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.

Market Profiles by ESRI

Aerial, Met-Con Bldg. on Acorn Trail

2018 Rice County Housing Study

Study includes information about the County’s market area, existing housing stock, housing issues, demographics, economic conditions, and recommendations.  

Understanding Faribault's Economic Impact Analysis

The City of Faribault's Economic Development Authority contracted with the University of Minnesota Extension to assist in understanding the city’s economy, which resulted in this November 2016 report. Faribault is a community of 23,000 people and the County Seat of Rice County.

Rice County 2014 FAM Tour Presentation

This presentation includes specific information requested by site selectors and growing/expanding businesses.