Latest Data (2018)
Population 6,462
Nationwide Rank 4102

Quick Facts

Nitro, West Virginia is the 4,102nd largest city in the United States as of 2018.

Nitro, West Virginia is a city.

Nitro, West Virginia is currently 10.0% smaller than it was in 2010, the year of its peak recorded population.

Nitro, West Virginia's growth is extremely below average. 87% of similarly sized cities are growing faster since 2000.

Nitro, West Virginia Border Map

Similarly Sized Cities In US

US Rank Name Population Growth
2000-2018
4092 Hurricane, West Virginia 6,506 18.3%
4093 Irvington, New York 6,498 -2.1%
4094 Ambler, Pennsylvania 6,496 1.0%
4095 Bethel, Alaska 6,493 17.8%
4096 North Riverside, Illinois 6,489 -2.8%
4097 Avon, Colorado 6,482 14.1%
4098 Upper Sandusky, Ohio 6,481 -1.1%
4099 Plattsmouth, Nebraska 6,480 -6.0%
4100 Prospect Park, Pennsylvania 6,477 -1.6%
4101 Brookings, Oregon 6,465 17.5%
4102 Nitro, West Virginia 6,462 -5.9%
4103 Mount Vernon, Indiana 6,457 -13.8%
4104 Wharton, New Jersey 6,457 2.6%
4105 Kasson, Minnesota 6,455 43.1%
4106 Greenville, Illinois 6,453 -8.2%
4107 Washington, New Jersey 6,452 -3.8%
4108 Cheverly, Maryland 6,449 0.1%
4109 Purcell, Oklahoma 6,449 15.5%
4110 Cold Spring, Kentucky 6,446 63.5%
4111 De Soto, Kansas 6,443 40.0%
4112 Aztec, New Mexico 6,442 -0.8%

Similarly Sized Cities In West Virginia

US Rank Name Population Growth
2000-2018
2659 South Charleston 12,240 -9.7%
3037 Vienna 10,230 -5.1%
3068 St. Albans 10,069 -12.6%
3140 Bluefield 9,730 -14.8%
3372 Bridgeport 8,681 16.3%
3453 Moundsville 8,401 -15.8%
3523 Oak Hill 8,218 8.4%
3852 Dunbar 7,205 -11.4%
3914 Elkins 7,026 -0.2%
4092 Hurricane 6,506 18.3%
4102 Nitro 6,462 -5.9%
4249 Charles Town 6,064 96.6%
4386 Princeton 5,741 -9.9%
4486 Buckhannon 5,493 -5.0%
4636 Ranson corporation 5,182 44.5%
4649 New Martinsville 5,141 -13.9%
4710 Grafton 5,040 -7.9%
4736 Keyser 4,985 -6.9%
5231 Westover 4,217 7.2%
5245 Barboursville 4,185 28.4%
5291 Point Pleasant 4,121 -10.9%
5454 Weston 3,910 -8.8%
5505 Lewisburg 3,831 6.0%
5624 Ravenswood 3,668 -8.9%
5880 Philippi 3,352 16.9%
5903 Summersville 3,322 1.0%

Demographics

Population History

Year Population Rank in US
2018 6,462 4,102
2017 6,561 4,060
2016 6,686 3,995
2015 6,763 3,949
2014 6,837 3,905
2013 7,150 3,776
2012 7,146 3,762
2011 7,145 3,745
2010 7,178 3,722
2009 6,735 3,823
2008 6,722 3,815
2007 6,724 3,786
2006 6,709 3,776
2005 6,721 3,747
2004 6,755 3,721
2003 6,693 3,718
2002 6,721 3,687
2001 6,784 3,647
2000 6,872 3,580
1990 7,062 3,225