Nelsonville, Ohio Population 2022

4,456
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Nelsonville is a city located in Athens County Ohio. Nelsonville has a 2020 population of 4,456. Nelsonville is currently declining at a rate of -1.72% annually and its population has decreased by -3.38% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 4,612 in 2010.

The average household income in Nelsonville is $41,977 with a poverty rate of 34.00%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $749 per month, and the median house value is $78,400. The median age in Nelsonville is 31.5 years, 29.9 years for males, and 35.5 years for females.

Nelsonville Demographics

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

  • White: 90.53%
  • Two or more races: 5.08%
  • Black or African American: 3.28%
  • Native American: 0.54%
  • Asian: 0.44%
  • Other race: 0.13%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
The current population of Nelsonville, Ohio is 4,456 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates.The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 4,612.

Nelsonville, Ohio Population 2022

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White4,33290.53%
Black or African American1573.28%
American Indian and Alaska Native260.54%
Asian210.44%
Some Other Race60.13%
Two or More Races2435.08%
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Nelsonville Population by Race

Nelsonville Population Pyramid 2022

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Nelsonville Median Age

30.5


Total

27.4


Male

38.6


Female

Nelsonville Adults

There are 4,013 adults, (451 of whom are seniors) in Nelsonville.

Nelsonville Age Dependency

Age Dependency Ratio

12.7

Old Age Dependency Ratio

21.7

Child Dependency Ratio

Nelsonville Sex Ratio

Female

2,171

45.37%

Male

2,614

54.63%

Nelsonville Population by Age

Nelsonville Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Nelsonville Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married55.9%44.1%
Female43.9%56.1%
All39.2%60.8%
Non Family28.3%71.7%
Male24%76%

39.2%

Rate of Home Ownership

Nelsonville Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All1,6432.339.2
Married5643.2755.9
Male253.7224
Female1574.2243.9
Non Family8971.3228.3

3.4

Average Family Size

2.3

Average Household Size

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Nelsonville Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade2308.14%
9th to 12th Grade32611.53%
High School Graduate92632.76%
Some College62722.18%
Associates Degree32711.57%
Bachelors Degree28610.12%
Graduate Degree1053.71%
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Nelsonville Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Nelsonville Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
Asian777
2+ Races693317
White2,6212,153361
Black52476
Native American2626
Hispanic675
Other Race6

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

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

Nelsonville Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$27,022$31,105$24,318
Less Than 9th Grade$15,164$16,189$
High School Graduate$28,281$35,950$16,188
Some College$30,792$36,319$25,259
Bachelors Degree$31,845$54,375$30,417
Graduate Degree$62,625$$

$27,022

Average Earnings

$31,105

Average Male

$24,318

Average Female

Nelsonville Earnings by Educational Attainment

Nelsonville Language by Age

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Nelsonville Language

98.32% of Nelsonville residents speak only English, while 1.68% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Other Indo-European, which is spoken by 0.96% of the population.

Nelsonville Language

Nelsonville Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
Asian77100.00%
Hispanic5656100.00%
Black281553.57%
Multiple1869450.54%
White3,4881,12732.31%
OtherNaN%

34.00%

Overall Poverty Rate

34.77%

Male Poverty Rate

33.25%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Nelsonville

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

The race least likely to be in poverty in Nelsonville is Other, with NaN% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 2.46%. Among those working part-time, it was 40.45%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 48.29%.

Nelsonville Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade60.81%
High School30.96%
Some College8.89%
Bachelors or Greater4.68%

Nelsonville Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Male Employed10.98%
Male Unemployed55.91%
Female Employed11.04%
Female Unemployed27.91%

Nelsonville Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Nelsonville Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$32,328$41,982
Families$53,333$53,036
Married Families$62,778-
Non Families$21,168$29,858
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Income by Household Type

Nelsonville Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

30.4%

Overall Marriage Rate

29.3%

Male Marriage Rate

31.9%

Female Marriage Rate

Nelsonville Married by Age and Sex

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Nelsonville Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is Over 65, while the female age group most likely to be married is Over 65.

Nelsonville Marital Status by Race

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Nelsonville Marital Status

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248

Number of Veterans

Male Veterans

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Second Gulf War37
First Gulf War23
Vietnam119
Korea
World War II

Nelsonville Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
18 to 3423
35 to 5453
55 to 6474
65 to 7498
75+

Nelsonville Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White2195.97%
Black31.91%
Native American26100.00%

Nelsonville Veterans by Race

Nelsonville Veterans by Education

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14.75%

Veteran Poverty Rate

33.20%

Veteran Disability Rate

Nelsonville Veterans by Education

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47.7%

Labor Force Participation

42%

Employment Rate

11.8%

Unemployment Rate

Nelsonville Employment by Age

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Nelsonville Employment by Race

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Nelsonville 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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81.17%

Born in Nelsonville

99.56%

Native Born

0.44%

Foreign Born

0.17%

Non Citizen

0.27%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

99.56% of Nelsonville residents were born in the United States, with 81.17% having been born in Ohio. 0.17% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Asia.

Nelsonville Place of Birth

Note: 2021 and 2022 data is projected
Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
18803,0950.00%
18904,5581,4633.95%
19005,4218631.75%
19106,0826611.16%
19206,4403580.57%
19305,322-1,118-1.89%
19405,368460.09%
19504,845-523-1.02%
19604,834-11-0.02%
19704,812-22-0.05%
19804,567-245-0.52%
19904,563-4-0.01%
20005,2306671.37%
20105,3921620.31%
20115,314-78-1.45%
20125,236-78-1.47%
20135,158-78-1.49%
20145,080-78-1.51%
20155,002-78-1.54%
20164,924-78-1.56%
20174,846-78-1.58%
20184,768-78-1.61%
20194,690-78-1.64%
20204,612-78-1.66%
20214,534-78-1.69%
20224,456-78-1.72%

Nelsonville Population by Year