Centralia, WA Real Estate

According to census data in the year 2000 there were 6,564 housing units in Centralia. This represents a 25.4% growth from 5,234 in 1990.

Of those housing units, 6,482 were located in either urbanized areas or urban clusters, and 82 were located in what is classified as a rural area.

Homeownership rate in Centralia is about 55.3%. Centralia's vacancy rate, including seasonal lodging, is about 9.1%. Average household size is 2.4 people.

The majority of houses, apartments or condos in Centralia were built after 1961.


Housing Size

Housing Units by Size
Studio Type4.80%
One Bedroom18.20%
Two Bedrooms35.10%
Three Bedrooms31.40%
Four Bedrooms8%
Five Bedrooms or more2.60%
As % of Housing Units

Owned Homes, Apartments and Condos

Average Household Size2.45
Median year structure was built1956
Median Value of occupied units$99,800
Median Price asked for vacant units$87,300

Rented Homes, Apartments and Condos

Average Household Size2.34
Median year structure was built1971
Median Monthly Rent asked for vacant units$393

Owners Finance Status

Housing Finance
Second Mortgage & Equity Loan0.20%
Second Mortgage8.40%
Home Equity Loan4.80%
Simple Mortgage45.80%
Debt Free40.70%
As % of Housing Units
Median part of Monthly Household Income dedicated to covering home ownership costs18.4%