Kennedy, Minnesota

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Population in 2013: 192 (0% urban, 100% rural). Population change since 2000: -24.7%
Males: 94  (49.4%)
Females: 98  (50.6%)
Median resident age:  47.4 years
Minnesota median age:  42.9 years

Zip codes: 56733.

Estimated median household income in 2012: $37,672 (it was $33,438 in 2000)
Kennedy:

$37,672
MN:

$58,906
Estimated per capita income in 2012: $22,045 (it was $23,094 in 2000)

Kennedy city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2012: $26,535 (it was $20,400 in 2000)
Kennedy:

$26,535
MN:

$178,400
Mean prices in 2011: All housing units: $63,906; Detached houses: $67,924; Mobile homes: $16,500

Median gross rent in 2012: $569.

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  • White alone - 183 (94.8%)
  • Hispanic - 8 (4.1%)
  • Asian alone - 2 (1.0%)

Races in Kennedy detailed stats: ancestries, foreign born residents, place of birth

Mar. 2012 cost of living index in Kennedy: 86.5 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)
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Ancestries: Norwegian (31.2%), Swedish (24.9%), German (14.2%), Irish (8.7%), Polish (4.0%), English (2.8%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Elevation: 825 feet

Land area: 0.42 square miles.

Population density: 458 people per square mile   (low).

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For population 25 years and over in Kennedy:

  • High school or higher: 85.0%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 21.9%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 1.8%
  • Unemployed: 7.0%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 19.1 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Kennedy city:

  • Never married: 25.4%
  • Now married: 58.5%
  • Separated: 0.0%
  • Widowed: 9.8%
  • Divorced: 6.4%

2 residents are foreign born

This city:  0.8%
Minnesota:  7.2%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2012: $729 (1.9%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2012: $540 (2.1%)

Kennedy satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Fargo, ND (122.6 miles , pop. 90,599).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Minneapolis, MN (307.2 miles , pop. 382,618).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Chicago, IL (649.8 miles , pop. 2,896,016).

Nearest cities: Donaldson, MN (2.2 miles) , Hallock, MN (3.0 miles ), Lake Bronson, MN (3.6 miles ), Stephen, MN (3.7 miles ), Drayton, ND (3.7 miles ), Halma, MN (3.8 miles) , Lancaster, MN (4.0 miles ), Karlstad, MN (4.3 miles ).

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 2000: 1 building, cost: $200,000

Latitude: 48.64 N, Longitude: 96.91 W

Area code: 218

Kennedy household income distribution Kennedy home values distribution
Unemployment in June 2014:
Here:

4.5%
Minnesota:

4.6%

Unemployment by year (%)

Population change in the 1990s: -80 (-23.9%).
Most common industries in 2008-2012 (%)
Males Females
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (45%)
  • Retail trade (23%)
  • Public administration (9%)
  • Wholesale trade (7%)
  • Construction (5%)
  • Manufacturing (4%)
  • Utilities (4%)
  • Health care and social assistance (42%)
  • Educational services (26%)
  • Accommodation and food services (10%)
  • Other services, except public administration (6%)
  • Retail trade (4%)
  • Arts, entertainment, and recreation (4%)
  • Public administration (4%)
Most common occupations (%)
Males Females
  • Farmers and farm managers (12%)
  • Other production occupations including supervisors (9%)
  • Other management occupations except farmers and farm managers (8%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary and middle school teachers (8%)
  • Other financial specialists (6%)
  • Agricultural workers including supervisors (6%)
  • Other construction workers and helpers (6%)
  • Other teachers and instructors, education, training, and library occupations (11%)
  • Financial managers (9%)
  • Counselors, social workers, and other community and social service specialists (9%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (8%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (8%)
  • Bookkeeping, accounting, and auditing clerks (6%)
  • Other management occupations except farmers and farm managers (4%)

Work and jobs in Kennedy: detailed stats about occupations, industries, unemployment, workers, commute

Average climate in Kennedy, Minnesota

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Tornado activity:

Kennedy-area historical tornado activity is significantly below Minnesota state average. It is 51% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 6/6/1999, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 39.9 miles away from the Kennedy city center caused $1 million in damages.

