Centerville, UT

Centerville profile

Living in Centerville

Centerville is a medium-sized city located in the state of Utah. With a population of 17,587 people and four constituent neighborhoods, Centerville is the 45th largest community in Utah.

Centerville home prices are not only among the most expensive in Utah, but Centerville real estate also consistently ranks among the most expensive in America.

Centerville is a decidedly white-collar city, with fully 89.11% of the workforce employed in white-collar jobs, well above the national average. Overall, Centerville is a city of sales and office workers, managers, and professionals. There are especially a lot of people living in Centerville who work in management occupations (18.08%), office and administrative support (17.48%), and sales jobs (11.92%).

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.

Telecommuters are a relatively large percentage of the workforce: 7.78% of people work from home. While this number may seem small overall, as a fraction of the total workforce it is high relative to the nation. These workers are often telecommuters who work in knowledge-based, white-collar professions. For example, Silicon Valley has large numbers of people who telecommute. Other at-home workers may be self-employed people who operate small businesses out of their homes.

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, 47.51% 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 2018 was $38,538, which is wealthy relative to Utah and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $154,152 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 Native Hawaiian. Important ancestries of people in Centerville include English, German, Danish, European, and Irish.

The most common language spoken in Centerville is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and Chinese.