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.
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 service providers, sales and office workers, and professionals. There are especially a lot of people living in Minden who work in food service (14.87%), office and administrative support (13.96%), and management occupations (9.70%).
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.
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 18.90 minutes. This also means that noise and pollution levels in the town are less than they would otherwise be.
Being a small town, Minden does not have a public transit system used by locals to get to and from work.
The education level of Minden citizens is substantially higher than the typical US community, as 30.89% of adults in Minden have at least a bachelor's degree.
The per capita income in Minden in 2010 was $30,870, which is upper middle income relative to Nevada and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $123,480 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 14.19% of the town’s residents. Important ancestries of people in Minden include German, Irish, English, Norwegian, and Italian.
The most common language spoken in Minden is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and Italian.