Income/capita 16%
Household income 20%
Unemployment 55%
Income per capita$25,185$28,872$29,829
Median household income$44,000$54,570$55,322
Median income owner occupied$51,830$66,527$70,586
Median income renter occupied$34,063$30,828$35,192
Median earnings male$39,031$37,409$36,919
Median earnings female$25,625$25,115$26,250
Unemployment rate2.1%3.1%4.7%
Poverty level7.9%12.3%15.1%

Key findings

  • The income per capita in Parkersburg is 16% lower than the national average
  • The median household income in Parkersburg is 20% lower than the national average
  • Male median earnings are 41% higher than female median earnings
  • The unemployment rate in Parkersburg is 55% lower than the national average
  • The poverty level in Parkersburg is 48% lower than the national average

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      Parkersburg employment by industry

      Labour TypeMaleFemale
      Construction industry13.3%0.0%
      Manufacturing sector26.1%4.0%
      Financial & insurance services3.0%5.2%
      Wholesale & retail services17.2%17.9%
      Public administration4.4%1.6%
      Transportation, warehousing & utilities6.9%1.8%
      Education, health & social services11.3%50.2%

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      City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
      Dike, IA1,309$76,25038%
      Stout, IA162$56,6672%
      Aplington, IA1,005$54,1252%
      Wellsburg, IA929$53,2504%
      Grundy Center, IA2,705$52,6255%
      Parkersburg, IA2,019$44,00020%

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      City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
      Spencer, WI2,019$46,73116%
      Seneca, KS2,019$38,43831%
      Amboy, WA2,019$70,33127%
      Stewart Manor, NY2,018$115,313108%
      Falmouth, ME2,018$81,47347%
      Parkersburg, IA2,019$44,00020%
      Source: The Parkersburg, IA employment data displayed above is derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).