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Nitro, WV (West Virginia) Houses and Residents

Nitro,WV index of house prices

Total population: 6,837 (Urban population: 6,682, Rural population: 325 (all nonfarm))

Houses: 3,405 (2,887 occupied: 2,023 owner occupied, 863 renter occupied)

% of renters here:

30%
State:

28%

Housing density: 909 houses/condos per square mile

Median price asked for vacant for-sale houses and condos in 2016: $112,072.

Median contract rent in 2016: $363 (lower quartile is $288, upper quartile is $468)


Median rent asked for vacant for-rent units in 2016: $620


Median gross rent in Nitro, WV in 2016: $464

Housing units in Nitro with a mortgage: 1,221 (27 second mortgage, 88 home equity loan, 0 both second mortgage and home equity loan)
Houses without a mortgage: 792

Median household income for houses/condos with a mortgage: $65,900

Median household income for apartments without a mortgage: $35,019

Median monthly housing costs: $695


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Nitro, West Virginia Age and Sex of Residents
Estimated median house or condo value in 2016: $107,111 (it was $68,400 in 2000)
Nitro:

$107,111
West Virginia:

$117,900
Lower value quartile - upper value quartile: $85,362 - $136,436

Mean price in 2016:

Detached houses: $121,557
Here:

$121,557
State:

$150,631

Townhouses or other attached units: $143,515
Here:

$143,515
State:

$147,998

Mobile homes: $45,496
Here:

$45,496
State:

$51,134
Median year house/condo built: 1955

Median year apartment built: 1974

Household type by relationship:

Households: 6,388
  • In family households: 5,032 (881 male householders, 873 female householders)
    1,363 spouses, 1,712 children (1,507 natural, 0 adopted, 227 stepchildren), 24 grandchildren, 12 brothers or sisters, 57 parents, 0 other relatives, 71 non-relatives
  • In nonfamily households: 1,348 (425 male householders (367 living alone)), 705 female householders (622 living alone)), 217 nonrelatives

Size of family households: 1,162 2-persons, 260 3-persons, 203 4-persons, 105 5-persons, 32 6-persons.

Size of nonfamily households: 990 1-person, 107 2-persons, 11 4-persons.

722 married couples with children.
431 single-parent households (38 men, 393 women).

99.7% of residents of Nitro speak English at home.
0.3% of residents speak Spanish at home (100% speak English well).

Foreign born population: 91 (1.4%)
(114.3% of them are naturalized citizens)

Median number of rooms in houses and condos:

Here:

6.3
State:

6.3

Median number of rooms in apartments:

Here:

4.6
State:

4.6

Owner-occupied Renter-occupied

Bedrooms in owner-occupied houses and condos in Nitro, West Virginia:

  • 0no bedroom
  • 01 bedroom
  • 4952 bedrooms
  • 1,1543 bedrooms
  • 2694 bedrooms
  • 1185+ bedrooms
Note: State values scaled to Nitro population

Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Nitro, West Virginia:

  • 94no bedroom
  • 2201 bedroom
  • 2502 bedrooms
  • 1823 bedrooms
  • 1274 bedrooms
  • 245+ bedrooms
Note: State values scaled to Nitro population
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied

Cars and other vehicles available in Nitro in owner-occupied houses/condos:

  • 104no vehicle
  • 7371 vehicle
  • 7452 vehicles
  • 3663 vehicles
  • 434 vehicles
  • 275+ vehicles
Note: State values scaled to Nitro population

Cars and other vehicles available in Nitro in renter-occupied apartments

  • 247no vehicle
  • 4671 vehicle
  • 1422 vehicles
  • 123 vehicles
  • 04 vehicles
  • 05+ vehicles
Note: State values scaled to Nitro population
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied

Rooms in owner-occupied houses in Nitro, West Virginia:

  • 01 room
  • 02 rooms
  • 163 rooms
  • 994 rooms
  • 5055 rooms
  • 5366 rooms
  • 3527 rooms
  • 2218 rooms
  • 3069+ rooms
Note: State values scaled to Nitro population

Rooms in renter-occupied apartments in Nitro, West Virginia:

  • 971 room
  • 732 rooms
  • 1273 rooms
  • 1424 rooms
  • 1655 rooms
  • 1166 rooms
  • 627 rooms
  • 898 rooms
  • 59+ rooms
Note: State values scaled to Nitro population

Year house built

Median 2016 house/condo value by year built ($)

Median house/condo value by year householder moved into unit ($)

Breakdown of mean house values by ages of householders ($)

  • Nitro, WV household income distribution

  • Nitro, WV household income distribution
  • 264Less than $10,000
  • 325$10,000 to $14,999
  • 137$15,000 to $19,999
  • 152$20,000 to $24,999
  • 51$25,000 to $29,999
  • 210$30,000 to $34,999
  • 140$35,000 to $39,999
  • 138$40,000 to $44,999
  • 80$45,000 to $49,999
  • 310$50,000 to $59,999
  • 423$60,000 to $74,999
  • 318$75,000 to $99,999
  • 122$100,000 to $124,999
  • 48$125,000 to $149,999
  • 98$150,000 to $199,999
  • 57$200,000 or more
  • Home value of owner-occupied houses in 2016 in Nitro, WV

  • Home value of owner-occupied houses in 2016 in Nitro, WV
  • 6Less than $10,000
  • 11$10,000 to $14,999
  • 55$20,000 to $24,999
  • 26$35,000 to $39,999
  • 46$40,000 to $49,999
  • 65$50,000 to $59,999
  • 98$60,000 to $69,999
  • 191$70,000 to $79,999
  • 311$80,000 to $89,999
  • 158$90,000 to $99,999
  • 388$100,000 to $124,999
  • 144$125,000 to $149,999
  • 273$150,000 to $174,999
  • 22$175,000 to $199,999
  • 42$200,000 to $249,999
  • 10$250,000 to $299,999
  • 53$300,000 to $399,999
  • 27$400,000 to $499,999
  • 46$2,000,000 or more
  • Rent paid by renters in 2016 in Nitro, WV

  • Rent paid by renters in 2016 in Nitro, WV
  • 13$100 to $149
  • 48$200 to $249
  • 30$250 to $299
  • 92$300 to $349
  • 18$350 to $399
  • 76$400 to $449
  • 28$450 to $499
  • 60$500 to $549
  • 42$550 to $599
  • 61$600 to $649
  • 88$650 to $699
  • 19$700 to $749
  • 8$750 to $799
  • 152$800 to $899
  • 10$900 to $999
  • 35$1,000 to $1,249
  • 58No cash rent

Year of entry for the foreign-born population

  • 02010 or later
  • 02000 to 2009
  • 01990 to 1999
  • 01980 to 1989
  • 101970 to 1979
  • 3Before 1970
Note: State values scaled to Nitro population
Nitro commuting: travel time to work

Travel time to work (commute)

  • Less than 5 minutes: 249
  • 5 to 9 minutes: 382
  • 10 to 14 minutes: 392
  • 15 to 19 minutes: 596
  • 20 to 24 minutes: 530
  • 25 to 29 minutes: 305
  • 30 to 34 minutes: 298
  • 35 to 39 minutes: 14
  • 40 to 44 minutes: 58
  • 45 to 59 minutes: 82
  • 60 to 89 minutes: 16
  • 90 or more minutes: 28
Nitro, WV Time Leaving Home for Work

Percentage of workers working in this county: 80.2%
Number of people working at home: 91 (2.9% of all workers)

Nitro mode of transportation to work chart

Means of transportation to work

  • Drove a car alone: 3,491 (79%)
  • Carpooled: 404 (9%)
  • Bus or trolley bus: 119 (3%)
  • Taxi: 99 (2%)
  • Walked: 171 (4%)
  • Worked at home: 91 (2%)

