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Central is a township in Bond County, in the Saint Louis metro area.
The latitude of Central is 38.870N. The longitude is -89.431W.It is in the Central Standard time zone. Elevation is 568 feet.
The population, at the time of the 2000 census, was 7,941.
Sections below provide additional information and links about Central demographics, travel and tourism, nearby airports, cemeteries, the Bond County economy, education, environment, genealogy, government, historic sites, libraries, maps, museums, newspapers and other media, nonprofit groups, real estate, recreation, religion, transportation, and weather in the 62284 ZIP code.
33% of Central residents report German ancestry, and 10% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Central ancestry & family history guide.
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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Central was $18,094, compared with $21,587 nationally.
20% of Central residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.
Median rent in Central, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $269. Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $781.
Bond County supported George W. Bush in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Central political report.
The average commute time for Central workers is 16 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.
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