Parrish is a medium-sized town located in the state of Florida. With a population of 20,117 people and five constituent neighborhoods, Parrish is the 140th largest community in Florida. There's nothing like the smell of a brand new house, and in Parrish, you'll find that a large proportion of houses were recently built. New growth in residential real estate is an indication that people are choosing to move to Parrish, and putting down their money on brand new construction. Parrish’s real estate is, on average, some of the newest in the nation. Parrish does seem to be experiencing an influx of affluent people, because the median household income is $74,262.00.
Unlike some towns where white-collar or blue-collar occupations dominate the local economy, Parrish is neither predominantly one nor the other. Instead, it has a mixed workforce of both white- and blue-collar jobs. Overall, Parrish is a town of sales and office workers, managers, and professionals. There are especially a lot of people living in Parrish who work in office and administrative support (14.13%), sales jobs (13.47%), and management occupations (12.51%).
Telecommuters are a relatively large percentage of the workforce: 8.22% of people work from home. While this number may seem small overall, as a fraction of the total workforce it is high relative to the nation. These workers are often telecommuters who work in knowledge-based, white-collar professions. For example, Silicon Valley has large numbers of people who telecommute. Other at-home workers may be self-employed people who operate small businesses out of their homes.
Residents will find that the town is relatively quiet. This is because it is not over-populated, and it has fewer college students, renters, and young children - all of whom can be noisy at times. So, if you're looking for a relatively peaceful place to live, Parrish is worth considering.
One downside of living in Parrish, however, is that residents on average have to contend with a long commute, spending on average 33.04 minutes every day commuting to work.
The education level of Parrish citizens is substantially higher than the typical US community, as 33.60% of adults in Parrish have at least a bachelor's degree.
The per capita income in Parrish in 2010 was $30,481, which is upper middle income relative to Florida and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $121,924 for a family of four. However, Parrish contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.
The people who call Parrish home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Parrish residents report their race to be White, followed by Asian. Parrish also has a sizeable Hispanic population (people of Hispanic origin can be of any race). People of Hispanic or Latino origin account for 10.05% of the town’s residents. Important ancestries of people in Parrish include Irish, English, Italian, and Polish.
The most common language spoken in Parrish is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and German.