State College, Pennsylvania 

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Population

42,224

+0.8% since 2010

Unemployment Rate

4.0%

Median Income

$26,627

Median Home Price

$328,500

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Best Places to Live in State College, Pennsylvania

College town - Central Pennsylvania in the Nittany Valley at the central Allegheny ridge. August, June and July are the most pleasant months in State College, while January and February are the least comfortable months.

State College, PA Housing Market
Lowest Priced HomesHOMES UNDER $250,000
Most Expensive ListingsHOMES $250,001 to $500,000
Largest HomesHOMES $500,001 to $750,000
Median Priced HomesHOMES $750,001 to $1,000,000
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).


QUICK FACTS

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Country: United States
State: Pennsylvania
County: Centre County
Metro Area: State College Metro Area
Political Ideology: Somewhat liberal
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 4.0% (U.S. avg. is 6.0%). Recent job growth is Negative. State College jobs have decreased by 0.2%. More Economy

COST OF LIVING
Compared to the rest of the country, State College's cost of living is 8.0% higher than the U.S. average. More Cost of Living or Compare State College's Cost of Living

WEATHER & CLIMATE
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VOTING
In the last Presidential election, Centre county remained Democratic, 51.4% to 46.7%. More Voting Stats

POPULATION
State College's population is 42,224 people. Since 2010, it has had a population growth of 0.8%. Learn More...

TRANSPORTATION
Average Commute time is 16.4 minutes. The National Average is 26.4 minutes. Learn More...

REAL ESTATE
The median home cost in State College is Real Estate: $328,500. Home appreciation the last 10 years has been 8.3%.

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. More Education



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Housing Market in State College

It's a good time to buy in State College. Home Appreciation is up 8.3% in the last 12 months.
The median home price in State College is $328,500.

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Reviews for State College   27 Reviews
Hard to beat State College - 7/11/2019
I relocated to State College about 30 years ago. We hadn’t planned to stay this long, but life here is “easy”. Outdoor activities are ample. There are many beautiful... Read More

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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

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


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16801 16802

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