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.
Centerville is a decidedly white-collar city, with fully 87.13% of the workforce employed in white-collar jobs, well above the national average. Overall, Centerville is a city of professionals, sales and office workers, and managers. There are especially a lot of people living in Centerville who work in office and administrative support (15.27%), management occupations (12.98%), and sales jobs (12.71%).
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.
Despite being a small city, Centerville has a lot of people using the bus to get to and from work every day. Most of these people on the bus are using it to get to good jobs in other cities.
The citizens of Centerville are among the most well-educated in the nation: 42.48% of adults in Centerville have a bachelor's degree or even advanced degree, whereas the average US city has 21.84% holding at least a bachelor's degree.
The per capita income in Centerville in 2010 was $30,324, which is wealthy relative to Utah, and upper middle income relative to the rest of the US. This equates to an annual income of $121,296 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 German, Danish, Scottish, and Swedish.
The most common language spoken in Centerville is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and Thai.