North Reading

  1. North Reading Legal Resources
  2. North Reading Statistics
  3. North Reading Property/Housing/Real Estate Information
  4. North Reading Employment Information
  5. North Reading Family Information
  6. North Reading Education Information
  7. North Reading Business Information
  8. North Reading Public Benefits Information
  9. North Reading Criminal Information
  10. North Reading Immigration & Civil Rights Information
  11. North Reading Zip Codes


North Reading Legal Resources

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North Reading Statistics

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  • Population (2000): 13,837
  • Land Area (2000): 34.327 square kilometers
  • Water Area (2000): 0.654 square kilometers
  • Local Time(s):
  • Area Code(s): 978
  • Alias(es) (2003): MASSACHUSETTS DISTRICT, N READING, NORTH READING

North Reading Population By Year


Year  Population Year  Population Year  Population
1999 23,478 2002 24,001 2005 23,297
2000 24,048 2003 23,701 2006 23,303
2001 23,821 2004 23,523 2007 23,004

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Houses (2000): 4,870

North Reading Population - Urban/Rural

Urban/Rural Population Percent
 Urban 13,545 97.89%
 Rural, Farm 0 0.00%
 Rural, Non-farm 292 2.11%

North Reading Real Estate Lawyers provide services for home buying/selling, commercial real estate, leases, landlord tenant, construction, land use and zoning laws. From the Justia Lawyer Directory.


North Reading Employment Information

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Employment (2003): 12,704
Payroll (2003) / (1Q 2003): $495,868,000 / $114,374,000

North Reading Labor Force By Month


Year Labor Force  Employed Unemployment
 Total Percent Rate
1990 7,010 6,607 403 5.75% 58
1991 6,970 6,443 527 7.56% 76
1992 7,025 6,478 546 7.78% 78
1993 7,104 6,694 410 5.77% 58
1994 7,277 6,918 360 4.94% 50
1995 7,227 6,900 327 4.53% 45
1996 7,386 7,138 248 3.35% 34
1997 7,601 7,389 212 2.79% 28
1998 7,730 7,537 193 2.50% 25
1999 7,878 7,679 198 2.52% 25
2000 7,892 7,723 169 2.14% 21
2001 7,963 7,727 236 2.97% 30
2002 7,950 7,593 358 4.50% 45
2003 7,896 7,499 397 5.03% 50
2004 7,837 7,500 337 4.30% 43
2005 7,853 7,543 310 3.94% 39
2006 7,840 7,532 308 3.93% 39
2007 7,887 7,615 272 3.45% 35
2008 7,947 7,625 322 4.05% 41
Month Labor Force  Employed Unemployment
 Total Percent Rate
Jan 2008 7,939 7,605 334 4.21% 42
Feb 2008 7,918 7,589 329 4.16% 42
Mar 2008 7,950 7,619 331 4.16% 42
Apr 2008 7,886 7,634 252 3.20% 32
May 2008 7,837 7,543 294 3.75% 38
Jun 2008 8,007 7,659 348 4.35% 43
Jul 2008 8,059 7,723 336 4.17% 42
Aug 2008 8,037 7,702 335 4.17% 42
Sep 2008 7,890 7,554 336 4.26% 43
Oct, 2008 -- -- -- --% --
Nov, 2008 -- -- -- --% --
Dec, 2008 -- -- -- --% --

North Reading Employment By Industry


 Male, with percent of employed male population
1. Professional / Scientific / Tech Services 410 10.22%
2. Finance and Insurance 329 8.20%
3. Construction 328 8.18%
4. Public Administration 279 6.96%
5. Computer and Electronic Manufacturing 247 6.16%
6. Educational Services 195 4.86%
7. Health Care 168 4.19%
8. Accommodation and Food Services 165 4.11%
9. Repair and Maintenance 165 4.11%
10. Other Transportation 133 3.32%
11. Admin, Support, and Waste Management 112 2.79%
12. Utilities 88 2.19%
13. Miscellaneous Manufacturing 87 2.17%
14. Broadcasting and Telecommunications 79 1.97%
15. Chemical Manufacturing 73 1.82%
16. Truck Transportation 70 1.75%
17. Metal Manufactuing 63 1.57%
18. Arts / Entertainment / Recreation 59 1.47%
19. Real Estate and Rental and Leasing 58 1.45%
20. Machinery Manufacturing 55 1.37%
 Female, with percent of employed female population
1. Health Care 644 18.62%
2. Educational Services 424 12.26%
3. Professional / Scientific / Tech Services 313 9.05%
4. Finance and Insurance 228 6.59%
5. Accommodation and Food Services 164 4.74%
6. Public Administration 151 4.37%
7. Social Assistance 129 3.73%
8. Admin, Support, and Waste Management 96 2.78%
9. Real Estate and Rental and Leasing 96 2.78%
10. Personal and Laundry Services 88 2.54%
11. Food and Beverage Stores 82 2.37%
12. Computer and Electronic Manufacturing 73 2.11%
13. Broadcasting and Telecommunications 71 2.05%
14. Other Transportation 69 1.99%
15. Department and Other General Stores 57 1.65%
16. Furniture, Furnishings, and Appliances 56 1.62%
17. Arts / Entertainment / Recreation 48 1.39%
18. Religious / Grantmaking / Civic / Similar Organizations 43 1.24%
19. Construction 42 1.21%
20. Motor Vehicle and Parts Dealers 36 1.04%

