|Year||Population||Rank in US||Growth Rate|
Based on the latest 2022 data from the US census, the current population of Nelson is 158. Nelson, Missouri is the 17,193rd largest city in the US.
The peak population of Nelson was in 2000, when its population was 212. In 2000, Nelson was the 16,761st largest city in the US; now its fallen to the 17,193rd largest city in the US. Nelson is currently 25.5% smaller than it was in 2000.
Nelson has shrunk 25.4% since the year 2000. Nelson, Missouri's growth is below average. 71% of similarly sized cities are growing faster since 2000.
|17189||Elida, New Mexico||158||-13.1%|
|17190||Lime Ridge, Wisconsin||158||-5.9%|
|17191||Monroe, South Dakota||158||-3.0%|
|17195||Rose Hill, Iowa||158||-23.6%|
|17197||Woodford, South Carolina||158||-14.5%|
|17198||Woodlawn Park, Oklahoma||158||-1.8%|
|17199||Zumbro Falls, Minnesota||158||-11.7%|
The total voting age population of Nelson, Missouri, meaning US citizens 18 or older, is 117. The voting age population is 44.4% male and 55.6% female.
According to the latest census statistics, 19.1% of the residents of Nelson are 65 or older.
The racial demographics of Nelson are 82.9% White, 13.8% Black and 3.3% Asian. Additionally, 1.3% of the population identifies as Hispanic.
In Nelson, 26.3% of residents have an income below the poverty line, and the child poverty rate is 58.8%. On a per-household basis, 19.0% of families are below the poverty line in Nelson.
Among those aged 16 and older, 61.2% of Nelson residents are in the labor force.
Among the adult population 25 years old and over, 77.1% of Nelson residents have at least a high school degree or equivalent, 7.3% have a bachelor's degree and 1.8% have a graduate or professional degree.
Among Nelson residents aged 5 and older, 3.5% of them speak a non-English language at home. Broken down by language: 0.0% of residents speak Spanish at home, 0.0% speak an Indo-European language, and 3.5% speak an Asian language.
The unemployment rate in Nelson is 2.7%, which is calculated among residents aged 16 or older who are in the labor force.
In Nelson, 13.9% of the residents in the non-military labor force are employed by the local, state and federal government.
The median household income in Nelson is $52,841.
In Nelson, 73.7% of housing units are occupied by their owners.
Renters occupy 26.3% of housing units in Nelson.
Of all the housing units in Nelson, 42.2% of them were build before 1940.
In Nelson, 4.4% of the total housing units were built after the year 2000.
The median gross monthly rent payment for renters in Nelson is $582.
In Nelson, 61.4% of households have an active broadband internet connection.