When you think of who loves to live in State College, you might first think of students.
Happy Valley is now getting national recognition as a college town, and as a great place to retire.
Although they’ve moved away for job opportunities in the past, they say Happy Valley lured them back.
“Many many of us come here and we’re going to stay for two years and then something happens and we never leave,” Doris Carter, Resident, Foxdale Village Retirement Community, said.
“It’s a pretty safe town, because it’s not a city,” Abigail Roman-White, student at Penn State, said “It’s very calm and relaxing, so I think it’s just a great environment, because there’s a lot of opportunities and new people to meet “
He says after these new rankings, the visitor’s bureau is going to focus on marketing State College to people in their in their late thirties to mid fifties.