Population density (sq mi)8946591
Median age29.137.137.7
Male/Female ratio1.0:11.0:11.0:1
Married (15yrs & older)45%53%55%
Families w/ Kids under 1874%42%43%
Speak English71%73%79%
Speak Spanish29%20%13%

Key findings

  • The population density in Nelson is 1275% higher than Arizona
  • The median age in Nelson is 22% lower than Arizona
  • In Nelson 79.11% of the population is White
  • In Nelson 0.00% of the population is Black
  • In Nelson 0.00% of the population is Asian

Compare Nelson, AZ Demographics


      Nelson population breakdown by race

      American Indian1.41%4.41%0.82%
      Native Hawaiian0.00%0.19%0.18%
      Mixed race0.00%3.31%3.06%
      Other race19.48%6.97%4.75%
      In Nelson, 29.3% of people are of Hispanic or Latino origin.
      Please note: Hispanics may be of any race, so also are included in any/all of the applicable race categories above.

      Household income distribution

      Place of birth by citizenship

      Nelson age breakdown

      Marital status

      Age of children in married couples

      Source: The Nelson, AZ demographics data displayed above is derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).