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, 2016)


Total Population 45,269
Population in Households 43,182
Population in Familes 19,595
Population in Group Qrtrs 2,087
Population Density1 1,313
Diversity Index2 33


Total Households 18,716
Average Household Size 2.31
Family Households 7,047
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 19,602 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 7,017 (35.8%)
Renter Occupied HU 11,699 (59.7%)
Vacant Housing Units 886 ( 4.5%)
Median Home Value $254,020
Average Home Value $304,414


Median Household Income $36,473
Average Household Income $62,543
Per Capita Income $26,541
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.86% 0.63%
Households 0.83% 0.7%
Families 0.56% 0.58%
Median Household Income   -1.1%
Per Capita Income   1.77%
1) Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
2) The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelyhood 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.
Based on Census 2010 counts, the Diversity Index for the United States was 60.6 and it is expected to increase to 64.8 by July 1, 2018.

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

The table below compares 16801 to the other 1,669 ZIP Codes in Pennsylvania by rank and percentile using July 1, 2016 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 Density1 # 409 76th
Diversity Index2 # 286 83rd
Median Household Income # 1508 10th
Per Capita Income # 716 57th

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