Addiction and Treatment Statistics for Parker, Colorado

About Parker, Colorado

Parker is a growing suburban town located in the Southeastern Denver metropolitan area. As of 2013, the city was home to more than 48,000 people – more than double the population of the year 2000. During winter, when average low temperatures dip to between 15 and 18 degrees Fahrenheit, it is not uncommon to see the city blanketed in fresh snow. In fact, Parker typically receives about 54 inches of snowfall every year. During the warmer months, temperatures climb to the mid-80s, making it a good time to explore and hike along the popular Cherry Creek Trail.

For people staying in Parker temporarily, there are several hotel options to choose from. The Super 8 features budget accommodations with essential amenities, such as a free continental breakfast, free WiFi, and available in-room kitchenettes. At the Holiday Inn, it’s all about comfort and convenience with a heated indoor swimming pool, hot tub and onsite fitness center. The Holiday Inn even features a steakhouse, live entertainment and a deluxe business center.

There are many employment opportunities in Parker. The Parker Adventist Hospital is one of the largest employers in town and often has several full-time or part-time openings. Douglas County and the Town of Parker are also major employers in the area, as are several of the local banks, retailers and restaurants. Parker’s close proximity to Denver – just a 30-minute drive – make for a short commute into the city for work as well.

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