Nicollet County, MN

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2022 Population
34,380
0.248% 1-year growth
US Senator
Amy Klobuchar
Democratic (DFL) Party
US Senator
Tina Smith
Democratic (DFL) Party
2022 Median Age
37.1
1.64% 1-year increase
2022 Poverty Rate
10.3%
10.1% 1-year increase
2022 Median Household Income
$79,113
6.45% 1-year growth
2022 Median Property Value
$240,700
11.3% 1-year growth
2022 Employed Population
19,195
1.83% 1-year decline

About

In 2022, Nicollet County, MN had a population of 34.4k people with a median age of 37.1 and a median household income of $79,113. Between 2021 and 2022 the population of Nicollet County, MN grew from 34,295 to 34,380, a 0.248% increase and its median household income grew from $74,317 to $79,113, a 6.45% increase.

The 5 largest ethnic groups in Nicollet County, MN are White (Non-Hispanic) (86.6%), Two+ (Non-Hispanic) (3.56%), Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) (3.02%), Two+ (Hispanic) (2.18%), and White (Hispanic) (1.77%).

None of the households in Nicollet County, MN reported speaking a non-English language at home as their primary shared language. This does not consider the potential multi-lingual nature of households, but only the primary self-reported language spoken by all members of the household.

97.9% of the residents in Nicollet County, MN are U.S. citizens.

The largest universities in Nicollet County, MN are Gustavus Adolphus College (682 degrees awarded in 2022) and South Central College (591 degrees).

In 2022, the median property value in Nicollet County, MN was $240,700, and the homeownership rate was 74.2%.

Most people in Nicollet County, MN drove alone to work, and the average commute time was 17.2 minutes. The average car ownership in Nicollet County, MN was 2 cars per household.

Population & Diversity

Nicollet County, MN is home to a population of 34.4k people, from which 97.9% are citizens. As of 2022, 3.65% of Nicollet County, MN residents were born outside of the country (1.26k people).

In 2022, there were 24.3 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (29.8k people) in Nicollet County, MN than any other race or ethnicity. There were 1.22k Two+ (Non-Hispanic) and 1.04k Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

Citizenship

97.9%
2022 Citizenship
97.6%
2021 Citizenship

As of 2022, 97.9% of Nicollet County, MN residents were US citizens, which is higher than the national average of 93.5%. In 2021, the percentage of US citizens in Nicollet County, MN was 97.6%, meaning that the rate of citizenship has been increasing.

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Race and Ethnicity

The 3 largest ethnic groups in Nicollet County, MN
  1. White (Non-Hispanic)
    29.8k ± 144
  2. Two+ (Non-Hispanic)
    1.22k ± 328
  3. Black or African American (Non-Hispanic)
    1.04k ± 264
4.95%
Hispanic Population
1.7k people

In 2022, there were 24.3 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (29.8k people) in Nicollet County, MN than any other race or ethnicity. There were 1.22k Two+ (Non-Hispanic) and 1.04k Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

4.95% of the people in Nicollet County, MN are hispanic (1.7k people).

The following chart shows the 7 races represented in Nicollet County, MN as a share of the total population.

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Global Diversity

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Most Common Origin
  1. Mexico
    53,321 ± 5,642 people
  2. Somalia
    38,263 ± 4,786 people
  3. India
    30,262 ± 4,259 people

In 2022, the most common birthplace for the foreign-born residents of Minnesota was Mexico, the natal country of 53,321 Minnesota residents, followed by Somalia with 38,263 and India with 30,262.

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Foreign-Born Population

3.65%
2022 Foreign-Born Population
1.26k people
4.42%
2021 Foreign-Born Population
1.52k people

As of 2022, 3.65% of Nicollet County, MN residents (1.26k people) were born outside of the United States, which is lower than the national average of 13.6%. In 2021, the percentage of foreign-born citizens in Nicollet County, MN was 4.42%, meaning that the rate has been decreasing.

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Veterans

Most Common Service Period
  1. Vietnam
    548 ± 105
  2. Gulf War (2001-)
    337 ± 142
  3. Gulf War (1990s)
    236 ± 100

Nicollet County, MN has a large population of military personnel who served in Vietnam, 1.63 times greater than any other conflict.

