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Population (year 2000): 33,099. Estimated population in July 2005: 32,020 (-3.3% change)
Males: 15,455 (46.7%), Females: 17,644 (53.3%)

Wood County

Zip codes:

Median resident age: 39.9 years
Median household income: $26,990 (year 2000)
Median house value: $64,500 (year 2000)

Parkersburg, WV residents, houses, and apartments details

Races in Parkersburg:

  • White Non-Hispanic (95.8%)
  • Black (1.7%)
  • Two or more races (1.0%)
  • Hispanic (0.8%)
  • American Indian (0.6%)

Ancestries: United States (17.4%), German (15.2%), Irish (11.3%), English (10.6%), Scotch-Irish (2.6%), Dutch (2.1%).

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Elevation: 649 feet

Land area: 11.8 square miles

Parkersburg,

For population 25 years and over in Parkersburg

  • High school or higher: 75.6%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 12.9%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 4.8%
  • Unemployed: 7.6%
  • Mean travel time to work: 16.5 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Parkersburg city

  • Never married: 23.8%
  • Now married: 47.9%
  • Separated: 1.8%
  • Widowed: 10.8%
  • Divorced: 15.8%

0.9% Foreign born

Population change in the 1990s: -1,637 (-4.7%).




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Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: WV Charleston, (63.7 miles )

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: OH Columbus, (111.4 miles pop. 711,470).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: PA Philadelphia, (442.5 miles pop. 1,517,550).

Nearest cities: OH Belpre, (3.1 miles Hills, WV (3.9 miles North WV (4.1 miles Vienna, WV Blennerhassett, (5.7 miles WV (6.4 miles Mineralwells, WV (7.1 miles Lubeck, WV (7.9 miles Boaz, WV (9.0 miles Washington,


Single-family new house construction building permits:
  • 1996: 27 buildings, average cost: $64,900

Latitude: 39.27 N, Longitude: 81.54 W

Area code: 304


Parkersburg, West Virginia business data: stores, dealers, real estate agents, wholesalers, restaurants...

Industries providing employment: Educational,health and social services (21.1%), Retail trade (16.8%), Manufacturing (13.1%).

Daytime population change due to commuting: +10,429 (+31.5%)
Workers who live and work in this city: 7,642 (57.1%)

Crime in Parkersburg (1999):
  • 1 murder (3.2 per 100,000)
  • 21 rapes (66.4 per 100,000)
  • 8 robberies (25.3 per 100,000)
  • 49 assaults (154.9 per 100,000)
  • 228 burglaries (720.6 per 100,000)
  • 785 thefts (2481.0 per 100,000)
  • 95 auto thefts (300.2 per 100,000)
  • crime index = 231.3 (higher means more crime, US average = 339.3)

Average climate in Parkersburg, West Virginia

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

Parkersburg,

Parkersburg-area historical tornado activity is near West Virginia state average. It is 58% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 4/23/1968, a category 5 (max. wind speeds 261-318 mph) tornado 54.7 miles away from the Parkersburg city center killed 7 people and injured 93 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

On 7/10/2003, a category 2 (max. wind speeds 113-157 mph) tornado 4.0 miles away from the city center caused $2 million in damages.


Birthplace of: Deron Williams - NBA player (Utah Jazz, born: Jun 26, 1984), Tom Lopienski - 2005 NFL player (Tampa Bay Buccaneers, born: Jun 12, 1979).


Hospitals/medical centers in Parkersburg:
  • CAMDEN CLARK MEMORIAL HOSPITAL (800 GARFIELD AVE)
  • HEALTHSOUTH WESTERN HILLS REHAB HOSP (3 WESTERN HILLS DR)
  • ST JOSEPHS HOSPITAL (1824 MURDOCH AVENUE)

Airports certified for carrier operations nearest to Parkersburg:
  • MID-OHIO VALLEY REGIONAL (about 9 miles; PARKERSBURG, WV; ID: PKB)
  • YEAGER (about 62 miles; CHARLESTON, WV; ID: CRW)
  • HARRISON/MARION REGIONAL (about 92 miles; CLARKSBURG, WV; ID: CKB)
Other public-use airports nearest to Parkersburg:
  • JACKSON COUNTY (about 31 miles; RAVENSWOOD, WV; ID: I18)
  • MORGAN COUNTY (about 32 miles; MC CONNELSVILLE, OH; ID: I71)
  • BOGGS FIELD (about 35 miles; SPENCER, WV; ID: 14P)

