Latest Data (2018)
Population 42,352
Nationwide Rank 909

Quick Facts

State College, Pennsylvania is the 909th largest city in the United States as of 2018.

State College, Pennsylvania is a borough.

State College, Pennsylvania is as large as it has ever been. In 2018 State College had its largest population ever.

State College, Pennsylvania's growth is about average. 50% of similarly sized cities are growing faster since 2000.

State College, Pennsylvania Border Map

Similarly Sized Cities In US

US Rank Name Population Growth
2000-2018
899 Lompoc, California 42,760 3.7%
900 Fairfield, Ohio 42,613 1.1%
901 DeKalb, Illinois 42,611 8.7%
902 Mankato, Minnesota 42,610 30.7%
903 Linden, New Jersey 42,538 7.8%
904 Pittsfield, Massachusetts 42,533 -6.9%
905 Queen Creek, Arizona 42,503 1210.2%
906 Brentwood, Tennessee 42,502 61.3%
907 Campbell, California 42,466 9.0%
908 Sherman, Texas 42,462 20.6%
909 State College, Pennsylvania 42,352 10.3%
910 Bell Gardens, California 42,331 -4.0%
911 Beverly, Massachusetts 42,312 6.1%
912 Pine Bluff, Arkansas 42,271 -23.2%
913 Oakley, California 42,129 62.9%
914 Urbana, Illinois 42,046 11.0%
915 Rancho Palos Verdes, California 41,928 1.7%
916 Moline, Illinois 41,902 -4.6%
917 Puyallup, Washington 41,886 21.3%
918 Leominster, Massachusetts 41,823 0.8%
919 Coppell, Texas 41,818 14.3%

Similarly Sized Cities In Pennsylvania

US Rank Name Population Growth
2000-2018
452 Scranton 77,182 1.7%
468 Bethlehem 75,790 6.3%
638 Lancaster 59,420 4.6%
790 Harrisburg 49,229 0.7%
877 York 44,118 6.9%
882 Altoona 43,702 -11.5%
909 State College 42,352 10.3%
949 Wilkes-Barre 40,806 -5.0%
1119 Norristown 34,422 9.8%
1140 Chester 33,909 -8.0%
1183 Bethel Park 32,501 -2.9%
1334 Williamsport 28,348 -7.4%
1369 Monroeville 27,529 -5.9%
1384 Easton 27,216 3.7%
1390 Plum 27,135 0.7%
1460 Lebanon 25,902 6.0%
1533 Hazleton 24,703 6.1%
1654 Pottstown 22,667 3.6%
1704 New Castle 21,797 -17.0%

Demographics

Population History

Year Population Rank in US
2018 42,352 909
2017 42,430 901
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