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56553 Zip Code (Kent, MN) Detailed Profile




City: Kent, MN (0.30%)
County: Wilkin County, MN
Estimated zip code population in 2019: 217
Zip code population in 2010: 293
Zip code population in 2000: 331

Houses and condos: 105
Renter-occupied apartments: 6
% of renters here:

6%
State:

28%
March 2019 cost of living index in zip code 56553: 83.8 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)

Land area: 62.8 sq. mi.
Water area: 0.0 sq. mi.
Population density: 3 people per square mile 
 
 (very low).

Age and Sex of Residents in zip code 56553
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Real estate property taxes paid for housing units in 2019:
This zip code:

0.4% ($643)
Minnesota:

1.1% ($2,670)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2019: $577 (0.3%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2019: $864 (0.9%)

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Males: 125  (57.7%)
Females: 92  (42.3%)

For population 25 years and over in 56553:

  • High school or higher: 91.6%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 17.7%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 4.1%
  • Unemployed: 1.9%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 24.6 minutes

For population 15 years and over in 56553:

  • Never married: 12.1%
  • Now married: 74.4%
  • Separated: 0.0%
  • Widowed: 8.6%
  • Divorced: 4.9%

Zip code 56553 compared to state average:

  • Median house value below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage below state average.
  • Renting percentage significantly below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly below state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher significantly below state average.
  • Races in zip code 56553 (2019)
    • 29299.7%White
    • 10.3%Hispanic or Latino
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100% rural population.

Estimated median house/condo value in 2019: $150,050
56553:

$150,050
Minnesota:

$246,700
Median resident age:
This zip code:

39.2 years
Minnesota median age:

38.4 years
Average household size:
This zip code:

2.1 people
Minnesota:

2.5 people

Averages for the 2012 tax year for zip code 56553, filed in 2013:

Average Adjusted Gross Income (AGI) in 2012: $75,400 (Individual Income Tax Returns)
Here:

$75,400
State:

$67,192

Salary/wage: $35,007 (reported on 100.0% of returns)
Here:

$35,007
State:

$55,182
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 72.1% for AGIs below $25k, 73.8% for AGIs $25k-50k, 76.0% for AGIs $50k-75k, 27.2% for AGIs $100k-200k)

Taxable interest for individuals: $340 (reported on 35.7% of returns)
This zip code:

$340
Minnesota:

$1,664

Ordinary dividends: $800 (reported on 28.6% of returns)
Here:

$800
State:

$5,665

Net capital gain/loss in AGI: +$9,850 (reported on 14.3% of returns)
Here:

+$9,850
State:

+$16,131

Total itemized deductions: $18,100 (13% of AGI, reported on 28.6% of returns)
Here:

$18,100
State:

$24,665

Here:

13.1% of AGI
State:

19.6% of AGI

Charity contributions: $2,267 (reported on 21.4% of returns)
Here:

$2,267
State:

$3,948

Taxes paid: $11,075 (reported on 28.6% of returns)
56553:

$11,075
State:

$10,589


Percentage of individuals using paid preparers for their 2012 taxes: 85.7%
Here:

86%
State:

55%
(% for various income ranges: 50.0% for AGIs below $25k, 100.0% for AGIs $25k-50k, 100.0% for AGIs $50k-75k, 100.0% for AGIs $100k-200k)

Averages for the 2004 tax year for zip code 56553, filed in 2005:

Average Adjusted Gross Income (AGI) in 2004: $40,410 (Individual Income Tax Returns)
Here:

$40,410
State:

$53,560

Salary/wage: $31,974 (reported on 82.7% of returns)
Here:

$31,974
State:

$46,177
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 86.9% for AGIs below $10k, 66.2% for AGIs $10k-25k, 80.0% for AGIs $25k-50k, 53.8% for AGIs $50k-75k, 61.0% for AGIs $75k-100k)

Taxable interest for individuals: $1,115 (reported on 37.4% of returns)
This zip code:

