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The Village of Nelson had a population of 155 as of July 1, 2020.
The primary coordinate point for Nelson is located at latitude 41.7964 and longitude -89.6018 in Lee County. The formal boundaries for the Village of Nelson encompass a land area of 0.24 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Lee County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 650 feet.
The Village of Nelson (GNIS ID: 2399443) has a C1 Census Class Code which indicates an active incorporated place that does not serve as a county subdivision equivalent. It also has a Functional Status Code of "A" which identifies an active government providing primary general-purpose functions.
|Total Population||155 (100%)|
|Population in Households||155 (100.0%)|
|Population in Families||120 (77.4%)|
|Population in Group Quarters1||0|
|Median Household Income||$53,966|
|Average Household Income||$64,566|
|% of Income for Mortgage4||9%|
|Per Capita Income||$27,613|
|Total HU (Housing Units)||67 (100%)|
|Owner Occupied HU||55 (82.1%)|
|Renter Occupied HU||8 (11.9%)|
|Vacant Housing Units||4 ( 6.0%)|
|Median Home Value||$118,333|
|Average Home Value||$162,719|
|Housing Affordability Index3||279|
|Average Household Size||2.46|
|Average Family Size||3|
GROWTH RATE / YEAR
|Median Household Income||0.96%|
|Per Capita Income||1.93%|
|Owner Occupied HU||-1.12%|
The table below compares Nelson to the other 1,369 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Illinois by rank and percentile using July 1, 2020 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||# 1258||8th|
|Population Density||# 932||32nd|
|Median Household Income||# 810||41st|
|Housing Affordability Index||# 962||70th|
|Per Capita Income||# 828||40th|
|Diversity Index||# 590||57th|
Additional comparisons and rankings can be made with a VERY EASY TO USE Illinois Census Data Comparison Tool.