Parker, Arizona

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Population in 2013: 3,073 (100% urban, 0% rural). Population change since 2000: -2.1%
 
Males: 1,556  (50.7%)
Females: 1,517  (49.3%)
Median resident age:  32.8 years
Arizona median age:  33.8 years

Zip codes: 85344.

Estimated median household income in 2012: $38,822 (it was $34,625 in 2000)
Parker:

$38,822
AZ:

$47,826
Estimated per capita income in 2012: $20,635 (it was $15,016 in 2000)

Parker town income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2012: $124,542 (it was $86,100 in 2000)
Parker:

$124,542
AZ:

$151,500
Mean prices in 2009: All housing units: $192,408; Detached houses: $187,752; Townhouses or other attached units: $198,638; In 2-unit structures: $191,701; In 5-or-more-unit structures: over $1,000,000; Mobile homes: $31,530; Occupied boats, RVs, vans, etc.: $18,918

Median gross rent in 2012: $631.

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  • Hispanic - 1,370 (42.9%)
  • White alone - 992 (31.1%)
  • American Indian alone - 722 (22.6%)
  • Black alone - 64 (2.0%)
  • Two or more races - 24 (0.8%)
  • Asian alone - 17 (0.5%)
  • Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander alone - 13 (0.4%)

Races in Parker detailed stats: ancestries, foreign born residents, place of birth

Mar. 2012 cost of living index in Parker: 84.5 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)
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Ancestries: German (9.9%), English (7.1%), Irish (5.9%), French (2.2%), Dutch (1.0%).

Current Local Time: MST (no DST) time zone

Incorporated in 1948

Elevation: 423 feet

Land area: 22.0 square miles.

Population density: 140 people per square mile   (very low).

Parker,AZ real estate house value index trend

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For population 25 years and over in Parker:

  • High school or higher: 73.0%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 12.9%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 5.5%
  • Unemployed: 8.5%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 10.5 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Parker town:

  • Never married: 30.9%
  • Now married: 44.5%
  • Separated: 2.3%
  • Widowed: 4.9%
  • Divorced: 17.3%

356 residents are foreign born

This town:  11.1%
Arizona:  13.4%



According to our research of Arizona and other state lists there were 6 registered sex offenders living in Parker, Arizona as of July 02, 2015.
The ratio of number of residents in Parker to the number of sex offenders is 505 to 1.


Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2012: $734 (0.4%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2012: $727 (0.6%)

Parker satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Yuma, AZ (102.2 miles , pop. 77,515).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Glendale, AZ (126.2 miles , pop. 218,812).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Phoenix, AZ (134.1 miles , pop. 1,321,045).

Nearest cities: Bluewater, AZ (1.4 miles ), Bluewater, CA (1.8 miles ), Big River, CA (2.2 miles ), Cienega Springs, AZ (2.2 miles ), Parker Strip, AZ (2.9 miles ), Poston, AZ (3.5 miles ), Bouse, AZ (4.7 miles ), Lake Havasu City, AZ (4.9 miles ).

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 7 buildings, average cost: $79,800
  • 1998: 6 buildings, average cost: $66,000
  • 1999: 7 buildings, average cost: $68,000
  • 2000: 2 buildings, average cost: $80,500
  • 2001: 1 building, cost: $150,000
  • 2002: 5 buildings, average cost: $96,400
  • 2003: 14 buildings, average cost: $80,700
  • 2004: 6 buildings, average cost: $126,400
  • 2005: 3 buildings, average cost: $110,000
  • 2006: 4 buildings, average cost: $125,000
  • 2007: 1 building, cost: $105,900
  • 2008: 2 buildings, average cost: $220,400
  • 2010: 4 buildings, average cost: $116,000

Number of permits per 10,000 residents

Average cost (in $1000s)

Latitude: 34.14 N, Longitude: 114.29 W

Daytime population change due to commuting: +1,298 (+40.6%)
Workers who live and work in this town: 1,025 (70.6%)

