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Population in 2012: 41,983 (100% urban, 0% rural). Population change since 2000: +9.3%
 

Males: 22,201  (52.9%)
Females: 19,782  (47.1%)

Median resident age:  21.5 years
Pennsylvania median age:  40.1 years

Zip codes: 16802.

Estimated median household income in 2012: $24,639 (it was $21,186 in 2000)
State College:

$24,639
PA:

$51,230
Estimated per capita income in 2012: $14,747

State College borough income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2012: $267,700 (it was $147,600 in 2000)
State College:

$267,700
PA:

$163,800
Mean prices in 2011: All housing units: $243,198; Detached houses: $272,715; Townhouses or other attached units: $128,297; In 2-unit structures: $224,139; In 3-to-4-unit structures: $144,229; In 5-or-more-unit structures: $127,894; Mobile homes: $40,077; Occupied boats, RVs, vans, etc.: $7,796

Median gross rent in 2012: $897.

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  • White alone - 33,459 (79.6%)
  • Asian alone - 4,147 (9.9%)
  • Black alone - 1,708 (4.1%)
  • Hispanic - 1,735 (4.1%)
  • Two or more races - 577 (1.4%)
  • Other race alone - 305 (0.7%)
  • American Indian alone - 77 (0.2%)

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Mar. 2012 cost of living index in State College: 105.4 (more than average, U.S. average is 100)

Ancestries: German (20.0%), Irish (15.1%), Italian (10.8%), Polish (5.6%), English (5.3%), Russian (2.0%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Incorporated on 08/29/1896

Elevation: 1154 feet

Land area: 4.54 square miles.

Population density: 9,244 people per square mile 
 
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For population 25 years and over in State College:

  • High school or higher: 96.1%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 64.2%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 36.8%
  • Unemployed: 8.6%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 15.0 minutes

For population 15 years and over in State College borough:

  • Never married: 82.5%
  • Now married: 13.1%
  • Separated: 0.7%
  • Widowed: 1.2%
  • Divorced: 2.5%

4,602 residents are foreign born (6.4% Asia, 1.2% Europe).

This borough:  11.0%
Pennsylvania:  6.0%



According to our research of Pennsylvania and other state lists there were 16 registered sex offenders living in State College, Pennsylvania as of October 24, 2014.
The ratio of number of residents in State College to the number of sex offenders is 2,624 to 1.
The number of registered sex offenders compared to the number of residents in this city is smaller than the state average.


Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2012: $3,216 (1.2%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2012: $2,863 (1.3%)

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Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Lancaster, PA (97.0 miles , pop. 56,348).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Pittsburgh, PA (113.8 miles , pop. 334,563).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Philadelphia, PA (153.1 miles , pop. 1,517,550).

Nearest cities: Lemont, PA (1.6 miles ), Toftrees, PA (1.6 miles ), Park Forest Village, PA (1.7 miles ), Houserville, PA (1.7 miles ), Boalsburg, PA (2.0 miles ), Pine Grove Mills, PA (2.0 miles ), Ramblewood, PA (2.4 miles ), Julian, PA (2.6 miles) .

Latitude: 40.79 N, Longitude: 77.86 W

Nickname or alias (official or unofficial): Happy Valley

Daytime population change due to commuting: +15,613 (+37.2%)
Workers who live and work in this borough: 7,614 (50.2%)

Area code: 814

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Property values in State College, PA


 

Crime rates in State College by Year
Type 2000 2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012
Murders 0120002000001
per 100,000 0.01.93.90.00.00.03.80.00.00.00.00.01.8
Rapes 16971764746291211
per 100,000 30.117.413.532.911.27.613.47.711.13.716.521.219.3
Robberies 11910816612151214161112
per 100,000 20.717.419.315.529.911.423.028.822.226.129.319.421.0
Assaults 25352623272218242659493429
per 100,000 47.067.850.244.550.541.634.546.148.1110.189.760.150.9
Burglaries 14912587108111138122104144117111130115
per 100,000 280.0242.3168.0208.7207.6261.2233.6199.8266.3218.3203.1229.6201.7
Thefts 1,197928777902823726856824828871769741658
per 100,000 2249.31798.81500.21743.31539.01373.91639.11583.21531.51625.41407.21309.01154.0
Auto thefts 39181619212019121112122214
per 100,000 73.334.930.936.739.337.836.423.120.322.422.038.924.6
Arson 91164446111112181011
per 100,000 16.921.311.67.77.57.611.521.120.322.432.917.719.3
City-data.com crime rate (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 301.1) 124.9103.387.4102.386.475.794.283.185.992.590.385.678.6

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City-data.com crime rate counts serious crimes more heavily. It adjusts for the number of visitors and daily workers commuting into cities.

Crime rate in State College detailed stats: murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, arson

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2012, including police officers: 76 (64 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.12
Pennsylvania average:

2.59

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Unemployment in July 2013:
Here:

8.2%
Pennsylvania:

7.8%

Unemployment by year (%)

Historical population

Historical housing units


Population change in the 1990s: -652 (-1.7%).

