Nitro is a somewhat small city located in the state of West Virginia. With a population of 6,518 people and two constituent neighborhoods, Nitro is the 21st largest community in West Virginia.
The percentage of adults in Nitro with college degrees is slightly lower than the national average of 21.84% for all communities. 14.12% of adults in Nitro have a bachelor's degree or advanced degree.
The per capita income in Nitro in 2018 was $27,209, which is upper middle income relative to West Virginia, and middle income relative to the rest of the US. This equates to an annual income of $108,836 for a family of four. However, Nitro contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.
The people who call Nitro home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Nitro residents report their race to be White, followed by Black or African-American. Important ancestries of people in Nitro include German, English, European, Irish, and Italian.
The most common language spoken in Nitro is English. Other important languages spoken here include Polish and African languages.