Parker La Paz County, Arizona

Parker: Town in and county seat of La Paz County, Arizona, United States

About

Parker is a town located in the county of La Paz in the U.S. state of Arizona. Its population at the 2010 census was 3,083. After 10 years in 2020 city had an estimated population of 3,281 inhabitants.

The town was created 114 years ago in 1907.

Parker Quick Facts

Population : 3,281 (2020)
Country : United States of America
State : Arizona (United States)
County : La Paz County
Postal code : 85344
Phone Area Codes : 928
Water as percent of area : 0.06%
Land as percent of area : 99.94%
Altitude : 423 feet / 129 meters
Capital city : Parker is capital of La Paz County
Establishment : January 01, 1908 (114 years ago)
Time Zone : Mountain Time Zone
Local time : 07:45:14 (6th October 2022)
Population growth : 6.03% (2010-2020)
Parker locator map
Location of Parker on Arizona map.
Poston  Arizona. View of main street in Parker. Near this desert town  the War Relocation Authorit . . . - NARA - 536255 image
Poston Arizona. View of main street in Parker. Near this desert town the War Relocation Authorit . . . - NARA - 536255
Poston  Arizona. View of main street in Parker. Near this desert town  the War Relocation Authorit . . . - NARA - 536255 image

Geography

Parker is located at 34°9'0"N 114°17'21"W (34.1500200, -114.2891200).

Parker map

Demographics

The population of Parker increased by 6.03% in 10 years.

Year Population % Change Method
2000 3,140 - census
2010 3,083 -1.85% census
2011 3,124 1.31% estimation process
2012 3,033 -3% estimation process
2013 3,097 2.07% estimation process
2014 3,096 -0.03% estimation process
2015 3,081 -0.49% estimation process
2016 3,071 -0.33% estimation process
2017 3,077 0.19% estimation process
2018 3,192 3.6% estimation process
2019 3,207 0.47% estimation process
2020 3,281 2.26% estimation process

Demographic Facts

Estimated population as of July 1, 2019 : 7,529
Based on demographic estimates as of April 1, 2010 : 7,268
Based on demographic estimates as of 1 April 2010 : 3.6%
April 1, 2020 Population : 7,440
April 1, 2010 Population : 7,247
People under 5 years old, percentage : 5.1%
People under 18 years old, percentage : 31.3%
People over 65 (%) : 6.4%
Female persons, % : 45.5%
White only, percent : 35.2%
Black or African American alone, percent : 0.6%
American Indian and Alaska Native only, % : 56.6%
Asians alone % : 0.9%
Only Native Hawaiians and Other Pacific Islanders, % : 0.0%
% of people who have participated in two or more races : 3.0%
% of Hispanic or Latino : 7.6%
White people, not Hispanic or Latino people, make up the majority of the population. : 33.5%
2015-2019 Veterans : 435
Percentage of foreign-born people, 2015-2019 : 2.8%
Rate of owner-occupied housing units, 2015-2019 : 60.1%

Parker zip code is 85344. County name: La Paz, County fips: 04012

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Economic Facts

Rate of owner-occupied housing units, 2015-2019 : 60.1%
Owner-occupied housing unit median value, 2015-2019 : -
From 2015 to 2019, the median selected monthly owner costs - with a mortgage : $1,297
Monthly owner costs, without a mortgage, at the median, 2015-2019 : $456
2015-2019 median gross rent : $1,087
2015-2019 Households : 2,365
Population per household, 2015-2019 : 3.17
Living in the same house a year ago, percentage of people aged one year and up, 2015-2019 : 89.1%
Languages other than English spoken at home, as a percentage of people aged 5 and up, 2015-2019 : 25.2%
Households with computers, %, 2015-2019 : 94.8%
Percentage of households with a broadband Internet subscription, 2015-2019 : 83.6%
Percentage of people aged 25 and up with a high school diploma or higher, 2015-2019 : 92.7%
Bachelor's degree or higher, proportion of people aged 25 and up, 2015-2019 : 21.5%
Percentage of people under the age of 65 who have a disability, 2015-2019 : 18.1%
Persons under the age of 65 who do not have health insurance, as a percentage : 14.8%
Total civilian labor force, percent of population aged 16 and up, 2015-2019 : 67.6%
Female labor force participation in the civilian labor force, as a percentage of the population aged 16 and up, 2015-2019 : 64.3%
Total sales of lodging and food services in 2012 ($1,000) : 108,969
2012 total retail sales ($1,000) : 154,922
2012 total retail sales per capita : $21,176
Mean commute time to work (in minutes), workers aged 16 and up, 2015-2019 : 12.4
2015-2019 median household income (in 2019 dollars) : $65,321
Income per capita in the previous 12 months (in 2019 dollars), 2015-2019 : $22,595
Percentage of people living in poverty : 17.2%
Total number of businesses in 2012 : 561
Men-owned businesses in 2012 : 198
Women-owned businesses in 2012 : 211
Minority-owned businesses in 2012 : 153
Non-minority-owned businesses in 2012 : 327
Veteran-owned businesses in 2012 : 41
Nonveteran-owned businesses in 2012 : 462
2010 population per square mile : 435.9
2010 land area in square miles : 16.63

People born in Parker (2)

People born in Parker, including civil servant Veronica Murdock, Navajo/Seminole fiber artist, fashion designer and quilt maker Margaret Wood, .

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Schools in Parker

College & universities near Parker, AZ

Code Name City ZIP
104391 Charles of Italy Beauty College Lake Havasu City (AZ) 86403

Stations (3)

Amtrak & bus stations near Parker, AZ

Code Name Address Type
NDL El Garces Intermodal Transportation Facility 900 Front Street RAIL
LNV Laughlin, Nevada 2121 S. Casino Dr. BUS
KNG Kingman 106 4th Street RAIL

Post offices near Parker

Post Office Name City ZIP
Parker Post Office Parker (AZ) 85344

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Other cities in La Paz County

Cities, Towns, Neighborhoods & Other Populated Places in La Paz County , AZ.

City Name Population Title
Quartzsite 3,814 Town in La Paz County, Arizona, United States
Salome 1,530 Census-designated place in La Paz County, Arizona, United States
Ehrenberg 1,470 Town in Arizona, United States

Distance to Other Cities

Parker distances to largest Arizona cities