Most common industries in 2008-2012 (%)
Males Females
  • Educational services (32%)
  • Accommodation and food services (14%)
  • Retail trade (13%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (8%)
  • Health care and social assistance (6%)
  • Construction (4%)
  • Arts, entertainment, and recreation (3%)
  • Educational services (36%)
  • Accommodation and food services (19%)
  • Retail trade (14%)
  • Health care and social assistance (8%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (5%)
  • Other services, except public administration (5%)
  • Arts, entertainment, and recreation (3%)
Most common occupations (%)
Males Females
  • Postsecondary teachers (18%)
  • Cooks and food preparation workers (6%)
  • Computer specialists (5%)
  • Life and physical scientists (5%)
  • Other food preparation and serving workers including supervisors (4%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers including supervisors (4%)
  • Other management occupations except farmers and farm managers (3%)
  • Postsecondary teachers (13%)
  • Waiters and waitresses (9%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers including supervisors (6%)
  • Information and record clerks except customer service representatives (6%)
  • Cashiers (5%)
  • Retail sales workers except cashiers (5%)
  • Other teachers and instructors, education, training, and library occupations (4%)

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Tornado activity:

State College-area historical tornado activity is near Pennsylvania state average. It is 12% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 5/31/1985, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 40.9 miles away from the State College borough center caused between $5,000,000 and $50,000,000 in damages.

On 6/5/1975, a category F2 (max. wind speeds 113-157 mph) tornado 4.3 miles away from the borough center caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

State College-area historical earthquake activity is significantly below Pennsylvania state average. It is 96% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 8/15/1991 at 07:16:07, a magnitude 3.0 (3.0 LG, Depth: 0.6 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 10.6 miles away from the city center
On 11/14/1997 at 03:44:11, a magnitude 3.0 (3.0 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 95.6 miles away from State College center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Centre County (8) is smaller than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 6
Emergencies Declared: 2

Causes of natural disasters: Winter Storms: 2, Flood: 1, Snowfall: 1, Storm: 1, Blizzard: 1, Flood: 1, Hurricane: 1, Storm: 1, Tropical Depression: 1, Tropical Storm: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
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Birthplace of: Channing Crowder - 2005 NFL player (Miami Dolphins, born: Dec 2, 1983), Chris Bahr - Soccer player, Eric Milton - 2005 Major League Baseball player (Cincinnati Reds, born: Aug 4, 1975), Gretchen Morgenson - Columnist, Julia Murney - Female singer, Larry Johnson - 2005 NFL player (Kansas City Chiefs, born: Nov 19, 1979), Mike McQueary - Football player and coach, Doug Sweetland - Animator, Gabe Norwood - College basketball player (George Mason Patriots), Galen Dreibelbis - Politician.

Main business address for: UNI MARTS INC (RETAIL-CONVENIENCE STORES), OMEGA FINANCIAL CORP /PA/ (NATIONAL COMMERCIAL BANKS), C-COR INC (RADIO & TV BROADCASTING & COMMUNICATIONS EQUIPMENT).


Hospitals/medical centers in State College:

  • FRESENIUS MEDICAL CARE STATE COLLEGE (Dialysis Facility, 3901 SOUTH ATHERTON STREET)
  • BAYADA PEDIATRICS (Home Health Center, 2147 EAST COLLEGE AVENUE)
  • CENTRE HOMECARE INC (Home Health Center, 2437 EAST COLLEGE AVENUE SUITE 6)
  • IN-HOME CARE SERVICES (Home Health Center, 1104 PLAZA DRIVE)
  • LINKS2CARE (Home Health Center, 1631 SOUTH ATHERTON STREET)
  • MEDI HOME HEALTH AGENCY (Home Health Center, 341 NORTH SCIENCE PARK ROAD)
  • BROOKLINE HOME CARE AND HOSPICE (Hospital, 3901 SOUTH ATHERTON STREET)
  • MOUNT NITTANY MEDICAL CENTER (Acute Care Hospitals,Voluntary non-profit - Other, provides emergency services, 1800 EAST PARK AVE)
  • FAIRWAYS AT BROOKLINE (Nursing Home, 1950 CLIFFSIDE DRIVE)
  • FOXDALE VILLAGE (Nursing Home, 500 E. MARYLYN AVENUE)
  • HEARTHSIDE REHABILITATION AND NURSING CENTER, THE (Nursing Home, 450 WAUPELANI DRIVE)
  • STATE COLLEGE MANOR LTD (Nursing Home, 450 WAUPELANI DR)
  • VILLAGE AT PENN STATE, THE (Nursing Home, 260 LION'S HILL ROAD)

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Local government website: www.gov.state-college.pa.us

Colleges/Universities in State College:

  • South Hills School of Business & Technology (Full-time enrollment: 649; Location: 480 Waupelani Dr; Private, for-profit; Website: www.southhills.edu)
  • Empire Beauty School-State College (FT enrollment: 16; Location: 208 W Hamilton St; Private, for-profit; Website: www.empire.edu)

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to State College:

  • Pennsylvania State University-Main Campus (about 1 miles; University Park, PA; Full-time enrollment: 43,065)
  • Lock Haven University (about 32 miles; Lock Haven, PA; FT enrollment: 4,769)
  • Pennsylvania State University-Penn State Altoona (about 34 miles; Altoona, PA; FT enrollment: 3,924)
  • Susquehanna University (about 52 miles; Selinsgrove, PA; FT enrollment: 2,187)
  • Bucknell University (about 53 miles; Lewisburg, PA; FT enrollment: 3,667)
  • Pennsylvania College of Technology (about 54 miles; Williamsport, PA; FT enrollment: 5,469)
  • Dickinson College (about 54 miles; Carlisle, PA; FT enrollment: 2,340)

