Centre, Alabama Population 2021

3,570
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Centre is a city located in Alabama. With a 2020 population of 3,570, it is the 128th largest city in Alabama and the 5723rd largest city in the United States. Centre is currently growing at a rate of 0.39% annually and its population has increased by 2.32% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 3,489 in 2010. Centre reached it's highest population of 3,570 in 2021. Spanning over 11 miles, Centre has a population density of 317 people per square mile.

The average household income in Centre is $53,131 with a poverty rate of 20.29%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $606 per month, and the median house value is $140,100. The median age in Centre is 53.4 years, 52.1 years for males, and 54.3 years for females. For every 100 females there are 82.7 males.

Centre Demographics

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

  • White: 86.16%
  • Black or African American: 10.64%
  • Two or more races: 2.13%
  • Native American: 1.08%
  • Asian: 0.00%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
  • Other race: 0.00%
The current population of Centre, Alabama is 3,570, based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 3,528.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 3,489.

Centre, Alabama Population 2021

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White3,03786.16%
Black or African American37510.64%
Two or More Races752.13%
American Indian and Alaska Native381.08%
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Centre Population by Race

Centre Population Pyramid 2021

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Centre Median Age

53.4


Total

52.1


Male

54.3


Female

Centre Adults

There are 3,025 adults, (1,141 of whom are seniors) in Centre.

Centre Age Dependency

87.1

Age Dependency Ratio

60.6

Old Age Dependency Ratio

26.5

Child Dependency Ratio

Centre Sex Ratio

Female

1,929

54.72%

Male

1,596

45.28%

Centre Population by Age

Centre Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Centre Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married76.5%23.5%
Male61.9%38.1%
All53.5%46.5%
Female45.1%54.9%
Non Family35.7%64.3%

53.5%

Rate of Home Ownership

Centre Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All1,6501.9753.5
Non Family7191.1235.7
Married5922.5576.5
Female2262.6145.1
Male1133.0661.9

2.59

Average Family Size

1.97

Average Household Size

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Centre Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade1706.19%
9th to 12th Grade36313.21%
High School Graduate97335.41%
Some College73126.60%
Associates Degree1736.30%
Bachelors Degree1776.44%
Graduate Degree1615.86%
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Centre Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Centre Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Total High School Bachelors
White2,3851,958313
Black33224025
Multiple Races2410
Hispanic14
Native American77

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 13.12%.

Centre Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$26,739$32,031$23,042
Less Than High School$$$
High School Grad$35,208$43,317$26,686
Some College$17,239$$20,161
Bachelors Degree$43,177$55,893$
Graduate Degree$51,397$$50,227

$26,739

Average Earnings

$32,031

Average Male

$23,042

Average Female

Centre Earnings by Educational Attainment

Centre Language by Age

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Centre Language

98.58% of Centre residents speak only English, while 1.42% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 0.56% of the population.

Centre Language

Centre Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White2,84655719.57%
Black2995117.06%
Multiple605083.33%
Hispanic1414100.00%

20.29%

Overall Poverty Rate

16.97%

Male Poverty Rate

23.01%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Centre

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

The race least likely to be in poverty in Centre is Black, with 17.06% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 11.99%. Among those working part-time, it was 20.49%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 22.53%.

Centre Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than High School42.15%
High School14.25%
Some College7.77%
Bachelors or Greater2.46%

Centre Poverty Rate by Education

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Name Poverty
Female Employed19.04%
Male Employed13.39%
Female Unemployed0.00%
Male Unemployed0.00%

Centre Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Centre Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$36,263$53,131
Families$52,723$54,357
Married Families$63,704-
Non Families$27,042$51,518
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Income by Household Type

Centre Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

38.5%

Overall Marriage Rate

43.2%

Male Marriage Rate

34.7%

Female Marriage Rate

Centre Married by Age and Sex

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Centre 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 55-64.

Centre Marital Status by Race

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Centre Marital Status

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311

Number of Veterans

279

Male Veterans

32

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam121
Korea58
First Gulf War18
World War II
Second Gulf War

Centre Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
75+139
65 to 74126
35 to 5436
55 to 6410
18 to 34

Centre Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White2539.66%
Black5815.47%

Centre Veterans by Race

Centre Veterans by Education

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1.97%

Veteran Poverty Rate

49.84%

Veteran Disability Rate

Centre Veterans by Education

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40.5%

Labor Force Participation

37.8%

Employment Rate

6.6%

Unemployment Rate

Centre Employment by Age

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Centre Employment by Race

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Centre 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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58.70%

Born in Alabama

99.72%

Native Born

0.28%

Foreign Born

0.28%

Non Citizen

0.00%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

99.72% of Centre residents were born in the United States, with 58.70% having been born in Alabama. 0.28% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from North America.

Centre Place of Birth

Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
20213,570140.39%
20203,556140.40%
20193,542140.40%
20183,528190.54%
20173,509-6-0.17%
20163,515-2-0.06%
20153,517-30-0.85%
20143,547-18-0.50%
20133,56570.20%
20123,558601.72%
20113,49840.11%
20103,4942780.83%
20003,2163231.06%
19902,8930.00%

Centre Population by Year