Nelson County, Kentucky Information & Statistics

Quick Facts

The 2018 population estimate for Nelson County is 45,388, a change of 2.56% when compared to 2014. With an area of 417.52 square miles, this works out to a population density of 108.71 persons/mi2.
The number of households in 2018 were estimated to be 17,491, with an average household size of 2.56.
Nelson County's 2018 unemployment rate was 5.67%.
The average household income in Nelson County for 2018 was $79,045, while the median was $57,469.

Nelson County Population Trends

Nelson County Employment Type

Nelson County Age Grouping

Nelson County Ethnicity Mix

Nelson County Fertility Rate

589 estimated births

Nelson County Household Characteristics

Nelson County Median Age over Time

Nelson County Households with Children by Age

Nelson County Median Household Income

Nelson County Educational Attainment

Nelson County Unemployment Rate

Type of Housing

Nelson County Housing Values

Median mortgage payment for 2018: $1,120

Nelson County Average Rent as Percentage of Gross Income

Median rent for 2018: $703

Nelson County Average Commute

Nelson County Primary Transportation

Nelson County Gender Mix

Nelson County Field of Employment

Nelson County Population Data

Period Geography Population
2014 Nelson County, Kentucky 44,254
2015 Nelson County, Kentucky 44,564
2016 Nelson County, Kentucky 44,875
2017 Nelson County, Kentucky 45,131
2018 Nelson County, Kentucky 45,388