Parker, TX Profile: Facts & Data


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Parker, Texas - Basic Facts

The City of Parker had a population of 5,167 as of July 1, 2018.

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.

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Parker, TX Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2018)


Total Population 5,167
Population in Households 5,157
Population in Familes 4,904
Population in Group Qrtrs 10
Population Density2 643
Diversity Index3 60


Median Household Income $151,033
Average Household Income $181,953
Per Capita Income $52,771


Total Housing Units 1,611 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 1,482 (92.0%)
Renter Occupied HU 83 ( 5.2%)
Vacant Housing Units 46 ( 2.9%)
Median Home Value $438,596
Average Home Value $457,422


Total Households 1,565
Average Household Size 3.3
Family Households 1,395
Average Family Size 4
  1. Demographics are point estimates for July 1st of the current year and each for the forecast years. See References for more information.
  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.


2010-2018 2018-2023
Population 3.38% 3.05%
Households 2.83% 2.86%
Families 2.88% 2.79%
Median Household Income   0.48%
Per Capita Income   1.21%

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, 2018 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 # 401 77th
Population Density # 1049 40th
Diversity Index # 622 64th
Median Household Income # 25 99th
Per Capita Income # 67 96th

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