Parkersburg is a city located in Wood County West Virginia. With a 2020 population of 28,612, it is the 4th largest city in West Virginia (after Charleston, Huntington, and Morgantown) and the 1351st largest city in the United States . Parkersburg is currently declining at a rate of -1.20% annually and its population has decreased by -9.15% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 31,492 in 2010. Parkersburg reached it's highest population of 44,797 in 1960. Spanning over 12 miles, Parkersburg has a population density of 2,430 people per square mile.
The average household income in Parkersburg is $51,263 with a poverty rate of 25.22%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $674 per month, and the median house value is $91,100. The median age in Parkersburg is 41.9 years, 39.4 years for males, and 43.8 years for females.