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Population (year 2000): 10,760
Males: 5,136 (47.7%), Females: 5,624 (52.3%)

Greenville County

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Median resident age: 35.7 years
Median household income: $25,991 (year 2000)
Median house value: $51,500 (year 2000)

Parker, SC residents, houses, and apartments details

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Races in Parker:

  • White Non-Hispanic (75.4%)
  • Black (16.6%)
  • Hispanic (6.4%)
  • Other race (2.4%)
  • Two or more races (1.4%)
  • American Indian (0.7%)
(Total can be greater than 100% because Hispanics could be counted in other races)

Ancestries: United States (23.5%), Irish (8.4%), English (4.8%), German (3.3%), Scotch-Irish (1.1%), Scottish (1.1%).

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Land area: 6.9 square miles

Parker,

For population 25 years and over in Parker

  • High school or higher: 51.1%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 3.9%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 1.0%
  • Unemployed: 6.8%
  • Mean travel time to work: 24.0 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Parker CDP

  • Never married: 21.6%
  • Now married: 48.9%
  • Separated: 5.0%
  • Widowed: 10.7%
  • Divorced: 13.8%

5.2% Foreign born (4.7% Latin America).




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Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: SC Greenville, (3.8 miles www.EddyKicker.com )

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: NC Charlotte, (113.3 miles pop. 540,828).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: IL Chicago, (602.6 miles pop. 2,896,016).

Nearest cities: View, SC (1.1 miles City SC (1.7 miles Judson, SC (2.3 miles Welcome, SC (2.3 miles Berea, SC (2.5 miles Dunean, Souci, SC (2.7 miles Sans SC Greenville, (3.8 miles SC (5.7 miles Gantt,

Latitude: 34.85 N, Longitude: 82.44 W

Area code commonly used in this area: 864


Industries providing employment: Manufacturing (27.0%), Retail trade (15.6%), Construction (13.4%).

Daytime population change due to commuting: -1,607 (-14.9%)
Workers who live and work in this city: 423 (10.3%)

Average climate in Parker, South Carolina

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

Parker-area historical tornado activity is near South Carolina state average. It is 18% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 5/27/1973, a category 3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 5.8 miles away from the Parker city center injured 40 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

On 5/10/1952, a category 3 tornado 13.6 miles away from the city center killed 2 people and injured 4 people.


Hospitals/medical centers near Parker:
  • ST FRANCIS HOSPITAL (about 3 miles; GREENVILLE, SC)
  • GREENVILLE HOSPITAL CENTER (about 6 miles; GREENVILLE, SC)
  • PALMETTO BAPTIST MED CTR EASLEY (about 11 miles; EASLEY, SC)

Airports certified for carrier operations nearest to Parker:
  • DONALDSON CENTER (about 9 miles; GREENVILLE, SC; ID: GYH)
  • GREENVILLE-SPARTANBURG INTL (about 16 miles; GREER, SC; ID: GSP)
  • ANDERSON RGNL (about 32 miles; ANDERSON, SC; ID: AND)
Other public-use airports nearest to Parker:
  • GREENVILLE DOWNTOWN (about 7 miles; GREENVILLE, SC; ID: GMU)
  • PICKENS COUNTY (about 19 miles; PICKENS, SC; ID: LQK)
  • FAIRVIEW (about 31 miles; LANDRUM, SC; ID: 33A)

Amtrak station near Parker:
  • 2 miles: GREENVILLE (1120 W. WASHINGTON ST.). Services: ticket office, fully wheelchair accessible, enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, public payphones, vending machines, free short-term parking, free long-term parking, call for taxi service.

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Parker:
  • FURMAN UNIVERSITY (about 5 miles; GREENVILLE, SC; Full-time enrollment: 2,915)
  • BOB JONES UNIVERSITY (about 6 miles; GREENVILLE, SC; FT enrollment: 3,577)
  • GREENVILLE TECHNICAL COLLEGE (about 8 miles; GREENVILLE, SC; FT enrollment: 6,157)
  • CLEMSON UNIVERSITY (about 19 miles; CLEMSON, SC; FT enrollment: 15,962)
  • TRI-COUNTY TECHNICAL COLLEGE (about 27 miles; PENDLETON, SC; FT enrollment: 2,343)
  • SPARTANBURG TECHNICAL COLLEGE (about 30 miles; SPARTANBURG, SC; FT enrollment: 2,086)
  • UNIVERSITY OF SOUTH CAROLINA AT SPARTANBURG (about 35 miles; SPARTANBURG, SC; FT enrollment: 3,041)

Shopping Center: Cedar Lane Shopping Center (1).

Churches in Parker include: Poinsett Baptist Church (A), Cedar Lane Baptist Church (B), Church of God (C), Monaghan Methodist Church (D), Monaghan Baptist Church (E), Woodside Baptist Church (F), Gethsemane Church (G).

Cemetery: Graceland Cemetery (1).

Parks in Parker include: Woodside Cotton Mill Village Historic District (1), Westside Park (2), Dunean Park (3).


Parker compared to South Carolina state average:
  • Median household income below state average.
  • Median house value below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly above state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage significantly above state average.
  • Number of college students below state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher significantly below state average.

