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Nobles County, Minnesota
Map of Minnesota highlighting Nobles County
Location in the state of Minnesota
Map of the U.S. highlighting Minnesota
Minnesota's location in the U.S.
Seat Worthington
Largest city Worthington
Area
 - Total
 - Land
 - Water

722 sq mi (1,871 km²)
715 sq mi (1,853 km²)
7 sq mi (18 km²), 0.96%
Population
 - (2000)
 - Density

20,832
29/sq mi (11/km²)
Founded May 23, 1857 [1]
Named for William H. Nobles, a member of the Territorial Legislature.
Time zone Central: UTC-6/-5
Website www.co.nobles.mn.us

Nobles County is a county located in the U.S. state of Minnesota. As of 2000, the population was 20,832. Its county seat is Worthington[1].

Contents

Geography

Nobles County Courthouse in Worthington, Minnesota

According to the U.S. Census Bureau, the county has a total area of 722 square miles (1,9 km²), of which 715 square miles (1,853 km²) is land and 7 square miles (18 km²) (0.96%) is water.

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Lakes

Major highways

  • MN-264.svg Minnesota State Highway 264

Adjacent counties

Demographics

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

As of the census[2] of 2000, there were 20,832 people, 7,939 households, and 5,517 families residing in the county. The population density was 29 people per square mile (11/km²). There were 8,465 housing units at an average density of 12 per square mile (5/km²). The racial makeup of the county was 86.50% White, 1.07% Black or African American, 0.31% Native American, 3.98% Asian, 0.07% Pacific Islander, 6.64% from other races, and 1.43% from two or more races. 11.16% of the population were Hispanic or Latino of any race. 47.0% were of German, 8.3% Dutch and 8.0% Norwegian ancestry according to Census 2000.

There were 7,939 households out of which 32.10% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 58.80% were married couples living together, 6.90% had a female householder with no husband present, and 30.50% were non-families. 26.50% of all households were made up of individuals and 14.10% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.58 and the average family size was 3.11.

In the county the population was spread out with 26.50% under the age of 18, 8.20% from 18 to 24, 26.60% from 25 to 44, 21.30% from 45 to 64, and 17.40% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 38 years. For every 100 females there were 99.50 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 98.40 males.

The median income for a household in the county was $35,684, and the median income for a family was $43,076. Males had a median income of $27,853 versus $20,346 for females. The per capita income for the county was $16,987. About 8.20% of families and 11.70% of the population were below the poverty line, including 15.30% of those under age 18 and 12.50% of those age 65 or over.

Cities and towns

Cities Townships CDP

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.  

External links

Coordinates: 43°40′N 95°46′W / 43.67°N 95.76°W / 43.67; -95.76


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Nobles County, Minnesota
Map
File:Map of Minnesota highlighting Nobles County.png
Location in the state of Minnesota
Map of the USA highlighting Minnesota
Minnesota's location in the USA
Statistics
Founded May 23, 1857 [1]
Seat Worthington
Largest City Worthington
Area
 - Total
 - Land
 - Water

 sq mikm²)
 sq mi ( km²)
 sq mi ( km²), 0.96%
wikipedia:Population
 - (2000)
 - Density

20832
Time zone Central : UTC-6/-5
Website: www.co.nobles.mn.us
Named for: William H. Nobles, a member of the Territorial Legislature.

Nobles County is a county located in the U.S. state of Minnesota. As of 2000, the population was 20,832. Its county seat is Worthington6.

Contents

Geography

Nobles County Courthouse in Worthington

According to the U.S. Census Bureau, the county has a total area of 1,9 km² (722 sq mi). 1,853 km² (715 sq mi) of it is land and 18 km² (7 sq mi) of it (0.96%) 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 20,832 people, 7,939 households, and 5,517 families residing in the county. The population density was 11/km² (29/sq mi). There were 8,465 housing units at an average density of 5/km² (12/sq mi). The racial makeup of the county was 86.50% White, 1.07% Black or African American, 0.31% Native American, 3.98% Asian, 0.07% Pacific Islander, 6.64% from other races, and 1.43% from two or more races. 11.16% of the population were Hispanic or Latino of any race. 47.0% were of German, 8.3% Dutch and 8.0% Norwegian ancestry according to Census 2000.

There were 7,939 households out of which 32.10% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 58.80% were married couples living together, 6.90% had a female householder with no husband present, and 30.50% were non-families. 26.50% of all households were made up of individuals and 14.10% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.58 and the average family size was 3.11.

In the county the population was spread out with 26.50% under the age of 18, 8.20% from 18 to 24, 26.60% from 25 to 44, 21.30% from 45 to 64, and 17.40% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 38 years. For every 100 females there were 99.50 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 98.40 males.

The median income for a household in the county was $35,684, and the median income for a family was $43,076. Males had a median income of $27,853 versus $20,346 for females. The per capita income for the county was $16,987. About 8.20% of families and 11.70% of the population were below the poverty line, including 15.30% of those under age 18 and 12.50% of those age 65 or over.

Cities and towns

Cities Townships

External links


Coordinates: 43°40′N 95°46′W / 43.67, -95.76

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