Mankato, MN Population

Population: 32,427. Estimated population in July 2020: 34,976 (+7.9% change)
Males: 15,939 (49.2%), Females: 16,488 (50.8%)

Blue Earth County

Zip codes: 56001, 56003.

Median resident age: 25.3 years
Median household income: $33,956
Median house value: $97,400

Races in Mankato:

  • White Non-Hispanic (91.5%)
  • Hispanic (2.2%)
  • Black (1.9%)
  • Two or more races (1.4%)
  • Other race (0.9%)
  • Other Asian (0.9%)
  • American Indian (0.7%)

Ancestries: German (45.6%), Norwegian (17.4%), Irish (11.0%), English (5.9%), Swedish (5.2%), Polish (3.0%).

Elevation: 830 feet

Land area: 15.2 square miles

Map of Mankato, MN

Population

For population 25 years and over in Mankato

  • High school or higher: 88.1%
  • Bachelor’s degree or higher: 32.2%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 11.4%
  • Unemployed: 5.8%
  • Mean travel time to work: 14.6 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Mankato city

  • Never married: 48.4%
  • Now married: 38.5%
  • Separated: 0.8%
  • Widowed: 5.1%
  • Divorced: 7.2%

4.3% Foreign born (2.4% Asia, 0.7% Latin America, 0.6% Africa, 0.5% Europe).

Population change in the 1990s: +423 (+1.3%).

Hospitals

Hospital/medical center in Mankato:

  • IMMANUEL-ST JOSEPHS-MAYO HEALTH SYSTEN (1025 MARSH STREET, PO BOX 8673)

Other hospitals/medical centers near Mankato:

  • SOUTHERN ST OPERATED SERVICES NETWORK (about 12 miles; SAINT PETER, MN)
  • ST PETER COMMUNITY HOSPITAL & HCC (about 12 miles; ST PETER, MN)
  • MINNESOTA VALLEY MEMORIAL HOSPITAL (about 21 miles; LE SUEUR, MN)

Airports

Airports certified for carrier operations nearest to Mankato:

  • MINNEAPOLIS-ST PAUL INTL/WOLD-CHAMBERLAIN/ (about 73 miles; MINNEAPOLIS, MN; Abbreviation: MSP)
  • MASON CITY MUNI (about 84 miles; MASON CITY, IA; Abbreviation: MCW)
  • ST CLOUD REGIONAL (about 95 miles; ST CLOUD, MN; Abbreviation: STC)

Other public-use airports nearest to Mankato:

  • MANKATO REGIONAL (about 7 miles; MANKATO, MN; Abbreviation: MKT)
  • LE SUEUR MUNI (about 20 miles; LE SUEUR, MN; Abbreviation: 12Y)
  • WASECA MUNI (about 32 miles; WASECA, MN; Abbreviation: ACQ)

Colleges and Universities

Colleges/Universities in Mankato:

  • MINNESOTA STATE UNVERSITY-MANKATO (Full-time enrollment: 11,210; Location: SOUTH RD AND ELLIS AVE; Public; Website: www.mnsu.edu; Offers Master’s degree)
  • BETHANY LUTHERAN COLLEGE (Full-time enrollment: 417; Location: 700 LUTHER DR; Private, not-for-profit; Website: www.blc.edu)
  • RASMUSSEN COLLEGE-MANKATO (Full-time enrollment: 126; Location: 501 HOLLY LN; Private, for-profit; Website: www.rasmussen.edu)
  • SISTER ROSALIND GEFRES SCHOOL OF PROF MASSAGE (Location: 165 W LIND CT; Private, for-profit)
  • COSMETOLOGY TRAINING CENTER (Location: 111 E HICKORY ST; Private, for-profit)

Other colleges/universities with over 2000 students near Mankato:

  • SOUTH CENTRAL TECHNICAL COLLEGE-MANKATO (about 4 miles; NORTH MANKATO, MN; Full-time enrollment: 2,186)
  • GUSTAVUS ADOLPHUS COLLEGE (about 12 miles; ST PETER, MN; Full-time enrollment: 2,355)
  • SAINT OLAF COLLEGE (about 61 miles; NORTHFIELD, MN; Full-time enrollment: 2,968)
  • NORMANDALE COMMUNITY COLLEGE (about 66 miles; BLOOMINGTON, MN; Full-time enrollment: 4,636)
  • MINNEAPOLIS COMMUNITY AND TECHNICAL COLLEGE (about 74 miles; MINNEAPOLIS, MN; Full-time enrollment: 3,857)
  • AUGSBURG COLLEGE (about 76 miles; MINNEAPOLIS, MN; Full-time enrollment: 2,662)
  • BROWN INSTITUTE LTD (about 77 miles; MENDOTA HEIGHTS, MN; Full-time enrollment: 2,171)

Schools

Public high schools in Mankato:

  • MANKATO WEST SR. (Students: 1,168; Location: 1351 S. RIVERFRONT DR.; Grades: 09 – 12)
  • MANKATO EAST SR. (Students: 991; Location: 2600 HOFFMAN RD.; Grades: 09 – 12)
  • RIVERBEND ACADEMY CHARTER SCHOOL (Students: 118; Location: 201 S. VICTORY DR. STE. 151; Grades: 07 – 12)
  • CENTRAL HIGH SCHOOL ALC (Students: 112; Location: 110 FULTON ST.; Grades: 09 – 12)
  • LIFE LINES ADULT CONN. (Students: 35; Location: 110 FULTON ST.; Grades: 10 – 12)

Private high schools in Mankato:

  • LOYOLA HIGH SCHOOL (Students: 687; Location: 145 GOOD COUNSEL DR; Grades: 1 – 12)
  • IMMANUEL LUTHERAN SCHOOL (Students: 128; Location: 421 NORTH SECOND STREET; Grades: KG – 12)
  • GRACE CHRISTIAN SCHOOL (Students: 66; Location: 600 LIND ST; Grades: KG – 12)

Biggest public primary/middle schools in Mankato:

  • DAKOTA MEADOWS JR. (Students: 619; Location: 1900 HOWARD DR.; Grades: 07 – 08)
  • FRANKLIN EL. (Students: 601; Location: 1000 N. BROAD ST.; Grades: KG – 06)
  • MANKATO EAST JR. (Students: 488; Location: 2600 HOFFMAN RD.; Grades: 07 – 08)
  • KENNEDY EL. (Students: 440; Location: 2600 E. MAIN ST.; Grades: KG – 05)
  • WASHINGTON EL. (Students: 343; Location: 1100 ANDERSON DR.; Grades: KG – 05)
  • ROOSEVELT EL. (Students: 305; Location: 300 W. 6TH ST.; Grades: KG – 05)
  • JEFFERSON EL. (Students: 229; Location: 100 JAMES AVE.; Grades: KG – 05)
  • BRIDGES COMMUNITY EL. (Students: 90; Location: 820 HUBBELL AVE.; Grades: KG – 06)
  • CENTRAL MID. SCHOOL ALP (Students: 34; Location: 110 FULTON ST.; Grades: 08 – 10)
  • K.I.D.S PROGRAM (Location: 104 LILLIAN DRIVE; Grades: 00 – 00)

Private primary/middle schools in Mankato:

  • FITZGERALD MIDDLE SCHOOL (Students: 185; Location: 110 NORTH FIFTH STREET; Grades: 6 – 8)
  • SS PETER – PAUL ELEM SCHOOL (Students: 164; Location: 110 NORTH SIXTH STREET; Grades: KG – 3)
  • ST JOSEPH-ST JOHN SCHOOL (Students: 59; Location: 820 HUBBELL AVE; Grades: KG – 3)
  • ST MARK LUTHERAN SCHOOL (Students: 37; Location: 502 W SEVENTH STREET; Grades: PK – 8)

Libraries

Library in Mankato:

  • BLUE EARTH COUNTY LIBRARY (Operating income: $879,480; Location: 100 EAST MAIN STREET; 247,137 books; 7,530 audio materials; 4,317 video materials; 259 serial subscriptions)