Area code: 928

Parker household income distribution Parker home values distribution

Crime rates in Parker by Year
Type 2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 2007 2008 2009 2010 2012
Murders 0000000000
per 100,000 0.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.0
Rapes 0000000000
per 100,000 0.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.0
Robberies 0001224302
per 100,000 0.00.00.031.761.162.3125.394.30.064.4
Assaults 942476232019527
per 100,000 277.1119.863.81490.2183.2716.3626.4597.5165.3869.0
Burglaries 43491459585869572851
per 100,000 1323.91467.5446.71870.61771.01806.32161.01792.5925.91641.5
Thefts 84591810512316011716889129
per 100,000 2586.21767.0574.33329.13755.74982.93664.35283.02943.14151.9
Auto thefts 9731524192419715
per 100,000 277.1209.695.7475.6732.8591.7751.6597.5231.5482.8
Arson 1120422121
per 100,000 30.829.963.80.0122.162.362.631.466.132.2
City-data.com crime rate (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 301.5) 227.5178.062.1506.7322.3444.7432.9442.5194.6426.1

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City-data.com crime rate counts serious crimes more heavily. It adjusts for the number of visitors and daily workers commuting into cities.

Crime rate in Parker detailed stats: murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, arson
Full-time law enforcement employees in 2012, including police officers: 15 (13 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

4.18
Arizona average:

1.99
Unemployment in June 2014:
Here:

9.6%
Arizona:

7.5%

Unemployment by year (%)

Historical population

Historical housing units


Population change in the 1990s: +331 (+11.8%).
Most common industries in 2008-2012 (%)
Males Females
  • Retail trade (23%)
  • Public administration (20%)
  • Arts, entertainment, and recreation (11%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (8%)
  • Other services, except public administration (6%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (5%)
  • Accommodation and food services (5%)
  • Health care and social assistance (20%)
  • Public administration (20%)
  • Educational services (16%)
  • Accommodation and food services (12%)
  • Arts, entertainment, and recreation (7%)
  • Other services, except public administration (5%)
  • Retail trade (4%)
Most common occupations (%)
Males Females
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (7%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (7%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair occupations including supervisors (7%)
  • Other management occupations except farmers and farm managers (6%)
  • Law enforcement workers including supervisors (5%)
  • Agricultural workers including supervisors (4%)
  • Cooks and food preparation workers (4%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary and middle school teachers (9%)
  • Information and record clerks except customer service representatives (8%)
  • Other management occupations except farmers and farm managers (6%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (5%)
  • Waiters and waitresses (4%)
  • Cashiers (4%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers including supervisors (4%)

Work and jobs in Parker: detailed stats about occupations, industries, unemployment, workers, commute

Average climate in Parker, Arizona

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Earthquake activity:

Parker-area historical earthquake activity is slightly above Arizona state average. It is 588% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 6/28/1992 at 11:57:34, a magnitude 7.6 (6.2 MB, 7.6 MS, 7.3 MW, Depth: 0.7 mi, Class: Major, Intensity: VIII - XII) earthquake occurred 128.4 miles away from the city center, causing 3 deaths (1 shaking deaths, 2 other deaths) and 400 injuries, causing $100,000,000 total damage and $40,000,000 insured losses
On 10/16/1999 at 09:46:44, a magnitude 7.4 (6.3 MB, 7.4 MS, 7.2 MW, 7.3 ML) earthquake occurred 125.2 miles away from Parker center
On 5/19/1940 at 04:36:40, a magnitude 7.2 (7.2 UK) earthquake occurred 103.1 miles away from the city center, causing $33,000,000 total damage
On 12/31/1934 at 18:45:56, a magnitude 7.1 (7.1 UK) earthquake occurred 131.9 miles away from the city center
On 7/21/1952 at 11:52:14, a magnitude 7.7 (7.7 UK) earthquake occurred 274.7 miles away from Parker center, causing $50,000,000 total damage
On 10/15/1979 at 23:16:54, a magnitude 7.0 (5.7 MB, 6.9 MS, 7.0 ML, 6.4 MW) earthquake occurred 120.5 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: body-wave magnitude (MB), local magnitude (ML), surface-wave magnitude (MS), moment magnitude (MW)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in La Paz County (4) is a lot smaller than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 3
Emergencies Declared: 1

