Centerville, Iowa

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Population in 2014: 5,433 (96% urban, 4% rural). Population change since 2000: -8.3%
 
Males: 2,555  (47.0%)
Females: 2,878  (53.0%)
Median resident age:  44.0 years
Iowa median age:  38.0 years

Zip codes: 52544.

Estimated median household income in 2013: $32,719 (it was $25,498 in 2000)
Centerville:

$32,719
IA:

$52,229

Estimated per capita income in 2013: $21,698 (it was $13,574 in 2000)

Centerville city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2013: $70,750 (it was $44,200 in 2000)
Centerville:

$70,750
IA:

$126,900

Median gross rent in 2013: $532.

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  • Races in Centerville, IA (2013)

    Centerville races chart
    • 5,22293.9%White alone
    • 1612.9%Hispanic
    • 591.1%Two or more races
    • 561.0%Black alone
    • 280.5%Asian alone
    • 10.02%American Indian alone

Races in Centerville detailed stats: ancestries, foreign born residents, place of birth

Mar. 2016 cost of living index in Centerville: 77.9 (low, U.S. average is 100)
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Ancestries: German (22.1%), English (16.6%), Irish (14.2%), United States (8.5%), Italian (6.9%), Dutch (4.2%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Incorporated on 01/23/1857

Land area: 4.52 square miles.

Population density: 1,202 people per square mile   (low).

Centerville,IA real estate house value index trend

Centerville, Iowa map

For population 25 years and over in Centerville:

  • High school or higher: 86.8%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 19.6%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 5.5%
  • Unemployed: 9.0%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 16.0 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Centerville city:

  • Never married: 28.2%
  • Now married: 47.2%
  • Separated: 2.3%
  • Widowed: 10.6%
  • Divorced: 11.8%

92 residents are foreign born

This city:

1.6%
Iowa:

3.1%



According to our research of Iowa and other state lists there were 12 registered sex offenders living in Centerville, Iowa as of May 30, 2016.
The ratio of number of residents in Centerville to the number of sex offenders is 455 to 1.


Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2013: $1,259 (1.7%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2013: $1,152 (1.8%)

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Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Des Moines, IA (71.2 miles , pop. 198,682).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Kansas City, MO (145.1 miles , pop. 441,545).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Chicago, IL (280.6 miles , pop. 2,896,016).

Nearest cities: Rathbun, IA (2.2 miles) , Mystic, IA (2.3 miles ), Exline, IA (2.4 miles) , Numa, IA (2.5 miles) , Cincinnati, IA (2.7 miles ), Udell, IA (2.8 miles) , Plano, IA (3.1 miles) , Moulton, IA (3.3 miles ).

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 6 buildings, average cost: $47,800
  • 1998: 6 buildings, average cost: $52,700
  • 1999: 7 buildings, average cost: $55,600
  • 2000: 3 buildings, average cost: $75,000
  • 2001: 3 buildings, average cost: $75,000
  • 2002: 1 building, cost: $40,000
  • 2003: 1 building, cost: $40,000
  • 2004: 5 buildings, average cost: $94,000
  • 2005: 5 buildings, average cost: $150,800
  • 2006: 6 buildings, average cost: $137,900
  • 2007: 3 buildings, average cost: $117,900
  • 2008: 2 buildings, average cost: $190,000
  • 2009: 2 buildings, average cost: $50,000
  • 2010: 3 buildings, average cost: $90,700
  • 2011: 1 building, cost: $140,000
  • 2013: 3 buildings, average cost: $144,300

Number of permits per 10,000 residents

Average cost (in $1000s)

Latitude: 40.73 N, Longitude: 92.87 W

Daytime population change due to commuting: +1,340 (+24.1%)
Workers who live and work in this city: 1,770 (70.3%)

