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Parkersburg, Iowa


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Parkersburg, Iowa

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Comparative Profile of Parkersburg, Iowa

Comparing Parkersburg to similar size places nationwide (Peers) and to other places in Iowa (State):

Ratings range from 1 (lowest) to 10 (highest).


The People

Characteristic Compared
to Peers
Compared
to State
Senior Citizens 8 6
Age of the Population 8 7
Female Share of the Population 7 8
Well-Paid Single Women 6 4
Well-Paid Single Men 6 3
Children Under 5 Years Old 5 5
Male Share of the Population 4 4
Racial Diversity 2 3

Families

Characteristic Compared
to Peers
Compared
to State
Portion of People Married 7 7
Average Household Size 3 5

Wealth

Characteristic Compared
to Peers
Compared
to State
People Above Poverty 8 6
People in Middle Class or Better 6 3
Median Family Income 5 3
College Educated Adults 5 4

Commute & Sprawl

Characteristic Compared
to Peers
Compared
to State
Working at Home 9 9
Walking and Biking to Work 8 7
Short Commute Times 5 2
Public Transportation Use 2 2

Housing

Characteristic Compared
to Peers
Compared
to State
Affordability of Rents 8 7
People Living Alone 8 7
Studio & One-Bedroom Rentals 5 4
Housing Recently Built 5 8
Affordability of Property Taxes 4 3
Seasonal and Vacation Housing 4 6

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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
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Parkersburg Population (2000)

Category Count Percent
Total Population 1,889 100%
Male 889 47.1%
Female 1,000 52.9%
Under 18 475 25.1%
18+ 1,414 74.9%
65+ 396 21%
Median Age 40.3
Average Family Size 2.89
White 1,870 99%
African-American 2 0.1%
Asian 1 0.1%
American Indian & Alaskan 1 0.1%
Other 3 0.2%
Mixed Race 12 0.6%
Hispanic (included in categories above) 10 0.5%

Estimated Parkersburg Population Growth 2000-2005

Category Value
Est. 2005 Population 1,881
Growth -8
Growth % -0.4%

Parkersburg Ancestry

(From 2000 Census, as reported by individuals)

Note: This is national, not racial, ancestry, so, e.g., the Census doesn't have categories for Hispanic and African-American people. CityTownInfo is currently gathering additional ancestry data for this site.
Ancestry Percent
German 65.9%
US/American 6.7%
Irish 5.4%
Dutch 3.7%
Norwegian 3.4%
English 3.1%
Danish 3.1%
Other (often includes Hispanic and African American) 2.4%
French (except Basque) 1.5%
Scottish 0.8%
Scotch-Irish 0.7%
Czech 0.5%
Polish 0.4%
Scandinavian 0.3%
Northern European 0.3%
Yugoslavian 0.2%
Hungarian 0.2%
Welsh 0.2%
Swedish 0.2%
Ukrainian 0.2%
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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 Pop. Median Family
Income (2000)
Parkersburg 1,889 $40,313
Allison 1,006 $42,050
Aplington 1,054 $41,711
Dike 944 $51,518
New Hartford 659 $38,816
Stout 217 $41,042
Wellsburg 716 $38,750

Parkersburg Public Libraries

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

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Parkersburg High Schools (2004)

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

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