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Reading is a city in Hillsdale County.[NOTE: This is not the only community in Michigan named Reading. For links to other places called Reading, MI, see the Duplicate Names box at right.]
The latitude of Reading is 41.839N. The longitude is -84.747W.It is in the Eastern Standard time zone. Elevation is 1,191 feet.
The estimated population, in 2003, was 1,118.
Sections below provide additional information and links about Reading demographics, travel and tourism, nearby airports, cemeteries, the Hillsdale County economy, education, environment, genealogy, government, historic sites, libraries, maps, museums, newspapers and other media, nonprofit groups, real estate, recreation, religion, transportation, and weather in the 49274 ZIP code.
35% of Reading residents report German ancestry, and 12% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Reading ancestry & family history guide.
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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Reading was $15,300, compared with $21,587 nationally.
8% of Reading residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.
Median rent in Reading, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $373. Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $647.
Libraries in Reading include Reading Community Library ... View libraries
Hillsdale County supported George W. Bush in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Reading political report.
The average commute time for Reading workers is 19 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.
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