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Benner is a township in Centre County, in the State College metro area.
The latitude of Benner is 40.876N. The longitude is -77.876W.It is in the Eastern Standard time zone. Elevation is 1,161 feet.
The population, at the time of the 2000 census, was 5,217.
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32% of Benner residents report German ancestry, and 12% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Benner ancestry & family history guide.
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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Benner was $17,665, compared with $21,587 nationally.
13% of Benner residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.
Median rent in Benner, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $458. Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $981.
Centre County supported George W. Bush in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Benner political report.
The average commute time for Benner workers is 20 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.
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