Statewide Claims to Fame

Mankato is 1st in Minnesota out of 143 other cities in Income below poverty line

Mankato is 12th in Minnesota out of 143 other cities in Units inside multi-unit buildings

Mankato is 14th in Minnesota out of 130 other cities in Retail accommodation and food service sales

Mankato is 15th in Minnesota out of 138 other cities in Retail sales

Mankato is 20th in Minnesota out of 138 other cities in Retail sales per capita

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General Demographics

Size Demographics

Size Demographics
Mankato Rank Minnesota US
Current population (2012) 40,119 21st 5,379,139 313,914,040
Size in square miles 17.9 50th 79,626.7 3,531,905.4
Population density (people per sqmi) 2,195.3 41st 66.6 87.4

People Demographics

Age Demographics
Mankato Rank Minnesota US
Residents younger than 5 5.6% 124th 6.5% 6.4%
Residents younger than 18 16.3% 141st 23.7% 23.5%
Residents 65 or older 10.6% 96th 13.6% 13.7%
Education Demographics
Mankato Rank Minnesota US
Residents with high school diploma (older than 25) 92.7% 77th 91.6% 85.4%
Residents with college degree (older than 25) 33.0% 54th 31.8% 28.2%
Race Demographics
Mankato Rank Minnesota US
Race - White 89.9% 81st 86.5% 77.9%
Race - Black or African American 4.0% 43rd 5.5% 13.1%
Race - American Indian or Alaska Native 0.3% 111th 1.3% 1.2%
Race - Asian 2.8% 66th 4.4% 5.1%
Race - Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander 0.0% 52nd 0.1% 0.2%
Race - Two or More 2.1% 76th 2.2% 2.4%
Race - Hispanic or Latino 2.9% 77th 4.9% 16.9%
Race - White, not Hispanic or Latino 88.2% 74th 82.4% 63.0%
Misc People Demographics
Mankato Rank Minnesota US
Female residents 50.0% 114th 50.3% 50.8%
Foreign born residents 5.4% 63rd 7.1% 12.8%

Housing Demographics

Housing Demographics
Mankato Rank Minnesota US
Housing units 15,784 21st 2,354,034 132,312,404
Units inside multi-unit buildings 40.6% 12th 21.6% 25.9%
Households 14,622 24th 2,094,265 114,761,359
Home ownership rate 54.8% 134th 73.6% 66.1%
Home median value $154,300 109th $201,400 $186,200
People per household 2.4 83rd 2.5 2.6

Income Demographics

Income Demographics
Mankato Rank Minnesota US
Income per capita $20,909 136th $30,310 $27,915
Income per household $40,560 124th $58,476 $52,762
Income below poverty line 27.0% 1st 11.0% 14.3%

Business Demographics

Business Demographics
Mankato Rank Minnesota US
Total businesses (including small businesses) 3,613 23rd 496,657 27,092,908
Retail sales $1,128,071 15th $71,384,103 $3,3917,663,456
Retail sales per capita $31,312 20th $13,751 $12,990
Retail accommodation and food service sales $132,818 14th $10,423,660 $613,795,732

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