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 3, Hurricane: 1, Storm: 1, Winter Storm: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Parker topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers in Parker:

  • LA PAZ REGIONAL HOSPITAL (Voluntary non-profit - Private, provides emergency services, 1200 WEST MOHAVE ROAD)
  • PARKER DIALYSIS CENTER (FMC) (AGENCY ROAD BLDG 173)

Airports and heliports located in Parker:

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Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Parker:

  • Mohave Community College (about 80 miles; Kingman, AZ; Full-time enrollment: 3,309)
  • Arizona Western College (about 102 miles; Yuma, AZ; FT enrollment: 5,454)
  • Yavapai College (about 109 miles; Prescott, AZ; FT enrollment: 4,258)
  • Imperial Valley College (about 115 miles; Imperial, CA; FT enrollment: 5,313)
  • Northcentral University (about 119 miles; Prescott Valley, AZ; FT enrollment: 5,927)
  • Estrella Mountain Community College (about 121 miles; Avondale, AZ; FT enrollment: 4,932)
  • College of the Desert (about 124 miles; Palm Desert, CA; FT enrollment: 5,686)

Public elementary/middle schools in Parker:

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Libraries in Parker:

  • PARKER PUBLIC LIBRARY (Operating income: $225,924; Location: 1001 S. NAVAJO AVE; 16,053 books; 828 audio materials; 1,258 video materials; 39 state licensed databases; 16 print serial subscriptions)
  • LA PAZ COUNTY SERVICES (Operating income: $178,978; Location: 1001 S. NAVAJO AVE; 17,460 books; 1,072 audio materials; 1,463 video materials; 39 state licensed databases; 7 print serial subscriptions)
  • COLORADO RIVER INDIAN TRIBES LIBRARY/ARCHIVES (Operating income: $152,480; Location: 26600 MOHAVE ROAD; 12,225 books; 249 audio materials; 556 video materials; 27 print serial subscriptions)

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Notable locations in Parker: Arizona Agricultural Inspection Station (A), Parker Public Library (B), Parker Fire Department (C), La Paz County Courthouse (D), Parker City Hall (E). Display/hide their locations on the map

Churches in Parker include: Grace Assembly of God Parker (A), First Baptist Church (B), Church of Christ (C), Sacred Heart Parish (D), Parker United Methodist Church (E), Parker Apostolic Church (F), Messiah Lutheran Church (G), Kingdom Hall of Jehovahs Witnesses (H). Display/hide their locations on the map

Parks in Parker include: Western Park (1), Pop Harvey Park (2), Parker Rodeo Grounds (3). Display/hide their locations on the map

Tourist attractions: Colorado River Indian Tribes (Museums; 26600 Mohave Road) (1), Parker Area Historical (Museums; 1214 South California Avenue) (2), Parker Area Tourism (1217 South California Avenue) (3). Display/hide their approximate locations on the map

Hotels: Branson's Motel Marina RV & Mobile Home Park (7804 Riverside Drive) (1), Best Western Parker Inn (1012 Geronimo Avenue) (2), Mobile Home Show Sales (7804 Riverside Drive) (3), Motel 6 Parker (604 South California Avenue) (4), Harbour Inn (4749 Highway 95) (5), Budget Inn Motel (912 West Agency Avenue) (6), J T'S On the Keys Resort Motel (8982 Rivrsde Dr) (7). Display/hide their approximate locations on the map

