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Kittson County, Minnesota (MN)

County population in 2016: 4,492 (all rural); it was 5,285 in 2000
County owner-occupied with a mortgage or a loan houses and condos in 2010: 711
County owner-occupied free and clear houses and condos in 2010: 927
County owner-occupied houses and condos in 2000: 1,793
Renter-occupied apartments: 348 (it was 374 in 2000)
% of renters here:

17%
State:

27%

Land area: 1097 sq. mi.

Water area: 6.4 sq. mi.

Population density: 4 people per square mile   (very low).

Mar. 2016 cost of living index in Kittson County: 85.5 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)

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Industries providing employment: Agriculture,forestry,fishing and hunting, and mining (50.5%), Educational, health and social services (18.2%).

Type of workers:

  • Private wage or salary: 43%
  • Government: 6%
  • Self-employed, not incorporated: 50%
  • Unpaid family work: 0%
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Races in Kittson County, Minnesota:

  • White Non-Hispanic Alone (96.1%)
  • Hispanic or Latino (2.0%)
  • Black Non-Hispanic Alone (0.6%)
  • Two or more races (0.6%)
Median resident age:  48.1 years
Minnesota median age:  37.9 years
Males: 2,274  (50.6%)
Females: 2,218  (49.4%)
Average household size:
Kittson County:

2.0 people
Minnesota:

2 people
Estimated median household income in 2016: $53,423 ($32,515 in 1999)

This county:

$53,423
Minnesota:

$65,599

Median contract rent in 2016 for apartments: $410 (lower quartile is $235, upper quartile is $524)
This county:

$410
State:

$830


Estimated median house or condo value in 2016: $80,075 (it was $41,600 in 2000)
Kittson:

$80,075
Minnesota:

$211,800
Lower value quartile - upper value quartile: $43,053 - $133,602
Median monthly housing costs for homes and condos with a mortgage: $1,029
Median monthly housing costs for units without a mortgage: $377

Institutionalized population: 107

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

  • Murders: 0
  • Rapes: 1
  • Robberies: 0
  • Assaults: 4
  • Burglaries: 18
  • Thefts: 58
  • Auto thefts: 3

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

  • Murders: 0
  • Rapes: 0
  • Robberies: 0
  • Assaults: 6
  • Burglaries: 13
  • Thefts: 58
  • Auto thefts: 1
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Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 2007: 6 buildings, average cost: $151,700
  • 2008: 3 buildings, average cost: $125,000
  • 2009: 2 buildings, average cost: $187,500
  • 2010: 2 buildings, average cost: $187,500
  • 2011: 3 buildings, average cost: $221,700
  • 2012: 9 buildings, average cost: $81,700
  • 2013: 9 buildings, average cost: $144,400
  • 2014: 7 buildings, average cost: $240,700

Number of permits per 10,000 residents

Average cost (in $1000s)

Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2004 2008 2012 2016

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Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2016: $911 (0.9%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2016: $719 (1.1%)

Kittson County household income distribution in 2009 Kittson County home values distribution Kittson County contract rent distribution in 2009
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2016: 10.2%
Kittson County:

10.2%
Minnesota:

9.9%
(10.0% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 20.0% for Black residents, 22.2% for American Indian residents, 11.1% for two or more races residents)

Median age of residents in 2016: 48.1 years old
(Males: 46.4 years old, Females: 49.9 years old)
(Median age for: White residents: 49.1 years old, Black residents: 86.7 years old, American Indian residents: 36.4 years old, Asian residents: 37.1 years old, Hispanic or Latino residents: 19.5 years old, Other race residents: 22.5 years old)

Fair market rent in 2006 for a 1-bedroom apartment in Kittson County is $396 a month.
Fair market rent for a 2-bedroom apartment is $503 a month.
Fair market rent for a 3-bedroom apartment is $640 a month.

