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Population in 2012: 47,169 (99% urban, 1% rural). Population change since 2000: +100.2%
Males: 23,044  (48.9%)
Females: 24,125  (51.1%)

Median resident age:  33.6 years
Colorado median age:  38.5 years

Zip codes: 80134.

Estimated median household income in 2012: $90,148 (it was $74,116 in 2000)
Parker:

$90,148
CO:

$56,765
Estimated per capita income in 2012: $34,782

Parker town income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2012: $281,091 (it was $194,000 in 2000)
Parker:

$281,091
CO:

$234,900
Mean prices in 2011: All housing units: $309,155; Detached houses: $315,951; Townhouses or other attached units: $183,958; In 2-unit structures: $1,856,621; In 3-to-4-unit structures: $177,705; In 5-or-more-unit structures: $218,339; Mobile homes: $228,983

Median gross rent in 2012: $1,140.

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  • White alone - 38,825 (85.9%)
  • Hispanic - 3,409 (7.5%)
  • Two or more races - 1,244 (2.8%)
  • Asian alone - 1,207 (2.7%)
  • Black alone - 436 (1.0%)
  • American Indian alone - 50 (0.1%)
  • Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander alone - 24 (0.05%)

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Mar. 2012 cost of living index in Parker: 107.6 (more than average, U.S. average is 100)

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Ancestries: German (21.9%), Irish (13.9%), English (10.5%), United States (4.0%), Swedish (3.4%), French (3.2%).

Current Local Time: MST time zone

Incorporated on 5/1981

Elevation: 5868 feet

Land area: 14.6 square miles.

Population density: 3,234 people per square mile 
 
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For population 25 years and over in Parker:

  • High school or higher: 97.4%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 49.8%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 12.0%
  • Unemployed: 5.0%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 25.4 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Parker town:

  • Never married: 21.4%
  • Now married: 65.7%
  • Separated: 0.9%
  • Widowed: 1.7%
  • Divorced: 10.2%

1,799 residents are foreign born (0.7% Asia, 0.6% Europe).

This town:  4.0%
Colorado:  9.8%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2012: $2,368 (0.8%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2012: $2,420 (0.8%)

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Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Centennial, CO (7.2 miles , pop. 100,377).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Aurora, CO (12.4 miles , pop. 276,393).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Phoenix, AZ (580.0 miles , pop. 1,321,045).

Nearest cities: Stonegate, CO (1.4 miles ), Cottonwood, CO (1.8 miles ), Grand View Estates, CO (1.9 miles ), Foxfield, CO (2.2 miles ), Meridian, CO (2.2 miles) , Dove Valley, CO (2.2 miles ), The Pinery, CO (2.3 miles ), Heritage Hills, CO (2.5 miles ).

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 678 buildings, average cost: $116,000
  • 1998: 837 buildings, average cost: $123,400
  • 1999: 1106 buildings, average cost: $138,500
  • 2000: 844 buildings, average cost: $158,500
  • 2001: 714 buildings, average cost: $171,400
  • 2002: 457 buildings, average cost: $199,600
  • 2003: 529 buildings, average cost: $204,700
  • 2004: 561 buildings, average cost: $221,000
  • 2005: 1106 buildings, average cost: $235,200
  • 2006: 598 buildings, average cost: $281,600
  • 2007: 232 buildings, average cost: $290,200
  • 2008: 142 buildings, average cost: $317,300
  • 2009: 43 buildings, average cost: $357,000
  • 2010: 112 buildings, average cost: $290,300
  • 2011: 185 buildings, average cost: $299,000
  • 2012: 407 buildings, average cost: $284,900

Number of permits per 10,000 residents

Average cost (in $1000s)


Latitude: 39.52 N, Longitude: 104.77 W

Daytime population change due to commuting: -7,294 (-16.1%)
Workers who live and work in this town: 5,863 (24.8%)

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Crime rates in Parker by Year
Type 2000 2001 2002 2003 2004
Murders 00001
per 100,000 0.00.00.00.02.9
Rapes 00109
per 100,000 0.00.04.10.025.8
Robberies 95488
per 100,000 43.820.716.224.522.9
Assaults 5371713
per 100,000 24.312.428.452.037.2
Burglaries 103154127141104
per 100,000 501.6636.5514.5431.7297.9
Thefts 396389496524621
per 100,000 1928.31607.72009.51604.21778.8
Auto thefts 1327344557
per 100,000 63.3111.6137.7137.8163.3
Arson 15411139
per 100,000 73.016.544.639.825.8
City-data.com crime rate (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 324.9) 143.7134.3149.9130.7154.7

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Crime rate in Parker detailed stats: murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, arson

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2012, including police officers: 85 (60 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.28
Colorado average:

2.23

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Parker, Colorado accommodation, waste management, arts - Economy and Business Data

Unemployment in July 2013:
Here:

6.3%
Colorado:

6.9%

Unemployment by year (%)


Population change in the 1990s: +17,819 (+310.5%).

