Parker, Pennsylvania

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Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2017: 12.4%
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Unemployment in March 2019:
Here:

4.8%
Pennsylvania:

3.9%
Most common industries in Parker, PA (%)
Both Males Females
Most common industries in 2000
  • Accommodation & food services (14.3%)
  • Construction (7.2%)
  • Food & beverage stores (6.5%)
  • Health care (5.9%)
  • Wood products (5.2%)
  • Chemicals (4.9%)
  • Educational services (4.6%)
Most common industries for males in 2000
  • Construction (12.9%)
  • Chemicals (9.2%)
  • Wood products (8.6%)
  • Metal & metal products (6.7%)
  • Truck transportation (6.7%)
  • Petroleum & coal products (4.3%)
  • Plastics & rubber products (4.3%)
Most common industries for females in 2000
  • Accommodation & food services (25.7%)
  • Food & beverage stores (11.8%)
  • Health care (9.7%)
  • Public administration (8.3%)
  • Finance & insurance (5.6%)
  • Educational services (5.6%)
  • Personal & laundry services (5.6%)
Most common occupations in Parker, PA (%)
Both Males Females
Most common occupations in 2000
  • Cashiers (6.8%)
  • Cooks and food preparation workers (6.2%)
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (5.9%)
  • Vehicle and mobile equipment mechanics, installers, and repairers (5.2%)
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (4.6%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (4.2%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (4.2%)
Most common occupations for males in 2000
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (11.0%)
  • Vehicle and mobile equipment mechanics, installers, and repairers (9.8%)
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (8.6%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (8.0%)
  • Pipelayers, plumbers, pipefitters, and steamfitters (6.7%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (5.5%)
  • Construction laborers (5.5%)
Most common occupations for females in 2000
  • Cashiers (14.6%)
  • Cooks and food preparation workers (10.4%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (6.9%)
  • Financial clerks, except bookkeeping, accounting and auditing clerks (6.3%)
  • Waiters and waitresses (5.6%)
  • Personal appearance workers (5.6%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school teachers (4.2%)

Average climate in Parker, Pennsylvania

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)
AQI Ozone PM2.5 Pb
Air Quality Index

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2018 was 67.3. This is about average.

City:

67.3
U.S.:

74.2
Ozone Level

Ozone [ppb] level in 2018 was 26.5. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 6.4 miles away from the city center.

City:

26.5
U.S.:

33.3
Particulate Matter Level

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2018 was 7.82. This is about average. Closest monitor was 20.3 miles away from the city center.

City:

7.82
U.S.:

8.46
Lead Level

Lead (Pb) [µg/m3] level in 2015 was 0.00133. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 18.3 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.00133
U.S.:

0.00984

Tornado activity:

Parker-area historical tornado activity is near Pennsylvania state average. It is 9% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 5/31/1985, a category F5 (max. wind speeds 261-318 mph) tornado 31.8 miles away from the Parker city center killed 18 people and injured 310 people and caused between $50,000,000 and $500,000,000 in damages.

On 5/31/1985, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 25.7 miles away from the city center killed 16 people and injured 125 people and caused between $5,000,000 and $50,000,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Parker-area historical earthquake activity is near Pennsylvania state average. It is 85% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 9/25/1998 at 19:52:52, a magnitude 5.2 (4.8 MB, 4.3 MS, 5.2 LG, 4.5 MW, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 46.1 miles away from Parker center
On 1/31/1986 at 16:46:43, a magnitude 5.0 (5.0 MB) earthquake occurred 84.4 miles away from the city center
On 1/26/2001 at 03:03:20, a magnitude 4.4 (3.9 MB, 4.4 LG, 4.3 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 82.5 miles away from Parker center
On 7/27/1980 at 18:52:21, a magnitude 5.2 (5.1 MB, 4.7 MS, 5.0 UK, 5.2 UK) earthquake occurred 302.3 miles away from Parker center
On 1/16/1994 at 01:49:16, a magnitude 4.6 (4.6 MB, 4.6 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 198.3 miles away from the city center
On 10/7/1983 at 10:18:46, a magnitude 5.3 (5.1 MB, 5.3 LG, 5.1 ML) earthquake occurred 336.4 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), local magnitude (ML), surface-wave magnitude (MS), moment magnitude (MW)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Armstrong County (13) is near the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 10
Emergencies Declared: 3

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 5, Storms: 4, Winter Storms: 3, Hurricanes: 2, Blizzard: 1, Mudslide: 1, Snowfall: 1, Snowstorm: 1, Tropical Depression: 1, Tropical Storm: 1 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Parker topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers near Parker:

  • AVS/WEST SUNBURY SINGLE FAMILY (Hospital, about 13 miles away; WEST SUNBURY, PA)
  • CLARION FOREST V N A HOSPICE (Hospital, about 13 miles away; KNOX, PA)
  • ALLEGHENY VALLEY SCHOOL (Hospital, about 15 miles away; BOYERS, PA)

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Parker:

  • Clarion University of Pennsylvania (about 18 miles; Clarion, PA; Full-time enrollment: 5,771)
  • Slippery Rock University of Pennsylvania (about 20 miles; Slippery Rock, PA; FT enrollment: 8,424)
  • Grove City College (about 22 miles; Grove City, PA; FT enrollment: 2,560)
  • Butler County Community College (about 22 miles; Butler, PA; FT enrollment: 2,518)
  • Indiana University of Pennsylvania-Main Campus (about 43 miles; Indiana, PA; FT enrollment: 14,471)
  • Allegheny College (about 46 miles; Meadville, PA; FT enrollment: 2,249)
  • Carnegie Mellon University (about 47 miles; Pittsburgh, PA; FT enrollment: 14,186)

Points of interest:

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Notable locations in Parker: Farrentown (A), Donelly Station (B), Parker City Volunteer Fire Department (C). Display/hide their locations on the map

Streams, rivers, and creeks: Thoms Run (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Birthplace of: Robert Burns Wilson - Painter and poet.

Armstrong County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level greater than 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Highest Potential
Average household size:
This city:

2.4 people
Pennsylvania:

2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:

62.3%
Whole state:

65.0%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:

8.5%
Whole state:

6.6%


Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.0% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.6% of all households

Banks with branches in Parker (2011 data):

  • Nextier Bank, National Association: Parker Branch at Washington Street And Wayne Avenue, branch established on 1969/06/02. Info updated 2006/11/03: Bank assets: $496.6 mil, Deposits: $429.9 mil, headquarters in Evans City, PA, negative income in the last year, Commercial Lending Specialization, 17 total offices, Holding Company: Nextier Incorporated
Educational Attainment in 2017
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2017
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

7.4
Pennsylvania average:

11.4

Travel time (in minutes) to work in 2017
Means of transportation to work in 2017 - Parker
Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Parker, PA (based on Armstrong County data)

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Mainline Protestant17,88678
Catholic11,96111
Evangelical Protestant6,90963
Orthodox--
Other-2
None32,185-
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: 18
Armstrong County:

2.61 / 10,000 pop.
Pennsylvania:

2.04 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 5
Armstrong County:

0.72 / 10,000 pop.
State:

0.88 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 22
Here:

3.19 / 10,000 pop.
State:

2.52 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 40
This county:

5.80 / 10,000 pop.
State:

7.12 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
This county:

10.5%
Pennsylvania:

9.1%
Adult obesity rate:
Armstrong County:

29.7%
Pennsylvania:

27.2%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Armstrong County:

10.8%
Pennsylvania:

11.5%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
Parker:

45.2%
State:

49.8%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
Parker:

37.8%
Pennsylvania:

46.3%

Average BMI:
Parker:

29.9
Pennsylvania:

28.7

People feeling badly about themselves:
This city:

27.5%
State:

21.1%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
Parker:

14.0%
Pennsylvania:

11.0%

Average hours sleeping at night:
Here:

6.7
Pennsylvania:

6.8

Overweight people:
Parker:

40.5%
Pennsylvania:

34.2%

General health condition:
Parker:

45.8%
Pennsylvania:

55.7%

Average condition of hearing:
Parker:

81.4%
Pennsylvania:

78.0%

More about Health and Nutrition of Parker, PA Residents
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
Streets and Highways 1$2,356$28,2720$0
Police Protection - Officers 0$0 0$0
Other Government Administration 0$0 0$0
Financial Administration 0$0 2$1,510
Totals for Government 1$2,356$28,2722$1,510

Parker government finances - Expenditure in 2012 (per resident):

  • Current Operations - Regular Highways: $66,000 ($81.48)
    General - Other: $44,000 ($54.32)
    Central Staff Services: $24,000 ($29.63)
    Parks and Recreation: $15,000 ($18.52)
    Local Fire Protection: $6,000 ($7.41)
    Police Protection: $4,000 ($4.94)
    Judicial and Legal Services: $4,000 ($4.94)
    Financial Administration: $4,000 ($4.94)
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $55,000 ($67.90)

Parker government finances - Revenue in 2012 (per resident):

