Centennial, Colorado Population 2021

111,183
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Centennial is a city located in Colorado. With a 2020 population of 111,183, it is the 10th largest city in Colorado and the 273rd largest city in the United States . Centennial is currently growing at a rate of 0.11% annually and its population has increased by 10.77% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 100,377 in 2010. Centennial reached it's highest population of in . Spanning over 30 miles, Centennial has a population density of 3,759 people per square mile.

The average household income in Centennial is $133,689 with a poverty rate of 3.23%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $1,740 per month, and the median house value is $433,800. The median age in Centennial is 41.3 years, 39.3 years for males, and 42.9 years for females.

Centennial Demographics

According to the most recent ACS, the racial composition of Centennialwas:

  • White: 86.16%
  • Asian: 5.23%
  • Two or more races: 3.15%
  • Black or African American: 3.00%
  • Other race: 2.12%
  • Native American: 0.29%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.06%
The current population of Centennial, Colorado is 111,183 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 110,937.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 100,377.

Centennial, Colorado Population 2021

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White94,96386.16%
Asian5,7615.23%
Two or More Races3,4773.15%
Black or African American3,3023.00%
Some Other Race2,3332.12%
American Indian and Alaska Native3200.29%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander620.06%
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Centennial Population by Race

Centennial Population Pyramid $2021

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Centennial Median Age

41.3


Total

39.3


Male

42.9


Female

Centennial Adults

There are 84,669 adults, (16,859 of whom are seniors) in Centennial.

Centennial Age Dependency

62.5

Age Dependency Ratio

24.9

Old Age Dependency Ratio

37.7

Child Dependency Ratio

Centennial Sex Ratio

Female

54,872

49.78%

Male

55,346

50.22%

Centennial Population by Age

Centennial Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Centennial Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Female69.4%30.6%
Male69.9%30.1%
Non Family70.2%29.8%
All82.2%17.8%
Married89.3%10.7%

82.2%

Rate of Home Ownership

Centennial Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All39,8512.7182.2
Married25,1923.1889.3
Non Family9,9111.3170.2
Female3,0093.1469.4
Male1,7393.1869.9

3.11

Average Family Size

2.71

Average Household Size

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Centennial Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade6440.83%
9th to 12th Grade1,3771.78%
High School Graduate10,47013.56%
Some College14,34018.58%
Associates Degree6,0997.90%
Bachelors Degree27,06135.06%
Graduate Degree17,19422.28%
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Centennial Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Centennial Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
White63,50362,58737,447
Hispanic6,1115,4842,051
Asian3,9763,7462,696
Black2,1001,9181,089
Other Race1,4141,331501
2+ Races1,3841,323875
Native American234221105
Islander575743

The highest rate of high school graduation is among islander people with a rate of 100.00%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among islander people with a rate of 75.44%.

Centennial Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$59,342$71,914$48,350
Less Than 9th Grade$31,875$48,789$21,531
High School Graduate$37,345$41,122$32,235
Some College$48,202$55,910$40,227
Bachelors Degree$69,784$90,218$50,536
Graduate Degree$80,409$99,875$68,981

$59,342

Average Earnings

$71,914

Average Male

$48,350

Average Female

Centennial Earnings by Educational Attainment

Centennial Language by Age

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Centennial Language

87.29% of Centennial residents speak only English, while 12.71% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 4.65% of the population.

Centennial Language

Centennial Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White86,1252,5712.99%
Hispanic9,6894104.23%
Asian5,7212494.35%
Black2,9742117.09%
Multiple3,395862.53%
Other2,196572.60%

3.23%

Overall Poverty Rate

2.93%

Male Poverty Rate

3.53%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Centennial

The race most likely to be in poverty in Centennial is Black, with 7.09% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Centennial is Multiple, with 2.53% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 0.52%. Among those working part-time, it was 4.68%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 8.03%.

Centennial Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade6.19%
High School4.75%
Some College4.53%
Bachelors or Greater2.00%

Centennial Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Female Unemployed18.68%
Male Unemployed7.42%
Female Employed2.24%
Male Employed1.18%

Centennial Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Centennial Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$109,324$133,689
Families$125,263$150,143
Married Families$134,533-
Non Families$63,933$78,347
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Income by Household Type

Centennial Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

59.3%

Overall Marriage Rate

60.3%

Male Marriage Rate

58.4%

Female Marriage Rate

Centennial Married by Age and Sex

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Centennial Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is Over 65, while the female age group most likely to be married is 35-44.

Centennial Marital Status by Race

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Centennial Marital Status

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6,492

Number of Veterans

5,808

Male Veterans

684

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam2,506
First Gulf War1,606
Second Gulf War1,191
Korea354
World War II264

Centennial Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
65 to 741,884
35 to 541,593
75+1,329
55 to 641,182
18 to 34504

Centennial Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White5,8507.92%
Hispanic3645.09%
Black28611.56%
Asian1383.11%
2+ Races1015.82%
Other Race663.95%
Native American4417.46%
Islander711.86%

Centennial Veterans by Race

Centennial Veterans by Education

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1.18%

Veteran Poverty Rate

16.88%

Veteran Disability Rate

Centennial Veterans by Education

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70.2%

Labor Force Participation

67.9%

Employment Rate

3.1%

Unemployment Rate

Centennial Employment by Age

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Centennial Employment by Race

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Centennial Employment by Education

Origin of Non-Citizens

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Non citizens include legal permanent residents (green card holders), international students, temporary workers, humanitarian migrants, and illegal immigrants.

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

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40.64%

Born in Centennial

90.93%

Native Born

9.07%

Foreign Born

3.85%

Non Citizen

5.22%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

90.93% of Centennial residents were born in the United States, with 40.64% having been born in Colorado. 3.85% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Asia.

Centennial Place of Birth

Note: 2020 and 2021 data is projected
Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
2021111,1831230.11%
2020111,0601230.11%
2019110,9371230.11%
2018110,8144260.39%
2017110,3886530.60%
2016109,7356150.56%
2015109,1201,6821.57%
2014107,4388040.75%
2013106,6342,3852.29%
2012104,2491,7411.70%
2011102,5081,5191.50%
2010100,9890.00%

Centennial Population by Year