Kilkenny, Minnesota

We are giving away $1200 in prizes - enter simply by sending us your own city pictures!

  • OSM Map
  • General Map
  • Google Map
  • MSN Map
Population in 2013: 134 (0% urban, 100% rural). Population change since 2000: -9.5%
 
Males: 68  (51.0%)
Females: 66  (49.0%)
Median resident age:  24.3 years
Minnesota median age:  37.7 years

Zip code: 56052

Estimated median household income in 2013: $29,166 (it was $39,583 in 2000)
Kilkenny:

$29,166
MN:

$60,702

Estimated per capita income in 2013: $17,734 (it was $16,198 in 2000)

Estimated median house or condo value in 2013: $88,085 (it was $46,000 in 2000)
Kilkenny:

$88,085
MN:

$180,100

Median gross rent in 2013: $916.

Options
X
Data:
Loading data...
Based on 2000-2013 data
Loading data...

123
Hide US histogram
  • Races in Kilkenny, MN (2010)

    Kilkenny races chart
    • 13399.3%White alone
    • 10.7%Hispanic
Mar. 2013 cost of living index in Kilkenny: 89.6 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)
Kilkenny, MN forum
Recent posts about Kilkenny, Minnesota on our local forum with over 1,800,000 registered users:
Beach near Montgomery, MN  (2 replies)

Latest news from Kilkenny, MN collected exclusively by city-data.com from local newspapers, TV, and radio stations

Ancestries: Irish (47.0%), German (17.1%), French (12.6%), Czech (5.8%), Norwegian (5.5%), West Indian (5.1%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Elevation: 1060 feet

Land area: 0.12 square miles.

Population density: 1,092 people per square mile   (low).

Kilkenny, Minnesota map

For population 25 years and over in Kilkenny:

  • High school or higher: 94.9%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 3.6%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 0.0%
  • Unemployed: 5.1%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 32.3 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Kilkenny city:

  • Never married: 52.7%
  • Now married: 37.0%
  • Separated: 0.0%
  • Widowed: 6.0%
  • Divorced: 4.3%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2013: $1,166 (1.1%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2013: $985 (1.8%)

Kilkenny satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Burnsville, MN (33.9 miles , pop. 60,220).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Minneapolis, MN (47.5 miles , pop. 382,618).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Chicago, IL (343.3 miles , pop. 2,896,016).

Nearest cities: Waterville, MN (2.6 miles ), Montgomery, MN (3.0 miles ), Morristown, MN (3.0 miles ), Le Center, MN (3.1 miles ), Elysian, MN (3.1 miles ), Warsaw, MN (3.2 miles ), Heidelberg, MN (3.6 miles) , Cleveland, MN (3.6 miles ).

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 2002: 2 buildings, average cost: $92,000
  • 2005: 3 buildings, average cost: $168,000
  • 2006: 1 building, cost: $138,000

Number of permits per 10,000 residents

Average cost (in $1000s)

Latitude: 44.31 N, Longitude: 93.57 W

Area code: 507

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

5.3%
Minnesota:

4.6%

Unemployment by year (%)

Population change in the 1990s: -19 (-11.4%).
Most common industries in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Manufacturing (35%)
  • Other services, except public administration (26%)
  • Construction (16%)
  • Finance and insurance (9%)
  • Retail trade (5%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (4%)
  • Public administration (4%)
  • Health care and social assistance (68%)
  • Retail trade (9%)
  • Public administration (9%)
  • Manufacturing (4%)
  • Educational services (4%)
  • Accommodation and food services (2%)
  • Construction (1%)
Most common occupations in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations (28%)
  • Business and financial operations occupations (26%)
  • Construction and extraction occupations (11%)
  • Production occupations (11%)
  • Transportation occupations (7%)
  • Material moving occupations (7%)
  • Management occupations (5%)
  • Healthcare support occupations (67%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (11%)
  • Sales and related occupations (5%)
  • Computer and mathematical occupations (4%)
  • Law enforcement workers including supervisors (4%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (4%)
  • Construction and extraction occupations (2%)

Average climate in Kilkenny, Minnesota

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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

Tornado activity:

Kilkenny-area historical tornado activity is slightly above Minnesota state average. It is 43% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 4/30/1967, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 14.2 miles away from the Kilkenny city center killed 6 people and injured 22 people and caused between $5,000,000 and $50,000,000 in damages.

