Parker, Idaho

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Population in 2019: 291 (0% urban, 100% rural).
Population change since 2000: -8.8%
 
Males: 142  (48.8%)
Females: 149  (51.2%)
Median resident age:

41.1 years
Idaho median age:

36.9 years

Zip codes: 83445.

Estimated median household income in 2019: $55,294 (it was $28,750 in 2000)
Parker:

$55,294
ID:

$60,999

Estimated per capita income in 2019: $23,295 (it was $9,265 in 2000)

Parker city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2019: $190,889 (it was $65,000 in 2000)
Parker:

$190,889
ID:

$255,200

Mean prices in 2019: all housing units: $192,746; detached houses: $221,165; mobile homes: $69,359

Median gross rent in 2019: $1,117.

March 2019 cost of living index in Parker: 87.7 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2019: 7.0%

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Ancestries: English (25.9%), American (24.1%), Scottish (6.9%), Irish (5.2%), European (4.3%), German (4.3%).

Current Local Time: MST time zone

Elevation: 4924 feet

Land area: 0.35 square miles.

Population density: 823 people per square mile   (low).

Parker, Idaho map

2 residents are foreign born

This city:

0.8%
Idaho:

6.0%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2019: $1,220 (0.7%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2019: $984 (0.5%)

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Idaho Falls, ID (35.1 miles , pop. 50,730).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: West Adams, CO (448.2 miles , pop. 259,628).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Phoenix, AZ (721.6 miles , pop. 1,321,045).

Nearest cities:

St. Anthony, ID (1.9 miles ),
Sugar City, ID (2.4 miles ),
Teton, ID (2.6 miles ),
Newdale, ID (3.0 miles ),
Rexburg, ID (3.1 miles ),
Thornton, ID (3.5 miles ),
Moody Creek, ID (3.7 miles ),
Ashton, ID (4.2 miles )

Latitude: 43.96 N, Longitude: 111.76 W

Area code commonly used in this area: 208

Distribution of median household income in Parker, ID in 2019
Distribution of house value in Parker, ID in 2019
Parker satellite photo by USGS
Unemployment in November 2020:
Here:

3.4%
Idaho:

4.8%
Population change in the 1990s: +35 (+12.3%).
Most common industries in Parker, ID (%)
Both Males Females
Most common industries in 2000
  • Construction (12.8%)
  • Educational services (12.8%)
  • Public administration (11.0%)
  • Food (9.2%)
  • Used merchandise, gift, novelty, souvenir, other miscellaneous stores (8.3%)
  • Accommodation & food services (6.4%)
  • Truck transportation (5.5%)
Most common industries for males in 2000
  • Construction (23.0%)
  • Educational services (13.1%)
  • Food (9.8%)
  • Truck transportation (9.8%)
  • Public administration (8.2%)
  • Metal & metal products (4.9%)
  • Used merchandise, gift, novelty, souvenir, other miscellaneous stores (4.9%)
Most common industries for females in 2000
  • Public administration (14.6%)
  • Used merchandise, gift, novelty, souvenir, other miscellaneous stores (12.5%)
  • Educational services (12.5%)
  • Groceries & related products merchant wholesalers (8.3%)
  • Food (8.3%)
  • Accommodation & food services (8.3%)
  • Printing & related support activities (6.3%)
Most common occupations in Parker, ID (%)
Both Males Females
Most common occupations in 2000
  • Retail sales workers, except cashiers (7.3%)
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (5.5%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (5.5%)
  • Information and record clerks, except customer service representatives (4.6%)
  • Electricians (4.6%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (4.6%)
  • Cooks and food preparation workers (4.6%)
Most common occupations for males in 2000
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (9.8%)
  • Electricians (8.2%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (8.2%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (6.6%)
  • Teachers, secondary school (6.6%)
  • Laborers and material movers, hand (6.6%)
  • Architects, surveyors, and cartographers (4.9%)
Most common occupations for females in 2000
  • Retail sales workers, except cashiers (12.5%)
  • Information and record clerks, except customer service representatives (10.4%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (10.4%)
  • Art and design workers (8.3%)
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (8.3%)
  • Financial clerks, except bookkeeping, accounting and auditing clerks (6.3%)
  • Bookkeeping, accounting, and auditing clerks (6.3%)

