Living in Parsons, KS

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Updated: 2020-03-10

Parsons SnackAbility

4
Overall SnackAbility
Jobs
6/10
Housing
4
Affordability
8.5
Diversity
8
Safety
3
Amenities
8
Education
6
Commute
10

Parsons, KS Crime Report

436
Total Crimes
4,511.6
Total Crimes / 100k People
75.66%
Above National Average

Parsons, KS Cost Of Living

73
Parsons's Overall Cost Of Living
0.7x
Lower Than The National Average

Parsons, Kansas Info Snack

Parsons is a city in Labette County, Kansas, United States. As of the 2010 census, the city population was 10,500. It is the most populous city of Labette County, and is the second-most populous city in the southeastern region of Kansas.
Population
9,876
Unemployment
4.6%
Poverty
22.7%
Median Home
$69,000
Median Income
$41,653
Median Rent
$649

Parsons, KS Photos

Rankings for Parsons in Kansas

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Map Of Parsons, KS

Population over time in Parsons

Year Population % Change
2017 9,876 -0.9%
2016 9,964 -1.5%
2015 10,111 -1.1%
2014 10,223 -0.8%
2013 10,307 -0.7%
2012 10,381 -1.2%
2011 10,506 -0.6%
2010 10,573 -0.8%
2009 10,661 -
Crime/100k Parsons KS USA
Violent Crime 941.6 439.0 368.9
Murder 10.3 3.9 5.0
Robbery 62.1 53.0 86.2
Aggravated Assault 807.1 328.3 246.8
Property Crime 3570.0 2633.9 2199.5
Burglary 827.8 430.6 376.0
Larceny 2597.3 1933.9 1594.6
Car Theft 144.9 269.4 228.9

Race / Ethnicity in Parsons

White
81.1% (8,010)
African American
7.9% (781)
American Indian
0.6% (59)
Asian
0.2% (16)
Hawaiian
0.0% (0)
Other
0.0% (0)
Two Or More
3.4% (340)
Hispanic
6.8% (670)
Race Parsons KS USA
White 81.1% 76.1% 61.1%
African American 7.9% 5.6% 12.3%
American Indian 0.6% 0.7% 0.7%
Asian 0.2% 2.8% 5.4%
Hawaiian 0.0% 0.1% 0.2%
Other 0.0% 0.1% 0.2%
Two Or More 3.4% 2.9% 2.4%
Hispanic 6.8% 11.7% 17.8%

Household Income For Parsons, Kansas

Less than $10,000
6.3% (62,348)
$10,000 to $14,999
11.9% (117,963)
$15,000 to $24,999
13.4% (131,929)
$25,000 to $34,999
12.3% (121,205)
$35,000 to $49,999
13.3% (131,181)
$50,000 to $74,999
21.8% (215,476)
$75,000 to $99,999
9.1% (89,532)
$100,000 to $149,999
9.7% (96,016)
$150,000 to $199,999
0.8% (7,980)
$200,000 or more
1.4% (13,966)
Income Parsons KS USA
Less than $10,000 6.3% 5.8% 6.3%
$10,000 to $14,999 11.9% 4.4% 4.6%
$15,000 to $24,999 13.4% 9.4% 9.3%
$25,000 to $34,999 12.3% 10.2% 9.3%
$35,000 to $49,999 13.3% 14.0% 12.6%
$50,000 to $74,999 21.8% 18.9% 17.5%
$75,000 to $99,999 9.1% 13.1% 12.5%
$100,000 to $149,999 9.7% 14.2% 14.6%
$150,000 to $199,999 0.8% 5.2% 6.3%
$200,000 or more 1.4% 4.9% 7.0%

Gender in Parsons

Female
53.2% (5,258)
Male
46.8% (4,618)
Gender Parsons KS USA
Female 53.2% 50.2% 50.8%
Male 46.8% 49.8% 49.2%

Highest level of educational attainment in Parsons for adults over 25

< 9th Grade
3.0% (296)
9-12th Grade
10.0% (987)
High School / GED
32.0% (3,160)
Some College
25.0% (2,469)
Associate's Degree
11.0% (1,086)
Bachelor's Degree
12.0% (1,185)
Master's Degree
4.0% (395)
Professional Degree
2.0% (197)
Doctorate Degree
1.0% (98)
Education Parsons KS USA
< 9th Grade 3.0% 4.0% 6.0%
9-12th Grade 10.0% 6.0% 7.0%
High School / GED 32.0% 26.0% 27.0%
Some College 25.0% 23.0% 21.0%
Associate's Degree 11.0% 8.0% 8.0%
Bachelor's Degree 12.0% 21.0% 19.0%
Master's Degree 4.0% 9.0% 9.0%
Professional Degree 2.0% 2.0% 2.0%
Doctorate Degree 1.0% 1.0% 1.0%

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