Nationwide Claims to Fame

State College is 15th out of 6,405 other cities in Income below poverty line

Statewide Claims to Fame

State College is 1st in Pennsylvania out of 256 other cities in Income below poverty line

State College is 1st in Pennsylvania out of 256 other cities in Units inside multi-unit buildings

State College is 7th in Pennsylvania out of 256 other cities in Race - Asian

State College is 8th in Pennsylvania out of 256 other cities in Population density (people per sqmi)

State College is 9th in Pennsylvania out of 256 other cities in Residents with college degree (older than 25)

State College is 10th in Pennsylvania out of 187 other cities in Retail accommodation and food service sales

State College is 12th in Pennsylvania out of 196 other cities in Current population (2012)

State College is 17th in Pennsylvania out of 180 other cities in Total businesses (including small businesses)

State College is 17th in Pennsylvania out of 256 other cities in Households

State College is 18th in Pennsylvania out of 256 other cities in Housing units

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General Demographics

Size Demographics

Size Demographics
State College Rank Pennsylvania US
Current population (2012) 41,983 12th 12,763,536 313,914,040
Size in square miles 4.6 69th 44,742.7 3,531,905.4
Population density (people per sqmi) 9,224.1 8th 283.9 87.4

People Demographics

Age Demographics
State College Rank Pennsylvania US
Residents younger than 5 1.8% 255th 5.6% 6.4%
Residents younger than 18 5.1% 256th 21.5% 23.5%
Residents 65 or older 4.7% 256th 16.0% 13.7%
Education Demographics
State College Rank Pennsylvania US
Residents with high school diploma (older than 25) 95.6% 26th 87.9% 85.4%
Residents with college degree (older than 25) 64.7% 9th 26.7% 28.2%
Race Demographics
State College Rank Pennsylvania US
Race - White 83.2% 186th 83.5% 77.9%
Race - Black or African American 3.8% 130th 11.4% 13.1%
Race - American Indian or Alaska Native 0.2% 126th 0.3% 1.2%
Race - Asian 9.8% 7th 3.0% 5.1%
Race - Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander 0.0% 182nd 0.1% 0.2%
Race - Two or More 2.0% 108th 1.7% 2.4%
Race - Hispanic or Latino 3.9% 73rd 6.1% 16.9%
Race - White, not Hispanic or Latino 80.7% 184th 78.8% 63.0%
Misc People Demographics
State College Rank Pennsylvania US
Female residents 46.0% 256th 51.2% 50.8%
Foreign born residents 11.0% 26th 5.7% 12.8%

Housing Demographics

Housing Demographics
State College Rank Pennsylvania US
Housing units 13,007 18th 5,579,275 132,312,404
Units inside multi-unit buildings 69.7% 1st 20.5% 25.9%
Households 12,289 17th 4,952,566 114,761,359
Home ownership rate 18.9% 256th 70.6% 66.1%
Home median value $255,100 32nd $163,200 $186,200
People per household 2.2 199th 2.5 2.6

Income Demographics

Income Demographics
State College Rank Pennsylvania US
Income per capita $13,775 255th $27,824 $27,915
Income per household $23,355 253rd $51,651 $52,762
Income below poverty line 50.4% 1st 12.6% 14.3%

Business Demographics

Business Demographics
State College Rank Pennsylvania US
Total businesses (including small businesses) 2,421 17th 981,501 27,092,908
Retail sales $363,071 27th $166,842,778 $3,3917,663,456
Retail sales per capita $9,227 123rd $13,323 $12,990
Retail accommodation and food service sales $100,024 10th $19,625,449 $613,795,732

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