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Economy

The economy of Nicollet County, MN employs 19.2k people. The largest industries in Nicollet County, MN are Health Care & Social Assistance (3,627 people), Manufacturing (3,000 people), and Educational Services (2,688 people), and the highest paying industries are Utilities ($76,711), Professional, Scientific, & Technical Services ($62,061), and Wholesale Trade ($56,957).

Males in Minnesota have an average income that is 1.27 times higher than the average income of females, which is $68,089. The income inequality in Minnesota (measured using the Gini index) is 0.458, which is lower than than the national average.

Occupations

19.2k
2022 Value
± 838
−1.83%
1 Year decline
± 6.26%

From 2021 to 2022, employment in Nicollet County, MN declined at a rate of −1.83%, from 19.6k employees to 19.2k employees.

The most common job groups, by number of people living in Nicollet County, MN, are Office & Administrative Support Occupations (2,315 people), Sales & Related Occupations (1,869 people), and Management Occupations (1,724 people). This chart illustrates the share breakdown of the primary jobs held by residents of Nicollet County, MN.

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Unemployment Insurance Claims

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Employment by Industries

19.2k
2022 Value
± 838
−1.83%
1 Year decline
± 6.26%

From 2021 to 2022, employment in Nicollet County, MN declined at a rate of −1.83%, from 19.6k employees to 19.2k employees.

The most common employment sectors for those who live in Nicollet County, MN, are Health Care & Social Assistance (3,627 people), Manufacturing (3,000 people), and Educational Services (2,688 people). This chart shows the share breakdown of the primary industries for residents of Nicollet County, MN, though some of these residents may live in Nicollet County, MN and work somewhere else. Census data is tagged to a residential address, not a work address.

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Median Earnings by Industry

$46,592
Median earning men ± $2,212
$37,124
Median earning women ± $2,875

The industries with the best median earnings for men in 2022 are Finance & Insurance, & Real Estate & Rental & Leasing ($62,292), Public Administration ($56,801), and Wholesale Trade ($56,661).

The industries with the best median earnings for women in 2022 are Wholesale Trade ($63,438), Professional, Scientific, & Management, & Administrative & Waste Management Services ($59,429), and Public Administration ($55,170).

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Employment by Industry Sector

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2.26%
Year-over-year growth
Employment change between February 2022 and February 2023

As of February 2023, there are 2.93M people employed in Minnesota. This represents a 2.26% increase in employment when compared to February 2022.

Right after the beginning of the COVID-19 pandemic, during April 2020, a general dip can be seen across industry sectors, resulting in an overall decline in employment by 13.4%.

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Establishments by Size

The industries with the most establishments
  1. 218
    Educational Services, Health Care & Social Assistance
  2. 196
    Manufacturing
  3. 156
    Finance & Insurance, and Real Estate, Rental & Leasing

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Civics

In the 2020 presidential election, the popular vote in Nicollet County, MN went to Joseph R Biden Jr. with 50.3% of the vote. The runner-up was Donald J. Trump (47.2%), followed by Other (1.38%).

Amy Klobuchar and Tina Smith are the senators currently representing the state of Minnesota. In the United States, senators are elected to 6-year terms with the terms for individual senators staggered.

Minnesota is currently represented by 8 members in the U.S. house, and members of the House of Representives are elected to 2-year terms.

US Senators from Minnesota

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Amy Klobuchar
Senator from Minnesota1
Assumed office on January 3, 2007
The Minnesota Democratic-Farmer-Labor Party (DFL) is the Minnesota affiliate of the Democratic Party (United States)|U.S. Democratic Party and its members are counted as Democrats.
Tina Smith
Senator from Minnesota2
Assumed office on January 3, 2018
Appointed to the seat following the resignation of Al Franken.

Amy Klobuchar and Tina Smith are the senators currently representing Minnesota.

In the United States, senators are elected to 6-year terms with the terms for individual senators staggered.

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US Representatives from Minnesota

Minnesota is currently represented by 8 members in the U.S. house.

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Education

In 2022, universities in Nicollet County, MN awarded 1,273 degrees. The student population of Nicollet County, MN in 2022 is skewed towards women, with 2,019 male students and 2,655 female students.

Most students graduating from Universities in Nicollet County, MN are White (970 and 78.7%), followed by Hispanic or Latino (97 and 7.87%), Black or African American (68 and 5.52%), and Asian (55 and 4.46%).

