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State College, Pennsylvania

State College, Pennsylvania, is a borough — and more generally used, the borough and surrounding townships — in Centre County in the U.S. state of Pennsylvania. It is the principal city of the State College, Pennsylvania Metropolitan Statistical Area which encompasses all of Centre county. As of the 2000 census, the borough population was 38,420, and roughly double that total lived in the borough plus the surrounding townships. Of that population, 20,011 or 52.1% are males and 18,409 or 47.9% are females. City Data. The town is dominated economically and demographically by the presence of the main campus of the Pennsylvania State University, more often referred to as Penn State. Happy Valley is an often-used term to refer to the State College area, including the borough and the townships of College, Harris, Patton, and Ferguson. The area is served by University Park Airport.

State College Economy

Major Employers *The Pennsylvania State University *State College Area School District *Mount Nittany Medical Center *AccuWeather- the world's largest private weather forecasting service, originated and based in State College, PA *Raytheon Intelligence and Information Systems - formerly E-Systems and HRB Singer *Jostens Printing and Publishing *Wegmans *Brookline Village *Hotel State College & Co. *SRI International *Minitab *General Dynamics *Centre Area Transportation Authority *C-COR Shopping Retail State College has many shopping areas, most notably: * Downtown State College * Nittany Mall * Various Shopping plazas, including Colonnade Shopping Center, Hills Plaza, and Walmart Plaza. Government and Politics State and National Level At the state and national levels, State College is served by Pennsylvania's 5th congressional district. The current incumbent is John E. Peterson. County Level At the county level, Centre County, Pennsylvania's county seat is in Bellefonte,...more

State College Careers

Among the most common occupations in State College are Management, professional, and related occupations, 43%; Service occupations, 21%; and Sales and office occupations, 20%. Approximately 63 percent of workers in State College, Pennsylvania work for companies, 24 percent work for the government and 2 percent are self-employed.

State College Industries

The leading industries in State College, Pennsylvania are Educational, health and social services, 42%; Arts, entertainment, recreation, accommodation and food services, 19%; and Retail trade, 8%. Simply Hired's State College job listings indicate that the following industries in State College are hiring the most workers:

State College Job Salaries

According to government data, the average salary for jobs in State College, Pennsylvania is $30,804, and the median income of households in State College was $21,186.
 

Average Salaries in State College, PA

State College, PA

$31,000
 

According to our State College Trends data, the number of State College, Pennsylvania jobs has decreased by 20% since October 2013.
State College job trends

State College Employment Statistics

Population of State College
Total population 38,420
Male 52.08%
Female 47.92%
Median age 21.8
  
State College Housing
Owner-occupied homes 22.8%
Median cost of a home $154,600
Median mortgage payment $851
Renter-occupied homes 77.2%
Vacant housing 3.7%
Median monthly rent $595
  
Average Income
Median for all male full-time $34,388
Median for all female full-time $27,219
  
Household Income
Less than $10,000 23%
$10,000 to $14,999 13%
$15,000 to $24,999 19%
$25,000 to $34,999 12%
$35,000 to $49,999 11%
$50,000 to $74,999 9%
$75,000 to $99,999 6%
$100,000 to $149,999 4%
$150,000 to $199,999 1%
$200,000 or more 1%
  
Education
Less than 9th grade 1%
9th to 12th grade, no diploma 3%
High school graduate 10%
Some college, no degree 13%
Associate's degree 3%
Bachelor's degree 29%
Graduate degree 40%
  
Marital Status
Never married 76%
Currently married 19%
Separated 0%
Widowed 2%
Divorced 2%
  
Race
White 86%
Black or African American 4%
Asian 9%
Other 2%
  
State College Commute
Carpool 7.2%
Public transportation 8.9%
Average travel time 14 minutes