Faribault, Minnesota

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Population in 2022: 24,518 (98% urban, 2% rural).
Population change since 2000: +17.8%
 
Males: 13,085  (53.4%)
Females: 11,433  (46.6%)
Median resident age:

38.9 years
Minnesota median age:

39.0 years

Zip codes: 55021.

Estimated median household income in 2022: $57,454 (it was $40,865 in 2000)
Faribault:

$57,454
MN:

$82,338

Estimated per capita income in 2022: $29,056 (it was $18,610 in 2000)

Faribault city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2022: $231,720 (it was $100,300 in 2000)
Faribault:

$231,720
MN:

$314,600

Mean prices in 2022: all housing units: $342,354; detached houses: $362,452; townhouses or other attached units: $265,618; in 2-unit structures: $327,765; in 3-to-4-unit structures: $453,982; in 5-or-more-unit structures: $251,372; mobile homes: $53,656

Median gross rent in 2022: $912.

March 2022 cost of living index in Faribault: 73.3 (low, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2022: 15.8%
(12.1% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 32.6% for Black residents, 17.9% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 80.9% for American Indian residents, 16.5% for other race residents, 21.0% for two or more races residents)
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  • Races in Faribault, MN (2022)
    • 16,24466.0%White alone
    • 3,99316.2%Black alone
    • 3,78015.4%Hispanic
    • 4862.0%Two or more races
    • 2831.1%Asian alone
    • 1140.5%Native Hawaiian and Other
      Pacific Islander alone
    • 890.4%American Indian alone

Races in Faribault detailed stats: ancestries, foreign born residents, place of birth



According to our research of Minnesota and other state lists, there were 9 registered sex offenders living in Faribault, Minnesota as of June 22, 2024.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in Faribault is 2,648 to 1.


Crime rates in Faribault by year

Type

2009

2010

2011

2012

2013

2014

2015

2016

2017

2018

2019

2020

2021

2022

Murders
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(4.3)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
2
(8.4)
0
(0.0)
1
(4.2)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(4.2)
0
(0.0)
Rapes
(per 100,000)
6
(27.1)
3
(12.8)
9
(38.2)
13
(55.1)
17
(72.6)
13
(55.5)
15
(63.4)
14
(59.1)
17
(71.7)
15
(63.0)
15
(62.7)
15
(62.6)
33
(137.7)
19
(77.8)
Robberies
(per 100,000)
16
(72.3)
12
(51.4)
8
(34.0)
9
(38.1)
10
(42.7)
12
(51.2)
8
(33.8)
9
(38.0)
7
(29.5)
13
(54.6)
7
(29.3)
11
(45.9)
3
(12.5)
6
(24.6)
Assaults
(per 100,000)
52
(235.0)
60
(256.9)
45
(191.2)
41
(173.7)
62
(264.9)
50
(213.5)
36
(152.2)
42
(177.2)
45
(189.8)
48
(201.6)
38
(158.9)
37
(154.4)
33
(137.7)
37
(151.5)
Burglaries
(per 100,000)
154
(695.9)
171
(732.3)
143
(607.7)
138
(584.7)
118
(504.2)
90
(384.2)
109
(460.9)
64
(270.0)
94
(396.4)
75
(315.0)
100
(418.2)
79
(329.7)
47
(196.2)
60
(245.7)
Thefts
(per 100,000)
518
(2,341)
626
(2,681)
496
(2,108)
635
(2,691)
631
(2,696)
478
(2,041)
627
(2,651)
416
(1,755)
415
(1,750)
323
(1,357)
336
(1,405)
343
(1,432)
299
(1,248)
409
(1,675)
Auto thefts
(per 100,000)
26
(117.5)
33
(141.3)
30
(127.5)
17
(72.0)
34
(145.3)
46
(196.4)
42
(177.6)
44
(185.6)
32
(134.9)
25
(105.0)
34
(142.2)
45
(187.8)
29
(121.0)
18
(73.7)
Arson
(per 100,000)
8
(36.2)
8
(34.3)
14
(59.5)
11
(46.6)
5
(21.4)
8
(34.2)
2
(8.5)
1
(4.2)
9
(38.0)
3
(12.6)
5
(20.9)
10
(41.7)
3
(12.5)
2
(8.2)
City-Data.com crime index242.1246.9216.1244.6287.2226.7243.9214.9212.7200.2187.6190.1223.2190.0

The City-Data.com crime index weighs serious crimes and violent crimes more heavily. Higher means more crime, U.S. average is 246.1. It adjusts for the number of visitors and daily workers commuting into cities.

