Mankato, Minnesota 

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Population

41,241

+8.0% since 2010

Unemployment Rate

3.0%

Median Income

$42,929

Median Home Price

$200,800

Best Places to Live in Mankato, Minnesota

Small city - In southern Minnesota, 80 miles southwest of Minneapolis. August, June and July are the most pleasant months in Mankato, while January and December are the least comfortable months.

Mankato, MN Housing Market
Lowest Priced HomesHOMES UNDER $250,000
Most Expensive ListingsHOMES $250,001 to $500,000
Largest HomesHOMES $500,001 to $750,000
Median Priced HomesHOMES $750,001 to $1,000,000
Pros
Affordability
Strong economy
Good health
Cons
Weak growth
Harsh winters
Limited amenities

What Bert Has To Say About Mankato-North Mankato Metro Area

The Mankato-North Mankato, MN metro area is located in southern Minnesota, 80 miles southwest of Minneapolis. Mankato is one of the smaller metros in the United States and is comprised of Blue Earth and Nicollet counties.


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QUICK FACTS

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Country: United States
State: Minnesota
County: Blue Earth County
Metro Area: Mankato-North Mankato Metro Area
Political Ideology: Leaning liberal
City: Mankato
Zip Codes: 56001
Time zone: Central Standard Time (CST)
Elevation: 830 ft above sea level

Highlights

ECONOMY
The unemployment rate in Mankato is 3.0% (U.S. avg. is 3.7%). Recent job growth is Positive. Mankato jobs have increased by 3.3%. More Economy

COST OF LIVING
Compared to the rest of the country, Mankato's cost of living is 11.7% lower than the U.S. average. More Cost of Living or Compare Mankato's Cost of Living

WEATHER & CLIMATE
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VOTING
Blue Earth county flipped Republican in 2016, after voting Democratic in 2012, 2008, and 2004, and Republican in 2000. More Voting Stats

POPULATION
Mankato's population is 41,241 people. Since 2010, it has had a population growth of 8.0%. Learn More...

TRANSPORTATION
Average Commute time is 15.5 minutes. The National Average is 26.4 minutes. Learn More...

REAL ESTATE
The median home cost in Mankato is Real Estate: $200,800. Home appreciation the last 10 years has been 6.6%.

SCHOOLS
Mankato public schools spend $10,899 per student. The average school expenditure in the U.S. is $12,383. There are about 15.5 students per teacher in Mankato. More Education



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Housing Market in Mankato

It's a good time to buy in Mankato. Home Appreciation is up 6.6% in the last 12 months.
The median home price in Mankato is $200,800.

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Reviews for Mankato   4 Reviews
99 bottles of beer on the wall - 5/15/2014
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

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Mankato does have some culture - 8/14/2013
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

Kato - 6/15/2012
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