  • Local Intergovernmental - Highways: $1,000 ($1.23)
  • Miscellaneous - Fines and Forfeits: $2,000 ($2.47)
  • State Intergovernmental - Highways: $20,000 ($24.69)
    Other: $6,000 ($7.41)
  • Tax - Property: $74,000 ($91.36)
    Individual Income: $43,000 ($53.09)
    Occupation and Business License - Other: $7,000 ($8.64)
    Public Utility License: $4,000 ($4.94)
    Documentary and Stock Transfer: $3,000 ($3.70)

Parker government finances - Cash and Securities in 2012 (per resident):

  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $58,000 ($71.60)

3.81% of this county's 2016 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2015 ($39,032 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

3.81%
Pennsylvania average:

4.58%

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 Westmoreland County, PA  0.93% ($34,070 average AGI)
from Allegheny County, PA  0.67% ($41,600)
from Butler County, PA  0.57% ($48,503)


4.21% of this county's 2015 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2016 ($43,127 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.21%
Pennsylvania average:

4.96%

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 Westmoreland County, PA  0.92% ($36,039 average AGI)
to Allegheny County, PA  0.82% ($43,595)
to Butler County, PA  0.52% ($48,601)

Strongest AM radio stations in Parker:

  • KDKA (1020 AM; 50 kW; PITTSBURGH, PA; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WWVA (1170 AM; 53 kW; WHEELING, WV; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WKNR (850 AM; 50 kW; CLEVELAND, OH; Owner: CARON BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WTAM (1100 AM; 50 kW; CLEVELAND, OH; Owner: JACOR BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WCCS (1160 AM; 10 kW; HOMER CITY, PA; Owner: RENDA RADIO, INC.)
  • WAVL (910 AM; 5 kW; APOLLO, PA; Owner: EVANGEL HEIGHTS ASSEMBLY OF GOD)
  • WHK (1220 AM; 50 kW; CLEVELAND, OH; Owner: CARON BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WKBN (570 AM; 5 kW; YOUNGSTOWN, OH; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • WBZY (1280 AM; 5 kW; NEW CASTLE, PA; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • WPIT (730 AM; 5 kW; PITTSBURGH, PA; Owner: PENNSYLVANIA MEDIA ASSOCIATES, INC.)
  • WKST (1200 AM; 5 kW; NEW CASTLE, PA; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • WKHB (620 AM; 6 kW; IRWIN, PA; Owner: BROADCAST COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WBGG (970 AM; 5 kW; PITTSBURGH, PA; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Parker:

  • WOXX (99.3 FM; FRANKLIN, PA; Owner: FOREVER BROADCASTING, LLC)
  • WZPT (100.7 FM; NEW KENSINGTON, PA; Owner: INFINITY RADIO SUBSIDIARY OPERATIONS INC.)
  • WLER-FM (97.7 FM; BUTLER, PA; Owner: WBUT, INC.)
  • WMXY (98.9 FM; YOUNGSTOWN, OH; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • WCUC-FM (91.7 FM; CLARION, PA; Owner: CLARION STATE COLLEGE)
  • WICT (95.1 FM; GROVE CITY, PA; Owner: YOUNGSTOWN RADIO LICENSE, L.L.C.)
  • WKQW-FM (96.3 FM; OIL CITY, PA; Owner: STEPHEN M. OLSZOWKA)
  • WAWN (89.5 FM; FRANKLIN, PA; Owner: AMERICAN FAMILY ASSOCIATION)
  • WYTR (103.3 FM; BROOKVILLE, PA; Owner: RENDA RADIO, INC.)
  • WGYI (98.5 FM; OIL CITY, PA; Owner: FOREVER BROADCASTING, LLC)
  • WSAJ-FM (91.1 FM; GROVE CITY, PA; Owner: GROVE CITY COLLEGE)

TV broadcast stations around Parker:

  • WKBN-TV (Channel 27; YOUNGSTOWN, OH; Owner: PIEDMONT TELEVISION OF YOUNGSTOWN LICENSE LLC)
  • W25AX (Channel 25; KITTANNING, PA; Owner: TURNPIKE TELEVISION)
  • W60BL (Channel 60; BUTLER, PA; Owner: TURNPIKE TELEVISION)

Parker fatal accident list:

Aug 6, 1977 02:05 AM, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 2, Fatalities: 1
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 3Number of bridges
  • 10ft / 3.5mTotal length
  • $699,000Total costs
  • 204Total average daily traffic
  • 18Total average daily truck traffic
  • 257Total future (year 2026) average daily traffic

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

8 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers in Parker)

FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers:

