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Patton is a township in Centre County, in the State College metro area. [NOTE: This is not the only community in Pennsylvania named Patton. For links to other places called Patton, PA, see the Duplicate Names box at right.]
The latitude of Patton is 40.833N. The longitude is -77.916W.It is in the Eastern Standard time zone. Elevation is 1,220 feet.
The population, at the time of the 2000 census, was 11,420.
Sections below provide additional information and links about Patton demographics, travel and tourism, nearby airports, cemeteries, the Centre County economy, education, environment, genealogy, government, historic sites, libraries, maps, museums, newspapers and other media, nonprofit groups, real estate, recreation, religion, transportation, and weather in the 16844 ZIP code.
25% of Patton residents report German ancestry, and 11% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Patton ancestry & family history guide.
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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Patton was $22,860, compared with $21,587 nationally.
60% of Patton residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.
Median rent in Patton, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $634. Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $1,160.
Centre County supported George W. Bush in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Patton political report.
The average commute time for Patton workers is 16 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.
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