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Kenneth
Location of Kenneth, Minnesota
Location of Kenneth, Minnesota
Country United States
State Minnesota
County Rock
Government
 • Type Mayor - Council
Area
 • Total 1.06 sq mi (2.75 km2)
 • Land 1.06 sq mi (2.75 km2)
 • Water 0.00 sq mi (0.00 km2)
Elevation
1,578 ft (481 m)
Population
 (2010)
 • Total 68
 • Estimate 
(2019)
66
 • Density 62.15/sq mi (24.00/km2)
Time zone UTC-6 (Central (CST))
 • Summer (DST) UTC-5 (CDT)
ZIP code
56147
Area code(s) 507
FIPS code 27-32750
GNIS feature ID 0646096

Kenneth is a city in Rock County, Minnesota, United States. The population was 68 at the 2010 census.

History

Kenneth was platted in 1900, and named for Kenneth Kennicott, the son of an early settler. A post office has been in operation at Kenneth since 1900.

Geography

According to the United States Census Bureau, the city has a total area of 1.05 square miles (2.72 km2), all of it land.

It is located at 43.75327° N, 96.07182° W, and its Zip code is 56147.

Demographics

Historical population
Census Pop.
1930 118
1940 148 25.4%
1950 119 −19.6%
1960 111 −6.7%
1970 89 −19.8%
1980 95 6.7%
1990 81 −14.7%
2000 61 −24.7%
2010 68 11.5%
2019 (est.) 66 −2.9%
U.S. Decennial Census

2010 census

As of the census of 2010, there were 68 people, 29 households, and 18 families residing in the city. The population density was 64.8 inhabitants per square mile (25.0/km2). There were 31 housing units at an average density of 29.5 per square mile (11.4/km2). The racial makeup of the city was 100.0% White.

There were 29 households, of which 24.1% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 51.7% were married couples living together, 3.4% had a female householder with no husband present, 6.9% had a male householder with no wife present, and 37.9% were non-families. 31.0% 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 2.34 and the average family size was 2.94.

The median age in the city was 44 years. 22.1% of residents were under the age of 18; 7.4% were between the ages of 18 and 24; 20.6% were from 25 to 44; 32.4% were from 45 to 64; and 17.6% were 65 years of age or older. The gender makeup of the city was 58.8% male and 41.2% female.

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