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City-data.com crime index in Faribault, MN

Crime rate in Faribault detailed stats: murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, arson

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2021, including police officers: 43 (34 officers - 31 male; 3 female).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.42
Minnesota average:

1.76
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Ancestries: German (17.9%), Somali (17.7%), American (6.5%), Norwegian (6.3%), English (2.9%), Irish (2.5%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Land area: 12.7 square miles.

Population density: 1,937 people per square mile   (low).

Faribault, Minnesota map

3,769 residents are foreign born (8.9% Africa, 4.9% Latin America).

This city:

15.3%
Minnesota:

8.5%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2022: $2,081 (0.9%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2022: $2,082 (0.9%)

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Burnsville, MN (32.0 miles , pop. 60,220).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Minneapolis, MN (46.4 miles , pop. 382,618).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Chicago, IL (329.8 miles , pop. 2,896,016).

Nearest cities:

Warsaw, MN (2.5 miles ),
Medford, MN (2.9 miles ),
Morristown, MN (3.1 miles ),
Dundas, MN (3.2 miles ),
Nerstrand, MN (3.3 miles ),
Northfield, MN (3.5 miles ),
Dennison, MN (3.8 miles),
Owatonna, MN (3.8 miles )

Latitude: 44.29 N, Longitude: 93.28 W

Daytime population change due to commuting: +1,708 (+6.9%)
Workers who live and work in this city: 6,170 (61.4%)

Area code: 507

Distribution of median household income in Faribault, MN in 2022
Distribution of house value in Faribault, MN in 2022
Faribault satellite photo by USGS

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 2022: 25 buildings, average cost: $264,400
  • 2021: 30 buildings, average cost: $264,400
  • 2020: 1 building, cost: $60,000
  • 2019: 17 buildings, average cost: $235,500
  • 2018: 23 buildings, average cost: $234,600
  • 2017: 27 buildings, average cost: $210,200
  • 2016: 19 buildings, average cost: $211,300
  • 2015: 17 buildings, average cost: $235,800
  • 2014: 15 buildings, average cost: $244,500
  • 2013: 13 buildings, average cost: $225,900
  • 2012: 6 buildings, average cost: $221,900
  • 2011: 10 buildings, average cost: $206,000
  • 2010: 8 buildings, average cost: $177,900
  • 2009: 5 buildings, average cost: $249,400
  • 2008: 8 buildings, average cost: $220,600
  • 2007: 23 buildings, average cost: $212,300
  • 2006: 76 buildings, average cost: $171,400
  • 2005: 103 buildings, average cost: $173,500
  • 2004: 114 buildings, average cost: $161,200
  • 2003: 109 buildings, average cost: $161,100
  • 2002: 210 buildings, average cost: $132,200
  • 2001: 95 buildings, average cost: $133,400
  • 2000: 79 buildings, average cost: $138,600
  • 1999: 58 buildings, average cost: $126,700
  • 1998: 62 buildings, average cost: $131,900
  • 1997: 71 buildings, average cost: $112,900
Number of permits per 10,000 Faribault, MN residents
Average permit cost in Faribault, MN
Unemployment in December 2023:
Here:

2.5%
Minnesota:

2.6%
Historical population in Faribault, MN
Historical housing units in Faribault, MN

