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Parker County, Texas (TX)

County population in 2019: 142,878 (44% urban, 56% rural); it was 88,495 in 2000
County owner-occupied with a mortgage or a loan houses and condos in 2010: 22,266
County owner-occupied free and clear houses and condos in 2010: 11,085
County owner-occupied houses and condos in 2000: 25,081
Renter-occupied apartments: 8,718 (it was 6,050 in 2000)
% of renters here:

19%
State:

36%

Land area: 904 sq. mi.

Water area: 6.6 sq. mi.

Population density: 158 people per square mile   (average).

March 2019 cost of living index in Parker County: 86.2 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)

Industries providing employment: Professional, scientific, management, administrative, and waste management services (19.2%), Finance, insurance, real estate, and rental and leasing (14.7%), Manufacturing (13.0%).

Type of workers:

  • Private wage or salary: 59%
  • Government: 5%
  • Self-employed, not incorporated: 35%
  • Unpaid family work: 2%
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  • Races in Parker County, TX (2019)
    • 112,377127.0%White Non-Hispanic Alone
    • 17,04619.3%Hispanic or Latino
    • 2,6243.0%Two or more races
    • 1,7201.9%Black Non-Hispanic Alone
    • 7720.9%Asian alone
    • 7540.9%American Indian and Alaska Native alone
    • 1390.2%Some other race alone
    • 570.06%Native Hawaiian and Other
      Pacific Islander alone
Median resident age:

40.1 years
Texas median age:

35.1 years
Males: 71,066  (49.7%)
Females: 71,812  (50.3%)
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Average household size:
Parker County:

2.0 people
Texas:

3 people

Estimated median household income in 2019: $83,262 ($45,497 in 1999)
This county:

$83,262
Texas:

$64,034

Median contract rent in 2019 for apartments: $844 (lower quartile is $621, upper quartile is $1,144)
This county:

$844
State:

$929


Estimated median house or condo value in 2019: $249,800 (it was $88,200 in 2000)
Parker:

$249,800
Texas:

$200,400
Lower value quartile - upper value quartile: $141,800 - $372,000
Median monthly housing costs for homes and condos with a mortgage: $1,858
Median monthly housing costs for units without a mortgage: $581

Institutionalized population: 2,835

Crime in 2005 (reported by the sheriff's office or county police, not the county total):

  • Murders: 3
  • Rapes: 16
  • Robberies: 6
  • Assaults: 35
  • Burglaries: 404
  • Thefts: 670
  • Auto thefts: 90

Crime in 2004 (reported by the sheriff's office or county police, not the county total):

  • Murders: 1
  • Rapes: 7
  • Robberies: 6
  • Assaults: 40
  • Burglaries: 477
  • Thefts: 597
  • Auto thefts: 93
Parker County, TX map from a distance

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 233 buildings, average cost: $94,500
  • 1998: 277 buildings, average cost: $102,300
  • 1999: 242 buildings, average cost: $102,100
  • 2000: 282 buildings, average cost: $105,300
  • 2001: 321 buildings, average cost: $105,900
  • 2002: 360 buildings, average cost: $108,600
  • 2003: 363 buildings, average cost: $113,500
  • 2004: 357 buildings, average cost: $120,400
  • 2005: 480 buildings, average cost: $122,300
  • 2006: 489 buildings, average cost: $144,600
  • 2007: 382 buildings, average cost: $169,300
  • 2008: 273 buildings, average cost: $177,800
  • 2009: 334 buildings, average cost: $174,500
  • 2010: 144 buildings, average cost: $175,200
  • 2011: 282 buildings, average cost: $130,900
  • 2012: 189 buildings, average cost: $194,600
  • 2013: 274 buildings, average cost: $217,600
  • 2014: 382 buildings, average cost: $208,900
  • 2015: 383 buildings, average cost: $225,300
  • 2016: 408 buildings, average cost: $228,600
  • 2017: 465 buildings, average cost: $214,400
  • 2018: 410 buildings, average cost: $219,200
  • 2019: 390 buildings, average cost: $194,600
Number of permits per 10,000 Parker, TX residents
Average permit cost in Parker, TX
Presidential Elections Results

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Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2019: $4,413 (1.6%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2019: $2,752 (1.6%)

Distribution of median household income in Parker, TX in 2019
Distribution of house value in Parker, TX in 2019
Distribution of rent paid by renters in Parker, TX in 2019
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2019: 8.4%
Parker County:

8.4%
Texas:

13.6%
(8.1% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 10.7% for Black residents, 11.9% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 2.8% for American Indian residents, 11.0% for Native Hawaiian and other Pacific Islander residents, 12.1% for other race residents, 14.5% for two or more races residents)

Median age of residents in 2019: 40.1 years old
(Males: 39.4 years old, Females: 41.1 years old)
(Median age for: White residents: 41.9 years old, Black residents: 20.0 years old, American Indian residents: 41.9 years old, Asian residents: 59.4 years old, Hispanic or Latino residents: 25.1 years old, Other race residents: 25.4 years old)

Area name: Fort Worth-Arlington, TX HUD Metro FMR Area
Fair market rent in 2006 for a 1-bedroom apartment in Parker County is $589 a month.
Fair market rent for a 2-bedroom apartment is $725 a month.
Fair market rent for a 3-bedroom apartment is $983 a month.

