Parlier is a somewhat small city located in the state of California. With a population of 15,138 people and three constituent neighborhoods, Parlier is the 354th largest community in California.
When you are in Parlier, you'll notice that it is more blue-collar than most other communities in America. 61.13% of Parlier’s employed work in blue-collar jobs, while America averages only 27.7% that do. Overall, Parlier is a city of farmers, fishers, or foresters, sales and office workers, and transportation and shipping workers. There are especially a lot of people living in Parlier who work in farm management occupations (26.29%), office and administrative support (8.56%), and sales jobs (8.29%).
The population of Parlier has one of the lowest overall levels of education in the country: only 3.91% of people over 25 hold a college degree. The national average for all municipalities is 21.84%.
The per capita income in Parlier in 2010 was $10,239, which is low income relative to California and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $40,956 for a family of four. Parlier also has one of the higher rates of people living in poverty in the nation, with 42.28% of its population below the federal poverty line.
Parlier is an extremely ethnically-diverse city. The people who call Parlier 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 Parlier, accounting for 96.87% of the city’s residents (people of Hispanic or Latino origin can be of any race). The greatest number of Parlier residents report their race to be White, followed by Asian. Important ancestries of people in Parlier include German, Greek, Italian, and British.
In addition, Parlier has a lot of people living here who were born outside of the US (41.27%).
The most common language spoken in Parlier is Spanish. Other important languages spoken here include English and Tagalog.