Freeborn County

Freeborn County, Minnesota

411 S Broadway
Albert Lea, MN 56007
Phone: (507) 377-5116
Fax: (507) 377-5109

On the southern border of MN, southwest of Rochester; established Feb 20, 1855 (prior to statehood) from Blue Earth and Rice counties. Name Origin: For William Freeborn (1816-1900), MN territorial legislator (1854-57)

Area (sq mi):: 722.63 (land 707.64; water 14.99) Population per square mile: 45.10
Population 2005: 31,946 State rank: 32 Population change: 2000-20005 -2.00%; 1990-2000 -1.40% Population 2000: 32,584 (White 92.30%; Black or African American 0.20%; Hispanic or Latino 6.30%; Asian 0.50%; Other 4.00%). Foreign born: 3.10%. Median age: 40.40
Income 2000: per capita $18,325; median household $36,964; Population below poverty level: 8.40% Personal per capita income (2000-2003): $23,968-$25,606
Unemployment (2004): 5.20% Unemployment change (from 2000): 0.70% Median travel time to work: 18.10 minutes Working outside county of residence: 22.30%
Cities with population over 10,000:
  • Albert Lea County seat (17,819)

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