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 neither predominantly blue-collar nor white-collar, instead having a mixed workforce of both blue-collar and white-collar jobs. Overall, Minden is a town of service providers, sales and office workers, and professionals. There are especially a lot of people living in Minden who work in food service (13.58%), office and administrative support (12.78%), and teaching (11.50%).
Telecommuters are a relatively large percentage of the workforce: 8.79% of people work from home. While this number may seem small overall, as a fraction of the total workforce it is high relative to the nation. These workers are often telecommuters who work in knowledge-based, white-collar professions. For example, Silicon Valley has large numbers of people who telecommute. Other at-home workers may be self-employed people who operate small businesses out of their homes.
The town is relatively quiet, having a combination of lower population density and few of those groups of people who have a tendency to be noisy. For example, Minden has relatively fewer families with younger children, and/or college students. Combined, this makes Minden a pretty quiet place to live overall. If you like quiet, you will probably enjoy it here.
Compared to the rest of the country, citizens of Minden spend much less time in their cars: on average, their commute to work is only 19.02 minutes. This also means that noise and pollution levels in the town are less than they would otherwise be.
As is often the case in a small town, Minden doesn't have a public transportation system that people use for their commute.
The overall education level of Minden citizens is substantially higher than the typical US community, as 33.44% of adults in Minden have at least a bachelor's degree, and the average American community has 21.84%.
The per capita income in Minden in 2018 was $32,894, which is upper middle income relative to Nevada and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $131,576 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. Important ancestries of people in Minden include Irish, German, English, Italian, and Norwegian.
The most common language spoken in Minden is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and Polish.