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People

Total Population 5,262
Male Share of the Population 45.8%
Female Share of the Population 54.2%
Senior Citizens 18.9%
Employed Population 16+ 1,760
Age of the Population 37

Families

% of people married 43.4%
Average household size 2

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher 14.5%
Median Earnings25+ $0
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification $0
Median Earnings With High School Degree $0

Wealth

Median Family Income $43,140
% Above Poverty Level 80.2%
% Below Poverty Level 19.8%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time 14 minutes
% Working from Home %
% Walking and Biking to Work 0%
% Using Public Transportation 1.4%

Housing

People Living Alone 43.7%
Median Gross Rent $551
Median House Value $73,000

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American) 71.7%
US/American 0%
English 2.6%
Irish 9.8%

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

Center Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 56 miles SW of Bossier City, Louisiana (center to center)
Nearest Large City 157 miles NE of Houston, Texas
County Shelby
Standard Zip Codes 75935
Phone Area Codes 936
Time Zone Central (-6 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 31.795
Longitude -94.178

Center 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 CENTER
Distance 0.8 miles
Jan Temp 35 to 57 F
Apr Temp 52 to 76 F
Jul Temp 72 to 94 F
Oct Temp 53 to 79 F
Annual Precip 53 inches
Station LOGANSPORT 4 ENE
Distance 18.7 miles
Jan Temp 35 to 57 F
Apr Temp 52 to 77 F
Jul Temp 71 to 94 F
Oct Temp 52 to 79 F
Annual Precip 49.3 inches
Station NACOGDOCHES
Distance 30.4 miles
Jan Temp 36 to 57 F
Apr Temp 55 to 76 F
Jul Temp 74 to 94 F
Oct Temp 56 to 79 F
Annual Precip 48.3 inches

Neighborhood and Nearby Area Names

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

Campti (75935)

Choice (75935)

East Liberty (75935)

Good Hope (75935)

Grigsby (75935)

James (75935)

Jericho (75935)

Neuville (75935)

Short (75935)

Waterman (75935)

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

Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Population Median Family Income
Garrison 897 $37,031
Huxley 377 $51,111
Joaquin 913 $43,750

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

Center Public Libraries

Library
Fannie Brown Booth Memorial Library
619 TENAHA ST
Center, Texas
(936) 598-5522

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Center Hospitals

SHELBY REGIONAL MEDICAL CENTER
(Proprietary)
602 HURST STREET
(936) 598-2781
Emergency Service: Yes

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Center High Schools

CENTER H S
658 ROUGHRIDER DR
936-598-6173
Serves 653 students.
Student/teacher ratio: 12.8

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