Courts: LA Paz County - Superior Court Judge (1316 South Kofa Avenue) (1), LA Paz County - Superior Court Clerk (1316 South Kofa Avenue) (2). Display/hide their approximate locations on the map

La Paz County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level between 2 and 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Moderate Potential

Drinking water stations with addresses in Parker and their reported violations in the past:

PARKER TOWN OF (Address: 1314 11TH STR , Population served: 3,087, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • One minor monitoring violation
RIVER ISLAND MARKET GAS (Address: 5225 HIGHWAY 95 , Population served: 300, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • 7 routine major monitoring violations
  • One regular monitoring violation
SANDBAR RESORT AT RED ROCK (Address: 6400 RIVERSIDE DR , Population served: 170, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In FEB-2011, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (MAR-29-2011), St Compliance achieved (FEB-03-2012)
Past monitoring violations:
  • Monitoring, Repeat Major (TCR) - In APR-2006, Contaminant: Coliform (TCR). Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (MAY-24-2007)
  • Monitoring, Repeat Major (TCR) - In DEC-2005, Contaminant: Coliform (TCR). Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (MAY-24-2007)
  • 7 routine major monitoring violations
  • 2 minor monitoring violations
  • 2 regular monitoring violations
CIENEGA WATER COMPANY INC (Address: 31806 CIENEGA SPRINGS RD , Population served: 108, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Average - Between JAN-2013 and MAR-2013, Contaminant: Fluoride. Follow-up actions: St AO (w/o penalty) issued (JAN-10-1995), St Violation/Reminder Notice (JUN-03-2013)
  • MCL, Average - Between JUL-2012 and SEP-2012, Contaminant: Fluoride. Follow-up actions: St AO (w/o penalty) issued (JAN-10-1995)
  • MCL, Average - Between APR-2012 and JUN-2012, Contaminant: Fluoride. Follow-up actions: St AO (w/o penalty) issued (JAN-10-1995)
  • MCL, Average - Between JAN-2012 and MAR-2012, Contaminant: Fluoride. Follow-up actions: St AO (w/o penalty) issued (JAN-10-1995)
  • MCL, Average - Between JUL-2011 and SEP-2011, Contaminant: Fluoride. Follow-up actions: St AO (w/o penalty) issued (JAN-10-1995)
  • MCL, Average - Between APR-2011 and JUN-2011, Contaminant: Fluoride. Follow-up actions: St AO (w/o penalty) issued (JAN-10-1995)
  • 13 other older health violations
Past monitoring violations:
  • Monitoring and Reporting (DBP) - Between OCT-2013 and DEC-2013, Contaminant: Chlorine
  • Monitoring and Reporting (DBP) - Between JUL-2013 and SEP-2013, Contaminant: Chlorine
  • Monitoring and Reporting (DBP) - Between APR-2013 and JUN-2013, Contaminant: Chlorine
  • Monitoring and Reporting (DBP) - Between JAN-2013 and MAR-2013, Contaminant: Chlorine. Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (AUG-19-2013), St Formal NOV issued (JAN-16-2014)
  • Monitoring and Reporting (DBP) - Between JAN-2012 and DEC-2012, Contaminant: Total Haloacetic Acids (HAA5). Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (APR-23-2013), St Formal NOV issued (JAN-16-2014), St Compliance achieved (FEB-18-2014)
  • 15 routine major monitoring violations
  • 3 minor monitoring violations
  • 27 regular monitoring violations
  • 12 other older monitoring violations
VIDAL JUNCTION (Serves CA, Population served: 25, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • One regular monitoring violation

Drinking water stations with addresses in Parker that have no violations reported:

  • WINDMILL RESORT (Serves CA, Population served: 1,000, Primary Water Source Type: Surface water)
  • RIO DEL COLORADO (Serves CA, Population served: 1,000, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2012: 16.8%
(8.9% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 39.1% for Black residents, 16.4% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 24.9% for American Indian residents, 0.0% for Native Hawaiian and other Pacific Islander residents, 16.9% for other race residents, 25.9% for two or more races residents)
Average household size:
This town:  2.9 people
Arizona:  2.6 people

