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State College, PA (Pennsylvania) Houses and Residents

Total population: 42,100 (Urban population: 38,420, Rural population: 0)

Houses: 12,488 (12,024 occupied: 2,455 owner occupied, 9,703 renter occupied)

% of renters here:

80%
State:

31%

Housing density: 2,750 houses/condos per square mile

Median price asked for vacant for-sale houses and condos in 2015 in this county: $240,572.

Median contract rent in 2015: $563 (lower quartile is $435, upper quartile is $740)


Median rent asked for vacant for-rent units in 2015: $895


Median gross rent in State College, PA in 2015: $595

Housing units in State College with a mortgage: 1,470 (146 second mortgage, 182 home equity loan, 14 both second mortgage and home equity loan)
Houses without a mortgage: 825

Median household income for houses/condos with a mortgage: $125,385

Median household income for apartments without a mortgage: $77,117

Median monthly housing costs: $1,000


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State College, Pennsylvania Age and Sex of Residents
Estimated median house or condo value in 2015: $290,309 (it was $147,600 in 2000)
State College:

$290,309
Pennsylvania:

$170,600
Lower value quartile - upper value quartile: $225,039 - $394,032
Median year house/condo built: 1959

Median year apartment built: 1971

Household type by relationship:

Households: 27,697
  • In family households: 9,034 (2,528 male householders, 785 female householders)
    2,697 spouses, 2,383 children (2,227 natural, 64 adopted, 92 stepchildren), 41 grandchildren, 159 brothers or sisters, 56 parents, 99 other relatives, 286 non-relatives
  • In nonfamily households: 18,663 (4,850 male householders (2,214 living alone)), 3,896 female householders (1,847 living alone)), 9,917 nonrelatives
  • In group quarters: 10,723 (236 institutionalized population)

Size of family households: 1,860 2-persons, 768 3-persons, 443 4-persons, 165 5-persons, 58 6-persons, 19 7-or-more-persons.

Size of nonfamily households: 4,061 1-person, 2,038 2-persons, 1,139 3-persons, 888 4-persons, 407 5-persons, 168 6-persons, 45 7-or-more-persons.

1,688 married couples with children.
387 single-parent households (79 men, 308 women).

85.2% of residents of State College speak English at home.
3.3% of residents speak Spanish at home (77% speak English very well, 16% speak English well, 7% speak English not well).
4.8% of residents speak other Indo-European language at home (70% speak English very well, 16% speak English well, 14% speak English not well, 1% don't speak English at all).
6.1% of residents speak Asian or Pacific Island language at home (52% speak English very well, 38% speak English well, 9% speak English not well).
0.5% of residents speak other language at home (59% speak English very well, 39% speak English well, 3% speak English not well).

Foreign born population: 4,247 (11.1%)
(22.9% of them are naturalized citizens)

Median number of rooms in houses and condos:

Here:

7.2
State:

6.4

Median number of rooms in apartments:

Here:

3.2
State:

4.2

Owner-occupied Renter-occupied

Bedrooms in owner-occupied houses and condos in State College, Pennsylvania:

  • 0no bedroom
  • 1531 bedroom
  • 3702 bedrooms
  • 1,1143 bedrooms
  • 8574 bedrooms
  • 2425+ bedrooms
Note: State values scaled to State College population

Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in State College, Pennsylvania:

  • 1,175no bedroom
  • 3,4681 bedroom
  • 3,0552 bedrooms
  • 1,0833 bedrooms
  • 3084 bedrooms
  • 1995+ bedrooms
Note: State values scaled to State College population
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied

Cars and other vehicles available in State College in owner-occupied houses/condos:

  • 135no vehicle
  • 1,1171 vehicle
  • 1,2022 vehicles
  • 2433 vehicles
  • 324 vehicles
  • 75+ vehicles
Note: State values scaled to State College population

Cars and other vehicles available in State College in renter-occupied apartments

  • 2,168no vehicle
  • 4,4331 vehicle
  • 1,7002 vehicles
  • 5603 vehicles
  • 2464 vehicles
  • 1815+ vehicles
Note: State values scaled to State College population
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied

Rooms in owner-occupied houses in State College, Pennsylvania:

  • 01 room
  • 662 rooms
  • 973 rooms
  • 1924 rooms
  • 2625 rooms
  • 3586 rooms
  • 5377 rooms
  • 5198 rooms
  • 7059+ rooms
Note: State values scaled to State College population

Rooms in renter-occupied apartments in State College, Pennsylvania:

  • 1,0651 room
  • 1,8022 rooms
  • 2,4753 rooms
  • 1,9284 rooms
  • 9635 rooms
  • 5746 rooms
  • 2647 rooms
  • 718 rooms
  • 1469+ rooms
Note: State values scaled to State College population

Year house built

Median 2015 house/condo value by year built ($)

Median house/condo value by year householder moved into unit ($)

Breakdown of mean house values by ages of householders ($)

