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%).
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.
Being a small town, Centreville does not have a public transit system used by locals to get to and from work.
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.