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Parker City, Indiana - Basic Facts

The Town of Parker City had a population of 1,320 as of July 1, 2017. Parker City ranks in the upper quartile for Population Density and the lower quartile for Diversity Index when compared to the other cities, towns and Census Designated Places (CDPs) in Indiana. See peer rankings below.

The primary coordinate point for Parker City is located at latitude 40.1898 and longitude -85.2039 in Randolph County. The formal boundaries for the Town of Parker City (see map below) encompass a land area of 0.57 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Randolph County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 1,024 feet.

The Town of Parker City (GNIS ID: 2396848) has a C1 Census Class Code which indicates an active incorporated place that does not serve as a county subdivision equivalent. It also has a Functional Status Code of "A" which identifies an active government providing primary general-purpose functions.

The Town of Parker City is located within Township of Monroe, a minor civil division (MCD) of Randolph County.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Parker City population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2017.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Parker City: Morristown, Parker.

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Parker City, IN Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 1,320
Daytime Population: Workers 216
Daytime Population: Residents 716
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 932
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.71
Population in Households 1,270
Population in Familes 1,060
Population in Group Qrtrs 50
Population Density2 2,330
Diversity Index3 7


Median Household Income $42,834
Average Household Income $52,866
Per Capita Income $21,476


Total Housing Units 580 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 377 (65.0%)
Renter Occupied HU 126 (21.7%)
Vacant Housing Units 77 (13.3%)
Median Home Value $85,109
Average Home Value $98,873


Total Households 503
Average Household Size 2.52
Family Households 353
Average Family Size 3
  1. If the ratio of the TDP to Total Population is greater than 1, the location gains population during the day when commuting workers are present. If the ratio is less than 1, the location is more of a bedroom community where people commute to another place for work.
  2. Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
  3. The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelihood that two persons, chosen at random from the same area, belong to different race or ethnic groups. If an area's entire population belongs to one race AND one ethnic group, then the area has zero diversity. An area's diversity index increases to 100 when the population is evenly divided into two or more race/ethnic groups.


2010-2017 2017-2022
Population -0.99% -0.71%
Households -1.07% -0.81%
Families -0.72% -0.86%
Median Household Income   2.73%
Per Capita Income   2.36%

Parker City, IN - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Parker City to the other 680 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Indiana by rank and percentile using July 1, 2017 data. The location Ranked # 1 has the highest value. A location that ranks higher than 75% of its peers would be in the 75th percentile of the peer group.

Variable Description Rank Percentile
Total Population # 292 57th
Population Density # 71 90th
Diversity Index # 555 18th
Median Household Income # 499 27th
Per Capita Income # 499 27th

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