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Parsons is a city in Labette County.
The community was named for Levi Parsons, president of the Missouri, Kansas & Texas Railroad
The latitude of Parsons is 37.340N. The longitude is -95.26W.It is in the Central Standard time zone. Elevation is 902 feet.
The estimated population, in 2003, was 11,296.
Sections below provide additional information and links about Parsons demographics, travel and tourism, nearby airports, cemeteries, the Labette 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 67357 ZIP code.
19% of Parsons residents report German ancestry, and 13% 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 $15,763, compared with $21,587 nationally.
17% 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 $279. Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $585.
Libraries in Parsons include Parsons Public Library ... View libraries
Newspapers in Parsons include Parsons Sun
Labette 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 13 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.
A total of 3 fatal motor vehicle accidents occurred in Parsons between 2001 and 2003, according to reports gathered by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration.
This is a rate of 2.6 fatal crashes per 10,000 population, which was lower than the national norm.
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