Centre County, Pennsylvania Population 2018

Centre County, Pennsylvania's estimated population is 162,660 with a growth rate of 2.19% 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
2017162,6603,4822.19%
2016159,178-2,905-1.79%
2016162,0831,5300.95%
2015160,5539160.57%
2014159,6371,3390.85%
2013158,2982,3891.53%
2012155,9098700.56%
2011155,0397590.49%
2010154,28030,49424.63%
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
White140,074
Asian9,234
Black or African American6,043
Two or More Races2,671
Some Other Race837
American Indian and Alaska Native249
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander70

Race Data via US Census (2016 ACS 5-Year Survey)

Centre County, Pennsylvania Population Pyramid 2018

0%5%10%15%20% Male Population0%5%10%15%20% Female Population80757065605550454035302520151050

Data via US Census (2016 ACS 5-Year Survey): Table S0101

Centre County, Pennsylvania Median Age

30.8


Total

29.7


Male

32.2


Female

Centre County, Pennsylvania Adults

There are 134,665 adults, (19,738 of which are seniors) in Centre County, Pennsylvania.

Centre County, Pennsylvania Age Dependency

38.5

Age Dependency Ratio

17.2

Old Age Dependency Ratio

21.3

Child Dependency Ratio

Centre County, Pennsylvania Sex Ratio

Female

75,620

47.51%

Male

83,558

52.49%

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%
Male68.7%31.3%
All61%39%
Female53.2%46.8%
Non Family35.3%64.7%

61.0%

Rate of Home Ownership

Centre County, Pennsylvania Households by Type

Type Count Average Size Owned
All57,0372.4961
Married26,904384.6
Non Family24,1841.7935.3
Female3,8673.0653.2
Male2,0822.9968.7

2.93

Average Family Size

2.49

Average Household Size

4.9%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0.4%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

Centre County, Pennsylvania Households

Centre County, Pennsylvania Education

Centre County, Pennsylvania Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade2,1532.30%
9th to 12th Grade4,1304.40%
High School Graduate29,20731.14%
Some College11,39112.15%
Associates Degree7,1417.61%
Bachelors Degree20,90822.29%
Graduate Degree18,85120.10%

Centre County, Pennsylvania Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White83,68978,45334,519
Asian4,1083,8322,979
Black3,1292,7641,032
Hispanic1,9351,585744
Multiple Races969894386
Other Race473373213
Native American19915347
Islander38164

The highest rate of high school graduation is among white people with a rate of 93.74%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among white people with a rate of 72.52%.

Centre County, Pennsylvania Earnings by Educational Attainment

Name Average Male Female
Overall$36,334$41,093$31,909
Less Than High School$19,973$21,663$14,963
High School Grad$28,087$30,933$23,491
Some College$32,117$35,367$30,892
Bachelors Degree$44,750$53,736$34,951
Graduate Degree$62,541$76,315$52,316

$36,334

Average Earnings

$41,093

Average Male

$31,909

Average Female

Centre County, Pennsylvania Language

Centre County, Pennsylvania Language by Age

Centre County, Pennsylvania Language

89.55% of Centre County, Pennsylvania residents speak only English, while 10.45% speak other languages. The largest non-English language is Asian, which is spoken by 4.15% of the population.

Centre County, Pennsylvania Poverty

Centre County, Pennsylvania Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White124,89321,45317.18%
Asian7,7043,00238.97%
Black3,8831,37835.49%
Hispanic3,27187226.66%
Multiple2,19759326.99%
Other5645910.46%
Native2285122.37%

19.15%

Overall Poverty Rate

19.38%

Male Poverty Rate

18.90%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Centre County, Pennsylvania

The race most likely to be in poverty in Centre County, Pennsylvania is Asian, with 38.97% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Centre County, Pennsylvania is Other, with 10.46% 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 36.62%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 27.87%.

Centre County, Pennsylvania Poverty Rate by Education

Name Poverty
Less Than High School21.14%
High School10.26%
Some College6.41%
Bachelors or Greater5.34%

Centre County, Pennsylvania Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Name Poverty
Female Unemployed44.55%
Male Unemployed38.39%
Female Employed12.84%
Male Employed8.24%

Centre County, Pennsylvania Income

Centre County, Pennsylvania Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$54,407$73,047
Families$75,715$95,219
Married Families$86,193$105,293
Non Families$28,468$40,783

Centre County, Pennsylvania Marital Status

Centre County, Pennsylvania Marital Status

Marriage Rates

40.7%

Overall Marriage Rate

39.8%

Male Marriage Rate

41.7%

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 Over65, while the female age group most likely to be married is 55To64.

Centre County, Pennsylvania Marital Status by Race

Centre County, Pennsylvania Veterans

Centre County, Pennsylvania Veterans by War

9,147

Number of Veterans

8,610

Male Veterans

537

Female Veterans

Name Veterans
Vietnam2,985
Second Gulf War1,489
First Gulf War1,369
Korea949
World War II573

Centre County, Pennsylvania Veterans by Age

Name Veterans
35 to 542,161
75+2,160
65 to 742,129
55 to 641,758
18 to 34939

Centre County, Pennsylvania Veterans by Race

Name Veterans % of Total
White8,5187.19%
Black4367.78%
Hispanic1143.02%
Asian801.01%
2 or More774.39%
Indian209.35%
Hawaiian1630.77%

Centre County, Pennsylvania Veterans by Education

6.41%

Veteran Poverty Rate

26.11%

Veteran Disability Rate

Centre County, Pennsylvania Employment Status

Centre County, Pennsylvania Employment by Age

57.8%

Labor Force Participation

54.9%

Employment Rate

4.9%

Unemployment Rate

Centre County, Pennsylvania Employment by Race

Centre County, Pennsylvania Employment by Education

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%
Data Sources
  1. US Census City/Town Population estimates - Most recent state estimates from the Census Bureau's Population Estimates Program
  2. Population of States and Counties of the United States: 1790 - 1990