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Sinking Spring is a borough in Berks County, in the Reading metro area.
The community was named for a local spring which flowed, disappeared, and then flowed again
The latitude of Sinking Spring is 40.327N. The longitude is -76.011W.It is in the Eastern Standard time zone. Elevation is 404 feet.
The estimated population, in 2003, was 3,153.
Sections below provide additional information and links about Sinking Spring demographics, travel and tourism, nearby airports, cemeteries, the Berks County economy, education, environment, genealogy, government, historic sites, Reading area jobs, libraries, maps, museums, newspapers and other media, nonprofit groups, real estate, recreation, religion, transportation, and weather in the 19608 ZIP code.
33% of Sinking Spring residents report German ancestry, and 12% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Sinking Spring ancestry & family history guide.
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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Sinking Spring was $23,053, compared with $21,587 nationally.
22% of Sinking Spring residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.
Median rent in Sinking Spring, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $516. Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $991.
Libraries in Sinking Spring include Sinking Spring Public Library ... View libraries
Berks County supported George W. Bush in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Sinking Spring political report.
The average commute time for Sinking Spring workers is 20 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.
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