Parker, South Carolina Population 2020

12,850

Parker is a city located in South Carolina. Parker has a 2020 population of 12,850. Parker is currently declining at a rate of 0.00% annually and its population has increased by 12.41% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 11,431 in 2010. Parker reached it's highest population of 12,850 in 2018.

The average household income in Parker is $40,281 with a poverty rate of 32.03%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $716 per month, and the median house value is $73,300. The median age in Parker is 35.6 years, 35.6 years for males, and 35.7 years for females. For every 100 females there are 96.2 males.

Parker Demographics

According to the most recent ACS, the racial composition of Parker was:

  • White: 70.86%
  • Black or African American: 19.28%
  • Other race: 6.77%
  • Native American: 2.22%
  • Two or more races: 0.61%
  • Asian: 0.27%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
The current population of Parker, South Carolina is 12,850, based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 12,850.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 11,431.

Parker, South Carolina Population 2020

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White9,10570.86%
Black or African American2,47719.28%
Some Other Race8706.77%
American Indian and Alaska Native2852.22%
Two or More Races780.61%
Asian350.27%

Parker Population Pyramid 2020

Parker Median Age

35.6


Total

35.6


Male

35.7


Female

Parker Adults

There are 9,435 adults, (1,487 of whom are seniors) in Parker.

Parker Age Dependency

61.7

Age Dependency Ratio

18.7

Old Age Dependency Ratio

43

Child Dependency Ratio

Parker Sex Ratio

Female

6,551

50.98%

Male

6,299

49.02%

Parker Households and Families

Parker Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Parker Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married55.6%44.4%
Male44.7%55.3%
All42.3%57.7%
Non Family38.2%61.8%
Female26.2%73.8%

42.3%

Rate of Home Ownership

Type Count Average Size Owned
All4,4572.8542.3
Non Family1,7801.4538.2
Married1,5513.655.6
Female8694.2426.2
Male2573.3544.7

3.64

Average Family Size

2.85

Average Household Size

10.5%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0.7%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

Parker Education

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade1,68919.55%
9th to 12th Grade1,62118.76%
High School Graduate2,68531.07%
Some College1,26114.59%
Associates Degree2452.84%
Bachelors Degree8489.81%
Graduate Degree2923.38%

Parker Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White5,1953,718951
Hispanic1,85242175
Black1,5421,15599
Other Race31010548
Native American160
Multiple Races49405
Asian291010

The highest rate of high school graduation is among multiple races people with a rate of 81.63%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among asian people with a rate of 34.48%.

Name Average Male Female
Overall$23,531$25,346$22,364
Less Than High School$16,995$16,860$18,462
High School Grad$25,972$30,450$22,459
Some College$30,196$36,100$22,556
Bachelors Degree$29,565$39,231$26,361
Graduate Degree$62,870$74,375$41,569

$23,531

Average Earnings

$25,346

Average Male

$22,364

Average Female

Parker Language

Parker Language by Age

Parker Language

74.13% of Parker residents speak only English, while 25.87% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 25.37% of the population.

Parker Poverty

Parker Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
Hispanic3,6541,85850.85%
White6,5471,25319.14%
Black2,44192037.69%
Other87043950.46%
Native28510637.19%
Multiple782835.90%
Asian35720.00%

32.03%

Overall Poverty Rate

32.94%

Male Poverty Rate

31.16%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Parker

The race most likely to be in poverty in Parker is Hispanic, with 50.85% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Parker is White, with 19.14% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 10.50%. Among those working part-time, it was 30.21%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 38.15%.

Name Poverty
Less Than High School43.34%
Some College15.31%
High School13.42%
Bachelors or Greater8.43%
Name Poverty
Female Unemployed46.03%
Male Unemployed33.06%
Female Employed15.82%
Male Employed13.88%

Parker Income

Parker Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$31,869$40,281
Families$35,625$43,989
Married Families$46,460-
Non Families$22,976$32,143

Parker Marital Status

Parker Marital Status

Marriage Rates

36.3%

Overall Marriage Rate

37.5%

Male Marriage Rate

35.2%

Female Marriage Rate

Parker Married by Age and Sex

Parker Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is Over 65, while the female age group most likely to be married is 45-54.

Parker Marital Status by Race

Parker Veterans

506

Number of Veterans

478

Male Veterans

28

Female Veterans

War Veterans
First Gulf War150
Second Gulf War109
Vietnam91
World War II47
Korea28
Name Veterans % of Total
White4195.97%
Black543.10%
Hispanic351.69%
Other338.44%

$Parker Veterans by Education

4.92%

Veteran Poverty Rate

36.68%

Veteran Disability Rate

Parker Employment Status

56.3%

Labor Force Participation

52.3%

Employment Rate

6.8%

Unemployment Rate

Parker Place of Birth

Origin of Non-Citizens

Non citizens include legal permanent residents (green card holders), international students, temporary workers, humanitarian migrants, and illegal immigrants.

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

62.29%

Born in South Carolina

84.08%

Native Born

15.92%

Foreign Born

14.61%

Non Citizen

Place of Birth

84.08% of Parker residents were born in the United States, with 62.29% having been born in South Carolina. 14.61% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
202012,8500.00%
201912,8500.00%
201812,8503102.47%
201712,540-203-1.59%
201612,7431721.37%
201512,5715844.87%
201411,9875054.40%
201311,482-483-4.04%
201211,9652542.17%
201111,7112802.45%
201011,4310.00%