Parker, CO
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Parker profile

Living in Parker

Parker is a larger medium-sized town located in the state of Colorado. With a population of 60,313 people and 18 constituent neighborhoods, Parker is the 19th largest community in Colorado. Much of the housing stock in Parker was built relatively recently. The construction of new real estate can often be taken as an indication that the local Parker economy is robust, and that jobs or other amenities are attracting an influx of new residents. This seems to be the case in Parker, where the median household income is $114,802.00.

Housing costs in Parker are among some of the highest in the nation, although real estate prices here don't compare to real estate prices in the most expensive communities in Colorado.

Parker is a decidedly white-collar town, with fully 88.24% of the workforce employed in white-collar jobs, well above the national average. Overall, Parker is a town of professionals, managers, and sales and office workers. There are especially a lot of people living in Parker who work in management occupations (16.09%), office and administrative support (12.16%), and sales jobs (11.60%).

Also of interest is that Parker has more people living here who work in computers and math than 95% of the places in the US.

A relatively large number of people in Parker telecommute to their jobs. Overall, about 12.81% of the workforce works from home. While this may seem like a small number, as a fraction of the total workforce it ranks among the highest in the country. These workers are often telecommuters who work in knowledge-based, white-collar professions. For example, Silicon Valley has large numbers of people who telecommute. Other at-home workers may be self-employed people who operate small businesses out of their homes.

Parker is a good choice for families with children because of several factors. Many other families with children live here, making it a place where both parents and children are more likely to develop social ties with other families. The town’s good public school district and large population of college-educated adults provide an environment conducive to academic success. Many people own their own single-family homes, providing areas for children to play and stability in the community. Finally, Parker’s overall crime rate is lower than average for the country.

Do you like to read, write and learn? If you move to Parker, you'll likely find that many of your neighbors like to as well. Parker is one of the more educated communities in America, with a full 52.44% of its adults having a college degree or even advanced degree, compared to a national average across all communities of 21.84%.

The per capita income in Parker in 2018 was $45,720, which is wealthy relative to Colorado and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $182,880 for a family of four.

Parker is a very ethnically-diverse town. The people who call Parker home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Parker residents report their race to be White, followed by Asian. Parker also has a sizeable Hispanic population (people of Hispanic origin can be of any race). People of Hispanic or Latino origin account for 11.73% of the town’s residents. Important ancestries of people in Parker include German, English, Irish, Italian, and European.

The most common language spoken in Parker is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and Langs. of India.