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Overall Niche Grade
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  1. Public Schools
    A-
  2. Crime & Safety
    NG
  3. Housing
    A-
  4. Nightlife
    C+
  5. Good for Families
    B+
  6. Diversity
    B-
  7. Jobs
    A
  8. Weather
    B
  9. Cost of Living
    B+
  10. Health & Fitness
    B+
  11. Outdoor Activities
    B+
  12. Commute
    C
Nelson is a town in Georgia with a population of 1,567. Nelson is in Cherokee County. Living in Nelson offers residents a rural feel and most residents own their homes. Many families live in Nelson and residents tend to be conservative. The public schools in Nelson are highly rated.
About Nelson...
Population
1,567

Real Estate

Median Home Value
$167,400
National
$184,700
Median Rent
$893
National
$949
Area Feel
Rural
Rent vs. Own
  • Rent
    24%
  • Own
    76%
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Nelson Rankings

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Crime & Safety

Crime & Safety
NG
Based on violent and property crime rates.
Violent Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
National
  • Assault
    75.7
    282.7
  • Murder
    0
    6.1
  • Rape
    0
    40.7
  • Robbery
    0
    135.5
Property Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
National
  • Burglary
    227.1
    500.1
  • Theft
    454.2
    2,042.8
  • Motor Vehicle Theft
    75.7
    284

Residents

Diversity
B-
Based on ethnic and economic diversity.
Age
  • <10 years
    16%
  • 10-17 years
    15%
  • 18-24 years
    8%
  • 25-34 years
    15%
  • 35-44 years
    17%
  • 45-54 years
    9%
  • 55-64 years
    10%
  • 65+ years
    10%
Education Levels
National
  • Master's degree or higher
    3%
    12%
  • Bachelor's degree
    16%
    19%
  • Some college or associate's degree
    36%
    29%
  • High school diploma or equivalent
    29%
    28%
  • Less than high school diploma
    16%
    13%

Working in Nelson

Jobs
A
Based on employment rates, job and business growth, and cost of living.
Median Household Income
$71,310
National
$55,322
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