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Centennial, Colorado, 80111
1 Bedroom$1,027 - $1,315
2 Bedrooms$1,385 - $1,435
Centennial, Colorado, 80112
1 Bedroom$955 - $1,001
2 Bedrooms$1,161 - $1,425
Centennial, Colorado, 80111
1 Bedroom$1,010 - $1,195
2 Bedrooms$1,240 - $1,535
Centennial, Colorado, 80122
1 Bedroom$1,129 - $2,892
2 Bedrooms$1,391 - $2,645
3+ Bedrooms$1,688 - $4,197
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Centennial apartments are ingeniously laid out near city popular destinations and appealing during all four seasons - the winter is particularly ideal but regardless of when you are looking to move, Centennial's apartments are available in every price range all year round.
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As more or less a part of the Denver area, Centennial, Colorado is a quiet suburban town. It's also considered to be among the safest cities in the country. This kind of recognition often comes with a modifier, like, with a population less than 100,000, but in this case, there are qualifiers and all. It’s simply one of the safest cities in the country. End of story. As far as the population goes, Centennial has just about exactly 100,000 residents. Contrary to what its name would suggest, Centennial is a mere 10 years old. It recently celebrated its tenth anniversary by getting the town's kiddies draw pictures about what the city means to them. Awww.
Apartment Pricing Trends for Centennial
Centennial lies to the south of Denver. South as in down which is hopefully the direction the city's apartment prices are heading. See for yourself what the latest figures are by perusing averages on one, two and three bedroom apartments on our rent chart. Once you know what you might spend, get started on your apartment search by clicking on the rentals listed below.
Centennial: The Basics
So even though the town of Centennial only dates back to 2001, way back when cell phones were merely functional and Brittany Spears was all the rage, the city draws its name from the fact that Colorado was admitted to the union in 1876, exactly one hundred years after the nation was founded.
The city's mix of the natural and residential makes for a bit of a tense relationship between critters and renters. The latter have even been instructed on how to avoid seeing their pets get eaten by foxes. Yikes. If you enjoy seeing wild animals right from your backyard, however, you’re coming to the right place!
Want to get an inside look at a typical Centennial? Well, a survey of Centennial residents said that fruit was high in the list for most people in town. What, no candy bars? This is quite a healthy town! Anyway, the survey also went on to find that 90% of residents ranked their quality of life in the city as excellent or good; 75% ranked the quality of the city services as excellent or good; and the people like their libraries, police, and fire departments, but have a bone to pick with street maintenance and repair. Overall, the results weren't terribly surprising, or surprisingly terrible.
If the nitty gritty of Centennial administrative fluff is what gets you going, you could do worse than dive into the mayor's State of Our City speech. Here's a lively excerpt: "A city born in a pancake house, by five men with a vision—aided by multitudes of believers with 'energy,' fortitude, and grit." A pancake house, huh? Could you explain what you mean, Mr. Mayor?
Getting Your Fun On, And Your Rocks Off, In Centennial
Centennial is definitely a city for those who love the outdoors. The options for outdoor activities are as open as the Colorado night sky, and if that's sounds corny, well it is. The Arapahoe County, Parks and Recreation Department maintains 14 parks, over 13 miles of trails, and 300 acres of natural amenities. The South Suburban Golf Course offers 18 holes of fun in addition to a restaurant that will please even the most discerning gourmet.
Of course Denver is also a mere minutes away, and with a handy light rail right smack dab in Centennial to connect you to all it has to offer, you have no excuse not to punctuate your forays into the wild with a bit of urban decadence from time to time.
Average Apartment Rent in Centennial, Colorado
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Centennial Apartment Rental TrendsApartments in Centennial have competitive rents so be sure to use our apartment finder to get the best deal. In February the average rent for a 1 Bedroom Centennial apartment cost $1,100. If you need a roommate, try finding a 2 bedroom apartment rental. An average 2 bedroom Centennial apartment was $1,400 in February. The average apartment rent for a 3 bedroom apartment in February was $1,932. Start your apartment search by checking out some of the Centennial rentals listed below.
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Is Centennial famous for any food or restaurant in particular? What's the local favorite?
Considered by many to be the best pizza in greater Denver, Big Bill's NY Pizza doles out huge slices of authentic New York style pizza, piled high with an assortment of toppings. Boasting quick service, cheap prices, and friendly servers it's no wonder Big Bill's has been a Centennial institution for ages. If you're lucky Big Bill himself will even swing by your table to make sure you are enjoying yourselves. This local favorite pizza joint is often packed, so be sure to get there early during peak hours to snag a seat.
What is the nightlife like in Centennial?
The nightlife in Centennial, Colorado offers something for everyone. Sports enthusiasts head to The Sunset Grille on South Holly Street or Dirk's Sports Tavern on South University Boulevard. Wine aficionados can enjoy a glass of wine paired with some tasty American eats amidst the live music at Bistro al Vino on East Ida Drive. Pool sharks will love Bank Shot Billiards on South University Boulevard and local beer buffs will appreciate the regional brews at Bar Louie on South Vine Street. If you run out of things to do in Centennial, Denver is right around the corner with a never ending array of after-dark hotspots.
What do people do for fun in Centennial?
During the snowy season, skiing is one of the most popular pastimes in Centennial. In spring, summer, and fall, Centennial residents enjoy camping, hiking and mountain biking on the area's many trails, and fishing and swimming in the lakes and ponds. Cherry Creek State Park, which surrounds Cherry Creek Lake, is the closest park. Centennial itself isn't home to any movie theaters, but there are several cinemas in neighboring towns.
Are there museums in Centennial or nearby?
Centennial isn't home to any museums, but there are a few nearby. The Museum of Outdoor Arts (MOA), for example, is headquartered in Englewood at the Civic Center, although its art collection is located within various public locations throughout the Denver metro area. MOA employs a combination of art, architecture, and landscape to promote a range of sculpture. In addition, the Wildlife Experience, a children's museum, is located in Parker. Denver is also home to a host of museums, including the Denver Art Museum, the Denver Museum of Nature and Science, the Children's Museum of Denver, the Museum of Contemporary Art, Denver, the Denver Museum of Miniatures, the Denver Firefighters Museum, Wings Over The Rockies Air and Space Museum, and the Molly Brown House Museum.
How much are utilities in Centennial?
Located near the Rocky Mountains, Centennial's climate features hot, dry summers and cold, snowy winters. Therefore, monthly utilities will vary drastically by season. On average, however, The gas bill will be highest in winter, when the heat will be used without fail, and the electric bill will be highest in summer, when it's generally necessary to use the air conditioning. Naturally, these bills will depend on the size of your house or apartment, the number of people living in your unit, and whether or not heat is included. For a family of three, gas can be as high as $150 a month in winter and as low as $25 a month in summer, while electricity can be as low as $60 a month in winter and as high as $150 a month in summer. Water should be about $50 a month, but will be higher in the summer if sprinklers are used.