University Park, PA 16802 ZIP Code Profile

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ZIP Code 16802: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
University Park, PA 16802

Acceptable Alternative
Penn St Univ, PA 16802
Penn State University, PA 16802
State College, PA 16802
University Pk, PA 16802

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • Businesses Addresses: 43
  • Single Family Addresses: 9
  • Multi-Family Addresses: 0
  • County: Centre County
  • Centroid: Latitude 40.871, Longitude -77.834
  • Time Zone: Eastern Time Zone (UTC -5 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes

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University Park, PA 16802 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 14,938
Daytime Population: Workers 24,257
Daytime Population: Residents 12,847
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 37,104
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 2.48
Population in Households 1,130
Population in Familes 656
Population in Group Qrtrs 13,808
Population Density2 6,419
Diversity Index3 49


Median Household Income $37,606
Average Household Income $59,647
Per Capita Income $6,491


Total Housing Units 451 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 20 ( 4.4%)
Renter Occupied HU 402 (89.1%)
Vacant Housing Units 29 ( 6.4%)
Median Home Value $337,500
Average Home Value $343,750


Total Households 422
Average Household Size 2.68
Family Households 109
Average Family Size 6
  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.


2010-2017 2017-2022
Population 1.45% 0.01%
Households -4.13% 0.47%
Families 0.13% 0.36%
Median Household Income   0.39%
Per Capita Income   0.66%

University Park, PA 16802 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 16802 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 # 291 83rd
Population Density # 87 95th
Diversity Index # 148 91st
Median Household Income # 1512 9th
Per Capita Income # 1633 2nd

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