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Pros

-College-town amenities
-Attractive setting
-Educated population

Cons

-Isolation
-Narrow employment base
-Low ethnic diversity


What Bert Has To Say About State College Metro Area


Not surprisingly, the name State College is fairly self explanatory. The town is built around gigantic Penn State University, which provides the town with the usual college amenities, steady employment and sports entertainment. At some 40,000 plus in number, the student body outnumbers the town’s non-student population (which is highly educated, almost 40% possessing four year or graduate-level degrees).


Highlights


  • Profile: College town
  • Time zone: Eastern Standard Time
  • Elevation: 1200
  • Real Estate: For Sale  For Rent
  • City: State College
  • Zip Codes: State College (zip 16801)

Quick Facts About State College


    ECONOMY
    The unemployment rate in State College (zip 16801) is 3.60 percent(U.S. avg. is 6.30%). Recent job growth is Positive. State College (zip 16801) jobs have Increased by 2.69 percent.
    COST OF LIVING
    Compared to the rest of the country, State College (zip 16801)'s cost of living is 14.60% Higher than the U.S. average.
    POPULATION
    As of 2014, State College (zip 16801)'s population is 41,731 people. Since 2000, it has had a population growth of -7.93 percent.
    TRANSPORTATION
    Average Commute time is 16 minutes. The National Average is 25 minutes.
    REAL ESTATE
    The median home cost in State College (zip 16801) is $242,000. Home appreciation the last year has been -0.60 percent.
    SCHOOLS
    State College (zip 16801) public schools spend $17,641 per student. The average school expenditure in the U.S. is $12,435. There are about 12.6 students per teacher in State College (zip 16801).

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