Cities in this county include: Hallock, Karlstad, Lancaster, Kennedy, Lake Bronson, St. Vincent, Halma, Humboldt, Donaldson.

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

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Neighboring counties: Benson County, North Dakota , Boundary County, Idaho , Glacier County, Montana .

Unemployment in September 2015:
Here:

3.5%
Minnesota:

3.2%

Unemployment by year (%)

County total employment by year

County average yearly wages by year ($)

Current college students: 101
People 25 years of age or older with a high school degree or higher: 91.5%
People 25 years of age or older with a bachelor's degree or higher: 21.0%

Number of foreign born residents: 95 (62.8% naturalized citizens)

Kittson County:

2.1%
Whole state:

8.2%

Year of entry for the foreign-born population

  • 2010 or later: 19
  • 2000 to 2009: 5
  • 1990 to 1999: 17
  • 1980 to 1989: 27
  • 1970 to 1979: 20
  • Before 1970: 38
Note: State values scaled to Kittson County population

Mean travel time to work (commute): 19.5 minutes

Percentage of county residents living and working in this county: 72.5%

Kittson County marital status for males Kittson County marital status for females

Housing units in structures:

  • One, detached: 2,167
  • One, attached: 16
  • Two: 5
  • 3 or 4: 12
  • 5 to 9: 95
  • 10 to 19: 45
  • 20 to 49: 81
  • 50 or more: 7
  • Mobile homes: 194

Housing units in Kittson County with a mortgage: 581 (11 second mortgage, 7 home equity loan, 0 both second mortgage and home equity loan)
Houses without a mortgage: 989

Here:

37.0% with mortgage
State:

67.2% with mortgage

Religion statistics for Kittson County

ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Mainline Protestant2,75210
Evangelical Protestant88910
Catholic5003
None411-
Kittson 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: 4
Kittson County:

8.90 / 10,000 pop.
State:

1.83 / 10,000 pop.



Number of convenience stores (with gas): 2
Kittson County:

4.45 / 10,000 pop.
Minnesota:

3.90 / 10,000 pop.

Number of full-service restaurants: 7
This county:

15.58 / 10,000 pop.
State:

6.98 / 10,000 pop.

Adult diabetes rate:
Kittson County:

8.3%
Minnesota:

6.5%

Adult obesity rate:
Kittson County:

27.6%
State:

25.9%

Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Here:

9.7%
State:

13.0%

Agriculture in Kittson County:

Average size of farms: 843 acres
Average value of agricultural products sold per farm: $106,169
Average value of crops sold per acre for harvested cropland: $182.40
The value of nursery, greenhouse, floriculture, and sod as a percentage of the total market value of agricultural products sold: 0.00%
The value of livestock, poultry, and their products as a percentage of the total market value of agricultural products sold: 13.53%
Average total farm production expenses per farm: $91,626
Harvested cropland as a percentage of land in farms: 59.70%
Average market value of all machinery and equipment per farm: $94,289
The percentage of farms operated by a family or individual: 81.18%
Average age of principal farm operators: 55 years
Average number of cattle and calves per 100 acres of all land in farms: 2.72
Corn for grain: 1884 harvested acres
All wheat for grain: 166584 harvested acres
Soybeans for beans: 68293 harvested acres

Earthquake activity:

Kittson County-area historical earthquake activity is slightly above Minnesota state average. It is 85% 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 217.5 miles away from Kittson County center
On 8/18/1959 at 06:37:13, a magnitude 7.7 (7.7 UK, Class: Major, Intensity: VIII - XII) earthquake occurred 715.2 miles away from the county center, causing $26,000,000 total damage
On 6/5/1993 at 01:24:53, a magnitude 4.1 (4.1 LG, Depth: 6.2 mi) earthquake occurred 215.4 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 337.4 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 205.8 miles away from Kittson County 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 352.3 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: March 16, 2011 to May 25, 2011, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-1982: May 10, 2011, FEMA Id: 1982, Natural disaster type: Storm, Flood
  • Minnesota Severe Storms, Tornadoes, and Flooding, Incident Period: June 17, 2010 to June 26, 2010, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-1921: July 02, 2010, FEMA Id: 1921, Natural disaster type: Storm, Tornado, Flood
  • Minnesota Flooding, Incident Period: March 01, 2010 to April 26, 2010, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-1900: April 19, 2010, FEMA Id: 1900, Natural disaster type: Flood
  • Minnesota Flooding, Incident Period: March 01, 2010 to April 26, 2010, Emergency Declared EM-3310: March 19, 2010, FEMA Id: 3310, Natural disaster type: Flood
  • Minnesota Severe Storms and Flooding, Incident Period: March 16, 2009 to May 22, 2009, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-1830: April 09, 2009, FEMA Id: 1830, Natural disaster type: Storm, Flood
  • Minnesota Severe Storms and Flooding, Incident Period: March 16, 2009 to May 22, 2009, Emergency Declared EM-3304: March 26, 2009, FEMA Id: 3304, Natural disaster type: Storm, Flood
  • Minnesota Flooding, Incident Period: March 30, 2006 to May 03, 2006, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-1648: June 05, 2006, FEMA Id: 1648, Natural disaster type: 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 Severe Storms, Flooding and Tornadoes, Incident Period: June 09, 2002 to June 28, 2002, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-1419: June 14, 2002, FEMA Id: 1419, Natural disaster type: Storm, Tornado, Flood
  • 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
  • 15 other natural disasters have been reported since 1953.

The number of natural disasters in Kittson County (25) is a lot greater than the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 22
Emergencies Declared: 3

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 23, Storms: 11, Tornadoes: 5, Heavy Rains: 3, Blizzard: 1, Hurricane: 1, Ice Storm: 1, Snow: 1, Wind: 1, Winter Storm: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).

Class of Workers in 2016 (%)

Most common industries in 2016 (%)
Males Females
  • Health care and social assistance (22%)
  • Retail trade (12%)
  • Educational services (11%)
  • Manufacturing (7%)
  • Public administration (6%)
  • Other services, except public administration (4%)
  • Accommodation and food services (4%)
  • Health care and social assistance (27%)
  • Retail trade (14%)
  • Educational services (13%)
  • Manufacturing (8%)
  • Public administration (8%)
  • Other services, except public administration (5%)
  • Accommodation and food services (5%)
Most common occupations in 2016 (%)
Males Females
  • Management occupations (23%)
  • Production occupations (11%)
  • Material moving occupations (10%)
  • Sales and related occupations (8%)
  • Transportation occupations (7%)
  • Farming, fishing, and forestry occupations (7%)
  • Construction and extraction occupations (5%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (16%)
  • Education, training, and library occupations (13%)
  • Material moving occupations (9%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (9%)
  • Sales and related occupations (7%)
  • Healthcare support occupations (7%)
  • Production occupations (6%)

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

  • Canada (40%)
  • Croatia (17%)
  • China, excluding Hong Kong and Taiwan (16%)
  • Russia (7%)
  • South Africa (6%)
  • Philippines (2%)
  • Korea (2%)

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

  • Norwegian (22%)
  • Swedish (16%)
  • German (13%)
  • Scandinavian (12%)
  • Polish (6%)
  • American (4%)
  • English (3%)

Kittson County mode of transportation to work chart

Means of transportation to work:

  • Drove a car alone: 1,458 (71.8%)
  • Carpooled: 127 (6.3%)
  • Bus or trolley bus: 34 (1.7%)
  • Taxicab, motorcycle, or other means: 17 (0.8%)
  • Bicycle: 7 (0.3%)
  • Walked: 169 (8.3%)
  • Worked at home: 217 (10.7%)

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


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

  • 133 people in nursing homes
  • 9 people in other noninstitutional group quarters
  • 5 people in local jails and other confinement facilities (including police lockups)
106 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities
4 people in group homes intended for adults
Average gross adjusted income of non-migrant taxpayers in this county in 2010 was $51,043.

