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Parsons is a city in Tucker County.
It is the county seat.
The community was named for Ward Parsons, landowner
The latitude of Parsons is 39.096N. The longitude is -79.681W.It is in the Eastern Standard time zone. Elevation is 1,647 feet.
The estimated population, in 2003, was 1,451.
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27% of Parsons residents report German ancestry, and 15% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Parsons ancestry & family history guide.
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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Parsons was $16,565, compared with $21,587 nationally.
12% of Parsons residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.
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Median rent in Parsons, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $239. Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $558.
Libraries in Parsons include Five Rivers ... View libraries
Tucker County supported George W. Bush in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Parsons political report.
The average commute time for Parsons workers is 28 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.
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