Center, Texas

Population 5,244

Center is located in Shelby County, TX. The population is 5,244, making Center the largest city in Shelby County.

There are 7 public schools in Center with an average Homefacts rating of C+. The total crime rate for Center is moderate , and there are 52 registered sex offenders residing in the city. Unemployment in Center is moderate and the median home sales price is $0. Detailed and up-to-date Center property reports are available for any property address.

Cities near Center include Shelbyville, Tenaha and Joaquin.

Center Neighborhood Report


School Rating is Above average
  • No High School Diploma: 30.3%
  • High School Graduate or Higher: 50.8%
  • Bachelor's Degree or Higher: 18.9%

Crime Rate

37.32% Higher than national avg.
  • Auto theft: 76
  • Violent Crimes: 569
  • Robbery: 19
  • Burglary: 854
  • Property Crime: 3
  • Larceny Theft: 2

Registered Offenders

85.44% Higher than national avg.
  • 52 offenders in Center
  • 99.16 offenders/10,000 residents

Environmental Hazards

95 Found nearby
  • Brownfields: 0
  • Registered Polluters: 5
  • Superfunds: 0
  • Tanks & Spills: 90


Moderate 6.6%
  • Texas unemployment average: 6.6%
  • National unemployment average: 5.9%

Property Values

Median Property Value $0

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7 Public Schools view public schools

There are 7 K-12 public schools in Center, TX and 0 private schools. Homefacts rates Center's schools as Above average, with an overall C+ rating.

0 Colleges & Universities view all colleges & universities

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52 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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0 Former Drug Labs view all

  • Good news! No Drug lab found in Center, TX

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Property Report Overview

Average Listing Price
$178,500 compared to September 2020
Median Sales Price
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Median Home Value

Housing Inventory

Property Type
  • Vacant
  • Rented
  • Owned

Number Of Properties Per Bedroom (Distressed)

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15 Building Permits View All

  • In 2014, the city of Center, TX issued 15 building permits. All permits issued were for Single Family Homes. All permits issued were for Single Family Homes.
  • In 2013, the city of Center, TX issued 15 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: $490
  • 1 Bedroom: $540
  • 2 Bedrooms: $720
  • 3 Bedrooms: $940
  • 4 Bedrooms: $1,180

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Environmental Hazards

95 Environmental Hazards

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Health Hazards

  • Air Quality HEALTHY (238/250)
    Center, TX has 95.2% good air quality.
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  • Radon ZONE 3 COUNTY
    Center, TX is a green zone.
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  • UV Index HIGH 6.75 Average
    Center, TX is a high risk area for ultra-violet rays.
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Average Monthly Temperature

  • January 47.43°
  • February 51.3°
  • March 59.27°
  • April 66.58°
  • May 74.77°
  • June 82.54°
  • July 84.42°
  • August 85.23°
  • September 78.9°
  • October 66.42°
  • November 57.33°
  • December 51.03°

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Natural Disasters

Probability of Natural Disasters for Center, TX

Center, TX has a very low risk of earthquakes.
Center, TX has no risk of hurricanes.
Center, TX has a low risk of hail storms.
Center, TX has a moderate risk of tornadoes.

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Median Household Income

Median Household Income in Center, TX: $22,680


Unemployment in Center is 6.6%. It is higher than the state and national averages, 6.6% and 5.9% respectively

Workforce Breakdown

Blue Collar - 61.43%
White Collar - 38.57%


State Representatives

  • Gov. Greg Abbott
  • Sen. John Cornyn
  • Sen. Ted Cruz

City Representatives

  • Louie Gohmert

Neighborhood Info

1 Airport view all

Nearest Major Airports

24 FCC Towers view all

1 Fire Station view all

0 Hospitals view all

  • No hospitals found in Center, TX

1 Library view all

2 Police Stations view all

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