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State College is a borough in Centre County.
The community was named for the presence of Pennylvania State University
The latitude of State College is 40.793N. The longitude is -77.86W.It is in the Eastern Standard time zone. Elevation is 1,165 feet.
The estimated population, in 2003, was 39,728.
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22% of State College residents report German ancestry, and 13% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the State College ancestry & family history guide.
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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in State College was $12,155, compared with $21,587 nationally.
69% of State College residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.
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Median rent in State College, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $563. Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $1,225.
Libraries in State College include Schlow Memorial Library ... View libraries
Newspapers in State College include Centre Daily Times
National Public Radio programming is carried locally by WPSU-FM.
Centre County supported George W. Bush in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our State College political report.
The average commute time for State College workers is 14 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.
A total of 4 fatal motor vehicle accidents occurred in State College between 2001 and 2003, according to reports gathered by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration.
This is a rate of 1.0 fatal crashes per 10,000 population, which was lower than the national norm.
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