Average climate in Parker, Idaho

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Earthquake activity:

Parker-area historical earthquake activity is significantly above Idaho state average. It is 1650% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 8/18/1959 at 06:37:13, a magnitude 7.7 (7.7 UK, Class: Major, Intensity: VIII - XII) earthquake occurred 69.0 miles away from Parker center, causing $26,000,000 total damage
On 10/28/1983 at 14:06:06, a magnitude 7.3 (6.2 MB, 7.3 MS, 7.0 MW) earthquake occurred 101.9 miles away from Parker center, causing 2 deaths (2 shaking deaths) and 3 injuries, causing $15,000,000 total damage
On 10/3/1915 at 06:52:48, a magnitude 7.6 (7.6 UK) earthquake occurred 378.9 miles away from the city center
On 6/30/1975 at 18:54:13, a magnitude 6.1 (5.6 MB, 5.9 MS, 6.1 UK, 6.1 ML, Class: Strong, Intensity: VII - IX) earthquake occurred 70.7 miles away from Parker center
On 3/31/2020 at 23:52:30, a magnitude 6.5 (6.5 MW, Depth: 7.5 mi) earthquake occurred 170.1 miles away from Parker center
On 3/28/1975 at 02:31:05, a magnitude 6.2 (6.1 MB, 6.0 MS, 6.2 ML) earthquake occurred 139.4 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 Fremont County (4) is a lot smaller than the US average (15).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 2
Emergencies Declared: 1

Causes of natural disasters: Flood: 1, Hurricane: 1, Other: 2 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Parker topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers near Parker:

  • MADISON MEMORIAL HOSPITAL Acute Care Hospitals (about 10 miles away; REXBURG, ID)
  • REXBURG HOME HEALTH (Home Health Center, about 10 miles away; REXBURG, ID)
  • REXBURG CARE AND REHABILITATION CENTER (Nursing Home, about 11 miles away; REXBURG, ID)

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Parker:

  • Brigham Young University-Idaho (about 10 miles; Rexburg, ID; Full-time enrollment: 30,522)
  • Idaho State University (about 83 miles; Pocatello, ID; FT enrollment: 10,350)
  • Montana State University (about 124 miles; Bozeman, MT; FT enrollment: 12,942)
  • Utah State University (about 154 miles; Logan, UT; FT enrollment: 21,131)
  • College of Southern Idaho (about 167 miles; Twin Falls, ID; FT enrollment: 5,051)
  • Weber State University (about 192 miles; Ogden, UT; FT enrollment: 17,655)
  • Montana State University-Billings (about 204 miles; Billings, MT; FT enrollment: 4,319)

Points of interest:

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Fremont County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level greater than 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Highest Potential

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

PARKER CITY OF (Population served: 322, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In NOV-2005, Contaminant: Coliform
Past monitoring violations:
  • Monitoring, Repeat Major (TCR) - In NOV-2008, Contaminant: Coliform (TCR)
  • Follow-up Or Routine LCR Tap M/R - In JAN-01-2005, Contaminant: Lead and Copper Rule. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (SEP-16-2005)
  • Follow-up Or Routine LCR Tap M/R - In JAN-01-1999, Contaminant: Lead and Copper Rule. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (SEP-16-2005)
  • 7 routine major monitoring violations
  • 23 regular monitoring violations
Average household size:
This city:

3.1 people
Idaho:

2.7 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:

76.8%
Whole state:

69.6%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:

1.0%
Whole state:

6.3%


No gay or lesbian households reported

For population 15 years and over in Parker:

Marital status in Parker, ID
  • Never married: 28.6%
  • Now married: 56.4%
  • Separated: 0.0%
  • Widowed: 7.0%
  • Divorced: 8.0%

For population 25 years and over in Parker:

  • High school or higher: 98.7%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 19.9%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 2.6%
  • Unemployed: 1.8%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 50.7 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2019
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2019
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

7.5
Idaho average:

10.5

Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Parker, ID (based on Fremont County data)

