With Denver’s big-city amenities only 25 minutes away, Parker still enjoys a hometown feel in a smaller suburban community. Parker is 25 miles from Denver International Airport and less than 5 miles from Centennial Airport (the nation's second busiest general aviation airport), with easy access to E-470 and Interstate 25.
The 22-square mile Town of Parker with a population of approximately 62,442 (as of Jan. 1, 2022), boasts a median age of 35 and a median household income of $113,836. Parker possesses a total labor force of 89,652 within a 5-mile radius and world-class talent, with 53% of its residents having a bachelor’s degree or higher.
Leading industry clusters include specialty manufacturing, health sciences, finance and high tech companies, a substantial tech eco-system and adjacent to 7 of 9 of Colorado’s Fortune 500 companies.
Quality of life with year-round outdoor activities is another reason why so many businesses and their families are calling Parker home.
#1: CONVENIENT CONNECTIVITY
Reach Denver in minutes or use the Centennial Airport and Denver International Airport, E-470 and I-25 to reach the rest of the country with ease.
#2: BE PART OF A VALUABLE TECH ECOSYSTEM
Companies looking to be part of an extensive technology ecosystem will find it valuable to locate in Parker. Here, it is possible to be part of Parker’s growing and thriving business climate, while enjoying the benefits of suburban living.
#3: PROXIMITY TO FORTUNE 500 COMPANIES
7 of the 9 Fortune 500 companies in Colorado are located within 10 miles of Parker. This includes Arrow Electronics, Qurate Retail Group, Dish Network, Liberty Media, Newmont Group, and Western Union.
#4: ACCESS TO TOP TALENT
Parker businesses benefit from South Denver’s expanding infrastructure for technology-based companies and its ability to attract top tier tech workers. In fact, Denver has the third highest concentration of tech workers in the United States.
#5: PREFERENTIAL TAX CLIMATE
Colorado offers a corporate and personal tax structure that is vastly superior to both coasts and many places in between. Job growth tax credits, manufacturing tax credits, and sales and property tax rebates are just a few of the financial incentives that make Colorado a premier destination for business operations.
#6: AN ACTIVE LIFESTYLE
Parker features an expansive 250 acres of parks, so whether you like to bike, hike, skate or ride horses, Parker has you covered with its network of 30 miles of developed trails. The community enjoys year-round access to outdoor activities, where 95% of residents live within a 10-minute or less walk to a park, trail or open space.