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Pennock Minnesota Community Guide


Location:
Welcome to Pennock Minnesota! Location of Pennock, Minnesota

Population: 
 Pennock (city) 1970 1980 1990 2000 2010 2000-2010 Change
Actual Percent
Population 255 410 476 504 508 +4 +0.79
Land Area (sq. mile) 1.00 0.98 0.99 0.99 1.06 +0.07 +7.07
Density (persons per sq. mile) 255.0 418.4 480.8 510.5 479.2 +31.3 +6.13
Housing Units 92 152 166 173 184 +11 +6.36
Households -- 143 162 166 174 +8 +4.82
Persons Per Household -- 2.87 2.94 3.04 2.92 -0.12 -3.95

Geography:

Pennock is a city in Kandiyohi County, Minnesota. U.S. Route 12 serves as a main route in the community. According to the United States Census Bureau, the city has a total area of 1.06 square miles (2.75 km²), all of it land. The elevation is 1,129 ft (344 m) above sea level.

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia.


Demographics:

As of the census of 2010, there were 508 people, 174 households, and 138 families residing in the city. The population density was 479.2 inhabitants per square mile (185.0 /km2). There were 184 housing units at an average density of 173.6 per square mile (67.0 /km2). The racial makeup of the city was 91.5% White, 1.4% Asian, 3.9% from other races, and 3.1% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 16.9% of the population.

There were 174 households of which 42.5% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 60.3% were married couples living together, 13.8% had a female householder with no husband present, 5.2% had a male householder with no wife present, and 20.7% were non-families. 14.9% of all households were made up of individuals and 6.3% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.92 and the average family size was 3.25.

The median age in the city was 30.6 years. 28.9% of residents were under the age of 18; 12.1% were between the ages of 18 and 24; 27.4% were from 25 to 44; 24% were from 45 to 64; and 7.7% were 65 years of age or older. The gender makeup of the city was 49.2% male and 50.8% female.

As of the census of 2000, there were 504 people, 166 households, and 130 families residing in the city. The population density was 510.5 people per square mile (196.6/km²). There were 173 housing units at an average density of 175.2 per square mile (67.5/km²). The racial makeup of the city was 87.30% White, 1.98% Native American, 0.20% Asian, 8.53% from other races, and 1.98% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 11.90% of the population.

There were 166 households out of which 53.6% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 63.9% were married couples living together, 10.8% had a female householder with no husband present, and 21.1% were non-families. 17.5% of all households were made up of individuals and 4.8% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 3.04 and the average family size was 3.41.

In the city, the population was spread out with 35.7% under the age of 18, 9.1% from 18 to 24, 33.5% from 25 to 44, 14.3% from 45 to 64, and 7.3% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 30 years. For every 100 females there were 102.4 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 102.5 males.

The median income for a household in the city was $42,273, and the median income for a family was $44,167. Males had a median income of $30,000 versus $20,481 for females. The per capita income for the city was $16,296. About 1.5% of families and 4.6% of the population were below the poverty line, including 2.8% of those under age 18 and 5.1% of those age 65 or over.

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History:  

PENNOCK, a city of St. John's Township, section 3, founded in 1870-71 with the building of this railway, at first bore the township name. In the fall of 1891 it was renamed in honor of George Pennock of Willmar, superintendent of this division of the Great Northern Railway. It was incorporated as a village on March 14, 1903; the post office was called St. John or St. Johns, 1871-92, changing to Pennock at that time; the first postmaster was Erick G. Berglund (1891-1935) at the hardware store he owned with his brother, C. J. Berglund; it had a station of the Great Northern Railway in section 3, first called St. Johns.

Courtesy Minnesota Historical Society

Birds eye view, Pennock Minnesota, 1900's?
Birds eye view, Pennock Minnesota, 1900's?
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Government:
Pennock City Hall
205 2nd Street NW
PO Box 159
Pennock, MN 56279
Phone: (320) 599-4546
Web: www.cityofpennock.com 
City Hall, Pennock Minnesota 
Title Term Ends Name and Address Phone
Mayor 12/31/2018 Kevin Crowley
313 Horseshow Drive
Pennock, MN 56279
(320) 599-4182
Clerk/Treasurer appointed Dawn Johnson
205 2nd Street NW
Pennock, MN 56279
(320) 599-4546
Council Member 12/31/2020 Jeffrey Arends
214 E US Highway 12
Pennock, MN 56279
(320) 894-8025
Council Member 12/31/2020 Jerry L. Kolden
400 2nd Street NW
Pennock, MN 56279
(320) 979-0205
Council Member 12/31/2018 Bruce Bastin
214 4th Street NW
Pennock, MN 56279
(320) 808-7245
Council Member 12/31/2018 Terry Thole
217 4th Street NE
Pennock, MN 56279
(320) 599-4992

