Mankato-North Mankato, MN

Metropolitan Statistical Area (MSA)

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2022 Population
103,402
0.517% 1-year growth
US Senator
Amy Klobuchar
Democratic (DFL) Party
US Senator
Tina Smith
Democratic (DFL) Party
2022 Median Age
33.6
0.599% 1-year increase
2022 Poverty Rate
14.4%
2.52% 1-year increase
2022 Median Household Income
$73,472
8.27% 1-year growth
2022 Median Property Value
$239,800
15.2% 1-year growth
2022 Employed Population
57,996
0.629% 1-year decline

About

In 2022, Mankato-North Mankato, MN had a population of 103k people with a median age of 33.6 and a median household income of $73,472. Between 2021 and 2022 the population of Mankato-North Mankato, MN grew from 102,870 to 103,402, a 0.517% increase and its median household income grew from $67,860 to $73,472, a 8.27% increase.

The 5 largest ethnic groups in Mankato-North Mankato, MN are White (Non-Hispanic) (86.3%), Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) (4.09%), Two+ (Non-Hispanic) (2.76%), Asian (Non-Hispanic) (2.12%), and White (Hispanic) (1.71%).

None of the households in Mankato-North Mankato, MN reported speaking a non-English language at home as their primary shared language. This does not consider the potential multi-lingual nature of households, but only the primary self-reported language spoken by all members of the household.

96.9% of the residents in Mankato-North Mankato, MN are U.S. citizens.

The largest universities in Mankato-North Mankato, MN are Minnesota State University-Mankato (3,728 degrees awarded in 2022), Gustavus Adolphus College (682 degrees), and South Central College (591 degrees).

In 2022, the median property value in Mankato-North Mankato, MN was $239,800, and the homeownership rate was 65.5%.

Most people in Mankato-North Mankato, MN drove alone to work, and the average commute time was 17.4 minutes. The average car ownership in Mankato-North Mankato, MN was 2 cars per household.

Mankato-North Mankato, MN borders Fairmont, MN, Minneapolis-St. Paul-Bloomington, MN-WI, and New Ulm, MN.

Population & Diversity

Mankato-North Mankato, MN is home to a population of 103k people, from which 96.9% are citizens. As of 2022, 5.06% of Mankato-North Mankato, MN residents were born outside of the country (5.23k people).

In 2022, there were 21.1 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (89.2k people) in Mankato-North Mankato, MN than any other race or ethnicity. There were 4.23k Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) and 2.86k Two+ (Non-Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

Citizenship

96.9%
2022 Citizenship
97%
2021 Citizenship

As of 2022, 96.9% of Mankato-North Mankato, MN residents were US citizens, which is higher than the national average of 93.5%. In 2021, the percentage of US citizens in Mankato-North Mankato, MN was 97%, meaning that the rate of citizenship has been decreasing.

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Race and Ethnicity

The 3 largest ethnic groups in Mankato-North Mankato, MN
  1. White (Non-Hispanic)
    89.2k ± 194
  2. Black or African American (Non-Hispanic)
    4.23k ± 340
  3. Two+ (Non-Hispanic)
    2.86k ± 435
4.41%
Hispanic Population
4.56k people

In 2022, there were 21.1 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (89.2k people) in Mankato-North Mankato, MN than any other race or ethnicity. There were 4.23k Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) and 2.86k Two+ (Non-Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

4.41% of the people in Mankato-North Mankato, MN are hispanic (4.56k people).

The following chart shows the 7 races represented in Mankato-North Mankato, MN as a share of the total population.

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Global Diversity

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Most Common Origin
  1. Mexico
    53,321 ± 5,642 people
  2. Somalia
    38,263 ± 4,786 people
  3. India
    30,262 ± 4,259 people

In 2022, the most common birthplace for the foreign-born residents of Minnesota was Mexico, the natal country of 53,321 Minnesota residents, followed by Somalia with 38,263 and India with 30,262.

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Foreign-Born Population

5.06%
2022 Foreign-Born Population
5.23k people
5.26%
2021 Foreign-Born Population
5.41k people

As of 2022, 5.06% of Mankato-North Mankato, MN residents (5.23k people) were born outside of the United States, which is lower than the national average of 13.6%. In 2021, the percentage of foreign-born citizens in Mankato-North Mankato, MN was 5.26%, meaning that the rate has been decreasing.

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Veterans

Most Common Service Period
  1. Vietnam
    1,610 ± 201
  2. Gulf War (2001-)
    995 ± 262
  3. Gulf War (1990s)
    592 ± 133

Mankato-North Mankato, MN has a large population of military personnel who served in Vietnam, 1.62 times greater than any other conflict.

