Centerville is a very small borough located in the state of Pennsylvania. With a population of 3,206 people and just one neighborhood, Centerville is the 434th largest community in Pennsylvania. Much of the housing stock in Centerville was built prior to World War II, making it one of the older and more historic boroughs in the country.
Occupations and Workforce
Because occupations involving physical labor dominate the local economy, Centerville is generally considered to be a blue-collar town. 35.64% of the Centerville workforce is employed in blue-collar occupations, compared to the national average of 27.7%. Overall, Centerville is a borough of construction workers and builders, service providers and sales and office workers. There are especially a lot of people living in Centerville who work in office and administrative support (11.39%), teaching (7.85%) and sales jobs (7.21%).
Setting & Lifestyle
It is a fairly quiet borough 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!) Centerville 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. Centerville has few renters and college students. But the biggest reason it is quieter in Centerville than in most places in America, is that there are just simply fewer people living here. If you think trees make good neighbors, Centerville may be for you.
One downside of living in Centerville is that it can take a long time to commute to work. In Centerville, the average commute to work is 31.55 minutes, which is quite a bit higher than the national average.
Centerville is a small borough, and as such doesn't have a public transit system that people use to get to and from their jobs every day.