Post Office:
US Post Office
101 Atlantic Avenue NW
Pennock, MN
56279-9513
Phone:
(320) 599-4787
Toll Free:
(800) ASK-USPS
Web:
www.usps.com

Regular Business Hours:
Week Days       8:00 am - 2:00 pm
Saturday          8:00 am - 9:00 am
US Post Office, Pennock Minnesota

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Utilities:
Utility Type Utility Name Utility Phone
Electricity Ottertail Power (320) 264-8056
Natural Gas n/a --
Wastewater City of Pennock  (320) 599-4546
Water City of Pennock  (320) 599-4546
Telephone Midstate Telephone (800) 523-5436
Cable TV n/a --

Major Employers:
Employer Products/Services Employees

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Events:
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Attractions:
Old Log Church
9601 195th Avenue
Pennock, MN 56279
Phone: n/a

The Old Log Church is a replica of the log church built in 1868 by Norwegian settlers. From this church, six area churches grew. In addition, there is an original log granary that now serves as an Interpretive Center and a restored log cabin originally constructed in 1861. All are open to the public and host tours by request. There are also regularly scheduled events such as Vesper Services each Saturday night throughout the summer and an anniversary celebration the third Sunday in August.
Old Log Church, Pennock Minnesota

Recreation:
none
 


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Health Care:
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Schools:
Willmar Public Schools
Independent School District 347

611 5th Street SW
Willmar, MN 56201
Phone: (320) 231-8500
Fax: (320) 231-8504
Web: www.willmar.k12.mn.us

Grades:  PK-12
Students:  4,087
 
Willmar Senior High School
2701 30th Street NE
Willmar, MN 56201
Phone: (320) 231-8300
Fax: (320) 231-8460

Grades:  9-12
Students:  994
 
Willmar Middle School
209 Willmar Avenue SE
Willmar, MN 56201
Phone: (320) 214-6000
Fax: (320) 23235-1254

Grades:  6-8
Students:  844
 
Kennedy Elementary School
824 7th Street SW
Willmar, MN 56201
Phone: (320) 214-6688
Fax: (320) 235-9536

Grades:  K-5
Students:  954
 
Roosevelt Elementary School
1800 19th Avenue SW
Willmar, MN 56201
Phone: (320) 2231-8470
Fax: (320) 231-1170


Grades:  K-5
Students:  922
 

Churches:
Mamrelund Lutheran Church
217 Dakota Avenue NE
Pennock, MN 56279
Phone: (320) 599-4548
Web:  www.actparish.com

Pastor:  Rev. Dan Croonquist
Sunday Worship:  11:00 am

Mamrelund Lutheran Church, Pennock Minnesota
St John's Lutheran Church
900 75th Street SW
Pennock, MN 56279
Phone: (320) 599-4734

Web:  www.actparish.com

Pastor:  Rev. Dan Croonquist
Sunday Worship:  8:00 am
St. John's Lutheran Church, Pennock Minnesota
Salem Covenant Church
7811 135th Street NW
Pennock, MN 56279
Phone: (320) 599-4734
Web:  www.salemcovpennock.org 

Pastor:  Rich Theilen
Sunday Worship:  10:30 am
Salem Covenant Church, Pennock Minnesota

Media:
none
 
Motels:
none
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Resorts:
Dilley's Resort
6489 193rd Avenue NW
Pennock, MN 56279
Phone: (320) 354-4266

Dilley’s Resort is located on the southeast side of the west basin of Norway Lake. They have 30 seasonal campsites, fishing boats, a launching ramp, swimming beach, snack bar, bait & tackle, gas, partial hook-ups, disposal station, firewood and they allow pets.
 

Campgrounds:
none

Businesses:
Agri-Colors
10661 60th Street NW
Pennock, MN 56279
Phone: (320) 599-2222
 
Creekside Greenhouses
11505 County Road 1 NW
Pennock, MN 56279
Phone: (320) 599-4545
Web:  www.creeksidegreenhouse.com

We carry a large assortment of annual plants including geraniums, daisies and petunias. We will pot up any size container or pot that you would like. There will be a small fee attached for labor. We carry a small assortment of perennials for our first season. This is an area that we would like to expand upon in the future.
Country Lakes Vet Clinic
8577 Couty Road 1 NW
Pennock, MN 56279
Phone: (320) 599-4025
 
D & D Ag Supply and Construction
133 Atlantic Avenue NW
Pennock, MN 56279
Phone: (320) 599-4466
D&D AC Supply and Construction, Pennock Minnesota
Fourth Avenue Homes
117 2nd Street SE
Pennock, MN 56279
Phone: (320) 599-5016
 
Heritage Bank
242 County Road 1 NW
Pennock, MN 56279
Phone: (320) 599-4253
Web:  www.heritagebankna.com

