Nettie, WV Profile: Facts, Map & Data


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Nettie, West Virginia - Basic Facts

The Nettie Census Designated Place had a population of 565 as of July 1, 2015. 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.

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, 2015.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Nettie: The Promised Land.

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Nettie, WV Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2015)


Total Population 565
Population in Households 564
Population in Familes 484
Population in Group Qrtrs 1
Population Density1 179
Diversity Index2 4


Total Households 244
Average Household Size 2.31
Family Households 181
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 268 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 213 (79.5%)
Renter Occupied HU 30 (11.2%)
Vacant Housing Units 24 ( 9.0%)
Median Home Value $105,769
Average Home Value $137,033


Median Household Income $39,835
Average Household Income $52,095
Per Capita Income $21,526
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population -0.1% -0.04%
Households 0.16% 0.08%
Families 0.43% 0.0%
Median Household Income   1.16%
Per Capita Income   2.01%
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.

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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, 2015 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 # 368 8th
Diversity Index2 # 339 14th
Median Household Income # 140 65th
Per Capita Income # 149 63rd

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