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Centreville, Michigan
Village
Streets of Centreville
Streets of Centreville
Location of Centreville, Michigan
Location of Centreville, Michigan
Country United States
State Michigan
County St. Joseph
Area
 • Total 1.50 sq mi (3.88 km2)
 • Land 1.49 sq mi (3.86 km2)
 • Water 0.01 sq mi (0.03 km2)
Elevation
820 ft (250 m)
Population
 (2010)
 • Total 1,425
 • Estimate 
(2012)
1,413
 • Density 956.4/sq mi (369.3/km2)
Time zone UTC-5 (Eastern (EST))
 • Summer (DST) UTC-4 (EDT)
Zip Code
49032
Area code(s) 269
FIPS code 26-14460
GNIS feature ID 1624448

Centreville is a village in the U.S. state of Michigan and the county seat of St. Joseph County. The population was 1,425 at the 2010 census.

History

Centreville began around a tavern founded here in 1831 by Thomas W. Langley. It was incorporated as a village in 1837.

Geography

According to the United States Census Bureau, the village has a total area of 1.50 square miles (3.88 km2), of which 1.49 square miles (3.86 km2) is land and 0.01 square miles (0.03 km2) is water.

Centreville is the location of the Langley Covered Bridge.

Highways

  • M-86

Demographics

Historical population
Census Pop.
1860 473
1870 749 58.4%
1880 705 −5.9%
1890 775 9.9%
1900 645 −16.8%
1910 613 −5.0%
1920 701 14.4%
1930 820 17.0%
1940 812 −1.0%
1950 879 8.3%
1960 971 10.5%
1970 1,044 7.5%
1980 1,202 15.1%
1990 1,516 26.1%
2000 1,579 4.2%
2010 1,425 −9.8%
Est. 2015 1,415 −0.7%
U.S. Decennial Census

2010 census

As of the census of 2010, there were 1,425 people, 459 households, and 320 families residing in the village. The population density was 956.4 inhabitants per square mile (369.3/km2). There were 526 housing units at an average density of 353.0 per square mile (136.3/km2). The racial makeup of the village was 93.7% White, 2.9% African American, 0.1% Native American, 0.4% Asian, 0.3% from other races, and 2.6% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 1.5% of the population.

There were 459 households of which 38.1% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 48.1% were married couples living together, 15.9% had a female householder with no husband present, 5.7% had a male householder with no wife present, and 30.3% were non-families. 26.4% of all households were made up of individuals and 12.9% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.56 and the average family size was 3.08.

The median age in the village was 36.5 years. 23.6% of residents were under the age of 18; 9.8% were between the ages of 18 and 24; 28.7% were from 25 to 44; 23% were from 45 to 64; and 15.1% were 65 years of age or older. The gender makeup of the village was 50.5% male and 49.5% female.

2000 census

As of the census of 2000, there were 1,579 people, 490 households, and 351 families residing in the village. The population density was 1,116.9 per square mile (432.4/km²). There were 541 housing units at an average density of 382.7 per square mile (148.1/km²). The racial makeup of the village was 94.74% White, 2.47% African American, 0.51% Native American, 0.25% Asian, 0.63% from other races, and 1.39% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 1.58% of the population.

There were 490 households out of which 40.2% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 53.5% were married couples living together, 14.1% had a female householder with no husband present, and 28.2% were non-families. 24.3% of all households were made up of individuals and 12.2% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.73 and the average family size was 3.23.

In the village, the population was spread out with 28.1% under the age of 18, 10.4% from 18 to 24, 30.9% from 25 to 44, 17.0% from 45 to 64, and 13.7% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 34 years. For every 100 females there were 105.1 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 105.4 males.

The median income for a household in the village was $33,929, and the median income for a family was $42,955. Males had a median income of $32,692 versus $22,200 for females. The per capita income for the village was $15,472. About 8.0% of families and 7.9% of the population were below the poverty line, including 5.9% of those under age 18 and 8.6% of those age 65 or over.

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