Population change in the 1990s: +3,321 (+19.0%).
Most common industries in Faribault, MN (%)
Both Males Females
Most common industries in 2000
  • Health care (11.0%)
  • Educational services (7.5%)
  • Accommodation & food services (6.9%)
  • Construction (6.8%)
  • Food (6.2%)
  • Public administration (5.6%)
  • Metal & metal products (5.3%)
Most common industries for males in 2000
  • Construction (11.5%)
  • Food (8.1%)
  • Metal & metal products (7.3%)
  • Accommodation & food services (6.6%)
  • Public administration (5.6%)
  • Educational services (4.5%)
  • Health care (3.8%)
Most common industries for females in 2000
  • Health care (19.2%)
  • Educational services (10.9%)
  • Accommodation & food services (7.4%)
  • Social assistance (6.2%)
  • Public administration (5.6%)
  • Finance & insurance (4.8%)
  • Food (4.2%)
Most common occupations in Faribault, MN (%)
Both Males Females
Most common occupations in 2000
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (7.3%)
  • Laborers and material movers, hand (4.3%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (4.0%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (4.0%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (3.3%)
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (3.3%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair workers, including supervisors (3.0%)
Most common occupations for males in 2000
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (9.1%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair workers, including supervisors (5.5%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (4.9%)
  • Laborers and material movers, hand (4.9%)
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (4.7%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (4.4%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (4.2%)
Most common occupations for females in 2000
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (5.2%)
  • Health technologists and technicians (4.9%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (4.7%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (3.9%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school teachers (3.9%)
  • Nursing, psychiatric, and home health aides (3.7%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (3.7%)

Average climate in Faribault, Minnesota

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Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)
AQI NO2 Ozone
Air Quality Index

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2022 was 45.8. This is significantly better than average.

City:

45.8
U.S.:

72.6
Nitrogen Dioxide Level
Ozone Level

Ozone [ppb] level in 2022 was 30.9. This is about average. Closest monitor was 18.1 miles away from the city center.

City:

30.9
U.S.:

33.3

Tornado activity:

Faribault-area historical tornado activity is slightly above Minnesota state average. It is 43% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 4/30/1967, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 13.7 miles away from the Faribault city center killed 5 people and injured 35 people and caused between $5,000,000 and $50,000,000 in damages.

On 4/30/1967, a category F4 tornado 15.6 miles away from the city center killed 6 people and injured 22 people and caused between $5,000,000 and $50,000,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Faribault-area historical earthquake activity is significantly above Minnesota state average. It is 72% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 7/9/1975 at 14:54:15, a magnitude 4.6 (4.6 MB, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 165.2 miles away from the city center
On 6/5/1993 at 01:24:53, a magnitude 4.1 (4.1 LG, Depth: 6.2 mi) earthquake occurred 175.7 miles away from the city center
On 3/4/1983 at 06:32:18, a magnitude 4.6 (4.4 MB, 4.6 LG, 4.4 ML) earthquake occurred 303.7 miles away from the city center
On 11/3/2002 at 20:41:56, a magnitude 4.3 (4.3 MB, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 300.7 miles away from the city center
On 10/20/1995 at 15:57:18, a magnitude 3.7 (3.7 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 203.4 miles away from the city center
On 6/28/2004 at 06:10:52, a magnitude 4.2 (4.2 MW, Depth: 6.2 mi) earthquake occurred 296.0 miles away from Faribault center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), local magnitude (ML), moment magnitude (MW)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Rice County (12) is smaller than the US average (15).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 10
Emergencies Declared: 1

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 7, Storms: 7, Tornadoes: 3, Winds: 2, Hurricane: 1, Ice Storm: 1, Landslide: 1, Mudslide: 1, Other: 1 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Faribault topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers in Faribault:

  • DISTRICT ONE HOSPITAL (Government - Hospital District or Authority, 200 STATE AVENUE)
  • FARIBAULT SOCS (1805 SHUMWAY AVENUE)
  • FARIBAULT CARE CENTER (1738 HULETT AVENUE NORTH)
  • FARIBAULT STATE HOSP
  • PLEASANT MANOR INC (27 BRAND AVENUE)
  • ST LUCAS CARE CENTER (500 SOUTHEAST FIRST STREET)
  • FARIBAULT DIALYSIS OF DAVITA (201 S LYNDALE AVE, SUITE F)
  • RICE COUNTY PHNS (320 NORTHWEST 3ND ST SUITE #1)

Airports, heliports and other landing facilities located in Faribault:

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Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Faribault:

  • St Olaf College (about 13 miles; Northfield, MN; Full-time enrollment: 3,141)
  • Dakota County Technical College (about 33 miles; Rosemount, MN; FT enrollment: 2,478)
  • Gustavus Adolphus College (about 35 miles; Saint Peter, MN; FT enrollment: 2,496)
  • Minnesota State University-Mankato (about 38 miles; Mankato, MN; FT enrollment: 13,940)
  • Normandale Community College (about 38 miles; Bloomington, MN; FT enrollment: 7,048)
  • Inver Hills Community College (about 39 miles; Inver Grove Heights, MN; FT enrollment: 4,049)
  • South Central College (about 39 miles; North Mankato, MN; FT enrollment: 2,726)

Biggest public high schools in Faribault:

Private high schools in Faribault:

Public elementary/middle schools in Faribault:

Private elementary/middle schools in Faribault:

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Library in Faribault:

  • FARIBAULT: BUCKHAM MEMORIAL LIBRARY (Operating income: $844,986; Location: 11 DIVISION STREET EAST; 96,291 books; 15,187 e-books; 5,556 audio materials; 4,972 video materials; 7 local licensed databases; 14 state licensed databases; 11 other licensed databases; 228 print serial subscriptions)

Points of interest:

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Notable locations in Faribault: Trumps Orchard (A), Faribault Fire Department (B). Display/hide their locations on the map

Cemeteries: Maple Lawn Cemetery (1), Meadow Ridge Memorial Park (2). Display/hide their locations on the map

Reservoirs: Wells Lake (A), Cannon River Reservoir (B). Display/hide their locations on the map

River: Straight River (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Parks in Faribault include: Faribault Park (1), Tonka Park (2), Wapacuta Park (3). Display/hide their locations on the map

Tourist attractions: Rice County Historical Society Museum (Cultural Attractions- Events- & Facilities; 1814 2nd Avenue Northwest), Faribault Area Chamber of Commerce & Tourism (Tours & Charters; 530 Wilson Avenue).

Hotels: Lyndale Motel (904 Lyndale Avenue North), Galaxie Inn and Suites (1400 4th Street Northwest), Budget Inn (841 Faribault Road), Select Inn Faribault (4040 Highway West), Americinn Faribault (1801 Lavender Drive), Super 8 Faribault MN (2509 North Lyndale Avenue).

Court: Rice County Offices - Court Administration (218 3rd Street Southwest).

Birthplace of: Tom Lieb - Track and field athlete, Chris Kern - 2005 NFL player (Detroit Lions, born: May 16, 1979), Richard Cross (bass-baritone) - Opera singer, William Gould Dow - Centenarian, Clarence Purfeerst - Politician, Barbara Cegavske - Politician, Bill Fleckenstein - Football player, Bob Dettmer - Army officer, Bruce Smith (halfback) - Football player, Diana E. Murphy - Judge.

Rice County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level greater than 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Highest Potential

Drinking water stations with addresses in Faribault that have no violations reported:

  • FARIBAULT (Address: 208 NW First Avenue , Population served: 22,818, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
Average household size:
This city:

2.5 people
Minnesota:

2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:

62.6%
Whole state:

64.6%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:

8.3%
Whole state:

6.9%


Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.3% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.1% of all households

People in group quarters in Faribault in 2010:

  • 2,058 people in state prisons
  • 265 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities
  • 187 people in group homes intended for adults
  • 26 people in local jails and other municipal confinement facilities
  • 24 people in workers' group living quarters and job corps centers
  • 17 people in emergency and transitional shelters (with sleeping facilities) for people experiencing homelessness
  • 2 people in other noninstitutional facilities

People in group quarters in Faribault in 2000:

  • 1,097 people in state prisons
  • 192 people in nursing homes
  • 150 people in institutions for the deaf
  • 140 people in other group homes
  • 109 people in homes for the mentally retarded
  • 61 people in local jails and other confinement facilities (including police lockups)
  • 47 people in other noninstitutional group quarters
  • 45 people in homes for the mentally ill
  • 42 people in homes for the physically handicapped
  • 4 people in homes or halfway houses for drug/alcohol abuse

Banks with branches in Faribault (2011 data):

