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Economy in Parkersburg, West Virginia

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EconomyParkersburg, WVUnited States
Unemployment Rate5.90%6.30%
Recent Job Growth0.90%1.18%
Future Job Growth35.90%36.10%
Sales Taxes6.00%6.00%
Income Taxes6.00%4.72%
Income per Cap.$20,162$28,051
Household Income$32,783$53,046
Family Median Income$48,079$64,585
ESTIMATED HOUSEHOLDS BY HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Income Less Than 15K21.85%12.61%
Income between 15K and 20K9.05%5.33%
Income between 20K and 30K16.33%10.57%
Income between 30K and 40K10.38%9.90%
Income between 40K and 50K7.77%8.95%
Income between 50K and 60K7.90%8.08%
Income between 60K and 75K9.25%10.09%
Income between 75K and 100K9.00%12.25%
Income between 100K and 150K6.69%12.82%
Income between 150K and 200K1.02%4.78%
Income greater than 200K0.76%4.64%
POPULATION BY OCCUPATION
Management, business, finance10.11%14.36%
Engineering, computers, science3.84%5.24%
Community, social services1.13%1.66%
Legal0.97%1.17%
Education, library5.44%6.10%
Arts, design, media, sports, entertainment1.96%1.88%
Healthcare practitioners and technology5.95%5.49%
Healthcare support2.38%2.47%
Firefighters, law enforcement1.93%2.24%
Food preparation, serving8.62%5.61%
Building maintenance5.19%3.97%
Personal care4.20%3.54%
Sales, office, administrative support29.10%24.89%
Farming, fishing, forestry0.00%0.73%
Construction, extraction, maintenance/repair7.12%8.56%
Production, transportation, material moving12.07%12.10%

The unemployment rate in Parkersburg, WV, is 5.90%, with job growth of 0.90%. Future job growth over the next ten years is predicted to be 35.90%.

Parkersburg, WV Taxes

Parkersburg, WV,sales tax rate is 6.00%. Income tax is 6.00%.

Parkersburg, WV Income and Salaries

The income per capita is $20,162, which includes all adults and children. The median household income is $32,783.


Parkersburg Economy SperlingViews

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)Have an opinion about Parkersburg? Leave a commentTo See All SperlingViews for Parkersburg Click Here