Nelson, Illinois Population 2022

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Nelson is a city located in Lee County Illinois. With a 2020 population of 119, it is the 1263rd largest city in Illinois and the 26162nd largest city in the United States. Nelson is currently declining at a rate of -3.25% annually and its population has decreased by -9.85% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 132 in 2020. Spanning over 0 miles, Nelson has a population density of 552 people per square mile.

The average household income in Nelson is $42,663 with a poverty rate of 25.76%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $713 per month, and the median house value is $75,000. The median age in Nelson is 38 years, 37.6 years for males, and 38.3 years for females.

Nelson Demographics

According to the most recent ACS, the racial composition of Nelsonwas:

  • White: 100.00%
  • Black or African American: 0.00%
  • Native American: 0.00%
  • Asian: 0.00%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
  • Other race: 0.00%
  • Two or more races: 0.00%
The current population of Nelson, Illinois is 119 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates.The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 132.

Nelson, Illinois Population 2022

Population by Race

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Nelson Population by Race

Nelson Population Pyramid 2022

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Nelson Median Age

38.7


Total

38.4


Male

38.7


Female

Nelson Adults

There are 101 adults, (12 of whom are seniors) in Nelson.

Nelson Age Dependency

Age Dependency Ratio

13.5

Old Age Dependency Ratio

34.8

Child Dependency Ratio

Nelson Sex Ratio

Female

87

65.91%

Male

45

34.09%

Nelson Population by Age

Nelson Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Nelson Household Types

61.4%

Rate of Home Ownership

Nelson Households and Families

2.49

Average Family Size

2.32

Average Household Size

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Nelson Households by Type

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Nelson Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Nelson Educational Attainment by Race

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

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among hispanic people with a rate of 50.00%.

Nelson Educational Attainment by Race

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$35,833

Average Earnings

$45,625

Average Male

$35,000

Average Female

Nelson Earnings by Educational Attainment

Nelson Language by Age

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Nelson Language

98.40% of Nelson residents speak only English, while 1.60% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 1.60% of the population.

Nelson Language

Nelson Poverty by Race

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25.76%

Overall Poverty Rate

8.89%

Male Poverty Rate

34.48%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Nelson

The race most likely to be in poverty in Nelson is White, with 26.15% 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 0.00%. Among those working part-time, it was 0.00%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 43.48%.

Nelson Poverty

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Nelson Poverty Rate by Education

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Nelson Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Nelson Income by Household Type

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Income by Household Type

Nelson Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

43.9%

Overall Marriage Rate

35.3%

Male Marriage Rate

47.9%

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 55-64, while the female age group most likely to be married is 55-64.

Nelson Marital Status by Race

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Nelson Marital Status

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3

Number of Veterans

Male Veterans

Female Veterans

Nelson Veterans by War

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Nelson Veterans by Age

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Nelson Veterans by Race

Nelson Veterans by Education

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0.00%

Veteran Poverty Rate

66.67%

Veteran Disability Rate

Nelson Veterans by Education

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52.3%

Labor Force Participation

49.5%

Employment Rate

5.4%

Unemployment Rate

Nelson Employment by Age

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Nelson Employment by Race

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Nelson Employment by Education

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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86.36%

Born in Nelson

92.42%

Native Born

7.58%

Foreign Born

4.55%

Non Citizen

3.03%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

92.42% of Nelson residents were born in the United States, with 86.36% having been born in Illinois. 4.55% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from North America.

Nelson Place of Birth

Note: 2021 and 2022 data is projected

Nelson Population by Year