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Parker, Colorado

The Town of Parker is a home rule municipality located in Douglas County, Colorado, United States. In recent years, Parker has become an Commuter town part of the Denver Metropolitan Area. As of the 2000 census, the town population was 23,558. Its population as of 2005 is estimated at 38,428, over 134 times its population of 285 when Parker incorporated in 1981. Parker is now the 18th most populous municipality in the State of Colorado. The town's rapid growth in recent decades is often credited to Jim Nicholson, whose fourteen years spent developing the area earned him the town's first "Cornerstone Award".

Parker Careers

Among the most common occupations in Parker are Management, professional, and related occupations, 47%; Sales and office occupations, 31%; and Service occupations, 9%. Approximately 83 percent of workers in Parker, Colorado work for companies, 10 percent work for the government and 6 percent are self-employed.

Parker Industries

The leading industries in Parker, Colorado are Professional, scientific, management, administrative, and waste management services, 17%; Finance, insurance, real estate, and rental and leasing, 14%; and Educational, health and social services, 13%. Simply Hired's Parker job listings indicate that the following industries in Parker are hiring the most workers:

Parker Job Salaries

According to government data, the average salary for jobs in Parker, Colorado is $43,885, and the median income of households in Parker was $74,116.
 

Average Salaries in Parker, CO

Parker, CO

$44,000
 

According to our Parker Trends data, the number of Parker, Colorado jobs has increased by 116% since September 2013.
Parker job trends

Parker Employment Statistics

Population of Parker
Total population 23,558
Male 49.50%
Female 50.50%
Median age 30.7
  
Parker Housing
Owner-occupied homes 89.3%
Median cost of a home $194,600
Median mortgage payment $1,123
Renter-occupied homes 10.7%
Vacant housing 5.1%
Median monthly rent $1,056
  
Average Income
Median for all male full-time $52,070
Median for all female full-time $35,700
  
Household Income
Less than $10,000 2%
$10,000 to $14,999 1%
$15,000 to $24,999 4%
$25,000 to $34,999 4%
$35,000 to $49,999 13%
$50,000 to $74,999 28%
$75,000 to $99,999 22%
$100,000 to $149,999 20%
$150,000 to $199,999 5%
$200,000 or more 2%
  
Education
Less than 9th grade 1%
9th to 12th grade, no diploma 2%
High school graduate 15%
Some college, no degree 29%
Associate's degree 8%
Bachelor's degree 34%
Graduate degree 12%
  
Marital Status
Never married 18%
Currently married 71%
Separated 1%
Widowed 2%
Divorced 8%
  
Race
White 95%
Black or African American 1%
Asian 2%
Other 2%
  
Parker Commute
Carpool 9.1%
Public transportation 1.4%
Average travel time 29 minutes