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Nettie, WV

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Overview


Nettie is a tiny town located in the state of West Virginia. With a population of 483 people and just one neighborhood, Nettie is the 201st largest community in West Virginia.

Occupations and Workforce

Nettie is a decidedly white-collar town, with fully 89.81% of the workforce employed in white-collar jobs, well above the national average. Overall, Nettie is a town of service providers, sales and office workers, and production and manufacturing workers. There are especially a lot of people living in Nettie who work in maintenance occupations (36.11%), personal care services (30.56%), and office and administrative support (23.15%).

Setting & Lifestyle

Residents will find that the town is relatively quiet. This is because it is not over-populated, and it has fewer college students, renters, and young children - all of whom can be noisy at times. So, if you're looking for a relatively peaceful place to live, Nettie is worth considering.

One downside of living in Nettie is that it can take a long time to commute to work. In Nettie, the average commute to work is 31.67 minutes, which is quite a bit higher than the national average.

Nettie is a small town, and as is often the case with smaller towns, the population isn't large or dense enough to support much in the way of a public transportation system. In fact, there are many rural roads around Nettie, which makes walking or biking to and from work a bit difficult. This makes for a very car-oriented town: 100.00% of residents commute to work by private automobile, and people often drive out of town for work, shopping, and other activities.

Being a small town, Nettie does not have a public transit system used by locals to get to and from work.

Demographics

Nettie ranks among the bottom of the nation in terms of college education compared to other cities and towns: only 0.00% of people over 25 have a college degree.

The per capita income in Nettie in 2018 was $12,040, which is low income relative to West Virginia and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $48,160 for a family of four. Nettie also has one of the higher rates of people living in poverty in the nation, with 47.83% of its population below the federal poverty line.

The people who call Nettie home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Nettie residents report their race to be White. Important ancestries of people in Nettie include Irish, German, Yugoslavian, Other West Indian, and West Indian.

The most common language spoken in Nettie is English. Other important languages spoken here include Italian and Greek.

Notable & Unique Neighborhood Characteristics

Many things matter about a neighborhood, but the first thing most people notice is the way a neighborhood looks and its particular character. For example, one might notice whether the buildings all date from a certain time period or whether shop signs are in multiple languages. This particular neighborhood in Nettie, the neighborhood, has some outstanding things about the way it looks and its way of life that are worth highlighting.

Real Estate

This neighborhood has wide open spaces, few people, and lots of space to stretch out. If you like locations that fit that description, you may like this neighborhood. Based on NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis, with only 39 people per square mile living here, this neighborhood is less crowded than 91.0% of America. One of the notable things about is that it is one of the quietest neighborhoods in America, according to NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis and quantitative rating of quietness. When you are here, you will find it to be very quiet. If quiet and peaceful are your cup of tea, you may have found a great place for you.

The Neighbors

How wealthy a neighborhood is, from very wealthy, to middle income, to low income is very formative with regard to the personality and character of a neighborhood. Equally important is the rate of people, particularly children, who live below the federal poverty line. In some wealthy gated communities, the areas immediately surrounding can have high rates of childhood poverty, which indicates other social issues. NeighborhoodScout's analysis reveals both aspects of income and poverty for this neighborhood.

The neighbors in the neighborhood in Nettie are low income, making it among the lowest income neighborhoods in America. NeighborhoodScout's research shows that this neighborhood has an income lower than 92.0% of U.S. neighborhoods. With 18.3% of the children here below the federal poverty line, this neighborhood has a higher rate of childhood poverty than 65.1% of U.S. neighborhoods.

The old saying "you are what you eat" is true. But it is also true that you are what you do for a living. The types of occupations your neighbors have shape their character, and together as a group, their collective occupations shape the culture of a place.

In the neighborhood, 34.5% of the working population is employed in sales and service jobs, from major sales accounts, to working in fast food restaurants. The second most important occupational group in this neighborhood is executive, management, and professional occupations, with 27.2% of the residents employed. Other residents here are employed in manufacturing and laborer occupations (22.1%), and 16.1% in clerical, assistant, and tech support occupations.

Languages

The most common language spoken in the neighborhood is English, spoken by 100.0% of households. Some people also speak Italian (5.0%).

Ethnicity / Ancestry

Culture is the shared learned behavior of peoples. Undeniably, different ethnicities and ancestries have different cultural traditions, and as a result, neighborhoods with concentrations of residents of one or another ethnicities or ancestries will express those cultures. It is what makes the North End in Boston so fun to visit for the Italian restaurants, bakeries, culture, and charm, and similarly, why people enjoy visiting Chinatown in San Francisco.

In the neighborhood in Nettie, WV, residents most commonly identify their ethnicity or ancestry as Irish (21.5%). There are also a number of people of German ancestry (19.7%), and residents who report English roots (13.3%), and some of the residents are also of Italian ancestry (2.0%), along with some Scots-Irish ancestry residents (1.5%), among others.

Getting to Work

How you get to work – car, bus, train or other means – and how much of your day it takes to do so is a large quality of life and financial issue. Especially with gasoline prices rising and expected to continue doing so, the length and means of one's commute can be a financial burden. Some neighborhoods are physically located so that many residents have to drive in their own car, others are set up so many walk to work, or can take a train, bus, or bike. The greatest number of commuters in neighborhood spend between 15 and 30 minutes commuting one-way to work (40.1% of working residents), which is shorter than the time spent commuting to work for most Americans.

Here most residents (82.8%) drive alone in a private automobile to get to work. In addition, quite a number also carpool with coworkers, friends, or neighbors to get to work (13.4%) . In a neighborhood like this, as in most of the nation, many residents find owning a car useful for getting to work.


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