First ancestries reported:

 American: 767
 English: 583
 Irish: 277
 German: 176
 Scotch-Irish: 153
 European: 73
 Italian: 41
 British: 25
 French Canadian: 16
 Latvian: 15
 Pennsylvania German: 15
 Swedish: 9
 Scottish: 6

Most common places of birth for the foreign-born residents (%):

  • 48%India
  • 33%Germany
  • 19%Cuba
  • 0%England
  • 0%Scotland
  • 0%Ireland
  • 0%Denmark

Place of birth for U.S.-born residents:

  • This state: 5,175
  • Other state: 1,114
  • Northeast: 125
  • Midwest: 287
  • South: 685
  • West: 38

89% of Nitro residents lived in the same house 1 years ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 38% lived in this county.
   Out of people who lived in different counties, 33% lived in West Virginia.

Nitro:

89.4%
State average:

87.4%

Education attainment for males 25 years and older:

  • No schooling: 0
  • Nursery to 4th grade: 17
  • 5th and 6th grade: 10
  • 7th and 8th grade: 21
  • 9th grade: 0
  • 10th grade: 37
  • 11th grade: 105
  • 12th grade, no diploma: 38
  • High school graduate (or equivalency): 834
  • Less than 1 year of college: 114
  • Some college more than 1 year, no degree: 336
  • Associate degree: 66
  • Bachelor's degree: 255
  • Master's degree: 225
  • Professional school degree: 13
  • Doctorate degree: 0

Educational Attainment for Males (%)

Education attainment for females 25 years and older:

  • No schooling: 26
  • Nursery to 4th grade: 20
  • 5th and 6th grade: 3
  • 7th and 8th grade: 24
  • 9th grade: 16
  • 10th grade: 238
  • 11th grade: 29
  • 12th grade, no diploma: 32
  • High school graduate (or equivalency): 1,061
  • Less than 1 year of college: 233
  • Some college more than 1 year, no degree: 451
  • Associate degree: 199
  • Bachelor's degree: 302
  • Master's degree: 184
  • Professional school degree: 10
  • Doctorate degree: 0

Educational Attainment for Females (%)

Class of Workers in 2016 (%)

  • Unemployment by race in 2016
  • Unemployment rate for White non-Hispanic residents
  • 6.5%Males
Nitro marital status for males
Nitro marital status for females

Housing units in structures:

  • One, detached: 2,484
  • One, attached: 102
  • Two: 103
  • 3 or 4: 189
  • 5 to 9: 250
  • 10 to 19: 30
  • 20 to 49: 39
  • 50 or more: 75
  • Mobile homes: 112

Median worth of mobile homes: $107,531

Housing units lacking complete plumbing facilities in 2016: 2.7%

Housing units lacking complete kitchen facilities in 2016: 5.4%

House/condo owner moved in on average 16 years ago

Renter moved in on average 5 years ago

Year Householders Moved Into Residence in Nitro:

Most commonly used house heating fuel in Nitro
Houses and condos Apartments
  • Utility gas (61.5%)
  • Electricity (31.7%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (2.1%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (2.1%)
  • No fuel used (1.7%)
  • Wood (0.7%)
  • Utility gas (53.4%)
  • Electricity (46.7%)

Private vs. public school enrollment:


Students in private schools in grades 1 to 8 (elementary and middle school): 62
Here:

12.6%
West Virginia:

6.8%

Students in private schools in grades 9 to 12 (high school): 8
Here:

2.4%
West Virginia:

7.2%

Students in private undergraduate colleges: 0
Here:

0.0%
West Virginia:

15.3%

School Enrollment by Level of School for Male Students (%)

School Enrollment by Level of School for Female Students (%)

Age and Sex of Sensory-Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Physically-Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Mentally-Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Self-Care Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Go-Outside-Home Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Residents with Employment Disability (Noninstitutionalized)