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  1. Public Schools
    B
  2. Crime & Safety
    NG
  3. Housing
    C
  4. Nightlife
    B
  5. Good for Families
    B+
  6. Diversity
    A
  7. Jobs
    B-
  8. Weather
    B-
  9. Cost of Living
    C
  10. Health & Fitness
    B+
  11. Outdoor Activities
    A
  12. Commute
    B
Port Reading is a suburb of New York City with a population of 4,150. Port Reading is in Middlesex County. Living in Port Reading offers residents a suburban feel and most residents own their homes. In Port Reading there are a lot of parks. Many families live in Port Reading and residents tend to have moderate political views. The public schools in Port Reading are above average.
About Port Reading...
Population
4,150

Real Estate

Median Home Value
$283,700
National
$184,700
Median Rent
$1,377
National
$949
Area Feel
Suburban
Rent vs. Own
  • Rent
    20%
  • Own
    80%
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Port Reading Rankings

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Crime & Safety

Crime & Safety
NG
Based on violent and property crime rates.
Violent Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
National
  • Assault
    282.7
  • Murder
    6.1
  • Rape
    40.7
  • Robbery
    135.5
Property Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
National
  • Burglary
    500.1
  • Theft
    2,042.8
  • Motor Vehicle Theft
    284
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Residents

Diversity
A
Based on ethnic and economic diversity.
Age
  • <10 years
    14%
  • 10-17 years
    12%
  • 18-24 years
    8%
  • 25-34 years
    8%
  • 35-44 years
    13%
  • 45-54 years
    16%
  • 55-64 years
    14%
  • 65+ years
    15%
Education Levels
National
  • Master's degree or higher
    9%
    12%
  • Bachelor's degree
    22%
    19%
  • Some college or associate's degree
    23%
    29%
  • High school diploma or equivalent
    35%
    28%
  • Less than high school diploma
    11%
    13%

Working in Port Reading

Jobs
B-
Based on employment rates, job and business growth, and cost of living.
Median Household Income
$81,912
National
$55,322
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Port Reading Reviews

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Port Reading is a small town located in Woodbridge Township. It's a very safe town, and ideal for raising a family in. There are a lot of community events held each year, and it's about a 45 minute drive to New York City from there.
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The area is great. There is a lot of nature and quiet. Everyone is either nice or helpful. Nothing major goes on within the town. The new owners who are moving in the area are rather quiet and not interested in making new friends
There is no crime. Everyone is nice.