Nitro employment information

IndexNitroWest VirginiaNational
Income per capita$25,318$23,237$28,555
Median household income$45,353$41,576$53,482
Median income owner occupied$49,716$49,643$68,142
Median income renter occupied$32,841$22,634$33,219
Median earnings male$44,240$34,030$36,116
Median earnings female$21,786$21,583$25,692
Unemployment rate1.6%4.4%5.8%
Poverty level9.7%18.1%15.6%

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  • The income per capita in Nitro is 11% lower than the national average.
  • The median household income in Nitro is 15% lower than the national average.
  • Male median earnings are 41% higher than female median earnings.
  • The unemployment rate in Nitro is 72% lower than the national average.
  • The poverty level in Nitro is 38% lower than the national average.

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Nitro median earnings by income bracket

Nitro employment by industry

Labour TypeMaleFemale
Construction industry14.0%0.0%
Manufacturing sector7.7%0.8%
Financial & insurance services0.9%9.7%
Wholesale & retail services15.2%21.9%
Public administration8.4%3.5%
Transportation, warehousing & utilities9.6%3.8%
Education, health & social services8.3%19.5%

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City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
Teays Valley, WV13,461$70,36132%
Culloden, WV3,274$64,72221%
Winfield, WV2,538$57,1097%
Hurricane, WV6,352$57,0447%
Cross Lanes, WV11,061$55,5384%
Nitro, WV6,860$45,35315%

Cities with similar population

City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
Greenville, IL6,860$42,87320%
Etowah, NC6,862$44,91816%
Nyack, NY6,857$63,17318%
Lakes of the Four Seasons, IN6,854$89,19667%
West Hattiesburg, MS6,853$44,26317%
Nitro, WV6,860$45,35315%
Source: The Nitro, WV employment data displayed above is derived from the United States Census Bureau.