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State College, PA (Pennsylvania) Houses and Residents

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

Houses: 13,933 (12,189 occupied: 2,888 owner occupied, 8,661 renter occupied)

% of renters here:

75%
State:

31%

Housing density: 3,068 houses/condos per square mile

Median price asked for vacant for-sale houses and condos in 2016 in this county: $70,100.

Median contract rent in 2016: $563 (lower quartile is $435, upper quartile is $740)


Median rent asked for vacant for-rent units in 2016: $1,115


Median gross rent in State College, PA in 2016: $595

Housing units in State College with a mortgage: 1,670 (2 second mortgage, 384 home equity loan, 0 both second mortgage and home equity loan)
Houses without a mortgage: 1,218

Median household income for houses/condos with a mortgage: $122,755

Median household income for apartments without a mortgage: $85,490

Median monthly housing costs: $1,002


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State College, Pennsylvania Age and Sex of Residents
Estimated median house or condo value in 2016: $300,326 (it was $147,600 in 2000)
State College:

$300,326
Pennsylvania:

$174,100
Lower value quartile - upper value quartile: $232,058 - $421,149
Median year house/condo built: 1959

Median year apartment built: 1975

Household type by relationship:

Households: 42,678
  • In family households: 10,172 (2,278 male householders, 1,280 female householders)
    2,873 spouses, 3,044 children (2,768 natural, 227 adopted, 74 stepchildren), 0 grandchildren, 351 brothers or sisters, 75 parents, 55 other relatives, 295 non-relatives
  • In nonfamily households: 19,358 (4,665 male householders (2,408 living alone)), 4,018 female householders (2,396 living alone)), 10,512 nonrelatives
  • In group quarters: 13,546

Size of family households: 1,866 2-persons, 819 3-persons, 638 4-persons, 143 5-persons, 58 6-persons, 9 7-or-more-persons.

Size of nonfamily households: 4,824 1-person, 2,135 2-persons, 721 3-persons, 467 4-persons, 293 5-persons, 23 6-persons, 20 7-or-more-persons.

1,817 married couples with children.
229 single-parent households (76 men, 153 women).

84.9% of residents of State College speak English at home.
2.7% of residents speak Spanish at home (87% speak English very well, 12% speak English well, 1% speak English not well).
4.4% of residents speak other Indo-European language at home (73% speak English very well, 26% speak English well, 1% speak English not well).
6.9% of residents speak Asian or Pacific Island language at home (56% speak English very well, 39% speak English well, 5% speak English not well, 1% don't speak English at all).
0.6% of residents speak other language at home (77% speak English very well, 23% speak English well).

Foreign born population: 5,994 (14.0%)
(19.9% of them are naturalized citizens)

Median number of rooms in houses and condos:

Here:

7.6
State:

6.7

Median number of rooms in apartments:

Here:

3.4
State:

4.4

Owner-occupied Renter-occupied

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

  • 11no bedroom
  • 741 bedroom
  • 3182 bedrooms
  • 1,0803 bedrooms
  • 1,1134 bedrooms
  • 2865+ bedrooms
Note: State values scaled to State College population

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

  • 1,726no bedroom
  • 3,0651 bedroom
  • 2,8882 bedrooms
  • 1,0613 bedrooms
  • 2184 bedrooms
  • 1775+ 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:

  • 115no vehicle
  • 1,1751 vehicle
  • 1,1852 vehicles
  • 3703 vehicles
  • 154 vehicles
  • 205+ vehicles
Note: State values scaled to State College population

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

  • 2,878no vehicle
  • 3,4541 vehicle
  • 1,7202 vehicles
  • 3783 vehicles
  • 2334 vehicles
  • 315+ vehicles
Note: State values scaled to State College population
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied

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

  • 171 room
  • 02 rooms
  • 503 rooms
  • 564 rooms
  • 3425 rooms
  • 4086 rooms
  • 5437 rooms
  • 5018 rooms
  • 1,0329+ rooms
Note: State values scaled to State College population

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

  • 1,5641 room
  • 1,2812 rooms
  • 1,9963 rooms
  • 2,3494 rooms
  • 6245 rooms
  • 6246 rooms
  • 2847 rooms
  • 1198 rooms
  • 2189+ rooms
Note: State values scaled to State College population

