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

29,702

Population
Growth Rate

0.12%

Median Age

41

Diversity Index

61.600

Housing & Income

Households

11,410

Total Housing Units

12,845


Owner Occupied

8,477

Renter Occupied

2,934

Vacant

1,435

Median Home Value

$110,215


Average Home Value

$150,649

Income
Growth Rate

Median
Household Income

0.02%


Per Capita Income

3.67%

Income Projection

Median Household

$51,007 $57,458


Average Household

$67,693 $81,485


Per Capita

$26,194 $31,372

Workforce

Total Businesses

1,612

Total Employed

15,792

Workers 16+

14,153

AG/Forestry/Fish/Hunting

Businesses

107

Employed

446

Mining

Businesses

2

Employed

8

Utilities

Businesses

22

Employed

88

Construction

Businesses

117

Employed

712

Manufacturing

Businesses

56

Employed

2,828

Wholesale Trade

Businesses

60

Employed

558

Some
High School

1,450

Graduated
High School

6,316

Associates
Degree

2,209

Bachelor's
Degree

2,337

Graduate
Degree

920

Average Commute Time

0 min.



Resident Commuters

11,085

Non-Resident Commuters

2,200

Drive Alone

10,281

Carpooled

2,101

Public

59

Work At Home

766