Best City in Colorado for First-Time Homebuyers
2nd Healthiest Housing Market in Colorado
Most Family-Friendly City in Colorado
5th Most Customer-Friendly City in America

The City of Centennial is consistently recognized both locally and nationally for its superb quality of life, safety, great neighborhoods and abundance of recreational opportunities. Centennial strives for innovation and excellence and the accolades listed below is proof Centennial is really quite the package!

  • One of the Best Places to Move/Open a Business from the Best of Colorado Business Choice Awards (2017)
  • 8th Best City for First-Time Homebuyers by NerdWallet (2017)
  • 2nd Healthiest Housing Market in Colorado by financial technology company SmartAsset (2017)
  • One of the Best Cities for Families by Apartment List (2017)
  • One of Best Cities to Start a Family by LendEDU (2017)
  • Centennial Center Park - Best Place for Outdoor Fun by Macaroni Kid Daisy Awards (2016)
  • #13 Best Place to Live in America by Money Magazine (2016)
  • 5th Most Customer-Friendly City in America by Yelp (2016)
  • #3 Best for Place for  Veterans to Live by Military Times rankings for medium cities (2016)
  • 9th Best City for First-Time Homebuyers by Wallet Hub (2016)
  • Named 4th “most successful” city in the nation by Zippia Inc. (2016)
  • One of best cities for young families by Apartment List (2016)
  • One of the safest cities in Colorado by CQ Press (2006-Current)
  • No. 4 Best Place to Live in USA Today’s 50 Best Places to Live in America (2015)
  • 80122 named 3rd “Hottest Zip Code” for home sales in the Nation by (2015)
  • Best City in Colorado for first-time home buyers by WalletHub (2015)
  • Centennial Center Park was named #1 of eight playgrounds in Colorado that make you feel like a kid again by (2015)
  • Best for Vets: Places to Live 2015 rankings for medium cities (2015)
  • “Under the Stars” Laser Light Show and Concert named Best Annual Event in Colorado Community Media’s Reader’s Choice Awards (2015)
  • No. 13 Best Place to Live in America by Money Magazine (2014)
  • No. 26 Best Place to Live in USA Today’s 50 Best Places to Live in America (2014)
  • America's Most Internet-Connected City by Governing Magazine (2014)
  • One of the most “equal” large communities with greatest income equality by NerdWallet (2014)
  • 5280 Magazine named Centennial Center Park Best Playground (2014)
  • Centennial Center Park received the Live Work Play Awards from the Denver Regional Council of Governments (2013)
  • No. 47 in Best Place to Live in America by Money Magazine (2012)


  • Centennial Center Park’s splash pad has been nominated in USA Today’s latest 10Best Readers' Choice travel award contest. Voters have four weeks to vote online for the candidate of their choice. Vote...

  • The weekly “Noon Hour” meeting with Centennial Mayor Cathy Noon is cancelled this Wednesday, May 3. The meeting will reconvene Wednesday, May 10, 2017. Mayor Noon will be at the Centennial Civic Cent...

  • The Centennial City Council has selected three finalists for the City Manager position vacated by John Danielson in October. An opportunity for the public to meet the candidates is scheduled for T...

  • The City of Centennial Youth Commission and Arapahoe/Douglas Works! are hosting a young adult job fair on May 5, 2017 from 4 p.m. to 6 p.m. in the Lima Plaza Arapahoe Ballroom, located at 6954 S. Lim...

  • (Centennial, Colo) - The City of Centennial is proud to announce that it has received the 2017 Gallup Great Workplace Award. The award was created to recognize organizations for their extraordinary a...

  • The City of Centennial is accepting applications to serve on the City’s Election Commission . Terms are for three years or until the end of a previously established term in the case of a mid-term va...

  • On Saturday, April 22, the City of Centennial is hosting its first Earth Day event, focused on gardening. The event is scheduled from 10 a.m. to  2 p.m. at Centennial Center Park located 13050 E. Pea...

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