State College, PA 16803 ZIP Code Profile

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ZIP Code 16803: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
State College, PA 16803

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • Businesses Addresses: 524
  • Single Family Addresses: 7,303
  • Multi-Family Addresses: 3,126
  • County: Centre County
  • Centroid: Latitude 40.805, Longitude -77.897
  • Time Zone: Eastern Time Zone (UTC -5 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes

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State College, PA 16803 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)


Total Population 23,459
Population in Households 23,355
Population in Familes 11,705
Population in Group Qrtrs 104
Population Density1 1,461
Diversity Index2 45


Total Households 10,628
Average Household Size 2.2
Family Households 4,317
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 11,264 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 4,065 (36.1%)
Renter Occupied HU 6,563 (58.3%)
Vacant Housing Units 636 ( 5.6%)
Median Home Value $246,415
Average Home Value $292,226


Median Household Income $50,386
Average Household Income $74,931
Per Capita Income $34,041
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.61% 0.52%
Households 0.79% 0.65%
Families 0.47% 0.47%
Median Household Income   1.26%
Per Capita Income   1.82%
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 16803 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 16803 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 # 156 91st
Population Density1 # 383 77th
Diversity Index2 # 159 91st
Median Household Income # 813 51st
Per Capita Income # 251 85th

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