Nelson is a city located in Douglas County Minnesota. With a 2020 population of 196, it is the 662nd largest city in Minnesota and the 16757th largest city in the United States . Nelson is currently growing at a rate of 0.51% annually and its population has increased by 4.81% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 187 in 2010. Nelson reached it's highest population of 196 in 2021. Spanning over 1 miles, Nelson has a population density of 298 people per square mile.
The average household income in Nelson is $44,294 with a poverty rate of 23.84%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $921 per month, and the median house value is $118,400. The median age in Nelson is 56.4 years, 49.8 years for males, and 59.3 years for females.