On 4/30/1967, a category F4 tornado 22.9 miles away from the city center killed 5 people and injured 35 people and caused between $5,000,000 and $50,000,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Kilkenny-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 152.8 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 162.9 miles away from Kilkenny center
On 3/4/1983 at 06:32:18, a magnitude 4.6 (4.4 MB, 4.6 LG, 4.4 ML) earthquake occurred 289.0 miles away from the city center
On 11/3/2002 at 20:41:56, a magnitude 4.3 (4.3 MB, 4.3 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 287.3 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 190.4 miles away from Kilkenny center
On 2/9/1994 at 08:45:35, a magnitude 3.1 (3.1 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 84.7 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 Le Sueur County (13) is near the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 10
Emergencies Declared: 3

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 9, Storms: 5, Tornadoes: 2, Blizzard: 1, Drought: 1, Heavy Rain: 1, Hurricane: 1, Winter Storm: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Kilkenny topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers near Kilkenny:

  • LUTHERAN HOME OF MONTGOMERY,THE (Nursing Home, about 9 miles away; MONTGOMERY, MN)
  • LE SUEUR COUNTY PUBLIC HEALTH (Home Health Center, about 10 miles away; LE CENTER, MN)
  • CENTRAL HEALTH CARE (Nursing Home, about 10 miles away; LE CENTER, MN)
  • CENTRAL NSG HM (Nursing Home, about 10 miles away; LE CENTER, MN)
  • FARIBAULT DIALYSIS OF DAVITA (Dialysis Facility, about 15 miles away; FARIBAULT, MN)
  • FARIBAULT CARE CENTER (Nursing Home, about 15 miles away; FARIBAULT, MN)
  • JANESVILLE NURSING HOME (Nursing Home, about 15 miles away; JANESVILLE, MN)

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Kilkenny:

  • Gustavus Adolphus College (about 20 miles; Saint Peter, MN; Full-time enrollment: 2,496)
  • St Olaf College (about 22 miles; Northfield, MN; FT enrollment: 3,141)
  • Minnesota State University-Mankato (about 24 miles; Mankato, MN; FT enrollment: 13,940)
  • South Central College (about 26 miles; North Mankato, MN; FT enrollment: 2,726)
  • Normandale Community College (about 38 miles; Bloomington, MN; FT enrollment: 7,048)
  • Dakota County Technical College (about 39 miles; Rosemount, MN; FT enrollment: 2,478)
  • Inver Hills Community College (about 44 miles; Inver Grove Heights, MN; FT enrollment: 4,049)

Click to draw/clear city borders

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

Church in Kilkenny: Church of Saint Canice (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Le Sueur 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 43.3. This is significantly better than average.

City:

43.3
U.S.:

74.2

Particulate Matter (PM10) [µg/m3] level in 2001 was 22.7. This is about average. Closest monitor was 24.7 miles away from the city center.

City:

22.7
U.S.:

20.2

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2001 was 10.5. This is about average. Closest monitor was 24.7 miles away from the city center.

City:

10.5
U.S.:

9.1

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

  • KILKENNY (Population served: 155, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2013: 15.4%
(16.5% for White Non-Hispanic residents)
Average household size:
This city:  2.5 people
Minnesota:  2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:  71.7%
Whole state:  64.6%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:  5.7%
Whole state:  6.9%

No gay or lesbian households reported

Kilkenny compared to Minnesota state average:

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

Educational Attainment (%) in 2013

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2013

Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

5.4
Minnesota average:

10.7

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

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (97%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (1%)
  • Wood (1%)

Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2004 2008 2012

1996 Presidential Elections Results

2000 Presidential Elections Results

2004 Presidential Elections Results

2008 Presidential Elections Results

2012 Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Kilkenny city (based on Le Sueur County data)

ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Mainline Protestant5,03514
Catholic4,71114
Evangelical Protestant2,27611
Other2-
None15,679-
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: 5
Le Sueur County:

1.78 / 10,000 pop.
Minnesota:

1.83 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 13
Le Sueur County:

4.64 / 10,000 pop.
State:

3.90 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 20
Here:

7.14 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

6.8%
Minnesota:

6.5%
Adult obesity rate:
Le Sueur County:

27.2%
Minnesota:

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

16.2%
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$510
Other Government Administration 0$0 6$662
Sewerage 0$0 1$325
Water Supply 0$0 1$285
Local Libraries 0$0 1$235
Totals for Government 0$0 10$2,017

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

  • Construction - Regular Highways: $2,000 ($14.93)
  • Current Operations - Sewerage: $30,000 ($223.88)
    Fire Protection: $27,000 ($201.49)
    Financial Administration: $18,000 ($134.33)
    Water Utilities: $9,000 ($67.16)
    General - Other: $9,000 ($67.16)
    Solid Waste Management: $6,000 ($44.78)
    Central Staff Services: $4,000 ($29.85)
    Regular Highways: $4,000 ($29.85)
    Protective Inspection and Regulation, NEC: $1,000 ($7.46)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $22,000 ($164.18)
  • Other Capital Outlay - General - Other: $6,000 ($44.78)
    Water Utilities: $1,000 ($7.46)
  • Total Salaries & Wages: $51,000 ($380.60)

