Kinney, Minnesota

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Population in 2013: 170 (0% urban, 100% rural). Population change since 2000: -14.6%
 
Males: 88  (52.3%)
Females: 82  (47.7%)
Median resident age:  40.1 years
Minnesota median age:  42.9 years

Zip code: 55758

Estimated median household income in 2012: $46,141 (it was $25,000 in 2000)
Kinney:

$46,141
MN:

$58,906
Estimated per capita income in 2012: $25,773 (it was $14,756 in 2000)

Estimated median house or condo value in 2012: $46,799 (it was $34,500 in 2000)
Kinney:

$46,799
MN:

$178,400
Mean prices in 2011: All housing units: $68,538; Detached houses: $70,625; Mobile homes: $43,500
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Kinney races chart
  • White alone - 165 (97.6%)
  • American Indian alone - 2 (1.2%)
  • Two or more races - 2 (1.2%)
Mar. 2012 cost of living index in Kinney: 87.7 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)
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Ancestries: German (25.7%), Norwegian (7.2%), Irish (6.0%), French (5.2%), Swedish (5.2%), Italian (3.6%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Elevation: 1540 feet

Land area: 4.57 square miles.

Population density: 37 people per square mile   (very low).

Kinney, Minnesota map

For population 25 years and over in Kinney:

  • High school or higher: 84.4%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 3.2%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 1.5%
  • Unemployed: 16.1%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 21.6 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Kinney city:

  • Never married: 20.6%
  • Now married: 61.6%
  • Separated: 1.2%
  • Widowed: 4.2%
  • Divorced: 12.4%

1 residents are foreign born

This city:  0.6%
Minnesota:  7.2%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2012: $833 (1.4%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2012: $390 (0.9%)

Kinney satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Duluth, MN (58.4 miles , pop. 86,918).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: St. Paul, MN (178.0 miles , pop. 287,151).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Chicago, IL (464.3 miles , pop. 2,896,016).

Nearest cities: Buhl, MN (1.5 miles ), Mountain Iron, MN (2.4 miles ), Chisholm, MN (2.7 miles ), Leonidas, MN (2.9 miles) , Virginia, MN (3.0 miles ), Iron Junction, MN (3.0 miles) , Eveleth, MN (3.1 miles ), Midway, MN (3.1 miles) .

Latitude: 47.51 N, Longitude: 92.73 W

Area code commonly used in this area: 218

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

5.8%
Minnesota:

4.6%

Unemployment by year (%)

Population change in the 1990s: -58 (-22.6%).
Most common industries in 2008-2012 (%)
Males Females
  • Mining, quarrying, and oil and gas extraction (34%)
  • Retail trade (20%)
  • Construction (9%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (9%)
  • Utilities (9%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (5%)
  • Manufacturing (5%)
  • Retail trade (28%)
  • Health care and social assistance (28%)
  • Other services, except public administration (15%)
  • Accommodation and food services (13%)
  • Construction (4%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (4%)
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (4%)
Most common occupations (%)
Males Females
  • Vehicle and mobile equipment mechanics, installers, and repairers (10%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (10%)
  • Top executives (7%)
  • Other management occupations except farmers and farm managers (7%)
  • Business operations specialists (7%)
  • Cooks and food preparation workers (7%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (7%)
  • Nursing, psychiatric, and home health aides (16%)
  • Cooks and food preparation workers (16%)
  • Child care workers (12%)
  • Information and record clerks except customer service representatives (9%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair occupations including supervisors (7%)
  • Other management occupations except farmers and farm managers (5%)
  • Business operations specialists (5%)

Average climate in Kinney, Minnesota

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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

Tornado activity:

Kinney-area historical tornado activity is significantly below Minnesota state average. It is 78% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 8/6/1969, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 7.5 miles away from the Kinney city center injured 9 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

On 8/6/1969, a category F3 tornado 28.9 miles away from the city center caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Kinney-area historical earthquake activity is significantly below Minnesota state average. It is 95% 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 202.5 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 211.8 miles away from Kinney 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 229.6 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 394.2 miles away from the city center
On 2/9/1994 at 08:45:35, a magnitude 3.1 (3.1 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 205.0 miles away from Kinney center
On 10/25/1990 at 06:25:25, a magnitude 3.9 (3.6 MB, 3.9 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 378.3 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), local magnitude (ML)
Kinney topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers near Kinney:

  • MESABI HOME (Nursing Home, about 3 miles away; BUHL, MN)
  • CORNERSTONE VILLA (Nursing Home, about 3 miles away; BUHL, MN)
  • DRCC - SOUTH GROVE (Hospital, about 6 miles away; MOUNTAIN IRON, MN)
  • RANGE CENTER INC (Hospital, about 8 miles away; CHISHOLM, MN)
  • ESSENTIA HEALTH VIRGINIA Acute Care Hospitals (about 9 miles away; VIRGINIA, MN)
  • VIRGINIA REG MED CTR AND NH (Nursing Home, about 9 miles away; VIRGINIA, MN)
  • ST MICHAELS HEALTH AND REHAB CENTER (Nursing Home, about 9 miles away; VIRGINIA, MN)

