Nettie, WV Profile: Facts, Map & Data


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Nettie, West Virginia - Basic Facts

The Nettie Census Designated Place had a population of 572 as of July 1, 2016. Nettie ranks in the lower quartile for Population Density and Diversity Index when compared to the other cities, towns and Census Designated Places (CDPs) in West Virginia. See peer rankings below.

The primary coordinate point for Nettie is located at latitude 38.2175 and longitude -80.6993 in Nicholas County. The formal boundaries for the Nettie Census Designated Place (see map below) encompass a land area of 3.15 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Nicholas County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 2,776 feet.

The Nettie Census Designated Place (GNIS ID: 2586858) has a U1 Census Class Code which indicates a census designated place with an official federally recognized name. It also has a Functional Status Code of "S" which identifies a statistical entity.

The Nettie Census Designated Place is located within Kentucky District, a minor civil division (MCD) of Nicholas County.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Nettie population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2016.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Nettie: The Promised Land.

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Nettie, WV Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)


Total Population 572
Population in Households 572
Population in Familes 489
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density1 182
Diversity Index2 5


Total Households 246
Average Household Size 2.33
Family Households 182
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 274 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 215 (78.5%)
Renter Occupied HU 31 (11.3%)
Vacant Housing Units 28 (10.2%)
Median Home Value $85,156
Average Home Value $107,176


Median Household Income $46,576
Average Household Income $72,130
Per Capita Income $29,637
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.11% 0.0%
Households 0.26% 0.08%
Families 0.45% 0.0%
Median Household Income   0.51%
Per Capita Income   1.29%
1) Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
2) The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelyhood that two persons, chosen at random from the same area, belong to different race or ethnic groups. If an area's entire population belongs to one race AND one ethnic group, then the area has zero diversity. An area's diversity index increases to 100 when the population is evenly divided into two or more race/ethnic groups.
Based on Census 2010 counts, the Diversity Index for the United States was 60.6 and it is expected to increase to 64.8 by July 1, 2018.

Nettie, WV - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Nettie to the other 405 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in West Virginia by rank and percentile using July 1, 2016 data. The location Ranked # 1 has the highest value. A location that ranks higher than 75% of its peers would be in the 75th percentile of the peer group.

Variable Description Rank Percentile
Total Population # 227 44th
Population Density1 # 370 9th
Diversity Index2 # 339 16th
Median Household Income # 68 83rd
Per Capita Income # 21 95th

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