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Centennial, Colorado is a medium-sized city with a population of 107,862 people. With a population density of 3,647 people per square mile, Centennial is well above the nation's average density level. The majority of Centennial residents report their race to be White; this is followed by Asian and Black. If finding a family friendly city is important to you, look no further. With more than 84% of the population considered married and 59% with kids under the age of 18, Centennial could be considered a very suitable city for families.

Living in Centennial can be a positive experience for anyone moving to the area. Having said that, in the state of Colorado, there are many incredible places to live, so choose wisely! With useful information like amenities, cost of living, education, employment and other key data points, finding the best places to live in Centennial and in the areas around Centennial is a much easier task.

With a livability score of 74/100, Centennial is ranked #5,677 in the United States and #38 in Colorado. Based on the scores for each individual category, Centennial has been rewarded with high marks for amenities (A+), crime (B-) and employment (B+). Centennial does not rank well for the following: cost of living (F). It might be wise to take a closer look at each category to find out why.

Certain items on your wish list like shopping, restaurants, nightlife and proximity to public transportation are all important factors to search for. Having said that, perhaps the most important metric to consider when contemplating a move to Centennial is real estate affordability. The median home price for Centennial homes is $339,300, which is 28.2% higher than the Colorado average. If we take a closer look at the affordability of homes in Centennial, we’ll see that the home price to income ratio is 3.5, which is 16.7% lower than the Colorado average. Year over year appreciation rates for homes in the Centennial area were 4.3% and the 5 year appreciation rates came in at 10%. Why is this important? Knowing the appreciation rates for any area is a quick and easy way to determine if you will see a solid return on your investment.

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Compare Centennial, CO Livability To Other Cities

Best Neighborhoods In & Around Centennial, CO

PlaceLivability scoreScoreMilesPopulationPop.
Dayton Triangle, Aurora796.47,850
Tallyn's Reach, Aurora798.95,259
Saddle Rock Golf Club, Aurora767.47,038
Heritage Eagle Bend, Aurora7682,526
PlaceLivability scoreScoreMilesPopulationPop.
Meadow Hills, Aurora764.66,085
Sable Altura Chambers, Aurora7311.57,208
Side Creek, Aurora738.75,691
Heather Gardens, Aurora735.65,227

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Superior, CO8328.112,928
Seven Hills, CO8339.298
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Pine Brook Hill, CO8238.71,091
Louisville, CO793019,972
Leyner, CO7934.227
Columbine Valley, CO788.61,190
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I Miss Centennial!

I have lived in nearly a dozen cities around the US and Centennial, CO is one of those cities that I miss. Most of the cities that I have spent my time in were amazing but, this city stands out among them pulling at my heartstrings all the time.

Centennial CO is majestic with its clean streets and buildings. I love to walk down the downtown that are adorned with uniform trees, enticing cafes, stores and cuisines. I am quite attracted to the cool attitude of people living here. Some of the residential communities are great and affordable. One of the first things I do every weekend is head straight to shopping malls that hold farmers market.

Besides the opportunity to participate in various recreational sports, this city is home to some incredible and mouth-watering foods. The Asian cuisines are top notch and great to sit in a cool ambience. Jabb's BBQ has some delicious meat and the visit would not be complete without Abbo's pizza. You are seated in a comfortable setting in this medium sized cuisine. The menu along with water and condiments are served with a smile. It has the diversity that you are longing for in a pizza place. Many dishes in this place fuse American and European influences as well.

This city during the three years I have been has always made me feel so welcome. I have met some of the nicest people and have truly made great friends here. To get to know centennial CO you have to actual travel to this city. It has the charm that will offer a unique experience. If you don't have the time to explore other places in CO, do not worry, because you are in touch with the best part of your trip.
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Source: The Centennial, CO data and statistics displayed above are derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).
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