Central Population Statistics

Source & Methodology

Analytics built by:   Location, Inc.

Raw data sources:   American Community Survey, U.S. Bureau of the Census, U.S. Department of Education, 50 state departments of education, U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, Federal Bureau of Investigation, 18,000+ local law enforcement agencies, Federal Housing Finance Agency, U.S. Geological Service, National Agricultural Statistics Service.

Date(s) & Update Frequency:   2018 (latest available). Updated annually. Please note: Unemployment data updated November 2020.

Methodology:   Unlike standardly available Census demographics, NeighborhoodScout uses dozens of custom models to transform 8.5 million raw demographic data elements from government sources into proprietary indices and insights…. Read more about Scout's Demographic Data

Central Population & Age Distribution

 
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Total Population
29,357

Age

Under 5 Years:
6.2%
5 - 17:
17.5%
18 - 24:
7.5%
25 - 34:
10.8%
35 - 54:
25.5%
55 - 64:
15.1%
Over 65 Years:
17.4%

Educational Attainment of Adults

 
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Attending College
3.8%
3.8%
High School Graduates
91.9%
91.9%
College Graduated
24.8%
24.8%
0.0% 100.0%
% OF RESIDENTS

Income

 
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Per capita Income

Central
$32,277
$32,277
USA
$31,177
$31,177

Median household income

Central
$71,482
$71,482
USA
$57,652
$57,652

Individuals Below Poverty Level:
6.5%

Employment Industries in Central

 
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Manufacturing
11.9%
11.9%
Healthcare
11.7%
11.7%
Retail
10.9%
10.9%
Construction
10.2%
10.2%
Professional, scientific, and technical services
8.1%
8.1%
Public Service
8.0%
8.0%
Education
7.3%
7.3%
Accommodation
5.0%
5.0%
Transportation
5.0%
5.0%
Other
4.8%
4.8%
Finance
4.4%
4.4%
Administration
3.6%
3.6%
Wholesale
2.5%
2.5%
0.0% 100.0%
% OF RESIDENTS

Race & Ethnic Diversity

 
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White
87.2%
87.2%
Black Or African American
8.7%
8.7%
American Indian And Alaska Native
0.1%
0.1%
Asian
0.8%
0.8%
Native Hawaiian And Other Pacific Islanders
0.0%
0.0%
Other Race / Two or More Races
1.2%
1.2%
Hispanic Or Latino (Of Any Race)
2.1%
2.1%
0.0% 100.0%
% OF RESIDENTS

Ancestries & Languages Spoken

 
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Ancestry (Top 20)

French
13.9%
13.9%
Irish
9.4%
9.4%
English
9.4%
9.4%
German
7.8%
7.8%
Italian
7.1%
7.1%
French Canadian
2.8%
2.8%
Scottish
2.1%
2.1%
Acadian/Cajun
2.0%
2.0%
European
1.9%
1.9%
Polish
1.1%
1.1%
Scots-Irish
1.0%
1.0%
Norwegian
0.6%
0.6%
Swedish
0.5%
0.5%
Welsh
0.5%
0.5%
Canadian
0.4%
0.4%
British
0.3%
0.3%
Dutch
0.3%
0.3%
Hungarian
0.3%
0.3%
Russian
0.2%
0.2%
Greek
0.2%
0.2%
0.0% 100.0%
% OF RESIDENTS

Languages Spoken (Top 20)

English
97.1%
97.1%
French
1.3%
1.3%
Polish
1.1%
1.1%
Spanish
0.9%
0.9%
Tagalog
0.4%
0.4%
Vietnamese
0.1%
0.1%
Thai
0.1%
0.1%
Russian
0.0%
0.0%
Korean
0.0%
0.0%
Other Asian languages
0.0%
0.0%
Serbo-Croatian
0.0%
0.0%
African languages
0.0%
0.0%
Arabic
0.0%
0.0%
Hungarian
0.0%
0.0%
Native American languages
0.0%
0.0%
Navajo
0.0%
0.0%
Pacific Island languages
0.0%
0.0%
Laotian
0.0%
0.0%
Miao/Hmong
0.0%
0.0%
Mon-Khmer (Cambodian)
0.0%
0.0%
0.0% 100.0%
% OF RESIDENTS

Foreign Born Central Residents:
1.2%


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