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Rice is a city in Benton County, in the Saint Cloud metro area.

The city was named for George T. Rice, hotel keeper
[NOTE: This is not the only community in Minnesota named Rice. For links to other places called Rice, MN, see the Duplicate Names box at right.]

The latitude of Rice is 45.751N. The longitude is -94.22W.

It is in the Central Standard time zone. Elevation is 1,063 feet.

The estimated population, in 2003, was 889.


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Median household income
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$48,173
National
$41,994
Source: 2000 census, U.S. Census Bureau
For more census details and comparisons, see our Rice demographic reports
Nearby parks & recreation: Two Rivers Park

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51% of Rice residents report German ancestry, and 5% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Rice ancestry & family history guide.

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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Rice was $16,882, compared with $21,587 nationally.

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20% of Rice residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.

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Median rent in Rice, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $389.   Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $865.


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Benton County supported George W. Bush in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Rice political report.

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The average commute time for Rice workers is 23 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.

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