Mankato, Kansas Population 2021

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Mankato is a city located in Jewell County Kansas. It is also the county seat of Jewell County. With a 2020 population of 832, it is the 219th largest city in Kansas and the 11105th largest city in the United States . Mankato is currently growing at a rate of 0.97% annually but its population has decreased by -4.26% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 869 in 2010. Mankato reached it's highest population of 875 in 2011. Spanning over 1 miles, Mankato has a population density of 853 people per square mile.

The average household income in Mankato is $70,524 with a poverty rate of 11.00%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $552 per month, and the median house value is $63,200. The median age in Mankato is 50.6 years, 46.8 years for males, and 54 years for females.

Mankato Demographics

According to the most recent ACS, the racial composition of Mankato was:

  • White: 97.71%
  • Black or African American: 1.21%
  • Two or more races: 0.60%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.48%
  • Native American: 0.00%
  • Asian: 0.00%
  • Other race: 0.00%
The current population of Mankato, Kansas is 832 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 808.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 869.

Mankato, Kansas Population 2021

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White81097.71%
Black or African American101.21%
Two or More Races50.60%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander40.48%
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Mankato Population by Race

Mankato Population Pyramid $2021

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Mankato Median Age

50.6


Total

46.8


Male

54


Female

Mankato Adults

There are 614 adults, (235 of whom are seniors) in Mankato.

Mankato Age Dependency

118.7

Age Dependency Ratio

62

Old Age Dependency Ratio

56.7

Child Dependency Ratio

Mankato Sex Ratio

Female

434

52.35%

Male

395

47.65%

Mankato Population by Age

Mankato Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Mankato Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married93.1%6.9%
All80.1%19.9%
Non Family72.7%27.3%
Female66.7%33.3%
Male33.3%66.7%

80.1%

Rate of Home Ownership

Mankato Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All3762.1280.1
Married1743.193.1
Non Family1721.0872.7
Male182.2233.3
Female122.6766.7

2.77

Average Family Size

2.12

Average Household Size

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Mankato Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade233.87%
9th to 12th Grade142.35%
High School Graduate23439.33%
Some College12821.51%
Associates Degree7412.44%
Bachelors Degree8714.62%
Graduate Degree355.88%
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Mankato Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Mankato Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
White574538122
Hispanic76
2+ Races55
Black55
Islander44

The highest rate of high school graduation is among black people with a rate of 100.00%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among white people with a rate of 21.25%.

Mankato Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$28,287$39,583$22,222
Less Than 9th Grade$12,083$$
High School Graduate$19,375$28,472$14,500
Some College$28,906$29,000$28,750
Bachelors Degree$81,250$$43,750
Graduate Degree$$$

$28,287

Average Earnings

$39,583

Average Male

$22,222

Average Female

Mankato Earnings by Educational Attainment

Mankato Language by Age

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Mankato Language

99.12% of Mankato residents speak only English, while 0.88% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Other Indo-European, which is spoken by 0.76% of the population.

Mankato Language

Mankato Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White7417710.39%
Hispanic14857.14%

11.00%

Overall Poverty Rate

10.11%

Male Poverty Rate

11.79%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Mankato

The race most likely to be in poverty in Mankato is Hispanic, with 57.14% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Mankato is White, with 10.39% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 1.72%. Among those working part-time, it was 17.57%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 17.89%.

Mankato Poverty

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Name Poverty
High School15.14%
Less Than 9th Grade9.68%
Some College8.59%
Bachelors or Greater3.39%

Mankato Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Female Unemployed0.00%
Female Employed5.80%
Male Unemployed0.00%
Male Employed11.51%

Mankato Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Mankato Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$48,833$70,524
Families$71,563$78,853
Married Families$74,286-
Non Families$23,382$58,865
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Income by Household Type

Mankato Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

53.2%

Overall Marriage Rate

57.0%

Male Marriage Rate

50.1%

Female Marriage Rate

Mankato Married by Age and Sex

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Mankato Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is 55-64, while the female age group most likely to be married is 20-34.

Mankato Marital Status by Race

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Mankato Marital Status

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71

Number of Veterans

66

Male Veterans

5

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Korea27
Vietnam17
Second Gulf War5
World War II4
First Gulf War2

Mankato Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
75+40
55 to 6413
65 to 749
18 to 345
35 to 544

Mankato Veterans by Age

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Mankato Veterans by Race

Mankato Veterans by Education

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0.00%

Veteran Poverty Rate

53.62%

Veteran Disability Rate

Mankato Veterans by Education

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52.6%

Labor Force Participation

52.6%

Employment Rate

0%

Unemployment Rate

Mankato Employment by Age

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Mankato Employment by Race

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Mankato Employment by Education

Origin of Non-Citizens

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Non citizens include legal permanent residents (green card holders), international students, temporary workers, humanitarian migrants, and illegal immigrants.

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

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71.05%

Born in Mankato

99.28%

Native Born

0.72%

Foreign Born

0.72%

Non Citizen

0.00%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

99.28% of Mankato residents were born in the United States, with 71.05% having been born in Kansas. 0.72% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Africa.

Mankato Place of Birth

Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
202183280.97%
202082480.98%
201981680.99%
2018808-2-0.25%
2017810-7-0.86%
2016817-23-2.74%
2015840-21-2.44%
2014861-5-0.58%
201386620.23%
2012864-11-1.26%
201187591.04%
20108660.00%

Mankato Population by Year