Parkersburg Information

Travel info, sports, demographic data, and general statistics about the city of Parkersburg, WV

General Parkersburg Information

State: West Virginia

County: Wood County

Close cities: Vienna, WV, Blennerhassett, WV, North Hills, WV, Boaz, WV, Waverly, WV, Washington, WV, Davisville, WV, Lubeck, WV, Mineral Wells, WV (Mineralwells, WV)

Parkersburg Population (census data)
Total 31,617 (-3.9% since 2000)
Male 14,763 (46.7%)
Female 16,854 (53.3%)

Population Density: 2,675 people per sq. mile

Cost of Living Index: 81.9 (US Avg is 100)

Parkersburg Elevation: 649 feet above sea level

Incorporated in 1911

Land Area: 11.8 square miles

Median Household Income: $32,494

Zip Codes: 26103, 26102, 26106, 26104, 26101, and 26105.

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Parkersburg Demographic Data

Ethnic Information:
  • White Non-Hispanic (95.8%)
  • Black (1.7%)
  • Two or more races (1.0%)
  • Hispanic (0.8%)
  • American Indian (0.6%)
Ancestry Information:
  • United States (17.4%)
  • German (15.2%)
  • Irish (11.3%)
  • English (10.6%)
  • Scotch-Irish (2.6%)
  • Dutch (2.1%)

Local Parkersburg Sports Teams

Major League Baseball: Pittsburgh Pirates, Cincinnati Reds, Cleveland Indians
NFL Football: Cleveland Browns, Pittsburgh Steelers
NBA Basketball: Cleveland Cavaliers, Detroit Pistons
NHL Hockey: Columbus Blue Jackets
NCAA Sports: Marshall University, Ohio University

Parkersburg School Information

High Schools
Blennerhasset Junior High School (444 Jewel Road, Parkersburg, WV, 26101 - Wood County School District District)
Edison Junior High School (1201 Hillcrest Street, Parkersburg, WV, 26101 - Wood County School District District)
Hamilton Junior High School (3501 Cadillac Drive, Parkersburg, WV, 26104 - Wood County School District District)
Parkersburg High School (2101 Dudley Avenue, Parkersburg, WV, 26101 - Wood County School District District)
Parkersburg South High School (1511 Blizzard Drive, Parkersburg, WV, 26101 - Wood County School District District)
Van Devender Junior High School (918 31st Street, Parkersburg, WV, 26104 - Wood County School District District)
Elementary Schools
Blennerhassett Elementary School (448 Jewel Road, Parkersburg, WV, 26101 - Wood County School District District)
Criss Elementary School (2800 22nd Street, Parkersburg, WV, 26101 - Wood County School District District)
Emerson Elementary School (1605 36th Street, Parkersburg, WV, 26104 - Wood County School District District)
Fairplains Elementary School (615 Broadway Avenue, Parkersburg, WV, 26101 - Wood County School District District)
Franklin Elementary Center (1511 Division Street Extension, Parkersburg, WV, 26101 - Wood County School District District)
Gihon Elementary School (2000 Belmont Road, Parkersburg, WV, 26101 - Wood County School District District)
Jefferson Elementary School (1103 Plum Street, Parkersburg, WV, 26101 - Wood County School District District)
Lubeck Elementary School (206 Lubeck Road, Parkersburg, WV, 26101 - Wood County School District District)
Madison Elementary School (1426 32nd Street, Parkersburg, WV, 26104 - Wood County School District District)
Martin Elementary School (1301 Hillcrest Street, Parkersburg, WV, 26101 - Wood County School District District)
McKinley Elementary School (1130 19th Street, Parkersburg, WV, 26101 - Wood County School District District)
Worthington Elementary School (2500 36th Street, Parkersburg, WV, 26104 - Wood County School District District)
Other/Private Schools
Lorrie Yeager Juvenile Detention Center (907 Mission Drive, Parkersburg, WV, 26101 - Institutional Programs District)

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