The City of Centralia had a population of 16,985 as of July 1, 2018. Centralia ranks in the upper quartile for Population Density when compared to the other cities, towns and Census Designated Places (CDPs) in Washington. See peer rankings below.
The primary coordinate point for Centralia is located at latitude 46.7231 and longitude -122.9696 in Lewis County. The formal boundaries for the City of Centralia (see map below) encompass a land area of 7.49 sq. miles and a water area of 0.14 sq. miles. Lewis County is in the Pacific time zone (GMT -8). The elevation is 187 feet.
The City of Centralia (GNIS ID: 2409429) 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.
Washington is one of 20 states where Census County Divisions (CCDs) are used for statistical tracking of subdivisions within each county. The City of Centralia is located within Centralia-Chehalis Division of Lewis County.
Alternate Unofficial Names for Centralia: Centerville, Skookumchuck.
|Population in Households||16,754|
|Population in Familes||12,665|
|Population in Group Qrtrs||231|
|Median Household Income||$39,308|
|Average Household Income||$53,783|
|Per Capita Income||$21,685|
|Total Housing Units||7,539 (100%)|
|Owner Occupied HU||3,629 (48.1%)|
|Renter Occupied HU||3,259 (43.2%)|
|Vacant Housing Units||650 ( 8.6%)|
|Median Home Value||$175,280|
|Average Home Value||$199,242|
|Average Household Size||2.43|
|Average Family Size||3|
GROWTH RATE / YEAR
|Median Household Income||2.13%|
|Per Capita Income||2.47%|
The table below compares Centralia to the other 627 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Washington by rank and percentile using July 1, 2018 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.
|Total Population||# 81||87th|
|Population Density||# 134||79th|
|Diversity Index||# 170||73rd|
|Median Household Income||# 555||12th|
|Per Capita Income||# 555||12th|
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