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, Minden isn’t mainly white- or blue-collar. Instead, the most prevalent occupations for people in Minden are a mix 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 (13.58%), office and administrative support (12.78%), and teaching (11.50%).
One interesting thing about the economy is that relatively large numbers of people worked from their home: 8.79% of the workforce. While this number may seem small overall, as a fraction of the total workforce this is high compared to the rest of the county. 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.
It is a fairly quiet town because there are relatively few of those groups of people who have a tendency to be noisy. (Children, for example, often can't help themselves from being noisy, and being parents ourselves, we know!) Minden has relatively few families with children living at home, and is quieter because of it. Renters and college students, for their own reasons, can also be noisy. Minden has few renters and college students. But the biggest reason it is quieter in Minden than in most places in America, is that there are just simply fewer people living here. If you think trees make good neighbors, Minden may be for you.
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 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.
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.