Nelson is a city located in Cherokee County Georgia. Nelson has a 2020 population of 1,374. Nelson is currently declining at a rate of -0.07% annually but its population has increased by 4.33% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 1,317 in 2010.
The average household income in Nelson is $82,779 with a poverty rate of 7.49%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $908 per month, and the median house value is $176,300. The median age in Nelson is 33.6 years, 33.2 years for males, and 34.2 years for females.
According to the most recent ACS, the racial composition of Nelsonwas:
The highest rate of high school graduation is among asian people with a rate of 100.00%.
The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among 2+ races people with a rate of 48.15%.
98.10% of Nelson residents speak only English, while 1.90% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 1.69% of the population.
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The race most likely to be in poverty in Nelson is Black, with 19.72% below the poverty level.
The race least likely to be in poverty in Nelson is Other, with NaN% below the poverty level.
The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 1.43%. Among those working part-time, it was 13.33%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 12.00%.
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Non citizens include legal permanent residents (green card holders), international students, temporary workers, humanitarian migrants, and illegal immigrants.
Born in Nelson
100.00% of Nelson residents were born in the United States, with 76.31% having been born in Georgia. 0.00% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Europe.