Nobles Cooperative Electric serves Murray and Nobles counties along with portions of Cottonwood, Jackson, Lyon, Pipestone and Rock counties in southwestern Minnesota and Lyon and Osceola counties in Iowa.

Nobles Cooperative Electric is a distribution cooperative that provides service directly to residential and commercial members. The bulk of its power is provided by its generation and transmission (G & T) cooperative, Great River Energy.

As a small, local electric cooperative, Nobles knows and serves the needs of its members-owners who expect state-of-the-art technology, responsive service and reliable electricity.

Nobles Cooperative Electric

Population

Total Population

30,019

Population
Growth Rate

0.21%

Median Age

41

Diversity Index

63.600

Housing & Income

Households

11,501

Total Housing Units

12,922


Owner Occupied

8,526

Renter Occupied

2,976

Vacant

1,421

Median Home Value

$133,150


Average Home Value

$176,586

Income
Growth Rate

Median
Household Income

0.10%


Per Capita Income

2.41%

Income Projection

Median Household

$54,943 $60,034


Average Household

$72,119 $81,563


Per Capita

$27,644 $31,140

Workforce

Total Businesses

1,476

Total Employed

15,429

Workers 16+

14,191

AG/Forestry/Fish/Hunting

Businesses

73

Employed

2,135

Mining

Businesses

2

Employed

8

Utilities

Businesses

7

Employed

70

Construction

Businesses

101

Employed

619

Manufacturing

Businesses

58

Employed

1,572

Wholesale Trade

Businesses

54

Employed

463

Some
High School

1,552

Graduated
High School

6,340

Associates
Degree

2,229

Bachelor's
Degree

2,400

Graduate
Degree

1,110

Average Commute Time

0 min.



Resident Commuters

11,065

Non-Resident Commuters

2,391

Drive Alone

10,492

Carpooled

2,184

Public

52

Work At Home

720