Parker is one of Colorado’s fastest growing communities in the state and was ranked 29th in 2011’s Best Place to Live by CNN Money Magazine. Due to its opportunities for an excellent education and close proximity to Denver, many Colorado residents are looking to Parker as the best place to call home. As part of Douglas County, students of Parker attend a school district that has been ranked number two in education out of the entire United States. Because of this reason, Parker is predominantly home to families that believe in strong core values which helps to maintain a safe community. Residents living in Parker enjoy an active lifestyle, booming local economy, tons of open spaces, trails and recreational amenities, as well as an award winning Recreation Center. Most of the housing options in Parker are included in suburban type neighborhoods that feature affordable homes. Along the fringes of Parker you will also find many clusters of higher end housing options including mansions, ranches, and large estates.
At an elevation of
feet sits the city of Parker, Colorado. The approximate population of Parker is
residents. There are currently
463 properties for sale in Parker, CO.
Parker residents have a median household income of
; compared to the surrounding county’s median household income of
, and the national median household income of
The median age for residents of Parker is 34 years.
family-centric than the surrounding county. In Parker, 54.06% of households contain married families with children; compared to 45.98% in the surrounding county.
fewer single residents than the national average, with 2.85% compared to the national average of communities with 9.95% of single residents.
The average high temperature in July for Parker is 86.8 degrees. The average low temperature for Parker in January is 17.2 degrees. Parker sees an average rainfall of approximately 18.1 inches per year, and a snow accumulation of 61.8 inches per year. There are an average of 242 days of sunlight each year in Parker; compared to an average of 253 days across the state, and 205 days across the nation.