Kensett, Iowa

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Population in 2014: 269 (0% urban, 100% rural). Population change since 2000: -3.9%
 
Males: 135  (50.3%)
Females: 134  (49.7%)
Median resident age:  42.4 years
Iowa median age:  38.0 years

Zip codes: 50448.

Estimated median household income in 2016: $29,204 (it was $30,500 in 2000)
Kensett:

$29,204
IA:

$56,247

Estimated per capita income in 2016: $18,113 (it was $15,601 in 2000)

Kensett city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2016: $62,685 (it was $40,200 in 2000)
Kensett:

$62,685
IA:

$142,300

Median gross rent in 2016: $563.

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  • Races in Kensett, IA (2010)

    Kensett races chart
    • 26097.7%White alone
    • 31.1%Asian alone
    • 20.8%Hispanic
    • 10.4%Two or more races

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

Mar. 2016 cost of living index in Kensett: 83.3 (low, U.S. average is 100)
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Ancestries: Norwegian (40.7%), German (26.7%), American (7.3%), English (6.0%), Irish (3.3%), Northern European (1.3%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Incorporated on 02/10/1894

Elevation: 1225 feet

Land area: 1.53 square miles.

Population density: 176 people per square mile   (very low).

Kensett,IA real estate house value index trend

Kensett, Iowa map

For population 25 years and over in Kensett:

  • High school or higher: 89.0%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 10.3%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 1.1%
  • Unemployed: 4.9%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 22.7 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Kensett city:

  • Never married: 34.2%
  • Now married: 46.0%
  • Separated: 2.9%
  • Widowed: 4.9%
  • Divorced: 12.1%

8 residents are foreign born (2.3% Europe).

This city:

2.3%
Iowa:

4.9%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2016: $976 (1.8%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2016: $1,049 (1.6%)

Kensett satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Rochester, MN (59.3 miles , pop. 85,806).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: St. Paul, MN (110.8 miles , pop. 287,151).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Chicago, IL (300.3 miles , pop. 2,896,016).

Nearest cities: Manly, IA (2.1 miles ), Bolan, IA (2.2 miles) , Northwood, IA (2.5 miles ), Grafton, IA (2.7 miles ), Plymouth, IA (2.9 miles ), Hanlontown, IA (3.2 miles ), Carpenter, IA (3.2 miles) , Rock Falls, IA (3.5 miles) .

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1999: 1 building, cost: $58,000
  • 2001: 2 buildings, average cost: $60,400

Latitude: 43.35 N, Longitude: 93.21 W

Area code: 641

Kensett household income distribution Kensett home values distribution
Unemployment in September 2015:
Here:

3.1%
Iowa:

3.3%

Unemployment by year (%)

Population change in the 1990s: -68 (-19.5%).
Most common industries in 2016 (%)
Males Females
  • Construction (31%)
  • Manufacturing (30%)
  • Retail trade (11%)
  • Other services, except public administration (6%)
  • Wholesale trade (5%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (2%)
  • Mining, quarrying, and oil and gas extraction (2%)
  • Health care and social assistance (27%)
  • Retail trade (20%)
  • Arts, entertainment, and recreation (18%)
  • Accommodation and food services (10%)
  • Manufacturing (8%)
  • Finance and insurance (7%)
  • Educational services (4%)
Most common occupations in 2016 (%)
Males Females
  • Construction and extraction occupations (27%)
  • Production occupations (24%)
  • Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations (8%)
  • Transportation occupations (7%)
  • Community and social service occupations (6%)
  • Sales and related occupations (6%)
  • Fire fighting and prevention, and other protective service workers including supervisors (4%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (27%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (14%)
  • Sales and related occupations (11%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (8%)
  • Personal care and service occupations (8%)
  • Healthcare support occupations (7%)
  • Material moving occupations (6%)

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

Average climate in Kensett, Iowa

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

Kensett, Iowa average temperatures Kensett, Iowa average precipitation Kensett, Iowa humidity Kensett, Iowa wind speed Kensett, Iowa snowfall Kensett, Iowa sunshine Kensett, Iowa clear and cloudy days

Tornado activity:

Kensett-area historical tornado activity is near Iowa state average. It is 82% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 4/30/1967, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 4.2 miles away from the Kensett city center caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.

