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    B-
  2. Crime & Safety
    B-
  3. Housing
    B+
  4. Nightlife
    B+
  5. Good for Families
    B+
  6. Diversity
    A+
  7. Jobs
    B-
  8. Weather
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  9. Cost of Living
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  10. Health & Fitness
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  11. Outdoor Activities
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  12. Commute
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Worthington is a town in Minnesota with a population of 13,036. Worthington is in Nobles County. Living in Worthington offers residents a suburban feel and most residents own their homes. In Worthington there are a lot of bars and parks. Many families live in Worthington and residents tend to have moderate political views. The public schools in Worthington are above average.

Real Estate

Median Home Value
$121,400
National
$184,700
Median Rent
$648
National
$949
Area Feel
Suburban
Rent vs. Own
  • Rent
    40%
  • Own
    60%
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Worthington Rankings

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Crime & Safety

Crime & Safety
B-
Based on violent and property crime rates.
Violent Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
National
  • Assault
    68
    283
  • Murder
    0
    6
  • Rape
    53
    41
  • Robbery
    38
    136
Property Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
National
  • Burglary
    402
    500
  • Theft
    1,061
    2,043
  • Motor Vehicle Theft
    99
    284
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Residents

Diversity
A+
Based on ethnic and economic diversity.
Median Household Income
$50,711
National
$55,322
Children
25%
Education Levels
National
  • Master's degree or higher
    4%
    12%
  • Bachelor's degree
    9%
    19%
  • Some college or associate's degree
    25%
    29%
  • High school diploma or equivalent
    30%
    28%
  • Less than high school diploma
    32%
    13%
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What I liked about Worthington, MN is that it's a very diverse small town. You get the opportunity to interact with different cultures and become very good friends with them. High school was a good time and everybody seemed closed to each other. Teachers were always nice and made learning fun. In the summer you see everybody doing an activity around Lake Okabena. The main thing I would like for Worthington to change is the fact that they should have a movie theater and bowling alley so families can enjoy themselves on a chill night.
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Worthington is a small, rural town in Southwestern Minnesota. It is continuously growing and has a large, 5 mile lake with a bike path running around the diameter. It has great diversity and friendly, downtown businesses. The schools have amazing teachers but are underfunded in some areas. However, the high school just recently put a new music addition on. As far as nightlife, it is not the greatest. There is no movie theater or bowling ally and no mall. However, Sioux Falls SD is only an hour away for some fun entertainment.
I grew up in Worthington, MN. I felt like it was a safe place to live and I was given many opportunities to contribute to my community while going to school. This town is the most diverse town in Minnesota and seeing that emerge before my eyes was beautiful. There is a need for a bigger district because of that. The lake in the center of the town is a beautiful landmark.