Reading is a town in Middlesex County, Massachusetts, United States, 10 miles (16 km) north of central Boston. The population was 24,747 at the 2010 census.
According to the United States Census Bureau, the town has a total area of 9.9 square miles (25.7 kmē). No significant amount of land is covered permanently by water, although there is a plethora of vernal pools in various areas of conservation land. Reading borders the towns of Woburn, Stoneham, Wakefield, Lynnfield, North Reading, and Wilmington.
As of the census of 2010, there were 24,747 people, 9,617 households, and 6,437 families residing in the town. The population density was 2,486.1 people per square mile (921.8/kmē). There were 9,617 housing units at an average density of 888.8 per square mile (343.1/kmē).
Town information courtesy of Wikipedia
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