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Other8,58621
Catholic9702
Evangelical Protestant5468
Mainline Protestant1522
None2,988-
Source: Clifford Grammich, Kirk Hadaway, Richard Houseal, Dale E.Jones, Alexei Krindatch, Richie Stanley and Richard H.Taylor. 2012. 2010 U.S.Religion Census: Religious Congregations & Membership Study. Association of Statisticians of American Religious Bodies. Jones, Dale E., et al. 2002. Congregations and Membership in the United States 2000. Nashville, TN: Glenmary Research Center. Graphs represent county-level data

Food Environment Statistics:

Number of grocery stores: 2
This county:

1.60 / 10,000 pop.
Idaho:

1.88 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 2
This county:

1.60 / 10,000 pop.
Idaho:

0.53 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 9
This county:

7.20 / 10,000 pop.
State:

3.87 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 9
Fremont County:

7.20 / 10,000 pop.
Idaho:

7.75 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
Fremont County:

8.2%
Idaho:

7.7%
Adult obesity rate:
This county:

22.1%
State:

25.7%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Fremont County:

9.5%
Idaho:

11.7%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
Parker:

48.6%
Idaho:

48.7%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
Parker:

44.6%
Idaho:

45.7%

Average BMI:
This city:

28.5
Idaho:

28.6

People feeling badly about themselves:
This city:

19.3%
Idaho:

21.8%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
Parker:

8.7%
Idaho:

10.0%

Average hours sleeping at night:
This city:

6.8
State:

6.8

Overweight people:
Here:

35.0%
Idaho:

33.4%

General health condition:
Parker:

54.9%
Idaho:

56.0%

Average condition of hearing:
Here:

78.7%
State:

78.5%

More about Health and Nutrition of Parker, ID Residents
Local government employment and payroll (March 2017)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Other Government Administration 0$0 7$3,088
Water Supply 0$0 1$104
Totals for Government 0$0 8$3,192

Parker government finances - Expenditure in 2017 (per resident):

  • Current Operations - Local Fire Protection: $85,000 ($292.10)
    General - Other: $85,000 ($292.10)
    Sewerage: $73,000 ($250.86)
    Regular Highways: $54,000 ($185.57)
    Solid Waste Management: $54,000 ($185.57)
    Water Utilities: $37,000 ($127.15)
    Police Protection: $20,000 ($68.73)
    Parks and Recreation: $17,000 ($58.42)
    Air Transportation: $9,000 ($30.93)
    Miscellaneous Commercial Activities - Other: $5,000 ($17.18)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Local Fire Protection: $103,000 ($353.95)
    Regular Highways: $45,000 ($154.64)
    Sewerage: $15,000 ($51.55)
    Miscellaneous Commercial Activities - Other: $14,000 ($48.11)
    Water Utilities: $9,000 ($30.93)
    Air Transportation: $5,000 ($17.18)
    Parks and Recreation: $4,000 ($13.75)
    General - Other: $4,000 ($13.75)
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $70,000 ($240.55)

Parker government finances - Revenue in 2017 (per resident):

  • Charges - Sewerage: $70,000 ($240.55)
    Solid Waste Management: $53,000 ($182.13)
    Regular Highways: $19,000 ($65.29)
    Miscellaneous Commercial Activities: $1,000 ($3.44)
  • Miscellaneous - Rents: $19,000 ($65.29)
    General Revenue - Other: $5,000 ($17.18)
    Interest Earnings: $2,000 ($6.87)
    Sale of Property: $1,000 ($3.44)
    Donations From Private Sources: $1,000 ($3.44)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $30,000 ($103.09)
  • State Intergovernmental - Sewerage: $24,000 ($82.47)
    General Local Government Support: $18,000 ($61.86)
  • Tax - Property: $136,000 ($467.35)
    General Sales and Gross Receipts: $2,000 ($6.87)
    Occupation and Business License - Other: $2,000 ($6.87)
    Alcoholic Beverage License: $1,000 ($3.44)
    Other License: $1,000 ($3.44)

Parker government finances - Cash and Securities in 2017 (per resident):

  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $187,000 ($642.61)

7.39% of this county's 2016 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2015 ($40,000 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

7.39%
Idaho average:

8.09%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries between 2015 and 2016.

