Nutter Fort is a very small town located in the state of West Virginia. With a population of 1,463 people and just one neighborhood, Nutter Fort is the 129th largest community in West Virginia.
Unlike some towns where white-collar or blue-collar occupations dominate the local economy, Nutter Fort is neither predominantly one nor the other. Instead, it has a mixed workforce of both white- and blue-collar jobs. Overall, Nutter Fort is a town of sales and office workers, professionals, and service providers. There are especially a lot of people living in Nutter Fort who work in sales jobs (18.06%), office and administrative support (9.82%), and healthcare (8.97%).
The education level of Nutter Fort citizens, measured as those with bachelor's degrees or advanced degrees, is similar to the national average for all American cities and towns. 19.10% of adults 25 and older in Nutter Fort have a college degree.
The per capita income in Nutter Fort in 2018 was $28,723, 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 $114,892 for a family of four. However, Nutter Fort contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.
The people who call Nutter Fort home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Nutter Fort residents report their race to be White, followed by Black or African-American. Important ancestries of people in Nutter Fort include Irish, German, Italian, English, and French.
The most common language spoken in Nutter Fort is English. Other important languages spoken here include Italian and Polish.
When you see a neighborhood for the first time, the most important thing is often the way it looks, like its homes and its setting. Some places look the same, but they only reveal their true character after living in them for a while because they contain a unique mix of occupational or cultural groups. This neighborhood is very unique in some important ways, according to NeighborhoodScout's exclusive exploration and analysis.
The neighborhood has a greater proportion of government workers living in it than 99.2% of the neighborhoods in America, according to NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis. This is a unique feature of this neighborhood, and one that shapes its character.
There is an especially high percentage of incarcerated people (1.0%) living in the neighborhood.
In addition, if you're planning where to retire, the neighborhood in Nutter Fort is a great option to consider. According to NeighborhoodScout's exclusive retirement dream area analysis, it's peaceful and quiet, has above average safety ratings compared to other neighborhoods in WV, offers a wide range of housing options, and has already attracted an enviable mix of college educated seniors. This neighborhood ranks as better for retirement living than 85.5% of the neighborhoods in West Virginia. If you are considering retiring to West Virginia, this is a good neighborhood to look at.
Did you know that the neighborhood has more Swiss and Irish ancestry people living in it than nearly any neighborhood in America? It's true! In fact, 3.4% of this neighborhood's residents have Swiss ancestry and 30.0% have Irish ancestry.
There are two complementary measures for understanding the income of a neighborhood's residents: the average and the extremes. While a neighborhood may be relatively wealthy overall, it is equally important to understand the rate of people - particularly children - who are living at or below the federal poverty line, which is extremely low income. Some neighborhoods with a lower average income may actually have a lower childhood poverty rate than another with a higher average income, and this helps us understand the conditions and character of a neighborhood.
The neighbors in the neighborhood in Nutter Fort are lower-middle income, making it a below average income neighborhood. NeighborhoodScout's research shows that this neighborhood has an income lower than 60.6% of U.S. neighborhoods. In addition, 6.3% of the children seventeen and under living in this neighborhood are living below the federal poverty line, which is a lower rate of childhood poverty than is found in 61.2% of America'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, 36.5% 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 32.9% of the residents employed. Other residents here are employed in government jobs, whether they are in local, state, or federal positions (21.4%), and 17.4% in manufacturing and laborer occupations.
The most common language spoken in the neighborhood is English, spoken by 98.4% of households. Some people also speak Italian (5.2%).
Boston's Beacon Hill blue-blood streets, Brooklyn's Orthodox Jewish enclaves, Los Angeles' Persian neighborhoods. Each has its own culture derived primarily from the ancestries and culture of the residents who call these neighborhoods home. Likewise, each neighborhood in America has its own culture – some more unique than others – based on lifestyle, occupations, the types of households – and importantly – on the ethnicities and ancestries of the people who live in the neighborhood. Understanding where people came from, who their grandparents or great-grandparents were, can help you understand how a neighborhood is today.
In the neighborhood in Nutter Fort, WV, residents most commonly identify their ethnicity or ancestry as Irish (30.0%). There are also a number of people of German ancestry (28.2%), and residents who report English roots (7.3%), and some of the residents are also of Italian ancestry (6.2%), along with some Swiss ancestry residents (3.4%), among others.
Even if your neighborhood is walkable, you may still have to drive to your place of work. Some neighborhoods are located where many can get to work in just a few minutes, while others are located such that most residents have a long and arduous commute. The greatest number of commuters in neighborhood spend between 15 and 30 minutes commuting one-way to work (47.9% of working residents), which is shorter than the time spent commuting to work for most Americans.
Here most residents (78.5%) drive alone in a private automobile to get to work. In a neighborhood like this, as in most of the nation, many residents find owning a car useful for getting to work.