Parkersburg, WV Real Estate

According to census data in the year 2000 there were 16,078 housing units in Parkersburg. This represents a 1.6% decline from 16,341 in 1990.

Of those housing units, 16,078 were located in either urbanized areas or urban clusters, and none were located in what is classified as a rural area.

Homeownership rate in Parkersburg is about 61.9%. Parkersburg's vacancy rate, including seasonal lodging, is about 9.9%. Average household size is 2.23 people.

The majority of houses, apartments or condos in Parkersburg were built after 1953.


Housing Size

Housing Units by Size
Studio Type0.60%
One Bedroom13.70%
Two Bedrooms32.30%
Three Bedrooms40.30%
Four Bedrooms10.40%
Five Bedrooms or more2.70%
As % of Housing Units

Owned Homes, Apartments and Condos

Average Household Size2.27
Median year structure was built1951
Median Value of occupied units$64,500
Median Price asked for vacant units$43,900

Rented Homes, Apartments and Condos

Average Household Size2.17
Median year structure was built1959
Median Monthly Rent asked for vacant units$347

Owners Finance Status

Housing Finance
Second Mortgage & Equity Loan0.30%
Second Mortgage5.40%
Home Equity Loan5.60%
Simple Mortgage42.70%
Debt Free46%
As % of Housing Units
Median part of Monthly Household Income dedicated to covering home ownership costs15.6%