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Parker
  • Suburb of Dallas, TX

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Overall Niche Grade
  1. Public Schools
    grade A+
  2. Crime & Safety
    grade A minus
  3. Housing
    grade B
  4. Nightlife
    grade C+
  5. Good for Families
    grade A+
  6. Diversity
    grade A
  7. Jobs
    grade A
  8. Weather
    grade B+
  9. Cost of Living
    grade B minus
  10. Health & Fitness
    grade B+
  11. Outdoor Activities
    grade B
  12. Commute
    grade B minus

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Parker is a suburb of Dallas with a population of 4,920. Parker is in Collin County and is one of the best places to live in Texas. Living in Parker offers residents a rural feel and most residents own their homes. In Parker there are a lot of parks. Many families live in Parker and residents tend to lean conservative. The public schools in Parker are highly rated.

About

About Parker...
Population
4,920

Real Estate

Median Home Value
$642,100
National
$229,800
Median Rent
$969
National
$1,096
Area Feel
Rural
Rent vs. Own
  • Rent
    3%
  • Own
    97%
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Parker Rankings

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Crime & Safety

Crime & Safety
grade A minus
Based on violent and property crime rates.
Violent Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
  • Assault
    55.9
    national  282.7
  • Murder
    0
    national  6.1
  • Rape
    0
    national  40.7
  • Robbery
    0
    national  135.5
Property Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
  • Burglary
    37.3
    national  500.1
  • Theft
    354.2
    national  2,042.8
  • Motor Vehicle Theft
    37.3
    national  284

Residents

Diversity
grade A
Based on ethnic and economic diversity.
Age
  • <10 years
    16%
  • 10-17 years
    13%
  • 18-24 years
    8%
  • 25-34 years
    4%
  • 35-44 years
    17%
  • 45-54 years
    15%
  • 55-64 years
    11%
  • 65+ years
    17%
Education Levels
  • Master's degree or higher
    26%
    national  13%
  • Bachelor's degree
    31%
    national  20%
  • Some college or associate's degree
    19%
    national  29%
  • High school diploma or equivalent
    11%
    national  27%
  • Less than high school diploma
    13%
    national  11%

Working in Parker

Jobs
grade A
Based on employment rates, job and business growth, and cost of living.
Median Household Income
$168,811
National
$64,994

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