Nelson, Georgia

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Population in 2014: 1,342 (99% urban, 1% rural). Population change since 2000: +114.4%
Males: 641  (47.8%)
Females: 701  (52.2%)
Median resident age:  40.6 years
Georgia median age:  35.9 years

Zip codes: 30177.

Estimated median household income in 2013: $55,314 (it was $44,250 in 2000)
Nelson:

$55,314
GA:

$47,829

Estimated per capita income in 2013: $22,891 (it was $20,604 in 2000)

Nelson city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2013: $153,767 (it was $110,800 in 2000)
Nelson:

$153,767
GA:

$141,600

Median gross rent in 2013: $835.

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  • Races in Nelson, GA (2013)

    Nelson races chart
    • 1,13390.7%White alone
    • 584.6%Black alone
    • 211.7%Asian alone
    • 171.4%Hispanic
    • 10.08%American Indian alone
    • 10.08%Two or more races

Races in Nelson detailed stats: ancestries, foreign born residents, place of birth

Mar. 2016 cost of living index in Nelson: 95.2 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)
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Ancestries: English (19.9%), Irish (18.3%), United States (13.9%), German (8.4%), Scottish (2.5%), Dutch (2.3%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Elevation: 1245 feet

Land area: 0.90 square miles.

Population density: 1,490 people per square mile   (low).

Nelson,GA real estate house value index trend

Nelson, Georgia map

For population 25 years and over in Nelson:

  • High school or higher: 84.0%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 21.6%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 6.7%
  • Unemployed: 3.9%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 29.5 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Nelson city:

  • Never married: 23.5%
  • Now married: 60.8%
  • Separated: 1.5%
  • Widowed: 5.6%
  • Divorced: 8.5%

36 residents are foreign born (0.9% Latin America, 0.8% North America, 0.3% Europe).

This city:

2.9%
Georgia:

9.7%



According to our research of Georgia and other state lists there was 1 registered sex offender living in Nelson, Georgia as of May 28, 2016.
The ratio of number of residents in Nelson to the number of sex offenders is 1,320 to 1.
The number of registered sex offenders compared to the number of residents in this city is smaller than the state average.


Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2013: $1,207 (0.7%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2013: $595 (0.4%)

Nelson satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Roswell, GA (24.1 miles , pop. 79,334).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Atlanta, GA (43.1 miles , pop. 416,474).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Chicago, IL (546.3 miles , pop. 2,896,016).

Nearest cities: Ball Ground, GA (1.8 miles ), Nelson-Tate-Marble Hill, GA (2.0 miles ), Jasper, GA (2.7 miles ), Lathemtown, GA (3.2 miles ), Waleska, GA (3.4 miles ), Talking Rock, GA (3.4 miles) , Canton, GA (3.6 miles ), Ludville, GA (3.7 miles ).

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 2002: 12 buildings, average cost: $150,000
  • 2003: 14 buildings, average cost: $150,000
  • 2004: 23 buildings, average cost: $40,900
  • 2005: 36 buildings, average cost: $44,900
  • 2006: 8 buildings, average cost: $101,300
  • 2007: 11 buildings, average cost: $61,800

Number of permits per 10,000 residents

Average cost (in $1000s)

Latitude: 34.38 N, Longitude: 84.37 W

Area codes: 770, 678

Nelson household income distribution Nelson home values distribution

Property values in Nelson, GA

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2012, including police officers: 1 (1 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

0.75
Georgia average:

2.77
Unemployment in September 2015:
Here:

5.0%
Georgia:

5.8%

Unemployment by year (%)

