Nelson, Georgia

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Population in 2017: 1,365 (99% urban, 1% rural).
Population change since 2000: +118.1%
Males: 663  (48.6%)
Females: 702  (51.4%)
Median resident age:

32.9 years
Georgia median age:

36.8 years

Zip codes: 30177.

Estimated median household income in 2017: $75,625 (it was $44,250 in 2000)
Nelson:

$75,625
GA:

$56,183

Estimated per capita income in 2017: $25,530 (it was $20,604 in 2000)

Nelson city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2017: $183,569 (it was $110,800 in 2000)
Nelson:

$183,569
GA:

$173,700

Mean prices in 2017: all housing units: $254,508; detached houses: $259,436; mobile homes: $77,785

Median gross rent in 2017: $922.

March 2019 cost of living index in Nelson: 94.3 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2017: 13.6%
(12.6% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 73.9% for Black residents, 23.1% for two or more races residents)
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  • Races in Nelson, GA (2010)
    • 1,20791.9%White alone
    • 594.5%Black alone
    • 231.8%Two or more races
    • 151.1%Hispanic
    • 70.5%Asian alone
    • 30.2%Other race alone

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


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

0.75
Georgia average:

3.92
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Ancestries: American (26.7%), English (20.4%), Irish (17.2%), German (3.7%), Italian (3.6%), Scotch-Irish (2.3%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Elevation: 1245 feet

Land area: 0.90 square miles.

Population density: 1,515 people per square mile   (low).

Nelson, Georgia map

2 residents are foreign born

This city:

0.1%
Georgia:

10.0%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2017: $1,626 (0.8%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2017: $942 (0.6%)

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 )

Latitude: 34.38 N, Longitude: 84.37 W

Area codes: 770, 678

Distribution of median household income in Nelson, GA in 2017
Distribution of house value in Nelson, GA in 2017

Property values in Nelson, GA

Nelson satellite photo by USGS

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 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
  • 2015: 2 buildings, average cost: $300,000
  • 2016: 1 building, cost: $175,000
Number of permits per 10,000 Nelson, GA residents
Average permit cost in Nelson, GA
Unemployment in March 2019:
Here:

3.3%
Georgia:

3.7%
Population change in the 1990s: +156 (+33.2%).
Most common industries in Nelson, GA (%)
Both Males Females
Most common industries in 2000
  • Educational services (21.2%)
  • Construction (9.2%)
  • Finance & insurance (6.5%)
  • Health care (5.5%)
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (4.8%)
  • Nonmetallic mineral products (4.5%)
  • Transportation equipment (4.1%)
Most common industries for males in 2000
  • Construction (16.6%)
  • Educational services (14.7%)
  • Nonmetallic mineral products (8.0%)
  • Transportation equipment (5.5%)
  • Building material & garden equipment & supplies dealers (5.5%)
  • Furniture & related product manufacturing (4.3%)
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (4.3%)
Most common industries for females in 2000
  • Educational services (29.5%)
  • Finance & insurance (11.6%)
  • Health care (11.6%)
  • Department & other general merchandise stores (6.2%)
  • Broadcasting & telecommunications (5.4%)
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (5.4%)
  • Miscellaneous manufacturing (3.9%)
Most common occupations in Nelson, GA (%)
Both Males Females
Most common occupations in 2000
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (6.5%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school teachers (5.8%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair workers, including supervisors (5.8%)
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (5.5%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (5.1%)
  • Operations specialties managers, except financial managers (4.8%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (4.8%)
Most common occupations for males in 2000
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair workers, including supervisors (10.4%)
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (9.8%)
  • Carpenters (8.6%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (8.0%)
  • Operations specialties managers, except financial managers (6.1%)
  • Retail sales workers, except cashiers (6.1%)
  • Other teachers, instructors, education, training, and library occupations (4.9%)
Most common occupations for females in 2000
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school teachers (11.6%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (10.9%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (9.3%)
  • Postsecondary teachers (4.7%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (4.7%)
  • Bus drivers (4.7%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (3.9%)

Average climate in Nelson, Georgia

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)
AQI Ozone Pb
Air Quality Index

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2018 was 55.8. This is better than average.

City:

55.8
U.S.:

74.2
Ozone Level

Ozone [ppb] level in 2018 was 26.9. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 11.3 miles away from the city center.

City:

26.9
U.S.:

33.3
Lead Level

Lead (Pb) [µg/m3] level in 2015 was 0.00139. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 17.8 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.00139
U.S.:

0.00984

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 Nelson 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 Nelson 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 Nelson 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 the city 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 Nelson 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 (14) is near the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 10
Emergencies Declared: 4

Causes of natural disasters: Winter Storms: 5, Floods: 4, Storms: 4, Tornadoes: 4, Hurricanes: 3, Drought: 1, Snowfall: 1, Wind: 1 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Nelson topographic map

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)

Points of interest:

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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

Birthplace of: Claude Akins - Actor.

