Centerville Georgia 31028
Centerville GA was established in the early 1800's by the Busbay family who promptly named the area Busbayville. The name was changed to Hattie around 1885, by Mitchell Etheridge (the only store owner), after his oldest daughter. It stayed that way until Hattie was incorporated on January 1st 1958 and renamed Centerville.
Centerville has a total area of 2.8 square miles, all land, and is midway north/south between Macon and Perry and also at the midpoint west/east between Byron and Warner Robins. The zip code in Centerville is 31028.
Areas neighborhing Centerville include: Byron to the west and north and Warner Robins to the east and south.
The area is popular with shoppers and is home to The Galleria Mall, Houston County's largest mall. The newly constructed Centerville Library can be found here too.
Centerville GA Population Statistics
According to the United States Census Bureau, in 2011, the estimated population for Centerville was 7,148. There are 1,813.8 people per square mile (population density). There are 46.4% males, 53.6% females, and the median age is 38.1 years. Approximately 68.1% of males are married, 58.8% of females are married, and 71.8% of households have children. About 91.9% of the population speaks English. Of the 8.1% speaking a language other than English, 4.5% speak Spanish.
Centerville GA Climate
Centerville has a warm, humid climate, gets 45.3 inches of rain per year, and has 106 days with precipitation. The warm season lasts between May and September with an average high of 89°F and low of 66.4°F. The cold season lasts from November to February with an average high of 62.3°F and low of 38°F. On average the warmest and wettest month is July and the coolest month is January. On average, there are 223 sunny days. The highest recorded temperature was 108°F in 1980 and the lowest recorded temperature was -6°F in 1985.
Centerville GA Economy
The unemployment rate is 7.20% with job growth of 1.81%. Nearly 67.3% of the population 16 years and over are in the labor force, the median household income is $62,720, and the income per capita is $26,644. The homeownership rate is 76.1% and the amount of persons per household is 2.62. Approximately 9.8% of the Centerville population lives under the poverty level as compared to 15.7% for the state. Sales tax for Centerville is 7% and income tax is 6%.
Population by Occupation and Industry in Centerville GA
- Management, business, science, and arts occupations: 46.4%
- Service occupations: 9.6%
- Sales and office occupations: 29%
- Natural resources, construction, and maintenance occupations: 3.6%
- Production, transportation, and material moving occupations: 11.5%
- Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting, and mining: 0%
- Construction: 3.7%
- Manufacturing: 9.8%
- Wholesale trade: 2.3%
- Retail Trade: 15.6%
- Transportation and warehousing, and utilities: 4.7%
- Information: 1.3%
- Finance and insurance, and real estate and rental and leasing: 6.3%
- Professional, scientific, and management and administrative and waste management services: 9%
- Educational services, and healthcare and social assistance: 22%
- Arts, entertainment, and recreation, and accommodation and food services: 5.1%
- Other services, except public administration: 4.4%
- Public administration: 15.8%
Centerville GA Real Estate and Housing
If you are looking to buy Centerville real estate, there are several communities to choose from, each with its own unique style. Whether you are looking for a single family home, new construction, townhouses, gated communities, or foreclosures, I am a Centerville real estate specialist that can assist with all your needs.
The median home value in Centerville is $133,500, the median mortgage is $1,199, and the median rent is $879. Homeowners make up 76.1% of the population and 10.4% of houses and apartments are vacant. There are a total of 2,878 housing units and the majority of homes have three bedrooms.
Centerville GA Public Schools
Georgia law requires students attend a public, private school, or a home study program from their 6th to their 16th birthdays. Public Kindergarten is available, but not mandatory. All students graduating after 2012 will use the new Georgia Department of Education, Georgia Performance Standards curriculum. School information can be found on the Houston County Schools page.
Public schools in Centerville include:
- Centerville Elementary School
- Thomson Middle School
Colleges/Universities nearest Centerville Georgia
Tuition is affordable, and with so many schools of higher learning close by, getting a degree is easily accomplished. Here is the list of colleges within 25 miles of Centerville Georgia.
- Central Georgia Technical College
- Georgia Military College
- Macon State College
- Mercer University
- Middle Georgia College
- Middle Georgia Technical College
- Wesleyan College
Centerville GA Educational Statistics
Population currently enrolled in:
- Nursery or preschool - 8.8%
- Kindergarten - 6.7%
- Elementary school (grades 1-8) - 40.6%
- High school (grades 9-12) - 18.8%
- College/graduate school - 25.1%
- High school - 91.3%
- Associates degree - 11%
- Bachelors degree - 15.7%
- Graduate/professional degree - 8.7%
- Some college, no degree - 21.8%
Hospitals/Medical Centers nearest Centerville GA
There are a multitude of hospitals and speciality clinics in the Centerville GA area to assist with all your medical needs. They include:
- 78th Medical Group
- Coliseum Health Center
- Coliseum Northside Hospital
- Houston Medical Center
- Medical Center of Central Georgia
- Perry Hospital
Other specialized medical services in Houston County GA include:
- Health Connections - Cardiac & Pulmonary Rehabilitation
- Houston Heart Institute
- Houston Lake Med-Stop
- Houston Lake Rehab
- Pavilion Diagnostic Center
- Pavilion Med-Stop
- Pavilion Rehabilitation Center
- The Surgery Center
Transportation and Commute Statistics in Centerville GA
For the working population, the average commute is 19.1 minutes. Approximately 88% of commuters drive alone in their own vehicle, 9.6% carpool, and 1.2% work from their home.
Centerville is located east of Interstate 75 just 18 miles south of the Interstate 75 and Interstate 16 junction in Macon. Centerville is on the outskirts of Warner Robins where the major highways include: Highway 41, which runs north-south of the west side of the town; U.S. 129, which runs north-south on the eastside; U.S. 247, which runs east-west through the town; U.S.96, which runs east-west to the south of the town. The two major roads in town are Russell Parkway and Watson Boulevard and both are easily accessible from U.S. 247 and U.S. 96.
Rail Service is provided by Norfolk-Southern and CSX. The nearest ports are Savannah (170 miles) and Brunswick (191 miles). There are three local airports which can be used by corporate or general aviators which include: Middle Georgia Regional Airport (Macon), Perry-Houston County Airport (Perry), and Warner Robins Air Park (Warner Robins). These small airports provide connecting flights to Atlanta’s Hartsfield-Jackson International Airport. Travelers needing a shuttle service to Atlanta’s airport can use Groome Transportation.
Anita Clark - Centerville GA Realtor
As a Centerville Real Estate Specialist, I am dedicated to helping consumers find the perfect home for their needs or assisting home sellers with their sale of their existing property. I specialize in helping first-time buyers, foreclosures, military and corporate relocations, new construction, and resales. The areas I service include: Bonaire, Byron, Centerville, Kathleen, Perry, Robins AFB, Warner Robins and the greater Houston County area.
I actively utilize the Web to market, promote, and provide information YOU can use to make an informed real estate decision. I love being a Centerville Realtor, let me show you how much!
~ Anita ~