Parkersburg, West Virginia 

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Population

30,596

-3.6% since 2010

Unemployment Rate

4.9%

Best Places to Live in Parkersburg, West Virginia

Small industrial river towns - Northwestern West Virginia along the Ohio River. September, June and May are the most pleasant months in Parkersburg, while January and February are the least comfortable months.

Pros
Cost of living
Attractive setting
Water recreation
Cons
Economy
Isolation
Low ethnic diversity
 $30,000 
928 Lynn St
Bed 0 | Bath 0 | 1396 SqFt
 $153,000 
1205 39th St
Bed 3 | Bath 3 | 1732 SqFt
 $79,000 
827 Quincy St
Bed 3 | Bath 2 | 1844 SqFt

What Bert Has To Say About Parkersburg-Vienna Metro Area

Parkersburg is a small town on the Ohio River with a primarily industrial heritage, serving as a transportation gateway between the eastern seaboard and the Midwest/Great Lakes regions. Marietta, located across the river, is another industrial town with more of a historic flavor, while Vienna, West Virginia is a suburb just north of Parkersburg. Both, aside from a few historic attractions, have relatively plain downtown and residential areas.


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QUICK FACTS

City: Parkersburg
Zip Codes: 26101 26104
Time zone: Eastern Standard Time (EST)
Elevation: 649 ft above sea level

Highlights

ECONOMY
The unemployment rate in Parkersburg is 4.9% (U.S. avg. is 3.7%). Recent job growth is Negative. Parkersburg jobs have decreased by 0.3%. More Economy

COST OF LIVING
Compared to the rest of the country, Parkersburg's cost of living is 26.6% lower than the U.S. average. More Cost of Living or Compare Parkersburg's Cost of Living

WEATHER & CLIMATE
September, June and May are the most pleasant months in Parkersburg, while January and February are the least comfortable months. Today's Weather | Climate Averages

VOTING
Wood county voted Republican in the previous five Presidential elections. More Voting Stats

POPULATION
Parkersburg's population is 30,596 people. Since 2010, it has had a population decline of 3.6%. Learn More...

TRANSPORTATION
Average Commute time is 17.8 minutes. The National Average is 26.4 minutes. Learn More...

REAL ESTATE
The median home cost in Parkersburg is $83,500. Home appreciation the last 10 years has been 3.6%. Check out the homes in the area

SCHOOLS
Parkersburg public schools spend $11,188 per student. The average school expenditure in the U.S. is $12,383. There are about 14.7 students per teacher in Parkersburg. More Education



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The median home price in Parkersburg is $83,500. Browse Homes in this Range.


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Pros and cons - 5/23/2010
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

St Josephs Medical Center - 11/11/2008
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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ZIP CODES IN PARKERSBURG, WEST VIRGINIA
26101 26104

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NEW LISTINGS IN PARKERSBURG
$30,000
928 Lynn St
Bed 0 | Bath 0

$153,000
1205 39th St
Bed 3 | Bath 3

$79,000
827 Quincy St
Bed 3 | Bath 2

$79,900
814 Grandview St
Bed 2 | Bath 1

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Bed 3 | Bath 2

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2519 11th Ave
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