Nitro, WV
Quality of Life, Demographics, And Statistics

Demographics | Crime | Cost Of Living
Updated: 2022-04-08
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Nitro, West Virginia Info Snack

Population
6,498
Unemployment
6.0%
Poverty
19.3%
Median Home
$104,000
Median Income
$43,564
Median Rent
$700

Nitro SnackAbility

6
Overall SnackAbility
Jobs
5/10
Housing
5
Affordability
8
Diversity
5
Safety
7
Amenities
8
Education
5
Commute
8.5

Nitro, WV Crime Report

184
Total Crimes
2,914.2
Total Crimes / 100k People
24.22%
Above National Average
Statistic Count
Raw
Nitro
/ 100k People
West Virginia
/ 100k People
National
/ 100k People
Total Crimes Per 100K 184 2,914.2 1,755.3 2,346.0
Violent Crime 6 95.0 355.9 387.8
Murder 0 0.0 6.6 6.5
Robbery 0 0.0 20.7 73.9
Aggravated Assault 6 95.0 282.1 279.7
Property Crime 178 2,819.1 1,399.4 1,958.2
Burglary 9 142.5 273.3 314.2
Larceny 163 2,581.6 998.9 1,398.0
Car Theft 6 95.0 127.2 246.0

Nitro, WV Cost Of Living

84
Nitro's Overall Cost Of Living
0.8x
Lower Than The National Average
Living Expense Nitro West Virginia National Average
Overall 84 88 100
Services 97 106 100
Groceries 95 100 100
Health 91 87 100
Housing 61 63 100
Transportation 94 89 100
Utilities 85 90 100

Nitro, WV Photos

Evening View Of The Monsanto And Fmc Chemical Companies At Nitro On The Kanawha Riverc Seen From Interstate  Nara
Source: Public Domain

Rankings for Nitro in West Virginia

Map Of Nitro, WV

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Population over time in Nitro

Year Population % Change
2020 6,498 4.8%
2019 6,201 -5.1%
2018 6,534 0.4%
2017 6,505 -3.1%
2016 6,711 -2.2%
2015 6,860 -2.6%
2014 7,040 -2.2%
2013 7,198 -2.0%
2012 7,343 3.7%
2011 7,083 -

Race / Ethnicity in Nitro

White
92.4% (6,001)
African American
2.3% (151)
American Indian
0.4% (28)
Asian
0.0% (0)
Hawaiian
0.0% (0)
Other
0.0% (0)
Two Or More
4.6% (299)
Hispanic
0.3% (19)
Race Nitro WV USA
White 92.4% 91.5% 60.1%
African American 2.3% 3.5% 12.2%
American Indian 0.4% 0.2% 0.6%
Asian 0.0% 0.8% 5.6%
Hawaiian 0.0% 0.0% 0.2%
Other 0.0% 0.2% 0.3%
Two Or More 4.6% 2.2% 2.8%
Hispanic 0.3% 1.6% 18.2%

Gender in Nitro

Female
54.6% (3,546)
Male
45.4% (2,952)
Gender Nitro WV USA
Female 54.6% 50.6% 50.8%
Male 45.4% 49.4% 49.2%

Highest level of educational attainment in Nitro for adults over 25

< 9th Grade
3.0% (194)
9-12th Grade
11.0% (714)
High School / GED
41.0% (2,664)
Some College
22.0% (1,429)
Associate's Degree
8.0% (519)
Bachelor's Degree
9.0% (584)
Master's Degree
6.0% (389)
Professional Degree
0.0% (0)
Doctorate Degree
0.0% (0)
Education Nitro WV USA
< 9th Grade 3.0% 4.0% 5.0%
9-12th Grade 11.0% 8.0% 7.0%
High School / GED 41.0% 40.0% 27.0%
Some College 22.0% 19.0% 20.0%
Associate's Degree 8.0% 8.0% 9.0%
Bachelor's Degree 9.0% 13.0% 20.0%
Master's Degree 6.0% 6.0% 9.0%
Professional Degree 0.0% 1.0% 2.0%
Doctorate Degree 0.0% 1.0% 1.0%

Household Income For Nitro, West Virginia

Less than $10,000
11.7% (76,194)
$10,000 to $14,999
6.7% (43,335)
$15,000 to $24,999
11.4% (74,290)
$25,000 to $34,999
9.7% (62,860)
$35,000 to $49,999
18.0% (117,149)
$50,000 to $74,999
17.4% (113,101)
$75,000 to $99,999
6.7% (43,812)
$100,000 to $149,999
9.1% (59,289)
$150,000 to $199,999
6.4% (41,431)
$200,000 or more
2.8% (18,334)
Income Nitro WV USA
Less than $10,000 11.7% 8.5% 5.8%
$10,000 to $14,999 6.7% 5.9% 4.1%
$15,000 to $24,999 11.4% 12.3% 8.5%
$25,000 to $34,999 9.7% 10.8% 8.6%
$35,000 to $49,999 18.0% 14.2% 12.0%
$50,000 to $74,999 17.4% 17.9% 17.2%
$75,000 to $99,999 6.7% 11.6% 12.8%
$100,000 to $149,999 9.1% 11.9% 15.6%
$150,000 to $199,999 6.4% 3.9% 7.1%
$200,000 or more 2.8% 3.1% 8.3%

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