Awards and Honors

Parker residents already know that we live in a special community, and others are also taking notice! 

Included below is a list of some of the many honors and recognition that our community has received in recent years for its high quality of life.

2020

Best Places to Live in America

Money.com

  • No. 2 in U.S. (population over 25,000)

Best Small Cities in America

WalletHub

  • No. 24 in U.S

Healthiest Communities in America

US News and World Report

  • No. 2 in U.S. (Douglas County)

Safest Cities in Colorado

National Council for Home Safety and Security

  • No. 1 in Colorado (population 30,000)
  • No. 5 in Colorado (all cities)

Best Places to Raise a Family in Colorado

HomeSnacks.com

  • No. 5 in Colorado

2019

Best Small Cities in America

WalletHub

  • No. 64 in U.S. (population 25,000 to 100,000)

Safest Cities in Colorado

BackgroundCheck.org

  • No. 7 in Colorado

Home Security Advisor

  • No. 8 in Colorado

Best Places to Raise a Family in Colorado

WalletHub

  • No. 1 in Colorado

Best Place to Live on $100,000 Salary in Every State

Go Banking Rates

  • Best in Colorado

Healthiest Communities in America

US News and World Report

  • No. 1 in U.S. (Douglas County)

2018

Best Places to Raise a Family in Colorado

WalletHub

  • No. 4 in Colorado

2017

Safest Cities in America

National Council for Home Safety and Security

  • No. 33 in U.S.

Best Small Cities in America

WalletHub

  • No. 36 in U.S. (population 25,000 to 100,000)

2016

Best Small Cities in America

WalletHub

  • No. 17 in U.S. (population 25,000 to 100,000)

Best Cities to Trick or Treat in America

Nextdoor

  • No. 5 in U.S. (population 25,000 to 100,000)

2015

Best Small Cities in America

WalletHub

  • No. 19 in U.S. (population 25,000 to 100,000)

2013

Best Places to Live in the U.S.

CNN Money Magazine

  • No. 12 in U.S. (population 50,000 or less)