Kandiyohi, Minnesota

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Kandiyohi, Minnesota

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High Points

Kandiyohi strengths, compared to Peers (similar size places nationally) or State (other places in Minnesota):

Category Trophy
Short Commute Times
(vs. Peers)
Top 15% Kandiyohi Short Commute Times
Low Rate of Poverty
(vs. Peers)
Top 17% Kandiyohi Low Rate of Poverty
Median Family Income
(vs. Peers)
Top 19% Kandiyohi Median Family Income

Comparative Profile of Kandiyohi, Minnesota

Comparing Kandiyohi to similar size places nationwide (Peers) and to other places in Minnesota (State):

Ratings range from 1 (lowest) to 10 (highest).

The People

Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Children Under 5 Years Old 9 9
Well-Paid Single Women 6 4
Well-Paid Single Men 6 2
Female Share of the Population 6 6
Male Share of the Population 6 5
Racial Diversity 5 6
Senior Citizens 3 3
Age of the Population 1 1


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Portion of People Married 7 7
Average Household Size 7 7


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
People Above Poverty 9 7
Median Family Income 9 7
People in Middle Class or Better 8 6
College Educated Adults 6 4

Commute & Sprawl

Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Short Commute Times 9 8
Working at Home 7 5
Public Transportation Use 2 2


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Housing Recently Built 8 8
Affordability of Rents 7 7
Studio & One-Bedroom Rentals 6 4
Affordability of Property Taxes 6 7
People Living Alone 4 3
Seasonal and Vacation Housing 1 1

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Kandiyohi Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 47 miles SW of St. Cloud, Minnesota (center to center)
Nearest Large City 82 miles W of Minneapolis, Minnesota
County Kandiyohi
Standard Zip Codes 56251
Phone Area Codes 320
Time Zone Central (-6 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 45.132
Longitude -94.93

Kandiyohi Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)
Distance 4.2 miles
Jan Temp -1 to 19 F
Apr Temp 34 to 55 F
Jul Temp 61 to 82 F
Oct Temp 36 to 58 F
Annual Precip 28.2 inches
Station OLIVIA 3 SE
Distance 27.6 miles
Jan Temp 0 to 20 F
Apr Temp 34 to 56 F
Jul Temp 60 to 83 F
Oct Temp 35 to 59 F
Annual Precip 25.9 inches
Distance 30.8 miles
Jan Temp -0 to 20 F
Apr Temp 35 to 56 F
Jul Temp 61 to 83 F
Oct Temp 36 to 59 F
Annual Precip 27.1 inches
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Kandiyohi Population (2000)

Category Count Percent
Total Population 555 100%
Male 267 48.1%
Female 288 51.9%
Under 18 164 29.5%
18+ 391 70.5%
65+ 62 11.2%
Median Age 28
Average Family Size 3.09
White 543 97.8%
African-American 3 0.5%
Asian 1 0.2%
American Indian & Alaskan 1 0.2%
Other 5 0.9%
Mixed Race 2 0.4%
Hispanic (included in categories above) 9 1.6%

Estimated Kandiyohi Population Growth 2000-2005

Category Value
Est. 2005 Population 547
Growth -8
Growth % -1.4%

Kandiyohi 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
German 39.9%
Norwegian 27.1%
Swedish 9.4%
English 5%
Other (often includes Hispanic and African American) 4.2%
US/American 3%
Irish 2.4%
Dutch 1.6%
Belgian 1.4%
Scandinavian 1.2%
Danish 1.2%
French Canadian 0.8%
French (except Basque) 0.6%
Polish 0.6%
Serbian 0.4%
African 0.4%
Czech 0.4%
Czechoslovakian 0.4%
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Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Pop. Median Family
Income (2000)
Kandiyohi 555 $52,500
Atwater 1,079 $48,289
Grove City 608 $38,750
New London 1,066 $42,500
Pennock 504 $44,167
Spicer 1,126 $48,542
Willmar 18,351 $45,415
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