Centerville, South Carolina

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Population in 2010: 6,586. Population change since 2000: +27.1%
Males: 3,187  (48.4%)
Females: 3,399  (51.6%)
Median resident age:  41.1 years
South Carolina median age:  39.1 years

Zip codes: 29625.

Estimated median household income in 2016: $52,065 (it was $43,764 in 2000)
Centerville:

$52,065
SC:

$49,501

Estimated per capita income in 2016: $25,393 (it was $21,534 in 2000)

Centerville CDP income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2016: $136,266 (it was $92,900 in 2000)
Centerville:

$136,266
SC:

$153,900

Mean prices in 2016: All housing units: $185,833; Detached houses: $207,535; Townhouses or other attached units: $368,568; In 2-unit structures: $182,124; In 3-to-4-unit structures: $397,545; In 5-or-more-unit structures: $133,499; Mobile homes: $56,302; Occupied boats, RVs, vans, etc.: $267,638

Median gross rent in 2016: $706.

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  • Races in Centerville, SC (2010)

    Centerville races chart
    • 5,38381.7%White alone
    • 87213.2%Black alone
    • 1802.7%Hispanic
    • 711.1%Asian alone
    • 701.1%Two or more races
    • 70.1%Other race alone
    • 30.05%American Indian alone

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

Mar. 2016 cost of living index in Centerville: 83.8 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)
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Ancestries: American (18.4%), Irish (10.4%), German (10.2%), English (7.7%), Scotch-Irish (4.6%), Scottish (3.2%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Land area: 5.88 square miles.

Population density: 1,120 people per square mile   (low).

Centerville,SC real estate house value index trend

Centerville, South Carolina map

For population 25 years and over in Centerville:

  • High school or higher: 87.6%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 20.3%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 7.0%
  • Unemployed: 2.1%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 20.5 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Centerville CDP:

  • Never married: 23.0%
  • Now married: 56.7%
  • Separated: 1.9%
  • Widowed: 6.7%
  • Divorced: 11.6%

233 residents are foreign born (2.3% Latin America, 1.5% Asia, 0.5% Europe).

This place:

3.3%
South Carolina:

4.8%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2016: $833 (0.6%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2016: $690 (0.5%)

Centerville satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Greenville, SC (29.1 miles , pop. 56,002).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Atlanta, GA (110.1 miles , pop. 416,474).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Philadelphia, PA (562.7 miles , pop. 1,517,550).

Nearest cities: Northlake, SC (1.8 miles ), Anderson, SC (1.9 miles ), Homeland Park, SC (2.3 miles ), Fork, SC (3.1 miles ), Pendleton, SC (3.1 miles ), Starr, SC (3.2 miles) , Belton, SC (3.5 miles ), Clemson, SC (3.5 miles ).

Latitude: 34.52 N, Longitude: 82.71 W

Daytime population change due to commuting: -3,204 (-46.0%)
Workers who live and work in this place: 109 (3.4%)

Area code commonly used in this area: 864

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

5.2%
South Carolina:

5.8%

Unemployment by year (%)

Most common industries in 2016 (%)
Males Females
  • Manufacturing (24%)
  • Retail trade (12%)
  • Accommodation and food services (9%)
  • Educational services (8%)
  • Other services, except public administration (7%)
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (7%)
  • Information (6%)
  • Health care and social assistance (27%)
  • Manufacturing (17%)
  • Educational services (17%)
  • Retail trade (10%)
  • Public administration (8%)
  • Accommodation and food services (5%)
  • Other services, except public administration (3%)
Most common occupations in 2016 (%)
Males Females
  • Production occupations (11%)
  • Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations (11%)
  • Sales and related occupations (10%)
  • Architecture and engineering occupations (8%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (7%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (7%)
  • Management occupations (7%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (15%)
  • Education, training, and library occupations (14%)
  • Sales and related occupations (10%)
  • Production occupations (9%)
  • Business and financial operations occupations (8%)
  • Health diagnosing and treating practitioners and other technical occupations (8%)
  • Management occupations (7%)

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

Average climate in Centerville, South Carolina

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Tornado activity:

Centerville-area historical tornado activity is near South Carolina state average. It is 16% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 4/8/1974, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 7.4 miles away from the Centerville place center caused between $500 and $5000 in damages.

