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Overview

Introduction to Centreville, Illinois

Centreville, Illinois, in St Clair county, is 9 miles E of St. Louis, Missouri. The people of the city are in the Saint Louis metropolitan area. Centreville’s population is 5,951.

Centreville History

St. Clair became the first county to be established in the state of Illinois in 1790. The county was named in the honor of Arthur St. Claire, who was instrumental in its establishment. Centreville was home to alternative country music singer Edward Burch and film director Reginald Hudlin.

Centreville and nearby Attractions

  • Frank Holten State Recreation Area
  • Jefferson National Expansion Memorial
  • City Museum
  • St. Louis Art Museum
  • Soulard Art Market
  • Missouri Botanical Garden

Things To Do In Centreville

The World Aquarium, Fox Theatre, the Gateway Arch and the Frank Holten State Recreation Area are some popular local recreational spots. Local parks include the Horseshoe Lake State Fish & Wildlife Area- Madison and the Frank Holten State Recreation Area. Nearby Museums include the City Museum and the Soulard Art Market. The Riverland Migratory Bird Sanctuary and the St. Louis Zoo are nearby as well.

Centreville Transportation

Lambert-St. Louis International is the nearest major airport.

Centreville Higher Education

St. Louis University, St. Louis Community College-Forest Park, Southwestern Illinois College and Webster University are some of the local colleges and universities.

Demographics

People

Total Population5,127
Male Share of the Population45.4%
Female Share of the Population54.6%
Senior Citizens17.8%
Employed Population 16+1,242
Age of the Population37

Families

% of people married20.2%
Average household size3

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher9.7%
Median Earnings25+$21,865
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification$14,167
Median Earnings With High School Degree$20,668

Wealth

Median Family Income$21,313
% Above Poverty Level49.9%
% Below Poverty Level50.1%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time23 minutes
% Working from Home3.1%
% Walking and Biking to Work0.5%
% Using Public Transportation6%

Housing

People Living Alone39.4%
Median Gross Rent$572
Median House Value$48,400

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American)92.1%
Irish2.9%
African1.1%
Scottish1%
German0.3%
French Except Basque0.3%
English0.3%
Czech0.3%
West Indian0.2%
Jamaican0.2%
Nigerian0.1%
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Centreville Almanac

CategoryValue
County St. Clair County
Standard Zip Codes62203, 62205, 62207
Phone Area Codes618
Time ZoneAmerica/Chicago
Approximate Latitude38.6
Approximate Longitude-90.08

Centreville Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

Notes:

  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)

StationCAHOKIA
Distance4.2 miles
Jan Temp20 to 38 F
Apr Temp46 to 67 F
Jul Temp68 to 89 F
Oct Temp47 to 69 F
Annual Precip40.3 inches
StationST LOUIS SCIENCE CTR
Distance8.4 miles
Jan Temp21 to 38 F
Apr Temp47 to 66 F
Jul Temp71 to 91 F
Oct Temp49 to 69 F
Annual Precip38.8 inches
StationBELLEVILLE SIU RESEARCH
Distance15.6 miles
Jan Temp22 to 40 F
Apr Temp45 to 68 F
Jul Temp67 to 90 F
Oct Temp45 to 71 F
Annual Precip39.3 inches

Nearby Cities and Towns

LocationPopulationMedian Family Income
Alorton1,908$16,500
Cahokia14,574$31,397
Caseyville4,263$63,723
East St. Louis26,731$23,433

Centreville Hospitals

Touchette Regional Hospital Inc
(Non-profit)
5900 Bond Avenue
(618) 332-3060

Centreville Public Schools

Lalumier Elem School
6702 Bond Ave
ZIP: 62207
(618) 332-3713
Primary
Total Enrollment 256
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