Parker, AZ


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Parker is a very small town located in the state of Arizona. With a population of 3,046 people and four constituent neighborhoods, Parker is the 96th largest community in Arizona.

Parker is a decidedly white-collar town, with fully 86.91% of the workforce employed in white-collar jobs, well above the national average. Overall, Parker is a town of sales and office workers, service providers, and professionals. There are especially a lot of people living in Parker who work in office and administrative support (22.05%), management occupations (12.00%), and sales jobs (8.89%).

The town is relatively quiet, having a combination of lower population density and few of those groups of people who have a tendency to be noisy. For example, Parker has relatively fewer families with younger children, and/or college students. Combined, this makes Parker a pretty quiet place to live overall. If you like quiet, you will probably enjoy it here.

One of the benefits of Parker is that there is very little traffic. The average commute to work is 12.80 minutes, which is substantially less than the national average. Not only does this mean that the drive to work is less aggravating, but noise and pollution levels are lower as a result.

Being a small town, Parker does not have a public transit system used by locals to get to and from work.

The rate of college-level education in Parker is quite a bit lower than the national average among all cities of 21.84%: just 10.60% of people here over 25 have a bachelor's degree or an advanced degree.

The per capita income in Parker in 2010 was $19,430, which is middle income relative to Arizona, and lower middle income relative to the rest of the US. This equates to an annual income of $77,720 for a family of four. However, Parker contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.

Parker is an extremely ethnically-diverse town. The people who call Parker home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. People of Hispanic or Latino origin are the most prevalent group in Parker, accounting for 37.55% of the town’s residents (people of Hispanic or Latino origin can be of any race). The greatest number of Parker residents report their race to be White, followed by Native American. Important ancestries of people in Parker include English, Irish, Italian, and French .

The most common language spoken in Parker is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and Navajo.

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