Nobles County is located in southwestern Minnesota. The County Seat is Worthington and the largest city is Worthington. The Official Web Site is located at http://www.co.nobles.mn.us/. The 2014 population estimate is 21,590 and the 2010 census population was 21,378. The land area is 715.11 square miles and there are 29.9 persons per square mile.
86.6% of the population is White, 4% is Black or African American, 25.3% is Hispanic or Latino, 6.5% is Asian, 1.4% is American Indian or Alaska Native, 0.2% is Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander, and 1.4% is two or more races. 78.7% have a high school degree or higher, and 14.5% have a Bachelor degree or higher.
The median home value is $107,800, there are 7,964 households, an average of 2.65 persons per household. The per capita income is $22,598, the median household income is $48,208, and 16% of the persons in Nobles County are considered below poverty level.
The total number of firms, at last estimate, was 1,712. Retail sales (in $1000) were $303,588, and sales per capita were $15,111. The percentage of black-owned firms is 0%, and the percentage of women-owned firms is 21.1%.
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