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Nettie, West Virginia - Basic Facts

The Nettie Census Designated Place is a community or populated place (Class Code U5) located in Nicholas County at latitude 38.2175 and longitude -80.6993. Nicholas County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 2,776 feet.

The formal official name is the Nettie Census Designated Place, but most people and references simply refer to it as Nettie, West Virginia.

The U5 Census Class Code for Nettie indicates a populated place that is also a census designated place with the same name.. The Census Designated Place has a Functional Status Code "S" which identifies a statistical entity.

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.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Nettie: The Promised Land.

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Nettie, WV Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2014)


Total Population 564
Population in Households 563
Population in Familes 483
Population in Group Qrtrs 1
Population Density1 179
Diversity Index2 4


Total Households 243
Average Household Size 2.32
Family Households 180
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 268 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 213 (79.5%)
Renter Occupied HU 30 (11.2%)
Vacant Housing Units 25 ( 9.3%)
Median Home Value $104,255
Average Home Value $136,111


Median Household Income $41,393
Average Household Income $49,916
Per Capita Income $20,532
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2014 2014-2019
Population -0.17% -0.21%
Households 0.1% -0.17%
Families 0.4% -0.22%
Median Household Income   1.67%
Per Capita Income   1.24%
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 401 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in West Virginia by rank and percentile using July 1, 2014 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 # 231 43rd
Population Density1 # 367 9th
Diversity Index2 # 325 19th
Median Household Income # 101 75th
Per Capita Income # 186 54th

Additional comparisons and rankings can be made with a VERY EASY TO USE West Virginia Census Data Comparison Tool.