Parker, AZ (Town Center)




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About Parker, AZ (Town Center)


Real Estate Prices and Overview

Median real estate price in the Town Center of Parker is $157,995, which is less expensive than 64.1% of Arizona neighborhoods and 64.1% of all U.S. neighborhoods.

The average rental price in Parker Town Center is currently $951, based on NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis. Rents here are currently lower in price than 72.9% of Arizona neighborhoods.

Parker Town Center is a suburban neighborhood (based on population density) located in Parker, Arizona.

Real estate in the Town Center of Parker, AZ is primarily made up of medium sized (three or four bedroom) to small (studio to two bedroom) single-family homes and small apartment buildings. Most of the residential real estate is occupied by a mixture of owners and renters. Many of the residences in the Town Center neighborhood are established but not old, having been built between 1970 and 1999. A number of residences were also built between 1940 and 1969.

Parker Town Center has a 15.2% vacancy rate, which is well above average compared to other U.S. neighborhoods (higher than 74.9% of American neighborhoods). Most vacant housing here is vacant year round. This could either signal that there is a weak demand for real estate in the neighborhood or that large amount of new housing has been built and not yet occupied. Either way, if you live here, you may find many of the homes or apartments are empty.

Notable & Unique Neighborhood Characteristics

When you see a neighborhood for the first time, the most important thing is often the way it looks, like its homes and its setting. Some places look the same, but they only reveal their true character after living in them for a while because they contain a unique mix of occupational or cultural groups. This neighborhood is very unique in some important ways, according to NeighborhoodScout's exclusive exploration and analysis.

Notable & Unique: Length of Commute

Whether walking, biking, riding, or driving, the length of one's commute is an important factor for one's quality of life. The Parker Town Center neighborhood stands out for its commute length, according to NeighborhoodScout's analysis. Residents of the Parker Town Center neighborhood have the pleasure of having one of the shortest commutes to work of any neighborhood in America. 82.1% of the residents have a commute time from home to work (one way) of less than fifteen minutes. This is a higher proportion of residents enjoying a short trip to work than NeighborhoodScout found in 99.6% of U.S. neighborhoods. Less time commuting means more time for other things in life.

Notable & Unique: Diversity

Did you know that the Parker Town Center neighborhood has more Native American ancestry people living in it than nearly any neighborhood in America? It's true! In fact, 23.5% of this neighborhood's residents have Native American ancestry.

Parker Town Center is also pretty special linguistically. Significantly, 1.7% of its residents five years old and above primarily speak Native American languages at home. While this may seem like a small percentage, it is higher than 99.0% of the neighborhoods in America.

Notable & Unique: Occupations

The government often provides some of the more stable jobs in the economy. From local, to state, to federal government workers, the government can also be a major employer. What NeighborhoodScout's analysis revealed, is that the Parker Town Center neighborhood in particular stands out when compared nationally for the proportion of its working residents who are employed by the government. At 24.2% of its workforce, this neighborhood has a greater concentration of government workers than 99.4% of U.S. neighborhoods.

Notable & Unique: People

Of particular note, 6.3% of the people in the Town Center neighborhood currently reside in a correction facility, held due to punishment for a crime.


The Neighbors

The Neighbors: Income

How wealthy a neighborhood is, from very wealthy, to middle income, to low income is very formative with regard to the personality and character of a neighborhood. Equally important is the rate of people, particularly children, who live below the federal poverty line. In some wealthy gated communities, the areas immediately surrounding can have high rates of childhood poverty, which indicates other social issues. NeighborhoodScout's analysis reveals both aspects of income and poverty for this neighborhood.

The neighbors in the Town Center neighborhood in Parker are lower-middle income, making it a below average income neighborhood. NeighborhoodScout's research shows that this neighborhood has an income lower than 61.8% of U.S. neighborhoods. With 18.4% of the children here below the federal poverty line, this neighborhood has a higher rate of childhood poverty than 53.7% of U.S. neighborhoods.

The Neighbors: Occupations

A neighborhood is far different if it is dominated by enlisted military personnel rather than people who earn their living by farming. It is also different if most of the neighbors are clerical support or managers. What is wonderful is the sheer diversity of neighborhoods, allowing you to find the type that fits your lifestyle and aspirations.

In the Parker Town Center neighborhood, 33.3% of the working population is employed in executive, management, and professional occupations. The second most important occupational group in this neighborhood is clerical, assistant, and tech support occupations, with 26.7% of the residents employed. Other residents here are employed in sales and service jobs, from major sales accounts, to working in fast food restaurants (26.4%), and 24.2% in government jobs, whether they are in local, state, or federal positions.

The Neighbors: Ethnicity / Ancestry

Culture is the shared learned behavior of peoples. Undeniably, different ethnicities and ancestries have different cultural traditions, and as a result, neighborhoods with concentrations of residents of one or another ethnicities or ancestries will express those cultures. It is what makes the North End in Boston so fun to visit for the Italian restaurants, bakeries, culture, and charm, and similarly, why people enjoy visiting Chinatown in San Francisco.

In the Town Center neighborhood in Parker, AZ, residents most commonly identify their ethnicity or ancestry as Mexican (39.4%). There are also a number of people of Native American ancestry (23.5%), and residents who report German roots (11.0%), and some of the residents are also of English ancestry (7.5%), along with some Irish ancestry residents (6.1%), among others. In addition, 11.6% of the residents of this neighborhood were born in another country.

The Neighbors: Languages

The most common language spoken in the Parker Town Center neighborhood is English, spoken by 71.4% of households. Some people also speak Spanish (26.3%).

Getting to Work

How you get to work – car, bus, train or other means – and how much of your day it takes to do so is a large quality of life and financial issue. Especially with gasoline prices rising and expected to continue doing so, the length and means of one's commute can be a financial burden. Some neighborhoods are physically located so that many residents have to drive in their own car, others are set up so many walk to work, or can take a train, bus, or bike. The greatest number of commuters in Parker Town Center neighborhood spend under 15 minutes commuting one-way to work (82.1% of working residents), one of the shortest commutes across America.

Here most residents (85.8%) drive alone in a private automobile to get to work. In addition, quite a number also carpool with coworkers, friends, or neighbors to get to work (7.7%) . In a neighborhood like this, as in most of the nation, many residents find owning a car useful for getting to work.

Neighborhood Real Estate Data

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Neighborhood Demographics Data

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Neighborhood Crime Data

67 Vital Statistics. 2 Condition Alerts found.

Neighborhood Crime Data

 
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Safer than of U.S. neighborhoods.

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Parker 0.101011101001110
Arizona 4.10
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Parker 0.101011101001110
Arizona 30.33
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Arizona 31

Neighborhood Public School Data

65 Vital Statistics. 2 Condition Alerts found.

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Proficiency in Reading 0.101011101001110 0.101011101001110
Proficiency in Math 0.101011101001110 0.101011101001110

Schools In This District

School Details Grades Quality Rating Compared to AZ Quality Rating Compared to Nation
Blake Primary School
701 South Navajo Avenue
Parker, AZ, 85344
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Parker High School
1600 Kofa Avenue
Parker, AZ, 85344
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Wallace Elementary School
1201 16 Th Street
Parker, AZ, 85344
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Wallace Jr High School
1320 18 Th Street
Parker, AZ, 85344
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Parker Alternative School
1001 Kofa Ave
Parker, AZ, 85344
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Le Pera Elementary School
19121 Tahbo Road
Poston, AZ, 85371
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