Parkersburg, WV
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Parkersburg Population Statistics

Source & Methodology

Analytics built by:   Location, Inc.

Raw data sources:   American Community Survey, U.S. Bureau of the Census, U.S. Department of Education, 50 state departments of education, U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, Federal Bureau of Investigation, 18,000+ local law enforcement agencies, Federal Housing Finance Agency, U.S. Geological Service, National Agricultural Statistics Service.

Date(s) & Update Frequency:   2018 (latest available). Updated annually. Please note: Unemployment data updated May 2020.

Methodology:   Unlike standardly available Census demographics, NeighborhoodScout uses dozens of custom models to transform 8.5 million raw demographic data elements from government sources into proprietary indices and insights…. Read more

Parkersburg Population & Age Distribution

 

Total Population
29,675

Age

PEOPLE OF West Virginia DETAILS
Under 5 Years 5.44
5 To 17 15.44
18 To 24 9.00
25 To 34 12.20
35 To 54 24.90
55 To 64 14.14
65 Years And Over 18.86

Educational Attainment of Adults

 
EDUCATIONAL ATTAINMENT OF ADULTS
ATTENDING COLLEGE 2.6
HIGH SCHOOL GRADUATES 87.5
COLLEGE GRADUATES 16.7

Income

 

Per capita Income

Per capita Income
Parkersburg 22849 19542.9782852744 #EE2025
USA 31177 26666 #C1F000

Median household income

Median household income
Parkersburg 36010 16655.842988968292 #EE2025
USA 57652 26666 #C1F000

Individuals Below Poverty Level:
24.5%

Employment Industries in Parkersburg

 
INDUSTRIES PEOPLE WORK IN
Healthcare 18.2
Retail 16.4
Accommodation 11.5
Manufacturing 9.0
Education 8.5
Public Service 6.0
Construction 5.4
Administration 4.1
Finance 3.7
Other 3.4
Transportation 2.7
Professional, scientific, and technical services 2.7
Arts 2.2
Wholesale 2.0

Race & Ethnic Diversity

 
% of Residents
White 93.3
Black Or African American 2.7
American Indian And Alaska Native 0.3
Asian 0.3
Native Hawaiian And Other Pacific Islanders 0.1
Other Race / Two or More Races 2.6
Hispanic Or Latino (Of Any Race) 0.8

Ancestries & Languages Spoken

 

Ancestry (Top 20)

Ancestry Details
German 17.6
Irish 12.7
English 9.9
Scottish 3.5
Italian 3.1
Scots-Irish 2.0
Polish 1.5
Dutch 1.4
French 1.2
African 1.0
European 1.0
British 0.8
Welsh 0.6
Hungarian 0.5
Greek 0.5
Russian 0.5
Norwegian 0.4
Lebanese 0.3
French Canadian 0.3
Finnish 0.2

Languages Spoken (Top 20)

Languages Details
English 98.5
Polish 1.5
Spanish 0.7
German/Yiddish 0.1
Italian 0.1
Native American languages 0.1
Greek 0.1
Chinese 0.1
West Germanic languages 0.1
Vietnamese 0.0
French 0.0
Tagalog 0.0
Arabic 0.0
Other Asian languages 0.0
Japanese 0.0
French Creole 0.0
African languages 0.0
Hungarian 0.0
Navajo 0.0
Pacific Island languages 0.0

Foreign Born Parkersburg Residents:
0.8%