Nitro Information

Nitro Information

Travel info, sports, demographic data, and general statistics about the city of Nitro, WV

General Nitro Information

State: West Virginia

County: Kanawha County

Close cities: Scott Depot, WV, Poca, WV, Institute, WV, Nitro, WV, Cross Lanes, WV, Saint Albans, WV, St. Albans, WV, Jefferson, WV

Nitro Population (census data)
Total 6,788 (-0.9% since 2000)
Male 3,208 (47.3%)
Female 3,580 (52.7%)

Population Density: 1,812 people per sq. mile

Cost of Living Index: 81.7 (US Avg is 100)

Nitro Elevation: 590 feet above sea level

Land Area: 3.75 square miles

Median Household Income: $39,267

Zip Codes: 25143.

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Nitro Demographic Data

Ethnic Information:
  • White Non-Hispanic (96.4%)
  • Black (1.6%)
  • Two or more races (0.8%)
  • American Indian (0.6%)
  • Hispanic (0.5%)
Ancestry Information:
  • United States (20.9%)
  • English (16.5%)
  • German (12.6%)
  • Irish (10.7%)
  • Italian (4.2%)
  • Scottish (2.1%)

Local Nitro Sports Teams

Major League Baseball: Cincinnati Reds, Pittsburgh Pirates, Cleveland Indians
NFL Football: Pittsburgh Steelers, Cincinnati Bengals
NBA Basketball: Cleveland Cavaliers, Indiana Pacers
NHL Hockey: Columbus Blue Jackets
NCAA Sports: Ohio University, Marshall University

Nitro School Information

High Schools
Nitro High School (1300 Park Avenue, Nitro, WV, 25143 - Kanawha County School District District)
Elementary Schools
Nitro Elementary School (1921 19th Street, Nitro, WV, 25143 - Kanawha County School District District)
Rock Branch Elementary School (4616 1st Avenue, Nitro, WV, 25143 - Putnam County School District District)

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