4.32% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($29,713 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.32%
Minnesota average:

6.51%


10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries.
2.65% relocated from other counties in Minnesota ($15,313 average AGI)
1.67% relocated from other states ($14,388 average AGI)
Kittson County:

1.67%
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 Marshall County, MN  0.54% ($24,600 average AGI)


4.94% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($35,543 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.94%
Minnesota average:

6.71%


10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries.
2.74% relocated to other counties in Minnesota ($18,967 average AGI)
2.20% relocated to other states ($16,576 average AGI)
Kittson County:

2.20%
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 Grand Forks County, ND  0.75% ($37,000 average AGI)

Births per 1000 population from 1990 to 1999: 10.4
Births per 1000 population from 2000 to 2006: 9.3

Births per 1000 population in Kittson County

Deaths per 1000 population from 1990 to 1999: 15.1
Deaths per 1000 population from 2000 to 2006: 14.5
Deaths per 1000 population from 2007 to 2014: 16.0

Deaths per 1000 population in Kittson County

Infant deaths per 1000 live births from 1990 to 1999: 8.5
Infant deaths per 1000 live births from 2000 to 2006: 2.6

Infant deaths per 1000 live births in Kittson County

Population without health insurance coverage in 2013: 8.8%
Persons under 19 years old without health insurance coverage in 2013: 6.8%
Percentage of population without health insurance coverage in Kittson County
All 18-64 40-64 50-64 Under 19

Percentage of population without health insurance coverage in Kittson County


Persons enrolled in hospital insurance and/or supplemental medical insurance (Medicare) in July 1, 2007: 1,120 (1,016 aged, 104 disabled)
Children under 18 without health insurance coverage in 2007: 74 (8%)

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 Kittson County, Minnesota in 1999 - 2014:

  • Acute myocardial infarction, unspecified (127)
  • Unspecified dementia (68)
  • Stroke, not specified as haemorrhage or infarction (64)
  • Congestive heart failure (63)
  • Atherosclerotic heart disease (54)
  • Bronchus or lung, unspecified - Malignant neoplasms (50)
  • Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, unspecified (38)
  • Colon, unspecified - Malignant neoplasms (26)
  • Pneumonia, unspecified (24)
  • Other ill-defined and unspecified causes of mortality (23)

Population without health insurance coverage in 2000: 11%
Children under 18 without health insurance coverage in 2000: 9%

Short term general hospitals per 100,000 population in 2004: 20.75
Short term general hospital admissions per 100,000 population in 2004: 5,083
Short term general hospital beds per 100,000 population in 2004: 1,909
Emergency room visits per 100,000 population in 2004: 48,838

General practice office based MDs per 100,000 population in 2005: 1,023
Medical specialist MDs per 100,000 population in 2005: 1,586
Dentists per 100,000 population in 1998: 42

Total births per 100,000 population, July 2005 - July 2006 : 56
Total deaths per 100,000 population, July 2005 - July 2006: 21

Household type by relationship:

Households: 4,492
  • In family households: 3,484 (620 male householders, 550 female householders)
    933 spouses, 1,241 children (1,189 natural, 25 adopted, 26 stepchildren), 32 grandchildren, 12 brothers or sisters, 26 parents, 14 other relatives, 43 non-relatives
  • In nonfamily households: 841 (392 male householders (355 living alone)), 363 female householders (338 living alone)), 83 nonrelatives
  • In group quarters: 164

Size of family households: 695 2-persons, 212 3-persons, 117 4-persons, 91 5-persons, 35 6-persons, 20 7-or-more-persons.

Size of nonfamily households: 694 1-person, 59 2-persons, 3 3-persons.

595 married couples with children.
321 single-parent households (65 men, 256 women).

