Good Thunder, Blue Earth County, Minnesota

Good Thunder: Human settlement in Blue Earth County, Minnesota, United States of America

About

Good Thunder is a city located in the county of Blue Earth in the U.S. state of Minnesota. Its population at the 2010 census was 583 and a population density of 354 people per km². After 10 years in 2020 city had an estimated population of 566 inhabitants.

Quick Facts about Good Thunder

Population : 566 (2020)
Country : United States of America
State : Minnesota (United States)
County : Blue Earth County
Postal code : 56037
Phone Area Codes : 507
Area : 1.65 km2
Altitude : 991 feet / 302 meters
Time Zone : America/Chicago
Local time : 23:45:57 (3rd December 2022)
Density : 344 Pop. per km² as of 2020
Population growth : -3% (2010-2020)

Geography

Good Thunder is located at 44°0'17"N 94°3'57"W (44.0046900, -94.0657900).

Good Thunder map

Demographics

According to census records, the population of Good Thunder decreased by 3% in 10 years.

Year Population % Change Method
2010 583 - census
2011 587 0.68% estimation process
2012 588 0.17% estimation process
2013 583 -0.86% estimation process
2014 583 0% estimation process
2015 580 -0.52% estimation process
2016 575 -0.87% estimation process
2017 574 -0.17% estimation process
2018 572 -0.35% estimation process
2019 565 -1.24% estimation process
2020 566 0.18% estimation process

Demographic Facts

Estimated population as of July 1, 2019 : 22,108
Based on demographic estimates as of April 1, 2010 : 22,774
Based on demographic estimates as of 1 April 2010 : -2.9%
April 1, 2020 Population : 21,107
April 1, 2010 Population : 22,721
People under 5 years old, percentage : 5.7%
People under 18 years old, percentage : 21.5%
People over 65 (%) : 21.1%
Female persons, % : 50.4%
White only, percent : 73.1%
Black or African American alone, percent : 25.0%
American Indian and Alaska Native only, % : 0.6%
Asians alone % : 0.3%
Only Native Hawaiians and Other Pacific Islanders, % : 0.1%
% of people who have participated in two or more races : 1.0%
% of Hispanic or Latino : 4.9%
White people, not Hispanic or Latino people, make up the majority of the population. : 69.1%
2015-2019 Veterans : 1,164
Percentage of foreign-born people, 2015-2019 : 1.8%
Residential units, July 1, 2019 : 12,027

Good Thunder zip code is 56037. County name: Blue Earth, County fips: 27013

City of Good Thunder, Good Thunder

Economic Facts

Residential units, July 1, 2019 : 12,027
Rate of owner-occupied housing units, 2015-2019 : 81.7%
Owner-occupied housing unit median value, 2015-2019 : $89,200
From 2015 to 2019, the median selected monthly owner costs - with a mortgage : $1,023
Monthly owner costs, without a mortgage, at the median, 2015-2019 : $258
2015-2019 median gross rent : $568
Permits for construction, 2020 : 2
2015-2019 Households : 7,582
Population per household, 2015-2019 : 2.88
Living in the same house a year ago, percentage of people aged one year and up, 2015-2019 : 92.7%
Languages other than English spoken at home, as a percentage of people aged 5 and up, 2015-2019 : 2.6%
Households with computers, %, 2015-2019 : 68.4%
Percentage of households with a broadband Internet subscription, 2015-2019 : 54.7%
Percentage of people aged 25 and up with a high school diploma or higher, 2015-2019 : 85.7%
Bachelor's degree or higher, proportion of people aged 25 and up, 2015-2019 : 17.2%
Percentage of people under the age of 65 who have a disability, 2015-2019 : 12.7%
Persons under the age of 65 who do not have health insurance, as a percentage : 10.3%
Total civilian labor force, percent of population aged 16 and up, 2015-2019 : 50.0%
Female labor force participation in the civilian labor force, as a percentage of the population aged 16 and up, 2015-2019 : 43.9%
Total receipts/revenue for health care and social assistance in 2012 ($1,000) : 53,643
2012 total retail sales ($1,000) : 141,267
2012 total retail sales per capita : $6,301
Mean commute time to work (in minutes), workers aged 16 and up, 2015-2019 : 30.4
2015-2019 median household income (in 2019 dollars) : $44,100
Income per capita in the previous 12 months (in 2019 dollars), 2015-2019 : $24,030
Percentage of people living in poverty : 19.4%
Total number of employer establishments, 2019 : 348
2019 total employment : 4,456
2019 total annual payroll ($1,000) : 139,250
Total employment, change in percentage terms, 2018-2019 : -1.6%
2018 total non-employer establishments : 1,502
Total number of businesses in 2012 : 1,500
Men-owned businesses in 2012 : 764
Women-owned businesses in 2012 : 501
Minority-owned businesses in 2012 : 296
Non-minority-owned businesses in 2012 : 1,090
Veteran-owned businesses in 2012 : 265
Nonveteran-owned businesses in 2012 : 1,101
2010 population per square mile : 25.9
2010 land area in square miles : 876.99

Schools in Good Thunder

College & universities near Good Thunder, MN

Code Name City ZIP
173920 Minnesota State University-Mankato Mankato (MN) 56001

Post offices near Good Thunder

Post Office Name City ZIP
Good Thunder Post Office Good Thunder (MN) 56037

Other cities in Blue Earth County

Cities, Towns, Neighborhoods & Other Populated Places in Blue Earth County , MN.

City Name Population Title
Mankato 43,435 City in Minnesota
Lake Crystal 2,512 City in Blue Earth County, Minnesota, United States
Madison Lake 1,202 Human settlement in Blue Earth County, Minnesota, United States of America
Rapidan 1,106 Township in Blue Earth County, Minnesota
Saint Clair 821 City in Minnesota, United States
Garden City 694 Census-designated place in Minnesota, United States
Judson 556 Human settlement in Blue Earth County, Minnesota, United States of America
Beauford 407 Township in Blue Earth County, Minnesota
Eagle Lake 374 City in Blue Earth County, Minnesota, United States
Mapleton 320 City in Blue Earth County, Minnesota, United States
Skyline 299 Human settlement in Blue Earth County, Minnesota, United States of America
Cambria 263 Human settlement in Blue Earth County, Minnesota, United States of America
Vernon Center 261 Township in Blue Earth County, Minnesota
Pemberton 241 Human settlement in Blue Earth County, Minnesota, United States of America
Amboy 161 Human settlement in Blue Earth County, Minnesota, United States of America