Rice County, Minnesota Population 2020

Rice County, Minnesota's estimated population is 67,223 with a growth rate of 0.52% 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
202067,2233500.52%
201966,8733500.53%
201866,5233500.53%
201766,1733480.53%
201665,8255180.79%
201565,3073100.48%
201464,9973550.55%
201364,6422060.32%
201264,436-18-0.03%
201164,4542120.33%
201064,24215,05930.62%
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%
2020 Growth Rate
0.52%
County Website
Founded
March 5, 1853[1]
County Seat

Rice County, Minnesota Population Growth

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White57,20486.98%
Black or African American3,5235.36%
Some Other Race2,1073.20%
Asian1,3882.11%
Two or More Races1,2221.86%
American Indian and Alaska Native2480.38%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander730.11%

Rice County, Minnesota Population Pyramid 2020

Rice County, Minnesota Median Age

36.5


Total

35.8


Male

37.2


Female

Rice County, Minnesota Adults

There are 51,268 adults, (9,708 of whom are seniors) in Rice County, Minnesota.

Rice County, Minnesota Age Dependency

58.2

Age Dependency Ratio

23.4

Old Age Dependency Ratio

34.9

Child Dependency Ratio

Rice County, Minnesota Sex Ratio

Female

32,185

48.94%

Male

33,580

51.06%

Rice County, Minnesota Households and Families

Rice County, Minnesota Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Rice County, Minnesota Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married88.6%11.4%
All74.5%25.5%
Male73.7%26.3%
Non Family57%43%
Female50.1%49.9%

74.5%

Rate of Home Ownership

Type Count Average Size Owned
All23,0452.4974.5
Married12,5633.0688.6
Non Family7,4751.2257
Female1,8333.1750.1
Male1,1743.4673.7

3.03

Average Family Size

2.49

Average Household Size

6.2%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0.3%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

Rice County, Minnesota Education

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade1,5053.62%
9th to 12th Grade2,4665.93%
High School Graduate12,89531.00%
Some College8,53520.52%
Associates Degree4,74011.40%
Bachelors Degree7,32117.60%
Graduate Degree4,1359.94%

Rice County, Minnesota Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White36,37434,35110,928
Hispanic2,3771,377192
Black1,7491,013122
Other Race1,18055843
Asian680503172
Multiple Races34125870
Native American2021765
Islander4125

The highest rate of high school graduation is among white people with a rate of 94.44%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among white people with a rate of 30.04%.

Name Average Male Female
Overall$40,998$46,121$35,530
Less Than High School$25,324$27,773$15,288
High School Grad$33,656$39,483$26,974
Some College$40,788$49,567$35,048
Bachelors Degree$50,084$63,839$41,189
Graduate Degree$63,480$71,901$57,872

$40,998

Average Earnings

$46,121

Average Male

$35,530

Average Female

Rice County, Minnesota Language

Rice County, Minnesota Language by Age

Rice County, Minnesota Language

87.05% of Rice County, Minnesota residents speak only English, while 12.95% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 6.33% of the population.

Rice County, Minnesota Poverty

Rice County, Minnesota Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White48,8103,4747.12%
Black2,7601,40750.98%
Hispanic4,5461,01222.26%
Other2,00261530.72%
Multiple83817520.88%
Asian89312714.22%
Native49918.37%

10.70%

Overall Poverty Rate

8.75%

Male Poverty Rate

12.68%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Rice County, Minnesota

The race most likely to be in poverty in Rice County, Minnesota is Black, with 50.98% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Rice County, Minnesota is White, with 7.12% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 1.87%. Among those working part-time, it was 12.96%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 18.27%.

Name Poverty
Less Than High School25.29%
High School10.57%
Some College5.74%
Bachelors or Greater2.85%
Name Poverty
Female Unemployed37.41%
Male Unemployed26.76%
Female Employed6.34%
Male Employed4.55%

Rice County, Minnesota Income

Rice County, Minnesota Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$65,758$81,547
Families$81,409$96,952
Married Families$90,039$106,779
Non Families$34,700$45,446

Rice County, Minnesota Marital Status

Rice County, Minnesota Marital Status

Marriage Rates

49.2%

Overall Marriage Rate

49.0%

Male Marriage Rate

49.4%

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

Rice County, Minnesota Marital Status by Race

Rice County, Minnesota Veterans

3,576

Number of Veterans

3,249

Male Veterans

327

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam1,363
First Gulf War635
Korea431
Second Gulf War243
World War II206
Age Group Veterans
75+1,061
65 to 74990
35 to 54762
55 to 64637
18 to 34126
Name Veterans % of Total
White3,4167.53%
Black823.44%
2 or More669.92%
Hispanic381.19%
Indian125.17%

$Rice County, Minnesota Veterans by Education

3.37%

Veteran Poverty Rate

30.48%

Veteran Disability Rate

Rice County, Minnesota Employment Status

66.9%

Labor Force Participation

64.4%

Employment Rate

3.7%

Unemployment Rate

Rice County, Minnesota Place of Birth

Origin of Non-Citizens

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

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

67.29%

Born in Minnesota

92.22%

Native Born

7.78%

Foreign Born

5.51%

Non Citizen

Place of Birth

92.22% of Rice County, Minnesota residents were born in the United States, with 67.29% having been born in Minnesota. 5.51% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Africa.

  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