Population change in the 1990s: +156 (+33.2%).
Most common industries in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Retail trade (19%)
  • Other services, except public administration (15%)
  • Educational services (12%)
  • Construction (9%)
  • Manufacturing (6%)
  • Utilities (6%)
  • Information (5%)
  • Retail trade (21%)
  • Educational services (14%)
  • Manufacturing (12%)
  • Health care and social assistance (11%)
  • Other services, except public administration (10%)
  • Real estate and rental and leasing (7%)
  • Accommodation and food services (6%)
Most common occupations in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Management occupations (21%)
  • Production occupations (18%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (12%)
  • Sales and related occupations (8%)
  • Material moving occupations (8%)
  • Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations (7%)
  • Transportation occupations (7%)
  • Management occupations (16%)
  • Sales and related occupations (16%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (13%)
  • Education, training, and library occupations (12%)
  • Community and social service occupations (10%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (6%)
  • Personal care and service occupations (6%)

Work and jobs in Nelson: detailed stats about occupations, industries, unemployment, workers, commute

Average climate in Nelson, Georgia

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Tornado activity:

Nelson-area historical tornado activity is slightly above Georgia state average. It is 54% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 4/3/1974, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 2.5 miles away from the Nelson city center killed 6 people and injured 30 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

On 3/27/1994, a category F4 tornado 5.3 miles away from the city center killed 3 people and injured 20 people and caused between $5,000,000 and $50,000,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Nelson-area historical earthquake activity is slightly above Georgia state average. It is 81% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 4/29/2003 at 08:59:39, a magnitude 4.9 (4.4 MB, 4.6 MW, 4.9 LG, Depth: 12.2 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 72.2 miles away from the city center
On 8/2/1974 at 08:52:09, a magnitude 4.9 (4.3 MB, 4.9 LG) earthquake occurred 113.4 miles away from Nelson center
On 11/30/1973 at 07:48:41, a magnitude 4.7 (4.7 MB, 4.6 ML) earthquake occurred 100.7 miles away from the city center
On 1/18/1999 at 07:00:53, a magnitude 4.8 (4.8 MB, 4.0 LG, Depth: 0.6 mi) earthquake occurred 178.8 miles away from the city center
On 7/27/1980 at 18:52:21, a magnitude 5.2 (5.1 MB, 4.7 MS, 5.0 UK, 5.2 UK, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 265.5 miles away from Nelson center
On 4/18/2008 at 09:36:59, a magnitude 5.4 (5.1 MB, 4.8 MS, 5.4 MW, 5.2 MW, Depth: 8.9 mi) earthquake occurred 342.8 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), local magnitude (ML), surface-wave magnitude (MS), moment magnitude (MW)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Pickens County (10) is near the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 7
Emergencies Declared: 3

Causes of natural disasters: Tornadoes: 4, Floods: 3, Hurricanes: 3, Storms: 3, Winter Storms: 2, Drought: 1, Snowfall: 1, Wind: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Nelson topographic map

Birthplace of: Claude Akins - Actor.

Hospitals and medical centers near Nelson:

  • FIRST AMERICAN HOME CARE OF GA DAWSONV (Home Health Center, about 6 miles away; DAWSONVILLE, GA)
  • MOUNTAIN SIDE NURSING HOME (Nursing Home, about 6 miles away; JASPER, GA)
  • HERITAGE HEALTHCARE OF JASPER (Nursing Home, about 6 miles away; JASPER, GA)
  • MOUNTAINSIDE MEDICAL CENTER (Hospital, about 6 miles away; JASPER, GA)
  • PIEDMONT MOUNTAINSIDE HOSPITAL INC Acute Care Hospitals (about 7 miles away; JASPER, GA)
  • GRANDVIEW HEALTH CARE CENTER (Nursing Home, about 9 miles away; JASPER, GA)
  • FMC NORTHERN GEORGIA INC (Dialysis Facility, about 12 miles away; CANTON, GA)

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Nelson:

  • University of North Georgia (about 25 miles; Dahlonega, GA; Full-time enrollment: 12,445)
  • Kennesaw State University (about 27 miles; Kennesaw, GA; FT enrollment: 21,215)
  • Lanier Technical College (about 31 miles; Oakwood, GA; FT enrollment: 2,435)
  • The Art Institute of Atlanta (about 31 miles; Atlanta, GA; FT enrollment: 3,140)
  • Southern Polytechnic State University (about 32 miles; Marietta, GA; FT enrollment: 5,258)
  • Brenau University (about 32 miles; Gainesville, GA; FT enrollment: 2,341)
  • Chattahoochee Technical College (about 33 miles; Marietta, GA; FT enrollment: 8,173)

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Notable location: Nelson Volunteer Fire Department (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Church in Nelson: Nelson Methodist Church (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Pickens County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level between 2 and 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Moderate Potential

Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2013 was 61.5. This is better than average.

