Nobles County, Minnesota Population 2021

Nobles County, Minnesota's estimated population is 21,399 with a growth rate of -0.53% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Nobles County, Minnesota is the 45th largest county in Minnesota. The 2010 Population was 21,425 and has seen a growth of -0.12% since this time.

Note: 2020 and 2021 data is projected
Year Population Growth Growth Rate
202121,399-115-0.53%
202021,514-115-0.53%
201921,629-115-0.53%
201821,744730.34%
201721,671-207-0.95%
201621,8781300.60%
201521,748500.23%
201421,698-99-0.45%
201321,797610.28%
201221,7361150.53%
201121,6211960.91%
201021,4251,3276.60%
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%
2021 Growth Rate
-0.53%
County Website
Founded
May 23, 1857
County Seat
2010 Population
21,425
Growth Since 2010
-0.12%
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Nobles County, Minnesota Population Growth

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White16,90177.76%
Some Other Race1,6847.75%
Asian1,5086.94%
Black or African American9284.27%
Two or More Races5662.60%
American Indian and Alaska Native1450.67%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander20.01%
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Nobles County, Minnesota Population by Race

Nobles County, Minnesota Population Pyramid $2021

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Nobles County, Minnesota Median Age

35.7


Total

35.3


Male

36.2


Female

Nobles County, Minnesota Adults

There are 15,829 adults, (3,488 of whom are seniors) in Nobles County, Minnesota.

Nobles County, Minnesota Age Dependency

76.1

Age Dependency Ratio

28.3

Old Age Dependency Ratio

47.8

Child Dependency Ratio

Nobles County, Minnesota Sex Ratio

Female

10,478

48.21%

Male

11,256

51.79%

Nobles County, Minnesota Population by Age

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%
All70.7%29.3%
Non Family54.5%45.5%
Female53.2%46.8%
Male53.2%46.8%

70.7%

Rate of Home Ownership

Nobles County, Minnesota Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All8,0332.6570.7
Married4,1953.1485.9
Non Family2,4711.1554.5
Female7504.0453.2
Male6173.6453.2

3.15

Average Family Size

2.65

Average Household Size

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Nobles County, Minnesota Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade2,08214.89%
9th to 12th Grade1,2398.86%
High School Graduate4,37931.31%
Some College2,68919.23%
Associates Degree1,45610.41%
Bachelors Degree1,55711.13%
Graduate Degree5844.18%
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Nobles County, Minnesota Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Nobles County, Minnesota Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
White9,6128,8171,902
Hispanic2,81895752
Other Race95535124
Asian91440578
Black570426105
2+ Races1139523
Native American488

The highest rate of high school graduation is among white people with a rate of 91.73%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among 2+ races people with a rate of 20.35%.

Nobles County, Minnesota Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$33,116$38,511$29,292
Less Than 9th Grade$31,295$32,055$30,327
High School Graduate$31,046$37,990$23,750
Some College$37,316$43,961$30,187
Bachelors Degree$42,037$46,161$33,021
Graduate Degree$52,792$53,917$50,724

$33,116

Average Earnings

$38,511

Average Male

$29,292

Average Female

Nobles County, Minnesota Earnings by Educational Attainment

Nobles County, Minnesota Language by Age

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Nobles County, Minnesota Language

67.84% of Nobles County, Minnesota residents speak only English, while 32.16% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 23.52% of the population.

Nobles County, Minnesota Language

Nobles County, Minnesota Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
Hispanic5,9161,31522.23%
White12,6489977.88%
Asian1,49847631.78%
Other1,59637423.43%
Multiple56612021.20%
Native1454732.41%
Black914283.06%
Islander22100.00%

13.55%

Overall Poverty Rate

10.49%

Male Poverty Rate

16.85%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Nobles County, Minnesota

The race most likely to be in poverty in Nobles County, Minnesota is Islander, with 100.00% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Nobles County, Minnesota is Black, with 3.06% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 2.29%. Among those working part-time, it was 13.30%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 25.70%.

Nobles County, Minnesota Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade23.39%
High School11.14%
Some College6.28%
Bachelors or Greater2.91%

Nobles County, Minnesota Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Female Unemployed51.10%
Male Unemployed21.81%
Female Employed6.38%
Male Employed4.67%

Nobles County, Minnesota Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Nobles County, Minnesota Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$55,304$67,732
Families$66,655$77,593
Married Families$74,529$87,194
Non Families$29,974$39,317
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Income by Household Type

Nobles County, Minnesota Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

54.4%

Overall Marriage Rate

55.1%

Male Marriage Rate

53.6%

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 Over 65, 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 Marital Status

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961

Number of Veterans

903

Male Veterans

58

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam439
Korea113
First Gulf War98
Second Gulf War91
World War II61

Nobles County, Minnesota Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
65 to 74334
75+308
55 to 64153
35 to 54100
18 to 3466

Nobles County, Minnesota Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White9037.09%
Hispanic521.44%
Other Race362.91%
Asian191.88%
2+ Races31.83%

Nobles County, Minnesota Veterans by Race

Nobles County, Minnesota Veterans by Education

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11.55%

Veteran Poverty Rate

38.03%

Veteran Disability Rate

Nobles County, Minnesota Veterans by Education

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68%

Labor Force Participation

65.7%

Employment Rate

3.3%

Unemployment Rate

Nobles County, Minnesota Employment by Age

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Nobles County, Minnesota Employment by Race

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Nobles County, Minnesota 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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55.07%

Born in Nobles County, Minnesota

80.23%

Native Born

19.77%

Foreign Born

13.12%

Non Citizen

6.65%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

80.23% of Nobles County, Minnesota residents were born in the United States, with 55.07% having been born in Minnesota. 13.12% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Nobles County, Minnesota Place of Birth

  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

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