About Renville County
Renville County is a rural community located in South-Central Minnesota, along the Minnesota River, roughly 90 minutes west of Minneapolis. The county’s population is approximately 15,730.
Renville County’s economy is primarily driven by agriculture/farming, which supports a wide variety of jobs ranging from entry-level to high-skilled in: production, finance, transportation, and other employment sectors.
The Renville County child care needs assessment, conducted in June 2020, by First Children’s Finance (FCF), shows that the county’s current capacity for child care meets only 76% of the child care need, or 154 child care openings short of full capacity.