Nelson County Population 2017

Nelson County's estimated population is 14,869 with a growth rate of 0.55% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Nelson County is the 100th largest county in Virginia.

Year Population Growth Growth Rate
201614,869810.55%
201514,788-85-0.57%
201414,873750.51%
201314,798-27-0.18%
201214,825-214-1.42%
201115,039470.31%
201014,9922,21417.33%
199012,7785744.70%
198012,2045024.29%
197011,702-1,050-8.23%
196012,752-1,290-9.19%
195014,042-2,199-13.54%
194016,241-104-0.64%
193016,345-932-5.39%
192017,2774562.71%
191016,8217464.64%
190016,0757394.82%
189015,336-1,200-7.26%
188016,5362,63818.98%
187013,8988836.78%
186013,0152572.01%
185012,7584713.83%
184012,2871,0339.18%
183011,2541,11711.02%
182010,1374534.68%
18109,6840.00%

Nelson County Population Growth

Population Data via

Nelson County Race Data

Race Population Percentage
White12,53584.30%
Black or African American1,79212.05%
Two or More Races2801.88%
Asian990.67%
American Indian and Alaska Native760.51%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander60.04%

Nelson County Population Pyramid

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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