Nelson is the common name for the community and surrounding area while the formal official name is the Nelson Census Designated Place.
It is a community or populated place (Class Code U5) located in Clark County at latitude 35.708 and longitude -114.8247. Clark County is in the Pacific time zone (GMT -8). The elevation is 2,976 feet.
The formal boundaries for the Nelson Census Designated Place (see map) encompass a land area of 4.8 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles.
Alternate Unofficial Names for Nelson: El Dorado, Eldorado.Photos of the local Nelson, NV area
Also See: Nelson, NV ZIP Codes and ZIP Code Maps
|Population in Households||36|
|Population in Familes||18|
|Population in Group Qrtrs||1|
|Average Household Size||1.71|
|Average Family Size||3|
|Total Housing Units||43 (100%)|
|Owner Occupied HU||5 (11.6%)|
|Renter Occupied HU||15 (34.9%)|
|Vacant Housing Units||22 (51.2%)|
|Median Home Value||$50,000|
|Average Home Value||$62,500|
|Median Household Income||$31,986|
|Average Household Income||$37,520|
|Per Capita Income||$23,718|
|(Compound Annual Growth Rates)|
|Median Household Income||3.39%|
|Per Capita Income||3.17%|
The table below compares Nelson to the other 129 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Nevada by rank and percentile using July 1, 2014 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.
|Total Population||# 125||4th|
|Population Density1||# 120||8th|
|Diversity Index2||# 13||91st|
|Median Household Income||# 121||7th|
|Per Capita Income||# 67||49th|
Additional comparisons and rankings can be made with a VERY EASY TO USE Nevada Census Data Comparison Tool.