Census 2010

Census 2010


The US Census Bureau released basic population data from the 2010 census for municipalities in Pennsylvania. The results for PA, Centre County, and the Centre Region are provided below. As you can see, Centre County continues to outstrip the state in growth. The Borough saw an increase in population between 2000 and 2010, reversing the population decline in the Borough that occurred between 1990 and 2000. 

Population

Geographic Area

2010 Population

2000 Population

Change: 2000 to 2010

Number

Percent

Pennsylvania

12,702,379

12,281,054

421,325

3.40%

Centre County

153,990

135,758

18,232

13.40%

Centre Region

92,096

79,406

12,690

15.98%

College Township

9,521

8,489

1,032

12.20%

Ferguson Township

17,690

14,063

3,627

25.80%

Halfmoon Township

2,667

2,357

310

13.20%

Harris Township

4,873

4,657

216

4.60%

Patton Township

15,311

11,420

3,891

34.10%

State College Borough

42,034

38,420

3,614

9.40%



State College Borough Housing Units 1990 - 2010

Housing Unit Type

1990

2000

2010

Change 1990-2010

% Change 1990-2010

Change 2000-2010

% Change 2000-2010

Total

11,623

12,488

13,007

1,384

11.91%

519

4.16%

Vacant

685

464

397

-288

-42.04%

-67

-14.44%

Owner Occupied

2,603

2,743

2,562

-41

-1.58%

-181

-6.60%

Renter Occupied

8,335

9,281

10,048

1,713

20.55%

767

8.26%



State College Borough Households 1970 - 2010

Household Type

1970

1980

1990

2000

2010

Total

7,906

9,830

10,938

12,024

12,610

Family

4,412

3,736

3,559

3,303

3,069

Non-family

3,494

6,094

7,379

8,721

9,541

1 Person Households

1,737

2,798

2,998

4,034

4,323



State College Borough Change in Households 1970-2010

Household Type

Change
1970-2010

% Change
1970-2010

Change 
1990-2010

% Change
1990-2000

Change
2000-2010

% Change
2000-2010

Total

4,704

59.50%

1,672

15.29%

586

4.65%

Family

-1,343

-30.44%

-490

-14.83%

-234

-7.62%

Non-family

6,047

173.07%

2,162

29.30%

820

8.59%

1 Person Households

2,586

148.88%

1,325

44.20%

289

6.69%



State College Borough Age Cohorts

Age

1970

1980

1990

2000

2010

<5

1,433

778

910

697

777

5-17

3,071

2,062

1,534

1,515

1,352

18-24

20,154

23,202

25,548

25,182

29,671

25-34

3,750

4,562

4,802

4,337

3,971

35-44

1,579

1,416

2,034

1,884

1,550

45-54

1,463

1,265

1,190

1,563

1,395

55-66

1,114

1,245

1,093

995

1,334

65+

1,214

1,600

1,812

2,247

1,984



State College Borough Change in Age Cohorts

Age

Change
1970-2010

% Change
1970-2000

Change
1990-2010

% Change
1990-2010

Change
2000-2010

% Change
2000-2010

<5

-656

-45.78%

-133

-14.62%

80

10.30%

5-17

-1,719

-55.98%

-182

-11.86%

-163

-12.06%

18-24

9,517

37.79%

4,123

16.14%

4,489

15.13%

25-34

221

5.10%

-831

-17.31%

-366

-9.22%



State College Borough Population Growth 1940 - 2010

1940

1950

1960

1970

1980

1990

2000

2010

12,918

17,227

22,409

33,778

36,130

38,981

38,420

42,034



State College Borough Population Growth Rate, 1940 - 2010

1940-1950

1950-1960

1960-1970

1970-1980

1980-1990

1990-2000

2000-2010

25.01%

23.12%

33.66%

6.51%

7.31%

-1.46%

9.41%



State College Borough Race 2000 to 2010

Census Year

2010

2000

% Change

Total population

42,034

38,420

9.4%

One Race

White

34,959

32,392

7.9%

Black or African American

1,602

1,417

13.1%

American Indian and Alaska Native

64

58

10.3%

Asian

4,121

3,368

22.4%

Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander

17

50

-66.0%

Some Other Race

418

529

-21.0%

Two or More Races

853

606

40.8%

Hispanic or Latino (of any race)

1,629

1,159

40.6%

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