City:

61.5
U.S.:

74.7

Ozone [ppb] level in 2013 was 27.3. This is about average. Closest monitor was 11.3 miles away from the city center.

City:

27.3
U.S.:

32.0

Lead (Pb) [µg/m3] level in 2012 was 0.00158. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 17.8 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.00158
U.S.:

0.01376
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2013: 11.7%
(12.5% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 100.0% for American Indian residents, 20.0% for two or more races residents)
Average household size:
This city:  2.8 people
Georgia:  2.6 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:  75.1%
Whole state:  68.5%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:  4.8%
Whole state:  5.9%

Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.6% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.0% of all households

Educational Attainment (%) in 2013

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2013

Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

11.0
Georgia average:

12.6

Nelson travel time to work - commute Nelson mode of transportation to work chart

Presidential Elections Results

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2012 Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Nelson city (based on Pickens County data)

ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant3,62724
Mainline Protestant1,9825
Catholic1,3491
Black Protestant3642
Other81
None22,101-
Source: Clifford Grammich, Kirk Hadaway, Richard Houseal, Dale E.Jones, Alexei Krindatch, Richie Stanley and Richard H.Taylor. 2012. 2010 U.S.Religion Census: Religious Congregations & Membership Study. Association of Statisticians of American Religious Bodies. Jones, Dale E., et al. 2002. Congregations and Membership in the United States 2000. Nashville, TN: Glenmary Research Center. Graphs represent county-level data

Food Environment Statistics:

Number of grocery stores: 8
Pickens County:

2.63 / 10,000 pop.
Georgia:

1.91 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 3
Pickens County:

0.99 / 10,000 pop.
Georgia:

0.86 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 15
Pickens County:

4.93 / 10,000 pop.
State:

5.12 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 30
Here:

9.85 / 10,000 pop.
State:

7.41 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
This county:

9.8%
Georgia:

10.4%
Adult obesity rate:
Pickens County:

25.9%
Georgia:

27.8%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
This county:

13.1%
State:

14.6%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
Nelson:

50.3%
Georgia:

48.0%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
Here:

48.6%
State:

44.9%

Average BMI:
This city:

29.2
State:

29.0

People feeling badly about themselves:
Here:

21.6%
State:

20.8%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
Nelson:

8.5%
Georgia:

11.0%

Average hours sleeping at night:
Nelson:

6.8
State:

6.7

Overweight people:
This city:

38.9%
State:

33.6%

General health condition:
This city:

56.9%
State:

55.2%

Average condition of hearing:
This city:

78.4%
Georgia:

80.4%

More about Health and Nutrition of Nelson, GA Residents
Local government employment and payroll (March 2012)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Financial Administration 1$4,080$48,9600$0
Police Protection - Officers 1$3,490$41,8801$1,105
Streets and Highways 1$2,805$33,6600$0
Solid Waste Management 0$0 1$1,445
Totals for Government 3$10,375$41,5002$2,550

Nelson government finances - Expenditure in 2002 (per resident):

  • Current Operations - Regular Highways: $176,000 ($131.15)
    Central Staff Services: $74,000 ($55.14)
    Police Protection: $62,000 ($46.20)
    Solid Waste Management: $21,000 ($15.65)
    Judicial and Legal Services: $1,000 ($0.75)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Parks & Recreation: $29,000 ($21.61)
    Police Protection: $13,000 ($9.69)
    Regular Highways: $13,000 ($9.69)
    Central Staff: $12,000 ($8.94)
  • Total Salaries & Wages: $41,000 ($30.55)

