Kent, Minnesota

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Kent Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 30 miles S of Fargo, North Dakota (center to center)
Nearest Large City 193 miles NW of Minneapolis, Minnesota
County Wilkin
Standard Zip Codes 56553
Phone Area Codes 218
Time Zone Central (-6 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 46.436
Longitude -96.684

Kent Climate

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  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)
Station WAHPETON 3 N
Distance 8.9 miles
Jan Temp -1 to 18 F
Apr Temp 34 to 57 F
Jul Temp 60 to 84 F
Oct Temp 37 to 58 F
Annual Precip 21.8 inches
Station MC LEOD 3 E
Distance 26.3 miles
Jan Temp -6 to 16 F
Apr Temp 31 to 55 F
Jul Temp 59 to 83 F
Oct Temp 33 to 57 F
Annual Precip 20.5 inches
Station HAWLEY 3 NE
Distance 37.2 miles
Jan Temp -7 to 15 F
Apr Temp 31 to 53 F
Jul Temp 58 to 82 F
Oct Temp 32 to 55 F
Annual Precip 21.5 inches
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Kent Population (2000)

Category Count Percent
Total Population 120 100%
Male 64 53.3%
Female 56 46.7%
Under 18 47 39.2%
18+ 73 60.8%
65+ 12 10%
Median Age 27.7
Average Family Size 3.46
White 115 95.8%
African-American 0 0%
Asian 0 0%
American Indian & Alaskan 0 0%
Other 1 0.8%
Mixed Race 4 3.3%
Hispanic (included in categories above) 9 7.5%

Estimated Kent Population Growth 2000-2005

Category Value
Est. 2005 Population 111
Growth -9
Growth % -7.5%

Kent 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 51.2%
Norwegian 10.7%
French (except Basque) 9.5%
Polish 7.1%
Dutch 4.8%
Italian 4.8%
Other (often includes Hispanic and African American) 3.6%
Swedish 3.6%
English 2.4%
US/American 2.4%
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Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Pop. Median Family
Income (2000)
Kent 120 $36,875
Barnesville 2,173 $44,760
Breckenridge 3,559 $47,500
Comstock 123 $41,563
Foxhome 143 $41,250
Rothsay 497 $34,479
Wolverton 122 $35,000
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