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ZIP Code 25143

Primary City:Nitro, WV (View All Cities)
County: Kanawha County
Timezone: Eastern (7:23pm)
Area code: 304 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:38.41, -81.81
ZIP (~3 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 25143

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 25143. In addition to the primary city for a ZIP code, USPS also publishes a list of other acceptable cities that can be used with ZIP code 25143. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 25143, you should not use any of the cities listed as unacceptable. Choose from the primary or acceptable cities when mailing your package or letter.

Primary city:
Nitro, WV

Stats and Demographics for the 25143 ZIP Code

ZIP code 25143 is located in west West Virginia and covers a slightly less than average land area compared to other ZIP codes in the United States. It also has a slightly less than average population density.

The people living in ZIP code 25143 are primarily white. The number of people in their late 20s to early 40s is extremely large while the number of middle aged adults is large. There are also a small number of families and a large number of single adults. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 25143 ZIP code is slightly less than average compared to other areas of the country.

Population 8,579
Population Density 979 people per sq mi
Housing Units 4,134
Median Home Value $91,300
Land Area 8.77 sq mi
Water Area 0.71 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 3,798
Median Household Income $47,793

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 41Male Median Age: 39Female Median Age: 43

Under 55-910-1415-1920-2425-2930-3435-3940-4445-4950-5455-5960-6465-6970-7475-7980-8485 Plus
Male28222724724922428029029523527027431627820615811610058
Female247260234229228339287260256344326340284218201160143118
Total529487481478452619577555491614600656562424359276243176

Gender

 Male 4,105 48%
 Female 4,474 52%
Gender

Race

 White 8,153 95.0%
 Black Or African American 186 2.2%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 34 0.4%
 Asian 32 0.4%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 1 0.0%
 Other Race 41 0.5%
 Two Or More Races 132 1.5%
Race

Head of Household by Age

15-2425-3435-4445-5455-6465-7475-8485 Plus
Owner39268344482560437320125
Renter117315234220174985114
Total156583578702734535371139

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 1,609 42%
 Single Guardian 696 18%
 Singles 1,221 32%
 Singles With Roommate 272 7%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 2
 Households without Kids 2,762 73%
 Households with Kids 1,036 27%
Households with Kids

Children by Age

1234567891011121314151617181920
Male6944605155374650395244465946604750415156
Female6043494554486253435048494641474548414839
Total129871099610985108103821029295105871079298829995

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 25143 has a small percentage of vacancies.

The majority of household are owned or have a mortgage. Homes in ZIP code 25143 were primarily built in the 1950s or the 1960s. Looking at 25143 real estate data, the median home value of $91,300 is slightly less than average compared to the rest of the country. It is also low compared to nearby ZIP codes. 25143 could be an area to look for cheap housing compared to surrounding areas. Rentals in 25143 are most commonly 2 bedrooms. The rent for 2 bedrooms is normally $500-$749/month including utilities. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 25143 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 8,571 99.9%
 Correctional Facility For Adults 0 0.0%
 Juvenile Facilities 0 0.0%
 Nursing Facilities 8 0.1%
 Other Institutional 0 0.0%
 College Student Housing 0 0.0%
 Military Quarters 0 0.0%
 Other Noninstitutional 0 0.0%
Housing Type

Year Housing was Built

Housing Occupancy

 Owned Households With A Mortgage 1,444 35%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 1,131 27%
 Renter Occupied Households 1,223 30%
 Households Vacant 336 8%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 103 31%
 Rented & Unoccupied 5 1%
 For Sale Only 45 13%
 Sold & Unoccupied 21 6%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 30 9%
 For Migrant Workers 0 0%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 132 39%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 57 6%
 1 Bedroom 271 28%
 2 Bedroom 375 39%
 3+ Bedroom 259 27%
Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

Cost of Monthly Rent Including Utilities

Cost of a Studio Apartment

Cost of a 1 Bedroom

Cost of a 2 Bedroom

Cost of a 3+ Bedroom

Employment, Income, Earnings, and Work

The median household income of $47,793 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. While money isn't everything, ZIP code 25143 may not be as nice as other parts of town.

As with most parts of the country, vehicles are the most common form of transportation to places of employment. In most parts of the country, the majority of commuters get to work in under half an hour. More commuters in 25143 get to experience these short commute times than most other ZIP codes. It is very uncommon, compared to the rest of the US, for employees to have to travel more than 45 minutes to their place of employment.

Employment Status

 Worked Full-time with Earnings 3,329 49%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 988 15%
 No Earnings 2,422 36%
Employment Status

Average Household Income over Time

Household Income

Annual Individual Earnings

Sources of Household Income

Percent of Households Receiving Income

Average Income per Household by Income Source

* Only taxable income is reported.

Household Investment Income

Percent of Households Receiving Investment Income

Average Income per Household by Income Source

* Only taxable income is reported.

Household Retirement Income

Percent of Households Receiving Retirement Income

Average Income per Household by Income Source

* Only taxable income is reported.

Source of Earnings

 Worked Full-time with Earnings 3,329 49%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 988 15%
 No Earnings 2,422 36%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 3,506 91.3%
 Public transportation 28 0.7%
 Taxicab 0 0.0%
 Motorcycle 0 0.0%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 183 4.8%
 Worked at Home 125 3.3%
Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

Travel Time to Work (In Minutes)

Schools and Education

The population has a much higher percentage of people with low education levels (less than high school) than normal. The population is likely to value education because they are very well educated themselves. A much higher percentation of the population has received a college degree.

Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

 Less than High School Diploma 354 12.3%
 High School Graduate 1,803 62.4%
 Associate's degree 152 5.3%
 Bachelor's degree 396 13.7%
 Master's degree 139 4.8%
 Professional school degree 15 0.5%
 Doctorate degree 29 1.0%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 845 64.6%
 Enrolled in Private School 191 14.6%
 Not Enrolled in School 272 20.8%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 25143

ZIP Code 25143 is in the Kanawha County School District. There are 4 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 25143.

Nitro Elementary School
1921 19th St
Nitro, WV 25143
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Kanawha County School District
Rock Branch Elementary
4616 1st Ave
Nitro, WV 25143
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Putnam County School District
Nitro High School
1300 Park Ave
Nitro, WV 25143
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Kanawha County School District
Freedom Christian Academy
302 21st St
Nitro, WV 25143
Grade Level: Other/Combined or Ungraded
District: Private

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