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Kensett is a city in Worth County, in the Mason City metro area.
The community was named for Thomas Kensett, railroad director
The latitude of Kensett is 43.353N. The longitude is -93.21W.It is in the Central Standard time zone. Elevation is 1,217 feet.
The estimated population, in 2003, was 276.
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30% of Kensett residents report German ancestry, and 7% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Kensett ancestry & family history guide.
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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Kensett was $15,601, compared with $21,587 nationally.
11% of Kensett residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.
Median rent in Kensett, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $181. Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $468.
Libraries in Kensett include Kensett Public Library ... View libraries
Worth County supported John Kerry in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Kensett political report.
The average commute time for Kensett workers is 23 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.
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