Centennial, Colorado Population 2024

102,931

Centennial is a city located in Arapahoe County Colorado. Centennial has a 2024 population of 102,931. Centennial is currently declining at a rate of -1.41% annually and its population has decreased by -4.86% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 108,185 in 2020.

The average household income in Centennial is $156,825 with a poverty rate of 3.09%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to - per month, and the median house value is -. The median age in Centennial is 41.6 years, 40.3 years for males, and 42.8 years for females.

Centennial Demographics

According to the most recent ACS, the racial composition of Centennial was:

  • White: 81.45%
  • Two or more races: 7.59%
  • Asian: 6.34%
  • Black or African American: 2.36%
  • Other race: 1.68%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.35%
  • Native American: 0.23%
Land Area (mi²)
29.6 sq mi
Density (mi²)
3,479.90/sq mi
Growth Since 2020
-4.86% (-5,254)
The current population of Centennial, Colorado is 102,931 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates.The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 108,185.

Centennial, Colorado Population 2024

Population by Race

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Race
Population
Percentage (of total)
White87,72481.45%
Two or more races8,1737.59%
Asian6,8326.34%
Black or African American2,5442.36%
Other race1,8111.68%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander3750.35%
Native American2430.23%
showing: 7 rows

White

Two or more races

Asian

Black or African American

Other race

Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander

Native American

Centennial Population by Race

Centennial Population Pyramid 2024

Centennial Median Age

41.6

Total

40.3

Male

42.8

Female

Centennial Adults

There are 83,511 adults, (19,244 of whom are seniors) in Centennial.

Centennial Age Dependency

67.6

Age Dependency Ratio

29.9

Old Age Dependency Ratio

37.6

Child Dependency Ratio

Centennial Sex Ratio

Female53,47249.65%
Male54,23050.35%

Centennial Population by Age

Centennial Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Household Type
Count
Average Size
Owner
Renter
All40,9522.5982.317.7
Married25,1473.1391.28.8
Non Family11,0911.2265.534.5
Female3,1732.8976.123.9
Male1,5413.0570.729.3
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3.04

Average Family Size

2.59

Average Household Size

82.3%

Rate of Home Ownership

Married

Male

Female

NonFamily

owner

renter

Centennial Households and Families

Male

Female

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Less Than 9th Grade

9th to 12th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Associates Degree

Bachelors Degree

Graduate Degree

Centennial Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Centennial Educational Attainment by Race

High School Graduation Rate

Bachelors Rate

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The highest rate of high school graduation is among islander people with a rate of 100%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among asian people with a rate of 67.59%.

Centennial Educational Attainment by Race

All

Male

Female

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$71,283

Average Earnings

$84,865

Average Male

$57,251

Average Female

Centennial Earnings by Educational Attainment

Centennial Language by Age

Only English

Spanish

Other Indo-European Languages

Asian and Pacific Island Languages

Other Languages

Centennial Language

87.58% of Centennial residents speak only English, while 12.42% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 4.27% of the population.

Centennial Language

Centennial Poverty by Race

rate

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Name
Total
In Poverty
Poverty Rate
White82,0812,1722.65%
Hispanic9,4824504.75%
Multiple8,1233534.35%
Asian6,7762914.29%
Black2,2671285.65%
Other1,776905.07%
Native2033517.24%
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3.09%

Overall Poverty Rate

2.67%

Male Poverty Rate

3.52%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Centennial

The race most likely to be in poverty in Centennial is Native, with 17.24% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Centennial is White, with 2.65% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 0.67%. Among those working part-time, it was 4.38%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 6.86%.

Centennial Poverty

rate

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Rate
Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade6.65%
High School5.01%
Some College4.44%
Bachelors or Greater1.99%
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Centennial Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate
Poverty
Female Unemployed16.88%
Male Unemployed5.88%
Female Employed1.74%
Male Employed1.47%
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Centennial Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Centennial Income by Household Type

Households

Families

MarriedFamilies

NonFamilies

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mean

median

Income by Household Type

Centennial Marital Status

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Marriage Rates

59.7%

Overall Marriage Rate

61.6%

Male Marriage Rate

57.8%

Female Marriage Rate

Centennial Married by Age and Sex

male

female

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

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Centennial Marital Status

Second Gulf War

First Gulf War

Vietnam

Korea

World War II

6,261

Number of Veterans

5,593

Male Veterans

668

Female Veterans

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Centennial Veterans by War

count

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Centennial Veterans by Age

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Centennial Veterans by Race

Centennial Veterans by Education

Less Than 9th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Bachelors or Greater

1.18%

Veteran Poverty Rate

22.17%

Veteran Disability Rate

Centennial Veterans by Education

LaborForceParticipation

69.2%

Labor Force Participation

66.7%

Employment Rate

3.4%

Unemployment Rate

Centennial Employment by Age

LaborForceParticipation

Centennial Employment by Race

LaborForceParticipation

Centennial Employment by Education

Origin of Non-Citizens

Europe

Asia

Africa

Oceania

Latin America

North America

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

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

Europe

Asia

Africa

Oceania

Latin America

North America

39.15%

Born in Centennial

90.9%

Native Born

9.1%

Foreign Born

3.58%

Non Citizen

5.52%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

90.9% of Centennial residents were born in the United States, with 39.15% having been born in Colorado. 3.58% 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: data after 2022 is projected based on recent change

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Year
Population
Growth
Growth Rate
202995,596-1,467-1.51%
202897,063-1,467-1.49%
202798,530-1,467-1.47%
202699,997-1,467-1.45%
2025101,464-1,467-1.43%
2024102,931-1,467-1.41%
2023104,398-1,467-1.39%
2022105,865-1,467-1.37%
2021107,332-853-0.79%
2020108,185-2,936-2.64%
2019111,121-230-0.21%
2018111,3512240.2%
2017111,1271,4331.31%
2016109,6948030.74%
2015108,8911,6891.58%
2014107,2021,3021.23%
2013105,9002,3782.3%
2012103,5221,5671.54%
2011101,9551,6611.66%
2010100,294
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Centennial Population by Year