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Centralia is a city in Boone County, in the Columbia metro area.
The community was named for its central location on the rail line from Ottumwa, IA, to Saint Louis
The latitude of Centralia is 39.210N. The longitude is -92.137W.It is in the Central Standard time zone. Elevation is 883 feet.
The estimated population, in 2003, was 3,768.
Sections below provide additional information and links about Centralia demographics, travel and tourism, nearby airports, cemeteries, the Boone County economy, education, environment, genealogy, government, historic sites, Columbia area jobs, libraries, maps, museums, newspapers and other media, nonprofit groups, real estate, recreation, religion, transportation, and weather in the 65240 ZIP code.
22% of Centralia residents report German ancestry, and 12% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Centralia ancestry & family history guide.
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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Centralia was $17,583, compared with $21,587 nationally.
13% of Centralia residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.
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Median rent in Centralia, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $312. Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $599.
Libraries in Centralia include Centralia Public Library ... View libraries
Boone County supported George W. Bush in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Centralia political report.
The average commute time for Centralia workers is 19 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.
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