Central City, Pennsylvania Population 2024

963

Central City is a city located in Somerset County Pennsylvania. Central City has a 2024 population of 963. Central City is currently declining at a rate of -0.93% annually and its population has decreased by -3.41% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 997 in 2020.

The average household income in Central City is $53,683 with a poverty rate of 17.42%. The median age in Central City is 45.7 years: 45 years for males, and 49.3 years for females.

Central City Demographics

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

  • White: 98.47%
  • Two or more races: 1.53%
  • Black or African American: 0%
  • Native American: 0%
  • Asian: 0%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0%
  • Other race: 0%
Land Area (mi²)
0.5 sq mi
Density (mi²)
1,783.90/sq mi
Growth Since 2020
-3.41% (-34)
The current population of Central City, Pennsylvania is 963 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates (released May 2024). The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 997.

Population by Race

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Race
Population
Percentage (of total)
White1,02998.47%
Two or more races161.53%
Black or African American00%
Native American00%
Asian00%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander00%
Other race00%

White

Two or more races

Black or African American

Native American

Asian

Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander

Other race

Central City Population by Race

Central City Population Pyramid 2024

Central City Median Age

45.7

Total

45

Male

49.3

Female

Central City Adults

There are 822 adults, (261 of whom are seniors) in Central City.

Central City Age Dependency

86.3

Age Dependency Ratio

46.5

Old Age Dependency Ratio

39.8

Child Dependency Ratio

Central City Sex Ratio

Female46144.11%
Male58455.89%

Central City Population by Age

Central City Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Household Type
Count
Average Size
Owner
Renter
All4292.4485.314.7
Married2073.293.26.8
Non Family1671.067921
Female293.7979.320.7
Male263.6969.230.8

3.16

Average Family Size

2.44

Average Household Size

85.3%

Rate of Home Ownership

Married

Male

Female

NonFamily

owner

renter

Central City Households and Families

Male

Female

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Education Attained
Count
Percentage
9th to 12th Grade486.19%
Associates Degree577.35%
Bachelors Degree526.71%
Graduate Degree344.39%
High School Graduate46259.61%
Less Than 9th Grade202.58%
Some College10213.16%

Less Than 9th Grade

9th to 12th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Associates Degree

Bachelors Degree

Graduate Degree

Central City Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Central City Educational Attainment by Race

High School Graduation Rate

Bachelors Rate

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Race
Total
High School
Bachelors
White76169986
2+ Races1480

The highest rate of high school graduation is among white people with a rate of 91.85%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among white people with a rate of 11.3%.

Central City Educational Attainment by Race

All

Male

Female

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Name
Average
Male
Female
Bachelors Degree$0$53,750$0
Graduate Degree$60,000$0$50,625
High School Graduate$33,472$48,125$25,521
Less Than 9th Grade$25,000$0$22,188
Overall$35,781$48,839$29,625
Some College$40,313$48,375$37,500

$35,781

Average Earnings

$48,839

Average Male

$29,625

Average Female

Central City Earnings by Educational Attainment

Central City Language by Age

Only English

Spanish

Other Indo-European Languages

Asian and Pacific Island Languages

Other Languages

Central City Language

98.07% of Central City residents speak only English, while 1.93% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Other Indo-European, which is spoken by 1.93% of the population.

Central City Language

Central City Poverty by Race

rate

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Name
Total
In Poverty
Poverty Rate
White1,02917416.91%
Multiple16850%
Hispanic22100%

17.42%

Overall Poverty Rate

14.9%

Male Poverty Rate

20.61%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Central City

The race most likely to be in poverty in Central City is Hispanic, with 100% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Central City is White, with 16.91% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 0.6%. Among those working part-time, it was 16.85%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 24.14%.

Central City Poverty

rate

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Rate
Poverty
High School17.1%
Less Than 9th Grade16.18%
Some College9.43%
Bachelors or Greater0%

Central City Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate
Poverty
Male Employed4.85%
Female Employed3.51%
Male Unemployed0%
Female Unemployed0%

Central City Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Central City Income by Household Type

Households

Families

MarriedFamilies

NonFamilies

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Name
Median
Mean
Families$51,000$61,517
Households$45,583$53,683
Married Families$66,875$-999,999,999
Non Families$19,875$38,113

mean

median

Income by Household Type

Central City Marital Status

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Marriage Rates

48.3%

Overall Marriage Rate

45.7%

Male Marriage Rate

51.5%

Female Marriage Rate

Central City Married by Age and Sex

male

female

Central City Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is 45-54, while the female age group most likely to be married is 55-64.

Central City Marital Status by Race

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Central City Marital Status

Second Gulf War

First Gulf War

Vietnam

Korea

World War II

65

Number of Veterans

65

Male Veterans

0

Female Veterans

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War
Veterans
Korea16
Second Gulf War15
Vietnam12
First Gulf War10
World War II2

Central City Veterans by War

count

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Age Group
Veterans
75+33
35 to 5419
18 to 346
65 to 745
55 to 642

Central City Veterans by Age

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Name
Veterans
% of Total
White658.04%

Central City Veterans by Race

Central City Veterans by Education

Less Than 9th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Bachelors or Greater

12.31%

Veteran Poverty Rate

6.15%

Veteran Disability Rate

Central City Veterans by Education

LaborForceParticipation

48.8%

Labor Force Participation

46.5%

Employment Rate

4.6%

Unemployment Rate

Central City Employment by Age

LaborForceParticipation

Central City Employment by Race

LaborForceParticipation

Central City 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

94.16%

Born in Central City

99.71%

Native Born

0.29%

Foreign Born

0%

Non Citizen

0.29%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

99.71% of Central City residents were born in the United States, with 94.16% having been born in Pennsylvania. 0% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Europe.

Central City Place of Birth

Note: data after 2022 is projected based on recent change

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Year
Population
Growth
Growth Rate
2029921-9-0.97%
2028930-8-0.85%
2027938-8-0.85%
2026946-9-0.94%
2025955-8-0.83%
2024963-9-0.93%
2023972-9-0.92%
2022981-10-1.01%
2021991-6-0.6%
2020997-33-3.2%
20191,030-10-0.96%
20181,040-7-0.67%
20171,047-11-1.04%
20161,058-11-1.03%
20151,069-11-1.02%
20141,080-10-0.92%
20131,090-10-0.91%
20121,100-7-0.63%
20111,107-12-1.07%
20101,11900%

Central City Population by Year