Owners and renters by unit type in %

  • State College, PA household income distribution

  • State College, PA household income distribution
  • 2,824Less than $10,000
  • 1,510$10,000 to $14,999
  • 1,492$15,000 to $19,999
  • 849$20,000 to $24,999
  • 778$25,000 to $29,999
  • 662$30,000 to $34,999
  • 517$35,000 to $39,999
  • 443$40,000 to $44,999
  • 385$45,000 to $49,999
  • 489$50,000 to $59,999
  • 570$60,000 to $74,999
  • 728$75,000 to $99,999
  • 351$100,000 to $124,999
  • 187$125,000 to $149,999
  • 144$150,000 to $199,999
  • 130$200,000 or more
  • Home value of owner-occupied houses in 2015 in State College, PA

  • Home value of owner-occupied houses in 2015 in State College, PA
  • 10Less than $10,000
  • 27$15,000 to $19,999
  • 7$35,000 to $39,999
  • 15$40,000 to $49,999
  • 6$50,000 to $59,999
  • 39$80,000 to $89,999
  • 54$100,000 to $124,999
  • 45$125,000 to $149,999
  • 135$150,000 to $174,999
  • 134$175,000 to $199,999
  • 384$200,000 to $249,999
  • 615$250,000 to $299,999
  • 475$300,000 to $399,999
  • 294$400,000 to $499,999
  • 245$500,000 to $749,999
  • 60$750,000 to $999,999
  • 60$2,000,000 or more
  • Rent paid by renters in 2015 in State College, PA

  • Rent paid by renters in 2015 in State College, PA
  • 17Less than $100
  • 32$100 to $149
  • 26$150 to $199
  • 3$200 to $249
  • 33$300 to $349
  • 230$350 to $399
  • 71$400 to $449
  • 120$450 to $499
  • 363$500 to $549
  • 250$550 to $599
  • 229$600 to $649
  • 405$650 to $699
  • 484$700 to $749
  • 662$750 to $799
  • 1,711$800 to $899
  • 774$900 to $999
  • 2,101$1,000 to $1,249
  • 808$1,250 to $1,499
  • 763$1,500 to $1,999
  • 483$2,000 to $2,499
  • 314$2,500 to $2,999
  • 34$3,000 to $3,499
  • 21$3,500 or more
  • 106No cash rent

Year of entry for the foreign-born population

  • 2,5001995 to March 2000
  • 5191990 to 1994
  • 4071985 to 1989
  • 3501980 to 1984
  • 1601975 to 1979
  • 1031970 to 1974
  • 191965 to 1969
  • 189Before 1965
Note: State values scaled to State College population
State College commuting: travel time to work

Travel time to work (commute)

  • Less than 5 minutes: 969
  • 5 to 9 minutes: 4,217
  • 10 to 14 minutes: 4,277
  • 15 to 19 minutes: 3,077
  • 20 to 24 minutes: 1,528
  • 25 to 29 minutes: 242
  • 30 to 34 minutes: 392
  • 35 to 39 minutes: 59
  • 40 to 44 minutes: 114
  • 45 to 59 minutes: 147
  • 60 to 89 minutes: 205
  • 90 or more minutes: 194
State College, PA Time Leaving Home for Work

Percentage of workers working in this county: 94.2%
Number of people working at home: 464 (2.9% of all workers)

State College mode of transportation to work chart

Means of transportation to work

  • Drove a car alone: 6,024 (38%)
  • Carpooled: 1,145 (7%)
  • Bus or trolley bus: 1,303 (8%)
  • Streetcar or trolley car: 18 (0%)
  • Subway or elevated: 14 (0%)
  • Railroad: 13 (0%)
  • Taxi: 63 (0%)
  • Motorcycle: 26 (0%)
  • Bicycle: 305 (2%)
  • Walked: 6,446 (41%)
  • Other means: 64 (0%)
  • Worked at home: 464 (3%)

First ancestries reported:

 German: 6,123
 Other groups: 5,854
 Italian: 3,914
 Irish: 3,753
 English: 1,989
 Polish: 1,455
 United States or American: 796
 Russian: 715
 Scottish: 554
 European: 527
 Scotch-Irish: 469
 French (except Basque): 451
 Swedish: 408
 Ukrainian: 307
 Slovak: 243
 British: 232
 Dutch: 215
 Arab:: 211
 Subsaharan African:: 170
 Swiss: 165
 Hungarian: 165
 Austrian: 156
 Lithuanian: 154
 French Canadian: 151
 Czechoslovakian: 150
 Welsh: 149
 Norwegian: 142
 West Indian (excluding Hispanic groups):: 137
 Greek: 136
 Jamaican: 102
 African: 84
 Canadian: 81
 Czech: 77
 Romanian: 77
 Pennsylvania German: 77
 Croatian: 76
 Slavic: 69
 Bulgarian: 65
 Eastern European: 65
 Portuguese: 64
 Danish: 61
 Finnish: 54
 Turkish: 53
 Lebanese: 52
 Egyptian: 51
 Brazilian: 46
 Syrian: 45
 Serbian: 42
 Belgian: 40
 Arab/Arabic: 39
 Iranian: 34
 Slovene: 30
 Nigerian: 29
 Israeli: 25
 Latvian: 22
 Other Arab: 21
 Scandinavian: 20
 Northern European: 19
 South African: 17
 Other Subsaharan African: 16
 Luxemburger: 14
 Zimbabwean: 14
 Afghan: 13
 Dutch West Indian: 13
 Yugoslavian: 13
 Assyrian/Chaldean/Syriac: 10
 Ethiopian: 10
 West Indian: 9
 Estonian: 8
 Guyanese: 7
 Haitian: 7
 Barbadian: 6
 Armenian: 5
 Palestinian: 3