On 3/31/1973, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 31.7 miles away from the place center killed 7 people and injured 30 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Centerville-area historical earthquake activity is slightly above South Carolina state average. It is 83% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 8/2/1974 at 08:52:09, a magnitude 4.9 (4.3 MB, 4.9 LG, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 46.8 miles away from the city center
On 11/30/1973 at 07:48:41, a magnitude 4.7 (4.7 MB, 4.6 ML) earthquake occurred 113.0 miles away from Centerville center
On 4/29/2003 at 08:59:39, a magnitude 4.9 (4.4 MB, 4.6 MW, 4.9 LG, Depth: 12.2 mi) earthquake occurred 166.1 miles away from the city 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 263.7 miles away from the city center
On 11/22/1974 at 05:25:55, a magnitude 4.7 (4.7 MB) earthquake occurred 185.6 miles away from Centerville center
On 8/21/1992 at 16:31:55, a magnitude 4.4 (4.1 MB, 4.1 LG, 4.4 LG, Depth: 6.2 mi) earthquake occurred 180.8 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), local magnitude (ML), surface-wave magnitude (MS), moment magnitude (MW)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Anderson County (7) is smaller than the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 2
Emergencies Declared: 5

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 2, Hurricanes: 2, Storms: 2, Drought: 1, Ice Storm: 1, Winter Storm: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Centerville topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers near Centerville:

  • FELLOWSHIP HEALTH AND REHAB OF ANDERSON, LLC (Nursing Home, about 4 miles away; ANDERSON, SC)
  • ANMED HEALTH Acute Care Hospitals (about 4 miles away; ANDERSON, SC)
  • ANDERSON AMC SUBACUTE UNIT (Nursing Home, about 4 miles away; ANDERSON, SC)
  • FMC ANDERSON DIALYSIS CLINIC (Dialysis Facility, about 4 miles away; ANDERSON, SC)
  • DHEC REGION 1 HOME HEALTH SERVICE (Home Health Center, about 5 miles away; ANDERSON, SC)
  • ANDERSON HEALTH CARE CENTER ICF (Nursing Home, about 5 miles away; ANDERSON, SC)
  • NHC HEALTHCARE - ANDERSON (Nursing Home, about 5 miles away; ANDERSON, SC)

Amtrak station near Centerville:

  • 14 miles: CLEMSON (U.S. 123 & STATE HWY. 133) . Services: enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, public payphones, free short-term parking, free long-term parking.

Operable nuclear power plants near Centerville:

  • 18 miles: Oconee 1 and 2 in Seneca, SC.
  • 18 miles: Oconee 3 in Seneca, SC.

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Centerville:

  • Anderson University (about 5 miles; Anderson, SC; Full-time enrollment: 2,510)
  • Tri-County Technical College (about 10 miles; Pendleton, SC; FT enrollment: 5,174)
  • Clemson University (about 13 miles; Clemson, SC; FT enrollment: 20,131)
  • Greenville Technical College (about 29 miles; Greenville, SC; FT enrollment: 9,859)
  • Bob Jones University (about 32 miles; Greenville, SC; FT enrollment: 3,308)
  • Furman University (about 32 miles; Greenville, SC; FT enrollment: 2,988)
  • Lander University (about 39 miles; Greenwood, SC; FT enrollment: 2,870)

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Notable location: Anderson County Fire Protection Service Centerville (A). Display/hide its location on the map

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

Churches in Centerville include: Centerville Baptist Church (A), Centerville Church of God (B), Parkwood Baptist Church (C). Display/hide their locations on the map

Anderson 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 58.3. This is better than average.

City:

58.3
U.S.:

74.7

Ozone [ppb] level in 2013 was 25.7. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 11.5 miles away from the city center.

City:

25.7
U.S.:

32.0

Lead (Pb) [µg/m3] level in 2002 was 0.00202. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 3.8 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.00202
U.S.:

0.01376
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2016: 7.8%
(5.7% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 3.5% for Black residents, 46.9% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 25.3% for two or more races residents)
Average household size:
This place:  2.5 people
South Carolina:  2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This place:  72.7%
Whole state:  67.5%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This place:  4.9%
Whole state:  6.0%

Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.3% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.3% of all households

Centerville, South Carolina environmental map by EPA

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Educational Attainment (%) in 2016

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2016

Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

11.0
South Carolina average:

11.7

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

Presidential Elections Results

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Religion statistics for Centerville CDP (based on Anderson County data)

ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant97,855240
Mainline Protestant11,77559
Black Protestant7,88430
Catholic2,8512
Other1,1466
Orthodox501
None65,565-
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: 34
Anderson County:

1.89 / 10,000 pop.
South Carolina:

1.99 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 3
This county:

0.17 / 10,000 pop.
State:

0.15 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 13
Anderson County:

0.72 / 10,000 pop.
South Carolina:

0.85 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 116
Anderson County:

6.45 / 10,000 pop.
State:

5.38 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 122
Here:

6.78 / 10,000 pop.
State:

7.75 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
This county:

11.8%
South Carolina:

10.6%
Adult obesity rate:
Anderson County:

27.7%
South Carolina:

29.4%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
This county:

12.9%
State:

13.4%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
This city:

56.2%
South Carolina:

48.5%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
Centerville:

56.8%
State:

45.1%

Average BMI:
Centerville:

27.9
State:

29.1

People feeling badly about themselves:
Centerville:

20.1%
State:

20.8%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
Here:

7.3%
South Carolina:

11.2%

Average hours sleeping at night:
Centerville:

7.0
South Carolina:

6.8

Overweight people:
Centerville:

33.1%
South Carolina:

34.4%

General health condition:
Centerville:

63.1%
South Carolina:

54.9%

Average condition of hearing:
Centerville:

81.4%
South Carolina:

79.5%

More about Health and Nutrition of Centerville, SC Residents

5.22% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($35,483 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.22%
South Carolina average:

6.90%

0.03% of residents moved from foreign countries ($335 average AGI)
Anderson County:

0.03%
South Carolina average:

0.07%

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2010 and 2011:
from Greenville County, SC  1.09% ($34,651 average AGI)
from Pickens County, SC  0.68% ($31,168)
from Oconee County, SC  0.30% ($33,061)


4.78% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($34,244 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.78%
South Carolina average:

6.53%

0.04% of residents moved to foreign countries ($205 average AGI)
Anderson County:

0.04%
South Carolina average:

0.09%

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2010 and 2011:
to Greenville County, SC  1.15% ($34,910 average AGI)
to Pickens County, SC  0.61% ($34,084)
to Oconee County, SC  0.24% ($31,581)

Strongest AM radio stations in Centerville:

  • WANS (1280 AM; 5 kW; ANDERSON, SC; Owner: FM 103 INC.)
  • WRIX (1020 AM; daytime; 10 kW; HOMELAND PARK, SC; Owner: AM 1020 INCORPORATED)
  • WLFJ (660 AM; daytime; 50 kW; GREENVILLE, SC; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WCSZ (1070 AM; 50 kW; SANS SOUCI, SC; Owner: WHYZ RADIO, L.P.)
  • WAIM (1230 AM; 1 kW; ANDERSON, SC; Owner: PALMETTO BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC.)
  • WTBI (1540 AM; daytime; 10 kW; PICKENS, SC; Owner: TABERNACLE CHRISTIAN SCHOOLS)
  • WBCU (1460 AM; 50 kW; UNION, SC)
  • WFGW (1010 AM; 50 kW; BLACK MOUNTAIN, NC; Owner: BLUE RIDGE BROADCASTING CORP.)
  • WCNN (680 AM; 50 kW; NORTH ATLANTA, GA; Owner: DICKEY BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WELP (1360 AM; 5 kW; EASLEY, SC)
  • WSB (750 AM; 50 kW; ATLANTA, GA; Owner: CXR HOLDINGS, INC.)
  • WHPB (1390 AM; 1 kW; BELTON, SC; Owner: ROBERT BRYSON)
  • WGST (640 AM; 50 kW; ATLANTA, GA; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Centerville:

  • WJMZ-FM (107.3 FM; ANDERSON, SC; Owner: CXR HOLDINGS, INC.)
  • WHZT (98.1 FM; SENECA, SC; Owner: CXR HOLDINGS, INC.)
  • WCCP-FM (104.9 FM; CLEMSON, SC; Owner: GOLDEN CORNERS BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WROQ (101.1 FM; ANDERSON, SC; Owner: OBC BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WESC-FM (92.5 FM; GREENVILLE, SC; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WSSL-FM (100.5 FM; GRAY COURT, SC; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WMUU-FM (94.5 FM; GREENVILLE, SC; Owner: WMUU, INC.)
  • WEPR (90.1 FM; GREENVILLE, SC; Owner: SOUTH CAROLINA EDUCATIONAL TV COMMISSION)
  • WKSF (99.9 FM; ASHEVILLE, NC; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WSPA-FM (98.9 FM; SPARTANBURG, SC; Owner: ENTERCOM GREENVILLE LICENSE, LLC)
  • WLFJ-FM (89.3 FM; GREENVILLE, SC; Owner: RADIO TRAINING NETWORK, INC.)
  • WMYI (102.5 FM; HENDERSONVILLE, NC; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WFBC-FM (93.7 FM; GREENVILLE, SC; Owner: ENTERCOM GREENVILLE LICENSE, LLC)
  • WBTS (95.5 FM; ATHENS, GA; Owner: CXR HOLDINGS, INC.)
  • WBZT-FM (96.7 FM; MAULDIN, SC; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WTPT (93.3 FM; FOREST CITY, NC; Owner: UPSTATE BROADCASTING, LLC)
  • WRIX-FM (103.1 FM; HONEA PATH, SC; Owner: FM 103, INC.)
  • W220CD (91.9 FM; ENKA, NC; Owner: CALVARY CHAPEL OF TWIN FALLS, INC.)
  • WFQS (91.3 FM; FRANKLIN, NC; Owner: WESTERN NORTH CAROLINA PUBLIC RADIO)
  • W237AR (95.3 FM; HAZELWOOD, ETC., NC; Owner: WESTERN NORTH CAROLINA PUBLIC RADIO)

TV broadcast stations around Centerville:

  • W22AC (Channel 22; HARTWELL & ROYSTON, GA; Owner: GEORGIA PUBLIC TELECOMMUNICATIONS COMMISSION)
  • W50AB (Channel 50; HIAWASSEE, GA; Owner: GEORGIA PUBLIC TELECOMMUNICATIONS COMMISSION)
  • WBSC-TV (Channel 40; ANDERSON, SC; Owner: ANDERSON (WFBC-TV) LICENSEE, INC.)
  • W50CL (Channel 50; ANDERSON, SC; Owner: TRINITY BROADCASTING NETWORK)
  • WHNS (Channel 21; ASHEVILLE, NC; Owner: MEREDITH CORPORATION)
  • WNEH (Channel 38; GREENWOOD, SC; Owner: SOUTH CAROLINA EDUCATIONAL TV COMMISSION)
  • W65DS (Channel 65; HONEA PATH, SC; Owner: CAROLINA CHRISTIAN BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 1Number of bridges
  • 1m3ftTotal length
  • 3,700Total average daily traffic
  • 74Total average daily truck traffic
  • 2,516Total future (year 2033) average daily traffic
Home Mortgage Disclosure Act Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 2 partial tracts)
A) FHA, FSA/RHS & VA
Home Purchase Loans
B) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
C) Refinancings
D) Home Improvement Loans
F) Non-occupant Loans on
< 5 Family Dwellings (A B C & D)
G) Loans On Manufactured
Home Dwelling (A B C & D)
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED13$118,2128$108,64946$153,0402$143,1806$183,8031$26,970
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED1$83,4001$66,9505$113,0120$01$61,2900$0
APPLICATIONS DENIED1$153,8602$99,75022$136,6451$36,8902$228,7851$79,280
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN1$98,1101$86,97014$139,8010$00$00$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS0$00$03$135,2670$00$00$0

Detailed HMDA statistics for the following Tracts: 0110.00 , 0120.00

Private Mortgage Insurance Companies Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 2 partial tracts)
A) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
B) Refinancings
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED2$135,6252$159,585
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED1$132,0101$140,240
APPLICATIONS DENIED0$00$0
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN0$00$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS0$00$0

Detailed PMIC statistics for the following Tracts: 0110.00 , 0120.00

Conventional Home Purchase Loans

Conventional Home Purchase Loans - Value

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Electricity (58%)
  • Utility gas (40%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (1%)
  • No fuel used (1%)

Centerville compared to South Carolina state average:

  • Unemployed percentage significantly below state average.

Centerville on our top lists:

  • #6 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the most people driving a car to work alone (population 5,000+)"
  • #29 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the lowest ground withdrawal of fresh water for public supply"
  • #67 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the smallest number of people without health insurance coverage in 2000 (pop. 50,000+)"
  • #72 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the smallest number of children under 18 without health insurance coverage in 2000 (pop. 50,000+)"
  • #75 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the most Evangelical Protestant adherents"
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