Faribault County

Faribault County, Minnesota

415 N Main St
Blue Earth, MN 56013
Phone: (507) 526-6277
Fax: (507) 526-3054

On the central southern border of MN, south of Mankato; established Feb 20, 1855 (prior to statehood) from Blue Earth County. Name Origin: For Jean Baptiste Faribault (1774-1860), a French-Canadian fur trader in the Northwest Territory who had great influence with the Sioux

Area (sq mi):: 721.61 (land 713.63; water 7.98) Population per square mile: 21.70
Population 2005: 15,506 State rank: 57 Population change: 2000-20005 -4.20%; 1990-2000 -4.50% Population 2000: 16,181 (White 95.20%; Black or African American 0.20%; Hispanic or Latino 3.50%; Asian 0.40%; Other 2.30%). Foreign born: 1.60%. Median age: 42.40
Income 2000: per capita $17,193; median household $34,440; Population below poverty level: 8.60% Personal per capita income (2000-2003): $23,573-$26,609
Unemployment (2004): 5.60% Unemployment change (from 2000): 1.30% Median travel time to work: 19.40 minutes Working outside county of residence: 22.80%
Cities with population over 10,000: None
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References in periodicals archive ?
The City of Blue Earth is located in Faribault County, MN and is situated on the Blue Earth River and conveniently located on the I-90 corridor.
Faribault County Historical Society Antique Tractor Show and Faribault County Fair.
In another instance, the drainage authority in Faribault County, Minnesota, decided against a petition to perform a costly improvement and drainage system due to large costs, wildlife habitat destruction, and inadequate downstream outlet for additional drainage water from the proposed improvement.
Faribault County Historical Society Swap Meet, Craft and Flew Market.