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Parker, Texas - Basic Facts

The City of Parker had a population of 4,764 as of July 1, 2016.

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, 2016.

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Parker, TX Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)


Total Population 4,764
Population in Households 4,754
Population in Familes 4,513
Population in Group Qrtrs 10
Population Density1 593
Diversity Index2 59


Total Households 1,467
Average Household Size 3.24
Family Households 1,308
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 1,499 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 1,376 (91.8%)
Renter Occupied HU 92 ( 6.1%)
Vacant Housing Units 32 ( 2.1%)
Median Home Value $435,357
Average Home Value $447,164


Median Household Income $138,604
Average Household Income $170,961
Per Capita Income $49,747
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 3.14% 3.59%
Households 2.69% 3.38%
Families 2.75% 3.32%
Median Household Income   0.65%
Per Capita Income   0.8%
1) Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
2) The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelyhood 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.
Based on Census 2010 counts, the Diversity Index for the United States was 60.6 and it is expected to increase to 64.8 by July 1, 2018.

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, 2016 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 # 418 76th
Population Density1 # 1081 38th
Diversity Index2 # 638 64th
Median Household Income # 24 99th
Per Capita Income # 67 96th

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