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Blue Earth is a city in Faribault County.
It is the county seat.
The community was named for the Blue Earth River, which was named for its blue-green clay riverbed
The latitude of Blue Earth is 43.637N. The longitude is -94.101W.It is in the Central Standard time zone. Elevation is 1,089 feet.
The estimated population, in 2003, was 3,519.
Claims to be the birthplace of the ice cream sandwich
Sections below provide additional information and links about Blue Earth demographics, travel and tourism, nearby airports, cemeteries, the Faribault County economy, education, environment, genealogy, government, historic sites, libraries, maps, museums, newspapers and other media, nonprofit groups, real estate, recreation, religion, transportation, and weather in the 56013 ZIP code.
38% of Blue Earth residents report German ancestry, and 7% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Blue Earth ancestry & family history guide.
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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Blue Earth was $18,037, compared with $21,587 nationally.
16% of Blue Earth residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.
Dates often change. Check with local tourism officials to be sure.
Median rent in Blue Earth, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $292. Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $631.
Libraries in Blue Earth include Blue Earth Community Library, Faribault County Library ... View libraries
Newspapers in Blue Earth include Faribault County Register
Faribault County supported George W. Bush in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Blue Earth political report.
The average commute time for Blue Earth workers is 16 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.
Hotels in Blue Earth include Americinn Blue Earth,Mn.
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