is a town located in La Paz County, Arizona
. As of the 2000
census, the town had a total population of 3,140. The city is the county seat
of La Paz County6
Geography\nParker is located at 34°8'41" North, 114°17'23" West (34.144644, -114.289686)1
According to the United States Census Bureau
, the town has a total area of 57.0 km²
). 56.9 km² (22.0 mi²) of it is land and 0.05% is water.
Demographics\nAs of the census2
, there are 3,140 people, 1,064 households, and 791 families residing in the town. The population density
is 55.2/km² (142.8/mi²). There are 1,157 housing units at an average density of 20.3/km² (52.6/mi²). The racial makeup of the town is 62.04% White
, 1.88% Black
or African American
, 23.09% Native American
, 0.86% Asian
, 0.16% Pacific Islander
, 7.45% from other races
, and 4.52% from two or more races. 29.78% of the population are Hispanic
of any race.
There are 1,064 households out of which 41.5% have children under the age of 18 living with them, 51.6% are married couples living together, 15.6% have a female householder with no husband present, and 25.6% are non-families. 20.6% of all households are made up of individuals and 8.4% have someone living alone who is 65 years of age or older. The average household size is 2.93 and the average family size is 3.38.
In the town the population is spread out with 32.8% under the age of 18, 9.6% from 18 to 24, 25.4% from 25 to 44, 22.8% from 45 to 64, and 9.4% who are 65 years of age or older. The median age is 32 years. For every 100 females there are 93.9 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there are 88.4 males.
The median income for a household in the town is $34,625, and the median income for a family is $37,663. Males have a median income of $26,542 versus $21,006 for females. The per capita income for the town is $15,016. 14.7% of the population and 10.6% of families are below the poverty line. Out of the total people living in poverty, 18.2% are under the age of 18 and 13.9% are 65 or older.