Parrish, FL
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Parrish profile

Living in Parrish

Parrish is a medium-sized town located in the state of Florida. With a population of 27,381 people and five constituent neighborhoods, Parrish is the 121st 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 $94,798.00.

Also of interest is that Parrish has more people living here who work in computers and math than 95% of the places in the US.

One interesting thing about the economy is that relatively large numbers of people worked from their home: 19.20% of the workforce. While this number may seem small overall, as a fraction of the total workforce this is high compared to the rest of the county. 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.

Parrish is a good choice for families with children because of several factors. Many other families with children live here, making it a place where both parents and children are more likely to develop social ties with other families. The town’s good public school district and large population of college-educated adults provide an environment conducive to academic success. Many people own their own single-family homes, providing areas for children to play and stability in the community. Finally, Parrish’s overall crime rate is lower than average for the country.

It is a fairly quiet town because there are relatively few of those groups of people who have a tendency to be noisy. (Children, for example, often can't help themselves from being noisy, and being parents ourselves, we know!) Parrish has relatively few families with children living at home, and is quieter because of it. Renters and college students, for their own reasons, can also be noisy. Parrish has few renters and college students. But the biggest reason it is quieter in Parrish than in most places in America, is that there are just simply fewer people living here. If you think trees make good neighbors, Parrish may be for you.

One downside of living in Parrish is that it can take a long time to commute to work. In Parrish, the average commute to work is 33.44 minutes, which is quite a bit higher than the national average.

Parrish is a small town, and as such doesn't have a public transit system that people use to get to and from their jobs every day.

The citizens of Parrish are very well educated compared to the average community in the nation: 37.58% of adults in Parrish have a bachelor's degree or even advanced degree.

The per capita income in Parrish in 2018 was $42,086, which is upper middle income relative to Florida, and wealthy relative to the rest of the US. This equates to an annual income of $168,344 for a family of four.

Parrish is a somewhat ethnically-diverse town. 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 Black or African-American. Important ancestries of people in Parrish include German, English, Irish, Italian, and Polish.

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