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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
  Agriculture, forestry, fishing, hunting  0.08%1.35%
  Mining, quarrying, oil and gas extraction  1.83%0.61%
  Construction  5.02%6.19%
  Manufacturing  9.05%10.41%
  Wholesale trade  1.92%2.72%
  Retail trade  15.37%11.55%
  Transportation and warehousing  3.50%4.11%
  Utilities  00
  Information  1.97%2.12%
  Finance and insurance  4.29%4.69%
  Real estate, rental, leasing  1.39%1.89%
  Professional, scientific, technical services  2.48%6.68%
  Management of companies  0.00%0.08%
  Administrative, support, waste mgt svcs  5.69%4.27%
  Educational services  7.07%9.34%
  Health care and social assistance  17.35%13.81%
  Arts, entertainment, recreation  2.14%2.16%
  Accommodation, food services  10.62%7.44%
  Other services  3.63%4.94%
  Public administration  5.62%4.80%
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