Centreville is a very small town located in the state of Mississippi. With a population of 1,560 people and two constituent neighborhoods, Centreville is the 137th largest community in Mississippi.
When you are in Centreville, you'll notice that it is more blue-collar than most other communities in America. 38.49% of Centreville’s employed work in blue-collar jobs, while America averages only 27.7% that do. Overall, Centreville is a town of service providers, construction workers and builders, and professionals. There are especially a lot of people living in Centreville who work in law enforcement and fire fighting (13.24%), sales jobs (10.39%), and management occupations (6.52%).
Residents will find that the town is relatively quiet. This is because it is not over-populated, and it has fewer college students, renters, and young children - all of whom can be noisy at times. So, if you're looking for a relatively peaceful place to live, Centreville is worth considering.
Centreville is a small town, and as such doesn't have a public transit system that people use to get to and from their jobs every day.
The percentage of adults in Centreville with college degrees is slightly lower than the national average of 21.84% for all communities. 16.21% of adults in Centreville have a bachelor's degree or advanced degree.
The per capita income in Centreville in 2010 was $14,077, which is lower middle income relative to Mississippi, and low income relative to the rest of the US. This equates to an annual income of $56,308 for a family of four. Centreville also has one of the higher rates of people living in poverty in the nation, with 51.04% of its population below the federal poverty line.
Centreville is a very ethnically-diverse town. 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 Black or African-American, followed by White. Important ancestries of people in Centreville include Irish, German, French , and Scots-Irish.
The most common language spoken in Centreville is English. Other important languages spoken here include French and German.