  • Wells Fargo Bank, National Association: Westside Branch at 300 Western Avenue, branch established on 1997/06/18; Faribault Branch at 104 5th Street Northwest, branch established on 1995/11/16. Info updated 2011/04/05: Bank assets: $1,161,490.0 mil, Deposits: $905,653.0 mil, headquarters in Sioux Falls, SD, positive income, 6395 total offices, Holding Company: Wells Fargo & Company
  • The State Bank of Faribault: Faribault Branch at 202 Western Avenue, branch established on 1991/11/26; The State Bank Of Faribault at 428 Central Avenue, branch established on 1919/11/14. Info updated 2009/12/16: Bank assets: $182.5 mil, Deposits: $159.9 mil, local headquarters, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 2 total offices, Holding Company: Faribault Bancshares, Inc.
  • 1st United Bank: at 430 4th St Nw, branch established on 1920/01/01. Info updated 2012/02/21: Bank assets: $128.4 mil, Deposits: $114.7 mil, local headquarters, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 2 total offices
  • Reliance Bank: at 2300 30th Street Northwest, branch established on 2007/08/13. Info updated 2009/04/16: Bank assets: $61.4 mil, Deposits: $53.1 mil, local headquarters, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 1 total offices, Holding Company: Reliance Bancorporation, Inc.
  • Citizens Community Federal: Faribault at 150 Western Ave, branch established on 2008/09/08. Info updated 2011/07/21: Bank assets: $530.8 mil, Deposits: $444.7 mil, headquarters in Eau Claire, WI, positive income, Mortgage Lending Specialization, 28 total offices
  • Premier Bank Minnesota: Faribault Branch at 417 N.W. Fourth Street, branch established on 1910/01/01. Info updated 2012/03/28: Bank assets: $176.6 mil, Deposits: $162.7 mil, headquarters in Farmington, MN, negative income in the last year, Commercial Lending Specialization, 8 total offices

For population 15 years and over in Faribault:

Marital status in Faribault, MN
  • Never married: 37.5%
  • Now married: 43.9%
  • Separated: 1.5%
  • Widowed: 4.7%
  • Divorced: 12.3%

For population 25 years and over in Faribault:

  • High school or higher: 87.5%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 17.7%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 5.3%
  • Unemployed: 4.5%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 15.9 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2022
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2022
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

12.0
Minnesota average:

10.9

Travel time (in minutes) to work in 2022
Means of transportation to work in 2022 - Faribault
Presidential Elections Results

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Neighborhood in Faribault (Faribault, Minnesota Neighborhood Map):

Religion statistics for Faribault, MN (based on Rice County data)

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Mainline Protestant12,51024
Catholic12,3376
Evangelical Protestant6,46131
Other8408
None31,994-
Source: Clifford Grammich, Kirk Hadaway, Richard Houseal, Dale E.Jones, Alexei Krindatch, Richie Stanley and Richard H.Taylor. 2012. 2010 U.S.Religion Census: Religious Congregations & Membership Study. Association of Statisticians of American Religious Bodies. Jones, Dale E., et al. 2002. Congregations and Membership in the United States 2000. Nashville, TN: Glenmary Research Center. Graphs represent county-level data

Food Environment Statistics:

Number of grocery stores: 7
Rice County:

1.13 / 10,000 pop.
Minnesota:

1.83 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 1
Here:

0.16 / 10,000 pop.
Minnesota:

0.49 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 25
Here:

4.05 / 10,000 pop.
Minnesota:

3.90 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 30
Rice County:

4.86 / 10,000 pop.
State:

6.98 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
Rice County:

6.2%
Minnesota:

6.5%
Adult obesity rate:
Rice County:

25.8%
Minnesota:

25.9%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Rice County:

15.1%
Minnesota:

13.0%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
This city:

46.7%
Minnesota:

50.6%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
Faribault:

42.3%
State:

48.4%

Average BMI:
Faribault:

28.7
Minnesota:

28.5

People feeling badly about themselves:
Here:

22.1%
State:

21.0%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
Here:

10.9%
Minnesota:

9.8%

Average hours sleeping at night:
Here:

6.8
State:

6.8

Overweight people:
This city:

32.7%
State:

33.5%

General health condition:
This city:

53.7%
State:

57.7%

Average condition of hearing:
This city:

77.6%
Minnesota:

79.3%

More about Health and Nutrition of Faribault, MN Residents
Local government employment and payroll (March 2022)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Police Protection - Officers 32$241,966$90,7370$0
Streets and Highways 18$127,452$84,9680$0
Parks and Recreation 11$70,835$77,27564$39,968
Sewerage 11$70,439$76,8430$0
Financial Administration 10$81,798$98,1581$475
Firefighters 9$64,945$86,59318$6,736
Other and Unallocable 9$65,731$87,6411$1,838
Police - Other 7$33,376$57,2160$0
Housing and Community Development (Local) 6$40,595$81,1900$0
Local Libraries 5$34,820$83,56815$18,892
Water Supply 3$17,278$69,1120$0
Other Government Administration 2$17,156$102,9367$5,117
Fire - Other 1$12,329$147,9481$1,563
Totals for Government 124$878,719$85,037107$74,589

Faribault government finances - Expenditure in 2021 (per resident):

  • Construction - Regular Highways: $2,791,000 ($113.83)
    Air Transportation: $1,811,000 ($73.86)
    Parks and Recreation: $1,168,000 ($47.64)
    General Public Buildings: $1,081,000 ($44.09)
    Libraries: $220,000 ($8.97)
    Police Protection: $34,000 ($1.39)
  • Current Operations - Police Protection: $5,795,000 ($236.36)
    Sewerage: $3,533,000 ($144.10)
    Regular Highways: $2,941,000 ($119.95)
    Parks and Recreation: $2,425,000 ($98.91)
    Local Fire Protection: $1,592,000 ($64.93)
    Central Staff Services: $1,564,000 ($63.79)
    Water Utilities: $1,544,000 ($62.97)
    Libraries: $1,020,000 ($41.60)
    General - Other: $1,002,000 ($40.87)
    Housing and Community Development: $698,000 ($28.47)
    Protective Inspection and Regulation - Other: $504,000 ($20.56)
    Financial Administration: $499,000 ($20.35)
    Judicial and Legal Services: $220,000 ($8.97)
    General Public Buildings: $187,000 ($7.63)
    Air Transportation: $167,000 ($6.81)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $579,000 ($23.62)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Police Protection: $246,000 ($10.03)
    Regular Highways: $230,000 ($9.38)
    Central Staff Services: $205,000 ($8.36)
    Parks and Recreation: $160,000 ($6.53)
    Local Fire Protection: $133,000 ($5.42)
    Housing and Community Development: $40,000 ($1.63)
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $11,502,000 ($469.12)
  • Water Utilities - Interest on Debt: $54,000 ($2.20)

Faribault government finances - Revenue in 2021 (per resident):

  • Charges - Sewerage: $7,569,000 ($308.71)
    Other: $2,386,000 ($97.32)
    Parks and Recreation: $139,000 ($5.67)
    Air Transportation: $118,000 ($4.81)
    Housing and Community Development: $13,000 ($0.53)
  • Local Intergovernmental - Other: $325,000 ($13.26)
    Sewerage: $22,000 ($0.90)
    Highways: $16,000 ($0.65)
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue - Other: $1,901,000 ($77.53)
    Interest Earnings: $1,242,000 ($50.66)
    Sale of Property: $732,000 ($29.86)
    Special Assessments: $648,000 ($26.43)
    Donations From Private Sources: $499,000 ($20.35)
    Fines and Forfeits: $103,000 ($4.20)
    Rents: $16,000 ($0.65)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $3,567,000 ($145.48)
  • State Intergovernmental - General Local Government Support: $5,920,000 ($241.46)
    Other: $2,881,000 ($117.51)
    Highways: $2,106,000 ($85.90)
    Housing and Community Development: $556,000 ($22.68)
  • Tax - Property: $9,776,000 ($398.73)
    Other License: $517,000 ($21.09)
    Public Utilities Sales: $251,000 ($10.24)
    Other: $29,000 ($1.18)
    Alcoholic Beverage License: $20,000 ($0.82)
    Occupation and Business License - Other: $10,000 ($0.41)

