Parkersburg, WV
Quality of Life, Demographics, And Statistics

Demographics | Cost Of Living
Updated: 2022-04-08
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Parkersburg, West Virginia Info Snack

Population
29,732
Unemployment
7.2%
Poverty
22.1%
Median Home
$89,800
Median Income
$37,933
Median Rent
$671

Parkersburg SnackAbility

4
Overall SnackAbility
Jobs
4/10
Housing
4
Affordability
8
Diversity
4
Safety
4
Amenities
9
Education
5
Commute
9.5

Parkersburg, WV Cost Of Living

85
Parkersburg's Overall Cost Of Living
0.8x
Lower Than The National Average
Living Expense Parkersburg West Virginia National Average
Overall 85 88 100
Services 105 106 100
Groceries 99 100 100
Health 90 87 100
Housing 52 63 100
Transportation 86 89 100
Utilities 91 90 100

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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
2020 29,732 -2.0%
2019 30,328 -0.9%
2018 30,596 -1.2%
2017 30,962 -0.5%
2016 31,133 -0.2%
2015 31,195 -0.5%
2014 31,357 -0.4%
2013 31,482 -0.5%
2012 31,646 -0.3%
2011 31,742 -

Race / Ethnicity in Parkersburg

White
94.1% (27,973)
African American
3.2% (939)
American Indian
0.0% (8)
Asian
0.2% (66)
Hawaiian
0.0% (1)
Other
0.0% (0)
Two Or More
1.3% (399)
Hispanic
1.2% (346)
Race Parkersburg WV USA
White 94.1% 91.5% 60.1%
African American 3.2% 3.5% 12.2%
American Indian 0.0% 0.2% 0.6%
Asian 0.2% 0.8% 5.6%
Hawaiian 0.0% 0.0% 0.2%
Other 0.0% 0.2% 0.3%
Two Or More 1.3% 2.2% 2.8%
Hispanic 1.2% 1.6% 18.2%

Gender in Parkersburg

Female
51.7% (15,364)
Male
48.3% (14,368)
Gender Parkersburg WV USA
Female 51.7% 50.6% 50.8%
Male 48.3% 49.4% 49.2%

Highest level of educational attainment in Parkersburg for adults over 25

< 9th Grade
4.0% (1,189)
9-12th Grade
9.0% (2,675)
High School / GED
39.0% (11,595)
Some College
22.0% (6,541)
Associate's Degree
10.0% (2,973)
Bachelor's Degree
10.0% (2,973)
Master's Degree
5.0% (1,486)
Professional Degree
1.0% (297)
Doctorate Degree
0.0% (0)
Education Parkersburg WV USA
< 9th Grade 4.0% 4.0% 5.0%
9-12th Grade 9.0% 8.0% 7.0%
High School / GED 39.0% 40.0% 27.0%
Some College 22.0% 19.0% 20.0%
Associate's Degree 10.0% 8.0% 9.0%
Bachelor's Degree 10.0% 13.0% 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
11.8% (350,148)
$10,000 to $14,999
6.2% (183,119)
$15,000 to $24,999
15.9% (473,209)
$25,000 to $34,999
12.2% (364,199)
$35,000 to $49,999
15.3% (453,719)
$50,000 to $74,999
19.7% (584,940)
$75,000 to $99,999
8.6% (254,735)
$100,000 to $149,999
7.4% (219,380)
$150,000 to $199,999
1.3% (39,660)
$200,000 or more
1.7% (50,085)
Income Parkersburg WV USA
Less than $10,000 11.8% 8.5% 5.8%
$10,000 to $14,999 6.2% 5.9% 4.1%
$15,000 to $24,999 15.9% 12.3% 8.5%
$25,000 to $34,999 12.2% 10.8% 8.6%
$35,000 to $49,999 15.3% 14.2% 12.0%
$50,000 to $74,999 19.7% 17.9% 17.2%
$75,000 to $99,999 8.6% 11.6% 12.8%
$100,000 to $149,999 7.4% 11.9% 15.6%
$150,000 to $199,999 1.3% 3.9% 7.1%
$200,000 or more 1.7% 3.1% 8.3%

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