Nelson County, Virginia's estimated population is 15,134 with a growth rate of 0.45% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Nelson County, Virginia is the 99th largest county in Virginia. The 2010 Population was 14,978 and has seen a growth of 1.04% since this time.
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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 white people with a rate of 33.53%.
95.23% of Nelson County, Virginia residents speak only English, while 4.77% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 2.95% of the population.
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The race most likely to be in poverty in Nelson County, Virginia is Asian, with 31.11% below the poverty level.
The race least likely to be in poverty in Nelson County, Virginia is Other, with NaN% below the poverty level.
The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 0.74%. Among those working part-time, it was 10.18%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 23.20%.
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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 County, Virginia
96.50% of Nelson County, Virginia residents were born in the United States, with 68.55% having been born in Virginia. 1.69% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.