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Bigelow is a city in Nobles County, in the Worthington metro area.
The community was named for Charles Bigelow, lumberman
[NOTE: This is not the only community in Minnesota named Bigelow. For links to other places called Bigelow, MN, see the Duplicate Names box at right.]
The latitude of Bigelow is 43.505N. The longitude is -95.689W.It is in the Central Standard time zone. Elevation is 1,644 feet.
The estimated population, in 2003, was 224.
Sections below provide additional information and links about Bigelow demographics, travel and tourism, nearby airports, cemeteries, the Nobles County economy, education, environment, genealogy, government, historic sites, libraries, maps, museums, newspapers and other media, nonprofit groups, real estate, recreation, religion, transportation, and weather in the 56117 ZIP code.
57% of Bigelow residents report German ancestry, and 6% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Bigelow ancestry & family history guide.
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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Bigelow was $15,227, compared with $21,587 nationally.
8% of Bigelow residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.
Median rent in Bigelow, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $225. Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $586.
Nobles County supported George W. Bush in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Bigelow political report.
The average commute time for Bigelow workers is 15 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.
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