Centralia, Illinois Population 2022

12,024
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Centralia is a city located in Marion County Illinois. Centralia has a 2020 population of 12,024. Centralia is currently declining at a rate of -0.51% annually and its population has decreased by -7.66% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 13,021 in 2010.

The average household income in Centralia is $52,488 with a poverty rate of 22.81%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $637 per month, and the median house value is $69,400. The median age in Centralia is 41.2 years, 38.3 years for males, and 42.7 years for females.

Centralia Demographics

According to the most recent ACS, the racial composition of Centraliawas:

  • White: 84.00%
  • Black or African American: 9.70%
  • Two or more races: 4.59%
  • Asian: 1.15%
  • Other race: 0.45%
  • Native American: 0.11%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
The current population of Centralia, Illinois is 12,024 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 12,024.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 13,021.

Centralia, Illinois Population 2022

2021 and 2022 population is estimated by projecting the 2019 numbers.

Year Population Growth Growth Rate
202136,853-176-0.48%
202037,029-176-0.48%
201937,205-176-0.47%
201837,381-345-0.92%
201737,726-319-0.85%
201638,045-314-0.83%
201538,359-196-0.51%
201438,555-114-0.30%
201338,669-339-0.88%
201239,008-133-0.34%
201139,141-275-0.70%
201039,4160.00%

Centralia Metro Area Population by Year

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White10,37984.00%
Black or African American1,1999.70%
Two or More Races5674.59%
Asian1421.15%
Some Other Race560.45%
American Indian and Alaska Native130.11%
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Centralia Population by Race

Centralia Population Pyramid $2022

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Centralia Median Age

41.2


Total

38.3


Male

42.7


Female

Centralia Adults

There are 9,366 adults, (2,578 of whom are seniors) in Centralia.

Centralia Age Dependency

Age Dependency Ratio

38

Old Age Dependency Ratio

44

Child Dependency Ratio

Centralia Sex Ratio

Female

6,421

51.97%

Male

5,935

48.03%

Centralia Population by Age

Centralia Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Centralia Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Female36.8%63.2%
Non Family58.7%41.3%
Male61%39%
All65%35%
Married85.6%14.4%

65.0%

Rate of Home Ownership

Centralia Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All5,4392.2165
Non Family2,6051.258.7
Married1,8872.9885.6
Female7703.3436.8
Male1773.7961

2.95

Average Family Size

2.21

Average Household Size

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Centralia Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade3303.96%
9th to 12th Grade6888.25%
High School Graduate2,72232.65%
Some College2,29327.50%
Associates Degree97311.67%
Bachelors Degree85910.30%
Graduate Degree4725.66%
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Centralia Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Centralia Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
White7,0816,2141,120
Black75560741
Hispanic22722427
2+ Races18318338
Asian12312396
Other Race5656
Native American13139

The highest rate of high school graduation is among native american people with a rate of 100.00%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among asian people with a rate of 78.05%.

Centralia Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$30,509$34,903$24,257
Less Than 9th Grade$26,898$31,056$12,321
High School Graduate$27,412$34,375$24,348
Some College$28,186$37,215$21,962
Bachelors Degree$36,111$34,635$38,102
Graduate Degree$47,875$51,250$47,875

$30,509

Average Earnings

$34,903

Average Male

$24,257

Average Female

Centralia Earnings by Educational Attainment

Centralia Language by Age

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Centralia Language

97.84% of Centralia residents speak only English, while 2.16% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 0.81% of the population.

Centralia Language

Centralia Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White9,6651,92219.89%
Black1,19234929.28%
Hispanic39420752.54%
Multiple52218635.63%
Asian1344533.58%
Other27NaN%

22.81%

Overall Poverty Rate

20.64%

Male Poverty Rate

24.75%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Centralia

The race most likely to be in poverty in Centralia is Hispanic, with 52.54% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Centralia is Other, with NaN% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 5.55%. Among those working part-time, it was 29.51%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 25.60%.

Centralia Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade36.92%
High School17.80%
Some College15.63%
Bachelors or Greater10.13%

Centralia Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Female Unemployed60.73%
Male Unemployed48.43%
Female Employed12.73%
Male Employed8.38%

Centralia Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Centralia Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$37,675$52,488
Families$54,048$64,632
Married Families$69,680-
Non Families$27,453$36,818
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Income by Household Type

Centralia Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

40.4%

Overall Marriage Rate

43.3%

Male Marriage Rate

38.0%

Female Marriage Rate

Centralia Married by Age and Sex

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Centralia Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is 35-44, while the female age group most likely to be married is 45-54.

Centralia Marital Status by Race

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Centralia Marital Status

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908

Number of Veterans

Male Veterans

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam397
First Gulf War104
Second Gulf War85
Korea76
World War II69

Centralia Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
75+319
65 to 74301
55 to 64139
35 to 54101
18 to 3448

Centralia Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White81210.12%
Black809.02%
Hispanic227.59%
Native American13100.00%
2+ Races31.18%

Centralia Veterans by Race

Centralia Veterans by Education

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14.09%

Veteran Poverty Rate

42.50%

Veteran Disability Rate

Centralia Veterans by Education

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56.9%

Labor Force Participation

51.1%

Employment Rate

10.1%

Unemployment Rate

Centralia Employment by Age

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Centralia Employment by Race

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Centralia Employment by Education

Origin of Non-Citizens

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

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

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81.98%

Born in Centralia

98.61%

Native Born

1.39%

Foreign Born

0.45%

Non Citizen

0.94%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

98.61% of Centralia residents were born in the United States, with 81.98% having been born in Illinois. 0.45% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Asia.

Centralia Place of Birth

Note: 2021 and 2022 data is projected
Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
202212,024-62-0.51%
202112,086-62-0.51%
202012,148-62-0.51%
201912,210-62-0.51%
201812,272-100-0.81%
201712,372-104-0.83%
201612,476-111-0.88%
201512,587-89-0.70%
201412,676-74-0.58%
201312,750-104-0.81%
201212,854-87-0.67%
201112,941-80-0.61%
201013,021-1,115-0.82%
200014,136-138-0.10%
199014,274-852-0.58%
198015,126-840-0.54%
197015,9662,0621.39%
196013,904410.03%
195013,863-2,480-1.63%
194016,3433,7602.65%
193012,583920.07%
192012,4912,8112.58%
19109,6802,9593.72%
19006,7211,9583.50%
18904,7631,1422.78%
18803,6214311.28%
18703,1900.00%

Centralia Population by Year