Nobles County, Minnesota Population 2024

21,747

Nobles County, Minnesota's estimated 2024 population is 21,747 with a growth rate of -0.46% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Nobles County, Minnesota is the 46th largest county in Minnesota. The 2010 population was 21,424 and has seen a growth of 1.51% since that time.

Note: data after 2022 is projected based on recent change

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Year
Population
Growth
Growth Rate
202921,247-100-0.47%
202821,347-100-0.47%
202721,447-100-0.46%
202621,547-100-0.46%
202521,647-100-0.46%
202421,747-100-0.46%
202321,847-100-0.46%
202221,947-100-0.45%
202122,047-160-0.72%
202022,2075622.6%
201921,645-92-0.42%
201821,737780.36%
201721,659-236-1.08%
201621,8951410.65%
201521,754530.24%
201421,701-98-0.45%
201321,799630.29%
201221,7361190.55%
201121,6171930.9%
201021,424
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%
192017,9172,70717.8%
191015,2102781.86%
190014,9326,97487.64%
18907,9583,52379.44%
18804,4354,3183690.6%
187011782234.29%
186035-21,212-99.84%
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2024 Growth Rate
-0.46% (-100)
County Website
Nobles County
County Seat
2010 Population
21,424
Area
715 mi²
Density
30 people/mi²
Growth Since 2010
1.51% (323)
Founded
May 23, 1857

Nobles County, Minnesota Population 2024

Population by Race

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Race
Population
Percentage (of total)
White15,09968.03%
Other race2,2049.93%
Two or more races2,1459.66%
Black or African American1,2115.46%
Asian1,1685.26%
Native American3671.65%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander
showing: 7 rows

White

Other race

Two or more races

Black or African American

Asian

Native American

Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander

Nobles County, Minnesota Population by Race

Nobles County, Minnesota Population Pyramid 2024

Nobles County, Minnesota Median Age

36.4

Total

36

Male

36.7

Female

Nobles County, Minnesota Adults

There are 16,048 adults, (3,809 of whom are seniors) in Nobles County, Minnesota.

Nobles County, Minnesota Age Dependency

81.3

Age Dependency Ratio

31.1

Old Age Dependency Ratio

50.2

Child Dependency Ratio

Nobles County, Minnesota Sex Ratio

Female10,80148.67%
Male11,39351.33%

Nobles County, Minnesota Population by Age

Nobles County, Minnesota Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Household Type
Count
Average Size
Owner
Renter
All7,6892.8274.525.5
Married3,5633.490.19.9
Non Family2,5511.1964.335.7
Female8564.652.847.2
Male7193.5858.841.2
showing: 5 rows

3.51

Average Family Size

2.82

Average Household Size

74.5%

Rate of Home Ownership

Married

Male

Female

NonFamily

owner

renter

Nobles County, Minnesota Households and Families

Male

Female

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Less Than 9th Grade

9th to 12th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Associates Degree

Bachelors Degree

Graduate Degree

Nobles County, Minnesota Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Nobles County, Minnesota Educational Attainment by Race

High School Graduation Rate

Bachelors Rate

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The highest rate of high school graduation is among white people with a rate of 94.31%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among white people with a rate of 22.52%.

Nobles County, Minnesota Educational Attainment by Race

All

Male

Female

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$40,959

Average Earnings

$45,349

Average Male

$35,390

Average Female

Nobles County, Minnesota Earnings by Educational Attainment

Nobles County, Minnesota Language by Age

Only English

Spanish

Other Indo-European Languages

Asian and Pacific Island Languages

Other Languages

Nobles County, Minnesota Language

67.67% of Nobles County, Minnesota residents speak only English, while 32.33% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 23.85% of the population.

Nobles County, Minnesota Language

Nobles County, Minnesota Poverty by Race

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Name
Total
In Poverty
Poverty Rate
Hispanic6,6161,04215.75%
White12,0021,0258.54%
Asian1,13836031.63%
Black1,20723919.8%
Multiple2,12923611.09%
Other2,20423510.66%
Native362174.7%
showing: 7 rows

12.24%

Overall Poverty Rate

9.65%

Male Poverty Rate

15.01%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Nobles County, Minnesota

The race most likely to be in poverty in Nobles County, Minnesota is Asian, with 31.63% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Nobles County, Minnesota is Native, with 4.7% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 3%. Among those working part-time, it was 13.27%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 22.98%.

Nobles County, Minnesota Poverty

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Rate
Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade18%
Some College10.9%
High School9.73%
Bachelors or Greater2.63%
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Nobles County, Minnesota Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate
Poverty
Male Unemployed17.75%
Female Employed5.62%
Male Employed5.1%
Female Unemployed5.05%
showing: 4 rows

Nobles County, Minnesota Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Nobles County, Minnesota Income by Household Type

Households

Families

MarriedFamilies

NonFamilies

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mean

median

Income by Household Type

Nobles County, Minnesota Marital Status

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Marriage Rates

47.3%

Overall Marriage Rate

47.3%

Male Marriage Rate

47.4%

Female Marriage Rate

Nobles County, Minnesota Married by Age and Sex

male

female

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 55-64.

Nobles County, Minnesota Marital Status by Race

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Nobles County, Minnesota Marital Status

Second Gulf War

First Gulf War

Vietnam

Korea

World War II

909

Number of Veterans

870

Male Veterans

39

Female Veterans

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Nobles County, Minnesota Veterans by War

count

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Nobles County, Minnesota Veterans by Age

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Nobles County, Minnesota Veterans by Race

Nobles County, Minnesota Veterans by Education

Less Than 9th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Bachelors or Greater

13.52%

Veteran Poverty Rate

40.32%

Veteran Disability Rate

Nobles County, Minnesota Veterans by Education

LaborForceParticipation

66.2%

Labor Force Participation

64.2%

Employment Rate

3%

Unemployment Rate

Nobles County, Minnesota Employment by Age

LaborForceParticipation

Nobles County, Minnesota Employment by Race

LaborForceParticipation

Nobles County, Minnesota 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

53.77%

Born in Nobles County, Minnesota

79.9%

Native Born

20.1%

Foreign Born

12.61%

Non Citizen

7.49%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

79.9% of Nobles County, Minnesota residents were born in the United States, with 53.77% having been born in Minnesota. 12.61% 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

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