Strongest AM radio stations in Parker:
  • WLFJ (660 AM; daytime; 50 kW; GREENVILLE, SC; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WYRD (1330 AM; 5 kW; GREENVILLE, SC; Owner: ENTERCOM GREENVILLE LICENSE, LLC)
  • WCSZ (1070 AM; 50 kW; SANS SOUCI, SC; Owner: WHYZ RADIO, L.P.)
  • WGVL (1440 AM; 5 kW; GREENVILLE, SC; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WPCI (1490 AM; 1 kW; GREENVILLE, SC; Owner: PAPER CUTTERS, INC.)
  • WDAB (1580 AM; 5 kW; TRAVELERS REST, SC; Owner: DABNEY-ADAMSON BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WMUU (1260 AM; 5 kW; GREENVILLE, SC; Owner: WMUU, INC.)
  • WELP (1360 AM; 5 kW; EASLEY, SC)
  • WFGW (1010 AM; 50 kW; BLACK MOUNTAIN, NC; Owner: BLUE RIDGE BROADCASTING CORP.)
  • WTBI (1540 AM; daytime; 10 kW; PICKENS, SC; Owner: TABERNACLE CHRISTIAN SCHOOLS)
  • WGCR (720 AM; daytime; 10 kW; PISGAH FOREST, NC; Owner: ANCHOR BAPTIST BROADCASTING ASSOCIATION)
  • WBCU (1460 AM; 50 kW; UNION, SC)
  • WRIX (1020 AM; daytime; 10 kW; HOMELAND PARK, SC; Owner: AM 1020 INCORPORATED)

Strongest FM radio stations in Parker:
  • WTBI-FM (91.7 FM; GREENVILLE, SC; Owner: TABERNACLE BAPTIST BIBLE COLLEGE)
  • WBZT-FM (96.7 FM; MAULDIN, SC; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WMUU-FM (94.5 FM; GREENVILLE, SC; Owner: WMUU, INC.)
  • WEPR (90.1 FM; GREENVILLE, SC; Owner: SOUTH CAROLINA EDUCATIONAL TV COMMISSION)
  • WLFJ-FM (89.3 FM; GREENVILLE, SC; Owner: RADIO TRAINING NETWORK, INC.)
  • W247AB (97.3 FM; GREENVILLE, SC; Owner: ISOTHERMAL COMMUNITY COLLEGE)
  • WESC-FM (92.5 FM; GREENVILLE, SC; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WROQ (101.1 FM; ANDERSON, SC; Owner: OBC BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WOLI (103.9 FM; EASLEY, SC; Owner: ENTERCOM GREENVILLE LICENSE, LLC)
  • WSPA-FM (98.9 FM; SPARTANBURG, SC; Owner: ENTERCOM GREENVILLE LICENSE, LLC)
  • WFBC-FM (93.7 FM; GREENVILLE, SC; Owner: ENTERCOM GREENVILLE LICENSE, LLC)
  • WJMZ-FM (107.3 FM; ANDERSON, SC; Owner: CXR HOLDINGS, INC.)
  • WMYI (102.5 FM; HENDERSONVILLE, NC; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WTPT (93.3 FM; FOREST CITY, NC; Owner: UPSTATE BROADCASTING, LLC)
  • WSSL-FM (100.5 FM; GRAY COURT, SC; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WKSF (99.9 FM; ASHEVILLE, NC; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • W218AD (91.5 FM; BREVARD, NC; Owner: WESTERN NORTH CAROLINA PUBLIC RADIO)
  • WPLS-FM (96.7 FM; GREENVILLE, SC; Owner: FURMAN UNIVERSITY)
  • W220CD (91.9 FM; ENKA, NC; Owner: CALVARY CHAPEL OF TWIN FALLS, INC.)
  • WMIT (106.9 FM; BLACK MOUNTAIN, NC; Owner: BLUE RIDGE BROADCASTING CORPORATION)

TV broadcast stations around Parker:
  • WNTV (Channel 29; GREENVILLE, SC; Owner: SOUTH CAROLINA EDUCATIONAL TV COMMISSION)
  • WBSC-TV (Channel 40; ANDERSON, SC; Owner: ANDERSON (WFBC-TV) LICENSEE, INC.)
  • WHNS (Channel 21; ASHEVILLE, NC; Owner: MEREDITH CORPORATION)
  • WYFF (Channel 4; GREENVILLE, SC; Owner: WYFF HEARST-ARGYLE TELEVISION, INC.)
  • WGGS-TV (Channel 16; GREENVILLE, SC; Owner: CAROLINA CHRISTIAN BROADCASTING, INC)
  • WASV-TV (Channel 62; ASHEVILLE, NC; Owner: MEDIA GENERAL BROADCASTING OF SOUTH CAROLINA HOLDINGS, INC.)
  • WSPA-TV (Channel 7; SPARTANBURG, SC; Owner: MEDIA GENERAL BROADCASTING OF SO. CAROLINA HOLDINGS, INC.)
  • WSQY-LP (Channel 66; SPARTANBURG, SC; Owner: ASHEVILLE MEDIA GROUP, LLC)
  • W10AJ (Channel 10; GREENVILLE, SC; Owner: MEDIA GENERAL BROADCASTING OF SO. CAROLINA HOLDINGS, INC.)

 

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