Nicholson, GA Profile: Facts & Data


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Nicholson, Georgia - Basic Facts

The City of Nicholson had a population of 1,782 as of July 1, 2018. Nicholson ranks in the lower quartile for Diversity Index when compared to the other cities, towns and Census Designated Places (CDPs) in Georgia. See peer rankings below.

The primary coordinate point for Nicholson is located at latitude 34.1166 and longitude -83.4251 in Jackson County. The formal boundaries for the City of Nicholson (see map below) encompass a land area of 3.96 sq. miles and a water area of 0.02 sq. miles. Jackson County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 846 feet.

The City of Nicholson (GNIS ID: 2404381) has a C1 Census Class Code which indicates an active incorporated place that does not serve as a county subdivision equivalent. It also has a Functional Status Code of "A" which identifies an active government providing primary general-purpose functions.

Georgia is one of 20 states where Census County Divisions (CCDs) are used for statistical tracking of subdivisions within each county. The City of Nicholson is located within Nicholson Division of Jackson County.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Nicholson: Cooper.

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Nicholson, GA Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2018)


Total Population 1,782
Population in Households 1,782
Population in Familes 1,544
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density2 450
Diversity Index3 28


Median Household Income $51,593
Average Household Income $64,085
Per Capita Income $22,903


Total Housing Units 691 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 477 (69.0%)
Renter Occupied HU 141 (20.4%)
Vacant Housing Units 73 (10.6%)
Median Home Value $131,111
Average Home Value $189,540


Total Households 618
Average Household Size 2.88
Family Households 469
Average Family Size 3
  1. Demographics are point estimates for July 1st of the current year and each for the forecast years. See References for more information.
  2. Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
  3. The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelihood that two persons, chosen at random from the same area, belong to different race or ethnic groups. If an area's entire population belongs to one race AND one ethnic group, then the area has zero diversity. An area's diversity index increases to 100 when the population is evenly divided into two or more race/ethnic groups.


2010-2018 2018-2023
Population 0.54% 0.65%
Households 0.52% 0.67%
Families 0.34% 0.51%
Median Household Income   0.87%
Per Capita Income   1.92%

Nicholson, GA - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Nicholson to the other 626 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Georgia by rank and percentile using July 1, 2018 data. The location Ranked # 1 has the highest value. A location that ranks higher than 75% of its peers would be in the 75th percentile of the peer group.

Variable Description Rank Percentile
Total Population # 298 53rd
Population Density # 363 42nd
Diversity Index # 538 14th
Median Household Income # 157 75th
Per Capita Income # 233 63rd

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