Centreville is a very small coastal town (i.e. on the ocean, a bay, or inlet) located in the state of Maryland. With a population of 4,574 people and two constituent neighborhoods, Centreville is the 140th largest community in Maryland. There's nothing like the smell of a brand new house, and in Centreville, 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 Centreville, and putting down their money on brand new construction. Centreville’s real estate is, on average, some of the newest in the nation. Centreville does seem to be experiencing an influx of affluent people, because the median household income is $94,375.
Housing costs in Centreville are among some of the highest in the nation, although real estate prices here don't compare to real estate prices in the most expensive communities in Maryland.
Centreville is a decidedly white-collar town, with fully 92.59% of the workforce employed in white-collar jobs, well above the national average. Overall, Centreville is a town of professionals, sales and office workers and service providers. There are especially a lot of people living in Centreville who work in office and administrative support (16.37%), management occupations (13.27%) and law enforcement and fire fighting (9.59%).
Also of interest is that Centreville has more people living here who work in computers and math than 95% of the places in the US.
Telecommuters are a relatively large percentage of the workforce: 8.51% of people work from home. While this number may seem small overall, as a fraction of the total workforce it is high relative to the nation. These workers are often telecommuters who work in knowledge-based, white-collar professions. For example, Silicon Valley has large numbers of people who telecommute. Other at-home workers may be self-employed people who operate small businesses out of their homes.
Because of many things, Centreville is a great place for families with children to consider. First of all, many other families with children live here, making Centreville a place where both parents and children are more likely to develop social ties with other families, as well as find family-oriented services and community. The town’s good public school district and large population of college-educated adults provide an environment conducive to academic values. With regard to real estate, Centreville has a high rate of owner-occupied single family homes, which tends to reflect stability in the local community. Finally, Centreville’s overall crime rate is lower than average for the country.
One of the nice things about Centreville is that it is nautical, which means that parts of it are somewhat historic and touch the ocean or tidal bodies of water, such as inlets and bays. Because of this, visitors and locals will often go to these areas to take in the scenery or to enjoy waterfront activities.
In Centreville, however, the average commute to work is quite long. On average, people spend 35.06 minutes each day getting to work, which is significantly higher than the national average.
The education level of Centreville ranks among the highest in the nation. Of the 25-and-older adult population in Centreville, 42.53% have at least a bachelor's degree. The typical US community has just 21.84% of its adults holding a bachelor's degree or graduate degree.
The per capita income in Centreville in 2010 was $36,845, which is middle income relative to Maryland, and wealthy relative to the rest of the US. This equates to an annual income of $147,380 for a family of four.
The people who call Centreville home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Centreville residents report their race to be White, followed by Black or African-American. Important ancestries of people in Centreville include Irish, German, English, Italian, French and Scottish.
The most common language spoken in Centreville is English. Some people also speak Spanish.
|NUMBER OF HOMES AND APARTMENTS||1,605|
|CENTREVILLE HOME OWNERSHIP|
|% OWNER OCCUPIED||73.13%|
|% RENTER OCCUPIED||26.87%|
|TYPE OF CENTREVILLE HOMES|
|SINGLE FAMILY DETACHED||84.31%|
|ROWHOUSES AND ATTACHED HOMES||2.43%|
|SMALL APARTMENT BUILDINGS||7.34%|
|COMPLEXES OR HIGH RISE APARTMENTS||5.92%|
|SIZE OF CENTREVILLE HOMES|
|5 OR MORE BEDROOMS||8.59%|
|AGE OF CENTREVILLE HOMES|
|NEWER HOMES (2000 OR LATER)||52.22%|
|ESTABLISHED, BUT NOT OLD HOMES (1970-1999)||17.17%|
|WELL-ESTABLISHED, OLD HOMES (1940-1969)||13.85%|
|HISTORIC (1939 OR BEFORE)||16.76%|
|CENTREVILLE REAL ESTATE INFORMATION||DETAILS|
|MEDIAN HOME VALUE||$378,265|
|MEDIAN RENTAL PRICE||$995|
|HOME VALUE RANGE|
|$0 - $52,000||0.81%|
|$52,001 - $105,000||1.06%|
|$105,001 - $210,000||11.21%|
|$210,001 - $314,000||9.42%|
|$314,001 - $419,000||46.30%|
|$419,001 - $524,000||21.77%|
|$524,001 - $786,000||8.77%|
|$786,001 - $1,048,000||0.65%|
|PEOPLE OF CENTREVILLE||DETAILS|
|UNDER 5 YEARS||9.66%|
|5 TO 17||16.56%|
|18 TO 24||5.21%|
|25 TO 34||12.90%|
|35 TO 54||25.95%|
|55 TO 64||10.27%|
|65 YEARS AND OVER||19.46%|
|EDUCATIONAL ATTAINMENT OF ADULTS|
|HIGH SCHOOL GRADUATES||91.74%|
|MEDIAN HOUSEHOLD INCOME||$94,375|
|PER CAPITA INCOME||$36,845|
|INDIVIDUALS BELOW POVERTY LEVEL||4.83%|
|INDUSTRIES PEOPLE WORK IN||Healthcare (18.69%)
Public Service (17.05%)
Professional, scientific, and technical services (10.61%)
|BLACK OR AFRICAN AMERICAN||10.24%|
|AMERICAN INDIAN AND ALASKA NATIVE||0.00%|
|NATIVE HAWAIIAN AND OTHER PACIFIC ISLANDERS||0.00%|
|SOME OTHER RACE ALONE||0.00%|
|TWO OR MORE RACES||0.00%|
|HISPANIC OR LATINO (OF ANY RACE)||1.44%|
|ETHNICITIES PRESENT||Irish (33.50%)
|LANGUAGES SPOKEN||English (94.98%)
African languages (1.52%)
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