Your personal financial professionals are committed to the growth and development of the Pennock area. At Heritage Bank, we’re not all “About Us.” We’re about you… our customers, our communities and our employees. Heritage Bank’s mission is to help people succeed financially.
Heritage Bank, Pennock Minnesota
Jeff's Body Shop
130 2nd Street SE
Pennock, MN 56279
Phone: (320) 599-4243
Web:  www.jeffsbodyshop.com

Jeff's Body Shop performs repairs on all makes and models of vehicles — from the smallest ding to structural damage. We use high-quality materials and state-of-the-art equipment to restore your vehicle to its original appearance. Jeff's Body Shop has been an institution in Pennock, MN since 1992, helping Kandiyohi, Swift and Chippewa counties get back on the road after fender benders, run-ins with deer and other accidents. Along with auto body repair, we also offer custom paint services, windshield replacement, spray-in truck bed liner, classic car restorations and sell used vehicles at a fair price.
Jeff's Body Shop, Pennock Minnesota
Joe's Auto Repair
113 1st Street S
Pennock, MN 56279
Phone: (320) 894-6772

Joe's Auto Repair is a proud member of the Auto Value certified service center network. Our 3,500 certified repair facilities stretch throughout the United States and Canada. We’re there for you, anywhere in North America with our Safe Route Roadside assistance program. If you’re out of gas, or if the keys are locked in the car, need help with a flat tire, or when you need a jump or a tow – We’ve got your back!  We are just a toll free phone call away – 877-230-0369.
 
Midwest Sports Unlimited
102 E US Highway 12
Pennock, MN 56279
Phone: (320) 599-4193
Web:  www.midwestunlimitedmn.com

Midwest Sports Unlimited is a full service shop for your Motorcycle, ATV and Snowmobile needs. Put our 40 years of experience in the motorsports industry to work for you. Our experienced mechanics can tackle your most basic needs from a tire change to a full engine rebuild.
Midwest Sports Unlimited, Pennock Minnesota
Minnesota Silk Screen and Embroidery
202 US Highway 12 E
Pennock, MN 56279
Phone: (320) 599-4242
Minnesota Silk Screen and Embroidery, Pennock Minnesota
Minnesota Trapline Products
7477 County Road 27 NW
Pennock, MN 56279
Phone: (320) 599-4176
Web:  www.minntrapprod.com

Minnesota Trapline is the leading worldwide supplier of trapping supplies. Providing excellent customer service and products to our trappers is our number one priority. Minnesota Trapline Products, Inc. was founded in October of 1978 by Tim and Nancy Caven. MTP has grown over the past 37 years to be the single largest direct retail trapping supply company in the world. Minnesota Trapline Products branched out into the manufacturing of specialized heavy duty ("MB - Minnesota Brand") trap line equipment in 1994. In 2010 MTP purchased the Bridger Trap Company from Terry and Jody Montgomery.
Pennock Civic Center
305 Dakota Avenue NE
Pennock, MN 56279
Phone: (320) 599-9789
City Hall, Pennock Minnesota
Pioneer Heritage Insurance
242 County Road 1 NW
Pennock, MN 56279
Phone: (320) 599-4252
Web:  www.pioneer-heritage.com/pennock-office

Pioneer Heritage Insurance Offers 5 Convenient Locations! Pioneer Heritage Insurance LLC, was established in 2003 from the merger of Heritage Insurance and Financial, Pioneer Associates of Spicer, and Green Lake Agency. In 2012, we acquired the Willmar Insurance Agency. Since that time, the company has grown to include five locations at Willmar, Pennock, Raymond, Spicer and Litchfield, Minnesota, making Pioneer Heritage Insurance one of the largest independent agencies in the area. We represent a variety of highly respected insurance companies to assure you that your policy will be placed with a sound, competitive market. We are proud of our experienced staff who will personally work with you to meet all of your insurance needs.
Heritage Bank, Pennock Minnesota
Pit Stop Convenience Store
102 US Highway 12 W
Pennock, MN 56279
Phone: (320) 599-5117
Pit Stop, Pennock Minnesota
PSI Power Washers Inc.
300 Atlantic Avenue NE
Pennock, MN 56279
Phone: (320) 599-5115
Web:  www.psipowerwashers.com

Built and designed for those who demand the highest performance. The X-treme series combines the design and engineering, highest quality materials, uncompromising craftsmanship to create a pressure washer that takes every standard of the industry and blasts it out of the water.
PSI Power Washers, Pennock Minnesota
US Post Office
101 Atlantic Avenue NW
Pennock, MN 56279
Phone: (320) 599-4787
Web:  www.usps.com
US Post Office, Pennock Minnesota
Woltjer Sales
122 W US Highway 12
Pennock, MN 56279
Phone: (320) 599-4795
Woltjer Sales, Pennock Minnesota

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