Centerville, Iowa

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Population in 2017: 5,446 (96% urban, 4% rural).
Population change since 2000: -8.1%
 
Males: 2,597  (47.7%)
Females: 2,849  (52.3%)
Median resident age:

43.9 years
Iowa median age:

38.3 years

Zip codes: 52544.

Estimated median household income in 2017: $37,838 (it was $25,498 in 2000)
Centerville:

$37,838
IA:

$58,570

Estimated per capita income in 2017: $21,295 (it was $13,574 in 2000)

Centerville city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2017: $80,271 (it was $44,200 in 2000)
Centerville:

$80,271
IA:

$149,100

Median gross rent in 2017: $571.

March 2019 cost of living index in Centerville: 75.3 (low, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2017: 22.1%
(22.8% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 7.4% for Black residents, 20.7% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 100.0% for American Indian residents, 13.3% for two or more races residents)
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  • Races in Centerville, IA (2017)
    • 5,08592.9%White alone
    • 1382.5%Hispanic
    • 791.4%Two or more races
    • 731.3%Asian alone
    • 551.0%Black alone
    • 20.04%American Indian alone

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



According to our research of Iowa and other state lists, there were 17 registered sex offenders living in Centerville, Iowa as of May 29, 2020.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in Centerville is 321 to 1.


Crime rates in Centerville by year

Type

2005

2006

2007

2008

2009

2010

2011

2012

2013

2014

2015

2016

2017

Murders
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(18.3)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
Rapes
(per 100,000)
3
(51.5)
1
(17.2)
4
(70.6)
3
(54.9)
4
(74.2)
3
(55.9)
3
(54.0)
4
(72.6)
5
(91.8)
3
(55.3)
4
(73.9)
1
(18.7)
1
(18.8)
Robberies
(per 100,000)
3
(51.5)
2
(34.4)
1
(17.7)
1
(18.3)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(18.0)
0
(0.0)
2
(36.7)
0
(0.0)
1
(18.5)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
Assaults
(per 100,000)
13
(223.3)
18
(309.3)
11
(194.3)
21
(384.2)
18
(333.8)
21
(391.3)
25
(449.9)
25
(453.5)
21
(385.7)
13
(239.5)
24
(443.6)
16
(299.5)
18
(338.6)
Burglaries
(per 100,000)
64
(1,099)
54
(928.0)
49
(865.4)
62
(1,134)
82
(1,520)
43
(801.2)
74
(1,332)
82
(1,487)
68
(1,249)
69
(1,271)
107
(1,978)
119
(2,227)
153
(2,878)
Thefts
(per 100,000)
252
(4,329)
261
(4,485)
181
(3,197)
154
(2,817)
182
(3,375)
133
(2,478)
164
(2,951)
153
(2,775)
107
(1,965)
145
(2,671)
141
(2,606)
122
(2,283)
122
(2,295)
Auto thefts
(per 100,000)
17
(292.0)
12
(206.2)
16
(282.6)
8
(146.4)
16
(296.7)
14
(260.9)
9
(162.0)
9
(163.3)
13
(238.8)
11
(202.6)
13
(240.3)
10
(187.2)
14
(263.4)
Arson
(per 100,000)
1
(17.2)
1
(17.2)
2
(35.3)
3
(54.9)
3
(55.6)
7
(130.4)
1
(18.0)
5
(90.7)
7
(128.6)
4
(73.7)
5
(92.4)
2
(37.4)
4
(75.2)
City-Data.com crime index (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 274.0)374.8346.8311.7366.6391.2299.0362.8376.9346.8304.1415.3337.1397.1

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City-data.com crime index in Centerville, IA

Crime rate in Centerville detailed stats: murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, arson

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2018, including police officers: 18 (11 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.03
Iowa average:

1.47
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Ancestries: German (20.0%), American (15.6%), Irish (14.2%), English (9.8%), Italian (8.8%), British (2.1%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Incorporated on 01/23/1857

Land area: 4.52 square miles.

Population density: 1,205 people per square mile   (low).

Centerville, Iowa map

97 residents are foreign born

This city:

1.8%
Iowa:

100.0%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2017: $1,397 (1.9%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2017: $1,190 (1.6%)

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 )

Latitude: 40.73 N, Longitude: 92.87 W

Daytime population change due to commuting: +1,207 (+22.1%)
Workers who live and work in this city: 1,590 (65.5%)

Area code: 641

Distribution of median household income in Centerville, IA in 2017
Distribution of house value in Centerville, IA in 2017
Centerville satellite photo by USGS

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
  • 2015: 2 buildings, average cost: $175,000
  • 2016: 2 buildings, average cost: $160,000
Number of permits per 10,000 Centerville, IA residents
Average permit cost in Centerville, IA
Unemployment in March 2019:
Here:

3.2%
Iowa:

