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Example 1

This table shows the importance of renters (as opposed to owners) as well as the share of households consisting of one person (the fastest growing category of households) and the percent of householders 65 years of age or older. Some individuals have argued that homeowners have more attachment to their community than do renters.

Geographic area Total
population
Occupied housing units

Total

Owner

Renter

Average household size Percent

Owner

1-
person
house-
holds

With house-holder 65 years and over

Centre County

135,758

49,323

29,678

19,645

2.45

60.2

26.6

17.8

COUNTY SUBDIVISION AND PLACE                
Bellefonte borough

6,395

2,796

1,383

1,413

2.17

49.5

35.7

24.0

Bellefonte borough

6,395

2,796

1,383

1,413

2.17

49.5

35.7

24.0

Benner township

5,217

1,324

1,186

138

2.42

89.6

23.9

19.0

Pleasant Gap CDP (part)

7

3

3

0

2.33

100.0

33.3

33.3

Remainder of Benner township

5,210

1,321

1,183

138

2.42

89.6

23.9

18.