Nelsonville, OH

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2022 Population
4,269
1.16% 1-year decline
US Senator
Sherrod Brown
Democratic Party
US Senator
J. D. Vance
Republican Party
2022 Median Age
31.6
2.93% 1-year increase
2022 Poverty Rate
26.9%
13.9% 1-year decrease
2022 Median Household Income
$37,639
10.3% 1-year growth
2022 Median Property Value
$91,000
2.82% 1-year growth
2022 Employed Population
1,406
6.45% 1-year decline

About

In 2022, Nelsonville, OH had a population of 4.27k people with a median age of 31.6 and a median household income of $37,639. Between 2021 and 2022 the population of Nelsonville, OH declined from 4,319 to 4,269, a −1.16% decrease and its median household income grew from $34,128 to $37,639, a 10.3% increase.

The 5 largest ethnic groups in Nelsonville, OH are White (Non-Hispanic) (88%), Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) (4.38%), Two+ (Non-Hispanic) (4.05%), White (Hispanic) (2.88%), and Two+ (Hispanic) (0.422%).

None of the households in Nelsonville, OH reported speaking a non-English language at home as their primary shared language. This does not consider the potential multi-lingual nature of households, but only the primary self-reported language spoken by all members of the household.

100% of the residents in Nelsonville, OH are U.S. citizens.

The largest universities in Nelsonville, OH are Hocking College (540 degrees awarded in 2022) and Tri-County Adult Career Center (27 degrees).

In 2022, the median property value in Nelsonville, OH was $91,000, and the homeownership rate was 42.8%.

Most people in Nelsonville, OH drove alone to work, and the average commute time was 28.4 minutes. The average car ownership in Nelsonville, OH was 2 cars per household.

Population & Diversity

Nelsonville, OH is home to a population of 4.27k people, from which 100% are citizens. As of 2022, 0.0468% of Nelsonville, OH residents were born outside of the country (2 people).

In 2022, there were 20.1 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (3.76k people) in Nelsonville, OH than any other race or ethnicity. There were 187 Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) and 173 Two+ (Non-Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

Citizenship

100%
2022 Citizenship
100%
2021 Citizenship

As of 2022, 100% of Nelsonville, OH residents were US citizens, which is higher than the national average of 93.5%. In 2021, the percentage of US citizens in Nelsonville, OH was 100%, meaning that the rate of citizenship has been maintaining.

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Race and Ethnicity

The 3 largest ethnic groups in Nelsonville, OH
  1. White (Non-Hispanic)
    3.76k ± 357
  2. Black or African American (Non-Hispanic)
    187 ± 76
  3. Two+ (Non-Hispanic)
    173 ± 95.6
3.47%
Hispanic Population
148 people

In 2022, there were 20.1 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (3.76k people) in Nelsonville, OH than any other race or ethnicity. There were 187 Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) and 173 Two+ (Non-Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

3.47% of the people in Nelsonville, OH are hispanic (148 people).

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Global Diversity

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Most Common Origin
  1. India
    65,962 ± 6,288 people
  2. Mexico
    43,233 ± 5,095 people
  3. China
    34,193 ± 4,533 people

In 2022, the most common birthplace for the foreign-born residents of Ohio was India, the natal country of 65,962 Ohio residents, followed by Mexico with 43,233 and China with 34,193.

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Foreign-Born Population

0.0468%
2022 Foreign-Born Population
2 people
0.139%
2021 Foreign-Born Population
6 people

As of 2022, 0.0468% of Nelsonville, OH residents (2 people) were born outside of the United States, which is lower than the national average of 13.6%. In 2021, the percentage of foreign-born citizens in Nelsonville, OH was 0.139%, meaning that the rate has been decreasing.

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Veterans

Most Common Service Period
  1. Vietnam
    103 ± 54
  2. Gulf War (2001-)
    48 ± 43
  3. Gulf War (1990s)
    40 ± 33

Nelsonville, OH has a large population of military personnel who served in Vietnam, 2.15 times greater than any other conflict.

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Economy

The economy of Nelsonville, OH employs 1.41k people. The largest industries in Nelsonville, OH are Health Care & Social Assistance (260 people), Retail Trade (195 people), and Transportation & Warehousing (155 people), and the highest paying industries are Wholesale Trade ($91,579), Manufacturing ($44,948), and Public Administration ($43,889).

Males in Ohio have an average income that is 1.32 times higher than the average income of females, which is $57,975. The income inequality in Ohio (measured using the Gini index) is 0.456, which is lower than than the national average.

Occupations

1.41k
2022 Value
± 250
−6.45%
1 Year decline
± 26.3%

From 2021 to 2022, employment in Nelsonville, OH declined at a rate of −6.45%, from 1.5k employees to 1.41k employees.

The most common job groups, by number of people living in Nelsonville, OH, are Sales & Related Occupations (169 people), Material Moving Occupations (159 people), and Healthcare Support Occupations (150 people). This chart illustrates the share breakdown of the primary jobs held by residents of Nelsonville, OH.