Area code: 641

Centerville household income distribution Centerville home values distribution

Crime rates in Centerville by Year
Type 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014
Murders 0000001000000
per 100,000 0.00.00.00.00.00.018.30.00.00.00.00.00.0
Rapes 5233143433453
per 100,000 84.134.751.451.517.270.654.974.255.954.072.691.855.3
Robberies 0013211001020
per 100,000 0.00.017.151.534.417.718.30.00.018.00.036.70.0
Assaults 29181113181121182125252113
per 100,000 487.8312.7188.5223.3309.3194.3384.2333.8391.3449.9453.5385.7239.5
Burglaries 55404164544962824374826869
per 100,000 925.1694.8702.71,099.5928.0865.41,134.31,520.5801.21,331.71,487.41,249.11,271.0
Thefts 263225283252261181154182133164153107145
per 100,000 4,423.93,908.34,850.04,329.24,485.33,196.82,817.43,374.72,478.12,951.22,775.31,965.52,670.8
Auto thefts 15122217121681614991311
per 100,000 252.3208.4377.0292.0206.2282.6146.4296.7260.9162.0163.3238.8202.6
Arson 4011123371574
per 100,000 67.30.017.117.217.235.354.955.6130.418.090.7128.673.7
City-data.com crime index (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 287.5) 421.5308.1352.9370.3342.5307.9362.1386.4295.4358.3372.3342.5300.4

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Crime rate in Centerville detailed stats: murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, arson
Full-time law enforcement employees in 2014, including police officers: 15 (10 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.84
Iowa average:

1.70
Unemployment in September 2015:
Here:

4.6%
Iowa:

3.3%

Unemployment by year (%)

Population change in the 1990s: -144 (-2.4%).
Most common industries in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Manufacturing (23%)
  • Construction (19%)
  • Retail trade (15%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (8%)
  • Educational services (8%)
  • Accommodation and food services (5%)
  • Wholesale trade (4%)
  • Health care and social assistance (24%)
  • Retail trade (18%)
  • Accommodation and food services (13%)
  • Educational services (8%)
  • Public administration (8%)
  • Manufacturing (7%)
  • Finance and insurance (5%)
Most common occupations in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Production occupations (13%)
  • Management occupations (12%)
  • Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations (11%)
  • Construction and extraction occupations (11%)
  • Transportation occupations (10%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (8%)
  • Sales and related occupations (6%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (15%)
  • Sales and related occupations (15%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (12%)
  • Education, training, and library occupations (10%)
  • Health technologists and technicians (8%)
  • Management occupations (7%)
  • Community and social service occupations (6%)

Work and jobs in Centerville: detailed stats about occupations, industries, unemployment, workers, commute

Average climate in Centerville, Iowa

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Tornado activity:

Centerville-area historical tornado activity is slightly below Iowa state average. It is 46% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 5/20/1959, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 9.8 miles away from the Centerville city center injured 5 people and caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.

On 5/10/1953, a category F4 tornado 23.3 miles away from the city center caused between $5000 and $50,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Centerville-area historical earthquake activity is near Iowa state average. It is 81% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 4/18/2008 at 09:36:59, a magnitude 5.4 (5.1 MB, 4.8 MS, 5.4 MW, 5.2 MW, Depth: 8.9 mi, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 308.9 miles away from the city center
On 6/10/1987 at 23:48:54, a magnitude 5.1 (4.9 MB, 4.4 MS, 4.6 MS, 5.1 LG) earthquake occurred 296.1 miles away from Centerville center
On 9/26/1990 at 13:18:51, a magnitude 5.0 (4.7 MB, 4.8 LG, 5.0 LG, Depth: 7.7 mi) earthquake occurred 304.8 miles away from the city center
On 6/18/2002 at 17:37:15, a magnitude 5.0 (4.3 MB, 4.6 MW, 5.0 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 331.8 miles away from the city center
On 5/4/1991 at 01:18:54, a magnitude 5.0 (4.4 MB, 4.6 LG, 5.0 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 331.8 miles away from Centerville center
On 4/18/2008 at 15:14:16, a magnitude 4.8 (4.5 MB, 4.8 MW, 4.6 MW, Depth: 6.2 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 309.8 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), surface-wave magnitude (MS), moment magnitude (MW)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Appanoose County (9) is smaller than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 8
Emergencies Declared: 1

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 7, Storms: 6, Tornadoes: 4, Hurricane: 1, Winter Storm: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Centerville topographic map

Birthplace of: Bobby Hoffman - Martial artist, Mike Morris (American football) - Football player, Manuel Bromberg - Artist, Max Starcevich - Football player.

