Centralia, IL

12,696 Population
8.2 square miles 1,549.3 people per square mile

Census data: ACS 2016 5-year unless noted

 

 People

Percent of State Population
0.1%
was 0.1%
 
Population Density
1,549.3
US 88.8 people/sq mile
Dependency Ratio
64.2%
was 62.1%
US Population Dependency Ratio is 49.7
Percent Foreign Born
2.3%
was 1.8%
 
Percent Under 18
22.9%
was 22.7%
 
Percent 65 and Over
20.3%
was 19.7%
 

 Economics

Unemployment Rate
--
No Data Available
Percent Living in Poverty
27.6%
was 26.0%
 
Median Household Income
$32,613
was $34,455
 
Gini Income Distribution
 
43.1
44.3
US Gini Index is 42.0

 Safety

Homicides per 100,000
23.7
 
Violent Crimes per 100,000
773.5
was 523.2
 
Property Crimes per 100,000
4,633.4
was 6,395.9
 

 Housing

Total Housing Units
6,595
was 6,578
 
Median Rent
$596
was $646
 
Total Building Permits
0
was 4
 
Occupied Housing Units
5,547
was 5,490
 
Homeownership Rate
65.1%
was 65.2%
 
Single Family Building Permits
0
was 4
 
Residential Units Per Sq Mile
804.8
was 802.7
 
Rental Vacancy Rate
35.1%
was 36.3%
 
Multifamily Building Permits
0
 
Persons Per Dwelling Unit
2.2
was 2.3
 
Building Permits per 1000 Housing Units
0.0
was 0.6
 
Building Permits per 1000 Residents
0.0
was 0.3
 

 Health

Percent with Insurance Under 18
96.7%
was 96.9%
 
Percent with Insurance 18 to 64
85.3%
 
Percent with Insurance Over 65
100%
was 100%
 

 Education

Percent with High School Diploma or Higher
88.5%
was 87.7%
 
Percent with Bachelors Degree or Higher
15.8%
was 16.0%
 

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