Percentage of family households:
This town:  73.4%
Whole state:  66.2%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This town:  9.0%
Whole state:  7.8%

Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.4% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.6% of all households
194 people in local jails and other municipal confinement facilities in 2010
41 people in other noninstitutional facilities in 2010
25 people in homes for the physically handicapped in 2000

Parker, Arizona environmental map by EPA

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Parker compared to Arizona state average:

  • Black race population percentage below state average.
  • Number of rooms per house below state average.
  • House age above state average.
  • Institutionalized population percentage significantly above state average.
  • Number of college students below state average.

Banks with branches in Parker (2011 data):

  • Bank of America, National Association: Parker Branch at 917 Agency Road, branch established on 1971/06/17. Info updated 2009/11/18: Bank assets: $1,451,969.3 mil, Deposits: $1,077,176.8 mil, headquarters in Charlotte, NC, positive income, 5782 total offices, Holding Company: Bank Of America Corporation
  • Wells Fargo Bank, National Association: Moovalya Plaza Branch at 1001 West 12th Street, branch established on 1997/07/30. Info updated 2011/04/05: Bank assets: $1,161,490.0 mil, Deposits: $905,653.0 mil, headquarters in Sioux Falls, SD, positive income, 6395 total offices, Holding Company: Wells Fargo & Company
  • National Bank of Arizona: Parker Branch at 1001 Eagle Avenue, branch established on 2000/01/24. Info updated 2008/09/11: Bank assets: $4,485.6 mil, Deposits: $3,731.3 mil, headquarters in Tucson, AZ, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 73 total offices, Holding Company: Zions Bancorporation
  • Horizon Community Bank: Parker Branch at 1017 California Avenue, branch established on 2003/10/27. Info updated 2006/11/03: Bank assets: $156.3 mil, Deposits: $141.5 mil, headquarters in Lake Havasu City, AZ, negative income in the last year, Commercial Lending Specialization, 4 total offices, Holding Company: Horizon Bancorp, Inc.
  • JPMorgan Chase Bank, National Association: Parker Branch at 401 Riverside Drive, branch established on 1980/02/04. Info updated 2011/11/10: Bank assets: $1,811,678.0 mil, Deposits: $1,190,738.0 mil, headquarters in Columbus, OH, positive income, International Specialization, 5577 total offices, Holding Company: Jpmorgan Chase & Co.

Fire-safe hotels and motels in Parker, Arizona:

  • El Rancho Parker Motel, 709 California Ave, Parker, AZ 85344 , Phone: (928) 669-2231
  • Best Western Parker Inn, 1012 S Geronimo Ave, Parker, AZ 85344 , Phone: (928) 669-6060, Fax: (928) 669-6204
  • Budget Inn Motel, 912 W Agency Ave, Parker, AZ 85344 , Phone: (928) 669-2566
  • Harbour Inn, 4749 Riverside Dr, Parker, AZ 85344 , Phone: (928) 667-2931
  • Quality Inn Parker, 604 California Ave, Parker, AZ 85344 , Phone: (928) 669-2133, Fax: (928) 669-2189
All 5 fire-safe hotels and motels in Parker, Arizona

Educational Attainment (%) in 2012

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2012

Parker travel time to work - commute Parker mode of transportation to work chart

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Electricity (79%)
  • Utility gas (17%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (2%)
  • No fuel used (2%)

Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2004 2008 2012

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Religion statistics for Parker town (based on La Paz County data)

Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 24.49%
Here: 24.5%
USA: 50.2%

Adherents


Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations

NameCatholic ChurchLDS (Mormon) ChurchSouthern Baptist ConventionAssemblies of GodChristian and Missionary Alliance
Adherents31.0%17.0%15.6%4.8%4.5%
Congregations14.8%11.1%3.7%14.8%3.7%
NameChristian Churches and Churches of ChristJewishConservative Baptist Association of AmericaUnited Methodist ChurchOther
Adherents4.2%4.1%4.1%3.2%11.6%
Congregations3.7%3.7%11.1%3.7%29.6%
Source: Jones, Dale E., et al. 2002. Congregations and Membership in the United States 2000. Nashville, TN: Glenmary Research Center.
Tables represent county-level data.

