City Population Growth

In July, the State Demographic Center released their population estimates for cities and townships in Minnesota.

Below is a summary of the growth of all the cities in Blue Earth and Nicollet Counties:

مدينة2011201520162011-2016 Growth Rate2015-2016 Growth Rate
Eagle Lake city2,4822,9323,06718.13%4.60%
Mankato city39,62841,72742,8035.30%2.58%
Madison Lake city1,0331,1701,18313.26%1.11%
Courtland city6066356414.79%0.94%
North Mankato city13,42613,68913,8131.96%0.91%
St. Peter city11,45911,78411,8072.84%0.20%
Nicollet city1,0911,1201,1172.66%-0.27%
Le Sueur city4,0454,0644,0530.47%-0.27%
Lake Crystal city2,5402,5542,5420.55%-0.47%
Mapleton city1,7611,7561,743-0.28%-0.74%
St. Clair city871853846-2.07%-0.82%
Amboy city533525517-1.50%-1.52%
Vernon Center city331318312-3.93%-1.89%
Good Thunder city580551540-5.00%-2.00%
Skyline city2852882821.05%-2.08%
Pemberton city248239233-3.63%-2.51%

To provide some context of the growth, here is an analysis of how the larger cities within our two counties are growing:

مدينةGrowth rateOverall Growth Rank                         (Out of 857)Growth Rank – Cities with POP. 500+              (Out of 492)City Population rank in MN (Out of 857)
Eagle Lake city4.60%132205
Mankato city2.58%462521
Madison Lake city1.11%147102330
North Mankato city0.91%17812275
St. Peter city0.20%32623090
Le Sueur city-0.27%501322172
Lake Crystal city-0.47%568370228