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  ECONOMY OVERVIEW
  

The unemployment rate in Parkersburg, West Virginia, is 6.30%, with job growth of -1.16%. Future job growth over the next ten years is predicted to be 31.39%.

Parkersburg, West Virginia Taxes
Parkersburg, West Virginia,sales tax rate is 7.00%. Income tax is 6.00%.

Parkersburg, West Virginia Income and Salaries

The income per capita is $20,564, which includes all adults and children. The median household income is $33,247.


  ECONOMYParkersburg, West VirginiaUnited States
  Unemployment Rate  6.30%5.20%
  Recent Job Growth  -1.16%1.59%
  Future Job Growth  31.39%37.98%
  Sales Taxes  7.00%6.00%
  Income Taxes  6.00%4.60%
  Income per Cap.  $20,564$28,555
  Household Income  $33,247$53,482
  Family Median Income  $46,392$65,443
  POPULATION BY OCCUPATION
  Management, business, finance  5.66%14.54%
  Engineering, computers, science  0.00%5.34%
  Community, social services  0.00%1.67%
  Legal  0.00%1.16%
  Education, library  0.00%6.13%
  Arts, design, media, sports, entertainment  0.00%1.91%
  Healthcare practitioners and technology  7.55%5.67%
  Healthcare support  0.00%2.51%
  Firefighters, law enforcement  0.00%2.23%
  Food preparation, serving  15.09%5.76%
  Building maintenance  0.00%4.01%
  Personal care  0.00%3.65%
  Sales, office, administrative support  24.53%24.36%
  Farming, fishing, forestry  0.00%0.73%
  Construction, extraction, maintenance/repair  15.09%8.24%
  Production, transportation, material moving  32.08%12.09%

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  5/23/2010
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)

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  11/11/2008
St Josephs Medical Center

Have worked at St Josephs for the past 11 weeks as a travel RN in the CVICU. A very friendly hospital, great hospitalist and physician availability with CV surgeons of... (Read More)

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  9/21/2008
Air Quality is closer to 18, not 49

The neighboring towns of Belpre & Marietta, Ohio, both have air quality figures of 18. The data here shows 49 for Parkersburg. I believe that 18 is closer to the truth... (Read More)

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