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The City of Parsons had a population of 1,541 as of July 1, 2020. Parsons ranks in the upper quartile for Population Density when compared to the other cities, towns and Census Designated Places (CDPs) in West Virginia. See peer rankings below.
The primary coordinate point for Parsons is located at latitude 39.0965 and longitude -79.6809 in Tucker County. The formal boundaries for the City of Parsons 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.
Alternate Unofficial Names for Parsons: The River City.
|Total Population||1,541 (100%)|
|Population in Households||1,541 (100.0%)|
|Population in Families||1,253 (81.3%)|
|Population in Group Quarters1||0|
|Median Household Income||$44,845|
|Average Household Income||$50,374|
|% of Income for Mortgage4||8%|
|Per Capita Income||$20,888|
|Total HU (Housing Units)||772 (100%)|
|Owner Occupied HU||492 (63.7%)|
|Renter Occupied HU||156 (20.2%)|
|Vacant Housing Units||124 (16.1%)|
|Median Home Value||$88,494|
|Average Home Value||$110,692|
|Housing Affordability Index3||322|
|Average Household Size||2.38|
|Average Family Size||3|
GROWTH RATE / YEAR
|Median Household Income||1.03%|
|Per Capita Income||1.25%|
|Owner Occupied HU||0.04%|
The table below compares Parsons to the other 404 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in West Virginia by rank and percentile using July 1, 2020 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||# 104||75th|
|Population Density||# 99||76th|
|Median Household Income||# 123||70th|
|Housing Affordability Index||# 319||79th|
|Per Capita Income||# 252||38th|
|Diversity Index||# 264||34th|
Additional comparisons and rankings can be made with a VERY EASY TO USE West Virginia Census Data Comparison Tool.