Centerville is a medium-sized city located in the state of Utah. With a population of 16,877 people and four constituent neighborhoods, Centerville is the 45th largest community in Utah.
Housing costs in Centerville 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 Utah.
Centerville is a decidedly white-collar city, with fully 88.46% of the workforce employed in white-collar jobs, well above the national average. Overall, Centerville is a city of sales and office workers, professionals, and managers. There are especially a lot of people living in Centerville who work in office and administrative support (16.43%), sales jobs (14.44%), and management occupations (12.91%).
Also of interest is that Centerville has more people living here who work in computers and math than 95% of the places in the US.
Because of many things, Centerville is a great place for families with children to consider. First of all, many other families with children live here, making Centerville 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 city’s good public school district and large population of college-educated adults provide an environment conducive to academic values. With regard to real estate, Centerville has a high rate of owner-occupied single family homes, which tends to reflect stability in the local community. Finally, Centerville’s overall crime rate is lower than average for the country.
The education level of Centerville ranks among the highest in the nation. Of the 25-and-older adult population in Centerville, 43.53% 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 Centerville in 2010 was $31,049, which is wealthy relative to Utah, and upper middle income relative to the rest of the US. This equates to an annual income of $124,196 for a family of four. However, Centerville contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.
The people who call Centerville home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Centerville residents report their race to be White, followed by Asian. Important ancestries of people in Centerville include German, Danish, Scottish, and Irish.
The most common language spoken in Centerville is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and Chinese.