Living in Greater Mankato

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With all the services you would expect from a major metro and the charm you can get only from a close-knit community, Greater Mankato is a wonderful place to call home. Residents enjoy Greater Mankato’s scenic setting, abundant activities and events, premier health care, award-winning schools, involved citizens, a healthy economy and affordable cost of living. Given all these attributes, it’s no wonder why Bizjournals.com ranged Greater Mankato number seven on its national list of Dream Towns. Live your own dream in Greater Mankato!  

Greater Mankato

  • #3 in the Nation on Forbes 2014 "Best Small Places for Business & Careers"
  • Top 100 communities for young people list by America’s Promise four consecutive times.
  • 15th in the nation on the2010 Forbes.com list of best places to raise a family
  • 7th in the nation on the 2008 Bizjournals.com list of Dreamtowns
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