Latest Data (2018)
Population 42,610
Nationwide Rank 902

Quick Facts

Mankato, Minnesota is the 902nd largest city in the United States as of 2018.

Mankato, Minnesota is a city.

Mankato, Minnesota is as large as it has ever been. In 2018 Mankato had its largest population ever.

Mankato, Minnesota is growing somewhat quickly. It is growing faster than 70% of similarly sized cities since 2000.

Mankato, Minnesota Border Map

Similarly Sized Cities In US

US Rank Name Population Growth
2000-2018
892 Freeport, New York 43,044 -1.7%
893 Winter Haven, Florida 43,020 56.9%
894 Fond du Lac, Wisconsin 42,959 1.6%
895 Burlington, Vermont 42,899 7.6%
896 Goose Creek, South Carolina 42,841 35.7%
897 Jefferson City, Missouri 42,838 5.5%
898 Edmonds, Washington 42,767 8.1%
899 Lompoc, California 42,760 3.7%
900 Fairfield, Ohio 42,613 1.1%
901 DeKalb, Illinois 42,611 8.7%
902 Mankato, Minnesota 42,610 30.7%
903 Linden, New Jersey 42,538 7.8%
904 Pittsfield, Massachusetts 42,533 -6.9%
905 Queen Creek, Arizona 42,503 1210.2%
906 Brentwood, Tennessee 42,502 61.3%
907 Campbell, California 42,466 9.0%
908 Sherman, Texas 42,462 20.6%
909 State College, Pennsylvania 42,352 10.3%
910 Bell Gardens, California 42,331 -4.0%
911 Beverly, Massachusetts 42,312 6.1%
912 Pine Bluff, Arkansas 42,271 -23.2%

Similarly Sized Cities In Minnesota

US Rank Name Population Growth
2000-2018
432 Brooklyn Park 80,610 19.3%
438 Plymouth 79,450 20.3%
504 Maple Grove 71,807 39.7%
506 Woodbury 71,306 51.8%
536 St. Cloud 68,043 13.8%
555 Eagan 66,527 4.3%
564 Lakeville 65,877 51.1%
573 Blaine 65,212 43.4%
585 Eden Prairie 64,334 16.4%
602 Coon Rapids 62,527 1.2%
613 Burnsville 61,203 1.5%
715 Apple Valley 54,121 17.8%
720 Minnetonka 53,953 5.5%
742 Edina 52,490 10.7%
794 St. Louis Park 49,039 11.0%
889 Moorhead 43,349 33.5%
902 Mankato 42,610 30.7%
933 Shakopee 41,362 96.1%
944 Maplewood 41,004 15.8%
1042 Cottage Grove 37,208 21.2%
1067 Roseville 36,433 8.1%
1078 Richfield 35,990 4.5%
1098 Inver Grove Heights 35,481 18.7%
1168 Andover 33,072 23.0%
1213 Savage 31,694 46.6%
1239 Brooklyn Center 30,910 6.1%
1347 Oakdale 28,022 4.7%
1358 Fridley 27,742 0.9%
1385 Shoreview 27,210 4.3%
1408 Ramsey 26,928 44.7%
1411 Prior Lake 26,840 64.3%
1413 Winona 26,813 -1.0%
1418 Chaska 26,765 49.9%
1459 White Bear Lake 25,932 6.5%
1466 Owatonna 25,766 13.9%
1472 Chanhassen 25,666 25.4%
1489 Champlin 25,346 13.6%
1500 Austin 25,190 7.0%
1522 Elk River 24,845 48.8%
1543 Rosemount 24,607 66.0%
1587 Faribault 23,851 13.6%
1633 Farmington 23,081 81.7%
1634 Crystal 23,065 1.6%
1644 New Brighton 22,899 3.1%
1651 Hastings 22,713 24.1%
1706 Golden Valley 21,755 6.9%
1709 Lino Lakes 21,733 27.9%

Demographics

Population History

Year Population Rank in US
2018 42,610 902
2017 42,264 904
2016 41,720 906
2015 41,044 914
2014 40,411 921
2013 40,641 905
2012 40,119 911
2011 39,616 910
2010 39,309 912
2009 36,500 972
2008 36,330 963
2007 36,027 966
2006 35,573 970
2005 35,135 969
2004 34,806 964
2003 34,159 971
2002 33,424 978
2001 32,981 983
2000 32,582 983
1990 31,957 875