Benton County Profile

Rice, Benton County, MN

The City of Rice in Benton County, MN is 60 miles northwest of Minneapolis–St. Paul along the upper Mississippi. Families and retirees can enjoy the great outdoors at Little Rock Lake and Bend in the River Regional Park. Compared to the rest of the country, Rice's cost of living is 7.1% lower than the U.S. average. Our median income in Rice, MN is $68,672 and the median home value is $182,160 — well below the national average. Many of Rice’s residents are college educated and work in sectors like science and technology, manufacturing, and construction. Learn more about the City of Rice below.

Rice

Population

Total Population

1,521

Population
Growth Rate

1.58%

Median Age

31

Diversity Index

11.000

Housing & Income

Households

557

Total Housing Units

575


Owner Occupied

495

Renter Occupied

62

Vacant

18

Median Home Value

$195,000


Average Home Value

$266,633

Income
Growth Rate

Median
Household Income

1.68%


Per Capita Income

2.29%

Income Projection

Median Household

$76,427 $80,921


Average Household

$81,761 $91,400


Per Capita

$30,037 $33,632

Workforce

Total Businesses

75

Total Employed

1,215

Workers 16+

935

2021 Prof/Scientific/Tech Service

cp-industries

Businesses

3

Employed

309

2021 Wholesale Trade Businesses

cp-industries

Businesses

2

Employed

210

2021 Manufacturing Businesses

cp-industries

Businesses

4

Employed

209

2021 Construction Businesses

cp-industries

Businesses

11

Employed

99

2021 Food Service/Drinking Estab

cp-industries

Businesses

5

Employed

88

2021 Accommodation/Food Service

cp-industries

Businesses

5

Employed

88

Some
High School

44

Graduated
High School

225

Associates
Degree

185

Bachelor's
Degree

175

Graduate
Degree

46

Average Commute Time

22 min.



Resident Commuters

329

Non-Resident Commuters

603

Drive Alone

836

Carpooled

38

Public

0

Work At Home

29