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Parker is a city in Armstrong County, in the Pittsburgh metro area. [NOTE: This is not the only community in Pennsylvania named Parker. For links to other places called Parker, PA, see the Duplicate Names box at right.]
The latitude of Parker is 41.090N. The longitude is -79.685W.It is in the Eastern Standard time zone. Elevation is 1,020 feet.
The population, at the time of the 2000 census, was 799.
Sections below provide additional information and links about Parker demographics, travel and tourism, nearby airports, cemeteries, the Armstrong 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 16049 ZIP code.
30% of Parker residents report German ancestry, and 14% 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 $14,627, compared with $21,587 nationally.
9% of Parker residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.
Median rent in Parker, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $271. Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $688.
Armstrong County supported George W. Bush in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Parker political report.
The average commute time for Parker workers is 27 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.
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