Centreville, MS


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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.

Centreville is a blue-collar town, with 39.07% of people working in blue-collar occupations, while the average in America is just 27.7%. Overall, Centreville is a town of construction workers and builders, service providers, and professionals. There are especially a lot of people living in Centreville who work in teaching (12.31%), law enforcement and fire fighting (7.22%), and office and administrative support (6.79%).

It is a fairly quiet town because there are relatively few of those groups of people who have a tendency to be noisy. (Children, for example, often can't help themselves from being noisy, and being parents ourselves, we know!) Centreville has relatively few families with children living at home, and is quieter because of it. Renters and college students, for their own reasons, can also be noisy. Centreville has few renters and college students. But the biggest reason it is quieter in Centreville than in most places in America, is that there are just simply fewer people living here. If you think trees make good neighbors, Centreville may be for you.

The percentage of adults in Centreville with college degrees is slightly lower than the national average of 21.84% for all communities. 16.26% of adults in Centreville have a bachelor's degree or advanced degree.

The per capita income in Centreville in 2010 was $12,974, which is low income relative to Mississippi and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $51,896 for a family of four. Centreville also has one of the higher rates of people living in poverty in the nation, with 49.40% 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 Belgian.

The most common language spoken in Centreville is English. Other important languages spoken here include French and German.

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