The City of Parsons had a population of 1,524 as of July 1, 2016.
The primary coordinate point for Parsons is located at latitude 39.0946 and longitude -79.6786 in Tucker County. The formal boundaries for the City of Parsons (see map below) encompass a land area of 1.11 sq. miles and a water area of 0.09 sq. miles. Tucker County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 1,647 feet.
The City of Parsons (GNIS ID: 2390633) has a C1 Census Class Code which indicates an active incorporated place that does not serve as a county subdivision equivalent. It also has a Functional Status Code of "A" which identifies an active government providing primary general-purpose functions.
Beneath the boundary map are tables with Parsons population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2016.
Alternate Unofficial Names for Parsons: The River City.
|Population in Households||1,524|
|Population in Familes||1,244|
|Population in Group Qrtrs||0|
|Average Household Size||2.37|
|Average Family Size||3|
|Total Housing Units||749 (100%)|
|Owner Occupied HU||477 (63.7%)|
|Renter Occupied HU||166 (22.2%)|
|Vacant Housing Units||106 (14.2%)|
|Median Home Value||$85,063|
|Average Home Value||$105,451|
|Median Household Income||$35,080|
|Average Household Income||$42,145|
|Per Capita Income||$17,534|
|(Compound Annual Growth Rates)|
|Median Household Income||-0.74%|
|Per Capita Income||0.46%|
The table below compares Parsons to the other 405 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in West Virginia by rank and percentile using July 1, 2016 data. The location Ranked # 1 has the highest value. A location that ranks higher than 75% of its peers would be in the 75th percentile of the peer group.
|Total Population||# 109||73rd|
|Population Density1||# 108||74th|
|Diversity Index2||# 259||37th|
|Median Household Income||# 257||37th|
|Per Capita Income||# 343||16th|
Additional comparisons and rankings can be made with a VERY EASY TO USE West Virginia Census Data Comparison Tool.