The city of Reading is steeped in history: from an industrial past, to a railroad hub, and a central shopping destination. Today, that history comes alive in new ways, with impressive architecture, longtime community institutions, and a welcoming culture.
Greater Reading offers one of the highest qualities of life at a very affordable cost. It also offers a diverse set of neighborhoods across the county, making it easy to find what your perfect fit: condos, town homes, historic houses, loft apartments, or new homes.
A strong dedication on ongoing education.
With over 28,000 college and technical school students within 20 miles of Reading, and over 4,700 degrees awarded from universities in the Greater Reading Area, you’ll find an area that values lifelong learning.
It pays to live in Greater Reading. Ever wonder how far your dollar goes? We know the answer. Greater Reading is the most affordable place to live, work, and play compared to our neighbors, based on real data from the 2018 Cost of Living survey conducted by the Council for Community and Economic Research.
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