Centerton is a medium-sized city located in the state of Arkansas. With a population of 17,792 people and two constituent neighborhoods, Centerton is the 25th largest community in Arkansas. There's nothing like the smell of a brand new house, and in Centerton, you'll find that a large proportion of houses were recently built. New growth in residential real estate is an indication that people are choosing to move to Centerton, and putting down their money on brand new construction. Centerton’s real estate is, on average, some of the newest in the nation. Centerton does seem to be experiencing an influx of affluent people, because the median household income is $85,531.00.
Centerton real estate is some of the most expensive in Arkansas, although Centerton house values don't compare to the most expensive real estate in the U.S.
Centerton is neither predominantly blue-collar nor white-collar, instead having a mixed workforce of both blue-collar and white-collar jobs. Overall, Centerton is a city of managers, professionals, and sales and office workers. There are especially a lot of people living in Centerton who work in management occupations (16.89%), business and financial occupations (14.09%), and sales jobs (9.87%).
Also of interest is that Centerton has more people living here who work in computers and math than 95% of the places in the US.
A relatively large number of people in Centerton telecommute to their jobs. Overall, about 10.07% of the workforce works from home. While this may seem like a small number, as a fraction of the total workforce it ranks among the highest in the country. These workers are often telecommuters who work in knowledge-based, white-collar professions. For example, Silicon Valley has large numbers of people who telecommute. Other at-home workers may be self-employed people who operate small businesses out of their homes.
Centerton is a good choice for families with children because of several factors. Many other families with children live here, making it a place where both parents and children are more likely to develop social ties with other families. The city’s good public school district and large population of college-educated adults provide an environment conducive to academic success. Many people own their own single-family homes, providing areas for children to play and stability in the community. Finally, Centerton’s overall crime rate is lower than average for the country.
Being a small city, Centerton does not have a public transit system used by locals to get to and from work.
The population of Centerton is very well educated relative to most cities and towns in the nation, where the average community has 21.84% of its adult population holding a 4-year degree or higher: 37.49% of adults in Centerton have a bachelor's degree or even advanced degree.
The per capita income in Centerton in 2018 was $39,178, which is wealthy relative to Arkansas and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $156,712 for a family of four. However, Centerton contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.
Centerton is a somewhat ethnically-diverse city. The people who call Centerton home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Centerton residents report their race to be White, followed by Black or African-American. Important ancestries of people in Centerton include German, Irish, English, Italian, and Polish.
The most common language spoken in Centerton is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and Polish.