Nelson, Minnesota Population 2020

196

Nelson is a city located in Minnesota. With a 2020 population of 196, it is the 660th largest city in Minnesota and the 16762nd largest city in the United States. Nelson is currently growing at a rate of 1.03% annually and its population has increased by 4.81% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 187 in 2010. Spanning over 1 miles, Nelson has a population density of 298 people per square mile.

The average household income in Nelson is $47,552 with a poverty rate of 19.25%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $944 per month, and the median house value is $122,200. The median age in Nelson is 47.1 years, 48.5 years for males, and 47 years for females. For every 100 females there are 112.5 males.

Nelson Demographics

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

  • White: 98.93%
  • Two or more races: 1.07%
  • Black or African American: 0.00%
  • Native American: 0.00%
  • Asian: 0.00%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
  • Other race: 0.00%
The current population of Nelson, Minnesota is 196, based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 192.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 187.

Nelson, Minnesota Population 2020

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White18598.93%
Two or More Races21.07%

Nelson Population Pyramid 2020

Nelson Median Age

47.1


Total

48.5


Male

47


Female

Nelson Adults

There are 158 adults, (29 of whom are seniors) in Nelson.

Nelson Age Dependency

45

Age Dependency Ratio

22.5

Old Age Dependency Ratio

22.5

Child Dependency Ratio

Nelson Sex Ratio

Female

88

47.06%

Male

99

52.94%

Nelson Households and Families

Nelson Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Nelson Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Male100%0%
Married90.9%9.1%
All76.1%23.9%
Non Family64.3%35.7%
Female11.1%88.9%

76.1%

Rate of Home Ownership

Type Count Average Size Owned
All922.0376.1
Married442.590.9
Non Family281.2164.3
Male112.36100
Female91.8911.1

2.34

Average Family Size

2.03

Average Household Size

8.7%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

Nelson Education

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade32.00%
9th to 12th Grade128.00%
High School Graduate6140.67%
Some College4228.00%
Associates Degree1812.00%
Bachelors Degree138.67%
Graduate Degree10.67%

Nelson Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White1421278
Hispanic666
Multiple Races22

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

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among hispanic people with a rate of 100.00%.

Name Average Male Female
Overall$31,319$32,222$30,417
Less Than High School$29,000$29,000$
High School Grad$$$
Some College$36,250$36,875$32,321
Bachelors Degree$36,250$38,750$
Graduate Degree$$$

$31,319

Average Earnings

$32,222

Average Male

$30,417

Average Female

Nelson Language

Nelson Language by Age

Nelson Language

95.03% of Nelson residents speak only English, while 4.97% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 4.97% of the population.

Nelson Poverty

Nelson Poverty by Race

19.25%

Overall Poverty Rate

20.20%

Male Poverty Rate

18.18%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Nelson

The race most likely to be in poverty in Nelson is White, with 20.45% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Nelson is White, with 20.45% 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 4.55%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 56.36%.

Name Poverty
High School47.54%
Bachelors or Greater7.14%
Less Than High School6.67%
Some College3.33%
Name Poverty
Female Unemployed0.00%
Female Employed3.92%
Male Unemployed0.00%
Male Employed0.00%

Nelson Income

Nelson Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$46,250$47,552
Families$41,250$47,394
Married Families$52,500-
Non Families$43,750$45,768

Nelson Marital Status

Nelson Marital Status

Marriage Rates

56.1%

Overall Marriage Rate

53.9%

Male Marriage Rate

58.5%

Female Marriage Rate

Nelson Married by Age and Sex

Nelson Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is 45-54, while the female age group most likely to be married is 55-64.

Nelson Marital Status by Race

Nelson Veterans

11

Number of Veterans

11

Male Veterans

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Second Gulf War4
First Gulf War2
Korea1
Vietnam1
World War II
Age Group Veterans
35 to 546
75+2
65 to 742
55 to 641
18 to 34
Name Veterans % of Total
White95.77%
2 or More2100.00%

$Nelson Veterans by Education

9.09%

Veteran Poverty Rate

0.00%

Veteran Disability Rate

Nelson Employment Status

65.4%

Labor Force Participation

64.2%

Employment Rate

1.9%

Unemployment Rate

Nelson Place of Birth

Origin of Non-Citizens

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

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

86.10%

Born in Minnesota

95.19%

Native Born

4.81%

Foreign Born

3.21%

Non Citizen

Place of Birth

95.19% of Nelson residents were born in the United States, with 86.10% having been born in Minnesota. 3.21% 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
202019621.03%
201919421.04%
201819210.52%
201719121.06%
201618921.07%
2015187-1-0.53%
201418821.08%
20131860.00%
20121860.00%
2011186-1-0.53%
20101870.00%