Centerton is a somewhat small city located in the state of Arkansas. With a population of 12,023 people and three constituent neighborhoods, Centerton is the 40th largest community in Arkansas. There's nothing like the smell of a brand new house, and in Centerton, you'll find that a large proportion of houses were recently built. New growth in residential real estate is an indication that people are choosing to move to Centerton, and putting down their money on brand new construction. Centerton’s real estate is, on average, some of the newest in the nation. Centerton does seem to be experiencing an influx of affluent people, because the median household income is $56,552.00.
Centerton real estate is some of the most expensive in Arkansas, although Centerton house values don't compare to the most expensive real estate in the U.S.
Unlike some cities where white-collar or blue-collar occupations dominate the local economy, Centerton is neither predominantly one nor the other. Instead, it has a mixed workforce of both white- and blue-collar jobs. Overall, Centerton is a city of sales and office workers, professionals, and managers. There are especially a lot of people living in Centerton who work in office and administrative support (16.83%), management occupations (12.68%), and sales jobs (11.63%).
Also of interest is that Centerton has more people living here who work in computers and math than 95% of the places in the US.
Of important note, Centerton is also a city of artists. Centerton has more artists, designers and people working in media than 90% of the communities in America. This concentration of artists helps shape Centerton’s character.
Centerton is a good choice for families with children because of several factors. Many other families with children live here, making it a place where both parents and children are more likely to develop social ties with other families. The city’s good public school district and large population of college-educated adults provide an environment conducive to academic success. Many people own their own single-family homes, providing areas for children to play and stability in the community. Finally, Centerton’s overall crime rate is lower than average for the country.
The education level of Centerton citizens is very high relative to the national average among all cities (21.84%): 35.93% of adults in Centerton have a bachelor's degree or even advanced degree.
The per capita income in Centerton in 2010 was $23,819, which is wealthy relative to Arkansas, and middle income relative to the rest of the US. This equates to an annual income of $95,276 for a family of four. However, Centerton contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.
Centerton is a somewhat ethnically-diverse city. The people who call Centerton home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Centerton residents report their race to be White, followed by Asian. Important ancestries of people in Centerton include English, Irish, Scottish, and Italian.
The most common language spoken in Centerton is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and Gujarathi.