Minden is a very small town located in the state of Nevada. With a population of 3,442 people and two constituent neighborhoods, Minden is the 26th 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.
Unlike some towns where white-collar or blue-collar occupations dominate the local economy, Minden is neither predominantly one nor the other. Instead, it has a mixed workforce of both white- and blue-collar jobs. Overall, Minden is a town of professionals, service providers, and sales and office workers. There are especially a lot of people living in Minden who work in food service (17.15%), office and administrative support (11.07%), and teaching (10.10%).
Of important note, Minden is also a town of artists. Minden has more artists, designers and people working in media than 90% of the communities in America. This concentration of artists helps shape Minden’s character.
Telecommuters are a relatively large percentage of the workforce: 8.16% 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 18.43 minutes. This also means that noise and pollution levels in the town are less than they would otherwise be.
Minden is a small town, and as such doesn't have a public transit system that people use to get to and from their jobs every day.
The education level of Minden citizens is very high relative to the national average among all cities (21.84%): 38.69% of adults in Minden have a bachelor's degree or even advanced degree.
The per capita income in Minden in 2018 was $35,030, which is upper middle income relative to Nevada and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $140,120 for a family of four. However, Minden contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.
Minden is a very 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 11.73% of the town’s residents. Important ancestries of people in Minden include English, German, Irish, Italian, and French.
The most common language spoken in Minden is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and Polish.