Centerville is a medium-sized city located in the state of Utah. With a population of 17,657 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 88.68% 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 management occupations (16.68%), office and administrative support (15.40%), and sales jobs (14.61%).
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.
Centerville is a good choice for families with children because of several factors. Many other families with children live here, making it a place where both parents and children are more likely to develop social ties with other families. The city’s good public school district and large population of college-educated adults provide an environment conducive to academic success. Many people own their own single-family homes, providing areas for children to play and stability in the community. Finally, Centerville’s overall crime rate is lower than average for the country.
Centerville is one of the most well-educated cities in the nation. 48.14% of adults in Centerville have at least a bachelor's degree. Compare that to the average community in America, which has just 21.84% with a bachelor's degree or higher.
The per capita income in Centerville in 2010 was $34,478, which is wealthy relative to Utah and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $137,912 for a family of four.
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 English, German, Danish, Irish, and European.
The most common language spoken in Centerville is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and Chinese.