Nelsonville is located in south Ohio. Nelsonville is between the Athens, Hocking county. Nelsonville has 4.89 square miles of land area and 0.11 square miles of water area. As of 2010-2014, the total Nelsonville population is 5,596, which has grown 7.00% since 2000. The population growth rate is much higher than the state average rate of 1.83% and is lower than the national average rate of 11.61%. Nelsonville median household income is $23,785 in 2010-2014 and has grown by 15.27% since 2000. The income growth rate is lower than the state average rate of 19.27% and is much lower than the national average rate of 27.36%. Nelsonville median house value is $69,900 in 2010-2014 and has grown by 14.03% since 2000. The house value growth rate is much lower than the state average rate of 24.98% 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 Nelsonville is worse than the state average in quality. The Nelsonville area code is 740.