$1,115
Minnesota:

$1,796

Taxable dividends: $973 (reported on 26.6% of returns)
Here:

$973
State:

$3,096

Profit/loss from farming: +$5,824 (reported on 12.2% of returns)
Here +$5,824
State -$962

Total itemized deductions: $11,130 (15% of AGI, reported on 16.5% of returns)
Here:

$11,130
State:

$20,035

Here:

14.7% of AGI
State:

21.3% of AGI

Charity contributions deductions: $1,400 (2% of AGI, reported on 10.8% of returns)
Here:

$1,400
State:

$3,333

Here:

1.7% of AGI
State:

3.4% of AGI

Total tax: $5,850 (reported on 77.0% of returns)
56553:

$5,850
State:

$8,485
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 3.6% for AGIs below $10k, 3.3% for AGIs $10k-25k, 5.8% for AGIs $25k-50k, 11.1% for AGIs $50k-75k, 18.3% for AGIs $75k-100k)

Earned income credit: $1,533 (reported on 10.8% of returns)
Here:

$1,533
State:

$1,523

Percentage of individuals using paid preparers for their 2004 taxes: 76.3%
Here:

76%
State:

59%
(% for various income ranges: 66.7% for AGIs below $10k, 75.0% for AGIs $10k-25k, 74.5% for AGIs $25k-50k, 88.5% for AGIs $50k-75k, 78.6% for AGIs $75k-100k)

Estimated median household income in 2019:
This zip code:

$74,316
Minnesota:

$74,593
Kent, MN (56553) map Nearest zip codes: 58001, 56594, 58076, 56520, 58075, 58015.
Percentage of family households:
This zip code:

57.5%
Minnesota:

46.8%
Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This zip code:

29.8%
Minnesota:

49.5%
No gay or lesbian households reported

Household received Food Stamps/SNAP in the past 12 months: 1
Household did not receive Food Stamps/SNAP in the past 12 months: 104


Women who did not have a birth in the past 12 months: 50 (39 now married, 10 unmarried)


Housing units in zip code 56553 with a mortgage: 53 (4 home equity loan)
Houses without a mortgage: 46

Median monthly owner costs for units with a mortgage: $694
Median monthly owner costs for units without a mortgage: $417

Residents with income below the poverty level in 2019:
This zip code:

2.1%
Whole state:

9.0%
Residents with income below 50% of the poverty level in 2019:
This zip code:

2.1%
Whole state:

5.0%
Median number of rooms in houses and condos:
Here:

6.3
State:

7.0
Median number of rooms in apartments:
Here:

10.0
State:

3.9
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Year house built
  • Year house built (houses)
  • 02014 or later
  • 22010 to 2013
  • 52000 to 2009
  • 111990 to 1999
  • 81980 to 1989
  • 411970 to 1979
  • 11960 to 1969
  • 31950 to 1959
  • 121940 to 1949
  • 211939 or earlier

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Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Bedrooms in owner-occupied houses and condos in Kent, MN (56553)
  • Bedrooms in owner-occupied houses and condos in Kent, MN (56553)
  • 0no bedroom
  • 11 bedroom
  • 312 bedrooms
  • 463 bedrooms
  • 334 bedrooms
  • 75+ bedrooms
Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Kent, MN (56553)
  • Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Kent, MN (56553)
  • 0no bedroom
  • 01 bedroom
  • 32 bedrooms
  • 03 bedrooms
  • 44 bedrooms
  • 05+ bedrooms
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Cars and other vehicles available in Kent, MN (56553) in owner-occupied houses/condos
  • Cars and other vehicles available in Kent, MN (56553) in owner-occupied houses/condos
  • 2no vehicle
  • 71 vehicle
  • 542 vehicles
  • 163 vehicles
  • 144 vehicles
  • 75+ vehicles
Cars and other vehicles available in Kent, MN (56553) in renter-occupied apartments
  • Cars and other vehicles available in Kent, MN (56553) in renter-occupied apartments
  • 2no vehicle
  • 21 vehicle
  • 22 vehicles
  • 03 vehicles
  • 04 vehicles
  • 05+ vehicles

