Living in Center, TX

Demographics | Crime | Cost Of Living | Photos
Updated: 2020-03-10

Center SnackAbility

1
Overall SnackAbility
Jobs
3/10
Housing
3
Affordability
8
Diversity
10
Safety
4
Amenities
7
Education
5
Commute
10

Center, TX Crime Report

257
Total Crimes
4,827.2
Total Crimes / 100k People
87.95%
Above National Average

Center, TX Cost Of Living

85
Center's Overall Cost Of Living
0.8x
Lower Than The National Average

Center, Texas Info Snack

Center is a city in Shelby County, Texas. The population was 5,193 at the 2010 U.S. Census. It is the county seat of Shelby County. It was named for its location near the center of Shelby County, not its location in Texas; it is near the Louisiana border.
Population
5,319
Unemployment
13.6%
Poverty
36.2%
Median Home
$67,200
Median Income
$28,988
Median Rent
$500

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Rankings for Center in Texas

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1

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3

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4

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Population 4,820

Map Of Center, TX

Population over time in Center

Year Population % Change
2017 5,319 -1.3%
2016 5,388 -0.6%
2015 5,421 3.0%
2014 5,262 0.4%
2013 5,239 -0.1%
2012 5,246 0.0%
2011 5,244 -0.1%
2010 5,248 -0.8%
2009 5,288 -
Crime/100k Center TX USA
Violent Crime 432.0 410.9 368.9
Murder 18.8 4.6 5.0
Robbery 18.8 98.4 86.2
Aggravated Assault 356.9 256.6 246.8
Property Crime 4395.2 2367.2 2199.5
Burglary 1089.4 410.8 376.0
Larceny 3211.9 1713.1 1594.6
Car Theft 93.9 243.2 228.9

Race / Ethnicity in Center

White
32.6% (1,734)
African American
33.2% (1,765)
American Indian
0.0% (0)
Asian
6.5% (346)
Hawaiian
0.0% (0)
Other
0.0% (0)
Two Or More
0.0% (0)
Hispanic
27.7% (1,474)
Race Center TX USA
White 32.6% 42.3% 61.1%
African American 33.2% 11.7% 12.3%
American Indian 0.0% 0.2% 0.7%
Asian 6.5% 4.6% 5.4%
Hawaiian 0.0% 0.1% 0.2%
Other 0.0% 0.2% 0.2%
Two Or More 0.0% 1.7% 2.4%
Hispanic 27.7% 39.2% 17.8%

Household Income For Center, Texas

Less than $10,000
18.4% (97,725)
$10,000 to $14,999
6.9% (36,500)
$15,000 to $24,999
21.3% (113,032)
$25,000 to $34,999
10.6% (56,516)
$35,000 to $49,999
13.1% (69,467)
$50,000 to $74,999
23.6% (125,395)
$75,000 to $99,999
1.2% (6,475)
$100,000 to $149,999
4.1% (21,782)
$150,000 to $199,999
0.0% (0)
$200,000 or more
0.9% (5,004)
Income Center TX USA
Less than $10,000 18.4% 6.4% 6.3%
$10,000 to $14,999 6.9% 4.4% 4.6%
$15,000 to $24,999 21.3% 9.3% 9.3%
$25,000 to $34,999 10.6% 9.6% 9.3%
$35,000 to $49,999 13.1% 12.8% 12.6%
$50,000 to $74,999 23.6% 17.7% 17.5%
$75,000 to $99,999 1.2% 12.2% 12.5%
$100,000 to $149,999 4.1% 14.6% 14.6%
$150,000 to $199,999 0.0% 6.2% 6.3%
$200,000 or more 0.9% 6.9% 7.0%

Gender in Center

Female
55.1% (2,930)
Male
44.9% (2,388)
Gender Center TX USA
Female 55.1% 50.3% 50.8%
Male 44.9% 49.7% 49.2%

Highest level of educational attainment in Center for adults over 25

< 9th Grade
18.0% (957)
9-12th Grade
13.0% (691)
High School / GED
27.0% (1,436)
Some College
20.0% (1,063)
Associate's Degree
3.0% (159)
Bachelor's Degree
16.0% (851)
Master's Degree
1.0% (53)
Professional Degree
2.0% (106)
Doctorate Degree
0.0% (0)
Education Center TX USA
< 9th Grade 18.0% 9.0% 6.0%
9-12th Grade 13.0% 8.0% 7.0%
High School / GED 27.0% 25.0% 27.0%
Some College 20.0% 22.0% 21.0%
Associate's Degree 3.0% 7.0% 8.0%
Bachelor's Degree 16.0% 19.0% 19.0%
Master's Degree 1.0% 7.0% 9.0%
Professional Degree 2.0% 2.0% 2.0%
Doctorate Degree 0.0% 1.0% 1.0%

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