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Demographics

The Greater Mankato region includes Blue Earth and Nicollet counties (Mankato-North Mankato MSA), as well as the adjacent community of Le Sueur. Greater Mankato's accessible location makes it easy for people to travel to, whether it be for business or pleasure. Each day 250,000 people live, go to school, work in or visit Greater Mankato, and well over a million people reside within 60 miles of the market's economic center.

 

The Demographic Landscape 

In the February edition of MN Valley Business Magazine you will find an article written by staff member John Considine III on the current demographic landscape of the region. The article is rich with information and statistics to help better arm area leaders, businesses and professionals with as much information as possible to help make them even more successful. Click here to read the full article.

 

Greater Mankato Regional Marketplace Population Data

Upper Midwest MSA Growth

 

Upper Midwest MSA

2010

2011

2012

2013

2014

13-14 Growth Rate

National Rank (out of 381)

Upper Midwest (ND, SD, MN, IA, WI) Rank

Bismarck, ND Metro Area

115,233

117,393

120,293

123,993

126,597

2.10%

22

1

Fargo, ND-MN Metro Area

209,423

212,835

217,052

223,853

228,291

1.98%

28

2

Sioux Falls, SD Metro Area

229,099

232,650

237,748

243,622

248,351

1.94%

30

3

Des Moines, IA Metro Area

571,883

580,741

589,453

600,086

611,549

1.91%

35

4

Rapid City, SD Metro Area

135,052

136,354

138,791

141,363

143,638

1.61%

47

5

Iowa City, IA Metro Area

152,963

155,560

158,834

161,829

164,357

1.56%

54

6

Madison, WI Metro Area

606,409

613,773

620,401

627,466

633,787

1.01%

109

7

Omaha, NE-IA Metro Area

868,113

876,979

885,707

895,573

904,421

0.99%

114

8

MSP, MN-WI Metro Area

3,355,105

3,389,149

3,423,070

3,461,434

3,495,176

0.97%

121

9

Grand Forks, ND-MN Metro Area

98,605

98,195

99,214

101,014

101,842

0.82%

139

10

Mankato-North Mankato, MN Metro Area

96,809

97,276

97,936

97,718

98,478

0.78%

144

11

Ames, IA Metro Area

89,596

90,896

91,721

93,410

94,073

0.71%

155

12

Appleton, WI Metro Area

225,850

227,411

228,581

229,869

231,497

0.71%

156

13

Green Bay, WI Metro Area

306,712

308,763

311,052

312,573

314,531

0.63%

171

14

Cedar Rapids, IA Metro Area

258,360

260,862

261,686

262,348

263,885

0.59%

183

15

St. Cloud, MN Metro Area

189,188

190,072

190,513

191,348

192,418

0.56%

189

16

Dubuque, IA Metro Area

93,893

94,507

95,147

95,912

96,370

0.48%

203

17

Rochester, MN Metro Area

207,140

208,556

209,709

211,838

212,778

0.44%

207

18

La Crosse, WI-MN Metro Area

133,856

134,238

135,647

136,156

136,749

0.44%

212

19

Sheboygan, WI Metro Area

115,418

115,312

114,952

114,868

115,290

0.37%

226

20

Janesville-Beloit, WI Metro Area

160,230

160,001

160,271

160,633

161,188

0.35%

229

21

Wausau, WI Metro Area

134,065

134,531

134,689

135,365

135,780

0.31%

241

22

Waterloo-Cedar Falls, IA Metro Area

167,888

168,250

168,547

169,479

169,993

0.30%

243

23

Milwaukee, WI Metro Area

1,556,535

1,561,141

1,566,755

1,570,167

1,572,245

0.13%

268

24

Racine, WI Metro Area

195,446

194,979

194,683

194,922

195,163

0.12%

271

25

Fond du Lac, WI Metro Area

101,645

101,792

101,702

101,648

101,759

0.11%

274

26

Chicago, IL-IN-WI Metro Area

9,470,069

9,493,464

9,519,316

9,544,796

9,554,598

0.10%

277

27

Duluth, MN-WI Metro Area

279,789

279,907

279,614

279,942

280,218

0.10%

278

28

Oshkosh-Neenah, WI Metro Area

167,004

167,558

168,634

169,360

169,511

0.09%

280

29

Eau Claire, WI Metro Area

161,633

162,838

163,891

164,903

165,024

0.07%

283

30

Sioux City, IA-NE-SD Metro Area

168,793

168,940

168,796

168,785

168,806

0.01%

295

31

Davenport, IA-IL Metro Area

380,241

380,926

382,139

383,230

383,030

-0.05%

305

32

*Information provided by the US Census Bureau, posted spring 2015*

 

Detailed Census Data

Interested in getting information for a specific location?  The links below provide detailed data on age, gender, race, and housing.

2014 All Communities (Greater Mankato Regional Economic Development Alliance - REDA)

 

 

The Greater Mankato Growth, Inc. Family: Greate Mankato Growth Visit Mankato City Center Partnership