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Centerville, Pennsylvania - Basic Facts

The Borough of Centerville had a population of 3,311 as of July 1, 2015. Centerville ranks in the lower quartile for Population Density when compared to the other cities, towns and Census Designated Places (CDPs) in Pennsylvania. See peer rankings below.

The primary coordinate point for Centerville is located at latitude 40.0325 and longitude -79.9595 in Washington County. The formal boundaries for the Borough of Centerville (see map below) encompass a land area of 13.23 sq. miles and a water area of 0.38 sq. miles. Washington County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 1,178 feet.

The Borough of Centerville (GNIS ID: 1215656) has a C5 Census Class Code which indicates an active incorporated place that is independent of any county subdivision and serves as a county subdivision equivalent. It also has a Functional Status Code of "A" which identifies an active government providing primary general-purpose functions.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Centerville population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2015.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Centerville: Brownsville, Centreville, East Bethlehem, Frederickstown.

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Centerville, PA Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2015)


Total Population 3,311
Population in Households 3,301
Population in Familes 2,734
Population in Group Qrtrs 10
Population Density1 250
Diversity Index2 10


Total Households 1,371
Average Household Size 2.41
Family Households 946
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 1,487 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 1,124 (75.6%)
Renter Occupied HU 247 (16.6%)
Vacant Housing Units 116 ( 7.8%)
Median Home Value $126,055
Average Home Value $157,844


Median Household Income $50,520
Average Household Income $59,757
Per Capita Income $24,957
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.28% 0.24%
Households 0.47% 0.32%
Families 0.16% 0.17%
Median Household Income   2.11%
Per Capita Income   2.46%
1) Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
2) The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelyhood that two persons, chosen at random from the same area, belong to different race or ethnic groups. If an area's entire population belongs to one race AND one ethnic group, then the area has zero diversity. An area's diversity index increases to 100 when the population is evenly divided into two or more race/ethnic groups.
Based on Census 2010 counts, the Diversity Index for the United States was 60.6 and it is expected to increase to 64.8 by July 1, 2018.

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Centerville, PA - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Centerville to the other 1,764 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Pennsylvania by rank and percentile using July 1, 2015 data. The location Ranked # 1 has the highest value. A location that ranks higher than 75% of its peers would be in the 75th percentile of the peer group.

Variable Description Rank Percentile
Total Population # 411 77th
Population Density1 # 1643 7th
Diversity Index2 # 963 45th
Median Household Income # 846 52nd
Per Capita Income # 830 53rd

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