Centre County, Pennsylvania Population 2019

Centre County, Pennsylvania's estimated population is 162,250 with a growth rate of 0.12% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Centre County, Pennsylvania is the 22nd largest county in Pennsylvania.

Year Population Growth Growth Rate
2018162,8055550.34%
2017162,2501880.12%
2016162,0621,6201.01%
2015160,4427870.49%
2014159,6551,4280.90%
2013158,2272,4121.55%
2012155,8157730.50%
2011155,0428240.53%
2010154,21830,43224.58%
1990123,78611,0269.78%
1980112,76013,49313.59%
197099,26720,68726.33%
196078,58012,65819.20%
195065,92213,31425.31%
194052,6086,31413.64%
193046,2941,9904.49%
192044,3048802.03%
191043,4245301.24%
190042,894-375-0.87%
189043,2695,34714.10%
188037,9223,50410.18%
187034,4187,41827.47%
186027,0003,64515.61%
185023,3552,86313.97%
184020,4921,6138.54%
183018,8795,08336.84%
182013,7963,11529.16%
181010,6810.00%

Centre County, Pennsylvania Population Growth

Population Data via

Population by Race

Race Population
White140,986
Asian9,661
Black or African American6,397
Two or More Races2,527
Some Other Race799
American Indian and Alaska Native206
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander70

Centre County, Pennsylvania Population Pyramid 2019

Centre County, Pennsylvania Median Age

31.3


Total

30.2


Male

32.8


Female

Centre County, Pennsylvania Adults

There are 136,099 adults, (20,703 of whom are seniors) in Centre County, Pennsylvania.

Centre County, Pennsylvania Age Dependency

39.2

Age Dependency Ratio

17.9

Old Age Dependency Ratio

21.3

Child Dependency Ratio

Centre County, Pennsylvania Sex Ratio

Female

76,333

47.52%

Male

84,313

52.48%

Centre County, Pennsylvania Households and Families

Centre County, Pennsylvania Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Centre County, Pennsylvania Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married84.6%15.4%
Male70%30%
All61.4%38.6%
Female54%46%
Non Family36.1%63.9%

61.4%

Rate of Home Ownership

Type Count Average Size Owned
All57,7102.4861.4
Married27,4142.9984.6
Non Family24,7931.7636.1
Female3,5373.1854
Male1,9663.0470

2.95

Average Family Size

2.48

Average Household Size

5%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0.2%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

Centre County, Pennsylvania Education

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade2,1012.19%
9th to 12th Grade4,1014.27%
High School Graduate29,32030.53%
Some College11,47311.95%
Associates Degree7,0727.36%
Bachelors Degree22,18623.10%
Graduate Degree19,79020.61%

Centre County, Pennsylvania Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White85,37780,34936,364
Asian4,2313,9763,180
Black3,4842,9581,217
Hispanic2,0531,723712
Multiple Races981894408
Other Race436360172
Native American18113250
Islander3512

The highest rate of high school graduation is among white people with a rate of 94.11%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among asian people with a rate of 75.16%.

Name Average Male Female
Overall$38,851$43,672$32,944
Less Than High School$21,320$23,045$17,634
High School Grad$28,973$32,150$23,113
Some College$34,469$37,833$31,062
Bachelors Degree$46,339$56,534$36,588
Graduate Degree$62,459$76,317$52,017

$38,851

Average Earnings

$43,672

Average Male

$32,944

Average Female

Centre County, Pennsylvania Language

Centre County, Pennsylvania Language by Age

Centre County, Pennsylvania Language

88.80% of Centre County, Pennsylvania residents speak only English, while 11.20% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Asian, which is spoken by 4.54% of the population.

Centre County, Pennsylvania Poverty

Centre County, Pennsylvania Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White125,40820,59016.42%
Asian8,0773,07638.08%
Black3,9941,33033.30%
Hispanic3,38987925.94%
Multiple2,08754526.11%
Native1836937.70%
Other5265610.65%

18.40%

Overall Poverty Rate

18.58%

Male Poverty Rate

18.22%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Centre County, Pennsylvania

The race most likely to be in poverty in Centre County, Pennsylvania is Asian, with 38.08% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Centre County, Pennsylvania is Other, with 10.65% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 1.80%. Among those working part-time, it was 36.57%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 26.51%.

Name Poverty
Less Than High School20.46%
High School10.29%
Some College6.27%
Bachelors or Greater4.99%
Name Poverty
Female Unemployed52.34%
Male Unemployed42.07%
Female Employed12.37%
Male Employed7.73%

Centre County, Pennsylvania Income

Centre County, Pennsylvania Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$56,466$74,997
Families$80,055$98,055
Married Families$89,528$107,011
Non Families$30,225$42,442

Centre County, Pennsylvania Marital Status

Centre County, Pennsylvania Marital Status

Marriage Rates

41.4%

Overall Marriage Rate

40.4%

Male Marriage Rate

42.5%

Female Marriage Rate

Centre County, Pennsylvania Married by Age and Sex

Centre County, Pennsylvania Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is Over 65, while the female age group most likely to be married is 55-64.

Centre County, Pennsylvania Marital Status by Race

Centre County, Pennsylvania Veterans

8,312

Number of Veterans

7,815

Male Veterans

497

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam2,789
Second Gulf War1,498
First Gulf War1,326
Korea847
World War II423

Centre County, Pennsylvania Veterans by Race

Name Veterans % of Total
White7,9316.64%
Black2414.10%
2 or More784.67%
Hispanic461.17%
Asian430.52%
Hawaiian1223.08%
Indian73.55%

Centre County, Pennsylvania Veterans by Education

6.51%

Veteran Poverty Rate

25.31%

Veteran Disability Rate

Centre County, Pennsylvania Employment Status

57.6%

Labor Force Participation

54.9%

Employment Rate

4.6%

Unemployment Rate

Population of Cities in Centre County, Pennsylvania

City 2010 Census 2016 Estimated Growth Growth Rate
State College419914199210.00%
Bellefonte618863021141.84%
Philipsburg27712719-52-1.88%
Centre Hall12581244-14-1.11%
Milesburg10991080-19-1.73%
Millheim899886-13-1.45%
Snow Shoe754768141.86%
Howard72773030.41%
Port Matilda602594-8-1.33%
Unionville296295-1-0.34%
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