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Spring is a township in Centre County, in the State College metro area. [NOTE: This is not the only community in Pennsylvania named Spring. For links to other places called Spring, PA, see the Duplicate Names box at right.]
The latitude of Spring is 40.9N. The longitude is -77.758W.It is in the Eastern Standard time zone. Elevation is 1,093 feet.
The population, at the time of the 2000 census, was 6,117.
Sections below provide additional information and links about Spring 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 16828 ZIP code.
33% of Spring residents report German ancestry, and 9% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Spring ancestry & family history guide.
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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Spring was $18,896, compared with $21,587 nationally.
20% of Spring residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.
Median rent in Spring, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $388. Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $912.
Centre County supported George W. Bush in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Spring political report.
The average commute time for Spring workers is 21 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.
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