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Economy

The economy of Mankato-North Mankato, MN employs 58k people. The largest industries in Mankato-North Mankato, MN are Health Care & Social Assistance (11,068 people), Manufacturing (8,628 people), and Educational Services (6,969 people), and the highest paying industries are Utilities ($69,471), Professional, Scientific, & Technical Services ($65,818), and Mining, Quarrying, & Oil & Gas Extraction ($64,722).

Males in Minnesota have an average income that is 1.27 times higher than the average income of females, which is $68,089. The income inequality in Minnesota (measured using the Gini index) is 0.458, which is lower than than the national average.

Occupations

58k
2022 Value
± 1,553
−0.629%
1 Year decline
± 3.75%

From 2021 to 2022, employment in Mankato-North Mankato, MN declined at a rate of −0.629%, from 58.4k employees to 58k employees.

The most common job groups, by number of people living in Mankato-North Mankato, MN, are Office & Administrative Support Occupations (6,070 people), Management Occupations (5,513 people), and Sales & Related Occupations (5,065 people). This chart illustrates the share breakdown of the primary jobs held by residents of Mankato-North Mankato, MN.

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Unemployment Insurance Claims

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Employment by Industries

58k
2022 Value
± 1,553
−0.629%
1 Year decline
± 3.75%

From 2021 to 2022, employment in Mankato-North Mankato, MN declined at a rate of −0.629%, from 58.4k employees to 58k employees.

The most common employment sectors for those who live in Mankato-North Mankato, MN, are Health Care & Social Assistance (11,068 people), Manufacturing (8,628 people), and Educational Services (6,969 people). This chart shows the share breakdown of the primary industries for residents of Mankato-North Mankato, MN, though some of these residents may live in Mankato-North Mankato, MN and work somewhere else. Census data is tagged to a residential address, not a work address.

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Median Earnings by Industry

$45,076
Median earning men ± $1,361
$34,093
Median earning women ± $1,361

The industries with the best median earnings for men in 2022 are Public Administration ($60,298), Finance & Insurance, & Real Estate & Rental & Leasing ($58,083), and Wholesale Trade ($57,853).

The industries with the best median earnings for women in 2022 are Public Administration ($62,614), Professional, Scientific, & Management, & Administrative & Waste Management Services ($46,127), and Finance & Insurance, & Real Estate & Rental & Leasing ($45,754).

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Employment by Industry Sector

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Y-Axis
2.26%
Year-over-year growth
Employment change between February 2022 and February 2023

As of February 2023, there are 2.93M people employed in Minnesota. This represents a 2.26% increase in employment when compared to February 2022.

Right after the beginning of the COVID-19 pandemic, during April 2020, a general dip can be seen across industry sectors, resulting in an overall decline in employment by 13.4%.

The following chart shows monthly employment numbers for each industry sector in Minnesota.

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Establishments by Size

The industries with the most establishments
  1. 910
    Educational Services, Health Care & Social Assistance
  2. 657
    Finance & Insurance, and Real Estate, Rental & Leasing
  3. 613
    Manufacturing

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Civics

In the 2020 presidential election, the popular vote in Minnesota went to Joseph R Biden Jr. with 52.4% of the vote. The runner-up was Donald J. Trump (45.3%), followed by Jo Jorgensen (1.07%).

Amy Klobuchar and Tina Smith are the senators currently representing the state of Minnesota. In the United States, senators are elected to 6-year terms with the terms for individual senators staggered.

Minnesota is currently represented by 8 members in the U.S. house, and members of the House of Representives are elected to 2-year terms.

US Senators from Minnesota

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Amy Klobuchar
Senator from Minnesota1
Assumed office on January 3, 2007
The Minnesota Democratic-Farmer-Labor Party (DFL) is the Minnesota affiliate of the Democratic Party (United States)|U.S. Democratic Party and its members are counted as Democrats.
Tina Smith
Senator from Minnesota2
Assumed office on January 3, 2018
Appointed to the seat following the resignation of Al Franken.

Amy Klobuchar and Tina Smith are the senators currently representing Minnesota.

In the United States, senators are elected to 6-year terms with the terms for individual senators staggered.

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US Representatives from Minnesota

Minnesota is currently represented by 8 members in the U.S. house.

Members of the House of Representives are elected to 2-year terms, and the following chart shows the how the members for Minnesota have changed over time starting in 2008.