Nelson government finances - Revenue in 2002 (per resident):

  • Charges - Solid Waste Management: $26,000 ($19.37)
  • Local Intergovernmental - All Other: $146,000 ($108.79)
    General Support: $89,000 ($66.32)
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue, NEC: $49,000 ($36.51)
    Interest Earnings: $2,000 ($1.49)
  • State Intergovernmental - All Other: $8,000 ($5.96)
  • Tax - Public Utilities: $35,000 ($26.08)
    Property: $26,000 ($19.37)
    Other Selective Sales: $23,000 ($17.14)
    NEC: $1,000 ($0.75)

Nelson government finances - Cash and Securities in 2002 (per resident):

  • Other Funds - Cash & Deposits: $812,000 ($605.07)

6.92% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($44,465 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.92%
Georgia average:

9.45%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries between 2010 and 2011.

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2010 and 2011:
from Cherokee County, GA  1.96% ($30,250 average AGI)
from Cobb County, GA  0.54% ($69,772)
from Gilmer County, GA  0.53% ($27,589)


7.16% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($32,687 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

7.16%
Georgia average:

9.32%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries between 2010 and 2011.

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2010 and 2011:
to Cherokee County, GA  2.07% ($34,041 average AGI)
to Cobb County, GA  0.60% ($29,156)
to Gilmer County, GA  0.54% ($20,140)

Strongest AM radio stations in Nelson:

  • WCNN (680 AM; 50 kW; NORTH ATLANTA, GA; Owner: DICKEY BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WFTD (1080 AM; daytime; 50 kW; MARIETTA, GA; Owner: PRIETO ENTERPRISES, INC.)
  • WSB (750 AM; 50 kW; ATLANTA, GA; Owner: CXR HOLDINGS, INC.)
  • WGST (640 AM; 50 kW; ATLANTA, GA; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • WCHK (1290 AM; 5 kW; CANTON, GA; Owner: CHEROKEE BROADCASTING CO., INC.)
  • WAZX (1550 AM; 50 kW; SMYRNA, GA; Owner: GA-MEX BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WMLB (1160 AM; 50 kW; EAST POINT, GA; Owner: ATLANTA AREA BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WQXI (790 AM; 28 kW; ATLANTA, GA; Owner: JEFFERSON-PILOT COMMUNICATIONS COMPANY OF GEORGIA)
  • WGUN (1010 AM; 50 kW; ATLANTA, GA; Owner: WGUN, INC.)
  • WAOK (1380 AM; 50 kW; ATLANTA, GA; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WDGR (1210 AM; daytime; 10 kW; DAHLONEGA, GA; Owner: SMALL TOWN RADIO OF GEORGIA, INC.)
  • WDUN (550 AM; 10 kW; GAINESVILLE, GA; Owner: JWJ PROPERTIRS, INC.)
  • WGKA (1190 AM; 25 kW; ATLANTA, GA; Owner: SALEM MEDIA OF GEORGIA, INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Nelson:

  • W221AW (92.1 FM; NORTH CANTON, GA; Owner: IMMANUEL BROADCASTING NETWORK, INC.)
  • W214AS (90.7 FM; WALESKA, GA; Owner: CALVARY CHAPEL OF TWIN FALLS, INC.)
  • WWEV-FM (91.5 FM; CUMMING, GA; Owner: CURRICULUM DEVELOPMENT FOUNDATION)
  • W234AG (94.7 FM; CHATSWORTH, GA; Owner: IMMANUEL BROADCASTING NETWORK, INC.)
  • WFOX (97.1 FM; GAINESVILLE, GA; Owner: COX RADIO, INC.)
  • WNSY (100.1 FM; TALKING ROCK, GA; Owner: CHARLES A. MCCLURE)
  • WLCL (105.7 FM; CANTON, GA; Owner: CHEROKEE BROADCASTING CO., INC.)
  • WYAY (106.7 FM; GAINESVILLE, GA; Owner: ABC, INC.)
  • WCCV (91.7 FM; CARTERSVILLE, GA; Owner: IMMANUEL BROADCASTING NETWORK, INC.)
  • W265BD (100.9 FM; WOODSTOCK, GA; Owner: IMMANUEL BROADCASTING NETWORK, INC.)
  • WNGC (106.1 FM; TOCCOA, GA; Owner: SOUTHERN BROADCASTING OF PENSACOLA, INC)
  • WFSH-FM (104.7 FM; ATHENS, GA; Owner: SOUTH TEXAS BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WWWQ (100.5 FM; ANNISTON, AL; Owner: WNNX LICO, INC.)
  • WKHX-FM (101.5 FM; MARIETTA, GA; Owner: ABC, INC.)
  • WNNX (99.7 FM; ATLANTA, GA; Owner: WNNX LICO, INC.)
  • WKLS (96.1 FM; ATLANTA, GA; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • WLTM (94.9 FM; ATLANTA, GA; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • WNGU (89.5 FM; DAHLONEGA, GA; Owner: GEORGIA PUBLIC TELECOMMUNICATIONS COMMISSION)
  • WSB-FM (98.5 FM; ATLANTA, GA; Owner: CXR HOLDINGS, INC.)
  • WSTR (94.1 FM; SMYRNA, GA; Owner: JEFFERSON-PILOT COMMUNICATIONS COMPANY OF GEORGIA)

TV broadcast stations around Nelson:

  • WPXA (Channel 14; ROME, GA; Owner: PAXSON ATLANTA LICENSE, INC.)
  • W50AB (Channel 50; HIAWASSEE, GA; Owner: GEORGIA PUBLIC TELECOMMUNICATIONS COMMISSION)
  • WSKC-LP (Channel 59; ATLANTA, GA; Owner: KM LPTV OF ATLANTA, L.L.C.)
  • WUVG (Channel 34; ATHENS, GA; Owner: UNIVISION ATLANTA LLC)
  • WAGA (Channel 5; ATLANTA, GA; Owner: FOX TELEVISION STATIONS, INC.)
  • WSB-TV (Channel 2; ATLANTA, GA; Owner: WSB-TV HOLDINGS, INC.)
  • WXIA-TV (Channel 11; ATLANTA, GA; Owner: GANNETT GEORGIA, L.P.)
  • WATL (Channel 36; ATLANTA, GA; Owner: WATL, LLC)
  • WTBS (Channel 17; ATLANTA, GA; Owner: SUPERSTATION, INC.)
  • WGCL-TV (Channel 46; ATLANTA, GA; Owner: MEREDITH CORPORATION)
  • WHSG (Channel 63; MONROE, GA; Owner: TRINITY BROADCASTING NETWORK)
  • WANN-LP (Channel 32; ATLANTA, GA; Owner: PRISM BROADCASTING NETWORK, INC.)
  • WDTA-LP (Channel 53; FAYETTEVILLE, GA; Owner: WORD OF GOD FELLOWSHIP, INC.)
  • WPBA (Channel 30; ATLANTA, GA; Owner: BOARD OF EDUCATION OF THE CITY OF ATLANTA)
  • WUPA (Channel 69; ATLANTA, GA; Owner: VIACOM STATIONS GROUP OF ATLANTA INC.)
  • WIRE-CA (Channel 40; ATLANTA, GA; Owner: COMMERCIAL BROADCASTING CORP.)
  • WTHC-LP (Channel 42; ATLANTA, GA; Owner: THE ATLANTA CHANNEL, INC.)
  • W38CU (Channel 38; ATLANTA, GA; Owner: KOREAN AMERICAN TV BROADCASTING CORP.)

