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|People QuickFacts||Nobles County||Minnesota|
|Population, 2013 estimate||21,617||5,420,380|
|Population, 2010 (April 1) estimates base||21,378||5,303,925|
|Population, percent change, April 1, 2010 to July 1, 2013||1.1%||2.2%|
|Persons under 5 years, percent, 2013||8.1%||6.4%|
|Persons under 18 years, percent, 2013||26.2%||23.6%|
|Persons 65 years and over, percent, 2013||15.8%||13.9%|
|Female persons, percent, 2013||48.2%||50.3%|
|White alone, percent, 2013 (a)||86.6%||86.2%|
|Black or African American alone, percent, 2013 (a)||4.0%||5.7%|
|American Indian and Alaska Native alone, percent, 2013 (a)||1.4%||1.3%|
|Asian alone, percent, 2013 (a)||6.5%||4.5%|
|Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander alone, percent, 2013 (a)||0.2%||0.1%|
|Two or More Races, percent, 2013||1.4%||2.3%|
|Hispanic or Latino, percent, 2013 (b)||25.3%||5.0%|
|White alone, not Hispanic or Latino, percent, 2013||63.4%||81.9%|
|Living in same house 1 year & over, percent, 2009-2013||84.3%||85.6%|
|Foreign born persons, percent, 2009-2013||18.4%||7.3%|
|Language other than English spoken at home, pct age 5+, 2009-2013||26.0%||10.7%|
|High school graduate or higher, percent of persons age 25+, 2009-2013||78.7%||92.1%|
|Bachelor's degree or higher, percent of persons age 25+, 2009-2013||14.5%||32.6%|
|Mean travel time to work (minutes), workers age 16+, 2009-2013||17.4||22.9|
|Housing units, 2013||8,537||2,368,711|
|Homeownership rate, 2009-2013||72.0%||72.5%|
|Housing units in multi-unit structures, percent, 2009-2013||16.1%||21.6%|
|Median value of owner-occupied housing units, 2009-2013||$107,800||$187,900|
|Persons per household, 2009-2013||2.65||2.47|
|Per capita money income in past 12 months (2013 dollars), 2009-2013||$22,598||$30,913|
|Median household income, 2009-2013||$48,208||$59,836|
|Persons below poverty level, percent, 2009-2013||16.0%||11.5%|
|Business QuickFacts||Nobles County||Minnesota|
|Private nonfarm establishments, 2012||610||145,7761|
|Private nonfarm employment, 2012||9,088||2,480,6431|
|Private nonfarm employment, percent change, 2011-2012||-2.6%||3.6%1|
|Nonemployer establishments, 2012||1,278||388,555|
|Total number of firms, 2007||1,712||496,657|
|Black-owned firms, percent, 2007||F||2.5%|
|American Indian- and Alaska Native-owned firms, percent, 2007||F||0.6%|
|Asian-owned firms, percent, 2007||S||2.3%|
|Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander-owned firms, percent, 2007||F||S|
|Hispanic-owned firms, percent, 2007||3.5%||1.0%|
|Women-owned firms, percent, 2007||21.1%||26.8%|
|Manufacturers shipments, 2007 ($1000)||951,960||107,563,060|
|Merchant wholesaler sales, 2007 ($1000)||478,177||82,878,056|
|Retail sales, 2007 ($1000)||303,588||71,384,103|
|Retail sales per capita, 2007||$15,111||$13,751|
|Accommodation and food services sales, 2007 ($1000)||26,072||10,423,660|
|Building permits, 2012||17||16,095|
|Geography QuickFacts||Nobles County||Minnesota|
|Land area in square miles, 2010||715.11||79,626.74|
|Persons per square mile, 2010||29.9||66.6|
|Metropolitan or Micropolitan Statistical Area||Worthington, MN Micro Area|