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Time Zone: Kandiyohi County lies in the Central Time Zone (CST/CDT) and observes daylight saving time.

The community of Willmar is the Seat for Kandiyohi County.

Kandiyohi County was founded in 1858. Kandiyohi was created by taking area from Meeker, , , and Counties.

From the Census Estimates for 2009, <1> Kandiyohi had a population of 41,123 people. This is a decrease of 0.19% since the last Census (which gave a population of 41,203 people in 2000).

At the time of the 2000 Census, Kandiyohi represented 0.84% of the total population of Minnesota, making it the state's 21st most populous county (out of 87 counties).

The following table shows the recent changes in population. Other than 2000, the population counts have been estimated by the Census Bureau.

Since 2000
Year-to-Year Change
201042,239+2.51%+2.71% since 2009
200941,123-0.19%+0.4% since 2008
200840,959-0.59%+0.22% since 2007
200041,203The Last Census

More information can be found on the Kandiyohi County Census Page for Kandiyohi County.


Below are some of the communities located in Kandiyohi County (for more communities, please visit our Nearby Page for Kandiyohi County):

Community 2009
(2009vs. 2000)
Willmar   17,90718,3512.42% decrease  
New London   1,3431,06625.98% increase  
Spicer   1,0981,1262.49% decrease  
Atwater   1,0361,0793.99% decrease  
Raymond   7718033.99% decrease  

Websites for Kandiyohi County

Official Website:   www.co.kandiyohi.mn.us/

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<1>On a yearly basis, the US Census Bureau creates an estimate of the county's population. Keep in mind that this is an estimate and not an actual count. The last physical count was the 2000 Census and the next count will be for the 2010 Census.

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