Who lives in the Central Region?

Category Count Count margin-of-error Percent Percent margin-of-error
Under 5 years 47,565 6.3%
5-9 years 51,935 6.9%
10-14 years 52,712 7.0%
15-17 years 31,408 4.2%
18-24 years 68,077 9.1%
25-34 years 90,977 12.1%
35-44 years 92,343 12.3%
45-54 years 101,693 13.5%
55-64 years 99,275 13.2%
65-74 years 66,034 8.8%
75-84 years 34,158 4.5%
85 years and older 14,871 2.0%
Category Count Count margin-of-error Percent Percent margin-of-error
Male 380,804 50.7%
Female 370,244 49.3%
Category Count Count margin-of-error Percent Percent margin-of-error
White 696,438 92.7%
Of Color 54,610 7.3%
Black or African American 17,110 2.3%
American Indian and Alaskan Native 8,334 1.1%
Asian or Pacific Islander 8,820 1.2%
Other 5,752 0.8%
Two or more races 14,485 1.9%
Hispanic or Latino 19,579 2.6%
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Language spoken (2014-2018)
Population (5 years and older) 703,483 100.0%
English only 668,110 95.0%
Language other than English 35,373 5.0%
Speaks English less than "very well" 12,435 1.8%
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Total population for whom disability status is determined 740,880 100.0%
Population with a disability 103,345 13.9%
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Foreign-born residents 24,094 3.2%
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Residence one year ago (2014-2018)
Population (1 year and over in US) 742,272 100.0%
Same residence 642,884 86.6%
Different residence in the U.S. 97,136 13.1%
Different residence outside the U.S. 2,252 0.3%

What's the Central Region's quality of life?

