Centennial, CO is a relatively newer city that started out as unincorporated areas of Arapahoe County. It wasn’t until September of 2000 that a vote led the city towards incorporation in February of 2001. Centennial is now a Home Rule Municipality with a population of just over 100,300 residents. Centennial is just minutes from the Denver Tech Center and only 14 miles south from the heart of downtown Denver.
Residents living in Centennial have access to over 100 parks, 3,800 acres of open space and more than 100 miles of trails. Centennial is also home to the Broncos Training Facility, two spectacular golf courses and the Fiddler’s Green Amphitheatre. Locals can also head into downtown Denver to enjoy all the amenities that a large city would offer. The majority of Centennial is served by Cherry Creek Public Schools however western portions of the city are served by Littleton Public Schools. Between West Centennial and East Centennial there are 20 public elementary schools combined. Students also have seven different options for public middle schools and seven public high schools. In addition, Centennial has five private elementary and middle schools in the area.
The median sales price for a single-family home in Centennial is around $449,500, with home value rising by up to 8% in the past year. Although Centennial home prices are high than the Metro Denver average, home buyers benefit from the city's many amenities and ranking as one of the safest cities in the country. Want to see the latest Centennial housing market activity? Create a free custom market report for YOUR neighborhood or area!