Worthington is a somewhat small city located in the state of Minnesota. With a population of 13,090 people and three constituent neighborhoods, Worthington is the 81st largest community in Minnesota.
When you are in Worthington, you'll notice that it is more blue-collar than most other communities in America. 45.64% of Worthington’s employed work in blue-collar jobs, while America averages only 27.7% that do. Overall, Worthington is a city of production and manufacturing workers, service providers, and sales and office workers. There are especially a lot of people living in Worthington who work in office and administrative support (9.10%), sales jobs (8.20%), and food service (6.61%).
One of the benefits of Worthington is that there is very little traffic. The average commute to work is 17.19 minutes, which is substantially less than the national average. Not only does this mean that the drive to work is less aggravating, but noise and pollution levels are lower as a result.
The percentage of adults in Worthington with college degrees is slightly lower than the national average of 21.84% for all communities. 14.58% of adults in Worthington have a bachelor's degree or advanced degree.
The per capita income in Worthington in 2010 was $19,818, which is low income relative to Minnesota, and lower middle income relative to the rest of the US. This equates to an annual income of $79,272 for a family of four. However, Worthington contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.
Worthington is a very ethnically-diverse city. The people who call Worthington home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Worthington residents report their race to be White, followed by Asian. Worthington also has a sizeable Hispanic population (people of Hispanic origin can be of any race). People of Hispanic or Latino origin account for 38.89% of the city’s residents. Important ancestries of people in Worthington include Norwegian, Dutch, Irish, and English.
Foreign born people are also an important part of Worthington's cultural character, accounting for 30.15% of the city’s population.
The most common language spoken in Worthington is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and Laotian.