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Encyclopedia > Nicollet County, Minnesota

Nicollet County is a county located in the state of Minnesota. As of 2000, the population is 29,771. Its county seat is St. Peter6. Image File history File links Public domain map courtesy of The General Libraries, The University of Texas at Austin, modified to show counties. ... Originally, a county was the land under the jurisdiction of a count (in Great Britain, an earl, though the original earldoms covered larger areas) by reason of that office. ... A U.S. state is any one of the fifty states (four of which officially favor the term commonwealth) which, together with the District of Columbia and Palmyra Atoll (an uninhabited incorporated unorganized territory), form the United States of America. ... State nickname: North Star State Other U.S. States Capital Saint Paul Largest city Minneapolis Governor Tim Pawlenty (R) Official languages None Area 225,365 km² (12th)  - Land 206,375 km²  - Water 18,990 km² (8. ... This article is about the year 2000. ... A county seat is an administrative centre for a county. ... St. ... The following is a list of sources used in the creation of Wikipedia articles on various geographic topics and locations, such as cities, counties, states, and countries. ...

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Geography

According to the U.S. Census Bureau, the county has a total area of 1,209 km² (467 mi²). 1,171 km² (452 mi²) of it is land and 38 km² (15 mi²) of it is water. The total area is 3.14% water. The United States Census Bureau (officially Bureau of the Census) is a part of the United States Department of Commerce. ... Square kilometre (US spelling: Square kilometer), symbol km², is an SI unit of surface area. ... A square mile (symbol sq. ...


Adjacent counties

Sibley County is a county located in the state of Minnesota. ... Le Sueur County is a county located in the state of Minnesota. ... Blue Earth County is a county located in the state of Minnesota. ... Brown County is a county located in the state of Minnesota. ... Renville County is a county located in the state of Minnesota. ...

Demographics

As of the census2 of 2000, there are 29,771 people, 10,642 households, and 7,311 families residing in the county. The population density is 25/km² (66/mi²). There are 11,240 housing units at an average density of 10/km² (25/mi²). The racial makeup of the county is 96.37% White, 0.80% Black or African American, 0.26% Native American, 1.14% Asian, 0.02% Pacific Islander, 0.65% from other races, and 0.75% from two or more races. 1.80% of the population are Hispanic or Latino of any race. A census is the process of obtaining information about every member of a population (not necessarily a human population). ... The following is a list of sources used in the creation of Wikipedia articles on various geographic topics and locations, such as cities, counties, states, and countries. ... This article is about the year 2000. ... The United States Census Bureau uses the federal governments definitions of race when performing a census. ... The United States Census Bureau uses the federal governments definitions of race when performing a census. ... The United States Census Bureau uses the federal governments definitions of race when performing a census. ... The United States Census Bureau uses the federal governments definitions of race when performing a census. ... The United States Census Bureau uses the federal governments definitions of race when performing a census. ... The United States Census Bureau uses the federal governments definitions of race when performing a census. ... The United States Census Bureau uses the federal governments definitions of race when performing a census. ... The United States Census Bureau uses the federal governments definitions of race when performing a census. ... The United States Census Bureau uses the federal governments definitions of race when performing a census. ...


There are 10,642 households out of which 35.30% have children under the age of 18 living with them, 57.50% are married couples living together, 7.90% have a female householder with no husband present, and 31.30% are non-families. 24.00% of all households are made up of individuals and 8.80% have someone living alone who is 65 years of age or older. The average household size is 2.56 and the average family size is 3.05. Marriage is a relationship and bond between individuals (termed spouses -- a male spouse is a husband and a female spouse, a wife) that plays a key role in the definition of many families. ...


In the county the population is spread out with 24.70% under the age of 18, 16.40% from 18 to 24, 26.90% from 25 to 44, 21.20% from 45 to 64, and 10.80% who are 65 years of age or older. The median age is 33 years. For every 100 females there are 99.30 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there are 96.90 males.


The median income for a household in the county is $46,170, and the median income for a family is $55,694. Males have a median income of $36,236 versus $25,344 for females. The per capita income for the county is $20,517. 7.50% of the population and 4.30% of families are below the poverty line. Out of the total population, 6.70% of those under the age of 18 and 8.00% of those 65 and older are living below the poverty line. The per capita income for a group of people may be defined as their total personal income, divided by the number of people. ... The poverty line is the level of income below which one cannot afford to purchase all the resources one requires to live. ...


Cities and towns

Cities Townships

† Mankato is mainly in Blue Earth County but extends into Nicollet County.
‡ North Mankato is mainly in Nicollet County but extends into Blue Earth County. Courtland is a city located in Nicollet County, Minnesota. ... Lafayette is a city located in Nicollet County, Minnesota. ... Mankato is a city in the U.S. state of Minnesota. ... Nicollet is a city located in Nicollet County, Minnesota. ... North Mankato is a city located in Nicollet County in the U.S. state of Minnesota. ... St. ... Belgrade Township is a township located in Nicollet County, Minnesota. ... Bernadotte Township is a township located in Nicollet County, Minnesota. ... Brighton Township is a township located in Nicollet County, Minnesota. ... Courtland Township is a township located in Nicollet County, Minnesota. ... Granby Township is a township located in Nicollet County, Minnesota. ... Lafayette Township is a township located in Nicollet County, Minnesota. ... Lake Prairie Township is a township located in Nicollet County, Minnesota. ... New Sweden Township is a township located in Nicollet County, Minnesota. ... Nicollet Township is a township located in Nicollet County, Minnesota. ... Ridgely Township is a township located in Nicollet County, Minnesota. ... Traverse Township is a township located in Nicollet County, Minnesota. ... West Newton Township is a township located in Nicollet County, Minnesota. ... Blue Earth County is a county located in the state of Minnesota. ...


External links

  • Nicollet County official website


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Nicollet County, Minnesota - definition of Nicollet County, Minnesota in Encyclopedia (394 words)
Nicollet County is a county located in the state of Minnesota.
In the county the population is spread out with 24.70% under the age of 18, 16.40% from 18 to 24, 26.90% from 25 to 44, 21.20% from 45 to 64, and 10.80% who are 65 years of age or older.
The median income for a household in the county is $46,170, and the median income for a family is $55,694.
Encyclopedia: Nicollet County, Minnesota (2494 words)
Originally, a county was the land under the jurisdiction of a count (in Great Britain, an earl, though the original earldoms covered larger areas) by reason of that office.
Sibley County is a county located in the state of Minnesota.
Hennepin County is a county located in the state of Minnesota, named in honor of the 17th-century French explorer Louis Hennepin.
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