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People

Total Population1,877
Male Share of the Population48.4%
Female Share of the Population51.6%
Senior Citizens20.3%
Employed Population 16+894
Age of the Population41

Families

% of people married65.7%
Average household size2

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher22.5%
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 Level91.8%
% Below Poverty Level8.2%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time26 minutes
% Working from Home4%
% Walking and Biking to Work4.7%
% Using Public Transportation%

Housing

People Living Alone34%
Median Gross Rent$535
Median House Value$126,000

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American)10.7%
US/American0%
English3.6%
Irish10.3%

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

Parkersburg Almanac

CategoryValue
Nearest Medium City 23 miles W of Waterloo, Iowa (center to center)
Nearest Large City164 miles S of St. Paul, Minnesota
CountyButler
Standard Zip Codes50665
Phone Area Codes319
Time ZoneCentral (-6 hours from GMT)
Daylight SavingsThe city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude42.577
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)

StationALLISON
Distance11.9 miles
Jan Temp8 to 25 F
Apr Temp37 to 60 F
Jul Temp62 to 84 F
Oct Temp40 to 62 F
Annual Precip33.6 inches
StationWATERLOO MUNICIPAL AP
Distance19.8 miles
Jan Temp6 to 26 F
Apr Temp36 to 60 F
Jul Temp62 to 85 F
Oct Temp38 to 63 F
Annual Precip33.1 inches
StationMARSHALLTOWN
Distance36.1 miles
Jan Temp7 to 27 F
Apr Temp37 to 59 F
Jul Temp63 to 84 F
Oct Temp38 to 62 F
Annual Precip36.4 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

LocationPopulationMedian Family Income
Allison1,160$64,853
Aplington1,152$60,000
Dike1,376$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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