Best Places to Live

State College, PA

Population: 42,129

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Available to entrepreneurs in the State College region are organizations like the Centre Region Entrepreneur Network and the New Leaf Initiative. In addition, Penn State University has startup assistance offerings such as TechCelerator @ State College and Lion Launch Pad.

Business Growth (2011-2015): 18%

Employment Growth (2011-2015): 14%