Centennial, Colorado

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Population in 2017: 110,250 (100% urban, 0% rural).
Males: 55,511  (50.4%)
Females: 54,739  (49.6%)
Median resident age:

41.0 years
Colorado median age:

36.8 years

Zip codes: 80111, 80121, 80122.

Centennial Zip Code Map
Estimated median household income in 2017: $75,357
Centennial:

$75,357
CO:

$69,117

Estimated per capita income in 2017: $39,054

Centennial city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2017: $366,300
Centennial:

$366,300
CO:

$348,900

Mean prices in 2017: all housing units: $442,764; detached houses: $459,693; townhouses or other attached units: $299,078; in 3-to-4-unit structures: $341,703; in 5-or-more-unit structures: $296,891

Median gross rent in 2017: $1,747.

March 2019 cost of living index in Centennial: 102.1 (near average, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2017: 4.5%
(3.5% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 9.2% for Black residents, 6.0% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 13.1% for American Indian residents, 3.2% for other race residents, 5.0% for two or more races residents)
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  • Races in Centennial, CO (2017)
    • 88,21179.5%White alone
    • 10,4619.4%Hispanic
    • 4,3543.9%Asian alone
    • 3,1212.8%Black alone
    • 3,0882.8%Two or more races
    • 6440.6%American Indian alone
    • 5390.5%Other race alone
    • 1660.1%Native Hawaiian and Other
      Pacific Islander alone

Races in Centennial detailed stats: ancestries, foreign born residents, place of birth



According to our research of Colorado and other state lists, there were 88 registered sex offenders living in Centennial, Colorado as of May 25, 2020.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in Centennial is 1,249 to 1.
The ratio of registered sex offenders to all residents in this city is much lower than the state average.


Crime rates in Centennial by year

Type

2005

2006

2007

2008

2009

2010

2011

2012

2013

2014

2015

2018

Murders
(per 100,000)
3
(3.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(1.0)
1
(1.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(1.0)
6
(5.7)
0
(0.0)
1
(0.9)
2
(1.8)
Rapes
(per 100,000)
33
(33.1)
25
(25.0)
34
(34.8)
14
(14.2)
21
(21.1)
18
(18.2)
27
(26.4)
40
(38.5)
25
(23.9)
26
(24.2)
46
(42.3)
47
(42.1)
Robberies
(per 100,000)
38
(38.1)
36
(36.0)
36
(36.8)
18
(18.2)
23
(23.1)
26
(26.3)
23
(22.5)
33
(31.7)
20
(19.1)
14
(13.0)
26
(23.9)
28
(25.1)
Assaults
(per 100,000)
143
(143.6)
119
(118.9)
110
(112.5)
92
(93.2)
103
(103.6)
115
(116.3)
112
(109.7)
83
(79.8)
90
(85.9)
102
(94.9)
64
(58.8)
125
(112.0)
Burglaries
(per 100,000)
422
(423.7)
340
(339.7)
356
(364.2)
289
(292.7)
269
(270.7)
274
(277.0)
325
(318.2)
277
(266.3)
186
(177.5)
233
(216.8)
224
(205.8)
268
(240.0)
Thefts
(per 100,000)
1,400
(1,406)
1,122
(1,121)
1,119
(1,145)
1,174
(1,189)
1,053
(1,060)
1,121
(1,133)
957
(937.1)
1,085
(1,043)
936
(893.4)
995
(925.7)
977
(897.6)
1,493
(1,337)
Auto thefts
(per 100,000)
200
(200.8)
156
(155.8)
129
(132.0)
94
(95.2)
79
(79.5)
60
(60.7)
71
(69.5)
77
(74.0)
72
(68.7)
70
(65.1)
103
(94.6)
197
(176.5)
Arson
(per 100,000)
28
(28.1)
37
(37.0)
36
(36.8)
37
(37.5)
19
(19.1)
9
(9.1)
20
(19.6)
16
(15.4)
16
(15.3)
15
(14.0)
10
(9.2)
7
(6.3)
City-Data.com crime index (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 274.0)174.6135.6143.2113.1114.3115.3115.2124.4107.199.7112.5151.6

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City-data.com crime index in Centennial, CO

Crime rate in Centennial detailed stats: murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, arson

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2018, including police officers: 163 (122 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.09
Colorado average:

2.17
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Ancestries: German (14.5%), American (11.3%), English (7.7%), Irish (7.3%), European (4.4%), Italian (3.3%).

Current Local Time: MST time zone

Elevation: 5830 feet

9,809 residents are foreign born (2.0% Europe, 1.7% Latin America).

