Parker, South Dakota Population 2024

1,273

Parker is a city located in Turner County South Dakota. Parker has a 2024 population of 1,273. It is also the county seat of Turner County.Parker is currently growing at a rate of 2.09% annually and its population has increased by 6.08% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 1,200 in 2020.

The average household income in Parker is $87,568 with a poverty rate of 5.21%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to - per month, and the median house value is -. The median age in Parker is 39.3 years, 41.2 years for males, and 37.7 years for females.

Parker Demographics

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

  • White: 89.92%
  • Two or more races: 4.32%
  • Black or African American: 3.96%
  • Native American: 1.8%
  • Asian:
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander:
  • Other race:
Land Area (mi²)
1.2 sq mi
Density (mi²)
1,104.0/sq mi
Growth Since 2020
6.08% (73)
The current population of Parker, South Dakota is 1,273 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates.The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 1,200.

Parker, South Dakota Population 2024

Population by Race

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Race
Population
Percentage (of total)
White99989.92%
Two or more races484.32%
Black or African American443.96%
Native American201.8%
Asian
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander
Other race
showing: 7 rows

White

Two or more races

Black or African American

Native American

Asian

Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander

Other race

Parker Population by Race

Parker Population Pyramid 2024

Parker Median Age

39.3

Total

41.2

Male

37.7

Female

Parker Adults

There are 836 adults, (178 of whom are seniors) in Parker.

Parker Age Dependency

68.8

Age Dependency Ratio

27.1

Old Age Dependency Ratio

41.8

Child Dependency Ratio

Parker Sex Ratio

Female63256.89%
Male47943.11%

Parker Population by Age

Parker Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Household Type
Count
Average Size
Owner
Renter
All4662.3881.318.7
Married2313.1191.88.2
Non Family1971.3279.220.8
Male264.3134.665.4
Female121.6716.783.3
showing: 5 rows

3.13

Average Family Size

2.38

Average Household Size

81.3%

Rate of Home Ownership

Married

Male

Female

NonFamily

owner

renter

Parker Households and Families

Male

Female

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Less Than 9th Grade

9th to 12th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Associates Degree

Bachelors Degree

Graduate Degree

Parker Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Parker Educational Attainment by Race

High School Graduation Rate

Bachelors Rate

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The highest rate of high school graduation is among 2+ races people with a rate of 100%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among white people with a rate of 22.51%.

Parker Educational Attainment by Race

All

Male

Female

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$47,243

Average Earnings

$51,364

Average Male

$44,297

Average Female

Parker Earnings by Educational Attainment

Parker Language by Age

Only English

Spanish

Other Indo-European Languages

Asian and Pacific Island Languages

Other Languages

Parker Language

96.5% of Parker residents speak only English, while 3.5% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 2.93% of the population.

Parker Language

Parker Poverty by Race

rate

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Name
Total
In Poverty
Poverty Rate
White974434.41%
Native201470%
Hispanic631422.22%
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5.21%

Overall Poverty Rate

3.6%

Male Poverty Rate

6.42%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Parker

The race most likely to be in poverty in Parker is Native, with 70% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Parker is White, with 4.41% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was . Among those working part-time, it was 1.96%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 25.65%.

Parker Poverty

rate

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Rate
Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade27.91%
High School10%
Bachelors or Greater2.53%
Some College
showing: 4 rows

Parker Poverty Rate by Education

rate

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Rate
Poverty
Male Employed
Male Unemployed
Female Employed
Female Unemployed
showing: 4 rows

Parker Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Parker Income by Household Type

Households

Families

MarriedFamilies

NonFamilies

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mean

median

Income by Household Type

Parker Marital Status

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Marriage Rates

53.6%

Overall Marriage Rate

59.0%

Male Marriage Rate

49.4%

Female Marriage Rate

Parker Married by Age and Sex

male

female

Parker Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is 35-44, while the female age group most likely to be married is 20-34.

Parker Marital Status by Race

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Parker Marital Status

Second Gulf War

First Gulf War

Vietnam

Korea

World War II

53

Number of Veterans

41

Male Veterans

12

Female Veterans

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Parker Veterans by War

count

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Parker Veterans by Age

count

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Parker Veterans by Race

Parker Veterans by Education

Less Than 9th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Bachelors or Greater

24.53%

Veteran Poverty Rate

49.06%

Veteran Disability Rate

Parker Veterans by Education

LaborForceParticipation

71%

Labor Force Participation

67.8%

Employment Rate

4.6%

Unemployment Rate

Parker Employment by Age

LaborForceParticipation

Parker Employment by Race

LaborForceParticipation

Parker Employment by Education

Origin of Non-Citizens

Europe

Asia

Africa

Oceania

Latin America

North America

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

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

Europe

Asia

Africa

Oceania

Latin America

North America

73.99%

Born in Parker

98.11%

Native Born

1.89%

Foreign Born

1.89%

Non Citizen

Naturalized

Place of Birth

98.11% of Parker residents were born in the United States, with 73.99% having been born in South Dakota. 1.89% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Parker Place of Birth

Note: data after 2022 is projected based on recent change

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Year
Population
Growth
Growth Rate
20291,403261.89%
20281,377261.92%
20271,351261.96%
20261,325262%
20251,299262.04%
20241,273262.09%
20231,247262.13%
20221,221262.18%
20211,195-5-0.42%
20201,20018418.11%
20191,016-3-0.29%
20181,019171.7%
20171,002111.11%
2016991121.23%
2015979-10-1.01%
2014989-21-2.08%
20131,010
20121,010-8-0.79%
20111,018-5-0.49%
20101,023
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Parker Population by Year