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The Town of Parrish had a population of 987 as of July 1, 2017.

The primary coordinate point for Parrish is located at latitude 33.7323 and longitude -87.2801 in Walker County. The formal boundaries for the Town of Parrish (see map below) encompass a land area of 2.09 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Walker County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 381 feet.

The Town of Parrish (GNIS ID: 2407076) has a C1 Census Class Code which indicates an active incorporated place that does not serve as a county subdivision equivalent. It also has a Functional Status Code of "A" which identifies an active government providing primary general-purpose functions.

Alabama is one of 20 states where Census County Divisions (CCDs) are used for statistical tracking of subdivisions within each county. The Town of Parrish is located within Parrish Division of Walker County.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Parrish population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2017.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Parrish: Jonesboro.

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Parrish, AL Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 987
Daytime Population: Workers 224
Daytime Population: Residents 619
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 843
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.85
Population in Households 987
Population in Familes 802
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density2 472
Diversity Index3 35


Median Household Income $36,698
Average Household Income $56,434
Per Capita Income $22,203


Total Housing Units 466 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 320 (68.7%)
Renter Occupied HU 69 (14.8%)
Vacant Housing Units 76 (16.3%)
Median Home Value $71,173
Average Home Value $91,667


Total Households 390
Average Household Size 2.53
Family Households 259
Average Family Size 3
  1. If the ratio of the TDP to Total Population is greater than 1, the location gains population during the day when commuting workers are present. If the ratio is less than 1, the location is more of a bedroom community where people commute to another place for work.
  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.


2010-2017 2017-2022
Population 0.07% -0.24%
Households 0.18% -0.21%
Families 1.29% -0.31%
Median Household Income   2.59%
Per Capita Income   2.53%

Parrish, AL - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Parrish to the other 580 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Alabama by rank and percentile using July 1, 2017 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 # 310 47th
Population Density # 158 73rd
Diversity Index # 299 49th
Median Household Income # 353 39th
Per Capita Income # 235 60th

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