This city:

8.7%
Colorado:

100.0%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2017: $2,643 (0.6%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2017: $2,500 (0.6%)

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: South Aurora, CO (7.2 miles , pop. 297,828).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Phoenix, AZ (578.6 miles , pop. 1,321,045).

Nearest cities:

Inverness, CO (0.9 miles ),
Castlewood, CO (1.3 miles ),
Acres Green, CO (1.4 miles ),
Cherry Creek, CO (1.5 miles ),
Lone Tree, CO (1.5 miles ),
Heritage Hills, CO (1.5 miles ),
Meridian, CO (1.6 miles),
Dove Valley, CO (1.6 miles )

Latitude: 39.58 N, Longitude: 104.88 W

Distribution of median household income in Centennial, CO in 2017
Distribution of house value in Centennial, CO in 2017
Unemployment in March 2019:
Here:

2.5%
Colorado:

3.0%
Most common industries in Centennial, CO (%)
Both Males Females
Most common industries in 2017
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (11.9%)
  • Educational services (9.7%)
  • Health care (9.5%)
  • Finance & insurance (8.7%)
  • Accommodation & food services (4.5%)
  • Construction (4.4%)
  • Administrative & support & waste management services (4.1%)
Most common industries for males in 2017
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (13.8%)
  • Finance & insurance (7.4%)
  • Construction (7.2%)
  • Educational services (5.7%)
  • Health care (5.6%)
  • Broadcasting & telecommunications (4.6%)
  • Accommodation & food services (4.2%)
Most common industries for females in 2017
  • Educational services (14.1%)
  • Health care (13.9%)
  • Finance & insurance (10.0%)
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (9.8%)
  • Administrative & support & waste management services (4.9%)
  • Accommodation & food services (4.8%)
  • Social assistance (3.8%)
Most common occupations in Centennial, CO (%)
Both Males Females
Most common occupations in 2017
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (7.5%)
  • Computer specialists (6.0%)
  • Top executives (2.8%)
  • Retail sales workers, except cashiers (2.7%)
  • Sales representatives, services, wholesale and manufacturing (2.7%)
  • Engineers (2.3%)
  • Customer service representatives (2.2%)
Most common occupations for males in 2017
  • Computer specialists (9.0%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (8.4%)
  • Engineers (3.8%)
  • Top executives (3.4%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair workers, including supervisors (2.7%)
  • Operations specialties managers, except financial managers (2.6%)
  • Other financial specialists (2.5%)
Most common occupations for females in 2017
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (6.5%)
  • Customer service representatives (3.6%)
  • Registered nurses (3.5%)
  • Sales representatives, services, wholesale and manufacturing (3.4%)
  • Information and record clerks, except customer service representatives (3.3%)
  • Retail sales workers, except cashiers (3.2%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (2.8%)
Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)
AQI CO NO2 SO2 Ozone PM10 PM2.5 Pb
Air Quality Index

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2018 was 100. This is worse than average.

City:

100
U.S.:

74
Carbon Monoxide Level

Carbon Monoxide (CO) [ppm] level in 2018 was 0.388. This is significantly worse than average. Closest monitor was 2.3 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.388
U.S.:

0.267
Nitrogen Dioxide Level

Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2) [ppb] level in 2018 was 21.9. This is significantly worse than average. Closest monitor was 9.7 miles away from the city center.

City:

21.9
U.S.:

5.6
Sulfur Dioxide Level

Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2018 was 0.713. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 4.4 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.713
U.S.:

1.789
Ozone Level

Ozone [ppb] level in 2018 was 33.0. This is about average. Closest monitor was 8.5 miles away from the city center.

City:

33.0
U.S.:

33.3
Particulate Matter Level

Particulate Matter (PM10) [µg/m3] level in 2018 was 29.2. This is significantly worse than average. Closest monitor was 6.9 miles away from the city center.

City:

29.2
U.S.:

19.6
Particulate Matter Level

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2018 was 8.27. This is about average. Closest monitor was 7.1 miles away from the city center.

City:

8.27
U.S.:

8.46
Lead Level

Lead (Pb) [µg/m3] level in 2009 was 0.00502. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 4.4 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.00502
U.S.:

0.00984

Tornado activity:

Centennial-area historical tornado activity is above Colorado state average. It is 30% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 6/15/1988, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 10.8 miles away from the Centennial city center injured 7 people and caused between $5,000,000 and $50,000,000 in damages.

On 5/18/1975, a category F3 tornado 17.1 miles away from the city center .