Biggest public high schools in State College:

Private high school in State College:

  • GRACE PREP (Students: 60; Location: 1117 WILLIAMS ST; Grades: 9 - 12)

Biggest private elementary/middle schools in State College:

  • OUR LADY OF VICTORY ELEM SCHOOL (Students: 358; Location: 800 WESTERLY PKWY; Grades: PK - 8)
  • GRACE LUTHERAN DAYSCHOOL (Students: 125; Location: 205 S GARNER ST; Grades: PK - KG)
  • STATE COLLEGE FRIENDS SCHOOL (Students: 118; Location: 1900 UNIVERSITY DR; Grades: KG - 8)
  • NITTANY CHRISTIAN SCHOOL (Students: 108; Location: 1221 W WHITEHALL RD; Grades: KG - 8)
  • OUR CHILDREN'S CENTER (Students: 82; Location: 411 S BURRAWES ST; Grades: PK - KG)
  • MONTESSORI SCHOOL OF THE NI (Students: 39; Location: 138 LIME ROCK TER; Grades: PK - KG)
  • LEARNING STATION (Students: 38; Location: 3035 ENTERPRISE DR; Grades: PK - KG)
  • STATE COLLEGE CHILDREN'S HOUSE (Students: 38; Location: 632 W BEAVER AVE; Grades: PK - 1)
  • PARK FOREST MONTESSORI SCHOOL (Students: 32; Location: 1833 PARK FOREST AVE; Grades: PK - KG)
  • RED SATCHEL (Students: 31; Location: 1015 S PUGH ST; Grades: PK - KG)
See full list of schools located in State College, School District: STATE COLLEGE AREA SCHOOL DISTRICT

Library in State College:

  • SCHLOW CENTRE REGION LIBRARY (Operating income: $1,999,425; Location: 211 SOUTH ALLEN STREET; 115,833 books; 10,881 audio materials; 5,569 video materials; 6 local licensed databases; 41 state licensed databases; 2 other licensed databases; 232 print serial subscriptions)

User submitted facts and corrections:

  • Hospital is Mount Nittany Medical Center (MNMC) - changed name from Centre Community Hospital
  • Centre Community Hospital is now Mount Nittany Medical Center
  • Centre Community Hospital is now called Mt. Nittany Medical Center.
  • AM radio 1390 WRSC is now owned by Forever Broadcasting.
  • Centre Community Hospital is now named Mount Nittany Medical Center.

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Notable locations in State College: Pennsylvania State University Golf Course (A), University Park Plaza (B), Westerly Parkway Plaza (C), Centre Hills Country Club (D), Eastview Terrace (E), Nittany Apartments (F), McCoy Natatarium (G), McAllister Building (H), MBNA Career Services (I), Lasch Football Building (J), Johnston Commons (K), Information Sciences and Technology Building (L), Holuba Hall (M), Hintz Family Alumni Center (N), Hiester Hall (O), Hibbs Hall (P), Hetzel Union Building (Q), Henning Building (R), Henderson South Building (S), Health and Human Development Home (T). Display/hide their locations on the map

Swamps: Thompsons Meadow (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Parks in State College include: Holmes-Foster Park (1), Sunset View Park (2). Display/hide their locations on the map

Tourist attractions: Centre Furnace Mansion (Museums; 1001 East College Av), Centre For Travel Inc (Tours & Charters; 114 Heister Street).

Hotels: Drop Carnegie House (Ip) (100 Cricklewood Dr), Cancun Rental (1460 Yardal Road), By the Numbers (702 Windsor Court), Carnegie House (Cricklewood Dr And Tof), Comfort Suites (132 Village Dr), Hampton Inn & Suites (1955 Waddle Road), Comfort Suites State College (132 Village Drive), Best Western Inn (1663 South Atherton Street), Brewsky's Bottle Shops (2070 Cato Avenue).

Courts: District Court 49-1-01 (224 South Fraser), Federal Bureau Of Investigation (135 East Nittany Avenue Apt 608), Peterson John Congressman (1524 West College).

 
Centre County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level greater than 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Highest Potential
Air pollution and air quality trends
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AQI  Ozone  PM2.5 SO2 NO2

Air Quality Index (AQI)

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2010 was 31.6. This is about average.
City:

31.6
U.S.:

32.0
Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µ/m3] level in 2010 was 9.47. This is about average. There were 11 monitors within city limits.
City:

9.47
U.S.:

9.59
Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2010 was 2.32. This is about average. There were 9 monitors within city limits.
City:

2.32
U.S.:

2.43
Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2) [ppb] level in 2010 was 5.60. This is significantly better than average. There were 9 monitors within city limits.
City:

5.60
U.S.:

9.39

Drinking water stations with addresses in State College and their reported violations in the past:

COLLEGE TWP. WATER AUTHORITY (Population served: 6000, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • Monitoring and Reporting Stage 1 - Between JUL-2005 and SEP-2005, Contaminant: Chlorine. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (JUL-05-2006), St Consent Decree/Judgement (JUL-05-2006), St Violation/Reminder Notice (JUL-05-2006)
  • One routine major monitoring violation
  • 55 regular monitoring violations
BLAIR MHP (Population served: 110, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • CCR INADEQUATE REPORTING - Between OCT-01-2004 and MAY-12-2005, Consumer Confidence Rule. Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (JAN-31-2005), St Compliance achieved (MAY-12-2005)
  • Monitoring and Reporting Stage 1 - Between JUL-2004 and SEP-2004, Contaminant: Chlorine. Follow-up actions: St Compliance Meeting conducted (NOV-09-2004), St Compliance achieved (NOV-09-2004), St Consent Decree/Judgement (NOV-09-2004)
  • Monitoring and Reporting Stage 1 - Between APR-2004 and JUN-2004, Contaminant: Chlorine. Follow-up actions: St Formal NOV issued (AUG-24-2004), St Compliance achieved (NOV-09-2004), St Consent Decree/Judgement (NOV-09-2004)
  • Monitoring and Reporting Stage 1 - Between JAN-2004 and MAR-2004, Contaminant: Chlorine. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (JUL-08-2004), St Consent Decree/Judgement (JUL-08-2004), St Compliance Meeting conducted (JUL-08-2004)
  • CCR Complete Failure to Report - Between JUL-01-2002 and AUG-15-2002, Consumer Confidence Rule. Follow-up actions: Fed Compliance achieved (AUG-15-2002)
  • 7 routine major monitoring violations
  • One other older monitoring violation
AL MAR MOBILE HOME PARK (Population served: 35, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • Monitoring and Reporting Stage 1 - Between JUL-2005 and SEP-2005, Contaminant: Chlorine. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (JUN-28-2006), St Consent Decree/Judgement (JUN-28-2006), St Violation/Reminder Notice (JUN-28-2006)
  • CCR Complete Failure to Report - Between JUL-01-2001 and AUG-07-2001, Consumer Confidence Rule. Follow-up actions: Fed Compliance achieved (AUG-07-2001)
  • CCR Complete Failure to Report - Between OCT-19-1999 and MAR-23-2000, Consumer Confidence Rule. Follow-up actions: Fed Formal NOV issued (FEB-10-2000), Fed Compliance achieved (MAR-23-2000)
  • Follow-up and Routine Tap Sampling - Between JAN-1996 and SEP-1998, Contaminant: Lead & Copper Rule. Follow-up actions: St Site Visit (enforcement) (MAY-02-1997), St Violation/Reminder Notice (MAY-02-1997), St Compliance achieved (SEP-30-1998)
  • 2 routine major monitoring violations
  • 34 regular monitoring violations

Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2012: 52.0%
(52.0% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 55.7% for Black residents, 67.1% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 55.3% for American Indian residents, 35.6% for other race residents, 52.0% for two or more races residents)

Average household size:
This borough:  2.3 people
Pennsylvania:  2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This borough:  24.3%
Whole state:  65.0%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This borough:  3.6%
Whole state:  6.6%

Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.2% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.3% of all households

Detailed information about poverty and poor residents in State College, PA

People in group quarters in State College in 2010:

  • 12,800 people in college/university student housing
  • 155 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities
  • 34 people in other noninstitutional facilities
  • 29 people in group homes intended for adults
  • 14 people in correctional residential facilities
  • 14 people in group homes for juveniles (non-correctional)
  • 11 people in residential treatment centers for juveniles (non-correctional)
  • 10 people in emergency and transitional shelters (with sleeping facilities) for people experiencing homelessness
  • 4 people in residential treatment centers for adults

People in group quarters in State College in 2000:

  • 10,443 people in college dormitories (includes college quarters off campus)
  • 198 people in nursing homes
  • 43 people in other noninstitutional group quarters
  • 20 people in homes for the mentally ill
  • 15 people in other nonhousehold living situations
  • 3 people in other group homes
  • 3 people in religious group quarters

State College compared to Pennsylvania state average:

State College, Pennsylvania environmental map by EPA

Map Legend

  • Median household income below state average.
  • Median house value above state average.
  • Black race population percentage below state average.
  • Median age significantly below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage above state average.
  • Renting percentage significantly above state average.
  • Number of rooms per house significantly below state average.
  • Number of college students significantly above state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher significantly above state average.


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Arenas or stadiums:

  • Beaver Stadium. Capacity: 107,282. Penn State Nittany Lions football.
  • Bryce Jordan Center. Penn State.

Banks with most branches in State College (2011 data):

