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Kent Minnesota Community Guide


Location:
  Location of Kent, Minnesota

Population: 
 Kent (city) 1970 1980 1990 2000 2007
(est)
1990-2000 Change
Actual Percent
Population 139 121 131 120 114 -11 -8.40
Land Area (sq. mile) 0.30 0.25 0.26 0.19 -- -0.07 -26.06
Housing Units 49 43 50 47 -- -3 -6.00
Households -- 42 45 41 40 -4 -8.89
Persons Per Household -- 2.88 2.91 2.93 2.85 0.02 0.65

Geography:

Kent is a city in Wilkin County, Minnesota. According to the United States Census Bureau, the city has a total area of 0.5 km˛ (0.2 mi˛), all land. The elevation is 945 ft (288 m) above sea level.

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia.


Demographics:

As of the census of 2000, there were 120 people, 41 households, and 28 families residing in the city. The population density was 243.9/km˛ (624.2/mi˛). There were 47 housing units at an average density of 95.5/km˛ (244.5/mi˛). The racial makeup of the city was 95.83% White, 0.83% from other races, and 3.33% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 7.50% of the population.

There were 41 households out of which 39.0% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 48.8% were married couples living together, 7.3% had a female householder with no husband present, and 31.7% were non-families. 26.8% of all households were made up of individuals and 12.2% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.93 and the average family size was 3.46.

In the city the population was spread out with 39.2% under the age of 18, 7.5% from 18 to 24, 25.8% from 25 to 44, 17.5% from 45 to 64, and 10.0% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 28 years. For every 100 females there were 114.3 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 121.2 males.

The median income for a household in the city was $30,417, and the median income for a family was $36,875. Males had a median income of $24,375 versus $20,750 for females. The per capita income for the city was $10,595. There were no families and 4.7% of the population living below the poverty line, including no under eighteens and none of those over 64.

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia.


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


Government:
Kent City Hall
 
Mayor n/a --
Clerk/Treasurer Nicki Miranowski --
Council Member n/a --
Council Member n/a --
Council Member n/a --
Council Member n/a --

Post Office:
US Post Office
216 Main Street
Kent, MN
56553-9998
Phone:
(218) 557-8713
Toll Free:
(800) ASK-USPS
Web:
www.usps.com
US Post Office
Regular Business Hours:
Week Days      
8:00 am - 12:00 pm
Saturday          
8:30 am - 10:30 am
Latest Collection at Post Office:
Week Days            5:30 pm
Saturday                5:00 pm

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Utilities:
Utility Type Utility Name Utility Phone
Electricity n/a n/a
Natural Gas n/a n/a
Wastewater n/a n/a
Water n/a n/a
Telephone n/a n/a
Cable TV n/a n/a

Major Employers:
Employer Products/Services Employees
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Minnesota State Highway Map of the Kent Minnesota area


Events:

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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:

none


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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