Kensett, Iowa Population 2024

256

Kensett is a city located in Worth County Iowa. Kensett has a 2024 population of 256. Kensett is currently declining at a rate of annually and its population has decreased by -0.78% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 258 in 2020.

The average household income in Kensett is $47,933 with a poverty rate of 10.18%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to - per month, and the median house value is -. The median age in Kensett is 55.6 years, 56.3 years for males, and 52.5 years for females.

Kensett Demographics

According to the most recent ACS, the racial composition of Kensett was:

  • White: 96.36%
  • Two or more races: 2.18%
  • Other race: 1.09%
  • Native American: 0.36%
  • Black or African American:
  • Asian:
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander:
State
Iowa
Land Area (mi²)
1.5 sq mi
Density (mi²)
167.10/sq mi
Growth Since 2020
-0.78% (-2)
The current population of Kensett, Iowa is 256 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates.The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 258.

Kensett, Iowa Population 2024

Population by Race

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Race
Population
Percentage (of total)
White26596.36%
Two or more races62.18%
Other race31.09%
Native American10.36%
Black or African American
Asian
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander
showing: 7 rows

White

Two or more races

Other race

Native American

Black or African American

Asian

Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander

Kensett Population by Race

Kensett Population Pyramid 2024

Kensett Median Age

55.6

Total

56.3

Male

52.5

Female

Kensett Adults

There are 234 adults, (70 of whom are seniors) in Kensett.

Kensett Age Dependency

67.7

Age Dependency Ratio

42.7

Old Age Dependency Ratio

25

Child Dependency Ratio

Kensett Sex Ratio

Female13850.18%
Male13749.82%

Kensett Population by Age

Kensett Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Household Type
Count
Average Size
Owner
Renter
All1501.8376.723.3
Non Family831.265.134.9
Married522.5292.37.7
Female152.9386.713.3
Male000
showing: 5 rows

2.49

Average Family Size

1.83

Average Household Size

76.7%

Rate of Home Ownership

Married

Male

Female

NonFamily

owner

renter

Kensett Households and Families

Male

Female

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Less Than 9th Grade

9th to 12th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Associates Degree

Bachelors Degree

Graduate Degree

Kensett Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Kensett Educational Attainment by Race

High School Graduation Rate

Bachelors Rate

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The highest rate of high school graduation is among native american people with a rate of 100%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among white people with a rate of 4.23%.

Kensett Educational Attainment by Race

All

Male

Female

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$32,639

Average Earnings

$29,063

Average Male

$33,611

Average Female

Kensett Earnings by Educational Attainment

Kensett Language by Age

Only English

Spanish

Other Indo-European Languages

Asian and Pacific Island Languages

Other Languages

Kensett Language

100% of Kensett residents speak only English, while speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by of the population.

Kensett Language

Kensett Poverty by Race

rate

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Name
Total
In Poverty
Poverty Rate
White2642710.23%
Hispanic8112.5%
showing: 2 rows

10.18%

Overall Poverty Rate

7.3%

Male Poverty Rate

13.04%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Kensett

The race most likely to be in poverty in Kensett is Hispanic, with 12.5% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Kensett is White, with 10.23% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 2.67%. Among those working part-time, it was 9.64%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 22.08%.

Kensett Poverty

rate

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Rate
Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade33.33%
High School13.04%
Some College7.23%
Bachelors or Greater
showing: 4 rows

Kensett Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate
Poverty
Male Employed
Male Unemployed
Female Employed9.84%
Female Unemployed
showing: 4 rows

Kensett Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Kensett Income by Household Type

Households

Families

MarriedFamilies

NonFamilies

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mean

median

Income by Household Type

Kensett Marital Status

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Marriage Rates

44.3%

Overall Marriage Rate

45.5%

Male Marriage Rate

42.9%

Female Marriage Rate

Kensett Married by Age and Sex

male

female

Kensett Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is 20-34, while the female age group most likely to be married is 45-54.

Kensett Marital Status by Race

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Kensett Marital Status

Second Gulf War

First Gulf War

Vietnam

Korea

World War II

22

Number of Veterans

16

Male Veterans

6

Female Veterans

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Kensett Veterans by War

count

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Kensett Veterans by Age

count

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Kensett Veterans by Race

Kensett Veterans by Education

Less Than 9th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Bachelors or Greater

9.09%

Veteran Poverty Rate

18.18%

Veteran Disability Rate

Kensett Veterans by Education

LaborForceParticipation

54%

Labor Force Participation

54%

Employment Rate

0%

Unemployment Rate

Kensett Employment by Age

LaborForceParticipation

Kensett Employment by Race

LaborForceParticipation

Kensett Employment by Education

Origin of Non-Citizens

Europe

Asia

Africa

Oceania

Latin America

North America

Non citizens include legal permanent residents (green card holders), international students, temporary workers, humanitarian migrants, and illegal immigrants.

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

Europe

Asia

Africa

Oceania

Latin America

North America

60.36%

Born in Kensett

100%

Native Born

Foreign Born

Non Citizen

Naturalized

Place of Birth

100% of Kensett residents were born in the United States, with 60.36% having been born in Iowa. of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Europe.

Kensett Place of Birth

Note: data after 2022 is projected based on recent change

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Year
Population
Growth
Growth Rate
2029256
2028256
2027256
2026256
2025256
2024256
2023256
2022256
2021256-2-0.78%
202025883.2%
2019250-1-0.4%
2018251-2-0.79%
2017253
2016253-3-1.17%
2015256-1-0.39%
201425720.78%
2013255
2012255-2-0.78%
2011257-2-0.77%
2010259
showing: 20 rows

Kensett Population by Year