Kensington, Minnesota

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Population in 2014: 290 (0% urban, 100% rural). Population change since 2000: +1.4%
 
Males: 133  (46.0%)
Females: 157  (54.0%)
Median resident age:  33.9 years
Minnesota median age:  37.7 years

Zip codes: 56343.

Estimated median household income in 2013: $49,202 (it was $31,979 in 2000)
Kensington:

$49,202
MN:

$60,702

Estimated per capita income in 2013: $20,302 (it was $14,932 in 2000)

Kensington city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2013: $66,232 (it was $32,200 in 2000)
Kensington:

$66,232
MN:

$180,100

Mean prices in 2013: All housing units: $67,668; Detached houses: $78,572; Mobile homes: $24,282

Median gross rent in 2013: $604.

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  • Races in Kensington, MN (2010)

    Kensington races chart
    • 28396.9%White alone
    • 82.7%Hispanic
    • 10.3%Black alone

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

Mar. 2016 cost of living index in Kensington: 86.0 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)
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Ancestries: German (43.3%), Norwegian (21.8%), Swedish (8.2%), Irish (6.0%), Czech (4.5%), French (3.1%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Elevation: 1300 feet

Land area: 0.26 square miles.

Population density: 1,109 people per square mile   (low).

Kensington,MN real estate house value index trend

Kensington, Minnesota map

For population 25 years and over in Kensington:

  • High school or higher: 87.5%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 4.0%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 1.3%
  • Unemployed: 5.8%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 22.0 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Kensington city:

  • Never married: 18.0%
  • Now married: 63.2%
  • Separated: 0.0%
  • Widowed: 7.5%
  • Divorced: 11.2%

2 residents are foreign born

This city:

0.6%
Minnesota:

7.4%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2013: $604 (1.0%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2013: $1,079 (1.4%)

Kensington satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: St. Cloud, MN (75.2 miles , pop. 59,107).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Minneapolis, MN (130.7 miles , pop. 382,618).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Chicago, IL (483.6 miles , pop. 2,896,016).

Nearest cities: Farwell, MN (2.0 miles) , Hoffman, MN (2.4 miles ), Lowry, MN (3.2 miles ), Cyrus, MN (3.4 miles ), Barrett, MN (3.6 miles ), Starbuck, MN (3.7 miles ), Brandon, MN (3.7 miles ), Garfield, MN (3.9 miles ).

Latitude: 45.78 N, Longitude: 95.70 W

Area code: 320

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

2.6%
Minnesota:

3.2%

Unemployment by year (%)

Population change in the 1990s: -17 (-5.6%).
Most common industries in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Manufacturing (28%)
  • Construction (16%)
  • Other services, except public administration (11%)
  • Retail trade (9%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (8%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (7%)
  • Health care and social assistance (6%)
  • Accommodation and food services (24%)
  • Manufacturing (19%)
  • Health care and social assistance (19%)
  • Other services, except public administration (16%)
  • Retail trade (8%)
  • Finance and insurance (4%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (3%)
Most common occupations in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Production occupations (18%)
  • Sales and related occupations (13%)
  • Construction and extraction occupations (12%)
  • Transportation occupations (11%)
  • Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations (10%)
  • Healthcare support occupations (6%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (5%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (25%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (18%)
  • Personal care and service occupations (14%)
  • Production occupations (14%)
  • Management occupations (8%)
  • Computer and mathematical occupations (6%)
  • Sales and related occupations (5%)

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

Average climate in Kensington, Minnesota

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Tornado activity:

Kensington-area historical tornado activity is slightly below Minnesota state average. It is 13% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 6/18/1964, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 14.9 miles away from the Kensington city center injured 13 people and caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.

