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People

Total Population 274
Male Share of the Population 46.7%
Female Share of the Population 53.3%
Senior Citizens 20.4%
Employed Population 16+ 123
Age of the Population 45

Families

% of people married 48.8%
Average household size 2

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher 10.5%
Median Earnings25+ $22,946
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification $0
Median Earnings With High School Degree $22,250

Wealth

Median Family Income $29,444
% Above Poverty Level 78.6%
% Below Poverty Level 21.4%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time 24 minutes
% Working from Home 0.8%
% Walking and Biking to Work 0%
% Using Public Transportation %

Housing

People Living Alone 33.1%
Median Gross Rent $600
Median House Value $56,900

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American) 10.2%
US/American 0%
English 10.2%
Irish 10.2%

Source: American Community Survey, U.S. Census Bureau, 2015, www.census.gov/programs-surveys/acs/.

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

Notes:

  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)

Station NORTHWOOD
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
Station MASON CITY AP
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
Station ALBERT LEA 3 SE
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

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)

Note that not all alternate names are acceptable for use in US Post Office addresses.

Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Population Median Family Income
Carpenter 117 $77,750
Grafton 326 $39,583
Hanlontown 215 $65,000

Source: American Community Survey, U.S. Census Bureau, 2015, www.census.gov/programs-surveys/acs/.

Kensett Public Libraries

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

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