Kandiyohi County

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Kandiyohi County, Minnesota

PO Box 936
Willmar, MN 56201
Phone: (320) 231-6202
Fax: (320) 231-6263
www.co.kandiyohi.mn.us

In south-central MN, west of Minneapollis; established Mar 20, 1858 from Meeker County, annexed Monongalia County in Nov 1870. Name Origin: From Siouan 'place where the buffalo fish arrive,' the Indian name for several lakes at the source of the Crow River where the fish Ictiobus cyprinella, I. urus and I. bubalus go to spawn.

Area (sq mi):: 861.97 (land 796.06; water 65.92) Population per square mile: 51.80
Population 2005: 41,199 State rank: 23 Population change: 2000-20005 0.00%; 1990-2000 6.30% Population 2000: 41,203 (White 90.30%; Black or African American 0.50%; Hispanic or Latino 8.00%; Asian 0.40%; Other 5.50%). Foreign born: 3.80%. Median age: 36.90
Income 2000: per capita $19,627; median household $39,772; Population below poverty level: 9.20% Personal per capita income (2000-2003): $26,778-$29,101
Unemployment (2004): 4.50% Unemployment change (from 2000): 0.80% Median travel time to work: 17.90 minutes Working outside county of residence: 11.60%
Cities with population over 10,000:
  • Willmar County seat (18,205)

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