Nobles County, Minnesota Population 2020

Nobles County, Minnesota's estimated population is 22,152 with a growth rate of 0.52% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Nobles County, Minnesota is the 44th largest county in Minnesota.

Year Population Growth Growth Rate
202022,1521140.52%
201922,0381140.52%
201821,9241140.52%
201721,810-153-0.70%
201621,9631680.77%
201521,795940.43%
201421,701-96-0.44%
201321,797640.29%
201221,7331140.53%
201121,6191930.90%
201021,4261,3286.61%
199020,098-1,742-7.98%
198021,840-1,368-5.89%
197023,208-157-0.67%
196023,3659304.15%
195022,4351,2205.75%
194021,2152,59713.95%
193018,6187013.91%
192017,9172,70717.80%
191015,2102781.86%
190014,9326,97487.64%
18907,9583,52379.44%
18804,4354,3183690.60%
187011782234.29%
1860350.00%
2020 Growth Rate
0.52%
County Website
Founded
May 23, 1857 (created) 1870 (organized)[1]
County Seat

Nobles County, Minnesota Population Growth

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White17,27479.10%
Some Other Race1,5877.27%
Asian1,4316.55%
Black or African American1,0204.67%
Two or More Races3891.78%
American Indian and Alaska Native1310.60%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander70.03%
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Nobles County, Minnesota Population Pyramid 2020

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Nobles County, Minnesota Median Age

35.7


Total

35.3


Male

36.5


Female

Nobles County, Minnesota Adults

There are 15,967 adults, (3,408 of whom are seniors) in Nobles County, Minnesota.

Nobles County, Minnesota Age Dependency

73.9

Age Dependency Ratio

27.1

Old Age Dependency Ratio

46.8

Child Dependency Ratio

Nobles County, Minnesota Sex Ratio

Female

10,603

48.55%

Male

11,236

51.45%

Nobles County, Minnesota Households and Families

Nobles County, Minnesota Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Nobles County, Minnesota Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married85.9%14.1%
All71.3%28.7%
Female63.2%36.8%
Non Family54.7%45.3%
Male51%49%

71.3%

Rate of Home Ownership

Type Count Average Size Owned
All7,8972.7171.3
Married4,0713.1985.9
Non Family2,5381.1954.7
Female7294.2963.2
Male5594.0151

3.22

Average Family Size

2.71

Average Household Size

5.5%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0.1%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

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Nobles County, Minnesota Education

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade1,82913.03%
9th to 12th Grade1,2939.21%
High School Graduate4,56132.50%
Some College2,87720.50%
Associates Degree1,3219.41%
Bachelors Degree1,57211.20%
Graduate Degree5824.15%
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Nobles County, Minnesota Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Total High School Bachelors
White9,7458,9061,876
Hispanic2,7461,05247
Asian87534199
Other Race8682684
Black592545132
Multiple Races7654
Native American5123
Islander55

The highest rate of high school graduation is among islander people with a rate of 100.00%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among black people with a rate of 22.30%.

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$32,004$36,574$27,835
Less Than High School$30,632$30,877$30,193
High School Grad$30,374$35,962$24,680
Some College$34,732$42,803$26,752
Bachelors Degree$40,762$43,272$38,523
Graduate Degree$52,946$73,056$42,353

$32,004

Average Earnings

$36,574

Average Male

$27,835

Average Female

Nobles County, Minnesota Language

Nobles County, Minnesota Language by Age

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Nobles County, Minnesota Language

69.74% of Nobles County, Minnesota residents speak only English, while 30.26% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 21.51% of the population.

Nobles County, Minnesota Poverty

Nobles County, Minnesota Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
Hispanic5,7961,41824.47%
White12,8331,0438.13%
Asian1,42034124.01%
Other1,49233522.45%
Multiple38616342.23%
Black1,00612612.52%
Native1314735.88%
Islander7228.57%

14.30%

Overall Poverty Rate

11.76%

Male Poverty Rate

17.00%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Nobles County, Minnesota

The race most likely to be in poverty in Nobles County, Minnesota is Multiple, with 42.23% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Nobles County, Minnesota is White, with 8.13% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 3.32%. Among those working part-time, it was 11.77%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 26.29%.

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Name Poverty
Less Than High School23.97%
High School11.87%
Some College7.18%
Bachelors or Greater2.94%
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Name Poverty
Female Unemployed40.44%
Male Unemployed21.69%
Female Employed6.40%
Male Employed5.62%

Nobles County, Minnesota Income

Nobles County, Minnesota Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$54,149$67,408
Families$64,706$76,992
Married Families$71,647$86,841
Non Families$27,231$40,785
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Nobles County, Minnesota Marital Status

Nobles County, Minnesota Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

51.6%

Overall Marriage Rate

52.6%

Male Marriage Rate

50.6%

Female Marriage Rate

Nobles County, Minnesota Married by Age and Sex

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Nobles County, Minnesota 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.

Nobles County, Minnesota Marital Status by Race

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Nobles County, Minnesota Veterans

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1,058

Number of Veterans

992

Male Veterans

66

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam469
First Gulf War136
Korea123
Second Gulf War103
World War II69
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Age Group Veterans
65 to 74331
75+321
55 to 64189
35 to 54125
18 to 3492
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Name Veterans % of Total
White9607.38%
Hispanic501.41%
Other343.13%
Asian282.77%
2 or More1513.76%
Black152.20%
Indian611.76%

Nobles County, Minnesota Veterans by Education

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9.62%

Veteran Poverty Rate

35.10%

Veteran Disability Rate

Nobles County, Minnesota Employment Status

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67.8%

Labor Force Participation

64.4%

Employment Rate

5.1%

Unemployment Rate

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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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55.24%

Born in Minnesota

80.57%

Native Born

19.43%

Foreign Born

13.85%

Non Citizen

Place of Birth

80.57% of Nobles County, Minnesota residents were born in the United States, with 55.24% having been born in Minnesota. 13.85% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

  1. US Census City/Town Population estimates - Most recent state estimates from the Census Bureau's Population Estimates Program
  2. Population of States and Counties of the United States: 1790 - 1990