Rice County, Minnesota Population 2022

Rice County, Minnesota's estimated population is 68,190 with a growth rate of 0.60% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Rice County, Minnesota is the 15th largest county in Minnesota. The 2010 Population was 64,243 and has seen a growth of 6.14% since this time.

Note: 2021 and 2022 data is projected
Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
18607,5430.00%
187016,0838,540113.22%
188022,4816,39839.78%
189023,9681,4876.61%
190026,0802,1128.81%
191025,911-169-0.65%
192028,3072,3969.25%
193029,9741,6675.89%
194032,1602,1867.29%
195036,2354,07512.67%
196038,9882,7537.60%
197041,5822,5946.65%
198046,0874,50510.83%
199049,1833,0966.72%
201064,24315,06030.62%
201164,4662230.35%
201264,438-28-0.04%
201364,6392010.31%
201464,9973580.55%
201565,3233260.50%
201665,8685450.83%
201766,1963280.50%
201866,5663700.56%
201966,9724060.61%
202067,3784060.61%
202167,7844060.60%
202268,1904060.60%
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Rice County, Minnesota Population Growth

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White56,32684.64%
Black or African American3,8015.71%
American Indian and Alaska Native2460.37%
Asian1,4032.11%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander460.07%
Some Other Race2,4463.68%
Two or More Races2,2813.43%
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Rice County, Minnesota Population by Race

Rice County, Minnesota Population Pyramid 2022

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Rice County, Minnesota Median Age

36.6


Total

36.1


Male

37.4


Female

Rice County, Minnesota Adults

There are 52,062 adults, (10,454 of whom are seniors) in Rice County, Minnesota.

Rice County, Minnesota Age Dependency

Age Dependency Ratio

25.1

Old Age Dependency Ratio

34.8

Child Dependency Ratio

Rice County, Minnesota Sex Ratio

Female

32,697

49.13%

Male

33,852

50.87%

Rice County, Minnesota Population by Age

Rice County, Minnesota Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Rice County, Minnesota Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married90.1%9.9%
All74.4%25.6%
Male73.3%26.7%
Non Family53.8%46.2%
Female52.9%47.1%

74.4%

Rate of Home Ownership

Rice County, Minnesota Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All23,1832.5174.4
Married12,5423.0890.1
Male1,2333.2673.3
Female1,9273.3252.9
Non Family7,4811.2253.8

3.04

Average Family Size

2.51

Average Household Size

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Rice County, Minnesota Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade1,3073.08%
9th to 12th Grade2,3005.43%
High School Graduate13,41031.64%
Some College8,40419.83%
Associates Degree4,88311.52%
Bachelors Degree7,52017.74%
Graduate Degree4,55910.76%
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Rice County, Minnesota Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Rice County, Minnesota Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
Asian644448243
White36,55335,05911,346
2+ Races737652142
Hispanic2,5881,573230
Black2,0481,205161
Other Race1,19354661
Native American1991493
Islander3425

The highest rate of high school graduation is among white people with a rate of 95.91%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among asian people with a rate of 37.73%.

Rice County, Minnesota Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$43,356$49,603$37,292
Less Than 9th Grade$28,042$30,634$20,605
High School Graduate$36,250$43,268$28,983
Some College$42,642$52,133$35,103
Bachelors Degree$53,972$69,028$44,438
Graduate Degree$66,821$76,310$60,197

$43,356

Average Earnings

$49,603

Average Male

$37,292

Average Female

Rice County, Minnesota Earnings by Educational Attainment

Rice County, Minnesota Language by Age

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Rice County, Minnesota Language

87.04% of Rice County, Minnesota residents speak only English, while 12.96% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 6.77% of the population.

Rice County, Minnesota Language

Rice County, Minnesota Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
Black2,8891,14539.63%
Hispanic4,7561,14924.16%
Native1442618.06%
Asian80011714.63%
White48,6913,3416.86%
Other918NaN%
Multiple1,90125313.31%

10.13%

Overall Poverty Rate

8.36%

Male Poverty Rate

11.88%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Rice County, Minnesota

The race most likely to be in poverty in Rice County, Minnesota is Black, with 39.63% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Rice County, Minnesota is Multiple, with 13.31% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 1.80%. Among those working part-time, it was 11.70%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 16.10%.

Rice County, Minnesota Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade19.23%
High School9.59%
Some College6.26%
Bachelors or Greater3.15%

Rice County, Minnesota Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Male Employed3.95%
Male Unemployed38.59%
Female Employed4.86%
Female Unemployed27.43%

Rice County, Minnesota Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Rice County, Minnesota Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$70,600$87,167
Families$87,029$102,631
Married Families$98,816-
Non Families$38,760$49,981
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Income by Household Type

Rice County, Minnesota Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

48.8%

Overall Marriage Rate

48.2%

Male Marriage Rate

49.5%

Female Marriage Rate

Rice County, Minnesota Married by Age and Sex

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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

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Rice County, Minnesota Marital Status

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3,739

Number of Veterans

Male Veterans

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Second Gulf War469
First Gulf War848
Vietnam1,420
Korea333
World War II98

Rice County, Minnesota Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
18 to 34225
35 to 54940
55 to 64490
65 to 741,121
75+963

Rice County, Minnesota Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White3,5807.91%
Black441.68%
Native American115.21%
2+ Races1048.56%
Hispanic872.53%

Rice County, Minnesota Veterans by Race

Rice County, Minnesota Veterans by Education

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3.34%

Veteran Poverty Rate

23.96%

Veteran Disability Rate

Rice County, Minnesota Veterans by Education

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65.1%

Labor Force Participation

61.7%

Employment Rate

5.1%

Unemployment Rate

Rice County, Minnesota Employment by Age

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Rice County, Minnesota Employment by Race

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Rice County, Minnesota 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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66.69%

Born in Rice County, Minnesota

92.43%

Native Born

7.57%

Foreign Born

5.64%

Non Citizen

1.93%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

92.43% of Rice County, Minnesota residents were born in the United States, with 66.69% having been born in Minnesota. 5.64% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Africa.

Rice County, Minnesota Place of Birth

  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

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