On 5/19/2004, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 20.3 miles away from the city center caused $200,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Kennedy-area historical earthquake activity is slightly above Minnesota state average. It is 84% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 7/9/1975 at 14:54:15, a magnitude 4.6 (4.6 MB, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 209.7 miles away from the city center
On 8/18/1959 at 06:37:13, a magnitude 7.7 (7.7 UK, Class: Major, Intensity: VIII - XII) earthquake occurred 710.2 miles away from Kennedy center, causing $26,000,000 total damage
On 6/5/1993 at 01:24:53, a magnitude 4.1 (4.1 LG, Depth: 6.2 mi) earthquake occurred 207.3 miles away from the city center
On 3/4/1983 at 06:32:18, a magnitude 4.6 (4.4 MB, 4.6 LG, 4.4 ML) earthquake occurred 328.6 miles away from the city center
On 10/20/1995 at 15:57:18, a magnitude 3.7 (3.7 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 197.4 miles away from Kennedy center
On 10/25/1990 at 06:25:25, a magnitude 3.9 (3.6 MB, 3.9 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 343.6 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), local magnitude (ML)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Kittson County (24) is a lot greater than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 21
Emergencies Declared: 3

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 22, Storms: 10, Tornadoes: 5, Heavy Rains: 3, Blizzard: 1, Hurricane: 1, Ice Storm: 1, Snow: 1, Wind: 1, Winter Storm: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
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Hospitals and medical centers near Kennedy:

  • KITTSON MEMORIAL HOSPITAL (Nursing Home, about 9 miles away; HALLOCK, MN)

Airports located in Kennedy:

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Kennedy:

  • Northland Community and Technical College (about 50 miles; Thief River Falls, MN; Full-time enrollment: 2,717)
  • University of North Dakota (about 51 miles; Grand Forks, ND; FT enrollment: 12,858)
  • North Dakota State University-Main Campus (about 121 miles; Fargo, ND; FT enrollment: 12,680)
  • Minnesota State University-Moorhead (about 124 miles; Moorhead, MN; FT enrollment: 6,096)
  • Concordia College at Moorhead (about 124 miles; Moorhead, MN; FT enrollment: 2,767)
  • Bemidji State University (about 124 miles; Bemidji, MN; FT enrollment: 4,316)
  • North Dakota State College of Science (about 165 miles; Wahpeton, ND; FT enrollment: 2,318)

Public elementary/middle school in Kennedy:

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Notable locations in Kennedy: Kennedy (A), Kennedy Fire Department (B). Display/hide their locations on the map

Church in Kennedy: Maria Lutheran Church (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Kittson County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level greater than 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Highest Potential

Drinking water stations with addresses in Kennedy that have no violations reported:

  • KENNEDY (Population served: 193, Primary Water Source Type: Purch groundwater)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2012: 5.8%
Average household size:
This city:  2.2 people
Minnesota:  2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:  60.7%
Whole state:  64.6%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:  3.4%
Whole state:  6.9%

No gay or lesbian households reported

Kennedy compared to Minnesota state average:

  • Median household income below state average.
  • Median house value significantly below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Median age above state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Renting percentage below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in below state average.
  • House age above state average.
  • Number of college students significantly below state average.

Banks with branches in Kennedy (2011 data):

  • United Valley Bank: Detached Facility at Fifth And Atlantic Avenues, branch established on 1978/09/01. Info updated 2010/02/01: Bank assets: $225.6 mil, Deposits: $200.2 mil, headquarters in Cavalier, ND, positive income, Agricultural Specialization, 7 total offices, Holding Company: First Holding Company Of Cavalier, Inc.
  • Citizens State Bank - Midwest: Kennedy Facility at 101 5th Street East, branch established on 1978/03/15. Info updated 2010/08/09: Bank assets: $148.3 mil, Deposits: $135.8 mil, headquarters in Cavalier, ND, negative income in the last year, Agricultural Specialization, 8 total offices, Holding Company: Pembina County Bankshares, Ltd.

Educational Attainment (%) in 2012

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2012

Kennedy travel time to work - commute Kennedy mode of transportation to work chart

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (43%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (28%)
  • Electricity (27%)

Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2004 2008 2012

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Religion statistics for Kennedy city (based on Kittson County data)

Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 84.86%
Here: 84.9%
USA: 50.2%

Adherents


Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations

NameEvangelical Lutheran Church in AmericaCatholic Church The Evangelical Covenant ChurchPresbyterian Church (USA)Other
Adherents63.2%18.5%5.3%4.7%8.4%
Congregations37.5%12.5%16.7%4.2%29.2%
Source: Jones, Dale E., et al. 2002. Congregations and Membership in the United States 2000. Nashville, TN: Glenmary Research Center.
Tables represent county-level data.

