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College is a township in Centre County, in the State College metro area.
The latitude of College is 40.816N. The longitude is -77.876W.It is in the Eastern Standard time zone. Elevation is 1,050 feet.
The population, at the time of the 2000 census, was 8,489.
Sections below provide additional information and links about College demographics, travel and tourism, nearby airports, cemeteries, the Centre County economy, education, environment, genealogy, government, historic sites, libraries, maps, museums, newspapers and other media, nonprofit groups, real estate, recreation, religion, transportation, and weather in the 16851 ZIP code.
26% of College residents report German ancestry, and 13% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the College ancestry & family history guide.
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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in College was $24,163, compared with $21,587 nationally.
51% of College residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.
Median rent in College, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $449. Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $1,077.
Centre County supported George W. Bush in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our College political report.
The average commute time for College workers is 15 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.
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