In 2017, Centre County, PA had a population of 161k people with a median age of 31.3 and a median household income of $56,466. Between 2016 and 2017 the population of Centre County, PA grew from 159,178 to 160,646, a 0.922% increase and its median household income grew from $54,407 to $56,466, a 3.78% increase.
The population of Centre County, PA is 85.8% White Alone, 5.98% Asian Alone, and 3.63% Black or African American Alone. 10.3% of the people in Centre County, PA speak a non-English language, and 94.1% are U.S. citizens.
The largest universities in Centre County, PA are Pennsylvania State University-Main Campus (13,345 degrees awarded in 2016), Pennsylvania State University-World Campus (3,431 degrees), and South Hills School of Business & Technology (222 degrees).
The median property value in Centre County, PA is $212,300, and the homeownership rate is 61.4%. Most people in Centre County, PA commute by Drove Alone, and the average commute time is 19.4 minutes. The average car ownership in Centre County, PA is 2 cars per household.