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Kinney:

  • The College of Saint Scholastica (about 57 miles; Duluth, MN; Full-time enrollment: 3,762)
  • University of Minnesota-Duluth (about 57 miles; Duluth, MN; FT enrollment: 10,612)
  • Lake Superior College (about 58 miles; Duluth, MN; FT enrollment: 3,768)
  • University of Wisconsin-Superior (about 63 miles; Superior, WI; FT enrollment: 2,302)
  • Bemidji State University (about 101 miles; Bemidji, MN; FT enrollment: 4,316)
  • Central Lakes College-Brainerd (about 107 miles; Brainerd, MN; FT enrollment: 3,371)
  • Wisconsin Indianhead Technical College (about 129 miles; Shell Lake, WI; FT enrollment: 2,414)

Library in Kinney:

  • KINNEY PUBLIC LIBRARY (Operating income: $11,375; Location: 400 MAIN STREET; 7,150 books; 15,555 e-books; 6 audio materials; 105 video materials; 14 state licensed databases; 4 other licensed databases; 7 print serial subscriptions; 9 electronic serial subscriptions)

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Notable locations in Kinney: Kinney Police Station (A), Kinney Public Library (B), Kinney - Great Scott Fire Department Station 1 (C). Display/hide their locations on the map

Lakes: Kinney Lake (A), Yates Lake (B). Display/hide their locations on the map

St. Louis County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level between 2 and 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Moderate Potential

Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2012 was 39.6. This is significantly better than average.

City:

39.6
U.S.:

74.2

Particulate Matter (PM10) [µg/m3] level in 2012 was 12.1. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 9.2 miles away from the city center.

City:

12.1
U.S.:

20.2

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2012 was 5.58. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 9.2 miles away from the city center.

City:

5.58
U.S.:

9.14

Lead (Pb) [µg/m3] level in 2010 was 0.00033. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 5.4 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.00033
U.S.:

0.01468

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

  • KINNEY (Population served: 152, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2012: 21.8%
(21.4% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 100.0% for two or more races residents)
Average household size:
This city:  2.4 people
Minnesota:  2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:  61.4%
Whole state:  64.6%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:  14.3%
Whole state:  6.9%

Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 1.4% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.0% of all households
2 people in other noninstitutional group quarters in 2000

Kinney compared to Minnesota state average:

  • Median house value significantly below state average.
  • Unemployed percentage above state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage significantly 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.
  • Number of college students below state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher significantly below state average.

Educational Attainment (%) in 2012

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2012

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

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (49%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (25%)
  • Wood (17%)
  • Electricity (7%)

Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2004 2008 2012

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2012 Presidential Elections Results

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Religion statistics for Kinney city (based on St. Louis County data)

Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 53.04%
Here: 53.0%
USA: 50.2%

Adherents


Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations

NameCatholic ChurchEvangelical Lutheran Church in AmericaUnited Methodist ChurchLutheran ChurchAssemblies of God
Adherents49.0%21.9%4.8%3.2%3.1%
Congregations14.8%19.1%9.7%5.5%4.2%
NamePresbyterian Church (USA)Baptist General ConferenceEpiscopal Church The Evangelical Covenant ChurchOther
Adherents2.8%2.1%1.7%1.6%9.8%
Congregations4.2%6.4%4.2%3.4%28.4%
Source: Jones, Dale E., et al. 2002. Congregations and Membership in the United States 2000. Nashville, TN: Glenmary Research Center.
Tables represent county-level data.

Food Environment Statistics:

Number of grocery stores: 39
St. Louis County:

1.99 / 10,000 pop.
Minnesota:

1.83 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 2
This county:

0.10 / 10,000 pop.
State:

0.13 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 2
St. Louis County:

0.10 / 10,000 pop.
Minnesota:

0.49 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 106
St. Louis County:

5.40 / 10,000 pop.
State:

3.90 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 176
Here:

8.96 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

6.7%
Minnesota:

6.5%
Adult obesity rate:
St. Louis County:

25.3%
Minnesota:

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

11.3%
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
Other Government Administration 0$0 7$1,675
Streets and Highways 1$3,339$40,0681$221
Local Libraries 0$0 2$348
Totals for Government 1$3,339$40,06810$2,244

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

  • Current Operations - Regular Highways: $90,000 ($529.41)
    Police Protection: $63,000 ($370.59)
    General - Other: $59,000 ($347.06)
    Sewerage: $26,000 ($152.94)
    Water Utilities: $22,000 ($129.41)
    Fire Protection: $17,000 ($100.00)
    Financial Administration: $12,000 ($70.59)
    Libraries: $10,000 ($58.82)
    Solid Waste Management: $10,000 ($58.82)
    Central Staff Services: $5,000 ($29.41)
    Health Services - Other: $5,000 ($29.41)
    Protective Inspection and Regulation, NEC: $2,000 ($11.76)
    Parks & Recreation: $1,000 ($5.88)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Fire Protection: $36,000 ($211.76)
    General - Other: $27,000 ($158.82)
  • Total Salaries & Wages: $151,000 ($888.24)

