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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 28,620 people and five associated 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 $101,213.00.

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: 21.47% 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.

Because of many things, Parrish is a very good place for families to consider. With an enviable combination of good schools, low crime, college-educated neighbors who tend to support education because of their own experiences, and a high rate of home ownership in predominantly single-family properties, Parrish really has some of the features that families look for when choosing a good community to raise children. Is Parrish perfect? Of course not, and if you like frenetic nightlife, it will be far from your cup of tea. But overall this is a solid community, with many things to recommend it as a family-friendly place to live.

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 33.33 minutes, which is quite a bit higher than the national average.

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

The education level of Parrish citizens is very high relative to the national average among all cities (21.84%): 38.23% of adults in Parrish have a bachelor's degree or even advanced degree.

The per capita income in Parrish in 2018 was $47,594, which is upper middle income relative to Florida, and wealthy relative to the rest of the US. This equates to an annual income of $190,376 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.