Local government website:

Local government employment and payroll (March 2004)

Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Natural Resources 2 $4,559 $27,354 0 $0
Parks and Recreation 9 $18,319 $24,425 2 $974
Sewerage 47 $135,612 $34,624 1 $910
Other and Unallocable 20 $40,696 $24,417 0 $0
Solid Waste Management 36 $72,639 $24,213 0 $0
Streets and Highways 31 $73,173 $28,325 24 $18,091
Fire - Other 1 $2,646 $31,752 0 $0
Firefighters 62 $172,077 $33,305 0 $0
Police - Other 12 $28,310 $28,310 25 $7,331
Police Protection - Officers 59 $186,605 $37,953 0 $0
Judicial and Legal 0 $0   7 $15,263
Other Government Administration 13 $38,435 $35,478 9 $3,117
Water Supply 34 $87,940 $31,037 0 $0
Financial Administration 15 $38,147 $30,517 0 $0
Housing and Community Development(Local) 2 $4,858 $29,148 0 $0
Totals for Government 343 $904,014 $31,627 68 $45,686


Colleges/Universities in Parkersburg:
  • WEST VIRGINIA UNIVERSITY AT PARKERSBURG (Full-time enrollment: 2,306; Location: 300 CAMPUS DR; Public; Website: www.wvup.wvnet.edu)
  • MOUNTAIN STATE COLLEGE (FT enrollment: 86; Location: 1508 SPRING ST; Private, for-profit; Website: mountainstate.org)
  • WOOD COUNTY SCHOOL OF PRACTICAL NURSING (FT enrollment: 33; Location: 1515 BLIZZARD DR; Public; Website: www.NETASSOC.NET/wcboe/schsec.htm)
  • STANLEY TECHNICAL INSTITUTE-PARKERSBURG (FT enrollment: 11; Location: 800 CAMDEN AVE; Private, not-for-profit)
  • CLARK MEMORIAL HOSPITAL SCHOOL OF XRAY TECHNOLOGY (Location: 800 GARFIELD AVE; Private, not-for-profit)
  • DON DUTY REAL ESTATE SCHOOL (Location: 905 7TH ST; Private, for-profit)
  • VALLEY BEAUTY SCHOOL (Location: 707 MARKET ST; Private, for-profit)
Other colleges/universities with over 2000 students near Parkersburg:
  • OHIO UNIVERSITY-MAIN CAMPUS (about 39 miles; ATHENS, OH; Full-time enrollment: 18,721)
  • HOCKING TECHNICAL COLLEGE (about 50 miles; NELSONVILLE, OH; FT enrollment: 4,050)
  • WEST VIRGINIA STATE COLLEGE (about 68 miles; INSTITUTE, WV; FT enrollment: 3,688)
  • MARSHALL UNIVERSITY (about 85 miles; HUNTINGTON, WV; FT enrollment: 12,361)
  • DENISON UNIVERSITY (about 88 miles; GRANVILLE, OH; FT enrollment: 2,101)
  • WEST LIBERTY STATE COLLEGE (about 91 miles; WEST LIBERTY, WV; FT enrollment: 2,453)
  • FAIRMONT STATE COLLEGE (about 99 miles; FAIRMONT, WV; FT enrollment: 5,317)
Public high schools in Parkersburg:
  • PARKERSBURG HIGH SCHOOL (Students: 1,446; Location: 2101 DUDLEY AVE; Grades: 10 - 12)
  • PARKERSBURG SOUTH HIGH SCHOOL (Students: 1,243; Location: 1511 BLIZZARD DR; Grades: 10 - 12)
  • NORTH CENTRAL REGIONAL JUVENILE DETENTION CENTER (Students: 13; Location: 907 MISSION DRIVE; Grades: 07 - 12)
  • WOOD COUNTY VOC/TECH CENTER (Location: 1511 BLIZZARD DR; Grades: 09 - 12)
Private high schools in Parkersburg:
  • PARKERSBURG CATHOLIC HIGH SCH (Students: 243; Location: 3201 FAIRVIEW AVENUE; Grades: 7 - 12)
  • PARKERSBURG CHRISTIAN SCHOOL (Students: 218; Location: 1093 CORE RD; Grades: PK - 12)
Biggest public primary/middle schools in Parkersburg:
  • BLENNERHASSET JUNIOR HIGH SCHOOL (Students: 707; Location: RR 4 BOX 475A; Grades: 07 - 09)
  • EDISON JUNIOR HIGH SCHOOL (Students: 704; Location: 1201 HILLCREST ST; Grades: 07 - 09)
  • JEFFERSON ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (Students: 645; Location: 1103 PLUM ST; Grades: PK - 06)
  • HAMILTON JUNIOR HIGH SCHOOL (Students: 632; Location: 3501 CADILLAC DR; Grades: 07 - 09)
  • BLENNERHASSETT ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (Students: 553; Location: RR 4 BOX 475A; Grades: KG - 06)
  • LUBECK ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (Students: 507; Location: RR 3 BOX 177; Grades: PK - 06)
  • FRANKLIN ELEMENTARY CENTER (Students: 467; Location: 1511 DIVISION STREET EXT; Grades: PK - 06)
  • EMERSON ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (Students: 415; Location: 1605 36TH ST; Grades: KG - 06)
  • VAN DEVENDER JUNIOR HIGH SCHOOL (Students: 412; Location: 918 31ST ST; Grades: 07 - 09)
  • MCKINLEY ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (Students: 359; Location: 1130 19TH ST; Grades: PK - 06)
Private primary/middle schools in Parkersburg:
  • PARKERSBURG CATH ELEM SCHOOL (Students: 179; Location: 810 JULIANA STREET; Grades: PK - 6)
  • NORTH PARKERSBURG BAPTIST CHR (Students: 123; Location: 3109 EMERSON AVE; Grades: KG - 8)
  • THE MONTESSORI EXPERIENCE (Students: 36; Location: 1701 19TH ST; Grades: PK - KG)
  • MID OHIO VALLEY MONTESSORI SCH (Students: 33; Location: BOX 4106; Grades: PK - KG)
  • PARKERSBURG JR ACADEMY (Students: 15; Location: 1800 38TH STREET; Grades: PK - 8)
Library in Parkersburg:
  • PARKERSBURG/WOOD CTY PUBLIC LIBRARY (Operating income: $1,063,617; Location: 3100 EMERSON AV.; 186,383 books; 18,621 audio materials; 5,464 video materials; 264 serial subscriptions)

