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The Town of Centerville had a population of 3,643 as of July 1, 2021.

The primary coordinate point for Centerville is located at latitude 35.779 and longitude -87.467 in Hickman County. The formal boundaries for the Town of Centerville encompass a land area of 11.29 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Hickman County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 623 feet.

The Town of Centerville has a C1 Census Class Code which indicates an active incorporated place that does not serve as a county subdivision equivalent. It also has a Functional Status Code of "A" which identifies an active government providing primary general-purpose functions.

The Town of Centerville is located within Commissioner District 6, a minor civil division (MCD) of Hickman County.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Centerville: Centreville.

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Centerville, TN Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2021)


Total Population 3,643 (100%)
Population in Households 3,446 (94.6%)
Population in Families 2,760 (75.8%)
Population in Group Quarters1 197 ( 5.4%)
Population Density 339
Diversity Index2 18


Median Household Income $40,435
Average Household Income $54,965
% of Income for Mortgage4 16%
Per Capita Income $22,119
Wealth Index5 48


Total HU (Housing Units) 1,747 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 1,129 (64.6%)
Renter Occupied HU 374 (21.4%)
Vacant Housing Units 244 (14.0%)
Median Home Value $155,430
Average Home Value $200,221
Housing Affordability Index3 160


Total Households 1,503
Average Household Size 2.29
Family Households 968
Average Family Size 3
  1. Group Quarters - a place where people live or stay in a group living arrangement. Includes college residents halls, nursing facilities, military barracks, and correctional facilities.
  2. The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelihood that two persons, chosen at random from the same area, belong to different races or ethnic groups. If an area's entire population belongs to one race AND one ethnic group, then the area has zero diversity. An area's diversity index increases to 100 when the population is evenly divided into two or more race/ethnic groups.
  3. The Housing Affordability Index base is 100 and represents a balance point where a resident with a median household income can normally qualify to purchase a median price home. Values above 100 indicate increased affordability, while values below 100 indicate decreased affordability.
  4. The % of Income for Mortgage quantifies the percentage of median household income dedicated to mortgage payments on a home priced at the median value (assuming a 30-year mortgage and a 20% down payment).
  5. The Wealth Index is based on a number of indicators of affluence including average household income and average net worth, but it also includes the value of material possessions and resources. It represents the wealth of the area relative to the national level. Values above or below 100 represent above-average wealth or below-average wealth compared to the national level.


2010-2021 2021-2026
Population 0.25% 0.42%
Households 0.2% 0.41%
Families 0.43% 0.27%
Median Household Income   1.71%
Per Capita Income   2.12%
Owner Occupied HU   0.68%

Centerville, TN - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Centerville to the other 429 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Tennessee by rank and percentile using July 1, 2021 data. The location Ranked # 1 has the highest value. A location that ranks higher than 75% of its peers would be in the 75th percentile of the peer group.

Variable Description Rank Percentile
Total Population # 137 68th
Population Density # 284 34th
Median Household Income # 317 26th
Housing Affordability Index # 134 31st
Per Capita Income # 306 29th
Diversity Index # 226 48th

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