Most common industries in 2008-2012 (%)
Males Females
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (15%)
  • Retail trade (10%)
  • Finance and insurance (9%)
  • Information (9%)
  • Public administration (8%)
  • Manufacturing (8%)
  • Construction (8%)
  • Health care and social assistance (15%)
  • Retail trade (13%)
  • Finance and insurance (11%)
  • Educational services (10%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (9%)
  • Accommodation and food services (7%)
  • Information (6%)
Most common occupations (%)
Males Females
  • Computer specialists (9%)
  • Other management occupations except farmers and farm managers (8%)
  • Sales representatives, services, wholesale and manufacturing (7%)
  • Other sales and related workers including supervisors (6%)
  • Engineers (5%)
  • Top executives (4%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair occupations including supervisors (3%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers including supervisors (8%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary and middle school teachers (6%)
  • Other sales and related workers including supervisors (5%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (5%)
  • Computer specialists (4%)
  • Sales representatives, services, wholesale and manufacturing (4%)
  • Accountants and auditors (4%)

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Tornado activity:

Parker-area historical tornado activity is significantly above Colorado state average. It is 97% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 6/15/1988, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 17.0 miles away from the Parker town center injured 7 people and caused between $5,000,000 and $50,000,000 in damages.

On 5/18/1975, a category F3 tornado 19.5 miles away from the town center .

Earthquake activity:

Parker-area historical earthquake activity is significantly below Colorado state average. It is 87% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 12/25/1994 at 19:06:07, a magnitude 4.0 (4.0 LG, Depth: 6.2 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 16.1 miles away from the city center
On 12/23/1995 at 06:51:48, a magnitude 3.6 (3.5 MB, 3.6 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 55.1 miles away from Parker center
On 1/18/1997 at 22:04:39, a magnitude 3.3 (3.3 MB, 2.8 ML, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 34.1 miles away from the city center
On 7/22/2001 at 19:22:45, a magnitude 3.1 (3.1 ML, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 39.5 miles away from the city center
On 1/26/2008 at 03:49:01, a magnitude 3.1 (3.1 ML, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 86.0 miles away from Parker center
On 9/12/1990 at 21:38:57, a magnitude 3.0 (3.0 ML, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 77.8 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), local magnitude (ML)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Douglas County (9) is smaller than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 4
Emergencies Declared: 3

Causes of natural disasters: Fires: 3, Floods: 2, Storms: 2, Heavy Rain: 1, Snow: 1, Tornado: 1, Flood: 1, Hurricane: 1, Snow: 1, Snowstorm: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Parker topographic map

Birthplace of: Brian Brown - College basketball player (Denver Pioneers).


Hospitals/medical centers in Parker:

  • PARKER DIALYSIS (DVA) (Dialysis Facility, 10371 S PARK GLENN WAY STE 180)
  • COMFORT CARE HOME HEALTH (Home Health Center, 19751 EAST MAIN STREET #333)
  • PARKER ADVENTIST HOSPITAL (Acute Care Hospitals,Voluntary non-profit - Private, 9395 CROWN CREST BLVD)
  • LIFE CARE CENTER OF STONEGATE (Nursing Home, 15720 GARDEN PLAZA DRIVE)

Political contributions by individuals in Parker, CO

Airports and heliports located in Parker:


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Local government website: www.parkeronline.org

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Parker:

  • University of Phoenix-Colorado Campus (about 7 miles; Lone Tree, CO; Full-time enrollment: 2,603)
  • Arapahoe Community College (about 15 miles; Littleton, CO; FT enrollment: 2,438)
  • University of Denver (about 16 miles; Denver, CO; FT enrollment: 8,219)
  • University of Colorado Denver (about 18 miles; Denver, CO; FT enrollment: 11,267)
  • Metropolitan State College of Denver (about 20 miles; Denver, CO; FT enrollment: 14,321)
  • Community College of Denver (about 20 miles; Denver, CO; FT enrollment: 2,740)
  • Regis University (about 24 miles; Denver, CO; FT enrollment: 5,233)