Year house built

Median 2016 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
  • 2,779Less than $10,000
  • 622$10,000 to $14,999
  • 651$15,000 to $19,999
  • 745$20,000 to $24,999
  • 464$25,000 to $29,999
  • 614$30,000 to $34,999
  • 434$35,000 to $39,999
  • 399$40,000 to $44,999
  • 410$45,000 to $49,999
  • 689$50,000 to $59,999
  • 905$60,000 to $74,999
  • 744$75,000 to $99,999
  • 818$100,000 to $124,999
  • 445$125,000 to $149,999
  • 549$150,000 to $199,999
  • 489$200,000 or more
  • Home value of owner-occupied houses in 2016 in State College, PA

  • Home value of owner-occupied houses in 2016 in State College, PA
  • 11Less than $10,000
  • 7$15,000 to $19,999
  • 38$40,000 to $49,999
  • 11$50,000 to $59,999
  • 21$60,000 to $69,999
  • 24$80,000 to $89,999
  • 44$100,000 to $124,999
  • 69$125,000 to $149,999
  • 157$150,000 to $174,999
  • 136$175,000 to $199,999
  • 661$200,000 to $249,999
  • 468$250,000 to $299,999
  • 758$300,000 to $399,999
  • 447$400,000 to $499,999
  • 296$500,000 to $749,999
  • 22$750,000 to $999,999
  • 6$2,000,000 or more
  • Rent paid by renters in 2016 in State College, PA

  • Rent paid by renters in 2016 in State College, PA
  • 7$100 to $149
  • 5$150 to $199
  • 24$200 to $249
  • 2$250 to $299
  • 45$300 to $349
  • 74$350 to $399
  • 82$400 to $449
  • 186$450 to $499
  • 118$500 to $549
  • 175$550 to $599
  • 162$600 to $649
  • 222$650 to $699
  • 772$700 to $749
  • 476$750 to $799
  • 1,376$800 to $899
  • 1,085$900 to $999
  • 2,063$1,000 to $1,249
  • 519$1,250 to $1,499
  • 1,290$1,500 to $1,999
  • 86$2,000 to $2,499
  • 82$2,500 to $2,999
  • 36$3,000 to $3,499
  • 21$3,500 or more
  • 92No cash rent

Year of entry for the foreign-born population

  • 4,5312010 or later
  • 1,6032000 to 2009
  • 5981990 to 1999
  • 7571980 to 1989
  • 2631970 to 1979
  • 208Before 1970
Note: State values scaled to State College population
State College commuting: travel time to work

Travel time to work (commute)

  • Less than 5 minutes: 577
  • 5 to 9 minutes: 3,607
  • 10 to 14 minutes: 3,735
  • 15 to 19 minutes: 3,682
  • 20 to 24 minutes: 2,271
  • 25 to 29 minutes: 450
  • 30 to 34 minutes: 697
  • 35 to 39 minutes: 74
  • 40 to 44 minutes: 149
  • 45 to 59 minutes: 373
  • 60 to 89 minutes: 84
  • 90 or more minutes: 253
State College, PA Time Leaving Home for Work

Percentage of workers working in this county: 94.5%
Number of people working at home: 689 (4.2% of all workers)

State College mode of transportation to work chart

Means of transportation to work

  • Drove a car alone: 17,738 (61%)
  • Carpooled: 3,140 (11%)
  • Bus or trolley bus: 2,086 (7%)
  • Streetcar or trolley car: 12 (0%)
  • Taxi: 217 (1%)
  • Bicycle: 977 (3%)
  • Walked: 3,674 (13%)
  • Worked at home: 689 (2%)

First ancestries reported:

 German: 2,123
 Italian: 1,075
 Irish: 1,036
 English: 529
 Polish: 526
 European: 484
 American: 382
 Russian: 190
 Iranian: 174
 Greek: 171
 Turkish: 157
 French (except Basque): 130
 British: 129
 Canadian: 113
 African: 104
 Brazilian: 100
 Ukrainian: 98
 Pennsylvania German: 89
 Slovak: 87
 Sierra Leonean: 80
 Scotch-Irish: 78
 Lebanese: 73
 Haitian: 70
 Swedish: 67
 Scottish: 60
 Lithuanian: 58
 Dutch: 54
 Eastern European: 54
 Welsh: 50
 Hungarian: 47
 Slavic: 46
 Nigerian: 45
 Swiss: 36
 Austrian: 35
 Czech: 33
 Barbadian: 26
 Latvian: 24
 French Canadian: 22
 Norwegian: 22
 Northern European: 20
 Syrian: 17
 Israeli: 13
 Egyptian: 12
 Czechoslovakian: 12
 Armenian: 12
 Arab: 12
 Belgian: 11
 Scandinavian: 10
 Romanian: 9
 Somali: 7
 Australian: 6
 Jordanian: 5
 Danish: 3
 West Indian: 3
 Kenyan: 2
 Slovene: 1
 Yugoslavian: 1