On 4/30/1967, a category F4 tornado 6.9 miles away from the city center injured one person and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Kensett-area historical earthquake activity is slightly below Iowa 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 212.5 miles away from the city center
On 4/18/2008 at 09:36:59, a magnitude 5.4 (5.1 MB, 4.8 MS, 5.4 MW, 5.2 MW, Depth: 8.9 mi, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 438.4 miles away from Kensett center
On 6/5/1993 at 01:24:53, a magnitude 4.1 (4.1 LG, Depth: 6.2 mi) earthquake occurred 221.1 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 315.2 miles away from the city center
On 6/28/2004 at 06:10:52, a magnitude 4.2 (4.0 MB, 4.2 MW, Depth: 6.2 mi) earthquake occurred 256.0 miles away from Kensett center
On 6/10/1987 at 23:48:54, a magnitude 5.1 (4.9 MB, 4.4 MS, 4.6 MS, 5.1 LG) earthquake occurred 418.5 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), local magnitude (ML), surface-wave magnitude (MS), moment magnitude (MW)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Worth County (11) is near the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 10
Emergencies Declared: 1

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 8, Storms: 6, Tornadoes: 3, Heavy Rain: 1, Hurricane: 1, Ice Storm: 1, Winter Storm: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Kensett topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers near Kensett:

  • MANLY NURSING AND REHAB CENTER (Nursing Home, about 5 miles away; MANLY, IA)
  • MERCY HOME CARE - NORTH IOWA (Home Health Center, about 14 miles away; MASON CITY, IA)
  • MERCY HEALTH SERVICES- IOWA CORP (Nursing Home, about 14 miles away; MASON CITY, IA)
  • NORTH IOWA MEDICAL CENTER (Hospital, about 14 miles away; MASON CITY, IA)
  • CERRO GORDO COUNTY DEPARTMENT OF PUBLIC HEALTH (Home Health Center, about 14 miles away; MASON CITY, IA)
  • AMERICANA HEALTH CARE CTR (Nursing Home, about 15 miles away; MASON CITY, IA)
  • USA HEALTHCARE MASON CITY LLC (Nursing Home, about 15 miles away; MASON CITY, IA)

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Kensett:

  • North Iowa Area Community College (about 15 miles; Mason City, IA; Full-time enrollment: 2,235)
  • Riverland Community College (about 25 miles; Austin, MN; FT enrollment: 2,321)
  • Rochester Community and Technical College (about 61 miles; Rochester, MN; FT enrollment: 4,444)
  • Minnesota State University-Mankato (about 68 miles; Mankato, MN; FT enrollment: 13,940)
  • Northeast Iowa Community College-Calmar (about 69 miles; Calmar, IA; FT enrollment: 3,365)
  • University of Northern Iowa (about 70 miles; Cedar Falls, IA; FT enrollment: 10,816)
  • South Central College (about 71 miles; North Mankato, MN; FT enrollment: 2,726)

Library in Kensett:

  • KENSETT PUBLIC LIBRARY (Operating income: $62,228; Location: 214 5TH ST; 6,790 books; 728 video materials; 13 state licensed databases; 24 print serial subscriptions)

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

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

Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2013 was 33.4. This is significantly better than average.

City:

33.4
U.S.:

74.7

Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2008 was 0.136. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 12.8 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.136
U.S.:

1.912

Particulate Matter (PM10) [µg/m3] level in 2013 was 19.4. This is about average. Closest monitor was 12.8 miles away from the city center.

City:

19.4
U.S.:

20.0

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2004 was 10.2. This is about average. Closest monitor was 13.3 miles away from the city center.

City:

10.2
U.S.:

9.4
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2016: 18.6%
(13.5% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 100.0% for Black residents, 100.0% for Hispanic or Latino residents)
Average household size:
This city:  2.1 people
Iowa:  2.4 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:  61.6%
Whole state:  64.7%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:  9.6%
Whole state:  6.7%

No gay or lesbian households reported

Educational Attainment (%) in 2016

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2016

Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

6.9
Iowa average:

10.4

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

Presidential Elections Results

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Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Kensett city (based on Worth County data)

ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Mainline Protestant4,52112
Evangelical Protestant6219
Catholic3901
None2,066-
Source: Clifford Grammich, Kirk Hadaway, Richard Houseal, Dale E.Jones, Alexei Krindatch, Richie Stanley and Richard H.Taylor. 2012. 2010 U.S.Religion Census: Religious Congregations & Membership Study. Association of Statisticians of American Religious Bodies. Jones, Dale E., et al. 2002. Congregations and Membership in the United States 2000. Nashville, TN: Glenmary Research Center. Graphs represent county-level data

