State College, Pennsylvania 

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Population

42,161

8% Growth

Unemployment Rate

6.4%

Median Income

$26,627

Avg. Home Price

$304,400

Best Places to Live in State College, Pennsylvania

College town - Central Pennsylvania in the Nittany Valley at the central Allegheny ridge
Pros
-College-town amenities
-Attractive setting
-Educated population
Cons
-Isolation
-Narrow employment base
-Low ethnic diversity

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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).


QUICK FACTS

Real Estate: For Sale  For Rent
Country: United States
State: Pennsylvania
County: Centre County
Metro Area: State College Metro Area
City: State College
Zip Codes: 16801 16802
Time zone: Eastern Standard Time (EST)
Elevation: 1200 ft above sea level

Highlights

ECONOMY
The unemployment rate in State College is 6.4% (U.S. avg. is 5.2%). Recent job growth is Positive. State College jobs have increased by 0.93%. Learn More...
COST OF LIVING
Compared to the rest of the country, State College's cost of living is 13.50% higher than the U.S. average. Learn More... or Compare State College's Cost of Living
POPULATION
State College's population is 42,161 people. Since 2000, it has had a population growth of 8.32%. Learn More...
TRANSPORTATION
Average Commute time is 16 minutes. The National Average is 26 minutes. Learn More...
REAL ESTATE
The median home cost in State College is $304,400. Home appreciation the last 10 years has been 7.77%. Check out the homes in the area.
SCHOOLS
State College public schools spend $17,108 per student. The average school expenditure in the U.S. is $12,383. There are about 13 students per teacher in State College. Learn More...

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Housing Market in State College

It's a good time to buy in State College. Home Appreciation is up 7.8% in the last 12 months. Browse State College Real Estate.

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Reviews for State College   26 Reviews
Some will excel here. Check here to see if you wi - 6/5/2011
State College is a small "safe" town, you will always see friends, coworkers, physicians, mechanics, supervisors...at the doctor's office, in the store, near your home,... Read More

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NEVER A DULL MOMENT - 4/20/2010
I lived in State College, PA all my life untill 2006 when we finally moved south where it was warmer. State College itself is a fun place to be when it comes to football... Read More

Nice enough town, just not for me - 2/24/2009
Well, I've been in State College for about 6 months now, having relocated from Phoenix when my fiance got a job at Penn State. It's definitely got some good points:... Read More


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