Cities in this county include: Weatherford, Willow Park, Springtown, Aledo, Hudson Oaks, Western Lake, Annetta, Horseshoe Bend, Annetta South, Annetta North.

Parker County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level less than 2 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Low Potential

2018 air pollution in Parker County:

Ozone (1-hour): 0.032 ppm (standard limit: 0.12 ppm). Near U.S. average.

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Neighboring counties: Grant County, New Mexico , Jasper County, South Carolina , Madison County, Mississippi , Harris County, Georgia , Lamar County, Georgia , Pike County, Georgia , Washington County, Georgia .

Unemployment in November 2020:
Here:

6.2%
Texas:

8.0%

Unemployment by year in Parker, TX
County total employment by year in Parker, TX
County average yearly wages by year in Parker, TX

Current college students: 3,105
People 25 years of age or older with a high school degree or higher: 87.8%
People 25 years of age or older with a bachelor's degree or higher: 25.1%

Number of foreign born residents: 8,170 (37.7% naturalized citizens)

Parker County:

5.7%
Whole state:

17.1%
Year of entry for the foreign-born population
  • Year of entry for the foreign-born population
  • 1,9592010 or later
  • 1,7502000 to 2009
  • 1,5051990 to 1999
  • 5701980 to 1989
  • 3921970 to 1979
  • 393Before 1970

Mean travel time to work (commute): 32.8 minutes

Percentage of county residents living and working in this county: 40.6%

Parker County marital status for males Parker County marital status for females

Housing units in structures:

  • One, detached: 38,906
  • One, attached: 995
  • Two: 806
  • 3 or 4: 1,042
  • 5 to 9: 886
  • 10 to 19: 1,108
  • 20 to 49: 171
  • 50 or more: 23
  • Mobile homes: 7,357
  • Boats, RVs, vans, etc.: 246

Housing units in Parker County with a mortgage: 20,471 (143 second mortgage, 785 home equity loan, 0 both second mortgage and home equity loan)
Houses without a mortgage: 16,127

Here:

55.6% with mortgage
State:

56.1% with mortgage

Religion statistics for Parker County

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant50,787137
Mainline Protestant8,28423
Catholic4,4932
Other9995
None52,364-
Parker County Religion Details
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.

Food Environment Statistics:

Number of grocery stores: 10
Parker County:

0.92 / 10,000 pop.
State:

1.47 / 10,000 pop.

Number of supercenters and club stores: 2
Here:

0.18 / 10,000 pop.
Texas:

0.14 / 10,000 pop.

Number of convenience stores (no gas): 4
This county:

0.37 / 10,000 pop.
Texas:

1.11 / 10,000 pop.

Number of convenience stores (with gas): 45
Parker County:

4.15 / 10,000 pop.
Texas:

3.95 / 10,000 pop.

Number of full-service restaurants: 57
This county:

5.26 / 10,000 pop.
State:

6.13 / 10,000 pop.

Adult diabetes rate:
Parker County:

9.1%
Texas:

8.9%

Adult obesity rate:
Parker County:

28.9%
State:

26.6%

Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Here:

13.4%
State:

15.7%

Agriculture in Parker County:

Average size of farms: 151 acres
Average value of agricultural products sold per farm: $14,806
Average value of crops sold per acre for harvested cropland: $212.69
The value of nursery, greenhouse, floriculture, and sod as a percentage of the total market value of agricultural products sold: 17.22%
The value of livestock, poultry, and their products as a percentage of the total market value of agricultural products sold: 73.15%
Average total farm production expenses per farm: $18,238
Harvested cropland as a percentage of land in farms: 12.35%
Irrigated harvested cropland as a percentage of land in farms: 1.71%
Average market value of all machinery and equipment per farm: $21,572
The percentage of farms operated by a family or individual: 94.71%
Average age of principal farm operators: 56 years
Average number of cattle and calves per 100 acres of all land in farms: 14.71
Milk cows as a percentage of all cattle and calves: 2.50%
Corn for grain: 108 harvested acres
All wheat for grain: 532 harvested acres
Vegetables: 125 harvested acres
Land in orchards: 2,767 acres

Earthquake activity:

Parker County-area historical earthquake activity is significantly above Texas state average. It is 466% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 11/6/2011 at 03:53:10, a magnitude 5.7 (5.7 MW, Depth: 3.2 mi, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 199.0 miles away from Parker County center
On 9/3/2016 at 12:02:44, a magnitude 5.8 (5.8 MW, Depth: 3.5 mi) earthquake occurred 256.7 miles away from the county center
On 6/16/1978 at 11:46:54, a magnitude 5.3 (4.4 MB, 4.6 UK, 5.3 ML) earthquake occurred 175.0 miles away from the county center
On 11/7/2016 at 01:44:24, a magnitude 5.0 (5.0 MW, Depth: 2.8 mi) earthquake occurred 228.9 miles away from the county center
On 11/8/2011 at 02:46:57, a magnitude 4.8 (4.8 MW, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 198.5 miles away from Parker County center
On 11/5/2011 at 07:12:45, a magnitude 4.8 (4.8 MW, Depth: 1.9 mi) earthquake occurred 200.2 miles away from the county center
Magnitude types: body-wave magnitude (MB), local magnitude (ML), moment magnitude (MW)

Most recent natural disasters:

  • Texas Covid-19 Pandemic, Incident Period: January 20, 2020, FEMA Id: 4485, Natural disaster type: Other
  • Texas Severe Storms and Flooding, Incident Period: May 22, 2016 to June 24, 2016, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-4272: June 11, 2016, FEMA Id: 4272, Natural disaster type: Storm, Flood
  • Texas Severe Storms and Flooding, Incident Period: April 17, 2016 to April 30, 2016, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-4269: April 25, 2016, FEMA Id: 4269, Natural disaster type: Storm, Flood
  • Texas Severe Storms, Tornadoes, and Flooding, Incident Period: March 07, 2016 to March 29, 2016, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-4266: March 19, 2016, FEMA Id: 4266, Natural disaster type: Storm, Tornado, Flood
  • Texas Severe Storms, Tornadoes, Straight-line Winds, and Flooding, Incident Period: May 04, 2015 to June 23, 2015, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-4223: May 29, 2015, FEMA Id: 4223, Natural disaster type: Storm, Tornado, Flood, Wind
  • Texas Hurricane Ike, Incident Period: September 07, 2008 to September 26, 2008, Emergency Declared EM-3294: September 10, 2008, FEMA Id: 3294, Natural disaster type: Hurricane
  • Texas Wildfires, Incident Period: March 14, 2008 to September 01, 2008, Emergency Declared EM-3284: March 14, 2008, FEMA Id: 3284, Natural disaster type: Fire
  • Texas Severe Storms, Tornadoes, and Flooding, Incident Period: June 16, 2007 to August 03, 2007, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-1709: June 29, 2007, FEMA Id: 1709, Natural disaster type: Storm, Tornado, Flood
  • Texas Extreme Wildfire Threat, Incident Period: November 27, 2005 to May 14, 2006, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-1624: January 11, 2006, FEMA Id: 1624, Natural disaster type: Fire
  • Texas Hurricane Rita, Incident Period: September 23, 2005 to October 14, 2005, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-1606: September 24, 2005, FEMA Id: 1606, Natural disaster type: Hurricane
  • 12 other natural disasters have been reported since 1953.

The number of natural disasters in Parker County (22) is greater than the US average (15).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 12
Emergencies Declared: 8

Causes of natural disasters: Storms: 10, Floods: 9, Fires: 6, Tornadoes: 5, Hurricanes: 4, Wind: 1, Other: 2 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Means of transportation to work in 2019 - Parker

Means of transportation to work:

  • Drove a car alone: 34,206 (78.0%)
  • Carpooled: 4,601 (10.5%)
  • Bus: 78 (0.2%)
  • Taxicab, motorcycle, or other means: 405 (0.9%)
  • Walked: 627 (1.4%)
  • Worked at home: 4,140 (9.4%)
Class of Workers in 2019
Most common industries in 2019 (%)
Males Females
Most common industries for males in 2019


  • Health care and social assistance (16%)
  • Educational services (12%)
  • Retail trade (11%)
  • Other services, except public administration (7%)
  • Accommodation and food services (7%)
  • Finance and insurance (6%)
  • Manufacturing (6%)

Most common industries for females in 2019


  • Health care and social assistance (17%)
  • Educational services (14%)
  • Retail trade (13%)
  • Other services, except public administration (8%)
  • Accommodation and food services (8%)
  • Finance and insurance (7%)
  • Manufacturing (6%)

Most common occupations in 2019 (%)
Males Females
Most common occupations for males in 2019


  • Construction and extraction occupations (15%)
  • Management occupations (11%)
  • Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations (9%)
  • Transportation occupations (9%)
  • Sales and related occupations (8%)
  • Production occupations (6%)
  • Architecture and engineering occupations (4%)