The largest universities in Nicollet County, MN by number of degrees awarded are Gustavus Adolphus College (682 and 53.6%) and South Central College (591 and 46.4%).

The most popular majors in Nicollet County, MN are Liberal Arts & Sciences (101 and 7.93%), Registered Nursing (71 and 5.58%), and General Psychology (66 and 5.18%).

The median tuition cost in Nicollet County, MN for private four year colleges is $52,490.

Applicants, Admissions & Enrolled

University
Measure

In 2022 in Nicollet County, MN, the percentage of applicants admitted was 73.9%, while the percentage of admitted who enrolled was 16.6%. The number of students enrolled in 2022 was 4,674 (43.2% men and 56.8% women).

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Enrollments by Gender and Races

Universities

In 2022 there were 4,674 students enrolled in Nicollet County, MN, 43.2% men and 56.8% women.

By race, the largest number of students enrolled was concentrated in White with 3,421 records, of which 57.7% were women and 42.3% men.

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Concentrations

Most Common
  1. 66 degrees awarded
  2. 52 degrees awarded
  3. 43 degrees awarded

In 2022, the most common concentation for Bachelors Degree recipients in Nicollet County, MN was General Psychology with 66 degrees awarded.

This visualization illustrates the percentage of students graduating with a Bachelors Degree from schools in Nicollet County, MN according to their major.

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Universities

Gender
Race
Largest Universities by degrees awarded
  1. 682 degrees awarded
  2. 591 degrees awarded

In 2022, the institution with the largest number of graduating students was Gustavus Adolphus College with 682 degrees awarded.

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Student Diversity

University

In 2022, 523 men were awarded degrees from institutions in Nicollet County, MN, which is 0.697 times less than the 750 female students who received degrees in the same year.

In 2022 the most common race/ethnicity group awarded degrees at institutions was White students. These 970 degrees mean that there were 10 times more degrees awarded to White students then the next closest race/ethnicity group, Hispanic or Latino, with 97 degrees awarded.

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Awarded Degrees over Time

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Average Net Price by Sector

Universities

Private not-for-profit, 4-year or above ($52,490) is the sector with the highest median state tuition in 2022.

Public, 2-year ($656) is the sector with the highest median state fee in 2022.

Public, 2-year ($1,250) is the sector with the highest average net price of books and supplies.

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Educational Pyramid

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In 2022, 0.877% of men over 25 years of age had not completed any academic degree (no schooling), while 0.991% of women were in the same situation.

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Educational Attainment

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Race

The most common educational levels obtained by the working population in 2022 were High School or Equivalent (1.07M), Bachelors Degree (1.04M), and Some college (962k).

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Housing & Living

The median property value in Nicollet County, MN was $240,700 in 2022, which is 0.854 times smaller than the national average of $281,900. Between 2021 and 2022 the median property value increased from $216,200 to $240,700, a 11.3% increase. The homeownership rate in Nicollet County, MN is 74.2%, which is approximately the same as the national average of 64.8%.

People in Nicollet County, MN have an average commute time of 17.2 minutes, and they drove alone to work. Car ownership in Nicollet County, MN is approximately the same as the national average, with an average of 2 cars per household.

Median household income in Nicollet County, MN is $79,113. In 2022, the tract with the highest Median Household Income in Nicollet County, MN was Census Tract 4802 with a value of $98,717, followed by Census Tract 4801 and Census Tract 4805.01, with respective values of $93,958 and $81,107.

In 2022, 9.85% of the population was living with severe housing problems in Nicollet County, MN. From 2014 to 2022, the indicator declined 1.25%.

Property

$240,700
Median Property Value 2022
±$5,889
$9,585
Median Property Taxes
±$508

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Rent vs Own

74.2%
Homeownership
2022
65.3%
Homeowners with Mortgage
2022

In 2022, 74.2% of the housing units in Nicollet County, MN were occupied by their owner. This percentage declined from the previous year's rate of 74.8%.

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Income by Location

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Highest Median Household Income (Total)
  1. Census Tract 4802
  2. Census Tract 4801
  3. Census Tract 4805.01

In 2022, the tract with the highest Median Household Income (Total) in Nicollet County, MN was Census Tract 4802 with a value of $98,717, followed by Census Tract 4801 and Census Tract 4805.01, with respective values of $93,958 and $81,107.