2.8%
Most common industries in Centerville, IA (%)
Both Males Females
Most common industries in 2000
  • Plastics & rubber products (8.7%)
  • Health care (8.6%)
  • Educational services (8.2%)
  • Metal & metal products (6.4%)
  • Accommodation & food services (5.6%)
  • Public administration (4.8%)
  • Transportation equipment (4.0%)
Most common industries for males in 2000
  • Metal & metal products (10.2%)
  • Plastics & rubber products (10.1%)
  • Construction (6.9%)
  • Public administration (5.6%)
  • Transportation equipment (5.3%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing & hunting (4.9%)
  • Building material & garden equipment & supplies dealers (3.8%)
Most common industries for females in 2000
  • Health care (14.1%)
  • Educational services (12.7%)
  • Accommodation & food services (8.8%)
  • Plastics & rubber products (7.4%)
  • Social assistance (7.1%)
  • Food & beverage stores (4.9%)
  • Utilities (4.9%)
Most common occupations in Centerville, IA (%)
Both Males Females
Most common occupations in 2000
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (8.8%)
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (5.2%)
  • Laborers and material movers, hand (4.8%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (4.3%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair workers, including supervisors (4.3%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (3.4%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (3.1%)
Most common occupations for males in 2000
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (9.9%)
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (7.8%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair workers, including supervisors (7.7%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (5.7%)
  • Laborers and material movers, hand (5.1%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (4.6%)
  • Vehicle and mobile equipment mechanics, installers, and repairers (4.3%)
Most common occupations for females in 2000
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (7.8%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (6.8%)
  • Laborers and material movers, hand (4.5%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (4.2%)
  • Nursing, psychiatric, and home health aides (4.1%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (4.0%)
  • Information and record clerks, except customer service representatives (3.9%)

Average climate in Centerville, Iowa

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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 Centerville 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 the city 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 Centerville 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 (12) is near the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 11
Emergencies Declared: 1

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 10, Storms: 9, Tornadoes: 6, Winds: 2, Hurricane: 1, Winter Storm: 1 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Centerville topographic map

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)

Points of interest:

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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).

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

Appanoose County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level greater than 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Highest Potential

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)
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)

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.

For population 15 years and over in Centerville:

Marital status in Centerville, IA
  • Never married: 26.4%
  • Now married: 47.0%
  • Separated: 1.4%
  • Widowed: 11.7%
  • Divorced: 13.5%

For population 25 years and over in Centerville:

  • High school or higher: 88.5%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 17.9%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 4.4%
  • Unemployed: 9.0%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 12.9 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2017
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2017
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

10.0
Iowa average:

10.5

Travel time (in minutes) to work in 2017
Means of transportation to work in 2017 - Centerville
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Religion statistics for Centerville, IA (based on Appanoose County data)

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
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
Here:

4.62 / 10,000 pop.
Iowa:

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

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.
Iowa:

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

9.24 / 10,000 pop.
Iowa:

8.01 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
Appanoose County:

9.1%
State:

7.8%
Adult obesity rate:
Appanoose County:

27.7%
Iowa:

27.3%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Here:

15.3%
Iowa:

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
Police Protection - Officers 12$43,175$43,1750$0
Police - Other 5$14,657$35,1770$0
Sewerage 5$16,660$39,9840$0
Financial Administration 4$12,761$38,2830$0
Firefighters 3$11,347$45,3882$696
Streets and Highways 3$10,771$43,0840$0
Water Supply 3$8,774$35,0960$0
Other Government Administration 1$852$10,2245$425
Housing and Community Development (Local) 1$2,300$27,6000$0
Other and Unallocable 1$1,789$21,4680$0
Airports 0$0 2$2,502
Fire - Other 0$0 0$0
Parks and Recreation 0$0 0$0
Totals for Government 38$123,086$38,8699$3,623

Centerville government finances - Expenditure in 2013 (per resident):

  • Construction - Sewerage: $1,843,000 ($338.41)
    General - Other: $284,000 ($52.15)
    Air Transportation: $64,000 ($11.75)
    Regular Highways: $33,000 ($6.06)
    Water Utilities: $23,000 ($4.22)
  • Current Operations - Police Protection: $1,164,000 ($213.73)
    Water Utilities: $1,124,000 ($206.39)
    Sewerage: $529,000 ($97.14)
    Regular Highways: $434,000 ($79.69)
    Local Fire Protection: $346,000 ($63.53)
    Libraries: $188,000 ($34.52)
    Financial Administration: $170,000 ($31.22)
    Air Transportation: $149,000 ($27.36)
    Parks and Recreation: $136,000 ($24.97)
    General Public Buildings: $125,000 ($22.95)
    Protective Inspection and Regulation - Other: $110,000 ($20.20)
    General - Other: $74,000 ($13.59)
    Judicial and Legal Services: $65,000 ($11.94)
    Central Staff Services: $53,000 ($9.73)
    Health - Other: $50,000 ($9.18)
    Miscellaneous Commercial Activities - Other: $31,000 ($5.69)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $33,000 ($6.06)
  • Intergovernmental to Local - Other - Police Protection: $54,000 ($9.92)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Police Protection: $115,000 ($21.12)
    Sewerage: $80,000 ($14.69)
    Local Fire Protection: $48,000 ($8.81)
    Water Utilities: $41,000 ($7.53)
    Regular Highways: $15,000 ($2.75)
    Libraries: $6,000 ($1.10)
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $1,649,000 ($302.79)
  • Water Utilities - Interest on Debt: $11,000 ($2.02)

