Center, Indiana Population 2024

2,764

Center is a city located in Indiana. Center has a 2024 population of 2,764. Center is currently growing at a rate of 0.22% annually and its population has increased by 0.77% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 2,743 in 2020.

The average household income in Center is $66,689 with a poverty rate of 13.63%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to - per month, and the median house value is -. The median age in Center is 41.3 years, 37.7 years for males, and 44.8 years for females.

Center Demographics

According to the most recent ACS, the racial composition of Center was:

  • White: 97.26%
  • Two or more races: 1.79%
  • Other race: 0.58%
  • Black or African American: 0.37%
  • Native American: 0%
  • Asian: 0%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0%
State
Indiana
Land Area (mi²)
53.8 sq mi
Density (mi²)
51.40/sq mi
Growth Since 2020
0.77% (21)
The current population of Center, Indiana is 2,764 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates.The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 2,743.

Center, Indiana Population 2024

Population by Race

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Race
Population
Percentage (of total)
White2,66197.26%
Two or more races491.79%
Other race160.58%
Black or African American100.37%
Native American00%
Asian00%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander00%

White

Two or more races

Other race

Black or African American

Native American

Asian

Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander

Center Population by Race

Center Population Pyramid 2024

Center Median Age

41.3

Total

37.7

Male

44.8

Female

Center Adults

There are 2,082 adults, (564 of whom are seniors) in Center.

Center Age Dependency

80.2

Age Dependency Ratio

37.2

Old Age Dependency Ratio

43.1

Child Dependency Ratio

Center Sex Ratio

Female1,36950.04%
Male1,36749.96%

Center Population by Age

Center Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Household Type
Count
Average Size
Owner
Renter
All1,1152.3773.526.5
Non Family4281.0572.927.1
Married4263.1888.511.5
Male1523.0346.753.3
Female1093.554.145.9

3

Average Family Size

2.37

Average Household Size

73.5%

Rate of Home Ownership

Married

Male

Female

NonFamily

owner

renter

Center Households and Families

Male

Female

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Education Attained
Count
Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade844.44%
9th to 12th Grade1638.62%
High School Graduate71237.67%
Some College40921.64%
Associates Degree985.19%
Bachelors Degree32817.35%
Graduate Degree965.08%

Less Than 9th Grade

9th to 12th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Associates Degree

Bachelors Degree

Graduate Degree

Center Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Center Educational Attainment by Race

High School Graduation Rate

Bachelors Rate

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Race
Total
High School
Bachelors
White1,7981,586420
Hispanic63294
2+ Races49210
Other Race16162
Black770

The highest rate of high school graduation is among black people with a rate of 100%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among white people with a rate of 23.36%.

Center Educational Attainment by Race

All

Male

Female

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Name
Average
Male
Female
Overall$40,417$41,798$37,181
Less Than 9th Grade$40,101$41,115$29,286
High School Graduate$40,054$40,606$27,750
Some College$40,250$49,167$33,750
Bachelors Degree$39,265$0$40,804
Graduate Degree$58,798$58,798$63,750

$40,417

Average Earnings

$41,798

Average Male

$37,181

Average Female

Center Earnings by Educational Attainment

Center Language by Age

Only English

Spanish

Other Indo-European Languages

Asian and Pacific Island Languages

Other Languages

Center Language

97.16% of Center residents speak only English, while 2.84% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 2.4% of the population.

Center Language

Center Poverty by Race

rate

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Name
Total
In Poverty
Poverty Rate
White2,54632712.84%
Hispanic632641.27%
Other1616100%
Black55100%
Multiple4612.17%

13.63%

Overall Poverty Rate

11.87%

Male Poverty Rate

15.44%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Center

The race most likely to be in poverty in Center is Black, with 100% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Center is Multiple, with 2.17% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 1.7%. Among those working part-time, it was 15.81%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 22.66%.

Center Poverty

rate

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Rate
Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade23.91%
High School16.52%
Some College5.22%
Bachelors or Greater2.63%

Center Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate
Poverty
Female Unemployed50%
Male Unemployed15.87%
Female Employed8.04%
Male Employed6.67%

Center Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Center Income by Household Type

Households

Families

MarriedFamilies

NonFamilies

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Name
Median
Mean
Households$49,111$66,689
Families$58,844$81,202
Married Families$78,125$-999,999,999
Non Families$35,403$40,500

mean

median

Income by Household Type

Center Marital Status

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Marriage Rates

40.7%

Overall Marriage Rate

39.1%

Male Marriage Rate

42.5%

Female Marriage Rate

Center Married by Age and Sex

male

female

Center Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is 55-64, while the female age group most likely to be married is 35-44.

Center Marital Status by Race

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Center Marital Status

Second Gulf War

First Gulf War

Vietnam

Korea

World War II

214

Number of Veterans

214

Male Veterans

0

Female Veterans

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War
Veterans
First Gulf War70
Vietnam60
Second Gulf War55
Korea45
World War II9

Center Veterans by War

count

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Age Group
Veterans
75+71
65 to 7452
35 to 5450
55 to 6437
18 to 344

Center Veterans by Age

count

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Name
Veterans
% of Total
White21410.66%

Center Veterans by Race

Center Veterans by Education

Less Than 9th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Bachelors or Greater

0%

Veteran Poverty Rate

56.6%

Veteran Disability Rate

Center Veterans by Education

LaborForceParticipation

60%

Labor Force Participation

56.7%

Employment Rate

5.5%

Unemployment Rate

Center Employment by Age

LaborForceParticipation

Center Employment by Race

LaborForceParticipation

Center Employment by Education

Origin of Non-Citizens

Europe

Asia

Africa

Oceania

Latin America

North America

Non citizens include legal permanent residents (green card holders), international students, temporary workers, humanitarian migrants, and illegal immigrants.

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

Europe

Asia

Africa

Oceania

Latin America

North America

82.2%

Born in Center

99.63%

Native Born

0.37%

Foreign Born

0.37%

Non Citizen

0%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

99.63% of Center residents were born in the United States, with 82.2% having been born in Indiana. 0.37% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Europe.

Center Place of Birth

Note: data after 2022 is projected based on recent change

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Year
Population
Growth
Growth Rate
20292,79460.22%
20282,78860.22%
20272,78260.22%
20262,77660.22%
20252,77060.22%
20242,76460.22%
20232,75860.22%
20222,75260.22%
20212,74630.11%
20202,74340.15%
20192,739230.85%
20182,716100.37%
20172,706-6-0.22%
20162,712-15-0.55%
20152,727-3-0.11%
20142,730-8-0.29%
20132,738-22-0.8%
20122,760-11-0.4%
20112,771-3-0.11%
20102,77400%

Center Population by Year