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Wyomissing is a borough in Berks County, in the Reading metro area.
The community name derives from Indian term for "place of flats"
The latitude of Wyomissing is 40.329N. The longitude is -75.965W.It is in the Eastern Standard time zone. Elevation is 315 feet.
The population, at the time of the 2000 census, was 8,587.
Sections below provide additional information and links about Wyomissing 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 19609 ZIP code.
28% of Wyomissing residents report German ancestry, and 11% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Wyomissing ancestry & family history guide.
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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Wyomissing was $37,313, compared with $21,587 nationally.
41% of Wyomissing residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.
Median rent in Wyomissing, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $742. Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $1,434.
Libraries in Wyomissing include Wyomissing Public Library ... View libraries
Berks County supported George W. Bush in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Wyomissing political report.
The average commute time for Wyomissing workers is 17 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.
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