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Demographics

People

Total Population3,514
Male Share of the Population46.8%
Female Share of the Population53.2%
Senior Citizens29.9%
Employed Population 16+1,274
Age of the Population52

Families

% of people married42.9%
Average household size2

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher12.9%
Median Earnings25+$27,870
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification$0
Median Earnings With High School Degree$21,699

Wealth

Median Family Income$39,750
% Above Poverty Level76.5%
% Below Poverty Level23.5%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time23 minutes
% Working from Home2.7%
% Walking and Biking to Work0%
% Using Public Transportation%

Housing

People Living Alone43.8%
Median Gross Rent$415
Median House Value$95,500

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American)30.8%
Irish9.3%
English7.4%
German2.4%
Italian2.3%
Scottish1.8%
Dutch0.9%
French Except Basque0.6%
Serbian0.3%
Canadian0.3%
Polish0.3%
Hungarian0.3%
African0.2%
Danishn0.1%
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Centre Almanac

CategoryValue
County Cherokee County
Standard Zip Codes35960
Phone Area Codes256
Time ZoneAmerica/Chicago
Approximate Latitude34.15
Approximate Longitude-85.67

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)

StationCENTRE 4 SW
Distance4 miles
Jan Temp30 to 51 F
Apr Temp46 to 73 F
Jul Temp67 to 91 F
Oct Temp47 to 76 F
Annual Precip59 inches
StationSAND MT SUBSTATION
Distance18.8 miles
Jan Temp29 to 48 F
Apr Temp46 to 70 F
Jul Temp67 to 88 F
Oct Temp47 to 72 F
Annual Precip55 inches
StationGADSDEN
Distance19.8 miles
Jan Temp30 to 51 F
Apr Temp47 to 73 F
Jul Temp69 to 91 F
Oct Temp49 to 74 F
Annual Precip56.1 inches

Nearby Cities and Towns

LocationPopulationMedian Family Income
Cedar Bluff2,003$47,250
Collinsville2,126$28,056
Gaylesville194$46,719
Hokes Bluff4,294$58,478
Leesburg1,156$59,911
Sand Rock475$59,750

Centre Public Libraries

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

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Centre Hospitals

Cherokee Medical Center
(Proprietary)
400 Northwood Drive
(256) 927-5531

Centre Public Schools

Centre Elem Sch
725 E Main St
ZIP: 35960
Primary
Total Enrollment 681
Centre Middle Sch
1920 East Main Street
ZIP: 35960
Middle
Total Enrollment 494
Cherokee Co Career & Tech Ctr
600 Bay Springs Rd
ZIP: 35960
High
Cherokee Co High Sch
910 Warrior Dr
ZIP: 35960
High
Total Enrollment 458
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