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

For population 15 years and over in Nelson:

Marital status in Nelson, GA
  • Never married: 23.1%
  • Now married: 65.3%
  • Separated: 0.3%
  • Widowed: 6.0%
  • Divorced: 5.2%

For population 25 years and over in Nelson:

  • High school or higher: 84.5%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 19.1%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 3.5%
  • Unemployed: 3.9%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 28.8 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2017
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2017
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

10.4
Georgia average:

12.2

Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Nelson, GA (based on Pickens County data)

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
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
This county:

4.93 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

9.85 / 10,000 pop.
Georgia:

7.41 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
Pickens 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%
Georgia:

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
Other Government Administration 0$0 0$0
Totals for Government 3$10,375$41,5002$2,550

Nelson government finances - Expenditure in 2012 (per resident):

  • Construction - Regular Highways: $9,000 ($6.59)
  • Current Operations - Central Staff Services: $105,000 ($76.92)
    Regular Highways: $84,000 ($61.54)
    Police Protection: $65,000 ($47.62)
    General Public Buildings: $54,000 ($39.56)
    Solid Waste Management: $34,000 ($24.91)
    Judicial and Legal Services: $17,000 ($12.45)
    Financial Administration: $16,000 ($11.72)
    General - Other: $13,000 ($9.52)
  • Intergovernmental to Local - Other - Local Fire Protection: $77,000 ($56.41)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Police Protection: $2,000 ($1.47)
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $165,000 ($120.88)

Nelson government finances - Revenue in 2012 (per resident):

  • Charges - Solid Waste Management: $37,000 ($27.11)
  • Local Intergovernmental - Other: $123,000 ($90.11)
    General Local Government Support: $115,000 ($84.25)
  • Miscellaneous - Fines and Forfeits: $13,000 ($9.52)
    General Revenue - Other: $1,000 ($0.73)
  • Tax - Property: $120,000 ($87.91)
    Insurance Premiums Sales: $62,000 ($45.42)
    Public Utilities Sales: $36,000 ($26.37)
    Occupation and Business License - Other: $6,000 ($4.40)

Nelson government finances - Cash and Securities in 2012 (per resident):

  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $592,000 ($433.70)

8.58% of this county's 2016 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2015 ($66,250 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

8.58%
Georgia average:

9.49%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries between 2015 and 2016.

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2015 and 2016:
from Cherokee County, GA  2.59% ($48,180 average AGI)
from Cobb County, GA  0.67% ($104,633)
from Gilmer County, GA  0.60% ($32,314)


7.04% of this county's 2015 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2016 ($55,517 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

7.04%
Georgia average:

9.04%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries between 2015 and 2016.

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2015 and 2016:
to Cherokee County, GA  1.72% ($42,412 average AGI)
to Gilmer County, GA  0.51% ($41,000)
to Cobb County, GA  0.36% ($62,905)

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:

Jan 14, 1993 11:25 PM, 328, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 4, Fatalities: 1, Drunk persons involved: 1
Apr 11, 1993 06:00 AM, 328, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 1, Fatalities: 1, Drunk 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, Drunk persons involved: 2
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 12Number of bridges
  • 115ft / 34.9mTotal length
  • $7,577,000Total costs
  • 81,810Total average daily traffic
  • 811Total average daily truck traffic
  • 121,425Total future (year 2032) average daily traffic
New bridges in Nelson, GA - historical statistics
  • New bridges - historical statistics
  • 61920-1929
  • 11950-1959
  • 51980-1989
See full National Bridge Inventory statistics for Nelson, GA

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

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

FCC Registered Broadcast 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 MHz, Grant Date: 08/17/2012, Expiration Date: 10/04/2022, Certifier: Thomas A Heard, Registrant: 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: 458.512 MHz, 453.512 MHz, Grant Date: 08/17/2012, Expiration Date: 10/25/2022, Certifier: Thomas A Heard, Registrant: 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 MHz, Grant Date: 11/23/2005, Expiration Date: 05/22/2006, Cancellation Date: 07/22/2006, Certifier: Thomas A Heard, Registrant: Dexter Fortson Associates, Inc, 910 Ploof Dr, Hueytown, AL 35023, Phone: (205) 432-2700, Fax: (205) 497-3733

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

3
  • Nelson, Lat: 34.386000 Lon: -84.417000, Call Sign: WPXB288,
    Assigned Frequencies: 956.393 MHz, 956.393 MHz, Grant 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 MHz, Grant Date: 03/28/2013, Expiration Date: 03/28/2023, Certifier: Kyle B Entz, Registrant: Sprint Corporation, 12502 Sunrise Valley Drive, M/S: Varesa-0209, Reston, VA 20196, Phone: (800) 572-8256, Fax: (703) 433-4483, Email:
  • RUBY, Eagles Perch Rd. (Nelson #10535) (Lat: 34.388056 Lon: -84.271111), Type: Ltower, Structure height: 83.8 m, Overall height: 89.3 m, Call Sign: WRAV554,
    Assigned Frequencies: 6063.80 MHz, 6123.10 MHz, Grant Date: 03/15/2018, Expiration Date: 03/15/2028, Certifier: Gina Cacciatore, Registrant: Verizon Wireless, 5055 North Point Pkwy Np2ne Network Engineering, Alpharetta, GA 30022, Phone: (770) 797-1070, Email:

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

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  • 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

Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Nelson, GA
  • 60.7%Utility gas
  • 37.7%Electricity
  • 1.6%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Nelson, GA
  • 62.2%Utility gas
  • 28.6%Electricity
  • 9.2%Bottled, tank, or LP gas


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 significantly below state average.
  • Renting percentage below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly below state average.
  • House age below state average.

Nelson on our top lists:

  • #34 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the most residents born in Malaysia (population 500+)"
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