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Nicollet County, Minnesota
Map of Minnesota highlighting Nicollet County
Location in the state of Minnesota
Map of the U.S. highlighting Minnesota
Minnesota's location in the U.S.
Seat St. Peter
Largest city North Mankato
Area
 - Total
 - Land
 - Water

467 sq mi (1,209 km²)
452 sq mi (1,171 km²)
15 sq mi (38 km²), 3.14%
Population
 - (2000)
 - Density

29,771
66/sq mi (25/km²)
Founded March 5, 1853 [1]
Named for Joseph Nicolas Nicollet, a geographer-explorer
Time zone Central: UTC-6/-5
Website www.co.nicollet.mn.us

Nicollet County is a county located in the U.S. state of Minnesota. As of 2000, the population was 29,771. Its county seat is St. Peter[1].

Nicollet County is part of the MankatoNorth Mankato Metropolitan Statistical Area.

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Geography

According to the U.S. Census Bureau, the county has a total area of 467 square miles (1,209 km²), of which 452 square miles (1,171 km²) is land and 15 square miles (38 km²) (3.14%) is water.

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Lakes

Major highways

Adjacent counties

Demographics

Historical populations
Census Pop.  %±
1880 12,333
1890 13,382 8.5%
1900 14,774 10.4%
1910 14,125 −4.4%
1920 15,036 6.4%
1930 16,550 10.1%
1940 18,282 10.5%
1950 20,929 14.5%
1960 23,196 10.8%
1970 24,518 5.7%
1980 26,929 9.8%
1990 28,076 4.3%
2000 29,771 6.0%
Age pyramid of county residents based on 2000 U.S. census data.

As of the census[2] of 2000, there were 29,771 people, 10,642 households, and 7,311 families residing in the county. The population density was 66 people per square mile (25/km²). There were 11,240 housing units at an average density of 25 per square mile (10/km²). The racial makeup of the county was 96.37% White, 0.80% Black or African American, 0.26% Native American, 1.14% Asian, 0.02% Pacific Islander, 0.65% from other races, and 0.75% from two or more races. 1.80% of the population were Hispanic or Latino of any race. 49.2% were of German, 13.3% Norwegian, 6.8% Swedish and 5.4% Irish ancestry according to Census 2000.

There were 10,642 households out of which 35.30% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 57.50% were married couples living together, 7.90% had a female householder with no husband present, and 31.30% were non-families. 24.00% of all households were made up of individuals and 8.80% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.56 and the average family size was 3.05.

In the county the population was spread out with 24.70% under the age of 18, 16.40% from 18 to 24, 26.90% from 25 to 44, 21.20% from 45 to 64, and 10.80% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 33 years. For every 100 females there were 99.30 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 96.90 males.

The median income for a household in the county was $46,170, and the median income for a family was $55,694. Males had a median income of $36,236 versus $25,344 for females. The per capita income for the county was $20,517. About 4.30% of families and 7.50% of the population were below the poverty line, including 6.70% of those under age 18 and 8.00% of those age 65 or over.

Cities and towns

Cities Townships Unincorporated

† Mankato is mainly in Blue Earth County but extends into Nicollet County.
‡ North Mankato is mainly in Nicollet County but extends into Blue Earth County.

References

  1. ^ "Find a County". National Association of Counties. http://www.naco.org/Template.cfm?Section=Find_a_County&Template=/cffiles/counties/usamap.cfm. Retrieved 2008-01-31.  
  2. ^ "American FactFinder". United States Census Bureau. http://factfinder.census.gov. Retrieved 2008-01-31.  

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Coordinates: 44°20′N 94°15′W / 44.34°N 94.25°W / 44.34; -94.25


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Nicollet County, Minnesota
Map
File:Map of Minnesota highlighting Nicollet County.png
Location in the state of Minnesota
Map of the USA highlighting Minnesota
Minnesota's location in the USA
Statistics
Founded March 5, 1853 [1]
Seat St. Peter
Largest City North Mankato
Area
 - Total
 - Land
 - Water

 sq mikm²)
 sq mi ( km²)
 sq mi ( km²), 3.14%
wikipedia:Population
 - (2000)
 - Density

29771
Time zone Central : UTC-6/-5
Website: www.co.nicollet.mn.us
Named for: Joseph Nicolas Nicollet, a geographer-explorer

Nicollet County is a county located in the U.S. state of Minnesota. As of 2000, the population was 29,771. Its county seat is St. Peter6.

Contents

Geography

According to the U.S. Census Bureau, the county has a total area of 1,209 km² (467 sq mi). 1,171 km² (452 sq mi) of it is land and 38 km² (15 sq mi) of it (3.14%) is water.

Lakes

Major highways

Adjacent counties

Demographics

Age pyramid of county residents based on 2000 U.S. census data.

As of the census² of 2000, there were 29,771 people, 10,642 households, and 7,311 families residing in the county. The population density was 25/km² (66/sq mi). There were 11,240 housing units at an average density of 10/km² (25/sq mi). The racial makeup of the county was 96.37% White, 0.80% Black or African American, 0.26% Native American, 1.14% Asian, 0.02% Pacific Islander, 0.65% from other races, and 0.75% from two or more races. 1.80% of the population were Hispanic or Latino of any race. 49.2% were of German, 13.3% Norwegian, 6.8% Swedish and 5.4% Irish ancestry according to Census 2000.

There were 10,642 households out of which 35.30% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 57.50% were married couples living together, 7.90% had a female householder with no husband present, and 31.30% were non-families. 24.00% of all households were made up of individuals and 8.80% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.56 and the average family size was 3.05.

In the county the population was spread out with 24.70% under the age of 18, 16.40% from 18 to 24, 26.90% from 25 to 44, 21.20% from 45 to 64, and 10.80% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 33 years. For every 100 females there were 99.30 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 96.90 males.

The median income for a household in the county was $46,170, and the median income for a family was $55,694. Males had a median income of $36,236 versus $25,344 for females. The per capita income for the county was $20,517. About 4.30% of families and 7.50% of the population were below the poverty line, including 6.70% of those under age 18 and 8.00% of those age 65 or over.

Cities and towns

Cities Townships

† Mankato is mainly in Blue Earth County but extends into Nicollet County.
‡ North Mankato is mainly in Nicollet County but extends into Blue Earth County.

External links


Coordinates: 44°20′N 94°15′W / 44.34, -94.25

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