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People

Total Population 3,555
Male Share of the Population 47%
Female Share of the Population 53%
Senior Citizens 27.1%
Employed Population 16+ 1,447
Age of the Population 48

Families

% of people married 53.9%
Average household size 2

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher 14.8%
Median Earnings25+ $35,092
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification $31,414
Median Earnings With High School Degree $22,179

Wealth

Median Family Income $44,534
% Above Poverty Level 79.1%
% Below Poverty Level 20.9%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time 21 minutes
% Working from Home 3.9%
% Walking and Biking to Work 0.8%
% Using Public Transportation %

Housing

People Living Alone 36.9%
Median Gross Rent $525
Median House Value $98,400

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American) 23.3%
US/American 0%
English 10.4%
Irish 10%

Centre Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 65 miles S of Chattanooga, Tennessee (center to center)
Nearest Large City 79 miles W of Atlanta, Georgia
County Cherokee
Standard Zip Codes 35960
Phone Area Codes 256
Time Zone Central (-6 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 34.151
Longitude -85.678

Centre Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

Notes:

  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)

Station CENTRE 4 SW
Distance 4 miles
Jan Temp 30 to 51 F
Apr Temp 46 to 73 F
Jul Temp 67 to 91 F
Oct Temp 47 to 76 F
Annual Precip 59 inches
Station SAND MT SUBSTATION
Distance 18.8 miles
Jan Temp 29 to 48 F
Apr Temp 46 to 70 F
Jul Temp 67 to 88 F
Oct Temp 47 to 72 F
Annual Precip 55 inches
Station GADSDEN
Distance 19.8 miles
Jan Temp 30 to 51 F
Apr Temp 47 to 73 F
Jul Temp 69 to 91 F
Oct Temp 49 to 74 F
Annual Precip 56.1 inches

Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Population Median Family Income
Cedar Bluff 1,872 $38,500
Collinsville 1,991 $20,500
Gaylesville 153 $46,071
Hokes Bluff 4,313 $54,929
Leesburg 1,056 $45,781
Sand Rock 539 $51,786

Centre Public Libraries

Library
Cherokee County Public Library
310 MARY STREET
Centre, Alabama
(256) 927-5838
Library Web Site

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Centre Hospitals

CHEROKEE MEDICAL CENTER
(Voluntary non-profit - Private)
400 NORTHWOOD DR
(256) 927-5531
Emergency Service: Yes

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Centre High Schools

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CHEROKEE COUNTY HIGH SCHOOL
910 WARRIOR DR
256-927-3625
Serves 454 students.
Student/teacher ratio: 19.5

CHEROKEE COUNTY CAREER & TECHNOLOGY CENTER
600 BAY SPRINGS RD
256-927-5351
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