Notable locations in Parkersburg: Parkersburg Industrial Park (A), Carnegie Library (B), Henry Logan Childrens Home (C), Parkersburg City Hall (D), Parkersburg Medical Park (E), Parkersburg and Wood County Library (F), Sixth Street Railroad Bridge (G), South Parkersburg Branch Library (H), Wood County Jail (I), Wood County Courthouse (J), Fire Station Number 1 (K), Fire Station Number 2 (L), Fire Station Number 3 (M), Fire Station Number 4 (N).

Shopping Centers: Station Square Shopping Center (1), Gihon Village Shopping Center (2), Park Shopping Center (3), Emerson Plaza Shopping Center (4), Southgate Shopping Center (5).

Churches in Parkersburg include: Stephenson Memorial United Methodist Church (A), Beechwood Heights Church of Christ (B), Beechwood Presbyterian Church (C), South Parkersburg United Methodist Church (D), Gospel Church of Christ (E), Grace Brethren Church (F), Bethany United Methodist Church (G), Bethel African Methodist Episcopal Church (H).

Cemeteries: Mount Carmel Catholic Cemetery (1), Tavenner Cemetery (2), Dils Cemetery (3), Mount Olivet Cemetery (4), Catholic Cemetery (5), Wright Cemetery (6), Holliday Cemetery (7).

Streams, rivers, and creeks: Berry Run (A), Worthington Creek (B), Holmes Run (C), Pond Run (D).

Parks in Parkersburg include: Murphy Park (1), Nemesis Park (2), Julia-Ann Square Historic District (3), Avery Street Historic District (4).

Post office: (A).  


Parkersburg compared to West Virginia state average:
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage below state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher below state average.

