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Kent Minnesota Community Guide


Location:
Kent Minnesota population sign Location of Kent, Minnesota

Population: 
 Kent (city) 1970 1980 1990 2000 2010 2000-2010 Change
Actual Percent
Population 139 121 131 120 81 -39 -32.50
Land Area (sq. mile) 0.30 0.25 0.26 0.19 0.19 0 0.00
Housing Units 49 43 50 47 39 -8 -17.02
Households -- 42 45 41 36 -5 -19.20
Persons Per Household -- 2.88 2.91 2.93 2.25 -0.68 -23.21

Geography:

Kent is a city in Wilkin County, Minnesota. US Highway 75 is a major route in the community. According to the United States Census Bureau, the city has a total area of 0.19 square miles (0.49 km2), all of it land. The elevation is 945 ft (288 m) above sea level.

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Demographics:

As of the census of 2010, there were 81 people, 36 households, and 24 families residing in the city. The population density was 426.3 inhabitants per square mile (164.6/km2). There were 39 housing units at an average density of 205.3 per square mile (79.3/km2). The racial makeup of the city was 100.0% White.

There were 36 households of which 25.0% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 55.6% were married couples living together, 11.1% had a male householder with no wife present, and 33.3% were non-families. 25.0% of all households were made up of individuals and 8.4% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.25 and the average family size was 2.75.

The median age in the city was 42.3 years. 22.2% of residents were under the age of 18; 2.6% were between the ages of 18 and 24; 30.8% were from 25 to 44; 33.3% were from 45 to 64; and 11.1% were 65 years of age or older. The gender makeup of the city was 54.3% male and 45.7% female.

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History:  

KENT, a city in section 11 of McCauleyville, was named by officers of the Great Northern Railway company. This is the name of a county in England, counties in 5 states of the Union, and villages in 12 states. The city was incorporated as a village on November 22, 1904; the Great Northern Railway track was located one mile east, and many of the first buildings were moved here from McCauleyville; the post office was established in 1888.

Courtesy Minnesota Historical Society

Front Street, Kent Minnesota, 1910's?
Front Street, Kent Minnesota, 1910's

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Government:
Kent City Hall
PO Box 58
Kent, MN 56553
Phone:
(218) 557-8313

Regular Business Hours:
not available

City Council Meetings:
2nd Monday of the month at 6:00 pm


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Title Term Ends Name and Address   Phone
Mayor 12/31/2020 Anthony Olson
211 5th Street SW
Kent, MN 56553
  (701) 640-8066
Clerk/Treasurer appointed Jessi Kappes
PO Box 58
Kent, MN 56553
  (218) 557-8313
Council Member 12/31/2022 Carol Tschakert
206 4th Street
Kent, MN 56553
  (218) 557-8772
Council Member 12/31/2022 not available   --
Council Member 12/31/2020 Mark Kappes
220 Main Street
Kent, MN 56553
  (701) 640-3417
Council Member 12/31/2020 not available   --

Post Office:
US Post Office
216 Main Street
Kent, MN
56553-9998
Phone:
(218) 557-8713
Toll Free:
(800) ASK-USPS

Regular Business Hours:
Week Days        8:00 am - 10:00 pm
Saturday           8:30 am - 10:00 am

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Utilities:
Utility Type Utility Name Utility Phone
Electricity Otter Tail Power Company (218) 739-8200
Natural Gas n/a n/a
Wastewater n/a n/a
Water n/a n/a
Telephone Red River Communications (701) 553-8309
Cable TV n/a n/a

Major Employers:
Employer Products/Services Employees
n/a


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Weather:

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Minnesota State Highway Map of the Kent Minnesota area
Minnesota State Highway Map of the Kent Minnesota area


Events:

none



Attractions:

none


Recreation:

none



Lakes:
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Health Care:
none - see Wahpeton or Moorhead

Schools:

none


Churches:
St. Thomas Catholic Church
114 Harris Street
Kent, MN 56553 
Phone: (218) 557-8312 
 

Media:
none - see Wahpeton or Moorhead

Motels:

none

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Resorts:

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Campgrounds:

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Businesses:
Beyer Seed Farm
2665 170th Avenue 
Kent, MN 56553 
Phone: (218) 643-5126
 
Kent Insurance
202 Main Street
Kent, MN 56553 
Phone: (218) 557-8381 
 
Kent State Bank
202 Main Street
Kent, MN 56553 
Phone: (218) 557-8381 
 
Minn-KOTA Ag Products Inc
Highway 75 Main Street # 211 
Kent, MN 56553 
Phone: (218) 557-8327 
 
Rezac Construction
1652 250th Street
Kent, MN 56553 
Phone: (218) 557-9178 
 
St. Thomas Catholic Church
114 Harris Street
Kent, MN 56553 
Phone: (218) 557-8312 
 
Tight Line Trucking
1341 235th Street
Kent, MN 56553 
Phone: (218) 557-8350 
 
Travel Lite Trailer Sales
1341 235th Street
Kent, MN 56553 
Phone: (218) 557-8350 
 
US Post Office
216 Main Street
Kent, MN 56553 
Phone: (218) 557-8713 
 
Zimmerman Woodcrafts
220 Main Street
Kent, MN 56553 
Phone: (218) 557-9260 
 


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