Centerville, IA Real Estate

According to census data in the year 2000 there were 2,901 housing units in Centerville. This represents a 2.8% growth from 2,821 in 1990.

Of those housing units, 2,771 were located in either urbanized areas or urban clusters, and 130 were located in what is classified as a rural area.

Homeownership rate in Centerville is about 63.1%. Centerville's vacancy rate, including seasonal lodging, is about 11.5%. Average household size is 2.22 people.

The majority of houses, apartments or condos in Centerville were built after 1949.


Housing Size

Housing Units by Size
Studio Type0.40%
One Bedroom16%
Two Bedrooms38.90%
Three Bedrooms30.30%
Four Bedrooms11.90%
Five Bedrooms or more2.50%
As % of Housing Units

Owned Homes, Apartments and Condos

Average Household Size2.5
Median year structure was built1944
Median Value of occupied units$45,700
Median Price asked for vacant units$56,300

Rented Homes, Apartments and Condos

Average Household Size1.73
Median year structure was built1958
Median Monthly Rent asked for vacant units$274

Owners Finance Status

Housing Finance
Second Mortgage & Equity Loan0%
Second Mortgage5.40%
Home Equity Loan3.50%
Simple Mortgage41.80%
Debt Free49.40%
As % of Housing Units
Median part of Monthly Household Income dedicated to covering home ownership costs15.3%