Community Overview This report is a detailed community overview for Centralia(98531).

Community Quick Facts

Daytime population
in this area:

30,544

Average travel time
to work for people
in this community:

22 min

Median income in this community:

$46,053

Closest Major
Airport:

Seattle-Tacoma International

Closest Major
Sports Teams:

TACOMA RAINIERS (AAA)

Community Summary

Population Growth (since 2000) 20.80%
Population Density (ppl / mile) 192
Household Size (ppl) 3.0
Households w/ Children 35%
Annual Residential Turnover 0.00%

Housing Inventory

Percent of Residential Dwellings
Rented
Owned
Vacant

Population Demographics

The population of the community broken down by age group. The numbers at the top of each bar indicate the number of people in the age bracket below.

Age Number of people
0-4 1564
5-9 1646
10-14 1668
15-19 1833
20-24 1651
25-29 1821
30-34 1719
35-39 1777
40-44 1609
45-49 1397
50-54 1431
55-59 1508
60-64 1656
65-69 1518
70-74 1287
75-79 901
80-84 617
85+ 637

Age

Total: 26,240
Households: 10,297
Median Age: 38.43

Climate and Weather

The Temperature chart displays average high and low values for January and July, and is designed to provide an indication of both seasonal and daily temperature variability. The Weather Risk Index indicates the calculated risk of each type of weather event occurring in the future. This risk is based on historical localized storm events and weather patterns. The national average for each type of weather event equals a score of 100, so a score of 200 would represent twice the risk as the national average, and a score of 50 would represent half the risk of the national average.

Temperature (degrees F)
Low High
35.10 ℉
47.30 ℉
January
54.00 ℉
79.20 ℉
July
Weather Risk

National Average = 100


  • Hurricane 0

  • Earthquake 294

  • Tornado 39

  • Wind 21

  • Hail 0
  • 17
    Total Risk

Education

The Community Educational Index chart is based on the U.S. Census Bureau's Socioeconomic Status (SES) elements. Factors used in creating the index below are income, educational achievement, and occupation of persons within the selected ZIP code. Since this index is based on the population of an entire Zip code, it may not reflect the nature of an individual school.

Educational Climate Index

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Highest Level Attained

No HS - 4%
Some HS - 10%
HS Grad - 30%
Some Coll - 27%
Assoc. Deg - 13%
Bach. Deg - 9%
Grad. Deg - 6%

Employment & Finance

Workforce
  • Blue Collar
  • 43%
  • White Collar
  • 57%
Income by dollar range (Median Income: $46,053)
In Thousand of Dollars
Households
< 10K
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832
10K-15K
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608
15K-20k
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599
20k-25k
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562
25k-30k
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508
30k-35K
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634
35K-40K
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631
40K-45K
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665
45K-50K
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520
50K-60K
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748
60K-75K
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1020
75K-100K
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1401
100K-125K
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632
125K-150K
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442
150K-200K
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330
200K-250K
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93
250K-500K
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38
> 500K
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33

Fair Market Rents

The Fair Market Rents show average gross rent estimates based on figures provided by the U.S.
Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD).

Studio$606
One Bedroom$711
Two Bedroom$918
Three Bedroom$1,233
Four Bedroom$1,491

Crime

The Crime Index compares the risk or probability of future occurrence of certain types of crime in this community as compared to the national average. The national average for each type of crime equals a score of 1.0, so a score of 2.0 would represent twice the risk as the national average, and a score of 0.50 would represent half the risk of the national average.

Personal Property Overall