Parkers Prairie, MN Profile: Facts & Data


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Parkers Prairie, Minnesota - Basic Facts

The City of Parkers Prairie had a population of 1,050 as of July 1, 2018. Parkers Prairie ranks in the lower quartile for Diversity Index when compared to the other cities, towns and Census Designated Places (CDPs) in Minnesota. See peer rankings below.

The primary coordinate point for Parkers Prairie is located at latitude 46.1528 and longitude -95.3298 in Otter Tail County. The formal boundaries for the City of Parkers Prairie (see map below) encompass a land area of 1.22 sq. miles and a water area of 0.01 sq. miles. Otter Tail County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 1,467 feet.

The City of Parkers Prairie (GNIS ID: 2396151) has a C5 Census Class Code which indicates an active incorporated place that is independent of any county subdivision and serves as a county subdivision equivalent. It also has a Functional Status Code of "A" which identifies an active government providing primary general-purpose functions.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Parkers Prairie: Parker's Prairie.

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Parkers Prairie, MN Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2018)


Total Population 1,050
Population in Households 994
Population in Familes 770
Population in Group Qrtrs 56
Population Density2 864
Diversity Index3 6


Median Household Income $35,920
Average Household Income $52,942
Per Capita Income $22,602


Total Housing Units 480 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 339 (70.6%)
Renter Occupied HU 104 (21.7%)
Vacant Housing Units 37 ( 7.7%)
Median Home Value $122,973
Average Home Value $148,595


Total Households 443
Average Household Size 2.24
Family Households 268
Average Family Size 3
  1. Demographics are point estimates for July 1st of the current year and each for the forecast years. See References for more information.
  2. Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
  3. The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelihood that two persons, chosen at random from the same area, belong to different race or ethnic groups. If an area's entire population belongs to one race AND one ethnic group, then the area has zero diversity. An area's diversity index increases to 100 when the population is evenly divided into two or more race/ethnic groups.


2010-2018 2018-2023
Population 0.46% 0.49%
Households 0.42% 0.49%
Families 0.94% 0.37%
Median Household Income   2.28%
Per Capita Income   3.61%

Parkers Prairie, MN - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Parkers Prairie to the other 905 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Minnesota by rank and percentile using July 1, 2018 data. The location Ranked # 1 has the highest value. A location that ranks higher than 75% of its peers would be in the 75th percentile of the peer group.

Variable Description Rank Percentile
Total Population # 357 61st
Population Density # 338 63rd
Diversity Index # 834 9th
Median Household Income # 878 3rd
Per Capita Income # 828 9th

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