Most common occupations for females in 2019


  • Office and administrative support occupations (20%)
  • Sales and related occupations (14%)
  • Management occupations (10%)
  • Educational instruction, and library occupations (9%)
  • Personal care and service occupations (7%)
  • Health diagnosing and treating practitioners and other technical occupations (7%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (5%)

Most common places of birth for foreign-born residents


  • Mexico (56%)
  • Ireland (5%)
  • Canada (4%)
  • Cuba (4%)
  • Germany (3%)
  • China, excluding Hong Kong and Taiwan (2%)
  • Peru (2%)

Most common first ancestries reported in Parker County


  • American (20%)
  • English (10%)
  • German (8%)
  • European (7%)
  • Irish (7%)
  • Italian (1%)
  • Scottish (1%)

Owners and renters by unit type
Breakdown of mean house values by ages of householders

People in group quarters in Parker County, Texas in 2000:

  • 2,108 people in other types of correctional institutions
  • 411 people in nursing homes
  • 167 people in college dormitories (includes college quarters off campus)
  • 153 people in local jails and other confinement facilities (including police lockups)
  • 31 people in unknown juvenile institutions
  • 28 people in other noninstitutional group quarters
  • 23 people in homes for the mentally retarded

People in group quarters in Parker County, Texas in 2010:

  • 1,977 people in correctional residential facilities
  • 450 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities
  • 380 people in local jails and other municipal confinement facilities
  • 214 people in college/university student housing
  • 39 people in group homes intended for adults
  • 28 people in group homes for juveniles (non-correctional)
  • 14 people in emergency and transitional shelters (with sleeping facilities) for people experiencing homelessness
  • 11 people in workers' group living quarters and job corps centers
  • 8 people in other noninstitutional facilities
Average gross adjusted income of non-migrant taxpayers in this county in 2010 was $87,233.

10.19% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($84,175 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

10.19%
Texas average:

7.43%


10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries.
8.10% relocated from other counties in Texas ($69,605 average AGI)
2.08% relocated from other states ($14,570 average AGI)
Parker County:

2.08%
Texas average:

2.52%

Residents relocating <b>from</b> other counties or countries

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2010 and 2011:
from Tarrant County, TX  4.44% ($110,938 average AGI)
from Palo Pinto County, TX  0.38% ($41,124)
from Wise County, TX  0.32% ($36,493)
from Dallas County, TX  0.28% ($84,565)
from Johnson County, TX  0.26% ($68,411)
from Denton County, TX  0.26% ($72,727)
from Hood County, TX  0.21% ($42,420)


7.93% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($60,997 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

7.93%
Texas average:

7.26%


0.05% of residents moved to foreign countries ($512 average AGI)
Parker County:

0.05%
Texas average:

0.08%

6.40% relocated to other counties in Texas ($48,197 average AGI)
1.49% relocated to other states ($12,288 average AGI)
Parker County:

1.49%
Texas average:

2.32%

Residents relocating <b>to</b> other counties or countries

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2010 and 2011:
to Tarrant County, TX  3.07% ($65,532 average AGI)
to Palo Pinto County, TX  0.48% ($42,338)
to Hood County, TX  0.34% ($65,968)
to Wise County, TX  0.32% ($49,993)
to Denton County, TX  0.20% ($54,809)
to Dallas County, TX  0.20% ($53,587)
to Johnson County, TX  0.18% ($67,296)

Births per 1000 population from 1990 to 1999: 12.6
Births per 1000 population from 2000 to 2006: 12.0
Births per 1000 population from 2007 to 2019: 5.3

Births per 1000 population in Parker County

Deaths per 1000 population from 1990 to 1999: 7.9
Deaths per 1000 population from 2000 to 2006: 7.8
Deaths per 1000 population from 2007 to 2019: 8.2

Deaths per 1000 population in Parker County

Infant deaths per 1000 live births from 1990 to 1999: 6.7
Infant deaths per 1000 live births from 2000 to 2006: 6.5

Infant deaths per 1000 population in Parker County
Population without health insurance coverage in 2018: 17.7%
Persons under 19 years old without health insurance coverage in 2018: 11.6%
Percentage of population without health insurance coverage in Parker County
All 18-64 40-64 50-64 Under 19
Population without health insurance coverage in Parker County
18-64 population without health insurance coverage in Parker County
40-64 population without health insurance coverage in Parker County
50-64 population without health insurance coverage in Parker County
Population under 19 years without health insurance coverage in Parker County

Persons enrolled in hospital insurance and/or supplemental medical insurance (Medicare) in July 1, 2007: 13,552 (11,700 aged, 1,852 disabled)
Children under 18 without health insurance coverage in 2007: 4,889 (18%)
Persons enrolled in Medicare
Aged persons enrolled in Medicare
Disabled persons enrolled in Medicare