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Unemployment Insurance Claims

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Employment by Industries

1.41k
2022 Value
± 250
−6.45%
1 Year decline
± 26.3%

From 2021 to 2022, employment in Nelsonville, OH declined at a rate of −6.45%, from 1.5k employees to 1.41k employees.

The most common employment sectors for those who live in Nelsonville, OH, are Health Care & Social Assistance (260 people), Retail Trade (195 people), and Transportation & Warehousing (155 people). This chart shows the share breakdown of the primary industries for residents of Nelsonville, OH, though some of these residents may live in Nelsonville, OH and work somewhere else. Census data is tagged to a residential address, not a work address.

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Median Earnings by Industry

$33,750
Median earning men ± $14,072
$24,907
Median earning women ± $7,895

The industries with the best median earnings for men in 2022 are Wholesale Trade ($91,579), Manufacturing ($45,952), and Professional, Scientific, & Management, & Administrative & Waste Management Services ($45,278).

The industries with the best median earnings for women in 2022 are Educational Services, & Health Care & Social Assistance ($34,167), Finance & Insurance, & Real Estate & Rental & Leasing ($33,274), and Retail Trade ($25,417).

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Employment by Industry Sector

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1.48%
Year-over-year growth
Employment change between February 2022 and February 2023

As of February 2023, there are 5.51M people employed in Ohio. This represents a 1.48% increase in employment when compared to February 2022.

Right after the beginning of the COVID-19 pandemic, during April 2020, a general dip can be seen across industry sectors, resulting in an overall decline in employment by 15.4%.

The following chart shows monthly employment numbers for each industry sector in Ohio.

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Civics

In the 2020 presidential election, the popular vote in Ohio went to Donald J. Trump with 53.3% of the vote. The runner-up was Joseph R Biden Jr. (45.2%), followed by Jo Jorgensen (1.14%).

Sherrod Brown and J. D. Vance are the senators currently representing the state of Ohio. In the United States, senators are elected to 6-year terms with the terms for individual senators staggered.

Ohio is currently represented by 15 members in the U.S. house, and members of the House of Representives are elected to 2-year terms.

US Senators from Ohio

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Sherrod Brown
Senator from Ohio1
Assumed office on January 3, 2007
J. D. Vance
Senator from Ohio3
Assumed office on January 3, 2023

Sherrod Brown and J. D. Vance are the senators currently representing Ohio.

In the United States, senators are elected to 6-year terms with the terms for individual senators staggered.

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US Representatives from Ohio

Ohio is currently represented by 15 members in the U.S. house.

Members of the House of Representives are elected to 2-year terms, and the following chart shows the how the members for Ohio have changed over time starting in 2008.

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Education

In 2022, universities in Nelsonville, OH awarded 567 degrees. The student population of Nelsonville, OH in 2022 is skewed towards men, with 1,015 male students and 976 female students.

Most students graduating from Universities in Nelsonville, OH are White (473 and 83.7%), followed by Black or African American (37 and 6.55%), Hispanic or Latino (20 and 3.54%), and Two or More Races (19 and 3.36%).

The largest universities in Nelsonville, OH by number of degrees awarded are Hocking College (540 and 95.2%) and Tri-County Adult Career Center (27 and 4.76%).

The most popular majors in Nelsonville, OH are Registered Nursing (51 and 8.99%), General Studies (49 and 8.64%), and Criminal Justice - Police Science (45 and 7.94%).

Enrollments by Gender and Races

In 2022 there were 1,991 students enrolled in Nelsonville, OH, 51% men and 49% women.

By race, the largest number of students enrolled was concentrated in White with 1,526 records, of which 53.2% were women and 46.8% men.

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Concentrations

Most Common
  1. 51 degrees awarded
  2. 49 degrees awarded
  3. 30 degrees awarded

In 2022, the most common concentation for Associates Degree recipients in Nelsonville, OH was Registered Nursing with 51 degrees awarded.

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Universities

Gender
Race
Largest Universities by degrees awarded
  1. 540 degrees awarded
  2. 27 degrees awarded

In 2022, the institution with the largest number of graduating students was Hocking College with 540 degrees awarded.

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Student Diversity

In 2022, 305 men were awarded degrees from institutions in Nelsonville, OH, which is 1.16 times more than the 262 female students who received degrees in the same year.

In 2022 the most common race/ethnicity group awarded degrees at institutions was White students. These 473 degrees mean that there were 12.8 times more degrees awarded to White students then the next closest race/ethnicity group, Black or African American, with 37 degrees awarded.

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Awarded Degrees over Time

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Average Net Price by Sector

Public, 2-year ($3,816) is the sector with the highest median state tuition in 2022.

Public, 2-year ($1,580) is the sector with the highest median state fee in 2022.

Public, 2-year ($600) is the sector with the highest average net price of books and supplies.

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Educational Pyramid

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In 2022, 0.724% of men over 25 years of age had not completed any academic degree (no schooling), while 0.686% of women were in the same situation.