Food Environment Statistics:

Number of grocery stores: 8
La Paz County:

3.98 / 10,000 pop.
Arizona:

1.36 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 1
La Paz County:

0.50 / 10,000 pop.
Arizona:

0.55 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 18
La Paz County:

8.96 / 10,000 pop.
State:

2.47 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 24
Here:

11.95 / 10,000 pop.
State:

6.21 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
This county:

11.2%
Arizona:

8.0%
Adult obesity rate:
La Paz County:

28.0%
Arizona:

22.8%
Local government employment and payroll (March 2012)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Financial Administration 2$6,127$36,7622$1,850
Other Government Administration 3$20,236$80,94411$3,132
Judicial and Legal 1$3,240$38,8802$2,704
Police Protection - Officers 12$52,754$52,7540$0
Police - Other 3$10,032$40,1285$2,254
Streets and Highways 5$17,244$41,3860$0
Parks and Recreation 2$6,352$38,1120$0
Water Supply 2$8,197$49,1820$0
Local Libraries 4$14,182$42,5465$5,553
Other and Unallocable 3$9,101$36,4046$6,614
Totals for Government 37$147,465$47,82631$22,107

Parker government finances - Expenditure in 2002 (per resident):

  • Current Operations - Police Protection: $756,000 ($246.01)
    Water Utilities: $487,000 ($158.48)
    Parks & Recreation: $487,000 ($158.48)
    Central Staff Services: $369,000 ($120.08)
    Regular Highways: $329,000 ($107.06)
    Libraries: $221,000 ($71.92)
    Judicial and Legal Services: $112,000 ($36.45)
    General - Other: $78,000 ($25.38)
    Protective Inspection and Regulation, NEC: $74,000 ($24.08)
    General Public Buildings: $52,000 ($16.92)
    Solid Waste Management: $2,000 ($0.65)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $174,000 ($56.62)
  • Other Capital Outlay - General - Other: $111,000 ($36.12)
    Regular Highways: $91,000 ($29.61)
    Water Utilities: $45,000 ($14.64)
    Libraries: $24,000 ($7.81)
    Parks & Recreation: $16,000 ($5.21)
    Police Protection: $7,000 ($2.28)
    Judicial: $5,000 ($1.63)
    Central Staff: $2,000 ($0.65)
    Protective Inspection & Regulation, NEC: $1,000 ($0.33)
    General Public Building: $1,000 ($0.33)
  • Total Salaries & Wages: $1,825,000 ($593.88)

Parker government finances - Revenue in 2002 (per resident):

  • Charges - Solid Waste Management: $30,000 ($9.76)
    Parks & Recreation: $17,000 ($5.53)
    All Other: $13,000 ($4.23)
  • Local Intergovernmental - All Other: $100,000 ($32.54)
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue, NEC: $83,000 ($27.01)
    Interest Earnings: $58,000 ($18.87)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $580,000 ($188.74)
  • State Intergovernmental - Highways: $983,000 ($319.88)
    General Support: $570,000 ($185.49)
    All Other: $38,000 ($12.37)
  • Tax - Total General Sales: $918,000 ($298.73)
    Property: $199,000 ($64.76)
    Public Utilities: $89,000 ($28.96)
    Other Selective Sales: $49,000 ($15.95)
    NEC: $40,000 ($13.02)

Parker government finances - Debt in 2002 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt Beginning Outstanding, NEC: $3,348,000 ($1089.49)
  • Long Term Debt Outstanding - Full Faith & Credit - Other, NEC: $3,092,000 ($1006.18)
  • Long Term Debt Retired Unspecified - Other, NEC: $256,000 ($83.31)

Parker government finances - Cash and Securities in 2002 (per resident):

  • Other Funds - Cash & Deposits: $2,072,000 ($674.26)

8.51% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($30,185 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

8.51%
Arizona average:

5.73%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries between 2010 and 2011.