Food Environment Statistics:

Number of grocery stores: 2
Worth County:

2.61 / 10,000 pop.
Iowa:

2.14 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 5
Worth County:

6.53 / 10,000 pop.
State:

5.55 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 7
Here:

9.14 / 10,000 pop.
State:

8.01 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
This county:

8.2%
Iowa:

7.8%
Adult obesity rate:
Worth County:

28.6%
Iowa:

27.3%
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
Other Government Administration 0$0 2$3,646
Sewerage 0$0 1$8
Water Supply 0$0 1$978
Local Libraries 0$0 1$1,423
Totals for Government 0$0 5$6,055

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

  • Construction - Sewerage: $161,000 ($598.51)
  • Current Operations - Sewerage: $42,000 ($156.13)
    Water Utilities: $27,000 ($100.37)
    Regular Highways: $17,000 ($63.20)
    Libraries: $14,000 ($52.04)
    Solid Waste Management: $13,000 ($48.33)
    Parks & Recreation: $12,000 ($44.61)
    General Public Buildings: $11,000 ($40.89)
    General - Other: $9,000 ($33.46)
    Fire Protection: $6,000 ($22.30)
    Financial Administration: $6,000 ($22.30)
    Central Staff Services: $3,000 ($11.15)
    Police Protection: $1,000 ($3.72)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $14,000 ($52.04)
  • Intergovernmental to Local NEC - Police Protection: $1,000 ($3.72)
  • Total Salaries & Wages: $29,000 ($107.81)

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

  • Charges - Sewerage: $37,000 ($137.55)
    Solid Waste Management: $16,000 ($59.48)
    All Other: $4,000 ($14.87)
  • Federal Intergovernmental - All Other: $150,000 ($557.62)
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue, NEC: $10,000 ($37.17)
    Rents: $4,000 ($14.87)
    Interest Earnings: $1,000 ($3.72)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $23,000 ($85.50)
  • State Intergovernmental - Highways: $22,000 ($81.78)
    General Support: $4,000 ($14.87)
  • Tax - Property: $36,000 ($133.83)
    Total General Sales: $11,000 ($40.89)
    NEC: $1,000 ($3.72)

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

  • Long Term Debt Beginning Outstanding, NEC: $349,000 ($1297.40)
  • Long Term Debt Outstanding - Full Faith & Credit - Other, NEC: $329,000 ($1223.05)
  • Long Term Debt Retired Unspecified - Other, NEC: $20,000 ($74.35)
  • Short Term Debt Outstanding - End of Fiscal Year: $7,000 ($26.02)

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

  • Other Funds - Cash & Deposits: $114,000 ($423.79)

5.68% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($34,756 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.68%
Iowa average:

5.75%

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 Cerro Gordo County, IA  1.95% ($36,136 average AGI)
from Winnebago County, IA  0.56% ($28,588)
from Mitchell County, IA  0.43% ($13,308)


6.11% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($29,704 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.11%
Iowa average:

5.94%

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 Cerro Gordo County, IA  2.14% ($28,877 average AGI)
to Winnebago County, IA  0.59% ($32,556)

Strongest AM radio stations in Kensett:

  • KGLO (1300 AM; 5 kW; MASON CITY, IA; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • KNFX (970 AM; 5 kW; AUSTIN, MN; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • KFAN (1130 AM; 50 kW; MINNEAPOLIS, MN; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • WCTS (1030 AM; 50 kW; MAPLEWOOD, MN; Owner: CNTL. BAPT. THEO/AL SEMI MINNEAPOLIS)
  • KXEL (1540 AM; 50 kW; WATERLOO, IA; Owner: KXEL BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC.)
  • WCCO (830 AM; 50 kW; MINNEAPOLIS, MN; Owner: INFINITY MEDIA CORPORATION)
  • WHO (1040 AM; 50 kW; DES MOINES, IA; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • KRNI (1010 AM; 1 kW; MASON CITY, IA; Owner: UNIVERSITY OF NORTHERN IOWA)
  • KRIB (1490 AM; 1 kW; MASON CITY, IA; Owner: THREE EAGLES OF MASON CITY, INC.)
  • KSTP (1500 AM; 50 kW; ST. PAUL, MN; Owner: KSTP-AM, LLC (DELAWARE))
  • KTIS (900 AM; 25 kW; MINNEAPOLIS, MN; Owner: NORTHWESTERN COLLEGE)
  • KOLM (1520 AM; 10 kW; ROCHESTER, MN; Owner: OLMSTED COUNTY BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • KCNZ (1250 AM; 10 kW; CEDAR FALLS, IA; Owner: FIFE COMMUNICATION COMPANY, L.C.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Kensett:

