Nicholson, GA Population, Airports, Hospitals & Zip Codes


Demographics

Population: 1,247. Estimated population in July 2020: 1,452 (+16.4% change)
Males: 620 (49.7%), Females: 627 (50.3%)

Jackson County

Zip code: 30565

Median resident age: 31.9 years
Median household income: $38,977
Median house value: $86,700

Races in Nicholson:

  • White Non-Hispanic (92.3%)
  • Black (3.7%)
  • Hispanic (2.2%)
  • Other race (1.5%)
  • Two or more races (1.0%)

Ancestries: United States (28.6%), Irish (11.8%), English (6.9%), German (4.5%), French (1.8%), Subsaharan African (1.4%).

Elevation: 850 feet

Land area: 2.9 square miles

Map of Nicholson, GA

Population

For population 25 years and over in Nicholson

  • High school or higher: 65.5%
  • Bachelor’s degree or higher: 6.3%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 1.9%
  • Unemployed: 3.5%
  • Mean travel time to work: 31.0 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Nicholson city

  • Never married: 20.0%
  • Now married: 64.9%
  • Separated: 1.6%
  • Widowed: 4.1%
  • Divorced: 9.4%

1.4% Foreign born

Population change in the 1990s: +472 (+60.9%).

Hospitals

Hospitals/medical centers near Nicholson:

  • BANKS-JACKSON-COMMERCE HOSPITAL (about 8 miles; COMMERCE, GA)
  • ST MARYS HOSPITAL OF ATHENS (about 11 miles; ATHENS, GA)
  • ATHENS REGIONAL MEDICAL CENTER (about 13 miles; ATHENS, GA)

Airports

Airports certified for carrier operations nearest to Nicholson:

  • ATHENS/BEN EPPS (about 15 miles; ATHENS, GA; Abbreviation: AHN)
  • ANDERSON RGNL (about 57 miles; ANDERSON, SC; Abbreviation: AND)
  • DOBBINS AIR RESERVE BASE (about 76 miles; MARIETTA, GA; Abbreviation: MGE)

Other public-use airports nearest to Nicholson:

  • JACKSON COUNTY (about 10 miles; JEFFERSON, GA; Abbreviation: 19A)
  • WINDER-BARROW (about 20 miles; WINDER, GA; Abbreviation: WDR)
  • FRANKLIN COUNTY (about 26 miles; CANON, GA; Abbreviation: 18A)

Colleges and Universities

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Nicholson:

  • UNIVERSITY OF GEORGIA (about 13 miles; ATHENS, GA; Full-time enrollment: 28,464)
  • GAINESVILLE COLLEGE (about 34 miles; OAKWOOD, GA; Full-time enrollment: 2,181)
  • GWINNETT TECHNICAL COLLEGE (about 42 miles; LAWRENCEVILLE, GA; Full-time enrollment: 3,215)
  • NORTH GEORGIA COLLEGE AND STATE UNIVERSITY (about 48 miles; DAHLONEGA, GA; Full-time enrollment: 3,119)
  • TRI-COUNTY TECHNICAL COLLEGE (about 59 miles; PENDLETON, SC; Full-time enrollment: 2,343)
  • GEORGIA PERIMETER COLLEGE (about 64 miles; DECATUR, GA; Full-time enrollment: 8,213)
  • DEVRY INSTITUTE OF TECHNOLOGY (about 65 miles; DECATUR, GA; Full-time enrollment: 2,486)

Public primary/middle school in Nicholson:

  • BENTON ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (Students: 306; Location: 5488 U.S. HIGHWAY 441 SOUTH; Grades: PK – 05)

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