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2010 and 2011:
from Maricopa County, AZ  1.34% ($27,986 average AGI)
from Riverside County, CA  0.95% ($39,082)
from Mohave County, AZ  0.52% ($35,222)


8.44% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($27,598 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

8.44%
Arizona average:

5.60%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries between 2010 and 2011.

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2010 and 2011:
to Maricopa County, AZ  1.36% ($31,129 average AGI)
to Mohave County, AZ  1.14% ($24,983)
to Riverside County, CA  0.50% ($23,385)

Strongest AM radio stations in Parker:

  • KLPZ (1380 AM; 3 kW; PARKER, AZ; Owner: KEITH DOUGLAS LEARN)
  • KMIA (710 AM; 50 kW; BLACK CANYON CITY, AZ; Owner: ENTRAVISION HOLDINGS, LLC)
  • KDWN (720 AM; 50 kW; LAS VEGAS, NV; Owner: RADIO NEVADA CORP.)
  • KFNX (1100 AM; 50 kW; CAVE CREEK, AZ; Owner: NORTH AMERICAN BROADCASTING CO., INC.)
  • KPXQ (1360 AM; 50 kW; GLENDALE, AZ; Owner: COMMON GROUND BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KXNT (840 AM; 50 kW; NORTH LAS VEGAS, NV; Owner: INFINITY RADIO OPERATIONS INC.)
  • KFMB (760 AM; 50 kW; SAN DIEGO, CA; Owner: MIDWEST TELEVISION, INC.)
  • KLAC (570 AM; 50 kW; LOS ANGELES, CA; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • KNTR (980 AM; 1 kW; LAKE HAVASU CITY, AZ; Owner: STEVEN M. GREELEY)
  • KFI (640 AM; 50 kW; LOS ANGELES, CA; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KPLS (830 AM; 50 kW; ORANGE, CA; Owner: CRN LICENSES, LLC)
  • KMIK (1580 AM; 50 kW; TEMPE, AZ; Owner: ABC, INC.)
  • KCBQ (1170 AM; 50 kW; SAN DIEGO, CA; Owner: RADIO 1210, INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Parker:

  • KWFH (90.1 FM; PARKER, AZ; Owner: DESERT VIEW BAPTIST CHURCH)
  • KRIT (93.9 FM; PARKER, AZ; Owner: FARMWORKER EDUCATIONAL RADIO NETWORK, INC.)
  • KRRK (101.1 FM; LAKE HAVASU CITY, AZ; Owner: SMOKE AND MIRRORS, LLC)
  • K263AI (100.5 FM; LAKE HAVASU CITY, AZ; Owner: DONALD F. HENDREN)
  • KZUL-FM (104.5 FM; LAKE HAVASU CITY, AZ; Owner: MAD DOG WIRELESS, INC.)
  • KRCY-FM (96.7 FM; LAKE HAVASU CITY, AZ; Owner: RICK L. MURPHY)
  • KJJJ (102.3 FM; LAKE HAVASU CITY, AZ; Owner: STEVEN M. GREELEY)
  • K256AA (99.1 FM; KINGMAN, AZ; Owner: CAROL L. VINE DBA VINE COMMUNICATNS)
  • K264AB (100.7 FM; KINGMAN, AZ; Owner: CAROL L. VINE DBA VINE COMMUNICATNS)
  • K268AC (101.5 FM; KINGMAN, AZ; Owner: CAROL L. VINE DBA VINE COMMUNICATNS)
  • KRRN (92.7 FM; DOLAN SPRINGS, AZ; Owner: ENTRAVISION HOLDINGS, LLC)
  • K242AQ (96.3 FM; KINGMAN, AZ; Owner: DONALD F. HENDREN)
  • KFLG-FM (94.7 FM; KINGMAN, AZ; Owner: CAMERON BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • K224BV (92.7 FM; KINGMAN, AZ; Owner: RICHARD R. FULKERSON)
  • K280EH (103.9 FM; KINGMAN, AZ; Owner: JANE G. BREDER)
  • KGMN (100.1 FM; KINGMAN, AZ; Owner: NEW WEST BROADCASTING SYSTEMS, INC.)
  • KNKK (107.1 FM; NEEDLES, CA; Owner: CAMERON BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KNLB (91.1 FM; LAKE HAVASU CITY, AZ; Owner: NEW LIFE CHRISTIAN SCHOOL)