North Reading Employment By Job


 Male, with percent of employed male population
1. Other Management Occupations 383 9.55%
2. Engineers 230 5.74%
3. Top Executives 214 5.34%
4. Computer Specialists 191 4.76%
5. Vehicle Mechanics 191 4.76%
6. Other Installation / Maintenance 167 4.16%
7. Sales Reps / Wholesale and Manufact 158 3.94%
8. Other Sales and Related Occupations 146 3.64%
9. Operations Managers Non Finance 140 3.49%
10. Other Production Occupations 117 2.92%
11. Other Financial Specialists 115 2.87%
12. Business Operations Specialists 114 2.84%
13. Driver / Sales Workers and Truckers 113 2.82%
14. Carpenters 101 2.52%
15. Laborers and Material Movers / Handlers 77 1.92%
16. Accountants and Auditors 75 1.87%
17. Metal Workers and Plastic Workers 73 1.82%
18. Retail Sales, Not cashiers 71 1.77%
19. Other Office and Admin Support 65 1.62%
20. Fire Fighting and Prevention Workers 64 1.60%
 Female, with percent of employed female population
1. Secretaries and Admins 304 8.79%
2. Registered Nurses 240 6.94%
3. Teachers, Pre/Primary School 210 6.07%
4. Other Office and Admin Support 164 4.74%
5. Business Operations Specialists 160 4.63%
6. Informaion and Record Clerks, Not Customer Service 145 4.19%
7. Other Management Occupations 134 3.87%
8. Other Sales and Related Occupations 112 3.24%
9. Cashiers 111 3.21%
10. Health Technologists and Technicians 111 3.21%
11. Waiters and Waitresses 107 3.09%
12. Retail Sales, Not cashiers 105 3.04%
13. Bookkeeping / Accounting / Auditing 98 2.83%
14. Accountants and Auditors 85 2.46%
15. Computer Specialists 72 2.08%
16. Financial Clerks, Non-bookkeeping 71 2.05%
17. Other Financial Specialists 69 1.99%
18. Child Care Workers 67 1.94%
19. Financial Managers 64 1.85%
20. Operations Managers Non Finance 55 1.59%

North Reading Hours Worked Per Week In 1999

Hours Per Week  Population Percent
35 or more hours 5,941 56.89%
15-35 hours 1,771 16.96%
1-14 hours 487 4.66%
No regular hours 2,244 21.49%

North Reading Time Left For Work

Time  Population Percent
Midnight-4:59 AM 100 1.43%
5 AM-5:29 AM 158 2.26%
5:30 AM-5:59 AM 221 3.17%
6 AM-6:29 AM 617 8.84%
6:30 AM-6:59 AM 740 10.60%
7 AM-7:29 AM 1,169 16.75%
7:30 AM-7:59 AM 1,119 16.03%
8 AM-8:29 AM 1,097 15.71%
8:30 AM-8:59 AM 355 5.09%
9:00 AM-9:59 AM 462 6.62%
10:00 AM-10:59 AM 186 2.66%
11:00 AM-11:59 AM 125 1.79%
Noon-3:59 PM 253 3.62%
4 PM-11:59 PM 379 5.43%

North Reading Length Of Commute In Minutes

Minutes  Population Percent
Less than 5 124 1.78%
5-9 528 7.56%
10-14 666 9.54%
15-19 661 9.47%
20-24 961 13.77%
25-29 518 7.42%
30-34 1,211 17.35%
35-39 387 5.54%
40-44 453 6.49%
45-59 713 10.21%
60-89 621 8.90%
At least 90 138 1.98%

North Reading Length Of Commute In Mintues - Public vs. Private Transportation


Minutes  Population (public) Percent  Population (private) Percent
Under 30 0 0.00% 3,458 49.53%
30-44 25 0.36% 2,026 29.02%
45-59 55 0.79% 658 9.43%
At least 60 95 1.36% 664 9.51%

North Reading Type Of Commute

Type Population Percent
 Bicycle 0 0.00%
 Car / truck / van, carpool 538 7.34%
 Car / truck / van, solo 6,141 83.82%
 Motorcycle 9 0.12%
 Other 41 0.56%
 Public transportation 175 2.39%
 Walked 77 1.05%
 Worked at home 345 4.71%

North Reading Employment Lawyers handle cases involving employment contracts, severance agreements, OSHA, workers compensation, ADA, race, sex, pregnancy, national-orgin, sexual orientation and age discrimination, sexual harassment, hours & wages and overtime issues. From the Justia Lawyer Directory.