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

  • Charges - All Other: $61,000 ($358.82)
    Sewerage: $14,000 ($82.35)
    Solid Waste Management: $9,000 ($52.94)
  • Federal Intergovernmental - All Other: $5,000 ($29.41)
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue, NEC: $5,000 ($29.41)
    Interest Earnings: $2,000 ($11.76)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $8,000 ($47.06)
  • State Intergovernmental - General Support: $93,000 ($547.06)
    All Other: $9,000 ($52.94)
  • Tax - Property: $69,000 ($405.88)
    Public Utilities: $1,000 ($5.88)

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

  • Other Funds - Cash & Deposits: $16,000 ($94.12)

Strongest AM radio stations in Kinney:

  • WNMT (650 AM; 10 kW; NASHWAUK, MN; Owner: MIDWEST RADIO NETWORK, L.L.C.)
  • WEBC (560 AM; 50 kW; DULUTH, MN)
  • WEEP (1400 AM; 1 kW; VIRGINIA, MN; Owner: FULL ARMOR MINISTRIES, INC.)
  • KRBT (1340 AM; 1 kW; EVELETH, MN; Owner: IRON RANGE BROADCASTING,INC)
  • WMFG (1240 AM; 1 kW; HIBBING, MN; Owner: MIDWEST RADIO NETWORK, LLC)
  • WDSM (710 AM; 10 kW; SUPERIOR, WI; Owner: MIDWEST COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WWJC (850 AM; daytime; 10 kW; DULUTH, MN; Owner: WWJC, INC.)
  • KOZY (1320 AM; 5 kW; GRAND RAPIDS, MN; Owner: ITASCA BROADCASTING, 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.)
  • KDAL (610 AM; 5 kW; DULUTH, MN; Owner: MIDWEST COMMUNICATIONS, 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))

Strongest FM radio stations in Kinney:

  • WIRN (92.5 FM; BUHL, MN; Owner: MINNESOTA PUBLIC RADIO)
  • WIRR (90.9 FM; VIRGINIA-HIBBING, MN; Owner: MINNESOTA PUBLIC RADIO)
  • WUSZ (99.9 FM; VIRGINIA, MN; Owner: VIRGINIA BROADCASTING CO.)
  • WTBX (93.9 FM; HIBBING, MN; Owner: MIDWEST RADIO NETWORK, L.L.C.)
  • KMFG (102.9 FM; NASHWAUK, MN; Owner: MIDWEST RADIO NETWORK, LLC)
  • WMFG-FM (106.3 FM; HIBBING, MN; Owner: MIDWEST RADIO NETWORK, LLC)
  • WEVE-FM (97.9 FM; EVELETH, MN; Owner: IRON RANGE BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KADU (90.1 FM; HIBBING, MN; Owner: JPI RADIO, INC.)
  • KGPZ (96.1 FM; COLERAINE, MN; Owner: LATTO NORTHLAND BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • W269AQ (101.7 FM; CHISHOLM, MN; Owner: HEARTLAND CHRISTIAN BROADCASTERS, INC.)

TV broadcast stations around Kinney:

  • WIRT (Channel 13; HIBBING, MN; Owner: WDIO-TV, LLC)
  • KRII (Channel 11; CHISHOLM, MN; Owner: CHANNEL 11 LICENSE, INC.)

FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:

2
  • Fire Hall Bldg (Lat: 47.514083 Lon: -92.728806), Call Sign: WDQ427, Licensee ID: L00082590
    Assigned Frequencies: 156.015 MHz
    Grant Date: 08/27/1998, Expiration Date: 11/21/2003, Cancellation Date: 01/25/2004
    Registrant: Great Scott, Town Of, Clerks Office, Kinney, MN 55758
  • City Water Tank (Lat: 47.513528 Lon: -92.731583), Call Sign: WXR316, Licensee ID: L00082590
    Assigned Frequencies: 154.980 MHz, 154.980 MHz
    Grant Date: 08/27/1998, Expiration Date: 11/21/2003, Cancellation Date: 01/25/2004
    Registrant: Great Scott, Town Of, Clerks Office, Kinney, MN 55758

Home Mortgage Disclosure Act Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 1 partial tract)
C) Refinancings
NumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED3$118,107
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED0$0
APPLICATIONS DENIED1$180,880
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN0$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS1$51,760
Choose year:  2009 2008 2007 2006 2005 2004 2003

Detailed HMDA statistics for the following Tracts: 0127.00

Private Mortgage Insurance Companies Aggregated Statistics For Year 2004
(Based on 1 partial tract)
A) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
NumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED1$46,540
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED0$0
APPLICATIONS DENIED0$0
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN0$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS0$0
Choose year:  2004 2003

Detailed PMIC statistics for the following Tracts: 0127.00

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