Kiester, Minnesota

  • Overview
  • Almanac
  • People
  • Local
  • Schools
  • Places Similar To Kiester

Kiester, Minnesota

Contact Accredited Schools With Online Options

Matching School Ads
Matching School Ads

High Points

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

Category Trophy
Affordability of Rents
(vs. Peers)
Top 4% trophy Kiester Affordability of Rents
Affordability of Property Taxes
(vs. State)
Top 7% Kiester Affordability of Property Taxes

Comparative Profile of Kiester, Minnesota

Comparing Kiester 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 10 10
Age of the Population 10 10
Well-Paid Single Men 8 5
Well-Paid Single Women 6 4
Male Share of the Population 6 6
Female Share of the Population 5 6
Racial Diversity 4 4
Children Under 5 Years Old 1 1


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Portion of People Married 6 6
Average Household Size 1 2


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

Commute & Sprawl

Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Working at Home 6 4
Short Commute Times 6 4
Walking and Biking to Work 3 2
Public Transportation Use 2 2


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Affordability of Rents 10 10
People Living Alone 9 9
Affordability of Property Taxes 8 10
Studio & One-Bedroom Rentals 5 4
Seasonal and Vacation Housing 4 5
Housing Recently Built 3 3

  • Overview
  • Almanac
  • People
  • Local
  • Schools
  • Places Similar To Kiester

Kiester Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 70 miles SW of Rochester, Minnesota (center to center)
Nearest Large City 102 miles S of Minneapolis, Minnesota
County Faribault
Standard Zip Codes 56051
Phone Area Codes 507
Time Zone Central (-6 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 43.536
Longitude -93.711

Kiester Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)
Distance 17.9 miles
Jan Temp 3 to 23 F
Apr Temp 34 to 57 F
Jul Temp 62 to 83 F
Oct Temp 38 to 61 F
Annual Precip 32.2 inches
Distance 28.5 miles
Jan Temp 3 to 21 F
Apr Temp 35 to 56 F
Jul Temp 62 to 82 F
Oct Temp 37 to 59 F
Annual Precip 31.1 inches
Station SWEA CITY 1 NE
Distance 30.2 miles
Jan Temp 3 to 22 F
Apr Temp 36 to 57 F
Jul Temp 61 to 83 F
Oct Temp 37 to 61 F
Annual Precip 30.3 inches
  • Overview
  • Almanac
  • People
  • Local
  • Schools
  • Places Similar To Kiester

Kiester Population (2000)

Category Count Percent
Total Population 540 100%
Male 261 48.3%
Female 279 51.7%
Under 18 117 21.7%
18+ 423 78.3%
65+ 157 29.1%
Median Age 45.9
Average Family Size 2.69
White 534 98.9%
African-American 1 0.2%
Asian 1 0.2%
American Indian & Alaskan 0 0%
Other 4 0.7%
Mixed Race 0 0%
Hispanic (included in categories above) 10 1.9%

Estimated Kiester Population Growth 2000-2005

Category Value
Est. 2005 Population 510
Growth -30
Growth % -5.6%

Kiester 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 43.3%
German 39%
Other (often includes Hispanic and African American) 2.7%
Dutch 2.7%
Danish 2.4%
Polish 1.8%
US/American 1.8%
Swedish 1.6%
Irish 1%
English 1%
Scandinavian 0.8%
Welsh 0.8%
French (except Basque) 0.4%
Italian 0.4%
Czechoslovakian 0.4%
  • Overview
  • Almanac
  • People
  • Local
  • Schools
  • Places Similar To Kiester

Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Pop. Median Family
Income (2000)
Kiester 540 $40,000
Alden 652 $42,250
Bricelyn 379 $39,375
Conger 133 $41,250
Emmons 432 $47,813
Frost 251 $34,792
Wells 2,494 $38,523
  • Overview
  • Almanac
  • People
  • Local
  • Schools
  • Places Similar To Kiester

Featured Colleges in the Kiester Area (QuickSchools™)

quickinfoThese schools offer particularly quick info upon request, and we have written detailed profiles for each (click school names to see the profiles).

Request info from multiple schools, by clicking the Request Info links.

Matching School Ads

A private, nonprofit, 501(c)(3) institution, Antioch University serves approximately 5,000 adult students online and at five campuses in four states. All benefit from an education immersed in our core values of inclusiveness, social justice, experiential learning, and socially engaged, global citizenship.  

  • Programs: Bachelor of Arts in Management
  • Degrees: Bachelor

Kaplan University is focused on recognizing the achievements of military and veteran students and offers the flexibility of an online education.

  • Programs: MSHUS- Organizational and Social Services, MS in Psychology - Addictions, AAS in Business Administration - Small Business Management, more...
  • Degrees: Master, Associate, Bachelor

Learning at Full Sail University has always centered around interaction and the exchange of ideas. Our online curriculum fully embraces this philosophy.

  • Programs: Creative Writing, Master of Fine Arts (Online), Entertainment Business, Master of Science (Online), Audio Production Bachelors (Online), more...
  • Degrees: Master, Bachelor

Since 1888, The University of Scranton has grounded its education in Catholic and Jesuit principles based on intellectual growth and integrity, all of which shape the online master’s and certificate programs.

  • Programs: Online MBA specialization in International Business, Online General MBA, Online MBA specialization in Accounting, more...
  • Degrees: Master

Change the World with American University

Be a part of something bigger than yourself.

  • Programs: Master of Science in Measurement & Evaluation, Master of Public Administration and Policy, Master of Science in Sports Analytics Management, more...
  • Degrees: Master
Matching School Ads

Kiester Colleges

(List of Minnesota Colleges)

  • Overview
  • Almanac
  • People
  • Local
  • Schools
  • Places Similar To Kiester

Advanced Controls

Click this [+/-] link to see or edit the similarity criteria used.

Limit Results to One State?

Sorry, no cities with similar criterias found in our database. Please choose any other state and try.
You are visiting:

Find a school near you

Study Online in Kiester

Matching School Ads
Matching School Ads

Career and College Resources on CityTownInfo

Real-World Career Reports

Career Stories from workers: daily activities, job tips, best/worst job aspects, training, etc.
Daily Career & Education News from our staff. We're an approved Google News provider!

Career References and Original Articles

Resource Center. A starting point for all CityTownInfo career and college resources.
Career Overviews of hundreds of careers: descriptions, salaries, forecasts, schools, more.
Best Careers Not Requiring Degrees: Good pay, job growth, low need for degrees.
Helpful Articles, many in "how-to" format; e.g., "How to Become a Chef".
Infographics covering employment and educational trends.

College Directories and Lists

These lists link to thousands of detailed school profiles.

Colleges by State. Nearly every college and trade school in the country.
Colleges Listed Alphabetically. About 7,000 colleges & trade schools, including online schools.
Colleges by Major City. Browse cities with multiple college options.
Online Colleges. Colleges with online degree programs.
Graduate Schools by State. Colleges offering graduate degree programs.
Graduate Schools by Major City. Find cities with multiple graduate school options.

Additional Resources

Large City Map

Info for Kiester Government Officials

Are you an official in the Kiester government or quasi-government agency such as the chamber of commerce, visitors bureau or economic development council? If so, visit our information page for government officials to see how CityTownInfo can support you.