For population 25 years and over in Kent:
For population 15 years and over in Kent city:
0 residents are foreign born
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2011: $614 (1.4%)
Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Fargo, ND (30.6 miles , pop. 90,599).
Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Minneapolis, MN (193.9 miles , pop. 382,618).
Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Chicago, IL (548.0 miles , pop. 2,896,016).
Nearest cities: Abercrombie, ND (1.5 miles ), Wolverton, MN (3.0 miles) , Colfax, ND (3.1 miles) , Dwight, ND (3.1 miles) , Christine, ND (3.3 miles) , Wahpeton, ND (3.5 miles ), Breckenridge, MN (3.6 miles ), Walcott, ND (3.8 miles) .
Latitude: 46.44 N, Longitude: 96.69 W
Area code commonly used in this area: 701
Population change in the 1990s: -11 (-8.4%).
Average climate in Kent, Minnesota
Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations
Kent-area historical tornado activity is slightly above Minnesota state average. It is 43% greater than the overall U.S. average.
On 7/2/1955, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 7.0 miles away from the Kent city center killed 2 people and injured 19 people and caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.
On 6/20/1957, a category F5 (max. wind speeds 261-318 mph) tornado 37.0 miles away from the city center killed 10 people and injured 103 people and caused between $5,000,000 and $50,000,000 in damages.
Earthquake activity:Kent-area historical earthquake activity is significantly above Minnesota state average. It is 94% 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 61.5 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 56.0 miles away from Kent 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 45.7 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB)
Natural disasters:The number of natural disasters in Wilkin County (19) is greater than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 15
Emergencies Declared: 4
Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 8, Storms: 8, Floods: 7, Tornadoes: 2, Winter Storms: 2, Blizzard: 1, Snow: 1, Wind: 1, Drought: 1, Hurricane: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Kent:
Drinking water stations with addresses in Kent that have no violations reported:
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2011: 5.3%
Average household size:
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Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
No gay or lesbian households reported
Kent compared to Minnesota state average:
Banks with branches in Kent (2011 data):
Most commonly used house heating fuel:
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Religion statistics for Kent (based on Wilkin County data)Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 72.57%
Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations
Tables represent county-level data.
Food Environment Statistics:
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 3
Number of full-service restaurants: 4
Adult diabetes rate:
Adult obesity rate:
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Kent government finances in 2002(per resident):
5.84% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($33,442 average adjusted gross income)
10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries between 2005 and 2006.
Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2005 and 2006:
8.07% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($72,412 average adjusted gross income)
10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries between 2005 and 2006.
Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2005 and 2006:
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Kent fatal accident list:
Mar 14, 1994 04:21 PM, 75, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 2, Fatalities: 1
National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
Number of bridges: 4
Total length: 11 meters (36ft)
Total costs: $702,000
Total average daily traffic: 2,475
Total average daily truck traffic: 298
FCC Registered Microwave Towers:2
FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:3
2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:
Total of 2 patent applications in 2008-2014.