Earthquake activity:

Centennial-area historical earthquake activity is near Colorado state average. It is 80% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 10/18/1984 at 15:30:23, a magnitude 5.5 (5.4 MB, 5.1 MS, 5.5 ML, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 198.1 miles away from the city center
On 10/28/1983 at 14:06:06, a magnitude 7.3 (6.2 MB, 7.3 MS, 7.0 MW, Class: Major, Intensity: VIII - XII) earthquake occurred 554.8 miles away from the city center, causing 2 deaths (2 shaking deaths) and 3 injuries, causing $15,000,000 total damage
On 8/10/2005 at 22:08:22, a magnitude 5.0 (5.0 MB, 4.7 MS, 5.0 MW, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 184.0 miles away from the city center
On 3/28/1975 at 02:31:05, a magnitude 6.2 (6.1 MB, 6.0 MS, 6.2 ML, Class: Strong, Intensity: VII - IX) earthquake occurred 431.8 miles away from Centennial center
On 12/25/1994 at 19:06:07, a magnitude 4.0 (4.0 LG, Depth: 6.2 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 20.3 miles away from the city center
On 2/3/1995 at 15:26:10, a magnitude 5.3 (5.3 MB, 4.6 MS, Depth: 0.6 mi) earthquake occurred 284.3 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), local magnitude (ML), surface-wave magnitude (MS), moment magnitude (MW)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Arapahoe County (9) is smaller than the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 5
Emergencies Declared: 4

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 5, Storms: 4, Landslides: 2, Mudslides: 2, Snows: 2, Fire: 1, Heavy Rain: 1, Hurricane: 1, Snowstorm: 1, Tornado: 1 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).

Main business address for: VERILINK CORP (TELEPHONE & TELEGRAPH APPARATUS).

Hospitals and medical centers in Centennial:

  • EVERCARE HOSPICE AND PALLIATIVE CARE OF DENVER (6465 S GREENWOOD PLAZA STE 300)
  • CHRISTIAN LIVING COMMUNITIES THE JOHNSON CENTER SK (5000 EAST ARAPAHOE ROAD)
  • SUITES AT HOLLY CREEK CARE CENTER, THE (5590 E PEAKVIEW AVENUE)

Amtrak station near Centennial:

  • 14 miles: DENVER (1701 WYNKOOP ST.) . Services: ticket office, fully wheelchair accessible, enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, public payphones, full-service food facilities and snack bar, paid short-term parking, paid long-term parking, call for car rental service, taxi stand, public transit connection.

Colleges/Universities in Centennial:

  • Jones International University (Full-time enrollment: 2,556; Location: 9697 East Mineral Avenue; Private, for-profit; Website: www.jiu.edu; Offers Doctor's degree)
  • National American University-Centennial (Full-time enrollment: 109; Location: 8242 South University Blvd, Suite 100; Private, for-profit; Website: www.national.edu/locations/colorado/centennial)

Other colleges/universities with over 2000 students near Centennial:

  • Colorado State University-Global Campus (about 3 miles; Greenwood Village, CO; Full-time enrollment: 3,642)
  • Arapahoe Community College (about 8 miles; Littleton, CO; FT enrollment: 6,619)
  • University of Denver (about 10 miles; Denver, CO; FT enrollment: 9,621)
  • Community College of Aurora (about 11 miles; Aurora, CO; FT enrollment: 4,730)
  • Emily Griffith Technical College (about 13 miles; Denver, CO; FT enrollment: 2,460)
  • Community College of Denver (about 14 miles; Denver, CO; FT enrollment: 7,329)
  • Metropolitan State University of Denver (about 14 miles; Denver, CO; FT enrollment: 17,242)

Public high schools in Centennial:

Biggest public elementary/middle schools in Centennial:

Private elementary/middle schools in Centennial:

  • ST THOMAS MORE PARISH SCHOOL (Students: 658, Location: 7071 E OTERO AVE, Grades: KG-8)
  • SHEPHERD OF THE HILLS CHRISTIAN SCHOOL (Students: 241, Location: 7691 S UNIVERSITY BLVD, Grades: PK-8)
  • HOPE MONTESSORI SCHOOL AT HOLLY CIRCLE (Students: 91, Location: 6960 S HOLLY CIR, Grades: PK-T1)
  • AMBLESIDE SCHOOL (Students: 61, Location: 1510 E PHILLIPS AVE, Grades: KG-8)
See full list of schools located in Centennial

Points of interest:

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Tourist attractions: Tilt (6911 South University Boulevard), Rock'n & Jam'n 2 Indoor Climbing Facility (7390 South Fraser Street).

Courts: Arapahoe County - Community Services- Judicial Services Division- Court Ordered Community Serv (7305 South Potomac Street Suite 200), Arapahoe County - Courts- Arapahoe County District Court- General Informa (7325 South Potomac Street), Arapahoe County - District Attorney- County Court Divisions- Traffic Violations- Centennial Of (7305 South Potomac Street), Arapahoe County Government - District Attorney- County Court Divisions- Juvenile Diversion Pro (7305 South Potomac Street).

