Parkers Prairie, Minnesota

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Parkers Prairie, Minnesota
City
Location of Parkers Prairie, Minnesota
Location of Parkers Prairie, Minnesota
Coordinates: 46°9′N 95°20′W / 46.150°N 95.333°W / 46.150; -95.333
Country United States
State Minnesota
County Otter Tail
Area[1]
 • Total 1.23 sq mi (3.19 km2)
 • Land 1.22 sq mi (3.16 km2)
 • Water 0.01 sq mi (0.03 km2)
Elevation 1,470 ft (448 m)
Population (2010)[2]
 • Total 1,011
 • Estimate (2013[3]) 1,005
 • Density 828.7/sq mi (320.0/km2)
Time zone Central (CST) (UTC-6)
 • Summer (DST) CDT (UTC-5)
ZIP code 56361
Area code(s) 218
FIPS code 27-49732
GNIS feature ID 0649161[4]
Website www.parkersprairie.net

Parkers Prairie is a city in Otter Tail County, Minnesota, United States. The population was 1,011 at the 2010 census.[5]

Geography[edit]

According to the United States Census Bureau, the city has a total area of 1.23 square miles (3.19 km2), of which 1.22 square miles (3.16 km2) is land and 0.01 square miles (0.03 km2) is water.[1]

Minnesota State Highways 29 and 235 are two of the main routes in the community.

Demographics[edit]

Historical population
Census Pop.
1910 383
1920 570 48.8%
1930 631 10.7%
1940 781 23.8%
1950 900 15.2%
1960 884 −1.8%
1970 882 −0.2%
1980 917 4.0%
1990 956 4.3%
2000 991 3.7%
2010 1,011 2.0%
Est. 2013 1,005 −0.6%
U.S. Decennial Census[6]
2013 Estimate[7]

2010 census[edit]

As of the census[2] of 2010, there were 1,011 people, 428 households, and 248 families residing in the city. The population density was 828.7 inhabitants per square mile (320.0 /km2). There were 464 housing units at an average density of 380.3 per square mile (146.8 /km2). The racial makeup of the city was 99.2% White, 0.4% African American, 0.1% Native American, 0.1% from other races, and 0.2% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 0.4% of the population.

There were 428 households of which 28.3% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 44.9% were married couples living together, 9.6% had a female householder with no husband present, 3.5% had a male householder with no wife present, and 42.1% were non-families. 38.3% of all households were made up of individuals and 23.9% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.20 and the average family size was 2.90.

The median age in the city was 46.6 years. 24% of residents were under the age of 18; 5.7% were between the ages of 18 and 24; 18.7% were from 25 to 44; 21% were from 45 to 64; and 30.3% were 65 years of age or older. The gender makeup of the city was 45.7% male and 54.3% female.

2000 census[edit]

As of the census of 2000, there were 991 people, 401 households, and 240 families residing in the town. The population density was 841.8 people per square mile (324.3/km²). There were 442 housing units at an average density of 375.4 per square mile (144.6/km²). The racial makeup of the town was 99.39% White, 0.10% Asian, 0.10% from other races, and 0.40% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 0.61% of the population.

There were 401 households out of which 25.4% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 50.6% were married couples living together, 7.5% had a female householder with no husband present, and 40.1% were non-families. 34.7% of all households were made up of individuals and 23.2% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.22 and the average family size was 2.88.

In the town the population was spread out with 20.8% under the age of 18, 6.0% from 18 to 24, 22.9% from 25 to 44, 20.7% from 45 to 64, and 29.7% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 45 years. For every 100 females there were 90.9 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 85.1 males.

The median income for a household in the town was $28,618, and the median income for a family was $36,042. Males had a median income of $28,068 versus $19,250 for females. The per capita income for the town was $16,748. About 6.0% of families and 12.2% of the population were below the poverty line, including 13.6% of those under age 18 and 16.3% of those age 65 or over.

Industry[edit]

Parkers Prairie has a number of different primary and secondary industries, from machine parts manufacture to arable produce processing. The high-tech medical device company AbbeyMoor Medical has its head office and manufacturing plant in Parkers Prairie. AbbeyMoor Medical manufactures The Spanner, a prostatic stent.

Notable people[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "US Gazetteer files 2010". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved 2012-11-13. 
  2. ^ a b "American FactFinder". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved 2012-11-13. 
  3. ^ "Population Estimates". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved 2014-06-09. 
  4. ^ "US Board on Geographic Names". United States Geological Survey. 2007-10-25. Retrieved 2008-01-31. 
  5. ^ "2010 Census Redistricting Data (Public Law 94-171) Summary File". American FactFinder. U.S. Census Bureau, 2010 Census. Retrieved 23 April 2011. 
  6. ^ United States Census Bureau. "Census of Population and Housing". Retrieved September 10, 2013. 
  7. ^ "Annual Estimates of the Resident Population: April 1, 2010 to July 1, 2013". Retrieved June 9, 2014. 

External links[edit]

Coordinates: 46°9′N 95°20′W / 46.150°N 95.333°W / 46.150; -95.333