Centre, Alabama Population 2022

3,607
map placeholder

Centre is a city located in Cherokee County Alabama. Centre has a 2020 population of 3,607. It is also the county seat of Cherokee County. Centre is currently growing at a rate of 0.28% annually and its population has increased by 0.56% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 3,587 in 2010.

The average household income in Centre is $53,131 with a poverty rate of 15.35%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $643 per month, and the median house value is $152,700. The median age in Centre is 53.4 years, 52.1 years for males, and 54.3 years for females.

Centre Demographics

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

  • White: 82.97%
  • Black or African American: 12.90%
  • Native American: 2.40%
  • Two or more races: 1.73%
  • Asian: 0.00%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
  • Other race: 0.00%
The current population of Centre, Alabama is 3,607 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates.The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 3,587.

Centre, Alabama Population 2022

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White2,97182.97%
Black or African American46212.90%
American Indian and Alaska Native862.40%
Two or More Races621.73%
Loading...

Centre Population by Race

Centre Population Pyramid 2022

Loading...

Centre Median Age

54.1


Total

49.9


Male

56.2


Female

Centre Adults

There are 3,095 adults, (1,116 of whom are seniors) in Centre.

Centre Age Dependency

Age Dependency Ratio

56.4

Old Age Dependency Ratio

24.6

Child Dependency Ratio

Centre Sex Ratio

Female

1,974

55.12%

Male

1,607

44.88%

Centre Population by Age

Centre Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

map placeholder

Centre Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Male85.8%14.2%
Married76.7%23.3%
All57.2%42.8%
Female54.5%45.5%
Non Family38.7%61.3%

57.2%

Rate of Home Ownership

Centre Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All1,6162.0557.2
Married4972.7476.7
Male1483.1385.8
Female2572.754.5
Non Family7141.138.7

2.73

Average Family Size

2.05

Average Household Size

Loading...

Centre Households by Type

Loading...
Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade1676.09%
9th to 12th Grade43415.82%
High School Graduate88232.15%
Some College68124.83%
Associates Degree2147.80%
Bachelors Degree2007.29%
Graduate Degree1656.02%
Loading...

Centre Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Centre Educational Attainment by Race

Loading...
Race Total High School Bachelors
White2,2811,897345
Black37617320
Native American3434
2+ Races5238
Hispanic12

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 15.12%.

Centre Educational Attainment by Race

Loading...
Name Average Male Female
Overall$34,826$43,173$25,985
Less Than 9th Grade$22,806$$23,010
High School Graduate$42,992$45,588$40,288
Some College$30,789$35,060$
Bachelors Degree$42,647$45,882$30,938
Graduate Degree$$$38,750

$34,826

Average Earnings

$43,173

Average Male

$25,985

Average Female

Centre Earnings by Educational Attainment

Centre Language by Age

Loading...

Centre Language

98.65% of Centre residents speak only English, while 1.35% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Other languages, which is spoken by 0.75% of the population.

Centre Language

Centre Poverty by Race

Loading...
Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
Hispanic1212100.00%
Multiple521223.08%
Black3996817.04%
White2,76742715.43%
OtherNaN%

15.35%

Overall Poverty Rate

15.01%

Male Poverty Rate

15.62%

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 Other, with NaN% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 6.78%. Among those working part-time, it was 15.01%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 21.47%.

Centre Poverty

Loading...
Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade37.04%
High School11.21%
Some College5.44%
Bachelors or Greater2.05%

Centre Poverty Rate by Education

Loading...
Rate Poverty
Male Employed7.47%
Male Unemployed0.00%
Female Employed11.72%
Female Unemployed0.00%

Centre Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Centre Income by Household Type

Loading...
Name Median Mean
Households$36,887$57,378
Families$55,846$60,102
Married Families$70,117-
Non Families$33,000$53,177
Loading...

Income by Household Type

Centre Marital Status

map placeholder

Marriage Rates

32.5%

Overall Marriage Rate

37.6%

Male Marriage Rate

28.5%

Female Marriage Rate

Centre Married by Age and Sex

Loading...

Centre Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is Over 65, while the female age group most likely to be married is 20-34.

Centre Marital Status by Race

map placeholder

Centre Marital Status

Loading...

269

Number of Veterans

Male Veterans

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Second Gulf War
First Gulf War23
Vietnam120
Korea48
World War II

Centre Veterans by War

Loading...
Age Group Veterans
18 to 34
35 to 5436
55 to 648
65 to 74104
75+121

Centre Veterans by Age

Loading...
Name Veterans % of Total
White2158.44%
Black5411.69%

Centre Veterans by Race

Centre Veterans by Education

Loading...

0.00%

Veteran Poverty Rate

45.21%

Veteran Disability Rate

Centre Veterans by Education

Loading...

46.2%

Labor Force Participation

42.5%

Employment Rate

7.9%

Unemployment Rate

Centre Employment by Age

Loading...

Centre Employment by Race

Loading...

Centre Employment by Education

Origin of Non-Citizens

Loading...

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

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

Loading...

55.74%

Born in Centre

99.55%

Native Born

0.45%

Foreign Born

0.45%

Non Citizen

0.00%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

99.55% of Centre residents were born in the United States, with 55.74% having been born in Alabama. 0.45% 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

Note: 2021 and 2022 data is projected
Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
19902,8930.00%
20003,2163231.06%
20103,4892730.82%
20113,499100.29%
20123,509100.29%
20133,519100.28%
20143,529100.28%
20153,539100.28%
20163,549100.28%
20173,559100.28%
20183,569100.28%
20193,579100.28%
20203,58780.22%
20213,597100.28%
20223,607100.28%

Centre Population by Year