Dent, MN


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Dent is a tiny city located in the state of Minnesota. With a population of 192 people and two constituent neighborhoods, Dent is the 473rd largest community in Minnesota.

When you are in Dent, you'll notice that it is more blue-collar than most other communities in America. 49.25% of Dent’s employed work in blue-collar jobs, while America averages only 27.7% that do. Overall, Dent is a city of production and manufacturing workers, service providers, and sales and office workers. There are especially a lot of people living in Dent who work in food service (16.42%), sales jobs (11.94%), and office and administrative support (7.46%).

It is a fairly quiet city because there are relatively few of those groups of people who have a tendency to be noisy. (Children, for example, often can't help themselves from being noisy, and being parents ourselves, we know!) Dent has relatively few families with children living at home, and is quieter because of it. Renters and college students, for their own reasons, can also be noisy. Dent has few renters and college students. But the biggest reason it is quieter in Dent than in most places in America, is that there are just simply fewer people living here. If you think trees make good neighbors, Dent may be for you.

Being a small city, Dent does not have a public transit system used by locals to get to and from work.

Dent ranks among the bottom of the nation in terms of college education compared to other cities and towns: only 5.56% of people over 25 have a college degree.

The per capita income in Dent in 2010 was $24,493, which is middle income relative to Minnesota and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $97,972 for a family of four. However, Dent contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.

The people who call Dent home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Dent residents report their race to be White. Important ancestries of people in Dent include Norwegian, Polish, Finnish, and English.

The most common language spoken in Dent is English. Other important languages spoken here include German and African languages.

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