Parks, Saint Martin Parish, Louisiana

Parks: Human settlement in Louisiana, United States of America

About

Parks is a city located in the county of Saint Martin Parish in the U.S. state of Louisiana. Its population at the 2010 census was 653 and a population density of 734 people per km². After 10 years in 2020 city had an estimated population of 696 inhabitants.

The city was created 257 years ago in 1764.

Quick Facts about Parks

Population : 696 (2020)
Country : United States of America
State : Louisiana (United States)
County : Saint Martin Parish
Phone Area Codes : 337
Area : 0.89 km2
Altitude : 259 feet / 79 meters
Establishment : January 01, 1765 (257 years ago)
Time Zone : America/Chicago
Local time : 20:33:02 (25th June 2022)
Density : 782 Pop. per km² as of 2020
Population growth : 6.18% (2010-2020)
Weather : 99℉ Sunny 7-days weather

Geography

Parks is located at 30°12'52"N 91°49'55"W (30.2143700, -91.8320600).

Parks map

Weather

Parks forecast: Sunny, with a high near 99. West wind 5 to 10 mph. more

Demographics

The population of Parks increased by 6.18% in 10 years.

Year Population % Change Method
2010 653 - census
2011 675 3.26% estimation process
2012 676 0.15% estimation process
2013 679 0.44% estimation process
2014 687 1.16% estimation process
2015 695 1.15% estimation process
2016 695 0% estimation process
2017 704 1.28% estimation process
2018 700 -0.57% estimation process
2019 699 -0.14% estimation process
2020 696 -0.43% estimation process

Demographic Facts

Estimated population as of July 1, 2019 : 25,093
Based on demographic estimates as of April 1, 2010 : 26,878
Based on demographic estimates as of 1 April 2010 : -6.6%
April 1, 2020 Population : 24,469
April 1, 2010 Population : 26,885
People under 5 years old, percentage : 6.3%
People under 18 years old, percentage : 21.8%
People over 65 (%) : 18.7%
Female persons, % : 52.8%
White only, percent : 90.4%
Black or African American alone, percent : 5.1%
American Indian and Alaska Native only, % : 0.3%
Asians alone % : 0.6%
Only Native Hawaiians and Other Pacific Islanders, % : 0.0%
% of people who have participated in two or more races : 3.3%
% of Hispanic or Latino : 3.4%
White people, not Hispanic or Latino people, make up the majority of the population. : 87.6%
2015-2019 Veterans : 1,987
Percentage of foreign-born people, 2015-2019 : 1.7%
Rate of owner-occupied housing units, 2015-2019 : 67.3%

