Small Town Pride, Big City Opportunities
Faribault is a growing community of nearly 30,000 residents in Rice County. Faribault is ideally situated on Interstate 35, intersecting two state highways, served by two major railway lines and under an hour to the Minneapolis-St. Paul International Airport.
Faribault posted a 5.73% population increase from 2000-2006
Projected growth of another 4.75% is anticipated by 2011.
Average household income is $61,053
Estimated per capita income is $22,958
The median age for the area is 36.3
111 new residential dwellings units built in 2006
$65 million in commercial new construction and commercial remodeling in 2006
Rice County’s population is the State’s 13th most populous county. Click here to see a video about Faribault’s Small Town Pride and Big City Opportunities.
Named after its founder
Alexander FaribaultFounded: 1852 Location: On I35,
25 minutes south
of the Twin Cities
Miles of Roadway: 120.38
Community Population: 28,959
|County: Rice, population 61,684Elevation: 1,015.55 feet above mean sea level (at City Hall) Within one-hour of:
Downtown Minneapolis and
St. Paul, Minneapolis-St. Paul International Airport, Rochester and the Mayo Clinic, Mall of America, 8 State Parks and over 100 recreational lakes and other top attractions. Borders with Iowa and Wisconsin