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2015 and 2016:
from Madison County, ID  2.16% ($38,298 average AGI)
from Bonneville County, ID  0.92% ($33,950)


7.75% of this county's 2015 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2016 ($40,493 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

7.75%
Idaho average:

7.05%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries between 2015 and 2016.

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2015 and 2016:
to Madison County, ID  2.06% ($45,856 average AGI)
to Bonneville County, ID  1.35% ($32,458)
to Jefferson County, ID  0.64% ($36,821)

Strongest AM radio stations in Parker:

  • KRXK (1230 AM; 1 kW; REXBURG, ID; Owner: PACIFIC EMPIRE COMMUNICATIONS CORP)
  • KID (590 AM; 5 kW; IDAHO FALLS, ID; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • KUPI (980 AM; 5 kW; AMMON, ID; Owner: RAY GROTH OIL COMPANY, INC.)
  • KZNI (1260 AM; 5 kW; IDAHO FALLS, ID)
  • KZNR (690 AM; 10 kW; BLACKFOOT, ID; Owner: WESTERN COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • KBLI (1620 AM; 10 kW; BLACKFOOT, ID; Owner: WESTERN COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • KALL (700 AM; 50 kW; NORTH SALT LAKE CITY, UT; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • KBOI (670 AM; 50 kW; BOISE, ID; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • KIQN (1010 AM; 50 kW; TOOELE, UT)
  • KGVW (640 AM; 10 kW; BELGRADE, MT; Owner: GALLATIN VALLEY WITNESS, INC.)
  • KSL (1160 AM; 50 kW; SALT LAKE CITY, UT; Owner: BONNEVILLE HOLDING COMPANY)
  • KSEI (930 AM; 5 kW; POCATELLO, ID; Owner: PACIFIC EMPIRE COMMUNICATIONS CORP.)
  • KERR (750 AM; 50 kW; POLSON, MT; Owner: ANDERSON RADIO BROADCASTING, INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Parker:

  • KGTM (98.1 FM; REXBURG, ID; Owner: PACIFIC EMPIRE COMMUNICATIONS CORP)
  • KADQ-FM (94.3 FM; REXBURG, ID; Owner: SAND HILL MEDIA CORP.)
  • K209BO (89.7 FM; TETONIA, ID; Owner: FAITH COMMUNICATIONS CORPORATION)
  • KBJX (107.9 FM; SHELLEY, ID; Owner: PACIFIC EMPIRE COMMUNICATIONS CORP)
  • KBYI (100.5 FM; REXBURG, ID; Owner: BRIGHAM YOUNG UNIVERSITY-IDAHO)
  • KCHQ (102.1 FM; DRIGGS, ID; Owner: TED W. AUSTIN, JR.)
  • K275AB (102.9 FM; FREEDOM, WY; Owner: LOWER STAR VALLEY TV ASSOCIATION)
  • KFTZ (103.3 FM; IDAHO FALLS, ID; Owner: WESTERN BROADCASTING, LS, LLC)
  • KPLV (105.5 FM; IDAHO FALLS, ID; Owner: WESTERN BROADCASTING, LS, LLC)
  • KUPI-FM (99.1 FM; IDAHO FALLS, ID; Owner: RAY GROTH OIL COMPANY, INC.)

TV broadcast stations around Parker:

  • K12OB (Channel 12; ST. ANTHONY, ID; Owner: OREGON TRAIL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • K59BV (Channel 59; LAVA HOT SPRINGS, ID; Owner: STATE BOARD OF EDUCATION (IEPBS))
  • KRXZ-LP (Channel 59; REXBURG, ID; Owner: E-DA-HOE, INC.)
  • K13UF (Channel 13; REXBURG, ID; Owner: OREGON TRAIL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 19Number of bridges
  • 79ft / 24.3mTotal length
  • $2,456,000Total costs
  • 8,350Total average daily traffic
  • 555Total average daily truck traffic
  • 12,525Total future (year 2035) average daily traffic
New bridges in Parker, ID - historical statistics
  • New bridges - historical statistics
  • 11950-1959
  • 71960-1969
  • 21970-1979
  • 21990-1999
  • 12000-2009
  • 62010-2018
See full National Bridge Inventory statistics for Parker, ID

