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People

Total Population 1,407
Male Share of the Population 45.5%
Female Share of the Population 54.5%
Senior Citizens 14.9%
Employed Population 16+ 617
Age of the Population 31

Families

% of people married 56.2%
Average household size 3

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher 14.2%
Median Earnings25+ $0
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification $0
Median Earnings With High School Degree $0

Wealth

Median Family Income $65,000
% Above Poverty Level 77.9%
% Below Poverty Level 22.1%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time 26 minutes
% Working from Home 4.2%
% Walking and Biking to Work 1.6%
% Using Public Transportation %

Housing

People Living Alone 25.6%
Median Gross Rent $906
Median House Value $157,900

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American) 25.4%
US/American 0%
English 21.5%
Irish 25.3%

Source: American Community Survey, U.S. Census Bureau, 2015, www.census.gov/programs-surveys/acs/.

Nelson Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Large City 74 miles NW of Jacksonville, Florida
County Cherokee
Metro Area Atlanta
P.O. Box Zip Codes 30151
Phone Area Codes 770
Time Zone Eastern (-5 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 31.23
Longitude -82.34

Nelson Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

Notes:

  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)

Station WAYCROSS 4 NE
Distance 2 miles
Jan Temp 37 to 64 F
Apr Temp 51 to 81 F
Jul Temp 71 to 95 F
Oct Temp 54 to 82 F
Annual Precip 50.4 inches
Station ALMA BACON COUNTY AP
Distance 23 miles
Jan Temp 41 to 62 F
Apr Temp 54 to 79 F
Jul Temp 72 to 92 F
Oct Temp 57 to 80 F
Annual Precip 49.1 inches
Station HOMERVILLE 5 N
Distance 29.1 miles
Jan Temp 35 to 62 F
Apr Temp 49 to 79 F
Jul Temp 67 to 93 F
Oct Temp 51 to 80 F
Annual Precip 52.8 inches

Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Population Median Family Income
Blackshear 3,522 $40,234
Hoboken 657 $65,179
Nahunta 1,095 $38,984
Offerman 433 $44,722
Patterson 720 $28,667
Waycross 14,258 $38,354

Source: American Community Survey, U.S. Census Bureau, 2015, www.census.gov/programs-surveys/acs/.

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