Center, Pennsylvania Population 2024

11,651

Center is a city located in Beaver County Pennsylvania. Center has a 2024 population of 11,651. Center is currently declining at a rate of -0.06% annually but its population has increased by 0.08% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 11,642 in 2020.

The average household income in Center is $109,748 with a poverty rate of 3.52%. The median age in Center is 48.2 years: 47.9 years for males, and 48.4 years for females.

Center Demographics

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

  • White: 92%
  • Two or more races: 3.61%
  • Black or African American: 3.57%
  • Asian: 0.36%
  • Other race: 0.35%
  • Native American: 0.1%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0%
Land Area (mi²)
15.2 sq mi
Density (mi²)
765.0/sq mi
Growth Since 2020
0.08% (9)
The current population of Center, Pennsylvania is 11,651 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates (released May 2024). The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 11,642.

Population by Race

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Race
Population
Percentage (of total)
White10,74492%
Two or more races4223.61%
Black or African American4173.57%
Asian420.36%
Other race410.35%
Native American120.1%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander00%

White

Two or more races

Black or African American

Asian

Other race

Native American

Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander

Center Population by Race

Center Population Pyramid 2024

Center Median Age

48.2

Total

47.9

Male

48.4

Female

Center Adults

There are 9,690 adults, (2,711 of whom are seniors) in Center.

Center Age Dependency

67.3

Age Dependency Ratio

38.8

Old Age Dependency Ratio

28.5

Child Dependency Ratio

Center Sex Ratio

Female5,82449.87%
Male5,85450.13%

Center Population by Age

Center Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Household Type
Count
Average Size
Owner
Renter
All4,9092.3379.320.7
Married2,9692.8586.213.8
Non Family1,5181.1566.133.9
Female2372.5974.725.3
Male1853.3382.717.3

2.8

Average Family Size

2.33

Average Household Size

79.3%

Rate of Home Ownership

Married

Male

Female

NonFamily

owner

renter

Center Households and Families

Male

Female

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Education Attained
Count
Percentage
9th to 12th Grade2002.22%
Associates Degree1,27814.17%
Bachelors Degree2,10423.33%
Graduate Degree8759.7%
High School Graduate2,87631.89%
Less Than 9th Grade630.7%
Some College1,62318%

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
White8,2567,9942,687
Black352351147
2+ Races337337145
Hispanic25325366
Other Race40400
Asian14140

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

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among 2+ races people with a rate of 43.03%.

Center Educational Attainment by Race

All

Male

Female

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Name
Average
Male
Female
Bachelors Degree$81,607$92,778$73,281
Graduate Degree$84,792$100,291$81,875
High School Graduate$37,045$42,431$19,685
Less Than 9th Grade$20,907$0$20,907
Overall$59,255$76,653$41,292
Some College$49,410$71,696$29,476

$59,255

Average Earnings

$76,653

Average Male

$41,292

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

97.44% of Center residents speak only English, while 2.56% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Other Indo-European, which is spoken by 1.42% of the population.

Center Language

Center Poverty by Race

rate

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Name
Total
In Poverty
Poverty Rate
White10,5533713.52%
Black394307.61%
Multiple42030.71%

3.52%

Overall Poverty Rate

4.05%

Male Poverty Rate

2.98%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Center

The race most likely to be in poverty in Center is Black, with 7.61% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Center is Multiple, with 0.71% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 0.69%. Among those working part-time, it was 3.54%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 7.46%.

Center Poverty

rate

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Rate
Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade7.6%
High School5.46%
Some College4.38%
Bachelors or Greater0.5%

Center Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate
Poverty
Male Unemployed23.3%
Male Employed1.43%
Female Employed1.38%
Female Unemployed0%

Center Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Center Income by Household Type

Households

Families

MarriedFamilies

NonFamilies

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Name
Median
Mean
Families$101,096$128,290
Households$89,677$109,748
Married Families$108,750$-999,999,999
Non Families$51,204$64,283

mean

median

Income by Household Type

Center Marital Status

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Marriage Rates

60.3%

Overall Marriage Rate

59.6%

Male Marriage Rate

61.1%

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 Over 65, while the female age group most likely to be married is 55-64.

Center Marital Status by Race

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Center Marital Status

Second Gulf War

First Gulf War

Vietnam

Korea

World War II

750

Number of Veterans

724

Male Veterans

26

Female Veterans

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War
Veterans
Vietnam262
First Gulf War191
Second Gulf War90
Korea33
World War II0

Center Veterans by War

count

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Age Group
Veterans
75+270
35 to 54205
65 to 74136
55 to 64122
18 to 3417

Center Veterans by Age

count

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Name
Veterans
% of Total
White7398.34%
2+ Races113.25%

Center Veterans by Race

Center Veterans by Education

Less Than 9th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Bachelors or Greater

2%

Veteran Poverty Rate

20%

Veteran Disability Rate

Center Veterans by Education

LaborForceParticipation

61.3%

Labor Force Participation

58.1%

Employment Rate

5.1%

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

82.82%

Born in Center

97.83%

Native Born

2.17%

Foreign Born

0.65%

Non Citizen

1.52%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

97.83% of Center residents were born in the United States, with 82.82% having been born in Pennsylvania. 0.65% 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
202911,616-7-0.06%
202811,623-7-0.06%
202711,630-7-0.06%
202611,637-7-0.06%
202511,644-7-0.06%
202411,651-7-0.06%
202311,658-7-0.06%
202211,665-7-0.06%
202111,672300.26%
202011,6421771.54%
201911,465730.64%
201811,392-57-0.5%
201711,449-123-1.06%
201611,572-93-0.8%
201511,665-64-0.55%
201411,729260.22%
201311,703-8-0.07%
201211,711-51-0.43%
201111,762-28-0.24%
201011,79000%

Center Population by Year