This CDP or census designated place, has a population of 562 according to the 2010 census. Native Americans account for 97%
of the cdp's population.
Whites account for 2% of the population. There is a total of 160 housing units in Parmelee which gives the cdp an average
household size of 4.3 persons per housing unit. Parmelee is doing horrible economically. Around 78% of the citizens of
this settlement live below the poverty line. There are very few, if any at all, businesses in this cdp. It covers an
area of 5.8 sq. mi. It's zip code is 57566. It has an elevation of 2,638 feet above sea level. Parmelee is one of numerous
Native American settlements on the Rosebud Reservation. Below are several links to photographs of the Anishinabe-Dakota
settlement of Parmelee, Rosebud Reservation.