Nelson is located in west Wisconsin. Nelson is part of Buffalo County. Nelson has 1.33 square miles of land area and 0.11 square miles of water area. As of 2010-2014, the total Nelson population is 308, which has shrunk 22.03% since 2000. The population growth rate is much lower than the state average rate of 6.73% and is much lower than the national average rate of 11.61%. Nelson median household income is $37,500 in 2010-2014 and has grown by 21.62% since 2000. The income growth rate is higher than the state average rate of 20.43% and is lower than the national average rate of 27.36%. Nelson median house value is $115,300 in 2010-2014 and has grown by 88.71% since 2000. The house value growth rate is much higher than the state average rate of 47.86% and is much higher 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 close to the state average in quality. The Nelson area code is 715.