97.4% of residents of Kittson speak English at home.
1.2% of residents speak Spanish at home (91% speak English very well, 8% speak English well, 2% speak English not well).
1.0% of residents speak other Indo-European language at home (73% speak English very well, 10% speak English well, 17% speak English not well).
0.4% of residents speak Asian or Pacific Island language at home (13% speak English very well, 87% speak English well).
0.1% of residents speak other language at home (100% speak English very well).

In fiscal year 2004:

Federal Government expenditure: $54,406,000 ($11,288 per capita)
Department of Defense expenditure: $221,000
Federal direct payments to individuals for retirement and disability: $14,169,000
Federal other direct payments to individuals: $7,627,000
Federal direct payments not to individuals: $14,596,000
Federal grants: $13,051,000
Federal procurement contracts: $656,000 ($36,000 Department of Defense)
Federal salaries and wages: $4,307,000 ($0,000 Department of Defense)
Federal Government direct loans: $1,314,000
Federal guaranteed/insured loans: $3,606,000
Federal Government insurance: $53,489,000

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

Births: 213
Here:

44 per 1000 residents
State:

70 per 1000 residents

Deaths: 364
Here:

76 per 1000 residents
State:

38 per 1000 residents

Net international migration: -2
Here -0 per 1000 residents
State +14 per 1000 residents

Net internal migration: -333
Here -69 per 1000 residents
State -3 per 1000 residents

Population growth in Kittson County

Total withdrawal of fresh water for public supply: 0.09 millions of gallons per day (all from ground)

Median number of rooms in houses and condos:
Here:

6.3
State:

7.0

Median number of rooms in apartments:
Here:

4.1
State:

4.0

Year house built

  • 2014 or later: 0
  • 2010 to 2013: 25
  • 2000 to 2009: 195
  • 1990 to 1999: 212
  • 1980 to 1989: 272
  • 1970 to 1979: 518
  • 1960 to 1969: 197
  • 1950 to 1959: 288
  • 1940 to 1949: 215
  • 1939 or earlier: 662
Note: State values scaled to Kittson population
Rooms in houses/apartments in Kittson County, Minnesota
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Note: State values scaled to Kittson County population
  • 1 room: 0
  • 2 rooms: 4
  • 3 rooms: 30
  • 4 rooms: 184
  • 5 rooms: 331
  • 6 rooms: 298
  • 7 rooms: 210
  • 8 rooms: 212
  • 9+ rooms: 293
  • 1 room: 15
  • 2 rooms: 20
  • 3 rooms: 85
  • 4 rooms: 106
  • 5 rooms: 43
  • 6 rooms: 27
  • 7 rooms: 34
  • 8 rooms: 16
  • 9+ rooms: 9
Bedrooms in houses/apartments in Kittson County, Minnesota
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Note: State values scaled to Kittson County population
  • no bedroom: 0
  • 1 bedroom: 46
  • 2 bedrooms: 396
  • 3 bedrooms: 705
  • 4 bedrooms: 280
  • 5+ bedrooms: 137
  • no bedroom: 18
  • 1 bedroom: 130
  • 2 bedrooms: 97
  • 3 bedrooms: 86
  • 4 bedrooms: 23
  • 5+ bedrooms: 3
Cars and other vehicles available in Kittson County, Minnesota in houses/condos/apartments
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Note: State values scaled to Kittson County population
  • no vehicle: 28
  • 1 vehicle: 335
  • 2 vehicles: 673
  • 3 vehicles: 335
  • 4 vehicles: 154
  • 5+ vehicles: 44
  • no vehicle: 59
  • 1 vehicle: 207
  • 2 vehicles: 64
  • 3 vehicles: 18
  • 4 vehicles: 8
  • 5+ vehicles: 1

91% of Kittson County residents lived in the same house 1 years ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 37% lived in this county.
   Out of people who lived in different counties, 70% lived in Minnesota.

