Nelson, Minnesota

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Nelson is a city in Douglas County, Minnesota, United States. The population was 172 at the 2000 census.

Geography

According to the United States Census Bureau, the city has a total area of 0.7 square miles (1.9 km²), all of it land.

Minnesota State Highway 27 serves as a main route in the community.

Demographics

As of the census[1] of 2000, there were 172 people, 73 households, and 44 families residing in the city. The population density was 235.8 people per square mile (91.0/km²). There were 76 housing units at an average density of 104.2/sq mi (40.2/km²). The racial makeup of the city was 98.26% White, 1.16% Native American, and 0.58% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 0.58% of the population.

There were 73 households out of which 24.7% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 50.7% were married couples living together, 6.8% had a female householder with no husband present, and 38.4% were non-families. 28.8% of all households were made up of individuals and 5.5% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.36 and the average family size was 2.96.

In the city the population was spread out with 23.8% under the age of 18, 11.6% from 18 to 24, 32.0% from 25 to 44, 22.7% from 45 to 64, and 9.9% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 35 years. For every 100 females there were 120.5 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 114.8 males.

The median income for a household in the city was $34,375, and the median income for a family was $35,694. Males had a median income of $26,964 versus $28,438 for females. The per capita income for the city was $13,419. About 22.0% of families and 23.1% of the population were below the poverty line, including 35.6% of those under the age of eighteen and 8.7% of those sixty five or over.

References

Alexandria | Brandon | Carlos | Evansville | Forada | Garfield | Kensington | Millerville | Miltona | Nelson | Osakis

Alexandria | Belle River | Brandon | Carlos | Evansville | Holmes City | Hudson | Ida | La Grand | Lake Mary | Leaf Valley | Lund | Millerville | Miltona | Moe | Orange | Osakis | Solem | Spruce Hill | Urness

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