|Year||Population||Rank in US||Growth Rate|
Based on the latest 2022 data from the US census, the current population of Center is 5,133. Center, Texas is the 4,727th largest city in the US.
Center is located entirely in Shelby County.
The peak population of Center was in 2000, when its population was 5,681. In 2000, Center was the 4,070th largest city in the US; now its fallen to the 4,727th largest city in the US. Center is currently 9.6% smaller than it was in 2000.
Center has shrunk 9.6% since the year 2000. Center, Texas's growth is extremely below average. 87% of similarly sized cities are growing faster since 2000.
Center has a population density of 800.9 people per square mile.
|4728||Sandy Oaks, Texas||5,133|
|4731||Ashland City, Tennessee||5,130||39.2%|
|4732||Long View, North Carolina||5,125||8.0%|
|4733||Whispering Pines, North Carolina||5,124||146.9%|
The total voting age population of Center, Texas, meaning US citizens 18 or older, is 2,979. The voting age population is 44.6% male and 55.4% female.
According to the latest census statistics, 14.9% of the residents of Center are 65 or older.
The racial demographics of Center are 61.7% White, 36.9% Black, 0.9% Other and 0.5% Two or more races. Additionally, 28.8% of the population identifies as Hispanic.
In Center, 38.8% of residents have an income below the poverty line, and the child poverty rate is 65.7%. On a per-household basis, 40.2% of families are below the poverty line in Center.
Among those aged 16 and older, 55.1% of Center residents are in the labor force.
Among the adult population 25 years old and over, 68.8% of Center residents have at least a high school degree or equivalent, 19.4% have a bachelor's degree and 5.6% have a graduate or professional degree.
Among Center residents aged 5 and older, 31.0% of them speak a non-English language at home. Broken down by language: 31.0% of residents speak Spanish at home, 0.0% speak an Indo-European language, and 0.0% speak an Asian language.
The unemployment rate in Center is 14.9%, which is calculated among residents aged 16 or older who are in the labor force.
In Center, 8.3% of the residents in the non-military labor force are employed by the local, state and federal government.
The median household income in Center is $34,507.
In Center, 52.8% of housing units are occupied by their owners.
Renters occupy 47.2% of housing units in Center.
Of all the housing units in Center, 11.0% of them were build before 1940.
In Center, 8.2% of the total housing units were built after the year 2000, which is approximately 160 units.
The median gross monthly rent payment for renters in Center is $557.
In Center, 69.6% of households have an active broadband internet connection.