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

  • Charges - Sewerage: $24,000 ($179.10)
    All Other: $9,000 ($67.16)
    Solid Waste Management: $6,000 ($44.78)
  • Federal Intergovernmental - All Other: $42,000 ($313.43)
    Housing & Community Development: $2,000 ($14.93)
  • Miscellaneous - Interest Earnings: $25,000 ($186.57)
    General Revenue, NEC: $15,000 ($111.94)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $19,000 ($141.79)
  • State Intergovernmental - All Other: $49,000 ($365.67)
    General Support: $38,000 ($283.58)
  • Tax - Property: $14,000 ($104.48)
    NEC: $3,000 ($22.39)

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

  • Long Term Debt Beginning Outstanding, NEC: $435,000 ($3246.27)
  • Long Term Debt Issue, Unspecified - Other NEC: $224,000 ($1671.64)
  • Long Term Debt Outstanding Nonguaranteed - Other, NEC: $429,000 ($3201.49)
  • Long Term Debt Retired Unspecified - Other, NEC: $230,000 ($1716.42)

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

  • Other Funds - Cash & Deposits: $220,000 ($1641.79)

5.95% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($36,337 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.95%
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 Scott County, MN  0.73% ($34,580 average AGI)
from Blue Earth County, MN  0.71% ($39,253)
from Nicollet County, MN  0.66% ($33,151)


6.38% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($42,295 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.38%
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 Blue Earth County, MN  0.88% ($29,245 average AGI)
to Scott County, MN  0.74% ($41,373)
to Nicollet County, MN  0.65% ($30,096)

Strongest AM radio stations in Kilkenny:

  • KFAN (1130 AM; 50 kW; MINNEAPOLIS, MN; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • KDHL (920 AM; 5 kW; FARIBAULT, MN; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • WCTS (1030 AM; 50 kW; MAPLEWOOD, MN; Owner: CNTL. BAPT. THEO/AL SEMI MINNEAPOLIS)
  • WCCO (830 AM; 50 kW; MINNEAPOLIS, MN; Owner: INFINITY MEDIA CORPORATION)
  • KSTP (1500 AM; 50 kW; ST. PAUL, MN; Owner: KSTP-AM, LLC (DELAWARE))
  • KTOE (1420 AM; 5 kW; MANKATO, MN; Owner: MINNESOTA VALLEY BROADCASTING CO.)
  • KTIS (900 AM; 25 kW; MINNEAPOLIS, MN; Owner: NORTHWESTERN COLLEGE)
  • WMNN (1330 AM; 10 kW; MINNEAPOLIS, MN; Owner: MINNESOTA PUBLIC RADIO.)
  • KOWZ (1170 AM; 3 kW; WASECA, MN; Owner: MAIN STREET BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KSMM (1530 AM; 9 kW; SHAKOPEE, MN; Owner: STARBOARD BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KKMS (980 AM; 5 kW; RICHFIELD, MN)
  • WDGY (630 AM; 8 kW; HUDSON, WI; Owner: 630 RADIO, INCORPORATED)
  • WEBC (560 AM; 50 kW; DULUTH, MN)

Strongest FM radio stations in Kilkenny:

  • KRDS-FM (95.5 FM; NEW PRAGUE, MN; Owner: RADIO SOUTHERN MINNESOTA, LLC)
  • KBGY (107.5 FM; FARIBAULT, MN; Owner: MILESTONE RADIO II LLC)
  • KQCL (95.9 FM; FARIBAULT, MN; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • KOWZ-FM (100.9 FM; BLOOMING PRAIRIE, MN; Owner: BLOOMING PRAIRIE FARM RADIO INC.)
  • KRUE (92.1 FM; WASECA, MN; Owner: MAIN STREET BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KGAC (90.5 FM; ST. PETER, MN; Owner: MINNESOTA PUBLIC RADIO, INC.)
  • KDOG (96.7 FM; NORTH MANKATO, MN; Owner: MINNESOTA VALLEY BROADCASTING, CO.)
  • KYSM-FM (103.5 FM; MANKATO, MN; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • KNGA (91.5 FM; ST. PETER, MN; Owner: MINNESOTA PUBLIC RADIO)
  • KEEZ-FM (99.1 FM; MANKATO, MN; Owner: THREE EAGLES OF LUVERNE, INC.)
  • WCAL (89.3 FM; NORTHFIELD, MN; Owner: ST. OLAF COLLEGE)
  • KXLP (93.1 FM; NEW ULM, MN; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • KMSU (89.7 FM; MANKATO, MN; Owner: MANKATO STATE UNIVERSITY)
  • KRBI-FM (105.5 FM; ST. PETER, MN; Owner: THREE EAGLES COMMUNICATIONS, LLC)

