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Nettie, West Virginia - Basic Facts

The Nettie Census Designated Place had a population of 545 as of July 1, 2017. 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, 2017.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Nettie: The Promised Land.

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Nettie, WV Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 545
Daytime Population: Workers 6
Daytime Population: Residents 318
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 324
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.59
Population in Households 545
Population in Familes 466
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density2 173
Diversity Index3 5


Median Household Income $50,283
Average Household Income $79,501
Per Capita Income $32,609


Total Housing Units 268 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 204 (76.1%)
Renter Occupied HU 29 (10.8%)
Vacant Housing Units 35 (13.1%)
Median Home Value $86,194
Average Home Value $107,882


Total Households 233
Average Household Size 2.34
Family Households 172
Average Family Size 3
  1. If the ratio of the TDP to Total Population is greater than 1, the location gains population during the day when commuting workers are present. If the ratio is less than 1, the location is more of a bedroom community where people commute to another place for work.
  2. Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
  3. The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelihood 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.


2010-2017 2017-2022
Population -0.57% -0.74%
Households -0.52% -0.7%
Families -0.39% -0.83%
Median Household Income   4.24%
Per Capita Income   3.81%

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, 2017 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 # 232 43rd
Population Density # 370 9th
Diversity Index # 320 22nd
Median Household Income # 52 87th
Per Capita Income # 13 97th

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