Centerville, NC

Centerville, situated in Franklin County, is a small town made up of 0.3 square miles...

2018 Best Guide to Centerville, NC

June 16, 2018

Centerville was named after being centrally located between Warrenton, Littleton, and Louisburg. The town was officially incorporated in 1962, but was first established about 80 years prior in 1882.


The median resident age in Centerville is 47 years. The median estimated household income is about $58,000 making it about $13,000 more than the North Carolina average. The estimated per capita is about $25,000. The average price for a home in Centerville is about $136,000 (2013) which is $19,000 less than the North Carolina Average. Expect to pay about $1000 a month for rent.

The racial makeup of Centerville is 92% White, 5% Hispanic, and 3% Black. 71% of the population are high school graduates, with 4% holding a Bachelor's Degree or higher. 69% are married, 2% are divorced, 4% are separated, 9% are widowed, leaving 16% that have never been married.

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Franklin County

Centerville belongs to Franklin County in the north-eastern part of North Carolina. The County, named after Benjamin Franklin, is part of the Raleigh, NC Metropolitan Statistical Area. Franklin County has a population of 61,000 and its largest city Louisburg, with a population of 3,400, is the county seat.

Franklin County borders Warren, Halifax, Nash, Johnston, Wake, Granville, and Vance counties.

Franklin County is made up of 494 square miles. 492 of which is land with the remaining 2 as water.


The population of Centerville, NC is about 90. The population has remained between 80 and 140 since the town was incorporated.


The elevation of Centerville, NC is 340 feet above sea level.

Zip Code

The zip code for Centerville, NC is 27549

Area Code

The area codes for Centerville, NC are 919 and 984.

Politics and Religion

Centerville and Franklin County have voted only Republican since 2000, but voted Democrat in 1996. 52% went to Mitt Romney during the 2012 Presidential Election.

As of 2010, 62% of the population are religiously unaffiliated (Nones). About 37% are Protestants with Catholics making up around 1%.


The unemployment rate for Centerville is about 5% (2015), making it the same as the state average of around 5%. Construction makes nearly 60% of the most common industries in the town.

Newspaper & Obituaries

The Franklin Times and Franklin County News Online are the primary newspapers that cover the Franklin County area.


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