On 5/10/1982, a category F3 tornado 30.5 miles away from the city center caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Kensington-area historical earthquake activity is slightly above Minnesota state average. It is 85% 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 18.3 miles away from the city center
On 6/5/1993 at 01:24:53, a magnitude 4.1 (4.1 LG, Depth: 6.2 mi) earthquake occurred 29.7 miles away from Kensington center
On 3/4/1983 at 06:32:18, a magnitude 4.6 (4.4 MB, 4.6 LG, 4.4 ML) earthquake occurred 211.4 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 56.4 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 733.2 miles away from Kensington center, causing $26,000,000 total damage
On 11/3/2002 at 20:41:56, a magnitude 4.3 (4.3 MB, 4.3 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 261.6 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 Douglas County (9) is smaller than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 7
Emergencies Declared: 2

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 6, Storms: 3, Blizzard: 1, Drought: 1, Hurricane: 1, Winter Storm: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Kensington topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers near Kensington:

  • GOOD SAMARITAN SOCIETY - HOFFMAN (Nursing Home, about 6 miles away; HOFFMAN, MN)
  • BARRETT CARE CENTER INC (Nursing Home, about 13 miles away; BARRETT, MN)
  • MINNEWASKA DISTRICT HOSPITAL (Hospital, about 14 miles away; STARBUCK, MN)
  • MINNEWASKA COMMUNITY HEALTH SERVICES (Nursing Home, about 14 miles away; STARBUCK, MN)
  • EVANSVILLE CARE CENTER (Nursing Home, about 16 miles away; EVANSVILLE, MN)

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Kensington:

  • Alexandria Technical & Community College (about 17 miles; Alexandria, MN; Full-time enrollment: 2,324)
  • Minnesota State Community and Technical College (about 41 miles; Fergus Falls, MN; FT enrollment: 4,863)
  • Ridgewater College (about 54 miles; Willmar, MN; FT enrollment: 3,288)
  • North Dakota State College of Science (about 56 miles; Wahpeton, ND; FT enrollment: 2,318)
  • Minnesota West Community and Technical College (about 68 miles; Granite Falls, MN; FT enrollment: 2,225)
  • College of Saint Benedict (about 69 miles; Saint Joseph, MN; FT enrollment: 2,025)
  • Rasmussen College-Minnesota (about 74 miles; St. Cloud, MN; FT enrollment: 4,575)

Public elementary/middle school in Kensington:

  • WEST CENTRAL AREA S. EL. (Location: 31 N CENTRAL, Grades: KG-4)

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

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

Tourist attraction: Kensington City Clerk (Recreation Areas; 19 Central Avenue North).

Douglas 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 2001 was 34.0. This is significantly better than average.

City:

34.0
U.S.:

74.7

Particulate Matter (PM10) [µg/m3] level in 2001 was 15.9. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 13.9 miles away from the city center.

City:

15.9
U.S.:

20.0

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2001 was 7.10. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 13.9 miles away from the city center.

City:

7.10
U.S.:

9.35
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2013: 7.5%
(7.9% for White Non-Hispanic residents)
Average household size:
This city:  2.1 people
Minnesota:  2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:  54.7%
Whole state:  64.6%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:  7.3%
Whole state:  6.9%

No gay or lesbian households reported

Banks with branches in Kensington (2011 data):

  • First State Bank of Kensington: First State Bank Of Kensington at 11 North Central Ave., branch established on 1898/01/01. Info updated 2009/03/27: Bank assets: $52.2 mil, Deposits: $45.7 mil, local headquarters, positive income, Agricultural Specialization, 1 total offices, Holding Company: Kensington Bancorp., Inc.

Educational Attainment (%) in 2013

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2013

Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

7.0
Minnesota average:

10.7

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

Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2004 2008 2012

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Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Kensington city (based on Douglas County data)

ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Mainline Protestant11,24321
Evangelical Protestant7,11435
Catholic6,6366
Other3142
None10,702-
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: 7
Douglas County:

1.94 / 10,000 pop.
Minnesota:

1.83 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 30
Douglas County:

8.33 / 10,000 pop.
State:

3.90 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 42
Here:

11.67 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

7.0%
Minnesota:

6.5%
Adult obesity rate:
Douglas County:

26.0%
Minnesota:

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

9.0%
State:

13.0%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
Kensington:

44.5%
State:

49.3%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
Kensington:

38.5%
State:

46.1%

Average BMI:
Kensington:

29.0
State:

28.5

People feeling badly about themselves:
This city:

30.6%
Minnesota:

21.5%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
Here:

18.0%
State:

10.1%

Average hours sleeping at night:
This city:

7.0
Minnesota:

6.8

Overweight people:
Here:

35.7%
Minnesota:

33.2%

General health condition:
This city:

47.0%
Minnesota:

56.2%

Average condition of hearing:
Here:

74.1%
Minnesota:

78.6%

More about Health and Nutrition of Kensington, MN Residents
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$603
Other Government Administration 0$0 6$2,208
Totals for Government 0$0 7$2,811

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

  • Current Operations - Housing & Community Development: $278,000 ($958.62)
    Water Utilities: $61,000 ($210.34)
    Fire Protection: $25,000 ($86.21)
    Sewerage: $19,000 ($65.52)
    Solid Waste Management: $17,000 ($58.62)
    General - Other: $16,000 ($55.17)
    Regular Highways: $15,000 ($51.72)
    Liquor Stores: $13,000 ($44.83)
    Financial Administration: $10,000 ($34.48)
    Parks & Recreation: $7,000 ($24.14)
    Central Staff Services: $5,000 ($17.24)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Sewerage: $780,000 ($2689.66)
    Water Utilities: $157,000 ($541.38)
    Fire Protection: $27,000 ($93.10)
    Parks & Recreation: $16,000 ($55.17)
  • Total Salaries & Wages: $69,000 ($237.93)

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

  • Charges - All Other: $24,000 ($82.76)
    Sewerage: $21,000 ($72.41)
    Solid Waste Management: $19,000 ($65.52)
    Parks & Recreation: $1,000 ($3.45)
    Regular Highways: $1,000 ($3.45)
  • Federal Intergovernmental - All Other: $779,000 ($2686.21)
    Housing & Community Development: $278,000 ($958.62)
  • Miscellaneous - Interest Earnings: $154,000 ($531.03)
    General Revenue, NEC: $23,000 ($79.31)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $34,000 ($117.24)
  • State Intergovernmental - General Support: $56,000 ($193.10)
    All Other: $3,000 ($10.34)
  • Tax - Property: $34,000 ($117.24)
    NEC: $4,000 ($13.79)

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

  • Long Term Debt Issue, Unspecified - Water Utilities: $215,000 ($741.38)
  • Long Term Debt Outstanding Nonguaranteed - Water Utilities: $215,000 ($741.38)

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

  • Other Funds - Cash & Deposits: $222,000 ($765.52)

5.99% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($42,148 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.99%
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 Pope County, MN  0.52% ($26,231 average AGI)
from Otter Tail County, MN  0.44% ($35,015)
from Stearns County, MN  0.38% ($25,351)


5.54% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($34,610 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.54%
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 Pope County, MN  0.44% ($31,662 average AGI)
to Hennepin County, MN  0.38% ($58,804)
to Otter Tail County, MN  0.36% ($33,057)

Strongest AM radio stations in Kensington:

  • KBRF (1250 AM; 10 kW; FERGUS FALLS, MN; Owner: RESULT RADIO, INC.)
  • WCCO (830 AM; 50 kW; MINNEAPOLIS, MN; Owner: INFINITY MEDIA CORPORATION)
  • KPRM (870 AM; 25 kW; PARK RAPIDS, MN; Owner: DE LA HUNT BROADCASTING CORP.)
  • KMRS (1230 AM; 1 kW; MORRIS, MN; Owner: IOWA CITY BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WBHR (660 AM; 10 kW; SAUK RAPIDS, MN; Owner: HERBERT M. HOPPE)
  • KFAN (1130 AM; 50 kW; MINNEAPOLIS, MN; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • WEBC (560 AM; 50 kW; DULUTH, MN)
  • KXRA (1490 AM; 1 kW; ALEXANDRIA, MN; Owner: PARADIS BROADCASTING OF ALEXANDRIA, INC.)
  • WCTS (1030 AM; 50 kW; MAPLEWOOD, MN; Owner: CNTL. BAPT. THEO/AL SEMI MINNEAPOLIS)
  • KSTP (1500 AM; 50 kW; ST. PAUL, MN; Owner: KSTP-AM, LLC (DELAWARE))
  • WWNL (1080 AM; 50 kW; PITTSBURGH, PA; Owner: STEEL CITY RADIO, INC.)
  • KJJK (1020 AM; 2 kW; FERGUS FALLS, MN; Owner: RESULT RADIO, INC.)
  • KTIS (900 AM; 25 kW; MINNEAPOLIS, MN; Owner: NORTHWESTERN COLLEGE)

