Centralia, Kansas Population 2021

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Centralia is a city located in Nemaha County Kansas. With a 2020 population of 539, it is the 267th largest city in Kansas and the 13003rd largest city in the United States . Centralia is currently growing at a rate of 1.32% annually and its population has increased by 5.27% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 512 in 2010. Centralia reached it's highest population of 539 in 2021. Spanning over 0 miles, Centralia has a population density of 1,203 people per square mile.

The average household income in Centralia is $63,250 with a poverty rate of 8.47%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $458 per month, and the median house value is $66,000. The median age in Centralia is 40.2 years, 37.5 years for males, and 43.3 years for females.

Centralia Demographics

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

  • White: 97.30%
  • Black or African American: 1.16%
  • Native American: 0.77%
  • Two or more races: 0.77%
  • Asian: 0.00%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
  • Other race: 0.00%
The current population of Centralia, Kansas is 539 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 518.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 512.

Centralia, Kansas Population 2021

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White50597.30%
Black or African American61.16%
Two or More Races40.77%
American Indian and Alaska Native40.77%
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Centralia Population by Race

Centralia Population Pyramid $2021

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Centralia Median Age

40.2


Total

37.5


Male

43.3


Female

Centralia Adults

There are 415 adults, (131 of whom are seniors) in Centralia.

Centralia Age Dependency

82.7

Age Dependency Ratio

46.1

Old Age Dependency Ratio

36.6

Child Dependency Ratio

Centralia Sex Ratio

Female

267

51.45%

Male

252

48.55%

Centralia Population by Age

Centralia Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Centralia Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Male100%0%
Married94.8%5.2%
All81.6%18.4%
Non Family63%37%
Female31.6%68.4%

81.6%

Rate of Home Ownership

Centralia Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All2172.2381.6
Married1342.6394.8
Non Family541.1363
Female192.3731.6
Male102.6100

2.57

Average Family Size

2.23

Average Household Size

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Centralia Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade82.19%
9th to 12th Grade246.58%
High School Graduate13135.89%
Some College7420.27%
Associates Degree3910.68%
Bachelors Degree5815.89%
Graduate Degree318.49%
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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
White35532989
Black6
Native American44

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 white people with a rate of 25.07%.

Centralia Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$35,729$38,854$33,864
Less Than 9th Grade$23,542$24,583$
High School Graduate$34,107$45,313$32,500
Some College$31,250$38,611$24,750
Bachelors Degree$43,472$53,333$42,639
Graduate Degree$41,667$$41,667

$35,729

Average Earnings

$38,854

Average Male

$33,864

Average Female

Centralia Earnings by Educational Attainment

Centralia Language by Age

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Centralia Language

96.28% of Centralia residents speak only English, while 3.72% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 2.48% of the population.

Centralia Language

Centralia Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White470377.87%
Native44100.00%

8.47%

Overall Poverty Rate

8.33%

Male Poverty Rate

8.61%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Centralia

The race most likely to be in poverty in Centralia is Native, with 100.00% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Centralia is White, with 7.87% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 0.94%. Among those working part-time, it was 11.24%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 29.76%.

Centralia Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade23.33%
Some College12.75%
High School7.63%
Bachelors or Greater0.00%

Centralia Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Female Unemployed0.00%
Female Employed5.04%
Male Unemployed0.00%
Male Employed1.39%

Centralia Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Centralia Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$60,536$63,250
Families$73,417$73,377
Married Families$77,500-
Non Families$31,250$32,459
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Income by Household Type

Centralia Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

63.5%

Overall Marriage Rate

65.3%

Male Marriage Rate

61.6%

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

Centralia Marital Status by Race

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Centralia Marital Status

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32

Number of Veterans

32

Male Veterans

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam21
Korea3
First Gulf War3
World War II
Second Gulf War

Centralia Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
65 to 7414
75+8
55 to 647
35 to 543
18 to 34

Centralia Veterans by Age

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Centralia Veterans by Race

Centralia Veterans by Education

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12.00%

Veteran Poverty Rate

64.00%

Veteran Disability Rate

Centralia Veterans by Education

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67.2%

Labor Force Participation

67.2%

Employment Rate

0%

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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80.35%

Born in Centralia

98.84%

Native Born

1.16%

Foreign Born

1.16%

Non Citizen

0.00%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

98.84% of Centralia residents were born in the United States, with 80.35% having been born in Kansas. 1.16% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Europe.

Centralia Place of Birth

Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
202153971.32%
202053271.33%
201952571.35%
201851830.58%
201751520.39%
201651310.20%
2015512-1-0.19%
201451310.20%
201351210.20%
201251110.20%
2011510-6-1.16%
20105160.00%

Centralia Population by Year