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Centreville township, IL map Land area: 28.2 sq. mi.
Water area: 1.3 sq. mi.
Population: 28,711 (99% urban, 1% rural)
Males: 13,452  (46.9%)
Females: 15,259  (53.1%)

Occupied houses/apartments: 28,447 (17,280 owner occupied, 11,167 renter occupied)
% of renters here:

39%
State:

33%


Races in Centreville township:

  • White Non-Hispanic: 40.6%
  • Black: 56.1%
  • American Indian and Alaska Native: 0.2%
  • Asian: 0.2%
  • Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander: 0.0%
  • Hispanic or Latino: 1.6%
  • Two or more races: 1.2%
  • Some other race: 0.1%

Median age of males: 30.6
Median age of females: 32.3

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Average household size: 2.86

Centreville township:

2.9 people
Illinois:

2.6 people

Average family size: 3.32

Estimated median household income in 2009: $33,407 ($28,235 in 1999)
This township:

$33,407
Illinois:

$53,966

Median contract rent in 2009 for apartments: $469 (lower quartile is $305, upper quartile is $619)
Here:

$469
State:

$708

Estimated median house or condo value in 2009: $69,584 (it was $40,400 in 2000)
Centreville township:

$69,584
Illinois:

$202,200
Lower value quartile - upper value quartile: $44,603 - $105,205

Mean price in 2009:

Detached houses: $74,263
Here:

$74,263
State:

$252,233

Townhouses or other attached units: $70,171
Here:

$70,171
State:

$249,884

In 2-unit structures: $113,912
Here:

$113,912
State:

$282,193

In 3-to-4-unit structures: $66,485
Here:

$66,485
State:

$320,044

Mobile homes: $50,212
Here:

$50,212
State:

$35,670
Population density: 1020 people per square mile 
 
 (very high).

Residents with income below the poverty level in 2009:
This township:

28.7%
Whole state:

10.7%

Residents with income below 50% of the poverty level in 2009:
This township:

13.3%
Whole state:

5.1%

Cities in this township include: Cahokia, Centreville, Alorton, Sauget.


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Notable locations in this township outside city limits:

Notable locations in Centreville township: Camp Jackson Fire Protection District (A), Signal Hill Volunteer Fire Department (B). Display/hide their locations on the map

Cemeteries: Saint Joseph Cemetery (1), Booker T Washington Cemetery (2). Display/hide their locations on the map

Swamps: Labras Lake (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Creek: Powdermill Creek (A). Display/hide its location on the map

 

Number of foreign born residents: 198 (49% naturalized citizens)

Centreville township:  0.7%
State:  12.3%

59% of Centreville township residents lived in the same house 5 years ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 78% lived in this county.
   Out of people who lived in different counties, 33% lived in Illinois.

Place of birth for U.S.-born residents:

  • This state: 16753
  • Northeast: 191
  • Midwest: 6907
  • South: 4187
  • West: 300

Median price asked for vacant for-sale houses in 2000: $29,200

Centreville township, Illinois satellite photo by USGS

Percentage of households with unmarried partners: 7.1%

Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)

  • Lesbian couples: 0.2% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.2% of all households

People in group quarters in Centreville township, Illinois:

  • 211 people in nursing homes
  • 51 people in other noninstitutional group quarters
  • 2 people in homes for the mentally retarded

Housing units in structures:

  • One, detached: 8,596
  • One, attached: 149
  • Two: 289
  • 3 or 4: 474
  • 5 to 9: 362
  • 10 to 19: 17
  • 20 to 49: 7
  • 50 or more: 34
  • Mobile homes: 1,093

Median worth of mobile homes: $20,900


Housing units in Centreville township with a mortgage: 3,249 (299 second mortgage, 331 home equity loan, 15 both second mortgage and home equity loan)
Houses without a mortgage: 2,260

Year house built

  • 1999 to March 2000: 101
  • 1995 to 1998: 279
  • 1990 to 1994: 215
  • 1980 to 1989: 993
  • 1970 to 1979: 1,446
  • 1960 to 1969: 2,618
  • 1950 to 1959: 3,203
  • 1940 to 1949: 1,285
  • 1939 or earlier: 881

Rooms in owner-occupied houses in Centreville township, Illinois:

  • 1 room: 0
  • 2 rooms: 16
  • 3 rooms: 196
  • 4 rooms: 805
  • 5 rooms: 2,056
  • 6 rooms: 1,605
  • 7 rooms: 882
  • 8 rooms: 436
  • 9 or more rooms: 341

Rooms in renter-occupied apartments in Centreville township, Illinois:

  • 1 room: 22
  • 2 rooms: 140
  • 3 rooms: 365
  • 4 rooms: 1,027
  • 5 rooms: 1,215
  • 6 rooms: 626
  • 7 rooms: 151
  • 8 rooms: 55
  • 9 or more rooms: 46

Bedrooms in owner-occupied houses and condos in Centreville township:

  • no bedroom: 0
  • 1 bedroom: 244
  • 2 bedrooms: 1,649
  • 3 bedrooms: 3,475
  • 4 bedrooms: 836
  • 5 or more bedrooms: 133

Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Centreville township:

  • no bedroom: 22
  • 1 bedroom: 557
  • 2 bedrooms: 1,214
  • 3 bedrooms: 1,523
  • 4 bedrooms: 299
  • 5 or more bedrooms: 32

Cars and other vehicles available in Centreville township in owner-occupied houses/condos:

  • no vehicle: 513
  • 1 vehicle: 2,166
  • 2 vehicles: 2,535
  • 3 vehicles: 813
  • 4 vehicles: 206
  • 5 or more vehicles: 104

Cars and other vehicles available in Centreville township in renter-occupied apartments

  • no vehicle: 999
  • 1 vehicle: 1,862
  • 2 vehicles: 665
  • 3 vehicles: 104
  • 4 vehicles: 11
  • 5 or more vehicles: 6

Owners and renters by unit type in %

Breakdown of mean house values by ages of householders

Most common industries for males (%):



  • Construction (10%)
  • Accommodation and food services (8%)
  • Metal and metal products (7%)
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (5%)
  • Other transportation, and support activities, and couriers (4%)
  • Repair and maintenance (3%)
  • Truck transportation (3%)

Most common industries for females (%):



  • Health care (15%)
  • Accommodation and food services (10%)
  • Educational services (9%)
  • Finance and insurance (9%)
  • Social assistance (6%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (5%)
  • Department and other general merchandise stores (5%)

Most common occupations for males (%)



  • Other production occupations including supervisors (7%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (7%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair occupations including supervisors (6%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (6%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (5%)
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (5%)
  • Laborers and material movers, hand (5%)

Most common occupations for females (%)



  • Other office and administrative support workers including supervisors (7%)
  • Cashiers (6%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (6%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (5%)
  • Nursing, psychiatric, and home health aides (5%)
  • Child care workers (4%)
  • Information and record clerks except customer service representatives (4%)

Class of Workers

Most common first ancestries reported in Centreville township:

  • German (10.7%)
  • United States or American (6.6%)
  • Irish (5.3%)
  • English (3.6%)
  • African (3.0%)
  • French (except Basque) (2.1%)
  • Italian (1.1%)

Most common places of birth for the foreign-born residents:

  • Mexico (36%)
  • Canada (12%)
  • Korea (10%)
  • Other Central America (9%)
  • Iran (9%)
  • United Kingdom (8%)
  • Panama (4%)

Means of transportation to work:

  • Drove a car alone: 7,575 (76%)
  • Carpooled: 1,303 (13%)
  • Bus or trolley bus: 407 (4%)
  • Streetcar or trolley car: 5 (0%)
  • Subway or elevated: 81 (1%)
  • Railroad: 8 (0%)
  • Taxi: 18 (0%)
  • Motorcycle: 15 (0%)
  • Walked: 146 (1%)
  • Other means: 103 (1%)
  • Worked at home: 256 (3%)

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Utility gas (77%)
  • Electricity (19%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (2%)
  • No fuel used (1%)

People in group quarters in Centreville township, Illinois:

  • 211 people in nursing homes
  • 51 people in other noninstitutional group quarters
  • 2 people in homes for the mentally retarded

97.0% of residents of Centreville township speak English at home.
1.8% of residents speak Spanish at home (72% speak English very well, 14% speak English well, 14% speak English not well).
1.0% of residents speak other Indo-European language at home (78% speak English very well, 18% speak English well, 3% don't speak English at all).
0.1% of residents speak Asian or Pacific Island language at home (39% speak English very well, 61% speak English well).
0.1% of residents speak other language at home (37% speak English very well, 11% speak English well, 51% speak English not well).

Household type by relationship:

Households: 28,400
  • In family households: 25,330 (4,152 male householders, 3,299 female householders)
    3,921 spouses, 10,702 children (9,887 natural, 267 adopted, 548 stepchildren), 1,275 grandchildren, 470 brothers or sisters, 187 parents, 452 other relatives, 872 non-relatives
  • In nonfamily households: 3,070 (1,121 male householders (903 living alone)), 1,457 female householders (1,321 living alone)), 492 nonrelatives
  • In group quarters: 264 (212 institutionalized population)

Size of family households: 2,438 2-persons, 1,882 3-persons, 1,533 4-persons, 970 5-persons, 422 6-persons, 206 7-or-more-persons,

Size of nonfamily households: 2,224 1-person, 288 2-persons, 33 3-persons, 31 4-persons, 2 5-persons,

3,429 married couples with children.
4,834 single-parent households (613 men, 4,221 women).


Private vs. public school enrollment:


Students in private schools in grades 1 to 8 (elementary and middle school): 333
Here:

7.2%
Illinois:

13.4%

Students in private schools in grades 9 to 12 (high school): 79
Here:

3.8%
Illinois:

11.1%

Students in private undergraduate colleges: 141
Here:

16.5%
Illinois:

25.8%

Educational Attainment (%)

School Enrollment by Level of School (%)


Age and Sex of Sensory-Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Physically-Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Mentally-Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Self-Care Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Go-Outside-Home Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Residents with Employment Disability (Noninst.)


Year Householders Moved Into Unit in Centreville township:

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