Nicholson, Georgia

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Nicholson, Georgia

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Nicholson strengths, compared to Peers (similar size places nationally) or State (other places in Georgia):

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Low Rate of Poverty
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Top 18% Nicholson Low Rate of Poverty

Comparative Profile of Nicholson, Georgia

Comparing Nicholson to similar size places nationwide (Peers) and to other places in Georgia (State):

Ratings range from 1 (lowest) to 10 (highest).

The People

Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Children Under 5 Years Old 8 7
Male Share of the Population 8 9
Racial Diversity 8 2
Female Share of the Population 3 2
Age of the Population 2 3
Well-Paid Single Men 1 2
Senior Citizens 1 2


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Average Household Size 10 10
Portion of People Married 9 10


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
People Above Poverty 6 9
Median Family Income 6 8
People in Middle Class or Better 5 7
College Educated Adults 1 2

Commute & Sprawl

Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Public Transportation Use 7 5
Working at Home 6 8
Walking and Biking to Work 4 4
Short Commute Times 2 2


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Housing Recently Built 10 10
Affordability of Property Taxes 7 4
Affordability of Rents 6 5
Seasonal and Vacation Housing 4 5
Studio & One-Bedroom Rentals 2 2
People Living Alone 1 1

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Nicholson Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 11 miles N of Athens, Georgia (center to center)
Nearest Large City 60 miles NE of Atlanta, Georgia
County Jackson
Standard Zip Codes 30565
Phone Area Codes 706
Time Zone Eastern (-5 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 34.113
Longitude -83.431

Nicholson Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)
Distance 11 miles
Jan Temp 29 to 51 F
Apr Temp 46 to 73 F
Jul Temp 67 to 90 F
Oct Temp 47 to 73 F
Annual Precip 52.2 inches
Distance 18.1 miles
Jan Temp 32 to 52 F
Apr Temp 48 to 74 F
Jul Temp 69 to 91 F
Oct Temp 50 to 74 F
Annual Precip 50 inches
Station WINDER 1 SSE
Distance 18.7 miles
Jan Temp 31 to 50 F
Apr Temp 45 to 72 F
Jul Temp 67 to 88 F
Oct Temp 49 to 71 F
Annual Precip 49.6 inches
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Nicholson Population (2000)

Category Count Percent
Total Population 1,247 100%
Male 620 49.7%
Female 627 50.3%
Under 18 380 30.5%
18+ 867 69.5%
65+ 86 6.9%
Median Age 31.9
Average Family Size 3.2
White 1,161 93.1%
African-American 46 3.7%
Asian 6 0.5%
American Indian & Alaskan 2 0.2%
Other 19 1.5%
Mixed Race 13 1%
Hispanic (included in categories above) 28 2.2%

Estimated Nicholson Population Growth 2000-2005

Category Value
Est. 2005 Population 1,452
Growth 205
Growth % 16.4%

Nicholson Ancestry

(From 2000 Census, as reported by individuals)

Note: This is national, not racial, ancestry, so, e.g., the Census doesn't have categories for Hispanic and African-American people. CityTownInfo is currently gathering additional ancestry data for this site.
Ancestry Percent
US/American 46.1%
Other (often includes Hispanic and African American) 16.7%
Irish 13.3%
English 9.6%
German 5.7%
African 2.2%
French (except Basque) 2.1%
Scotch-Irish 1%
Italian 0.9%
Scottish 0.9%
Welsh 0.5%
French Canadian 0.3%
Canadian 0.3%
Brazilian 0.3%
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Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Pop. Median Family
Income (2000)
Nicholson 1,247 $41,033
Athens 101,489 $41,407
Commerce 5,292 $39,615
Danielsville 457 $43,542
Hull 160 $30,417
Ila 328 $44,583
Jefferson 3,825 $46,755
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