  • First National Bank of Pennsylvania: 9 branches. Info updated 2012/01/10: Bank assets: $9,581.0 mil, Deposits: $7,462.2 mil, headquarters in Greenville, PA, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 291 total offices, Holding Company: F.N.b. Corporation
  • National Penn Bank: South Atherton Branch, College Ave Branch, East College Ave Branch, North Atherton Street Branch. Info updated 2008/03/03: Bank assets: $8,395.9 mil, Deposits: $5,879.6 mil, headquarters in Boyertown, PA, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 131 total offices, Holding Company: National Penn Bancshares, Inc.
  • Northwest Savings Bank: State College Branch, State College Branch, 1767 North Atherton Street, 204 West Beaver Avenue Branch. Info updated 2009/11/23: Bank assets: $7,975.9 mil, Deposits: $5,985.6 mil, headquarters in Warren, PA, positive income, Mortgage Lending Specialization, 172 total offices
  • The Kishacoquillas Valley National Bank of Belleville: Messenger Service Branch, State College North Branch, Brookline Branch, Hills Plaza/Hills Plaza South/Short. Info updated 2006/11/03: Bank assets: $557.9 mil, Deposits: $455.7 mil, headquarters in Belleville, PA, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 14 total offices, Holding Company: Kish Bancorp, Inc.
  • PNC Bank, National Association: State College @ Giant Branch, N Atherton Street Branch, Satherton St Branch, East College Ave. Branch. Info updated 2012/03/20: Bank assets: $263,309.6 mil, Deposits: $197,343.0 mil, headquarters in Wilmington, DE, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 3085 total offices, Holding Company: Pnc Financial Services Group, Inc., The
  • Sovereign Bank, National Association: West College Ave Branch, State College Branch, North Atherton St Branch. Info updated 2012/01/31: Bank assets: $78,146.9 mil, Deposits: $48,042.9 mil, headquarters in Wilmington, DE, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 718 total offices, Holding Company: Banco Santander, S.A.
  • Citizens Bank of Pennsylvania: College Avenue Branch, South Hills Branch, North Hills Branch. Info updated 2010/09/24: Bank assets: $32,316.9 mil, Deposits: $25,297.1 mil, headquarters in Philadelphia, PA, positive income, 396 total offices, Holding Company: Uk Financial Investments Limited
  • Manufacturers and Traders Trust Company: South Atherton Branch, North Atherton Branch, South Allen Street Branch. Info updated 2011/08/08: Bank assets: $76,887.1 mil, Deposits: $60,064.2 mil, headquarters in Buffalo, NY, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 808 total offices, Holding Company: M&T Bank Corporation
  • Susquehanna Bank: State College N. Atherton Branch, State College Downtown Parkway, Messenger Service Throughout Centre. Info updated 2012/02/28: Bank assets: $14,849.0 mil, Deposits: $10,294.4 mil, headquarters in Lititz, PA, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 308 total offices, Holding Company: Susquehanna Bancshares, Inc.
  • 6 other banks with 8 local branches

Fire-safe hotels and motels in State College, Pennsylvania:

  • Atherton Hilton, 125 S Atherton St, State College, PA 16801 , Phone: (814) 231-2100
  • Hampton Inn State College, 1101 E College Ave, State College, PA 16801 , Phone: (814) 231-1590, Fax: (814) 238-7320
  • Nittany Budget Motel, 1274 N Atherton St, State College, PA 16803 , Phone: (814) 237-7638, Fax: (814) 237-7638
  • Toftrees Resort And Four Star Golf Club, One Country Club Ln, State College, PA 16803 , Phone: (814) 234-8000, Fax: (814) 238-4404
  • Best Western State College Inn, 1663 S Atherton St, State College, PA 16801 , Phone: (814) 237-8005, Fax: (814) 238-8805
  • Penn State Scanticon Conference Center Hotel, 215 Innovation Blvd, State College, PA 16803 , Phone: (814) 863-5000, Fax: (814) 863-5003
  • Rodeway Inn, 1040 N Atherton St, State College, PA 16803 , Phone: (814) 238-6783, Fax: (814) 238-4519
  • Sleep Inn, 111 Village Dr, State College, PA 16803 , Phone: (814) 235-1020, Fax: (814) 235-1388
  • 14 other hotels and motels
All 22 fire-safe hotels and motels in State College, Pennsylvania

Educational Attainment (%) in 2012

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2012


State College travel time to work - commute


State College mode of transportation to work chart

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Electricity (52%)
  • Utility gas (32%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (13%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (2%)
  • No fuel used (1%)

Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2004 2008 2012

1996 Presidential Elections Results

2000 Presidential Elections Results

2004 Presidential Elections Results

2008 Presidential Elections Results

2012 Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results



Religion statistics for State College borough (based on Centre County data)

Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 42.80%
Here42.8%
USA50.2%

Adherents


Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations

NameCatholic ChurchUnited Methodist ChurchEvangelical Lutheran Church in AmericaUnited Church of ChristPresbyterian Church (USA)
Adherents36.6%19.6%11.5%4.7%4.3%
Congregations4.5%28.1%10.7%9.6%5.1%
NameAssemblies of GodChristian Churches and Churches of ChristChristian and Missionary AllianceEpiscopal ChurchOther
Adherents2.7%2.6%1.9%1.9%14.2%
Congregations1.7%2.2%3.9%1.7%32.6%
Source: Jones, Dale E., et al. 2002. Congregations and Membership in the United States 2000. Nashville, TN: Glenmary Research Center.
Tables represent county-level data.

