Nobles County

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Nobles County, Minnesota

1530 Airport Rd
Worthington, MN 56187
Phone: (507) 372-8263
Fax: (507) 372-4994
www.co.nobles.mn.us

On the southwestern border of MN, southwest of Mankato; established May 23, 1857 (prior to statehood) from Jackson County. Name Origin: For William H. Nobles (1816-76), MN Territory legislator (1854;1856); discovered Nobles Pass through the Rocky Mountains

Area (sq mi):: 722.33 (land 715.39; water 6.94) Population per square mile: 28.70
Population 2005: 20,508 State rank: 47 Population change: 2000-20005 -1.60%; 1990-2000 3.70% Population 2000: 20,832 (White 82.70%; Black or African American 1.10%; Hispanic or Latino 11.20%; Asian 4.00%; Other 8.40%). Foreign born: 9.00%. Median age: 37.50
Income 2000: per capita $16,987; median household $35,684; Population below poverty level: 11.70% Personal per capita income (2000-2003): $23,188-$26,127
Unemployment (2004): 3.90% Unemployment change (from 2000): 0.30% Median travel time to work: 15.80 minutes Working outside county of residence: 13.80%
Cities with population over 10,000:
  • Worthington County seat (11,087)

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