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Parker is a city in Linn County, in the Kansas City metro area.
The community was named for J.W. Parker, landholder
[NOTE: This is not the only community in Kansas named Parker. For links to other places called Parker, KS, see the Duplicate Names box at right.]
The latitude of Parker is 38.328N. The longitude is -94.991W.It is in the Central Standard time zone. Elevation is 1,004 feet.
The estimated population, in 2003, was 281.
Sections below provide additional information and links about Parker demographics, travel and tourism, nearby airports, cemeteries, the Linn 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 66072 ZIP code.
33% of Parker residents report German ancestry, and 20% 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 $10,110, compared with $21,587 nationally.
11% 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 $600.
Libraries in Parker include Library District #1 of Linn County, Parker ... View libraries
Linn 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 39 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.
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