Centre Hall, Pennsylvania

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Centre Hall, Pennsylvania

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High Points

Centre Hall strengths, compared to Peers (similar size places nationally) or State (other places in Pennsylvania):

Category Trophy
Low Rate of Poverty
(vs. Peers)
Top 3% trophy Centre Hall Low Rate of Poverty
People in Middle Class or Better
(vs. Peers)
Top 10% Centre Hall People in Middle Class or Better
Well-Paid Single Women
(vs. Peers)
Top 12% Centre Hall Well-Paid Single Women
Well-Paid Single Men
(vs. Peers)
Top 14% Centre Hall Well-Paid Single Men
College Educated Adults
(vs. Peers)
Top 18% Centre Hall College Educated Adults

Comparative Profile of Centre Hall, Pennsylvania

Comparing Centre Hall to similar size places nationwide (Peers) and to other places in Pennsylvania (State):

Ratings range from 1 (lowest) to 10 (highest).

The People

Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Age of the Population 9 10
Well-Paid Single Women 9 9
Well-Paid Single Men 9 9
Senior Citizens 7 6
Male Share of the Population 7 9
Female Share of the Population 4 2
Children Under 5 Years Old 3 5
Racial Diversity 1 1


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Portion of People Married 7 9
Average Household Size 2 2


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
People Above Poverty 10 10
People in Middle Class or Better 10 10
College Educated Adults 9 8
Median Family Income 8 8

Commute & Sprawl

Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Working at Home 9 10
Short Commute Times 5 5
Walking and Biking to Work 2 2
Public Transportation Use 2 1


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
People Living Alone 6 5
Seasonal and Vacation Housing 6 9
Studio & One-Bedroom Rentals 6 4
Affordability of Rents 3 4
Affordability of Property Taxes 3 5
Housing Recently Built 3 8

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Centre Hall Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 91 miles NW of Lancaster, Pennsylvania (center to center)
Nearest Large City 120 miles NW of Baltimore, Maryland
County Centre
Metro Area State College
Standard Zip Codes 16828
Phone Area Codes 814
Time Zone Eastern (-5 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 40.847
Longitude -77.686

Centre Hall Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)
Distance 10 miles
Jan Temp 18 to 33 F
Apr Temp 38 to 58 F
Jul Temp 62 to 81 F
Oct Temp 41 to 60 F
Annual Precip 39.7 inches
Distance 19.3 miles
Jan Temp 19 to 36 F
Apr Temp 38 to 62 F
Jul Temp 61 to 84 F
Oct Temp 40 to 64 F
Annual Precip 40.8 inches
Station RENOVO
Distance 33.7 miles
Jan Temp 17 to 35 F
Apr Temp 35 to 62 F
Jul Temp 58 to 84 F
Oct Temp 39 to 63 F
Annual Precip 39.1 inches
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Centre Hall Population (2000)

Category Count Percent
Total Population 1,079 100%
Male 529 49%
Female 550 51%
Under 18 184 17.1%
18+ 895 82.9%
65+ 203 18.8%
Median Age 43.6
Average Family Size 2.69
White 1,075 99.6%
African-American 2 0.2%
Asian 0 0%
American Indian & Alaskan 1 0.1%
Other 0 0%
Mixed Race 1 0.1%
Hispanic (included in categories above) 0 0%

Estimated Centre Hall Population Growth 2000-2005

Category Value
Est. 2005 Population 1,080
Growth 1
Growth % 0.1%

Centre Hall Ancestry

(From 2000 Census, as reported by individuals)

Note: This is national, not racial, ancestry, so, e.g., the Census doesn't have categories for Hispanic and African-American people. CityTownInfo is currently gathering additional ancestry data for this site.
Ancestry Percent
German 49%
US/American 13%
Irish 8.6%
English 7.6%
Dutch 4.3%
Other (often includes Hispanic and African American) 2.8%
Italian 2.7%
Scotch-Irish 2.4%
Polish 1.8%
Pennsylvania German 1.8%
Welsh 1.3%
Scottish 0.8%
European 0.8%
Slavic 0.8%
Slovak 0.7%
Canadian 0.4%
Swedish 0.4%
French (except Basque) 0.2%
French Canadian 0.2%
Austrian 0.2%
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Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Pop. Median Family
Income (2000)
Centre Hall 1,079 $49,333
Bellefonte 6,395 $42,378
Burnham 2,144 $40,781
Howard 699 $47,885
Milesburg 1,187 $37,885
Millheim 749 $40,682
State College 38,420 $54,949
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