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Parker, Arizona - Basic Facts

The Town of Parker had a population of 3,202 as of July 1, 2019. Parker ranks in the upper quartile for Diversity Index when compared to the other cities, towns and Census Designated Places (CDPs) in Arizona. See peer rankings below.

The primary coordinate point for Parker is located at latitude 34.15 and longitude -114.2891 in La Paz County. The formal boundaries for the Town of Parker encompass a land area of 21.98 sq. miles and a water area of 0.01 sq. miles. La Paz County is in the Mountain time zone (GMT -7). The elevation is 423 feet.

The Town of Parker (GNIS ID: 2413116) has a C1 Census Class Code which indicates an active incorporated place that does not serve as a county subdivision equivalent. It also has a Functional Status Code of "A" which identifies an active government providing primary general-purpose functions.

Arizona is one of 20 states where Census County Divisions (CCDs) are used for statistical tracking of subdivisions within each county. The Town of Parker is located within Parker Division of La Paz County.


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Parker, AZ Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2019)

HOUSING AFFORDABILITY INDEX

Parker, AZ Housing Affordability Index is 141
State of Arizona Housing Affordability Index is 118
The Housing Affordability Index base is 100 and represents a balance point where a resident with a median household income can normally qualify to purchase a median price home. Values above 100 indicate increased affordability, while values below 100 indicate decreased affordability.

WEALTH INDEX

Parker, AZ Wealth Index is 52
State of Arizona Wealth Index is 94
The Wealth Index is based on a number of indicators of affluence including average household income and average net worth, but it also includes the value of material possessions and resources. It represents the wealth of the area relative to the national level. Values above or below 100 represent above-average wealth or below-average wealth compared to the national level.

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POPULATION

Total Population 3,202 (100%)
Population in Households 3,020 (94.3%)
Population in Families 2,536 (79.2%)
Population in Group Quarters1 182 ( 5.7%)
Population Density 146
Diversity Index2 91
 

INCOME

Median Household Income $46,499
Average Household Income $60,867
Per Capita Income $19,766
Wealth Index4 52

HOUSING

Total Housing Units 1,146 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 649 (56.6%)
Renter Occupied HU 389 (33.9%)
Vacant Housing Units 108 ( 9.4%)
Median Home Value $179,580
Housing Affordability Index3 141
 

HOUSEHOLDS

Total Households 1,038
Average Household Size 2.91
Family Households 754
Average Family Size 3
NOTES
  1. Group Quarters - a place where people live or stay in a group living arrangement. Includes college residents halls, nursing facilities, military barracks, and correctional facilities.
  2. The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelihood that two persons, chosen at random from the same area, belong to different race or ethnic groups. If an area's entire population belongs to one race AND one ethnic group, then the area has zero diversity. An area's diversity index increases to 100 when the population is evenly divided into two or more race/ethnic groups.
  3. The Housing Affordability Index base is 100 and represents a balance point where a resident with a median household income can normally qualify to purchase a median price home. Values above 100 indicate increased affordability, while values below 100 indicate decreased affordability.
  4. The Wealth Index is based on a number of indicators of affluence including average household income and average net worth, but it also includes the value of material possessions and resources. It represents the wealth of the area relative to the national level. Values above or below 100 represent above-average wealth or below-average wealth compared to the national level.

GROWTH RATE / YEAR

2010-2019 2019-2024
Population 0.41% 0.53%
Households 0.7% 0.61%
Families 0.59% 0.52%
Median Household Income   2.42%
Per Capita Income   2.1%

Parker, AZ - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Parker to the other 450 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Arizona by rank and percentile using July 1, 2019 data. The location Ranked # 1 has the highest value. A location that ranks higher than 75% of its peers would be in the 75th percentile of the peer group.

Variable Description Rank Percentile
Total Population # 124 73rd
Population Density # 241 47th
Diversity Index # 2 100th
Median Household Income # 165 64th
Per Capita Income # 258 43rd

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