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1.25% growth
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2.57% growth
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8.54% growth
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9.8% decline


The economy of Nelsonville, OH employs 1,830 people. The economy of Nelsonville, OH is specialized in Retail trade; Educational Services; and Accommodation & Food Service, which employ respectively 1.76; 1.54; and 1.4 times more people than what would be expected in a location of this size. The largest industries in Nelsonville, OH are Retail trade (374), Educational Services (263), and Healthcare & Social Assistance (213), and the highest paying industries are Utilities ($48,750), Healthcare & Social Assistance ($30,054), and Admin., Support, Waste Management Services ($14,375).

Median household income in Nelsonville, OH is $25,735. Males in Nelsonville, OH have an average income that is 1.26 times higher than the average income of females, which is $35,293. The income inequality of Nelsonville, OH (measured using the Gini index) is 0.455 which is lower than the national average.


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Insurance and Medicare coverage combined with state and county level health and safety statistics for Nelsonville, OH. In Athens County, OH the age groups most likely to have health care coverage are 18-24 and 18-24, men and women, respectively. The location has a 1 to 83 primary care clinician to patient ratio and a Medicare reimbursement average per patient per year of $10,117. Mahoning County, OH has the highest prevalence of homicides of any county in Ohio.


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The closest comparable data for the census place of Nelsonville, OH is from the county of Athens County, OH.

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Nelsonville, OH is home to a population of 5,249 people, from which 98.9% are citizens. The ethnic composition of the population of Nelsonville, OH is composed of 4,762 White residents (90.7%), 222 Black residents (4.23%), 151 Two+ residents (2.88%), 62 Hispanic residents (1.18%), and 30 Asian residents (0.57%). The most common foreign languages in Nelsonville, OH are Spanish (46 speakers), Arabic (20 speakers), and Vietnamese (18 speakers), but compared to other places, Nelsonville, OH has a relative high number of Arabic (20 speakers), German (15 speakers), and Russian (14 speakers).


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In 2015 universities in Nelsonville, OH awarded 962 degrees. The student population of Nelsonville, OH is skewed away from females, with 573 male students and 389 female students. Most students in Nelsonville, OH are White (883 and 91.8%), followed by Black or African American (25 and 2.6%), Two or more races (15 and 1.56%), and Unknown (12 and 1.25%). The largest universities in Nelsonville, OH by number of graduates are Hocking College (962 and 100%), N/A (N/A and N/A), and N/A (N/A and N/A). The most popular majors in Nelsonville, OH are Registered Nursing (94 and 9.8%), Other Natural Resource Management & Policy (84 and 8.73%), and Wildlife, Fish, & Wildlands Science (64 and 6.65%). The median tuition costs in Nelsonville, OH are N/A for private four year colleges, and N/A and N/A respectively, for public four year colleges for in-state students and out-of-state students.



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The median property value in Nelsonville, OH is $77,700, which is 0.38 times smaller than the national average of $205,000. Between 2015 and 2016 the median property value decreased from $86,100 to $77,700, a 9.8% increase. The homeownership rate of Nelsonville, OH is 42.3%, which is lower than the national average of 63.6%. People in Nelsonville, OH have an average commute time of 19.3 minutes, and they commute by Drove Alone. Car ownership in Nelsonville, OH is lower than the national average, with an average of 1 car per household.


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