Latest Data (2016)
Population 41,992
Nationwide Rank 901

Quick Facts

State College, Pennsylvania is the 901st largest city in the United States as of 2016.

State College, Pennsylvania is a borough.

State College, Pennsylvania is currently 0.1% smaller than it was in 2010, the year of its peak recorded population.

State College, Pennsylvania's growth is about average. 48% of similarly sized cities are growing faster since 2000.

State College, Pennsylvania Border Map

Similarly Sized Cities In US

US Rank Name Population Growth
2000-2016
891 Linden, New Jersey 42,457 7.6%
892 Rancho Palos Verdes, California 42,435 2.9%
893 The Colony, Texas 42,408 56.6%
894 Burlington, Vermont 42,260 6.0%
895 Moline, Illinois 42,250 -3.8%
896 Ormond Beach, Florida 42,162 15.3%
897 Kearny, New Jersey 42,126 4.0%
898 Midland, Michigan 42,096 0.7%
899 Goose Creek, South Carolina 42,039 33.1%
900 Urbana, Illinois 42,014 11.0%
901 State College, Pennsylvania 41,992 9.3%
902 Winter Garden, Florida 41,988 170.0%
903 Belleville, Illinois 41,906 -1.0%
904 Danville, Virginia 41,898 -13.1%
905 Edmonds, Washington 41,840 5.7%
906 Mankato, Minnesota 41,720 28.0%
907 Leominster, Massachusetts 41,663 0.4%
908 Farmington, New Mexico 41,629 8.2%
909 Sherman, Texas 41,567 18.0%
910 Westfield, Massachusetts 41,552 3.6%
911 Manassas, Virginia 41,483 18.9%

Similarly Sized Cities In Pennsylvania

US Rank Name Population Growth
2000-2016
439 Scranton 77,291 1.8%
462 Bethlehem 75,293 5.6%
629 Lancaster 59,218 4.3%
777 Harrisburg 48,904 0.0%
848 Altoona 44,589 -9.7%
859 York 43,859 6.2%
901 State College 41,992 9.3%
930 Wilkes-Barre 40,569 -5.6%
1107 Norristown 34,370 9.6%
1120 Chester 33,988 -7.8%
1184 Bethel Park 31,911 -4.6%
1297 Williamsport 28,834 -5.8%
1340 Monroeville 27,953 -4.4%
1362 Plum 27,399 1.7%
1386 Easton 26,978 2.8%
1449 Lebanon 25,726 5.3%
1516 Hazleton 24,659 6.0%
1636 Pottstown 22,661 3.5%
1663 New Castle 22,142 -15.7%

Demographics

Population History

Year Population Rank in US
2016 41,992 901
2015 42,161 888
2014 42,100 878
2013 41,757 877
2012 41,983 869
2011 41,998 865
2010 42,034 852
2009 39,898 886
2008 39,926 874
2007 39,348 879
2006 40,010 853
2005 38,832 862
2004 39,127 849
2003 39,766 829
2002 39,547 831
2001 38,147 854
2000 38,387 842
1990 38,988 699