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Nelson is a township in Kent County, in the Grand Rapids-Wyoming metro area.
The latitude of Nelson is 43.256N. The longitude is -85.486W.It is in the Eastern Standard time zone. Elevation is 906 feet.
The population, at the time of the 2000 census, was 4,192.
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26% of Nelson residents report German ancestry, and 12% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Nelson ancestry & family history guide.
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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Nelson was $18,861, compared with $21,587 nationally.
10% of Nelson residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.
Median rent in Nelson, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $300. Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $907.
Kent County supported George W. Bush in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Nelson political report.
The average commute time for Nelson workers is 33 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.
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