Kinney, Minnesota

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Population in 2019: 143 (0% urban, 100% rural).
Population change since 2000: -28.1%
 
Males: 82  (57.6%)
Females: 61  (42.4%)
Median resident age:

32.1 years
Minnesota median age:

38.4 years

Zip code: 55758

Estimated median household income in 2019: $53,623 (it was $25,000 in 2000)
Kinney:

$53,623
MN:

$74,593

Estimated per capita income in 2019: $19,963 (it was $14,756 in 2000)

Estimated median house or condo value in 2019: $59,366 (it was $34,500 in 2000)
Kinney:

$59,366
MN:

$246,700

Mean prices in 2019: all housing units: $81,901; detached houses: $86,045; mobile homes: $63,513

Median gross rent in 2019: $956.

March 2019 cost of living index in Kinney: 85.7 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2019: 12.2%
(13.8% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 20.0% for two or more races residents)

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  • Races in Kinney, MN (2019)
    • 12263.9%White alone
    • 3719.4%Black alone
    • 2312.0%Two or more races
    • 105.2%Hispanic
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Ancestries: Finnish (28.0%), German (26.0%), Norwegian (12.0%), Irish (10.0%), Croatian (4.0%), English (4.0%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Elevation: 1540 feet

Land area: 4.57 square miles.

Population density: 31 people per square mile   (very low).

Kinney, Minnesota map

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2019: $818 (1.1%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2019: $403 (0.7%)

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

Distribution of median household income in Kinney, MN in 2019
Distribution of house value in Kinney, MN in 2019

Kinney satellite photo by USGS

Unemployment in November 2020:
Here:

4.6%
Minnesota:

3.9%
Most common industries in Kinney, MN (%)
Both Males Females
Most common industries in 2000
  • Health care (15.1%)
  • Mining, quarrying, oil & gas extraction (8.2%)
  • Social assistance (6.8%)
  • Nonmetallic mineral products (5.5%)
  • Air transportation (5.5%)
  • Accommodation & food services (5.5%)
  • Religious, grantmaking, civic, professional, similar organizations (5.5%)
Most common industries for males in 2000
  • Mining, quarrying, oil & gas extraction (20.0%)
  • Other transportation, support activities, couriers (10.0%)
  • Groceries & related products merchant wholesalers (6.7%)
  • Construction (6.7%)
  • Building material & garden equipment & supplies dealers (6.7%)
  • Nonmetallic mineral products (6.7%)
  • Metal & metal products (6.7%)
Most common industries for females in 2000
  • Health care (25.6%)
  • Social assistance (11.6%)
  • Air transportation (9.3%)
  • Religious, grantmaking, civic, professional, similar organizations (9.3%)
  • Computer & electronic products (7.0%)
  • Educational services (7.0%)
  • Miscellaneous manufacturing (4.7%)
Most common occupations in Kinney, MN (%)
Both Males Females
Most common occupations in 2000
  • Cooks and food preparation workers (12.3%)
  • Nursing, psychiatric, and home health aides (9.6%)
  • Child care workers (6.8%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair workers, including supervisors (6.8%)
  • Information and record clerks, except customer service representatives (5.5%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (5.5%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (5.5%)
Most common occupations for males in 2000
  • Vehicle and mobile equipment mechanics, installers, and repairers (10.0%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (10.0%)
  • Top executives (6.7%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (6.7%)
  • Cooks and food preparation workers (6.7%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (6.7%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (6.7%)
Most common occupations for females in 2000
  • Cooks and food preparation workers (16.3%)
  • Nursing, psychiatric, and home health aides (16.3%)
  • Child care workers (11.6%)
  • Information and record clerks, except customer service representatives (9.3%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair workers, including supervisors (7.0%)
  • Accountants and auditors (4.7%)
  • Health technologists and technicians (4.7%)

Average climate in Kinney, Minnesota

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)
AQI PM2.5 Pb
Air Quality Index

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2018 was 54.4. This is better than average.

City:

54.4
U.S.:

74.2
Particulate Matter Level

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2018 was 5.71. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 9.2 miles away from the city center.

City:

5.71
U.S.:

8.46
Lead Level

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.:

0.00984

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 above Minnesota state average. It is 62% 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 2/7/2020 at 18:30:28, a magnitude 3.3 (3.3 ML, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 2.5 miles away from Kinney center
On 1/9/2020 at 18:16:48, a magnitude 3.3 (3.3 MB) earthquake occurred 3.4 miles away from the city center
On 4/8/2020 at 17:14:33, a magnitude 3.3 (3.3 ML) earthquake occurred 5.5 miles away from Kinney center
On 2/28/2020 at 18:25:12, a magnitude 3.2 (3.2 ML) earthquake occurred 4.4 miles away from the city center
On 4/21/2020 at 17:12:46, a magnitude 3.2 (3.2 ML) earthquake occurred 6.1 miles away from Kinney center
Magnitude types: body-wave magnitude (MB), local magnitude (ML)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in St. Louis County (3) is a lot smaller than the US average (15).