Public high schools in Parker:

Private high school in Parker:

  • LUTHERAN HIGH SCHOOL-PARKER (Students: 202; Location: 11249 N NEWLIN GULCH BLVD; Grades: 9 - 12)

Biggest public elementary/middle schools in Parker:

Private elementary/middle schools in Parker:

  • SOUTHEAST CHRISTIAN SCHOOL (Students: 734; Location: 9650 JORDAN RD; Grades: PK - 8)
  • AVE MARIA CATHOLIC SCHOOL (Students: 495; Location: 9056 E PARKER RD; Grades: PK - 8)
  • PARKER MONTESSORI EDUCATIONAL INSTITUTE (Students: 155; Location: 10750 VICTORIAN DR; Grades: PK - 3)
  • PRIMROSE SCHOOL OF PARKER (Students: 74; Location: 18692 PONY EXPRESS DR; Grades: PK - KG)
See full list of schools located in Parker, map of school districts: DOUGLAS COUNTY RE 1, ELIZABETH C-1

User submitted facts and corrections:

  • Please add- Private high school: Lutheran High School of the Rockies on W. Parker Road
  • There is a hospital located in Parker Colorado: Parker Adventist Hospital 9395 Crown Crest Boulevard, Parker, CO 80138 (303) 777-6877

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Notable locations in Parker: Salisbury Equestrian Center (A), South Metro Fire Rescue Authority Station 41 (B), Parker Recreation Center (C), Valley Hope Rehabilitation Center Parker (D), Children's Hospital Colorado Therapy Care Parker (E), Parker Police Department (F). Display/hide their locations on the map

Shopping Center: Parker Marketplace Shopping Center (1). Display/hide its location on the map

Churches in Parker include: Crossroads Community Church (A), Saint Matthew's Episcopal Church (B). Display/hide their locations on the map

Parks in Parker include: Cottonwood Park West (1), O'Brien Memorial Park (2), Challenger Regional Park (3), Bar Triple C Park (4), Cottonwood Park East (5). Display/hide their locations on the map

Tourist attraction: Parker Cyber Station (Amusement & Theme Parks; 18671 South Main Street) (1). Display/hide its approximate location on the map

Hotels: Holiday Inn Select Parker (19308 East Cottonwood Drive) (1), Benton Robert S & Associates Inc (16021 Relic Rock Terrace) (2), Hampton Inn & Suites (19010 East Cottonwood Drive) (3). Display/hide their approximate locations on the map

 
Douglas County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level greater than 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Highest Potential
Air pollution and air quality trends
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AQI  Pb  CO  SO2 NO2 Ozone  PM10 PM2.5

Air Quality Index (AQI)

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2010 was 28.0. This is about average.
City:

28.0
U.S.:

32.0
Lead (Pb) [µ/m3] level in 2010 was 0.00504. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 16.9 miles away from the city center.
City:

0.00504
U.S.:

0.02218
Carbon Monoxide (CO) [ppm] level in 2010 was 0.338. This is about average. Closest monitor was 10.7 miles away from the city center.
City:

0.338
U.S.:

0.334
Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2010 was 1.33. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 19.9 miles away from the city center.
City:

1.33
U.S.:

2.43
Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2) [ppb] level in 2010 was 14.5. This is significantly worse than average. Closest monitor was 15.6 miles away from the city center.
City:

14.5
U.S.:

9.4
Ozone [ppb] level in 2010 was 30.5. This is about average. Closest monitor was 9.5 miles away from the city center.
City:

30.5
U.S.:

28.3
Particulate Matter (PM10) [µ/m3] level in 2010 was 24.6. This is about average. There were 4 monitors within city limits.
City:

24.6
U.S.:

22.1
Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µ/m3] level in 2010 was 6.44. This is significantly better than average. There were 2 monitors within city limits.
City:

6.44
U.S.:

9.59

Drinking water stations with addresses in Parker that have no violations reported:

  • DENVER SE SUBURBAN WSD PINERY (Address: PO BOX 1660 / THE PINERY, Population served: 8670, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)

Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2012: 4.6%
(3.9% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 26.5% for Black residents, 7.8% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 30.6% for American Indian residents, 0.0% for Native Hawaiian and other Pacific Islander residents, 16.1% for other race residents, 11.1% for two or more races residents)

Average household size:
This town:  2.8 people
Colorado:  2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This town:  76.1%
Whole state:  63.9%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This town:  5.2%
Whole state:  6.5%

Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.4% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.3% of all households

Detailed information about poverty and poor residents in Parker, CO

26 people in workersí group living quarters and job corps centers in 2010
2 people in emergency and transitional shelters (with sleeping facilities) for people experiencing homelessness in 2010

People in group quarters in Parker in 2000:

  • 84 people in nursing homes
  • 13 people in homes or halfway houses for drug/alcohol abuse
  • 11 people in other noninstitutional group quarters

Parker compared to Colorado state average:

Parker, Colorado environmental map by EPA

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  • Median household income above state average.
  • Unemployed percentage below state average.
  • Black race population percentage below state average.
  • Median age below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly below state average.
  • House age significantly below state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher above state average.


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Banks with most branches in Parker (2011 data):

  • FirstBank: Parker And Main Street Branch, Meridian Branch, Lincoln And Jordan Branch. Info updated 2011/12/05: Bank assets: $11,597.1 mil, Deposits: $10,530.4 mil, headquarters in Lakewood, CO, positive income, Mortgage Lending Specialization, 130 total offices, Holding Company: Firstbank Holding Company
  • JPMorgan Chase Bank, National Association: Stonegate Banking Center Branch at 10005 South Jordan Road, branch established on 2004/02/25; Stroh Ranch Banking Center at 13151 South Parker Road, branch established on 2006/12/28. Info updated 2011/11/10: Bank assets: $1,811,678.0 mil, Deposits: $1,190,738.0 mil, headquarters in Columbus, OH, positive income, International Specialization, 5577 total offices, Holding Company: Jpmorgan Chase & Co.
  • Wells Fargo Bank, National Association: Parker North Mb Branch at 10365 South Parker Road, branch established on 1996/12/16; Parker Branch at 10900 South Parker Road, branch established on 1983/04/20. Info updated 2011/04/05: Bank assets: $1,161,490.0 mil, Deposits: $905,653.0 mil, headquarters in Sioux Falls, SD, positive income, 6395 total offices, Holding Company: Wells Fargo & Company
  • U.S. Bank National Association: Stonegate Branch at 16961 Lincoln Avenue, branch established on 2001/09/19; Parker Safeway Branch at 11051 South Parker Road, branch established on 2006/09/15. Info updated 2012/01/30: Bank assets: $330,470.8 mil, Deposits: $236,091.5 mil, headquarters in Cincinnati, OH, positive income, 3121 total offices, Holding Company: U.S. Bancorp
  • Champion Bank: at 16790 Centre Court, branch established on 2002/06/17; Downtown Branch at 10964 South Pikes Peak Drive, branch established on 2006/04/24. Info updated 2006/11/03: Bank assets: $65.0 mil, Deposits: $55.2 mil, local headquarters, negative income in the last year, Commercial Lending Specialization, 2 total offices
  • KeyBank National Association: Crown Point Keycenter Branch at E-470 And Parker Road, branch established on 2003/12/15; Park Main Street Branch at 10951 South Parker Road, branch established on 2010/06/21. Info updated 2008/03/03: Bank assets: $86,198.8 mil, Deposits: $64,214.8 mil, headquarters in Cleveland, OH, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 1067 total offices, Holding Company: Keycorp
  • ANB Bank: Meridian Branch Office at 9949 South Oswego Street, branch established on 1999/05/24; Lincoln Meadows Senior Living Center at 10001 South Oswego, branch established on 2009/09/10. Info updated 2012/01/03: Bank assets: $1,746.7 mil, Deposits: $1,394.3 mil, headquarters in Denver, CO, positive income, Mortgage Lending Specialization, 35 total offices, Holding Company: Sturm Financial Group, Inc.
  • BOKF, National Association: Parker-Mainstreet Branch at 19201 E. Mainstreet, branch established on 1994/12/12; Cottonwood Branch at 17821 Cottonwood Drive, branch established on 1985/08/12. Info updated 2012/02/28: Bank assets: $25,360.0 mil, Deposits: $19,171.3 mil, headquarters in Tulsa, OK, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 189 total offices, Holding Company: Bok Financial Corporation
  • Bank Midwest, National Association: 20 Mile Village Branch at 18601 East Main Street, branch established on 2001/09/01; Parker Branch at 12907 S. Parker Road, branch established on 1999/04/01. Info updated 2012/03/19: Bank assets: $6,237.6 mil, Deposits: $5,064.6 mil, headquarters in Kansas City, MO, positive income, 138 total offices, Holding Company: Nbh Holdings Corp.
  • 7 other banks with 7 local branches

