Living in Parker Colorado
Located in northern Douglas County, the Town of Parker is 20.1 square miles with a current population of 45,296 within the incorporated town boundaries. Parker is in the greater Denver Metropolitan region with easy access to major employment centers and thousands of jobs. Parker has an average resident age of 32.5 and a median household income of more than $87,000. There is a diverse range of housing and services to a well-educated, well-trained workforce.
Parker is a well-planned, progressive community offering excellent opportunities for investors, retailers and developers to relocate or expand. Both businesses and residents enjoy the efficient transportation system, open space and trails, recreational amenities, opportunities for community involvement and superior schools. Parker believes in re-investing within the community. Construction was recently completed on a State-Of-The-Art Police Facility, and the new Parker Arts, Culture and Events (PACE) Center in downtown Parker, opened in late 2011.
Residents enjoy a clean environment, natural beauty, views of the Rocky Mountains and a wide range of recreational amenities. Amenities include running, biking and walking along Cherry Creek and other open space corridors. An extensive trail system conveniently links the residential areas to downtown Parker, commercial centers, parks and recreation facilities and a regional trail system. Two award-winning facilities, the Parker Recreation Center and the Parker Fieldhouse, offer indoor sports facilities, swimming, fitness, workout facilities and a large variety of youth, adult programs and community rooms for public meetings.