3
  • .8 Km E On Rt 368 (Lat: 41.088667 Lon: -79.670611), Type: Tower, Structure height: 18 m, Overall height: 21 m, Call Sign: WPNZ661, Licensee ID: L00078242,
    Assigned Frequencies: 48.1200 MHz, 48.4400 MHz, Grant Date: 08/19/2004, Expiration Date: 08/13/2014, Cancellation Date: 08/26/2004, Certifier: William E Harwood Jr, Registrant: Voam Electric Cooperative Inc, Harrisburg, PA 17108-1266, Phone: (717) 233-5704, Fax: (717) 234-3908
  • .5 Mi E On Rte 368 (Lat: 41.088667 Lon: -79.670611), Call Sign: KYS640, Licensee ID: L00078242,
    Assigned Frequencies: 47.7200 MHz, 48.5400 MHz, Grant Date: 04/29/2015, Expiration Date: 07/16/2025, Registrant: Voam Electric Cooperative, Inc., 212 Locust St., Harrisburg, PA 17108-1266, Phone: (717) 233-5704, Fax: (717) 236-3320, Email:
  • PARKER TANK, Adj. To 748 Parker Pike (Lat: 41.097167 Lon: -79.704000), Type: Tank, Structure height: 7 m, Call Sign: WQGN944,
    Assigned Frequencies: 452.412 MHz, Grant Date: 02/14/2017, Expiration Date: 03/13/2027, Certifier: Dennis S Parks, Registrant: Federal Licensing Inc, 1588 Fairfield Road, Gettysburg, PA 17325, Phone: (717) 334-9262, Fax: (717) 334-6440, Email:

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

1
  • Six Points, Foxburg Road (Lat: 41.139750 Lon: -79.754250), Type: Ltower, Structure height: 91 m, Overall height: 98 m, Call Sign: WRDA275, Licensee ID: L00129936,
    Assigned Frequencies: 6152.75 MHz, 6093.45 MHz, 6152.75 MHz, 6093.45 MHz, 6152.75 MHz, 6093.45 MHz, 6152.75 MHz, 6093.45 MHz, 6152.75 MHz, 6093.45 MHz... (+8 more), Grant Date: 03/11/2019, Expiration Date: 03/11/2029, Certifier: Robert S Mclafferty, Registrant: County Of Butler, 120 Mccune Drive, Butler, PA 16001, Phone: (724) 284-5211, Fax: (724) 285-6388, Email:

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

16 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Parker)

FAA Registered Aircraft:

2
  • Aircraft: STINSON 108-3 (Category: Land, Seats: 4, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 94 mph), Engine: FRANKLIN 6A4165 SERIES (165 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 4172C , Serial Number: 108-5172, Year manufactured: 1949, Airworthiness Date: 08/13/1955, Certificate Issue Date: 10/13/2016
    Registrant (Individual): James D Sullivan, 122 Foxburg Rd, Parker, PA 16049
  • Aircraft: CESSNA R172K (Category: Land, Seats: 4, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 76 mph), Engine: CONT MOTOR IO-360 SER (300 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 5324V , Serial Number: R1722288, Year manufactured: 1977, Airworthiness Date: 01/28/1977, Certificate Issue Date: 07/25/2006
    Registrant (Individual): Jerry A Voich, 775 Zanot Rd, Parker, PA 16049

Home Mortgage Disclosure Act Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 1 partial tract)
C) Refinancings
NumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED1$71,040
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED0$0
APPLICATIONS DENIED0$0
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN0$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS0$0
Choose year:  2009 2008 2007 2006 2005 2004

Detailed HMDA statistics for the following Tracts: 9803.00

2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 12
  • Hazardous Condition: 6
Fire incident types in Parker, PA

See full 2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Parker, PA
Most common first names in Parker, PA among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
Robert4274.6 years
John4175.2 years
William4075.5 years
Mary3481.5 years
James3076.9 years
Harry2477.3 years
Charles2175.1 years
Margaret1681.8 years
Dorothy1678.7 years
George1577.9 years
Most common last names in Parker, PA among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Stewart2376.6 years
Kriebel2273.3 years
Mccall1777.7 years
Bowser1677.1 years
Terwilliger1478.8 years
Barger1478.1 years
Fair1468.4 years
Smith1477.0 years
Best1380.1 years
Horner1177.5 years
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Parker, PA
  • 84.5%Utility gas
  • 6.0%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 4.5%Electricity
  • 3.0%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 1.0%Wood
  • 1.0%Other fuel
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Parker, PA
  • 80.2%Utility gas
  • 16.7%Electricity
  • 3.1%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.


Parker compared to Pennsylvania state average:

  • Median house value below state average.
  • Unemployed percentage below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly above state average.
  • House age significantly below state average.
  • Number of college students below state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher significantly below state average.
There are 3 pilots and 4 other airmen in this city.
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