Fire-safe hotels and motels in Parker, Colorado:

  • Holiday Inn Select, 19308 Cottonwood Dr, Parker, CO 80138 , Phone: (303) 248-2147, Fax: (303) 248-2130
  • Hampton Inn & Suites, 19010 E Cottonwood Dr, Parker, CO 80138 , Phone: (303) 841-2977, Fax: (303) 841-4129
  • Microtel Inn And Suites, 6230 Pine Ln, Parker, CO 80138 , Phone: (720) 851-2644, Fax: (720) 851-2645
All 3 fire-safe hotels and motels in Parker, Colorado

Educational Attainment (%) in 2012

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2012


Parker travel time to work - commute


Parker mode of transportation to work chart

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Utility gas (87%)
  • Electricity (13%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (1%)

Presidential Elections Results

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Religion statistics for Parker town (based on Douglas County data)

Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 28.24%
Here28.2%
USA50.2%

Adherents


Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations

NameCatholic ChurchLDS (Mormon) ChurchEvangelical Presbyterian ChurchEvangelical Lutheran Church in AmericaUnited Methodist Church
Adherents34.0%13.9%13.5%6.8%6.5%
Congregations3.8%20.3%2.5%3.8%3.8%
NameSouthern Baptist ConventionChristian Churches and Churches of ChristEpiscopal ChurchLutheran ChurchOther
Adherents4.7%3.2%2.8%2.5%12.2%
Congregations10.1%3.8%5.1%5.1%41.8%
Source: Jones, Dale E., et al. 2002. Congregations and Membership in the United States 2000. Nashville, TN: Glenmary Research Center.
Tables represent county-level data.

Food Environment Statistics:

Number of grocery stores: 22
Douglas County:

0.81 / 10,000 pop.
Colorado:

1.50 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 4
This county:

0.15 / 10,000 pop.
State:

0.15 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 3
Douglas County:

0.11 / 10,000 pop.
Colorado:

0.45 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 52
Douglas County:

1.92 / 10,000 pop.
State:

3.13 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 173
Here:

6.38 / 10,000 pop.
State:

8.99 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
This county:

3.6%
Colorado:

5.3%
Adult obesity rate:
Douglas County:

16.0%
Colorado:

18.4%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
This county:

7.0%
State:

9.6%

Local government employment and payroll (March 2007)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Financial Administration 20$92,441$55,4651$2,345
Other Government Administration 24$121,411$60,7062$4,986
Judicial and Legal 4$22,463$67,3892$3,164
Police Protection - Officers 55$301,272$65,7320$0
Police - Other 24$81,207$40,6049$12,562
Streets and Highways 35$108,313$37,1362$2,449
Sewerage 9$19,032$25,3760$0
Parks and Recreation 22$83,412$45,497182$86,483
Other and Unallocable 29$146,514$60,6260$0
Totals for Government 222$976,065$52,760198$111,989

Parker government finances - Expenditure in 2002 (per resident):

  • Construction - Regular Highways: $10,201,000 ($216.26)
    Parks & Recreation: $5,012,000 ($106.26)
    General Public Buildings: $4,508,000 ($95.57)
    General: $30,000 ($0.64)
  • Current Operations - Police Protection: $3,292,000 ($69.79)
    Regular Highways: $2,806,000 ($59.49)
    Central Staff Services: $2,477,000 ($52.51)
    Parks & Recreation: $2,450,000 ($51.94)
    General - Other: $1,712,000 ($36.30)
    Protective Inspection and Regulation, NEC: $902,000 ($19.12)
    Financial Administration: $419,000 ($8.88)
    Judicial and Legal Services: $400,000 ($8.48)
    General Public Buildings: $206,000 ($4.37)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $625,000 ($13.25)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Police Protection: $3,362,000 ($71.28)
    Regular Highways: $629,000 ($13.34)
    Central Staff: $136,000 ($2.88)
    General Public Building: $134,000 ($2.84)
    Parks & Recreation: $109,000 ($2.31)
    General - Other: $97,000 ($2.06)
  • Total Salaries & Wages: $6,655,000 ($141.09)

