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Cost of Living

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Our cost of living indices are based on a US average of 100. An amount below 100 means Mankato, Minnesota is cheaper than the US average. A cost of living index above 100 means Mankato, Minnesota is more expensive.

Overall, Mankato, Minnesota cost of living is 97.70.

  COST OF LIVINGMankato, MinnesotaUnited States
  Overall  98100
  Grocery  102.5100
  Health  108100
  Housing  92100
  Utilities  96100
  Transportation  100100
  Miscellaneous  98100


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99 bottles of beer on the wall
Mankato, MN is a small community that has some nice features (small concerts, theatre, parks, etc.) but unfortunately every time you turn around there is a new social... (read more)
Mankato does have some culture
It depends on what your view of culture is. For a city of about 60,000 it does have SOME. You need to look to find it. Start at Minnesota State, from national... (read more)
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re: no culture - 11/24/2007
Mankato schools used to be good but like the previous person said lots of thug like behavior with administration asleep at the wheel. No one in school system is guiding... (read more)
no culture
this city is just a small town spread out over too many hills. there is absolutely NO culture to this town. the only breath of cultural air you get is from the college... (read more)
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