Kittson County:

91.3%
State average:

85.6%

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

  • This state: 2,912
  • Other state: 1,449
  • Northeast: 53
  • Midwest: 1,143
  • South: 73
  • West: 175

Year Householders Moved Into Unit

Most commonly used house heating fuel in Kittson County
Houses and condos Apartments
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (29.9%)
  • Electricity (24.3%)
  • Utility gas (21.7%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (11.0%)
  • Wood (8.4%)
  • Other fuel (0.6%)
  • No fuel used (0.6%)
  • Solar energy (0.2%)
  • Electricity (48.0%)
  • Utility gas (22.8%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (21.3%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (6.5%)
  • Wood (0.6%)

Private vs. public school enrollment:


Students in private schools in grades 1 to 8 (elementary and middle school): 27
Here:

6.4%
Minnesota:

10.2%

Students in private schools in grades 9 to 12 (high school): 13
Here:

5.3%
Minnesota:

8.0%

Students in private undergraduate colleges: 11
Here:

18.0%
Minnesota:

22.2%

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)

Kittson County government finances - Expenditure in 2006:

  • Construction - Regular Highways: $2,851,000
  • Current Operations - Regular Highways: $1,811,000
    Public Welfare - Other: $1,192,000
    Financial Administration: $769,000
    Police Protection: $761,000
    Central Staff Services: $308,000
    General - Other: $298,000
    Correctional Institutions: $206,000
    General Public Buildings: $205,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $205,000
    Parks and Recreation: $108,000
  • General - Interest on Debt: $98,000
  • Intergovernmental to Local NEC - Solid Waste Management: $89,000
    Libraries: $41,000
    Health - Other: $37,000
    Housing and Community Development: $12,000
  • Other Capital Outlay - General - Other: $31,000
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $2,666,000

Kittson County government finances - Revenue in 2006:

  • Charges - Regular Highways: $238,000
    All Other: $203,000
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Highways: $53,000
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue, NEC: $729,000
    Interest Earnings: $272,000
    Special Assessments: $89,000
    Fines and Forfeits: $8,000
  • State Intergovernmental - Highways: $3,847,000
    All Other: $887,000
    Public Welfare: $761,000
    General Local Government Support: $702,000
  • Tax - Property: $1,937,000
    Motor Vehicle License: $35,000
    NEC: $2,000

Kittson County government finances - Debt in 2006:

  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $2,284,000
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $2,175,000
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $109,000

Kittson County government finances - Cash and Securities in 2006:

  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $6,371,000

Supplemental Security Income (SSI) in 2006:

  • Total number of recipients: 56
  • Number of aged recipients: 13
  • Number of blind and disabled recipients: 43
  • Number of recipients under 18: 5
  • Number of recipients between 18 and 64: 30
  • Number of recipients older than 64: 21
  • Number of recipients also receiving OASDI: 32
  • Amount of payments (thousands of dollars): 19
Kittson County Fatal accident statistics for 1975 - 1994
Count Vehicles DUI Fatalities Persons

Fatal accident count (per 100,000 population)

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

Fatal accident count (per 100,000 population)

Most common first names in Kittson County, MN among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
John6179.3 years
Anna3488.8 years
George3281.8 years
Carl3182.0 years
William2683.6 years
Oscar2681.4 years
Mabel2583.8 years
Charles2476.4 years
Esther2386.3 years
Harry2277.0 years
Most common last names in Kittson County, MN among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Johnson14079.8 years
Anderson8880.4 years
Olson6080.0 years
Peterson5978.7 years
Nelson5483.5 years
Carlson4579.7 years
Hanson3474.6 years
Pearson3380.2 years
Swanson2879.3 years
Larson2680.9 years
Businesses in Kittson County, MN
NameCountNameCount
Ford1True Value1
Super 81U-Haul1

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  • #50 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest number of deaths per 1000 residents 2007-2013"
  • #74 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the lowest total withdrawal of fresh water for public supply"