Parkersburg (zip 26104), West Virginia 

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Population

15,647

-1.2% since 2020

Unemployment Rate

7.5%

Median Income

$45,800

Median Home Price

$127,800

Median Age

44.2

Comfort Index (Climate)

8.5 / 5.3

summer / winter


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Best Places to Live in Parkersburg (zip 26104), West Virginia

Small industrial river towns - Northwestern West Virginia along the Ohio River. September, June and May are the most pleasant months in the 26104 zip code, while January and February are the least comfortable months.
Zip Codes: Parkersburg (zip 26104)
Cost of Living: -22.1% lower
Time zone: Eastern Standard Time (EST)
Elevation: 649 ft above sea level

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Parkersburg, Wv Housing Market
Least Expensive HomesHomes Over 2,000 Sq. Ft.
Most Expensive HomesHomes less than 10 yrs old
All Single Family Homes
Pros
Cost of living
Attractive setting
Water recreation
Cons
Economy
Isolation
Low ethnic diversity

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.


Highlights

ECONOMY
The unemployment rate in Parkersburg (zip 26104) is 7.5% (U.S. avg. is 6.0%). Recent job growth is Negative. Parkersburg (zip 26104) jobs have decreased by 0.3%. More Economy

COST OF LIVING
Compared to the rest of the country, Parkersburg (zip 26104)'s cost of living is 22.1% lower than the U.S. average. More Cost of Living or Compare Parkersburg (zip 26104)'s Cost of Living

WEATHER & CLIMATE
September, June and May are the most pleasant months in the 26104 zip code, while January and February are the least comfortable months. Today's Weather | Climate Averages

VOTING
In the last Presidential election, Wood county remained overwhelmingly Republican, 70.2% to 28.2%. More Voting Stats

POPULATION
Parkersburg (zip 26104)'s population is 15,647 people. Since 2020, it has had a population decline of 1.2%. Learn More...

TRANSPORTATION
Average Commute time is 19.5 minutes. The National Average is 26.4 minutes. Learn More...

REAL ESTATE
The median home cost in Parkersburg (zip 26104) is Real Estate: $127,800. Home appreciation the last 10 years has been 3.3%.

SCHOOLS
Parkersburg (zip 26104) 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 (zip 26104). More Education



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Housing Market in Parkersburg

It's a good time to buy in Parkersburg. Home Appreciation is up 8.3% in the last 12 months.
The median home price in Parkersburg is $127,800.
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