Kensington, Minnesota

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Population in 2017: 298 (0% urban, 100% rural).
Population change since 2000: +4.2%
 
Males: 133  (44.8%)
Females: 165  (55.2%)
Median resident age:

41.4 years
Minnesota median age:

37.9 years

Zip codes: 56343.

Estimated median household income in 2017: $46,422 (it was $31,979 in 2000)
Kensington:

$46,422
MN:

$68,388

Estimated per capita income in 2017: $23,273 (it was $14,932 in 2000)

Kensington city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2017: $61,074 (it was $32,200 in 2000)
Kensington:

$61,074
MN:

$224,000

Mean prices in 2017: all housing units: $83,697; detached houses: $93,142; mobile homes: $32,974

Median gross rent in 2017: $578.

March 2019 cost of living index in Kensington: 84.9 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2017: 10.4%
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Ancestries: German (45.3%), Norwegian (27.4%), Scandinavian (6.8%), Swedish (6.8%), Polish (2.6%), Danish (1.7%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Elevation: 1300 feet

Land area: 0.26 square miles.

Population density: 1,140 people per square mile   (low).

Kensington, Minnesota map

7 residents are foreign born

This city:

2.3%
Minnesota:

100.0%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2017: $884 (1.3%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2017: $1,017 (1.1%)

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

Distribution of median household income in Kensington, MN in 2017
Distribution of house value in Kensington, MN in 2017
Kensington satellite photo by USGS
Unemployment in March 2019:
Here:

4.5%
Minnesota:

4.1%
Most common industries in Kensington, MN (%)
Both Males Females
Most common industries in 2000
  • Repair & maintenance (9.6%)
  • Educational services (8.9%)
  • Health care (8.2%)
  • Truck transportation (8.2%)
  • Construction (7.5%)
  • Other transportation, support activities, couriers (5.5%)
  • Department & other general merchandise stores (4.8%)
Most common industries for males in 2000
  • Truck transportation (15.4%)
  • Repair & maintenance (15.4%)
  • Construction (14.1%)
  • Food (7.7%)
  • Other transportation, support activities, couriers (7.7%)
  • Metal & metal products (6.4%)
  • Plastics & rubber products (3.8%)
Most common industries for females in 2000
  • Educational services (19.1%)
  • Health care (17.6%)
  • Department & other general merchandise stores (7.4%)
  • Plastics & rubber products (5.9%)
  • Public administration (5.9%)
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (5.9%)
  • Religious, grantmaking, civic, professional, similar organizations (5.9%)
Most common occupations in Kensington, MN (%)
Both Males Females
Most common occupations in 2000
  • Vehicle and mobile equipment mechanics, installers, and repairers (12.3%)
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (8.2%)
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (7.5%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (7.5%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (6.8%)
  • Bus drivers (6.2%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (4.8%)
Most common occupations for males in 2000
  • Vehicle and mobile equipment mechanics, installers, and repairers (23.1%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (12.8%)
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (10.3%)
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (7.7%)
  • Top executives (5.1%)
  • Bus drivers (5.1%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (3.8%)
Most common occupations for females in 2000
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (11.8%)
  • Health technologists and technicians (8.8%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (7.4%)
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (7.4%)
  • Bus drivers (7.4%)
  • Counselors, social workers, and other community and social service specialists (5.9%)
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (5.9%)

Average climate in Kensington, Minnesota

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

Kensington, Minnesota average temperatures Kensington, Minnesota average precipitation Kensington, Minnesota humidity Kensington, Minnesota wind speed Kensington, Minnesota snowfall Kensington, Minnesota sunshine Kensington, Minnesota clear and cloudy days

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 Kensington 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 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 211.4 miles away from Kensington 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 (10) is smaller than the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 8
Emergencies Declared: 2

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 7, Storms: 4, Blizzard: 1, Drought: 1, Hurricane: 1, Wind: 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)

Points of interest:

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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

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

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

For population 15 years and over in Kensington:

Marital status in Kensington, MN
  • Never married: 21.4%
  • Now married: 50.4%
  • Separated: 1.0%
  • Widowed: 11.4%
  • Divorced: 15.9%

For population 25 years and over in Kensington:

  • High school or higher: 93.7%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 4.1%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 0.0%
  • Unemployed: 5.8%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 22.0 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2017
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2017
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

6.1
Minnesota average:

10.9

Travel time (in minutes) to work in 2017
Means of transportation to work in 2017 - Kensington
Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Kensington, MN (based on Douglas County data)

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
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
Douglas County:

11.67 / 10,000 pop.
Minnesota:

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:
Here:

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
Other and Unallocable 0$0 0$0
Water Supply 0$0 0$0
Other Government Administration 0$0 6$2,208
Financial Administration 0$0 1$603
Totals for Government 0$0 7$2,811

Kensington government finances - Expenditure in 2012 (per resident):

  • Current Operations - Local Fire Protection: $49,000 ($164.43)
    Regular Highways: $21,000 ($70.47)
    Parks and Recreation: $17,000 ($57.05)
    General - Other: $16,000 ($53.69)
    Financial Administration: $15,000 ($50.34)
    Central Staff Services: $7,000 ($23.49)
    Solid Waste Management: $2,000 ($6.71)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Local Fire Protection: $287,000 ($963.09)
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $35,000 ($117.45)

Kensington government finances - Revenue in 2012 (per resident):

  • Charges - Other: $27,000 ($90.60)
    Miscellaneous Commercial Activities: $9,000 ($30.20)
    Regular Highways: $4,000 ($13.42)
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Other: $154,000 ($516.78)
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue - Other: $38,000 ($127.52)
    Interest Earnings: $2,000 ($6.71)
  • State Intergovernmental - General Local Government Support: $58,000 ($194.63)
    Other: $12,000 ($40.27)
  • Tax - Property: $48,000 ($161.07)
    Other License: $4,000 ($13.42)

6.34% of this county's 2016 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2015 ($60,967 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.34%
Minnesota average:

7.10%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries between 2015 and 2016.

