Kutztown has the 3490th largest population in the United States. The population grew by 0.5% from 2010 to 2015, which was faster than the national average. Kutztown is part of the Reading metro area. Unemployment in the Reading area is 5%, which is higher than the national average, and is getting better. Reading has the 135th largest local economy in the US, and a low cost of living. The average pay for jobs in Kutztown is below average at $43,760, and the median cost of a home in Kutztown is $156,700, which is below the national average. 30% of workers in Kutztown hold a bachelors degree or higher (above average), and 89% of workers have a high school degree (above average). Driving to work is especially common in Kutztown. 78% of Kutztown workers drive to work alone, 2% take public transit, 9% carpool, and 9% walk. People in Kutztown spend an average of 23 minutes commuting to work, which is shorter than the national average of 26 minutes.