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 2, Storms: 2, Tornado: 1, Wind: 1, Other: 1 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
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)

Points of interest:

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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

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

  • KINNEY (Population served: 152, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
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

For population 15 years and over in Kinney:

Marital status in Kinney, MN
  • Never married: 27.2%
  • Now married: 39.3%
  • Separated: 1.6%
  • Widowed: 14.9%
  • Divorced: 17.0%

For population 25 years and over in Kinney:

  • High school or higher: 90.5%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 7.8%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 3.4%
  • Unemployed: 16.1%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 21.6 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2019
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2019
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

7.8
Minnesota average:

10.6

Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

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

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Catholic38,75736
Mainline Protestant32,14391
Evangelical Protestant19,017118
Other2,76020
Orthodox9766
Black Protestant1771
None106,396-
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: 39
Here:

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
This 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.
Minnesota:

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:
St. Louis County:

6.7%
Minnesota:

6.5%
Adult obesity rate:
Here:

25.3%
State:

25.9%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
St. Louis County:

11.3%
Minnesota:

13.0%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
Kinney:

51.2%
Minnesota:

50.6%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
Kinney:

46.7%
State:

48.4%

Average BMI:
Kinney:

29.1
Minnesota:

28.5

People feeling badly about themselves:
This city:

23.7%
State:

21.0%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
Here:

6.0%
Minnesota:

9.8%

Average hours sleeping at night:
Kinney:

6.8
Minnesota:

6.8

Overweight people:
This city:

33.9%
State:

33.5%

General health condition:
This city:

57.1%
Minnesota:

57.7%

Average condition of hearing:
Kinney:

74.3%
Minnesota:

79.3%

More about Health and Nutrition of Kinney, MN Residents
Local government employment and payroll (March 2017)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Streets and Highways 1$3,676$44,1120$0
Financial Administration 0$0 1$1,000
Firefighters 0$0 14$5,090
Other Government Administration 0$0 5$1,050
Local Libraries 0$0 2$302
Other and Unallocable 0$0 1$100
Totals for Government 1$3,676$44,11223$7,542

Kinney government finances - Expenditure in 2017 (per resident):

  • Current Operations - Regular Highways: $115,000 ($804.20)
    Central Staff Services: $39,000 ($272.73)
    Local Fire Protection: $38,000 ($265.73)
    Financial Administration: $16,000 ($111.89)
    Sewerage: $14,000 ($97.90)
    Solid Waste Management: $14,000 ($97.90)
    Water Utilities: $14,000 ($97.90)
    Libraries: $9,000 ($62.94)
    Police Protection: $8,000 ($55.94)
    General - Other: $7,000 ($48.95)
    Protective Inspection and Regulation - Other: $3,000 ($20.98)
    Parks and Recreation: $3,000 ($20.98)

Kinney government finances - Revenue in 2017 (per resident):

  • Charges - Sewerage: $14,000 ($97.90)
    Other: $10,000 ($69.93)
    Solid Waste Management: $8,000 ($55.94)
  • Local Intergovernmental - Other: $71,000 ($496.50)
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue - Other: $16,000 ($111.89)
    Fines and Forfeits: $1,000 ($6.99)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $14,000 ($97.90)
  • State Intergovernmental - General Local Government Support: $139,000 ($972.03)
    Other: $12,000 ($83.92)
  • Tax - Property: $289,000 ($2020.98)
    Public Utilities Sales: $1,000 ($6.99)

4.67% of this county's 2016 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2015 ($47,187 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.67%
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 Carlton County, MN  0.41% ($48,289 average AGI)
from Douglas County, WI  0.38% ($42,350)
from Hennepin County, MN  0.36% ($45,594)


4.99% of this county's 2015 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2016 ($51,859 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.99%
Minnesota average:

7.17%

0.03% of residents moved to foreign countries ($182 average AGI)
St. Louis County:

0.03%
Minnesota average:

0.04%

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2015 and 2016:
to Hennepin County, MN  0.52% ($44,351 average AGI)
to Carlton County, MN  0.44% ($52,686)
to Douglas County, WI  0.37% ($44,128)

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 Broadcast 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

Conventional Home Purchase Loans in Kinney, MN
Conventional Home Purchase Loans in Kinney, MN - Value
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Kinney, MN
  • 52.2%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 32.8%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 9.0%Wood
  • 3.0%Electricity
  • 3.0%Other fuel
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Kinney, MN
  • 40.0%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 40.0%Other fuel
  • 20.0%Bottled, tank, or LP gas


Kinney compared to Minnesota state average:

  • Median house value significantly below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly above state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Renting percentage below state average.
  • House age above state average.
  • Number of college students below state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher significantly below state average.
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