Zip Code 25143 Map and Profile

Official Zip Code NameNitro
Zip Code StateWest Virginia
Zip Code TypeNon-Unique
Primary County: Kanawha
Secondary County: Putnam
Area Code304 / 681
Current Population:8579
Racial Majority:White 97.06%
Public School Racial Majority:White 91.8%
Unemployment Rate:6.3%
Median Household Income$43261
Average Adjusted Gross Income$45350
School Test Performance:Average
Average Commute Time21.6 Minutes
Current Time:
EST
Time Zone:Eastern Standard Time
Elevation Range705 - 771 ft.
Area11 Sqm.
Coordinates(Y,X)38.41894500, -81.82028600

Zip Code 25143 Description

Zip Code 25143 is located in the state of West Virginia in the Charleston metro area. Zip code 25143 is primarily located in Kanawha County. Portions of 25143 are also located in Putnam County. The official US Postal Service name for 25143 is NITRO, West Virginia. Portions of zip code 25143 are contained within or border the city limits of Nitro, WV, Cross Lanes, WV, Poca, WV, and Teays Valley, WV. Zip code 25143 is within area code 304 and area code 681. 25143 can be classified socioeconically as a Lower Middle Class class zipcode in comparison to other zipcodes in West Virginia.

The current unemployment level in 25143 is 6.3% which is higher than the current county unemployment level of 5.2% and is higher than the current state unemployment at 5.7% and lower than the current national unemployment rate at 6.7%.

According the 2010 US Census, the population of 25143 increased to 8579 from 8324 over the past 10 years. The majority ethnicity residing in 25143 is White while the majority ethnicity attending 25143 public schools is White. 30.6% of students in 25143 public schools receive or are eligible to participate in free or reduced lunch programs.

20142010Change(+/-)
 White 8052 97.06% 8069 +-0%
 Black Or African American 38 0.46% 184 -79%
 Hispanic 81 0.98% 130 -38%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 0 0% 34 -100%
 Asian 21 0.25% 32 -34%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 0 0% 0 +0%
 Other Race 7 0% 7 -100%
 Two Or More Races 123 1.25% 123 -15%

Zip Code 25143 Race/Ethnicity

 White 91.8%
 Black Or African American 5.3%
 Hispanic 1.7%
 Asian 0.4%
 Hawaii/Pacific Islander 0%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 0.1%
 Two or More Races 0.7%

Zip Code 25143 Public School Race/Ethnicity Profile

20102000
Total Population85798324
Male Population47.80%
Female Population52.20%
Total Households3798
Test Score PerformanceAverage
Percentage of Students Eligible For
Free or Reduced Lunch
30.6%
Percentage of Public Schools with
Title 1 Status
33.3%
Median Household Income$43261
Income Under $50K Per Year55.90%
Income $50K to $100K Per Year32.60%
Income Above $100K Per Year11.50%
25143 US Congressional District
DistrictRepresentativeParty Affiliation
West Virginia District 2Alex MooneyRepublican
Related Maps: Map of All West Virginia Congressional Districts

Average Real Estate Asking Price$241944
Average Real Estate Sale Price$116586
Current Unemployment Level 6.3%
Previous Month Unemployment Level6.5%
Unemployment Level 1 Year Ago4.4%
2012 Hardiness ZoneZone 6b: -5F to 0F
1990 Hardiness ZoneZone 6b: -5F to 0F
Köppen Climate ClassificationCfa - Humid Subtropical Climate
Ecoregion 70b - Monongahela Transition Zone
Average First Frost DatesOctober 21 - 31
Average Last Frost DatesApril 21 - 31

Zip Code 25143 Annual Climate Data

JanFebMarAprMayJunJulAugSepOctNovDecAnnual
Avg Min Temp (°F)22243240495964625643342743
Avg Max Temp (°F)42465666758286857868574666
Avg Precip (In.)3.223.033.823.384.343.954.784.143.342.783.463.443.64
Core Based Statistical
Area (CBSA)
Charleston, WV
CBSA Type25143
CBSA Population304583
Time ZoneEastern Standard Time
IANA Time ZoneAmerica/New_York
Follows DSTYes
GMT Difference-5 Hours