Food Environment Statistics:

Number of grocery stores: 4
Kittson County:

8.90 / 10,000 pop.
Minnesota:

1.83 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 2
Kittson County:

4.45 / 10,000 pop.
State:

3.90 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 7
Here:

15.58 / 10,000 pop.
State:

6.98 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
This county:

8.3%
Minnesota:

6.5%
Adult obesity rate:
Kittson County:

27.6%
Minnesota:

25.9%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
This county:

9.7%
State:

13.0%
Local government employment and payroll (March 2012)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Financial Administration 0$0 1$2,482
Streets and Highways 1$3,794$45,5280$0
Totals for Government 1$3,794$45,5281$2,482

Kennedy government finances - Expenditure in 2002 (per resident):

  • Current Operations - Regular Highways: $61,000 ($317.71)
    Water Utilities: $44,000 ($229.17)
    Fire Protection: $36,000 ($187.50)
    General - Other: $29,000 ($151.04)
    Financial Administration: $20,000 ($104.17)
    Sewerage: $17,000 ($88.54)
    Central Staff Services: $3,000 ($15.63)
    Parks & Recreation: $3,000 ($15.63)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $9,000 ($46.88)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Protective Inspection & Regulation, NEC: $77,000 ($401.04)
    General - Other: $10,000 ($52.08)
    Regular Highways: $5,000 ($26.04)
    Fire Protection: $1,000 ($5.21)
    Parks & Recreation: $1,000 ($5.21)
  • Total Salaries & Wages: $50,000 ($260.42)
  • Water Utilities - Interest on Debt: $6,000 ($31.25)

Kennedy government finances - Revenue in 2002 (per resident):

  • Charges - Sewerage: $16,000 ($83.33)
    All Other: $14,000 ($72.92)
    Parks & Recreation: $3,000 ($15.63)
  • Federal Intergovernmental - All Other: $17,000 ($88.54)
  • Miscellaneous - Special Assessments: $40,000 ($208.33)
    General Revenue, NEC: $14,000 ($72.92)
    Interest Earnings: $9,000 ($46.88)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $37,000 ($192.71)
  • State Intergovernmental - General Support: $80,000 ($416.67)
    All Other: $78,000 ($406.25)
    Highways: $5,000 ($26.04)
  • Tax - Property: $56,000 ($291.67)
    NEC: $1,000 ($5.21)

Kennedy government finances - Debt in 2002 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt Beginning Outstanding - Water Utilities: $112,000 ($583.33)
  • Long Term Debt Beginning Outstanding, NEC: $290,000 ($1510.42)
  • Long Term Debt Outstanding Nonguaranteed - Other, NEC: $230,000 ($1197.92)
    Water Utilities: $109,000 ($567.71)
  • Long Term Debt Retired Unspecified - Other, NEC: $60,000 ($312.50)
    Water Utilities: $3,000 ($15.63)

Kennedy government finances - Cash and Securities in 2002 (per resident):

  • Other Funds - Cash & Deposits: $247,000 ($1286.46)
  • Sinking Fund - Cash & Deposits: $139,000 ($723.96)

4.32% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($29,713 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.32%
Minnesota average:

6.51%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries between 2010 and 2011.

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2010 and 2011:
from Marshall County, MN  0.54% ($24,600 average AGI)


4.94% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($35,543 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.94%
Minnesota average:

6.71%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries between 2010 and 2011.

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2010 and 2011:
to Grand Forks County, ND  0.75% ($37,000 average AGI)

Strongest AM radio stations in Kennedy:

  • WWNL (1080 AM; 50 kW; PITTSBURGH, PA; Owner: STEEL CITY RADIO, INC.)
  • KXMR (710 AM; 50 kW; BISMARCK, ND; Owner: RADIO BISMARCK MANDAN, LLC)
  • KPRM (870 AM; 25 kW; PARK RAPIDS, MN; Owner: DE LA HUNT BROADCASTING CORP.)
  • KNOX (1310 AM; 5 kW; GRAND FORKS, ND; Owner: LEIGHTON ENTERPRISES, INC.)
  • WEBC (560 AM; 50 kW; DULUTH, MN)
  • KCNN (1590 AM; 5 kW; EAST GRAND FORKS, MN; Owner: KRAD, INC.)
  • KXPO (1340 AM; 1 kW; GRAFTON, ND; Owner: KGPC COMPANY)
  • KKAQ (1460 AM; 3 kW; THIEF RIVER FALLS, MN; Owner: IOWA CITY BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC.)
  • WCCO (830 AM; 50 kW; MINNEAPOLIS, MN; Owner: INFINITY MEDIA CORPORATION)
  • KFNW (1200 AM; 10 kW; WEST FARGO, ND; Owner: NORTHWESTERN COLLEGE)
  • WCTS (1030 AM; 50 kW; MAPLEWOOD, MN; Owner: CNTL. BAPT. THEO/AL SEMI MINNEAPOLIS)
  • KQWB (1660 AM; 10 kW; WEST FARGO, ND; Owner: MONTEREY LICENSES, LLC)
  • KFAN (1130 AM; 50 kW; MINNEAPOLIS, MN; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)

TV broadcast stations around Kennedy:

  • KNRR (Channel 12; PEMBINA, ND; Owner: RED RIVER BROADCAST CO., LLC)
  • K58BP (Channel 58; GLASSTON, ND; Owner: CATAMOUNT BROADCASTING OF FARGO LLC)

Kennedy fatal accident list:

