Parker, South Carolina
|Parker, South Carolina|
|• Total||6.9 sq mi (17.9 km2)|
|• Land||6.9 sq mi (17.9 km2)|
|• Water||0.0 sq mi (0.0 km2)|
|Elevation||1,014 ft (309 m)|
|• Density||1,559.7/sq mi (602.2/km2)|
|Time zone||Eastern (EST) (UTC-5)|
|• Summer (DST)||EDT (UTC-4)|
|GNIS feature ID||1867528|
Parker is a census-designated place (CDP) in Greenville County, South Carolina, United States. The population was 10,760 at the 2000 census. It is part of the Greenville–Mauldin–Easley Metropolitan Statistical Area.
Parker is located at .(34.853637, -82.439776)
According to the United States Census Bureau, the CDP has a total area of 6.9 square miles (17.9 km²), all of it land.
As of the census of 2000, there were 10,760 people, 4,255 households, and 2,821 families residing in the CDP. The population density was 1,559.7 people per square mile (602.1/km²). There were 4,824 housing units at an average density of 699.3 per square mile (269.9/km²). The racial makeup of the CDP was 78.93% White, 16.62% African American, 0.28% Native American, 0.30% Asian, 0.06% Pacific Islander, 2.40% from other races, and 1.42% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 6.36% of the population.
There were 4,255 households out of which 28.9% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 42.3% were married couples living together, 16.9% had a female householder with no husband present, and 33.7% were non-families. 28.4% of all households were made up of individuals and 12.8% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.48 and the average family size was 3.01.
In the CDP the population was spread out with 24.8% under the age of 18, 9.5% from 18 to 24, 29.4% from 25 to 44, 20.9% from 45 to 64, and 15.4% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 36 years. For every 100 females there were 91.3 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 87.7 males.
The median income for a household in the CDP was $25,991, and the median income for a family was $31,025. Males had a median income of $26,691 versus $20,143 for females. The per capita income for the CDP was $13,383. About 15.6% of families and 20.4% of the population were below the poverty line, including 27.4% of those under age 18 and 15.2% of those age 65 or over.