  • Zip code 56553 household income distribution in 2019

  • Zip code 56553 household income distribution in 2019
  • 2$15,000 to $19,999
  • 1$30,000 to $34,999
  • 6$35,000 to $39,999
  • 10$40,000 to $44,999
  • 6$45,000 to $49,999
  • 4$50,000 to $59,999
  • 34$60,000 to $74,999
  • 10$75,000 to $99,999
  • 4$100,000 to $124,999
  • 7$125,000 to $149,999
  • 10$150,000 to $199,999
  • 4$200,000 or more
  • Estimate of home value of owner-occupied houses/condos in 2019 in zip code 56553

  • Estimate of home value of owner-occupied houses/condos in 2019 in zip code 56553
  • 1$10,000 to $14,999
  • 4$30,000 to $34,999
  • 5$40,000 to $49,999
  • 2$50,000 to $59,999
  • 6$60,000 to $69,999
  • 8$70,000 to $79,999
  • 4$80,000 to $89,999
  • 5$100,000 to $124,999
  • 6$125,000 to $149,999
  • 28$150,000 to $174,999
  • 3$175,000 to $199,999
  • 2$200,000 to $249,999
  • 7$250,000 to $299,999
  • 2$300,000 to $399,999
  • Rent paid by renters in 2019 in zip code 56553

  • Rent paid by renters in 2019 in zip code 56553
  • 2$1,000 to $1,249
  • 3No cash rent

Estimated median house (or condo) value in 2019 for:

  • White Non-Hispanic householders: $119,941
  • Hispanic or Latino householders: $336,571

Estimated median house or condo value in 2019: $150,050
56553:

$150,050
Minnesota:

$246,700
Lower value quartile - upper value quartile: $77,812 - $178,382

Mean price in 2019:

Detached houses: $138,335
Here:

$138,335
State:

$296,404

Mobile homes: $86,717
Here:

$86,717
State:

$67,064
Owners and renters by unit type in zip code 56553
Breakdown of mean house values by ages of householders

Housing units in structures:

  • One, detached: 97
  • Mobile homes: 7

Unemployment: 1.9%

  • Means of transportation to work in zip code 56553

  • Means of transportation to work in zip code 56553
  • 86.4%119Drove a car alone
  • 6.5%9Carpooled
  • 6.5%9Worked at home
  • Travel time to work (commute) in zip code 56553

  • Travel time to work (commute) in zip code 56553
  • 2Less than 5 minutes
  • 165 to 9 minutes
  • 1210 to 14 minutes
  • 3515 to 19 minutes
  • 2020 to 24 minutes
  • 725 to 29 minutes
  • 1030 to 34 minutes
  • 145 to 59 minutes
  • 2360 to 89 minutes

Percentage of zip code residents living and working in this county: 33.6%

Household type by relationship:

Households: 217
  • Male householders: 46 (18 living alone), Female householders: 60 (14 living alone)
  • 67 spouses (67 opposite-sex spouses), 1 unmarried partners, (1 opposite-sex unmarried partners), 43 children (41 natural, 0 adopted, 2 stepchildren), 0 grandchildren, 0 brothers or sisters, 0 parents, 0 foster children, 0 other relatives, 0 non-relatives

Size of family households: 49 2-persons, 13 3-persons, 3 4-persons, 4 5-persons, 1 7-or-more-persons

Size of nonfamily households: 32 1-person

31 married couples with children.
2 single-parent households (2 men).

88.5% of residents of 56553 zip code speak English at home.
11.5% of residents speak Spanish at home (100% very well).

