Faribault is a city located in Rice County Minnesota. It is also the county seat of Rice County. With a 2020 population of 24,673, it is the 45th largest city in Minnesota and the 1877th largest city in the United States. Faribault is currently growing at a rate of 0.45% annually and its population has increased by 0.90% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 24,453 in 2020. Spanning over 15 miles, Faribault has a population density of 1,627 people per square mile.
The average household income in Faribault is $65,112 with a poverty rate of 16.30%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $914 per month, and the median house value is $169,900. The median age in Faribault is 37.9 years, 36.7 years for males, and 39 years for females.
According to the most recent ACS, the racial composition of Faribaultwas:
2021 and 2022 population is estimated by projecting the 2019 numbers.
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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 asian people with a rate of 29.64%.
77.41% of Faribault residents speak only English, while 22.59% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 11.27% of the population.
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The race most likely to be in poverty in Faribault is Black, with 44.00% below the poverty level.
The race least likely to be in poverty in Faribault is Other, with NaN% below the poverty level.
The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 2.96%. Among those working part-time, it was 15.71%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 21.08%.
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Non citizens include legal permanent residents (green card holders), international students, temporary workers, humanitarian migrants, and illegal immigrants.
Born in Faribault
85.80% of Faribault residents were born in the United States, with 63.47% having been born in Minnesota. 10.54% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Africa.