24/7 Wall Street Names Centennial ‘Best Place to Live’ in the State
Centennial has been named the best place to live in Colorado.
According to a new list from 24/7 Wall Street, Centennial trumps all other towns in the state noting that the town relatively low cost of living and high incomes contribute to prosperity in the area. Here’s the full write-up on Centennial:
“Based on a range of socioeconomic measures, Centennial is the most livable city in Colorado and the second most livable in the country behind only Carmel, Indiana. The city is relatively new, only incorporating in 2001, and it has been growing at a healthy rate. The city’s population has increased by 7.1% in the last five years, nearly double the U.S. population growth rate over that time. A low cost of living and high incomes contribute to widespread prosperity in the area. The typical Centennial household earns $102,237 a year, and only 2.7% of the population lives in poverty. In comparison, the typical American household earns only $57,617 a year, and 14.0% of Americans live in poverty.
“Centennial is also one of the safest cities in the United States. There were only 22 violent crimes for every 100,000 people in the city in 2016, a fraction of the U.S. violent crime rate of 386 incidents per 100,000 Americans.”
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This local update courtesy of your Centennial Community Expert.