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Parker, Texas - Basic Facts

The City of Parker had a population of 5,045 as of July 1, 2017.

The primary coordinate point for Parker is located at latitude 33.0633 and longitude -96.6257 in Collin County. The formal boundaries for the City of Parker (see map below) encompass a land area of 8.03 sq. miles and a water area of 0.03 sq. miles. Collin County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 604 feet.

The City of Parker (GNIS ID: 2411374) 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.

Texas is one of 20 states where Census County Divisions (CCDs) are used for statistical tracking of subdivisions within each county. The City of Parker is located within Plano Division of Collin County.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Parker population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2017.

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Parker, TX Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 5,045
Daytime Population: Workers 911
Daytime Population: Residents 2,862
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 3,773
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.75
Population in Households 5,035
Population in Familes 4,779
Population in Group Qrtrs 10
Population Density2 628
Diversity Index3 59


Median Household Income $148,386
Average Household Income $180,332
Per Capita Income $52,358


Total Housing Units 1,566 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 1,443 (92.1%)
Renter Occupied HU 95 ( 6.1%)
Vacant Housing Units 27 ( 1.7%)
Median Home Value $435,455
Average Home Value $449,343


Total Households 1,539
Average Household Size 3.27
Family Households 1,371
Average Family Size 3
  1. If the ratio of the TDP to Total Population is greater than 1, the location gains population during the day when commuting workers are present. If the ratio is less than 1, the location is more of a bedroom community where people commute to another place for work.
  2. Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
  3. 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.


2010-2017 2017-2022
Population 3.52% 3.63%
Households 2.99% 3.45%
Families 3.03% 3.39%
Median Household Income   0.75%
Per Capita Income   1.56%

Parker, TX - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Parker to the other 1,749 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Texas by rank and percentile using July 1, 2017 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 # 400 77th
Population Density # 1050 40th
Diversity Index # 628 64th
Median Household Income # 25 99th
Per Capita Income # 68 96th

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