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Economic Facts

Rate of owner-occupied housing units, 2015-2019 : 67.3%
Owner-occupied housing unit median value, 2015-2019 : $99,500
From 2015 to 2019, the median selected monthly owner costs - with a mortgage : $1,093
Monthly owner costs, without a mortgage, at the median, 2015-2019 : $490
2015-2019 median gross rent : $687
2015-2019 Households : 10,670
Population per household, 2015-2019 : 2.32
Living in the same house a year ago, percentage of people aged one year and up, 2015-2019 : 81.7%
Languages other than English spoken at home, as a percentage of people aged 5 and up, 2015-2019 : 1.9%
Households with computers, %, 2015-2019 : 81.1%
Percentage of households with a broadband Internet subscription, 2015-2019 : 74.8%
Percentage of people aged 25 and up with a high school diploma or higher, 2015-2019 : 88.5%
Bachelor's degree or higher, proportion of people aged 25 and up, 2015-2019 : 17.5%
Percentage of people under the age of 65 who have a disability, 2015-2019 : 11.9%
Persons under the age of 65 who do not have health insurance, as a percentage : 5.8%
Total civilian labor force, percent of population aged 16 and up, 2015-2019 : 59.2%
Female labor force participation in the civilian labor force, as a percentage of the population aged 16 and up, 2015-2019 : 57.0%
Total sales of lodging and food services in 2012 ($1,000) : 93,281
Total receipts/revenue for health care and social assistance in 2012 ($1,000) : 210,107
Manufacturers' total shipments in 2012 ($1,000) : 4,090,268
2012 total retail sales ($1,000) : 509,202
2012 total retail sales per capita : $19,109
Mean commute time to work (in minutes), workers aged 16 and up, 2015-2019 : 16.2
2015-2019 median household income (in 2019 dollars) : $44,094
Income per capita in the previous 12 months (in 2019 dollars), 2015-2019 : $26,604
Percentage of people living in poverty : 17.3%
Total number of businesses in 2012 : 1,910
Men-owned businesses in 2012 : 862
Women-owned businesses in 2012 : 621
Minority-owned businesses in 2012 : 114
Non-minority-owned businesses in 2012 : 1,630
Veteran-owned businesses in 2012 : 149
Nonveteran-owned businesses in 2012 : 1,536
2010 population per square mile : 764.8
2010 land area in square miles : 35.15
Rate of owner-occupied housing units, 2015-2019 : 61.9%
Owner-occupied housing unit median value, 2015-2019 : $71,200
From 2015 to 2019, the median selected monthly owner costs - with a mortgage : $901
Monthly owner costs, without a mortgage, at the median, 2015-2019 : $419
2015-2019 median gross rent : $648
2015-2019 Households : 4,431
Population per household, 2015-2019 : 2.29
Living in the same house a year ago, percentage of people aged one year and up, 2015-2019 : 87.7%
Languages other than English spoken at home, as a percentage of people aged 5 and up, 2015-2019 : 3.7%
Households with computers, %, 2015-2019 : 84.0%
Percentage of households with a broadband Internet subscription, 2015-2019 : 67.7%
Percentage of people aged 25 and up with a high school diploma or higher, 2015-2019 : 90.8%
Bachelor's degree or higher, proportion of people aged 25 and up, 2015-2019 : 16.8%
Percentage of people under the age of 65 who have a disability, 2015-2019 : 13.8%
Persons under the age of 65 who do not have health insurance, as a percentage : 4.9%
Total civilian labor force, percent of population aged 16 and up, 2015-2019 : 61.5%
Female labor force participation in the civilian labor force, as a percentage of the population aged 16 and up, 2015-2019 : 56.6%
Total sales of lodging and food services in 2012 ($1,000) : 22,391
Total receipts/revenue for health care and social assistance in 2012 ($1,000) : 73,876
2012 total retail sales ($1,000) : 202,469
2012 total retail sales per capita : $18,866
Mean commute time to work (in minutes), workers aged 16 and up, 2015-2019 : 13.7
2015-2019 median household income (in 2019 dollars) : $39,779
Income per capita in the previous 12 months (in 2019 dollars), 2015-2019 : $23,461
Percentage of people living in poverty : 21.5%
Total number of businesses in 2012 : 893
Men-owned businesses in 2012 : 486
Women-owned businesses in 2012 : 230
Minority-owned businesses in 2012 : 60
Non-minority-owned businesses in 2012 : 769
Veteran-owned businesses in 2012 : 119
Nonveteran-owned businesses in 2012 : 667
2010 population per square mile : 1,180.3
2010 land area in square miles : 9.13

Schools in Parks

College & universities near Parks, LA

Code Name City ZIP
439491 Blue Cliff College-Lafayette Lafayette (LA) 70508

Stations (4)

Amtrak & bus stations near Parks, LA

Code Name Address Type
LFT Lafayette 133 East Grant St. RAIL
NIB New Iberia West Washington St. RAIL
BTR Baton Rouge, Louisiana 1253 Florida St. BUS
SCH Schriever Hwy 20 and Hwy 24 RAIL

Post offices near Parks

Post Office Name City ZIP
Breaux Bridg Post Office Breaux Bridge (LA) 70517

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Other cities in Saint Martin Parish

Cities, Towns, Neighborhoods & Other Populated Places in Saint Martin Parish , LA.

City Name Population Title
Breaux Bridge 8,047 City in Saint Martin Parish, Louisiana, United States
Saint Martinville 5,676 City in Louisiana, USA
Cecilia 1,980 Census-designated place in Louisiana, USA
Henderson 1,785 Town in the U.