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People

Total Population 4,159
Male Share of the Population 43.5%
Female Share of the Population 56.5%
Senior Citizens 18.7%
Employed Population 16+ 2,073
Age of the Population 38

Families

% of people married 53%
Average household size 2

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher 19.8%
Median Earnings25+ $0
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification $0
Median Earnings With High School Degree $0

Wealth

Median Family Income $58,021
% Above Poverty Level 81.6%
% Below Poverty Level 18.4%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time 22 minutes
% Working from Home 0.9%
% Walking and Biking to Work 3%
% Using Public Transportation %

Housing

People Living Alone 38.1%
Median Gross Rent $624
Median House Value $86,000

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American) 14.6%
US/American 0%
English 14.6%
Irish 4.7%

Source: American Community Survey, U.S. Census Bureau, 2015, www.census.gov/programs-surveys/acs/.

Centralia Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 20 miles NE of Columbia, Missouri (center to center)
Nearest Large City 107 miles W of St. Louis, Missouri
County Boone
Metro Area Columbia
Standard Zip Codes 65240
Phone Area Codes 573
Time Zone Central (-6 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 39.21
Longitude -92.137

Centralia 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 MEXICO
Distance 13.8 miles
Jan Temp 16 to 35 F
Apr Temp 40 to 65 F
Jul Temp 65 to 89 F
Oct Temp 42 to 68 F
Annual Precip 39.4 inches
Station FULTON
Distance 27.2 miles
Jan Temp 17 to 36 F
Apr Temp 42 to 65 F
Jul Temp 66 to 88 F
Oct Temp 44 to 68 F
Annual Precip 41.2 inches
Station COLUMBIA RGNL AP
Distance 27.6 miles
Jan Temp 18 to 37 F
Apr Temp 43 to 66 F
Jul Temp 66 to 89 F
Oct Temp 44 to 68 F
Annual Precip 40.2 inches

Neighborhood and Nearby Area Names

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

Rowena (65240)

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

Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Population Median Family Income
Clark 261 $45,481
Hallsville 1,593 $57,344
Harrisburg 347 $52,813

Source: American Community Survey, U.S. Census Bureau, 2015, www.census.gov/programs-surveys/acs/.

Centralia Public Libraries

Library
Centralia Public Library
210 S. JEFFERSON ST
Centralia, Missouri
(573) 682-2036

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Centralia High Schools

CENTRALIA HIGH
849 S JEFFERSON
573-682-3508
Serves 423 students.
Student/teacher ratio: 15.8

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