Centralia, Missouri Population 2022

4,427
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Centralia is a city located in Boone County Missouri. Centralia has a 2020 population of 4,427. Centralia is currently growing at a rate of 1.19% annually and its population has increased by 9.66% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 4,037 in 2010.

The average household income in Centralia is $57,337 with a poverty rate of 17.87%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $576 per month, and the median house value is $111,800. The median age in Centralia is 36.6 years, 33.4 years for males, and 39 years for females.

Centralia Demographics

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

  • White: 100.00%
  • Black or African American: 0.00%
  • Native American: 0.00%
  • Asian: 0.00%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
  • Other race: 0.00%
  • Two or more races: 0.00%
The current population of Centralia, Missouri is 4,427 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 4,427.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 4,037.

Centralia, Missouri Population 2022

Population by Race

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Centralia Population by Race

Centralia Population Pyramid $2022

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Centralia Median Age

36.6


Total

33.4


Male

39


Female

Centralia Adults

There are 3,068 adults, (788 of whom are seniors) in Centralia.

Centralia Age Dependency

Age Dependency Ratio

34.6

Old Age Dependency Ratio

50.2

Child Dependency Ratio

Centralia Sex Ratio

Female

2,295

54.47%

Male

1,918

45.53%

Centralia Population by Age

Centralia Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Centralia Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Male0%0%
Female39.9%60.1%
Non Family61.2%38.8%
All67.8%32.2%
Married84.6%15.4%

67.8%

Rate of Home Ownership

Centralia Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All1,8602.2367.8
Married7912.9484.6
Non Family7781.1361.2
Female2913.2339.9
Male00

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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 Grade431.45%
9th to 12th Grade2829.53%
High School Graduate99833.74%
Some College59920.25%
Associates Degree2959.97%
Bachelors Degree56519.10%
Graduate Degree1765.95%
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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
White2,9462,621741
Hispanic1212

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

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among white people with a rate of 25.15%.

Centralia Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$37,245$45,156$32,168
Less Than 9th Grade$$47,532$
High School Graduate$36,250$41,838$30,547
Some College$33,534$33,578$32,422
Bachelors Degree$53,674$65,729$38,167
Graduate Degree$37,292$$37,431

$37,245

Average Earnings

$45,156

Average Male

$32,168

Average Female

Centralia Earnings by Educational Attainment

Centralia Language by Age

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Centralia Language

98.60% of Centralia residents speak only English, while 1.40% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 1.40% of the population.

Centralia Language

Centralia Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White4,12573217.75%
Hispanic21942.86%
OtherNaN%

17.87%

Overall Poverty Rate

10.52%

Male Poverty Rate

24.15%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Centralia

The race most likely to be in poverty in Centralia is White, with 17.75% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Centralia is Hispanic, with 42.86% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 0.00%. Among those working part-time, it was 34.02%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 24.61%.

Centralia Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade23.84%
Some College22.31%
High School17.57%
Bachelors or Greater0.00%

Centralia Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Female Unemployed100.00%
Male Unemployed100.00%
Female Employed14.45%
Male Employed1.49%

Centralia Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Centralia Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$51,512$57,337
Families$67,109$74,851
Married Families$80,903-
Non Families$27,706$31,893
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Income by Household Type

Centralia Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

51.3%

Overall Marriage Rate

54.3%

Male Marriage Rate

48.9%

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 20-34.

Centralia Marital Status by Race

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Centralia Marital Status

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335

Number of Veterans

Male Veterans

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam134
Korea40
First Gulf War27
World War II4
Second Gulf War

Centralia Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
65 to 74120
75+106
35 to 5475
55 to 6434
18 to 34

Centralia Veterans by Age

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Centralia Veterans by Race

Centralia Veterans by Education

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3.67%

Veteran Poverty Rate

34.56%

Veteran Disability Rate

Centralia Veterans by Education

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57.8%

Labor Force Participation

56.8%

Employment Rate

1.6%

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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84.03%

Born in Centralia

98.98%

Native Born

1.02%

Foreign Born

0.00%

Non Citizen

1.02%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

98.98% of Centralia residents were born in the United States, with 84.03% having been born in Missouri. 0.00% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Europe.

Centralia Place of Birth

Note: 2021 and 2022 data is projected
Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
20224,427521.19%
20214,375521.20%
20204,323521.22%
20194,271521.23%
20184,2190.00%
20174,219250.60%
20164,194170.41%
20154,1770.00%
20144,177160.38%
20134,161170.41%
20124,144360.88%
20114,108711.76%
20104,0372630.68%
20003,7743601.01%
19903,414-123-0.35%
19803,537-81-0.23%
19703,6184181.24%
19603,2000.00%

Centralia Population by Year