Centralia is a tiny city located in the state of Kansas. With a population of 508 people and just one neighborhood, Centralia is the 245th largest community in Kansas.
Occupations and Workforce
Centralia is neither predominantly blue-collar nor white-collar, instead having a mixed workforce of both blue-collar and white-collar jobs. Overall, Centralia is a city of professionals, sales and office workers and production and manufacturing workers. There are especially a lot of people living in Centralia who work in office and administrative support (15.71%), healthcare (14.29%) and sales jobs (9.52%).
Setting & Lifestyle
Because of many things, Centralia 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, Centralia really has some of the features that families look for when choosing a good community to raise children. Is Centralia 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.
As is often the case in a small city, Centralia doesn't have a public transportation system that people use for their commute.