Business data

Rice County prides itself in keeping taxes low, and is one of the lowest taxed counties in all of Minnesota. This translates into savings for businesses – contributing to our business-friendly environment.

Major employers



Job sectors

Rice County is home to a diverse number of exceptional companies. Employers have created and retained jobs in the education, government, health care, high-tech and manufacturing sectors.

Major employers
 Aldi
Jennie-O Turkey Store  Northfield Public Schools
 Allina Health Faribault Medical Center McLane Minnesota Post Consumer Brands
 Carleton College Met-Con Companies Rice County government
 Cenneidigh, Inc. Minnesota Correctional
Facility-Faribault
SAGE Electrochromics
 Daikin Applied Minnesota State Academies
St. Olaf College
 Faribault Foods, Inc. Multek Flexible Circuits, Inc.

 Faribault Public Schools Northfield Hospital + Clinics

Utilities

  1. Electricity
  2. Natural Gas
  3. Telecommunications
  4. Water / Waste Disposal

Transportation

  1. Airports
  2. Bus Systems
  3. Highway Systems
  4. Motor Freight Services
  5. Overnight Package Delivery
  6. Railroads