Faribault government finances - Debt in 2021 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt - Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $30,626,000 ($1249.12)
    Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $27,913,000 ($1138.47)
    Issue, Unspecified Public Purpose: $5,754,000 ($234.68)
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $3,040,000 ($123.99)

Faribault government finances - Cash and Securities in 2021 (per resident):

  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $39,463,000 ($1609.55)
  • Sinking Funds - Cash and Securities: $3,118,000 ($127.17)
Businesses in Faribault, MN
NameCountNameCount
ALDI1KFC1
AT&T1La-Z-Boy1
Ace Hardware1Lane Furniture1
AmericInn1Little Caesars Pizza1
AutoZone1Maurices1
Burger King1McDonald's1
Chevrolet1New Balance1
Curves1Nike1
DHL1Penske1
Dairy Queen2Pizza Hut1
Days Inn1RadioShack1
Domino's Pizza1Subway3
FedEx1T-Mobile2
Ford1True Value1
GNC1UPS5
H&R Block1Vans3
Hardee's1Walgreens1
JCPenney1Walmart1

Strongest AM radio stations in Faribault:

  • KDHL (920 AM; 5 kW; FARIBAULT, MN; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • KFAN (1130 AM; 50 kW; MINNEAPOLIS, MN; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • WCTS (1030 AM; 50 kW; MAPLEWOOD, MN; Owner: CNTL. BAPT. THEO/AL SEMI MINNEAPOLIS)
  • WCCO (830 AM; 50 kW; MINNEAPOLIS, MN; Owner: INFINITY MEDIA CORPORATION)
  • KSTP (1500 AM; 50 kW; ST. PAUL, MN; Owner: KSTP-AM, LLC (DELAWARE))
  • KTIS (900 AM; 25 kW; MINNEAPOLIS, MN; Owner: NORTHWESTERN COLLEGE)
  • KOWZ (1170 AM; 2 kW; WASECA, MN; Owner: MAIN STREET BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WMNN (1330 AM; 10 kW; MINNEAPOLIS, MN; Owner: MINNESOTA PUBLIC RADIO.)
  • KKMS (980 AM; 5 kW; RICHFIELD, MN)
  • WDGY (630 AM; 8 kW; HUDSON, WI; Owner: 630 RADIO, INCORPORATED)
  • KSMM (1530 AM; 9 kW; SHAKOPEE, MN; Owner: STARBOARD BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KYMN (1080 AM; 1 kW; NORTHFIELD, MN)
  • KTOE (1420 AM; 5 kW; MANKATO, MN; Owner: MINNESOTA VALLEY BROADCASTING CO.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Faribault:

  • KQCL (95.9 FM; FARIBAULT, MN; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • KBGY (107.5 FM; FARIBAULT, MN; Owner: MILESTONE RADIO II LLC)
  • KOWZ-FM (100.9 FM; BLOOMING PRAIRIE, MN; Owner: BLOOMING PRAIRIE FARM RADIO INC.)
  • KRUE (92.1 FM; WASECA, MN; Owner: MAIN STREET BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WCAL (89.3 FM; NORTHFIELD, MN; Owner: ST. OLAF COLLEGE)
  • KRDS-FM (95.5 FM; NEW PRAGUE, MN; Owner: RADIO SOUTHERN MINNESOTA, LLC)
  • WGVX (105.1 FM; LAKEVILLE, MN; Owner: KQRS, INC.)
  • K280EC (103.9 FM; OWATONNA, MN; Owner: MINNESOTA PUBLIC RADIO)
  • K289AE (105.7 FM; OWATONNA, MN; Owner: MINNESOTA PUBLIC RADIO)
  • KRFO-FM (104.9 FM; OWATONNA, MN; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • K228DR (93.5 FM; OWATONNA, MN; Owner: OWATONNA AREA CHRISTIAN RADIO, INC.)

