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Community Profile: Reading, PA Metropolitan Statistical Area (MSA)
Demographics and Economic Data
Included in this section is a brief summary of demographic and economic data. Detailed data can be accessed through the following websites:
- Federal Financial Institutions Examination Council : The website includes a geocoding/mapping system that allows users to obtain census data based on specific street addresses and a census report system that provides census information by census tract within a county or MSA.
- Map Your Community: A mapping interface developed by PolicyMap, a unit of The Reinvestment Fund, and provided by the Federal Reserve Bank of Philadelphia that allows users to easily create custom maps for user-defined locations. These custom maps provide a snapshot of current and historical economic and demographic conditions and can be used to analyze data for community development activities.
- PolicyMap : This geographic information system, which includes an interactive mapping tool developed by The Reinvestment Fund, allows users to create custom maps, tables, and charts for over 10,000 indicators and provides the ability to plot external data.
PolicyMap also provides community profile reports for user-defined areas, including the Reading, PA Metropolitan Statistical Area (MSA) .
- U.S. Census Bureau American FactFinder : Official source for population, housing, economic, and geographic data collected by the U.S. Census Bureau.