In 2021, Nelson County, VA had a population of 14.8k people with a median age of 51.8 and a median household income of $67,707. Between 2020 and 2021 the population of Nelson County, VA declined from 14,812 to 14,795, a −0.115% decrease and its median household income grew from $62,203 to $67,707, a 8.85% increase.
The 5 largest ethnic groups in Nelson County, VA are White (Non-Hispanic) (81%), Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) (12.3%), White (Hispanic) (3.35%), Two+ (Non-Hispanic) (1.53%), and Other (Hispanic) (1.03%).
None of the households in Nelson County, VA 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.
98.1% of the residents in Nelson County, VA are U.S. citizens.
In 2021, the median property value in Nelson County, VA was $243,900, and the homeownership rate was 76.8%.
Most people in Nelson County, VA drove alone to work, and the average commute time was 31.7 minutes. The average car ownership in Nelson County, VA was 2 cars per household.