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Faribault County, Minnesota
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About Faribault County, MN
Faribault County, Minnesota
FaribaultCountyCourthouseMN.jpg
Map of Minnesota highlighting Faribault County
Location in the U.S. state of Minnesota
Map of the United States highlighting Minnesota
Minnesota's location in the U.S.
Founded February 20, 1855[1]
Named for Jean Baptiste Faribault
Seat Blue Earth
Largest city Blue Earth
Area
 o Total 722 sq mi (1,870 km2)
 o Land 712 sq mi (1,844 km2)
 o Water 9.4 sq mi (24 km2), 1.3%
Population (est.)
 o (2016) 13,935
 o Density 20/sq mi (8/km2)
Congressional district 1st
Central: UTC-6/-5
Website www.co.faribault.mn.us

Faribault County is a county in the U.S. state of Minnesota. As of the 2010 census, the population was 14,553.[2] Its county seat is Blue Earth.[3]

History

The county was founded in 1855.[4] It is named for Jean-Baptiste Faribault, a settler and French fur trader among the Sioux Indians.[5]

Geography

According to the U.S. Census Bureau, the county has an area of 722 square miles (1,870 km2), of which 712 square miles (1,840 km2) is land and 9.4 square miles (24 km2) (1.3%) is water.[6]

Lakes

Major highways

Soils of Faribault County[7]

Adjacent counties

Demographics

Age pyramid of county residents based on 2000 U.S. census data

As of the 2000 census,[13] there were 16,181 people, 6,652 households, and 4,476 families residing in the county. The population density was 23 people per square mile (9/km²). There were 7,247 housing units at an average density of 10 per square mile (4/km²). The racial makeup of the county was 97.11% White, 0.24% Black or African American, 0.19% Native American, 0.36% Asian, 0.04% Pacific Islander, 1.36% from other races, and 0.69% from two or more races. 3.50% of the population were Hispanic or Latino of any race. 45.5% were of German, 21.2% Norwegian and 5.1% Irish ancestry.

There were 6,652 households out of which 28.50% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 57.80% were married couples living together, 6.10% had a female householder with no husband present, and 32.70% were non-families. 29.70% of all households were made up of individuals and 16.80% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.36 and the average family size was 2.93.

In the county, the population was spread out with 24.40% under the age of 18, 6.70% from 18 to 24, 23.20% from 25 to 44, 23.50% from 45 to 64, and 22.20% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 42 years. For every 100 females there were 97.20 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 92.50 males.

The median income for a household in the county was $34,440, and the median income for a family was $41,793. Males had a median income of $28,990 versus $20,224 for females. The per capita income for the county was $17,193. About 5.50% of families and 8.60% of the population were below the poverty line, including 9.40% of those under age 18 and 10.20% of those age 65 or over.

Communities

Cities

Townships

Unincorporated communities

Ghost towns

Politics

Presidential Elections Results[14]
Year Republican Democratic Third Parties
2016 62.9% 4,659 29.1% 2,153 8.1% 600
2012 53.2% 4,104 44.2% 3,407 2.6% 202
2008 51.5% 4,196 45.8% 3,736 2.7% 220
2004 55.2% 4,794 43.4% 3,767 1.4% 120
2000 51.5% 4,336 43.0% 3,624 5.5% 464
1996 39.6% 3,272 46.2% 3,817 14.2% 1,173
1992 37.6% 3,439 36.5% 3,339 25.9% 2,368
1988 55.1% 4,846 44.1% 3,879 0.9% 75
1984 58.4% 5,690 41.0% 3,993 0.5% 53
1980 59.2% 6,206 34.5% 3,620 6.3% 655
1976 51.5% 5,577 46.6% 5,049 1.9% 207
1972 64.1% 6,503 34.7% 3,519 1.3% 131
1968 54.5% 5,662 41.8% 4,335 3.7% 387
1964 44.7% 4,817 55.2% 5,946 0.1% 12
1960 61.8% 6,975 38.1% 4,301 0.1% 11
1956 65.8% 6,886 34.0% 3,554 0.2% 25
1952 71.0% 7,763 28.6% 3,120 0.4% 47
1948 46.1% 4,619 52.5% 5,261 1.3% 134
1944 61.4% 5,822 38.4% 3,640 0.3% 25
1940 62.1% 6,816 37.4% 4,099 0.5% 56
1936 38.3% 3,773 56.9% 5,603 4.8% 471
1932 46.7% 4,148 51.6% 4,590 1.7% 154
1928 69.2% 5,885 29.9% 2,545 0.9% 76
1924 58.1% 4,682 7.2% 578 34.7% 2,797
1920 86.0% 6,687 11.2% 869 2.8% 219
1916 61.7% 2,184 31.7% 1,123 6.6% 232
1912 11.7% 393 27.4% 919 60.9% 2,045
1908 61.8% 2,305 27.9% 1,039 10.3% 385
1904 77.7% 2,792 17.0% 611 5.3% 191
1900 70.6% 2,910 22.7% 936 6.7% 275
1896 71.4% 3,116 25.4% 1,107 3.3% 143
1892 58.0% 1,992 31.2% 1,070 10.8% 372

See also

References

  1. ^ "Minnesota Place Names". Minnesota Historical Society. Retrieved 2014. 
  2. ^ a b "State & County QuickFacts". United States Census Bureau. Archived from the original on July 10, 2011. Retrieved 2013. 
  3. ^ "Find a County". National Association of Counties. Archived from the original on 2011-05-31. Retrieved . 
  4. ^ Upham, Warren (1920). Minnesota Geographic Names: Their Origin and Historic Significance. Minnesota Historical Society. p. 183. 
  5. ^ Gannett, Henry (1905). The Origin of Certain Place Names in the United States. Govt. Print. Off. p. 123. 
  6. ^ "2010 Census Gazetteer Files". United States Census Bureau. August 22, 2012. Archived from the original on October 6, 2014. Retrieved 2014. 
  7. ^ Nelson, Steven (2011). Savanna Soils of Minnesota. Minnesota: Self. pp. 65 - 67. ISBN 978-0-615-50320-2.
  8. ^ "Population and Housing Unit Estimates". Retrieved 2017. 
  9. ^ "U.S. Decennial Census". United States Census Bureau. Archived from the original on May 12, 2015. Retrieved 2014. 
  10. ^ "Historical Census Browser". University of Virginia Library. Retrieved 2014. 
  11. ^ "Population of Counties by Decennial Census: 1900 to 1990". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved 2014. 
  12. ^ "Census 2000 PHC-T-4. Ranking Tables for Counties: 1990 and 2000" (PDF). United States Census Bureau. Retrieved 2014. 
  13. ^ "American FactFinder". United States Census Bureau. Archived from the original on 2013-09-11. Retrieved . 
  14. ^ http://uselectionatlas.org/RESULTS

External links

Coordinates: 43°41?N 93°57?W / 43.68°N 93.95°W / 43.68; -93.95


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