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Parker is a city in Turner County, in the Sioux Falls metro area.

It is the county seat. [NOTE: This is not the only community in South Dakota named Parker. For links to other places called Parker, SD, see the Duplicate Names box at right.]

The latitude of Parker is 43.397N. The longitude is -97.136W.

It is in the Central Standard time zone. Elevation is 1,345 feet.

The estimated population, in 2003, was 1,005.


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Median household income
Local
$37,250
National
$41,994
Source: 2000 census, U.S. Census Bureau
For more census details and comparisons, see our Parker demographic reports
Local festivals include:
  • Turner County Fair - Aug. 13-16, 2007
Dates often change. Check Parker web sites and events links in the sections below.

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Sections below provide additional information and links about Parker demographics, travel and tourism, nearby airports, cemeteries, the Turner County economy, education, environment, genealogy, government, historic sites, libraries, maps, museums, newspapers and other media, nonprofit groups, real estate, recreation, religion, transportation, and weather in the 57053 ZIP code.

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Ancestry & family history

42% of Parker residents report German ancestry, and 8% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Parker ancestry & family history guide.

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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Parker was $17,225, compared with $21,587 nationally.

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17% of Parker residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.

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Median rent in Parker, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $297.   Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $733.


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Libraries in Parker include Parker Public Library ... View libraries

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Turner County supported George W. Bush in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Parker political report.

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The average commute time for Parker workers is 23 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.

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