Centre, Indiana Population 2024

14,396

Centre is a city located in Marshall County and St. Joseph County Indiana. Centre has a 2024 population of 14,396. Centre is currently growing at a rate of 0.04% annually and its population has increased by 0.02% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 14,393 in 2020.

The average household income in Centre is $97,350 with a poverty rate of 5.82%. The median age in Centre is 43.7 years: 42.7 years for males, and 45.6 years for females.

Centre Demographics

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

  • White: 79.45%
  • Black or African American: 10.88%
  • Two or more races: 7.64%
  • Native American: 0.82%
  • Asian: 0.64%
  • Other race: 0.58%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0%
State
Indiana
Land Area (mi²)
19.3 sq mi
Density (mi²)
744.90/sq mi
Growth Since 2020
0.02% (3)
The current population of Centre, Indiana is 14,396 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates (released May 2024). The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 14,393.

Population by Race

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Race
Population
Percentage (of total)
White11,44779.45%
Black or African American1,56710.88%
Two or more races1,1017.64%
Native American1180.82%
Asian920.64%
Other race830.58%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander00%

White

Black or African American

Two or more races

Native American

Asian

Other race

Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander

Centre Population by Race

Centre Population Pyramid 2024

Centre Median Age

43.7

Total

42.7

Male

45.6

Female

Centre Adults

There are 11,140 adults, (3,220 of whom are seniors) in Centre.

Centre Age Dependency

81.9

Age Dependency Ratio

40.7

Old Age Dependency Ratio

41.3

Child Dependency Ratio

Centre Sex Ratio

Female7,46251.79%
Male6,94648.21%

Centre Population by Age

Centre Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Household Type
Count
Average Size
Owner
Renter
All5,7462.4893.46.6
Married3,1013.2998.31.7
Non Family2,0451.148614
Female4502.8496.43.6
Male1503.158416

3.18

Average Family Size

2.48

Average Household Size

93.4%

Rate of Home Ownership

Married

Male

Female

NonFamily

owner

renter

Centre Households and Families

Male

Female

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Education Attained
Count
Percentage
9th to 12th Grade4114.14%
Associates Degree1,02010.29%
Bachelors Degree1,98420.01%
Graduate Degree1,45714.69%
High School Graduate3,10331.29%
Less Than 9th Grade1771.78%
Some College1,76417.79%

Less Than 9th Grade

9th to 12th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Associates Degree

Bachelors Degree

Graduate Degree

Centre Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Centre Educational Attainment by Race

High School Graduation Rate

Bachelors Rate

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Race
Total
High School
Bachelors
White8,3537,8002,741
Black810803341
Hispanic542513284
2+ Races405377175
Other Race666617
Native American484827
Asian28286

The highest rate of high school graduation is among native american people with a rate of 100%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among native american people with a rate of 56.25%.

Centre Educational Attainment by Race

All

Male

Female

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Name
Average
Male
Female
Bachelors Degree$57,010$68,595$40,708
Graduate Degree$77,218$78,947$75,924
High School Graduate$43,464$55,139$29,306
Less Than 9th Grade$30,030$30,789$0
Overall$50,309$59,347$42,560
Some College$46,754$56,607$41,082

$50,309

Average Earnings

$59,347

Average Male

$42,560

Average Female

Centre Earnings by Educational Attainment

Centre Language by Age

Only English

Spanish

Other Indo-European Languages

Asian and Pacific Island Languages

Other Languages

Centre Language

92.04% of Centre residents speak only English, while 7.96% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 3.77% of the population.

Centre Language

Centre Poverty by Race

rate

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Name
Total
In Poverty
Poverty Rate
White10,9997386.71%
Multiple1,101585.27%
Hispanic1,278272.11%
Black1,567191.21%

5.82%

Overall Poverty Rate

5.23%

Male Poverty Rate

6.37%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Centre

The race most likely to be in poverty in Centre is White, with 6.71% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Centre is Black, with 1.21% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 0.44%. Among those working part-time, it was 8.22%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 13.77%.

Centre Poverty

rate

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Rate
Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade24.83%
Some College7.34%
High School6.79%
Bachelors or Greater2.51%

Centre Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate
Poverty
Male Unemployed7.46%
Female Employed4%
Male Employed0.98%
Female Unemployed0%

Centre Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Centre Income by Household Type

Households

Families

MarriedFamilies

NonFamilies

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Name
Median
Mean
Families$103,440$121,250
Households$75,911$97,350
Married Families$104,820$-999,999,999
Non Families$32,682$49,542

mean

median

Income by Household Type

Centre Marital Status

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Marriage Rates

54.3%

Overall Marriage Rate

57.3%

Male Marriage Rate

51.5%

Female Marriage Rate

Centre Married by Age and Sex

male

female

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

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Centre Marital Status

Second Gulf War

First Gulf War

Vietnam

Korea

World War II

700

Number of Veterans

677

Male Veterans

23

Female Veterans

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War
Veterans
Vietnam260
Second Gulf War114
First Gulf War112
Korea34
World War II33

Centre Veterans by War

count

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Age Group
Veterans
75+235
65 to 74186
55 to 64151
35 to 54113
18 to 3415

Centre Veterans by Age

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Name
Veterans
% of Total
White6556.89%
Black272.77%
Other Race1319.7%
2+ Races51.05%
Hispanic50.85%

Centre Veterans by Race

Centre Veterans by Education

Less Than 9th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Bachelors or Greater

4.41%

Veteran Poverty Rate

40.38%

Veteran Disability Rate

Centre Veterans by Education

LaborForceParticipation

62.1%

Labor Force Participation

60.3%

Employment Rate

2.9%

Unemployment Rate

Centre Employment by Age

LaborForceParticipation

Centre Employment by Race

LaborForceParticipation

Centre Employment by Education

Origin of Non-Citizens

Europe

Asia

Africa

Oceania

Latin America

North America

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

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

Europe

Asia

Africa

Oceania

Latin America

North America

73.23%

Born in Centre

95.7%

Native Born

4.3%

Foreign Born

1.85%

Non Citizen

2.44%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

95.7% of Centre residents were born in the United States, with 73.23% having been born in Indiana. 1.85% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Centre Place of Birth

Note: data after 2022 is projected based on recent change

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Year
Population
Growth
Growth Rate
202914,42660.04%
202814,42060.04%
202714,41460.04%
202614,40860.04%
202514,40260.04%
202414,39660.04%
202314,39060.04%
202214,38460.04%
202114,378-15-0.1%
202014,393-178-1.22%
201914,571100.07%
201814,561-7-0.05%
201714,568190.13%
201614,549540.37%
201514,495330.23%
201414,462480.33%
201314,414350.24%
201214,379-11-0.08%
201114,39050.03%
201014,38500%

Centre Population by Year