Nelson fatal accident list:

Oct 18, 2006 87:99 PM, Lat: 34.38018, Lon: -84.37258, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 3, Fatalities: 1
Jan 14, 1993 11:25 PM, 328, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 4, Fatalities: 1, Drunken persons involved: 1
Apr 11, 1993 06:00 AM, 328, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 1, Fatalities: 1, Drunken persons involved: 1
Jul 28, 1993 02:35 PM, 57, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 2, Fatalities: 1
Mar 20, 1992 07:15 PM, 328, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 2, Fatalities: 1, Drunken persons involved: 2

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

20 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers in Nelson)

FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:

3
  • Tank On Canton Hwy (Lat: 34.399194 Lon: -84.383806), Type: Pipe, Structure height: 6.1 m, Call Sign: WPWB637
    Assigned Frequencies: 451.262 MHzGrant Date: 08/17/2012, Expiration Date: 10/04/2022, Certifier: Thomas A HeardRegistrant: Dexter Forston Associates, Inc, 910 Ploof Dr, Hueytown, AL 35023, Phone: (205) 432-2700, Fax: (205) 497-3733, Email:
  • NEW NELSON TANK, Tank On Canton Hwy (Lat: 34.399194 Lon: -84.383806), Type: Pipe, Structure height: 6.1 m, Call Sign: WPWE273
    Assigned Frequencies: 453.512 MHz, 458.512 MHzGrant Date: 08/17/2012, Expiration Date: 10/25/2022, Certifier: Thomas A HeardRegistrant: Dexter Fortson Associates, Inc, 910 Ploof Dr, Hueytown, AL 35023, Phone: (205) 432-2700, Fax: (205) 497-3733, Email:
  • NEW NELSON TANK, Tank On Canton Hwy (Lat: 34.399194 Lon: -84.383806), Type: Pipe, Structure height: 6.1 m, Call Sign: WQDX584
    Assigned Frequencies: 458.512 MHzGrant Date: 11/23/2005, Expiration Date: 05/22/2006, Cancellation Date: 07/22/2006, Certifier: Thomas A HeardRegistrant: Dexter Fortson Associates, Inc, 910 Ploof Dr, Hueytown, AL 35023, Phone: (205) 432-2700, Fax: (205) 497-3733

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

2
  • Nelson, Lat: 34.386000 Lon: -84.417000, Call Sign: WPXB288
    Assigned Frequencies: 956.393 MHz, 956.393 MHzGrant Date: 02/25/2003, Expiration Date: 02/25/2013, Cancellation Date: 12/03/2012, Certifier: Billy R Hall Jr.Registrant: Fish & Richardson P.C., 1425 K Street, N.W., 11th Floor, Washington, DC 20005, Phone: (202) 626-7761, Fax: (202) 783-2331, Email:
  • AT72XC120, 362 Ray Mountain Rd. (Lat: 34.387278 Lon: -84.392778), Type: Ltower, Structure height: 76.2 m, Overall height: 82.3 m, Call Sign: WQQY951
    Assigned Frequencies: 10895.0 MHz, 19475.0 MHz, 10895.0 MHz, 19475.0 MHz, 10895.0 MHz, 19475.0 MHz, 10895.0 MHz, 19475.0 MHz, 10895.0 MHz, 19475.0 MHz, 10895.0 MHz, 19475.0 MHzGrant Date: 03/28/2013, Expiration Date: 03/28/2023, Certifier: Kyle B EntzRegistrant: Sprint Nextel Corporation, 12502 Sunrise Valley Drive, Reston, VA 20196, Phone: (703) 433-4000, Fax: (703) 433-4483

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

1
  • Call Sign: KI4APX, Licensee ID: L00693235, Grant Date: 05/30/2003, Expiration Date: 05/30/2013, Cancellation Date: 06/02/2015, Certifier: Michael W Long, Registrant: Michael W Long, Nelson, GA 30151

2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 4
  • Hazardous Condition: 3

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Utility gas (59%)
  • Electricity (35%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (5%)

Nelson compared to Georgia state average:

  • Unemployed percentage significantly below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage below state average.
  • Renting percentage below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in above state average.

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