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Centre is a township in Perry County, in the Harrisburg-Carlisle metro area. [NOTE: This is not the only community in Pennsylvania named Centre. For links to other places called Centre, PA, see the Duplicate Names box at right.]

The latitude of Centre is 40.416N. The longitude is -77.266W.

It is in the Eastern Standard time zone. Elevation is 850 feet.

The population, at the time of the 2000 census, was 2,209.


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Median household income
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$43,900
National
$41,994
Source: 2000 census, U.S. Census Bureau
For more census details and comparisons, see our Centre demographic reports

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38% of Centre residents report German ancestry, and 17% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Centre ancestry & family history guide.

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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Centre was $19,057, compared with $21,587 nationally.

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13% of Centre residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.

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Median rent in Centre, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $414.   Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $931.


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Perry County supported George W. Bush in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Centre political report.

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The average commute time for Centre workers is 38 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.

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