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Household Income

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$79,113
Median Household Income
± $4,452
12.9k
Number of Households
± 688

In 2022, the median household income of the 12.9k households in Nicollet County, MN grew to $79,113 from the previous year's value of $74,317.

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Wage Distribution

The closest comparable wage GINI for Nicollet County, MN is from Minnesota.
0.458
2022 Wage GINI in Minnesota
0.459
2021 Wage GINI in Minnesota

In 2022, the income inequality in Minnesota was 0.458 according to the GINI calculation of the wage distribution. Income inequality had a 0.267% decline from 2021 to 2022, which means that wage distribution grew somewhat more even. The GINI for Minnesota was lower than than the national average of 0.478. In other words, wages are distributed more evenly in Minnesota in comparison to the national average.

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Commuter Transportation

Most Common Commute in 2022
  1. Drove Alone (72.3%)
  2. Worked At Home (12.9%)
  3. Carpooled (6.79%)

In 2022, 72.3% of workers in Nicollet County, MN drove alone to work, followed by those who worked at home (12.9%) and those who carpooled to work (6.79%).

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Commute Time

17.2 minutes
Average Travel Time

Using averages, employees in Nicollet County, MN have a shorter commute time (17.2 minutes) than the normal US worker (26.7 minutes). Additionally, 1.29% of the workforce in Nicollet County, MN have "super commutes" in excess of 90 minutes.

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Car Ownership

2 cars
Average Number

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Severe Housing Problems

In 2022, 9.85% of the population was living with severe housing problems in Nicollet County, MN. From 2014 to 2022, the indicator declined 1.25%.

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Poverty & Diversity

10.3% of the population for whom poverty status is determined in Nicollet County, MN (3.31k out of 32k people) live below the poverty line, a number that is lower than the national average of 12.5%. The largest demographic living in poverty are Males 35 - 44, followed by Males 55 - 64 and then Males 45 - 54.

The most common racial or ethnic group living below the poverty line in Nicollet County, MN is White, followed by Two Or More and Black.

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Children in Poverty

In 2022, 7% of the children was living in poverty in Nicollet County, MN. From 2014 to 2022, the indicator declined 4%.

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Crimes & Accidents

Indicator

In 2022, the number of reported violent crimes offenses per 100,000 population was 101 in Nicollet County, MN. From 2014 to 2022, the indicator declined 8.53 per 100,000 population.

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Health

96.3% of the population of Nicollet County, MN has health coverage, with 55.7% on employee plans, 12.1% on Medicaid, 12.9% on Medicare, 13.9% on non-group plans, and 1.63% on military or VA plans.

Primary care physicians in Nicollet County, MN see 1142 patients per year on average, which represents a 0.0876% increase from the previous year (1141 patients). Compare this to dentists who see 1326 patients per year, and mental health providers who see 375 patients per year.

By gender, of the total number of insured persons, 49.8% were men and 50.2% were women.

Patient to Clinician Ratios

1,142 to 1
Patient to Primary Care Physician Ratio in Nicollet County, MN

Primary care physicians in Nicollet County, MN see an average of 1,142 patients per year. This represents a 0.0876% increase from the previous year (1,141 patients).

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Health Care Diversity

In 2022, insured persons according to age ranges were distributed in 24.3% under 18 years, 22.3% between 18 and 34 years, 36.8% between 35 and 64 years, and 16.5% over 64 years.

By gender, of the total number of insured persons, 49.8% were men and 50.2% were women.

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Uninsured People

3.74%
Uninsured
55.7%
Employer Coverage
12.1%
Medicaid
12.9%
Medicare
13.9%
Non-Group
1.63%
Military or VA

Between 2021 and 2022, the percent of uninsured citizens in Nicollet County, MN grew by 10.4% from 3.39% to 3.74%.

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Health Outcomes

Indicator

In 2022, the number of deaths among residents under age 18 per 100,000 population was 39.8 in Nicollet County, MN.

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Health Behaviors

Indicator

In 2022, the percentage of the adult population (age 18 and older) that reports a body mass index (BMI) greater than or equal to 30 kg/m2 (age-adjusted) was 29% in Nicollet County, MN.

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Clinical Care

Indicator

In 2022, the percentage of population under age 65 without health insurance was 4.88% in Nicollet County, MN.

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