Centralia, Missouri Population 2020

4,308

Centralia is a city located in Missouri. With a 2020 population of 4,308, it is the 151st largest city in Missouri and the 5187th largest city in the United States. Centralia is currently growing at a rate of 0.75% annually and its population has increased by 6.98% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 4,027 in 2010. Spanning over 3 miles, Centralia has a population density of 1,506 people per square mile.

The average household income in Centralia is $55,019 with a poverty rate of 19.09%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $610 per month, and the median house value is $101,400. The median age in Centralia is 34.9 years, 34.3 years for males, and 36.5 years for females. For every 100 females there are 72.9 males.

Centralia Demographics

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

  • White: 99.79%
  • Two or more races: 0.17%
  • Black or African American: 0.05%
  • Native American: 0.00%
  • Asian: 0.00%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
  • Other race: 0.00%
The current population of Centralia, Missouri is 4,308, based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 4,244.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 4,027.

Centralia, Missouri Population 2020

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White4,19899.79%
Two or More Races70.17%
Black or African American20.05%

Centralia Population Pyramid 2020

Centralia Median Age

34.9


Total

34.3


Male

36.5


Female

Centralia Adults

There are 3,055 adults, (765 of whom are seniors) in Centralia.

Centralia Age Dependency

83.7

Age Dependency Ratio

33.4

Old Age Dependency Ratio

50.3

Child Dependency Ratio

Centralia Sex Ratio

Female

2,433

57.83%

Male

1,774

42.17%

Centralia Households and Families

Centralia Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Centralia Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married86.8%13.2%
All68.2%31.8%
Non Family56.9%43.1%
Male56.3%43.8%
Female42%58%

68.2%

Rate of Home Ownership

Type Count Average Size Owned
All1,8592.2368.2
Married8132.9786.8
Non Family7991.1556.9
Female2313.2842
Male162.7556.3

3.02

Average Family Size

2.23

Average Household Size

4.7%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

Centralia Education

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade280.97%
9th to 12th Grade2849.80%
High School Graduate91331.49%
Some College74125.56%
Associates Degree29810.28%
Bachelors Degree46215.94%
Graduate Degree1735.97%

Centralia Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White2,8822,572635
Hispanic1515
Black2

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 22.03%.

Name Average Male Female
Overall$36,351$41,309$31,759
Less Than High School$$$
High School Grad$35,736$46,429$30,320
Some College$35,833$37,417$32,202
Bachelors Degree$40,568$54,821$32,242
Graduate Degree$35,313$$35,625

$36,351

Average Earnings

$41,309

Average Male

$31,759

Average Female

Centralia Language

Centralia Language by Age

Centralia Language

98.39% of Centralia residents speak only English, while 1.61% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 1.43% of the population.

Centralia Poverty

Centralia Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White4,09077018.83%
Hispanic361233.33%
Multiple77100.00%

19.09%

Overall Poverty Rate

9.11%

Male Poverty Rate

26.47%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Centralia

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

The race least likely to be in poverty in Centralia is White, with 18.83% 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 37.24%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 26.73%.

Name Poverty
Less Than High School32.19%
Some College18.45%
High School17.85%
Bachelors or Greater0.00%
Name Poverty
Male Unemployed41.38%
Female Unemployed36.84%
Female Employed15.48%
Male Employed2.77%

Centralia Income

Centralia Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$51,635$55,019
Families$68,929$73,280
Married Families$73,685-
Non Families$26,227$30,668

Centralia Marital Status

Centralia Marital Status

Marriage Rates

51.0%

Overall Marriage Rate

57.9%

Male Marriage Rate

45.7%

Female Marriage Rate

Centralia Married by Age and Sex

Centralia Marriage

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

Centralia Marital Status by Race

Centralia Veterans

381

Number of Veterans

348

Male Veterans

33

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam116
Korea54
Second Gulf War32
First Gulf War29
World War II4

$Centralia Veterans by Education

18.77%

Veteran Poverty Rate

50.67%

Veteran Disability Rate

Centralia Employment Status

60.2%

Labor Force Participation

58.6%

Employment Rate

2.5%

Unemployment Rate

Centralia Place of Birth

Origin of Non-Citizens

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

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

84.81%

Born in Missouri

100.00%

Native Born

0.00%

Foreign Born

0.00%

Non Citizen

Place of Birth

100.00% of Centralia residents were born in the United States, with 84.81% 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.

Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
20204,308320.75%
20194,276320.75%
20184,244110.26%
20174,233320.76%
20164,201190.45%
20154,18270.17%
20144,175140.34%
20134,161190.46%
20124,142360.88%
20114,106701.73%
20104,0362620.67%
20003,7743601.01%
19903,414-123-0.35%
19803,537-81-0.23%
19703,6184181.24%
19603,2000.00%