|Year||Population||Rank in US||Growth Rate|
Based on the latest 2022 data from the US census, the current population of Nitro is 6,518. Nitro, West Virginia is the 4,133rd largest city in the US.
Parts of Nitro are located within Kanawha County and Putnam County.
The peak population of Nitro was in 2010, when its population was 7,178. In 2010, Nitro was the 3,722nd largest city in the US; now its fallen to the 4,133rd largest city in the US. Nitro is currently 9.2% smaller than it was in 2010.
Nitro has shrunk 5.1% since the year 2000. Nitro, West Virginia's growth is extremely below average. 87% of similarly sized cities are growing faster since 2000.
Nitro has a population density of 1,679.1 people per square mile.
|4128||Union Gap, Washington||6,530||16.0%|
|4129||Bronxville, New York||6,525||-0.3%|
|4130||Elm Grove, Wisconsin||6,524||4.2%|
|4131||Charles Town, West Virginia||6,523||111.5%|
|4132||Larchmont, New York||6,521||0.4%|
|4133||Nitro, West Virginia||6,518||-5.1%|
|4136||Marvin, North Carolina||6,510||352.0%|
|4137||North Vernon, Indiana||6,509||-0.7%|
|4139||Lake Alfred, Florida||6,507||59.3%|
The total voting age population of Nitro, West Virginia, meaning US citizens 18 or older, is 4,470. The voting age population is 41.7% male and 58.3% female.
According to the latest census statistics, 21.0% of the residents of Nitro are 65 or older.
The racial demographics of Nitro are 89.5% White, 6.5% Black, 3.4% Two or more races and 0.6% American Indian. Additionally, 0.2% of the population identifies as Hispanic.
In Nitro, 16.8% of residents have an income below the poverty line, and the child poverty rate is 31.2%. On a per-household basis, 11.0% of families are below the poverty line in Nitro.
Among those aged 16 and older, 53.7% of Nitro residents are in the labor force.
Among the adult population 25 years old and over, 91.9% of Nitro residents have at least a high school degree or equivalent, 17.2% have a bachelor's degree and 6.6% have a graduate or professional degree.
Among Nitro residents aged 5 and older, 0.0% of them speak a non-English language at home. Broken down by language: 0.0% of residents speak Spanish at home, 0.0% speak an Indo-European language, and 0.0% speak an Asian language.
The unemployment rate in Nitro is 5.6%, which is calculated among residents aged 16 or older who are in the labor force.
In Nitro, 14.2% of the residents in the non-military labor force are employed by the local, state and federal government.
The median household income in Nitro is $41,076.
In Nitro, 68.7% of housing units are occupied by their owners.
Renters occupy 31.3% of housing units in Nitro.
Of all the housing units in Nitro, 17.6% of them were build before 1940.
In Nitro, 8.0% of the total housing units were built after the year 2000, which is approximately 250 units.
The median gross monthly rent payment for renters in Nitro is $739.
In Nitro, 79.1% of households have an active broadband internet connection.