Parkersburg, West Virginia Population 2019

Parkersburg Wv Demographics

According to the most recent ACS, the racial composition of Parkersburg Wv was:

  • White: 94.30%
  • Two or more races: 2.73%
  • Black or African American: 2.14%
  • Asian: 0.28%
  • Other race: 0.25%
  • Native American: 0.17%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.13%
Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
201829,675-422-1.40%
201730,097-276-0.91%
201630,373-332-1.08%
201530,705-147-0.48%
201430,852-104-0.34%
201330,956-105-0.34%
201231,061-143-0.46%
201131,204-62-0.20%
201031,266-1,833-0.57%
200033,099-763-0.23%
199033,862-6,084-1.64%
198039,946-4,262-1.01%
197044,208-589-0.13%
196044,79715,1134.20%
195029,684-419-0.14%
194030,1034800.16%
193029,6239,5733.98%
192020,0502,2081.17%
191017,8426,1394.31%
190011,7033,2953.36%
18908,4081,8262.48%
18806,5821,0361.73%
18705,5460.00%
Year Total Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
201890,033-840-0.93%
201790,873-593-0.65%
201691,466-665-0.73%
201592,131-125-0.14%
201492,256-97-0.11%
201392,353-26-0.03%
201292,379-251-0.27%
201192,630-66-0.07%
201092,6960.00%

Population by Race

Race Population
White28,852
Two or More Races835
Black or African American655
Asian85
Some Other Race78
American Indian and Alaska Native51
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander40

Parkersburg Wv Population Pyramid 2019

Parkersburg Wv Median Age

41.9


Total

40.4


Male

43.6


Female

Parkersburg Wv Adults

There are 24,000 adults, (5,751 of whom are seniors) in Parkersburg Wv.

Parkersburg Wv Age Dependency

67.7

Age Dependency Ratio

31.5

Old Age Dependency Ratio

36.1

Child Dependency Ratio

Parkersburg Wv Sex Ratio

Female

16,217

53.00%

Male

14,379

47.00%

Parkersburg Wv Households and Families

Parkersburg Wv Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Parkersburg Wv Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married77.4%22.6%
Male76.3%23.7%
All61%39%
Non Family50.3%49.7%
Female45%55%

61.0%

Rate of Home Ownership

Type Count Average Size Owned
All13,1042.361
Non Family5,4521.1450.3
Married4,9643.0577.4
Female2,0603.2645
Male6283.3176.3

3

Average Family Size

2.3

Average Household Size

6.9%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0.2%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

Parkersburg Wv Education

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade8684.06%
9th to 12th Grade1,6097.52%
High School Graduate8,61140.27%
Some College4,71422.04%
Associates Degree1,9419.08%
Bachelors Degree2,27710.65%
Graduate Degree1,3646.38%

Parkersburg Wv Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White20,43518,1033,532
Black3943598
Multiple Races27622842
Hispanic18215539
Asian585121
Native American51235
Islander1313

The highest rate of high school graduation is among islander people with a rate of 100.00%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among asian people with a rate of 36.21%.

Name Average Male Female
Overall$26,411$32,016$22,767
Less Than High School$16,019$20,987$12,007
High School Grad$23,263$29,408$18,763
Some College$23,523$26,769$21,689
Bachelors Degree$36,116$39,250$34,184
Graduate Degree$50,145$61,103$45,764

$26,411

Average Earnings

$32,016

Average Male

$22,767

Average Female

Parkersburg Wv Language

Parkersburg Wv Language by Age

Parkersburg Wv Language

98.18% of Parkersburg Wv residents speak only English, while 1.82% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 0.80% of the population.

Parkersburg Wv Poverty

Parkersburg Wv Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White28,2396,86124.30%
Multiple82630637.05%
Black64726741.27%
Hispanic36513837.81%
Other785975.64%
Asian853945.88%
Native51611.76%

25.23%

Overall Poverty Rate

22.43%

Male Poverty Rate

27.72%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Parkersburg Wv

The race most likely to be in poverty in Parkersburg Wv is Other, with 75.64% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Parkersburg Wv is Native, with 11.76% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 6.33%. Among those working part-time, it was 24.99%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 31.19%.

Name Poverty
Less Than High School35.34%
High School22.37%
Some College18.87%
Bachelors or Greater6.29%
Name Poverty
Female Unemployed58.87%
Male Unemployed45.88%
Female Employed15.74%
Male Employed9.13%

Parkersburg Wv Income

Parkersburg Wv Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$36,414$51,269
Families$46,213$63,680
Married Families$58,452$79,835
Non Families$22,931$30,888

Parkersburg Wv Marital Status

Parkersburg Wv Marital Status

Marriage Rates

42.4%

Overall Marriage Rate

46.3%

Male Marriage Rate

39.0%

Female Marriage Rate

Parkersburg Wv Married by Age and Sex

Parkersburg Wv Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is Over 65, while the female age group most likely to be married is 55-64.

Parkersburg Wv Marital Status by Race

Parkersburg Wv Veterans

2,448

Number of Veterans

2,215

Male Veterans

233

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam880
First Gulf War418
Second Gulf War330
Korea260
World War II90

Parkersburg Wv Veterans by Race

Name Veterans % of Total
White2,2349.74%
Black13330.86%
2 or More6915.61%
Asian1220.69%

Parkersburg Wv Veterans by Education

12.78%

Veteran Poverty Rate

37.44%

Veteran Disability Rate

Parkersburg Wv Employment Status

53.4%

Labor Force Participation

49.1%

Employment Rate

8%

Unemployment Rate

Parkersburg Wv Place of Birth

Origin of Non Citizens

Non citizens include legal permanent residents (green card holders), international students, temporary workers, humanitarian migrants, and illegal immigrants.

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

74.37%

Born in West Virginia

99.07%

Native Born

0.93%

Foreign Born

0.32%

Non Citizen

Place of Birth

99.07% of Parkersburg Wv residents were born in the United States, with 74.37% having been born in West Virginia. 0.32% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Europe.