Nitro employment information

IndexNitroWest VirginiaNational
Income per capita$28,866$24,002$29,829
Median household income$48,212$42,644$55,322
Median income owner occupied$52,967$51,051$70,586
Median income renter occupied$30,903$24,321$35,192
Median earnings male$47,769$34,780$36,919
Median earnings female$26,266$22,329$26,250
Unemployment rate1.3%4.1%4.7%
Poverty level12.8%17.7%15.1%
The Nitro, WV employment information can be a key indicator when searching for a new job. A good indicator of the strength of the job market is the income per capita and the median household income. The income per capita in Nitro is $28,866, which is 20% higher than than the West Virginia average and 3% lower than than the national average. The median household income is $48,212, which is 13% higher than than the West Virginia average and 13% lower than than the national average. The unemployment rate in Nitro is 1%, which is 71% lower than than the national average. The poverty rate in Nitro is 13% which is 15% lower than than the national average.

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$Input your household income
$32,138$48,212$96,424
City
$28,426$42,644$85,288
State
$36,877$55,322$110,644
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According to the PEW research center, the middle class is defined as a range from two thirds (2/3) of the median household income to a multiple of two (2) times the median household income. Displayed above are the city, state and national median household income averages. Simply enter your median household income to determine if your income falls into the middle class or if your household income is considered upper or lower class.

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  • The income per capita in Nitro is 3% lower than the national average.
  • The median household income in Nitro is 13% lower than the national average.
  • Male median earnings are 41% higher than female median earnings.
  • The unemployment rate in Nitro is 71% lower than the national average.
  • The poverty level in Nitro is 15% lower than the national average.

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Nitro employment by industry

Labour TypeMaleFemale
Construction industry7.6%0.4%
Manufacturing sector13.5%0.9%
Financial & insurance services0.0%11.4%
Wholesale & retail services12.5%12.9%
Public administration11.5%5.5%
Transportation, warehousing & utilities8.2%4.5%
Education, health & social services12.2%27.5%
Other30.6%32.1%

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Culloden, WV3,451$63,05314%
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Nitro, WV6,505$48,21213%

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Lago Vista, TX6,505$74,65835%
Madras, OR6,504$34,81137%
Kingston Estates, NJ6,506$69,61626%
Mila Doce, TX6,504$23,76657%
Flowery Branch, GA6,503$57,3714%
Nitro, WV6,505$48,21213%
Source: The Nitro, WV employment data displayed above is derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).