Nicollet, Minnesota

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Nicollet, Minnesota

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High Points

Nicollet strengths, compared to Peers (similar size places nationally) or State (other places in Minnesota):

Category Trophy
Short Commute Times
(vs. Peers)
Top 9% Nicollet Short Commute Times
Low Rate of Poverty
(vs. Peers)
Top 10% Nicollet Low Rate of Poverty
Walking and Biking to Work
(vs. Peers)
Top 12% Nicollet Walking and Biking to Work
Well-Paid Single Men
(vs. Peers)
Top 15% Nicollet Well-Paid Single Men

Comparative Profile of Nicollet, Minnesota

Comparing Nicollet to similar size places nationwide (Peers) and to other places in Minnesota (State):

Ratings range from 1 (lowest) to 10 (highest).

The People

Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Male Share of the Population 10 9
Well-Paid Single Men 9 8
Well-Paid Single Women 7 6
Children Under 5 Years Old 6 6
Racial Diversity 4 4
Age of the Population 3 3
Senior Citizens 3 3
Female Share of the Population 1 2


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Portion of People Married 8 8
Average Household Size 7 8


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
People Above Poverty 10 9
Median Family Income 8 7
People in Middle Class or Better 8 7
College Educated Adults 7 6

Commute & Sprawl

Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Short Commute Times 10 9
Walking and Biking to Work 9 8
Working at Home 8 7
Public Transportation Use 5 4


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Affordability of Rents 8 8
Housing Recently Built 7 7
Studio & One-Bedroom Rentals 6 4
People Living Alone 5 4
Affordability of Property Taxes 4 5
Seasonal and Vacation Housing 3 4

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Nicollet Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 53 miles SW of Eden Prairie, Minnesota (center to center)
Nearest Large City 66 miles SW of Minneapolis, Minnesota
County Nicollet
Standard Zip Codes 56074
Phone Area Codes 507
Time Zone Central (-6 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 44.276
Longitude -94.187

Nicollet Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)
Station ST PETER 2 SW
Distance 10.2 miles
Jan Temp 2 to 23 F
Apr Temp 33 to 58 F
Jul Temp 61 to 84 F
Oct Temp 36 to 61 F
Annual Precip 29.6 inches
Distance 19 miles
Jan Temp 1 to 20 F
Apr Temp 34 to 55 F
Jul Temp 62 to 83 F
Oct Temp 36 to 59 F
Annual Precip 28.8 inches
Distance 28.6 miles
Jan Temp 4 to 21 F
Apr Temp 34 to 56 F
Jul Temp 62 to 83 F
Oct Temp 37 to 60 F
Annual Precip 27.6 inches
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Nicollet Population (2000)

Category Count Percent
Total Population 889 100%
Male 454 51.1%
Female 435 48.9%
Under 18 250 28.1%
18+ 639 71.9%
65+ 99 11.1%
Median Age 34.4
Average Family Size 3.12
White 873 98.2%
African-American 1 0.1%
Asian 3 0.3%
American Indian & Alaskan 3 0.3%
Other 0 0%
Mixed Race 9 1%
Hispanic (included in categories above) 8 0.9%

Estimated Nicollet Population Growth 2000-2005

Category Value
Est. 2005 Population 991
Growth 102
Growth % 11.5%

Nicollet Ancestry

(From 2000 Census, as reported by individuals)

Note: This is national, not racial, ancestry, so, e.g., the Census doesn't have categories for Hispanic and African-American people. CityTownInfo is currently gathering additional ancestry data for this site.
Ancestry Percent
German 60.5%
Norwegian 14.3%
Swedish 4.5%
Irish 3.3%
French (except Basque) 3.2%
US/American 3%
Welsh 1.6%
Other (often includes Hispanic and African American) 1.4%
Czech 1.3%
Dutch 1.3%
Scandinavian 1.3%
Scotch-Irish 1.1%
English 0.9%
Italian 0.8%
Polish 0.7%
Danish 0.3%
Finnish 0.3%
Belgian 0.3%
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Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Pop. Median Family
Income (2000)
Nicollet 889 $51,563
Courtland 538 $66,184
Kasota 680 $43,750
Lake Crystal 2,420 $47,143
Mankato 32,427 $47,297
North Mankato 11,798 $59,265
St. Peter 9,747 $51,157
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Nicollet High Schools (2004)

Serves 161 students.
Student/teacher ratio: 14

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