Faribault County MN Information


Faribault County Subdivisions

Faribault County MN Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)


Total Population 14,190
Population in Households 13,854
Population in Familes 11,088
Population in Group Qrtrs 336
Population Density1 20
Diversity Index2 20


Total Households 6,149
Average Household Size 2.25
Family Households 3,986
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 7,090 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 4,894 (69.0%)
Renter Occupied HU 1,255 (17.7%)
Vacant Housing Units 941 (13.3%)
Median Home Value $93,813
Average Home Value $130,318


Median Household Income $46,485
Average Household Income $60,455
Per Capita Income $26,456
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population -0.4% -0.25%
Households -0.22% -0.14%
Families -0.33% -0.21%
Median Household Income   1.87%
Per Capita Income   1.74%
1) Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
2) The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelyhood that two persons, chosen at random from the same area, belong to different race or ethnic groups. If an area's entire population belongs to one race AND one ethnic group, then the area has zero diversity. An area's diversity index increases to 100 when the population is evenly divided into two or more race/ethnic groups.
Based on Census 2010 counts, the Diversity Index for the United States was 60.6 and it is expected to increase to 64.8 by July 1, 2018.


Faribault County MN - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Faribault County to the other 87 counties and county equivalents in Minnesota by rank and percentile using July 1, 2016 data. The location Ranked # 1 has the highest value. A location that ranks higher than 75% of its peers would be in the 75th percentile of the peer group.

Variable Description Rank Percentile
Total Population # 59 33rd
Population Density1 # 56 37th
Diversity Index2 # 44 51st
Median Household Income # 75 15th
Per Capita Income # 66 25th

Additional comparisons and rankings can be made with a VERY EASY TO USE Minnesota Census Data Comparison Tool.