Parker, Colorado Population 2021

61,492
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Parker is a city located in Douglas County Colorado. With a 2020 population of 61,492, it is the 19th largest city in Colorado and the 623rd largest city in the United States . Parker is currently growing at a rate of 3.18% annually and its population has increased by 35.75% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 45,297 in 2010. Parker reached it's highest population of 61,492 in 2021. Spanning over 22 miles, Parker has a population density of 2,770 people per square mile.

The average household income in Parker is $127,199 with a poverty rate of 3.28%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $1,610 per month, and the median house value is $420,000. The median age in Parker is 34.7 years, 33.6 years for males, and 35.5 years for females.

Parker Demographics

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

  • White: 87.74%
  • Asian: 4.93%
  • Two or more races: 3.52%
  • Black or African American: 1.79%
  • Other race: 1.37%
  • Native American: 0.54%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.11%
The current population of Parker, Colorado is 61,492 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 55,813.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 45,297.

Parker, Colorado Population 2021

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White47,69187.74%
Asian2,6774.93%
Two or More Races1,9153.52%
Black or African American9721.79%
Some Other Race7431.37%
American Indian and Alaska Native2960.54%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander580.11%
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Parker Population by Race

Parker Population Pyramid $2021

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Parker Median Age

34.7


Total

33.6


Male

35.5


Female

Parker Adults

There are 37,948 adults, (4,140 of whom are seniors) in Parker.

Parker Age Dependency

60.8

Age Dependency Ratio

12.2

Old Age Dependency Ratio

48.5

Child Dependency Ratio

Parker Sex Ratio

Female

26,924

49.54%

Male

27,428

50.46%

Parker Population by Age

Parker Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Parker Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married86.6%13.4%
All76.5%23.5%
Male65.5%34.5%
Female60.5%39.5%
Non Family55.9%44.1%

76.5%

Rate of Home Ownership

Parker Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All18,8792.8876.5
Married12,1613.4186.6
Non Family4,4061.2855.9
Female1,5203.1260.5
Male7923.1565.5

3.3

Average Family Size

2.88

Average Household Size

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Parker Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade2730.81%
9th to 12th Grade5891.75%
High School Graduate4,62213.72%
Some College7,06820.99%
Associates Degree3,2109.53%
Bachelors Degree11,79835.03%
Graduate Degree6,11918.17%
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Parker Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Parker Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
White27,60127,09914,863
Hispanic3,0602,8211,325
Asian1,7461,6401,110
Black625610318
Other Race590574318
2+ Races552552230
Native American15413711
Islander5858

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 63.57%.

Parker Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$62,900$80,855$48,113
Less Than 9th Grade$37,426$45,303$25,500
High School Graduate$41,885$47,212$32,348
Some College$53,059$61,699$40,486
Bachelors Degree$72,906$93,277$50,611
Graduate Degree$86,776$105,285$67,865

$62,900

Average Earnings

$80,855

Average Male

$48,113

Average Female

Parker Earnings by Educational Attainment

Parker Language by Age

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Parker Language

89.94% of Parker residents speak only English, while 10.06% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 3.87% of the population.

Parker Language

Parker Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White43,2631,2702.94%
Hispanic5,4694037.37%
Other74315320.59%
Multiple1,915743.86%
Black944495.19%
Asian2,677160.60%
Native23872.94%

3.28%

Overall Poverty Rate

3.19%

Male Poverty Rate

3.38%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Parker

The race most likely to be in poverty in Parker is Other, with 20.59% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Parker is Asian, with 0.60% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 0.96%. Among those working part-time, it was 7.18%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 5.62%.

Parker Poverty

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Name Poverty
High School6.90%
Some College3.49%
Less Than 9th Grade2.44%
Bachelors or Greater1.91%

Parker Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Female Unemployed19.44%
Male Unemployed16.02%
Female Employed2.75%
Male Employed1.96%

Parker Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Parker Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$110,934$127,199
Families$126,341$141,052
Married Families$135,992-
Non Families$63,182$75,516
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Income by Household Type

Parker Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

62.2%

Overall Marriage Rate

62.6%

Male Marriage Rate

61.8%

Female Marriage Rate

Parker Married by Age and Sex

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Parker 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 Marital Status by Race

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Parker Marital Status

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3,014

Number of Veterans

2,671

Male Veterans

343

Female Veterans

War Veterans
First Gulf War1,289
Second Gulf War894
Vietnam492
Korea80
World War II11

Parker Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
35 to 541,368
55 to 64706
65 to 74335
75+306
18 to 34299

Parker Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White2,6998.03%
Hispanic3318.93%
Black16724.13%
2+ Races9611.55%
Asian321.75%
Other Race122.03%
Native American85.19%

Parker Veterans by Race

Parker Veterans by Education

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1.79%

Veteran Poverty Rate

16.29%

Veteran Disability Rate

Parker Veterans by Education

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77.7%

Labor Force Participation

75%

Employment Rate

2.9%

Unemployment Rate

Parker Employment by Age

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Parker Employment by Race

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Parker Employment by Education

Origin of Non-Citizens

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

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

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38.37%

Born in Parker

92.65%

Native Born

7.35%

Foreign Born

4.33%

Non Citizen

3.02%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

92.65% of Parker residents were born in the United States, with 38.37% having been born in Colorado. 4.33% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Asia.

Parker Place of Birth

Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
202161,4921,8933.18%
202059,5991,8933.28%
201957,7061,8933.39%
201855,8131,5522.86%
201754,2611,5472.93%
201652,7141,6023.13%
201551,1121,6043.24%
201449,5081,1442.37%
201348,3641,3102.78%
201247,0549382.03%
201146,1165761.26%
201045,54021,9826.81%
200023,55818,10815.76%
19905,4504,75022.78%
19807005003.18%
19402000.00%

Parker Population by Year