Parker is a home rule municipality in Douglas County, Colorado. As a self-declared "Town" under the Home Rule statutes, Parker is the second most populous town in the county; Castle Rock is the most populous.
Those who love to eat will always have exciting dining options in Parker as there are great restaurants with many styles of cuisine like Mexican, sushi bars and fast food. Finding fresh groceries is a snap, thanks to the wide range of well stocked grocers and specialty stores in this city. Keep yourself fit and active with one of the many activities on offer here; golfing, horseback riding and gymnastics is just one of them. Parker is well known for its shopping; featuring gun shops, jewelers and arts & crafts shops and many others, you'll be able to find almost anything you need here. In this city the crime is very low which makes it a great place to move if you have a young family or are planning to have kids soon.
Parker is known for having a very large concentration of college-educated people. The number of happily married couples is high here; if you're married and looking for an equally mature community of folks, you've found the right place. When it comes to affluence, residents in this locale tend to be richer.
The average home listing price in Parker last year was $605,592 - a small increase of 2.5 percent from last year. At the same time, inventory marginally declined by 6.8 percent to reach 261 listings in this year. Some homes in Parker have 42" kitchen cabinets so you will have plenty of space to store all your goods. Plenty of properties in this city have basement bedrooms which are perfect for accommodating any visitors you may have to stay. All your clothing can be sorted and displayed in the walk-in-closets that some homes in this area have as a standard feature.