State College ranks third among U.S. college towns for the percentage of workers who commute on foot, according to U.S. Census Bureau data analyzed by The SpareFoot blog.
The State College statistics cited include percentage of workers who walk to work (36.2 percent); city population (41,983); major school (Penn State); the university’s enrollment (45,518).
Topping the list was Ithaca, N.Y., home to Cornell University and Ithaca College, followed by Athens, Ohio, home to Ohio University.
The rest of the top 10 are North Chicago, Ill.; Oxford, Ohio; Cambridge, Mass.; Pullman, Wash.; East Lansing, Mich.; College Park, Md.; and Burlington, Vt.
For the complete list, visit http://blog.sparefoot.com/6684-top-college-towns-for-commuting-on-foot.