Mankato is a city located in Blue Earth County and Nicollet County Minnesota. It is also the county seat of Blue Earth County. With a 2020 population of 43,629, it is the 22nd largest city in Minnesota and the 895th largest city in the United States . Mankato is currently growing at a rate of 0.81% annually and its population has increased by 10.99% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 39,309 in 2010. Mankato reached it's highest population of 43,629 in 2021. Spanning over 19 miles, Mankato has a population density of 2,286 people per square mile.
The average household income in Mankato is $65,567 with a poverty rate of 24.96%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $899 per month, and the median house value is $179,400. The median age in Mankato is 25.8 years, 25.6 years for males, and 26.5 years for females.