Hospitals and medical centers in Centerville:

  • MERCY MEDICAL CENTER-CENTERVILLE (Voluntary non-profit - Private, provides emergency services, ONE ST JOSEPH'S DRIVE)
  • CENTERVILLE CARE CENTER (1208 EAST CROSS STREET)
  • CENTERVILLE NURSING AND REHAB CE (1208 EAST CROSS STREET)
  • GOLDEN AGE CARE CENTER (1915 SOUTH 18TH STREET)
  • GOLDEN AGE SKILLED NURSING AND R (1915 SOUTH 18TH STREET)
  • MERCY MEDICAL CENTER-CENTERVILLE (ONE ST JOSEPH DRIVE)
  • MERCY MEDICAL CENTER - CENTERVILLE (1040 N 18TH)
  • APPANOOSE COUNTY PHNS (209 EAST JACKSON)
  • MERCY HOME CARE/ CENTERVILLE (19898 ST JOSEPH'S DRIVE)

Airports and heliports located in Centerville:

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Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Centerville:

  • Indian Hills Community College (about 34 miles; Ottumwa, IA; Full-time enrollment: 4,034)
  • Truman State University (about 41 miles; Kirksville, MO; FT enrollment: 5,553)
  • Drake University (about 73 miles; Des Moines, IA; FT enrollment: 3,768)
  • Des Moines Area Community College (about 78 miles; Ankeny, IA; FT enrollment: 15,337)
  • Southeastern Community College (about 90 miles; West Burlington, IA; FT enrollment: 2,251)
  • Moberly Area Community College (about 94 miles; Moberly, MO; FT enrollment: 3,977)
  • University of Iowa (about 95 miles; Iowa City, IA; FT enrollment: 24,735)

Public high school in Centerville:

Public elementary/middle schools in Centerville:

  • LAKEVIEW ELEMENTARY (Students: 326, Location: 1800 S 11TH ST, Grades: 3-6)
  • HOWAR JUNIOR HIGH SCHOOL (Students: 272, Location: 850 S PARK STREET, Grades: 7-8)
  • CENTRAL WARD ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (Students: 163, Location: 320 DRAKE AVE, Grades: KG-2)
  • GARFIELD ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (Location: 505 E. WALSH STREET, Grades: KG-2)
  • LINCOLN ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (Location: 603 N 10TH STREET, Grades: KG-2)
See full list of schools located in Centerville

Library in Centerville:

  • DRAKE PUBLIC LIBRARY (Operating income: $140,121; Location: 115 DRAKE AVE; 29,645 books; 630 audio materials; 1,488 video materials; 1 local licensed databases; 25 state licensed databases; 82 print serial subscriptions; 1 electronic serial subscriptions)

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Notable locations in Centerville: Centerville Wastewater Plant (A), Curwood Incorporated Emergency Response Team (B), Centerville City Hall (C), Appanoose County Courthouse (D), Centerville Fire Department (E), Drake Public Library (F), Historical and Coal Mining Museum (G), Appanoose County Museum and Old Jail (H), Appanoose Law Enforcement Center (I), Centerville Center Library (J). Display/hide their locations on the map

Shopping Center: Lake Center Mall (1). Display/hide its location on the map

Churches in Centerville include: Grace Tabernacle Baptist Church (A), Saint Marys Catholic Church (B), Second Baptist Church (C), Peoples Baptist Church (D), Drake Avenue Christian Church (E), Reorganized Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints (F), First Presbyterian Church (G), First United Methodist Church (H), Epiphany Episcopal Church (I). Display/hide their locations on the map

Cemetery: Oakland Cemetery (1). Display/hide its location on the map

Reservoir: Lower City Reservoir (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Hotels: Motel 60 (Highway 5 North), Don Ellen Motel (603 North 2nd Street), Super 8 Motel-Centerville (1021 North 18th Street).

