State Demographics

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

29,268

Population
Growth Rate

-0.05%

Median Age

41

Diversity Index

64.900

Housing & Income

Households

11,270

Total Housing Units

12,898


Owner Occupied

8,482

Renter Occupied

2,788

Vacant

1,628

Median Home Value

$162,736


Average Home Value

$200,790

Income
Growth Rate

Median
Household Income

-0.10%


Per Capita Income

1.80%

Income Projection

Median Household

$57,845 $62,325


Average Household

$71,391 $78,199


Per Capita

$27,507 $30,073

Workforce

Total Businesses

1,425

Total Employed

14,375

Workers 16+

14,342

2021 Agric/Forestry/Fish/Hunt

cp-industries

Businesses

60

Employed

1,973

2021 Educational Services - Businesses

cp-industries

Businesses

40

Employed

1,785

2021 Retail Trade Businesses

cp-industries

Businesses

206

Employed

1,785

2021 HealthCare/Social Assist

cp-industries

Businesses

120

Employed

1,747

2021 Manufacturing Businesses

cp-industries

Businesses

53

Employed

1,175

2021 Accommodation/Food Service

cp-industries

Businesses

67

Employed

904

Some
High School

1,448

Graduated
High School

6,195

Associates
Degree

2,186

Bachelor's
Degree

2,705

Graduate
Degree

1,033

Average Commute Time

0 min.



Resident Commuters

11,120

Non-Resident Commuters

2,469

Drive Alone

10,906

Carpooled

2,004

Public

44

Work At Home

722