Parkersburg, WV 26101 ZIP Code Profile

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ZIP Code 26101: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
Parkersburg, WV 26101

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • County: Wood County
  • Centroid: Latitude 39.263, Longitude -81.536
  • Time Zone: Eastern Time Zone (UTC -5 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes
  • Businesses Addresses: 1,269
  • PO Box Addresses: 0
  • Residential Addresses: 12,693
    • Multi-Family Addresses: 737
    • Single Family Addresses: 11,956

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Database updated: May 1, 2018, Maps updated: February 1, 2018.

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Parkersburg, WV 26101 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 30,723
Daytime Population: Workers 22,215
Daytime Population: Residents 18,799
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 41,014
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 1.33
Population in Households 30,334
Population in Familes 23,006
Population in Group Qrtrs 389
Population Density2 975
Diversity Index3 13


Median Household Income $34,144
Average Household Income $46,029
Per Capita Income $19,519


Total Housing Units 14,653 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 7,456 (50.9%)
Renter Occupied HU 5,435 (37.1%)
Vacant Housing Units 1,762 (12.0%)
Median Home Value $94,140
Average Home Value $115,089


Total Households 12,891
Average Household Size 2.35
Family Households 7,836
Average Family Size 3
  1. If the ratio of the TDP to Total Population is greater than 1, the location gains population during the day when commuting workers are present. If the ratio is less than 1, the location is more of a bedroom community where people commute to another place for work.
  2. Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
  3. The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelihood that two persons, chosen at random from the same area, belong to different race or ethnic groups. If an area's entire population belongs to one race AND one ethnic group, then the area has zero diversity. An area's diversity index increases to 100 when the population is evenly divided into two or more race/ethnic groups.


2010-2017 2017-2022
Population 0.11% 0.14%
Households 0.06% 0.12%
Families -0.19% -0.05%
Median Household Income   -0.03%
Per Capita Income   1.56%

Parkersburg, WV 26101 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 26101 to the other 663 ZIP Codes in West Virginia by rank and percentile using July 1, 2017 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.

Variable Description Rank Percentile
Total Population # 7 99th
Population Density # 45 93rd
Diversity Index # 116 83rd
Median Household Income # 529 20th
Per Capita Income # 509 23rd

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