Location in Colorado
|State :||United States|
|County :||Arapahoe County|
|Time zone :||Mountain ( UTC − 7 / −6 )|
- Metropolitan Area :
|100,377 (as of 2010)
2,464,866 (as of 2007)
|Population density :||1,388.3 inhabitants per km 2|
|Area :||72.3 km 2 (approx. 28 mi 2 )|
|Height :||1777 m|
|Postcodes :||80015, 80016, 80111, 80112, 80121, 80122, 80161|
|Area code :||+1 303, 720|
|GNIS ID :||1890924|
|Mayor :||Cathy Noon|
Centennial is a city in Arapahoe County in the US -amerikanischen State Colorado , United States . It belongs to the southern suburbs of Denver and consists largely of row settlements , which are accessed through curved road networks with many dead ends.
The city was officially established in Arapahoe County on February 7, 2001 following a referendum in September 2000 . Before that, the largest settlement in the new municipal area was the dependent census-designated place Southglenn , which was recorded in the 2000 census with 43,520 inhabitants on 25.2 km². The name still lives on in Mall Streets at Southglenn , which opened in 2010 and simulates a traditional shopping street with individual shops and thus contrasts with the large, enclosed halls that form the majority of shopping centers in the USA.
In Centennial, 100,377 people live in 37,449 households (as of 2010). According to skin color, there are approx. 87.4% white , 4.8% Latinos ( Hispanic American ), 3.6% Asians , 2.4% African-Americans and 0.4% Indians (status: 2004). The median age is 37.2 years (US mean age 35.2 as of 2003). For every 100 female residents there are 98 male residents (as of 2003).
Centennial Airport , formerly Arapahoe County Airport , is one of the busiest airports for commercial air traffic (private planes, smaller planes) in the United States . The airport is outside of Centennial City . The airport was not named after Centennial as it got its new name 30 years before the city was founded.
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- City of Centennial: History
- census.gov: Census 2000 - Southglenn ( Memento of the original from June 3, 2016 in the Internet Archive ) Info: The archive link was inserted automatically and has not yet been checked. Please check the original and archive link according to the instructions and then remove this notice. (PDF; 40 kB)
- Denver Post: Centennial's new Streets of South Glenn is mall that it can be. , May 7, 2010