Faribault, Minnesota Population 2021

23,993
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Faribault is a city located in Rice County Minnesota. It is also the county seat of Rice County. With a 2020 population of 23,993, it is the 46th largest city in Minnesota and the 1606th largest city in the United States . Faribault is currently growing at a rate of 0.20% annually and its population has increased by 2.74% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 23,352 in 2010. Faribault reached it's highest population of 23,993 in 2021. Spanning over 15 miles, Faribault has a population density of 1,582 people per square mile.

The average household income in Faribault is $65,112 with a poverty rate of 13.87%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $822 per month, and the median house value is $153,500. The median age in Faribault is 37.9 years, 36.7 years for males, and 39 years for females.

Faribault Demographics

According to the most recent ACS, the racial composition of Faribault was:

  • White: 74.03%
  • Black or African American: 13.74%
  • Other race: 6.07%
  • Two or more races: 3.12%
  • Asian: 2.11%
  • Native American: 0.83%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.11%
The current population of Faribault, Minnesota is 23,993 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 23,849.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 23,352.

Faribault, Minnesota Population 2021

2019 and 2020 population is estimated by projecting the raw 2018 numbers.

Year Population Growth Growth Rate
202167,7844060.60%
202067,3784060.60%
201966,9724060.61%
201866,5663700.56%
201766,1963280.50%
201665,8685450.83%
201565,3233260.50%
201464,9973580.55%
201364,6392010.31%
201264,438-28-0.04%
201164,4662230.35%
201064,2430.00%

Faribault Metro Area Population by Year

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White17,61974.03%
Black or African American3,26913.74%
Some Other Race1,4456.07%
Two or More Races7423.12%
Asian5012.11%
American Indian and Alaska Native1980.83%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander260.11%
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Faribault Population by Race

Faribault Population Pyramid $2021

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Faribault Median Age

37.9


Total

36.7


Male

39


Female

Faribault Adults

There are 18,218 adults, (3,769 of whom are seniors) in Faribault.

Faribault Age Dependency

64.7

Age Dependency Ratio

26.1

Old Age Dependency Ratio

38.6

Child Dependency Ratio

Faribault Sex Ratio

Female

11,051

46.43%

Male

12,749

53.57%

Faribault Population by Age

Faribault Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Faribault Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married82.1%17.9%
Male70.7%29.3%
All64%36%
Female53.7%46.3%
Non Family45.1%54.9%

64.0%

Rate of Home Ownership

Faribault Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All8,5132.4964
Married3,7493.2682.1
Non Family3,2761.1745.1
Female9073.353.7
Male5813.7270.7

3.23

Average Family Size

2.49

Average Household Size

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Faribault Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade1,0756.57%
9th to 12th Grade1,5219.29%
High School Graduate6,16037.64%
Some College3,13219.14%
Associates Degree1,66710.19%
Bachelors Degree1,87711.47%
Graduate Degree9335.70%
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Faribault Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Faribault Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
White12,42811,4872,649
Hispanic1,69889834
Black1,62790359
Other Race9193835
Asian32722153
2+ Races22817244
Native American196171
Islander2626

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 white people with a rate of 21.31%.

Faribault Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$35,502$36,484$34,813
Less Than 9th Grade$27,146$30,635$15,288
High School Graduate$31,433$31,509$31,117
Some College$38,107$43,006$35,800
Bachelors Degree$44,773$64,250$35,906
Graduate Degree$62,222$72,279$60,208

$35,502

Average Earnings

$36,484

Average Male

$34,813

Average Female

Faribault Earnings by Educational Attainment

Faribault Language by Age

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Faribault Language

76.33% of Faribault residents speak only English, while 23.67% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 12.00% of the population.

Faribault Language

Faribault Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White15,3151,4039.16%
Black2,6071,02739.39%
Hispanic2,86548016.75%
Other1,37933124.00%
Multiple63810316.14%
Asian415327.71%

13.87%

Overall Poverty Rate

11.35%

Male Poverty Rate

16.31%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Faribault

The race most likely to be in poverty in Faribault is Black, with 39.39% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Faribault is Asian, with 7.71% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 1.66%. Among those working part-time, it was 14.62%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 23.96%.

Faribault Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade20.11%
High School12.22%
Some College9.26%
Bachelors or Greater4.33%

Faribault Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Female Unemployed50.00%
Male Unemployed25.54%
Male Employed6.78%
Female Employed3.89%

Faribault Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Faribault Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$50,702$65,112
Families$66,525$76,839
Married Families$78,393-
Non Families$30,757$42,539
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Income by Household Type

Faribault Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

43.5%

Overall Marriage Rate

41.3%

Male Marriage Rate

46.1%

Female Marriage Rate

Faribault Married by Age and Sex

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Faribault Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is Over 65, while the female age group most likely to be married is 45-54.

Faribault Marital Status by Race

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Faribault Marital Status

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1,452

Number of Veterans

1,298

Male Veterans

154

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam510
First Gulf War212
Korea142
Second Gulf War142
World War II101

Faribault Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
75+423
65 to 74360
35 to 54281
55 to 64260
18 to 34128

Faribault Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White1,3839.77%
2+ Races3611.36%
Black241.12%
Hispanic211.08%
Native American94.57%

Faribault Veterans by Race

Faribault Veterans by Education

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6.06%

Veteran Poverty Rate

36.04%

Veteran Disability Rate

Faribault Veterans by Education

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57.1%

Labor Force Participation

54.1%

Employment Rate

5.2%

Unemployment Rate

Faribault Employment by Age

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Faribault Employment by Race

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Faribault Employment by Education

Origin of Non-Citizens

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Non citizens include legal permanent residents (green card holders), international students, temporary workers, humanitarian migrants, and illegal immigrants.

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

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66.51%

Born in Faribault

85.75%

Native Born

14.25%

Foreign Born

9.63%

Non Citizen

4.63%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

85.75% of Faribault residents were born in the United States, with 66.51% having been born in Minnesota. 9.63% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Africa.

Faribault Place of Birth

Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
202123,993480.20%
202023,945480.20%
201923,897480.20%
201823,849400.17%
201723,809420.18%
201623,7671500.64%
201523,617890.38%
201423,5281230.53%
201323,405150.06%
201223,390-14-0.06%
201123,404480.21%
201023,3562,5381.16%
200020,8183,7332.00%
199017,0858440.51%
198016,241-354-0.22%
197016,595-331-0.20%
196016,9268980.55%
195016,0281,5010.99%
194014,5271,7601.30%
193012,7671,6781.42%
192011,0892,0882.11%
19109,0011,1331.35%
19007,8681,3481.90%
18906,5201,1051.87%
18805,4152,3705.93%
18703,0450.00%

Faribault Population by Year