Strongest FM radio stations in Kensington:

  • KIKV-FM (100.7 FM; SAUK CENTRE, MN; Owner: BDI BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KXRA-FM (92.3 FM; ALEXANDRIA, MN; Owner: PARADIS BROADCASTING OF ALEX, INC.)
  • KRVY-FM (97.3 FM; STARBUCK, MN; Owner: IOWA CITY BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • KKOK-FM (95.7 FM; MORRIS, MN; Owner: IOWA CITY BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • KULO (94.3 FM; ALEXANDRIA, MN; Owner: BDI BROADCASTING INC.)
  • KRSU (91.3 FM; APPLETON, MN; Owner: MINNESOTA PUBLIC RADIO)
  • KMGK (107.1 FM; GLENWOOD, MN; Owner: BRANSTOCK COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • KXRZ (99.3 FM; ALEXANDRIA, MN; Owner: PARADIS BROADCASTING OF ALEXANDRIA, INC.)
  • KUMM (89.7 FM; MORRIS, MN; Owner: UNIVERSITY OF MINNESOTA, MORRIS)

TV broadcast stations around Kensington:

  • KCCO-TV (Channel 7; ALEXANDRIA, MN; Owner: CBS BROADCASTING INC.)
  • KSAX (Channel 42; ALEXANDRIA, MN; Owner: KSAX-TV, INC.)
  • K21AK (Channel 21; APPLETON, MN; Owner: TELEVIEW SYSTEMS OF MINNESOTA, INC.)
  • K36AA (Channel 36; ALEXANDRIA, ETC., MN; Owner: SELECTIVE TV, INC.)
  • K16CO (Channel 16; ALEXANDRIA, MN; Owner: SELECTIVE TV, INC.)
  • K18DG (Channel 18; ALEXANDRIA, MN; Owner: SELECTIVE TV, INC.)
  • K26CL (Channel 26; ALEXANDRIA, MN; Owner: SELECTIVE TV, INC.)
  • K32EB (Channel 32; ALEXANDRIA, MN; Owner: SELECTIVE TV, INC.)
  • K48DV (Channel 48; ALEXANDRIA, MN; Owner: SELECTIVE TV, INC.)
  • K50DB (Channel 50; ALEXANDRIA, MN; Owner: SELECTIVE TV, INC.)
  • K52DZ (Channel 52; ALEXANDRIA, MN; Owner: SELECTIVE TV, INC.)
  • K55ID (Channel 55; ALEXANDRIA, MN; Owner: SELECTIVE TV, INC.)
  • K58DS (Channel 58; ALEXANDRIA, MN; Owner: SELECTIVE TV, INC.)
  • K60EJ (Channel 60; ALEXANDRIA, MN; Owner: SELECTIVE TV, INC.)
  • K65HD (Channel 65; ALEXANDRIA, MN; Owner: SELECTIVE TV, INC.)
  • K67HI (Channel 67; ALEXANDRIA, MN; Owner: SELECTIVE TV, INC.)
  • K45DP (Channel 45; DONNELLY, MN; Owner: FEDERATED TELEPHONE COOPERATIVE)
  • K51EJ (Channel 51; DONNELLY, MN; Owner: FEDERATED TELEPHONE COOPERATIVE)
  • K27EN (Channel 27; DONNELLY, MN; Owner: FEDERATED TELEPHONE COOPERATIVE)
  • K39DZ (Channel 39; DONNELLY, MN; Owner: FEDERATED TELEPHONE COOPERATIVE)
  • K31DH (Channel 31; DONNELLY, MN; Owner: TRI-COUNTY UHF-TV, INC.)
  • K53DX (Channel 53; DONNELLY, MN; Owner: FEDERATED TELEPHONE COOPERATIVE)
  • K59BT (Channel 59; DONNELLY, MN; Owner: FEDERATED TELEPHONE COOPERATIVE)
  • K61BJ (Channel 61; DONNELLY, MN; Owner: FEDERATED TELEPHONE COOPERATIVE)
  • K63BW (Channel 63; DONNELLY/HERMAN, MN; Owner: FEDERATED TELEPHONE COOPERATIVE)

Kensington fatal accident list:

Jan 9, 1980 12:32 AM, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 1, Fatalities: 1