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

3
  • Parker, Sage Street (Lat: 43.965278 Lon: -111.762444), Type: Tank, Structure height: 45.7 m, Call Sign: WQRT807,
    Assigned Frequencies: 17980.0 MHz, 17980.0 MHz, 17980.0 MHz, 17980.0 MHz, 17980.0 MHz, 17980.0 MHz, Grant Date: 07/25/2013, Expiration Date: 07/25/2023, Certifier: James K Smith, Registrant: Micronet Communications, Inc., 812 Lexington Dr, Plano, TX 75075, Phone: (972) 422-7200, Email:
  • Parker Water Tower, 0.3km North Of The Intersection Of Sage Street And North Spruce Street (Lat: 43.965500 Lon: -111.762306), Type: Tank, Structure height: 36.6 m, Call Sign: WQWL916,
    Assigned Frequencies: 11245.0 MHz, 11245.0 MHz, 11245.0 MHz, 11245.0 MHz, 11305.0 MHz, 11305.0 MHz, 11305.0 MHz, 11305.0 MHz, 11385.0 MHz, 11385.0 MHz, 11385.0 MHz, 11385.0 MHz, Grant Date: 09/30/2015, Expiration Date: 09/30/2025, Certifier: Kevin C Neal, Registrant: Micronet Communications, Inc., 812 Lexington Dr, Plano, TX 75075, Phone: (972) 422-7200, Email:
  • PRK, Sage Street (Lat: 43.965278 Lon: -111.762444), Type: Tank, Structure height: 45.7 m, Call Sign: WQYR272,
    Assigned Frequencies: 17900.0 MHz, 17900.0 MHz, 17900.0 MHz, 17900.0 MHz, 17900.0 MHz, 17900.0 MHz, 17900.0 MHz, 17900.0 MHz, 17900.0 MHz, 18065.0 MHz... (+8 more), Grant Date: 12/19/2016, Expiration Date: 12/19/2026, Certifier: Robert Alexander, Registrant: Micronet Communications, Inc., 812 Lexington Dr, Plano, TX 75075, Phone: (972) 422-7200, Email:

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

5
  • Call Sign: KI7CNU, Licensee ID: L02011464, Grant Date: 03/17/2016, Expiration Date: 03/17/2026, Cancellation Date: 04/05/2016, Certifier: Craig B Forbush, Registrant: Craig B Forbush, 121 West Juniper, Parker, ID 83438
  • Call Sign: K7CBF, Previous Call Sign: KI7CNU, Licensee ID: L02011464, Grant Date: 04/05/2016, Expiration Date: 04/05/2026, Certifier: Craig B Forbush, Registrant: Craig B Forbush, 121 West Juniper, Parker, ID 83438
  • Call Sign: KJ7MVP, Licensee ID: L02328857, Grant Date: 02/26/2020, Expiration Date: 02/26/2030, Certifier: Matthew B Thveson, Registrant: Matthew B Thueson, Parker, ID 83438
  • Call Sign: KJ7MVW, Licensee ID: L02328865, Grant Date: 02/26/2020, Expiration Date: 02/26/2030, Cancellation Date: 03/17/2020, Certifier: Hampton D Thueson, Registrant: Hampton D Thueson, Parker, ID 83438
  • Call Sign: N7HDT, Previous Call Sign: KJ7MVW, Licensee ID: L02328865, Grant Date: 03/17/2020, Expiration Date: 03/17/2030, Certifier: Hampton D Thueson, Registrant: Hampton D Thueson, Parker, ID 83438

Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Parker, ID
  • 68.4%Utility gas
  • 20.3%Wood
  • 7.6%Electricity
  • 3.8%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Parker, ID
  • 64.3%Utility gas
  • 21.4%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 14.3%Coal or coke


Parker compared to Idaho state average:

  • Unemployed percentage significantly below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Median age significantly below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in above state average.
  • House age above state average.
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