The City of Centre had a population of 3,542 as of July 1, 2015.
The primary coordinate point for Centre is located at latitude 34.1554 and longitude -85.6688 in Cherokee County. The formal boundaries for the City of Centre (see map below) encompass a land area of 11.44 sq. miles and a water area of 0.09 sq. miles. Cherokee County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 663 feet.
The City of Centre has a C1 Census Class Code which indicates an active incorporated place that does not serve as a county subdivision equivalent. It also has a Functional Status Code of "A" which identifies an active government providing primary general-purpose functions.
Beneath the boundary map are tables with Centre population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2015.
Alternate Unofficial Names for Centre: Center.
|Population in Households||3,335|
|Population in Familes||2,716|
|Population in Group Qrtrs||207|
|Average Household Size||2.29|
|Average Family Size||3|
|Total Housing Units||1,760 (100%)|
|Owner Occupied HU||966 (54.9%)|
|Renter Occupied HU||491 (27.9%)|
|Vacant Housing Units||303 (17.2%)|
|Median Home Value||$123,020|
|Average Home Value||$150,880|
|Median Household Income||$34,888|
|Average Household Income||$47,863|
|Per Capita Income||$20,148|
|(Compound Annual Growth Rates)|
|Median Household Income||1.79%|
|Per Capita Income||2.19%|
The table below compares Centre to the other 578 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Alabama by rank and percentile using July 1, 2015 data. The location Ranked # 1 has the highest value. A location that ranks higher than 75% of its peers would be in the 75th percentile of the peer group.
|Total Population||# 148||75th|
|Population Density1||# 230||60th|
|Diversity Index2||# 431||26th|
|Median Household Income||# 365||37th|
|Per Capita Income||# 272||53rd|
Additional comparisons and rankings can be made with a VERY EASY TO USE Alabama Census Data Comparison Tool.