Centre, AL (City Center)




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About Centre, AL (City Center)


Real Estate Prices and Overview

Median real estate price in the City Center of Centre is $126,425, which is more expensive than 62.3% of the neighborhoods in Alabama and 30.8% of the neighborhoods in the U.S.

The average rental price in Centre City Center is currently $1,135, based on NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis. The average rental cost in this neighborhood is higher than 73.8% of the neighborhoods in Alabama.

Centre City Center is a suburban neighborhood (based on population density) located in Centre, Alabama.

Real estate in the City Center of Centre, AL is primarily made up of medium sized (three or four bedroom) to small (studio to two bedroom) single-family homes and mobile homes. Most of the residential real estate is occupied by a mixture of owners and renters. Many of the residences in the City Center neighborhood are established but not old, having been built between 1970 and 1999. A number of residences were also built between 1940 and 1969.

Vacant apartments or homes are a major fact of life in Centre City Center. The current real estate vacancy rate here is 25.0%. This is higher than the rate of vacancies in 90.9% of all U.S. neighborhoods. A relatively large percentage of housing here is seasonally occupied (16.2%). This can occur in vacation areas, and occasionally it is also found in neighborhoods that are primarily filled with college students, as some apartments could be vacant when school is not in session. If you live here year round, you may find that a number of buildings in your neighborhood are actually empty.

Notable & Unique Neighborhood Characteristics

The way a neighborhood looks and feels when you walk or drive around it, from its setting, its buildings, and its flavor, can make all the difference. This neighborhood has some really cool things about the way it looks and feels as revealed by NeighborhoodScout's exclusive research. This might include anything from the housing stock to the types of households living here to how people get around.

Notable & Unique: People

Of particular note, 3.6% of the people in the City Center neighborhood currently reside in a correction facility, held due to punishment for a crime.

Notable & Unique: Modes of Transportation

Our research reveals that 93.6% of commuters who live in the Centre City Center neighborhood get to work each day by driving alone in their automobiles, which is a higher proportion than 95.4% of U.S. neighborhoods.


The Neighbors

The Neighbors: Income

There are two complementary measures for understanding the income of a neighborhood's residents: the average and the extremes. While a neighborhood may be relatively wealthy overall, it is equally important to understand the rate of people - particularly children - who are living at or below the federal poverty line, which is extremely low income. Some neighborhoods with a lower average income may actually have a lower childhood poverty rate than another with a higher average income, and this helps us understand the conditions and character of a neighborhood.

The neighbors in the City Center neighborhood in Centre are lower-middle income, making it a below average income neighborhood. NeighborhoodScout's research shows that this neighborhood has an income lower than 75.9% of U.S. neighborhoods. With 34.5% of the children here below the federal poverty line, this neighborhood has a higher rate of childhood poverty than 77.5% of U.S. neighborhoods.

The Neighbors: Occupations

A neighborhood is far different if it is dominated by enlisted military personnel rather than people who earn their living by farming. It is also different if most of the neighbors are clerical support or managers. What is wonderful is the sheer diversity of neighborhoods, allowing you to find the type that fits your lifestyle and aspirations.

In the Centre City Center neighborhood, 31.4% of the working population is employed in executive, management, and professional occupations. The second most important occupational group in this neighborhood is sales and service jobs, from major sales accounts, to working in fast food restaurants, with 29.9% of the residents employed. Other residents here are employed in manufacturing and laborer occupations (28.8%), and 9.9% in clerical, assistant, and tech support occupations.

The Neighbors: Ethnicity / Ancestry

Culture is shared learned behavior. We learn it from our parents, their parents, our houses of worship, and much of our culture – our learned behavior – comes from our ancestors. That is why ancestry and ethnicity can be so interesting and important to understand: places with concentrations of people of one or more ancestries often express those shared learned behaviors and this gives each neighborhood its own culture. Even different neighborhoods in the same city can have drastically different cultures.

In the City Center neighborhood in Centre, AL, residents most commonly identify their ethnicity or ancestry as Irish (13.1%). There are also a number of people of English ancestry (11.3%), and residents who report German roots (3.5%), and some of the residents are also of Dutch ancestry (2.8%), along with some French ancestry residents (2.6%), among others.

The Neighbors: Languages

The most common language spoken in the Centre City Center neighborhood is English, spoken by 99.2% of households.

Getting to Work

Even if your neighborhood is walkable, you may still have to drive to your place of work. Some neighborhoods are located where many can get to work in just a few minutes, while others are located such that most residents have a long and arduous commute. The greatest number of commuters in Centre City Center neighborhood spend under 15 minutes commuting one-way to work (56.9% of working residents), one of the shortest commutes across America.

Here most residents (93.6%) drive alone in a private automobile to get to work. In addition, quite a number also carpool with coworkers, friends, or neighbors to get to work (6.4%) . In a neighborhood like this, as in most of the nation, many residents find owning a car useful for getting to work.

Neighborhood Real Estate Data

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Neighborhood Demographics Data

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Neighborhood Crime Data

67 Vital Statistics. 2 Condition Alerts found.

Neighborhood Crime Data

 
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Safer than of U.S. neighborhoods.

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Centre 0.101011101001110
Alabama 4.72
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Alabama 29.79
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Centre 0.101011101001110
Alabama 15

Neighborhood Public School Data

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District Quality Compared to Alabama

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Better than of AL school districts.

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Public School Test Scores (No Child Left Behind)

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Proficiency in Reading 0.101011101001110 0.101011101001110
Proficiency in Math 0.101011101001110 0.101011101001110

Schools In This District

School Details Grades Quality Rating Compared to AL Quality Rating Compared to Nation
Cherokee Co Career & Tech Ctr
600 Bay Springs Rd
Centre, AL, 35960
07-12
Centre Elem Sch
725 E Main St
Centre, AL, 35960
KG-04
Centre Middle Sch
1920 East Main Street
Centre, AL, 35960
05-08
Cherokee Co High Sch
910 Warrior Dr
Centre, AL, 35960
09-12
Sand Rock High Sch
1950 Sand Rock Avenue
Sand Rock, AL, 35983
KG-12
Spring Garden High Sch
2430 County Road 29
Spring Garden, AL, 36275
KG-12
Cedar Bluff High Sch
3655 Old Highway 9
Cedar Bluff, AL, 35959
KG-12
Gaylesville High Sch
760 Trojan Way
Gaylesville, AL, 35973
PK-12

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