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

  • 18%China, excluding Hong Kong and Taiwan
  • 12%India
  • 8%Korea
  • 5%Canada
  • 4%Taiwan
  • 3%Iran
  • 3%Brazil

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

  • This state: 22,405
  • Other state: 14,163
  • Northeast: 7,271
  • Midwest: 2,068
  • South: 3,225
  • West: 1,764

45% of State College residents lived in the same house 1 years ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 27% lived in this county.
   Out of people who lived in different counties, 68% lived in Pennsylvania.

State College:

45.2%
State average:

87.1%

Education attainment for males 25 years and older:

  • No schooling: 37
  • Nursery to 4th grade: 0
  • 5th and 6th grade: 0
  • 7th and 8th grade: 37
  • 9th grade: 6
  • 10th grade: 7
  • 11th grade: 0
  • 12th grade, no diploma: 19
  • High school graduate (or equivalency): 808
  • Less than 1 year of college: 121
  • Some college more than 1 year, no degree: 450
  • Associate degree: 249
  • Bachelor's degree: 2,472
  • Master's degree: 1,957
  • Professional school degree: 218
  • Doctorate degree: 1,244

Educational Attainment for Males (%)

Education attainment for females 25 years and older:

  • No schooling: 14
  • Nursery to 4th grade: 0
  • 5th and 6th grade: 187
  • 7th and 8th grade: 6
  • 9th grade: 3
  • 10th grade: 17
  • 11th grade: 32
  • 12th grade, no diploma: 34
  • High school graduate (or equivalency): 704
  • Less than 1 year of college: 259
  • Some college more than 1 year, no degree: 396
  • Associate degree: 321
  • Bachelor's degree: 2,052
  • Master's degree: 1,658
  • Professional school degree: 87
  • Doctorate degree: 744

Educational Attainment for Females (%)

Class of Workers in 2016 (%)

  • Unemployment by race in 2016
  • Unemployment rate for White non-Hispanic residents
  • 6.0%Males
  • 3.9%Females
  • Unemployment rate for Black residents
  • 10.4%Males
  • 9.3%Females
  • Unemployment rate for American Indian and Alaska Native residents
  • 17.3%Males
  • Unemployment rate for Asian residents
  • 4.1%Males
  • Unemployment rate for two or more race residents
  • 5.4%Females
  • Unemployment rate for Hispanic or Latino residents
  • 11.5%Females
State College marital status for males
State College marital status for females

Housing units in structures:

  • One, detached: 3,533
  • One, attached: 922
  • Two: 500
  • 3 or 4: 1,186
  • 5 to 9: 912
  • 10 to 19: 836
  • 20 to 49: 2,576
  • 50 or more: 3,855
  • Mobile homes: 61

Median worth of mobile homes: $10,409

Housing units lacking complete plumbing facilities in 2016: 1.2%

Housing units lacking complete kitchen facilities in 2016: 2.0%

House/condo owner moved in on average 15 years ago

Renter moved in on average -1 years ago

Year Householders Moved Into Residence in State College:

Most commonly used house heating fuel in State College
Houses and condos Apartments
  • Utility gas (46.1%)
  • Electricity (36.5%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (20.2%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (2.0%)
  • Other fuel (1.3%)
  • Wood (1.1%)
  • Coal or coke (0.3%)
  • Electricity (69.6%)
  • Utility gas (24.6%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (4.8%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (1.7%)
  • Other fuel (1.3%)
  • No fuel used (0.9%)

Private vs. public school enrollment:


Students in private schools in grades 1 to 8 (elementary and middle school): 102
Here:

13.7%
Pennsylvania:

15.0%

Students in private schools in grades 9 to 12 (high school): 96
Here:

16.1%
Pennsylvania:

13.3%

Students in private undergraduate colleges: 562
Here:

2.5%
Pennsylvania:

37.6%

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)