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People

Total Population 1,877
Male Share of the Population 48.4%
Female Share of the Population 51.6%
Senior Citizens 20.3%
Employed Population 16+ 894
Age of the Population 41

Families

% of people married 65.7%
Average household size 2

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher 22.5%
Median Earnings25+ $0
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification $0
Median Earnings With High School Degree $0

Wealth

Median Family Income $57,813
% Above Poverty Level 91.8%
% Below Poverty Level 8.2%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time 26 minutes
% Working from Home 4%
% Walking and Biking to Work 4.7%
% Using Public Transportation %

Housing

People Living Alone 34%
Median Gross Rent $535
Median House Value $126,000

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American) 10.7%
US/American 0%
English 3.6%
Irish 10.3%

Source: American Community Survey, U.S. Census Bureau, 2015, www.census.gov/programs-surveys/acs/.

Parkersburg Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 23 miles W of Waterloo, Iowa (center to center)
Nearest Large City 164 miles S of St. Paul, Minnesota
County Butler
Standard Zip Codes 50665
Phone Area Codes 319
Time Zone Central (-6 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 42.577
Longitude -92.786

Parkersburg Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

Notes:

  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)

Station ALLISON
Distance 11.9 miles
Jan Temp 8 to 25 F
Apr Temp 37 to 60 F
Jul Temp 62 to 84 F
Oct Temp 40 to 62 F
Annual Precip 33.6 inches
Station WATERLOO MUNICIPAL AP
Distance 19.8 miles
Jan Temp 6 to 26 F
Apr Temp 36 to 60 F
Jul Temp 62 to 85 F
Oct Temp 38 to 63 F
Annual Precip 33.1 inches
Station MARSHALLTOWN
Distance 36.1 miles
Jan Temp 7 to 27 F
Apr Temp 37 to 59 F
Jul Temp 63 to 84 F
Oct Temp 38 to 62 F
Annual Precip 36.4 inches

Neighborhood and Nearby Area Names

According to the US Postal Service, Parkersburg, its neighborhoods, and/or surrounding areas are also referred to as:

Fern (50665)

Sinclair (50665)

Note that not all alternate names are acceptable for use in US Post Office addresses.

Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Population Median Family Income
Allison 1,160 $64,853
Aplington 1,152 $60,000
Dike 1,376 $84,844

Source: American Community Survey, U.S. Census Bureau, 2015, www.census.gov/programs-surveys/acs/.

Parkersburg Public Libraries

Library
Kothe Memorial Library
309 3RD ST
Parkersburg, Iowa
(319) 346-2442

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Parkersburg High Schools

APLINGTON-PARKERSBURG HIGH SCHOOL
610 JOHNSON
319-346-1571
Serves 265 students.
Student/teacher ratio: 11.9

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