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Parsons
  • Town in Kansas

Report Card

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

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Parsons is a town in Kansas with a population of 9,652. Parsons is in Labette County. Living in Parsons offers residents a sparse suburban feel and most residents own their homes. In Parsons there are a lot of parks. Many families and young professionals live in Parsons and residents tend to lean conservative. The public schools in Parsons are above average.

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Real Estate

Median Home Value
$59,500
National
$244,900
Median Rent
$726
National
$1,163
Area Feel
Sparse Suburban
Rent vs. Own
  • Rent
    32%
  • Own
    68%
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Crime & Safety

Crime & Safety
grade C
Based on violent and property crime rates.
Violent Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
  • Assault
    544.4
    national  282.7
  • Murder
    10.7
    national  6.1
  • Rape
    53.4
    national  40.7
  • Robbery
    117.4
    national  135.5
Property Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
  • Burglary
    608.5
    national  500.1
  • Theft
    2,529.9
    national  2,042.8
  • Motor Vehicle Theft
    128
    national  284

Residents

Diversity
grade B+
Based on ethnic and economic diversity.
Age
  • <10 years
    13%
  • 10-17 years
    11%
  • 18-24 years
    9%
  • 25-34 years
    14%
  • 35-44 years
    9%
  • 45-54 years
    12%
  • 55-64 years
    15%
  • 65+ years
    17%
Education Levels
  • Master's degree or higher
    10%
    national  13%
  • Bachelor's degree
    13%
    national  21%
  • Some college or associate's degree
    31%
    national  29%
  • High school diploma or equivalent
    35%
    national  26%
  • Less than high school diploma
    11%
    national  11%

Working in Parsons

Jobs
grade B minus
Based on employment rates, job and business growth, and cost of living.
Median Household Income
$44,674
National
$69,021

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