Category Count Count margin-of-error Percent Percent margin-of-error
Household income (2018 dollars) (2014-2018)
Total households 284,867 100.0%
Less than $35,000 72,315 25.4%
$35,000-$49,999 36,939 13.0%
$50,000-$74,999 54,647 19.2%
$75,000-$99,999 41,925 14.7%
$100,000 or more 79,041 27.7%
Median household income (2018 dollars) $54,735 100%
Category Count Count margin-of-error Percent Percent margin-of-error
All people for whom poverty status is determined 732,280 100.0%
Less than $35,000 72,315 25.4%
With income below poverty 70,222 9.6%
With income 100%-149% of poverty 55,665 7.6%
With income 150%-199% of poverty 57,651 7.9%
With income 200% of poverty or higher 548,742 74.9%
17 years and younger (percent of people under age 18) 84,983 11.6%
18-24 (percent of people age 18-24) 130,015 17.8%
25-34 (percent of people age 25-34) 78,403 10.7%
35-44 (percent of people age 35-44) 49,148 6.7%
45-54 (percent of people age 45-54) 45,885 6.3%
55-64 (percent of people age 55-64) 55,595 7.6%
18-64 (percent of people age 18-64) 67,075 9.2%
65 years and older (percent of people age 65+) 58,773 8.0%
Category Count Count margin-of-error Percent Percent margin-of-error
Health coverage (2014-2018)
Total population age 65 and under for whom health insurance coverage status is determined 740,880 100.0%
Population 65 and under without health insurance coverage 37,319 5.0%
Category Count Count margin-of-error Percent Percent margin-of-error
Total housing units (2014-2018)
Total housing units 345,285 100.0%
Category Count Count margin-of-error Percent Percent margin-of-error
Owned and Rental Housing (2014-2018)
Vacant housing units (seasonal units included) 60,418 17.5%
Occupied housing units 284,867 82.5%
Average household size 2.5
Owner-occupied 220,924 64.0%
Average household size 2.6
Renter-occupied 63,943 18.5%
Average household size 2.2
Category Count Count margin-of-error Percent Percent margin-of-error
Year built (2014-2018)
2000 or later 90,152 26.1%
1970-1999 158,105 45.8%
1940-1969 58,417 16.9%
1939 or earlier 38,611 11.2%
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Households (2014-2018)
Total households 284,867 100.0%
Category Count Count margin-of-error Percent Percent margin-of-error
Households by type (2014-2018)
Family households 196,491 69.0%
With children under 18 years 90,720 31.8%
Married-couple family households 156,974 55.1%
With children under 18 years 63,958 22.5%
Single-person family households 39,517 13.9%
With children under 18 years 26,762 9.4%
Nonfamily households 88,376 31.0%
Householder living alone 69,729 24.5%
65 years and over 28,046 9.8%
Households with one or more children under 18 years 91,999 32.3%
Households with one or more people 65 years and over 77,405 27.2%
Category Count Count margin-of-error Percent Percent margin-of-error
Year householder moved into unit (2014-2018)
Moved in 2010 or later 117,353 41.2%
Moved in 2000-2009 83,875 29.4%
Moved in 1990-1999 43,767 15.4%
Moved in 1989 or earlier 39,872 14.0%
Category Count Count margin-of-error Percent Percent margin-of-error
All households for which cost burden is calculated 278,887 100.0%
Cost-burdened households 72,112 25.9%
Owner households for which cost burden is calculated 219,750 100.0%
Cost-burdened owner households 45,651 20.8%
Renter households for which cost burden is calculated 59,137 100.0%
Cost-burdened renter households 26,461 44.7%
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Rent paid (2014-2018)
Households paying rent 59,871
Median rent paid (2018 dollars) $765
Category Count Count margin-of-error Percent Percent margin-of-error
Vehicles per household (2014-2018)
No vehicles 13,935 4.9%
1 vehicle available 70,732 24.8%
2 vehicles available 114,469 40.2%
3 or more vehicles available 85,731 30.1%
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Transportation to work (2014-2018)
Workers (16 years and older) 378,515 100.0%
Car, truck, or van (including passengers) 340,592 90.0%
Public transportation 3,705 1.0%
Walked, biked, worked at home, or other 34,218 9.0%
Category Count Count margin-of-error Percent Percent margin-of-error
Travel time to work (2014-2018)
Total workers age 16+ (not home based) 358,253 100.0%
Less than 10 minutes 60,684 16.9%
10-19 minutes 101,095 28.2%
20-29 minutes 59,913 16.7%
30 minutes or longer 136,561 38.1%
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Educational attainment (2014-2018)
Population (25 years and older) 499,351 100.0%
Less than high school 37,230 7.5%
High school diploma or GED 157,616 31.6%
Some college or associate’s degree 187,411 37.5%
Bachelor’s Degree 82,406 16.5%
Graduate or professional Degree 34,688 6.9%
High school graduate or higher 462,121 92.5%
Bachelor’s degree or higher 117,094 23.4%
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Working Adults (2014-2018)
Total civilian non-institutionalized population, age 18-64 446,747 100.0%
Working age adults who are employed 359,002 80.4%
Civilian labor force 373,900 100.0%
Unemployed 14,898 4.0%
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Total employed workers (LEHD) (2017)
Total employed workers 373,914 100.0%
Category Count Count margin-of-error Percent Percent margin-of-error
Worker age (2017)
Age 29 or younger 91,293 24.4%
Age 30 to 54 199,906 53.5%
Age 55 or older 82,715 22.1%
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Workers by earnings (2017)
$15,000 per year or less 91,706 24.5%
$15,001 to $39,999 per year 113,637 30.4%
$40,000 or more per year 168,571 45.1%
Category Count Count margin-of-error Percent Percent margin-of-error
Workers by industry of employment (2017)
Accommodation and food services 31,543 8.4%
Administration & support, waste management, and remediation 611 0.2%
Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting 14,969 4.0%
Arts, entertainment, and recreation 4,973 1.3%
Construction 26,829 7.2%
Educational services 34,096 9.1%
Finance and insurance 13,337 3.6%
Health care and social assistance 59,768 16.0%
Information 5,141 1.4%
Management of companies and enterprises 5,236 1.4%
Manufacturing 50,827 13.6%
Mining, quarrying, and oil and gas extraction 611 0.2%
Other services (excluding public administration) 12,108 3.2%
Professional, scientific, and technical services 14,647 3.9%
Public administration 17,213 4.6%
Real estate and rental and leasing 3,701 1.0%
Retail trade 44,086 11.8%
Transportation and warehousing 11,721 3.1%
Utilities 2,581 0.7%
Wholesale trade 17,010 4.5%
Category Count Count margin-of-error Percent Percent margin-of-error
Workers by race (2017)
White alone 352,924 94.4%
Black or African American alone 8,458 2.3%
American Indian or Alaska Native alone 3,184 0.9%
Asian alone 5,085 1.4%
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander alone 197 0.1%
Two or more race groups 4,066 1.1%
Category Count Count margin-of-error Percent Percent margin-of-error
Workers by educational attainment (2017)
Less than high school 21,301 5.7%
High school or equivalent, no college 84,397 22.6%
Some college or associate degree 103,857 27.8%
Bachelor’s degree or advanced degree 73,066 19.5%