Nelson, NV Profile: Facts, Map & Data

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Nelson, Nevada - Basic Facts

The Nelson Census Designated Place had a population of 37 as of July 1, 2015. Nelson ranks in the lower quartile for Population Density and the upper quartile for Diversity Index when compared to the other cities, towns and Census Designated Places (CDPs) in Nevada. See peer rankings below.

The primary coordinate point for Nelson is located at latitude 35.7179 and longitude -114.8314 in Clark County. The formal boundaries for the Nelson Census Designated Place (see map below) encompass a land area of 4.8 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Clark County is in the Pacific time zone (GMT -8). The elevation is 2,976 feet.

The Nelson Census Designated Place has a U1 Census Class Code which indicates a census designated place with an official federally recognized name. It also has a Functional Status Code of "S" which identifies a statistical entity.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Nelson population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2015.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Nelson: El Dorado, Eldorado.

Nelson Census Designated Place, NV Boundary Map

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Nelson, NV Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2015)

POPULATION

Total Population 37
Population in Households 37
Population in Familes 19
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density1 8
Diversity Index2 74
 

HOUSEHOLDS

Total Households 21
Average Household Size 1.76
Family Households 7
Average Family Size 3

HOUSING

Total Housing Units 43 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 5 (11.6%)
Renter Occupied HU 16 (37.2%)
Vacant Housing Units 22 (51.2%)
Median Home Value $50,000
Average Home Value $187,500
 

INCOME

Median Household Income $31,123
Average Household Income $40,161
Per Capita Income $25,685
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)

GROWTH RATES

2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.0% 0.53%
Households 0.0% 0.0%
Families -11.12% 0.0%
Median Household Income   0.32%
Per Capita Income   0.56%
1) Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
2) The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelyhood that two persons, chosen at random from the same area, belong to different race or ethnic groups. If an area's entire population belongs to one race AND one ethnic group, then the area has zero diversity. An area's diversity index increases to 100 when the population is evenly divided into two or more race/ethnic groups.
Based on Census 2010 counts, the Diversity Index for the United States was 60.6 and it is expected to increase to 64.8 by July 1, 2018.

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Nelson, NV - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Nelson to the other 129 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Nevada by rank and percentile using July 1, 2015 data. The location Ranked # 1 has the highest value. A location that ranks higher than 75% of its peers would be in the 75th percentile of the peer group.

Variable Description Rank Percentile
Total Population # 125 4th
Population Density1 # 120 8th
Diversity Index2 # 16 89th
Median Household Income # 125 4th
Per Capita Income # 61 53rd

Additional comparisons and rankings can be made with a VERY EASY TO USE Nevada Census Data Comparison Tool.