Port Reading is the common name for the community and surrounding area while the formal official name is the Port Reading Census Designated Place.
It is a community or populated place (Class Code U5) located in Middlesex County at latitude 40.5654 and longitude -74.2604. Middlesex County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 30 feet.
The formal boundaries for the Port Reading Census Designated Place (see map) encompass a land area of 2.24 sq. miles and a water area of 0.65 sq. miles.Photos of the local Port Reading, NJ area
|Population in Households||3,703|
|Population in Familes||3,243|
|Population in Group Qrtrs||0|
|Average Household Size||2.91|
|Average Family Size||3|
|Total Housing Units||1,342 (100%)|
|Owner Occupied HU||842 (62.7%)|
|Renter Occupied HU||431 (32.1%)|
|Vacant Housing Units||69 ( 5.1%)|
|Median Home Value||$241,022|
|Average Home Value||$258,986|
|Median Household Income||$75,867|
|Average Household Income||$83,469|
|Per Capita Income||$29,604|
|(Compound Annual Growth Rates)|
|Median Household Income||1.27%|
|Per Capita Income||2.02%|
The table below compares Port Reading to the other 545 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in New Jersey by rank and percentile using July 1, 2014 data. The location Ranked # 1 has the highest value. A location that ranks higher than 75% of its peers would be in the 75th percentile of the peer group.
|Total Population||# 310||43rd|
|Population Density1||# 361||34th|
|Diversity Index2||# 93||83rd|
|Median Household Income||# 267||51st|
|Per Capita Income||# 392||28th|
Additional comparisons and rankings can be made with a VERY EASY TO USE New Jersey Census Data Comparison Tool.