Kerkhoven, Minnesota

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Kerkhoven, Minnesota

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

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Walking and Biking to Work
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Top 8% Kerkhoven Walking and Biking to Work

Comparative Profile of Kerkhoven, Minnesota

Comparing Kerkhoven 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
Senior Citizens 8 7
Children Under 5 Years Old 8 8
Female Share of the Population 7 8
Age of the Population 6 6
Well-Paid Single Women 6 3
Well-Paid Single Men 6 2
Racial Diversity 5 5
Male Share of the Population 4 3


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Portion of People Married 7 7
Average Household Size 5 6


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
People in Middle Class or Better 7 5
People Above Poverty 6 4
Median Family Income 5 3
College Educated Adults 5 3

Commute & Sprawl

Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Walking and Biking to Work 10 9
Public Transportation Use 8 7
Short Commute Times 8 6
Working at Home 6 4


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Affordability of Rents 8 8
People Living Alone 7 6
Affordability of Property Taxes 6 7
Housing Recently Built 4 4
Studio & One-Bedroom Rentals 3 2
Seasonal and Vacation Housing 3 4

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Kerkhoven Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 61 miles SW of St. Cloud, Minnesota (center to center)
Nearest Large City 101 miles W of Minneapolis, Minnesota
County Swift
Standard Zip Codes 56252
Phone Area Codes 320
Time Zone Central (-6 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 45.193
Longitude -95.32

Kerkhoven Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)
Distance 15.4 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
Distance 27.6 miles
Jan Temp 1 to 20 F
Apr Temp 34 to 57 F
Jul Temp 60 to 84 F
Oct Temp 36 to 60 F
Annual Precip 26 inches
Station MILAN 1 NW
Distance 30.2 miles
Jan Temp 0 to 22 F
Apr Temp 34 to 59 F
Jul Temp 59 to 85 F
Oct Temp 35 to 61 F
Annual Precip 24.7 inches
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Kerkhoven Population (2000)

Category Count Percent
Total Population 759 100%
Male 357 47%
Female 402 53%
Under 18 207 27.3%
18+ 552 72.7%
65+ 157 20.7%
Median Age 37.9
Average Family Size 3
White 721 95%
African-American 1 0.1%
Asian 0 0%
American Indian & Alaskan 3 0.4%
Other 32 4.2%
Mixed Race 2 0.3%
Hispanic (included in categories above) 36 4.7%

Estimated Kerkhoven Population Growth 2000-2005

Category Value
Est. 2005 Population 711
Growth -48
Growth % -6.3%

Kerkhoven 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 35.7%
Norwegian 30.8%
Swedish 13%
Other (often includes Hispanic and African American) 4.4%
US/American 3.9%
Irish 2.2%
English 1.7%
Polish 1.7%
Danish 1%
French Canadian 1%
Italian 0.9%
Scottish 0.7%
French (except Basque) 0.6%
Dutch 0.6%
Swiss 0.4%
Finnish 0.3%
Icelander 0.3%
Austrian 0.3%
Scotch-Irish 0.3%
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Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Pop. Median Family
Income (2000)
Kerkhoven 759 $40,179
De Graff 133 $40,625
Murdock 303 $40,000
Pennock 504 $44,167
Raymond 803 $40,865
Sunburg 110 $28,750
Willmar 18,351 $45,415
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Kerkhoven High Schools (2004)

302 15TH ST. N.
Serves 298 students.
Student/teacher ratio: 12.3

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