Centerville, Texas

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Centerville, Texas

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High Points

Centerville strengths, compared to Peers (similar size places nationally) or State (other places in Texas):

Category Trophy
Walking and Biking to Work
(vs. State)
Top 7% Centerville Walking and Biking to Work
Racial Diversity
(vs. Peers)
Top 11% Centerville Racial Diversity
Affordability of Rents
(vs. Peers)
Top 15% Centerville Affordability of Rents

Comparative Profile of Centerville, Texas

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

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

The People

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


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Portion of People Married 3 2
Average Household Size 1 1


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
College Educated Adults 5 5
People in Middle Class or Better 5 6
Median Family Income 3 4
People Above Poverty 3 4

Commute & Sprawl

Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Walking and Biking to Work 9 10
Short Commute Times 7 7
Working at Home 6 8
Public Transportation Use 1 1


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
People Living Alone 10 10
Affordability of Rents 9 9
Seasonal and Vacation Housing 9 9
Studio & One-Bedroom Rentals 8 8
Housing Recently Built 8 6
Affordability of Property Taxes 6 7

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Centerville Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 46 miles NE of Bryan, Texas (center to center)
Nearest Large City 109 miles N of Houston, Texas
County Leon
Standard Zip Codes 75833
Phone Area Codes 903
Time Zone Central (-6 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 31.257
Longitude -95.978

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 0.9 miles
Jan Temp 34 to 58 F
Apr Temp 52 to 78 F
Jul Temp 71 to 95 F
Oct Temp 54 to 80 F
Annual Precip 43 inches
Station JEWETT
Distance 12 miles
Jan Temp 38 to 59 F
Apr Temp 55 to 78 F
Jul Temp 72 to 94 F
Oct Temp 57 to 80 F
Annual Precip 39.1 inches
Distance 35.4 miles
Jan Temp 36 to 59 F
Apr Temp 55 to 78 F
Jul Temp 72 to 95 F
Oct Temp 56 to 80 F
Annual Precip 42.3 inches
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Centerville Population (2000)

Category Count Percent
Total Population 903 100%
Male 412 45.6%
Female 491 54.4%
Under 18 200 22.1%
18+ 703 77.9%
65+ 216 23.9%
Median Age 43.8
Average Family Size 2.89
White 680 75.3%
African-American 197 21.8%
Asian 2 0.2%
American Indian & Alaskan 3 0.3%
Other 15 1.7%
Mixed Race 6 0.7%
Hispanic (included in categories above) 18 2%

Estimated Centerville Population Growth 2000-2005

Category Value
Est. 2005 Population 944
Growth 41
Growth % 4.5%

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
Other (often includes Hispanic and African American) 32%
US/American 17.6%
Irish 15.1%
English 10.1%
German 7.7%
French (except Basque) 5.2%
Scotch-Irish 4.7%
Scottish 2.7%
French Canadian 0.8%
Dutch 0.8%
Swedish 0.6%
African 0.5%
Czech 0.5%
British 0.3%
Italian 0.3%
Norwegian 0.3%
European 0.3%
Russian 0.3%
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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:

Centerview (75833)
Davisville (75833)
Guys Store (75833)
Middleton (75833)

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 903 $35,278
Buffalo 1,804 $31,058
Jewett 861 $33,500
Leona 181 $37,083
Marquez 220 $34,375
Midway 288 $39,167
Normangee 719 $34,444

Centerville Public Libraries

Elmer P & Jewel Ward Memorial Library
Centerville, Texas
(903) 536-7261

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Centerville High Schools (2004)

Serves 346 students.
Student/teacher ratio: 11.7

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