  • KBDC (88.5 FM; MASON CITY, IA; Owner: AMERICAN FAMILY ASSOCIATION)
  • KLSS-FM (106.1 FM; MASON CITY, IA; Owner: THREE EAGLES OF MASON CITY, INC.)
  • KIAI (93.9 FM; MASON CITY, IA; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • KSMA-FM (98.7 FM; OSAGE, IA; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • KAUS-FM (99.9 FM; AUSTIN, MN; Owner: THREE EAGLES OF LUVERNE, INC.)
  • KYTC (102.7 FM; NORTHWOOD, IA; Owner: THREE EAGLES OF MASON CITY, INC.)
  • KUNY (91.5 FM; MASON CITY, IA; Owner: UNIVERSITY OF NORTHERN IOWA)
  • KROC-FM (106.9 FM; ROCHESTER, MN; Owner: SOUTHERN MINNESOTA BROADCASTING CO.)
  • KCPI (94.9 FM; ALBERT LEA, MN; Owner: THREE EAGLES OF LUVERNE, INC.)
  • KQPR (96.1 FM; ALBERT LEA, MN; Owner: HOMETOWN BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KCMR (97.9 FM; MASON CITY, IA; Owner: TLC BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • KJCY (95.5 FM; ST. ANSGAR, IA; Owner: MINN-IOWA CHRISTIAN BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • K223AB (92.5 FM; MASON CITY, IA; Owner: GREAT COMM. COMMCNS. OF N. IOWA INC)
  • KIOW (107.3 FM; FOREST CITY, IA; Owner: PILOT KNOB BROADCASTING)
  • K214BA (90.7 FM; MASON CITY, ETC., IA; Owner: UNIVERSITY OF NORTHERN IOWA)
  • KLKK (103.7 FM; CLEAR LAKE, IA; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • K299AL (107.7 FM; ALBERT LEA, MN; Owner: FREEBORN COUNTY CHRISTIAN RADIO, INC)

TV broadcast stations around Kensett:

  • KIMT (Channel 3; MASON CITY, IA; Owner: MEDIA GENERAL BROADCASTING OF SO. CAROLINA HOLDINGS, INC.)
  • KYIN (Channel 24; MASON CITY, IA; Owner: IOWA PUBLIC BROADCASTING BOARD)
  • KAAL (Channel 6; AUSTIN, MN; Owner: KAAL-TV, LLC)
  • KTTC (Channel 10; ROCHESTER, MN; Owner: KTTC TELEVISION, INC.)
  • KSMQ-TV (Channel 15; AUSTIN, MN; Owner: INDEPENDENT SCHOOL DISTRICT #492)
  • K43DH (Channel 43; AUSTIN, MN; Owner: TELEVIEW SYSTEMS OF MINNESOTA)
  • K45DF (Channel 45; AUSTIN, MN; Owner: TELEVIEW SYSTEMS OF MINNESOTA)
  • K49DB (Channel 49; AUSTIN, MN; Owner: TELEVIEW SYSTEMS OF MINNESOTA)
  • K51CY (Channel 51; AUSTIN, MN; Owner: TELEVIEW SYSTEMS OF MINNESOTA)
  • K53DI (Channel 53; AUSTIN, MN; Owner: TELEVIEW SYSTEMS OF MINNESOTA)
  • K55FJ (Channel 55; AUSTIN, MN; Owner: TELEVIEW SYSTEMS OF MINNESOTA)
  • K61EU (Channel 61; AUSTIN, MN; Owner: TELEVIEW SYSTEMS OF MINNESOTA)
  • K57EU (Channel 57; AUSTIN, MN; Owner: TELEVIEW SYSTEMS OF MINNESOTA)

Kensett fatal accident list:

Jan 13, 1988 01:35 PM, 65, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 2, Fatalities: 1

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

11 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers in Kensett)

FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:

