Nobles County MN Information


Nobles County Subdivisions

Nobles County MN Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 21,801
Daytime Population: Workers 11,853
Daytime Population: Residents 10,805
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 22,658
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 1.04
Population in Households 21,416
Population in Familes 17,341
Population in Group Qrtrs 385
Population Density2 31
Diversity Index3 71


Median Household Income $49,760
Average Household Income $66,749
Per Capita Income $24,807


Total Housing Units 8,630 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 5,739 (66.5%)
Renter Occupied HU 2,302 (26.7%)
Vacant Housing Units 589 ( 6.8%)
Median Home Value $111,329
Average Home Value $144,973


Total Households 8,041
Average Household Size 2.66
Family Households 5,462
Average Family Size 3
  1. If the ratio of the TDP to Total Population is greater than 1, the location gains population during the day when commuting workers are present. If the ratio is less than 1, the location is more of a bedroom community where people commute to another place for work.
  2. Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
  3. The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelihood that two persons, chosen at random from the same area, belong to different race or ethnic groups. If an area's entire population belongs to one race AND one ethnic group, then the area has zero diversity. An area's diversity index increases to 100 when the population is evenly divided into two or more race/ethnic groups.


2010-2017 2017-2022
Population 0.27% 0.23%
Households 0.16% 0.16%
Families 0.08% 0.1%
Median Household Income   2.39%
Per Capita Income   3.75%


Nobles County MN - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Nobles County to the other 87 counties and county equivalents in Minnesota by rank and percentile using July 1, 2017 data. The location Ranked # 1 has the highest value. A location that ranks higher than 75% of its peers would be in the 75th percentile of the peer group.

Variable Description Rank Percentile
Total Population # 44 51st
Population Density # 39 55th
Diversity Index # 1 100th
Median Household Income # 75 15th
Per Capita Income # 84 5th

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