Centre, Alabama

Population 3,512

Centre is located in Cherokee County, AL. The population is 3,512, making Centre the largest city in Cherokee County.

There are 4 public schools in Centre with an average Homefacts rating of B-. The total crime rate for Centre is moderate , and there are 13 registered sex offenders residing in the city. Unemployment in Centre is low and the median home sales price is $0. Detailed and up-to-date Centre property reports are available for any property address.

Cities near Centre include Leesburg, Cedar Bluff and Sand Rock.

Centre Neighborhood Report


School Rating is Above average
  • No High School Diploma: 23%
  • High School Graduate or Higher: 62.7%
  • Bachelor's Degree or Higher: 14.3%

Crime Rate

54.55% Higher than national avg.
  • Auto theft: 252
  • Violent Crimes: 701
  • Robbery: 56
  • Burglary: 477
  • Property Crime: 5
  • Larceny Theft: 4

Registered Offenders

47.13% Higher than national avg.
  • 13 offenders in Centre
  • 37.02 offenders/10,000 residents

Environmental Hazards

30 Found nearby
  • Brownfields: 0
  • Registered Polluters: 0
  • Superfunds: 1
  • Tanks & Spills: 29


Low 2.4%
  • Alabama unemployment average: 2.5%
  • National unemployment average: 3.6%

Property Values

Median Property Value $0

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4 Public Schools view public schools

There are 4 K-12 public schools in Centre, AL and 0 private schools. Homefacts rates Centre's schools as Above average, with an overall B- rating.

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13 Registered Offenders search the registered offender database

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*100 is national avg. Greater than 100 means higher crime, lower means less crime.
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Property Report Overview

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Housing Inventory

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  • Rented
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Number Of Properties Per Bedroom (Distressed)

1 Building Permits View All

  • In 2014, the city of Centre, AL issued 1 building permits. All permits issued were for Single Family Homes. All permits issued were for Single Family Homes.
  • In 2013, the city of Centre, AL issued 5 building permits. All permits issued were for Single Family Homes. All permits issued were for Single Family Homes.
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Fair Market Rents

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  • Property Type Rent
  • Studio: $600
  • 1 Bedroom: $680
  • 2 Bedrooms: $780
  • 3 Bedrooms: $1,050
  • 4 Bedrooms: $1,170

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Environmental Hazards

30 Environmental Hazards

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Health Hazards

  • Air Quality HEALTHY (1230/1345)
    Centre, AL has 91.45% good air quality.
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  • Radon ZONE 2 COUNTY
    Centre, AL is a yellow zone.
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  • UV Index HIGH 6.01 Average
    Centre, AL is a high risk area for ultra-violet rays.
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Average Monthly Temperature

  • January 41.9°
  • February 42.15°
  • March 50.93°
  • April 59.8°
  • May 66.45°
  • June 74.76°
  • July 79.77°
  • August 76.93°
  • September 69.17°
  • October 57.83°
  • November 49.37°
  • December 41.68°

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Natural Disasters

Probability of Natural Disasters for Centre, AL

Centre, AL has a low risk of earthquakes.
Centre, AL has no risk of hurricanes.
Centre, AL has a high risk of hail storms.
Centre, AL has a very high risk of tornadoes.

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Median Household Income

Median Household Income in Centre, AL: $31,898


Unemployment in Centre is 2.4%. It is lower than the state and national averages, 2.5% and 3.6% respectively

Workforce Breakdown

Blue Collar - 52.44%
White Collar - 47.56%


State Representatives

  • Gov. Robert Bentley
  • Sen. Jeff Sessions
  • Sen. Richard C. Shelby

City Representatives

  • Mike Rogers

Neighborhood Info

2 Airports view all

Nearest Major Airports

9 FCC Towers view all

1 Hospital view all

1 Library view all

1 Retirement Home view all

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