Parker, Pennsylvania

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Parker, Pennsylvania

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Parker strengths, compared to Peers (similar size places nationally) or State (other places in Pennsylvania):

Category Trophy
Affordability of Rents
(vs. State)
Top 13% Parker Affordability of Rents
Affordability of Property Taxes
(vs. State)
Top 19% Parker Affordability of Property Taxes

Comparative Profile of Parker, Pennsylvania

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

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

The People

Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Male Share of the Population 7 8
Children Under 5 Years Old 7 9
Senior Citizens 6 4
Female Share of the Population 4 3
Age of the Population 4 3
Well-Paid Single Men 3 2
Racial Diversity 1 1


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Portion of People Married 8 9
Average Household Size 7 9


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
People Above Poverty 6 5
People in Middle Class or Better 4 2
Median Family Income 3 2
College Educated Adults 3 2

Commute & Sprawl

Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Working at Home 8 9
Short Commute Times 4 3
Walking and Biking to Work 3 2
Public Transportation Use 2 1


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Seasonal and Vacation Housing 8 10
Affordability of Rents 8 9
Studio & One-Bedroom Rentals 6 4
Affordability of Property Taxes 5 9
People Living Alone 4 2
Housing Recently Built 2 7

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Parker Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Large City 48 miles N of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
County Clarion
Metro Area Pittsburgh
Standard Zip Codes 16049
Phone Area Codes 724
Time Zone Eastern (-5 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 41.1
Longitude -79.69

Parker Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)
Station CLARION 3 SW
Distance 15.1 miles
Jan Temp 14 to 33 F
Apr Temp 31 to 60 F
Jul Temp 55 to 83 F
Oct Temp 36 to 62 F
Annual Precip 46.7 inches
Station BUTLER 2 SW
Distance 21 miles
Jan Temp 16 to 34 F
Apr Temp 34 to 59 F
Jul Temp 58 to 82 F
Oct Temp 37 to 62 F
Annual Precip 42.4 inches
Distance 24.2 miles
Jan Temp 15 to 33 F
Apr Temp 34 to 58 F
Jul Temp 57 to 82 F
Oct Temp 37 to 62 F
Annual Precip 44.5 inches
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Parker Population (2000)

Category Count Percent
Total Population 799 100%
Male 390 48.8%
Female 409 51.2%
Under 18 208 26%
18+ 591 74%
65+ 133 16.6%
Median Age 36
Average Family Size 3.09
White 784 98.1%
African-American 15 1.9%
Asian 0 0%
American Indian & Alaskan 0 0%
Other 0 0%
Mixed Race 0 0%
Hispanic (included in categories above) 0 0%

Estimated Parker Population Growth 2000-2005

Category Value
Est. 2005 Population 765
Growth -34
Growth % -4.3%

Parker 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
German 27.1%
US/American 19.6%
Irish 14.1%
English 12.1%
Italian 6.2%
Scotch-Irish 4%
French (except Basque) 3.7%
Other (often includes Hispanic and African American) 2.9%
Polish 2.2%
Dutch 1.8%
Slovak 1.6%
Scottish 1.5%
Welsh 0.7%
Pennsylvania German 0.7%
French Canadian 0.5%
Eastern European 0.4%
Austrian 0.4%
Russian 0.4%
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Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Pop. Median Family
Income (2000)
Parker 799 $35,250
Bruin 534 $32,500
Eau Claire 355 $32,083
Emlenton 784 $40,893
Foxburg 275 $31,719
Petrolia 218 $37,708
St. Petersburg 405 $33,333
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