Food Environment Statistics:

Number of grocery stores: 20
Here:

1.39 / 10,000 pop.
Pennsylvania:

2.04 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 2
This county:

0.14 / 10,000 pop.
Pennsylvania:

0.09 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 7
Centre County:

0.49 / 10,000 pop.
Pennsylvania:

0.88 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 40
This county:

2.78 / 10,000 pop.
State:

2.52 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 89
Centre County:

6.19 / 10,000 pop.
Pennsylvania:

7.12 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
Centre County:

7.0%
State:

9.1%
Adult obesity rate:
Here:

27.1%
State:

27.2%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
This county:

10.6%
Pennsylvania:

11.5%

Local government employment and payroll (March 2007)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Financial Administration 22$91,910$50,1331$1,572
Other Government Administration 12$55,454$55,4540$0
Police Protection - Officers 64$346,491$64,9670$0
Police - Other 16$56,594$42,44618$5,677
Streets and Highways 18$87,838$58,5590$0
Health 4$17,389$52,1670$0
Solid Waste Management 5$21,157$50,7770$0
Sewerage 6$24,843$49,6860$0
Parks and Recreation 15$43,421$34,7370$0
Housing and Community Development(Local) 3$13,180$52,7200$0
Natural Resources 4$17,473$52,4190$0
Other and Unallocable 15$50,085$40,0687$7,353
Totals for Government 184$825,835$53,85926$14,602

State College government finances - Expenditure in 2006 (per resident):

  • Construction - Parking Facilities: $11,554,000 ($275.21)
    Sewerage: $404,000 ($9.62)
    Regular Highways: $276,000 ($6.57)
    Solid Waste Management: $113,000 ($2.69)
  • Current Operations - Police Protection: $6,426,000 ($153.06)
    Sewerage: $3,659,000 ($87.15)
    Solid Waste Management: $2,413,000 ($57.48)
    Libraries: $2,189,000 ($52.14)
    Regular Highways: $1,851,000 ($44.09)
    Housing and Community Development: $1,646,000 ($39.21)
    Parking Facilities: $1,588,000 ($37.82)
    Central Staff Services: $1,470,000 ($35.01)
    Financial Administration: $881,000 ($20.98)
    Parks and Recreation: $762,000 ($18.15)
    General Public Buildings: $636,000 ($15.15)
    General - Other: $516,000 ($12.29)
    Health - Other: $305,000 ($7.26)
    Local Fire Protection: $205,000 ($4.88)
    Sea and Inland Port Facilities: $14,000 ($0.33)
  • Employee Retirement - Benefit Payments: $707,000 ($16.84)
    Withdrawals: $37,000 ($0.88)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $584,000 ($13.91)
  • Intergovernmental to Local NEC - General - Other: $1,238,000 ($29.49)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Parking Facilities: $584,000 ($13.91)
    Solid Waste Management: $263,000 ($6.26)
    Sewerage: $204,000 ($4.86)
    Police Protection: $191,000 ($4.55)
    Parks and Recreation: $176,000 ($4.19)
    Central Staff Services: $141,000 ($3.36)
    Health - Other: $45,000 ($1.07)
    Regular Highways: $1,000 ($0.02)
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $8,619,000 ($205.30)

State College government finances - Revenue in 2006 (per resident):

  • Charges - Sewerage: $3,884,000 ($92.51)
    Parking Facilities: $2,471,000 ($58.86)
    Solid Waste Management: $2,370,000 ($56.45)
    All Other: $1,753,000 ($41.75)
    Parks and Recreation: $11,000 ($0.26)
  • Employee Retirement - Earnings on Investments (calculated): $1,641,000 ($39.09)
    From Other Governments: $424,000 ($10.10)
    From Parent Local Government: $319,000 ($7.60)
    Local Employee Contribution: $250,000 ($5.95)
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Housing and Community Development: $1,206,000 ($28.73)
    All Other: $38,000 ($0.91)
  • Local Intergovernmental - All Other: $502,000 ($11.96)
  • Miscellaneous - Fines and Forfeits: $1,205,000 ($28.70)
    Interest Earnings: $822,000 ($19.58)
    Rents: $125,000 ($2.98)
    Special Assessments: $32,000 ($0.76)
    Donations From Private Sources: $22,000 ($0.52)
  • State Intergovernmental - All Other: $2,285,000 ($54.43)
    Highways: $543,000 ($12.93)
    Housing and Community Development: $179,000 ($4.26)
    General Local Government Support: $23,000 ($0.55)
  • Tax - Individual Income: $3,598,000 ($85.70)
    Property: $3,473,000 ($82.72)
    Occupation and Business License, NEC: $1,990,000 ($47.40)
    Documentary and Stock Transfer: $823,000 ($19.60)
    Public Utility License: $243,000 ($5.79)

State College government finances - Debt in 2006 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt - Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $34,930,000 ($832.00)
    Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $26,105,000 ($621.80)
    Issue, Unspecified Public Purpose: $9,995,000 ($238.07)
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $1,170,000 ($27.87)

State College government finances - Cash and Securities in 2006 (per resident):

  • Bond Funds - Cash and Securities: $4,497,000 ($107.11)
  • Employee Retirement - Total Other Securities: $15,073,000 ($359.03)
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $16,881,000 ($402.09)

7.93% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($33,815 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

7.93%
Pennsylvania average:

4.99%

1.08% of residents moved from foreign countries ($823 average AGI)
Centre County:

1.08%
Pennsylvania average:

0.12%


Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2005 and 2006:
from Clearfield County, PA  0.38% ($30,517 average AGI)
from Clinton County, PA  0.29% ($32,896)
from Blair County, PA  0.28% ($36,287)


7.69% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($35,689 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

7.69%
Pennsylvania average:

5.08%

0.19% of residents moved to foreign countries ($688 average AGI)
Centre County:

0.19%
Pennsylvania average:

