Parlier, California

related topics
{household, population, female}
{city, population, household}
{country, population, people}
{mi², represent, 1st}
{rate, high, increase}
{land, century, early}

Coordinates: 36°36′42″N 119°31′37″W / 36.61167°N 119.52694°W / 36.61167; -119.52694

Parlier is a city in Fresno County, California, United States. As of the 2000 census, the city had a total population of 11,145. The city has one of the state's highest percentage of Latinos, a large majority of them are seasonal migrant laborers who arrive and temporarily work in the area's agricultural sector. Parlier is located 5.5 miles (9 km) east-southeast of Selma,[1] at an elevation of 344 feet (105 m).[2]

Contents

Geography

Parlier is located at 36°36'42" North, 119°31'37" West.[2]

According to the United States Census Bureau, the city has a total area of 1.6 square miles (4.2 km²), of which, 1.6 square miles (4.2 km²) of it is land and none of it is covered by water.

History

The town's first post office opened in 1898.[1] The town was named for its first postmaster, I. N. Parlier.[1] Parlier incorporated in 1921.[1]

Demographics

As of the census of 2000, there are 11,145 people, 2,446 households, and 2,179 families residing in the city. The population density is 2,656.2/km² (6,862.9/mi²). There are 2,644 housing units at an average density of 630.2 persons/km² (1,628.1 persons/mi²). The racial makeup of the city is 33.63% White, 0.58% African American, 1.94% Native American, 0.82% Asian, 0.04% Pacific Islander, 59.43% from other races, and 3.56% from two or more races. 96.97% of the population are Hispanic or Latino of any race.

There are 2,446 households out of which 61.9% have children under the age of 18 living with them, 62.8% are married couples living together, 17.9% have a female householder with no husband present, and 10.9% are non-families. 6.8% of all households are made up of individuals and 3.7% have someone living alone who is 65 years of age or older. The average household size is 4.51 and the average family size is 4.59.

Full article ▸

related documents
Mercer, North Dakota
New Chapel Hill, Texas
Gilby, North Dakota
Holly Grove, Arkansas
Kief, North Dakota
Acequia, Idaho
Crosslake, Minnesota
O'Brien, Texas
Hoboken, Georgia
Woods Heights, Missouri
West Alton, Missouri
Lenox, Iowa
Oak Grove, Jackson County, Missouri
North Logan, Utah
Wathena, Kansas
Westover, West Virginia
Cambridge, Kansas
Pelham, Georgia
Sunset, Utah
Moody, Texas
Quasqueton, Iowa
Flasher, North Dakota
Caddo Mills, Texas
Arcade, Georgia
Lone Star, Texas
Houston Lake, Missouri
Flemingsburg, Kentucky
Crossett, Arkansas
Ozawkie, Kansas
Port Alexander, Alaska