|Year||Population||Rank in US||Growth Rate|
Based on the latest 2022 data from the US census, the current population of Centralia is 12,033. Centralia, Illinois is the 2,763rd largest city in the US.
Parts of Centralia are located within Clinton County, Jefferson County, Marion County and Washington County.
The peak population of Centralia was in 1990, when its population was 14,633. In 1990, Centralia was the 1,819th largest city in the US; now its fallen to the 2,763rd largest city in the US. Centralia is currently 17.8% smaller than it was in 1990.
Centralia has shrunk 16.3% since the year 2000. Centralia, Illinois's growth is extremely below average. 96% of similarly sized cities are growing faster since 2000.
Centralia has a population density of 1,590.6 people per square mile.
|2757||New Baltimore, Michigan||12,045||57.9%|
|2758||Portales, New Mexico||12,042||8.1%|
|2760||Moss Point, Mississippi||12,039||-23.9%|
|2761||East Bethel, Minnesota||12,038||9.2%|
|2762||Hartsville/Trousdale County, Tennessee||12,035||64.6%|
|2765||River Edge, New Jersey||12,009||9.7%|
The total voting age population of Centralia, Illinois, meaning US citizens 18 or older, is 9,310. The voting age population is 46.3% male and 53.7% female.
According to the latest census statistics, 20.9% of the residents of Centralia are 65 or older.
The racial demographics of Centralia are 84.0% White, 9.7% Black, 4.6% Two or more races, 1.1% Asian, 0.5% Other and 0.1% American Indian. Additionally, 3.8% of the population identifies as Hispanic.
In Centralia, 22.8% of residents have an income below the poverty line, and the child poverty rate is 35.7%. On a per-household basis, 18.3% of families are below the poverty line in Centralia.
Among those aged 16 and older, 56.9% of Centralia residents are in the labor force.
Among the adult population 25 years old and over, 87.8% of Centralia residents have at least a high school degree or equivalent, 16.0% have a bachelor's degree and 5.7% have a graduate or professional degree.
Among Centralia residents aged 5 and older, 2.2% of them speak a non-English language at home. Broken down by language: 0.8% of residents speak Spanish at home, 0.7% speak an Indo-European language, and 0.6% speak an Asian language.
The unemployment rate in Centralia is 10.1%, which is calculated among residents aged 16 or older who are in the labor force.
In Centralia, 16.4% of the residents in the non-military labor force are employed by the local, state and federal government.
The median household income in Centralia is $37,675.
In Centralia, 65.0% of housing units are occupied by their owners.
Renters occupy 35.0% of housing units in Centralia.
Of all the housing units in Centralia, 27.6% of them were build before 1940.
In Centralia, 7.3% of the total housing units were built after the year 2000, which is approximately 460 units.
The median gross monthly rent payment for renters in Centralia is $637.
In Centralia, 75.6% of households have an active broadband internet connection.