Centralia, Wamac, Central City, Illinois, Chamber of Commerce, Tourism, Economic Development

Centralia Profile
(includes Centralia, Central City & Wamac)

Demographics
  Centralia National Avg.
Population of Centralia (inclds.Central City & Wamac) 16,885 11,571
Median Age.
38.5 yrs 37.41 yrs.
Median Household Income $34,303. $39,727.
Percentage of Single Households 50.5% 44.72%
Percentage of Married Households 49.5% 55.27%
Percentage Families (households with children) 65.9% 69.28%
Average Household Size 2.42 people 2.57 people
Percentage College or Better 19.5% 25.99%
Percentage White Collar 45.9% 47.07%
Cost of Living
Cost of Living Index
93.9 102.76
Average Yearly Utility Cost 2967 3250.50
Average Household Total Consumer Expenditures $37,614 per yr. $41,554 per yr
Average Household Education Expenditures $694 per yr. $729 per yr.
Average Household Entertainment Expenditures $2,034 per yr. $2,183 per yr.
Average Household Transportation Expenditures $8,194 per yr. $8,682 per yr.
Average Household Retail Expenditures $22,142 per yr. $24,198 per yr
Average Household Non-Retail Expenditures $16,267 per yr. $17,353 per yr.
Quality of Life
Average Winter High Temperature
35.5 degrees 41.18 degrees
Average Winter Low Temperature 20.3 degrees 22.80 degrees
Average Summer High Temperature 88.0 degrees 86.46 degrees
Average Summer Low Temperature 63.8 degrees 62.23 degrees
Average Annual Precipitation 42.8 inches 38.69 inches
Total Crime Index 3.2 3.47
Personal Crime Index 2.0 3.40
Culture Index 90 98.13

 


The Greater Centralia Chamber of Commerce
130 South Locust Street
Centralia, Illinois 62801
Phone: 618-532-6789
Fax: 618-533-7305

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