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People

Total Population 2,016
Male Share of the Population 44.9%
Female Share of the Population 55.1%
Senior Citizens 10.9%
Employed Population 16+ 858
Age of the Population 37

Families

% of people married 40.2%
Average household size 2

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher 23.7%
Median Earnings25+ $0
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification $0
Median Earnings With High School Degree $0

Wealth

Median Family Income $43,854
% Above Poverty Level 82.4%
% Below Poverty Level 17.6%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time 21 minutes
% Working from Home 4.2%
% Walking and Biking to Work 2.4%
% Using Public Transportation 2.6%

Housing

People Living Alone 34.6%
Median Gross Rent $766
Median House Value $99,500

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American) 29%
US/American 0%
English 10.3%
Irish 20.3%

Source: American Community Survey, U.S. Census Bureau, 2015, www.census.gov/programs-surveys/acs/.

Parchment Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 2 miles N of Kalamazoo, Michigan (center to center)
Nearest Large City 111 miles E of Chicago, Illinois
County Kalamazoo
Metro Area Kalamazoo - Battle Creek
Standard Zip Codes 49004
Phone Area Codes 269
Time Zone Eastern (-5 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 42.328
Longitude -85.569

Parchment Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

Notes:

  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)

Station KALAMAZOO STATE HOSPITAL
Distance 3.5 miles
Jan Temp 17 to 32 F
Apr Temp 38 to 60 F
Jul Temp 62 to 84 F
Oct Temp 43 to 63 F
Annual Precip 37.4 inches
Station GULL LAKE BIOL STA
Distance 10.7 miles
Jan Temp 16 to 32 F
Apr Temp 36 to 61 F
Jul Temp 61 to 86 F
Oct Temp 42 to 63 F
Annual Precip 38.8 inches
Station HASTINGS
Distance 26.6 miles
Jan Temp 14 to 30 F
Apr Temp 34 to 57 F
Jul Temp 59 to 83 F
Oct Temp 38 to 61 F
Annual Precip 35.7 inches

Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Population Median Family Income
Augusta 878 $51,458
Galesburg 1,953 $37,375
Kalamazoo 75,499 $45,086
Plainwell 3,810 $53,028
Portage 47,496 $71,864
Richland 845 $79,063

Source: American Community Survey, U.S. Census Bureau, 2015, www.census.gov/programs-surveys/acs/.

Parchment Public Libraries

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Parchment Community Library
401 S. RIVERVIEW DRIVE
Parchment, Michigan
(269) 343-7747

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Parchment High Schools

PARCHMENT HIGH SCHOOL
1916 EAST G AVENUE
269-488-1100
Serves 591 students.
Student/teacher ratio: 18.1

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