Centre, Alabama Population 2020

3,496

Centre is a city located in Alabama. With a 2020 population of 3,496, it is the 130th largest city in Alabama and the 5772nd largest city in the United States. Centre is currently declining at a rate of -0.26% annually but its population has increased by 0.20% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 3,489 in 2010. Centre reached it's highest population of 3,556 in 2013. Spanning over 11 miles, Centre has a population density of 311 people per square mile.

The average household income in Centre is $53,510 with a poverty rate of 25.38%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $516 per month, and the median house value is $115,000. The median age in Centre is 52.2 years, 48.6 years for males, and 55 years for females. For every 100 females there are 81.5 males.

Centre Demographics

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

  • White: 82.34%
  • Black or African American: 14.38%
  • Native American: 1.65%
  • Two or more races: 1.63%
  • Asian: 0.00%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
  • Other race: 0.00%
The current population of Centre, Alabama is 3,496, based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 3,514.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 3,489.

Centre, Alabama Population 2020

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White2,88682.34%
Black or African American50414.38%
American Indian and Alaska Native581.65%
Two or More Races571.63%

Centre Population Pyramid 2020

Centre Median Age

52.2


Total

48.6


Male

55


Female

Centre Adults

There are 2,974 adults, (1,055 of whom are seniors) in Centre.

Centre Age Dependency

82.6

Age Dependency Ratio

55

Old Age Dependency Ratio

27.7

Child Dependency Ratio

Centre Sex Ratio

Female

1,931

55.09%

Male

1,574

44.91%

Centre Households and Families

Centre Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Centre Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married88.4%11.6%
All62%38%
Male54.8%45.2%
Non Family48.3%51.7%
Female38.3%61.7%

62.0%

Rate of Home Ownership

Type Count Average Size Owned
All1,5642.0762
Non Family6321.0348.3
Married5872.5988.4
Female2612.9638.3
Male843.3654.8

2.68

Average Family Size

2.07

Average Household Size

2.2%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

Centre Education

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade2007.23%
9th to 12th Grade39014.10%
High School Graduate97335.18%
Some College62322.52%
Associates Degree1987.16%
Bachelors Degree2117.63%
Graduate Degree1716.18%

Centre Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White2,3521,829363
Black37031519
Hispanic3422
Multiple Races12
Native American1010

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 15.43%.

Name Average Male Female
Overall$29,077$30,798$21,548
Less Than High School$$31,923$5,274
High School Grad$35,500$36,375$
Some College$21,487$17,358$22,232
Bachelors Degree$35,069$31,367$36,384
Graduate Degree$$$52,857

$29,077

Average Earnings

$30,798

Average Male

$21,548

Average Female

Centre Language

Centre Language by Age

Centre Language

97.91% of Centre residents speak only English, while 2.09% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Other languages, which is spoken by 1.11% of the population.

Centre Poverty

Centre Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White2,64765324.67%
Black45510222.42%
Multiple4141100.00%
Hispanic3434100.00%

25.38%

Overall Poverty Rate

24.28%

Male Poverty Rate

26.29%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Centre

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

The race least likely to be in poverty in Centre is Black, with 22.42% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 13.29%. Among those working part-time, it was 11.80%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 31.34%.

Name Poverty
Less Than High School42.65%
High School28.56%
Some College6.05%
Bachelors or Greater1.62%
Name Poverty
Male Unemployed43.14%
Female Employed14.59%
Male Employed13.23%
Female Unemployed0.00%

Centre Income

Centre Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$30,000$53,510
Families$45,132$51,402
Married Families$68,184-
Non Families$20,741$55,812

Centre Marital Status

Centre Marital Status

Marriage Rates

40.1%

Overall Marriage Rate

48.2%

Male Marriage Rate

33.5%

Female Marriage Rate

Centre Married by Age and Sex

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 45-54.

Centre Marital Status by Race

Centre Veterans

311

Number of Veterans

273

Male Veterans

38

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam129
First Gulf War19
World War II17
Korea16
Second Gulf War

$Centre Veterans by Education

14.33%

Veteran Poverty Rate

45.93%

Veteran Disability Rate

Centre Employment Status

43.1%

Labor Force Participation

38.7%

Employment Rate

10.2%

Unemployment Rate

Centre 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

61.57%

Born in Alabama

99.29%

Native Born

0.71%

Foreign Born

0.71%

Non Citizen

Place of Birth

99.29% of Centre residents were born in the United States, with 61.57% having been born in Alabama. 0.71% 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
20203,496-9-0.26%
20193,505-9-0.26%
20183,514210.60%
20173,493-9-0.26%
20163,502-4-0.11%
20153,506-31-0.88%
20143,537-19-0.53%
20133,556100.28%
20123,546561.60%
20113,4900.00%
20103,4902740.82%
20003,2163231.06%
19902,8930.00%