kansas. With a 2020 population of 227, it is the 393rd largest city in Kansas and the 16279th largest city in the United States. Reading is currently declining at a rate of -0.44% annually and its population has decreased by -1.73% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 231 in 2010. Reading reached it's highest population of 232 in 2010. Spanning over 0 miles, Reading has a population density of 1,065 people per square mile.

The average household income in Reading is $52,684 with a poverty rate of 29.80%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $669 per month, and the median house value is $66,700. The median age in Reading is 36.8 years, 37.7 years for males, and 32.6 years for females. For every 100 females there are 91.4 males.

Reading Demographics

According to the most recent ACS, the racial composition of Reading was:

  • White: 99.00%
  • Asian: 1.00%
  • Black or African American: 0.00%
  • Native American: 0.00%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
  • Other race: 0.00%
  • Two or more races: 0.00%
The current population of Reading, Kansas is 227, based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 229.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 231.

Reading, Kansas Population 2020

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White19999.00%
Asian21.00%

Reading Population Pyramid 2020

Reading Median Age

36.8


Total

37.7


Male

32.6


Female

Reading Adults

There are 136 adults, (17 of whom are seniors) in Reading.

Reading Age Dependency

68.9

Age Dependency Ratio

14.3

Old Age Dependency Ratio

54.6

Child Dependency Ratio

Reading Sex Ratio

Female

105

52.24%

Male

96

47.76%

Reading Households and Families

Reading Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Reading Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married95.7%4.3%
All81%19%
Non Family80%20%
Female30%70%
Male0%100%

81.0%

Rate of Home Ownership

Type Count Average Size Owned
All792.5481
Married472.8195.7
Non Family201.3580
Female103.330
Male24.50

2.88

Average Family Size

2.54

Average Household Size

3.8%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

2.5%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

Reading Education

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade0.00%
9th to 12th Grade1511.81%
High School Graduate5140.16%
Some College4132.28%
Associates Degree75.51%
Bachelors Degree75.51%
Graduate Degree64.72%

Reading Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White12110611
Hispanic44
Asian222

The highest rate of high school graduation is among asian people with a rate of 100.00%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among asian people with a rate of 100.00%.

Name Average Male Female
Overall$24,583$35,000$19,167
Less Than High School$52,679$52,679$
High School Grad$26,667$31,563$24,375
Some College$$$18,438
Bachelors Degree$$$
Graduate Degree$18,125$$

$24,583

Average Earnings

$35,000

Average Male

$19,167

Average Female

Reading Language

Reading Language by Age

Reading Language

93.26% of Reading residents speak only English, while 6.74% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 3.63% of the population.

Reading Poverty

Reading Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White1925729.69%
Hispanic4250.00%

29.80%

Overall Poverty Rate

24.73%

Male Poverty Rate

34.29%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Reading

The race most likely to be in poverty in Reading is Hispanic, with 50.00% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Reading is White, with 29.69% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 14.04%. Among those working part-time, it was 37.21%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 13.04%.

Name Poverty
Some College25.00%
High School23.53%
Bachelors or Greater0.00%
Less Than High School0.00%
Name Poverty
Male Unemployed100.00%
Female Unemployed50.00%
Female Employed28.95%
Male Employed19.57%

Reading Income

Reading Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$45,250$52,684
Families$51,875$57,615
Married Families$56,750-
Non Families$30,000$34,465

Reading Marital Status

Reading Marital Status

Marriage Rates

60.0%

Overall Marriage Rate

62.3%

Male Marriage Rate

57.5%

Female Marriage Rate

Reading Married by Age and Sex

Reading Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is 55-64, while the female age group most likely to be married is 35-44.

Reading Marital Status by Race

Reading Veterans

21

Number of Veterans

21

Male Veterans

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam12
First Gulf War11
Second Gulf War2
Korea1
World War II
Age Group Veterans
55 to 648
35 to 546
65 to 744
75+3
18 to 34

$Reading Veterans by Education

0.00%

Veteran Poverty Rate

9.52%

Veteran Disability Rate

Reading Employment Status

61.6%

Labor Force Participation

57.5%

Employment Rate

6.7%

Unemployment Rate

Reading Place of Birth

Origin of Non-Citizens

Non citizens include legal permanent residents (green card holders), international students, temporary workers, humanitarian migrants, and illegal immigrants.

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

74.13%

Born in Kansas

99.00%

Native Born

1.00%

Foreign Born

1.00%

Non Citizen

Place of Birth

99.00% of Reading residents were born in the United States, with 74.13% having been born in Kansas. 1.00% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Asia.

Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
2020227-1-0.44%
2019228-1-0.44%
20182290.00%
2017229-1-0.43%
201623010.44%
20152290.00%
2014229-2-0.87%
2013231-1-0.43%
20122320.00%
20112320.00%
20102320.00%