Centre is a very small city located in the state of Alabama. With a population of 3,542 people and three constituent neighborhoods, Centre is the 148th largest community in Alabama.
Centre real estate is some of the most expensive in Alabama, although Centre house values don't compare to the most expensive real estate in the U.S.
Centre is neither predominantly blue-collar nor white-collar, instead having a mixed workforce of both blue-collar and white-collar jobs. Overall, Centre is a city of professionals, service providers, and sales and office workers. There are especially a lot of people living in Centre who work in food service (17.16%), healthcare (14.19%), and sales jobs (11.30%).
Also of interest is that Centre has more people living here who work in computers and math than 95% of the places in the US.
Residents will find that the city is relatively quiet. This is because it is not over-populated, and it has fewer college students, renters, and young children - all of whom can be noisy at times. So, if you're looking for a relatively peaceful place to live, Centre is worth considering.
Centre is a small city, and as such doesn't have a public transit system that people use to get to and from their jobs every day.
The rate of college-level education in Centre is quite a bit lower than the national average among all cities of 21.84%: just 12.30% of people here over 25 have a bachelor's degree or an advanced degree.
The per capita income in Centre in 2018 was $25,427, which is upper middle income relative to Alabama, and middle income relative to the rest of the US. This equates to an annual income of $101,708 for a family of four. However, Centre contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.
Centre is a somewhat ethnically-diverse city. The people who call Centre home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Centre residents report their race to be White, followed by Black or African-American. Important ancestries of people in Centre include English, Irish, German, Scottish, and Italian.
The most common language spoken in Centre is English. Other important languages spoken here include Italian and Native American languages.