Minnesota Freeborn County Public Libraries

By | December 31, 2022

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Street Address: 211 E Clark St, Albert Lea, MN 56007
Phone Number: (507) 377-4350 Freeborn 350,555 179,415

Street Address: 211 E Clark St, Albert Lea, MN 56007
Phone Number: (507) 377-4350 Freeborn N/A N/A

Overview of Freeborn County, Minnesota

Freeborn County is a county located in the state of Minnesota. As of 2000, the population is 32,584. Its county seat is Albert Lea.


According to the U.S. Census Bureau, the county has a total area of 1,872 km² (723 mi²). 1,833 km² (708 mi²) of it is land and 39 km² (15 mi²) of it is water. The total area is 2.07% water.

Adjacent counties

  • Steele County (northeast)
  • Mower County (east)
  • Worth County, Iowa (south)
  • Winnebago County, Iowa (southwest)
  • Faribault County (west)
  • Waseca County (northwest)


As of the census of 2000, there are 32,584 people, 13,356 households, and 9,015 families residing in the county. The population density is 18/km² (46/mi²). There are 13,996 housing units at an average density of 8/km² (20/mi²). The racial makeup of the county is 95.22% White, 0.24% Black or African American, 0.20% Native American, 0.55% Asian, 0.02% Pacific Islander, 2.92% from other races, and 0.85% from two or more races. 6.29% of the population are Hispanic or Latino of any race.

There are 13,356 households out of which 29.10% have children under the age of 18 living with them, 56.50% are married couples living together, 7.50% have a female householder with no husband present, and 32.50% are non-families. 28.20% of all households are made up of individuals and 14.00% have someone living alone who is 65 years of age or older. The average household size is 2.40 and the average family size is 2.92.

In the county the population is spread out with 24.00% under the age of 18, 7.50% from 18 to 24, 25.50% from 25 to 44, 24.10% from 45 to 64, and 18.90% who are 65 years of age or older. The median age is 40 years. For every 100 females there are 96.60 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there are 95.00 males.

The median income for a household in the county is $36,964, and the median income for a family is $45,142. Males have a median income of $31,491 versus $21,799 for females. The per capita income for the county is $18,325. 8.40% of the population and 5.60% of families are below the poverty line. Out of the total population, 9.00% of those under the age of 18 and 9.10% of those 65 and older are living below the poverty line.

Cities and towns

According to countryaah, Freeborn County, Minnesota has the following cities and towns:


  • Albert Lea
  • Alden
  • Clarks Grove
  • Conger
  • Emmons
  • Freeborn
  • Geneva
  • Glenville
  • Hartland
  • Hayward
  • Hollandale
  • Manchester
  • Myrtle
  • Twin Lakes


  • Albert Lea Township
  • Alden Township
  • Bancroft Township
  • Bath Township
  • Carlston Township
  • Freeborn Township
  • Freeman Township
  • Geneva Township
  • Hartland Township
  • Hayward Township
  • London Township
  • Manchester Township
  • Mansfield Township
  • Moscow Township
  • Newry Township
  • Nunda Township
  • Oakland Township
  • Pickerel Lake Township
  • Riceland Township
  • Shell Rock Township

Map of Freeborn County Minnesota