Parkersburg, WV
Quality of Life, Demographics, And Statistics

Demographics | Cost Of Living
Updated: 2021-08-09
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Parkersburg, West Virginia Info Snack

Population
30,021
Unemployment
7.3%
Poverty
25.2%
Median Home
$91,100
Median Income
$35,778
Median Rent
$674

Parkersburg SnackAbility

5
Overall SnackAbility
Jobs
4/10
Housing
4
Affordability
7
Diversity
4
Safety
N/A
Amenities
9
Education
6
Commute
9

Parkersburg, WV Cost Of Living

81
Parkersburg's Overall Cost Of Living
0.8x
Lower Than The National Average
Living Expense Parkersburg West Virginia National Average
Overall 81 84 100
Services 100 100 100
Groceries 91 91 100
Health 88 88 100
Housing 52 62 100
Transportation 87 87 100
Utilities 89 89 100

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Rankings for Parkersburg in West Virginia

Map Of Parkersburg, WV

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Population over time in Parkersburg

Year Population % Change
2019 30,021 -1.0%
2018 30,328 -0.9%
2017 30,596 -1.2%
2016 30,962 -0.5%
2015 31,133 -0.2%
2014 31,195 -0.5%
2013 31,357 -0.4%
2012 31,482 -0.5%
2011 31,646 -0.3%
2010 31,742 -

Race / Ethnicity in Parkersburg

White
93.6% (28,112)
African American
3.1% (945)
American Indian
0.1% (29)
Asian
0.4% (116)
Hawaiian
0.2% (51)
Other
0.0% (0)
Two Or More
1.7% (505)
Hispanic
0.9% (263)
Race Parkersburg WV USA
White 93.6% 92.0% 60.7%
African American 3.1% 3.6% 12.3%
American Indian 0.1% 0.2% 0.7%
Asian 0.4% 0.8% 5.5%
Hawaiian 0.2% 0.0% 0.2%
Other 0.0% 0.2% 0.2%
Two Or More 1.7% 1.6% 2.4%
Hispanic 0.9% 1.6% 18.0%

Gender in Parkersburg

Female
52.4% (15,737)
Male
47.6% (14,283)
Gender Parkersburg WV USA
Female 52.4% 50.6% 50.8%
Male 47.6% 49.4% 49.2%

Highest level of educational attainment in Parkersburg for adults over 25

< 9th Grade
4.0% (1,200)
9-12th Grade
9.0% (2,701)
High School / GED
40.0% (12,008)
Some College
22.0% (6,604)
Associate's Degree
9.0% (2,701)
Bachelor's Degree
10.0% (3,002)
Master's Degree
5.0% (1,501)
Professional Degree
1.0% (300)
Doctorate Degree
0.0% (0)
Education Parkersburg WV USA
< 9th Grade 4.0% 5.0% 6.0%
9-12th Grade 9.0% 9.0% 7.0%
High School / GED 40.0% 40.0% 27.0%
Some College 22.0% 19.0% 20.0%
Associate's Degree 9.0% 7.0% 8.0%
Bachelor's Degree 10.0% 12.0% 20.0%
Master's Degree 5.0% 6.0% 9.0%
Professional Degree 1.0% 1.0% 2.0%
Doctorate Degree 0.0% 1.0% 1.0%

Household Income For Parkersburg, West Virginia

Less than $10,000
13.3% (398,719)
$10,000 to $14,999
7.6% (229,642)
$15,000 to $24,999
15.0% (449,190)
$25,000 to $34,999
13.4% (402,161)
$35,000 to $49,999
14.1% (422,120)
$50,000 to $74,999
17.5% (524,438)
$75,000 to $99,999
9.7% (290,895)
$100,000 to $149,999
6.1% (184,218)
$150,000 to $199,999
1.5% (45,194)
$200,000 or more
1.8% (55,517)
Income Parkersburg WV USA
Less than $10,000 13.3% 8.7% 6.0%
$10,000 to $14,999 7.6% 6.0% 4.3%
$15,000 to $24,999 15.0% 12.6% 8.9%
$25,000 to $34,999 13.4% 11.2% 8.9%
$35,000 to $49,999 14.1% 14.3% 12.3%
$50,000 to $74,999 17.5% 17.7% 17.2%
$75,000 to $99,999 9.7% 11.4% 12.7%
$100,000 to $149,999 6.1% 11.4% 15.1%
$150,000 to $199,999 1.5% 3.6% 6.8%
$200,000 or more 1.8% 3.0% 7.7%

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