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Spring Mills, Pennsylvania
Census designated place
Old Gregg School Community Center Spring Mills Centre Co PA.jpg
Old Gregg School Community Center in Spring Mills, PA
Country United States
State Pennsylvania
County Centre
Township Gregg
Elevation 1,100 ft (335 m)
Coordinates 40°51′18″N 77°34′09″W / 40.855°N 77.56917°W / 40.855; -77.56917
Area 0.44 sq mi (1.1 km²)
 - land 0.44 sq mi (1 km²)
 - water 0.0 sq mi (0 km²), 0%
Population 268 (2010)
Density 602.6 /sq mi (232.7 /km²)
Timezone EST (UTC-5)
 - summer (DST) EDT (UTC-4)
ZIP code 16875
Area code Area code 814
FIPS code 42-73288
GNIS feature ID 1188247

Spring Mills is an unincorporated community and census-designated place (CDP) in Centre County, Pennsylvania, United States. It is part of the State College, Pennsylvania Metropolitan Statistical Area. The population was 268 at the 2010 census.


Spring Mills is located in southeastern Centre County, near the center of Gregg Township. It is in the Penns Valley, at the confluence of Sinking Creek with Penns Creek. According to the United States Census Bureau, the CDP has a total area of 0.44 square miles (1.15 km2), all of it land.

Pennsylvania Route 45 runs along the northern edge of the community, leading west 6 miles (10 km) to Centre Hall and 17 miles (27 km) to State College, and east 5 miles (8 km) to Millheim.


As of the census of 2010, there were 268 people, 109 households, and 83 families residing in the CDP. The population density was 577.0 people per square mile (222.8/km²). There were 116 housing units at an average density of 249.7/sq mi (96.4/km²). The racial makeup of the CDP was 99.6% White and 0.4% of two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 0.4% of the population.

There were 109 households, out of which 28.4% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 62.4% were married couples living together, 7.3% had a male householder with no wife present, 6.4% had a female householder with no husband present, and 23.9% were non-families. 20.2% of all households were made up of individuals, and 10.1% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.46 and the average family size was 2.83.

In the CDP, the population was spread out, with 18.7% under the age of 18, 10.4% from 18 to 24, 24.6% from 25 to 44, 28.8% from 45 to 64, and 17.5% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 42 years. For every 100 females there were 106.2 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 111.7 males.

The median income for a household in the CDP was $38,542, and the median income for a family was $42,083. The per capita income for the CDP was $21,941. About 13.2% of families and 7.3% of the population were below the poverty line, including 7.5% of those under the age of 18 and 18.6% of those 65 or over.

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