Nelson demographics profile

Population density (sq mi)97916791
Median age33.236.237.7
Male/Female ratio0.9:11.0:11.0:1
Married (15yrs & older)66%54%55%
Families w/ Kids under 1852%45%43%
Speak English97%86%79%
Speak Spanish2%8%13%
Nelson, GA has a population of 1,470 and is the 12,812th largest city in the United States. The population density is 979 per sq mi which is 487% higher than the Georgia average and 981% higher than the national average. The median age in Nelson is 33 which is approximately 8% lower than the Georgia average of 36. In Nelson, 66% of the population over 15 years of age are married, 97% speak English and 2% speak Spanish. 78% of Nelson residents were born in Georgia, 21% were born out of state, 0% were born outside of the United States and 1% were foreign born.

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  • The population density in Nelson is 487% higher than Georgia.
  • The median age in Nelson is 8% lower than Georgia.
  • In Nelson 89.25% of the population is White.
  • In Nelson 3.74% of the population is Black or African American.
  • In Nelson 0.00% of the population is Asian.

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Nelson population breakdown by race

Black or African American3.74%31.17%12.63%
American Indian0.00%0.29%0.82%
Native Hawaiian0.00%0.05%0.18%
Mixed race6.39%2.20%3.06%
Other race0.61%2.79%4.75%
In Nelson, 2.2% 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.

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