Colorado's newest incorporated city

Overview for Centennial, CO

107,972 people live in Centennial, where the median age is 41.4 and the average individual income is $55,068. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau.


Total Population

41.4 years

Median Age


Population Density Population Density This is the number of people per square mile in a neighborhood.


Average individual Income

Welcome to Centennial

A tranquil Colorado suburb with incredible mountain views
Located in Arapahoe County, Centennial is Colorado's newest incorporated city. Centennial is widely known for its 300 days of sunshine, ample open spaces, recreational parks like the Centennial Center Park, and central location close to Downtown Denver and the Rocky Mountains, making this bustling locale a wonderful place to live. Top-notch schools and an assortment of well-loved restaurants and locally-owned shops attract many families to the area, while its fast-growing commercial areas and thriving economy make it a great place for young professionals. Residential areas are aplenty, with many single-family homes located in established neighborhoods on spacious lots surrounded by trees and professional landscaping. 

What to Love

  • Zoned within two incredible school districts
  • Variety of housing options
  • Convenient transportation 
  • Close to major highways and E-470

Local Lifestyle

Centennial's neighborhoods offer a suburban feel. Residents are exceptionally welcoming and friendly and many are close friends with each other. Around the town, locals have various dining, shopping, and recreation options, including a downtown area lined with boutiques, eateries, and boutiques. Centennial’s close proximity to popular schools, colleges, and companies makes it an excellent place to live, work, and play. 

Dining, Entertainment & Shopping

Maggiano's Little Italy in nearby Englewood is a semi-upscale restaurant serving classic Italian meals in a family-style setup. The delicious meal options here include chicken parmesan, rigatoni, baked ziti, fettuccine alfredo, spaghetti manicotti, and lasagna.
Stop by East Moon Asian Bistro & Sushi to enjoy an expansive menu of Chinese, Vietnamese, Thai, and Japanese fare. Your entrees are served in a cozy setting with options to dine inside or outside on the patio. 
ViewHouse Centennial is a bustling restaurant and bar that serves American classics, such as fish and chips, burgers, protein bowls, and grilled salmon alongside craft beer and cocktails. The restaurant's award-winning menu features brunch, dinner, and happy hour options. 
The Streets at SouthGlenn is a famous shopping center in the heart of Centennial. Some of the nation’s most popular department stores are available here, as well as Colorado designer boutiques such as Aspen Blue and Apricot Lane. 

Things to Do

Take a break from the fast-pace of urban life at Centennial Center Park, a city park home to an outdoor amphitheater, a playground, a nautilus-themed water area, three climbing walls, and a plethora of statues and artistic sculptures. 
Camp at Cherry Creek State Park, which offers year-round campsites, or Chatfield State Park, whose locale on the Platte River is home to 197 campsites with electrical hookups. 
Golf at the South Suburban Golf Course, a regional public course catering to professionals and amateurs. It features a 9-hole, par 31 course for beginners and an 18-hole, par 72 course for skilled players. Another great option is Family Sports Golf Course, which has a two-tiered heated driving range and a 9-hole, par 31 course. 


The Cherry Creek School District and Littleton Public Schools serve the community of Centennial. Top-performing schools in the surrounding area include:
  • Homestead Elementary School, K-5th grade
  • Anastasis Academy, K-8th grade
  • Mile High Academy, PK-12th grade

Centennial Real Estate

Centennial, nestled in the heart of Colorado, boasts a vibrant real estate landscape with a myriad of housing options. While single-family homes are particularly sought-after, condos and townhomes also hold a notable presence in the market. On average, homes in Centennial span about 2,500 square feet. Popular neighborhoods like Centennial Hills, The Meadows, and Centennial Village often garner the most interest. Beyond housing, Centennial's appeal includes its strategic location just south of Denver, top-tier schools such as Cherry Creek High School, and a diverse array of amenities. With everything from parks and shopping centers to world-class restaurants, there's truly something for everyone. Moreover, its position as a nexus for urban and outdoor activities makes Centennial an ideal destination for those seeking an active lifestyle, offering easy access to various recreational facilities and outdoor adventures like hiking and biking.

For those enchanted by what Centennial has to offer, real estate agent Elise LoSasso stands as a beacon of trust in the community. Her expertise spans from assisting clients in finding their ideal 3-bedroom single-family home to introducing them to stylish condos in The Meadows or cozy townhomes in Centennial Village. With Elise LoSasso's guidance, navigating the dynamic Centennial real estate scene is effortless. Dive into Centennial's bustling community and uncover the myriad opportunities at your fingertips.


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Demographics and Employment Data for Centennial, CO

Centennial has 40,344 households, with an average household size of 2.63. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. Here’s what the people living in Centennial do for work — and how long it takes them to get there. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. 107,972 people call Centennial home. The population density is 3,632.9 and the largest age group is Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau.


Total Population


Population Density Population Density This is the number of people per square mile in a neighborhood.


Median Age

50.41 / 49.59%

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Around Centennial, CO

There's plenty to do around Centennial, including shopping, dining, nightlife, parks, and more. Data provided by Walk Score and Yelp.

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Points of Interest

Explore popular things to do in the area, including Baker’s Inn, Cobalt Comics & Collectibles, and Tiger Rock Martial Arts of Lone Tree.

Name Category Distance Reviews
Ratings by Yelp
Dining 0.41 miles 6 reviews 5/5 stars
Shopping 3.22 miles 12 reviews 5/5 stars
Active 2.75 miles 5 reviews 5/5 stars
Active 1.95 miles 6 reviews 5/5 stars
Active 0.91 miles 10 reviews 5/5 stars
Active 2.83 miles 9 reviews 5/5 stars

Work With Elise

With an unwavering commitment to client satisfaction, Elise LoSasso stands out as a trusted real estate agent, deeply versed in the housing markets of Denver, Centennial, and Greenwood Village. Whether you're buying or selling in these vibrant locales, Elise is dedicated to ensuring a seamless experience. She attentively considers your specific needs and preferences to pinpoint your dream home in Denver or its picturesque neighboring areas. Rest assured, she'll provide regular updates and unwavering support throughout your entire real estate journey, guaranteeing not just your satisfaction, but also your peace of mind.

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