TV broadcast stations around Faribault:

  • KMSP-TV (Channel 9; MINNEAPOLIS, MN; Owner: FOX TELEVISION STATIONS, INC.)
  • KXLT-TV (Channel 47; ROCHESTER, MN; Owner: SHOCKLEY BROADCASTING, LLC)
Fatal accident count
See more detailed statistics of Faribault fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2021 here
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 59Number of bridges
  • 735ft / 224mTotal length
  • $2,141,600,000Total costs
  • 514,805Total average daily traffic
  • 64,745Total average daily truck traffic
New bridges in Faribault, MN - historical statistics
  • New bridges - historical statistics
  • 41930-1939
  • 11940-1949
  • 11950-1959
  • 101960-1969
  • 251970-1979
  • 31980-1989
  • 11990-1999
  • 72000-2009
  • 52010-2019
  • 22020-2022
See full National Bridge Inventory statistics for Faribault, MN
FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers: 2 (See the full list of FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers in Faribault)
FCC Registered Antenna Towers: 182 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers)
FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers: 3 (See the full list of FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers in Faribault, MN)
FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers: 33 (See the full list of FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers)
FCC Registered Microwave Towers: 15 (See the full list of FCC Registered Microwave Towers in this town)
FCC Registered Paging Towers: 4 (See the full list of FCC Registered Paging Towers)
FCC Registered Maritime Coast & Aviation Ground Towers: 4 (See the full list of FCC Registered Maritime Coast & Aviation Ground Towers)
FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses: 111 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Faribault)

FAA Registered Aircraft Manufacturers and Dealers: 1 (See the full list of FAA Registered Manufacturers and Dealers in Faribault)
FAA Registered Aircraft: 62 (See the full list of FAA Registered Aircraft)

2002 - 2018 National Fire Incident Reporting System (NFIRS) incidents

    Fire incident distribution by year According to the data from the years 2002 - 2018 the average number of fire incidents per year is 92. The highest number of fire incidents - 119 took place in 2006, and the least - 58 in 2013. The data has a dropping trend.
    Fire incident types in Faribault, MN When looking into fire subcategories, the most incidents belonged to: Structure Fires (36.7%), and Outside Fires (35.3%).

    • Fire incident types reported to NFIRS in Faribault, MN
    • 57536.7%Structure Fires
    • 55335.3%Outside Fires
    • 30919.7%Mobile Property/Vehicle Fires
    • 1288.2%Other
See full National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Faribault, MN

Fire-safe hotels and motels in Faribault, Minnesota:

  • Americas Best Value Inn, 2509 Lyndale Ave N, Faribault, Minnesota 55021 , Phone: (507) 334-1634, Fax: (507) 334-0186
  • Americinn, 1801 Lavender Dr, Faribault, Minnesota 55021 , Phone: (507) 334-9464, Fax: (507) 334-0616
All 2 fire-safe hotels and motels in Faribault, Minnesota
Most common first names in Faribault, MN among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
Mary19381.9 years
John17177.0 years
William14174.7 years
George11679.7 years
Robert10571.3 years
Donald9268.4 years
Anna8985.6 years
Joseph8176.4 years
Margaret8081.0 years
Edward7877.1 years
Most common last names in Faribault, MN among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Johnson8275.6 years
Anderson5679.6 years
Nelson4879.1 years
Bauer4178.2 years
Smith3776.6 years
Hanson3577.9 years
Caron3473.6 years
Thompson3375.4 years
Olson3279.0 years
Meyer3080.2 years
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Faribault, MN
  • 83.0%Utility gas
  • 12.0%Electricity
  • 4.5%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 0.5%Wood
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Faribault, MN
  • 48.2%Electricity
  • 46.0%Utility gas
  • 3.1%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 1.5%No fuel used
  • 1.2%Other fuel


Faribault compared to Minnesota state average:

  • Unemployed percentage significantly below state average.
  • Black race population percentage above state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage significantly above state average.
  • Median age below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage above state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly above state average.
  • House age significantly below state average.
  • Institutionalized population percentage significantly above state average.
  • Number of college students below state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher below state average.

Faribault on our top lists:

  • #5 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the largest percentage of people in institutions for the deaf (population 1,000+)"
  • #86 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the highest number of rapes per 100,000 residents, excludes tourist destinations and others with a lot of outsiders visiting based on city industries data (population 5,000+)"
  • #93 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the largest number of people without health insurance coverage in 2000 (pop. 50,000+)"
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