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Education

In 2022, universities in Mankato-North Mankato, MN awarded 5,165 degrees. The student population of Mankato-North Mankato, MN in 2022 is skewed towards women, with 8,770 male students and 11,324 female students.

Most students graduating from Universities in Mankato-North Mankato, MN are White (3,796 and 80%), followed by Black or African American (274 and 5.77%), Hispanic or Latino (265 and 5.58%), and Asian (179 and 3.77%).

The largest universities in Mankato-North Mankato, MN by number of degrees awarded are Minnesota State University-Mankato (3,728 and 72.2%), Gustavus Adolphus College (682 and 13.2%), and South Central College (591 and 11.4%).

The most popular majors in Mankato-North Mankato, MN are Registered Nursing (400 and 7.74%), General Business Administration & Management (238 and 4.61%), and General Psychology (205 and 3.97%).

The median tuition costs in Mankato-North Mankato, MN are $40,410 for private four year colleges, and $8,356 and $17,726 respectively, for public four year colleges for in-state students and out-of-state students.

Applicants, Admissions & Enrolled

University
Measure

In 2022 in Mankato-North Mankato, MN, the percentage of applicants admitted was 70.9%, while the percentage of admitted who enrolled was 26.6%. The number of students enrolled in 2022 was 20,094 (43.6% men and 56.4% women).

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Enrollments by Gender and Races

Universities

In 2022 there were 20,094 students enrolled in Mankato-North Mankato, MN, 43.6% men and 56.4% women.

By race, the largest number of students enrolled was concentrated in White with 14,377 records, of which 58.5% were women and 41.5% men.

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Concentrations

Most Common
  1. 202 degrees awarded
  2. 182 degrees awarded
  3. 358 degrees awarded

In 2022, the most common concentation for Bachelors Degree recipients in Mankato-North Mankato, MN was General Psychology with 202 degrees awarded.

This visualization illustrates the percentage of students graduating with a Bachelors Degree from schools in Mankato-North Mankato, MN according to their major.

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Universities

Gender
Race
Largest Universities by degrees awarded
  1. 3,728 degrees awarded
  2. 682 degrees awarded
  3. 591 degrees awarded

In 2022, the institution with the largest number of graduating students was Minnesota State University-Mankato with 3,728 degrees awarded.

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Student Diversity

University

In 2022, 2,020 men were awarded degrees from institutions in Mankato-North Mankato, MN, which is 0.642 times less than the 3,145 female students who received degrees in the same year.

In 2022 the most common race/ethnicity group awarded degrees at institutions was White students. These 3,796 degrees mean that there were 13.9 times more degrees awarded to White students then the next closest race/ethnicity group, Black or African American, with 274 degrees awarded.

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Awarded Degrees over Time

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Average Net Price by Sector

Universities

Private not-for-profit, 4-year or above ($40,410) is the sector with the highest median state tuition in 2022.

Public, 4-year or above ($1,088) is the sector with the highest median state fee in 2022.

Public, 2-year ($1,250) is the sector with the highest average net price of books and supplies.

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Educational Pyramid

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In 2022, 0.877% of men over 25 years of age had not completed any academic degree (no schooling), while 0.991% of women were in the same situation.

This visualization shows the gender distribution of the population according to the academic level reached.

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Educational Attainment

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Race

The most common educational levels obtained by the working population in 2022 were High School or Equivalent (1.07M), Bachelors Degree (1.04M), and Some college (962k).

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Housing & Living

The median property value in Mankato-North Mankato, MN was $239,800 in 2022, which is 0.851 times smaller than the national average of $281,900. Between 2021 and 2022 the median property value increased from $208,200 to $239,800, a 15.2% increase. The homeownership rate in Mankato-North Mankato, MN is 65.5%, which is approximately the same as the national average of 64.8%.

People in Mankato-North Mankato, MN have an average commute time of 17.4 minutes, and they drove alone to work. Car ownership in Mankato-North Mankato, MN is approximately the same as the national average, with an average of 2 cars per household.

Median household income in Mankato-North Mankato, MN is $73,472. In 2022, the county with the highest Median Household Income in Mankato-North Mankato, MN was Scott County, MN with a value of $118,268, followed by Carver County, MN and Washington County, MN, with respective values of $116,308 and $110,828.

Property

$239,800
Median Property Value 2022
±$3,811
$26,220
Median Property Taxes
±$824

The following chart display owner-occupied housing units distributed between a series of property tax buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. In Mankato-North Mankato, MN the largest share of households pay taxes in the $3k+ range.

