Parker, CO


Highest Appreciating Parker Neighborhoods Since 2000

Parker, CO Real Estate Data

Source & Methodology

Analytics built by:   Location, Inc.

Raw data sources:   American Community Survey (U.S. Census Bureau), U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development, Federal Housing Finance Agency.

Date(s) & Update Frequency:
  • Home Values, Rents: Reflects Q1 2017. Updated quarterly.
  • Setting, Housing Stock, Homeownership: 2015 (latest available). Updated annually.

Methodology:   NeighborhoodScout uses over 600 characteristics to build a neighborhood profile… Read more

Parker Housing Market Information

With a population of 49,550, 16,477 total housing units (homes and apartments), and a median house value of $438,229, Parker house prices are not only among the most expensive in Colorado, Parker real estate also is some of the most expensive in all of America.

Single-family detached homes are the single most common housing type in Parker, accounting for 76.94% of the town's housing units. Other types of housing that are prevalent in Parker include large apartment complexes or high rise apartments ( 17.48%), row houses and other attached homes ( 4.47%), and a few duplexes, homes converted to apartments or other small apartment buildings ( 1.12%).

Owner-occupied, three and four bedroom dwellings, primarily in single-family detached homes are the most prevalent type of housing you will see in Parker. Owner-occupied housing accounts for 79.27% of Parker's homes, and 63.60% have either three or four bedrooms, which is average sized relative to America.

There is a lot of housing in Parker built from 1970 to 1999 so parts of town may have that "Brady Bunch" look of homes popular in the '70s and early '80s, although some of these houses were built up through the early '90s as well. There is also a lot of housing in Parker built between 2000 and later ( 44.00%). A lesser amount of the housing stock also hails from between 1940-1969 ( 1.15%).

Parker Home Appreciation Rates

In the last 10 years, Parker has experienced some of the highest home appreciation rates of any community in the nation. Parker real estate appreciated 35.90% over the last ten years, which is an average annual home appreciation rate of 3.12%, putting Parker in the top 10% nationally for real estate appreciation. If you are a home buyer or real estate investor, Parker definitely has a track record of being one of the best long term real estate investments in America through the last ten years.

Appreciation rates are so strong in Parker that despite a nationwide downturn in the housing market, Parker real estate has continued to appreciate in value faster than most communities. Looking at just the latest twelve months, Parker appreciation rates continue to be some of the highest in America, at 9.64%, which is higher than appreciation rates in 92.79% of the cities and towns in the nation. Based on the last twelve months, short-term real estate investors have found good fortune in Parker. Parker appreciation rates in the latest quarter were at 2.55%, which equates to an annual appreciation rate of 10.59%.

Importantly, this makes Parker one of the highest appreciating communities in the nation for the latest quarter, and may signal the town's near-future real estate investment strength.

Relative to Colorado, our data show that Parker's latest annual appreciation rate is higher than 60% of the other cities and towns in Colorado.

One very important thing to keep in mind is that these are average appreciation rates for the town. Individual neighborhoods within Parker differ in their investment potential, sometimes by a great deal. Fortunately, you can use NeighborhoodScout to pinpoint the exact neighborhoods in Parker - or in any city or town - that have the best track record of real estate appreciation, by the latest quarter, the last year, 2 years, 5 years, 10 years, or even since 2000, to assist you in making the best Parker real estate investment or home purchase decisions.

Average Home Values


Median Home Value:


Value Range
> $1,357,000 1.0
$1,017,001 - $1,357,000 1.4
$678,001 - $1,017,000 6.6
$543,001 - $678,000 15.1
$407,001 - $543,000 32.5
$272,001 - $407,000 31.9
$136,001 - $272,000 10.0
$68,001 - $136,000 0.6
$0 - $68,000 0.9

Very High for CO
Very High for Nation

Value Relative to Nation Value Relative to State
7.77569436306106 19.6506550218341

Number Of Homes And Apartments:

Parker Appreciation Rates

Time Period Total Appreciation Avg. Annual Rate Compared To
Compared To
Latest Quarter:
2016 Q4 - 2017 Q1
Last 12 Months:
2016 Q1 - 2017 Q1
Last 2 Years:
2015 Q1 - 2017 Q1
Last 5 Years:
2012 Q1 - 2017 Q1
Last 10 Years:
2007 Q1 - 2017 Q1
Since 2000:
2000 Q1 - 2017 Q1
61.63% 2.82% 6 8
* 10 is highest

Rent & Ownership


Average Market Rent:
$1,999 / per month

Homeownership Rate

Owners 79.27
Renters 20.73
Vacant 3.45

Housing Market Details


Age of Homes

2000 or Newer 44.0
1970 - 1999 54.6
1940 - 1969 1.2
1939 or Older 0.3

Types of Homes

Single-Family 76.9
Townhomes 4.5
Small Apt. Buildings 1.1
Apt. Complexes 17.5
Mobile Homes 0.0
Other 0.0

Home Size

No Bedroom 0.21
1 Bedroom 7.00
2 Bedrooms 15.57
3 Bedrooms 33.72
4 Bedrooms 29.88
5 or more bedrooms 13.62