Nelson County MarkerAccording to the United States Census Bureau, the 2011 estimated population of Nelson County was 15,097 with 6,534 households.

Per Capital Personal Income: $26,996
Median Household Income: $48,118
Homeownership Rate: 77.8%
Median Value of Owner Occupied Housing $174,100

The total land area is 470.86 square miles with a  population density of 31 people per square mile.