The chart underneath the paragraph shows the property taxes in Mankato-North Mankato, MN compared to it's parent and neighbor geographies.

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Rent vs Own

65.5%
Homeownership
2022
64.6%
Homeowners with Mortgage
2022

In 2022, 65.5% of the housing units in Mankato-North Mankato, MN were occupied by their owner. This percentage declined from the previous year's rate of 66.7%.

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Income by Location

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Highest Median Household Income (Total)

In 2022, the county with the highest Median Household Income (Total) in Mankato-North Mankato, MN was Scott County, MN with a value of $118,268, followed by Carver County, MN and Washington County, MN, with respective values of $116,308 and $110,828.

The following map shows all of the counties in Mankato-North Mankato, MN colored by their Median Household Income (Total).

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Household Income

Please note that the buckets used in this visualization were not evenly distributed by ACS when publishing the data.
$73,472
Median Household Income
± $3,065
40k
Number of Households
± 1,235

In 2022, the median household income of the 40k households in Mankato-North Mankato, MN grew to $73,472 from the previous year's value of $67,860.

The following chart displays the households in Mankato-North Mankato, MN distributed between a series of income buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. The largest share of households have an income in the $75k - $100k range.

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Wage Distribution

The closest comparable wage GINI for Mankato-North Mankato, MN is from Minnesota.
0.458
2022 Wage GINI in Minnesota
0.459
2021 Wage GINI in Minnesota

In 2022, the income inequality in Minnesota was 0.458 according to the GINI calculation of the wage distribution. Income inequality had a 0.267% decline from 2021 to 2022, which means that wage distribution grew somewhat more even. The GINI for Minnesota was lower than than the national average of 0.478. In other words, wages are distributed more evenly in Minnesota in comparison to the national average.

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Commuter Transportation

Most Common Commute in 2022
  1. Drove Alone (75.7%)
  2. Worked At Home (9.83%)
  3. Carpooled (8.1%)

In 2022, 75.7% of workers in Mankato-North Mankato, MN drove alone to work, followed by those who worked at home (9.83%) and those who carpooled to work (8.1%).

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Commute Time

17.4 minutes
Average Travel Time

Using averages, employees in Mankato-North Mankato, MN have a shorter commute time (17.4 minutes) than the normal US worker (26.7 minutes). Additionally, 1.6% of the workforce in Mankato-North Mankato, MN have "super commutes" in excess of 90 minutes.

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Car Ownership

2 cars
Average Number

The following chart displays the households in Mankato-North Mankato, MN distributed between a series of car ownership buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. The largest share of households in Mankato-North Mankato, MN have 2 cars.

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Poverty & Diversity

14.4% of the population for whom poverty status is determined in Mankato-North Mankato, MN (14.1k out of 97.6k people) live below the poverty line, a number that is higher than the national average of 12.5%. The largest demographic living in poverty are Females 18 - 24, followed by Males 18 - 24 and then Males 35 - 44.

The most common racial or ethnic group living below the poverty line in Mankato-North Mankato, MN is White, followed by Black and Two Or More.

The Census Bureau uses a set of money income thresholds that vary by family size and composition to determine who classifies as impoverished. If a family's total income is less than the family's threshold than that family and every individual in it is considered to be living in poverty.

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Health

96.4% of the population of Mankato-North Mankato, MN has health coverage, with 56.2% on employee plans, 13.4% on Medicaid, 11.7% on Medicare, 13.6% on non-group plans, and 1.44% on military or VA plans.

Primary care physicians in Minnesota see 1102 patients per year on average, which represents a 1.34% decrease from the previous year (1117 patients). Compare this to dentists who see 1322 patients per year, and mental health providers who see 343 patients per year.

Patient to Clinician Ratios

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1,102 to 1
Patient to Primary Care Physician Ratio in Minnesota

Primary care physicians in Minnesota see an average of 1,102 patients per year. This represents a 1.34% decrease from the previous year (1,117 patients).

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Health Care Diversity

In 2022, insured persons according to age ranges were distributed in 23.1% under 18 years, 29.1% between 18 and 34 years, 33.1% between 35 and 64 years, and 14.7% over 64 years.

By gender, of the total number of insured persons, 49.9% were men and 50.1% were women.

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Uninsured People

3.62%
Uninsured
56.2%
Employer Coverage
13.4%
Medicaid
11.7%
Medicare
13.6%
Non-Group
1.44%
Military or VA

Between 2021 and 2022, the percent of uninsured citizens in Mankato-North Mankato, MN grew by 1.45% from 3.56% to 3.62%.

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