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People

Total Population 1,142
Male Share of the Population 47.6%
Female Share of the Population 52.4%
Senior Citizens 21.7%
Employed Population 16+ 580
Age of the Population 44

Families

% of people married 71.1%
Average household size 2

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher 16.5%
Median Earnings25+ $31,657
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification $37,708
Median Earnings With High School Degree $30,885

Wealth

Median Family Income $60,294
% Above Poverty Level 95.8%
% Below Poverty Level 4.2%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time 23 minutes
% Working from Home 4.7%
% Walking and Biking to Work 3.4%
% Using Public Transportation %

Housing

People Living Alone 21.9%
Median Gross Rent $628
Median House Value $122,400

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American) 6.2%
US/American 0%
English 4.9%
Irish 8.8%

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

Parker Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 24 miles SW of Sioux Falls, South Dakota (center to center)
Nearest Large City 160 miles NW of Omaha, Nebraska
County Turner
Standard Zip Codes 57053
Phone Area Codes 605
Time Zone Central (-6 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 43.397
Longitude -97.136

Parker 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 MARION
Distance 5.9 miles
Jan Temp 5 to 25 F
Apr Temp 36 to 59 F
Jul Temp 63 to 85 F
Oct Temp 37 to 62 F
Annual Precip 24.9 inches
Station BRIDGEWATER
Distance 21.1 miles
Jan Temp 3 to 25 F
Apr Temp 34 to 59 F
Jul Temp 61 to 86 F
Oct Temp 36 to 62 F
Annual Precip 25.5 inches
Station SIOUX FALLS AP
Distance 23.3 miles
Jan Temp 3 to 25 F
Apr Temp 33 to 59 F
Jul Temp 60 to 86 F
Oct Temp 35 to 61 F
Annual Precip 24.6 inches

Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Population Median Family Income
Chancellor 315 $63,750
Freeman 1,298 $60,000
Hurley 374 $53,750
Lennox 2,371 $65,588
Marion 784 $52,500
Monroe 162 $33,750

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

Parker Public Libraries

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Parker Public Library
115 N MAIN
Parker, South Dakota
(605) 297-5552

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Parker High Schools

PARKER HI SCH
330 W 2ND
605-297-4473
Serves 157 students.
Student/teacher ratio: 13.7

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