Parkersburg-Marietta-Vienna metropolitan area


Parkersburg-Marietta-Vienna metropolitan area

The Parkersburg-Marietta-Vienna Metropolitan Statistical Area, as defined by the United States Census Bureau, is an area consisting of three counties in West Virginia and one in Ohio, anchored by the cities of Parkersburg, West Virginia, Marietta, Ohio, and Vienna, West Virginia. As of the 2000 census, the MSA had a population of 164,264 (though a July 1, 2007 estimate placed the population at 160,656). [cite web | url = http://www.census.gov/popest/metro/tables/2007/CBSA-EST2007-01.csv | title = Annual Estimates of the Population of Metropolitan and Micropolitan Statistical Areas: April 1, 2000 to July 1, 2007 (CBSA-EST2007-01) | format = CSV | work = 2007 Population Estimates | publisher = United States Census Bureau, Population Division | date = 2008-03-27 | accessdate = 2008-03-29]

Counties

*Pleasants County, West Virginia
*Washington County, Ohio
*Wirt County, West Virginia
*Wood County, West Virginia

Communities

Places with more than 30,000 inhabitants

*Parkersburg, West Virginia (Principal city)

Places with 10,000 to 30,000 inhabitants

*Marietta, Ohio (Principal city)
*Vienna, West Virginia (Principal city)

Places with 1,000 to 10,000 inhabitants

*Belmont, West Virginia
*Belpre, Ohio
*Beverly, Ohio
*Blennerhassett, West Virginia (census-designated place)
*Boaz, West Virginia (census-designated place)
*Devola, Ohio (census-designated place)
*Lubeck, West Virginia (census-designated place)
*Mineral Wells, West Virginia (census-designated place)
*St. Marys, West Virginia
*Washington, West Virginia (census-designated place)
*Williamstown, West Virginia

Places with less than 1,000 inhabitants

*Elizabeth, West Virginia
*Lowell, Ohio
*Lower Salem, Ohio
*Macksburg, Ohio
*Matamoras, Ohio
*North Hills, West Virginia

Unincorporated places

*Barlow, Ohio
*Bartlett, Ohio
*Burning Springs, West Virginia
*Calcutta, West Virginia
*Coal Run, Ohio
*Cutler, Ohio
*Fleming, Ohio
*Germantown, Ohio
*Hebron, West Virginia
*Little Hocking, Ohio
*Newport, Ohio
*Palestine, West Virginia
*Pine Grove, West Virginia
*Reno, Ohio
*Vincent, Ohio
*Waterford, Ohio
*Watertown, Ohio
*Whipple, Ohio
*Wingett Run, Ohio

Townships (Washington County, Ohio)

*Adams
*Aurelius
*Barlow
*Belpre
*Decatur
*Dunham
*Fairfield
*Fearing
*Grandview
*Independence
*Lawrence
*Liberty
*Ludlow
*Marietta
*Muskingum
*Newport
*Palmer
*Salem
*Warren
*Waterford
*Watertown
*Wesley

Demographics

As of the censusGR|2 of 2000, there were 164,624 people, 66,583 households, and 46,390 families residing within the MSA. The racial makeup of the MSA was 97.41% White, 0.93% African American, 0.23% Native American, 0.45% Asian, 0.04% Pacific Islander, 0.13% from other races, and 0.80% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 0.54% of the population.

The median income for a household in the MSA was $32,761, and the median income for a family was $38,427. Males had a median income of $31,772 versus $26,499 for females. The per capita income for the MSA was $16,769.

ee also

*West Virginia census statistical areas
*Ohio census statistical areas

References


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