Nelson, Georgia

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Population in 2019: 1,377 (99% urban, 1% rural).
Population change since 2000: +120.0%
Males: 744  (54.1%)
Females: 633  (45.9%)
Median resident age:

34.1 years
Georgia median age:

37.2 years

Zip codes: 30177.

Estimated median household income in 2019: $80,233 (it was $44,250 in 2000)
Nelson:

$80,233
GA:

$61,980

Estimated per capita income in 2019: $30,004 (it was $20,604 in 2000)

Nelson city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2019: $202,845 (it was $110,800 in 2000)
Nelson:

$202,845
GA:

$202,500

Mean prices in 2019: all housing units: $271,431; detached houses: $299,800; mobile homes: $48,673

Median gross rent in 2019: $946.

March 2019 cost of living index in Nelson: 94.4 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2019: 7.5%
(6.7% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 19.7% for Black residents, 15.8% for two or more races residents)
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  • Races in Nelson, GA (2019)
    • 1,38587.7%White alone
    • 734.6%Black alone
    • 573.6%Two or more races
    • 402.5%Hispanic
    • 40.3%Asian 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: English (22.5%), Irish (17.1%), American (15.2%), German (6.0%), Italian (4.1%), Scottish (1.7%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Elevation: 1245 feet

Land area: 0.90 square miles.

Population density: 1,529 people per square mile   (low).

Nelson, Georgia map

9 residents are foreign born

This city:

1.4%
Georgia:

7.1%
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units in 2000:
Nelson city:

0.5% ($548)
Georgia:

0.9% ($919)

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 2019
Distribution of house value in Nelson, GA in 2019

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
  • 2019: 4 buildings, average cost: $217,500
Number of permits per 10,000 Nelson, GA residents
Average permit cost in Nelson, GA
Unemployment in November 2020:
Here:

3.6%
Georgia:

5.4%
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 significantly above Georgia state average. It is 68% greater 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, 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 4/29/2003 at 08:59:39, a magnitude 4.6 (4.6 MW, Depth: 12.3 mi) earthquake occurred 72.2 miles away from the city 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 12/12/2018 at 09:14:43, a magnitude 4.4 (4.4 MW, Depth: 4.9 mi) earthquake occurred 87.5 miles away from the city center
On 8/9/2020 at 12:07:37, a magnitude 5.1 (5.1 MW, Depth: 4.7 mi, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 234.7 miles away from Nelson center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), local magnitude (ML), moment magnitude (MW)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Pickens County (15) is near the US average (15).
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, Other: 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: 19.6%
  • Now married: 66.2%
  • Separated: 0.4%
  • Widowed: 2.1%
  • Divorced: 11.7%

For population 25 years and over in Nelson:

  • High school or higher: 86.8%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 21.9%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 4.5%
  • Unemployed: 3.9%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 30.5 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2019
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2019
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

9.7
Georgia average:

12.3

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
Here:

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.
State:

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

4.93 / 10,000 pop.
Georgia:

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%
State:

14.6%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
Nelson:

47.5%
Georgia:

48.9%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
Here:

43.1%
State:

46.5%

Average BMI:
This city:

28.8
State:

28.9

People feeling badly about themselves:
Here:

19.2%
State:

20.4%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
Nelson:

8.4%
Georgia:

10.8%

Average hours sleeping at night:
Nelson:

6.8
State:

6.7

Overweight people:
This city:

36.7%
State:

33.5%

General health condition:
This city:

52.7%
State:

56.2%

Average condition of hearing:
This city:

76.8%
Georgia:

80.8%

More about Health and Nutrition of Nelson, GA Residents
Local government employment and payroll (March 2017)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Streets and Highways 1$2,677$32,1240$0
Other Government Administration 1$3,333$39,9960$0
Solid Waste Management 0$0 2$963
Totals for Government 2$6,010$36,0602$963

Nelson government finances - Expenditure in 2017 (per resident):

  • Current Operations - Financial Administration: $147,000 ($106.75)
    Regular Highways: $134,000 ($97.31)
    Local Fire Protection: $89,000 ($64.63)
    Police Protection: $16,000 ($11.62)
    Parks and Recreation: $9,000 ($6.54)
    Protective Inspection and Regulation - Other: $7,000 ($5.08)
    Judicial and Legal Services: $1,000 ($0.73)
  • Intergovernmental to Local - Other - Local Fire Protection: $89,000 ($64.63)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Regular Highways: $30,000 ($21.79)

Nelson government finances - Revenue in 2017 (per resident):

  • Charges - Other: $25,000 ($18.16)
  • Local Intergovernmental - Other: $249,000 ($180.83)
    General Local Government Support: $121,000 ($87.87)
  • Miscellaneous - Donations From Private Sources: $20,000 ($14.52)
    General Revenue - Other: $3,000 ($2.18)
    Fines and Forfeits: $2,000 ($1.45)
    Rents: $1,000 ($0.73)
  • State Intergovernmental - Other: $18,000 ($13.07)
  • Tax - Property: $154,000 ($111.84)
    Insurance Premiums Sales: $82,000 ($59.55)
    Public Utilities Sales: $39,000 ($28.32)
    Other License: $17,000 ($12.35)
    Occupation and Business License - Other: $4,000 ($2.90)

Nelson government finances - Cash and Securities in 2017 (per resident):

  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $1,259,000 ($914.31)

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: 10855.0 MHz, 10895.0 MHz, 10855.0 MHz, 10895.0 MHz, 10855.0 MHz, 10895.0 MHz, 10855.0 MHz, 10895.0 MHz, 10855.0 MHz, 10895.0 MHz... (+40 more), Grant Date: 03/28/2013, Expiration Date: 03/28/2023, Certifier: Kyle B Entz, Registrant: T-Mobile Usa, Inc., 12920 Se 38th Street, Bellevue, WA 98006, Phone: (425) 383-8401, Fax: (425) 383-4840, 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: Gregory M Romano, Registrant: Verizon, 1300 I St Nw - Suite 500 East, Washington, DC 20005, Phone: (202) 515-2453, 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
  • 62.4%Utility gas
  • 36.0%Electricity
  • 1.1%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 0.5%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Nelson, GA
  • 81.1%Utility gas
  • 16.2%Electricity
  • 2.7%Bottled, tank, or LP gas


Nelson compared to Georgia state average:

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