City of Rice

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.

Population
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Population

Population2000201020212026
Rice7101,2751,5211,622

Source: ESRI, 2021-10-13

Population by Age

Population201020212026
0-4150156171
5-9133155166
10-1485134156
15-197174116
20-24696464
25-2919710796
30-34144250142
35-3987166275
40-447786148
45-49587068
50-54555153
55-59595337
60-64296439
65-69233244
70-74172720
75-7981715
80-84688
85+785
18+8621,0281,054
Median Age283132

Source: ESRI, 2021-10-13

Population by Race

Rice2021
Total1,521.000
White Alone95.730
Black Alone0.260
American Indian Alone0.200
Asian Alone0.070
Pacific Islander Alone0.000
Some Other Race0.660
Two or More Races3.090
Hispanic Origin1.450
Diversity Index11.000

Source: ESRI, 2021-10-13

Growth Rate

Rice2010 - 20142014 - 2019
Population2%1%
Households2%1%
Families2%1%
Median Household Income%1%
Per Capita Income%2%

Source: ESRI, 2021-10-13

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Housing
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Households

Population2000201020212026
Households246462557595
Housing Units249490575614
Owner Occupied Units495534
Renter Occupied Units6261
Vacant Units1819

Source: ESRI, 2021-10-13

Home Value

Rice20212026
Median Home Value$195,000$338,767
Average Home Value$266,633$408,708
<$50,00082
$50,000 - $99,99992
$100,000 - $149,999609
$150,000 - $199,99919046
$200,000 - $249,9995231
$250,000 - $299,9996089
$300,000 - $399,99975227
$400,000 - $499,9991458
$500,000 - $749,9991745
$1,000,000 +00

Source: ESRI, 2021-10-13

Housing Year Built

Year RangeHouses Built
2010 or Later84
2000-2009230
1990-199994
1980-198935
1970-197963
1960-196919
1950-19593
1940-19490
1939 or Before36

Source: ESRI, 2021-10-13

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Income
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Income

Rice20212026
Median Household$76,427$80,921
Average Household$81,761$91,400
Per Capita$30,037$33,632

Source: ESRI, 2021-10-13

Household Income Base

Rice2021
<$15,00014
$15,000 - $24,99922
$25,000 - $34,99920
$35,000 - $49,999100
$50,000 - $74,999111
$75,000 - $99,999138
$100,000 - $149,999108
$150,000 - $199,99936
$200,000+9

Source: ESRI, 2021-10-13

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Employees
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Commute

CategoryCommuters
Workers 16+935
In-County Residents329
Out-of-County Residents603
Drive Alone836
Carpooled38
Public Transport0
Work at Home29
Less than 5 minutes51
5-9 minutes74
10-14 minutes42
15-19 minutes212
20-24 minutes231
25-29 minutes77
30-34 minutes108
35-39 minutes27
40-44 minutes19
45-59 minutes37
60-89 minutes15
90+ minutes13
Average Travel Time22

Source: ESRI, 2021-10-13

Source: ESRI, 2021-10-13

Employees by NAICS

CategoryNumber
Total Employees1,215
Agr/Forestry/Fish/Hunt1
Mining0
Utilities0
Construction99
Manufacturing209
Wholesale Trade210
  
Retail Trade72
Motor Veh/Parts Dealers25
Furn & Home Furnish Str0
Electronics & Appl Store0
Bldg Matl/Garden Equip8
Food & Beverage Stores25
Health/Pers Care Stores0
Gasoline Stations5
Clothing/Accessory Store0
Sports/Hobby/Book/Music0
General Merchandise Str7
Misc Store Retailers2
Nonstore Retailers0
  
Transportation/Warehouse10
Information16
  
Finance & Insurance16
Cntrl Bank/Crdt Intrmdtn11
Sec/Cmdty Cntrct/Oth Inv0
Insur/Funds/Trusts/Other5
  
Real Estate/Rent/Leasing4
Prof/Scientific/Tech Srv309
Legal Services0
Mgmt of Comp/Enterprises0
Admin/Support/Waste Mgmt1
Educational Services50
HealthCare/Social Assist19
Arts/Entertainment/Rec4
  
Accommodation/Food Srvcs88
Accommodation0
Food Srv/Drinking Places88
  
Other Srv excl Pub Admin67
Auto Repair/Maintenance4
Public Administration Emp40

Source: ESRI, 2021-10-13

Educational Attainment (25+)

Rice2021
Some High School44
Graduated High School225
Associates Degree185
Bachelor's Degree175
Graduate Degree46

Source: ESRI, 2021-10-13

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Businesses
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Businesses by NAICS

CategoryNumber
Total Businesses75
Agr/Forestry/Fish/Hunt Bus1
Mining Bus0
Utilities Bus0
Construction Bus11
Manufacturing Bus4
Wholesale Trade Bus2
  
Retail Trade Bus12
Motor Veh/Parts Dealers Bus2
Furn & Home Furnish Str Bus0
Electronics & Appl Store Bus0
Bldg Matl/Garden Equip Bus2
Food & Beverage Stores Bus3
Health/Pers Care Stores Bus0
Gasoline Stations Bus1
Clothing/Accessory Store Bus0
Sports/Hobby/Book/Music Bus0
General Merchandise Str Bus1
Misc Store Retailers Bus1
Nonstore Retailers Bus2
  
Transportation/Warehouse Bus3
Information Bus1
  
Finance & Insurance Bus5
Cntrl Bank/Crdt Intrmdtn Bus2
Sec/Cmdty Cntrct/Oth Inv Bus0
Insur/Funds/Trusts/Other Bus3
  
Real Estate/Rent/Leasing Bus3
Prof/Scientific/Tech Srv Bus3
Legal Services Bus0
Mgmt of Comp/Enterprises Bus0
Admin/Support/Waste Mgmt Bus1
Educational Services Bus1
HealthCare/Social Assist Bus2
Arts/Entertainment/Rec Bus2
  
Accommodation/Food Srvcs Bus5
Accommodation Bus0
Food Srv/Drinking Places Bus5
  
Other Srv excl Pub Admin Bus11
Auto Repair/Maintenance Bus2
Public Administration Bus6

Source: ESRI, 2021-10-13

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