Birthplace of: Matt Formisano - College basketball player (Utah State Aggies).

Arapahoe County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level greater than 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Highest Potential

Drinking water stations with addresses in Centennial and their reported violations in the past:

ARAPAHOE CNTY WWWA (Population served: 31,000, Purch surface water):
Past monitoring violations:
  • 2 minor monitoring violations
LONE TREE VILLAGE MHP (Serves WY, Population served: 425, Purch surface water):
Past monitoring violations:
  • Monitoring and Reporting (DBP) - Between JUL-2009 and SEP-2009, Contaminant: Chlorine. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (JUL-23-2010)
ELKHORN RANCH MD NO 1 (Population served: 269, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • One routine major monitoring violation
Average household size:
This city:

2.6 people
Colorado:

2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:

74.9%
Whole state:

63.9%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:

4.0%
Whole state:

6.5%


Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.4% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.2% of all households

People in group quarters in Centennial in 2010:

  • 1,133 people in local jails and other municipal confinement facilities
  • 307 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities
  • 106 people in correctional facilities intended for juveniles
  • 100 people in workers' group living quarters and job corps centers
  • 36 people in group homes intended for adults
  • 8 people in group homes for juveniles (non-correctional)
  • 6 people in residential treatment centers for adults
  • 5 people in in-patient hospice facilities

Banks with most branches in Centennial (2011 data):

  • Bank of the West: Southglenn, Park Meadows Branch, Smoky Hill Rd Branch. Info updated 2009/11/16: Bank assets: $62,408.3 mil, Deposits: $43,995.2 mil, headquarters in San Francisco, CA, positive income, 647 total offices, Holding Company: Bnp Paribas
  • FirstBank: Arapahoe And Yosemite Branch at 8600 East Arapahoe Road, branch established on 1988/09/10; South Branch at 2323 East Arapahoe Road, branch established on 1994/05/27. Info updated 2011/12/05: Bank assets: $11,597.1 mil, Deposits: $10,530.4 mil, headquarters in Lakewood, CO, positive income, Mortgage Lending Specialization, 130 total offices, Holding Company: Firstbank Holding Company
  • Compass Bank: Smoky Hill & Himalaya Branch at 20299 East Smoky Hill Road, branch established on 2003/12/15; Englewood Branch at 8100 East Arapahoe Road, branch established on 1983/11/23. Info updated 2011/02/24: Bank assets: $63,107.0 mil, Deposits: $46,232.4 mil, headquarters in Birmingham, AL, negative income in the last year, Commercial Lending Specialization, 720 total offices, Holding Company: Banco Bilbao Vizcaya Argentaria, S.A.
  • JPMorgan Chase Bank, National Association: University Town Center Branch at 7490 South University Boulevard, branch established on 2002/12/02; Centennial Banking Center at 11277 East Arapahoe Road, branch established on 2007/09/26. Info updated 2011/11/10: Bank assets: $1,811,678.0 mil, Deposits: $1,190,738.0 mil, headquarters in Columbus, OH, positive income, International Specialization, 5577 total offices, Holding Company: Jpmorgan Chase & Co.
  • CoreFirst Bank & Trust: Centennial Quebec Branch at 8200 S Quebec St, branch established on 2008/10/29; Corefirst Bank & Trust - Safeway #19 at 20153 East Smoky Hill Road, branch established on 2008/10/20. Info updated 2007/10/03: Bank assets: $1,154.4 mil, Deposits: $811.4 mil, headquarters in Topeka, KS, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 35 total offices, Holding Company: Commerce Bank And Trust Holding Company Employee Stock Ownership Plan
  • Wells Fargo Bank, National Association: Dry Creek & Yosemite Branch at 7360 S Yosemite St, branch established on 2004/05/24; Smoky Hill Branch at 18515 East Smoky Hill Road, branch established on 2001/11/13. Info updated 2011/04/05: Bank assets: $1,161,490.0 mil, Deposits: $905,653.0 mil, headquarters in Sioux Falls, SD, positive income, 6395 total offices, Holding Company: Wells Fargo & Company
  • KeyBank National Association: Broncos Parkway Branch at 15590 E. Broncos Pkwy, branch established on 2009/08/17; Smokey Hill Keycenter Branch at 20290 East Smokey Hill Road, branch established on 2004/02/09. Info updated 2008/03/03: Bank assets: $86,198.8 mil, Deposits: $64,214.8 mil, headquarters in Cleveland, OH, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 1067 total offices, Holding Company: Keycorp
  • Colorado Community Bank: Centennial Branch at 20991 E Smoky Hill Road, branch established on 2004/02/01. Info updated 2010/04/07: Bank assets: $527.8 mil, Deposits: $465.2 mil, headquarters in Yuma, CO, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 18 total offices, Holding Company: Washington Investment Company
  • Academy Bank, National Association: Centennial Branch at 10900 East Briarwood Avenue, branch established on 2005/01/26. Info updated 2008/06/10: Bank assets: $282.1 mil, Deposits: $218.0 mil, headquarters in Colorado Springs, CO, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 54 total offices, Holding Company: Dickinson Financial Corporation Ii
  • 9 other banks with 9 local branches

