Parchment Kalamazoo County, Michigan

Parchment: Human settlement in Kalamazoo County, Michigan, United States of America

About

Parchment is a city located in the county of Kalamazoo in the U.S. state of Michigan. Its population at the 2010 census was 1,804 and a population density of 741 people per km². After 10 years in 2020 city had an estimated population of 1,825 inhabitants.

The city was created 113 years ago in 1908.

Parchment Quick Facts

Population : 1,825 (2020)
Country : United States of America
State : Michigan (United States)
County : Kalamazoo County
Postal code : 49004
Phone Area Codes : 269
Area : 2.43 km2
Altitude : 774 feet / 236 meters
Establishment : January 01, 1909 (113 years ago)
Time Zone : America/Detroit
Local time : 07:07:35 (19th May 2022)
Density : 750 Pop. per km² as of 2020
Population growth : 1.15% (2010-2020)
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Location of Parchment on Michigan map.
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Geography

Parchment is located at 42°19'41"N 85°34'11"W (42.3281000, -85.5697300).

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Demographics

The population of Parchment increased by 1.15% in 10 years.

Year Population % Change Method
2010 1,804 - census
2011 1,814 0.55% estimation process
2012 1,827 0.71% estimation process
2013 1,836 0.49% estimation process
2014 1,839 0.16% estimation process
2015 1,837 -0.11% estimation process
2016 1,840 0.16% estimation process
2017 1,841 0.05% estimation process
2018 1,834 -0.38% estimation process
2019 1,828 -0.33% estimation process
2020 1,825 -0.16% estimation process

Demographic Facts

Estimated population as of July 1, 2019 : 5,234
Based on demographic estimates as of April 1, 2010 : 5,640
Based on demographic estimates as of 1 April 2010 : -7.2%
April 1, 2020 Population : 4,981
April 1, 2010 Population : 5,642
People under 5 years old, percentage : 5.5%
People under 18 years old, percentage : 22.3%
People over 65 (%) : 24.8%
Female persons, % : 50.3%
White only, percent : 96.5%
Black or African American alone, percent : 0.4%
American Indian and Alaska Native only, % : 0.7%
Asians alone % : 1.0%
% of people who have participated in two or more races : 1.4%
% of Hispanic or Latino : 3.3%
White people, not Hispanic or Latino people, make up the majority of the population. : 93.7%
2015-2019 Veterans : 397
Percentage of foreign-born people, 2015-2019 : 1.8%
Residential units, July 1, 2019 : 3,086

Economic Facts

Residential units, July 1, 2019 : 3,086
Rate of owner-occupied housing units, 2015-2019 : 75.7%
Owner-occupied housing unit median value, 2015-2019 : $79,600
From 2015 to 2019, the median selected monthly owner costs - with a mortgage : $910
Monthly owner costs, without a mortgage, at the median, 2015-2019 : $427
2015-2019 median gross rent : $616
Permits for construction, 2020 : 1
2015-2019 Households : 2,316
Population per household, 2015-2019 : 2.26
Living in the same house a year ago, percentage of people aged one year and up, 2015-2019 : 91.1%
Languages other than English spoken at home, as a percentage of people aged 5 and up, 2015-2019 : 2.4%
Households with computers, %, 2015-2019 : 89.6%
Percentage of households with a broadband Internet subscription, 2015-2019 : 82.0%
Percentage of people aged 25 and up with a high school diploma or higher, 2015-2019 : 92.4%
Bachelor's degree or higher, proportion of people aged 25 and up, 2015-2019 : 21.8%
Percentage of people under the age of 65 who have a disability, 2015-2019 : 8.2%
Persons under the age of 65 who do not have health insurance, as a percentage : 10.9%
Total civilian labor force, percent of population aged 16 and up, 2015-2019 : 62.9%
Female labor force participation in the civilian labor force, as a percentage of the population aged 16 and up, 2015-2019 : 58.3%
Total sales of lodging and food services in 2012 ($1,000) : 4,325
Total receipts/revenue for health care and social assistance in 2012 ($1,000) : 21,286
2012 total retail sales ($1,000) : 51,474
2012 total retail sales per capita : $9,327
Mean commute time to work (in minutes), workers aged 16 and up, 2015-2019 : 13.4
2015-2019 median household income (in 2019 dollars) : $50,093
Income per capita in the previous 12 months (in 2019 dollars), 2015-2019 : $27,431
Percentage of people living in poverty : 11.0%
Total number of employer establishments, 2019 : 226
2019 total employment : 1,585
2019 total annual payroll ($1,000) : 59,724
Total employment, change in percentage terms, 2018-2019 : -2.5%
2018 total non-employer establishments : 511
Total number of businesses in 2012 : 508
Men-owned businesses in 2012 : 312
Women-owned businesses in 2012 : 139
Minority-owned businesses in 2012 : F
Non-minority-owned businesses in 2012 : 463
Veteran-owned businesses in 2012 : 64
Nonveteran-owned businesses in 2012 : 415
2010 population per square mile : 6.4
2010 land area in square miles : 885.88

Schools in Parchment

College & universities near Parchment, MI

Code Name City ZIP
490373 Western Michigan University Homer Stryker M.D. School of Medicine Kalamazoo (MI) 49007
170532 Kalamazoo College Kalamazoo (MI) 49006-3295
172699 Western Michigan University Kalamazoo (MI) 49008-5200
152044 West Michigan College of Barbering and Beauty Kalamazoo (MI) 49008
490814 Ross Medical Education Center - Kalamazoo Kalamazoo (MI) 49009-1003

Stations (18)

Amtrak & bus stations near Parchment, MI

Code Name Address Type
KAL Kalamazoo Transportation Center 459 North Burdick St. RAIL
BTL Battle Creek Transportation Center 104 Capital Ave. S.W. RAIL
BAM Bangor 541 Railroad St. RAIL
DOA Dowagiac station 200 Depot Drive RAIL
HOM Holland station 171 Lincoln Ave. RAIL

Post offices near Parchment

Post Office Name City ZIP
Parchmen Post Office Kalamazoo (MI) 49004

Other cities in Kalamazoo County

Cities, Towns, Neighborhoods & Other Populated Places in Kalamazoo County , MI.

City Name Population Title
Kalamazoo 76,009 County seat of Kalamazoo County, Michigan, United States
Highland Park 10,712 Town in Michigan, United States
Pavilion 6,437 Township in Kalamazoo County, Michigan
Eastwood 6,340 Town in Nottinghamshire
Alamo 3,970 Township in Kalamazoo County, Michigan
Vicksburg 3,581 Human settlement in Kalamazoo County, Michigan, United States of America
Fulton 2,399 Township in Gratiot County, Michigan
Galesburg 2,090 City in Michigan, United States
Schoolcraft 1,548 Village in Kalamazoo County, Michigan, United States
South Gull Lake 1,182 Unincorporated town in Michigan, USA
Portage 971 City in Kalamazoo County, Michigan, United States of America
Augusta 896 Village in Michigan
Richland 847 Village in Kalamazoo County, Michigan
Climax 780 Village in Michigan

Distance to Other Cities

Parchment distances to largest Michigan cities