Reading Middlesex County, Massachusetts

Reading: Town in Middlesex County, Massachusetts, United States

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Location of Reading on Massachusetts map.

About

Reading is a town located in the county of Middlesex in the U.S. state of Massachusetts. Its population at the 2010 census was 24,747 and a population density of 2,500 people per km². After 10 years in 2020 city had an estimated population of 25,535 inhabitants.

The town was created 382 years ago in 1638.

Downtown Reading Massachusetts image
Downtown Reading Massachusetts
Downtown Reading Massachusetts image

Geography

Reading is located at 42°31'32"N 71°5'43"W (42.5256500, -71.0953300).

Reading map

Weather

Reading forecast: A slight chance of rain showers. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 56. Northeast wind around 12 mph. more

Reading Quick Facts

Population : 25,535 (2020)
Country : United States of America
State : Massachusetts (United States)
County : Middlesex County
Postal code : 01867
Area : 9.9 km2
Altitude : 128 feet / 39 meters
Establishment : January 01, 1639 (382 years ago)
Time Zone : Eastern Time Zone
Local time : 06:35:32 (27th October 2021)
Density : 2,579 Pop. per km² as of 2020
Population growth : 3.09% (2010-2020)
Weather : 56℉ Slight Chance Rain Showers 7-days weather

Demographics

The population of Reading increased by 3.09% in 10 years.

Year Population % Change Method
2010 24,747 - census
2011 24,269 -1.97% estimation process
2012 24,466 0.81% estimation process
2013 24,615 0.61% estimation process
2014 24,727 0.45% estimation process
2015 24,886 0.64% estimation process
2016 25,140 1.01% estimation process
2017 25,152 0.05% estimation process
2018 25,075 -0.31% estimation process
2019 25,400 1.28% estimation process
2020 25,535 0.53% estimation process

Reading zip code is 01867. County name: Middlesex, County fips: 25017

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Local Places in Reading

1 Reading Town Hall
Rating: 4.8 (4)

Address: 16 Lowell St, Reading, MA 01867 ➦ Show Map

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Reading Town Hall

People born in Reading (21)

People born in Reading, including US tennis player James Cerretani, Missionary Aaron Bancroft, football player Chris Pizzotti, you can see a list of people who born in Reading.

Schools in Reading

College & universities near Reading, MA

Code Name City ZIP
451264 Millennium Training Institute Woburn (MA) 01801

Stations (20)

Amtrak & bus stations near Reading, MA

Code Name Address Type
WOB Anderson Regional Transportation Center 100 Atlantic Ave. RAIL
BON North Station 100 Legends Way RAIL
BOS South Station 2 South Station RAIL
BBY Back Bay station 145 Dartmouth St. RAIL
HHL Haverhill station Washington Street at Railroad Square RAIL

Post offices near Reading

Post Office Name City ZIP
Reading Post Office Reading (MA) 01867

Other places with the same name (6)

Other cities in Middlesex County

Cities, Towns, Neighborhoods & Other Populated Places in Middlesex County , MA. (more)

City Name Population Title
Cambridge 119,192 City in Middlesex County, Massachusetts, United States
Lowell 110,904 City in Middlesex County, Massachusetts, United States
City of Lowell 109,945 City in Middlesex County, Massachusetts, United States
City of Cambridge 107,289 City in Middlesex County, Massachusetts, United States
Newton 87,803 City in Massachusetts, United States
Somerville 80,935 City in Middlesex County, Massachusetts, United States
City of Somerville 75,754 City in Middlesex County, Massachusetts, United States
Framingham 73,892 Town in Massachusetts
Framingham Center 65,413 City in Middlesex County, Massachusetts, United States of America
Waltham 62,069 City in Middlesex County, Massachusetts, United States
Medford 60,847 City in Middlesex County, Massachusetts, United States
Malden 59,922 City in Middlesex County, Massachusetts, United States
Everett 46,107 City in Massachusetts
Arlington 45,169 Town in Middlesex County, Massachusetts, United States
Billerica 43,021 Town in Massachusetts
Woburn 40,135 City in Massachusetts

Distance to Other Cities

Reading distances to largest Massachusetts cities