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Kerkhoven is a township in Swift County.[NOTE: This is not the only community in Minnesota named Kerkhoven. For links to other places called Kerkhoven, MN, see the Duplicate Names box at right.]
The latitude of Kerkhoven is 45.37N. The longitude is -95.312W.It is in the Central Standard time zone. Elevation is 1,191 feet.
The population, at the time of the 2000 census, was 286.
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20% of Kerkhoven residents report German ancestry, and 8% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Kerkhoven ancestry & family history guide.
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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Kerkhoven was $13,944, compared with $21,587 nationally.
13% of Kerkhoven residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.
Median rent in Kerkhoven, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $99. Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $690.
Swift County supported John Kerry in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Kerkhoven political report.
The average commute time for Kerkhoven workers is 28 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.
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