Most common places of birth for the foreign-born residents (%):

  • 15%China, excluding Hong Kong and Taiwan
  • 12%India
  • 11%Korea
  • 5%Japan
  • 5%Taiwan
  • 4%United Kingdom
  • 4%Canada

Place of birth for U.S.-born residents:

  • This state: 21,544
  • Northeast: 5,280
  • Midwest: 2,454
  • South: 3,291
  • West: 978

20% of State College residents lived in the same house 5 years ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 13% lived in this county.
   Out of people who lived in different counties, 71% lived in Pennsylvania.

Education attainment for males 25 years and older:

  • No schooling: 20
  • Nursery to 4th grade: 0
  • 5th and 6th grade: 17
  • 7th and 8th grade: 30
  • 9th grade: 15
  • 10th grade: 23
  • 11th grade: 34
  • 12th grade, no diploma: 60
  • High school graduate (or equivalency): 386
  • Less than 1 year of college: 163
  • Some college more than 1 year, no degree: 611
  • Associate degree: 121
  • Bachelor's degree: 1,538
  • Master's degree: 1,292
  • Professional school degree: 167
  • Doctorate degree: 1,166

Educational Attainment for Males (%)

Education attainment for females 25 years and older:

  • No schooling: 0
  • Nursery to 4th grade: 17
  • 5th and 6th grade: 7
  • 7th and 8th grade: 57
  • 9th grade: 23
  • 10th grade: 35
  • 11th grade: 46
  • 12th grade, no diploma: 63
  • High school graduate (or equivalency): 708
  • Less than 1 year of college: 205
  • Some college more than 1 year, no degree: 494
  • Associate degree: 229
  • Bachelor's degree: 1,608
  • Master's degree: 1,304
  • Professional school degree: 92
  • Doctorate degree: 388

Educational Attainment for Females (%)

Class of Workers

  • Unemployment by race in 2000
  • Unemployment rate for White non-Hispanic residents
  • 9.5%Males
  • 10.0%Females
  • Unemployment rate for Black residents
  • 23.1%Males
  • 28.2%Females
  • Unemployment rate for Asian residents
  • 1.8%Males
  • 4.8%Females
  • Unemployment rate for other race residents
  • 5.4%Females
  • Unemployment rate for two or more race residents
  • 10.2%Males
  • 21.5%Females
  • Unemployment rate for Hispanic or Latino residents
  • 3.5%Males
  • 14.4%Females
State College marital status for males
State College marital status for females

Housing units in structures:

  • One, detached: 2,784
  • One, attached: 948
  • Two: 502
  • 3 or 4: 640
  • 5 to 9: 1,099
  • 10 to 19: 1,285
  • 20 to 49: 2,318
  • 50 or more: 2,855
  • Mobile homes: 47
  • Boats, RVs, vans, etc.: 10

Median worth of mobile homes: $9,868

Housing units lacking complete plumbing facilities: 0%

Housing units lacking complete kitchen facilities: 1%

House/condo owner moved in on average 14 years ago

Renter moved in on average 2 years ago

Year Householders Moved Into Residence in State College:

Houses and condos Apartments

Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos:

  • 37.9%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 30.3%Utility gas
  • 29.1%Electricity
  • 1.9%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 0.5%Other fuel

Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments:

  • 57.8%Electricity
  • 28.2%Utility gas
  • 10.2%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 2.6%Bottled, tank, or LP gas

Private vs. public school enrollment:


Students in private schools in grades 1 to 8 (elementary and middle school): 72
Here:

8.8%
Pennsylvania:

16.0%

Students in private schools in grades 9 to 12 (high school): 15
Here:

3.2%
Pennsylvania:

13.1%

Students in private undergraduate colleges: 667
Here:

2.8%
Pennsylvania:

37.3%

School Enrollment by Level of School for Male Students

School Enrollment by Level of School for Female Students

Age and Sex of Sensory-Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Physically-Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Mentally-Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Self-Care Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Go-Outside-Home Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Residents with Employment Disability (Noninstitutionalized)