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Kensal, North Dakota - Basic Facts

The City of Kensal had a population of 178 as of July 1, 2017. Kensal ranks in the lower quartile for Diversity Index when compared to the other cities, towns and Census Designated Places (CDPs) in North Dakota. See peer rankings below.

The primary coordinate point for Kensal is located at latitude 47.3 and longitude -98.7321 in Stutsman County. The formal boundaries for the City of Kensal (see map below) encompass a land area of 0.61 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Stutsman County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 1,545 feet.

The City of Kensal (GNIS ID: 1036105) has a C5 Census Class Code which indicates an active incorporated place that is independent of any county subdivision and serves as a county subdivision equivalent. It also has a Functional Status Code of "A" which identifies an active government providing primary general-purpose functions.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Kensal population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2017.

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Kensal, ND Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 178
Daytime Population: Workers 32
Daytime Population: Residents 66
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 98
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.55
Population in Households 178
Population in Familes 151
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density2 294
Diversity Index3 6


Median Household Income $74,267
Average Household Income $99,571
Per Capita Income $39,906


Total Housing Units 92 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 70 (76.1%)
Renter Occupied HU 10 (10.9%)
Vacant Housing Units 11 (12.0%)
Median Home Value $127,778
Average Home Value $186,071


Total Households 81
Average Household Size 2.2
Family Households 59
Average Family Size 3
  1. If the ratio of the TDP to Total Population is greater than 1, the location gains population during the day when commuting workers are present. If the ratio is less than 1, the location is more of a bedroom community where people commute to another place for work.
  2. Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
  3. The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelihood that two persons, chosen at random from the same area, belong to different race or ethnic groups. If an area's entire population belongs to one race AND one ethnic group, then the area has zero diversity. An area's diversity index increases to 100 when the population is evenly divided into two or more race/ethnic groups.


2010-2017 2017-2022
Population 1.22% 0.99%
Households 1.44% 0.97%
Families 4.46% 1.0%
Median Household Income   1.18%
Per Capita Income   2.17%

Kensal, ND - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Kensal to the other 401 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in North Dakota by rank and percentile using July 1, 2017 data. The location Ranked # 1 has the highest value. A location that ranks higher than 75% of its peers would be in the 75th percentile of the peer group.

Variable Description Rank Percentile
Total Population # 193 52nd
Population Density # 227 44th
Diversity Index # 331 18th
Median Household Income # 57 86th
Per Capita Income # 55 87th

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