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. Centerton has seen a significant amount of newer housing growth in recent years. Quite often, new home construction is the result of new residents moving in who are middle class or wealthier, attracted by jobs, a healthy local economy, or other amenities as they leave nearby or far away areas for greener pastures. This seems to be the case in Centerton, where 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.
Centerton is neither predominantly blue-collar nor white-collar, instead having a mixed workforce of both blue-collar and white-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.
Because of many things, Centerton is a very good place for families to consider. With an enviable combination of good schools, low crime, college-educated neighbors who tend to support education because of their own experiences, and a high rate of home ownership in predominantly single-family properties, Centerton really has some of the features that families look for when choosing a good community to raise children. Is Centerton perfect? Of course not, and if you like frenetic nightlife, it will be far from your cup of tea. But overall this is a solid community, with many things to recommend it as a family-friendly place to live.
The population of Centerton is very well educated relative to most cities and towns in the nation, where the average community has 21.84% of its adult population holding a 4-year degree or higher: 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.