Demographics and Geography
As of the census in 2000, there were 5,678 people, 2,034 households, and 1,334 families residing in the city of Center. The population density was 911.0 people per square mile with an average household size was 2.61 and the average family size was 3.23.The median income for a household in the city was $26,061, and the median income for a family was $31,699. The per capita income for the city was $14,233. About 19.4% of families and 23.7% of the population were below the poverty line, including 31.5% of those under age 18 and 14.7% of those age 65 or over.
Tourist Attractions, Shopping and Dining in Center
When you come to Center, Texas, you will find a city nestled in the piney woods of East Texas. This once sleepy little town, has now been transformed into a vibrant community bustling with activity. Center today is a melting pot of many different groups running from retirees, oil field workers, young families, professionals and students.
In Center, there is always something going on from the Windham Civic Center to our picturesque downtown square, to the many festivals and events. Please explore our website, a one-stop-shop to plan your event or to simply visit Center, TX.