State College, PA 16801 ZIP Code Profile

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ZIP Code 16801: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
State College, PA 16801

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • Businesses Addresses: 1,469
  • Single Family Addresses: 10,653
  • Multi-Family Addresses: 7,379
  • County: Centre County
  • Centroid: Latitude 40.797, Longitude -77.845
  • Time Zone: Eastern Time Zone (UTC -5 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes

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State College, PA 16801 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 45,603
Daytime Population: Workers 25,898
Daytime Population: Residents 25,276
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 51,174
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 1.12
Population in Households 42,905
Population in Familes 18,834
Population in Group Qrtrs 2,698
Population Density2 1,435
Diversity Index3 34


Median Household Income $38,018
Average Household Income $64,553
Per Capita Income $26,892


Total Housing Units 19,338 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 6,702 (34.7%)
Renter Occupied HU 11,785 (60.9%)
Vacant Housing Units 851 ( 4.4%)
Median Home Value $251,673
Average Home Value $298,754


Total Households 18,487
Average Household Size 2.32
Family Households 6,768
Average Family Size 3
  1. If the ratio of the TDP to Total Population is greater than 1, the location gains population during the day when commuting workers are present. If the ratio is less than 1, the location is more of a bedroom community where people commute to another place for work.
  2. Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
  3. The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelihood that two persons, chosen at random from the same area, belong to different race or ethnic groups. If an area's entire population belongs to one race AND one ethnic group, then the area has zero diversity. An area's diversity index increases to 100 when the population is evenly divided into two or more race/ethnic groups.
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 1.02% 0.88%
Households 0.87% 0.88%
Families 0.59% 0.76%
Median Household Income   1.82%
Per Capita Income   2.41%

State College, PA 16801 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 16801 to the other 1,663 ZIP Codes in Pennsylvania by rank and percentile using July 1, 2017 data. The location Ranked # 1 has the highest value. A location that ranks higher than 75% of its peers would be in the 75th percentile of the peer group.

Variable Description Rank Percentile
Total Population # 28 98th
Population Density # 377 77th
Diversity Index # 281 83rd
Median Household Income # 1500 10th
Per Capita Income # 825 50th

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