Living in Nitro, WV

Demographics | Crime | Cost Of Living
Updated: 2020-12-30

Nitro, West Virginia Info Snack

Population
5,997
Unemployment
5.6%
Poverty
16.8%
Median Home
$97,900
Median Income
$41,076
Median Rent
$739

Nitro SnackAbility

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

Nitro, WV Crime Report

235
Total Crimes
3,668.4
Total Crimes / 100k People
48.12%
Above National Average
Statistic Count
Raw
Nitro
/ 100k People
West Virginia
/ 100k People
National
/ 100k People
Total Crimes Per 100K 235 3,668.4 1,900.0 2,476.7
Violent Crime 15 234.2 316.6 366.7
Murder 0 0.0 4.4 5.0
Robbery 1 15.6 21.1 81.6
Aggravated Assault 14 218.5 249.1 250.2
Property Crime 220 3,434.3 1,583.4 2,109.9
Burglary 20 312.2 328.7 340.5
Larceny 187 2,919.1 1,119.7 1,549.5
Car Theft 13 202.9 135.0 219.9

Nitro, WV Cost Of Living

82
Nitro's Overall Cost Of Living
0.8x
Lower Than The National Average
Living Expense Nitro West Virginia National Average
Overall 82 84 100
Services 94 100 100
Groceries 94 91 100
Health 99 88 100
Housing 60 62 100
Transportation 85 87 100
Utilities 86 89 100

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
2019 5,997 -3.3%
2018 6,201 -5.1%
2017 6,534 0.4%
2016 6,505 -3.1%
2015 6,711 -2.2%
2014 6,860 -2.6%
2013 7,040 -2.2%
2012 7,198 -2.0%
2011 7,343 3.7%
2010 7,083 -

Race / Ethnicity in Nitro

White
89.2% (5,352)
African American
6.5% (391)
American Indian
0.6% (35)
Asian
0.0% (0)
Hawaiian
0.0% (0)
Other
0.0% (0)
Two Or More
3.4% (205)
Hispanic
0.2% (14)
Race Nitro WV USA
White 89.2% 92.0% 60.7%
African American 6.5% 3.6% 12.3%
American Indian 0.6% 0.2% 0.7%
Asian 0.0% 0.8% 5.5%
Hawaiian 0.0% 0.0% 0.2%
Other 0.0% 0.2% 0.2%
Two Or More 3.4% 1.6% 2.4%
Hispanic 0.2% 1.6% 18.0%

Gender in Nitro

Female
56.6% (3,397)
Male
43.4% (2,599)
Gender Nitro WV USA
Female 56.6% 50.6% 50.8%
Male 43.4% 49.4% 49.2%

Highest level of educational attainment in Nitro for adults over 25

< 9th Grade
1.0% (59)
9-12th Grade
6.0% (359)
High School / GED
41.0% (2,458)
Some College
26.0% (1,559)
Associate's Degree
8.0% (479)
Bachelor's Degree
11.0% (659)
Master's Degree
6.0% (359)
Professional Degree
1.0% (59)
Doctorate Degree
0.0% (0)
Education Nitro WV USA
< 9th Grade 1.0% 5.0% 6.0%
9-12th Grade 6.0% 9.0% 7.0%
High School / GED 41.0% 40.0% 27.0%
Some College 26.0% 19.0% 20.0%
Associate's Degree 8.0% 7.0% 8.0%
Bachelor's Degree 11.0% 12.0% 20.0%
Master's Degree 6.0% 6.0% 9.0%
Professional Degree 1.0% 1.0% 2.0%
Doctorate Degree 0.0% 1.0% 1.0%

Household Income For Nitro, West Virginia

Less than $10,000
10.5% (62,730)
$10,000 to $14,999
7.2% (42,884)
$15,000 to $24,999
13.8% (82,575)
$25,000 to $34,999
10.9% (65,239)
$35,000 to $49,999
17.3% (103,789)
$50,000 to $74,999
18.4% (110,405)
$75,000 to $99,999
6.4% (38,094)
$100,000 to $149,999
9.5% (57,027)
$150,000 to $199,999
2.3% (13,914)
$200,000 or more
3.8% (23,039)
Income Nitro WV USA
Less than $10,000 10.5% 8.7% 6.0%
$10,000 to $14,999 7.2% 6.0% 4.3%
$15,000 to $24,999 13.8% 12.6% 8.9%
$25,000 to $34,999 10.9% 11.2% 8.9%
$35,000 to $49,999 17.3% 14.3% 12.3%
$50,000 to $74,999 18.4% 17.7% 17.2%
$75,000 to $99,999 6.4% 11.4% 12.7%
$100,000 to $149,999 9.5% 11.4% 15.1%
$150,000 to $199,999 2.3% 3.6% 6.8%
$200,000 or more 3.8% 3.0% 7.7%

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