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Centerville
Motto(s): 
"Fete Des Lacs" Festival Of Lakes
Location of the city of Centervillewithin Anoka County, Minnesota
Location of the city of Centerville
within Anoka County, Minnesota
Country United States
State Minnesota
County Anoka
Incorporated September 27, 1910
Area
 • Total 2.43 sq mi (6.28 km2)
 • Land 2.13 sq mi (5.50 km2)
 • Water 0.30 sq mi (0.78 km2)
Elevation
906 ft (276 m)
Population
 (2010)
 • Total 3,792
 • Estimate 
(2019)
4,002
 • Density 1,883.29/sq mi (727.05/km2)
Time zone UTC-6 (Central (CST))
 • Summer (DST) UTC-5 (CDT)
ZIP codes
55038
Area code(s) 651
FIPS code 27-10648
GNIS feature ID 0641053
Website www.centervillemn.com

Centerville is a city in Anoka County, Minnesota, United States. The population was 3,792 at the 2010 census.

Geography

According to the United States Census Bureau, the city has a total area of 2.41 square miles (6.24 km2), of which, 2.13 square miles (5.52 km2) is land and 0.28 square miles (0.73 km2) is water.

Main Street / County Road 14 serves as a main route in the community. Interstate 35E is nearby.

Centerville is completely surrounded by the city of Lino Lakes.

History

Centerville was established in 1857. It was named for its location in relation to Saint Paul, the Mississippi River at Anoka, and the Saint Croix River at Stillwater.

Demographics

Historical population
Census Pop.
1880 130
1920 209
1930 196 −6.2%
1940 195 −0.5%
1950 209 7.2%
1960 338 61.7%
1970 534 58.0%
1980 734 37.5%
1990 1,633 122.5%
2000 3,202 96.1%
2010 3,792 18.4%
2019 (est.) 4,002 5.5%
U.S. Decennial Census

2010 census

As of the census of 2010, there were 3,792 people, 1,315 households, and 1,025 families living in the city. The population density was 1,780.3 inhabitants per square mile (687.4/km2). There were 1,363 housing units at an average density of 639.9 per square mile (247.1/km2). The racial makeup of the city was 94.3% White, 0.3% African American, 0.4% Native American, 2.7% Asian, 0.4% from other races, and 1.8% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 1.6% of the population.

There were 1,315 households, of which 46.6% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 67.8% were married couples living together, 5.9% had a female householder with no husband present, 4.3% had a male householder with no wife present, and 22.1% were non-families. 17.6% of all households were made up of individuals, and 5.6% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.88 and the average family size was 3.28.

The median age in the city was 35.8 years. 30.8% of residents were under the age of 18; 6% were between the ages of 18 and 24; 29.9% were from 25 to 44; 25.9% were from 45 to 64; and 7.4% were 65 years of age or older. The gender makeup of the city was 50.8% male and 49.2% female.

Education

Centerville is served by Independent School District #12, the Centennial School District. Students attend Centerville Elementary School from kindergarten to 5th grade, Centennial Middle School in Lino Lakes from sixth to eighth grade, and Centennial High School in nearby Circle Pines from ninth to 12th grade.

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