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Educational Attainment

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The most common educational levels obtained by the working population in 2022 were High School or Equivalent (3.05M), Some college (1.98M), and Bachelors Degree (1.63M).

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Housing & Living

The median property value in Nelsonville, OH was $91,000 in 2022, which is 0.323 times smaller than the national average of $281,900. Between 2021 and 2022 the median property value increased from $88,500 to $91,000, a 2.82% increase. The homeownership rate in Nelsonville, OH is 42.8%, which is approximately the same as the national average of 64.8%.

People in Nelsonville, OH have an average commute time of 28.4 minutes, and they drove alone to work. Car ownership in Nelsonville, OH is approximately the same as the national average, with an average of 2 cars per household.

Property

$91,000
Median Property Value 2022
±$15,739
$641
Median Property Taxes
±$140

The following chart display owner-occupied housing units distributed between a series of property tax buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. In Nelsonville, OH the largest share of households pay taxes in the < $800 range.

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Rent vs Own

42.8%
Homeownership
2022
62%
Homeowners with Mortgage
2022

In 2022, 42.8% of the housing units in Nelsonville, OH were occupied by their owner. This percentage grew from the previous year's rate of 40.7%.

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Income by Location

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Race/Ethnicity
Census Tract 9728
Highest Median Household Income (Total)

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Household Income

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$37,639
Median Household Income
± $6,567
1.5k
Number of Households
± 260

In 2022, the median household income of the 1.5k households in Nelsonville, OH grew to $37,639 from the previous year's value of $34,128.

The following chart displays the households in Nelsonville, OH distributed between a series of income buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. The largest share of households have an income in the < $10k range.

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Wage Distribution

The closest comparable wage GINI for Nelsonville, OH is from Ohio.
0.456
2022 Wage GINI in Ohio
0.456
2021 Wage GINI in Ohio

In 2022, the income inequality in Ohio was 0.456 according to the GINI calculation of the wage distribution. Income inequality had a 0.0361% decline from 2021 to 2022, which means that wage distribution grew somewhat more even. The GINI for Ohio was lower than than the national average of 0.478. In other words, wages are distributed more evenly in Ohio in comparison to the national average.

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Commuter Transportation

Most Common Commute in 2022
  1. Drove Alone (79.3%)
  2. Walked (8.74%)
  3. Carpooled (7.75%)

In 2022, 79.3% of workers in Nelsonville, OH drove alone to work, followed by those who walked to work (8.74%) and those who carpooled to work (7.75%).

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Commute Time

28.4 minutes
Average Travel Time

Using averages, employees in Nelsonville, OH have a longer commute time (28.4 minutes) than the normal US worker (26.7 minutes). Additionally, 6.95% of the workforce in Nelsonville, OH have "super commutes" in excess of 90 minutes.

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Car Ownership

2 cars
Average Number

The following chart displays the households in Nelsonville, OH distributed between a series of car ownership buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. The largest share of households in Nelsonville, OH have 2 cars.

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Poverty & Diversity

26.9% of the population for whom poverty status is determined in Nelsonville, OH (935 out of 3.47k people) live below the poverty line, a number that is higher than the national average of 12.5%. The largest demographic living in poverty are Females 55 - 64, followed by Males 18 - 24 and then Females 45 - 54.

The most common racial or ethnic group living below the poverty line in Nelsonville, OH is White, followed by Two Or More and Hispanic.

The Census Bureau uses a set of money income thresholds that vary by family size and composition to determine who classifies as impoverished. If a family's total income is less than the family's threshold than that family and every individual in it is considered to be living in poverty.

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Health

95.8% of the population of Nelsonville, OH has health coverage, with 35.3% on employee plans, 38.9% on Medicaid, 12.1% on Medicare, 8.12% on non-group plans, and 1.43% on military or VA plans.

Primary care physicians in Athens County, OH see 1420 patients per year on average, which represents a 3.57% increase from the previous year (1371 patients). Compare this to dentists who see 4093 patients per year, and mental health providers who see 179 patients per year.

Patient to Clinician Ratios

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1,420 to 1
Patient to Primary Care Physician Ratio in Athens County, OH

Primary care physicians in Athens County, OH see an average of 1,420 patients per year. This represents a 3.57% increase from the previous year (1,371 patients).

The following chart shows how the number of patients seen by primary care physicians has been changing over time in Athens County, OH in comparison to its neighboring geographies.

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Health Care Diversity

In 2022, insured persons according to age ranges were distributed in 24.6% under 18 years, 30.5% between 18 and 34 years, 32.1% between 35 and 64 years, and 12.7% over 64 years.

By gender, of the total number of insured persons, 50.4% were men and 49.6% were women.

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Uninsured People

4.22%
Uninsured
35.3%
Employer Coverage
38.9%
Medicaid
12.1%
Medicare
8.12%
Non-Group
1.43%
Military or VA

Between 2021 and 2022, the percent of uninsured citizens in Nelsonville, OH declined by 43.5% from 7.46% to 4.22%.

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