Dec 25, 2011 09:16 PM, Us-75, Lat: 48.63745, Lon: -96.90849, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 1, Fatalities: 1, Drunken drivers: 1
Jun 1, 1979 08:58 PM, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 1, Fatalities: 1, Drunken drivers: 1
Oct 21, 1975 04:00 AM, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 1, Fatalities: 1, Drunken drivers: 1
National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
Number of bridges: 3
Total length: 4 meters (13ft)
Total costs: $390,000
Total average daily traffic: 1,596
Total average daily truck traffic: 116
Total future (year 2026) average daily traffic: 1,422

FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:

2
  • 5 1/2 Mi W Donaldson (Lat: 48.580806 Lon: -97.017278), Call Sign: KDO893
    Assigned Frequencies: 151.745 MHz
    Grant Date: 11/22/1996, Expiration Date: 01/27/2002, Cancellation Date: 05/05/2002
    Registrant: Willard Dahl, Rr 1 Box 41, Kennedy, MN 56733, Phone: (218) 466-2125
  • Lat: 48.580806 Lon: -97.017278, Call Sign: WPWC757
    Assigned Frequencies: 151.745 MHz
    Grant Date: 08/09/2012, Expiration Date: 10/15/2022, Certifier: Darron W Benson
    Registrant: Stones Mobile Radio, 1550 47th Ave. S., Grand Forks, ND 58201, Phone: (701) 772-6691, Fax: (701) 772-7096

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

1
  • Call Sign: N0NOZ, Licensee ID: L00671734
    Grant Date: 05/14/2013, Expiration Date: 07/13/2023, Certifier: Larry L Peterson
    Registrant: Larry L Peterson, 202 Berg Street East Box 70, Kennedy, MN 56733

FAA Registered Aircraft:

6
  • Aircraft: BEECH A36 (Category: Land, Seats: 6, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 138 mph), Engine: CONT MOTOR IO 520 SERIES (285 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 3173W , Serial Number: E-513, Year manufactured: 1974, Airworthiness Date: 01/10/1974
    Registrant (Individual): Brian L Dahl, 3050 130th St, Kennedy, MN 56733
  • Aircraft: PIPER PA-28-180 (Category: Land, Seats: 4, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 107 mph), Engine: LYCOMING O&VO-360 SER (180 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 3689R , Serial Number: 28-5733, Year manufactured: 1969, Airworthiness Date: 01/05/1970
    Registrant (Corporation): Lindberg Farms Inc, 1449 220th Ave, Kennedy, MN 56733
  • Aircraft: CESSNA 172L (Category: Land, Seats: 4, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 105 mph), Engine: LYCOMING 0-320 SERIES (180 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 7108Q , Serial Number: 17260408, Year manufactured: 1972, Airworthiness Date: 02/07/1972
    Registrant (Co-Owned): Brian L Dahl, Rr 1 Box 18, Kennedy, MN 56733, Other Owners: Kim A Dahl
  • Aircraft: CHAMPION 7ECA (Category: Land, Seats: 3, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 90 mph), Engine: LYCOMING 0-235 SERIES (115 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 724MS , Serial Number: 298, Year manufactured: 1967, Airworthiness Date: 02/14/1996
    Registrant (Corporation): Anderson Flying Service Inc, C/O Evans Anderson / 1650 300th Ave, Kennedy, MN 56733
  • Aircraft: PIPER PA-28-180 (Category: Land, Seats: 4, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 107 mph), Engine: LYCOMING O&VO-360 SER (180 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 7736N , Serial Number: 28-5179, Year manufactured: 1968, Airworthiness Date: 10/17/1968
    Registrant (Corporation): Lindberg Farms Inc, 1449 220th Ave, Kennedy, MN 56733
  • Aircraft: PIPER PA-32-260 (Category: Land, Seats: 6, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 126 mph), Engine: LYCOMING 0-540 SERIES (250 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 8660N , Serial Number: 32-7200002, Year manufactured: 1971
    Registrant (Corporation): Anderson Flying Service Inc, Rr 1, Kennedy, MN 56733

Most common first names in Kennedy, MN among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
George580.2 years
Kenneth570.4 years
Arthur576.2 years
Ruth481.7 years
John486.0 years
Ida481.3 years
Helen486.5 years
Carl378.0 years
Myrtle378.4 years
Roy380.0 years
Most common last names in Kennedy, MN among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Johnson1877.1 years
Anderson984.6 years
Dahl678.7 years
Peterson678.0 years
Mattson683.1 years
Swanson579.0 years
Fossell580.2 years
Krogstad577.8 years
Hagen571.8 years
Bengtson490.5 years

Kennedy on our top lists:

  • #62 on the list of "Top 100 cities with lowest ratio of median house value to median household income"
  • #32 (56733) on the list of "Top 101 zip codes with the largest percentage of Swedish first ancestries"
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