Adam-Richter.com

Writer, editor, playwright

Enterprise stories based on data reporting:


What it means for Reading to have the highest percentage of Latinos in Pa. (with Lisa Scheid)


Reading now the 4th largest city in Pennsylvania, according to census data


4 facts about Berks County that the 2020 Census revealed


Home values have risen by 10% or more in most of Berks County


Latest census numbers extend Pennsylvania’s losing streak in Congress


Incomes rise, poverty falls in Reading and Berks County, census data show


You need to make $17.83 an hour to afford a 2-bedroom apartment in Berks County, new report says


New census numbers show Berks County is older and has fewer residents of working age


Reading born, Reading bred? Census numbers show that’s less and less likely [Opinion]

Latinos now make up 23 percent of the Berks County population, new census numbers show


Berks County’s population is growing faster than the state’s


City of Renting

A series of stories that took an in-depth look at the housing situation in Reading, Pa. The series included an interactive map showing the areas of the city with the most renters.

City of Renting: Why Reading’s homeownership rate has fallen since 1970

Where they stand: Mayoral candidates on housing issues in Reading

City of Renting: The challenges of owners and tenants in Reading

In Allentown, more people would rather rent than buy

Reading’s real estate transfer tax is the highest in Pennsylvania

The 17 biggest holders of rental properties in Reading

City of Renting: How Reading is learning from other places in drafting a housing strategy, and what Pottstown has already learned


Berks County farm income grew in 2017, even as the number of farms shrank, 2017 Agricultural Census shows


Since 2009, 19 tornadoes have hit Berks and surrounding counties; here’s where they struck [Map]


In winter, some roads are more accident prone than others; here are 5 of the worst in Berks


It’s not your imagination: Census figures show your commute is getting longer, Berks County


Reading’s poverty rate falls, but new Census numbers a mixed bag for Berks County [Graphics]


Advantage blue in 2 of 3 Berks County congressional districts