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Parker, Pennsylvania - Basic Facts

The City of Parker is an incorporated place (Class Code P1) located in Armstrong County at latitude 41.0906 and longitude -79.6846. Armstrong County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 1,010 feet.

The formal official name is the City of Parker, but most people and references simply refer to it as Parker, Pennsylvania.

The P1 Census Class Code for Parker indicates a populated place that is also an incorporated place with the same name and the same census code. The Incorporated Place has a Functional Status Code "A" which identifies an active government providing primary general-purpose functions.

The formal boundaries for the City of Parker (see map below) encompass a land area of 0.96 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Parker: Lawrenceburgh, Parker City, Parkers Landing.

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Parker, PA Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2014)

POPULATION

Total Population 829
Population in Households 829
Population in Familes 650
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density1 867
Diversity Index2 4
 

HOUSEHOLDS

Total Households 355
Average Household Size 2.34
Family Households 220
Average Family Size 3

HOUSING

Total Housing Units 400 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 211 (52.7%)
Renter Occupied HU 144 (36.0%)
Vacant Housing Units 45 (11.2%)
Median Home Value $87,500
Average Home Value $234,977
 

INCOME

Median Household Income $45,935
Average Household Income $55,185
Per Capita Income $23,759
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)

GROWTH RATES

2010-2014 2014-2019
Population -0.31% -0.15%
Households 0.0% -0.06%
Families -0.11% -0.18%
Median Household Income   2.56%
Per Capita Income   2.89%
1) Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
2) The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelyhood that two persons, chosen at random from the same area, belong to different race or ethnic groups. If an area's entire population belongs to one race AND one ethnic group, then the area has zero diversity. An area's diversity index increases to 100 when the population is evenly divided into two or more race/ethnic groups.
Based on Census 2010 counts, the Diversity Index for the United States was 60.6 and it is expected to increase to 64.8 by July 1, 2018.

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Parker, PA - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Parker to the other 1,764 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Pennsylvania by rank and percentile using July 1, 2014 data. The location Ranked # 1 has the highest value. A location that ranks higher than 75% of its peers would be in the 75th percentile of the peer group.

Variable Description Rank Percentile
Total Population # 1075 39th
Population Density1 # 1148 35th
Diversity Index2 # 1547 12th
Median Household Income # 1011 43rd
Per Capita Income # 942 47th

Additional comparisons and rankings can be made with a VERY EASY TO USE Pennsylvania Census Data Comparison Tool.