North Reading Family Information

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Households (2000): 4,784 (13,713 people)
Families (2000): 3,744 (12,337 people)
Families where both partners work (2000): 2,050
People at same address in 1995: 9,125

North Reading Household Income in 1999


Income Population Percent
Under $10,000 105 2.19%
$10,000-$14,999 89 1.86%
$15,000-$19,999 121 2.53%
$20,000-$24,999 193 4.03%
$25,000-$29,999 159 3.32%
$30,000-$34,999 147 3.07%
$35,000-$39,999 214 4.47%
$40,000-$44,999 162 3.39%
$45,000-$49,999 200 4.18%
$50,000-$59,999 412 8.61%
$60,000-$74,999 505 10.56%
$75,000-$99,999 954 19.94%
$100,000-$124,999 557 11.64%
$125,000-$149,999 336 7.02%
$150,000-$199,999 366 7.65%
$200,000 or more 264 5.52%

North Reading Household Type

Type Population Percent
 Nonfamily, 1 person 858 17.89%
 Family, 2 people 1,233 25.71%
 Nonfamily, 2 people 160 3.34%
 Family, 3 people 932 19.44%
 Nonfamily, 3 people 14 0.29%
 Family, 4 people 998 20.81%
 Nonfamily, 4 people 4 0.08%
 Family, 5 people 430 8.97%
 Nonfamily, 5 people 3 0.06%
 Family, 6 people 115 2.40%
 Nonfamily, 6 people 0 0.00%
 Family, 7 or more people 47 0.98%
 Nonfamily, 7 or more people 1 0.02%

North Reading Household Income Type

Type  Population Percent
Earnings 4,211 29.44%
Interest / Dividend / Rent 2,591 18.12%
Public Assistance 22 0.15%
Retirement 883 6.17%
Self Employment 815 5.70%
Social Security 1,073 7.50%
Supplemental Security 83 0.58%
Wage / Salary 4,117 28.78%
Other 508 3.55%

North Reading Family Type

Type Population Percent
 No children under 18 1,561 46.61%
 With children under 18 1,788 53.39%

North Reading Marital Status - Male (for those 15+ in 2000)

Type Population Percent
 Divorced 201 3.93%
 Married 3,543 69.20%
 Never Married 1,260 24.61%
 Widowed 116 2.27%

North Reading Marital Status - Female (for those 15+ in 2000)

Type Population Percent
 Divorced 413 7.62%
 Married 3,417 63.07%
 Never Married 1,099 20.28%
 Widowed 489 9.03%

North Reading Family Lawyers help clients with family law issues, such as marriage, divorce, domestic partnerships, adoptions, paternity, annulment, child support, custody, division of property, alimony, palimony, restraining orders, spousal support, uncontested divorce and visitation rights. From the Justia Lawyer Directory.


North Reading Education Information

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North Reading Highest Degree Earned (18 or older)

Degree Population Percent
 Less than 9th grade 287 2.87%
 9th-12th grade, no diploma 561 5.60%
 High school diploma or equivalent 2,530 25.26%
 Some college, no degree 1,984 19.81%
 Associate degree 770 7.69%
 Bachelors degree 2,650 26.46%
 Graduate or professional degree 1,235 12.33%

North Reading Population In School (3 or older)

School Level  In Public School Percent  In Private School Percent Total Percent
Nursery or preschool 96 0.69% 302 2.18% 398 2.88%
Kindergarten 180 1.30% 20 0.14% 200 1.45%
Grades 1-4 907 6.55% 80 0.58% 987 7.13%
Grades 5-8 749 5.41% 78 0.56% 827 5.98%
Grades 9-12 575 4.16% 131 0.95% 706 5.10%
Undergrad college 298 2.15% 219 1.58% 517 3.74%
Graduate or professional school 109 0.79% 115 0.83% 224 1.62%
Total 2,914 21.06% 945 6.83% 3,859 27.89%

North Reading Education Lawyers represent colleges, school districts, other educational institutions, and students in the practice of education law. They handle issues related to No Child Left Behind, special education, and disability rights. From the Justia Lawyer Directory.


North Reading Business Information

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Number of Businesses (2003): 960
North Reading Business Lawyers provide services for corporations, LLCs, partnerships, contracts, franchising and business litigation. From the Justia Lawyer Directory.