For population 15 years and over in Centennial:

Marital status in Centennial, CO
  • Never married: 25.5%
  • Now married: 58.7%
  • Separated: 0.4%
  • Widowed: 4.2%
  • Divorced: 11.2%

For population 25 years and over in Centennial:

  • High school or higher: 97.3%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 61.1%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 21.6%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 23.1 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2017
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2017
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

8.7
Colorado average:

11.3

Travel time (in minutes) to work in 2017
Means of transportation to work in 2017 - Centennial
Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Centennial, CO (based on Arapahoe County data)

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Catholic69,03113
Evangelical Protestant64,204178
Mainline Protestant28,26650
Other26,49553
Orthodox1,7804
Black Protestant1,0614
None381,166-
Source: Clifford Grammich, Kirk Hadaway, Richard Houseal, Dale E.Jones, Alexei Krindatch, Richie Stanley and Richard H.Taylor. 2012. 2010 U.S.Religion Census: Religious Congregations & Membership Study. Association of Statisticians of American Religious Bodies. Jones, Dale E., et al. 2002. Congregations and Membership in the United States 2000. Nashville, TN: Glenmary Research Center. Graphs represent county-level data

Food Environment Statistics:

Number of grocery stores: 80
This county:

1.47 / 10,000 pop.
Colorado:

1.50 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 8
Arapahoe County:

0.15 / 10,000 pop.
Colorado:

0.15 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 21
Arapahoe County:

0.39 / 10,000 pop.
Colorado:

0.45 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 133
Here:

2.45 / 10,000 pop.
State:

3.13 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 377
This county:

6.94 / 10,000 pop.
Colorado:

8.99 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
Arapahoe County:

6.0%
Colorado:

5.3%
Adult obesity rate:
This county:

19.5%
Colorado:

18.4%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Here:

9.6%
Colorado:

9.6%
Local government employment and payroll (March 2013)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Financial Administration 14$86,417$74,0720$0
Other Government Administration 14$104,680$89,72611$12,193
Housing and Community Development (Local) 8$44,800$67,2002$5,115
Judicial and Legal 5$19,434$46,6421$1,411
Streets and Highways 4$25,627$76,8810$0
Water Supply 0$0 0$0
Other and Unallocable 0$0 0$0
Totals for Government 45$280,958$74,92214$18,719

Centennial government finances - Expenditure in 2013 (per resident):

  • Construction - Regular Highways: $5,624,000 ($51.01)
    Housing and Community Development: $3,389,000 ($30.74)
    Parks and Recreation: $3,327,000 ($30.18)
    General Public Buildings: $111,000 ($1.01)
  • Current Operations - General - Other: $13,153,000 ($119.30)
    Regular Highways: $12,312,000 ($111.67)
    Central Staff Services: $1,696,000 ($15.38)
    Judicial and Legal Services: $1,608,000 ($14.59)
    Financial Administration: $1,460,000 ($13.24)
    General Public Buildings: $1,225,000 ($11.11)
    Parks and Recreation: $65,000 ($0.59)
    Protective Inspection and Regulation - Other: $10,000 ($0.09)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $135,000 ($1.22)
  • Intergovernmental to Local - Other - Police Protection: $19,950,000 ($180.95)
    Other - General - Other: $348,000 ($3.16)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Parks and Recreation: $5,454,000 ($49.47)
    General Public Building: $700,000 ($6.35)
    Regular Highways: $18,000 ($0.16)
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $4,106,000 ($37.24)

Centennial government finances - Revenue in 2013 (per resident):