Centerville government finances - Revenue in 2013 (per resident):

  • Charges - Sewerage: $1,654,000 ($303.71)
    Air Transportation: $114,000 ($20.93)
    Other: $108,000 ($19.83)
    Parks and Recreation: $16,000 ($2.94)
    Miscellaneous Commercial Activities: $8,000 ($1.47)
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Other: $141,000 ($25.89)
    Housing and Community Development: $129,000 ($23.69)
  • Local Intergovernmental - Other: $57,000 ($10.47)
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue - Other: $308,000 ($56.56)
    Rents: $42,000 ($7.71)
    Fines and Forfeits: $31,000 ($5.69)
    Interest Earnings: $22,000 ($4.04)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $1,242,000 ($228.06)
  • State Intergovernmental - Sewerage: $550,000 ($100.99)
    Highways: $529,000 ($97.14)
    Other: $10,000 ($1.84)
  • Tax - Property: $1,878,000 ($344.84)
    General Sales and Gross Receipts: $612,000 ($112.38)
    Public Utilities Sales: $232,000 ($42.60)
    Other Selective Sales: $82,000 ($15.06)
    Other License: $28,000 ($5.14)

Centerville government finances - Debt in 2013 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt - Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $2,703,000 ($496.33)
    Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $1,994,000 ($366.14)
    Issue, Unspecified Public Purpose: $1,026,000 ($188.40)
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $317,000 ($58.21)

Centerville government finances - Cash and Securities in 2013 (per resident):

  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $7,503,000 ($1377.71)
  • Sinking Funds - Cash and Securities: $233,000 ($42.78)
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

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 - 2017
Fatal road traffic accident statistics for 1975 - 2017
See more detailed statistics of Centerville fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2017 here
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 21Number of bridges
  • 157ft / 47.5mTotal length
  • 16,020Total average daily traffic
  • 1,156Total average daily truck traffic
  • 16,020Total future (year 2035) average daily traffic
New bridges in Centerville, IA - historical statistics
  • New bridges - historical statistics
  • 11900-1909
  • 11940-1949
  • 31950-1959
  • 31960-1969
  • 21970-1979
  • 21980-1989
  • 41990-1999
  • 32000-2009
  • 22010-2018
See full National Bridge Inventory statistics for Centerville, IA
FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers: 1 (See the full list of FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers in Centerville)
FCC Registered Antenna Towers: 52 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers)
FCC Registered Commercial Land Mobile Towers: 2 (See the full list of FCC Registered Commercial Land Mobile Towers in Centerville, IA)
FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers: 1 (See the full list of FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers)
FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers: 10 (See the full list of FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers)
FCC Registered Microwave Towers: 41 (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: 26 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Centerville)

FAA Registered Aircraft Manufacturers and Dealers: 1 (See the full list of FAA Registered Manufacturers and Dealers in Centerville)
FAA Registered Aircraft: 7 (See the full list of FAA Registered Aircraft)

2002 - 2018 National Fire Incident Reporting System (NFIRS) incidents

    Fire incident distribution by year Based on the data from the years 2002 - 2018 the average number of fires per year is 35. The highest number of reported fire incidents - 51 took place in 2014, and the least - 17 in 2007. The data has a decreasing trend.
    Fire incident types in Centerville, IA When looking into fire subcategories, the most incidents belonged to: Outside Fires (40.1%), and Structure Fires (38.4%).

    • Fire incident types reported to NFIRS in Centerville, IA
    • 23640.1%Outside Fires
    • 22638.4%Structure Fires
    • 10217.3%Mobile Property/Vehicle Fires
    • 254.2%Other
See full 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
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Centerville, IA
  • 73.0%Utility gas
  • 25.6%Electricity
  • 0.8%Wood
  • 0.5%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Centerville, IA
  • 57.0%Electricity
  • 33.8%Utility gas
  • 6.6%No fuel used
  • 2.0%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 0.6%Wood


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 above state average.
  • House age significantly below state average.
  • Number of college students 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+)"
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There are 14 pilots and 6 other airmen in this city.
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