Courts: Appanoose County - Centerville- Juvenile Court Services (Court House), Appanoose County - Centerville- Clerk Of District Court (Court House).

Appanoose County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level greater than 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Highest Potential
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2013: 19.3%
(19.0% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 4.1% for Black residents, 38.3% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 100.0% for American Indian residents, 50.4% for two or more races residents)
Average household size:
This city:  2.2 people
Iowa:  2.4 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:  56.6%
Whole state:  64.7%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:  8.2%
Whole state:  6.7%

Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.2% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.1% of all households

People in group quarters in Centerville in 2010:

  • 94 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities
  • 15 people in local jails and other municipal confinement facilities
  • 11 people in workers' group living quarters and job corps centers
  • 6 people in group homes intended for adults

People in group quarters in Centerville in 2000:

  • 162 people in nursing homes
  • 26 people in homes for the mentally retarded
  • 20 people in hospitals/wards and hospices for chronically ill
  • 20 people in military hospitals or wards for chronically ill
  • 9 people in local jails and other confinement facilities (including police lockups)

Centerville, Iowa environmental map by EPA

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Banks with branches in Centerville (2011 data):

  • Iowa Trust and Savings Bank: Iowa Trust And Savings Bank at 200 North 10th Street, branch established on 1896/01/01. Info updated 2006/11/03: Bank assets: $160.7 mil, Deposits: $120.0 mil, local headquarters, positive income, Agricultural Specialization, 2 total offices, Holding Company: Bradley Bancorp, Inc.
  • U.S. Bank National Association: Centerville Branch at 100 East Jackson, branch established on 1876/09/15. Info updated 2012/01/30: Bank assets: $330,470.8 mil, Deposits: $236,091.5 mil, headquarters in Cincinnati, OH, positive income, 3121 total offices, Holding Company: U.S. Bancorp
  • Farmers Bank of Northern Missouri: Centerville Branch at 200 West Maple, branch established on 1900/06/13. Info updated 2011/07/05: Bank assets: $325.0 mil, Deposits: $273.5 mil, headquarters in Unionville, MO, positive income, Agricultural Specialization, 7 total offices, Holding Company: Northern Missouri Bancshares, Inc.

Educational Attainment (%) in 2013

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2013

Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

10.3
Iowa average:

10.3

Centerville travel time to work - commute Centerville mode of transportation to work chart

Presidential Elections Results

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Religion statistics for Centerville city (based on Appanoose County data)

ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Mainline Protestant2,20512
Evangelical Protestant1,67920
Catholic1,0941
Other1061
None7,803-
Source: Clifford Grammich, Kirk Hadaway, Richard Houseal, Dale E.Jones, Alexei Krindatch, Richie Stanley and Richard H.Taylor. 2012. 2010 U.S.Religion Census: Religious Congregations & Membership Study. Association of Statisticians of American Religious Bodies. Jones, Dale E., et al. 2002. Congregations and Membership in the United States 2000. Nashville, TN: Glenmary Research Center. Graphs represent county-level data

Food Environment Statistics:

Number of grocery stores: 6
Appanoose County:

4.62 / 10,000 pop.
Iowa:

2.14 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 1
Appanoose County:

0.77 / 10,000 pop.
Iowa:

0.43 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 9
Appanoose County:

6.93 / 10,000 pop.
State:

5.55 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 12
Here:

9.24 / 10,000 pop.
State:

8.01 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
This county:

9.1%
Iowa:

7.8%
Adult obesity rate:
Appanoose County:

27.7%
Iowa:

27.3%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
This county:

15.3%
State:

14.5%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
Centerville:

48.6%
State:

48.7%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
Centerville:

44.1%
Iowa:

44.7%

Average BMI:
Centerville:

28.5
Iowa:

28.6

People feeling badly about themselves:
This city:

21.1%
Iowa:

22.0%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
This city:

11.0%
State:

10.7%

Average hours sleeping at night:
Centerville:

6.9
Iowa:

6.8

Overweight people:
Here:

33.6%
Iowa:

33.5%

General health condition:
Here:

53.7%
Iowa:

54.9%

Average condition of hearing:
This city:

75.7%
Iowa:

77.3%

More about Health and Nutrition of Centerville, IA Residents
Local government employment and payroll (March 2012)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Financial Administration 4$12,761$38,2830$0
Other Government Administration 1$852$10,2245$425
Police Protection - Officers 12$43,175$43,1750$0
Police - Other 5$14,657$35,1770$0
Firefighters 3$11,347$45,3882$696
Streets and Highways 3$10,771$43,0840$0
Airports 0$0 2$2,502
Sewerage 5$16,660$39,9840$0
Housing and Community Development(Local) 1$2,300$27,6000$0
Water Supply 3$8,774$35,0960$0
Other and Unallocable 1$1,789$21,4680$0
Totals for Government 38$123,086$38,8699$3,623

Centerville government finances - Expenditure in 2002 (per resident):

  • Construction - Water Utilities: $1,000,000 ($184.06)
    Regular Highways: $567,000 ($104.36)
    Housing & Community Development: $144,000 ($26.50)
    Air Transportation: $55,000 ($10.12)
    Health - Other: $51,000 ($9.39)
    Sewerage: $26,000 ($4.79)
    Fire Protection: $6,000 ($1.10)
  • Current Operations - Police Protection: $998,000 ($183.69)
    Water Utilities: $835,000 ($153.69)
    Regular Highways: $463,000 ($85.22)
    Sewerage: $364,000 ($67.00)
    Fire Protection: $205,000 ($37.73)
    Parks & Recreation: $175,000 ($32.21)
    Libraries: $149,000 ($27.42)
    General Public Buildings: $146,000 ($26.87)
    General - Other: $131,000 ($24.11)
    Air Transportation: $131,000 ($24.11)
    Protective Inspection and Regulation, NEC: $46,000 ($8.47)
    Health Services - Other: $34,000 ($6.26)
    Central Staff Services: $34,000 ($6.26)
    Financial Administration: $34,000 ($6.26)
    Housing & Community Development: $22,000 ($4.05)
    Judicial and Legal Services: $7,000 ($1.29)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $226,000 ($41.60)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Regular Highways: $213,000 ($39.20)
    Police Protection: $26,000 ($4.79)
    Libraries: $15,000 ($2.76)
    Air Transportation: $14,000 ($2.58)
    Fire Protection: $12,000 ($2.21)
    General - Other: $9,000 ($1.66)
    General Public Building: $8,000 ($1.47)
    Health - Other: $1,000 ($0.18)
  • Total Salaries & Wages: $1,776,000 ($326.89)
  • Water Utilities - Interest on Debt: $52,000 ($9.57)

Centerville government finances - Revenue in 2002 (per resident):

  • Charges - Air Transportation: $59,000 ($10.86)
  • Charges - Sewerage: $562,000 ($103.44)
    All Other: $129,000 ($23.74)
    Parks & Recreation: $27,000 ($4.97)
    Regular Highways: $15,000 ($2.76)
    Housing & Community Development: $14,000 ($2.58)
  • Federal Intergovernmental - All Other: $1,297,000 ($238.73)
  • Local Intergovernmental - All Other: $9,000 ($1.66)
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue, NEC: $412,000 ($75.83)
    Interest Earnings: $123,000 ($22.64)
    Special Assessments: $74,000 ($13.62)
    Rents: $2,000 ($0.37)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $836,000 ($153.87)
  • State Intergovernmental - Highways: $474,000 ($87.24)
    General Support: $121,000 ($22.27)
    All Other: $77,000 ($14.17)
    Health & Hospitals: $11,000 ($2.02)
  • Tax - Property: $1,659,000 ($305.36)
    NEC: $44,000 ($8.10)
    Public Utilities: $27,000 ($4.97)