0.05%


Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2005 and 2006:
to Clearfield County, PA  0.32% ($26,831 average AGI)
to Allegheny County, PA  0.27% ($33,780)
to Clinton County, PA  0.24% ($27,667)

Strongest AM radio stations in State College:

  • WMAJ (1450 AM; 1 kW; STATE COLLEGE, PA; Owner: FOREVER BROADCASTING, LLC)
  • WRSC (1390 AM; 2 kW; STATE COLLEGE, PA; Owner: DAME BROADCASTING, LLC)
  • WIEZ (670 AM; daytime; 5 kW; LEWISTOWN, PA; Owner: FIRST MEDIA RADIO, LLC)
  • WBLF (970 AM; 1 kW; BELLEFONTE, PA; Owner: DAME BROADCASTING, LLC)
  • WPHB (1260 AM; 5 kW; PHILIPSBURG, PA)
  • WHUN (1150 AM; 5 kW; HUNTINGDON, PA; Owner: MEGAHERTZ LICENSES, LLC)
  • WCBM (680 AM; 50 kW; BALTIMORE, MD; Owner: WCBM MARYLAND, INC.)
  • KDKA (1020 AM; 50 kW; PITTSBURGH, PA; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WWJZ (640 AM; 50 kW; MOUNT HOLLY, NJ; Owner: ABC, INC.)
  • WBAL (1090 AM; 50 kW; BALTIMORE, MD; Owner: HEARST RADIO, INC.)
  • WMET (1150 AM; 50 kW; GAITHERSBURG, MD; Owner: BELTWAY ACQUISITION CORPORATION)
  • WVCH (740 AM; 50 kW; CHESTER, PA; Owner: WVCH COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WKOK (1070 AM; 10 kW; SUNBURY, PA; Owner: SUNBURY BROADCASTING CORPORATION)

Strongest FM radio stations in State College:

  • WLTS (94.5 FM; STATE COLLEGE, PA; Owner: FOREVER OF PA, LLC)
  • WBHV (103.1 FM; STATE COLLEGE, PA; Owner: FOREVER BROADCASTING, LLC)
  • WBUS (93.7 FM; BOALSBURG, PA; Owner: DAME BROADCASTING, LLC)
  • WKPS (90.7 FM; STATE COLLEGE, PA; Owner: THE BOARD OF TRUSTEES OF PA ST. UNIV)
  • W270AG (101.9 FM; STATE COLLEGE, PA; Owner: SALT & LIGHT MEDIA MINISTRIES, INC.)
  • WQWK (97.1 FM; UNIVERSITY PARK, PA; Owner: DAME BROADCASTING, LLC)
  • WPSU-FM (91.5 FM; STATE COLLEGE, PA; Owner: THE PENNSYLVANIA STATE UNIVERSITY)
  • WGMR (101.1 FM; TYRONE, PA; Owner: CARY H. SIMPSON DBA ALLEGHENY MOUNTAIN NETWORK)
  • WTLR (89.9 FM; STATE COLLEGE, PA; Owner: CENTRAL PENNSYLIA CHRISTIAN INST)
  • WJHT (107.9 FM; PORT MATILDA, PA; Owner: DAME BROADCASTING, LLC)
  • WZWW (95.3 FM; BELLEFONTE, PA; Owner: FIRST MEDIA RADIO, LLC)
  • WLAK (103.5 FM; HUNTINGDON, PA; Owner: FIRST MEDIA RADIO, LLC)
  • WOWY (98.7 FM; PLEASANT GAP, PA; Owner: FOREVER BROADCASTING, LLC)
  • WVNW (96.7 FM; BURNHAM, PA; Owner: WVNW, INC.)
  • WQJU (107.1 FM; MIFFLINTOWN, PA; Owner: CENTRAL PA CHRISTIAN INSTITUTE, INC.)
  • WJRC (90.9 FM; LEWISTOWN, PA; Owner: SALT AND LIGHT MEDIA MINISTRIES, INC)
  • WXMJ (99.5 FM; MOUNT UNION, PA; Owner: MEGAHERTZ LICENSES, LLC)
  • WCHX (105.5 FM; LEWISTOWN, PA; Owner: MIFFLIN COUNTY COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WUBZ-FM (105.9 FM; PHILIPSBURG, PA; Owner: MOSHANNON VALLEY BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WMAJ-FM (104.9 FM; HOLLIDAYSBURG, PA; Owner: FOREVER OF PA, LLC)

TV broadcast stations around State College:

  • W13BY (Channel 13; STATE COLLEGE, PA; Owner: GEORGE W. KIMBLE)
  • W36BE (Channel 36; STATE COLLEGE, PA; Owner: NEW YORK TIMES MANAGEMENT SERVICES)
  • W39BE (Channel 39; STATE COLLEGE, PA; Owner: NEW YORK TIMES MANAGEMENT SERVICES)
  • W07CD (Channel 7; STATE COLLEGE, PA; Owner: WPXI-TV HOLDINGS, INC.)
  • W59AI (Channel 59; STATE COLLEGE, PA; Owner: PEAK MEDIA OF PA LICENSEE LLC)
  • WPSX-TV (Channel 3; CLEARFIELD, PA; Owner: THE PENNSYLVANIA STATE UNIVERSITY)
  • WHVL-LP (Channel 29; STATE COLLEGE, ETC., PA; Owner: CHANNEL COMMUNICATIONS, LLC)