Most common underlying causes of death in Parker County, Texas in 1999 - 2019:

  • Bronchus or lung, unspecified - Malignant neoplasms (1,321)
  • Atherosclerotic heart disease (1,145)
  • Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, unspecified (1,065)
  • Acute myocardial infarction, unspecified (993)
  • Unspecified dementia (757)
  • Alzheimer disease, unspecified (711)
  • Atherosclerotic cardiovascular disease, so described (676)
  • Stroke, not specified as haemorrhage or infarction (581)
  • Congestive heart failure (381)
  • Breast, unspecified - Malignant neoplasms (310)

Population without health insurance coverage in 2000: 14%
Children under 18 without health insurance coverage in 2000: 14%

Short term general hospitals per 100,000 population in 2004: 1
Short term general hospital admissions per 100,000 population in 2004: 4,564
Short term general hospital beds per 100,000 population in 2004: 78
Emergency room visits per 100,000 population in 2004: 32,399

General practice office based MDs per 100,000 population in 2005: 1,203
Medical specialist MDs per 100,000 population in 2005: 768
Dentists per 100,000 population in 1998: 4

Total births per 100,000 population, July 2005 - July 2006 : 21
Total deaths per 100,000 population, July 2005 - July 2006: 60

Limited-service eating places per 100,000 population in 2005 : 8
Beer, wine & liquor stores per 100,000 population in 2005: 1

Homicides per 1,000,000 population from 2000 to 2006: 31.1. This is less than state average.

Suicides per 1,000,000 population from 2000 to 2006: 137.6. This is more than state average.

Mechanisms of suicide
Deaths per 1,000,000 population:
  • Firearm - 94.7
  • Other - 42.9

Household type by relationship:

Households: 142,878
  • Male householders: 25,959 (3,849 living alone), Female householders: 17,561 (3,790 living alone)
  • 28,618 spouses (28,574 opposite-sex spouses), 1,398 unmarried partners, (1,343 opposite-sex unmarried partners), 50,207 children (45,884 natural, 1,736 adopted, 2,587 stepchildren), 4,239 grandchildren, 1,695 brothers or sisters, 3,212 parents, 97 foster children, 1,938 other relatives, 6,161 non-relatives
  • In group quarters: 1,793

Size of family households: 16,827 2-persons, 6,847 3-persons, 6,115 4-persons, 3,361 5-persons, 867 6-persons, 528 7-or-more-persons.

Size of nonfamily households: 7,639 1-person, 1,030 2-persons, 84 3-persons, 222 6-persons.

24,810 married couples with children.
5,790 single-parent households (884 men, 4,906 women).

91.0% of residents of Parker speak English at home.
7.9% of residents speak Spanish at home (62% speak English very well, 18% speak English well, 15% speak English not well, 6% don't speak English at all).
0.7% of residents speak other Indo-European language at home (72% speak English very well, 18% speak English well, 6% speak English not well, 3% don't speak English at all).
0.4% of residents speak Asian or Pacific Island language at home (56% speak English very well, 17% speak English well, 13% speak English not well, 14% don't speak English at all).
0.1% of residents speak other language at home (83% speak English very well, 15% speak English well, 3% don't speak English at all).

In fiscal year 2004:

Federal Government expenditure: $357,667,000 ($3,565 per capita)
Department of Defense expenditure: $37,337,000
Federal direct payments to individuals for retirement and disability: $209,564,000
Federal other direct payments to individuals: $70,540,000
Federal direct payments not to individuals: $563,000
Federal grants: $39,898,000
Federal procurement contracts: $25,304,000 ($3,010,000 Department of Defense)
Federal salaries and wages: $11,798,000 ($1,148,000 Department of Defense)
Federal Government direct loans: $1,399,000
Federal guaranteed/insured loans: $61,641,000
Federal Government insurance: $39,829,000

Population change from April 1, 2000 to July 1, 2005:

Births: 5,948
Here:

58 per 1000 residents
State:

85 per 1000 residents

Deaths: 3,981
Here:

39 per 1000 residents
State:

35 per 1000 residents

Net international migration: +496
Here:

+5 per 1000 residents
State:

+29 per 1000 residents

Net internal migration: +11,982
Here:

+117 per 1000 residents
State:

+10 per 1000 residents
Population growth in Parker County

Total withdrawal of fresh water for public supply: 6.48 millions of gallons per day (42% from ground, 58% from surface)

Median number of rooms in houses and condos:
Here:

6.5
State:

6.3

Median number of rooms in apartments:
Here:

5.0
State:

4.1

Year house built in Parker County, Texas
  • Year house built in Parker County, Texas
  • 5,2932014 or later
  • 2,7332010 to 2013
  • 12,8832000 to 2009
  • 7,8351990 to 1999
  • 9,2311980 to 1989
  • 4,9911970 to 1979
  • 3,3681960 to 1969
  • 2,1461950 to 1959
  • 8181940 to 1949
  • 2,2421939 or earlier
Rooms in houses/apartments in Parker County, Texas
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Rooms in owner-occupied houses in Parker County, Texas
  • Rooms in owner-occupied houses in Parker County, Texas
  • 1941 room
  • 1012 rooms
  • 2963 rooms
  • 3,4624 rooms
  • 6,5745 rooms
  • 7,5456 rooms
  • 6,5947 rooms
  • 5,3868 rooms
  • 6,4469+ rooms
Rooms in renter-occupied apartments in Parker County, Texas
  • Rooms in renter-occupied apartments in Parker County, Texas
  • 51 room
  • 1192 rooms
  • 7323 rooms
  • 1,4924 rooms
  • 2,1525 rooms
  • 9896 rooms
  • 1,2047 rooms
  • 308 rooms
  • 1999+ rooms
Bedrooms in houses/apartments in Parker County, Texas
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Bedrooms in owner-occupied houses in Parker County, Texas
  • Bedrooms in owner-occupied houses in Parker County, Texas
  • 194no bedroom
  • 3831 bedroom
  • 4,3332 bedrooms
  • 18,7953 bedrooms
  • 12,1084 bedrooms
  • 7855+ bedrooms
Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Parker County, Texas
  • Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Parker County, Texas
  • 5no bedroom
  • 5001 bedroom
  • 2,3332 bedrooms
  • 3,6773 bedrooms
  • 4074 bedrooms
  • 05+ bedrooms
Cars and other vehicles available in Parker County, Texas in houses/condos/apartments
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Cars and other vehicles available in Parker County in owner-occupied houses/condos
  • Cars and other vehicles available in Parker County in owner-occupied houses/condos
  • 435no vehicle
  • 5,5531 vehicle
  • 18,6412 vehicles
  • 7,6093 vehicles
  • 3,1114 vehicles
  • 1,2495+ vehicles
Cars and other vehicles available in Parker County in renter-occupied apartments
  • Cars and other vehicles available in Parker County in renter-occupied apartments
  • 693no vehicle
  • 2,1831 vehicle
  • 2,3592 vehicles
  • 1,1533 vehicles
  • 4084 vehicles
  • 1265+ vehicles

86.9% of Parker County residents lived in the same house 1 years ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 30% lived in this county.
   Out of people who lived in different counties, 72% lived in Texas.

Parker County:

86.9%
State average:

84.4%

Place of birth for U.S.-born residents:

  • This state: 97,531
  • Other state: 35,216
  • Northeast: 2,445
  • Midwest: 7,338
  • South: 13,129
  • West: 12,304
Year householders moved into unit in Parker County, TX
Most commonly used house heating fuel in Parker County
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos
  • 76.9%Electricity
  • 10.9%Utility gas
  • 10.3%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 1.1%Wood
  • 0.3%Other fuel
  • 0.3%No fuel used
  • 0.1%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments
  • 77.9%Electricity
  • 14.0%Utility gas
  • 6.9%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 0.6%No fuel used
  • 0.3%Wood
  • 0.1%Other fuel

Private vs. public school enrollment:


Students in private schools in grades 1 to 8 (elementary and middle school): 1,638
Here:

10.2%
Texas:

7.0%

Students in private schools in grades 9 to 12 (high school): 1,311
Here:

14.4%
Texas:

6.6%

Students in private undergraduate colleges: 263
Here:

5.5%
Texas:

14.3%

Educational Attainment
School Enrollment by Level of School
Age and Sex of Sensory-Disabled Noninstitutionalized Residents
Age and Sex of Physically-Disabled Noninstitutionalized Residents
Age and Sex of Mentally-Disabled Noninstitutionalized Residents
Age and Sex of Self-Care Disabled Noninstitutionalized Residents
Age and Sex of Go-Outside-Home Disabled Noninstitutionalized Residents
Age and Sex of Noninstitutionalized Residents with Employment Disability

Parker County government finances - Expenditure in 2017:

  • Bond Funds - Cash and Securities: $3,085,000
  • Charges - Other: $6,750,000
    Regular Highways: $1,950,000
  • Construction - Regular Highways: $9,653,000
  • Current Operations - Police Protection: $11,085,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $9,281,000
    Regular Highways: $7,716,000
    Correctional Institutions: $7,343,000
    General - Other: $3,881,000
    Financial Administration: $3,459,000
    Central Staff Services: $2,844,000
    General Public Buildings: $1,382,000
    Corrections - Other: $1,309,000
    Local Fire Protection: $433,000
    Health - Other: $403,000
    Solid Waste Management: $312,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $293,000
    Public Welfare - Other: $219,000
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Other: $12,000
  • General - Interest on Debt: $4,205,000
  • Long Term Debt - Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $92,160,000
    Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $91,244,000
    Issue, Unspecified Public Purpose: $58,960,000
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $58,044,000
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue - Other: $802,000
    Fines and Forfeits: $482,000
    Sale of Property: $168,000
    Interest Earnings: $75,000
    Royalties: $58,000
  • Other Capital Outlay - General - Other: $1,840,000
    Regular Highways: $103,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $11,000
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $29,219,000
  • Sinking Funds - Cash and Securities: $756,000
  • State Intergovernmental - Other: $4,277,000
    Highways: $805,000
  • Tax - Property: $41,986,000
    General Sales and Gross Receipts: $7,517,000

Parker County government finances - Revenue in 2017:

  • Bond Funds - Cash and Securities: $3,085,000
  • Charges - Other: $6,750,000
    Regular Highways: $1,950,000
  • Construction - Regular Highways: $9,653,000
  • Current Operations - Police Protection: $11,085,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $9,281,000
    Regular Highways: $7,716,000
    Correctional Institutions: $7,343,000
    General - Other: $3,881,000
    Financial Administration: $3,459,000
    Central Staff Services: $2,844,000
    General Public Buildings: $1,382,000
    Corrections - Other: $1,309,000
    Local Fire Protection: $433,000
    Health - Other: $403,000
    Solid Waste Management: $312,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $293,000
    Public Welfare - Other: $219,000
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Other: $12,000
  • General - Interest on Debt: $4,205,000
  • Long Term Debt - Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $92,160,000
    Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $91,244,000
    Issue, Unspecified Public Purpose: $58,960,000
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $58,044,000
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue - Other: $802,000
    Fines and Forfeits: $482,000
    Sale of Property: $168,000
    Interest Earnings: $75,000
    Royalties: $58,000
  • Other Capital Outlay - General - Other: $1,840,000
    Regular Highways: $103,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $11,000
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $29,219,000
  • Sinking Funds - Cash and Securities: $756,000
  • State Intergovernmental - Other: $4,277,000
    Highways: $805,000
  • Tax - Property: $41,986,000
    General Sales and Gross Receipts: $7,517,000

Parker County government finances - Debt in 2017:

  • Bond Funds - Cash and Securities: $3,085,000
  • Charges - Other: $6,750,000
    Regular Highways: $1,950,000
  • Construction - Regular Highways: $9,653,000
  • Current Operations - Police Protection: $11,085,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $9,281,000
    Regular Highways: $7,716,000
    Correctional Institutions: $7,343,000
    General - Other: $3,881,000
    Financial Administration: $3,459,000
    Central Staff Services: $2,844,000
    General Public Buildings: $1,382,000
    Corrections - Other: $1,309,000
    Local Fire Protection: $433,000
    Health - Other: $403,000
    Solid Waste Management: $312,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $293,000
    Public Welfare - Other: $219,000
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Other: $12,000
  • General - Interest on Debt: $4,205,000
  • Long Term Debt - Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $92,160,000
    Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $91,244,000
    Issue, Unspecified Public Purpose: $58,960,000
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $58,044,000
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue - Other: $802,000
    Fines and Forfeits: $482,000
    Sale of Property: $168,000
    Interest Earnings: $75,000
    Royalties: $58,000
  • Other Capital Outlay - General - Other: $1,840,000
    Regular Highways: $103,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $11,000
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $29,219,000
  • Sinking Funds - Cash and Securities: $756,000
  • State Intergovernmental - Other: $4,277,000
    Highways: $805,000
  • Tax - Property: $41,986,000
    General Sales and Gross Receipts: $7,517,000

Parker County government finances - Cash and Securities in 2017:

  • Bond Funds - Cash and Securities: $3,085,000
  • Charges - Other: $6,750,000
    Regular Highways: $1,950,000
  • Construction - Regular Highways: $9,653,000
  • Current Operations - Police Protection: $11,085,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $9,281,000
    Regular Highways: $7,716,000
    Correctional Institutions: $7,343,000
    General - Other: $3,881,000
    Financial Administration: $3,459,000
    Central Staff Services: $2,844,000
    General Public Buildings: $1,382,000
    Corrections - Other: $1,309,000
    Local Fire Protection: $433,000
    Health - Other: $403,000
    Solid Waste Management: $312,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $293,000
    Public Welfare - Other: $219,000
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Other: $12,000
  • General - Interest on Debt: $4,205,000
  • Long Term Debt - Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $92,160,000
    Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $91,244,000
    Issue, Unspecified Public Purpose: $58,960,000
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $58,044,000
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue - Other: $802,000
    Fines and Forfeits: $482,000
    Sale of Property: $168,000
    Interest Earnings: $75,000
    Royalties: $58,000
  • Other Capital Outlay - General - Other: $1,840,000
    Regular Highways: $103,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $11,000
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $29,219,000
  • Sinking Funds - Cash and Securities: $756,000
  • State Intergovernmental - Other: $4,277,000
    Highways: $805,000
  • Tax - Property: $41,986,000
    General Sales and Gross Receipts: $7,517,000

