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Location of Blomkest, Minnesota
|• Total||1.02 sq mi (2.64 km2)|
|• Land||1.02 sq mi (2.64 km2)|
|• Water||0.00 sq mi (0.00 km2)|
|Elevation||1,135 ft (346 m)|
| • Estimate
|• Density||155.21/sq mi (59.94/km2)|
|Time zone||UTC-6 (Central (CST))|
|• Summer (DST)||UTC-5 (CDT)|
|Area code(s)||320 Exchange: 995|
|GNIS feature ID||0640267|
According to the United States Census Bureau, the city has a total area of 1.03 square miles (2.67 km2), all of it land. The surrounding topography is marked by flat to slightly rolling fields, almost all of them farms. Big Kandiyohi Lake lies to the northeast of the town.
U.S. Route 71 and Minnesota State Highway 7 are two of the main routes in the community.
The downtown area of Blomkest spans three blocks. The main street is host to Erickson Plumbing & Heating Hardware store, Concorde Bank, post office, the former Blomkest Food Market, a restaurant under construction, the Blomkest Baptist Church, a steel construction company, the city park/fire department/community center & Dyrnwyn Studios, a multimedia production studio.
|U.S. Decennial Census|
As of the census of 2010, there were 157 people, 68 households, and 53 families living in the city. The population density was 152.4 inhabitants per square mile (58.8/km2). There were 72 housing units at an average density of 69.9 per square mile (27.0/km2). The racial makeup of the city was 95.5% White, 0.6% Asian, 0.6% from other races, and 3.2% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 6.4% of the population.
There were 68 households, of which 25.0% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 73.5% were married couples living together, 1.5% had a female householder with no husband present, 2.9% had a male householder with no wife present, and 22.1% were non-families. 17.6% of all households were made up of individuals, and 10.3% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.31 and the average family size was 2.60.
The median age in the city was 49.9 years. 17.2% of residents were under the age of 18; 3.7% were between the ages of 18 and 24; 17.3% were from 25 to 44; 40.1% were from 45 to 64; and 21.7% were 65 years of age or older. The gender makeup of the city was 53.5% male and 46.5% female.
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