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Parker, Pennsylvania is a small town with just under 1,000 residents. Retirees will fit right in, as they account for 23% of the population compared to 14% nationally, while young professionals are less well-represented. Overall, the town's population, at an average age of just over 43, skews older than most cities in Pennsylvania. Home ownership is more common than renting in Parker, and 32% of residents rent. Renters in the town benefit from a relatively low average rent of $650/month, which is $267/month less than the state average.
Parker has an average commute time of about 28 minutes. Many residents (36%) drive their car or truck to work, while public transit isn't used. Relatively few residents (2%) commute to work on foot, though the number does exceed the national average.
There are two primary industries in Parker: retail and healthcare. Together, these industries make up 13% of the labor force in the town. Meanwhile, in terms of job function, many of the town's workers are in construction, as 7% of the town's population reports this as their field of work, the highest number of any profession. With an average annual income of just over $51,000, Parker workers bring in about $12,000 less than the average Pennsylvania resident. The town's average income also falls below the national average of $73,345. Compared to the national average, Parker has a large concentration of residents older than 25 who have earned a high school degree or equivalent (36%). Furthermore, 5% have earned a Bachelor's degree and 2% possess a Master's or Doctoral degree.