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Worthington is a city in Nobles County.
It is the county seat.
The community was named for the mother-in-law of Dr. A.P. Miller, a founder
[NOTE: This is not the only community in Minnesota named Worthington. For links to other places called Worthington, MN, see the Duplicate Names box at right.]
The latitude of Worthington is 43.62N. The longitude is -95.596W.It is in the Central Standard time zone. Elevation is 1,591 feet.
The estimated population, in 2003, was 11,192.
Sections below provide additional information and links about Worthington 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 56119 ZIP code.
34% of Worthington residents report German ancestry, and 6% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Worthington ancestry & family history guide.
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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Worthington was $18,078, compared with $21,587 nationally.
16% of Worthington residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.
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Median rent in Worthington, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $344. Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $695.
Libraries in Worthington include Nobles County Library (Worthington) ... View libraries
Newspapers in Worthington include Worthington Daily Globe
TV stations in Worthington include KSMN.
National Public Radio programming is carried locally by KRSW., KNSW.
Nobles County supported George W. Bush in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Worthington political report.
The average commute time for Worthington workers is 14 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.
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