Centerville government finances - Debt in 2002 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt Beginning Outstanding - Water Utilities: $1,040,000 ($191.42)
  • Long Term Debt Beginning Outstanding, NEC: $3,721,000 ($684.89)
  • Long Term Debt Issue, Unspecified - Other NEC: $1,464,000 ($269.46)
  • Long Term Debt Outstanding - Full Faith & Credit - Other, NEC: $3,767,000 ($693.36)
  • Long Term Debt Outstanding Nonguaranteed - Water Utilities: $955,000 ($175.78)
    Other, NEC: $910,000 ($167.49)
  • Long Term Debt Retired Unspecified - Other, NEC: $508,000 ($93.50)
    Water Utilities: $85,000 ($15.65)

Centerville government finances - Cash and Securities in 2002 (per resident):

  • Bond Fund - Cash & Deposits: $1,056,000 ($194.37)
  • Other Funds - Cash & Deposits: $1,501,000 ($276.27)
  • Sinking Fund - Cash & Deposits: $147,000 ($27.06)

4.86% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($31,835 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.86%
Iowa average:

5.75%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries between 2010 and 2011.

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2010 and 2011:
from Monroe County, IA  0.49% ($29,348 average AGI)
from Wapello County, IA  0.46% ($32,773)
from Wayne County, IA  0.34% ($38,938)


5.12% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($29,486 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.12%
Iowa average:

5.94%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries between 2010 and 2011.

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2010 and 2011:
to Polk County, IA  0.80% ($24,342 average AGI)
to Wayne County, IA  0.42% ($25,550)
to Wapello County, IA  0.29% ($26,714)

Strongest AM radio stations in Centerville:

  • KCOG (1400 AM; 1 kW; CENTERVILLE, IA; Owner: KCOG, INC.)
  • WHO (1040 AM; 50 kW; DES MOINES, IA; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • WHB (810 AM; 50 kW; KANSAS CITY, MO; Owner: UNION BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KPSZ (940 AM; 10 kW; DES MOINES, IA; Owner: SAGA COMMUNICATIONS OF IOWA, LLC)
  • KXEL (1540 AM; 50 kW; WATERLOO, IA; Owner: KXEL BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC.)
  • KOIL (1020 AM; 50 kW; PLATTSMOUTH, NE; Owner: WAITT RADIO, INC.)
  • KFAB (1110 AM; 50 kW; OMAHA, NE; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KKAR (1290 AM; 50 kW; OMAHA, NE; Owner: WAITT RADIO, INC.)
  • KBGG (1700 AM; 10 kW; DES MOINES, IA; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • KXEN (1010 AM; 50 kW; FESTUS-ST. LOUIS, MO; Owner: BDJ RADIO ENTERPRISES, LLC)
  • KKHK (1250 AM; 25 kW; KANSAS CITY, KS)
  • KMOX (1120 AM; 50 kW; ST. LOUIS, MO; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WPSN (1590 AM; 3 kW; HONESDALE, PA; Owner: DE WIT BROADCASTING CORPORATION)

Strongest FM radio stations in Centerville:

  • KMGO (98.7 FM; CENTERVILLE, IA; Owner: KMGO, INC.)
  • KLBA-FM (96.7 FM; ALBIA, IA; Owner: H & H BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • KKSI (101.5 FM; EDDYVILLE, IA; Owner: O-TOWN COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • KOJY (106.9 FM; BLOOMFIELD, IA; Owner: HORIZON BROADCASTING, INC.)

TV broadcast stations around Centerville:

  • KTVO (Channel 3; KIRKSVILLE, MO; Owner: KTVO LICENSE SUBSIDIARY, INC.)
  • K55GS (Channel 55; OTTUMWA, IA; Owner: MS COMMUNICATIONS, LLC)
  • K49DX (Channel 49; OTTUMWA, IA; Owner: MS COMMUNICATIONS, LLC)
  • K45EE (Channel 45; OTTUMWA, IA; Owner: MS COMMUNICATIONS, LLC)
  • K51FJ (Channel 51; OTTUMWA, IA; Owner: MS COMMUNICATIONS, LLC)
  • K65GA (Channel 65; OTTUMWA, IA; Owner: MS COMMUNICATIONS, LLC)
  • K31ED (Channel 31; OTTUMWA, IA; Owner: MS COMMUNICATIONS, LLC)
  • K53FC (Channel 53; OTTUMWA, IA; Owner: MS COMMUNICATIONS, LLC)
  • K58ER (Channel 58; OTTUMWA, IA; Owner: MS COMMUNICATIONS, LLC)
  • K21EM (Channel 21; OTTUMWA, IA; Owner: MS COMMUNICATIONS, LLC)
  • K10OO (Channel 10; OTTUMWA, IA; Owner: RICHARD P. JACKSON, JR.)
Centerville fatal accident statistics for 1975 - 2014

