Worthington, Minnesota Population 2024

13,593

Worthington is a city located in Jackson County and Nobles County Minnesota. Worthington has a 2024 population of 13,593. It is also the county seat of Nobles County. Worthington is currently declining at a rate of -0.55% annually and its population has decreased by -2.16% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 13,893 in 2020.

The average household income in Worthington is $71,854 with a poverty rate of 15.44%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to - per month, and the median house value is -. The median age in Worthington is 33.1 years, 33.2 years for males, and 33 years for females.

Worthington Demographics

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

  • White: 56.18%
  • Other race: 14.19%
  • Two or more races: 11.01%
  • Black or African American: 8.64%
  • Asian: 7.69%
  • Native American: 2.29%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0%
Land Area (mi²)
7.9 sq mi
Density (mi²)
1,712.0/sq mi
Growth Since 2020
-2.16% (-300)
The current population of Worthington, Minnesota is 13,593 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates.The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 13,893.

Worthington, Minnesota Population 2024

Population by Race

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Race
Population
Percentage (of total)
White7,77456.18%
Other race1,96414.19%
Two or more races1,52311.01%
Black or African American1,1968.64%
Asian1,0647.69%
Native American3172.29%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander00%

White

Other race

Two or more races

Black or African American

Asian

Native American

Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander

Worthington Population by Race

Worthington Population Pyramid 2024

Worthington Median Age

33.1

Total

33.2

Male

33

Female

Worthington Adults

There are 9,822 adults, (2,165 of whom are seniors) in Worthington.

Worthington Age Dependency

80.7

Age Dependency Ratio

28.3

Old Age Dependency Ratio

52.4

Child Dependency Ratio

Worthington Sex Ratio

Female6,87849.7%
Male6,96050.3%

Worthington Population by Age

Worthington Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Household Type
Count
Average Size
Owner
Renter
All4,5702.9266.433.6
Married1,6653.6686.813.2
Non Family1,6371.257.142.9
Female7004.5446.953.1
Male5683.7457.642.4

3.74

Average Family Size

2.92

Average Household Size

66.4%

Rate of Home Ownership

Married

Male

Female

NonFamily

owner

renter

Worthington Households and Families

Male

Female

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Education Attained
Count
Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade1,88722.51%
9th to 12th Grade6067.23%
High School Graduate2,32727.76%
Some College1,69020.16%
Associates Degree5456.5%
Bachelors Degree1,02912.28%
Graduate Degree2983.56%

Less Than 9th Grade

9th to 12th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Associates Degree

Bachelors Degree

Graduate Degree

Worthington Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Worthington Educational Attainment by Race

High School Graduation Rate

Bachelors Rate

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Race
Total
High School
Bachelors
White4,4974,1761,134
Hispanic2,4791,073132
Other Race1,01850169
Asian62824114
2+ Races62031148
Black41027137
Native American141390

The highest rate of high school graduation is among white people with a rate of 92.86%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among white people with a rate of 25.22%.

Worthington Educational Attainment by Race

All

Male

Female

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Name
Average
Male
Female
Overall$37,370$41,438$35,533
Less Than 9th Grade$36,558$35,826$37,259
High School Graduate$36,371$53,056$28,070
Some College$37,974$41,728$33,596
Bachelors Degree$40,179$59,167$36,573
Graduate Degree$61,691$62,353$59,704

$37,370

Average Earnings

$41,438

Average Male

$35,533

Average Female

Worthington Earnings by Educational Attainment

Worthington Language by Age

Only English

Spanish

Other Indo-European Languages

Asian and Pacific Island Languages

Other Languages

Worthington Language

54.55% of Worthington residents speak only English, while 45.45% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 32.66% of the population.

Worthington Language

Worthington Poverty by Race

rate

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Name
Total
In Poverty
Poverty Rate
Hispanic5,66496116.97%
White4,99254510.92%
Asian1,04436034.48%
Black1,19223920.05%
Other1,96422611.51%
Multiple1,51918111.92%
Native312175.45%

15.44%

Overall Poverty Rate

11.94%

Male Poverty Rate

19.04%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Worthington

The race most likely to be in poverty in Worthington is Asian, with 34.48% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Worthington is Native, with 5.45% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 3.54%. Among those working part-time, it was 16.12%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 28.47%.

Worthington Poverty

rate

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Rate
Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade18.27%
Some College15.99%
High School11.71%
Bachelors or Greater2.19%

Worthington Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate
Poverty
Male Unemployed18.56%
Male Employed6.82%
Female Employed5.78%
Female Unemployed0%

Worthington Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Worthington Income by Household Type

Households

Families

MarriedFamilies

NonFamilies

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Name
Median
Mean
Households$58,690$71,854
Families$70,082$82,762
Married Families$95,094$-999,999,999
Non Families$35,737$44,021

mean

median

Income by Household Type

Worthington Marital Status

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Marriage Rates

38.2%

Overall Marriage Rate

38.7%

Male Marriage Rate

37.6%

Female Marriage Rate

Worthington Married by Age and Sex

male

female

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

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Worthington Marital Status

Second Gulf War

First Gulf War

Vietnam

Korea

World War II

462

Number of Veterans

444

Male Veterans

18

Female Veterans

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War
Veterans
Vietnam161
Korea57
World War II56
First Gulf War35
Second Gulf War16

Worthington Veterans by War

count

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Age Group
Veterans
75+225
65 to 74128
55 to 6468
35 to 5441
18 to 340

Worthington Veterans by Age

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Name
Veterans
% of Total
White4427.26%
Black202.75%

Worthington Veterans by Race

Worthington Veterans by Education

Less Than 9th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Bachelors or Greater

20.19%

Veteran Poverty Rate

46.95%

Veteran Disability Rate

Worthington Veterans by Education

LaborForceParticipation

64.6%

Labor Force Participation

62.4%

Employment Rate

3.5%

Unemployment Rate

Worthington Employment by Age

LaborForceParticipation

Worthington Employment by Race

LaborForceParticipation

Worthington Employment by Education

Origin of Non-Citizens

Europe

Asia

Africa

Oceania

Latin America

North America

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

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

Europe

Asia

Africa

Oceania

Latin America

North America

47.73%

Born in Worthington

71.51%

Native Born

28.49%

Foreign Born

17.86%

Non Citizen

10.63%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

71.51% of Worthington residents were born in the United States, with 47.73% having been born in Minnesota. 17.86% 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

Note: data after 2022 is projected based on recent change

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Year
Population
Growth
Growth Rate
202913,218-75-0.56%
202813,293-75-0.56%
202713,368-75-0.56%
202613,443-75-0.55%
202513,518-75-0.55%
202413,593-75-0.55%
202313,668-75-0.55%
202213,743-57-0.41%
202113,800-93-0.67%
202013,8937795.94%
201913,114-49-0.37%
201813,163890.68%
201713,074-88-0.67%
201613,162820.63%
201513,080770.59%
201413,003-64-0.49%
201313,067320.25%
201213,035740.57%
201112,9611411.1%
201012,8201,53713.62%
200011,2831,30613.09%
19909,977-266-2.6%
198010,2434184.25%
19709,8258108.99%
19609,0151,09213.78%
19507,9232,00533.88%
19405,9182,04052.6%
19303,87839711.4%
19203,48100%
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Worthington Population by Year