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Central by the Numbers: 2010 Census Results

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    The final numbers are in for the 2010 Census for the city of Central, Louisiana.  The U.S. Census Bureau has set the population of Central at 26,864 people.   The total number of housing units is 10,574 and the total number of households is 10,179.  Data from the U.S. Census Bureau at www.Census.Gov.

POPULATION

                         #             %

Total Pop.        26,864    100.0
Under 5 yrs     1600       6.0
5 to 9 yrs         1666       6.2
10 to 19 yrs     3646       13.6
20 to 29 yrs     3280       12.2
30 to 39 yrs     3034       11.3
40 to 49 yrs     3916       14.6
50 to 59 yrs     4177      15.6
60 to 69 yrs     3159       11.8
70 to 79 yrs     1612       6.0
80 & over yrs  774         2.8

AGE/SEX

                        #             %

Median Age     40.6    
18 yrs & over  20,674    77.0
21 yrs & over  19,641    73.1
65 yrs & over  3,728      13.9
Male Pop.        13,167    49.0
Female Pop.     13,697    51.0

RACE

                        #             %

One Race         26,606    99.0
White               23,993    89.3
Black               2,241      8.3
Native Amer.   105         0.4
Asian               152         0.6
Other Race       115         0.4
Two + Races    258         1.0

HOUSING OCCUPANCY

                        #             %

Total Houses    10,574    100.0
Occupied 10,179    96.3
Vacant             395         3.7
Owner Occ.     8,586      84.4
Renter Occ.      1,593      15.6

HOUSEHOLD TYPE

                        #             %

Total Houses    10,179    100.0
Family             7,913      77.7
Non-Family          2,266      22.3
Houses w/under 18     3,512      34.5
Houses w/over 65      2,622      25.8
Avg House size     2.63    
Avg Fam size  2.98    

    “Family Households” consists of a householder and one or more other people related to the householder by birth, marriage, or adoption.  “Non-Family Households” consists of people living alone and households which do not have any members related to the householder.  “Average Household size” refers to the average number of persons of any age living in a household.

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