Faribault, Minnesota Population 2024

24,596

Faribault is a city located in Rice County Minnesota. Faribault has a 2024 population of 24,596. It is also the county seat of Rice County. Faribault is currently growing at a rate of 0.16% annually and its population has increased by 0.64% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 24,440 in 2020.

The average household income in Faribault is $78,577 with a poverty rate of 15.81%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to - per month, and the median house value is -. The median age in Faribault is 38.7 years, 36.9 years for males, and 40.7 years for females.

Faribault Demographics

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

  • White: 70.9%
  • Black or African American: 14.76%
  • Other race: 6.45%
  • Two or more races: 5.39%
  • Asian: 1.42%
  • Native American: 0.88%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.2%
Land Area (mi²)
15.5 sq mi
Density (mi²)
1,586.20/sq mi
Growth Since 2020
0.64% (156)
The current population of Faribault, Minnesota is 24,596 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates.The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 24,440.

Faribault, Minnesota Population 2024

Population by Race

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Race
Population
Percentage (of total)
White17,31370.9%
Black or African American3,60514.76%
Other race1,5756.45%
Two or more races1,3155.39%
Asian3461.42%
Native American2150.88%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander490.2%

White

Black or African American

Other race

Two or more races

Asian

Native American

Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander

Faribault Population by Race

Faribault Population Pyramid 2024

Faribault Median Age

38.7

Total

36.9

Male

40.7

Female

Faribault Adults

There are 18,841 adults, (4,254 of whom are seniors) in Faribault.

Faribault Age Dependency

67.4

Age Dependency Ratio

29.2

Old Age Dependency Ratio

38.2

Child Dependency Ratio

Faribault Sex Ratio

Female11,35746.51%
Male13,06153.49%

Faribault Population by Age

Faribault Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Household Type
Count
Average Size
Owner
Renter
All8,8532.4964.235.8
Married3,6693.2281.318.7
Non Family3,4611.2652.847.2
Female1,2423.4538.261.8
Male4813.3581.918.1

3.17

Average Family Size

2.49

Average Household Size

64.2%

Rate of Home Ownership

Married

Male

Female

NonFamily

owner

renter

Faribault Households and Families

Male

Female

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Education Attained
Count
Percentage
9th to 12th Grade1,1446.8%
Associates Degree1,3938.28%
Bachelors Degree2,08212.37%
Graduate Degree9005.35%
High School Graduate7,17542.64%
Less Than 9th Grade9625.72%
Some College3,17118.84%

Less Than 9th Grade

9th to 12th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Associates Degree

Bachelors Degree

Graduate Degree

Faribault Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Faribault Educational Attainment by Race

High School Graduation Rate

Bachelors Rate

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Race
Total
High School
Bachelors
White12,45811,8242,768
Black2,0981,347129
Hispanic1,8031,09355
Other Race1,0314870
2+ Races54946385
Asian1631630
Native American1301220
Islander49490

The highest rate of high school graduation is among asian people with a rate of 100%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among white people with a rate of 22.22%.

Faribault Educational Attainment by Race

All

Male

Female

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Name
Average
Male
Female
Bachelors Degree$56,522$61,635$55,136
Graduate Degree$74,395$76,500$73,911
High School Graduate$30,281$26,638$32,220
Less Than 9th Grade$33,941$35,112$32,914
Overall$38,267$39,688$36,883
Some College$41,900$46,063$36,667

$38,267

Average Earnings

$39,688

Average Male

$36,883

Average Female

Faribault Earnings by Educational Attainment

Faribault Language by Age

Only English

Spanish

Other Indo-European Languages

Asian and Pacific Island Languages

Other Languages

Faribault Language

77.53% of Faribault residents speak only English, while 22.47% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 11.47% of the population.

Faribault Language

Faribault Poverty by Race

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Name
Total
In Poverty
Poverty Rate
White15,2371,84612.12%
Black2,92595332.58%
Hispanic3,41961117.87%
Multiple1,27026721.02%
Other1,54725616.55%
Native13611080.88%
Asian2686022.39%

15.81%

Overall Poverty Rate

12.55%

Male Poverty Rate

19.04%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Faribault

The race most likely to be in poverty in Faribault is Native, with 80.88% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Faribault is White, with 12.12% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 3%. Among those working part-time, it was 19.89%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 20.74%.

Faribault Poverty

rate

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Rate
Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade22.36%
Some College13.55%
High School13.11%
Bachelors or Greater6.42%

Faribault Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate
Poverty
Female Unemployed71.5%
Male Unemployed47.61%
Female Employed7.95%
Male Employed6.81%

Faribault Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Faribault Income by Household Type

Households

Families

MarriedFamilies

NonFamilies

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Name
Median
Mean
Families$74,447$89,983
Households$58,881$78,577
Married Families$89,563$-999,999,999
Non Families$41,110$56,697

mean

median

Income by Household Type

Faribault Marital Status

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Marriage Rates

41.3%

Overall Marriage Rate

39.1%

Male Marriage Rate

44.0%

Female Marriage Rate

Faribault Married by Age and Sex

male

female

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

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Faribault Marital Status

Second Gulf War

First Gulf War

Vietnam

Korea

World War II

1,427

Number of Veterans

1,210

Male Veterans

217

Female Veterans

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War
Veterans
Vietnam544
First Gulf War303
Second Gulf War218
Korea87
World War II48

Faribault Veterans by War

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Age Group
Veterans
65 to 74490
75+364
55 to 64262
35 to 54232
18 to 3479

Faribault Veterans by Age

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Name
Veterans
% of Total
White1,3169.37%
2+ Races8210.89%
Hispanic602.62%
Black291.23%

Faribault Veterans by Race

Faribault Veterans by Education

Less Than 9th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Bachelors or Greater

2.88%

Veteran Poverty Rate

29.6%

Veteran Disability Rate

Faribault Veterans by Education

LaborForceParticipation

55.8%

Labor Force Participation

52.1%

Employment Rate

6.4%

Unemployment Rate

Faribault Employment by Age

LaborForceParticipation

Faribault Employment by Race

LaborForceParticipation

Faribault Employment by Education

Origin of Non-Citizens

Europe

Asia

Africa

Oceania

Latin America

North America

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

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

Europe

Asia

Africa

Oceania

Latin America

North America

66.31%

Born in Faribault

85.08%

Native Born

14.92%

Foreign Born

10.71%

Non Citizen

4.21%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

85.08% of Faribault residents were born in the United States, with 66.31% having been born in Minnesota. 10.71% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Africa.

Faribault Place of Birth

Note: data after 2022 is projected based on recent change

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Year
Population
Growth
Growth Rate
202924,791390.16%
202824,752390.16%
202724,713390.16%
202624,674390.16%
202524,635390.16%
202424,596390.16%
202324,557390.16%
202224,518570.23%
202124,461210.09%
202024,4405282.21%
201923,912490.21%
201823,863410.17%
201723,822480.2%
201623,7741430.61%
201523,631920.39%
201423,5391230.53%
201323,416170.07%
201223,399-10-0.04%
201123,409490.21%
201023,3602,54212.21%
200020,8183,73321.85%
199017,0858445.2%
198016,241-354-2.13%
197016,595-331-1.96%
196016,9268985.6%
195016,0281,50110.33%
194014,5271,76013.79%
193012,7671,67815.13%
192011,0892,08823.2%
19109,0011,13314.4%
19007,8681,34820.67%
18906,5201,10520.41%
18805,4152,37077.83%
18703,04500%
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Faribault Population by Year