TV broadcast stations around Parker:

  • W64AN (Channel 64; ROCK HARBOR, FL; Owner: WDLP BROADCASTING COMPANY, LLC)
  • K02MT (Channel 2; PARKER, AZ; Owner: HALE COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)

Fatal road traffic accident statistics for 1975 - 2011 (per 100,000 population)

Parker, Arizona:
  • Fatal accident count: 34
  • Vehicles involved in fatal accidents: 43
  • Fatal accidents caused by drunken drivers: 10
  • Fatalities: 39
  • Persons involved in fatal accidents: 85
  • Pedestrians involved in fatal accidents: 6
Arizona average:
  • Fatal accident count: 276
  • Vehicles involved in fatal accidents: 440
  • Fatal accidents caused by drunken drivers: 101
  • Fatalities: 298
  • Persons involved in fatal accidents: 783
  • Pedestrians involved in fatal accidents: 50
See more detailed statistics of Parker fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2011 here
National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
Number of bridges: 14
Total length: 48 meters (157ft)
Total costs: $2,427,000
Total average daily traffic: 16,199
Total average daily truck traffic: 1,967
Total future (year 2032) average daily traffic: 18,095

New bridges - Historical Statistics

  • 1930-1939: 6
  • 1940-1949: 0
  • 1950-1959: 1
  • 1960-1969: 2
  • 1970-1979: 2
  • 1980-1989: 3
See Full National Bridge Inventory Statistics for Parker, AZ
FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers: 1 (See the full list of FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers in Parker)
FCC Registered Antenna Towers: 103 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers)
FCC Registered Commercial Land Mobile Towers: 3 (See the full list of FCC Registered Commercial Land Mobile Towers in Parker, AZ)
FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers: 14 (See the full list of FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers)
FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers: 1 (See the full list of FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers)
FCC Registered Microwave Towers: 37 (See the full list of FCC Registered Microwave Towers in this town)
FCC Registered Paging Towers: 3 (See the full list of FCC Registered Paging Towers)
FCC Registered Maritime Coast & Aviation Ground Towers: 2 (See the full list of FCC Registered Maritime Coast & Aviation Ground Towers)
FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses: 41 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Parker)

FAA Registered Aircraft: 63 (See the full list of FAA Registered Aircraft in Parker)
Businesses in Parker, AZ
NameCountNameCount
Ace Hardware1McDonald's1
AutoZone1Motel 61
Best Western1Pizza Hut1
Burger King1RadioShack1
CVS1Safeway1
Chevrolet1Sears1
Circle K2Starbucks1
Domino's Pizza1Taco Bell1
FedEx3U-Haul1
Ford1UPS1
H&R Block1Vons1
KFC1Walmart1
MasterBrand Cabinets1

Parker on our top lists:

  • #6 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the largest percentage of people in homes for the physically handicapped"
  • #11 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the highest daily high temperatures"
  • #24 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the hottest summers"
  • #85 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the highest number of days clear of clouds"
  • #97 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the largest number of people without health insurance coverage in 2000"
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