Centreville, IL Profile: Facts, Map & Data


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Centreville, Illinois - Basic Facts

The City of Centreville had a population of 5,049 as of July 1, 2016. Centreville ranks in the lower quartile for Diversity Index when compared to the other cities, towns and Census Designated Places (CDPs) in Illinois. See peer rankings below.

The primary coordinate point for Centreville is located at latitude 38.5692 and longitude -90.1223 in St. Clair County. The formal boundaries for the City of Centreville (see map below) encompass a land area of 4.22 sq. miles and a water area of 0.06 sq. miles. St. Clair County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 413 feet.

The City of Centreville (GNIS ID: 2393791) has a C1 Census Class Code which indicates an active incorporated place that does not serve as a county subdivision equivalent. It also has a Functional Status Code of "A" which identifies an active government providing primary general-purpose functions.

The City of Centreville is located within Township of Centreville, a minor civil division (MCD) of St. Clair County.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Centreville population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2016.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Centreville: Centerville, Fireworks.

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Centreville, IL Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)


Total Population 5,049
Population in Households 5,046
Population in Familes 4,148
Population in Group Qrtrs 3
Population Density1 1,197
Diversity Index2 8


Total Households 1,929
Average Household Size 2.62
Family Households 1,282
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 2,356 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 914 (38.8%)
Renter Occupied HU 1,014 (43.0%)
Vacant Housing Units 427 (18.1%)
Median Home Value $65,199
Average Home Value $92,670


Median Household Income $24,002
Average Household Income $35,655
Per Capita Income $13,363
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population -0.82% -0.52%
Households -0.77% -0.5%
Families -0.48% -0.6%
Median Household Income   1.33%
Per Capita Income   0.48%
1) Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
2) The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelyhood that two persons, chosen at random from the same area, belong to different race or ethnic groups. If an area's entire population belongs to one race AND one ethnic group, then the area has zero diversity. An area's diversity index increases to 100 when the population is evenly divided into two or more race/ethnic groups.
Based on Census 2010 counts, the Diversity Index for the United States was 60.6 and it is expected to increase to 64.8 by July 1, 2018.

Centreville, IL - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Centreville to the other 1,368 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Illinois by rank and percentile using July 1, 2016 data. The location Ranked # 1 has the highest value. A location that ranks higher than 75% of its peers would be in the 75th percentile of the peer group.

Variable Description Rank Percentile
Total Population # 341 75th
Population Density1 # 642 53rd
Diversity Index2 # 1023 25th
Median Household Income # 1359 1st
Per Capita Income # 1357 1st

Additional comparisons and rankings can be made with a VERY EASY TO USE Illinois Census Data Comparison Tool.