Parker, CO Cost Of Living

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Updated: 2022-04-07
123
Parker's Overall Cost Of Living
1.2x
Higher Than The National Average
80 out of 111
In Colorado
4,954 out of 6,412
In America
The cost of living index is set to 100 for the average place in America. An index above 100 means Parker is expensive, while a number below 100 means it's a relatively cheap place to live.

What is the cost of living in Parker, CO?

According to the most recent data on the cost of living, Parker has an overall cost of living index of 123 which is 1.2x higher than the national index of 100.

Compared to only Colorado, Parker has a cost of living index that's 1.1x higher than Colorado's index of 112.

The standard of living in Parker ranks as #4,956 most affordable out of the 6,418 places we measured in Colorado. By definition, that implies Parker ranks as the #1,463 most expensive place in the Centennial State.

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Parker Cost Of Living Vs. Colorado

Living Expense Parker Colorado National Average
Overall 123 112 100
Services 110 104 100
Groceries 95 103 100
Health 100 103 100
Housing 169 133 100
Transportation 115 108 100
Utilities 78 87 100
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Parker Cost of Living Vs. CO

Parker, CO Housing Cost Breakdown

Housing swings affordability the most between places in Colorado, so we broke down the statistics around housing costs into more detail. It's also important to consider median household incomes to make apples-to-apples comparisons across locations.

Home and income come data comes from the most recent US Census ACS 2014-2018.

$446,100
Median Home Value
$1,676
Median Rent
$114,802
Median Income
Statistic Parker Colorado United States
Median Home Value $446,100 $369,900 $229,800
Median Rent $1,676 $1,335 $1,096
Median Income $114,802 $75,231 $64,994
Home Value To Income 3.9x 4.9x 3.5x
Rent To Monthly Income 0.18x 0.21x 0.2x

Detailed Parker Services Costs Vs. Colorado

Item Parker Colorado
Shampoo $0.98 $1.06
Movie $12.9 $10.68
Bowling $19.78 $14.67

Detailed Parker Groceries Costs Vs. Colorado

Item Parker Colorado
Ground Beef $4.11 $4.22
Fried Chicken $1.48 $1.39
Milk $1.76 $2.05

Detailed Parker Health Costs Vs. Colorado

Item Parker Colorado
Haircut $21.67 $18.62
Beauty Salon $44.29 $39.05
Toothpaste $1.89 $2.34

Detailed Parker Transportation Costs Vs. Colorado

Item Parker Colorado
Potatoes $3.05 $3.29
Pizza $12.49 $10.62
Beer $8.98 $9.38
Optometrist $104.86 $108.57
Doctor $111.77 $116.17
Dentist $105.51 $99.13

Detailed Parker Utilities Costs Vs. Colorado

Item Parker Colorado
Gasoline $2.49 $2.22
Tire Balancing $57.16 $50.07
All Electricity $105.51 $167.67
Phone $186.48 $175.64

Parker SnackAbility

9.5
/10
Overall SnackAbility
Jobs
9/10
Housing
9
Affordability
7
Diversity
8
Safety
8
Amenities
9
Education
9
Commute
6

Cost Of Living In Cities Around Parker

City Population Cost Of Living Vs. Parker
Denver, CO 715,878 116 0.9x
Aurora, CO 379,434 108 0.9x
Castle Rock, CO 65,176 120 1.0x
Littleton, CO 46,208 118 1.0x
Englewood, CO 34,840 111 0.9x
Lone Tree, CO 13,381 145 1.2x
Castle Pines, CO 10,977 145 1.2x
The Pinery, CO 10,033 139 1.1x
Stonegate, CO 9,860 123 1.0x
Roxborough Park, CO 9,004 128 1.0x

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