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  COST OF LIVING OVERVIEW
  

Our cost of living indices are based on a US average of 100. An amount below 100 means Parkersburg, West Virginia is cheaper than the US average. A cost of living index above 100 means Parkersburg, West Virginia is more expensive.

Overall, Parkersburg, West Virginia cost of living is 78.30.

  COST OF LIVINGParkersburg, West VirginiaUnited States
  Overall  78100
  Grocery  92.1100
  Health  92100
  Housing  41100
  Utilities  95100
  Transportation  100100
  Miscellaneous  97100
  COST OF LIVING COMMENTS
  
Education
The schools is this area are wonderful. There are public and private schools that offer a variety of academics and athletics. Most of the area high schools are geared... (read more)
Pros and cons
Just like most places, Parkersburg definitely has it's pros and cons. The pros: pretty low crime rate (although it's growing more and more every year), typically no... (read more)
Crime
Crime in Parkersburg is very low compared to the national average. Pleasant place to raise children currently. As the area starts a build up of new business, there... (read more)
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  GENERAL COMMENTS
  
Pros and cons
Just like most places, Parkersburg definitely has it's pros and cons. The pros: pretty low crime rate (although it's growing more and more every year), typically no... (read more)
Want out!!!
Parkersburg is dying. There are very, very few good jobs to be found here. The population is decreasing more and more every year as people are wising up and getting out... (read more)
Friendly and Inexpensive
Parkersburg, West Virginia is a small city of about 30,000-plus people situated on the Ohio River. Most of the people live in neighboring Vienna or in the surrounding... (read more)
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