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.
Because occupations involving physical labor dominate the local economy, Worthington is generally considered to be a blue-collar town. 47.91% of the Worthington workforce is employed in blue-collar occupations, compared to the national average of 27.7%. Overall, Worthington is a city of production and manufacturing workers, sales and office workers, and service providers. There are especially a lot of people living in Worthington who work in sales jobs (9.73%), office and administrative support (7.80%), and maintenance occupations (7.11%).
One of the benefits of Worthington is that there is very little traffic. The average commute to work is 17.25 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 citizens of Worthington are slightly less educated than the national average of 21.84% for the average city or town: 13.11% of adults in Worthington have a bachelor's degree or advanced degree
The per capita income in Worthington in 2010 was $20,035, 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 $80,140 for a family of four. However, Worthington contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.
Worthington is an extremely 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 39.91% of the city’s residents. Important ancestries of people in Worthington include Norwegian, Dutch, Irish, and English.
Worthington also has a high percentage of its population that was born in another country: 30.49%.
The most common language spoken in Worthington is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and African languages.