Centerville, North Carolina

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Population in 2014: 91 (0% urban, 100% rural). Population change since 2000: -8.1%
 
Males: 43  (48.1%)
Females: 48  (51.9%)
Median resident age:  36.9 years
North Carolina median age:  38.7 years

Zip code: 27549

Estimated median household income in 2016: $61,912 (it was $29,375 in 2000)
Centerville:

$61,912
NC:

$50,584

Estimated per capita income in 2016: $20,910 (it was $16,849 in 2000)

Estimated median house or condo value in 2016: $160,136 (it was $81,300 in 2000)
Centerville:

$160,136
NC:

$165,400

Mean prices in 2016: All housing units: $138,889; Detached houses: $149,269; Mobile homes: $97,544

Median gross rent in 2016: $822.

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  • Races in Centerville, NC (2010)

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    • 8292.1%White alone
    • 44.5%Hispanic
    • 33.4%Black alone
Mar. 2016 cost of living index in Centerville: 81.8 (low, U.S. average is 100)
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Ancestries: American (17.5%), Swedish (12.5%), English (10.0%), German (10.0%), Scotch-Irish (7.5%), Irish (5.0%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Elevation: 340 feet

Land area: 0.28 square miles.

Population density: 320 people per square mile   (very low).

Centerville, North Carolina map

For population 25 years and over in Centerville:

  • High school or higher: 94.0%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 10.8%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 0.0%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 23.1 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Centerville town:

  • Never married: 24.5%
  • Now married: 47.1%
  • Separated: 1.8%
  • Widowed: 6.6%
  • Divorced: 20.0%

1 residents are foreign born

This town:

0.7%
North Carolina:

7.7%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2016: $1,256 (0.7%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2016: $1,133 (1.5%)

Centerville satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Rocky Mount, NC (23.4 miles , pop. 55,893).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Raleigh, NC (39.1 miles , pop. 276,093).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Philadelphia, PA (309.2 miles , pop. 1,517,550).

Nearest cities: Castalia, NC (2.8 miles ), Hollister, NC (3.3 miles ), Louisburg, NC (3.5 miles ), Warrenton, NC (3.9 miles ), Momeyer, NC (4.0 miles ), Red Oak, NC (4.0 miles ), Spring Hope, NC (4.1 miles ), Nashville, NC (4.1 miles ).

Latitude: 36.18 N, Longitude: 78.11 W

Centerville household income distribution Centerville home values distribution
Unemployment in September 2015:
Here:

5.4%
North Carolina:

5.4%

Unemployment by year (%)

Population change in the 1990s: +3 (+3.1%).
Most common industries in 2016 (%)
Males Females
  • Retail trade (16%)
  • Utilities (16%)
  • Accommodation and food services (16%)
  • Public administration (16%)
  • Construction (9%)
  • Educational services (9%)
  • Other services, except public administration (9%)
  • Health care and social assistance (35%)
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (21%)
  • Retail trade (12%)
  • Educational services (9%)
  • Other services, except public administration (9%)
  • Finance and insurance (6%)
  • Construction (3%)
Most common occupations in 2016 (%)
Males Females
  • Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations (19%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (16%)
  • Sales and related occupations (13%)
  • Production occupations (13%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (9%)
  • Fire fighting and prevention, and other protective service workers including supervisors (6%)
  • Law enforcement workers including supervisors (6%)
  • Healthcare support occupations (21%)
  • Fire fighting and prevention, and other protective service workers including supervisors (21%)
  • Health diagnosing and treating practitioners and other technical occupations (15%)
  • Health technologists and technicians (12%)
  • Personal care and service occupations (9%)
  • Business and financial operations occupations (6%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (6%)

Average climate in Centerville, North Carolina

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Tornado activity:

Centerville-area historical tornado activity is near North Carolina state average. It is 9% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 11/28/1988, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 41.8 miles away from the Centerville town center killed 4 people and injured 154 people and caused between $50,000,000 and $500,000,000 in damages.