Fatal accident count (per 100,000 population)


See more detailed statistics of State College fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2011 here


National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
Number of bridges: 4
Total length: 8 meters (26ft)
Total costs: $1,000
Total average daily traffic: 36,018
Total average daily truck traffic: 1,066



Home Mortgage Disclosure Act Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 8 full tracts)
A) FHA, FSA/RHS & VA
Home Purchase Loans
B) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
C) Refinancings
D) Home Improvement Loans
E) Loans on Dwellings For 5+ Families
F) Non-occupant Loans on
< 5 Family Dwellings (A B C & D)
G) Loans On Manufactured
Home Dwelling (A B C & D)
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED12$227,000162$188,080319$198,53038$76,18410$845,00067$197,6871$115,000
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED1$169,0009$181,33329$189,4833$76,6670$05$157,4000$0
APPLICATIONS DENIED4$377,75013$122,38555$192,4916$31,3330$011$105,8180$0
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN2$195,00014$199,92965$193,1386$137,0000$06$113,1670$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS0$00$06$169,6672$209,5000$05$155,4000$0

Detailed mortgage data for all 9 tracts in State College, PA

Private Mortgage Insurance Companies Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 6 full tracts)
A) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
B) Refinancings
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED13$218,3089$219,000
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED0$05$185,400
APPLICATIONS DENIED0$01$167,000
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN0$01$198,000
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS0$00$0

Conventional Home Purchase Loans

Conventional Home Purchase Loans - Value

2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 40
  • Hazardous Condition: 25

Incident types - State College


See full 2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for State College, PA

Most common first names in State College, PA among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
Mary23582.0 years
John20377.1 years
Robert16474.2 years
William15775.2 years
Helen14584.2 years
Charles10576.2 years
George10278.3 years
Ruth10282.9 years
Margaret10083.3 years
James8775.8 years
Most common last names in State College, PA among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Smith7076.0 years
Williams5180.9 years
Miller4580.1 years
Johnson3779.5 years
Corl3378.9 years
Weaver3074.2 years
Wilson2376.6 years
Hoy2380.0 years
Brown2379.5 years
White2274.2 years
Businesses in State College, PA
NameCountNameCount
AT&T2Lane Furniture1
Abercrombie & Fitch1Little Caesars Pizza1
Ace Hardware1Long John Silver's1
Aeropostale1Lowe's1
American Eagle Outfitters2Macy's1
Ann Taylor1Marriott3
Applebee's1MasterBrand Cabinets9
BMW1Maurices1
Baja Fresh Mexican Grill1McDonald's4
Bath & Body Works1Motherhood Maternity1
Bed Bath & Beyond1New Balance1
Best Western1Nike7
Blockbuster1Office Depot1
Budget Car Rental1Olive Garden1
Burger King1Outback1
CVS3Outback Steakhouse1
Carson Pirie Scott1Pac Sun1
Charlotte Russe1Panera Bread1
Chick-Fil-A1Papa John's Pizza2
Chico's1Payless1
Chipotle1Penske1
Cold Stone Creamery1Pizza Hut1
Comfort Suites1Qdoba Mexican Grill1
Cracker Barrel1Quality1
Curves1Quiznos2
Dairy Queen1RadioShack2
Days Inn1Ramada1
Decora Cabinetry2Red Lobster1
Dennys1Rite Aid3
Domino's Pizza1Rodeway Inn1
DressBarn1Ruby Tuesday1
Dunkin Donuts4Rue211
Express1Sam's Club1
FedEx12Sears2
Finish Line1Sleep Inn1
Firestone Complete Auto Care1Sprint Nextel1
GNC3Staples1
GameStop2Starbucks3
Gap1Subway8
Goodwill2Super 81
Gymboree1T-Mobile5
H&R Block2T.G.I. Driday's1
Haworth1T.J.Maxx1
Holiday Inn1Taco Bell2
Hollister Co.1Talbots1
Home Depot1Target1
Hot Topic1The Room Place1
JCPenney1U-Haul2
Jimmy John's1UPS16
JoS. A. Bank1Urban Outfitters1
Jones New York4Vans2
Journeys1Verizon Wireless1
KFC1Victoria's Secret1
Kincaid1Walmart2
Kohl's1Wendy's1
La-Z-Boy1YMCA1
Browse common businesses in State College, PA


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  • #19 on the list of "Top 100 cities with highest percentage of college students"
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  • #60 on the list of "Top 100 cities with highest ratio of median house value to median household income (pop. 5,000+)"
  • #66 on the list of "Top 100 cities with smallest houses (pop. 5,000+)"
  • #78 on the list of "Top 100 best educated cities (highest percentage of bachelor degree holding residents) (pop. 5,000+)"
  • #27 (16802) on the list of "Top 101 zip codes with the largest percentage of Zimbabwean first ancestries"
  • #76 (16802) on the list of "Top 101 zip codes with the largest percentage of returns reporting salary or wage in 2004 (pop 5,000+)"
  • #42 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest percentage of residents relocating from foreign countries between 2005 and 2006"
  • #66 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the largest increase in the number of deaths per 1000 residents 1990-1999 to 2000-2003 (pop. 50,000+)"
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