Parker, WA Profile: Facts, Map & Data

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Parker, Washington - Basic Facts

The Parker Census Designated Place had a population of 160 as of July 1, 2015. Parker ranks in the upper quartile for Diversity Index when compared to the other cities, towns and Census Designated Places (CDPs) in Washington. See peer rankings below.

The primary coordinate point for Parker is located at latitude 46.5022 and longitude -120.4668 in Yakima County. The formal boundaries for the Parker Census Designated Place (see map below) encompass a land area of 0.12 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Yakima County is in the Pacific time zone (GMT -8). The elevation is 928 feet.

The Parker Census Designated Place (GNIS ID: 2585018) has a U1 Census Class Code which indicates a census designated place with an official federally recognized name. It also has a Functional Status Code of "S" which identifies a statistical entity.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Parker population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2015.

Parker Census Designated Place, WA Boundary Map

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Parker, WA Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2015)

POPULATION

Total Population 160
Population in Households 160
Population in Familes 141
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density1 1,346
Diversity Index2 92
 

HOUSEHOLDS

Total Households 44
Average Household Size 3.64
Family Households 36
Average Family Size 4

HOUSING

Total Housing Units 50 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 30 (60.0%)
Renter Occupied HU 14 (28.0%)
Vacant Housing Units 6 (12.0%)
Median Home Value $134,615
Average Home Value $144,167
 

INCOME

Median Household Income $37,389
Average Household Income $44,359
Per Capita Income $12,139
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)

GROWTH RATES

2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.73% 0.62%
Households 0.89% 0.45%
Families 1.67% 0.55%
Median Household Income   1.91%
Per Capita Income   2.42%
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, WA - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Parker to the other 628 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Washington by rank and percentile using July 1, 2015 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 # 577 8th
Population Density1 # 228 64th
Diversity Index2 # 4 100th
Median Household Income # 543 14th
Per Capita Income # 617 2nd

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