Parkersburg, West Virginia Population 2018

Parkersburg, West Virginia's estimated population is 30,096 according to the most recent United States census estimates. Parkersburg, West Virginia is the 4th largest city in West Virginia based on official 2017 estimates from the US Census Bureau.

The population density is 2557.45 people/mi² (987.43 people/km²), with a household density of 506.28 people/km² (1311.27 people/mi²).

The overall median age is 42.1 years, 40.4 years for males, and 44.2 years for females. For every 100 females there are 87.0 males.

Based on data from the American Community Survey, in 2017 there were 15,431 households in the city, with an average size of 2.28 people per household. The vacancy rate was 13.3%, with a median rent of $606/month. The median house has 5.7 rooms, and has a value of $86,100.

The median income for households in Parkersburg, West Virginia is $34,296, while the mean household income is $47,807. The per capita income is $21,334, and 20% of families and 25.3% of individuals are below the federal poverty line. 38.8% of those under 18 are in poverty, and 11.9% of those 65 years or older.

Year Population Growth Growth Rate
201730,096-279-0.92%
201630,375-319-1.04%
201530,694-148-0.48%
201430,842-104-0.34%
201330,946-105-0.34%
201231,051-145-0.46%
201131,196-66-0.21%
201031,262-1,837-5.55%
200033,099-763-2.25%
199033,862-6,084-15.23%
198039,946-4,262-9.64%
197044,208-589-1.31%
196044,79715,11350.91%
195029,684-419-1.39%
194030,1034801.62%
193029,6239,57347.75%
192020,0502,20812.38%
191017,8426,13952.46%
190011,7033,29539.19%
18908,4081,82627.74%
18806,5821,03618.68%
18705,5460.00%

Population by Race

Race Population
White29,250
Two or More Races784
Black or African American649
Asian148
Some Other Race59
American Indian and Alaska Native43
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander29

Race Data via US Census (2016 ACS 5-Year Survey)

Parkersburg Wv Population Pyramid 2018

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Parkersburg Wv Median Age

42.1


Total

40.4


Male

44.2


Female

Lancaster Adults

There are 23,776 adults in Parkersburg Wv.

Parkersburg Wv Age Dependency

64.6

Age Dependency Ratio

29.9

Old Age Dependency Ratio

34.6

Child Dependency Ratio

Parkersburg Wv Housing Indicators

Indicator Value
Median Number of Rooms (per House)
5.7
Houses Without Mortgage
3,446
Houses With Mortgage
4,499
Vacancy Rate
13.3
Median Rent
606
Median Home Value
86,100
Renter-Occupied Units
5,427
Owner-Occupied Units
7,945
Total Housing Units
15,431

This chart shows the employment and labor force participation rates in Parkersburg Wv for residents over 16 years of age. The 2015 unemployment rate is 5.2% and the labor force participation rate is 54%.

Parkersburg Wv Family/Household Indicators

Indicator Value
Average Household Size
2.28
Average Family Size
2.97
Total Households
13372
Married Couple Households
4976
Male Householder (no wife) Families
731
Female Householder (no husband) Families
2092
Non Family Households
5573
Total Families
7799
Households With Own Children
3131
Unmarried Partner Households (Opposite Sex)
6.4
Unmarried Partner Households (Same Sex)
0.5

Parkersburg Wv Income Distribution

Indicator Value
Under $10,000
1,779
$10,000 to $14,999
968
$15,000 to $24,999
2,371
$25,000 to $34,999
1,671
$35,000 to $49,999
2,047
$50,000 to $74,999
2,242
$75,000 to $99,999
1,224
$100,000 to $149,999
764
$150,000 to $199,999
143
Over $200,000
163

Parkersburg Wv Household Income

Income

Median

Mean

Parkersburg Wv

West Virginia

$34,296

$42,644

$47,807

$57,779

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Parkersburg Wv Education Data

Parkersburg Wv Educational Attainment (over 25)

Indicator Value Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade
7653.51%
9th to 12th Grade
1,9598.98%
High School Graduate
8,92740.94%
Some College
4,78421.94%
Associates Degree
1,8278.38%
Bachelors Degree
2,25210.33%
Graduate Degree
1,2905.92%