Supplemental Security Income (SSI) in 2006:

  • Total number of recipients: 1,104
  • Number of aged recipients: 105
  • Number of blind and disabled recipients: 999
  • Number of recipients under 18: 204
  • Number of recipients between 18 and 64: 715
  • Number of recipients older than 64: 185
  • Number of recipients also receiving OASDI: 394
  • Amount of payments (thousands of dollars): 513
Home Mortgage Disclosure Act Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 13 full tracts)
A) FHA, FSA/RHS & VA
Home Purchase Loans
B) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
C) Refinancings
D) Home Improvement Loans
E) Loans on Dwellings For 5+ Families
F) Non-occupant Loans on
< 5 Family Dwellings (A B C & D)
G) Loans On Manufactured
Home Dwelling (A B C & D)
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED635$154,663655$170,2431,759$189,949176$63,6531$5,886,000170$104,741112$63,554
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED39$149,82160$146,667189$184,63522$75,5000$08$104,87531$64,677
APPLICATIONS DENIED123$131,862135$124,948689$188,479192$34,7340$053$136,79292$50,848
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN80$156,51379$175,544470$178,09147$78,7870$024$130,45840$69,825
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS21$128,00011$190,273110$168,24519$47,2110$06$79,00019$78,105
Private Mortgage Insurance Companies Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 13 full tracts)
A) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
B) Refinancings
C) Non-occupant Loans on
< 5 Family Dwellings (A & B)
D) Loans On Manufactured
Home Dwelling (A & B)
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED107$218,41175$224,5871$44,0001$44,000
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED29$224,31040$242,1752$76,5000$0
APPLICATIONS DENIED26$223,34618$199,8331$68,0000$0
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN12$197,5839$254,5560$00$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS2$318,0004$211,5001$57,0000$0
Conventional Home Purchase Loans in Parker, TX
Conventional Home Purchase Loans in Parker, TX - Value
Most common first names in Parker County, TX among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
James54473.8 years
John45976.2 years
Mary45378.9 years
William43675.8 years
Robert28871.9 years
Charles26372.2 years
George19776.3 years
Thomas14873.9 years
Dorothy14577.5 years
Ruby14081.2 years
Most common last names in Parker County, TX among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Smith26376.3 years
Jones21375.0 years
Williams16977.0 years
Davis13775.1 years
Brown11976.8 years
Moore10876.9 years
Johnson10874.8 years
Martin9675.1 years
Young9579.5 years
Miller9076.0 years
Businesses in Parker County, TX
NameCountNameCount
AT&T2Knights Inn1
Ace Hardware2Kohl's1
Albertsons1La Quinta1
Applebee's1La-Z-Boy1
Arby's1Lane Furniture2
AutoZone1Little Caesars Pizza1
Bed Bath & Beyond1Long John Silver's1
Best Western1Lowe's1
Blockbuster1Marriott1
Burger King1Maurices1
CVS1McDonald's3
Chevrolet1Motel 61
Chick-Fil-A1Nike4
Cinnabon 1Nissan1
Circle K1OfficeMax1
Comfort Suites1Olive Garden1
Cracker Barrel1On The Border1
Curves1Payless1
Dairy Queen3Penske1
Dennys1PetSmart1
Discount Tire1Pizza Hut2
Domino's Pizza2RadioShack1
Econo Lodge1Rue211
Famous Footwear1SONIC Drive-In5
FedEx11Sears1
Firestone Complete Auto Care1Sprint Nextel1
Ford1Starbucks2
GNC2Super 81
GameStop1T-Mobile2
Goodwill2Taco Bell2
H&R Block3Target1
Hilton1Toyota1
Holiday Inn2U-Haul3
Home Depot1UPS8
IHOP1Vans1
JCPenney1Volkswagen1
Jack In The Box2Waffle House2
Justice1Walmart2
KFC1Wendy's2

Parker County on our top lists:

  • #8 on the list of "Top 101 counties with highest percentage of residents voting for Romney (Republican) in the 2012 Presidential Election (pop. 50,000+)"
  • #10 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the lowest Nitrogen Dioxide air pollution readings in 2012 (ppm)"