Parkersburg employment information

IndexParkersburgWest VirginiaNational
Income per capita$20,564$23,237$28,555
Median household income$33,247$41,576$53,482
Median income owner occupied$47,022$49,643$68,142
Median income renter occupied$19,671$22,634$33,219
Median earnings male$29,441$34,030$36,116
Median earnings female$19,159$21,583$25,692
Unemployment rate5.8%4.4%5.8%
Poverty level23.5%18.1%15.6%

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  • The income per capita in Parkersburg is 28% lower than the national average.
  • The median household income in Parkersburg is 38% lower than the national average.
  • Male median earnings are 41% higher than female median earnings.
  • The unemployment rate in Parkersburg is equal to the national average.
  • The poverty level in Parkersburg is 51% higher than the national average.

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Parkersburg median earnings by income bracket

Parkersburg employment by industry

Labour TypeMaleFemale
Construction industry10.4%0.5%
Manufacturing sector18.4%0.0%
Financial & insurance services2.6%6.0%
Wholesale & retail services13.5%19.7%
Public administration6.1%5.2%
Transportation, warehousing & utilities8.7%0.9%
Education, health & social services12.0%34.0%
Other26.5%28.9%

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Boaz, WV1,400$60,79414%
Mineralwells, WV1,441$59,88612%
Parkersburg, WV31,195$33,24738%

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Ferry Pass, FL31,204$40,89324%
Gurnee, IL31,182$85,14159%
Alamogordo, NM31,224$43,46019%
West Little River, FL31,226$32,68839%
North Tonawanda, NY31,245$47,60411%
Parkersburg, WV31,195$33,24738%
Source: The Parkersburg, WV employment data displayed above is derived from the United States Census Bureau.