3
  • KENSETT TOWER, 311 3rd St (Lat: 43.352250 Lon: -93.210083), Type: Tank, Structure height: 39.6 m, Overall height: 41.1 m, Call Sign: KNGV962
    Assigned Frequencies: 151.040 MHzGrant Date: 06/05/2013, Expiration Date: 06/14/2023Registrant: Electronic Engineering Co, 1100 Keo Way, Des Moines, IA 50309, Phone: (515) 283-1100, Fax: (515) 244-6948, Email:
  • Rr 1 (Lat: 43.404694 Lon: -93.131028), Call Sign: WYM615, Licensee ID: L00029481
    Assigned Frequencies: 153.020 MHzGrant Date: 12/16/2003, Expiration Date: 01/05/2014, Cancellation Date: 03/08/2014Registrant: Dale E Meyer, 4354 Thrush Ave, Kensett, IA 50448
  • Lat: 43.340750 Lon: -93.161806, Call Sign: WQTW474
    Assigned Frequencies: 173.375 MHzGrant Date: 04/28/2014, Expiration Date: 04/28/2024, Certifier: Matt WebbRegistrant: Com-Tec Land Mobile Radio, 101 1st Avenue, S.W., Glenville, MN 56036, Phone: (507) 448-3717, Fax: (507) 448-3717, Email:

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

2
  • KENSETT, 4.5 Mi Due W Of (Lat: 43.358833 Lon: -93.295194), Type: Tower, Structure height: 59.4 m, Call Sign: WNEW229
    Assigned Frequencies: 6093.45 MHz, 6197.24 MHz, 6825.00 MHzGrant Date: 10/22/2008, Expiration Date: 12/02/2018, Certifier: Donald M GoettschRegistrant: Interstate Power And Light Company, 1000 Main St, Dubuque, IA 52004-0769, Phone: (563) 584-7374, Fax: (563) 557-2259, Email:
  • KENSETT TWR1, 1126 410th Street (Lat: 43.358694 Lon: -93.295056), Type: Tower, Structure height: 59.3 m, Call Sign: WQNW362
    Assigned Frequencies: 928.281 MHz, 952.281 MHz, 928.143 MHz, 952.143 MHzGrant Date: 06/16/2011, Expiration Date: 06/16/2021, Certifier: John J EinckRegistrant: Interstate Power And Light Company, 1000 Main St, Suite 769, Dubuque, IA 52001, Phone: (563) 584-7474, Fax: (563) 557-2259, Email:

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

3
  • Call Sign: K3FUT, Licensee ID: L00855540, Grant Date: 07/08/2014, Expiration Date: 07/14/2024, Registrant: Ronald E Schacht, 4126 Jonquil Avenue, Kensett, IA 50449
  • Call Sign: N3XDH, Licensee ID: L00664587, Grant Date: 02/23/2016, Expiration Date: 04/04/2026, Certifier: Denise A Schacht, Registrant: Denise A Schacht, 4126 Jonquil Ave, Kensett, IA 50448
  • Call Sign: KD0TDP, Licensee ID: L01735587, Grant Date: 09/21/2012, Expiration Date: 09/21/2022, Certifier: Philip K Wieser, Registrant: Philip K Wieser, 605 Elm St., Kensett, IA 50448

Drinking water stations with addresses in Kensett and their reported violations in the past:

KENSETT WATER SUPPLY (Population served: 266, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • Monitoring and Reporting (DBP) - Between JUL-2005 and AUG-2007, Contaminant: Total Haloacetic Acids (HAA5). Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (OCT-29-2007), St Formal NOV issued (OCT-29-2007), St BCA signed (2 times from FEB-15-2008 to FEB-15-2008), St Public Notif received (MAY-07-2008), St Compliance achieved (JUL-14-2008)
  • One regular monitoring violation

2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 2
Most common first names in Kensett, IA among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
George583.6 years
Gilbert580.6 years
Emma489.8 years
Carl478.0 years
Clara492.7 years
Anna379.0 years
Lucille378.6 years
Fred375.3 years
Hazel385.4 years
Lawrence377.3 years
Most common last names in Kensett, IA among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Peterson977.3 years
Butler676.0 years
Gordon681.8 years
Schultz675.2 years
Kalgaarden680.3 years
Brunsvold579.2 years
Anderson585.6 years
Carlson572.8 years
Bratrud581.6 years
Nelson478.7 years

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Utility gas (87%)
  • Electricity (10%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (3%)

Kensett compared to Iowa state average:

  • Median household income below state average.
  • Median house value significantly below state average.
  • Unemployed percentage below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Median age above state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage below state average.
  • Renting percentage below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly above state average.
  • House age above state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher below state average.
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