  • Charges - Other: $1,114,000 ($10.10)
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Highways: $274,000 ($2.49)
    Other: $150,000 ($1.36)
  • Local Intergovernmental - Other: $1,917,000 ($17.39)
    Highways: $639,000 ($5.80)
    Housing and Community Development: $404,000 ($3.66)
  • Miscellaneous - Fines and Forfeits: $2,281,000 ($20.69)
    Interest Earnings: $1,753,000 ($15.90)
    General Revenue - Other: $1,338,000 ($12.14)
    Special Assessments: $367,000 ($3.33)
    Rents: $95,000 ($0.86)
  • State Intergovernmental - Highways: $4,327,000 ($39.25)
    Other: $1,346,000 ($12.21)
    Housing and Community Development: $444,000 ($4.03)
  • Tax - General Sales and Gross Receipts: $34,037,000 ($308.73)
    Property: $14,494,000 ($131.46)
    Public Utilities Sales: $5,119,000 ($46.43)
    Other License: $2,108,000 ($19.12)
    Motor Vehicle License: $536,000 ($4.86)
    Occupation and Business License - Other: $325,000 ($2.95)
    Alcoholic Beverage License: $38,000 ($0.34)

Centennial government finances - Debt in 2013 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $2,795,000 ($25.35)
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $2,730,000 ($24.76)
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $65,000 ($0.59)

Centennial government finances - Cash and Securities in 2013 (per resident):

  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $43,826,000 ($397.51)

12.18% of this county's 2016 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2015 ($62,161 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

12.18%
Colorado average:

10.99%

0.06% of residents moved from foreign countries ($388 average AGI)
Arapahoe County:

0.06%
Colorado average:

0.10%

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2015 and 2016:
from Denver County, CO  3.76% ($64,334 average AGI)
from Douglas County, CO  1.09% ($85,417)
from Adams County, CO  1.03% ($42,461)


11.66% of this county's 2015 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2016 ($63,409 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

11.66%
Colorado average:

9.96%

0.09% of residents moved to foreign countries ($515 average AGI)
Arapahoe County:

0.09%
Colorado average:

0.10%

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2015 and 2016:
to Denver County, CO  3.27% ($63,058 average AGI)
to Douglas County, CO  1.32% ($88,958)
to Adams County, CO  1.12% ($42,744)
Businesses in Centennial, CO
NameCountNameCount
24 Hour Fitness2Mazda1
7-Eleven2McDonald's2
AT&T2Motherhood Maternity1
Ace Hardware1Nike2
Advance Auto Parts1Nissan1
Albertsons1Outback1
Big O Tires3Outback Steakhouse1
Blockbuster1Penske1
Buffalo Wild Wings1Pizza Hut1
Chipotle2Qdoba Mexican Grill4
Circle K4Quality1
Curves1Quiznos3
Dairy Queen2RadioShack1
Decora Cabinetry2SONIC Drive-In1
Discount Tire2Safeway1
Ethan Allen1Sprint Nextel2
FedEx1Staples1
Ford1Starbucks4
GNC1Steak 'n Shake1
GameStop1Subaru1
H&R Block1Subway2
Hilton1T-Mobile3
Hobby Lobby1Toyota1
Holiday Inn2U-Haul2
Honda1UPS8
IKEA1Vans1
Jimmy John's2Verizon Wireless1
Kincaid1Village Inn1
Kroger5Vons1
La-Z-Boy1Walgreens2
Lane Furniture1Walmart1
Little Caesars Pizza1Wendy's1
Macy's2Whole Foods Market1
MasterBrand Cabinets9

Strongest AM radio stations in Centennial:

  • KNRC (1150 AM; 10 kW; ENGLEWOOD, CO; Owner: NRC BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KOA (850 AM; 50 kW; DENVER, CO; Owner: JACOR BROADCASTING OF COLORADO, INC.)
  • KEZW (1430 AM; 10 kW; AURORA, CO; Owner: ENTERCOM DENVER LICENSE, LLC)
  • KMXA (1090 AM; 50 kW; AURORA, CO; Owner: ENTRAVISION HOLDINGS, LLC)
  • KCUV (1510 AM; 25 kW; LITTLETON, CO; Owner: PEOPLE WIRELESS, INC.)
  • KBNO (1280 AM; 5 kW; DENVER, CO; Owner: LATINO COMMUNICATIONS, LLC)
  • KLTT (670 AM; 50 kW; COMMERCE CITY, CO; Owner: KLZ RADIO, INC.)
  • KADZ (1550 AM; 10 kW; ARVADA, CO; Owner: ABC, INC.)
  • KDDZ (1690 AM; 10 kW; ARVADA, CO; Owner: ABC, INC.)
  • KKZN (760 AM; 50 kW; THORNTON, CO; Owner: JACOR BROADCASTING OF COLORADO, INC.)
  • KRKS (990 AM; 10 kW; DENVER, CO; Owner: SALEM MEDIA OF COLORADO, INC.)
  • KBJD (1650 AM; 10 kW; DENVER, CO; Owner: SALEM MEDIA OF COLORADO, INC.)
  • KLZ (560 AM; 5 kW; DENVER, CO; Owner: KLZ RADIO, INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Centennial:

  • KQMT (99.5 FM; DENVER, CO; Owner: ENTERCOM DENVER LICENSE, LLC)
  • KJMN (92.1 FM; CASTLE ROCK, CO; Owner: ENTRAVISION HOLDINGS, LLC)
  • KXKL-FM (105.1 FM; DENVER, CO; Owner: INFINITY RADIO OPERATIONS INC.)
  • KALC (105.9 FM; DENVER, CO; Owner: ENTERCOM DENVER LICENSE, LLC)
  • KBPI (106.7 FM; DENVER, CO; Owner: JACOR BROADCASTING OF COLORADO, INC.)
  • KOSI (101.1 FM; DENVER, CO; Owner: ENTERCOM DENVER LICENSE, LLC)
  • KQKS (107.5 FM; LAKEWOOD, CO; Owner: JEFFERSON-PILOT COMMUNICATIONS COMPANY OF COLORADO)
  • KFMD (95.7 FM; DENVER, CO; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • KRFX (103.5 FM; DENVER, CO; Owner: JACOR BROADCASTING OF COLORADO, INC.)
  • KLDV (91.1 FM; MORRISON, CO; Owner: EDUCATIONAL MEDIA FOUNDATION)
  • KIMN (100.3 FM; DENVER, CO; Owner: INFINITY RADIO OPERATIONS INC.)
  • KVOD (90.1 FM; DENVER, CO; Owner: PUBLIC BROADCASTING OF COLORADO, INC)
  • KUVO (89.3 FM; DENVER, CO; Owner: DENVER EDUCATIONAL BROADCASTING)
  • KYGO-FM (98.5 FM; DENVER, CO; Owner: JEFFERSON-PILOT COMMUNICATIONS COMPANY OF COLORADO)
  • KXPK (96.5 FM; EVERGREEN, CO; Owner: ENTRAVISION HOLDINGS, LLC)
  • KBCO-FM (97.3 FM; BOULDER, CO; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • K209DE (89.7 FM; GOLDEN, CO; Owner: WAY-FM MEDIA GROUP, INC.)
  • KJCD (104.3 FM; LONGMONT, CO; Owner: JEFFERSON-PILOT COMMUNICATIONS COMPANY OF COLORADO)
  • KRKS-FM (94.7 FM; LAFAYETTE, CO; Owner: SALEM MEDIA OF COLORADO, INC)
  • KAVD (103.1 FM; LIMON, CO; Owner: THE MEADOWLARK GROUP, INC.)

TV broadcast stations around Centennial:

  • K48FW (Channel 48; DENVER, CO; Owner: TRINITY BROADCASTING NETWORK)
  • KDEO-LP (Channel 38; AURORA, CO; Owner: PETER B. VAN DE SANDE)
  • KMGH-TV (Channel 7; DENVER, CO; Owner: MCGRAW-HILL BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC.)
  • KRMA-TV (Channel 6; DENVER, CO; Owner: ROCKY MOUNTAIN PUBLIC BROADCASTING NETWORK, INC.)
  • KDEV-LP (Channel 62; AURORA, CO; Owner: TIGER EYE BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • KUSA-TV (Channel 9; DENVER, CO; Owner: MULTIMEDIA HOLDINGS CORPORATION)
  • KTVD (Channel 20; DENVER, CO; Owner: TWENVER BROADCAST, INC.)
  • KCNC-TV (Channel 4; DENVER, CO; Owner: CBS TELEVISION STATIONS INC.)
  • KWGN-TV (Channel 2; DENVER, CO; Owner: KWGN INC.)
  • KWHD (Channel 53; CASTLE ROCK, CO; Owner: LESEA BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • KDEN (Channel 25; LONGMONT, CO; Owner: LONGMONT CHANNEL 25, INC.)
  • KMAS-LP (Channel 63; DENVER, CO; Owner: TELEMUNDO OF STEAMBOAT SPRINGS COLO. LIC. CORP.)
  • KPXC-TV (Channel 59; DENVER, CO; Owner: PAXSON DENVER LICENSE, INC.)
  • KDVR (Channel 31; DENVER, CO; Owner: FOX TELEVISION STATIONS, INC.)
Fatal accident count
See more detailed statistics of Centennial fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2017 here
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 46Number of bridges
  • 371ft / 113mTotal length
  • 752,366Total average daily traffic
  • 35,454Total average daily truck traffic
  • 1,076,593Total future (year 2025) average daily traffic
New bridges in Centennial, CO - historical statistics
  • New bridges - historical statistics
  • 11940-1949
  • 31950-1959
  • 71960-1969
  • 61970-1979
  • 151980-1989
  • 81990-1999
  • 52000-2009
  • 12010-2018
See full National Bridge Inventory statistics for Centennial, CO

2002 - 2018 National Fire Incident Reporting System (NFIRS) incidents

    Fire incident distribution by year Based on the data from the years 2002 - 2018 the average number of fire incidents per year is 74. The highest number of reported fires - 153 took place in 2008, and the least - 25 in 2012. The data has a rising trend.
    Fire incident types in Centennial, CO When looking into fire subcategories, the most reports belonged to: Structure Fires (46.7%), and Outside Fires (37.5%).