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2015 and 2016:
from Hennepin County, MN  0.53% ($87,893 average AGI)
from Pope County, MN  0.53% ($46,452)
from Otter Tail County, MN  0.48% ($37,145)


5.75% of this county's 2015 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2016 ($51,299 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.75%
Minnesota average:

7.17%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries between 2015 and 2016.

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2015 and 2016:
to Pope County, MN  0.49% ($41,234 average AGI)
to Otter Tail County, MN  0.44% ($40,203)
to Hennepin County, MN  0.43% ($56,206)

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
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 1Number of bridges
  • 7ft / 1.8mTotal length
  • 30Total average daily traffic
  • 30Total future (year 2029) average daily traffic

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: At&t Mobility LLC, Ka8805@att.Com, , Plano, Phone: (469) 229-7422
  • Lottie L Thompson, 10937 County Road 15 Southwest (Lat: 45.793083 Lon: -95.653528), Type: 93.0, Overall height: 89.9 m, Registrant: American Towers, Inc., Atcfaa-Fccmidwest@americantower.Com, , Schau-mburg, Phone: (847) 240-1508
  • Lottie L Thompson, 10937 County Road 15 Southwest (Lat: 45.793083 Lon: -95.653528), Type: 93.0, Overall height: 89.9 m, Registrant: American Towers, Inc., Atcfaa-Fccmidwest@americantower.Com, , Schau-mburg, Phone: (847) 240-1508
  • Lottie L Thompson, 10937 County Road 15 Southwest (273499) (Lat: 45.793111 Lon: -95.653528), Type: 91.4, Overall height: 89.9 m, Registrant: American Towers, Inc., Atcfaa-Fccmidwest@americantower.Com, , Schau-mburg, Phone: (847) 240-1508
  • Lottie L Thompson, 10937 County Road 15 Southwest (273499) (Lat: 45.793111 Lon: -95.653528), Type: 91.4, Overall height: 89.9 m, Registrant: American Towers, Inc., Atcfaa-Fccmidwest@americantower.Com, , Schau-mburg, Phone: (847) 240-1508
  • 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: American Towers, Inc., Atcfaa-Fccmidwest@americantower.Com, , Schau-mburg, Phone: (847) 240-1508

FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers:

2
  • Kensington Fire Hall (Lat: 45.779972 Lon: -95.694222), Call Sign: KNCG839,
    Assigned Frequencies: 154.175 MHz, 154.295 MHz, Grant Date: 02/09/2012, Expiration Date: 02/09/2022, Registrant: Brandon Communications, 800 Central Avenue N, Brandon, MN 56315, Phone: (320) 524-2283
  • Along Soo Line Track 2.3 Mi Se (Lat: 45.763583 Lon: -95.653667), Structure height: 0 m, Call Sign: WPAT336,
    Assigned Frequencies: 161.085 MHz, Grant Date: 08/28/2012, Expiration Date: 10/01/2022, Registrant: Canadian Pacific Railway, 5th Floor - 120 South 6th Street, Minneapolis, MN 55402, Phone: (403) 319-6007, Fax: (612) 851-5688, Email:

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

1
  • Kensington, Lat: 45.783333 Lon: -95.700000, Call Sign: WPVK924,
    Assigned Frequencies: 956.318 MHz, Grant Date: 06/19/2012, Expiration Date: 07/08/2022, Certifier: Jeffrey C Johnson, Registrant: 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: 12/08/2016, Expiration Date: 02/20/2027, 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

2003 - 2017 National Fire Incident Reporting System (NFIRS) incidents

    Fire incident distribution by year Based on the data from the years 2003 - 2017 the average number of fires per year is 7. The highest number of fire incidents - 14 took place in 2003, and the least - 1 in 2013. The data has a declining trend.
    Fire incident types in Kensington, MN When looking into fire subcategories, the most reports belonged to: Outside Fires (48.1%), and Structure Fires (34.3%).

    • Fire incident types reported to NFIRS in Kensington, MN
    • 5248.1%Outside Fires
    • 3734.3%Structure Fires
    • 1816.7%Mobile Property/Vehicle Fires
    • 10.9%Other
See full National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Kensington, MN
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
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Kensington, MN
  • 45.8%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 24.2%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 15.8%Electricity
  • 6.7%Wood
  • 6.7%Other fuel
  • 0.8%Utility gas
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Kensington, MN
  • 64.0%Electricity
  • 36.0%Bottled, tank, or LP gas


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 above state average.
  • House age significantly below state average.
  • Number of college students below state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher significantly below state average.
There are 3 pilots and 2 other airmen in this city.
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