Parkerfield is a tiny city located in the state of Kansas. With a population of 417 people and just one neighborhood, Parkerfield is the 257th largest community in Kansas.
Occupations and Workforce
Unlike some cities, Parkerfield isn’t mainly white- or blue-collar. Instead, the most prevalent occupations for people in Parkerfield are a mix of both white- and blue-collar jobs. Overall, Parkerfield is a city of sales and office workers, construction workers and builders and professionals. There are especially a lot of people living in Parkerfield who work in office and administrative support (16.04%), management occupations (10.85%) and sales jobs (8.96%).
Setting & Lifestyle
Because of many things, Parkerfield 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, Parkerfield really has some of the features that families look for when choosing a good community to raise children. Is Parkerfield 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.
It is a fairly quiet city 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!) Parkerfield 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. Parkerfield has few renters and college students. But the biggest reason it is quieter in Parkerfield than in most places in America, is that there are just simply fewer people living here. If you think trees make good neighbors, Parkerfield may be for you.
Residents of the city have the good fortune of having one of the shortest daily commutes compared to the rest of the country. On average, they spend only 16.72 minutes getting to work every day.
Parkerfield is a small city, and as such doesn't have a public transit system that people use to get to and from their jobs every day.