Worthington, Minnesota Population 2021

12,975
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Worthington is a city located in Nobles County Minnesota. It is also the county seat of Nobles County. With a 2020 population of 12,975, it is the 86th largest city in Minnesota and the 2568th largest city in the United States . Worthington is currently declining at a rate of -0.48% annually but its population has increased by 1.65% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 12,764 in 2010. Worthington reached it's highest population of 13,161 in 2018. Spanning over 9 miles, Worthington has a population density of 1,656 people per square mile.

The average household income in Worthington is $60,126 with a poverty rate of 17.51%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $737 per month, and the median house value is $132,500. The median age in Worthington is 32.1 years, 31.5 years for males, and 32.8 years for females.

Worthington Demographics

According to the most recent ACS, the racial composition of Worthington was:

  • White: 65.86%
  • Other race: 12.03%
  • Asian: 10.93%
  • Black or African American: 6.84%
  • Two or more races: 3.49%
  • Native American: 0.85%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
The current population of Worthington, Minnesota is 12,975 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 13,161.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 12,764.

Worthington, Minnesota Population 2021

2019 and 2020 population is estimated by projecting the raw 2018 numbers.

Year Population Growth Growth Rate
202121,399-115-0.54%
202021,514-115-0.53%
201921,629-115-0.53%
201821,744730.34%
201721,671-207-0.96%
201621,8781300.59%
201521,748500.23%
201421,698-99-0.46%
201321,797610.28%
201221,7361150.53%
201121,6211960.91%
201021,4250.00%

Worthington Metro Area Population by Year

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White8,63165.86%
Some Other Race1,57612.03%
Asian1,43210.93%
Black or African American8966.84%
Two or More Races4583.49%
American Indian and Alaska Native1120.85%
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Worthington Population by Race

Worthington Population Pyramid $2021

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Worthington Median Age

32.1


Total

31.5


Male

32.8


Female

Worthington Adults

There are 9,211 adults, (1,868 of whom are seniors) in Worthington.

Worthington Age Dependency

78.5

Age Dependency Ratio

25.4

Old Age Dependency Ratio

53

Child Dependency Ratio

Worthington Sex Ratio

Female

6,343

48.40%

Male

6,762

51.60%

Worthington Population by Age

Worthington Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Worthington Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married80.2%19.8%
All59.9%40.1%
Male44%56%
Female43.2%56.8%
Non Family40.8%59.2%

59.9%

Rate of Home Ownership

Worthington Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All4,6182.7659.9
Married2,1673.2180.2
Non Family1,4321.1440.8
Female5694.243.2
Male4503.8944

3.22

Average Family Size

2.76

Average Household Size

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Worthington Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade1,89223.26%
9th to 12th Grade91311.22%
High School Graduate2,30528.34%
Some College1,27715.70%
Associates Degree5757.07%
Bachelors Degree84510.39%
Graduate Degree3274.02%
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Worthington Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Worthington Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
White4,0833,665955
Hispanic2,59085045
Other Race89233820
Asian85936467
Black548404105
2+ Races938019
Native American374

The highest rate of high school graduation is among white people with a rate of 89.76%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among white people with a rate of 23.39%.

Worthington Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$31,604$35,081$27,912
Less Than 9th Grade$31,201$31,869$30,339
High School Graduate$30,305$33,359$23,889
Some College$36,690$42,188$28,958
Bachelors Degree$40,388$44,122$26,875
Graduate Degree$49,479$53,500$43,264

$31,604

Average Earnings

$35,081

Average Male

$27,912

Average Female

Worthington Earnings by Educational Attainment

Worthington Language by Age

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Worthington Language

49.88% of Worthington residents speak only English, while 50.12% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 36.51% of the population.

Worthington Language

Worthington Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
Hispanic5,4291,20922.27%
Asian1,42947633.31%
White4,8114689.73%
Other1,48836924.80%
Multiple45811725.55%
Native1123127.68%
Black882283.17%

17.51%

Overall Poverty Rate

13.05%

Male Poverty Rate

22.25%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Worthington

The race most likely to be in poverty in Worthington is Asian, with 33.31% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Worthington is Black, with 3.17% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 2.75%. Among those working part-time, it was 16.95%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 32.17%.

Worthington Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade24.09%
High School14.19%
Some College9.41%
Bachelors or Greater3.42%

Worthington Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Female Unemployed50.99%
Male Unemployed19.35%
Female Employed7.81%
Male Employed6.16%

Worthington Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Worthington Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$48,854$60,126
Families$61,863$68,180
Married Families$70,378-
Non Families$25,938$33,355
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Income by Household Type

Worthington Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

49.4%

Overall Marriage Rate

51.6%

Male Marriage Rate

47.1%

Female Marriage Rate

Worthington Married by Age and Sex

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Worthington Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is 55-64, while the female age group most likely to be married is 45-54.

Worthington Marital Status by Race

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Worthington Marital Status

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490

Number of Veterans

450

Male Veterans

40

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam224
World War II54
First Gulf War53
Korea49
Second Gulf War40

Worthington Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
65 to 74167
75+158
55 to 6487
35 to 5444
18 to 3434

Worthington Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White4396.92%
Hispanic421.27%
Other Race363.13%
Asian151.58%

Worthington Veterans by Race

Worthington Veterans by Education

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17.12%

Veteran Poverty Rate

49.26%

Veteran Disability Rate

Worthington Veterans by Education

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66.8%

Labor Force Participation

64.2%

Employment Rate

3.8%

Unemployment Rate

Worthington Employment by Age

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Worthington Employment by Race

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Worthington Employment by Education

Origin of Non-Citizens

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Non citizens include legal permanent residents (green card holders), international students, temporary workers, humanitarian migrants, and illegal immigrants.

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

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46.09%

Born in Worthington

69.00%

Native Born

31.00%

Foreign Born

21.02%

Non Citizen

9.98%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

69.00% of Worthington residents were born in the United States, with 46.09% having been born in Minnesota. 21.02% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Worthington Place of Birth

Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
202112,975-62-0.48%
202013,037-62-0.47%
201913,099-62-0.47%
201813,161840.64%
201713,077-69-0.52%
201613,146730.56%
201513,073760.58%
201412,997-66-0.51%
201313,063310.24%
201213,032700.54%
201112,9621441.12%
201012,8181,5351.28%
200011,2831,3061.24%
19909,977-266-0.26%
198010,2434180.42%
19709,8258100.86%
19609,0151,0921.30%
19507,9232,0052.96%
19405,9182,0404.32%
19303,8783971.09%
19203,4810.00%

Worthington Population by Year