Nelson is located in north Georgia. Nelson is part of Cherokee County. Nelson has 1.45 square miles of land area and 0.01 square miles of water area. As of 2010-2014, the total Nelson population is 1,306, which has grown 108.63% since 2000. The population growth rate is much higher than the state average rate of 21.03% and is much higher than the national average rate of 11.61%. Nelson median household income is $58,125 in 2010-2014 and has grown by 31.36% since 2000. The income growth rate is much higher than the state average rate of 16.28% and is higher than the national average rate of 27.36%. Nelson median house value is $160,200 in 2010-2014 and has grown by 30.78% since 2000. The house value growth rate is lower than the state average rate of 33.09% and is much lower than the national average rate of 46.91%. As a reference, the national Consumer Price Index (CPI) inflation rate for the same period is 26.63%. On average, the public school district that covers Nelson is much better than the state average in quality. The Nelson area code is 770.