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Economic Statistics

Parkersburg, Virginia,

Number

Percent

EMPLOYMENT STATUS
Population 16 years and over26,942100.0
In labor force14,85255.1
Civilian labor force
14,83855.1
Employed
13,70850.9
Unemployed
1,1304.2
Percent of civilian labor force
7.6(X)
Armed Forces
140.1
Not in labor force12,09044.9
Females 16 years and over14,689100.0
In labor force7,16248.8
Civilian labor force
7,16248.8
Employed
6,62545.1
Own children under 6 years2,057100.0
All parents in family in labor force1,23259.9
COMMUTING TO WORK
Workers 16 years and over13,395100.0
Car, truck, or van -- drove alone10,75080.3
Car, truck, or van -- carpooled1,60412.0
Public transportation (including taxicab)2261.7
Walked5153.8
Other means980.7
Worked at home2021.5
Mean travel time to work (minutes)16.5(X)
Employed civilian population 16 years and over13,708100.0
OCCUPATION
Management, professional, and related occupations3,45625.2
Service occupations2,54318.6
Sales and office occupations4,20130.6
Farming, fishing, and forestry occupations230.2
Construction, extraction, and maintenance occupations1,2299.0
Production, transportation, and material moving occupations2,25616.5
INDUSTRY
Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting, and mining470.3
Construction8216.0
Manufacturing1,80113.1
Wholesale trade3502.6
Retail trade2,30016.8
Transportation and warehousing, and utilities6204.5
Information2451.8
Finance, insurance, real estate, and rental and leasing6574.8
Professional, scientific, management, administrative, and waste management services9757.1
Educational, health and social services2,89821.1
Arts, entertainment, recreation, accommodation and food services1,3389.8
Other services (except public administration)8796.4
Public administration7775.7
CLASS OF WORKER
Private wage and salary workers11,04880.6
Government workers1,82613.3
Self-employed workers in own not incorporated business8005.8
Unpaid family workers340.2
INCOME IN 1999
Households14,479100.0
Less than $10,0002,15514.9
$10,000 to $14,9991,80112.4
$15,000 to $24,9992,77119.1
$25,000 to $34,9992,18115.1
$35,000 to $49,9992,46617.0
$50,000 to $74,9991,89213.1
$75,000 to $99,9997124.9
$100,000 to $149,9993492.4
$150,000 to $199,999860.6
$200,000 or more660.5
Median household income (dollars)26,990(X)
With earnings9,87368.2
Mean earnings (dollars)
35,957(X)
With Social Security income5,48537.9
Mean Social Security income (dollars)
11,015(X)
With Supplemental Security Income1,2458.6
Mean Supplemental Security Income (dollars)
6,342(X)
With public assistance income7645.3
Mean public assistance income (dollars)
1,721(X)
With retirement income3,20622.1
Mean retirement income (dollars)
15,334(X)
Families8,809100.0
Less than $10,00090610.3
$10,000 to $14,9997818.9
$15,000 to $24,9991,56817.8
$25,000 to $34,9991,38915.8
$35,000 to $49,9991,75619.9
$50,000 to $74,9991,39315.8
$75,000 to $99,9996086.9
$100,000 to $149,9992833.2
$150,000 to $199,999780.9
$200,000 or more470.5
Median family income (dollars)33,081(X)
Per capita income (dollars)16,106(X)

Median earnings (dollars):

Male full-time, year-round workers30,516(X)
Female full-time, year-round workers20,287(X)
POVERTY STATUS IN 1999 (below poverty level)
Families1,421(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)16.1
With related children under 18 years1,105(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)28.1
With related children under 5 years
506(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)38.4
Families with female householder, no husband present802(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)41.9
With related children under 18 years731(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)58.3
With related children under 5 years
298(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)81.2
Individuals6,406(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)19.8
18 years and over4,094(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)16.1
65 years and over
611(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)10.4
Related children under 18 years2,242(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)32.7
Related children 5 to 17 years
1,501(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)29.9
Unrelated individuals 15 years and over1,961(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)26.7
(X) Not applicable.



Source: U.S. Census Bureau, Census 2000 Summary File 3, Matrices P30, P32, P33, P43, P46, P49, P50, P51, P52, P53, P58, P62, P63, P64, P65, P67, P71, P72, P73, P74, P76, P77, P82, P87, P90, PCT47, PCT52, and PCT53

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