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People

Total Population 1,390
Male Share of the Population 45.9%
Female Share of the Population 54.1%
Senior Citizens 21.7%
Employed Population 16+ 508
Age of the Population 42

Families

% of people married 58.9%
Average household size 2

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher 15.3%
Median Earnings25+ $31,765
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification $18,056
Median Earnings With High School Degree $21,842

Wealth

Median Family Income $43,333
% Above Poverty Level 72.8%
% Below Poverty Level 27.2%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time 28 minutes
% Working from Home 4.6%
% Walking and Biking to Work 8.2%
% Using Public Transportation %

Housing

People Living Alone 36.4%
Median Gross Rent $430
Median House Value $67,300

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American) 16.3%
US/American 0%
English 11.3%
Irish 10.7%

Parsons Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Large City 94 miles S of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
County Tucker
Standard Zip Codes 26287
Phone Area Codes 304
Time Zone Eastern (-5 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 39.096
Longitude -79.681

Parsons 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 PARSONS 1 NE
Distance 0.8 miles
Jan Temp 17 to 38 F
Apr Temp 34 to 62 F
Jul Temp 59 to 82 F
Oct Temp 37 to 64 F
Annual Precip 51.8 inches
Station BELINGTON
Distance 13.4 miles
Jan Temp 18 to 38 F
Apr Temp 35 to 62 F
Jul Temp 59 to 81 F
Oct Temp 38 to 64 F
Annual Precip 48.6 inches
Station BAYARD
Distance 20.6 miles
Jan Temp 15 to 35 F
Apr Temp 31 to 59 F
Jul Temp 54 to 80 F
Oct Temp 34 to 62 F
Annual Precip 49.3 inches

Neighborhood and Nearby Area Names

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

Saint George (26287)

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

Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Population Median Family Income
Belington 2,145 $40,850
Davis 758 $63,125
Hambleton 271 $50,833
Hendricks 270 $58,750
Montrose 169 $60,938
Thomas 573 $41,750

Parsons Public Libraries

Library
Five Rivers Public Library
301 WALNUT ST.
Parsons, West Virginia
(304) 478-3880

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