Latest Data (2017)
Population 42,264
Nationwide Rank 904

Quick Facts

Mankato, Minnesota is the 904th largest city in the United States as of 2017.

Mankato, Minnesota is a city.

Mankato, Minnesota is as large as it has ever been. In 2017 Mankato had its largest population ever.

Mankato, Minnesota is growing moderately quickly. It is growing faster than 75% of similarly sized cities since 2000.

Mankato, Minnesota Border Map

Similarly Sized Cities In US

US Rank Name Population Growth
2000-2017
894 Prescott, Arizona 42,731 24.3%
895 The Colony, Texas 42,721 57.7%
896 Kearny, New Jersey 42,670 5.3%
897 Brentwood, Tennessee 42,667 61.9%
898 Goose Creek, South Carolina 42,619 35.0%
899 Pittsfield, Massachusetts 42,591 -6.8%
900 Fairfield, Ohio 42,566 1.0%
901 State College, Pennsylvania 42,430 10.5%
902 Rancho Palos Verdes, California 42,364 2.7%
903 Wake Forest, North Carolina 42,269 223.2%
904 Mankato, Minnesota 42,264 29.7%
905 Burlington, Vermont 42,239 6.0%
906 Moline, Illinois 42,231 -3.9%
907 Edmonds, Washington 42,209 6.7%
908 Urbana, Illinois 41,989 10.9%
909 Midland, Michigan 41,950 0.3%
910 Coppell, Texas 41,941 14.6%
911 Sherman, Texas 41,917 19.0%
912 Beverly, Massachusetts 41,816 4.9%
913 Woonsocket, Rhode Island 41,759 -3.5%
914 Oakley, California 41,714 61.3%

Similarly Sized Cities In Minnesota

US Rank Name Population Growth
2000-2017
424 Brooklyn Park 80,581 19.2%
439 Plymouth 78,395 18.7%
504 Maple Grove 71,066 38.3%
514 Woodbury 69,756 48.5%
532 St. Cloud 67,984 13.7%
546 Eagan 66,627 4.5%
570 Blaine 64,557 41.9%
572 Eden Prairie 64,400 16.5%
579 Lakeville 63,748 46.2%
591 Coon Rapids 62,656 1.5%
604 Burnsville 61,439 1.9%
727 Minnetonka 53,085 3.8%
737 Apple Valley 52,435 14.1%
741 Edina 51,958 9.6%
786 St. Louis Park 49,029 11.0%
883 Moorhead 43,122 32.8%
904 Mankato 42,264 29.7%
932 Maplewood 40,918 15.6%
933 Shakopee 40,893 93.9%
1047 Cottage Grove 36,793 19.9%
1060 Roseville 36,314 7.7%
1065 Richfield 36,151 5.0%
1088 Inver Grove Heights 35,392 18.4%
1161 Andover 32,902 22.4%
1214 Savage 31,352 45.1%
1228 Brooklyn Center 31,006 6.4%
1339 Oakdale 28,083 4.9%
1351 Fridley 27,853 1.3%
1391 Winona 26,928 -0.6%
1397 Shoreview 26,794 2.7%
1412 Ramsey 26,587 42.9%
1416 Chaska 26,561 48.7%
1427 Prior Lake 26,401 61.6%
1449 White Bear Lake 25,888 6.3%
1454 Owatonna 25,794 14.1%
1465 Chanhassen 25,558 24.8%
1501 Champlin 25,022 12.1%
1511 Austin 24,933 5.9%
1538 Elk River 24,506 46.8%
1549 Rosemount 24,344 64.2%
1585 Faribault 23,750 13.2%
1615 Crystal 23,165 2.0%
1620 Farmington 23,067 81.6%
1637 New Brighton 22,787 2.6%
1644 Hastings 22,722 24.1%
1711 Golden Valley 21,520 5.7%
1716 Lino Lakes 21,407 26.0%

Demographics

Population History

Year Population Rank in US
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