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Living In Parker Colorado

Best Places To Live

Parker Colorado has been ranked No. 2 by on its 2020 Best Places to Live in America list. Furthermore, Money describes the Douglas County municipality, the county’s second-most populous city behind Castle Rock. In addition, Parker Colorado provides a “gorgeous natural setting” with “breathtaking views and plenty of proximity to wildlife.” Additionally, I actually live and work in Parker and enjoy the town immensely. For more about life in Parker, Colorado, check out our Community Page Here. **Find out more about Brian here**

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Moving To Parker?

Many people are Moving to Parker, CO  because it is a growing community with a small-town feel from its Victorian buildings downtown to huge mansions along with Colorado Golf Club. Also, Parker is located just 26 miles from Denver and 32 miles from the Denver International Airport. Furthermore, the growing job market, the variable cost of living, fantastic schools, and the low crime rate in Parker are all very attractive to those seeking to relocate. Parker, Colorado’s total estimated population is 87,528. Please view more information from our Relocation Page.

Recreation / Activities

Parker has 2 zip codes 80134 and 80138 and boasts delicious local restaurants, craft breweries, and lodging facilities such as at Ascent on Main. In addition to golfing and equestrian, hiking, biking and walking are popular on the Cherry Creek Trail. Moreover, this picturesque trail  originates in Denver, runs through Parker and continues south to Castlewood Canyon State Park. As a result, it is one of the 15 BEST things to do in Parker. Watch the video of some of the best things to do in Parker.

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Frequently Asked Questions About Parker


The median home cost in Parker is $722,600. Home appreciation the last 10 years has been 90.8%. Home Appreciation in Parker is up 19.8%.

Single Family

  • Median List Price: $724.33k
  • List price range: $425.74k to $8.6m
  • Sale price range: $645k to $720k
  • Sale price (% change in 12 months)↑8.55%

  • Median List Price: $415.4k
  • List price range: $326k to $459.99k
  • Sale price range: $353.98k to $490.41k
  • Sale price (% change in 12 months)↑12.98%



Parker is in Douglas County and is one of the best places to live in Colorado. Living in Parker offers residents a dense suburban feel and most residents own their homes. In Parker there are a lot of coffee shops and parks. Many families and young professionals live in Parker and residents tend to lean conservative.

According to Numbeo, the cost of living in Parker, Colorado is 5.01% higher than the United States national average. The cost of living index in Parker is 123.71 (the national average is 100).

Parker, Colorado is known for its abundance of outdoor recreation opportunities, its many trails and open spaces, its thriving art and culture scene, and its small-town charm. It is located on the southern edge of the Denver metro area and is home to a variety of local shops, restaurants, and parks. Popular attractions include Parker Days Festival, the Parker Arts, Culture & Events Center, the Parker Recreation Center, and the Parker Historic Downtown District.

Parker, Colorado is a great place to consider moving to if you are looking for a mix of outdoor recreation, exciting entertainment, and a great quality of life. With its convenient location just 20 miles southeast of downtown Denver, Parker is a great suburb for commuters who desire to be close to the city but prefer to live in a more laid-back atmosphere. There are plenty of outdoor activities to enjoy, including hiking, biking, golfing, and more in the nearby Rockies. Parker also offers numerous amenities and attractions, such as unique shops, tasty restaurants, and plenty of entertainment options. Parker has also been ranked as one of the top places to live in Colorado due to its excellent schools, low crime rate, and wonderful community.

Winters in Parker, Colorado are generally quite cold and dry, with average temperatures ranging from the mid 20s Fahrenheit to the mid 40s Fahrenheit. Snowfall is common in winter, with an average of 21.3 inches of snowfall per year. The coldest months are typically December, January, and February, with the coldest temperatures occurring in January, which is the coldest month of the year.

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