Hibbing is a medium-sized city located in the state of Minnesota. With a population of 16,204 people and five constituent neighborhoods, Hibbing is the 66th largest community in Minnesota.
Unlike some cities, Hibbing isn’t mainly white- or blue-collar. Instead, the most prevalent occupations for people in Hibbing are a mix of both white- and blue-collar jobs. Overall, Hibbing is a city of sales and office workers, service providers, and professionals. There are especially a lot of people living in Hibbing who work in office and administrative support (14.10%), sales jobs (10.93%), and management occupations (8.09%).
It is a fairly quiet city because there are relatively few of those groups of people who have a tendency to be noisy. (Children, for example, often can't help themselves from being noisy, and being parents ourselves, we know!) Hibbing has relatively few families with children living at home, and is quieter because of it. Renters and college students, for their own reasons, can also be noisy. Hibbing has few renters and college students. But the biggest reason it is quieter in Hibbing than in most places in America, is that there are just simply fewer people living here. If you think trees make good neighbors, Hibbing may be for you.
Compared to the rest of the country, citizens of Hibbing spend much less time in their cars: on average, their commute to work is only 17.62 minutes. This also means that noise and pollution levels in the city are less than they would otherwise be.
In terms of college education, Hibbing is nearly on par with the US average for all cities of 21.84%: 17.19% of adults 25 and older in Hibbing have a bachelor's degree or advanced degree.
The per capita income in Hibbing in 2010 was $24,430, which is middle income relative to Minnesota and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $97,720 for a family of four. However, Hibbing contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.
The people who call Hibbing home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Hibbing residents report their race to be White, followed by Asian. Important ancestries of people in Hibbing include Norwegian, Irish, Finnish, and Italian.
The most common language spoken in Hibbing is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and Chinese.