In 2021, Centre County, PA had a population of 159k people with a median age of 33.5 and a median household income of $64,995. Between 2020 and 2021 the population of Centre County, PA declined from 162,264 to 158,879, a −2.09% decrease and its median household income grew from $61,921 to $64,995, a 4.96% increase.
The 5 largest ethnic groups in Centre County, PA are White (Non-Hispanic) (84.7%), Asian (Non-Hispanic) (6.22%), Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) (3.3%), Two+ (Non-Hispanic) (2.64%), and White (Hispanic) (1.66%).
None of the households in Centre County, PA reported speaking a non-English language at home as their primary shared language. This does not consider the potential multi-lingual nature of households, but only the primary self-reported language spoken by all members of the household.
94.5% of the residents in Centre County, PA are U.S. citizens.
The largest universities in Centre County, PA are The Pennsylvania State University (24,399 degrees awarded in 2021), South Hills School of Business & Technology (234 degrees), and Central Pennsylvania Institute of Science and Technology (369668) (105 degrees).
In 2021, the median property value in Centre County, PA was $254,500, and the homeownership rate was 63.1%.
Most people in Centre County, PA drove alone to work, and the average commute time was 20.7 minutes. The average car ownership in Centre County, PA was 2 cars per household.