Latest Data (2016)
Population 41,720
Nationwide Rank 906

Quick Facts

Mankato, Minnesota is the 906th largest city in the United States as of 2016.

Mankato, Minnesota is a city.

Mankato, Minnesota is as large as it has ever been. In 2016 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
2000-2016
896 Ormond Beach, Florida 42,162 15.3%
897 Kearny, New Jersey 42,126 4.0%
898 Midland, Michigan 42,096 0.7%
899 Goose Creek, South Carolina 42,039 33.1%
900 Urbana, Illinois 42,014 11.0%
901 State College, Pennsylvania 41,992 9.3%
902 Winter Garden, Florida 41,988 170.0%
903 Belleville, Illinois 41,906 -1.0%
904 Danville, Virginia 41,898 -13.1%
905 Edmonds, Washington 41,840 5.7%
906 Mankato, Minnesota 41,720 28.0%
907 Leominster, Massachusetts 41,663 0.4%
908 Farmington, New Mexico 41,629 8.2%
909 Sherman, Texas 41,567 18.0%
910 Westfield, Massachusetts 41,552 3.6%
911 Manassas, Virginia 41,483 18.9%
912 Findlay, Ohio 41,422 5.6%
913 Woonsocket, Rhode Island 41,406 -4.3%
914 Cedar Falls, Iowa 41,390 14.3%
915 Beverly, Massachusetts 41,365 3.8%
916 Coppell, Texas 41,360 13.0%

Similarly Sized Cities In Minnesota

US Rank Name Population Growth
2000-2016
427 Brooklyn Park 79,707 17.9%
442 Plymouth 77,216 16.9%
504 Maple Grove 69,576 35.4%
512 Woodbury 68,820 46.5%
526 St. Cloud 67,641 13.1%
543 Eagan 66,428 4.2%
570 Eden Prairie 63,914 15.6%
580 Blaine 62,892 38.3%
586 Coon Rapids 62,359 1.0%
591 Lakeville 61,938 42.0%
596 Burnsville 61,290 1.6%
727 Minnetonka 52,369 2.4%
735 Apple Valley 51,957 13.0%
745 Edina 51,350 8.3%
781 St. Louis Park 48,747 10.3%
889 Moorhead 42,492 30.8%
906 Mankato 41,720 28.0%
929 Shakopee 40,610 92.6%
942 Maplewood 40,150 13.4%
1059 Cottage Grove 36,029 17.4%
1061 Richfield 35,949 4.4%
1072 Roseville 35,691 5.8%
1083 Inver Grove Heights 35,077 17.4%
1170 Andover 32,461 20.7%
1224 Brooklyn Center 30,870 5.9%
1229 Savage 30,807 42.5%
1334 Oakdale 28,073 4.9%
1357 Fridley 27,476 0.0%
1372 Winona 27,139 0.1%
1402 Shoreview 26,548 1.8%
1423 Ramsey 26,206 40.8%
1434 Chaska 26,016 45.7%
1441 Prior Lake 25,863 58.3%
1447 Owatonna 25,773 14.0%
1453 White Bear Lake 25,634 5.2%
1463 Chanhassen 25,469 24.4%
1514 Austin 24,720 5.0%
1538 Elk River 24,364 45.9%
1544 Champlin 24,231 8.6%
1564 Rosemount 23,911 61.3%
1578 Faribault 23,662 12.7%
1606 Crystal 23,028 1.4%
1637 Farmington 22,656 78.4%
1640 Hastings 22,602 23.5%
1645 New Brighton 22,496 1.3%
1710 Golden Valley 21,376 5.0%
1730 Lino Lakes 21,018 23.7%
1742 New Hope 20,877 0.0%

Demographics

Population History

Year Population Rank in US
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