On 3/15/1953, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 28.7 miles away from the town center injured one person and caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Centerville-area historical earthquake activity is near North Carolina state average. It is 86% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 12/9/2003 at 20:59:14, a magnitude 4.5 (4.5 MB, 4.5 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 97.7 miles away from the city center
On 11/22/1974 at 05:25:55, a magnitude 4.7 (4.7 MB) earthquake occurred 255.0 miles away from Centerville center
On 10/21/1998 at 05:56:47, a magnitude 3.8 (3.8 LG, 3.3 LG, Depth: 8.3 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 83.9 miles away from the city center
On 8/2/1974 at 08:52:09, a magnitude 4.9 (4.3 MB, 4.9 LG) earthquake occurred 295.0 miles away from the city center
On 5/5/2003 at 16:32:32, a magnitude 3.9 (3.9 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 108.6 miles away from Centerville center
On 7/27/1980 at 18:52:21, a magnitude 5.2 (5.1 MB, 4.7 MS, 5.0 UK, 5.2 UK, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 350.3 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), surface-wave magnitude (MS)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Franklin County (14) is near the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 8
Emergencies Declared: 6

Causes of natural disasters: Hurricanes: 7, Droughts: 2, Winter Storms: 2, Blizzard: 1, Freeze: 1, Ice Storm: 1, Snowfall: 1, Storm: 1, Tornado: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Centerville topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers near Centerville:

  • TENDER LOVING CARE HOME HEALTH AND HOSPICE (Hospital, about 11 miles away; LOUISBURG, NC)
  • NOVANT HEALTH FRANKLIN MEDICAL CENTER Acute Care Hospitals (about 12 miles away; LOUISBURG, NC)
  • FRANKLIN COUNTY HOME HEALTH AG (Home Health Center, about 12 miles away; LOUISBURG, NC)
  • WARREN HILLS A PERSONAL CARE (Nursing Home, about 16 miles away; WARRENTON, NC)

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Centerville:

  • Nash Community College (about 19 miles; Rocky Mount, NC; Full-time enrollment: 2,520)
  • Vance-Granville Community College (about 24 miles; Henderson, NC; FT enrollment: 3,232)
  • Edgecombe Community College (about 37 miles; Tarboro, NC; FT enrollment: 2,058)
  • North Carolina State University at Raleigh (about 42 miles; Raleigh, NC; FT enrollment: 29,958)
  • Durham Technical Community College (about 46 miles; Durham, NC; FT enrollment: 3,515)
  • Strayer University-North Carolina (about 46 miles; Morrisville, NC; FT enrollment: 3,070)
  • North Carolina Central University (about 47 miles; Durham, NC; FT enrollment: 7,281)

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Church in Centerville: Serepta Church (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Franklin County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level between 2 and 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Moderate Potential

Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2013 was 59.0. This is better than average.

City:

59.0
U.S.:

74.7

Ozone [ppb] level in 2013 was 28.2. This is about average. Closest monitor was 20.6 miles away from the city center.

City:

28.2
U.S.:

32.0

Particulate Matter (PM10) [µg/m3] level in 2002 was 19.9. This is about average. Closest monitor was 24.2 miles away from the city center.

City:

19.9
U.S.:

20.0

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2003 was 12.1. This is worse than average. Closest monitor was 24.2 miles away from the city center.

City:

12.1
U.S.:

9.4
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2016: 11.3%
(4.5% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 47.6% for Black residents)
Average household size:
This town:  2.5 people
North Carolina:  2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This town:  72.2%
Whole state:  66.7%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This town:  5.6%
Whole state:  5.9%

No gay or lesbian households reported

Educational Attainment (%) in 2016

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2016

Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

5.6
North Carolina average:

12.0

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

Presidential Elections Results

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Religion statistics for Centerville town (based on Franklin County data)

ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant18,95161
Mainline Protestant2,44719
Black Protestant1,0497
Catholic5211
Other72
None37,644-
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: 14
Franklin County:

2.45 / 10,000 pop.
North Carolina:

2.05 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 3
Franklin County:

0.53 / 10,000 pop.
North Carolina:

0.92 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 34
Franklin County:

5.96 / 10,000 pop.
State:

4.75 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 14
Here:

2.45 / 10,000 pop.
State:

7.57 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
This county:

10.1%
North Carolina:

9.8%
Adult obesity rate:
Franklin County:

29.8%
North Carolina:

28.3%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
This county:

21.2%
State:

15.6%
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

7.16% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($37,513 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

7.16%
North Carolina average:

7.13%

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 Wake County, NC  2.90% ($38,020 average AGI)
from Vance County, NC  0.36% ($26,114)
from Nash County, NC  0.30% ($26,102)


6.89% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($33,977 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.89%
North Carolina average:

6.77%

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 Wake County, NC  2.89% ($33,873 average AGI)
to Vance County, NC  0.30% ($27,207)
to Granville County, NC  0.28% ($28,519)

Strongest AM radio stations in Centerville:

  • WFTK (1030 AM; daytime; 50 kW; WAKE FOREST, NC; Owner: POSITIVE RADIO GROUP, INC.)
  • WPTF (680 AM; 50 kW; RALEIGH, NC; Owner: FIRST STATE COMMUNICATIONS)
  • WETC (540 AM; 8 kW; WENDELL-ZEBULON, NC; Owner: CAROLINA REGIONAL BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WARR (1520 AM; daytime; 5 kW; WARRENTON, NC; Owner: QUAD DIVISIONS, INC. DBA DARENSBURG BROADCASTING)
  • WGTM (590 AM; 5 kW; WILSON, NC; Owner: SPIRIT BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WEED (1390 AM; 5 kW; ROCKY MOUNT, NC; Owner: NORTHSTAR BROADCATING CORPORATION)
  • WTAR (850 AM; 50 kW; NORFOLK, VA; Owner: SINCLAIR COMMUNICATIONS)
  • WRBZ (850 AM; 10 kW; RALEIGH, NC; Owner: ALCHEMY COMMUNICATIONS LIMITED PARTNERSHIP #1)
  • WRVA (1140 AM; 50 kW; RICHMOND, VA; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WCKO (1110 AM; daytime; 50 kW; NORFOLK, VA; Owner: WORD BROADCASTING NETWORK, INC.)
  • WTRU (830 AM; 50 kW; KERNERSVILLE, NC; Owner: TRUTH BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WHNC (890 AM; daytime; 1 kW; HENDERSON, NC; Owner: THE PARADISE NETWORK (TPN) OF NORTH CAROLINA, INC.)
  • WDNC (620 AM; 5 kW; DURHAM, NC)

Strongest FM radio stations in Centerville:

  • WYFL (92.5 FM; HENDERSON, NC; Owner: BIBLE BROADCASTING NETWORK, INC.)
  • WTRG (100.7 FM; ROCKY MOUNT, NC; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WRDU (106.1 FM; WILSON, NC; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WCPE (89.7 FM; RALEIGH, NC; Owner: EDUCATIONAL INFORMATION CORPORATION)
  • WRAL (101.5 FM; RALEIGH, NC; Owner: WRAL-FM, INC.)
  • WQOK (97.5 FM; SOUTH BOSTON, VA; Owner: RADIO ONE LICENSES, LLC)
  • WFXK (104.3 FM; TARBORO, NC; Owner: RADIO ONE LICENSES, LLC)
  • WQDR (94.7 FM; RALEIGH, NC; Owner: CAROLINA MEDIA GROUP, INC.)
  • WHLQ (102.5 FM; LOUISBURG, NC; Owner: NEW CENTURY MEDIA GROUP, LLC)
  • WZAX (99.7 FM; NASHVILLE, NC; Owner: MAINQUAD BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WRQM (90.9 FM; ROCKY MOUNT, NC; Owner: BOARD OF TRUSTEES UNIVERSITY OF NC AT CHAPEL HILL)
  • WSAY-FM (98.5 FM; ROCKY MOUNT, NC; Owner: FIRST MEDIA RADIO, LLC)
  • WJIJ (94.3 FM; NORLINA, NC; Owner: CSN INTERNATIONAL)
  • WRSV (92.1 FM; ROCKY MOUNT, NC; Owner: NORTHSTAR BROADCATING CORPORATION)

TV broadcast stations around Centerville:

  • WRPX (Channel 47; ROCKY MOUNT, NC; Owner: PAXSON RALEIGH LICENSE, INC.)
  • WUNP-TV (Channel 36; ROANOKE RAPIDS, NC; Owner: UNIVERSITY OF NORTH CAROLINA)
  • WRAY-TV (Channel 30; WILSON, NC; Owner: WRAY, INC.)
  • WRAL-TV (Channel 5; RALEIGH, NC; Owner: CAPITOL BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC.)
  • WTVD (Channel 11; DURHAM, NC; Owner: ABC, INC.)
  • WLFL (Channel 22; RALEIGH, NC; Owner: WLFL LICENSEE, LLC)
  • WRDC (Channel 28; DURHAM, NC; Owner: RALEIGH (WRDC-TV) LICENSEE, INC.)
  • WNCN (Channel 17; GOLDSBORO, NC; Owner: OUTLET BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WRAZ (Channel 50; RALEIGH, NC; Owner: WRAZ-TV, INC.)
  • W34AX (Channel 34; HENDERSON, NC; Owner: TIME WARNER ENTERTAINMENT)
  • WNVN-LP (Channel 20; ROANOKE RAPIDS, NC; Owner: MAINQUAD COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WHIG-LP (Channel 57; ROCKY MOUNT, NC; Owner: ACTION COMMUNITY TELEVISION, INC.)
  • W66DK (Channel 66; ROCKY MOUNT, NC; Owner: TRINITY BROADCASTING NETWORK)
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 1Number of bridges
  • 2m7ftTotal length
  • 920Total average daily traffic
  • 55Total average daily truck traffic
  • 1,840Total future (year 2025) average daily traffic

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

2
  • Peter M Connolly, Horrace Ferry Road (Lat: 36.227778 Lon: -78.106111), Type: 99.0, Overall height: 91.4 m, Registrant: 2028625989, Pconnolly@hklaw.Com, 2099 PENNSYLVANIA AVE NW SUITE 100
  • Peter M Connolly, Horrace Ferry Road (Lat: 36.227778 Lon: -78.106111), Type: 99.0, Overall height: 91.4 m, Registrant: 2028625989, Pconnolly@hklaw.Com, 2099 PENNSYLVANIA AVE NW SUITE 100

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

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  • Centerville, Horrace Ferry Road (Lat: 36.227778 Lon: -78.106111), Type: Tower, Structure height: 91.4 m, Overall height: 99 m, Call Sign: WQIN973
    Assigned Frequencies: 10835.0 MHz, 11215.0 MHzGrant Date: 04/01/2008, Expiration Date: 04/01/2018, Certifier: Christopher M BrooksRegistrant: Conterra Ultra Broadband, LLC, 2101 Rexford Road Ste 200 East, Charlotte, NC 28211, Phone: (704) 936-1777, Fax: (704) 936-1801, Email:
  • Center Twr, HP-1324, Thomas Jones Road (Lat: 36.211389 Lon: -78.069222), Type: Tower, Structure height: 134.1 m, Call Sign: WQJD543
    Assigned Frequencies: 6595.00 MHz, 6645.00 MHzGrant Date: 07/31/2008, Expiration Date: 07/31/2018, Certifier: Wayne E EberhardRegistrant: North Carolina State Highway Patrol, 4702 Mail Service Center, Raleigh, NC 27699-4702, Phone: (919) 662-4440, Fax: (919) 662-4444, Email:
  • CENTERVILLE, Horrace Ferry Road (Lat: 36.227778 Lon: -78.106111), Type: Tower, Structure height: 91.4 m, Overall height: 99 m, Call Sign: WQLM683
    Assigned Frequencies: 6004.50 MHz, 6615.00 MHzGrant Date: 03/09/2010, Expiration Date: 03/09/2020, Cancellation Date: 10/18/2013, Certifier: John E RooneyRegistrant: Holland & Knight LLP, 800 17th Street, N.W., Suite #1100, Washington, DC 20006-3906, Phone: (202) 955-3000, Fax: (202) 955-5564, Email:

2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 1

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Electricity (54%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (44%)

Centerville compared to North Carolina state average:

  • Unemployed percentage significantly below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly below state average.
  • House age above state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher below state average.
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