Parker government finances - Revenue in 2002 (per resident):

  • Charges - Parks & Recreation: $2,112,000 ($44.78)
  • Federal Intergovernmental - All Other: $360,000 ($7.63)
  • Local Intergovernmental - Highways: $2,241,000 ($47.51)
    All Other: $800,000 ($16.96)
    General Support: $81,000 ($1.72)
  • Miscellaneous - Special Assessments: $5,122,000 ($108.59)
    General Revenue, NEC: $1,639,000 ($34.75)
    Interest Earnings: $1,456,000 ($30.87)
  • State Intergovernmental - Highways: $551,000 ($11.68)
    All Other: $248,000 ($5.26)
    General Support: $89,000 ($1.89)
  • Tax - Total General Sales: $16,139,000 ($342.15)
    NEC: $1,424,000 ($30.19)
    Public Utilities: $777,000 ($16.47)
    Property: $622,000 ($13.19)

Parker government finances - Debt in 2002 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt Beginning Outstanding, NEC: $11,240,000 ($238.29)
  • Long Term Debt Issue, Unspecified - Other NEC: $7,715,000 ($163.56)
  • Long Term Debt Outstanding Nonguaranteed - Other, NEC: $17,800,000 ($377.37)
  • Long Term Debt Retired Unspecified - Other, NEC: $1,155,000 ($24.49)
  • Short Term Debt Outstanding - End of Fiscal Year: $3,201,000 ($67.86)
    Beginning: $1,355,000 ($28.73)

Parker government finances - Cash and Securities in 2002 (per resident):

  • Bond Fund - Cash & Deposits: $4,145,000 ($87.88)
  • Other Funds - Cash & Deposits: $28,651,000 ($607.41)
  • Sinking Fund - Cash & Deposits: $772,000 ($16.37)

14.68% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($72,344 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

14.68%
Colorado average:

10.77%

0.10% of residents moved from foreign countries ($581 average AGI)
Douglas County:

0.10%
Colorado average:

0.18%


Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2005 and 2006:
from Arapahoe County, CO  3.55% ($67,161 average AGI)
from Jefferson County, CO  1.55% ($64,896)
from Denver County, CO  1.52% ($63,495)


10.96% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($69,979 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

10.96%
Colorado average:

10.03%

0.11% of residents moved to foreign countries ($944 average AGI)
Douglas County:

0.11%
Colorado average:

0.12%


Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2005 and 2006:
to Arapahoe County, CO  2.62% ($53,977 average AGI)
to Denver County, CO  1.20% ($52,745)
to Jefferson County, CO  0.92% ($56,338)

Strongest AM radio stations in Parker:

  • KOA (850 AM; 50 kW; DENVER, CO; Owner: JACOR BROADCASTING OF COLORADO, INC.)
  • KMXA (1090 AM; 50 kW; AURORA, CO; Owner: ENTRAVISION HOLDINGS, LLC)
  • KNRC (1150 AM; 10 kW; ENGLEWOOD, CO; Owner: NRC BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KEZW (1430 AM; 10 kW; AURORA, CO; Owner: ENTERCOM DENVER LICENSE, LLC)
  • KCUV (1510 AM; 25 kW; LITTLETON, CO; Owner: PEOPLE WIRELESS, INC.)
  • KLTT (670 AM; 50 kW; COMMERCE CITY, CO; Owner: KLZ RADIO, INC.)
  • KKZN (760 AM; 50 kW; THORNTON, CO; Owner: JACOR BROADCASTING OF COLORADO, INC.)
  • KADZ (1550 AM; 10 kW; ARVADA, CO; Owner: ABC, INC.)
  • KBNO (1280 AM; 5 kW; DENVER, CO; Owner: LATINO COMMUNICATIONS, LLC)
  • KDDZ (1690 AM; 10 kW; ARVADA, CO; Owner: ABC, INC.)
  • KRKS (990 AM; 10 kW; DENVER, CO; Owner: SALEM MEDIA OF COLORADO, INC.)
  • KLZ (560 AM; 5 kW; DENVER, CO; Owner: KLZ RADIO, INC.)
  • KBJD (1650 AM; 10 kW; DENVER, CO; Owner: SALEM MEDIA OF COLORADO, INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Parker:

  • KJMN (92.1 FM; CASTLE ROCK, CO; Owner: ENTRAVISION HOLDINGS, LLC)
  • KQMT (99.5 FM; DENVER, CO; Owner: ENTERCOM DENVER LICENSE, LLC)
  • KALC (105.9 FM; DENVER, CO; Owner: ENTERCOM DENVER LICENSE, LLC)
  • KBPI (106.7 FM; DENVER, CO; Owner: JACOR BROADCASTING OF COLORADO, INC.)
  • KXKL-FM (105.1 FM; DENVER, CO; Owner: INFINITY RADIO OPERATIONS INC.)
  • KOSI (101.1 FM; DENVER, CO; Owner: ENTERCOM DENVER LICENSE, LLC)
  • KFMD (95.7 FM; DENVER, CO; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • KRFX (103.5 FM; DENVER, CO; Owner: JACOR BROADCASTING OF COLORADO, INC.)
  • KLDV (91.1 FM; MORRISON, CO; Owner: EDUCATIONAL MEDIA FOUNDATION)
  • KQKS (107.5 FM; LAKEWOOD, CO; Owner: JEFFERSON-PILOT COMMUNICATIONS COMPANY OF COLORADO)
  • KIMN (100.3 FM; DENVER, CO; Owner: INFINITY RADIO OPERATIONS INC.)
  • KAGM (102.3 FM; STRASBURG, CO; Owner: KAGM, LLC)
  • KVOD (90.1 FM; DENVER, CO; Owner: PUBLIC BROADCASTING OF COLORADO, INC)
  • KAVD (103.1 FM; LIMON, CO; Owner: THE MEADOWLARK GROUP, INC.)
  • KYGO-FM (98.5 FM; DENVER, CO; Owner: JEFFERSON-PILOT COMMUNICATIONS COMPANY OF COLORADO)
  • KXPK (96.5 FM; EVERGREEN, CO; Owner: ENTRAVISION HOLDINGS, LLC)
  • KUVO (89.3 FM; DENVER, CO; Owner: DENVER EDUCATIONAL BROADCASTING)
  • KBCO-FM (97.3 FM; BOULDER, CO; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • KKFM (98.1 FM; COLORADO SPRINGS, CO; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • KBIQ (102.7 FM; MANITOU SPRINGS, CO; Owner: BISON MEDIA, INC.)

TV broadcast stations around Parker:

  • K48FW (Channel 48; DENVER, CO; Owner: TRINITY BROADCASTING NETWORK)
  • KDEO-LP (Channel 38; AURORA, CO; Owner: PETER B. VAN DE SANDE)
  • KMGH-TV (Channel 7; DENVER, CO; Owner: MCGRAW-HILL BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC.)
  • KWHD (Channel 53; CASTLE ROCK, CO; Owner: LESEA BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • KRMA-TV (Channel 6; DENVER, CO; Owner: ROCKY MOUNTAIN PUBLIC BROADCASTING NETWORK, INC.)
  • KUSA-TV (Channel 9; DENVER, CO; Owner: MULTIMEDIA HOLDINGS CORPORATION)
  • KDEV-LP (Channel 62; AURORA, CO; Owner: TIGER EYE BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • KTVD (Channel 20; DENVER, CO; Owner: TWENVER BROADCAST, INC.)
  • KCNC-TV (Channel 4; DENVER, CO; Owner: CBS TELEVISION STATIONS INC.)
  • KDEN (Channel 25; LONGMONT, CO; Owner: LONGMONT CHANNEL 25, INC.)
  • KMAS-LP (Channel 63; DENVER, CO; Owner: TELEMUNDO OF STEAMBOAT SPRINGS COLO. LIC. CORP.)

