Parker, Colorado Population 2020

55,636

Parker, Colorado's estimated population is 55,636 according to the most recent United States census estimates. Parker, Colorado is the 19th largest city in Colorado based on official 2017 estimates from the US Census Bureau.

The population density is 2556.86 people/mi² (987.20 people/km²).

The overall median age is 34.7 years, 34.2 years for males, and 35.1 years for females. For every 100 females there are 99.4 males.

The median income for households in Parker, Colorado is $, while the mean household income is $.

Parker Co Demographics

According to the most recent ACS, the racial composition of Parker Co was:

  • White: 87.92%
  • Two or more races: 4.44%
  • Asian: 4.18%
  • Black or African American: 2.00%
  • Other race: 1.03%
  • Native American: 0.33%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.11%

How Many People Live in Parker, Colorado?

55,636
Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
201855,6361,5512.87%
201754,0851,4712.80%
201652,6141,5933.12%
201551,0211,5203.07%
201449,5011,1472.37%
201348,3541,3192.80%
201247,0359422.04%
201146,0935701.25%
201045,52321,9656.81%
200023,55818,10815.76%
19905,4504,75022.78%
19807005003.18%
19402000.00%

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White46,21287.92%
Two or More Races2,3324.44%
Asian2,1984.18%
Black or African American1,0492.00%
Some Other Race5411.03%
American Indian and Alaska Native1710.33%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander600.11%

Parker Co Population Pyramid 2020

Parker Co Median Age

34.7


Total

34.2


Male

35.1


Female

Parker Co Adults

There are 36,427 adults, (3,631 of whom are seniors) in Parker Co.

Parker Co Age Dependency

60.3

Age Dependency Ratio

11.1

Old Age Dependency Ratio

49.2

Child Dependency Ratio

Parker Co Sex Ratio

Female

26,356

50.14%

Male

26,207

49.86%

Parker Co Households and Families

Parker Co Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Parker Co Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married87.2%12.8%
All77.1%22.9%
Male68.4%31.6%
Female62.8%37.2%
Non Family55.4%44.6%

77.1%

Rate of Home Ownership

Type Count Average Size Owned
All17,8932.9477.1
Married11,5613.4787.2
Non Family4,0691.2855.4
Female1,5443.1862.8
Male7193.2268.4

3.36

Average Family Size

2.94

Average Household Size

4.8%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0.3%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

Parker Co Education

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade2610.81%
9th to 12th Grade4411.38%
High School Graduate4,68314.60%
Some College6,92421.59%
Associates Degree3,0469.50%
Bachelors Degree10,96034.18%
Graduate Degree5,75417.94%

Parker Co Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White26,44626,06413,941
Hispanic2,9042,7271,155
Asian1,4021,307979
Multiple Races663663274
Black609561303
Other Race399385176
Native American1068612
Islander6060

The highest rate of high school graduation is among islander people with a rate of 100.00%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among asian people with a rate of 69.83%.

Name Average Male Female
Overall$62,421$77,070$48,332
Less Than High School$36,786$44,306$22,371
High School Grad$44,108$50,568$36,111
Some College$52,270$62,910$41,540
Bachelors Degree$71,904$91,243$48,344
Graduate Degree$82,475$104,643$66,278

$62,421

Average Earnings

$77,070

Average Male

$48,332

Average Female

Parker Co Language

Parker Co Language by Age

Parker Co Language

90.07% of Parker Co residents speak only English, while 9.93% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Other Indo-European, which is spoken by 4.45% of the population.

Parker Co Poverty

Parker Co Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White41,8121,4433.45%
Hispanic5,3063165.96%
Multiple2,33223710.16%
Black1,009696.84%
Other541427.76%
Asian2,198130.59%
Native12797.09%

3.92%

Overall Poverty Rate

4.11%

Male Poverty Rate

3.74%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Parker Co

The race most likely to be in poverty in Parker Co is Multiple, with 10.16% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Parker Co is Asian, with 0.59% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 0.99%. Among those working part-time, it was 6.90%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 6.77%.

Name Poverty
High School5.00%
Some College4.51%
Bachelors or Greater2.24%
Less Than High School0.00%
Name Poverty
Female Unemployed17.04%
Male Unemployed8.39%
Female Employed2.96%
Male Employed2.07%

Parker Co Income

Parker Co Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$110,779$122,758
Families$125,228$134,726
Married Families$133,145-
Non Families$63,513$75,660

Parker Co Marital Status

Parker Co Marital Status

Marriage Rates

61.8%

Overall Marriage Rate

62.0%

Male Marriage Rate

61.7%

Female Marriage Rate

Parker Co Married by Age and Sex

Parker Co Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is Over 65, while the female age group most likely to be married is 35-44.

Parker Co Marital Status by Race

Parker Co Veterans

2,834

Number of Veterans

2,489

Male Veterans

345

Female Veterans

War Veterans
First Gulf War1,132
Second Gulf War640
Vietnam611
Korea46
World War II12

Parker Co Veterans by Race

Name Veterans % of Total
White2,6238.09%
Hispanic2938.24%
2 or More838.28%
Black7810.94%
Asian251.64%
Other204.40%
Indian54.72%

Parker Co Veterans by Education

1.45%

Veteran Poverty Rate

18.95%

Veteran Disability Rate

Parker Co Employment Status

77.6%

Labor Force Participation

74.8%

Employment Rate

3.1%

Unemployment Rate

Parker Co Place of Birth

Origin of Non Citizens

Non citizens include legal permanent residents (green card holders), international students, temporary workers, humanitarian migrants, and illegal immigrants.

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

38.37%

Born in Colorado

92.64%

Native Born

7.36%

Foreign Born

3.88%

Non Citizen

Place of Birth

92.64% of Parker Co residents were born in the United States, with 38.37% having been born in Colorado. 3.88% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Asia.