Mankato – North Mankato metropolitan area
The Mankato–North Mankato Metropolitan Statistical Area, as defined by the United States Census Bureau, is an area consisting of two counties in south central Minnesota, anchored by the cities of Mankato and North Mankato. It was upgraded from a Micropolitan Statistical Area (μSA) to a Metropolitan Statistical Area (MSA) by the Office of Management and Budget on November 20, 2008. As of the 2010 census, the μSA (now MSA) had a population of 96,740 (though a July 1, 2011 estimate placed the population at 97,204).
Places with more than 30,000 inhabitants 
Places with 10,000 to 20,000 inhabitants 
Places with 1,000 to 10,000 inhabitants 
Places with 500 to 1,000 inhabitants 
Places with less than 500 inhabitants 
Unincorporated places 
Blue Earth County 
Nicollet County 
As of the 2000 census, there were 85,712 people, 31,704 households, and 19,927 families residing within the μSA (now MSA). The racial makeup of the μSA (now MSA) was 95.45% White, 1.06% African American, 0.27% Native American, 1.56% Asian, 0.05% Pacific Islander, 0.68% from other races, and 0.93% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 1.73% of the population.
The median income for a household in the μSA (now MSA) was $42,555, and the median income for a family was $52,976. Males had a median income of $34,162 versus $23,936 for females. The per capita income for the μSA (now MSA) was $19,615.
See also 
- "Update of Statistical Area Definitions and Guidance on Their Uses (OMB Bulletin 09 - 01)" (CSV). Office of Management and Budget, Executive Office of the President. 2008-11-20. Retrieved 2008-12-17.
- "Table 1. Annual Estimates of the Population of Metropolitan and Micropolitan Statistical Areas: April 1, 2010 to July 1, 2011 (CBSA-EST2011-01)" (CSV). 2011 Population Estimates. United States Census Bureau, Population Division. 2012-08-22. Retrieved 2012-08-22.
- Mankato lies in three counties – Blue Earth, Nicollet, and Le Sueur. Most of the city is in Blue Earth County with small portions extending into the neighboring counties. The portion of Mankato in Le Sueur County is not part of any micropolitan or metropolitan area, while the Blue Earth and Nicollet County portions are part of the Mankato-North Mankato Metropolitan Statistical Area.