    • Fire incident types reported to NFIRS in Centennial, CO
    • 59146.7%Structure Fires
    • 47537.5%Outside Fires
    • 16012.6%Mobile Property/Vehicle Fires
    • 403.2%Other
See full National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Centennial, CO

Fire-safe hotels and motels in Centennial, Colorado:

  • Hawthorn Suites By Wyndham, 6780 S Galena St, Centennial, Colorado 80112 , Phone: (303) 792-5393, Fax: (303) 792-5398
  • Staybridge Suites Denver Tech Center, 7150 S Clinton St, Centennial, Colorado 80112 , Phone: (303) 858-9990, Fax: (303) 858-9888
  • Drury Inn & Suites Denver Near Tech Center, 9445 E Dry Crk Rd, Centennial, Colorado 80112 , Phone: (303) 694-3400
  • Holiday Inn Hotel & Suites Denver Tech Center - Centennial, 6638 S Nome St, Centennial, Colorado 80111 , Phone: (303) 708-3000, Fax: (303) 708-3001
  • Hampton Inn by Hilton Denver Tech Center South, 7079 S Kenton St, Centennial, Colorado 80112 , Phone: (303) 790-8800, Fax: (303) 790-8866
All 5 fire-safe hotels and motels in Centennial, Colorado
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Centennial, CO
  • 84.2%Utility gas
  • 14.2%Electricity
  • 1.1%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 0.3%Wood
  • 0.1%Other fuel
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Centennial, CO
  • 61.8%Utility gas
  • 35.7%Electricity
  • 1.3%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 0.8%No fuel used
  • 0.3%Wood


Centennial compared to Colorado state average:

  • Unemployed percentage significantly below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage below state average.
  • Renting percentage below state average.
  • Number of rooms per house above state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher above state average.

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  • #7 on the list of "Top 100 highest located cities (pop. 50,000+)"
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  • #13 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in occupations: extraction workers (population 50,000+)"
  • #13 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in occupations: fishing and hunting, and forest and logging workers (population 50,000+)"
  • #14 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in industries: broadcasting, internet publishing, and telecommunications services (population 50,000+)"
  • #14 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in industries: wholesale electronic markets and agents and brokers (population 50,000+)"
  • #14 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in industries: wholesale electronic markets and agents and brokers (population 50,000+)"
  • #14 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in industries: broadcasting, internet publishing, and telecommunications services (population 50,000+)"
  • #15 on the list of "Top 100 cities with biggest houses (pop. 50,000+)"
  • #15 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in industries: information (population 50,000+)"
  • #16 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the smallest city-data.com crime index per police officer (population 50,000+)"
  • #21 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the smallest percentages of current college students (population 100,000+)"
  • #23 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the highest ratio of rapes to murders between 2002 and 2012 (population 50,000+)"
  • #28 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in industries: information (population 50,000+)"
  • #30 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in industries: finance and insurance (population 50,000+)"
  • #30 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the largest differences between daily high and daily low temperatures (population 50,000+)"
  • #35 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in occupations: arts, design, entertainment, sports, and media occupations (population 50,000+)"
  • #38 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the lowest number of thefts per 100,000 residents (population 50,000+)"
  • #43 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the lowest average humidity (population 50,000+)"
  • #4 (80111) on the list of "Top 101 zip codes with the most finance and insurance companies in 2005"
  • #67 (80111) on the list of "Top 101 zip codes with the most medium-big companies in 2005 (at least 100 employees)"
  • #80 (80111) on the list of "Top 101 zip codes with the most Internet business establishments in 2005"
  • #11 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the largest increase in the number of infant deaths per 1000 residents 2000-2006 to 2007-2013 (pop. 50,000+)"
  • #19 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest Ozone (1-hour) air pollution readings in 2012 (ppm)"
  • #40 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest percentage of residents that exercised in the past month"
  • #46 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest percentage of residents relocating from other counties between 2010 and 2011 (pop. 50,000+)"
  • #47 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the best general health status score of residents (1-5), 3 years of data"
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