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Kandiyohi County, Minnesota (MN)

County population in 2014: 42,285 (55% urban, 45% rural); it was 41,203 in 2000
County owner-occupied with a mortgage or a loan houses and condos in 2010: 8,131
County owner-occupied free and clear houses and condos in 2010: 4,141
County owner-occupied houses and condos in 2000: 12,026
Renter-occupied apartments: 4,460 (it was 3,910 in 2000)
% of renters here:

25%
State:

27%

Land area: 796 sq. mi.

Water area: 65.9 sq. mi.

Population density: 53 people per square mile   (average).

Mar. 2016 cost of living index in Kandiyohi County: 80.3 (low, U.S. average is 100)

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Industries providing employment: Agriculture,forestry,fishing and hunting, and mining (24.7%), Educational, health and social services (24.4%), Professional, scientific, management, administrative, and waste management services (14.8%).

Type of workers:

  • Private wage or salary: 43%
  • Government: 5%
  • Self-employed, not incorporated: 51%
  • Unpaid family work: 2%
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Races in Kandiyohi County, Minnesota:

  • White Non-Hispanic Alone (85.1%)
  • Hispanic or Latino (11.2%)
  • Black Non-Hispanic Alone (2.3%)
  • Two or more races (0.7%)
Median resident age:  39.0 years
Minnesota median age:  37.0 years
Males: 21,100  (49.9%)
Females: 21,185  (50.1%)
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Kandiyohi County,MN real estate house value trend

Average household size:
Kandiyohi County:

2.0 people
Minnesota:

2 people
Estimated median household income in 2015: $54,340 ($39,772 in 1999)

This county:

$54,340
Minnesota:

$63,488

Median contract rent in 2015 for apartments: $584 (lower quartile is $441, upper quartile is $759)
This county:

$584
State:

$805


Estimated median house or condo value in 2015: $172,718 (it was $91,700 in 2000)
Kandiyohi:

$172,718
Minnesota:

$200,000
Lower value quartile - upper value quartile: $111,836 - $266,076

Mean price in 2015:

Detached houses: $223,023
Here:

$223,023
State:

$253,245

Townhouses or other attached units: $208,076
Here:

$208,076
State:

$186,924

In 2-unit structures: $108,114
Here:

$108,114
State:

$210,095

In 3-to-4-unit structures: $104,589
Here:

$104,589
State:

$182,925

In 5-or-more-unit structures: $182,961
Here:

$182,961
State:

$199,431

Mobile homes: $75,592
Here:

$75,592
State:

$58,754

Occupied boats, RVs, vans, etc.: $172,444
Here:

$172,444
State:

$96,868
Median monthly housing costs for homes and condos with a mortgage: $1,243
Median monthly housing costs for units without a mortgage: $479

Institutionalized population: 618

Crime in 2005 (reported by the sheriff's office or county police, not the county total):

  • Murders: 0
  • Rapes: 12
  • Robberies: 0
  • Assaults: 10
  • Burglaries: 78
  • Thefts: 257
  • Auto thefts: 20

Crime in 2004 (reported by the sheriff's office or county police, not the county total):

  • Murders: 0
  • Rapes: 7
  • Robberies: 2
  • Assaults: 13
  • Burglaries: 87
  • Thefts: 244
  • Auto thefts: 18
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Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 2007: 106 buildings, average cost: $165,200
  • 2008: 84 buildings, average cost: $170,600
  • 2009: 75 buildings, average cost: $187,100
  • 2010: 58 buildings, average cost: $177,100
  • 2011: 59 buildings, average cost: $176,100
  • 2012: 64 buildings, average cost: $191,800
  • 2013: 75 buildings, average cost: $211,000
  • 2014: 90 buildings, average cost: $262,300

Number of permits per 10,000 residents

Average cost (in $1000s)

Presidential Elections Results

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Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2015: $1,585 (0.9%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2015: $1,679 (1.0%)

Kandiyohi County household income distribution in 2009 Kandiyohi County home values distribution Kandiyohi County contract rent distribution in 2009
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2015: 11.7%
(7.8% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 72.6% for Black residents, 20.5% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 43.0% for American Indian residents, 20.7% for other race residents, 33.5% for two or more races residents)

Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2015: 10.5%
Kandiyohi County:

10.5%
Minnesota:

10.2%
(7.0% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 65.9% for Black residents, 18.2% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 32.1% for American Indian residents, 17.4% for other race residents, 24.8% for two or more races residents)

Median age of residents in 2015: 40 years old
(Males: 37 years old, Females: 42 years old)
(Median age for: White residents: 45 years old, Black residents: 23 years old, American Indian residents: 31 years old, Asian residents: 33 years old, Hispanic or Latino residents: 23 years old, Other race residents: 24 years old)

Fair market rent in 2006 for a 1-bedroom apartment in Kandiyohi County is $415 a month.
Fair market rent for a 2-bedroom apartment is $515 a month.
Fair market rent for a 3-bedroom apartment is $694 a month.

Cities in this county include: Willmar, Spicer, Atwater, New London, Raymond, Kandiyohi, Pennock, Prinsburg, Lake Lillian, Blomkest.

Kandiyohi County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level greater than 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Highest Potential

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Notable locations in this county outside city limits:

Notable locations in Kandiyohi County: Pomme De Terre Rest Area (A), Banken Farms (B), Koosmann Farms (C), Pomme De Terre Rest Area (D). Display/hide their locations on the map

Churches in Kandiyohi County include: Bethesda Church (A), Saint Malachy Catholic Church (B), Frank Lake Church (C), Good Shepherd Church (D), Saint Johns Church (E), Long Lake Church (F), Shepherd of the Hills Church (G), West Bank Church (H), Spring Creek Church (I). Display/hide their locations on the map

Cemeteries: West Salem Cemetery (1), Big Bend Cemetery (2), Calvary Cemetery (3), Bethesda Lutheran Cemetery (4), Saint Francis Cemetery (5), Saint Johns Cemetery (6), Saint Josephs Cemetery (7). Display/hide their locations on the map

Lakes, reservoirs, and swamps: West Sunburg Lake (A), Spring Lake (B), Small Henry Lake (C), Shible Lake (D), School Lake (E), Rev Marsh (F), Lake Oliver (G), Lake Moore (H). Display/hide their locations on the map

Rivers and creeks: Dry Wood Creek (A), Shakopee Creek (B), Hassel Creek (C), Spring Creek (D), Artichoke Creek (E), Pomme de Terre River (F). Display/hide their locations on the map

Parks in Kandiyohi County include: Ehrenberg State Wildlife Management Area (1), Hayes-Myhre State Wildlife Management Area (2), Hollerberg Lake State Wildlife Management Ar (3), Monson Lake Memorial State Park (4), Monson State Wildlife Management Areas (5), Shible Lake State Wildlife Management Area (6), Benson Wayside Park (7), Monson Lake Memorial Historical Marker (8), Benson Wayside Park (9). Display/hide their locations on the map

Neighboring counties: Anoka County , Clark County, South Dakota , Charlevoix County, Michigan , Day County, South Dakota , Marion County, Oregon , Stevens County .

Unemployment in September 2015:
Here:

2.7%
Minnesota:

3.2%

Unemployment by year (%)

County total employment by year

County average yearly wages by year ($)

Current college students: 1,628
People 25 years of age or older with a high school degree or higher: 83.5%
People 25 years of age or older with a bachelor's degree or higher: 18.3%

Number of foreign born residents: 1,547 (33% naturalized citizens)

Kandiyohi County:

3.8%
Whole state:

5.3%

Year of entry for the foreign-born population

  • 1995 to March 2000: 493
  • 1990 to 1994: 326
  • 1985 to 1989: 275
  • 1980 to 1984: 154
  • 1975 to 1979: 65
  • 1970 to 1974: 41
  • 1970 to 1974: 36
  • 1965 to 1969: 157
Note: State values scaled to Kandiyohi County population

Mean travel time to work (commute): 17.9 minutes

Percentage of county residents living and working in this county: 88.4%

Kandiyohi County marital status for males Kandiyohi County marital status for females

Housing units in structures:

  • One, detached: 13,520
  • One, attached: 456
  • Two: 709
  • 3 or 4: 501
  • 5 to 9: 468
  • 10 to 19: 682
  • 20 or more: 988
  • Mobile homes: 1,071
  • Boats, RVs, vans, etc.: 20

Housing units in Kandiyohi County with a mortgage: 6,183 (772 second mortgage, 905 home equity loan, 37 both second mortgage and home equity loan)
Houses without a mortgage: 2,867

Here:

68.3% with mortgage
State:

74.2% with mortgage

Religion statistics for Kandiyohi County

ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Mainline Protestant16,66835
Evangelical Protestant8,75334
Catholic5,3764
Other2833
None11,159-
Kandiyohi County Religion Details
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.

Food Environment Statistics:

Number of grocery stores: 8
Kandiyohi County:

1.97 / 10,000 pop.
State:

1.83 / 10,000 pop.


Number of convenience stores (no gas): 3
This county:

0.74 / 10,000 pop.
Minnesota:

0.49 / 10,000 pop.

Number of convenience stores (with gas): 22
Kandiyohi County:

5.41 / 10,000 pop.
Minnesota:

3.90 / 10,000 pop.

Number of full-service restaurants: 23
This county:

5.66 / 10,000 pop.
State:

6.98 / 10,000 pop.

Adult diabetes rate:
Kandiyohi County:

7.0%
Minnesota:

6.5%

Adult obesity rate:
Kandiyohi County:

27.3%
State:

25.9%

Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Here:

13.6%
State:

13.0%

Agriculture in Kandiyohi County:

Average size of farms: 317 acres
Average value of agricultural products sold per farm: $179,546
Average value of crops sold per acre for harvested cropland: $269.41
The value of nursery, greenhouse, floriculture, and sod as a percentage of the total market value of agricultural products sold: 0.03%
The value of livestock, poultry, and their products as a percentage of the total market value of agricultural products sold: 64.03%
Average total farm production expenses per farm: $153,512
Harvested cropland as a percentage of land in farms: 75.57%
Irrigated harvested cropland as a percentage of land in farms: 3.76%
Average market value of all machinery and equipment per farm: $93,135
The percentage of farms operated by a family or individual: 88.88%
Average age of principal farm operators: 55 years
Average number of cattle and calves per 100 acres of all land in farms: 6.32
Milk cows as a percentage of all cattle and calves: 25.78%
Corn for grain: 134171 harvested acres
All wheat for grain: 4473 harvested acres
Soybeans for beans: 119066 harvested acres
Vegetables: 4,525 harvested acres
Land in orchards: 40 acres

Tornado activity:

Kandiyohi County historical area-adjusted tornado activity is significantly below Minnesota state average. It is 6097657.5 times below overall U.S. average.
Tornadoes in this county have caused 7 injuries recorded between 1950 and 2004.
On 6/11/2001, a category 2 (max. wind speeds 113-157 mph) tornado injured 7 people and caused $10 million in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Kandiyohi County-area historical earthquake activity is near Minnesota state average. It is 87% 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 61.0 miles away from Kandiyohi County center
On 6/5/1993 at 01:24:53, a magnitude 4.1 (4.1 LG, Depth: 6.2 mi) earthquake occurred 71.5 miles away from the county center
On 3/4/1983 at 06:32:18, a magnitude 4.6 (4.4 MB, 4.6 LG, 4.4 ML) earthquake occurred 225.6 miles away from the county 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 99.6 miles away from the county center
On 2/9/1994 at 08:45:35, a magnitude 3.1 (3.1 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 10.9 miles away from Kandiyohi County 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 254.1 miles away from the county center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), local magnitude (ML)

Most recent natural disasters:

  • Minnesota Severe Storms and Flooding, Incident Period: June 14, 2012 to June 21, 2012, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-4069: July 06, 2012, FEMA Id: 4069, Natural disaster type: Storm, Flood
  • Minnesota Severe Storms, Flooding, and Tornadoes, Incident Period: July 01, 2011 to July 11, 2011, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-4009: July 28, 2011, FEMA Id: 4009, Natural disaster type: Storm, Tornado, Flood
  • Minnesota Hurricane Katrina Evacuation, Incident Period: August 29, 2005 to October 01, 2005, Emergency Declared EM-3242: September 13, 2005, FEMA Id: 3242, Natural disaster type: Hurricane
  • Minnesota Flooding, Incident Period: March 23, 2001 to July 03, 2001, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-1370: May 16, 2001, FEMA Id: 1370, Natural disaster type: Flood
  • Minnesota Flooding, Incident Period: June 28, 1997 to July 27, 1997, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-1187: August 25, 1997, FEMA Id: 1187, Natural disaster type: Flood
  • Minnesota Severe Storms/Flooding, Incident Period: March 21, 1997 to May 24, 1997, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-1175: April 08, 1997, FEMA Id: 1175, Natural disaster type: Storm, Flood
  • Minnesota Severe Winter Storms/Blizzards, Incident Period: January 03, 1997 to February 03, 1997, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-1158: January 16, 1997, FEMA Id: 1158, Natural disaster type: Winter Storm, Blizzard
  • Minnesota Flooding, Severe Storm, Tornadoes, Incident Period: May 06, 1993 to August 25, 1993, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-993: June 11, 1993, FEMA Id: 993, Natural disaster type: Storm, Tornado, Flood
  • Minnesota Flooding, Severe Storm, Tornadoes, Incident Period: June 16, 1992 to June 20, 1992, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-946: June 26, 1992, FEMA Id: 946, Natural disaster type: Storm, Tornado, Flood
  • Minnesota Drought, Incident Period: June 17, 1976, Emergency Declared EM-3013: June 17, 1976, FEMA Id: 3013, Natural disaster type: Drought
  • 2 other natural disasters have been reported since 1953.

The number of natural disasters in Kandiyohi County (12) is near the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 10
Emergencies Declared: 2

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 9, Storms: 5, Tornadoes: 3, Blizzard: 1, Drought: 1, Hurricane: 1, Winter Storm: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).

Class of Workers

Most common industries in 2015 (%)
Males Females
  • Health care and social assistance (31%)
  • Educational services (10%)
  • Retail trade (9%)
  • Manufacturing (7%)
  • Accommodation and food services (7%)
  • Other services, except public administration (5%)
  • Finance and insurance (3%)
  • Health care and social assistance (35%)
  • Educational services (12%)
  • Retail trade (10%)
  • Manufacturing (8%)
  • Accommodation and food services (7%)
  • Other services, except public administration (5%)
  • Finance and insurance (4%)
Most common occupations in 2015 (%)
Males Females
  • Construction and extraction occupations (13%)
  • Management occupations (12%)
  • Production occupations (11%)
  • Transportation occupations (10%)
  • Sales and related occupations (9%)
  • Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations (6%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (6%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (18%)
  • Education, training, and library occupations (11%)
  • Personal care and service occupations (9%)
  • Health diagnosing and treating practitioners and other technical occupations (8%)
  • Sales and related occupations (8%)
  • Healthcare support occupations (7%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (6%)

Most common places of birth for the foreign-born residents (%):

  • Mexico (59%)
  • Other Eastern Africa (7%)
  • Honduras (7%)
  • Canada (5%)
  • Guatemala (2%)
  • Korea (2%)
  • Other Northern Europe (2%)

Most common first ancestries reported in Kandiyohi County (%):

  • German (31%)
  • Norwegian (26%)
  • Swedish (10%)
  • Dutch (6%)
  • Irish (3%)
  • United States or American (3%)
  • English (2%)

Kandiyohi County mode of transportation to work chart

Means of transportation to work:

  • Drove a car alone: 16,340 (79%)
  • Carpooled: 2,361 (11%)
  • Bus or trolley bus: 267 (1%)
  • Taxi: 18 (0%)
  • Bicycle: 37 (0%)
  • Walked: 637 (3%)
  • Other means: 95 (0%)
  • Worked at home: 1,060 (5%)

Owners and renters by unit type in %

Breakdown of mean house values by ages of householders ($)


People in group quarters in Kandiyohi County, Minnesota in 2000:

  • 492 people in nursing homes
  • 126 people in mental (psychiatric) hospitals or wards
  • 121 people in homes for the mentally retarded
  • 32 people in short-term care, detention or diagnostic centers for delinquent children
  • 31 people in local jails and other confinement facilities (including police lockups)
  • 23 people in other group homes
  • 20 people in hospitals or wards for drug/alcohol abuse
  • 11 people in homes for the mentally ill
  • 5 people in other nonhousehold living situations
  • 4 people in homes or halfway houses for drug/alcohol abuse

People in group quarters in Kandiyohi County, Minnesota in 2010:

  • 376 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities
  • 374 people in group homes intended for adults
  • 145 people in local jails and other municipal confinement facilities
  • 65 people in correctional facilities intended for juveniles
  • 50 people in residential treatment centers for adults
  • 19 people in group homes for juveniles (non-correctional)
  • 16 people in other noninstitutional facilities
  • 12 people in hospitals with patients who have no usual home elsewhere
Average gross adjusted income of non-migrant taxpayers in this county in 2010 was $55,971.

4.64% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($34,968 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.64%
Minnesota average:

6.51%


10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries.
3.27% relocated from other counties in Minnesota ($22,889 average AGI)
1.37% relocated from other states ($12,079 average AGI)
Kandiyohi County:

1.37%
Minnesota average:

1.96%

Percentage of residents relocating from other counties or countries


Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2010 and 2011:
from Stearns County, MN  0.41% ($35,957 average AGI)
from Hennepin County, MN  0.39% ($37,015)
from Renville County, MN  0.28% ($33,064)
from Swift County, MN  0.24% ($31,325)
from Meeker County, MN  0.22% ($25,139)
from Chippewa County, MN  0.22% ($-3,361)
from Ramsey County, MN  0.13% ($36,818)


5.94% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($32,177 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.94%
Minnesota average:

6.71%


10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries.
4.12% relocated to other counties in Minnesota ($21,650 average AGI)
1.82% relocated to other states ($10,527 average AGI)
Kandiyohi County:

1.82%
Minnesota average:

2.16%

Percentage of residents relocating to other counties or countries


Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2010 and 2011:
to Hennepin County, MN  0.65% ($34,028 average AGI)
to Stearns County, MN  0.53% ($29,278)
to Chippewa County, MN  0.26% ($29,773)
to Renville County, MN  0.21% ($24,833)
to Meeker County, MN  0.21% ($31,600)
to Ramsey County, MN  0.20% ($27,353)
to Swift County, MN  0.20% ($23,647)

Births per 1000 population from 1990 to 1999: 13.5
Births per 1000 population from 2000 to 2006: 13.8

Births per 1000 population in Kandiyohi County

Deaths per 1000 population from 1990 to 1999: 8.9
Deaths per 1000 population from 2000 to 2006: 8.9
Deaths per 1000 population from 2007 to 2014: 8.8

Deaths per 1000 population in Kandiyohi County

Infant deaths per 1000 live births from 1990 to 1999: 7.7
Infant deaths per 1000 live births from 2000 to 2006: 3.0

Infant deaths per 1000 live births in Kandiyohi County

Population without health insurance coverage in 2013: 10.3%
Persons under 19 years old without health insurance coverage in 2013: 6.7%
Percentage of population without health insurance coverage in Kandiyohi County
All 18-64 40-64 50-64 Under 19

Percentage of population without health insurance coverage in Kandiyohi County


Persons enrolled in hospital insurance and/or supplemental medical insurance (Medicare) in July 1, 2007: 7,394 (6,415 aged, 979 disabled)
Children under 18 without health insurance coverage in 2007: 641 (6%)

Persons enrolled in hospital insurance and/or supplemental medical insurance (Medicare)

Aged persons enrolled in hospital insurance and/or supplemental medical insurance (Medicare)

Disabled persons enrolled in hospital insurance and/or supplemental medical insurance (Medicare)

Most common underlying causes of death in Kandiyohi County, Minnesota in 1999 - 2014:

  • Bronchus or lung, unspecified - Malignant neoplasms (340)
  • Atherosclerotic heart disease (327)
  • Unspecified dementia (291)
  • Acute myocardial infarction, unspecified (278)
  • Stroke, not specified as haemorrhage or infarction (215)
  • Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, unspecified (212)
  • Alzheimer's disease, unspecified (189)
  • Congestive heart failure (170)
  • Pneumonia, unspecified (156)
  • Colon, unspecified - Malignant neoplasms (124)

