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Located in northwestern Manatee County, Florida, Parrish stands as an unincorporated community that intertwines the charm of old Florida with modern living. Positioned near the intersection of U.S. 301 and State Road 62, Parrish is an integral part of the North Port– Sarasota–Bradenton Metropolitan Statistical Area, offering a serene haven away from the urban hustle. With roots dating back to the land grant and Second Seminole War eras, Parrish's early history was marked by citrus farms and plantations, laying the foundation for its agricultural identity.

Today, the city of Parrish has evolved into a community that embraces diversity, hosting families, senior citizens, and professionals. This blend of residents contributes to the tranquil and calming way of life that defines Parrish, making it an appealing choice for those seeking a respite from the fast-paced urban lifestyle. The city's historical significance is reflected in its varied architectural styles, allowing residents to choose from multiple options that preserve the rich heritage of the area.

Upon arriving in Parrish, newcomers are greeted by a captivating fusion of old Florida charm and contemporary amenities, creating a unique atmosphere that caters to a range of preferences. The city boasts one of the lowest crime rates in Florida, fostering a sense of security and community well-being. Affordable and friendly, Parrish invites residents to explore its wide-open, beautiful areas, providing a canvas for an enriching and fulfilling life.

Parrish's outdoor lifestyle is a testament to the natural wonders that surround the community. Situated mere minutes from some of the best beaches on the west coast of the state, residents can easily access the sun-soaked shores for leisurely beach days or water activities. Water sports enthusiasts will find a paradise in Parrish, where options like boating, fishing, surfing, and jet skiing are as abundant as the Florida sunshine.

Inland, vast parks beckon residents to explore, hike, bike, and jog amidst the lush landscapes. The city's commitment to outdoor recreation is further evident in the plethora of golf courses in every direction, catering to enthusiasts seeking a day on the greens. Whether kayaking through picturesque mangroves, observing dolphins and manatees at play, indulging in superb golfing, embarking on deep-sea fishing adventures, or simply enjoying a relaxed day of beachcombing, Parrish ensures that there is never a dull moment in this corner of Florida.

Parrish's outdoor lifestyle encapsulates the essence of Florida's natural beauty, providing residents with a wide array of activities to choose from. From the tranquility of inland parks to the exhilaration of coastal waters, Parrish stands as a testament to the diverse and vibrant outdoor experiences that make it a unique and cherished community.

Overview for Parrish, FL

25,658 people live in Parrish, where the median age is 46.6 and the average individual income is $43,108. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau.


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46.6 years

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Demographics and Employment Data for Parrish, FL

Parrish has 9,253 households, with an average household size of 2.74. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. Here’s what the people living in Parrish do for work — and how long it takes them to get there. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. 25,658 people call Parrish home. The population density is 121.82 and the largest age group is Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau.


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50.31 / 49.69%

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Schools in Parrish, FL

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The following schools are within or nearby Parrish. The rating and statistics can serve as a starting point to make baseline comparisons on the right schools for your family. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau.
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Annie Lucy Williams Elementary School
PreK - 5th
Parrish Charter Academy
K - 4th
Parrish Community High School
9th - 12th
Barbara A Harvey Elementary School
PreK - 5th

Around Parrish, FL

There's plenty to do around Parrish, including shopping, dining, nightlife, parks, and more. Data provided by Walk Score and Yelp.

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