Parker City, Indiana

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Comparative Profile of Parker City, Indiana

Comparing Parker City to similar size places nationwide (Peers) and to other places in Indiana (State):

Ratings range from 1 (lowest) to 10 (highest).

The People

Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Female Share of the Population 8 9
Senior Citizens 6 8
Age of the Population 6 9
Children Under 5 Years Old 5 2
Male Share of the Population 3 2
Well-Paid Single Men 3 1
Racial Diversity 2 2


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Portion of People Married 6 6
Average Household Size 5 5


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
People in Middle Class or Better 6 5
Median Family Income 5 3
People Above Poverty 5 3
College Educated Adults 4 6

Commute & Sprawl

Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Short Commute Times 4 4
Working at Home 3 4
Walking and Biking to Work 2 1
Public Transportation Use 1 1


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Affordability of Property Taxes 7 8
Affordability of Rents 6 8
Seasonal and Vacation Housing 5 7
Housing Recently Built 4 5
Studio & One-Bedroom Rentals 3 3
People Living Alone 3 3

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Parker City Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 9 miles E of Muncie, Indiana (center to center)
Nearest Large City 58 miles NE of Indianapolis, Indiana
County Randolph
Standard Zip Codes 47368
Phone Area Codes 765
Time Zone Eastern (-5 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 40.188
Longitude -85.204

Parker City Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)
Distance 5.1 miles
Jan Temp 15 to 32 F
Apr Temp 38 to 60 F
Jul Temp 62 to 84 F
Oct Temp 39 to 64 F
Annual Precip 37.9 inches
Distance 15.3 miles
Jan Temp 16 to 32 F
Apr Temp 40 to 60 F
Jul Temp 63 to 83 F
Oct Temp 43 to 63 F
Annual Precip 37.8 inches
Distance 17.4 miles
Jan Temp 18 to 33 F
Apr Temp 41 to 62 F
Jul Temp 63 to 84 F
Oct Temp 43 to 65 F
Annual Precip 37.9 inches
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Parker City Population (2000)

Category Count Percent
Total Population 1,416 100%
Male 663 46.8%
Female 753 53.2%
Under 18 352 24.9%
18+ 1,064 75.1%
65+ 240 16.9%
Median Age 38.2
Average Family Size 2.91
White 1,404 99.2%
African-American 2 0.1%
Asian 1 0.1%
American Indian & Alaskan 2 0.1%
Other 1 0.1%
Mixed Race 5 0.4%
Hispanic (included in categories above) 5 0.4%

Estimated Parker City Population Growth 2000-2005

Category Value
Est. 2005 Population 1,359
Growth -57
Growth % -4%

Parker City Ancestry

(From 2000 Census, as reported by individuals)

Note: This is national, not racial, ancestry, so, e.g., the Census doesn't have categories for Hispanic and African-American people. CityTownInfo is currently gathering additional ancestry data for this site.
Ancestry Percent
US/American 35.8%
German 27.1%
English 11%
Irish 9.8%
Other (often includes Hispanic and African American) 4.9%
Dutch 2.4%
French (except Basque) 1.6%
Scotch-Irish 1.5%
Scottish 1.3%
Norwegian 0.9%
Polish 0.5%
Belgian 0.4%
British 0.4%
Danish 0.4%
European 0.3%
Canadian 0.3%
Italian 0.3%
Czechoslovakian 0.3%
Russian 0.3%
Serbian 0.3%
Bulgarian 0.3%
Welsh 0.3%
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Neighborhood and Nearby Area Names

According to the US Postal Service, Parker City, its neighborhoods, and/or surrounding areas are also referred to as:

Parker (47368)
Windsor (47368)

Note that not all alternate names are acceptable for use in US Post Office addresses.

Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Pop. Median Family
Income (2000)
Parker City 1,416 $38,984
Albany 2,368 $40,893
Farmland 1,456 $45,000
Modoc 225 $32,708
Muncie 67,430 $36,398
Redkey 1,427 $36,042
Selma 880 $50,357
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Parker City High Schools (2004)

1878 N CR 1000 W
Serves 496 students.
Student/teacher ratio: 15

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