North Reading Public Benefits Information

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North Reading Above Or Below Poverty Level In 1999

Above/Below Population Percent
 At Or Above Poverty Level 13,519 98.51%
 Below Poverty Level 204 1.49%

North Reading Public Benefits Lawyers assess the range of local, state and federal government benefits to which their clients may be entitled and help them apply for such programs, as well as appeal decisions denying such benefits to their clients. From the Justia Lawyer Directory.


North Reading Criminal Information

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North Reading Crimes Per 1,000 People By Type And Year



Year  Aggravated Assault  Forcible Rape  Murder / Manslaughter  Robbery Total Violent Crimes  Arson  Burglary  Larceny / Theft  Motor Vehicle Theft Total Property Crimes
1999 0.043 0.000 0.000 0.043 0.085 0.000 1.619 5.069 0.383 7.070
2000 0.208 0.000 0.000 0.042 0.250 0.000 1.123 4.117 0.250 5.489
2001 0.336 0.000 0.000 0.042 0.378 0.000 1.133 5.415 0.294 6.843
2002 0.083 0.000 0.000 0.042 0.125 0.000 1.250 4.916 0.417 6.583
2003 0.169 0.000 0.000 0.127 0.295 0.000 1.477 5.443 0.211 7.131
2004 0.595 0.000 0.000 0.085 0.680 0.000 1.360 5.059 0.255 6.674
2005 0.515 0.043 0.000 0.172 0.730 0.000 1.889 6.610 0.730 9.229
2006 0.386 0.000 0.000 0.300 0.687 0.000 1.502 6.737 0.429 8.668
2007 0.478 0.000 0.000 0.130 0.609 0.000 1.782 9.520 0.391 11.694

North Reading Law Enforcement Employeess

Year  Officers  Civilian
2004 10 38
2005 9 38
2006 10 39
2007 12 39

North Reading Crime Index

Year  Index
1999 168
2000 138
2001 172
2002 161

North Reading Criminal Lawyers represent defendants in municipal, state and federal criminal proceedings. These lawyers commonly handle cases involving DUI/DWI (drunk driving), drug possession, gun crimes, traffic tickets, violent crimes, sex crimes, theft offenses and white collar crimes. From the Justia Lawyer Directory.


North Reading Immigration & Civil Rights Information

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North Reading Population By Age

Age Population Percent
0-9 Years 2,272 16.42%
10-19 Years 1,791 12.94%
20-29 Years 1,056 7.63%
30-39 Years 2,418 17.47%
40-49 Years 2,562 18.52%
50-59 Years 1,719 12.42%
60-69 Years 1,050 7.59%
70-79 Years 667 4.82%
80-89 Years 252 1.82%
90+ Years 50 0.36%

North Reading Population - Male/Female

Male/Female Population Percent
 Male 6,818 49.27%
 Female 7,019 50.73%

North Reading Population By Ethnicity

Ethnicity Population Percent
 Caucasian 13,420 96.99%
 Asian 180 1.30%
 Hispanic/Latino 102 0.74%
 Multiracial 59 0.43%
 African-American 54 0.39%
 Other Race 16 0.12%
 Amerindian 5 0.04%
 Pacific Islander 1 0.01%

North Reading Top Specified Ancestries

Rank Ancestry  Population Percent Of Specified Ancestries
1. Irish 4,155 24.78%
2. Italian 3,406 20.31%
3. English 2,243 13.38%
4. German 878 5.24%
5. French Non-Basque 861 5.13%
6. United States Or American 787 4.69%
7. French Canadian 774 4.62%
8. Polish 582 3.47%
9. Swedish 433 2.58%
10. Scottish 427 2.55%

North Reading Top Languages Spoken At Home

Rank Language  Population Percent Of Reported Languages
1. Only English 11,926 93.45%
2. Portuguese / Portuguese Creole 202 1.58%
3. Spanish Or Spanish Creole 124 0.97%
4. Italian 106 0.83%
5. Greek 74 0.58%
6. Other Asian 53 0.42%
7. Arabic 50 0.39%
8. Hindi 46 0.36%
9. French 40 0.31%
10. German 33 0.26%

North Reading Citizen Type

Type Population Percent
 Citizen by birth 13,055 94.35%
 Naturalized immigrant 532 3.84%
 Not a citizen 250 1.81%

North Reading Immigration Lawyers help clients navigate through the federal immigration process. They help workers secure temporary visas (H1-B, fiances obtain K-1 visas, and permanent immigrants apply for Green Cards or citizenship. From the Justia Lawyer Directory.
North Reading Civil Rights Lawyers represent clients who have been illegally discriminated against on the basis of race, gender, sexual orientation, disability and national origin. If you have suffered employment discrimination, sexual harassment, or have been treated differently by a hotel, restaurant, or other public accommodation, a civil rights lawyer can help you determine whether your rights were violated and what types of redress are available. From the Justia Lawyer Directory.


North Reading Zip Codes

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Alphabetical | By Population

01864 01889