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0.35% growth
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Median Household Income
3.5% growth
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1.85% growth
Median Property Value
0.43% decline

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The economy of Rice County, MN employs 34,123 people. The economy of Rice County, MN is specialized in Educational Services; Agriculture, Forestry, Fishing, Hunting; and Manufacturing, which employ respectively 2.1; 1.96; and 1.44 times more people than what would be expected in a location of this size. The largest industries in Rice County, MN are Educational Services (6,655), Manufacturing (5,071), and Healthcare & Social Assistance (4,661), and the highest paying industries are Management of Companies & Enterprises ($83,707), Utilities ($64,185), and Professional, Scientific, Tech Services ($48,238).

Median household income in Rice County, MN is $61,683. Males in Rice County, MN have an average income that is 1.41 times higher than the average income of females, which is $45,718. The income inequality of Rice County, MN (measured using the Gini index) is 0.467 which is lower than the national average.


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Insurance and Medicare coverage combined with state and county level health and safety statistics for Rice County, MN. In Rice County, MN the age groups most likely to have health care coverage are 6-17 and 6-17, men and women, respectively. The location has a 1 to 91 primary care clinician to patient ratio and a Medicare reimbursement average per patient per year of $7,644. Beltrami County, MN has the highest prevalence of homicides of any county in Minnesota.


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Rice County, MN is home to a population of 65,116 people, from which 94.6% are citizens. The ethnic composition of the population of Rice County, MN is composed of 54,730 White residents (84.1%), 5,059 Hispanic residents (7.77%), 2,694 Black residents (4.14%), 1,432 Asian residents (2.2%), and 837 Two+ residents (1.29%). The most common foreign languages in Rice County, MN are Spanish (3,814 speakers), African Languages (929 speakers), and Chinese (387 speakers), but compared to other places, Rice County, MN has a relative high number of Scandinavian (144 speakers), African Languages (929 speakers), and Other Slavic (267 speakers).


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In 2015 universities in Rice County, MN awarded 1,433 degrees. The student population of Rice County, MN is skewed towards females, with 629 male students and 804 female students. Most students in Rice County, MN are White (1,081 and 75.4%), followed by Asian (88 and 6.14%), Two or more races (67 and 4.68%), and Hispanic or Latino (53 and 3.7%). The largest universities in Rice County, MN by number of graduates are St Olaf College (903 and 63%), Carleton College (530 and 37%), and N/A (N/A and N/A). The most popular majors in Rice County, MN are General Biological Sciences (159 and 11.1%), General Economics (118 and 8.23%), and General Psychology (104 and 7.26%). The median tuition costs in Rice County, MN are N/A for private four year colleges, and $50,580 and $50,580 respectively, for public four year colleges for in-state students and out-of-state students.



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Housing & Living

The median property value in Rice County, MN is $184,400, which is 0.9 times smaller than the national average of $205,000. Between 2015 and 2016 the median property value decreased from $185,200 to $184,400, a 0.43% increase. The homeownership rate of Rice County, MN is 74.1%, which is higher than the national average of 63.6%. People in Rice County, MN have an average commute time of 19.3 minutes, and they commute by Drove Alone. Car ownership in Rice County, MN is approximately the same as the national average, with an average of 2 cars per household.


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