Parker

It has a mix of both urban and small-town feel and is also the second most populated town in Douglas County.

Welcome to Parker

Living in Parker

Parker has a mix of both urban and small-town feel and is also the second most populated town in Douglas County. Located 20 miles southeast of Denver, just under 50,000 people call Parker their home. There is much to do in and around town! Near historic Main Street, you can find many activities such as Wine Walks, Concerts in the Park, Parker Days, and Christmas Parades. Not to mention the close proximity to the mountains, Parker is just a few hours away from some of the greatest ski resorts in the state. With the ability to feel worlds away from the neighboring urban city of Denver, Parker locals love the wide open spaces and community-like feel of the town.
 

Parker Community and Neighborhoods

Parker is increasingly growing in popularity! The majority of the homes in Parker are single-family homes with acreage and room for animals. If you want something a little smaller, there is a good amount of apartments living within walking distance of the western side of downtown, allowing for access to the great shops and restaurants. A few new community developments are popping up near the west side of towns such as Heirloom, and Stepping Stone and on the south side of town, the Richmond community is growing. Near Main Street, some commercial development is happening which is increasing the walkability of downtown and the abundance of apartment living. The median sales price for a home in Parker is around $490k. Parker is a great place to live to raise a family, many locals love the community ties they can develop throughout the town and the good public schools.

Overview for Parker, CO

79,083 people live in Parker, where the median age is 36.3 and the average individual income is $47,066.23. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau.

79,083

Total Population

36.3 years

Median Age

High

Population Density Population Density This is the number of people per square mile in a neighborhood.

$47,066.23

Average individual Income

Demographics and Employment Data for Parker, CO

Parker has 26,803 households, with an average household size of 3. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. Here’s what the people living in Parker do for work — and how long it takes them to get there. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. 79,083 people call Parker home. The population density is 1,676.09 and the largest age group is Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau.

79,083

Total Population

High

Population Density Population Density This is the number of people per square mile in a neighborhood.

36.3

Median Age

50.05 / 49.95%

Men vs Women

Population by Age Group

0-9:

0-9 Years

10-17:

10-17 Years

18-24:

18-24 Years

25-64:

25-64 Years

65-74:

65-74 Years

75+:

75+ Years

Education Level

  • Less Than 9th Grade
  • Associate Degree
  • Bachelor Degree
26,803

Total Households

3

Average Household Size

$47,066.23

Average individual Income

Marital Status

Married
Single
Divorced
Separated

Commute Time

0 to 14 Minutes
15 to 29 Minutes
30 to 59 Minutes
60+ Minutes

Schools in Parker, CO

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The following schools are within or nearby Parker. The rating and statistics can serve as a starting point to make baseline comparisons on the right schools for your family. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau.
Type
Name
Category
Grades
School rating
Frontier Valley Elementary School
PUBLIC
PreK - 5th
4/5
PUBLIC
9th - 12th
3/5
PUBLIC
6th - 8th
3/5
Pioneer Elementary School
PUBLIC
PreK - 5th
3/5
Colorado Early Colleges Douglas County
PUBLIC
6th - 12th
5/5
Sierra Middle School
PUBLIC
7th - 8th
2/5
Global Village Academy - Douglas County
PUBLIC
K - 5th
2/5
PRIVATE
9th - 12th
No rating available
Pine Lane Elementary
PUBLIC
PreK - 6th
2/5
Prairie Crossing Elementary School
PUBLIC
K - 6th
3/5
Challenge to Excellence Charter School
PUBLIC
K - 8th
5/5
PUBLIC
PreK - 5th
4/5
Southeast Christian School
PRIVATE
PreK - 8th
No rating available
Little Blessings Preschool
PRIVATE
PreK - K
No rating available
Cherokee Trail Elementary School
PUBLIC
PreK - 6th
3/5
Iron Horse Elementary School
PUBLIC
PreK - 5th
4/5
Legacy Point Elementary School
PUBLIC
PreK - 5th
3/5
PRIVATE
9th - 12th
No rating available
Parker Performing Arts
PUBLIC
K - 8th
2/5
Leman Classical Academy
PUBLIC
K - 8th
3/5
Parker Montessori Educational Institute
PRIVATE
PreK - K
No rating available
The Goddard School
PRIVATE
PreK - K
No rating available

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