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Kent, Minnesota - Basic Facts

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The City of Kent had a population of 78 as of July 1, 2017. Kent ranks in the lower quartile for Diversity Index when compared to the other cities, towns and Census Designated Places (CDPs) in Minnesota. See peer rankings below.

The primary coordinate point for Kent is located at latitude 46.4376 and longitude -96.6832 in Wilkin County. The formal boundaries for the City of Kent (see map below) encompass a land area of 0.19 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Wilkin County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 942 feet.

The City of Kent (GNIS ID: 2395513) has a C5 Census Class Code which indicates an active incorporated place that is independent of any county subdivision and serves as a county subdivision equivalent. It also has a Functional Status Code of "A" which identifies an active government providing primary general-purpose functions.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Kent population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2017.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Kent: City of Kent.

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Kent, MN Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 78
Daytime Population: Workers 19
Daytime Population: Residents 39
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 58
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.74
Population in Households 66
Population in Familes 58
Population in Group Qrtrs 12
Population Density2 410
Diversity Index3 3


Median Household Income $67,855
Average Household Income $78,731
Per Capita Income $27,562


Total Housing Units 40 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 32 (80.0%)
Renter Occupied HU 3 ( 7.5%)
Vacant Housing Units 5 (12.5%)
Median Home Value $129,167
Average Home Value $162,903


Total Households 35
Average Household Size 1.89
Family Households 27
Average Family Size 2
  1. If the ratio of the TDP to Total Population is greater than 1, the location gains population during the day when commuting workers are present. If the ratio is less than 1, the location is more of a bedroom community where people commute to another place for work.
  2. Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
  3. The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelihood that two persons, chosen at random from the same area, belong to different race or ethnic groups. If an area's entire population belongs to one race AND one ethnic group, then the area has zero diversity. An area's diversity index increases to 100 when the population is evenly divided into two or more race/ethnic groups.


2010-2017 2017-2022
Population -0.52% -0.52%
Households -0.39% -0.58%
Families 1.64% -0.75%
Median Household Income   3.29%
Per Capita Income   3.5%

Kent, MN - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Kent to the other 905 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Minnesota by rank and percentile using July 1, 2017 data. The location Ranked # 1 has the highest value. A location that ranks higher than 75% of its peers would be in the 75th percentile of the peer group.

Variable Description Rank Percentile
Total Population # 837 8th
Population Density # 553 39th
Diversity Index # 897 1st
Median Household Income # 171 81st
Per Capita Income # 518 43rd

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