Mankato, Minnesota Population 2020

43,388

Mankato is a city located in Minnesota. With a 2020 population of 43,388, it is the 22nd largest city in Minnesota and the 906th largest city in the United States. Mankato is currently growing at a rate of 0.90% annually and its population has increased by 10.38% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 39,309 in 2010. Spanning over 19 miles, Mankato has a population density of 2,274 people per square mile.

The average household income in Mankato is $64,211 with a poverty rate of 24.72%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $879 per month, and the median house value is $173,100. The median age in Mankato is 25.9 years, 25.4 years for males, and 26.8 years for females. For every 100 females there are 101.0 males.

Mankato Demographics

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

  • White: 88.28%
  • Black or African American: 4.79%
  • Asian: 3.34%
  • Two or more races: 2.53%
  • Other race: 0.53%
  • Native American: 0.47%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.05%
The current population of Mankato, Minnesota is 43,388, based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 42,610.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 39,309.

Mankato, Minnesota Population 2020

Year Total Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
2020103,0517020.68%
2019102,3497020.69%
2018101,6477020.69%
2017100,9458700.86%
2016100,0758850.88%
201599,1905220.53%
201498,6689530.97%
201397,715-271-0.28%
201297,9866750.69%
201197,3114660.48%
201096,8450.00%

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White36,81588.28%
Black or African American1,9984.79%
Asian1,3943.34%
Two or More Races1,0552.53%
Some Other Race2190.53%
American Indian and Alaska Native1980.47%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander220.05%

Mankato Population Pyramid 2020

Mankato Median Age

25.9


Total

25.4


Male

26.8


Female

Mankato Adults

There are 34,629 adults, (4,625 of whom are seniors) in Mankato.

Mankato Age Dependency

39

Age Dependency Ratio

15.4

Old Age Dependency Ratio

23.6

Child Dependency Ratio

Mankato Sex Ratio

Female

20,744

49.74%

Male

20,957

50.26%

Mankato Households and Families

Mankato Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Mankato Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married82.9%17.1%
Male55.1%44.9%
All50.4%49.6%
Female47.5%52.5%
Non Family28.1%71.9%

50.4%

Rate of Home Ownership

Type Count Average Size Owned
All16,2472.3550.4
Non Family8,2881.828.1
Married5,7132.9782.9
Female1,4822.6847.5
Male7643.0655.1

2.8

Average Family Size

2.35

Average Household Size

8.9%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0.2%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

Mankato Education

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade4352.03%
9th to 12th Grade9344.35%
High School Graduate4,99123.24%
Some College4,58621.36%
Associates Degree2,46511.48%
Bachelors Degree5,03423.44%
Graduate Degree3,03014.11%

Mankato Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White19,10318,1357,287
Black872764299
Hispanic689517129
Asian501388181
Multiple Races309289185
Native American959537
Other Race684122
Islander99

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

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among multiple races people with a rate of 59.87%.

Name Average Male Female
Overall$37,194$41,274$32,017
Less Than High School$22,632$22,143$22,851
High School Grad$27,703$36,765$19,907
Some College$33,349$37,005$30,712
Bachelors Degree$43,267$53,672$36,639
Graduate Degree$64,694$74,099$59,081

$37,194

Average Earnings

$41,274

Average Male

$32,017

Average Female

Mankato Language

Mankato Language by Age

Mankato Language

91.85% of Mankato residents speak only English, while 8.15% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Other languages, which is spoken by 2.26% of the population.

Mankato Poverty

Mankato Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White33,0247,34022.23%
Black1,81885647.08%
Hispanic1,56256636.24%
Asian1,24050340.56%
Multiple99329930.11%
Other1949850.52%
Native1825128.02%

24.72%

Overall Poverty Rate

23.12%

Male Poverty Rate

26.33%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Mankato

The race most likely to be in poverty in Mankato is Other, with 50.52% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Mankato is White, with 22.23% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 4.67%. Among those working part-time, it was 47.06%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 29.95%.

Name Poverty
Less Than High School25.31%
High School14.43%
Some College10.54%
Bachelors or Greater7.32%
Name Poverty
Female Unemployed32.86%
Male Unemployed29.92%
Female Employed27.87%
Male Employed17.46%

Mankato Income

Mankato Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$45,621$64,211
Families$74,958$86,925
Married Families$88,003-
Non Families$30,603$39,801

Mankato Marital Status

Mankato Marital Status

Marriage Rates

33.6%

Overall Marriage Rate

33.7%

Male Marriage Rate

33.4%

Female Marriage Rate

Mankato Married by Age and Sex

Mankato Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is Over 65, while the female age group most likely to be married is 55-64.

Mankato Marital Status by Race

Mankato Veterans

2,179

Number of Veterans

2,016

Male Veterans

163

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam731
Second Gulf War467
First Gulf War390
Korea189
World War II107
Age Group Veterans
75+523
65 to 74489
35 to 54446
18 to 34363
55 to 64358
Name Veterans % of Total
White2,1336.90%
Hispanic352.84%
Black241.61%
Asian221.86%

$Mankato Veterans by Education

7.86%

Veteran Poverty Rate

26.10%

Veteran Disability Rate

Mankato Employment Status

71.7%

Labor Force Participation

68.4%

Employment Rate

4.4%

Unemployment Rate

Mankato Place of Birth

Origin of Non-Citizens

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

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

67.95%

Born in Minnesota

93.91%

Native Born

6.09%

Foreign Born

4.12%

Non Citizen

Place of Birth

93.91% of Mankato residents were born in the United States, with 67.95% having been born in Minnesota. 4.12% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Asia.

Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
202043,3883890.90%
201942,9993890.91%
201842,6104401.04%
201742,1703890.93%
201641,7816731.64%
201541,1082760.68%
201440,8324131.02%
201340,419-107-0.26%
201240,5264301.07%
201140,0961750.44%
201039,9217,4942.10%
200032,4279500.30%
199031,4772,8310.95%
198028,646-2,249-0.75%
197030,8957,0982.64%
196023,7974,9882.38%
195018,8093,1551.85%
194015,6541,6161.10%
193014,0381,5691.19%
192012,4692,1041.87%
191010,365-234-0.22%
190010,5991,7611.83%
18908,8383,2884.76%
18805,5502,0684.77%
18703,4820.00%