Population without health insurance coverage in 2000: 12%
Children under 18 without health insurance coverage in 2000: 6%

Short term general hospitals per 100,000 population in 2004: 2.43
Short term general hospital admissions per 100,000 population in 2004: 12,461
Short term general hospital beds per 100,000 population in 2004: 483
Emergency room visits per 100,000 population in 2004: 26,156

General practice office based MDs per 100,000 population in 2005: 1,498
Medical specialist MDs per 100,000 population in 2005: 954
Dentists per 100,000 population in 1998: 19

Total births per 100,000 population, July 2005 - July 2006 : 54
Total deaths per 100,000 population, July 2005 - July 2006: 87

Limited-service eating places per 100,000 population in 2005 : 12

Suicides per 1,000,000 population from 2000 to 2006: 83.6. This is less than state average.

Household type by relationship:

Households: 41,181
  • In family households: 34,318 (8,786 male householders, 2,453 female householders)
    9,163 spouses, 11,637 children (10,889 natural, 299 adopted, 449 stepchildren), 449 grandchildren, 277 brothers or sisters, 183 parents, 335 other relatives, 944 non-relatives
  • In nonfamily households: 6,863 (2,616 male householders (1,971 living alone)), 2,877 female householders (2,490 living alone)), 1,370 nonrelatives
  • In group quarters: 1,058 (618 institutionalized population)

Size of family households: 5,580 2-persons, 2,133 3-persons, 1,941 4-persons, 1,008 5-persons, 327 6-persons, 250 7-or-more-persons.

Size of nonfamily households: 4,461 1-person, 813 2-persons, 142 3-persons, 50 4-persons, 16 5-persons, 7 6-persons, 4 7-or-more-persons.

8,280 married couples with children.
2,076 single-parent households (548 men, 1,528 women).

90.1% of residents of Kandiyohi County speak English at home.
7.2% of residents speak Spanish at home (58% speak English very well, 20% speak English well, 14% speak English not well, 8% don't speak English at all).
2.2% of residents speak other Indo-European language at home (84% speak English very well, 10% speak English well, 6% speak English not well).
0.1% of residents speak Asian or Pacific Island language at home (64% speak English very well, 26% speak English well, 11% speak English not well).
0.4% of residents speak other language at home (41% speak English very well, 29% speak English well, 9% speak English not well, 20% don't speak English at all).

In fiscal year 2004:

Federal Government expenditure: $222,997,000 ($5,414 per capita)
Department of Defense expenditure: $3,602,000
Federal direct payments to individuals for retirement and disability: $93,080,000
Federal other direct payments to individuals: $41,125,000
Federal direct payments not to individuals: $15,948,000
Federal grants: $51,964,000
Federal procurement contracts: $8,716,000 ($84,000 Department of Defense)
Federal salaries and wages: $12,164,000 ($1,483,000 Department of Defense)
Federal Government direct loans: $3,310,000
Federal guaranteed/insured loans: $23,717,000
Federal Government insurance: $66,830,000

Population change from April 1, 2000 to July 1, 2005:

Births: 2,888
Here:

70 per 1000 residents
State:

70 per 1000 residents

Deaths: 1,932
Here:

47 per 1000 residents
State:

38 per 1000 residents

Net international migration: +384
Here:

+9 per 1000 residents
State:

+14 per 1000 residents

Net internal migration: -1,289
Here -31 per 1000 residents
State -3 per 1000 residents

Population growth in Kandiyohi County

Total withdrawal of fresh water for public supply: 4.34 millions of gallons per day (all from ground)

Median number of rooms in houses and condos:
Here:

6.5
State:

6.6

Median number of rooms in apartments:
Here:

3.9
State:

3.7

Year house built

  • 2014 or later: 70
  • 2010 to 2013: 588
  • 2000 to 2009: 2,376
  • 1990 to 1999: 2,754
  • 1980 to 1989: 2,421
  • 1970 to 1979: 3,821
  • 1960 to 1969: 1,821
  • 1950 to 1959: 1,708
  • 1940 to 1949: 1,168
  • 1939 or earlier: 3,086
Note: State values scaled to Kandiyohi population
Rooms in houses/apartments in Kandiyohi County, Minnesota
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Note: State values scaled to Kandiyohi County population
  • 1 room: 8
  • 2 rooms: 101
  • 3 rooms: 369
  • 4 rooms: 961
  • 5 rooms: 2,040
  • 6 rooms: 2,502
  • 7 rooms: 1,983
  • 8 rooms: 1,782
  • 9+ rooms: 2,280
  • 1 room: 109
  • 2 rooms: 434
  • 3 rooms: 972
  • 4 rooms: 1,140
  • 5 rooms: 515
  • 6 rooms: 341
  • 7 rooms: 177
  • 8 rooms: 97
  • 9+ rooms: 125
Bedrooms in houses/apartments in Kandiyohi County, Minnesota
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Note: State values scaled to Kandiyohi County population
  • no bedroom: 14
  • 1 bedroom: 385
  • 2 bedrooms: 2,592
  • 3 bedrooms: 5,471
  • 4 bedrooms: 2,957
  • 5+ bedrooms: 607
  • no bedroom: 172
  • 1 bedroom: 1,324
  • 2 bedrooms: 1,541
  • 3 bedrooms: 623
  • 4 bedrooms: 217
  • 5+ bedrooms: 33
Cars and other vehicles available in Kandiyohi County, Minnesota in houses/condos/apartments
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Note: State values scaled to Kandiyohi County population
  • no vehicle: 333
  • 1 vehicle: 2,832
  • 2 vehicles: 5,991
  • 3 vehicles: 2,017
  • 4 vehicles: 583
  • 5+ vehicles: 270
  • no vehicle: 748
  • 1 vehicle: 1,959
  • 2 vehicles: 943
  • 3 vehicles: 203
  • 4 vehicles: 34
  • 5+ vehicles: 23

61% of Kandiyohi County residents lived in the same house 5 years ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 57% lived in this county.
   Out of people who lived in different counties, 64% lived in Minnesota.

Kandiyohi County:

61.2%
State average:

58.1%

Place of birth for U.S.-born residents:

  • This state: 32,135
  • Northeast: 240
  • Midwest: 4,450
  • South: 1,669
  • West: 971

Median price asked for vacant for-sale houses in 2000: $66,200


Housing units lacking complete plumbing facilities: 2%

Housing units lacking complete kitchen facilities: 2%

Year Householders Moved Into Unit

Most commonly used house heating fuel in Kandiyohi County
Houses and condos Apartments
  • Utility gas (49.3%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (24.1%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (12.3%)
  • Electricity (10.5%)
  • Wood (2.0%)
  • Other fuel (1.2%)
  • Utility gas (42.9%)
  • Electricity (30.6%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (11.4%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (5.5%)
  • No fuel used (4.9%)
  • Other fuel (4.5%)

Private vs. public school enrollment:


Students in private schools in grades 1 to 8 (elementary and middle school): 370
Here:

7.2%
Minnesota:

11.7%

Students in private schools in grades 9 to 12 (high school): 182
Here:

6.3%
Minnesota:

6.8%

Students in private undergraduate colleges: 130
Here:

8.8%
Minnesota:

24.6%

Educational Attainment (%)

School Enrollment by Level of School (%)

Age and Sex of Sensory-Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Physically-Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Mentally-Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Self-Care Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Go-Outside-Home Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Residents with Employment Disability (Noninstitutionalized)

Kandiyohi County government finances - Expenditure in 2006:

  • Assistance and Subsidies - Public Welfare, Federal Categorical Assistance Programs: $2,434,000
  • Construction - Regular Highways: $6,044,000
    General Public Buildings: $16,000
  • Current Operations - Public Welfare - Other: $9,512,000
    Correctional Institutions: $5,063,000
    Police Protection: $4,029,000
    Regular Highways: $3,735,000
    Solid Waste Management: $3,430,000
    Health - Other: $2,051,000
    Corrections - Other: $1,866,000
    Housing and Community Development: $1,418,000
    Financial Administration: $1,177,000
    General Public Buildings: $1,093,000
    General - Other: $920,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $911,000
    Central Staff Services: $870,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $531,000
    Libraries: $343,000
    Parks and Recreation: $296,000
    Protective Inspection and Regulation, NEC: $226,000
  • General - Interest on Debt: $2,475,000
  • Other Capital Outlay - Police Protection: $239,000
    Financial Administration: $195,000
    General Public Building: $138,000
    Solid Waste Management: $47,000
    Health - Other: $27,000
    Central Staff Services: $21,000
    Libraries: $4,000
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $19,342,000

Kandiyohi County government finances - Revenue in 2006:

  • Charges - All Other: $8,929,000
    Solid Waste Management: $2,092,000
    Housing and Community Development: $269,000
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Public Welfare: $2,151,000
    Housing and Community Development: $1,193,000
    All Other: $435,000
  • Local Intergovernmental - All Other: $129,000
  • Miscellaneous - Special Assessments: $3,613,000
    General Revenue, NEC: $2,668,000
    Interest Earnings: $717,000
    Rents: $22,000
    Donations From Private Sources: $12,000
  • State Intergovernmental - Public Welfare: $5,829,000
    Highways: $4,485,000
    General Local Government Support: $4,230,000
    All Other: $1,905,000
  • Tax - Property: $18,458,000
    Other License: $622,000
    Motor Vehicle License: $273,000
    Alcoholic Beverage License: $7,000

Kandiyohi County government finances - Debt in 2006:

  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $66,577,000
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $63,073,000
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $3,504,000

Kandiyohi County government finances - Cash and Securities in 2006:

  • Bond Funds - Cash and Securities: $439,000
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $55,089,000
  • Sinking Funds - Cash and Securities: $1,242,000

Supplemental Security Income (SSI) in 2006:

  • Total number of recipients: 586
  • Number of aged recipients: 55
  • Number of blind and disabled recipients: 531
  • Number of recipients under 18: 75
  • Number of recipients between 18 and 64: 399
  • Number of recipients older than 64: 112
  • Number of recipients also receiving OASDI: 278
  • Amount of payments (thousands of dollars): 223
Kandiyohi County Fatal accident statistics for 1975 - 1994
Count Vehicles DUI Fatalities Persons

Fatal accident count (per 100,000 population)

Kandiyohi County Fatal accident statistics for 1995 - 2014
Count Vehicles DUI Fatalities Persons Pedestrians

Fatal accident count (per 100,000 population)

Most common first names in Kandiyohi County, MN among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
John21578.8 years
Anna14887.1 years
William11278.6 years
George11178.4 years
Arthur11079.3 years
Alice10682.5 years
Mary10277.8 years
Henry9579.9 years
Donald9572.3 years
Carl8980.4 years
Most common last names in Kandiyohi County, MN among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Johnson34481.2 years
Nelson20979.3 years
Olson19581.2 years
Anderson19480.2 years
Peterson17078.8 years
Larson11281.1 years
Carlson10980.7 years
Hanson10578.4 years
Erickson9981.9 years
Swenson8077.6 years
Businesses in Kandiyohi County, MN
NameCountNameCount
AmericInn1La-Z-Boy1
Applebee's1Lane Furniture2
Arby's1Little Caesars Pizza1
Bath & Body Works1MasterBrand Cabinets5
Burger King2Maurices1
Caribou Coffee1McDonald's1
Carson Pirie Scott1Menards1
Chevrolet1New Balance2
Comfort Inn1Nike5
Curves1Nissan1
Dairy Queen3OfficeMax1
Days Inn1Payless1
Domino's Pizza1Pizza Hut1
Famous Footwear1RadioShack1
FedEx4SAS Shoes1
Foot Locker1Sears1
Ford2Slumberland1
GNC1Subway4
GameStop1Super 81
Goodwill4T-Mobile4
H&R Block2Target1
Holiday Inn1Toyota1
Home Depot1U-Haul2
JCPenney1UPS8
Jimmy John's1Walgreens1
Jones New York1Walmart1
KFC1YMCA1
Kmart1