Nitro, WV

Nitro profile

Living in Nitro

Nitro is a somewhat small city located in the state of West Virginia. With a population of 6,373 people and two constituent neighborhoods, Nitro is the 20th largest community in West Virginia.

Nitro is a decidedly white-collar city, with fully 89.48% of the workforce employed in white-collar jobs, well above the national average. Overall, Nitro is a city of service providers, sales and office workers, and professionals. There are especially a lot of people living in Nitro who work in office and administrative support (16.70%), healthcare (12.37%), and management occupations (11.53%).

Also of interest is that Nitro has more people living here who work in computers and math than 95% of the places in the US.

The education level of Nitro citizens, measured as those with bachelor's degrees or advanced degrees, is similar to the national average for all American cities and towns. 17.24% of adults 25 and older in Nitro have a college degree.

The per capita income in Nitro in 2018 was $28,601, which is wealthy relative to West Virginia, and middle income relative to the rest of the US. This equates to an annual income of $114,404 for a family of four. However, Nitro contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.

The people who call Nitro home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Nitro residents report their race to be White, followed by Black or African-American. Important ancestries of people in Nitro include English, German, Irish, Italian, and European.

The most common language spoken in Nitro is English. Other important languages spoken here include Polish and African languages.