Parkersburg, West Virginia 

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Population

30,596

-3.6% since 2010

Unemployment Rate

5.9%

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

Local Listings in Parkersburg
 $99,500 
1902 9th Ave
Bed 3 | Bath 2 | 1175 SqFt
 $89,900 
1315 16th St
Bed 3 | Bath 1 | 1553 SqFt
 $124,900 
2608 Fairview Ave
Bed 3 | Bath 2 | 1553 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 5.9% (U.S. avg. is 3.9%). 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 21.4% 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 18 minutes. The National Average is 26 minutes. Learn More...

REAL ESTATE
The median home cost in Parkersburg is $86,100. Home appreciation the last 10 years has been 0.8%. 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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Housing Market in Parkersburg

It's a good time to buy in Parkersburg. Home Appreciation is up 2.2% in the last 12 months. Browse Parkersburg Real Estate

The median home price in Parkersburg is $86,100. 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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26101 26104

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NEW LISTINGS IN PARKERSBURG
$99,500
1902 9th Ave
Bed 3 | Bath 2

$89,900
1315 16th St
Bed 3 | Bath 1

$124,900
2608 Fairview Ave
Bed 3 | Bath 2

$178,500
136 N Hills Dr
Bed 3 | Bath 3

$149,900
130 Bethel Rd
Bed 3 | Bath 1

$139,900
57 Greenview Dr
Bed 3 | Bath 3

$99,900
1524 20th St
Bed 3 | Bath 1

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