State College Information

Travel info, sports, demographic data, and general statistics about the city of State College, PA

General State College Information

State: Pennsylvania

County: Centre County

Close cities: Pleasant Gap, PA, Karthaus, PA, Houserville, PA, Boalsburg, PA, Unionville, PA, Julian, PA, Pennsylvania Furnace, PA, Park Forest Village, PA, Lemont, PA, Pine Grove Mills, PA

State College Population (census data)
Total 39,893 (+4.4% since 2000)
Male 20,778 (52.1%)
Female 19,115 (47.9%)

Population Density: 8,784 people per sq. mile

Cost of Living Index: 111.8 (US Avg is 100)

State College Elevation: 1,154 feet above sea level

Incorporated in 1896

Land Area: 4.54 square miles

Median Household Income: $26,153

Zip Codes: 16804, 16803, 16805, 16801, and 16802.

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State College Demographic Data

Ethnic Information:
  • White Non-Hispanic (82.9%)
  • Black (3.7%)
  • Chinese (3.4%)
  • Hispanic (3.0%)
  • Asian Indian (2.0%)
  • Korean (1.7%)
  • Two or more races (1.6%)
  • Other race (1.4%)
  • Other Asian (0.7%)
Ancestry Information:
  • German (24.4%)
  • Irish (15.0%)
  • Italian (12.1%)
  • English (8.7%)
  • Polish (6.3%)
  • Russian (2.6%)
Foriegn Born: 4,247 people (10.6%)
  • Asia (74.2%)
  • Europe (25.8%)

Local State College Sports Teams

Major League Baseball: Pittsburgh Pirates
NFL Football: Pittsburgh Steelers, Philadelphia Eagles
NBA Basketball: Philadelphia 76ers, Washington Wizards
NHL Hockey: Pittsburgh Penguins
NCAA Sports: Bucknell University, Pennsylvania State University

State College School Information

High Schools
State College Area High School (653 Westerly Parkway, State College, PA, 16801 - State College Area School District District)
Middle Schools
Mount Nittany Middle School (656 Brandywine Drive, State College, PA, 16801 - State College Area School District District)
Park Forest Middle School (2180 School Drive, State College, PA, 16803 - State College Area School District District)
Elementary Schools
Boalsburg/Panorama Village Elementary (240 Villa Crest Drive, State College, PA, 16801 - State College Area School District District)
Corl Street Elementary School (235 Corl Street, State College, PA, 16801 - State College Area School District District)
Easterly Parkway Elementary School (234 Easterly Parkway, State College, PA, 16801 - State College Area School District District)
Houserville/Lemont Elementary School (675 Elmwood Street, State College, PA, 16801 - State College Area School District District)
Park Forest Elementary School (2181 School Drive, State College, PA, 16803 - State College Area School District District)
Radio Park Elementary School (800 W Cherry Lane, State College, PA, 16803 - State College Area School District District)
Other/Private Schools
Centre Learning Community Charter School (2643 W College Avenue, State College, PA, 16801 - Centre Learning Community Charter School District)
Nittany Valley Charter School (1612 Norma Street, State College, PA, 16801 - Nittany Valley Charter School District)
Wonderland Charter School (2112 Sandy Drive, State College, PA, 16803 - Wonderland Charter School District)
Young Scholars Of Central PA Charter School (P. O. Box, State College, PA, 16804 - Young Scholars Of Central PA Charter School District)

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