Colorado's newest incorporated city

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


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Demographics and Employment Data for Centennial, CO

Centennial has 52,479 households, with an average household size of 3. 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. 142,930 people call Centennial home. The population density is 3,374.31 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

50.25 / 49.75%

Men vs Women

Population by Age Group


0-9 Years


10-17 Years


18-24 Years


25-64 Years


65-74 Years


75+ Years

Education Level

  • Less Than 9th Grade
  • High School Degree
  • Associate Degree
  • Bachelor Degree
  • Graduate Degree

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Average Household Size


Average individual Income

Marital Status


Commute Time

0 to 14 Minutes
15 to 29 Minutes
30 to 59 Minutes
60+ Minutes

Around Centennial, CO

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

Walking Score
Somewhat Bikeable
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Some Transit
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Points of Interest

Explore popular things to do in the area, including Smokin' Bones BBQ, Bass, and Mika Yoga Wear.

Name Category Distance Reviews
Ratings by Yelp
Dining 13.09 miles 5 reviews 5/5 stars
Shopping 12.23 miles 5 reviews 5/5 stars
Shopping 15.8 miles 5 reviews 5/5 stars
Active 24.32 miles 44 reviews 5/5 stars
Active 12.37 miles 6 reviews 5/5 stars
Active 12.44 miles 8 reviews 5/5 stars

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