Minden is a very small town located in the state of Nevada. With a population of 3,035 people and two constituent neighborhoods, Minden is the 28th largest community in Nevada.
Minden home prices are not only among the most expensive in Nevada, but Minden real estate also consistently ranks among the most expensive in America.
Minden is a decidedly white-collar town, with fully 88.38% of the workforce employed in white-collar jobs, well above the national average. Overall, Minden is a town of sales and office workers, service providers, and professionals. There are especially a lot of people living in Minden who work in office and administrative support (22.09%), sales jobs (9.48%), and personal care services (9.48%).
Residents will find that the town is relatively quiet. This is because it is not over-populated, and it has fewer college students, renters, and young children - all of whom can be noisy at times. So, if you're looking for a relatively peaceful place to live, Minden is worth considering.
Minden is a small town, and as is often the case with smaller towns, the population isn't large or dense enough to support much in the way of a public transportation system. In fact, there are many rural roads around Minden, which makes walking or biking to and from work a bit difficult. This makes for a very car-oriented town: 76.81% of residents commute to work by private automobile, and people often drive out of town for work, shopping, and other activities.
As is often the case in a small town, Minden doesn't have a public transportation system that people use for their commute.
The percentage of people in Minden who are college-educated is somewhat higher than the average US community of 21.84%: 27.79% of adults in Minden have at least a bachelor's degree.
The per capita income in Minden in 2010 was $29,578, which is upper middle income relative to Nevada and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $118,312 for a family of four. However, Minden contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.
Minden is a somewhat ethnically-diverse town. The people who call Minden home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Minden residents report their race to be White, followed by Asian. Minden also has a sizeable Hispanic population (people of Hispanic origin can be of any race). People of Hispanic or Latino origin account for 11.94% of the town’s residents. Important ancestries of people in Minden include Irish, English, French , and Italian.
The most common language spoken in Minden is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and Polish.