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
  • County: Centre County
  • Centroid: Latitude 40.805, Longitude -77.897
  • Time Zone: Eastern Time Zone (UTC -5 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes
  • Businesses Addresses: 521
  • PO Box Addresses: 0
  • Residential Addresses: 10,666
    • Multi-Family Addresses: 3,167
    • Single Family Addresses: 7,499

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Database updated: August 1, 2018, Maps updated: August 1, 2018.

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  1. 16803 2018 Demographic Data
  2. Growth Rates for 16803 (Historical & 5-Year Forecast)
  3. Peer Comparisons (Rank and Percentile)
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State College, PA 16803 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2018)


Total Population 25,358
Population in Households 25,242
Population in Familes 12,705
Population in Group Qrtrs 116
Population Density2 1,468
Diversity Index3 46


Median Household Income $54,101
Average Household Income $82,465
Per Capita Income $36,973


Total Housing Units 11,886 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 5,304 (44.6%)
Renter Occupied HU 6,035 (50.8%)
Vacant Housing Units 547 ( 4.6%)
Median Home Value $254,137
Average Home Value $301,329


Total Households 11,339
Average Household Size 2.23
Family Households 4,695
Average Family Size 3
  1. Demographics are point estimates for July 1st of the current year and each for the forecast years. See References for more information.
  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.


2010-2018 2018-2023
Population 0.98% 0.93%
Households 0.97% 0.95%
Families 0.6% 0.71%
Median Household Income   2.38%
Per Capita Income   2.39%

State College, PA 16803 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 16803 to the other 1,675 ZIP Codes in Pennsylvania by rank and percentile using July 1, 2018 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 # 148 91st
Population Density # 366 78th
Diversity Index # 159 91st
Median Household Income # 739 56th
Per Capita Income # 253 85th

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