Centre County, Pennsylvania Population 2020

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%

How Many People Live in Centre County, Pennsylvania?

162,250

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White141,28287.51%
Asian10,2456.35%
Black or African American6,3963.96%
Two or More Races2,3831.48%
Some Other Race9340.58%
American Indian and Alaska Native1540.10%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander490.03%

Centre County, Pennsylvania Population Pyramid 2020

Centre County, Pennsylvania Median Age

31.7


Total

30.6


Male

33.3


Female

Centre County, Pennsylvania Adults

There are 136,949 adults, (21,423 of whom are seniors) in Centre County, Pennsylvania.

Centre County, Pennsylvania Age Dependency

39.7

Age Dependency Ratio

18.5

Old Age Dependency Ratio

21.2

Child Dependency Ratio

Centre County, Pennsylvania Sex Ratio

Female

76,471

47.37%

Male

84,972

52.63%

Centre County, Pennsylvania Households and Families

Centre County, Pennsylvania Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Centre County, Pennsylvania Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married85.1%14.9%
Male70.6%29.4%
All61.8%38.2%
Female52.7%47.3%
Non Family36.9%63.1%

61.8%

Rate of Home Ownership

Type Count Average Size Owned
All57,9082.4761.8
Married27,5593.0185.1
Non Family25,1801.7436.9
Female3,3143.2552.7
Male1,8553.1270.6

2.97

Average Family Size

2.47

Average Household Size

4.9%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0.2%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

Centre County, Pennsylvania Education

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade1,8991.95%
9th to 12th Grade3,6393.73%
High School Graduate29,25029.96%
Some College12,02412.32%
Associates Degree7,1317.31%
Bachelors Degree22,85923.42%
Graduate Degree20,81421.32%

Centre County, Pennsylvania Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White86,65582,09637,629
Asian4,4804,3253,562
Black3,4903,0121,123
Hispanic2,1801,807827
Multiple Races911897468
Other Race530421207
Native American11210926
Islander31

The highest rate of high school graduation is among multiple races people with a rate of 98.46%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among asian people with a rate of 79.51%.

Name Average Male Female
Overall$39,859$45,344$33,905
Less Than High School$20,073$22,432$15,966
High School Grad$29,049$32,422$23,026
Some College$35,768$40,345$31,371
Bachelors Degree$47,080$57,473$37,738
Graduate Degree$61,897$76,450$52,807

$39,859

Average Earnings

$45,344

Average Male

$33,905

Average Female

Centre County, Pennsylvania Language

Centre County, Pennsylvania Language by Age

Centre County, Pennsylvania Language

88.37% of Centre County, Pennsylvania residents speak only English, while 11.63% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Asian and Pacific Island languages, which is spoken by 4.70% of the population.

Centre County, Pennsylvania Poverty

Centre County, Pennsylvania Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White125,33119,86315.85%
Asian8,7743,68041.94%
Black3,8591,35835.19%
Hispanic3,38295228.15%
Multiple1,89451427.14%
Native1348664.18%
Other591396.60%

18.37%

Overall Poverty Rate

19.32%

Male Poverty Rate

17.36%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Centre County, Pennsylvania

The race most likely to be in poverty in Centre County, Pennsylvania is Native, with 64.18% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Centre County, Pennsylvania is Other, with 6.60% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 1.91%. Among those working part-time, it was 37.85%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 25.26%.

Name Poverty
Less Than High School15.66%
High School9.20%
Some College7.35%
Bachelors or Greater5.67%

Centre County, Pennsylvania Income

Centre County, Pennsylvania Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$58,055$77,412
Families$83,656$102,327
Married Families$93,192$110,957
Non Families$31,400$43,188

Centre County, Pennsylvania Marital Status

Centre County, Pennsylvania Marital Status

Marriage Rates

41.3%

Overall Marriage Rate

40.0%

Male Marriage Rate

42.8%

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 45-54.

Centre County, Pennsylvania Marital Status by Race

Centre County, Pennsylvania Veterans

8,322

Number of Veterans

7,779

Male Veterans

543

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam2,702
Second Gulf War1,754
First Gulf War1,653
Korea706
World War II323

Centre County, Pennsylvania Veterans by Race

Name Veterans % of Total
White8,0026.67%
Black1913.32%
Hispanic842.09%
2 or More724.56%
Asian420.49%
Other81.05%
Indian74.83%

Centre County, Pennsylvania Veterans by Education

5.71%

Veteran Poverty Rate

22.21%

Veteran Disability Rate

Centre County, Pennsylvania Employment Status

57.3%

Labor Force Participation

54.8%

Employment Rate

4.3%

Unemployment Rate

Centre County, Pennsylvania Place of Birth

Origin of Non Citizens

Non citizens include legal permanent residents (green card holders), international students, temporary workers, humanitarian migrants, and illegal immigrants.

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

66.70%

Born in Pennsylvania

91.27%

Native Born

8.73%

Foreign Born

6.31%

Non Citizen

Place of Birth

91.27% of Centre County, Pennsylvania residents were born in the United States, with 66.70% having been born in Pennsylvania. 6.31% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Asia.

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%
  1. US Census City/Town Population estimates - Most recent state estimates from the Census Bureau's Population Estimates Program
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