Rice County , Minnesota

Rice County: County in Minnesota, United States

Rice County locator map
Location of Rice County on Minnesota map.

About

Rice County is a county located in the U.S. state of Minnesota. As of the 2010 census, the population was 64,142 and a population density of 48 people per km². After 10 years in 2020 county had an estimated population of 67,084 inhabitants. Its county seat is Faribault. The county was created 168 years ago in 1853.

Rice County Courthouse image
Rice County Courthouse
Rice County Courthouse image

Geography

Rice County is located at 44°21'15"N 93°17'48"W (44.3542600, -93.2966800). It has 7 neighbors: Dakota County, Dodge County, Goodhue County, Le Sueur County, Scott County, Steele County and Waseca County.

Rice County map

The largest city of Rice County is Faribault with a population of 23,905. Other cities include, Lonsdale population 4,299, Dundas population 1,652, Wheatland population 1,302 and Northfield population 874. See all Rice County cities & populated places.

Weather

Rice County forecast: Rain showers likely. Cloudy, with a high near 53. Southeast wind 10 to 15 mph. Chance of precipitation is 70%. New rainfall amounts less than a tenth of an inch possible. more

Rice County Quick Facts

Population : 67,084 (2020)
Country : United States of America
State : Minnesota (United States)
Different from : Rice County
Area : 1337 km2
Water as percent of area : 3.9%
Land as percent of area : 96.1%
Named for : Henry Mower Rice
Altitude : 1,079 feet / 329 meters
Capital : Faribault
Establishment : March 03, 1853
Time Zone : America/Chicago
Local time : 19:18:51 (27th October 2021)
Density : 50 Pop. per km² as of 2020
Population growth : 4.39% (2010-2020)
Weather : 53℉ Rain Showers Likely 7-days weather

Rice County has 7 neighbours.

Demographics

The population of Rice County increased by 4.39% in 10 years.

Year Population % Change Method
2010 64,142 - census
2011 64,466 0.5% estimation process
2012 64,438 -0.04% estimation process
2013 64,639 0.31% estimation process
2014 64,997 0.55% estimation process
2015 65,323 0.5% estimation process
2016 65,868 0.83% estimation process
2017 66,196 0.5% estimation process
2018 66,566 0.56% estimation process
2019 66,972 0.61% estimation process
2020 67,084 0.17% estimation process

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People born in Rice County (1)

American politician John Tuma was born in Rice County

Other places with the same name (2)

Rice County Populated Places

Cities, Towns, Neighborhoods & Other Populated Places in Rice County.

City Name Population Title
Faribault 23,905 City in Minnesota, United States of America
Lonsdale 4,299 Minnesota city
Webster 1,865 Township in Rice County, Minnesota
Dundas 1,652 City in Rice County, Minnesota, United States
Warsaw 1,388 Census-designated place in Rice County, Minnesota, United States
Wheatland 1,302 Human settlement in United States of America
Cannon City 1,290 Township in Rice County, Minnesota
Shieldsville 1,187 Township in Rice County, Minnesota
Walcott 1,007 Township in Rice County, Minnesota
Northfield 874 City in Minnesota
Morristown 759 City in Minnesota, US
Nerstrand 295 City in Rice County, Minnesota, United States
Prairieville 247 Human settlement in United States of America

Minnesota Other Counties (more counties)

County Name Population Title
Hennepin County 1,268,408 County in Minnesota, United States
Ramsey County 547,903 County in Minnesota, United States
Minneapolis 433,111 Largest city in Minnesota, U.
Dakota County 431,807 County in Minnesota, United States
Anoka County 359,921 County in Minnesota, United States
Saint Paul 306,717 Capital of the state of Minnesota, United States; county seat of Ramsey County, Minnesota
Washington County 265,476 County in Minnesota, United States
Saint Louis County 198,538 County in Minnesota, United States
Stearns County 162,038 County in Minnesota, United States
Olmsted County 159,298 County in Minnesota, United States
Scott County 150,689 County in Minnesota, United States
Wright County 140,249 County in Minnesota, United States
Carver County 106,565 County in Minnesota, United States
Sherburne County 98,811 County in Minnesota, United States
Bloomington 84,583 County seat of Monroe County, Indiana, United States
Plymouth 79,635 City in Hennepin County, Minnesota