Parkersburg SnackAbility

4
/10
Overall SnackAbility
Jobs
5/10
Housing
4
Affordability
8
Diversity
5
Safety
4
Amenities
9
Education
6
Commute
9

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Parkersburg, West Virginia Info Snack

Parkersburg is a city in and the county seat of Wood County, West Virginia, United States. Located at the confluence of the Ohio and Little Kanawha rivers, it is the state's third-largest city and the largest city in the Parkersburg-Marietta-Vienna metropolitan area. The population was 31,492 at the 2010 census. Its peak of population was more than 44,000 in 1960. The city is about 14 miles south of Marietta, Ohio.
Population
30,962
Unemployment
9.6%
Poverty
25.3%
Median Home
$86,100
Median Income
$34,296
Median Rent
$606

Rankings for Parkersburg in West Virginia

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3

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Map Of Parkersburg, WV

Population over time in Parkersburg

Year Population % Change
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 -

Crime in Parkersburg Per 100k

Crime Parkersburg WV USA
Violent Crime 666.4 358.1 386.3
Murder 12.9 4.4 5.3
Robbery 61.5 39.3 102.8
Aggravated Assault 504.6 278.5 248.5
Property Crime 4441.5 2047.2 2450.7
Burglary 1200.1 507.9 468.9
Larceny 2985.8 1402.3 1745.0
Car Theft 255.6 137.0 236.9

Race / Ethnicity in Parkersburg

White
93.7% (29,002)
African American
2.1% (649)
American Indian
0.1% (43)
Asian
0.5% (148)
Hawaiian
0.1% (25)
Other
0.1% (25)
Two Or More
2.5% (767)
Hispanic
1.0% (303)
Race Parkersburg WV USA
White 93.7% 92.4% 60.6%
African American 2.1% 3.4% 10.4%
American Indian 0.1% 0.2% 0.7%
Asian 0.5% 0.7% 4.3%
Hawaiian 0.1% 0.0% 0.1%
Other 0.1% 0.1% 3.9%
Two Or More 2.5% 1.7% 2.5%
Hispanic 1.0% 1.4% 17.3%

Household Income For Parkersburg, West Virginia

Less than $10,000
13.3% (4,117)
$10,000 to $14,999
7.2% (2,229)
$15,000 to $24,999
17.7% (5,480)
$25,000 to $34,999
12.5% (3,870)
$35,000 to $49,999
15.3% (4,737)
$50,000 to $74,999
16.8% (5,201)
$75,000 to $99,999
9.2% (2,848)
$100,000 to $149,999
5.7% (1,764)
$150,000 to $199,999
1.1% (340)
$200,000 or more
1.2% (371)
Income Parkersburg WV USA
Less than $10,000 13.3% 9.7% 7.0%
$10,000 to $14,999 7.2% 6.6% 5.1%
$15,000 to $24,999 17.7% 13.8% 10.2%
$25,000 to $34,999 12.5% 11.8% 9.9%
$35,000 to $49,999 15.3% 14.9% 13.2%
$50,000 to $74,999 16.8% 17.7% 17.8%
$75,000 to $99,999 9.2% 10.8% 12.2%
$100,000 to $149,999 5.7% 9.6% 13.5%
$150,000 to $199,999 1.1% 2.8% 5.4%
$200,000 or more 1.2% 2.3% 5.7%

Gender in Parkersburg

Female
53.5% (16,552)
Male
46.5% (14,409)
Gender Parkersburg WV USA
Female 53.5% 50.6% 50.8%
Male 46.5% 49.4% 49.2%

Highest level of educational attainment in Parkersburg for adults over 25

< 9th Grade
3.5% (1,086)
9-12th Grade
9.0% (2,781)
High School / GED
40.9% (12,676)
Some College
21.9% (6,793)
Associate's Degree
8.4% (2,594)
Bachelor's Degree
10.3% (3,197)
Master's Degree
4.6% (1,435)
Professional Degree
0.8% (257)
Doctorate Degree
0.4% (139)
Education Parkersburg WV USA
< 9th Grade 3.5% 4.9% 5.6%
9-12th Grade 9.0% 9.7% 7.4%
High School / GED 40.9% 40.5% 27.5%
Some College 21.9% 18.5% 21.0%
Associate's Degree 8.4% 6.8% 8.2%
Bachelor's Degree 10.3% 11.9% 18.8%
Master's Degree 4.6% 5.6% 8.2%
Professional Degree 0.8% 1.3% 2.0%
Doctorate Degree 0.4% 0.8% 1.3%

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