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

6
  • Maggie Staton, 45266 151st Ave (Lat: 44.293472 Lon: -93.567917), Type: 79.2, Overall height: 76.2 m
    Registrant: 6145594448, Maggie.Staton@sprint.Com, 3000 CORPORATE EXCHANGE DR STE200
  • Ryan Fausch, 16865 Dodd Road (Lat: 44.311083 Lon: -93.601111), Type: 80.8, Overall height: 76.2 m
    Registrant: 5023852597
  • Ryan Fausch, 16865 Dodd Road (Lat: 44.311083 Lon: -93.601111), Type: 80.8, Overall height: 76.2 m
    Registrant: 2028289473, Pgist@fcclaw.Com, 1111 19TH STREET, NW, SUITE 1200
  • James E McDonald, 16865 Dodd Road (Lat: 44.311083 Lon: -93.601111), Type: 80.8, Overall height: 76.2 m
    Registrant: 5019058555, Aci.Wireless.Regulatory@alltel.Com, ONE ALLIED DRIVE, B2F02-A, Phone: (Sup) erv-isor
  • Maggie Staton, 45266 151st Ave (Lat: 44.293472 Lon: -93.567917), Type: 79.2, Overall height: 76.2 m
    Registrant: 6145594448, Maggie.Staton@sprint.Com, 3000 CORPORATE EXCHANGE DR STE200
  • Jerri L Janjua, 16865 Dodd Road (Lat: 44.311083 Lon: -93.601111), Type: 80.8, Overall height: 76.2 m
    Registrant: 5019058555, Aci.Wireless.Regulatory@alltel.Com, ONE ALLIED DRIVE, B2F02-A

FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:

2
  • Cr 5 4 Mi W (Lat: 44.302750 Lon: -93.633833), Call Sign: WSQ503
    Assigned Frequencies: 468.725 MHz
    Grant Date: 03/20/2000, Expiration Date: 03/05/2005, Cancellation Date: 05/07/2005
    Registrant: Roger Ebert, Rt 1 Box 163, Kilkenny, MN 56052, Phone: (507) 595-3170
  • Cr 2 1 Blk S Cr 3 (Lat: 44.304972 Lon: -93.575500), Call Sign: KNBU902, Licensee ID: L00422454
    Assigned Frequencies: 150.815 MHz
    Grant Date: 11/21/2001, Expiration Date: 01/21/2012, Cancellation Date: 03/24/2012
    Registrant: Eugene F Mach, Kilkenny, MN 56052, Phone: (507) 595-2421

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

1
  • KILKENNY, 16865 Dodd Road (Lat: 44.311083 Lon: -93.601111), Type: Gtower, Structure height: 76.2 m, Overall height: 80.8 m, Call Sign: WQQU902
    Assigned Frequencies: 6375.14 MHz, 6375.14 MHz, 6375.14 MHz, 6375.14 MHz
    Grant Date: 03/07/2013, Expiration Date: 03/07/2023, Certifier: Charles Cleary
    Registrant: Verizon Wireless, 1120 Sanctuary Pkwy #150 Gasa5reg, Alpharetta, GA 30009-7630, Phone: (770) 797-1070, Fax: (770) 797-1036, Email:

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

1
  • Call Sign: K0KRS
    Grant Date: 12/22/1987, Expiration Date: 12/22/1997, Cancellation Date: 12/23/1999
    Registrant: Leo J Dynes, 627 Linden Ave, Kilkenny, MN 56052

FAA Registered Aircraft:

3
  • Aircraft: QUICKSILVER MXL SPORT (Category: Land, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds), Engine: 2 Cycle
    N-Number: 183ZX , Serial Number: 158
    Registrant (Individual): Dan R Westerhouse, 10615 W 170th St, Kilkenny, MN 56052
  • Aircraft: CESSNA 150G (Category: Land, Seats: 2, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 90 mph), Engine: CONT MOTOR 0-200 SERIES (100 HP) (4 Cycle)
    N-Number: 3048S , Serial Number: 15066948, Year manufactured: 1967, Airworthiness Date: 06/23/1967
    Registrant (Individual): James F Hackett, 13208 Dodd Rd, Kilkenny, MN 56052
  • Aircraft: WESTERHOUSE DAN RIDGE RUNNER (Category: Land, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds), Engine: ROTAX 503DCSI (52 HP) (2 Cycle)
    N-Number: 51067 , Serial Number: RR52304, Year manufactured: 2006, Airworthiness Date: 10/01/2006
    Registrant (Individual): Dan R Westerhouse, 10615 170th St W, Kilkenny, MN 56052

Cost of Living Calculator