Centennial, CO Cost Of Living

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Updated: 2021-02-06
124
Centennial's Overall Cost Of Living
1.2x
Higher Than The National Average
82 out of 109
In Colorado
5,002 out of 6,399
In America
The cost of living index is set to 100 for the average place in America. An index above 100 means Centennial is expensive, while a number below 100 means it's a relatively cheap place to live.

What is the cost of living in Centennial, CO?

According to the most recent data on the cost of living, Centennial has an overall cost of living index of 124 which is 1.2x higher than the national index of 100.

Compared to only Colorado, Centennial has a cost of living index that's 1.1x higher than Colorado's index of 110.

The standard of living in Centennial ranks as #5,005 most affordable out of the 6,522 places we measured in Colorado. By definition, that implies Centennial ranks as the #1,402 most expensive place in the Centennial State.

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Centennial Cost Of Living Vs. Colorado

Living Expense Centennial Colorado National Average
Overall 124 110 100
Services 109 103 100
Groceries 98 97 100
Health 104 104 100
Housing 175 134 100
Transportation 104 102 100
Utilities 81 86 100
For more reading on cost of living around Colorado, check out:
Centennial Cost of Living Vs. CO

Centennial, CO Housing Cost Breakdown

Housing swings affordability the most between places in Colorado, so we broke down the statistics around housing costs into more detail. It's also important to consider median household incomes to make apples-to-apples comparisons across locations.

Home and income come data comes from the most recent US Census ACS 2014-2018.

$433,800
Median Home Value
$1,740
Median Rent
$109,324
Median Income
Statistic Centennial Colorado United States
Median Home Value $433,800 $343,300 $217,500
Median Rent $1,740 $1,271 $1,062
Median Income $109,324 $72,331 $62,843
Home Value To Income 4.0x 4.7x 3.5x
Rent To Monthly Income 0.19x 0.21x 0.2x

Detailed Centennial Services Costs Vs. Colorado

Item Centennial Colorado
Shampoo $1.04 $1.01
Movie $12.95 $10.72
Bowling $20.0 $13.86

Detailed Centennial Groceries Costs Vs. Colorado

Item Centennial Colorado
Ground Beef $4.28 $3.9
Fried Chicken $1.44 $1.4
Milk $1.83 $1.96

Detailed Centennial Health Costs Vs. Colorado

Item Centennial Colorado
Haircut $20.46 $17.49
Beauty Salon $42.88 $38.17
Toothpaste $2.09 $2.32

Detailed Centennial Transportation Costs Vs. Colorado

Item Centennial Colorado
Potatoes $2.77 $3.18
Pizza $10.99 $10.39
Beer $9.11 $9.23
Optometrist $102.57 $106.34
Doctor $125.43 $115.25
Dentist $105.11 $98.38

Detailed Centennial Utilities Costs Vs. Colorado

Item Centennial Colorado
Gasoline $2.63 $2.59
Tire Balancing $54.74 $48.9
All Electricity $108.33 $167.6
Phone $183.58 $163.42

Centennial SnackAbility

7.5
/10
Overall SnackAbility
Jobs
9/10
Housing
9.5
Affordability
6
Diversity
8
Safety
N/A
Amenities
9.5
Education
9.5
Commute
6

Cost Of Living In Cities Around Centennial

City Population Cost Of Living Vs. Centennial
Denver, CO 705,576 114 0.9x
Aurora, CO 369,111 105 0.8x
Englewood, CO 34,259 108 0.9x
Wheat Ridge, CO 31,331 107 0.9x
Sherrelwood, CO 19,208 98 0.8x
Welby, CO 16,018 95 0.8x
Lone Tree, CO 12,923 144 1.2x
Cherry Creek, CO 12,496 142 1.1x
Berkley, CO 11,879 98 0.8x
Stonegate, CO 9,847 123 1.0x

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