Fatal road traffic accident statistics for 1975 - 2014 (per 100,000 population)

See more detailed statistics of Centerville fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2014 here
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 2Number of bridges
  • 6m20ftTotal length
  • 1,070Total average daily traffic
  • 1,802Total future (year 2033) average daily traffic
FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers: 1 (See the full list of FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers in Centerville)
FCC Registered Antenna Towers: 40 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers)
FCC Registered Commercial Land Mobile Towers: 1 (See the full list of FCC Registered Commercial Land Mobile Towers in Centerville, IA)
FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers: 9 (See the full list of FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers)
FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers: 2 (See the full list of FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers)
FCC Registered Microwave Towers: 24 (See the full list of FCC Registered Microwave Towers in this town)
FCC Registered Paging Towers: 2 (See the full list of FCC Registered Paging Towers)
FCC Registered Maritime Coast & Aviation Ground Towers: 3 (See the full list of FCC Registered Maritime Coast & Aviation Ground Towers)
FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses: 22 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Centerville)

FAA Registered Aircraft: 10 (See the full list of FAA Registered Aircraft in Centerville)

Drinking water stations with addresses in Centerville that have no violations reported:

  • CENTERVILLE MUNICIPAL WATERWORKS (Address: 312 E MAPLE , Population served: 5,716, Primary Water Source Type: Purch surface water)

2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 50
  • Hazardous Condition: 5

Incident types - Centerville

See full 2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Centerville, IA
Most common first names in Centerville, IA among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
Mary12182.8 years
John10876.6 years
Charles6476.5 years
James6276.8 years
George5978.2 years
William5478.7 years
Robert4973.1 years
Ruth4779.6 years
Frank4579.4 years
Anna3784.4 years
Most common last names in Centerville, IA among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Thomas5375.2 years
Clark3776.9 years
Johnson3580.1 years
Davis2976.8 years
Brown2876.1 years
Houser2774.0 years
Kauzlarich2580.6 years
Phillips2480.2 years
Miller2475.3 years
Smith2379.9 years

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Utility gas (59%)
  • Electricity (37%)
  • Other fuel (2%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (1%)
  • Wood (1%)
  • No fuel used (1%)
Businesses in Centerville, IA
NameCountNameCount
ALDI1New Balance1
Chevrolet1Pizza Hut1
Curves1SONIC Drive-In1
FedEx1Sears1
H&R Block1Subway1
Hardee's1Super 81
KFC1Taco Bell1
La-Z-Boy1True Value1
Lane Furniture1U-Haul1
MasterBrand Cabinets4UPS1
McDonald's1Walmart1

Centerville compared to Iowa state average:

  • Median household income below state average.
  • Median house value below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage below state average.
  • Renting percentage above state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly below state average.

Centerville on our top lists:

  • #5 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the largest percentage of people in military hospitals or wards for chronically ill (population 1,000+)"
  • #56 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the highest number of arson incidents per 100,000 residents, excludes tourist destinations and others with a lot of outsiders visiting based on city industries data (population 5,000+)"
  • #92 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the most users submitting photos to our site per 10,000 residents (population 5,000+)"
There are 14 pilots and 6 other airmen in this city.
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Top Patent Applicants
Top Patent Applicants
  • Michael D. Belloma (1)
  • Eric T. Hengstenberg (1)
  • Christopher M. Morris (1)

Total of 3 patent applications in 2008-2016.