Centerville, Indiana

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Centerville, Indiana

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Comparative Profile of Centerville, Indiana

Comparing Centerville to similar size places nationwide (Peers) and to other places in Indiana (State):

Ratings range from 1 (lowest) to 10 (highest).

The People

Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Female Share of the Population 9 10
Children Under 5 Years Old 7 5
Senior Citizens 7 9
Well-Paid Single Women 6 4
Racial Diversity 4 5
Age of the Population 4 5
Well-Paid Single Men 4 2
Male Share of the Population 2 1


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Portion of People Married 5 5
Average Household Size 5 5


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
People Above Poverty 8 7
People in Middle Class or Better 6 5
College Educated Adults 4 6
Median Family Income 4 2

Commute & Sprawl

Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Working at Home 8 9
Short Commute Times 7 8
Public Transportation Use 7 8
Walking and Biking to Work 2 2


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Affordability of Property Taxes 7 5
People Living Alone 5 5
Seasonal and Vacation Housing 4 6
Affordability of Rents 4 4
Housing Recently Built 3 4
Studio & One-Bedroom Rentals 3 2

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Centerville Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 33 miles SE of Muncie, Indiana (center to center)
Nearest Large City 53 miles NW of Cincinnati, Ohio
County Wayne
Standard Zip Codes 47330
Phone Area Codes 765
Time Zone Eastern (-5 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 39.817
Longitude -84.996

Centerville Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)
Distance 7.5 miles
Jan Temp 17 to 34 F
Apr Temp 39 to 62 F
Jul Temp 62 to 85 F
Oct Temp 40 to 64 F
Annual Precip 39.5 inches
Station NEW CASTLE 4 N
Distance 22.7 miles
Jan Temp 16 to 33 F
Apr Temp 37 to 60 F
Jul Temp 61 to 84 F
Oct Temp 41 to 64 F
Annual Precip 41.2 inches
Distance 24.5 miles
Jan Temp 16 to 32 F
Apr Temp 40 to 60 F
Jul Temp 63 to 83 F
Oct Temp 43 to 63 F
Annual Precip 37.8 inches
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Centerville Population (2000)

Category Count Percent
Total Population 2,427 100%
Male 1,108 45.7%
Female 1,319 54.3%
Under 18 662 27.3%
18+ 1,765 72.7%
65+ 427 17.6%
Median Age 35.6
Average Family Size 2.95
White 2,390 98.5%
African-American 5 0.2%
Asian 7 0.3%
American Indian & Alaskan 1 0%
Other 18 0.7%
Mixed Race 6 0.2%
Hispanic (included in categories above) 26 1.1%

Estimated Centerville Population Growth 2000-2005

Category Value
Est. 2005 Population 2,590
Growth 163
Growth % 6.7%

Centerville Ancestry

(From 2000 Census, as reported by individuals)

Note: This is national, not racial, ancestry, so, e.g., the Census doesn't have categories for Hispanic and African-American people. CityTownInfo is currently gathering additional ancestry data for this site.
Ancestry Percent
US/American 35%
German 25.3%
English 9.3%
Irish 7.6%
Other (often includes Hispanic and African American) 7.3%
European 3.6%
French (except Basque) 2.8%
Polish 1.9%
Italian 1.6%
British 1.4%
Scottish 1.1%
French Canadian 0.9%
Dutch 0.5%
African 0.4%
Greek 0.4%
Hungarian 0.3%
Czech 0.2%
Danish 0.2%
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Neighborhood and Nearby Area Names

According to the US Postal Service, Centerville, its neighborhoods, and/or surrounding areas are also referred to as:

Abington (47330)

Note that not all alternate names are acceptable for use in US Post Office addresses.

Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Pop. Median Family
Income (2000)
Centerville 2,427 $37,566
Boston 177 $46,875
Cambridge City 2,121 $41,731
Greens Fork 371 $36,786
Milton 611 $36,635
Richmond 39,124 $38,346
Spring Grove 386 $51,500

Centerville Public Libraries

Centerville-center Twp Pl
Centerville, Indiana
(765) 855-5223

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Centerville High Schools (2004)

Serves 584 students.
Student/teacher ratio: 18.1

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