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Feb 05

Report names Parker a top spot for working from home

Posted on February 5, 2021 at 11:29 AM by Ryne Dittmer

Best Places to Live if You Work From Home

Parker is one of the top locations for those working from home according to a report from

Compared against 1,700 cities and towns nationwide, Parker secured the No. 6 spot on the 10 Best Places to Live if You Work From Home list.

Communities were scored based on cost of living, crime rate, housing markets, and “at-home convenience” including high-speed internet availability, room-to-person ratios, number of local restaurants, and access to daycares, pharmacies and parks.

The study specifically noted more than 70 percent of Parker residents live within a 10-minute walk to a park. Overall, 95 percent of people who call Parker home live within a 10-minute walk from a park, trail or open space area.

Review the entire top 10 and the study’s methodology here.

Most recently, Money named Parker second overall on its 2020 Best Places to Live in America