ParkerThe Town of Parker is in Douglas County at the southern end of the metro area, approximately 30 minutes south of downtown Denver. The With lots of undeveloped land close to Denver, Douglas County is Colorado’s fastest growing county. Parker residents enjoy easy access to Denver and the rest of the Front Range via the E-470, I-25 and public transportation. Denver International Airport is just 30 minutes away. Parker traces its history back to the establishment of the Pine Grove Post Office by Alfred Butters in 1862. Parker wasn’t incorporated as a city, however, until 1981. Today Parker has a population of just about 61,500 residents and has grown to encompass almost 21 square miles. The town includes more than 1200 acres of open space that includes 250 acres of developed parks and more than 30 miles of trails. Parker has been a Tree City USA community for the past 22 years for its commitment to urban forestry. Parker’s historic Main Street provides residents and visitors lots of fun activities such as Wine Walks, Concerts in the Park, Parker Days and Christmas parades. Residents love the small town atmosphere and wide open spaces but the convenience of being just minutes from great shopping in Highlands Ranch and Castle Rock. Parker offers a diversity of housing options from apartments, condos, townhomes, and single-family homes in developed neighborhoods to homes on multiple acres. Because of the land in and around the town, Parker has been a destination for many of the area’s new home builders. Home values are increasing rapidly. Parker used to be one of the more affordable communities in the south part of the metro area, but that is changing rapidly, and home prices continue to increase rapidly. The number of homes that sold for $750,000 or more jumped from 11% in 2020 to 24% in 2021. The median home price for homes that closed in the last quarter of 2021 was $580,000, up 39.8% year-over-year. Learn more about Parker here.
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