Foreign born population: 0 (0.0%)
:

0.0%
Whole state:

8.4%
Most common first ancestries reported in 56553
  • 59%Norwegian
  • 22%German
  • 4%American
  • 1%Danish
  • 1%European
  • 1%French
Year of entry for the foreign-born population
  • Year of entry for the foreign-born population
  • 02010 or later
  • 02000 to 2009
  • 51990 to 1999
  • 0Before 1990

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Facilities with environmental interests located in this zip code:

  • MINN-KOTA AG PRODUCTS - KENT (MAIN ST in KENT, MN)
    STATE MASTER (Minnesota Pollution Control Agency permits and compilance tracking) - AIRS-2716700015, AIR PROGRAM, AFS-2716700015, AIR SYNTHETIC MINOR
    CRITERIA AND HAZARDOUS AIR POLLUTANT INVENTORY (Inventory of air pollution sources)
    Business SIC classification: GRAIN AND FIELD BEANS
    Business NAICS classification: GRAIN AND FIELD BEAN MERCHANT WHOLESALERS.
    Organizations: MINN-KOTA AG PRODUCTS INC (CONTACT/OWNER)

Zip code 56553 marital status for males
Zip code 56553 marital status for females

Housing units lacking complete plumbing facilities: 4.2%

Most commonly used house heating fuel
  • 49.9%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 31.3%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 12.7%Electricity
  • 4.9%Other fuel
  • 2.9%Utility gas

Population in 1990: 168. Population change in the 1990s: +163 (+97.0%).

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

  • This state: 130
  • Northeast: 2
  • Midwest: 71
  • South: 4
  • West: 8

73% of the 56553 zip code residents lived in the same house 5 years ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 19% lived in this county.
   Out of people who lived in different counties, 50% lived in Minnesota.

98% of the 56553 zip code residents lived in the same house 1 year ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 67% moved from this county.

Year householders moved into unit in Kent, MN (56553)

Private vs. public school enrollment:

Students in private schools in grades 1 to 8 (elementary and middle school): 2
Here:

21.4%
Minnesota:

10.2%
Students in private schools in grades 9 to 12 (high school):
Here:

0.0%
Minnesota:

7.2%
Students in private undergraduate colleges:
Here:

0.0%
Minnesota:

22.0%
Educational Attainment in 2019
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2019
Class of Workers in 2019
Occupation by median earnings in the past 12 months
  • Occupation by median earnings in the past 12 months ($)
  • 84,412Management occupations
  • 56,520Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations
  • 51,922Sales and related occupations
  • 40,303Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations
  • 21,534Office and administrative support occupations

Top industries in this zip code by the number of employees in 2005:

  • Construction: New Single-Family Housing Construction (except Operative Builders) (5-9 employees: 1 establishment)
  • Finance and Insurance: Commercial Banking (5-9: 1)
  • Wholesale Trade: Grain and Field Bean Merchant Wholesalers (1-4: 1)
  • Construction: Manufacturing (1-4: 1)
  • Construction: Poured Concrete Foundation and Structure Contractors (1-4: 1)

Age and Sex of Sensory-Disabled Noninstitutionalized Residents
Age and Sex of Physically-Disabled Noninstitutionalized Residents
Age and Sex of Mentally-Disabled Noninstitutionalized Residents
Age and Sex of Self-Care Disabled Noninstitutionalized Residents
Age and Sex of Go-Outside-Home Disabled Noninstitutionalized Residents
Age and Sex of Noninstitutionalized Residents with Employment Disability
Most common first names in zip code 56553 among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
Mary678.0 years
Frank481.0 years
John480.0 years
Lawrence384.0 years
Leo380.0 years
Alice279.6 years
George278.5 years
Helen290.9 years
Carl286.5 years
Donald260.0 years
Most common last names in zip code 56553 among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Tschakert779.4 years
Merrick579.4 years
Miller577.4 years
Underberg581.6 years
Nordick480.3 years
Bellmore481.5 years
Clark477.0 years
Mishak383.0 years
Prody378.0 years
Lenoue380.3 years
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