Kensett, Iowa

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Kensett Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 59 miles SW of Rochester, Minnesota (center to center)
Nearest Large City 110 miles S of St. Paul, Minnesota
County Worth
Standard Zip Codes 50448
Phone Area Codes 641
Time Zone Central (-6 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 43.353
Longitude -93.21

Kensett Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)
Distance 5.5 miles
Jan Temp 3 to 21 F
Apr Temp 34 to 55 F
Jul Temp 61 to 81 F
Oct Temp 37 to 59 F
Annual Precip 33.3 inches
Distance 15.4 miles
Jan Temp 5 to 23 F
Apr Temp 36 to 57 F
Jul Temp 61 to 83 F
Oct Temp 37 to 60 F
Annual Precip 34.4 inches
Distance 18.7 miles
Jan Temp 2 to 21 F
Apr Temp 34 to 55 F
Jul Temp 61 to 82 F
Oct Temp 36 to 59 F
Annual Precip 33.1 inches
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Kensett Population (2000)

Category Count Percent
Total Population 280 100%
Male 141 50.4%
Female 139 49.6%
Under 18 56 20%
18+ 224 80%
65+ 53 18.9%
Median Age 43.5
Average Family Size 2.67
White 280 100%
African-American 0 0%
Asian 0 0%
American Indian & Alaskan 0 0%
Other 0 0%
Mixed Race 0 0%
Hispanic (included in categories above) 0 0%

Estimated Kensett Population Growth 2000-2005

Category Value
Est. 2005 Population 273
Growth -7
Growth % -2.5%

Kensett Ancestry

(From 2000 Census, as reported by individuals)

Note: This is national, not racial, ancestry, so, e.g., the Census doesn't have categories for Hispanic and African-American people. CityTownInfo is currently gathering additional ancestry data for this site.
Ancestry Percent
Norwegian 53.3%
German 23.3%
English 5.7%
Dutch 4.3%
Irish 3.8%
Scottish 2.4%
US/American 2.4%
French (except Basque) 1.9%
Czech 1.9%
Danish 1%
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Neighborhood and Nearby Area Names

According to the US Postal Service, Kensett, its neighborhoods, and/or surrounding areas are also referred to as:

Bolan (50448)

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Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Pop. Median Family
Income (2000)
Kensett 280 $40,000
Carpenter 130 $34,167
Grafton 290 $34,063
Hanlontown 229 $46,458
Manly 1,342 $41,364
Northwood 2,050 $41,445
Plymouth 429 $40,179

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Kensett Public Library
"214 5TH ST., BOX 55"
Kensett, Iowa
(641) 845-2222

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