Nelson, Arizona Population 2020

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Nelson is a city located in Arizona. Nelson has a 2020 population of 591. Nelson is currently declining at a rate of 0.00% annually and its population has increased by 128.19% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 259 in 2010. Nelson reached it's highest population of 1,054 in 2012.

The average household income in Nelson is $64,325 with a poverty rate of 35.36%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to - per month, and the median house value is $85,000. The median age in Nelson is 23.4 years, 12 years for males, and 23.6 years for females. For every 100 females there are 97.0 males.

Nelson Demographics

According to the most recent ACS, the racial composition of Nelson was:

  • White: 56.68%
  • Native American: 29.27%
  • Other race: 11.84%
  • Two or more races: 2.20%
  • Black or African American: 0.00%
  • Asian: 0.00%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
The current population of Nelson, Arizona is 591, based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 591.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 259.

Nelson, Arizona Population 2020

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White33556.68%
American Indian and Alaska Native17329.27%
Some Other Race7011.84%
Two or More Races132.20%
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Nelson Population Pyramid 2020

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Nelson Median Age

23.4


Total

12


Male

23.6


Female

Nelson Adults

There are 319 adults, (35 of whom are seniors) in Nelson.

Nelson Age Dependency

108.1

Age Dependency Ratio

12.3

Old Age Dependency Ratio

95.8

Child Dependency Ratio

Nelson Sex Ratio

Female

300

50.76%

Male

291

49.24%

Nelson Households and Families

Nelson Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Nelson Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Male100%0%
Married88.9%11.1%
All76.3%23.7%
Non Family33.3%66.7%
Female20%80%

76.3%

Rate of Home Ownership

Type Count Average Size Owned
All1523.8976.3
Married723.3288.9
Male435.65100
Female253.7220
Non Family121.3333.3

3.84

Average Family Size

3.89

Average Household Size

28.3%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

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Nelson Education

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade0.00%
9th to 12th Grade186.57%
High School Graduate11441.61%
Some College11040.15%
Associates Degree41.46%
Bachelors Degree2810.22%
Graduate Degree0.00%
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Nelson Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Total High School Bachelors
White18518528
Hispanic5247
Other Race3535
Native American2424
Multiple Races13

The highest rate of high school graduation is among white people with a rate of 100.00%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among white people with a rate of 15.14%.

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$35,417$36,786$
Less Than High School$$$
High School Grad$18,542$$
Some College$36,845$37,143$
Bachelors Degree$$$
Graduate Degree$$$

$35,417

Average Earnings

$36,786

Average Male

$

Average Female

Nelson Language

Nelson Language by Age

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Nelson Language

73.06% of Nelson residents speak only English, while 26.94% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 26.94% of the population.

Nelson Poverty

Nelson Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
Native173173100.00%
Hispanic28516557.89%
White269207.43%
Other701622.86%

35.36%

Overall Poverty Rate

37.11%

Male Poverty Rate

33.67%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Nelson

The race most likely to be in poverty in Nelson is Native, with 100.00% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Nelson is White, with 7.43% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 15.29%. Among those working part-time, it was 28.57%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 17.86%.

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Name Poverty
Bachelors or Greater28.57%
High School24.56%
Some College21.05%
Less Than High School0.00%
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Name Poverty
Female Unemployed0.00%
Female Employed0.00%
Male Unemployed0.00%
Male Employed0.00%

Nelson Income

Nelson Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$48,750$64,325
Families$50,385$60,881
Married Families$52,115-
Non Families-$41,425
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Nelson Marital Status

Nelson Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

39.6%

Overall Marriage Rate

49.0%

Male Marriage Rate

33.0%

Female Marriage Rate

Nelson Married by Age and Sex

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Nelson Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is 35-44, while the female age group most likely to be married is 45-54.

Nelson Marital Status by Race

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Nelson Veterans

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30

Number of Veterans

30

Male Veterans

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam13
First Gulf War5
World War II
Korea
Second Gulf War
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Age Group Veterans
55 to 6413
75+12
35 to 545
65 to 74
18 to 34
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Name Veterans % of Total
White176.88%
2 or More13100.00%
Hispanic57.35%

Nelson Veterans by Education

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0.00%

Veteran Poverty Rate

83.33%

Veteran Disability Rate

Nelson Employment Status

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49.2%

Labor Force Participation

49.2%

Employment Rate

0%

Unemployment Rate

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Origin of Non-Citizens

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Non citizens include legal permanent residents (green card holders), international students, temporary workers, humanitarian migrants, and illegal immigrants.

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

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69.04%

Born in Arizona

98.65%

Native Born

1.35%

Foreign Born

0.00%

Non Citizen

1.35%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

98.65% of Nelson residents were born in the United States, with 69.04% having been born in Arizona. 0.00% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
20205910.00%
20195910.00%
201859111824.95%
20174734711.03%
2016426-94-18.08%
2015520-434-45.49%
2014954-48-4.79%
20131,002-52-4.93%
20121,054791300.76%
201126341.54%
20102590.00%