Strongest AM radio stations in Parkersburg:
  • WADC (1050 AM; 5 kW; PARKERSBURG, WV; Owner: BURBACH OF DE, LLC)
  • WBRJ (910 AM; 5 kW; MARIETTA, OH; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WKYG (1230 AM; 1 kW; PARKERSBURG, WV; Owner: BURBACH OF DE, LLC)
  • WLTP (1450 AM; 1 kW; PARKERSBURG, WV; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WTVN (610 AM; 50 kW; COLUMBUS, OH; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • WWVA (1170 AM; 53 kW; WHEELING, WV; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WMOA (1490 AM; 1 kW; MARIETTA, OH; Owner: QUIET RADIO, INC.)
  • WBGS (1030 AM; daytime; 10 kW; POINT PLEASANT, WV; Owner: BIG RIVER RADIO, INC.)
  • WCAW (680 AM; 10 kW; CHARLESTON, WV; Owner: WEST VIRGINIA RADIO CORPORATION OF CHARLESTON)
  • WKNR (850 AM; 50 kW; CLEVELAND, OH; Owner: CARON BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WJAW (630 AM; 1 kW; ST. MARYS, WV; Owner: JAWCO, INC.)
  • KDKA (1020 AM; 50 kW; PITTSBURGH, PA; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WTAM (1100 AM; 50 kW; CLEVELAND, OH; Owner: JACOR BROADCASTING CORPORATION)

Strongest FM radio stations in Parkersburg:
  • W282AI (104.3 FM; PARKERSBURG, WV; Owner: FINE ARTS RADIO)
  • WXIL (95.1 FM; PARKERSBURG, WV; Owner: BURBACH OF DE, LLC)
  • WHBR-FM (103.1 FM; PARKERSBURG, WV; Owner: BURBACH OF DE, LLC)
  • WNUS (107.1 FM; BELPRE, OH; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WDMX (100.1 FM; VIENNA, WV; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WVVV (96.9 FM; WILLIAMSTOWN, WV; Owner: BENNCO, INC.)
  • WMBP (91.9 FM; BELPRE, OH; Owner: LOWER OHIO VALLEY EDUCATIONAL CORP.)
  • WRVB (102.1 FM; MARIETTA, OH; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WGGE (99.1 FM; PARKERSBURG, WV; Owner: BURBACH OF DE, LLC)
  • WCVV (89.5 FM; BELPRE, OH; Owner: BELPRE EDUC. B/CNG FOUNDATION)
  • WRZZ (106.1 FM; ELIZABETH, WV; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • W225AD (92.9 FM; BELPRE, OH; Owner: SEVEN RANGES RADIO COMPANY, INC.)
  • WMRT (88.3 FM; MARIETTA, OH; Owner: MARIETTA COLLEGE)
  • WJAW-FM (100.9 FM; MCCONNELSVILLE, OH; Owner: QUIET RADIO INC. D/B/A WJAW RADIO)
  • WRRR-FM (93.9 FM; ST. MARYS, WV; Owner: SEVEN RANGES RADIO COMPANY, INC.)
  • W300AQ (107.9 FM; WILLIAMSTOWN, WV; Owner: CHRISTIAN VOICE OF CENTRAL OHIO, INC)
  • WVVW-LP (98.1 FM; BELPRE, OH; Owner: MID-OHIO VALLEY EDUCATIONAL ASSN.)
  • WVEP (88.9 FM; MARTINSBURG, WV; Owner: WEST VIRGINIA EDUCATIONAL BROADCASTING AUTHORITY)
  • WVPG (90.3 FM; PARKERSBURG, WV; Owner: WEST VIRGINIA EDUCATIONAL BROADCASTING AUTHORITY)
  • WCMO (98.5 FM; MARIETTA, OH; Owner: MARIETTA COLLEGE)

TV broadcast stations around Parkersburg:
  • WTAP-TV (Channel 15; PARKERSBURG, WV; Owner: GRAY MIDAMERICA TV LICENSEE CORP.)
  • W45BW (Channel 45; PARKERSBURG, WV; Owner: TRINITY BROADCASTING NETWORK)
  • W57AG (Channel 57; PARKERSBURG, WV; Owner: WEST VIRGINIA EDUCATIONAL BROADCASTING AUTHORITY)
  • W26AL (Channel 26; MARIETTA, OH; Owner: THE CHRISTIAN CENTER, INC.)

To understand how the electorate votes by state, you have to understand the demographics of the cities and counties in each of those states. As pollsters, we try to keep all of the important variables such as income, gender, and race consistent.

Source: City-Data.com


 

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