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

6
  • Joe DiMelis, 10937 County Road 15 Southwest (Lat: 45.793083 Lon: -95.653528), Type: 93.0, Overall height: 89.9 m, Registrant: 4692297422, Ka8805@att.Com, 5601 LEGACY DRIVE; MS:A3
  • Lottie L Thompson, 10937 County Road 15 Southwest (Lat: 45.793083 Lon: -95.653528), Type: 93.0, Overall height: 89.9 m, Registrant: 8472401508, Atcfaa-Fccmidwest@americantower.Com, 1101 PERIMETER DRIVE
  • Lottie L Thompson, 10937 County Road 15 Southwest (Lat: 45.793083 Lon: -95.653528), Type: 93.0, Overall height: 89.9 m, Registrant: 8472401508, Atcfaa-Fccmidwest@americantower.Com, 1101 PERIMETER DRIVE
  • Lottie L Thompson, 10937 County Road 15 Southwest (273499) (Lat: 45.793111 Lon: -95.653528), Type: 91.4, Overall height: 89.9 m, Registrant: 8472401508, Atcfaa-Fccmidwest@americantower.Com, 1101 PERIMETER DRIVE
  • Lottie L Thompson, 10937 County Road 15 Southwest (273499) (Lat: 45.793111 Lon: -95.653528), Type: 91.4, Overall height: 89.9 m, Registrant: 8472401508, Atcfaa-Fccmidwest@americantower.Com, 1101 PERIMETER DRIVE
  • Bridget Carter, 10937 County Road 15 Southwest (273499) (Lat: 45.793111 Lon: -95.653528), Type: 91.4, Structure height: 27041 m, Overall height: 89.9 m, Registrant: 8472401508, Atcfaa-Fccmidwest@americantower.Com, 1101 PERIMETER DRIVE

FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:

1
  • Kensington Fire Hall (Lat: 45.779972 Lon: -95.694222), Call Sign: KNCG839
    Assigned Frequencies: 154.175 MHz, 154.295 MHzGrant Date: 02/09/2012, Expiration Date: 02/09/2022Registrant: Brandon Communications, 800 Central Avenue N, Brandon, MN 56315, Phone: (320) 524-2283

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

1
  • Kensington, Lat: 45.783333 Lon: -95.700000, Call Sign: WPVK924
    Assigned Frequencies: 956.318 MHzGrant Date: 06/19/2012, Expiration Date: 07/08/2022, Certifier: Jeffrey C JohnsonRegistrant: Mona Lee & Associates, 3730 Kirby Drive, Suite 1200, Pmb 165, Houston, TX 77098, Phone: (832) 850-7646, Email:

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

3
  • Call Sign: N0VME, Licensee ID: L00630008, Grant Date: 01/31/2013, Expiration Date: 02/16/2023, Certifier: Dale R Johnson, Registrant: Dale R Johnson, 17351 County Road 107 Sw, Kensington, MN 56343
  • Call Sign: W0BQK, Licensee ID: L01225238, Grant Date: 12/19/2006, Expiration Date: 02/20/2017, Certifier: Oran L Wilberg, Registrant: Oran L Wilberg, 11963 390th Ave, Kensington, MN 56343
  • Call Sign: KD0RAU, Licensee ID: L01692781, Grant Date: 03/01/2012, Expiration Date: 03/01/2022, Certifier: Timothy P Boyle, Registrant: Timothy P Boyle, 16547 Freeborn Lane Sw, Kensington, MN 56343

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

  • KENSINGTON (Population served: 312, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)

2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 3
Most common first names in Kensington, MN among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
John1582.5 years
William679.6 years
Walter682.2 years
Emma592.6 years
Helen576.6 years
Martin586.4 years
Marie590.6 years
Carl585.4 years
Emil487.7 years
Marvin480.0 years
Most common last names in Kensington, MN among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Johnson2387.0 years
Olson886.3 years
Peterson779.6 years
Moe579.2 years
Braaten572.6 years
Norlien582.8 years
Gunderson576.8 years
Wetterling480.7 years
Anderson476.7 years
Swenson483.5 years

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (55%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (20%)
  • Electricity (18%)
  • Wood (3%)
  • Other fuel (2%)

Kensington compared to Minnesota 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 below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly below state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher significantly below state average.
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