Centralia, Columbia County, Pennsylvania

Centralia: Borough in Pennsylvania

About

Centralia is a city located in the county of Columbia in the U.S. state of Pennsylvania. Its population at the 2010 census was 10 and a population density of 16 people per km². After 10 years in 2020 city had an estimated population of 11 inhabitants.

The city was created 181 years ago in 1840.

Quick Facts about Centralia

Population : 11 (2020)
Country : United States of America
State : Pennsylvania (United States)
County : Columbia County
Postal code : 17927
Phone Area Codes : 570
Area : 0.62 km2
Official name : Centralia
Altitude : 1,467 feet / 447 meters
Establishment : January 01, 1841 (181 years ago)
Time Zone : UTC−05:00, UTC−04:00
Local time : 00:12:54 (13th August 2022)
Density : 18 Pop. per km² as of 2020
Population growth : 9.09% (2010-2020)

Geography

Centralia is located at 40°48'15"N 76°20'26"W (40.8042500, -76.3405000).

Centralia map

Demographics

The population of Centralia increased by 9.09% in 10 years.

Year Population % Change Method
1960 1,435 - census
2010 10 -14250% census
2011 10 0% estimation process
2012 10 0% estimation process
2013 10 0% estimation process
2014 10 0% estimation process
2015 10 0% estimation process
2016 10 0% estimation process
2017 10 0% estimation process
2018 10 0% estimation process
2019 11 9.09% estimation process
2020 11 0% estimation process

Demographic Facts

Estimated population as of July 1, 2019 : 428,348
Based on demographic estimates as of April 1, 2010 : 441,815
Based on demographic estimates as of 1 April 2010 : -3.0%
April 1, 2020 Population : 431,279
April 1, 2010 Population : 441,815
People under 5 years old, percentage : 6.4%
People under 18 years old, percentage : 23.0%
People over 65 (%) : 16.7%
Female persons, % : 51.6%
White only, percent : 74.2%
Black or African American alone, percent : 20.3%
American Indian and Alaska Native only, % : 0.4%
Asians alone % : 1.7%
Only Native Hawaiians and Other Pacific Islanders, % : 0.1%
% of people who have participated in two or more races : 3.3%
% of Hispanic or Latino : 7.4%
White people, not Hispanic or Latino people, make up the majority of the population. : 68.2%
2015-2019 Veterans : 22,882
Percentage of foreign-born people, 2015-2019 : 3.7%
Residential units, July 1, 2019 : 203,798

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Economic Facts

Residential units, July 1, 2019 : 203,798
Rate of owner-occupied housing units, 2015-2019 : 59.7%
Owner-occupied housing unit median value, 2015-2019 : $116,600
From 2015 to 2019, the median selected monthly owner costs - with a mortgage : $1,220
Monthly owner costs, without a mortgage, at the median, 2015-2019 : $472
2015-2019 median gross rent : $745
Permits for construction, 2020 : 881
2015-2019 Households : 179,930
Population per household, 2015-2019 : 2.34
Living in the same house a year ago, percentage of people aged one year and up, 2015-2019 : 83.6%
Languages other than English spoken at home, as a percentage of people aged 5 and up, 2015-2019 : 6.7%
Households with computers, %, 2015-2019 : 89.5%
Percentage of households with a broadband Internet subscription, 2015-2019 : 81.4%
Percentage of people aged 25 and up with a high school diploma or higher, 2015-2019 : 89.3%
Bachelor's degree or higher, proportion of people aged 25 and up, 2015-2019 : 26.3%
Percentage of people under the age of 65 who have a disability, 2015-2019 : 11.8%
Persons under the age of 65 who do not have health insurance, as a percentage : 8.1%
Total civilian labor force, percent of population aged 16 and up, 2015-2019 : 63.0%
Female labor force participation in the civilian labor force, as a percentage of the population aged 16 and up, 2015-2019 : 59.2%
Total sales of lodging and food services in 2012 ($1,000) : 823,033
Total receipts/revenue for health care and social assistance in 2012 ($1,000) : 4,107,724
Manufacturers' total shipments in 2012 ($1,000) : 27,736,619
2012 total retail sales ($1,000) : 5,977,896
2012 total retail sales per capita : $13,648
Mean commute time to work (in minutes), workers aged 16 and up, 2015-2019 : 20.9
2015-2019 median household income (in 2019 dollars) : $48,736
Income per capita in the previous 12 months (in 2019 dollars), 2015-2019 : $29,226
Percentage of people living in poverty : 18.0%
Total number of employer establishments, 2019 : 9,367
2019 total employment : 195,017
2019 total annual payroll ($1,000) : 9,220,371
Total employment, change in percentage terms, 2018-2019 : 0.8%
2018 total non-employer establishments : 25,214
Total number of businesses in 2012 : 32,125
Men-owned businesses in 2012 : 17,865
Women-owned businesses in 2012 : 10,880
Minority-owned businesses in 2012 : 5,648
Non-minority-owned businesses in 2012 : 25,200
Veteran-owned businesses in 2012 : 2,782
Nonveteran-owned businesses in 2012 : 27,656
2010 population per square mile : 1,296.2
2010 land area in square miles : 340.86

Schools in Centralia

College & universities near Centralia, PA

Code Name City ZIP
215886 Schuylkill Technology Center Frackville (PA) 17931

Stations (14)

Amtrak & bus stations near Centralia, PA

Code Name Address Type
WHV White Haven, PA I-476, Exit 95/I-80, Exit 277, at Hwy 940 BUS
WKB Wilkes-Barre, PA 47 South Washington Street BUS
MID Middletown Union Street and Mill Street RAIL
HAR Harrisburg Transportation Center 4th and Chestnut Streets RAIL
ELT Elizabethtown station South Wilson Avenue at West High Street RAIL

Post offices near Centralia

Post Office Name City ZIP
Ar Post Office Aristes (PA) 17920

Other places with the same name (6)

Other cities in Columbia County

Cities, Towns, Neighborhoods & Other Populated Places in Columbia County , PA.

City Name Population Title
Bloomsburg 14,585 Town in Columbia County, Pennsylvania
Berwick 9,855 Borough in eastern Columbia County, Pennsylvania
Jackson 8,379 Township in northwestern Columbia County, Pennsylvania
Derry 2,495 Borough of Pennsylvania
North Centre 2,115 Township in central Columbia County, Pennsylvania
Jonestown 2,031 Borough in central Lebanon County, Pennsylvania
Espy 1,642 CDP in central Columbia County, Pennsylvania
Catawissa 1,460 Borough in Columbia County, Pennsylvania
Newlin 1,341 Township in Chester County, Pennsylvania
Mifflinville 1,253 CDP in eastern Columbia County, Pennsylvania
Almedia 1,078 CDP in central Columbia County, Pennsylvania
Briar Creek 672 Borough in eastern Columbia County, Pennsylvania
Orangeville 480 Borough in Pennsylvania
Stillwater 203 Borough in Pennsylvania