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The City of Parker had a population of 288 as of July 1, 2016.

The primary coordinate point for Parker is located at latitude 38.3286 and longitude -94.9892 in Linn County. The formal boundaries for the City of Parker (see map below) encompass a land area of 0.27 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Linn County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 1,007 feet.

The City of Parker (GNIS ID: 2396149) 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.

The City of Parker is located within Township of Liberty, a minor civil division (MCD) of Linn County.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Parker population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2016.

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Parker, KS Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)


Total Population 288
Population in Households 288
Population in Familes 248
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density1 1,075
Diversity Index2 14


Total Households 105
Average Household Size 2.74
Family Households 78
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 124 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 90 (72.6%)
Renter Occupied HU 15 (12.1%)
Vacant Housing Units 19 (15.3%)
Median Home Value $93,000
Average Home Value $170,330


Median Household Income $55,541
Average Household Income $61,479
Per Capita Income $23,641
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.63% 0.55%
Households 0.78% 0.75%
Families 2.71% 0.76%
Median Household Income   1.16%
Per Capita Income   1.85%
1) Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
2) The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelyhood 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.
Based on Census 2010 counts, the Diversity Index for the United States was 60.6 and it is expected to increase to 64.8 by July 1, 2018.

Parker, KS - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Parker to the other 671 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Kansas by rank and percentile using July 1, 2016 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 # 371 45th
Population Density1 # 234 65th
Diversity Index2 # 424 37th
Median Household Income # 138 80th
Per Capita Income # 417 38th

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