Rice County, Minnesota Population 2018

Rice County, Minnesota's estimated population is 65,968 with a growth rate of 1.31% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Rice County, Minnesota is the 14th largest county in Minnesota.

Year Population Growth Growth Rate
201765,9688521.31%
201665,116-472-0.72%
201665,5884390.67%
201565,1492320.36%
201464,9172820.44%
201364,6351930.30%
201264,442-15-0.02%
201164,4572210.34%
201064,23615,05330.61%
199049,1833,0966.72%
198046,0874,50510.83%
197041,5822,5946.65%
196038,9882,7537.60%
195036,2354,07512.67%
194032,1602,1867.29%
193029,9741,6675.89%
192028,3072,3969.25%
191025,911-169-0.65%
190026,0802,1128.81%
189023,9681,4876.61%
188022,4816,39839.78%
187016,0838,540113.22%
18607,5430.00%

Rice County, Minnesota Population Growth

Population Data via

Population by Race

Race Population
White57,784
Black or African American2,718
Some Other Race1,708
Asian1,432
Two or More Races1,154
American Indian and Alaska Native271
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander49

Race Data via US Census (2016 ACS 5-Year Survey)

Rice County, Minnesota Population Pyramid 2018

0%2%4%6%8%10% Male Population0%2%4%6%8%10% Female Population80757065605550454035302520151050

Data via US Census (2016 ACS 5-Year Survey): Table S0101

Rice County, Minnesota Median Age

36.5


Total

35.6


Male

37.2


Female

Rice County, Minnesota Adults

There are 50,660 adults, (9,116 of which are seniors) in Rice County, Minnesota.

Rice County, Minnesota Age Dependency

56.8

Age Dependency Ratio

22

Old Age Dependency Ratio

34.8

Child Dependency Ratio

Rice County, Minnesota Sex Ratio

Female

31,984

49.12%

Male

33,132

50.88%

Rice County, Minnesota Households and Families

Rice County, Minnesota Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Rice County, Minnesota Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married88.2%11.8%
All74.1%25.9%
Male67.1%32.9%
Non Family58.2%41.8%
Female47.3%52.7%

74.1%

Rate of Home Ownership

Rice County, Minnesota Households by Type

Type Count Average Size Owned
All22,6542.5174.1
Married12,4453.1188.2
Non Family7,1231.1958.2
Female2,0453.1347.3
Male1,0413.0967.1

3.01

Average Family Size

2.51

Average Household Size

5.5%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0.5%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

Rice County, Minnesota Households

Rice County, Minnesota Education

Rice County, Minnesota Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade1,6674.05%
9th to 12th Grade2,4225.89%
High School Graduate12,80831.16%
Some College8,40820.45%
Associates Degree4,61011.21%
Bachelors Degree6,95216.91%
Graduate Degree4,24310.32%

Rice County, Minnesota Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White36,20434,12610,496
Hispanic2,2461,225305
Black1,669912198
Other Race89344349
Asian541359132
Multiple Races37124388
Native American20018413
Islander2424

The highest rate of high school graduation is among islander people with a rate of 100.00%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among islander people with a rate of 28.99%.

Rice County, Minnesota Earnings by Educational Attainment

Name Average Male Female
Overall$37,975$45,200$30,070
Less Than High School$20,225$25,015$10,429
High School Grad$31,202$38,163$22,163
Some College$37,282$47,646$28,691
Bachelors Degree$48,506$60,370$41,402
Graduate Degree$60,379$68,900$52,292

$37,975

Average Earnings

$45,200

Average Male

$30,070

Average Female

Rice County, Minnesota Language

Rice County, Minnesota Language by Age

Rice County, Minnesota Language

88.36% of Rice County, Minnesota residents speak only English, while 11.64% speak other languages. The largest non-English language is Spanish, which is spoken by 6.44% of the population.

Rice County, Minnesota Poverty

Rice County, Minnesota Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White49,0254,0858.33%
Hispanic4,5371,19126.25%
Black1,9011,07956.76%
Multiple83426832.13%
Other1,65618811.35%
Asian83611413.64%
Native7756.49%

11.71%

Overall Poverty Rate

9.42%

Male Poverty Rate

13.98%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Rice County, Minnesota

The race most likely to be in poverty in Rice County, Minnesota is Black, with 56.76% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Rice County, Minnesota is Native, with 6.49% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 2.66%. Among those working part-time, it was 12.84%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 18.93%.

Rice County, Minnesota Poverty Rate by Education

Name Poverty
Less Than High School33.09%
High School9.69%
Some College7.07%
Bachelors or Greater2.30%

Rice County, Minnesota Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Name Poverty
Female Unemployed37.70%
Male Unemployed28.87%
Female Employed7.38%
Male Employed5.09%

Rice County, Minnesota Income

Rice County, Minnesota Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$61,683$76,639
Families$75,606$90,117
Married Families$83,693$99,813
Non Families$32,152$42,723

Rice County, Minnesota Marital Status

Rice County, Minnesota Marital Status

Marriage Rates

49.5%

Overall Marriage Rate

50.0%

Male Marriage Rate

49.1%

Female Marriage Rate

Rice County, Minnesota Married by Age and Sex

Rice County, Minnesota Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is Over65, while the female age group most likely to be married is 45To54.

Rice County, Minnesota Marital Status by Race

Rice County, Minnesota Veterans

Rice County, Minnesota Veterans by War

3,984

Number of Veterans

3,634

Male Veterans

350

Female Veterans

Name Veterans
Vietnam1,441
First Gulf War638
Korea547
Second Gulf War322
World War II272

Rice County, Minnesota Veterans by Age

Name Veterans
75+1,126
65 to 741,032
35 to 54892
55 to 64749
18 to 34185

Rice County, Minnesota Veterans by Race

Name Veterans % of Total
White3,8578.49%
Black623.08%
2 or More426.45%
Hispanic371.22%
Indian187.53%
Asian50.44%

Rice County, Minnesota Veterans by Education

4.20%

Veteran Poverty Rate

30.96%

Veteran Disability Rate

Rice County, Minnesota Employment Status

Rice County, Minnesota Employment by Age

68.2%

Labor Force Participation

65.2%

Employment Rate

4.3%

Unemployment Rate

Rice County, Minnesota Employment by Race

Rice County, Minnesota Employment by Education

Population of Cities in Rice County, Minnesota

City 2010 Census 2016 Estimated Growth Growth Rate
Faribault23352236623101.33%
Northfield 20016204454292.14%
Lonsdale367138962256.13%
Dundas1344149014610.86%
Morristown98598830.30%
Nerstrand29529941.36%
Dennison 21221420.94%
Data Sources
  1. US Census City/Town Population estimates - Most recent state estimates from the Census Bureau's Population Estimates Program
  2. Population of States and Counties of the United States: 1790 - 1990