Fatal accident count (per 100,000 population)


See more detailed statistics of Parker fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2011 here


National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
Number of bridges: 50
Total length: 302 meters (991ft)
Total average daily traffic: 576,040
Total average daily truck traffic: 32,712

New bridges - Historical Statistics

  • 1970-1979: 5
  • 1980-1989: 13
  • 1990-1999: 15
  • 2000-2009: 17
See Full National Bridge Inventory Statistics for Parker, CO

FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers: 1 (See the full list of FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers in Parker)
FCC Registered Antenna Towers: 33 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers)
FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers: 23 (See the full list of FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers in Parker, CO)
FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers: 2 (See the full list of FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers)
FCC Registered Microwave Towers: 32 (See the full list of FCC Registered Microwave Towers in this town)
FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses: 426 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Parker)

FAA Registered Aircraft Manufacturers and Dealers: 13 (See the full list of FAA Registered Manufacturers and Dealers in Parker)
FAA Registered Aircraft: 129 (See the full list of FAA Registered Aircraft)


Home Mortgage Disclosure Act Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 2 full and 4 partial tracts)
A) FHA, FSA/RHS & VA
Home Purchase Loans
B) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
C) Refinancings
D) Home Improvement Loans
E) Loans on Dwellings For 5+ Families
F) Non-occupant Loans on
< 5 Family Dwellings (A B C & D)
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED212$219,844138$212,970946$229,42720$115,2831$36,10042$158,106
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED16$209,02814$184,02289$229,4745$101,6682$4,305,0004$176,350
APPLICATIONS DENIED19$227,83815$273,726234$228,82122$86,8450$014$104,262
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN11$190,88224$199,460168$225,9532$255,8550$08$158,585
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS2$246,0452$304,55059$216,9291$239,0000$00$0
Choose year:  2009 2008 2007 2006 2005 2004 2003 1999

Detailed HMDA statistics for the following Tracts: 0139.04 , 0139.05, 0139.06, 0139.07, 0140.01, 0140.03

Private Mortgage Insurance Companies Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 2 full and 4 partial tracts)
A) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
B) Refinancings
C) Non-occupant Loans on
< 5 Family Dwellings (A & B)
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED24$254,17330$248,7281$119,530
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED11$234,81213$266,2720$0
APPLICATIONS DENIED6$226,40712$221,8540$0
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN2$286,4656$247,8950$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS0$01$110,7000$0
Choose year:  2009 2008 2007 2006 2005 2004 2003 1999

Detailed PMIC statistics for the following Tracts: 0139.04 , 0139.05, 0139.06, 0139.07, 0140.01, 0140.03

Conventional Home Purchase Loans

Conventional Home Purchase Loans - Value

2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 122
  • Hazardous Condition: 274
  • Service Call: 13
  • Good Intent Call: 9

Incident types - Parker


See full 2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Parker, CO

Most common first names in Parker, CO among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
Mary5879.2 years
Robert5571.9 years
William3469.8 years
John3473.0 years
Charles3378.5 years
Dorothy3083.6 years
Helen2982.1 years
Richard2771.3 years
James2674.9 years
Donald2567.1 years
Most common last names in Parker, CO among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Smith1979.3 years
Miller1773.3 years
Johnson1475.9 years
Brown1180.7 years
Nelson1175.6 years
Moore1076.3 years
Anderson977.4 years
Taylor974.5 years
Jones880.7 years
Clark860.3 years
Businesses in Parker, CO
NameCountNameCount
7-Eleven4MasterBrand Cabinets3
AT&T2Maurices1
Arby's1McDonald's3
AutoZone1New Balance1
Baskin-Robbins1Nike4
Bed Bath & Beyond1Office Depot1
Big O Tires1Panda Express1
Blockbuster1Panera Bread1
Burger King1Payless1
Chick-Fil-A1Penske1
Chipotle2PetSmart1
Cold Stone Creamery1Pizza Hut1
Costco1Popeyes1
Cricket Wireless1Qdoba Mexican Grill1
Curves1Quiznos1
Dairy Queen1RadioShack1
Discount Tire1Red Robin1
Domino's Pizza1SONIC Drive-In1
Famous Footwear1Safeway1
FedEx8Sprint Nextel1
Firestone Complete Auto Care1Staples1
GNC1Starbucks6
GameStop1Subway1
H&R Block3Super 81
Hobby Lobby1T-Mobile1
Holiday Inn1Taco Bell2
Home Depot1Target1
IHOP1U-Haul3
Jack In The Box2UPS8
Jones New York1Vans1
KFC1Verizon Wireless2
Kincaid1Village Inn1
Kohl's1Vons1
Kroger4Waffle House1
La-Z-Boy1Walgreens2
Little Caesars Pizza1Walmart1
Long John Silver's1Wendy's1
Lowe's1
Browse common businesses in Parker, CO


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