Nelson County Population 2017

Nelson County's estimated population is 2,960 with a growth rate of -0.50% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Nelson County is the 35th largest county in North Dakota.

Year Population Growth Growth Rate
20162,960-15-0.50%
20152,975-80-2.62%
20143,055-22-0.71%
20133,077-5-0.16%
20123,082150.49%
20113,067-53-1.70%
20103,120-1,290-29.25%
19904,410-823-15.73%
19805,233-543-9.40%
19705,776-1,258-17.88%
19607,034-1,056-13.05%
19508,090-1,039-11.38%
19409,129-1,074-10.53%
193010,203-159-1.53%
192010,3622222.19%
191010,1402,82438.60%
19007,3163,02370.42%
18904,2930.00%

Nelson County Population Growth

Population Data via

Nelson County Race Data

Race Population Percentage
White2,83495.74%
American Indian and Alaska Native531.79%
Two or More Races501.69%
Black or African American250.84%
Asian120.41%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander10.03%

Nelson County Population Pyramid

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Population of Cities in Nelson County

City 2010 Census 2016 Estimated Growth Growth Rate
Lakota672644-28-4.17%
Aneta222207-15-6.76%
Petersburg192180-12-6.25%
Tolna166157-9-5.42%
Pekin7066-4-5.71%
Data Sources
  1. US Census City/Town Population estimates - Most recent state estimates from the Census Bureau's Population Estimates Program
  2. Population of States and Counties of the United States: 1790 - 1990