North Mankato, Minnesota facts for kids
Location of the city of North Mankato
within Nicollet and Blue Earth Counties
in the state of Minnesota
|Counties||Nicollet, Blue Earth|
|• City||5.99 sq mi (15.51 km2)|
|• Land||5.87 sq mi (15.20 km2)|
|• Water||0.12 sq mi (0.31 km2)|
|Elevation||781 ft (238 m)|
|• Estimate (2015)||13,529|
|• Density||2,281.8/sq mi (881.0/km2)|
|• Metro||99,134 (US: 355th)|
|Time zone||CST (UTC-6)|
|• Summer (DST)||CDT (UTC-5)|
|GNIS feature ID||0648669|
While most of the city is in Nicollet County, it extends into Blue Earth County a small amount as well. It is neighbored to the south across the Minnesota River by Mankato. The two cities have a combined population of over 54,000. North Mankato is the smaller of the two principal cities of the Mankato-North Mankato Metropolitan Statistical Area, a metropolitan area that covers Blue Earth and Nicollet counties.
North Mankato was incorporated as a village in 1898.
U.S. Highways 14 and 169 and Minnesota State Highway 60 are three of the main routes in the city.
According to the United States Census Bureau, the city has a total area of 5.99 square miles (15.51 km2), of which 5.87 square miles (15.20 km2) is land and 0.12 square miles (0.31 km2) is water.
|U.S. Decennial Census
As of the census of 2010, there were 13,394 people, 5,580 households, and 3,553 families residing in the city. The population density was 2,281.8 inhabitants per square mile (881.0/km2). There were 5,864 housing units at an average density of 999.0 per square mile (385.7/km2). The racial makeup of the city was 93.9% White, 2.1% African American, 0.2% Native American, 1.7% Asian, 0.8% from other races, and 1.3% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 3.0% of the population.
There were 5,580 households of which 31.2% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 50.0% were married couples living together, 9.8% had a female householder with no husband present, 3.9% had a male householder with no wife present, and 36.3% were non-families. 27.6% of all households were made up of individuals and 9.2% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.39 and the average family size was 2.92.
The median age in the city was 35.5 years. 23.7% of residents were under the age of 18; 10.1% were between the ages of 18 and 24; 27.8% were from 25 to 44; 26.3% were from 45 to 64; and 11.9% were 65 years of age or older. The gender makeup of the city was 49.3% male and 50.7% female.
As of the census of 2000, there were 11,798 people, 4,744 households, and 3,178 families residing in the city. The population density was 2,502.5 people per square mile (967.1/km²). There were 5,046 housing units at an average density of 1,070.3 per square mile (413.6/km²). The racial makeup of the city was 96.47% White, 0.65% African American, 0.24% Native American, 1.38% Asian, 0.03% Pacific Islander, 0.44% from other races, and 0.79% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 1.59% of the population.
There were 4,744 households out of which 35.7% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 55.0% were married couples living together, 9.0% had a female householder with no husband present, and 33.0% were non-families. 24.7% of all households were made up of individuals and 7.3% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.48 and the average family size was 2.99.
In the city, the population was spread out with 26.3% under the age of 18, 10.9% from 18 to 24, 30.6% from 25 to 44, 22.5% from 45 to 64, and 9.6% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 33 years. For every 100 females there were 96.1 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 93.1 males.
The median income for a household in the city was $48,816, and the median income for a family was $59,265. Males had a median income of $38,720 versus $25,713 for females. The per capita income for the city was $23,916. About 5.3% of families and 7.0% of the population were below the poverty line, including 7.8% of those under age 18 and 7.2% of those age 65 or over.
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The old North Mankato Public School building, now Belltower Apartments, is listed on the National Register of Historic Places
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