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Central City is a city in Muhlenberg County.

The community was named for the Central Coal and Iron Company

The latitude of Central City is 37.293N. The longitude is -87.123W.

It is in the Central Standard time zone. Elevation is 436 feet.

The estimated population, in 2003, was 5,787.


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Median household income
Local
$27,371
National
$41,994
Source: 2000 census, U.S. Census Bureau
For more census details and comparisons, see our Central City demographic reports
Former and merged names include:
· Morehead's Horse Mill
Well-known residents have included:
· Phil and Don Everly, better known as the musical duo the Every Brothers (born nearby in the community of Brownie)
Local festivals include:
  • Central City Music Festival - Sept. 7, 2007
  • Gospelfest - Aug. 29, 2007
Dates often change. Check Central City web sites and events links in the sections below.
Nearby parks & recreation: Lake Malone State Park

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Sections below provide additional information and links about Central City demographics, travel and tourism, nearby airports, cemeteries, the Muhlenberg 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 42330 ZIP code.

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Ancestry & family history

8% of Central City residents report German ancestry, and 9% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Central City ancestry & family history guide.

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Economy

At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Central City was $12,637, compared with $21,587 nationally.

Education

10% of Central City residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.

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Housing & real estate

Median rent in Central City, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $259.   Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $554.


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Libraries in Central City include Central City Public Library ... View libraries

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Newspapers in Central City include Muhlenburg County Leader-News

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Politics

Muhlenberg County supported George W. Bush in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Central City political report.

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The average commute time for Central City workers is 21 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.

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Hotels in Central City include Days Inn, Super 8.

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